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US to provide $27 million food assistance to Pakistan
USAID Pakistan Mission Director Greg Gottlieb said that the additional funding supplements the $34 million that the US already provided in food assistance to Pakistan.
India calls for international action to strengthen nuclear security
Recognising the threat of nuclear terrorism, India has called for effecti...
Top ten stocks that can return up to 50% in 2014
The markets may very well touch new record highs in 2014, attracting offshore funds despite ...
Biotrackers measure, track minute details of bodies
Called biotrackers, quantified selfers or simply, quantifiers, they measure and track minute details of their bodies.
GSK merger would help in driving innovation and value for HUL: Chairman Sanjiv Mehta
In December 2018, it was announced that GSK Consumer Healthcare will merge with HUL an all-stock deal, valuing the Indian unit of GSK at Rs 31,700 crore. With all the approvals in place, GSK's legal entity in India will cease to exist this month or early May and HUL has retained all of GSK's 3,500-odd employees in India.
View: The New Education Policy 2020 is set to be a landmark in India’s history of education
The policy places a welcome emphasis on a holistic, learner centred, flexible system that seeks to transform India into a vibrant knowledge society. It rightfully balances the rootedness and pride in India as well as acceptance of the best ideas and practices in the world of learning from across the globe.
Procurement of growth-monitoring devices, smartphones for anganwadis 'not up to mark': NITI Aayog
According to the transcript of the meeting of the National Council of Nutritional Challenges, NITI Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar said five states had still not procured smartphones and 14 states were yet to procure even the essential monitoring devices.
Less than one-third of India's 'aspirational' districts hit by Covid
Less than a third of India's 'aspirational districts' - those with poor socio-economic indicators have been affected by the coronavirus.
Next on Central Govt agenda: Facelift of panchayats, village master plan, economic centres
The government has roped in experts from IIT Kharagpur, IIT Roorkee, School of Architecture and Planning in Bhopal, CEPT University, Ahmedabad, and JJ School of Arts among others to draw up the plan, which will look at efficient use of space and changes to landscape to boost growth, for 32 villages in 13 states, officials aware of the proposal told ET.
How India can script a self-reliance success story in agriculture
Given the consistent increase in the agricultural market size in the last five years (about $300 billion in 2018), it is essential to set up an exclusive agri-business bank, along the lines of those in China, the Philippines and other countries.
Global Hunger Index doesn't properly reflect ground situation: Rao Inderjit Singh
“As per Global Hunger Index 2019, in India, just 9.6% of all children between 6 to 23 months are fed a minimum acceptable diet,” the minister said in response to a question. A ‘minimum acceptable diet’ is a standard that combines minimum dietary diversity and minimum meal frequency, with different recommendations for breastfed and non-breastfed children.
Budget 2019: WCD Ministry's budget hiked by 17%, social services sector gets major boost
The total amount allocated for the social services sector, which includes nutrition and social security and welfare, was enhanced from Rs 2,551 crore in 2018-19 to Rs 4,178 crore in the fiscal 2019-20.
Rights come with duties, protesters must introspect: PM Modi
PM Modi spoke in the backdrop of violent protests in UP that have left 18 dead.
Modi exhorts citizens to preserve public property and respect efforts of police
The PM was speaking in the Lucknow secretariat on the occasion of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee's birthday , celebrated as Good Governance Day. The PM unveiled a 25-foot bronze statue of Vajpayee established inside the premises of the Lok Bhawan as well as laid foundation of the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University in Lucknow.
Malnutrition behind 69 per cent deaths among children below 5 years in India: UNICEF report
Urban India is moving into an unhealthy food snacking environment and food consumption patterns in India reveal that child diets are largely starved of proteins and micronutrients and are influenced by household (adult) food choices.