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Thursday, Nov 26, 2020

Food security

Oct 16, 2020 14:52
Further, Modi said that earlier farmers did not have access to mandis and were forced to sell their produce to middlemen. read more
Oct 06, 2020 19:52
In an advisory, the rights watchdog has asked the Union ministries of food and public distribution, women and child development and education to urgently restore and expand coverage under various food handout programmes. read more
Jul 26, 2020 17:20
Venkaiah Naidu said such incidents were totally uncalled for and urged local communities and the society at large to prevent the recurrence of such happenings. read more
Jul 11, 2020 19:24
The coronavirus has occasioned a rethink in our health care systems and infrastructure in general. It is now time to put mental health into the mix and prepare for the future which will bring many more challenges on this front read more
Jun 27, 2020 18:24
As is always the case in situations of disasters and pandemics, those affected the most are women and children. India already bears a disproportionate burden of malnutrition in the world. read more
Jun 02, 2020 19:10
Prepare a migrant database, give them welfare and voting rights wherever they are, enhance social security read more
May 14, 2020 20:08
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Thursday announced a Rs 3.16 lakh crore package of free foodgrains for migrant workers, concessional credit to farmers and working capital loan for street vendors as part of the second tranche of fiscal stimulus to heal an economy hit hard by the coronavirus-forced lockdown. read more
Apr 23, 2020 19:19
The casual labourers are one of the hardest-hit sections of the society because of the ongoing nationwide lockdown restrictions, which were initially enforced on March 25 for 21 days and then further extended for another 19 days till May 3, to contain the spread of Covid-19 outbreak. read more
Apr 22, 2020 16:44
The nation needs to build efficient medical systems and value the farmer who provides food security read more
Mar 26, 2020 18:31
The cash transfers announced for the poor are welcome; now the government has to shore up business and the economy read more
Mar 26, 2020 13:33
The Finance Minister also expressed gratitude for doctors and nurses who are dealing with Covid-19 patients. read more
Jan 26, 2020 20:26
The researchers at universities of Birmingham and Sheffield say rapid and large-scale urban growth can cause major problems – as recognised in the UN’s New Urban Agenda – in areas such as housing, infrastructure, basic services, food security, health... read more
Oct 25, 2019 19:37
Business of Taste highlights high-nutrition foods that have fallen out of traditional diets at calamitous cost read more
Oct 11, 2019 20:19
A book on the disappearing livelihoods of Tamil Nadu, lessons from the Vedas and the Puranas on getting rich and a new translation of Valmiki’s Ramayana - all that on this week’s list of good reads read more
Sep 26, 2019 21:29
Its price rise shows the trade off between inflation and farmer incomes read more