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The UN refugee agency, the UNHCR, has also called for "continuous support" to ensure necessary humanitarian assistance in the country and expressed its concern regarding the "prevailing humanitarian needs within Afghanistan".
Published on Aug 22, 2021 07:02 AM IST
Written by Joydeep Bose | Edited by Meenakshi Ray
A new study revealed that the hormone responsible for making a person feel hungry makes one prefer smaller immediate monetary rewards over larger delayed financial rewards.
Published on Mar 22, 2021 07:49 AM IST
ANI | , Washington [us]
The household food waste estimate in the US is 59 kg per capita per year, or 19,359,951 tonnes a year, while for China these estimates are 64 kg per capita per year or 91,646,213 tonnes a year.
Published on Mar 05, 2021 10:48 PM IST
PTI | , United Nations
Braving all odds, a select group of medical aspirants of Odisha coming from humble background have got entry in medical colleges after clearing tough NEET examination in 2020.
Updated on Jan 03, 2021 05:05 PM IST
Bhubaneswar |Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
India may emerge as one of the epicentres of hunger owing to the social and economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, charity group Oxfam says in a new report.
Updated on Jul 09, 2020 06:51 AM IST
Hindustan Times, London |Prasun Sonwalkar | Posted by Kanishka Sarkar
The college principal Manju Pathak explained that prior to the lockdown, birds used to feed on leftovers of the college canteen, and grains left daily by commuters on roads that run along the periphery of the college located opposite Ulhasnagar railway station.
Updated on Jun 24, 2020 06:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai | Badri Chatterjee
The nation needs to build efficient medical systems and value the farmer who provides food security
Updated on Apr 22, 2020 04:44 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Amandeep Sandhu
The Union government has allowed charities and states to buy extra stocks of federally held foodgrains at a reserve but cheaper-than-market price as several migrant workers battle a food crisis.
Updated on Apr 17, 2020 03:51 AM IST
People struggle to get their hands on food packets, while completing forgetting social distancing, the primary objective of curfew; several return empty handed
Published on Mar 27, 2020 01:13 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
The deceased was identified as Bhukhal Pasi, a resident of Shankardih tola in Karma village under Kasmar block in Bokaro district. Pashi’s wife Rekh Devi claimed he died due to hunger.
Updated on Mar 08, 2020 09:39 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Ranchi/Dhanbad |HT Correspondent
Akshay Kumar on what keeps him on his toes: ‘Even now, there’s the same hunger, greed for good work and also a bit of insecurity’
After experiencing another fulfilling year, Akshay Kumar says he still follows only his heart; adds he still has the ‘same hunger and greed’ for quality work.
Updated on Aug 14, 2020 01:58 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Prashant Singh
Stats do matter a great deal in cricket but is not the only index to greatness, individual or team. It is by no means a walkover for Kohli and Co. Some other teams also stand out with hugely impressive performances, which became major inflection points in the saga of Indian cricket.
Updated on Nov 21, 2019 10:26 AM IST
Homeless, empty stomach, double century: Yashasvi Jaiswal creams world-record with insatiable hunger
Mumbai’s 17-year-old Yashasvi Jaiswal braved hunger, slept in a tent for almost 3 years and on Wednesday smashed the world record for the youngest double centurion in List A cricket with his 203 against Jharkhand in Vijay Hazare Trophy.
Updated on Jul 12, 2020 02:10 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Aritra Mukherjee
In percentage terms, prevalence of undernourishment in the total population in India was 22.2% in 2004-06 and 14.5% in 2016-18.
Updated on Jul 17, 2019 08:22 AM IST
United Nations |Press Trust of India
Warner has been in red-hot form in the India Premier League after completing a 12-month suspension for cheating, averaging 69.20 in 12 innings, including a century and eight fifties.
Published on May 02, 2019 11:18 AM IST
Following the deaths on July 24 last year, the Delhi government promised to provide all families in the building with ration cards so that they could avail the government’s food security schemes.
Updated on Apr 08, 2019 07:44 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Vatsala Shrangi
Compared with currently popular diets, the global adoption of the new recommendations requires the world to halve its consumption of red meat and sugar and increase nuts, fruits, vegetables, and legumes intake at least two-fold
Updated on Apr 07, 2019 02:09 PM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
The team of National Commission of Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) had taken cognizance of the matter and its team visited the village on Saturday.
Updated on Jan 09, 2019 07:20 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Bhopal | HT Correspondent
The current set of entitlements also needs to be expanded to enhance access to nutrition and employment. For improving access to medical services, public health infrastructure and services need to be strengthened and, of course, budgetary allocations have to be substantially increased. Unfortunately, Ayushman Bharat does little to address these.
Updated on Oct 23, 2018 11:56 AM IST
The UN aims to achieve a Zero Hunger world by 2030, but faces three obstacles: conflicts, climate change and an economic slowdown.
Updated on Oct 16, 2018 05:55 PM IST
Rome |Agence France-Presse
With organic farming and organic food gaining momentum, it’s only right to believe that we’ve begun taking steps in the right direction towards ensuring we live better and leave a better world for posterity.
Updated on Oct 16, 2018 03:01 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | Saumya Sharma
It is pertinent to realise that 34 out of 1,000 children born in the country die in the mother’s womb itself. Nine lakh children below the age of five die much before they can comprehend the meaning of independent India and approximately 19 crore people in the country are compelled to sleep on an empty stomach.
Updated on Jul 30, 2018 12:48 PM IST
JosButtler, who was top-scorer for Rajasthan Royals in IPL 2018 , acknowledged the tournament was also an opportunity to brain storm as he looked ahead to the five-Test series against India
Updated on Jul 29, 2018 08:38 PM IST
Hindustan times, Birmingham | N Ananthanarayanan
While the children’s mother was found to be mentally unstable, their father, a rickshaw puller, has not returned home and efforts are on to find him.
Updated on Jul 26, 2018 10:17 AM IST
New Delhi, Hindustan Times |Anvit Srivastava and Anonna Dutta
A new study by Yale University in the US shows that the human brain values foods that are high in both fat and carbohydrates, rather than just fat or carbohydrates.
Updated on Jun 16, 2018 11:06 AM IST
Indo Asian News Service | HT Correspondent
According to students, some of the protesting candidates also collapsed due to hunger and sunstroke. While the SPPU authorities claimed that they met the students, the latter denied the claim.
Updated on Apr 28, 2018 04:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | , PunePrachi Bari
17-year-old Natasha Dumane, the daughter of a watchman and a domestic help, has earned a place in the Maharashtra squad for the Senior National Archery Competition.
Updated on Apr 06, 2018 04:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune | , PuneAshish Phadnis