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Jul 09, 2019
Jharkhand's focus on asset creation under MGNREGS impressive, but efficacy of mango farms in addressing poverty, migration doubtfulJharkhand has completed close to nine lakh works between 2016 and 2019, however, this has not lead to an increase in wages under MGNREGS, nor has it addressed migration
May 13, 2019
Three hundred Himalayan yaks starve to death from unsually cold winter weatherResidents sought help feeding their 1,500-strong yak herd after an unusually-heavy snowfall in the region.
Apr 03, 2019
Starvation deaths emerge as key poll issue in Jharkhand as ration card woes keep vulnerable groups hungryActivists claim that anomalies in the public distribution system (PDS) in Jharkhand is a major contributor of malnutrition among children in the state, the BJP government in the state, however, denies these allegations
Jan 30, 2019
World needs 'radical rethink' for strategy to tackle obesity, hunger, climate: ReportHealth advocates & climate experts hailed The Lancet report's sweeping call for deep change.
Dec 07, 2018
Supreme Court slams wastage of food and water at lavish parties amid Delhi water crisis, alleged starvation deathsThe Supreme Court cirticised the huge wastage of food and water at wedding functions in Delhi even as an "unconfirmed report" stated that three girls recently starved to death in the national capital and people continue to face water shortage
Oct 16, 2018
World Food Day Quiz: Do you know what issues affect food production and consumption globally?World Food Day is observed to commemorate the anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in 1945.
Aug 11, 2018
Social activists say 14 persons died in Jharkhand due to starvation, blame govt mandate to link ration cards with AadhaarStarvation deaths are caused by a circle of poverty, government apathy and mandatory Aadhaar-ration-card integration.
Jul 25, 2018
Three sisters 'die of starvation' in Delhi; magisterial probe ordered, says Manish SisodiaTwo of the sisters who died of starvation in Delhi's Mandawali area suffered bouts of vomiting and loose motion before their death.
Jun 05, 2018
Jharkhand woman starves to death: State government directs Giridih deputy commissioner to probe matterThe Jharkhand government has ordered a probe into the death of an old woman in Giridih district allegedly due to starvation as she did not have a ration card to procure foodgrains.
Jun 04, 2018
Jharkhand shocker: 58-year-old woman starves to death in Dumri after family failed to obtain ration cardA woman allegedly starved to death in Jharkhand's Mangargaddi village in Dumri because her family could not obtain a ration card that assures access to the subsidised ration through government's Public Distribution System, according to several media reports.