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UNICEF calls for action to avert child malnutrition in South Sudan

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 22:19

UNICEF Saturday called for more efforts to help thousands of children suffering from acute malnutrition in South Sudan.

UN: 5.5 million Syrian children affected by war

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 05:20

The number of Syrian children affected by the civil war in their homeland has doubled in the past year to at least 5.5 million more than half the country`s children with devastating effects on the health, education and psychological well-being of an entire generation, the United Nations children`s agency said.

Over 100 dead due to malnutrition in Pakistan`s Sindh: Reports

Last Updated: Friday, March 07, 2014, 20:23

Over 100 people, including many children, have died in Pakistan`s Sindh province due to severe malnutrition in what has been described as a famine-like situation that has alarmed the government.

Combating malnutrition on war footing: Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 21:04

Gujarat CM Narendra Modi on Thursday said in its pursuit of bringing all-round development, the state government has undertaken efforts on "a war footing" to combat malnutrition.

Worker of closed tea garden dies for `lack of nutrition` in WB

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 16:37

A tea garden labourer, who was among others left without resources at the closed Red Bank tea estate at Banarhat in Jalpaiguri district has died.

Bombay HC directs Maharashtra govt to create website on malnutrition

Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 20:21

The Bombay High Court on Friday asked the Maharashtra Government to create a website on malnutrition and questioned why it had not framed a policy to ensure that doctors took up posting in tribal areas including Melghat which is flooded with such cases among children.

Malnutrition has become national problem: Ratan Tata

Last Updated: Friday, November 29, 2013, 23:54

"It gives us tremendous sense of satisfaction that we have been able to give back to the society and share with the people who made it possible," Tata said, replying to a question during the launch of 'The Indian Impact', an initiative on malnutrition.

1.5 mn Philippine typhoon children face malnutrition: UN

Last Updated: Saturday, November 23, 2013, 11:38

The United Nations has warned that 1.5 million children are at risk of malnutrition in typhoon-ravaged areas of the Philippines and called for greater efforts to provide food and water.

Shivanand Tiwari hits out at Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 20:52

Shivanand Tiwari hit out at Narendra Modi for malnutrition among children in Gujarat as highlighted in a CAG report.

BJP slams Congress `falsehood` on child malnutrition issue

Last Updated: Sunday, October 06, 2013, 18:46

BJP hit out at Congress for allegedly indulging in "falsehood" over CAG`s opinion about the child malnutrition rate in Gujarat.

Gujarat govt counters CAG report on malnutrition

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 19:18

Narendra Modi`s government has countered the CAG`s opinion that 66 per cent of children in Gujarat are underweight.

You can`t even manage Gujarat: Congress to Narendra Modi on CAG report

Last Updated: Saturday, October 05, 2013, 10:57

The opponents of Narendra Modi got a chance to raise questions over the development mantra chanted by the Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate.