Salt reduction in diet warrants attention because of the growing incidence of heart related diseases like hypertension.
SDGs have raised the bar for development in India, feels Nigel Brett from the UN agricultural arm, IFAD.
“We will fail to meet SDGs if cancer deaths do not decline fast enough,” say health experts.
The two-day event will witness various bestselling children's authors, storytellers, book signing, reading and puppet shows.
According to high allocation to rural India will give a fillip to various ancillary industries boosting overall growth.
The Indian corporate sector feels that newly announced incentives will be instrumental in creating a Digital India.
Childhood obesity is a forerunner of metabolic syndrome, poor physical health, mental disorders, respiratory problems and glucose intolerance can track into adulthood.
The President of Republic of France bestowed Chevalier de L'ordre du Merite on Ruchira Gupta in New Delhi.
The coverage of Fasal Bima Yojana will be increased from 30% of cropped area in 2016-17 to 40% in 2017-18 and 50% in 2018-19.
Global anti-trafficking movement actors gathered in New Delhi demanding an end to impunity of sex buyers and traffickers.
More than 28 years after the first successful umbilical cord blood stem cell transplant was done in France, India is still to discover its vast potential, Dr Rahul Bhargava.
The Companies Act, 2013, encourages corporates to spend at least 2% of their average net profit.
Intimidation of activist reveals state apathy in Chhattisgarh, alleges Amnesty International India.
The Global Gag rule is a harmful anti-choice and anti-reproductive rights policy has huge implications on women’s health worldwide.
The campaign includes activities like Road Safety Lessons in Schools and Colleges, Interactive sessions with truck/bus drivers
The consultation task force examined crimes under international law and human rights violations during a decade long conflict in the island country.
Amensty International seeks independent investigation into sexual violence against Adivasi (tribal) women in Chhattisgarh.
India’s deteriorating air quality demands an urgent robust monitoring system.
Safe Kids Foundation has launched an innovative cartoon book on road safety in Mumbai.
If current trends continue, severe bleaching will occur every year on 99% of the world’s coral reefs within this century.