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An ambitious roadmap has been drawn up by the Chennai-based MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) here for achieving the goal of a hunger-free India by August 15, 2007, which marks the 60th

A nation-wide survey conducted by the Public Affairs Centre of Bangalore has thrown up some interesting results. Barring Gujarat and Tamil Nadu, Karnataka has done better than the rest of the country

Secretary General Kofi Annan told the UN World Food Summit that it was time to halt 'the gnawing pain of hunger', but hardly a leader of a major power up to hear his message. 'In a world of plenty,

The United Nations will cut food distribution to more than one million children and elderly people in North Korea because of a cutback in international aid. Undersecretary General for Humanitarian

To rid the Food For Work programme (FFW) of irregularities, the Andhra Pradesh State Government is drawing up fresh guidelines withdrawing the discretionary powers of ministers and MLAs and

On Monday, the supreme court warned State Governments against lax implementation of its earlier order to provide cooked meals to students instead of food grains. But the legists of the scheme have

A spawn (mushroom seed) production laboratory and a mushroom and vermi-compost unit are being set up at Echerla in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh jointly by the Hunger Project and the District

The Prime Minister's food scheme for the poorest of the poor, "Antyodaya Anna Yogna", was launched in Rajasthan today. The Union Minister of State for Food and Civil Supplies, Mr. Sriram Chouhan,

Minister for home T Devender Goud on Thursday said that the government has proposed to implement an action plan with Rs crore under the food-for-work programme in Ranga Reddy district due to

Following the Prime minister's August 15 announcement, the Union cabinet approved a Rs 10000 crore programme to provide employment opportunities and food security in rural areas. Essentially a