Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021


Taliban Likely To Open Secondary Education For Girls: UN Official

Oct 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

UNICEF Deputy Executive Director Omar Abdi said Taliban's education minister told him that they are working on a 'framework' to allow all girls to continue their schooling beyond the sixth grade.

Anemia: Consequence Of Intergenerational Malnutrition

Apr 19, 2021 Santanu Mishra

A UNICEF report states that over 80 percent of adolescents suffer from ‘hidden hunger’. The goal is to meet the intergenerational nutrition gap through various Government schemes

Some Breastfeeding Myths Debunked

Did you know that not breastfeeding a child adds substantially to your carbon footprint?

India To Register Largest Number Of Maternal Deaths Amid Covid Pandemic, Predicts UN Report

Mar 18, 2021 PTI

The report also noted that India could spend nearly USD 10 billion on Covid-19 testing and healthcare utilisation by September 2021, the biggest share of the overall costs in the region.

Gauri And I: A Grandmother’s Tale

Renuka Korwate recounts how an Angawadi didi changed her entire family’s attitude towards children

08 March, 2021

Five Countries Including India Account For Total Child Brides In World: UNICEF

Outlook Web Bureau

10 million additional child marriages may occur before the end of the decade, threatening years of progress in reducing the practice, said the UNICEF as it released its new survey

12 February, 2021

Over 2 Million Yemeni Children May Starve In 2021, 1 in 6 Children At Risk Of Death: UN

Associated Press (AP)

Urging stakeholders to end the conflict, the UN chief David Beasley shared that around 1.2 million pregnant Yemeni women are also at the risk of malnutrition.

05 January, 2021

At Nearly 60,000, India Records Highest Number Of Babies Born On New Year’s Day: UNICEF


UNICEF said that an estimated 371,504 babies were born around the world on New Year’s Day.

24 October, 2020

A Dusshheraa With A Twist

Dr Shweta Khandelwal

A look at this auspicious day through the prisms of public health and nutrition

27 September, 2020

Key Insights To PoshanMaah And This Year's Theme

Dr. Alifia S Bhol

Out of 673 million undernourished people in the world, 189.2 million were registered in India (2017-19): Reports

19 September, 2020

Virtual Conference On Nutrition Research Mulls Fresh Interventions

Team Poshan

The conference organised by IFPRI and 19 co-hosts focused on evidence-based insights to further nutrition goals


16 July, 2020

A Platform For Nutrition

Noveena Swapnabh and Drishti Chibber

A unique interactive digital platform brings everyone working on nutrition under one digital roof, and helps them connect, communicate and work with each other.

14 July, 2020

Number Of Undernourished People Declines In India; Obesity In Adults On The Rise: UN


The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World report, released on Monday, estimated that almost 690 million people globally were undernourished (or hungry) in 2019, up by 10 million from 2018.

10 June, 2020

Nutrition In The Context Of The COVID-19 Pandemic In India

Dr Yasmin Ali Haque, Mr. Bishow Parajuli, Ms. Payden, Mr. Tomio Shichiri

Here are 6 steps the government must take to ensure that the nutrition needs of vulnerable women and children are not compromised by the pandemic and its fallout.

05 June, 2020

Countries Failing To Stop Harmful Marketing Of Breast-Milk Substitutes, Warn WHO And UNICEF

Agencies encourage women to continue to breastfeed during the COVID-19 pandemic

28 May, 2020

World Hunger Day: Overflowing Granaries, Starving Children

Sai Krishna Dammalapati

Unless we empower women and aggressively promote diet diversity, millions of our children will continue to die hungry.

14 May, 2020

COVID-19 Becoming Child Rights Crisis, 6,000 Children Could Die Daily: UNICEF


With a dramatic increase in the costs of supplies, shipment and care, the agency appeal is up from a USD 651.6 million request made in late March.


02 January, 2020

At 67,385, India Records Highest Number Of Babies Born Globally On New Year’s Day: UNICEF


An estimated 392,078 babies were born around the world on New Year’s Day, according to UNICEF. Of this, an estimated 67,385 babies were born in India, the most globally. China comes in second with 46,299 births.

Photo Gallery

Former Attorney-General of India (AGI), Mukul Rohatgi representing Aryan Khan, son of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, in the drugs-on-cruise case, arrives at Bombay High court in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Shashank Parade

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri wth BJP MP Manoj Tiwari launch a Covid-19 vaccination campaign for devotees ahead of the Chhath festival.

PTI Photo

Actress Kranti Redkar, wife of NCB officer Sameer Wankhede, addresses a press conference at Andheri in Mumbai.

PTI Photo

A women displays the boxes of firecrackers at her shop for sale ahead of the Diwali and Kali Puja festival, at Haral village in South 24 Parganas district.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

A shopkeeper displays the boxes of firecrackers at his shop for sale ahead of the Diwali and Kali Puja festival, at Haral village in South 24 Parganas district.

PTI Photo/Swapan Mahapatra

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'Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani': Shah Rukh Khan As The Symbol Of Indianness

SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.


Love, Respect, Awe: Look At Her Like Shah Rukh Khan Looks At His Women

Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu