Over 11 crore adolescents across the country will be given iron and folic acid supplements to reduce nutritional anaemia - a condition in which...
That could push big buyers such as the Philippines and Indonesia to accumulate the grain, a staple food for nearly half of the world's population, similar to what happened in 2008.
Prem Dayamani, a villager living 30 km from Ranchi, had an average income of Rs 27 a day last year. That's Rs 5 less...
Obesity is a major breast cancer risk factor in postmenopausal women, and scientists believe increased inflammation is an important underlying cause in this population.
The state government said as many as 317 villages in 14 districts have been given water through tankers at present.
Millions of farmers look set to switch from growing pulses and oilseeds after a government campaign to boost output became a victim of its...
Bachelors in Tehrimariya village say even finding brides has become a problem now. No one wants to marry into a village with not enough water.
A woman on Tuesday died after standing for hours in a queue to get water in Maharashtra's drought-hit Latur, police said.
Residents of Shivpuri face water shortage every summer but locals say this year has been the worst in decades.
For years, the monsoon has been stingy with Maharashtra's Akola district, but when it did rain, a section of Sanjay Tikde's farm would get flooded and disintegrate, the precious soil streaming away.