One person dying of hunger every four seconds: NGOs issue warning over global crisis

"A staggering 345 million people are now experiencing acute hunger, a number that has more than doubled since 2019," they said in a statement.

published on : 20th September 2022

Here's a recipe to unlock the magic of Black Garlic Podi

Charmed by the natural umami of fermented garlic, chef Hussain Shahzad of the Bombay Canteen in Mumbai creates his own version of Garlic Podi

published on : 4th September 2022

Justice delayed: Irked AIIMS students to go on relay-hunger strike

The students have claimed that hostel superintendent Dr Sandip Aggarwal threatened them saying, “Leave your course or die. Do whatever you want to do. You won’t get a hostel.”

published on : 19th August 2022

TN yet to place order for Pongal dhotis, sarees; weavers threaten to go on hunger strike

Citing delay in issue of work order to start production of Pongal dhotis and sarees, power loom weavers have threatened to stage a hunger strike to draw the attention of the government.

published on : 10th August 2022

MP stopped on way to meet fasting IIIT-Basara students

The MP objected to the police obstructing his movements in his own Parliamentary constituency and said that the State was behaving in an autocratic manner.

published on : 1st August 2022

Back to work: Firms offer improved food and beverages to attract employees

“They are looking at F&B as a tool to attract more employees to the office and we are helping them there,” says Sandipan Mitra, CEO of Hungerbox, which caters to clients like Microsoft, Accenture etc.

published on : 28th July 2022

'An emergency safety net': World Bank gives USD 100 million to combat Sudan hunger

A third of Sudanese needs humanitarian aid, estimated the UN, which warns that 18 million people --  nearly half the population -- will be pushed into extreme hunger by September.

published on : 22nd July 2022

Peter Dinklage joins cast of 'Hunger Games' prequel movie 

The Emmy-winning actor is reportedly cast to play the character of Casca Highbottom, dean of the academy and the creator of the Hunger Games in the book.

published on : 20th July 2022

Peter Dinklage to feature in 'The Hunger Games' prequel 

Dinklage joins the cast which also includes Tom Blyth as young Coriolanus Snow, Rachel Zegler as tribute Lucy Gray Baird and Hunter Schafer as Tigris Snow.

published on : 19th July 2022

Woman’s hunger strike enters day 9 at Kothapalayam, farmers extend support

According to Krishnaveni, the family purchased 75 cents and constructed a house in 2016.

published on : 25th June 2022

Ministers gather for high-stakes WTO meet

Top of the agenda as the four-day meeting kicks off is the toll Russia's war in Ukraine -- traditionally a breadbasket that feeds hundreds of millions of people -- is having on food security.

published on : 12th June 2022

The Hunger Games prequel gets a release date

The studio has now announced the release date of the film. The fantasy adventure will be hitting screens on November 17, 2023.

published on : 7th June 2022

Rachel Zegler cast in 'Hunger Games' prequel as Lucy Gray Baird

That means Jennifer Lawrence, who shot to superstardom as the Girl on Fire, does not appear in the prequel story.

published on : 1st June 2022

BJP warns of hunger strike, rally if TN govt doesn’t slash fuel prices

BJP Tamil Nadu president K Annamalai on Tuesday announced that his party would level two corruption charges against the DMK government within a few days.

published on : 1st June 2022

War in Ukraine adds to food price hikes, hunger in Africa as families struggle to afford flour and oil

Nearly all the wheat sold in Somalia comes from Ukraine and Russia, which have halted exports through the Black Sea since Moscow waged war on its neighbor on Feb.24.

published on : 30th May 2022

Rajiv Gandhi case convict Murugan faints in prison during hunger strike after being denied parole

Sources said that trial in two more cases, which include Murugan using a cell phone inside the jail and him abusing the jail officials verbally, is ongoing and hence he was denied parole.

published on : 6th May 2022

Hunger strike seeking 2A tag by Panchamasalis enters Day 11

When asked whether any top leaders from the community are delaying the process, the seer lashed out at a senior minister without naming him.

published on : 2nd May 2022

India facing difficulties with WTO on exporting cereals amidst global food crisis: Sitharaman

The United States has requested India to help out with the food grain situation right now, India's Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu noted during a news conference with the minister.

published on : 24th April 2022

UN says Ukraine war threatens to devastate many poor nations

The task force calls on countries to ensure a steady flow of food and fertilizer through open markets, lift export restrictions, and direct surpluses and reserves to those in need.

published on : 14th April 2022

'Mana Peddapuram' group in Andhra Pradesh on a mission to help poor and destitute

Peddireddy Naresh, who runs a sawmill in Kakinada was moved by the plight of the poor and created a group on Facebook - Mana Peddapuram - with eight members.

published on : 10th April 2022
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