Activists: Don’t join SUN, a nutrition drive

TNN | May 24, 2017, 05.19 AM IST Link   Civil society groups have cautioned the central government about fresh efforts to persuade India to join the international movement called Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN), whose stated mission is to help countries fight malnutrition. Several paediatricians, nutritionists and public health activists wrote to the Niti Aayog stating... Continue Reading →

Are Akshaya Patra Kitchens What They are Made Out to Be?

BY LANA WHITTAKER ON 01/08/2015 • 10 COMMENTS  Link In recent years, NGOs have become increasingly involved in supplying meals to schools as part of the government’s midday meal scheme, particularly in large urban areas. Akshaya Patra is the largest of these, currently working in 10 states, feeding 1.4 million children each day. Centralised kitchens are vast... Continue Reading →

So, so ready baby………

The project on sexual violence was the the hot thing in the market. Hot, mathlab, erm………….uhhhh…………………………new………….and innovative and quite unlike any other intervention in the last several years………….duh!!  Whatever………….. 'What you mean- sexual violence?' 'Ahhhh ummm, we have our own definition, plus the globalese standard you know. BTW our own definition has been signed off... Continue Reading →

I am a stable person – Justice Karnan

By Rabi Banerjee | From issue dated May 21, 2017 Justice Karnan | Salil bera Why did you write to the prime minister about the alleged corruption among judges? As per the Indian Constitution, the judiciary is the highest body. The Central and state governments, assemblies, Parliament, bureaucrats, politicians or the general public cannot interfere... Continue Reading →

How can SC issue gag order… I am like Ambedkar’s adopted son, says Justice Karnan

The Supreme Court on Tuesday barred the media from publishing any orders passed by Karnan. Written by Arun Janardhanan | Chennai | Updated: May 10, 2017 7:47 am Justice C S Karnan in Chennai. (Express Photo)LESS THAN an hour after the Supreme Court sentenced him to jail for six months, Calcutta High Court Judge C... Continue Reading →

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