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Poverty, urbanization, climate change and poor eating choices driving unhealthy diets

Poverty, urbanization, climate change and poor eating choices driving unhealthy diets

Kolkata, Oct 20 (UNI) An alarmingly number of children are suffering the consequences of poor diets and a food system that is failing them, UNICEF warned in a new report on children, food and nutrition.
The State of the World’s Children 2019: Children, food and nutrition finds that at least 1 in 3 children under five – or 200 million – is either undernourished or overweight.
Almost 2 in 3 children between six months and two years of age are not fed food that supports their rapidly growing bodies and brains.This puts them at risk of poor brain development, weak learning, low immunity, increased infections and, in many cases, death.

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CM Biren launches water resources dashboard

20 Oct 2020 | 4:03 PM

Imphal, Oct 20 (UNI): Chief Minister N. Biren Singh today launched a dashboard for Irrigation and Water Resources Projects at the Cabinet Hall of Chief Minister’s Secretariat.

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India future destination for investment: Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau

India future destination for investment: Ambassador Pham Sanh Chau

20 Oct 2020 | 3:42 PM

Kolkata, Oct 20 (UNI) India is the future of the world and Vietnamese companies need to seriously consider India as an investment destination, said Pham Sanh Chau, Ambassador of Vietnam to India.

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SpiceJet launches 62 new domestic & international flights

20 Oct 2020 | 3:27 PM

Kolkata, Oct 20 (UNI) SpiceJet, the country’s favourite airline, today announced the launch of 62 new domestic and international flights.

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" I am completely fit and fine" says BJP leader Dilip Ghosh after coming out of hospital

20 Oct 2020 | 3:27 PM

Kolkata, Oct 20 (UNI) West Bengal's BJP president Dilip today said he was completely fit and fine
after emerging out of a private hospital in the city where he was undergoing covid-19 treatment since
Friday last.

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TVS Motor Company launches TVS NTORQ 125 SuperSquad Edition inspired by Marvel’s Avengers

20 Oct 2020 | 3:24 PM

Kolkata, Oct 20 (UNI) TVS Motor Company, a reputed two-wheeler and three-wheeler manufacturer globally, today launched the TVS NTORQ 125 SuperSquad Edition inspired by Marvel’s Avengers.

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