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Cabinet approves raising upper limit for abortions to 24 weeks

The Union Cabinet  approved extending the upper limit for permitting abortions from the present 20 weeks to 24 weeks.             The Cabinet approved the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill, 2020 to amend the Medical Termination of…

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Global Hunger Index 2019: India ranked lower than neighboring countries

India is ranked 102 of 117 countries in the Global Hunger Index 2019, behind its neighbours Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh.In 2018, it was ranked 103 out of 119 countries. In 2000, the country was ranked 83 out of 113 countries. Now,…

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Amla candy rescues Assam nutrition drive:Poshan Abhiyaan

For good nutrition among pregnant women and children in a southern Assam district administration  has been given a gooseberry candy twist.The tablets(iron-folic acid tablets) given to these groups are often not consumed as they feel nauseated or have constipation issues. There are…