The Comprehensive National Nutrition Survey released by the government on Monday shows that 83% of children between 12 and 15 months continued to be breastfed, a higher proportion of children in this age group residing in rural areas are breastfed (85%) compared to children in urban areas (76%).
‘Several States are demanding a register, though they are competent enough to detect and deport foreign nationals’
Relations between India and China will benefit from “upcoming high-level exchanges”, said Chinese Ambassador to India Sun Weidong in an interview to The Hindu
India has other options to seek enforcement of the ICJ’s verdict in the Kulbhushan Jadhav case
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh formally received the first Rafale fighter jet built for the Indian Air Force (IAF) in France on Tuesday. However, the first batch of jets will arrive in India only in May 2020.
C40 Cities Climate Summit will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark
A Canadian-American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics
A regional centre will help to better forecast impact on Hindu Kush mountains.
Zero Budget Natural Farming has no scientific validation and its inclusion into agricultural policy appears unwise
NITI Aayog’s strategy for water resources is a continuation of failed policies of the past