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24 percent Indian kids go hungry daily: Survey

24 percent Indian kids go hungry daily: Survey | Personal journal | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI: Nearly 30 percent of Indian families have been forced to cut back on food due to rising prices, while around a quarter of kids go without food the whole day, according to an NGO. A study...
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Poor families struggle with higher food prices in India — SOS Children

Poor families struggle with higher food prices in India — SOS Children | Personal journal | Scoop.it
After announcing food prices had reached record levels last week, the United Nation’s (UN) Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is now trying to play down concerns about shortages.
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India, China face food inflation threat in 2011 | www.commodityonline.com | 3

India, China face food inflation threat in 2011 | www.commodityonline.com | 3 | Personal journal | Scoop.it
Asian super powers India and China remains in grave danger of higher inflation due to ever increasing food price rises, FAO said.
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Growth in 2011-12 likely to be lower at 7-7.5%: PM - Hindustan Times

"Growth in the current fiscal year is likely to be lower, between 7 and 7.5%, in a large measure due to the continuing uncertainty in the global economic environment," PM Manmohan Singh said while addressing a conference of chief secretaries in...
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What is Causing Food Inflation in India? | PRAGOTI

What is Causing Food Inflation in India? | PRAGOTI | Personal journal | Scoop.it

What is causing food inflation in India?

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India food inflation accelerates to year-high

India food inflation accelerates to year-high | Personal journal | Scoop.it
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's food inflation rose for the fifth straight week to the highest in more than a year, reinforcing fears it has spilled over to broader prices and cementing expectations of a...
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Poor diet kills 2.6 million infants a year, says survey by Save the Children

Poor diet kills 2.6 million infants a year, says survey by Save the Children | Personal journal | Scoop.it
Charity calls on David Cameron to host a world hunger summit in London along with 2012 Olympics...
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Jahangir Aziz: India's Intractable Inflation

Jahangir Aziz: India's Intractable Inflation | Personal journal | Scoop.it
Recent good news obscures serious long-term problems, writes Jahangir Aziz in an op-ed in The Wall Street Journal.
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Economic fears as Indian food prices soar - FT.com

Indian food prices have hit their highest level in more than a year, rising at an annual rate of 18 per cent in what economists have taken as a worrying sign that the impact of surging commodity prices is hitting the broader economy.
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Rising Food Prices: Déjà Vu All Over Again

Rising Food Prices: Déjà Vu All Over Again | Personal journal | Scoop.it
The last time the economy was really hot – before the chill winds of the economic crisis swept across the globe – the big worry was that rising inflation, especially in food prices, would scupper the Indian miracle.
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