On World Hunger Day (May 28, 2020), Zee Media and Akshaya Patra joined hands to support millions of children and their families across India who continue to face hunger and inadequate nutrition due to COVID-19. Highlighting the enormity of the challenge, even before the pandemic struck India had slipped to the 102nd position out of 117 countries in the Global Hunger Index 2019, placing behind its neighbours Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Plus, as per FAO estimates in 'The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World, 2019' report, 194.4 million people in India are undernourished. Worryingly, 51.4% of women in the reproductive age bracket between 15 to 49 years are anaemic, a grave consequence of the lack of access to appropriate nutrition. … [Read more...] about On World Hunger Day Akshaya Patra and Zee Media team up to tackle nutrition challenges
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The 220 working days and 1,320 hours of in-school studying model is likely to be replaced The 220 working days and 1,320 hours of in-school studying model is likely to be replaced with a combination of school and home learning under a new normal dictated by the Covid-19 pandemic, people aware of the development said. The Union human resources development ministry is working on a proposed framework that will cut down the in-school learning time to 100 days and 600 hours and add an equal proportion of 100 days and 600 ‘active learning hours’ at home, they said. In its guidelines on ‘Reopening of Schools’, which will be announced soon, the HRD ministry is also expected to ask all schools to focus on disadvantaged children who may not have access to online facilities and learning tools and children with special needs to help them adapt to the new format of learning, the sources said. Migrant children The Centre is preparing to ask all states to ensure that … [Read more...] about School days may be reduced to just 100
For most artists, a guest spot with Kanye West could be the pinnacle of their career; Shake made sure to keep working. Her trip to Wyoming had another, longer-lasting benefit: an introduction to West’s longtime collaborator and veteran producer Mike Dean. “Mike!” she exclaims when his name is brought up. “Mike is not only someone I work with, but he’s definitely a friend of mine. I’m very inspired by him, and my girl has a crush on him.” Together, Shake and Dean began to lean into their more psychedelic tendencies together, moving into spacier, harder-to-define musical territory. The songs they work on together often pull as much from prog rock as they do from hip-hop. “It was more telepathic,” Shake says of their stylistic pivots. “We felt a vibe, and we’re very free.” … [Read more...] about 070 Shake Doesn’t See Time the Way Everyone Else Does
Additionally, Rogers said that a second study using the same subjects, conducted by Penn State researchers Penny Kris-Etherton and Kristina Petersen, found that six grams of spices resulted in a smaller post-meal reduction of “flow-mediated dilation” in the blood vessels -- a measure of blood vessel flexibility and marker of blood vessel health. … [Read more...] about Adding a blend of spices to a meal may help lower inflammation, contain health benefits
A spokeswoman said: 'We're also seeing people use more water than they normally would. Life is very different at the moment and we're spending more time at home and in our gardens watering plants, filling paddling pools and pressure washing outside areas.' … [Read more...] about Britain braces for hottest day of year with temperatures set to hit 82F – so will people REALLY wait until Monday to meet up for barbecues?