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Millets and Nutrition in India

The Government of India, in 2021, embarked on the ‘Millet Mission’ as part of its association with the United Nations World Food Program. The UNGA’s resolution recognizing 2023 as the International Year of Millets has catapulted the grain family into the limelight. The grains are being recognized globally as a viable solution to Global malnutrition. …

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Understanding the politics of the US-China-Taiwan trio

The present tensions between the US and the People’s Republic of China over the Republic of China (Taiwan) have an interesting history, spanning over seven decades. This article is going to look into the history of how this escalating conflict took its current form.  Historical Background Communist Uprising in China China saw several disruptions post …

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Domestic Workers in India

As per the  National Sample Survey (NSSO Statistics -2011-2012,68th round) an estimated 40 lakh people are employed as domestic workers by private households, of which 26 lakhs are female domestic workers (Government of India, 2019). Reasons for the high demand for domestic workers in India: Contribution Of Domestic Workers To The Economy Issues faced: Current govt initiatives: Way Forward: …

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