Food Crisis

  • All south Somalia slipping into famine: UN 30-07-2011 04:34 PM

    Liboi: The whole of drought-and conflict-wracked southern Somalia is heading into famine as the Horn of Africa food crisis deepens, the United Nations said on Friday. In a report for countries sending aid, the UN's umbrella humanitarian agency OCHA said the "crisis in southern Somalia is expected to continue to...
  • Libya at risk of food crisis in 60 days: UN 29-04-2011 09:05 PM

    United Nations: War-torn Libya is at the risk of food security crisis in the next two months, the United Nations World Food Programme has warned. "WFP stresses that the country's food security system has been severely disrupted and the country is unable to import enough food, due to disruption of...
  • Arunachal district facing food crisis 07-01-2011 11:45 AM

    Itanagar: Food crisis looms large in the remote Kurung Kumey district of Arunachal Pradesh following non-availability of essential commodities under the public distribution system (PDS) since the last couple of months. Most parts of the district, including Damin, Sarli and Parsi-Parlo circles, had witnessed rat menace during the early part...
  • FCI 'wants' to outsource India's food security 02-12-2010 07:46 AM

    New Delhi: A third of India's foodstocks left in the open to rot. Thousands of tonnes already spoilt. It might have forced the Government and particularly the Food Corporation of India (FCI) to aggressively look for more storage and take steps to save the stocks. But the FCI has other...
  • Giant space veggies can solve world food crisis 13-05-2008 04:00 PM

    Keeping the 'mismatch' factor in check by bridging the gap between a fancied team and the underdog is one of the facets of the Twenty20 format. However, the upcoming Indian Premier League clash between Delhi Daredevils (DD) and Deccan Chargers (DC) at Delhi's Feroz Shah Kotla on Thursday amounts to...
  • India reacts to US charge of spurring food crisis 04-05-2008 09:05 PM

    Mirpur: Indian captain MS Dhoni on Sunday praised his batsmen for a stellar performance but reserved special praise for the talented Rohit Sharma, who he thinks can become a good finisher. India chased down a target of 330 set by Pakistan in the fifth ODI of the Asia Cup. Virat...
  • New India pushing food prices, Bush suggests 03-05-2008 10:22 AM

    Hamilton: South Africa strike bowlers Vernon Philander and Dale Steyn took five wickets from 17 balls and without conceding a run to spark a dramatic collapse that saw New Zealand dismissed for 185 on Thursday on the opening day of the second Test. New Zealand slipped from a strong position...
  • Rice blames India for global food crisis 30-04-2008 03:27 PM

    Brisbane: Australian opener David Warner is doubtful for the second final against Sri Lanka on Tuesday after injuring his groin during his carer-best 163-run knock in the first final here on Sunday. I turned back for one in the 44th or 45th over and when I came off I did...
  • Pawar pooh-poohs wheat crisis as India feels crunch 02-04-2008 12:36 AM

    Melbourne: Australia's chief cricket selector John Inverarity admitted that the Big Bash Twenty20 could compromise the preparation of players vying for a Test team berth this summer. The Big Bash runs from December 16-January 28 and it means that a player called up for the fourth Test against India in...