Posts by: Sonia Bhaskar

Sonia Bhaskar

Air Pollution Killed Nearly 5 Lakh Newborns Worldwide, Over 1 Lakh In India In 2019: State Of Global Air 2020 Report

Air Pollution Killed Nearly 5 Lakh Newborns Worldwide, Over 1 Lakh In India In 2019: State Of Global Air 2020 Report
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According to the State of Global Air 2020 report, air pollution has become fourth leading risk factors for early deaths globally surpassed only by high blood pressure, tobacco use and poor diet
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Top Doctors Back Prime Minister Narendra Modi's COVID-19 Caution Amid Festive Season

Top Doctors Back Prime Minister Narendra Modi's COVID-19 Caution Amid Festive Season
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After PM Modi's address to the nation, AIIMS Director Dr Randeep Guleria and Dr Naresh Trehan, Chairman and Managing Director of Medanta talk about COVID-19 appropriate behaviour that citizens should follow during the upcoming festival and winter season
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World Iodine Deficiency Day 2020: Ministers Lend Their Support To Spread Awareness About The Serious Ill Effects Of Iodine Deficiency

World Iodine Deficiency Day 2020: Ministers Lend Their Support To Spread Awareness About The Serious Ill Effects Of Iodine Deficiency
Political leaders across the country took to social media to spread awareness about October 21, which is marked as World Iodine Deficiency Day
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‘Lockdown Has Gone, Coronavirus Hasn't,’ Says PM Narendra Modi As He Reminds People To Follow Precautions In Festive Season

‘Lockdown Has Gone, Coronavirus Hasn't,’ Says PM Narendra Modi As He Reminds People To Follow Precautions In Festive Season
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In his address to the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the citizens to remain vigilant and observe all necessary preventive measures in order to avoid an increase in COVID-19 cases during the festive season
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World Iodine Deficiency Day 2020: Understanding The Importance of Iodine For The Body

World Iodine Deficiency Day 2020: Understanding The Importance of Iodine For The Body
As October 21 is marked as World Iodine Deficiency Day, here’s a look at why Iodine is so important for the human body
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India Should Invest In Mental Health Awareness, It Is The Need Of The Hour: Expert

India Should Invest In Mental Health Awareness, It Is The Need Of The Hour: Expert
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NDTV speaks with an expert to know how COVID-19 pandemic is having an impact on people’s mental health, what are some of the early signs to look out for if suffering from some form of mental illness
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From WASH To COVID-19 And Menstrual Hygiene, Bhopal’s Alomati Ray Is A True Warrior Of Change

From WASH To COVID-19 And Menstrual Hygiene, Bhopal’s Alomati Ray Is A True Warrior Of Change
Alomati Ray, a resident of Jatkhedi slum in Ward 53 of Bhopal, has emerged as a warrior of change by helping her community with access to toilets, educating them about the coronavirus as well as providing menstrual hygiene products during the lockdown
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Festivals Amid COVID-19 Outbreak: Experts Warn Against ‘Pandemic Fatigue’ To Avoid A Spurt In Cases During Festive Season

Festivals Amid COVID-19 Outbreak: Experts Warn Against ‘Pandemic Fatigue’ To Avoid A Spurt In Cases During Festive Season
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As the festive season commences in the country amid the raging COVID-19 pandemic, experts urge people and governments to lay even more emphasis on health and COVID appropriate behaviour
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COVID Warrior: Hrithik Roshan Reacts To The Viral Video Of Assam-Based Doctor Dancing To The Song From His Film

COVID Warrior: Hrithik Roshan Reacts To The Viral Video Of Assam-Based Doctor Dancing To The Song From His Film
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To cheer patients battling COVID-19, an ENT surgeon from Assam dances on a Bollywood movie song
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In 2020, Lives and Livelihoods Of Up To 270 Million People Will Be Under Severe Threat: WFP's Cost Of A Plate Of Food 2020 Report

In 2020, Lives and Livelihoods Of Up To 270 Million People Will Be Under Severe Threat: WFP's Cost Of A Plate Of Food 2020 Report
Across the globe a simple meal such as rice and beans costs the most in proportion to their income, highlights the United Nations World Food Programme’s (WFP) Cost of a Plate of Food report
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India Is Home To The World’s Most Wasted Children, As Per The Global Hunger Index 2020

India Is Home To The World’s Most Wasted Children, As Per The Global Hunger Index 2020
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The Global Hunger Index 2020 was launched on October 16 to mark the World Food Day, where India has been ranked 94 out of the 107 assessed countries and the report highlights the crisis of child wasting in the country
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World Food Day 2020: We Need To Find A Way Where We Produce Food For Ourselves And Also Save Nature, Says World Food Programme India Director

World Food Day 2020: We Need To Find A Way Where We Produce Food For Ourselves And Also Save Nature, Says World Food Programme India Director
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On World Food Day 2020, in an exclusive interview, Bishow Parajuli, UN WFP Representative and Country Director In India says that India is a big country and is a great example compared to other countries but it needs to work on three areas – reducing food loss; ensuring continuous diversification in food intake; supporting farmers in adapting to climate change
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Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together: All You Need To Know About World Food Day 2020

Grow, Nourish, Sustain. Together: All You Need To Know About World Food Day 2020
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World Food Day is celebrated every year on October 16 by more than 150 countries with the aim to promote awareness about food, nutrition and healthy eating practices
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"Malnutrition Is A Combination Of Lack Of Nutritious Food, Water And Sanitation And An Inadequate Healthcare System"

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To mark the World Food Day, NDTV speaks exclusively with Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition’s (GAIN) Executive Director, Lawrence Haddad, a recipient of 2018 World Food Prize
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