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Worldwide, obesity rising faster in rural areas

Worldwide, obesity rising faster in rural areas

Obesity worldwide is increasing more quickly in rural areas than in cities, a study reported Wednesday, challenging a long-held assumption that the global epidemic of excess weight is mainly an urban problem.

Rural India showing signs of life as Modi completes 2 years

Rural India showing signs of life as Modi completes 2 years

There’s finally good news coming from India’s villages after incomes suffered from two years of drought and frugal government spending.