.Changsha, Hunan, China
Yuan Longping had suffered from an unspecified illness. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Yuan Longping is known in China as the father of hybrid rice
  • He is hailed as a Chinese national hero for his hybrid rice developement
  • Yuan died in a hospital in China's Changsha

.Southwark, UK
UN agency will help feed students in 25 UK schools. (Representative Image/Pixabay)

  • UNICEF will grant £25,000 to the community project 'School Food Matters'
  • Money will go into the supply of 18,000 nutritious breakfasts to 25 schools
  • Vulnerable population of Southwark, south London will be benefited from the measure