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New Delhi, June 18 (ANI): Girija Vyas, who assumed charge as Minster for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation here today, said she would utilise each minute available for alleviation of urban poverty.
New Delhi, June 17 (ANI): Girija Vyas, who today took over as Housing, Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation, thanked UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh for considering her apt for the coveted post.
Ajay Maken resigns as Union Minister Jun 16, 10:06 am
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister Ajay Maken has resigned from the Union Cabinet ahead of the reshuffle of the council of ministers and that of the AICC expected next week.
New Delhi, June 15 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said the nation needs an army of smart, committed and idealistic people to give voice to the voiceless and produce tangible change in the society.
Forced marriages, worsening law and order situation driving out Hindus from Sindh, says legislator Jun 10, 2:25 pm
Islamabad, June 10 (ANI): A Hindu legislator has cautioned the new Pakistani Government that forced marriages, worsening law and order and rampant poverty driving Hindus away from Sindh.
London, June 9 (ANI): Billionaire Warren Buffet's anti-poverty fundraiser through an auction at EBay has raised one million dollars for a 'power lunch' with the business magnate.
New Delhi, June 6 (ANI): Terming the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Bill 2013 a landmark legislation aimed at protecting the interests of home buyers, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister, Ajay Maken has said the Bill proposed to register real estate agents, who have been unregulated, which will eventually lead to tracing of money trail and curbing money laundering.
Washington, May 31 (ANI): United Nations (UN) has chalked out roadmaps to combat world's major challenges, especially poverty and plans to eradicate extreme poverty in all countries by 2030.
Washington, May 30 (ANI): Adolescents living in neighborhoods rife with poverty are at an increased risk of getting the sexually transmitted infection (STI) chlamydia in young adulthood, a new research has warned.
Guwahati, May 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, who submitted his nomination papers for the Rajya Sabha seat from here today, expressed his gratitude to Assam for sending him to the upper house and said that he would do all possible to accelerate the state's economy so as to eliminate poverty.
Women Self Help Groups to get low interest loans May 7, 12:31 pm
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): The government has said that it will provide low interest loans to over 25 lakh women self help groups across the country under a central programme launched to wipe out absolute poverty from the villages.
Ben Affleck to live on $1.50 a day to raise awareness on poverty Apr 25, 11:54 am
Melbourne, Apr 25 (ANI): Ben Affleck has pledged to live on 1.50 dollars a day for five days as part of a campaign by the charity Live Below The Line to raise awareness for world poverty.
Islamabad, Apr. 17 (ANI): Forty-five districts in Pakistan are at high risk of being hit by natural disasters, according to the head of Pakistan Poverty Alleviation Fund's (PPAF) team on disaster management.
Poverty is India's greatest problem: Manmohan Singh Apr 11, 10:53 pm
Berlin, Apr. 11 (ANI): Asserting that poverty is India's greatest problem, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Thursday said that social evils associated with poverty cannot be dealt with effectively in a short period of time.
Ban Ki-moon calls Malala 'daughter of the United Nations' Apr 7, 12:09 pm
Islamabad, Apr. 7 (ANI): United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has called Pakistani education activist Malala Yousufzai 'a daughter of the United Nations' when he spoke to her to mark the 1,000-day milestone in the run-up to a Millennium Development Goal to reduce poverty by the end of 2015.
New Delhi, Apr 3 (ANI): Expressing hope that the National Food Security Bill will be passed by Parliament in the second half of the Budget Session, Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Professor. K.V Thomas on Wednesday said India will be known the world in the times to come for this important step towards eradication of hunger, malnutrition and resultant poverty.
London, Apr. 3 (ANI): World Bank has unveiled optimistic new targets to eradicate extreme global poverty by the end of the next decade.
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): Union Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Ajay Maken today said that his ministry was in the process of formulating a single window system for clearance of real estate projects throughout the country.
Ajay Maken for upgradation of slums Mar 21, 4:55 pm
New Delhi, Mar 21 (ANI): Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Ajay Maken today said that his ministry will frame "Slum Upgradation Index" city wise and state wise for monitoring periodically the up gradation of slums in the country.
Ending poverty, safeguarding Earth must be priorities under UN's Sustainable Development Goals Mar 21, 12:59 pm
Washington, Mar. 21 (ANI): In the wake of meetings at the UN on the definition of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), a group of international scientists have argued for a set of six SDGs that link poverty eradication to protection of Earth's life support.
Alappuzha (Kerala), Mar. 16 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday the nation still has a great distance to go in ensuring proper health care systems to its population.
Washington, Mar. 15 (ANI): While poverty and under-education continue to dampen contraception use in Nepal, exacerbating the country's efforts to reduce maternal and child mortality rates, researchers said another, more surprising factor may be more intractable: Deeply held cultural preferences for sons over daughters.
New Delhi, Mar. 13 (ANI): World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Wednesday said the core objective of the international financial institution is to eradicate poverty from the world, while underscoring that in a bid to meet this long-term goal it is imperative to eliminate poverty from Uttar Pradesh where eight percent of world's poor people live in.
World Bank president for eradicating poverty from UP Mar 12, 4:02 pm
Lucknow, Mar. 12 (ANI): World Bank president Jim Yong Kim on Tuesday said there is a need to eradicate poverty from Uttar Pradesh.
India will remain a steadfast partner of Mauritius: Mukherjee Mar 12, 1:38 pm
Port Louis, Mar 12 (ANI): Asserting that India will remain a steadfast partner of Mauritius, President Pranab Mukherjee has said that both nations intuitively advocate a rule-based architecture of global governance as a bulwark against common challenges such as the threat of terrorism, tackling poverty, human rights abuse, and addressing climate change.
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