Keyword Results for   'poverty'  
Poverty-stricken national athletes forced to work as labourers in Rajasthan  Jun 12, 6:38 pm
Rajasthan, June 12 (ANI): In a sad state of affairs, four national level Judo players hailing from Rajasthan have been forced to work as labourers due to financial crisis and lack of government assistance.
Staggering Rise in Internally Displaced Persons in Afghanistan: Amnesty International  May 31, 2:27 pm
Kabul, May 31 (ANI): Amnesty International (AI), in a new report, has said that the number of Afghans displaced by violence and poverty has more than doubled over the past three years, from 500,000 to 1.2 million.
LPG connections to reach five crore women through Ujjwala Yojana: Dharmendra Pradhan  May 17, 1:20 pm
New Delhi, May 17 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said new LPG connections would be reaching five crore women at the below poverty level (BPL) during the next three years through the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), a scheme for providing free LPG connections to women of BPL households.
PM Modi vows to free TN from clutches of DMK, AIADMK  May 11, 7:45 pm
Nagapattinam (Tamil Nadu), May 11 (ANI): Asserting that Tamil Nadu wants to be free from the clutches of the successive governance of the AIADMK and DMK, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday highlighted the developments in the BJP-ruled states to lure the people and added that the saffron party aims at eradicating poverty and upliftment of backward sections of the society.
Babul Supriyo discharged from AIIMS  May 7, 1:17 pm
New Delhi, May 7 (ANI): Minister of State for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Babul Supriyo, who was admitted at All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) yesterday, after he suffered injuries, was discharged on Saturday.
Babul Supriyo hurt in mishap, admitted to AIIMS  May 6, 10:31 pm
New Delhi, May 6 (ANI): Minister of State for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Babul Supriyo was injured in Moti Bagh locality here on Friday evening.
Nepal PM Oli for inclusive growth of Asia   Mar 25, 12:27 pm
Kathmandu, Mar. 25 (ANI): Nepal Prime Minister K.P. Sharma Oli has said that peace and poverty can't go hand-in-hand and called for an inclusive growth of Asia.
UN debars Sharapova as goodwill ambassador over drug violation  Mar 15, 6:28 pm
London, Mar.15 (ANI): The UN Development Programme, which works to eradicate poverty and inequality, has suspended Maria Sharapova as their goodwill ambassador after the Russian tennis star failed a drug test at this year's Australian Open that eventually resulted in her provisional suspension.
Govt.'s philosophy is captured in idea of 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas': President  Feb 23, 12:09 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 23 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday said the government's philosophy is captured in the idea 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas' and it is striving hard to eradicate poverty.
SriLanka needs effective leadership to promote prosperity, says World Bank  Feb 16, 5:53 pm
Colombo, Feb 16(ANI): The World Bank Group said today that effective leadership is needed to steer Sri Lanka forward on a path that will continue its strong progress in ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity. The group offered to partner with the country to take on these challenges.
Development is solution to our various problems: PM Modi  Feb 14, 3:40 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 14 (ANI): Stating that development is solution to our various problems, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said development can free us from all problems, including poverty and lack of education.
Significant progress made in improving ease of doing construction business in urban areas: Naidu   Feb 10, 1:27 pm
New Delhi, Feb.10 (ANI): Union Minister of Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M. Venkaiah Naidu said on Wednesday that considerable progress has been made towards enhancing the ease of doing of construction business in urban areas by streamlining existing procedures, adopting appropriate technology and by empowering urban local bodies to sanction a wide range of approvals.
Centre asks states to further invest on infrastructure, poverty alleviation  Feb 6, 2:49 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 6 (ANI): Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the resources of the states have considerably increased after the 14th Finance Commission, and the Centre expects that the states will spend further on infrastructure creation and anti-poverty programmes.
Jamaat to launch anti- corruption movement from Karachi  Jan 25, 12:33 pm
Karachi, Jan. 25 (ANI): Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) chief Senator Sirajul Haq has announced that his party will launch a movement from Karachi in February for the elimination of corruption and poverty.
Prez calls upon academic institutions to continue their thrust on socially responsive projects  Jan 10, 10:46 pm
Ranchi (Jharkhand), Jan. 10 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday called upon academic institutions to let research in academic institutions become relevant for those at the bottom of the socio-economic pyramid, and to continue their thrust on socially responsive projects through the medium of research and technology.
Sharif launches PM National Health Programme in Islamabad  Dec 31, 4:01 pm
Karachi, Dec. 31 (ANI): Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has launched the Prime Minister's National Health Programme in the capital to provide medical facilities to families living below the poverty line.
Norwegian Govt.announces Vision 2030 to develop health, education initiatives  Dec 22, 2:29 pm
New Delhi/Oslo, Dec.22 (ANI): The Norwegian Government has announced a competition called Vision 2030 for innovative projects that help further develop initiatives on health and education. As a part of the innovation initiative Vision 2030, the Government will spend up to NOK 150 million over a three-year period on developing new projects for fighting poverty. The deadline for sending in project outlines in this first round is 17 February 2016.
Govt. pursuing reforms with gusto, say secretaries  Dec 19, 11:37 am
New Delhi, Dec.19 (ANI):"India needs to grow at 9 to 10%, year after year for the next few decades to lift the poor out of the poverty line. In order to make this happen, the government has initiate a slew of reforms and is assiduously working towards ensuring an environment that is conducive for business. These measures would enable India to break in to the top 50 countries on the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business Ranking list over the next 2-3 years," said Mr. Amitabh Kant, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, at FICCI's 88th Annual General Meeting today.
Need to maintain 9-10 pc growth for eradication of poverty: Govt.  Dec 18, 10:26 pm
New Delhi, Nov.18 (ANI): The Government on Friday said that the country needs to grow at 9 to 10%, year after year for the next few decades to lift the poor out of the poverty line.
Govt. fully committed to achieve inclusive growth, says Jaitley  Dec 18, 8:16 pm
New Delhi, Dec.18 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the NDA-Government at the Centre is fully committed to the goal of achieving inclusive growth in order to mitigate poverty and to ensure decent quality of life for all the citizens.
Obesity, a poverty issue  Dec 14, 2:58 pm
London, Dec 14 (ANI): A new study has found that poor children are three times more likely to be obese than the rich kids, suggesting that obesity and poverty go hand in hand.
'Committed to eradicating poverty', says PM Modi  Nov 22, 5:35 pm
Kuala Lumpur, Nov. 22 (ANI): Highlighting the initiatives taken by his government for the betterment of the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that he is committed to eradicating poverty and give the people the fruits of a modern economy.
Advanced kidney disease may make you poor  Nov 8, 8:14 am
Washington D.C, Nov 8 (ANI): Advanced chronic kidney disease are the significant predictors of falling into poverty, as are the black ethnicity, low educational attainment, single adult household and low income, according to a recent study.
Govt. committed to promote infrastructure development: Naidu  Nov 4, 10:17 pm
New Delhi, Nov.4 (ANI): Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that the government is committed to removing all hurdles to promote infrastructure development.
Mukherjee receives first copy of book 'Indian Family Business Mantras'  Oct 28, 10:18 pm
New Delhi, Oct.28 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee received the first copy of a book 'Indian Family Business Mantras' today at Rashtrapati Bhavan from M. Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs, who formally released it.