Keyword Results for   'poverty'  
Informed decision making system will pave way for holistic development: Prez  Jun 29, 3:37 pm
New Delhi, June 29 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said that an informed decision making system based on robust statistics on social sectors like health, education, poverty, employment, social backwardness, housing and environment, will pave the way for holistic development of India.
MJ Akbar says PM doesn't need lessons on poverty from 'privileged' Rahul Gandhi  Jun 16, 6:34 pm
New Delhi, June 16 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi knows more about poverty than Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, adding that the former does not need instructions on poverty from a 'privileged dynasty' member.
Film review: Hamari Adhuri Kahani  Jun 12, 11:13 am
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): The movie, "Hamari Adhuri Kahani", revolves around Vasudha (Vidya Balan). In this movie, she plays the wife of Hari (Rajkumar Rao). Vasudha struggles with life, looking after her son after Hari mysteriously vanishes a year after their marriage. Vasudha takes up a job in a five star hotel to prevent herself from slipping into destitution and poverty.
'Want to build army from within poor to fight against poverty': PM Modi  May 31, 12:51 pm
New Delhi, May 31 (ANI): Asserting that the recently launched Kisan channel is an open university for agriculture and irrigation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that he wants to build an army from within the poor to fight against poverty.
Land Bill ordinance will eliminate poverty across nation: Goyal  May 30, 10:02 pm
New Delhi, May 30 (ANI): Rejecting the Congress Party's observation that the NDA Government was trying to grab the land of the poor by re-promulgating the Land Acquisition Bill Ordinance, Union Power
'Need poverty alleviation schemes, not child labour laws': JD (U)  May 14, 12:34 pm
New Delhi, May 14 (ANI): The Janata Dal (United) on Thursday criticized the Centre for passing the amendment to the child labour law, stating that the need of the hour in the country was to provide poverty alleviation schemes.
'Modi first Indian PM to experience poverty': Lekhi  May 9, 10:53 pm
New Delhi, May 9 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Meenakshi Lekhi on Saturday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's welfare schemes and said that the latter is the first Indian Premier who went through poverty himself.
PM Modi is India's 'Reformer-in-Chief', says President Obama  Apr 16, 6:07 pm
Washington, Apr.16 (ANI): Describing Prime Minister as India's "reformer-in-chief", U.S. President Barack Obama has said that the former's rise from poverty to be the leader of the world's largest democracy reflects India's rise in the comity of nations, as also its dynamism.
'Aim to completely eliminate poverty and propel Indians into life of purpose': PM Modi  Apr 13, 11:07 am
Hannover, Apr. 13 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, currently in Germany for the second leg of his three-nation tour, said that his government aims to completely eliminate poverty from the country and propel Indians into a life of purpose and dignity within a generation, adding that it views development as an 'article of faith'.
UN report says Syrian conflict plunged 80 percent of its people into poverty  Mar 12, 1:43 pm
Beijing, March 12 (ANI): The war in Syria plunged 80 percent of its people into poverty, a United Nations-backed report has claimed.
Budget will provide social security, eliminate poverty: Amit Shah  Feb 28, 3:12 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 28 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Saturday praised the budget for fiscal 2015-16, saying it would provide both social security and eliminate poverty.
Shakira celebrates arrival of second son by helping moms in poverty  Feb 25, 1:29 pm
Washington, Feb 25 (ANI): Shakira and partner Gerard Pique have teamed up with UNICEF to throw a "World Baby Shower" to benefit vulnerable children and mothers.
Venkaiah Naidu to review progress of urban schemes in North-East every quarter  Feb 18, 4:21 pm
New Delhi, Feb. 18 (ANI): Minister of Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M.Venkaiah Naidu will review progress of schemes pertaining to his ministries in the North-Eastern states.
Microcredit not a viable poverty alleviation tool: Study  Jan 23, 6:14 pm
Washington, Jan 23 (ANI): A study conducted in six countries has found that Microcredit- providing small loans to underserved entrepreneurs-may have some benefits, but it is not a viable poverty alleviation tool.
Government launches subsidized 5 kg LPG cylinders for BPL families  Jan 6, 8:43 am
New Delhi, Jan. 6 (ANI): Taking the corporate social responsibility of oil companies forward, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has announced the launch and sale of subsidised five kilogram LPG cylinders for below poverty line ( BPL) families and others in urban areas.
'People's participation in development process is of utmost importance': Naidu  Dec 17, 1:47 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): Union Urban Development and Housing and Poverty Alleviation Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the people's participation in the development process is of utmost importance and added that there should be provision of institutional infrastructure for efficient, accountable and transparent governance.
Naidu condemns attack in Pakistan, says terrorism is mankind's enemy   Dec 17, 1:47 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 17 (ANI): Strongly condemning the barbaric killing of innocent school children in Pakistan, Union Urban Development and Housing and Poverty Alleviation Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu described terrorism as the enemy of mankind and urged all to work together to fight the menace.
Govt. committed to provide housing for all: Naidu  Dec 10, 4:37 pm
New Delhi, Dec. 10 (ANI): Union Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday stated that the Central government was committed to providing housing to all by 2022, adding that the government was also looking to make cities children-friendly and disabled-friendly.
SAARC looks towards achieving universal health coverage, eliminating poverty  Nov 27, 9:27 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in its Kathmandu Declaration stated that it was looking towards achieving universal health coverage among all its member nations, adding that it was targeting the elimination of poverty.
SAARC seeks to free region of poverty and provide food security  Nov 27, 9:12 pm
Kathmandu, Nov. 27 (ANI): The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in its Kathmandu Declaration stated its intent to free the South Asia region of poverty, adding that the organisation will look to provide food security to its member nations.
'We must jointly fight poverty, illiteracy; not each other': Nawaz Sharif at SAARC Summit  Nov 26, 11:02 am
Kathmandu, Nov. 26 (ANI): Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, in his inaugural speech at the 18th annual SAARC Summit on Wednesday, said all South Asian countries must collectively fight poverty and malnutrition instead of fighting with each other.
India committed to the empowerment of women: Maneka Gandhi  Nov 20, 3:35 pm
Bangkok (Thailand), Nov.20 (ANI): Union Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Gandhi has re-affirmed India's commitment to gender equality, empowerment of women and eradication of poverty among them.
G-20 leaders agree to work towards eradicating unemployment, poverty  Nov 16, 3:43 pm
Brisbane, Nov. 16 (ANI): The leaders attending the 2014 G-20 Summit on Sunday agreed to work towards the eradication of unemployment and poverty, adding that the grouping will contribute to the United Nations' development agenda by strengthening economic growth and resilience.
PM Modi taunts Rahul Gandhi, says only poor can understand curse of poverty   Oct 12, 7:18 pm
Loha (Maharashtra), Oct. 12 (ANI): Taking a jibe at Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday told the electorate in Maharashtra that only a poor person can truly understand the curse of poverty.
BJP wants Congress-free Haryana, we want developed Haryana: Deepender Hooda  Oct 9, 1:48 pm
Jhajjar (Haryana), Oct. 9 (ANI): Congress Member of Parliament (MP) Deepender Singh Hooda said on Thursday that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is looking forward to a Congress-free Haryana, but his party is looking forward to create an unemployment, starvation and poverty-free Haryana.