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Higher growth rate is best response to poverty, says Jaitley  Aug 29, 4:09 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 29 (ANI): Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley said here today that that globalisation is a reality and higher growth rate is best response to face problems of poverty.
Passage of key legislations is urgently needed to push business sentiments: FICCI  Aug 12, 5:52 pm
New Delhi, Aug. 12 (ANI): FICCI president Dr. Jyotsna Suri has said that achieving sustained higher growth of 8-10 percent is imperative for Indian economy so as to meet the objectives of inclusion, poverty alleviation and creation of employment opportunities.
Centre says over 38 lakh urban poor given job skills  Jul 30, 4:23 pm
New Delhi, July 30 (ANI): About 38.32 lakh urban poor have so far been provided with skill development training with assistance from the Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation.
Govt. committed to a balanced Real Estate Bill, says official  Jul 17, 7:06 pm
New Delhi, July 17 (ANI): "The Indian Government is fully committed and working in a direction to ensure that the new Real Estate (Development and Regulation) Bill protects the interests of the real estate industry and safeguards the interests of the house buyers as well," informed Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (HUPA Ministry), while addressing the 11th CII Realty 2015, a flagship event on real estate organised by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), here today.
Amit Shah lures voters in Bihar, bats for development under PM's leadership   Jul 16, 4:04 pm
Patna, July 16 (ANI): Asserting that development is the solution to all problems, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Thursday urged the voters in Bihar to bring his party to power so that 'jungle raj' in the state comes to an end.
Have waged 'war against poverty', says PM Modi  Jul 15, 5:46 pm
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said his government had waged a war against poverty through a policy driven approach, adding that the Skill Development Mission will bring about a sense of self-confidence among the poor.
Centre, states must move together to end poverty: PM Modi   Jul 15, 3:10 pm
New Delhi, July 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who chaired the second meeting of the governing council of Niti Aayog here on Wednesday, said that Centre and states must move together to end poverty.
Implementation of official language policy can't be a ritual: Venkaiah Naidu  Jul 13, 8:03 pm
New Delhi, July 13 (ANI): Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister M.Venkaiah Naidu on Monday directed the two urban ministries to step up efforts to promote use of Hindi in official work as per the norms stipulated under the Official Language Policy.
How does poverty affect female entrepreneurs in India?  Jul 8, 2:13 pm
Washington DC, July 8 (ANI): A new study done on women in South India tends to explain the relationship between poverty and female entrepreneurial activity along with throwing light on the way in which two kinds of constrained consumption spur.
Once a national-level boxer, now a sweeper!  Jul 4, 8:55 pm
Kolkata, July 4 (ANI): Acute poverty has left national-level boxer Krishna Routh working as a sweeper with the Howrah Municipal Corporation.
Representatives of Global Poverty Project call on PM Modi  Jul 2, 7:11 pm
New Delhi July 2 (ANI): Representatives of the Global Poverty Project called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday. They included Hugh Evans - CEO Global Poverty Project, Chris Martin, Freida Pinto, Dave Holmes and Vijay Nair.
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.