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'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.
Venkaiah Naidu reviews feedback from states on building smart cities  Sep 13, 9:49 pm
New Delhi, Sept. 13 (ANI): Minister of Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation, Venkaiah Naidu, on Saturday reviewed the suggestions, views and feedback from states and Union Territories on building smart cities.
India's ozone pollution destroys crops enough to feed 94 M people annually  Sep 5, 10:53 am
Washington, Sept 5 (ANI): A new study has revealed that India's ozone pollution damaged millions of tons of the country's major crops, causing losses of more than a billion dollars and destroying enough food to feed 94 millions of people living below the poverty line.
Corrupt officials steal one trillion dollars from world's poorest nations every year, claims anti-poverty group  Sep 3, 2:23 pm
London, Sep 3 (ANI): According to anti-poverty group ONE, world's poorest nations are robbed of at least one trillion dollars by corrupt officials who steal cash through fraud, money laundering and tax evasion every year.
Naidu for action plan to regularize unauthorized colonies  Aug 19, 6:03 pm
New Delhi, Aug.19 (ANI): Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister M.Venkaiah Naidu today reviewed various issues relating to urbanization and development of the National Capital Region of Delhi.
Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates new National Institute of Plant Health Management hostel in Hyderabad  Aug 18, 11:54 am
Hyderabad, Aug. 18 (ANI): Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M.Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated a new hostel of the National Institute of Plant Health Management (NIPHM) at Rajendranagar, here yesterday.
Municipal bodies have to 'perform or perish' in new scheme of things, says M.Venkaiah Naidu  Aug 17, 2:37 pm
Vijayawada, Aug 17 (ANI): Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M.Venkaiah Naidu, delivering a blunt message to urban local bodies, has urged them 'either to perform or perish' in the new scheme of things.
Union Bank of India to disseminate financial assistance to over 6000 village girls for studies  Aug 16, 4:00 pm
Kochi, Aug.16 (ANI): As part of its social responsibility initiative, the Union Bank of India is to give financial support to over 6000 village and below poverty line girl children from across India.
Prime Minister Modi urges citizens to combat and remove stigma of poverty jointly  Aug 15, 11:25 am
New Delhi, Aug. 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asked citizens of the country to take a pledge to combat poverty together along with the help of other SAARC nations.
President roots for total elimination of poverty, says development must reach to the most needy  Aug 14, 8:40 pm
New Delhi, Aug 14 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday called for banishing poverty once and for all from the country and also emphasised on the need to see that economic development reaches to the poorest of the poor in the society.
Bio-Metric Attendance Monitors installed for employees of Urban Development Ministry   Aug 12, 9:10 pm
New Delhi, Aug 12 (ANI): To ensure punctuality at work, Bio-Metric Attendance Marker Systems have been installed for employees of the Ministries of Urban Development and Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation located here in the Nirman Bhawan.
Municipal bodies not empowered as required: M. Venkaiah Naidu  Jul 31, 2:35 pm
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said that most states have not met the requirements of the Constitution (74th Amendment) Act, 1992 in respect of the devolution of powers and responsibilities to municipal bodies.
Poverty and unemployment figures cannot be reversed in one night: Arun Jaitley  Jul 10, 8:42 pm
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here on Thursday that the government cannot reverse poverty and unemployment figures in one night, it will take time.
India has a strong urge to grow and free itself from poverty: Arun Jaitley  Jul 10, 2:43 pm
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): While delivering his maiden budget speech in Parliament today, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that India has a strong urge to grow and free itself from the curse of poverty.
Rail Budget addresses speed, safety and sound financing concerns, says Venkaiah Naidu  Jul 8, 5:09 pm
New Delhi, July 8 (ANI): Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu has described the Rail Budget 2014-15 presented before the Parliament today as an honest account of ills plaguing the railways and the way forward.
New poverty line higher than Tendulkar committee's: Rangarajan   Jul 7, 8:14 pm
Chennai, July 7 (ANI): Former Economic Advisor to Prime Minister C.Rangarajan on Monday said that the new poverty line for rural areas and urban areas is 19 percent and 40 percent higher than the one set by Tendulkar committee.
Consider financial background before setting poverty line: Digvijay  Jul 7, 5:07 pm
Guna (MP), July 7 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijay Singh said here on Monday that the poverty line should be based on the financial background of a person.
Shame that we are still debating poverty: M.J. Akbar  Jul 7, 4:36 pm
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Commenting on the C. Rangarajan Committee report on new poverty lines, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M.J. Akbar on Monday said that it is a matter of shame that even after six decades of independence, the country is still debating on poverty.
Rangrajan Committee is making mockery of the poor: D Raja  Jul 7, 3:59 pm
Chennai, July 7 (ANI): Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja has said that the Rangrajan Committee is just making mockery of the peoples' poverty by declaring that an individual can have food for such a small amount.
Who can eat in Rs.47, asks JD-U leader Sharad Yadav  Jul 7, 1:43 pm
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Janata Dal (United) Party (JDP) leader Sharad Yadav and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) member J P Yadav on Monday refused to agree with the recommendations of the C.R.Rangarajan Panel report on poverty.
New poverty line makes neither common sense nor economic sense: Yechury  Jul 7, 12:05 pm
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) leader Sitaram Yechury on Monday said the C. Rangarajan Committee report on new poverty lines makes neither common sense nor economic sense.
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