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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
C.Rangarajan Committee report on poverty line not 'sacred', says TMC leader Saugata Roy Jul 7, 10:48 am
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Trinamool Congress Party (TMC) leader Saugata Roy on Monday described the C. Rangarajan Committee report on poverty line as just another report and not to be viewed as 'sacred'.
Slum-free action plan need of the hour: Venkaiah Naidu Jul 3, 1:58 pm
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Asserting that a slum-free plan of action is the need of the hour, Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing and Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said urban governance and housing for all are a challenge, and states and union territories need to work together to achieve this goal.
New Delhi, July 3 (ANI): Union Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for a radical shift in approaches to urban planning, development and management to effectively meet the growing challenges of urbanization being driven by liberalisation, privatisation and globalisation.
Government of India allocates additional 50 lakh tonnes of rice for BPL and APL families in States and UTs Jul 2, 8:59 pm
New Delhi, July 2 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved additional allocation for 50 lakh tonnes of rice for distribution to Below Poverty Line (BPL) families at BPL prices and Above Poverty Line (APL) price for the period July, 2014 to March, 2015 or till implementation of the National Food Security Act (NFSA) by the respective State/UT whichever is earlier.
Early life stress can leave lasting impacts on brain Jun 28, 9:23 am
Washington, June 28 (ANI): Researchers have said that for kids, a little bit provides a platform for learning, adapting and coping, however, a lot of it - chronic, toxic stress like poverty, neglect and physical abuse - can have lasting negative impacts.
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