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New Delhi [India], October 16 (ANI): Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman participated in the 102nd meeting of the World Bank Development Committee Plenary through video conferencing on Friday and said the hard-fought gains in reducing the level of poverty, achieved over a number of years, a
Updated : 4 days, 21 hours ago IST
Ashok Nagar (Madhya Pradesh) [India], October 15 (ANI): A First Information Report (FIR) has been registered against Congress leader Dinesh Gurjar for allegedly calling Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan 'bhukhe-nange' (poverty-stricken).
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Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], October 14 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers on Tuesday launched the #MainBhiShivraj (I am Shivraj too) campaign in protest against Congress leader Dinesh Gurjar who had alleged that BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan comes from a "poverty-stricken fa
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Rajouri (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], October 12 (ANI): The construction of over 1,900 new pukka houses is underway for families below the poverty line in the far-flung hilly areas of Dharsakri village in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district. The houses are built under the Pradhan Mantri Awas
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) [India], October 12 (ANI): While former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath is a highly successful industrialist, the current CM and BJP leader Shivraj Singh Chouhan comes from a "poverty-stricken family" (bhooka nanga) and has amassed huge wealth by ripping off
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Washington DC [USA], Oct 8 (ANI): India's economy, the largest in south Asia, is expected to contract by 9.6 per cent in the current fiscal year (2020-21) because of Covid-19 pandemic, the World Bank said on Thursday.
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Washington [US], October 7 (ANI/Sputnik): More than 150 million people may fall into extreme poverty throughout the world by 2021 as a result of the economic contraction caused by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the World Bank said in a report on Wednesday.
Updated : 2 weeks ago IST
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], October 5 (ANI/NewsVoir): Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) is one of the hardest forms of malnutrition in children. There is increasing concern that COVID-19 will lead to an economic downturn and that current poverty will lead to a worsening of the country's maln
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New Delhi [India] September 30 (ANI/NewsVoir): Today, Australia-based social enterprise Thankyou announced an invitation to P&G and Unilever - two of the world's largest and most influential consumer goods companies - to make and distribute Thankyou products globally to help end extre
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New Delhi [India], September 16 (ANI): With a lot being said on the use of drugs in the film industry, actor Pooja Bhatt on Wednesday spoke about the substance addiction that the lower sections of the society go through to overcome their pain triggered by poverty.
Updated : 3 months ago IST
New York [USA], July 17 (ANI): India recorded the world's largest reduction in multidimensional poverty between 2005-2006 and 2015-2016, according to the latest UN report.
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], July 17 (ANI): BSP chief Mayawati on Friday stressed upon the plight of migrants during the coronavirus times and said they are reeling under poverty due to rampant unemployment in the state.