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Strong Political Will Can Help SAARC To Remove Poverty, Achieve Growth In The Region

Amidst the challenges, SDF has completed six projects, with six more in the pipeline in the SAARC countries amidst a host of complex issues

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Need To Tighten Few bolts

We have experimented with inefficient age-old systems for years. It is now time for bold moves

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You May Lose Your Job; Unemployment Is Here To Stay. Read why

Thirty-six per cent people say unemployment is their biggest worry, followed by 34 percent whose biggest worry is financial/political corruption

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SDG Goal 1 On Poverty: Challenges For India

Seventeen Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and 169 targets were announced in 2015 at the UN summit. They indicate the scale and ambition of this new universal Agenda

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Budget 2017 | Government Aims To Bring 1 Crore Households Out Of Poverty By 2019

Giving a major thrust to rural India in the Union Budget, the government on Wednesday announced bringing one crore households out of poverty and making 50,000 gram panchayats poverty free by 2019, besides allocating highest ever funds to rural job scheme MGNRGEA

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Will Poverty Be History In 2035?

Most of the people living in terrible deprivation live in countries with chronically weak economies or they belong to very vulnerable and marginalised communities

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Malnutrition To Be Serious Challenge In Controlling NCDs In South Asia

Poor diets now pose a greater risk to health than unsafe sex, alcohol, drug and tobacco use combined and if there are no changes introduced in the current food system, there will still be 188 million calorie deficient people in South Asia in 2030

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Big Development Plans Could Make More Indians Homeless, Fuel Tension

About 65 million people were displaced in India by dams, highways, mines, power plants and airports between 1950 and 2005

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Urbanisation Can Mitigate Poverty, Says PM Narendra Modi At Smart City Launch

Making a strong pitch to consider urbanisation as an opportunity to mitigate poverty and not as a problem, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said cities have to be strengthened through comprehensive and inter-connected approach combined with increased public participation

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World Bank Says Russia Crisis To Send Poverty To Highest In Decade

The number of poor people in Russia will rise to more than 20 million out of a population of over 140 million, the World Bank said, the largest increase in poverty since the 1998-99 crisis

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Half Full, Half Empty: 10 Years Of NREGA

India Human Development Survey attributes 38% and 28% of reduction in poverty in employed dalit and adivasi (tribal) homes, respectively, to NREGA alone

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Sustaining Development

Enlightened self-interest requires that the private sector must no longer shirk its responsibility with regard to the community or to the environment which sustains them

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India Up 5 Spots, Ranks 130th In Human Development Index: UNDP

India continued to rank low in the Human Development Index (HDI), but climbed five notches to the 130th rank in the latest UNDP report on account of rise in life expectancy and per capita income

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Climate Change Can Push 45 Million Indians Into Poverty

In the absence of climate change, the World Bank report sees 189 million Indians living in poverty by 2030. Climate change could push that number to as high as 234 million

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