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  • Childbearing Expenses Push 47% Of Women Into Poverty, Shows Study

    Childbearing Expenses Push 47% Of Women Into Poverty, Shows Study

    By Devanik Saha/ IndiaSpend.org Catastrophic maternal healthcare expenses push 46.6 per cent mothers in India into poverty — with the illiterate being especially susceptible — according to a December 2016 study by researchers from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) and Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT-R). The expenses include childbi...

  • Don't Let Poverty Kill Talent, Exhorts 'Super 30' Founder Anand Kumar

    Don't Let Poverty Kill Talent, Exhorts 'Super 30' Founder Anand Kumar

    Educational programme "Super 30" founder and mathematician Anand Kumar on Tuesday said that talented poor students should be given adequate financial support, so that they are not deprived of higher education due to poverty.

  • Pakistani Man Eats Leaves For 25 Years, Never Falls Ill: Report

    Pakistani Man Eats Leaves For 25 Years, Never Falls Ill: Report

    A man in Pakistan has been surviving on fresh leaves and wood for the last 25 years and has never fallen ill, according to news report.

  • Yogi Adityanath Scraps Samajwadi Pension Scheme, Orders Review

    Yogi Adityanath Scraps Samajwadi Pension Scheme, Orders Review

    The Uttar Pradesh government has scrapped the Samajwadi Pension Scheme of the previous Samajwadi Party government and ordered a detailed review of its beneficiaries.

  • A Beer Brewery Got Lalu And Sons Real Estate Worth Crores, Says BJP

    A Beer Brewery Got Lalu And Sons Real Estate Worth Crores, Says BJP

    Lalu Yadav, mainstay of Bihar politics, recently defended the business interests of his two sons, who are both ministers, challenging, "Should they die in poverty?" However, the smudges of questionable dealings are quickly ratcheting up, with new allegations today of the ministers illicitly acquiring - and then concealing - their ownership of multi...

  • 'My Sons Can't Die In Poverty': Lalu On Alleged 500-Crore Land Scam

    'My Sons Can't Die In Poverty': Lalu On Alleged 500-Crore Land Scam

    Lalu Yadav, who cannot hold public office because of corruption charges, on Sunday said that his sons who are both Bihar ministers and accused of graft, are right to "do business because I don't want them to die in poverty."

  • Childhood Stunting In India Reduces By Nearly 10% In Last Decade: Survey

    Childhood Stunting In India Reduces By Nearly 10% In Last Decade: Survey

    New Delhi: During Question Hour in the Lok Sabha last week, the Rural Development Minister Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar’s deputy Ram Kripal Yadav said the incidence of stunted growth among children below five years age has declined to 38.4 per cent in 2015-16. Malnutrition among children is mainly due to malnutrition among their mothers, ...

  • India Should Cut Corporate Tax, Go For Inheritance Levy: OECD

    India Should Cut Corporate Tax, Go For Inheritance Levy: OECD

    Observing that poverty is still high despite growing prosperity, the survey suggested that living conditions across the states could be improved by focusing on farm output.

  • Stringent Punishment For Child Labour: Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya

    Stringent Punishment For Child Labour: Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya

    The prime reason for child labour is poverty and illiteracy and government has made stringent laws and rules to ensure that the country is freed from the scourge, Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said today.

  • Union Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley's Budget Balm For Poor Skips Election Freebies

    Union Budget 2017: Arun Jaitley's Budget Balm For Poor Skips Election Freebies

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in his Union Budget 2017 pledged to hike government spending on the rural poor and cut taxes on Wednesday, seeking to ease the pain of the notes ban in what he called it a "budget for the poor". He promised to double the income of farmers in the next five years and also to bring 10 million households out of poverty by ...

  • How Rural India Is Fighting ‘Information Poverty’

    How Rural India Is Fighting ‘Information Poverty’

    Digital literacy in rural areas has made us see sights that we had only dreamt about. We have seen children in Rajasthan use Google images to travel to Agra to see the Taj Mahal. We have seen women in Bihar jumping over the boundary walls of their houses to escape the elder men’s glare when they go to take their digital literacy classes. We have ...

  • PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates Nobel Prize Exhibition

    PM Narendra Modi Inaugurates Nobel Prize Exhibition

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday urged the budding scientists to help raise the people from poverty by the use of science and technology.

  • Poor Can't Wait For Long, Need To Get Succour 'Here And Now': President Pranab Mukherjee

    Poor Can't Wait For Long, Need To Get Succour 'Here And Now': President Pranab Mukherjee

    He said while he appreciates the thrust on transition from entitlement approach to an entrepreneurial one for poverty alleviation, he was "not too sure that the poor can wait that long."

  • 1.5 Crore LPG Connections Issued To Below Poverty Line Households

    1.5 Crore LPG Connections Issued To Below Poverty Line Households

    A Woman member of BPL family identified through Socio-Economic Caste Census data is given a deposit free LPG connection with financial assistance of Rs 1,600 per connection.

  • Economic Prosperity Will Remove Backwardness, Poverty: President

    Economic Prosperity Will Remove Backwardness, Poverty: President

    "The success of our industrial sector depends on the efficient use of our resources. A happy and satisfied workforce is a key industrial development," the President said.

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