Poverty(Search results - 49)
IndiaJun 3, 2021, 1:34 PM IST
NITI Aayog’s Sustainable Development Goals index: Kerala retains top position
Government think-tank Niti Aayog on Thursday launched the third edition of the index of India’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) such as eradication of poverty and inequality
IndiaOct 25, 2020, 4:46 PM IST
Ending ‘period poverty’: How an Ahmedabad girl is putting efforts to create awareness on menstrual hygiene
Vruti Patel quit her profession of a corporate lawyer to start awareness about menstrual hygiene in rural areas
IndiaSep 3, 2020, 1:31 PM IST
47 million more girls, women to be in extreme poverty by 2021 due to COVID: UN
The COVID-19 pandemic will disproportionately affect women and push 47 million more women and girls into extreme poverty by 2021, reversing decades of progress to lift this demographic above the poverty line, according to new data released by the UN
ViewsJan 17, 2020, 2:10 PM IST
Poverty, radicalisation not connected: Gen Rawat makes bold statement for good reason
Chief of Defence Staff, General Bipin Rawat’s statement of having de-radicalisation camps has garnered a lot of attention. Though a section of media chose to criticise Gen Rawat, we take a look at the need to make such strong efforts to curb terrorism
ViewsNov 19, 2019, 1:22 PM IST
JNU: Learning change management and how not to fall into the extreme Left trap
Protests in JNU continue even though the administration decided to partially roll back the hostel fee hike only for students below the poverty line category and removed the provisions for the curfew timing and also the dress code
IndiaOct 22, 2019, 5:21 PM IST
PM Modi’s way of thinking about India is quite unique: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee
Nobel prize winner Abhishek Banerjee met PM Modi today for the first time after winning the award
IndiaOct 17, 2019, 5:15 PM IST
Why This Padma Shri Recipient Deserved An Abhijit Banerjee Kind Of Applause
On October 14, a tsunami of congratulatory messages poured in for Nobel Economics Prize winner Abhijit Banerjee, leaving us to wonder if India erupted with similar enthusiasm when Madurai's Iron Lady received the Padma Shri earlier this year for reducing poverty in Tamil Nadu villages?
PoliticsOct 17, 2019, 3:38 PM IST
World Bank Praises India's Battle With Poverty
The World Bank has said that India has reduced its poverty rate by half since 1990 and has achieved a growth rate of over seven percent in the last 15 years. Prior to the meeting with the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank underlined India's role in global development. It said that India has played an effective role in reducing extreme poverty and has made strong improvements in human development. Watch The Video For More Details.
IndiaAug 30, 2019, 6:15 PM IST
Poverty-stricken woman, sons take shelter in trains; Gram Panchayat comes to rescue
After Ranu Mondal took the internet by storm, social media helped three members of a family who had no roof above their head. Here’s the heart wrenching story of a woman and two children who took shelter in railway platforms and trains.
IndiaAug 27, 2019, 8:56 AM IST
ISRO chief K Sivan defends India’s space programmes, says country doing well economically
K Sivan, chief of ISRO has responded to queries regarding India’s space programme battling poverty. He said that the country has plenty of opportunities but people are of the opinion that India is poor
PoliticsJul 25, 2019, 9:17 PM IST
Deep Dive with Abhinav Khare: India's fight against poverty; a long way to go still
From 2006 to 2016, India has lifted 271 million people out of poverty thus becoming the fastest country to do that. Despite the success of our policies and programs in reducing poverty, there is no reason to celebrate yet. Abhinav Khare deep dives into the reasons why we should put our celebrations on hold and concentrate more on the welfare of our society and our people.
WorldJun 12, 2019, 10:47 AM IST
‘Children shouldn’t work in fields, but on dreams’
The International Labour Organisation (ILO) believes that the elimination of societal evils and reducing poverty can contribute largely to solving the problem from a grass root level.
IndiaJun 11, 2019, 12:01 AM IST
PM Modi bucks up top babus, tells them to fulfill people’s hopes in five years
Poverty, water, ‘Ease of Living’ top agenda. PM gives credit to bureaucrats for their work that led to pro-incumbency.
IndiaJun 7, 2019, 2:07 PM IST
Moved by appalling condition of people in Pakistan's Sindh, this Indian man installs 62 hand pumps
Joginder Singh Salaria extended help after learning about the ill water supply of the area through social media, setting up nearly 60 water pumps in Tharparkar district with the help of local social workers
IndiaMay 24, 2019, 5:52 PM IST
Chennai: Women attempts suicide after poisoning children
A poverty-stricken mother killed her two children, aged 2 and 4, by mixing poison in their food, and attempted suicide later.