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High growth necessary for poverty alleviation: Arun Jaitley

Govt offered insurance at very affordable premium as part of the social security system through the PMJDY account.

15 Nov 2018 4:27 PM

India a free society, successfully lifting millions out of poverty: Trump at UNGA

Trump said dreams that fill UNGA hall are as diverse as people who have stood at this podium and as varied as countries represented in UN.

26 Sep 2018 9:06 AM

Social media users slam expensive taped sneakers for glorifying poverty

The sneakers, that appear to be worn out, are available online on the brand's website and also on American retail chain Nordstrom.

20 Sep 2018 8:33 PM

Photos on hunger in India posted on World Press Photo's Instagram page sparks outrage

Images by Alessio Mamo show series of poor people standing in front of table with food on it, with their hands covering their faces.

24 Jul 2018 8:30 PM

Banksy's subversive art draws tourists and locals in Paris

The satirical images, tackling issues such as migration and poverty, began popping up late last month.

09 Jul 2018 8:21 PM

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Jordan charity gathers hotel leftovers to feed poor

Volunteers work all year round to collect unwanted food from large wedding parties, bakeries and restaurants.

13 Jun 2018 9:38 AM

1.2 billion children threatened by war, poverty, discrimination: study

More than 575 million girls live in countries "where gender bias is a serious issue".

31 May 2018 5:21 PM

Investment in NCD control leads to improvement in health, economy: WHO

If all countries use these interventions, the world would move significantly closer to reduce premature death by one-third by 2030.

17 May 2018 4:20 PM

WHO stresses on prioritising universal health coverage

Some 65 million are pushed into extreme poverty, mainly due to paying out-of-pocket for medicines.

05 Apr 2018 3:08 PM

Going broke midlife tied to increased risk of premature death

Compared with those who maintained level of wealth, participants who experienced negative wealth shock were 50 per cent more likely to die.

04 Apr 2018 11:03 AM

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Afghan mum cradling baby during university exam goes viral

Ahmadi appears a little bemused by the attention triggered by the photo of her cradling baby Khizran during the exam last month.

26 Mar 2018 11:07 AM

Indian rural women often late in seeking breast cancer care

It's urgent to have a national breast cancer program in India, while at the local level, awareness needs to be raised about breast cancer.

23 Mar 2018 1:32 PM

How the youth, farmers, women are becoming self-reliant in Jharkhand

The efforts are being made in many directions by the government to generate maximum potential for self-employment.

16 Mar 2018 2:23 AM

Survival of patients with anal cancer depends on socioeconomic status

Advances in SCCA treatment have boosted survival and cure rates, but benefits are uneven among patients of disparate socioeconomic status.

12 Mar 2018 6:46 PM

Child marriages decline in India: UNICEF

When a girl is forced to marry as a child, she faces immediate and lifelong consequences.

06 Mar 2018 4:43 PM

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Sexual crimes in neighbourhood may harm women's mental health

Feelings about the frequency of rape or other forms of sexual assault in a neighbourhood are significantly tied to women's.

15 Jan 2018 6:40 PM

Half of world's people can't get basic health services: WHO

Some 800 million people worldwide spend at least 10 percent of their household income on healthcare.

14 Dec 2017 12:03 PM

Ram Rajya means home for all, no poverty, discrimination: Adityanath

Adityanath hit out at critics claiming that there were some who opposed and questioned his actions regardless of what he did.

18 Oct 2017 8:37 PM

Bridging the gender gap

Empowering women has been held up as an answer to myriad global problems, starting with poverty.

28 Sep 2017 7:22 AM

Govt should focus more on reducing poverty: Panagariya

He says there can be potentially serious conflict between poverty reduction and reduction in inequality.

28 Aug 2017 3:12 PM

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