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Third of UK population living below poverty line

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For people living below poverty line, an ailment represents a permanent threat to their income earning capacity, because even minor ailments becoming more and more expensive. When the need to get the treatment arises, an eight-year-old Tayyaba ... Siasat Daily, 1 day ago
1 in 3 Brits have fallen below poverty line Investor Portfolio Service, 13 hours ago

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Defining a poverty line for India

In India, defining a poverty line has been a controversial issue, especially since mid-1970s when the first such poverty line was created by the erstwhile Planning Commission. It was based on minimum daily requirement of 2,400 and 2,100 calories for ...
 Financial Express19 hours ago Average income in 11 districts above national poverty line  Sri Lanka Island4 days ago Below the belt Heres the lowdown on Indias poverty line  Hindustan Times2 weeks ago

Mismatch in Telangana, Centre's BPL data

Hyderabad: There is a big mismatch in the Centre and TS government's figures regarding the number of below poverty line families in the state. This is because the income limit was raised by the TS government for issuing new food security cards ...
 Deccan Chronicle18 hours ago Government allocates 194.04 lakh tons of foodgrains for BPL familiesduring 2014-15  PIB2 months ago
The Telegraph

BPL tag for a luxe life

A man classified as living below poverty line (BPL) has at least six cars, owns flats in tony areas of capital Ranchi and gets married at a high-profile hotel amid guests ranging from businessmen to ministers. Ranjit Singh Kohli alias Rakibul Hassan, a mover ...
 The Telegraph1 week ago Gujarat government to provide LPG connections to BPL families  Business Standard2 weeks ago Storm aid for Godda villagers  The Telegraph1 month ago Government aid for BPL families to buy land  Asian Age1 month ago

Deposit waiver plan on LPG cylinders for BPL families yet to take off

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The scheme to provide deposit-free LPG cylinders to below the poverty line (BPL) cardholders who had no gas cylinders, and reduce kerosene dependency, has a hit a roadblock in Udupi district. There are ...
 The Hindu5 days ago

Free test to fight cervical cancer

Pap smear test will be free for women in below-poverty-line (BPL) groups across the state, health minister Ramchandra Chandravanshi announced today, underlining the link between poverty and women's negligence towards their health. A pap smear test detects ...
 The Telegraph1 week ago
Times of India

Micro finance institutions extend loan to the 'missing middle'

After lending money to the just below and the just above the poverty line segment, micro finance institutions are now targeting the 'micro finance plus' segment by giving slightly bigger loans.
 Times of India2 months ago

Demands in Lok Sabha for total abolition of child labour

Bhagwant Mann (AAP) wanted the Centre to ensure strict monitoring on the issue of cards to those who live Below Poverty Line. NEW DELHI: Total abolition of child labour, strict monitoring on the issue of BPL cards and doing away with the mandatory use of ...
 Economic Times2 months ago

Himachal gives rural women livelihood mission cover

Nearly 50,000 women from below poverty line in Himachal Pradesh have been covered under the National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) through 9,146 self help groups, an official said here on Monday.Till date, 6,345 self help groups have been linked, with the ...
 Prokerala2 weeks ago

Thousands of Holocaust Survivors Live in Desperate Poverty in NYC

About 30,000 Holocaust survivors living in New York City and three surrounding counties are at or below the poverty line, according to experts and advocacy groups. After enduring Nazi horrors, fleeing their homelands, and struggling tomake new ...
 Sputnik14 hours ago 30,000 Holocaust survivors are living in poverty in and around New York City  Fnews.com2 days ago Holocaust Survivors Live 'Close to Desperation'—in US  Newser1 day ago
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