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Fewer people living below poverty line, inequality lingers, says World Bank

Liberia Poverty Rate Stands At 54 Percent - World Bank Report

By Monrovia — The World Bank has announced that about 54 percent of the population of Liberia is living below the poverty line. This means they live on less than $US2.00 a day. Making the disclosure at the celebration of "End Poverty Day" on ..., 4 days ago
Poverty: No Way Out Al Jazeera, 1 week ago

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Our 'national shame': 730,000 kids in poverty, getting poorer

The number of Australian children living in poverty is rising, with more than 730,000 children now below the breadline in what has been described as a "national shame" and a dismal reflection on the country's politicians. Major new research shows ...
 Melbourne Age1 week ago ACOSS Report: 'Disturbing' data reveals 730,000 Australian children living below poverty line  ABC Online1 week ago 'National shame': Child poverty is on the rise in Australia  Countryman1 week ago Our national shame: 730,000 children live in poverty  The New Daily1 week ago

Linking BPL ration card with Aadhaar made mandatory

Linking below the poverty line (BPL) ration cards with Aadhaar has been made mandatory for obtaining monthly rations under the public distribution system in urban areas of the State. All BPL card holders have been told to link their cards with Aadhaar by ...
 The Hindu1 month ago GPs to issue ration cards  The Hindu2 months ago Government to act tough against bogus ration card creators  Deccan Herald2 days ago CPM protests against privatisation of government hospital in Udupi  Deccan Herald6 days ago
The Telegraph

Not many takers in state for free LPG connections for poor

The Centre's flagship scheme to distribute free liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) connections to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) families, has received a lacklustre response in the state. In the last one month, only about 50,000 BPL households have submitted ...
 Deccan Herald1 month ago LPG sop for 6.6 lakh poor families  The Telegraph2 months ago

Centre issues ultimatum to Kerala, Tamil Nadu for implementing Food Security Act

The National Food Security Act aims to abolish the above poverty line (APL) and below poverty line (BPL) criteria and uniformly provides 5 kg of wheat or rice to all beneficiaries every month at subsidised rate.
 DNA1 month ago Kerala Families Fear Subsidy Cuts As Centre Presses For Food Security Act  NDTV1 day ago Kerala, TN face ultimatum from Centre to implement NFSA  Mathrubhumi1 month ago Campaigns on food act  The Telegraph1 month ago

Eurostat finds 29% of Lithuanian residents at poverty risk line in 2015

Some 29.3% of the Lithuanian population were at risk of poverty or social exclusion in 2015, which is the one of the highers numbers in Europe, figures from the EU statistical office Eurostat showed on Monday. The number declined by 1 ppt from 2008, ...
 The Baltic Course6 days ago 43 million Americans lived below poverty line in 2015: Census  Business Standard1 month ago
The Telegraph

NGO push for greener Imphal

An Imphal-based NGO today distributed bicycles to beneficiaries from families living below poverty line in an attempt to promote their use not only to conserve fuel but also control air pollution in the state. Self Employment Voluntary Association (SEVA) ...
 The Telegraph1 month ago

PDS order on coupon system opposed

Scores of Below Poverty Line (BPL) cardholders from different localities staged a demonstration here on Monday protesting against series of confusing circulars pertaining to Public Distribution System (PDS). Led by the office bearers of BJPs Minority Morcha, ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Unable to bear expenses, Tripura tribal couple sell daughter for Rs 650

Representational Image The family belongs to Below Poverty Line category and was unable to bear the expenses of the infant. Agartala: In what highlights the sorry state of affairs in the backward areas of Tripura, a tribal couple in remote Dhalai district ...
 Asian Age4 weeks ago

50 BPL students presented books

GUWAHATI, Sept 3 - Fifty brilliant students coming from below poverty line (BPL) and socially backward families of Khetri area were presented with books and educational implements at a function held at Khetri High School under the auspices of North East ...
 The Assam Tribune1 month ago
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