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Salvation Army says millions of Australians are now living in poverty
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One in five U.S. schoolchildren are living below federal pover...

More than one out of every five school-age children in the U.S. were living below the federal poverty line in 2013, according to new federal statistics released Thursday. That amounted to 10.9 million children — or 21 percent of the total — a ... Washington Post, 2 hours ago
OPINION: Extreme poverty is such a disgrace Jewish News UK, 12 hours ago
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APL card holders should register for PDS

Above Poverty Line (APL) card holders, who wish to avail foodgrains under the public distribution system (PDS), need to register along with the EPIC numbers of all adult members of the family listed in the ration card. The Food and Civil Supplies department ...
 Deccan Herald1 day ago
Times of India

AIIMS plans a 20-30% fee hike

AIIMS spokesperson Dr Amit Gupta said the package rates are meant only for patients who do not fall in Below Poverty Line category.
 Times of India2 days ago AIIMS proposes 20-30% fee hike  Times of India3 days ago

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 Express1 week ago Average income in 11 districts above national poverty line  Sri Lanka Island1 week ago Below the belt Heres the lowdown on Indias poverty line  Hindustan Times3 weeks 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 Telegraph2 weeks ago Gujarat government to provide LPG connections to BPL families  Business Standard3 weeks ago Storm aid for Godda villagers  The Telegraph1 month ago Accurate BPL survey  The Telegraph2 months 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 Telegraph2 weeks ago
Hindustan Times

Modi govt wants to scrap UPAera poverty line move to Aadhaar matrix

The Narendra Modi government is set to scrap the UPAera system of plotting a poverty line to separate the haves from the havenots replacing it with an Aadhaarbased mechanism of measurable deprivation indicators to design flexible welfare schemes for the poor ...
 Hindustan Times3 weeks ago

Maharashtra: Congress sought cow slaughter ban, we accepted it, says Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar

Admitting that 1.77 crore beneficiaries above poverty line (APL) are not getting foodgrains at concessional prices under the food security act for the last few months, Mungantiwar said it was because there was shortage of food grains with the state.
 DNA2 months 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

Poverty estimates in different states of India

The poverty line is defined as the minimum money required for maintaining a per capita caloric intake of in an urban and rural area. There are two ways to measure poverty--relative and absolute. Poverty estimates in advanced economies are based on the ...
 Economic Times2 months ago
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