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For several decades Jamaicans living below the poverty line have been forced to survive in an environment that offers little or no hope Jamaica Observer, 1 day ago
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Jagran Post

Controversy over new poverty line estimates

The new poverty line recommended by the C Rangarajan Committee on Monday triggered a fresh wave of criticism as the issue echoed inside and outside Parliament, with Union Minister for Water Resources Uma Bharti dubbing it "misleading". The Rangarajan ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago Rangarajan justifies poverty estimates, says numbers meet global norms  Jagran Post2 months ago Trade liberalisation promotes growth  Sunday Observer2 hours ago New poverty line higher than Tendulkar committee's: Rangarajan  Sify2 months ago

Food plan unearths bogus ration cards

The enrolment of beneficiaries under the Right to Food Act has brought to the fore lakhs of cases of Above Poverty Line (APL) ration cardholders who never came forward to register for the Food Security Programme proving that many of them may be bogus.
 Times of India4 days ago Bogus cards used to avail PDS benefits  Asian Age1 month ago
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Hygienic latrines on offer to rural poor

HA NOI (VNS) — About 17,000 families living below or near the poverty line from 60 communes in four provinces, Thai Nguyen, Bac Giang, Binh Dinh and Ben Tre will be helped to build hygienic latrines under a project aimed at fighting disease ...
 Viet Nam News1 day ago BPL families in ration card fix  The Telegraph1 week ago Health cover for all BPL families  Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Minorities Under BPL Category  PIB1 month ago
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ADB says poverty line should be raised

Extreme poverty has traditionally been defined as living below $1.25 per day. But a new report by the Asian Development Bank says this measurement is no longer adequate. The ADB report says economic vulnerability resulting from natural disasters, ...
 CNTV3 days ago WB reviewing poverty line  Bangladesh Daily Star5 days ago Half Of India Was Below Poverty Line In 2010: ADB  Silicon India1 week ago

Number of poor set to fall as World Bank revises poverty yardstick

With the World Bank set to revise the Purchasing Power Parity PPP index and redraw the global poverty line the number of poor in India is set to fall from the 200405 estimate of over 400 million to as low as 100 million according to government sources ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago WB raises credit line to India, lauds Gujarat model  Deccan Herald1 month ago Even Rangarajan couldnt bring Indias poor to BRICS standard  Hindustan Times2 months ago World Bank mission and jobs time-bomb:Did government comprehend the urgency?  IPP Media11 hours ago
Business Standard

Dena Bank to open 100,000 new accounts in Gujarat by Aug 28

The accounts will be opened with zero balance for all category of people including those coming under below poverty line BS Reporter | Ahmedabad August 21, 2014 Last Updated at 20:56 IST Public sector bank Dena Bank plans to open 100,000 new saving accounts ...
 Business Standard4 weeks ago Jan Dhan Yojana: Banks open accounts for everyone  Deccan Herald1 week ago BJP hails Jan-Dhan Yojana, says bank accounts now for everybody  Sify3 weeks ago
Times of India

Uttarakhand to implement its own food security scheme

Every below poverty line (BPL) family will get 35kgs of foodgrains whereas others will get 15 kgs of foodgrains at subsidized rates per month under the scheme.
 Times of India1 month ago

Nobody in Goa Is Below Poverty Line, Claims State Minister

The Israeli army demands that even after a ceasefire comes into force, it will complete the... Unmasked When inequality reaches extreme and destructive levels, most governments seek not to confront... It's All Hamas' Fault, Right Israel? I'm no fan of Hamas, ...
 Outlook1 month ago Nobody in Goa is below the poverty line, says state minister  Zee News1 month ago Minister Flanagan meets UNICEF Youth Ambassadors  Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs2 days ago Meet legislators twice a week: CM to ministers  Deccan Herald2 months ago

Poverty line redrawn 3 in 10 Indians are poor report

Nearly one in three Indians was poor in 2011-12, according to a new report that was commissioned following widespread criticism two years ago that the government grossly underestimated the number of poor in the country by choosing an unrealistic poverty line ...
 Hindustan Times2 months ago 15 Indian states with highest poverty rates  Rediff.com2 months ago Modi launches project to provide bank accounts to all  Sify3 weeks ago India could stall WTO trade reforms, US says business cannot go usual after this  DNA1 month ago
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