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No polio, hunger-free Africa: Gates Foundation says lives of poor will improve in the next 15 yrs

Jan 22, 2015

No polio, hunger-free Africa: Gates Foundation says lives of poor will improve in the next 15 yrs

The $42 billion Gates Foundation says the lives of poor people around the world will improve more over the next 15 years "than at any time in history." #United Nations #Poverty #Africa #Bill Gates #World Health Organisation #polio #Gates Foundation
The problem in Pune: Sorry Indians, it's we who hate the poor, not McDonald's

Jan 19, 2015

The problem in Pune: Sorry Indians, it's we who hate the poor, not McDonald's

McDonalds is facing a PR crisis of sorts in India. The story of the street kid being thrown is no doubt bad, but the general hypocrisy in this whole tale is hard to miss. #McDonald's #ToTheContrary #Poverty #McDonalds India #street kid
'We love you': Pope Francis draws a record crowd of 6 million in Manila

Jan 19, 2015

'We love you': Pope Francis draws a record crowd of 6 million in Manila

Pope Francis flew out of this Catholic bastion in Asia on Monday after a weeklong trip that included a visit to Sri Lanka and drew what Filipino officials says was a record crowd of 6 million faithful in a Manila park where he celebrated Mass. #World #Religion #Sri Lanka #Manila #NewsTracker #Poverty #God #Philippines #Pope Francis #Paris attack
Money for poor being spent on Saifai Mahotsav, alleges Mayawati

Jan 03, 2015

Money for poor being spent on Saifai Mahotsav, alleges Mayawati

Charging the Akhilesh Yadav government with "insensitivity", BSP supremo Mayawti on Saturdaysaid crores of rupees were being diverted for "Saifai Mahotsav" even as several lives were lost due to cold in Uttar Pradesh. #Uttar Pradesh #Mayawati #Poverty #Samajwadi Party #TheySaidIt #BSP #Akhilesh Yadav #poor #Saifai Mahotsav
Sorry, I had to feed my kids: Thief writes moving letter to bank after failed robbery attempt

Dec 23, 2014

Sorry, I had to feed my kids: Thief writes moving letter to bank after failed robbery attempt

A thief, whose attempt to steal money from a Canara Bank branch in Noida on Sunday night was unsuccessful, wrote a moving letter to the bank. #Life #Letter #Noida #Poverty #bank #BeatThis #Canara Bank #Crime #Bank robbery #thief

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Bill Gates is wrong, the rich-poor divide is only getting wider

Feb 03, 2014

Bill Gates is wrong, the rich-poor divide is only getting wider

The former Microsoft bosss faith in the system that gave him all the money he now spends to fight inequality is perhaps instinctive. But there is ample evidence now that inequality is inbuilt in the capitalist system. #Economy #ToTheContrary #Poverty #Bill Gates #poor
Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

Nov 26, 2012

Why the UPAs cash transfer scheme will boost poverty

The government in election mode is hurrying what it believes are popular reforms. But by offering to transfer cash to 10 crore families while withdrawing subsidies that support double that population, the UPA may end up scoring a self-goal. #HowThisWorks #UPA #Poverty #Aadhaar #Cash transfers
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