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Global warming could undermine fight against poverty: World Bank

Nov 24, 2014

Global warming could undermine fight against poverty: World Bank

Climate change could undermine efforts to defeat extreme poverty around the globe, the World Bank has warned. #World Bank #climate change #NewsTracker #Poverty #Global warming #World Bank report
Copy cat Modi? Mulayam says he adopted villages, constructed toilets first

Nov 23, 2014

Copy cat Modi? Mulayam says he adopted villages, constructed toilets first

"He (Modi) is talking about adopting villages. I have adopted villages in 1990. The Prime Minister is copying me. I have done all this. I have initiated construction of toilets in 1990," Mulayam said while addressing a function. #Politics #India #diplomacy #Poverty #Samajwadi Party #TheySaidIt #Mulayam Singh Yadav #Toilets #Villages
Gender inequality undermining India's progress: report

Nov 18, 2014

Gender inequality undermining India's progress: report

The Report on the Implementation of Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action says gender is the most pervasive form of inequality that operates in India across all classes, castes and communities, posing a big challenge despite the progressive education policy. #ThatsJustWrong #Poverty #Health care #Maneka Gandhi #Nutrition #Gender Inequality #education policy #Beijing Declaration
Venkaiah Naidu chalks out ten-point charter for effective governance

Nov 11, 2014

Venkaiah Naidu chalks out ten-point charter for effective governance

Seeking innovative ideas and new initiatives from bureaucrats, Union Minister Venkaiah Naiduon Tuesday chalked out a ten-point charter for them for enabling effective governance. #NewsTracker #Venkaiah Naidu #Good Governance #10 point charter #Urban Development and Housing Ministry #Urban Poverty Alleviation Ministry
Create more jobs in non-farm sector to address poverty: Mukherjee

Nov 03, 2014

Create more jobs in non-farm sector to address poverty: Mukherjee

Stating that job creation is the most potent tool for wiping out the curse of poverty, the president said there is a "freeze in fresh farm jobs" owing to over-employment and therefore more jobs needed to be created in non-farm sector. #Pranab Mukherjee #Poverty #ASSOCHAM #TheySaidIt #jobs #Corporate social responsibility #Non-farm sector

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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
Sen and Bhagwati Why quarrel when both are right?

Jul 29, 2013

Sen and Bhagwati Why quarrel when both are right?

Just like how both Monetarism and Keynesianism need to be used in harmony depending on circumstances, so should the Sen-Dreze and Bhagwati-Panagariya prescriptions be used together. #Economics #Amartya Sen #Poverty #FaceOff #Jagdish Bhagwati #Keynesian #Monetarism