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Poorest of poor in Indian villages survive on Rs 17 a day: Survey

Jun 20, 2013

Poorest of poor in Indian villages survive on Rs 17 a day: Survey

According to the data, which relates to 2011-12 (July-June), five per cent population on the bottom rung had an average monthly per capita expenditure (MCPE) of Rs 521.44 in rural areas and Rs 700.50 in urban areas. #India #Poverty #National Sample Survey Office #urban poor #Rural poor
Poll doles pouring: Now a makaan plan from Maken

Dec 19, 2012

Poll doles pouring: Now a makaan plan from Maken

Taking cues from its Ghar Nu Ghar affordable housing scheme for women in Gujarat that saw nearly 28 lakh women sign up, is now cashing in on the need for affordable housing in the run-up to the general elections in 2014. #HowThisWorks #Low-Cost Housing #Ajay Maken #Housing #urban poor

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Poll doles pouring: Now a makaan plan from Maken

Sep 15, 2014

Kent State University blasts red-stained sweatshirt sold by Urban Outfitters

A distressed red-stained Kent State University sweatshirt being sold by Urban Outfitters is “beyond poor taste and trivializes a loss of life,” school officials said Monday in response to the shocking item... #Urban Outfitters, Inc. #Kent State University
Poll doles pouring: Now a makaan plan from Maken

Sep 03, 2014

It's good to talk: China opens up to psychotherapy

Nearly 60 years after psychology was banned under Mao, interest in the western 'talking cure' is gaining ground The first year of college was punishingly lonely for the young medical student. Brought up in a poor village, he had little in common with... #Urban Outfitters, Inc. #Kent State University
Poll doles pouring: Now a makaan plan from Maken

Aug 27, 2014

Buses are the future of urban transport. No, really

Why do many urbanists think the lowly bus emblem of all that is slow, stigmatised and wasteful is the key to city transit ... and that Latin America is the only place doing it right? Buses! Buses! Buses! Buses! thundered the tall man, rapping the caf... #Latin America #Rio de Janeiro #Colombia #Ecuador #Brazil