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Oct 16, 2018
World Food Day Quiz: Do you know what issues affect food production and consumption globally?World Food Day is observed to commemorate the anniversary of the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) of the United Nations in 1945.
Sep 14, 2018
Alcoholism, diseases, poverty define everyday struggles of Chennai's pavement dwellers as govt refuses to count them as homelessPeople living on the footpaths of Chennai belong to a different category called ‘pavement-dwellers’ and there are no benefits or schemes meant for them
Jul 30, 2018
Niti Aayog boss Amitabh Kant says inter-state development disparities holding India back; this is what he meansThe rate of development varies widely across states in India, building a picture of an unequal nation
Jun 27, 2018
World Bank reports drop in number of people living in extreme poverty in India, but worldwide figures give cause for concernAs per the 'Future Development' blog on poverty, India is home to the second largest population of extreme poor, behind only Nigeria & just ahead of Congo.
Jun 26, 2018
Narendra Modi to inaugurate third AIIB annual meet in Mumbai today: All you need to know about China-led bankMonsoon rains notwithstanding, the two-day meet will host policy makers, ministers, participants from partner institutions, the private sector and civil society.
Jun 25, 2018
Chhattisgarh battles high poverty levels as creation of state 'for tribals' does little to benefit communityChhattisgarh is showing record poverty levels among the tribals who make up one-third of the state’s population, although the state was created for tribals.
Jun 15, 2018
Assam lynching reflects state's evolving reality, one where marginalisation and poverty can trigger senseless violenceThe recent lynching of two young Assamese men exposes a terrible trait Assam possesses – its deep-set ethnic, linguistic and religious divide.
Jun 04, 2018
Indians least likely to break out of education, income bracket they're born into, says World Bank reportIndians are more constrained by the circumstances they are born into than five other large developing countries: Brazil, China, Egypt, Indonesia & Nigeria.
May 07, 2018
Ranveer Singh says family had to save money for US vacations; Twitter reacts with #YoRanveerSoPoor jokesIn an interview, Ranveer detailed how his family didn't have much money when he was growing up, and lamented that they could only go to Indonesia, Singapore, Italy, but mostly the US.
Apr 17, 2018
Beyond the Clouds director Majid Majidi recalls being fascinated by Satyajit Ray: 'Always wanted to make a film in India'Majid Majidi has always been fascinated with Satyajit Ray's cinematic outlook and how his heroes come from everyday life.