Poverty(Search results - 33)
Entertainment21, Nov 2020, 4:14 PM
Shah Rukh Khan to Akshay Kumar to Rajnikanth: 7 actors who rose from poverty to fame
Let's take a look at a few actors from the film industry who worked extremely hard to reach where they are now, read on.
India7, Oct 2020, 3:52 PM
Coronavirus: Mumbai’s Dharavi earns praise from World Bank for efforts to arrest COVID-19 spread
The Washington-based global lender, in its biennial Poverty and Shared Prosperity report, said that in the space of three months, by July 2020, reported cases in the area had been cut to 20% of their peak in May.
India24, Sep 2020, 12:55 PM
West Bengal: Terrorist activity performed under the name of madrasa teaching in Murshidabad
With funds from different states, Madrasa Shishu Shiksha Kendra was set up in Murshidabad. However, this Madrasa was used for illegal activities in the state. Taking advantage of the helplessness and poverty of the villagers, the Al Qaeda operators have done many crimes in Murshidabad. Many villagers were brainwashed and forced to become militants.
WORLD3, Sep 2020, 11:48 AM
Coronavirus pandemic will push 47 more million women, girls into extreme poverty by 2021: UN
The study noted with concern that women are bearing the brunt of the COVID-19 crisis as they are more likely to lose their source of income and less likely to be covered by social protection measures
Crime31, Jul 2020, 12:22 PM
Child trafficking: 4 women try to sell baby for Rs 1.5 lakh in Karnataka CM’s constituency
Taking advantage of poverty and a woman's unstable mental condition, a group of four women attempted to sell her 15-day-old baby
Entertainment13, Jul 2020, 2:17 PM
Jaaved Jaaferi remembers father Jagdeep's struggle for survival and combat with poverty
Jaaved Jaaferi took to Twitter and said his father Jagdeep taught them never to value life by material possessions
WORLD6, Jun 2020, 11:39 AM
This country to give free sanitary pads to schoolgirls to end 'period poverty'
'By making them freely available, we support these young people to continue learning at school,' said New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern. The country will provide free sanitary pads to schoolgirls
WORLD3, May 2020, 1:17 PM
Mother boils stones for hungry children amid poverty and unending lockdown in Kenya
A mother boiling stones for hungry children portrayed the grim reality of COVID-19 pandemic as her eight children hoped for some food.
India18, Apr 2020, 7:56 PM
Karnataka minister spends Rs 7 crore to help 65,000 poor families, makes mockery of lockdown rules
'Aharananda' is a scheme introduced to offer Rs 1000 worth essential kit to 65,000 people who are below the line poverty card holders. Karnataka minister Anand Singh defeated the very purpose of lockdown put forth by Indian PM Modi with this programme in Hospet as people thronged the venue and failed to follow social distancing norms. It is said that Anand Singh spent Rs 7 crore for this programme.
India27, Mar 2020, 2:31 PM
Poverty-stricken remain starved, parched in Amritsar post coronavirus lockdown
Here’s a ground report from the slums of Amritsar where people have no access to food and water, thanks to this coronavirus lockdown.
India8, Mar 2020, 10:23 AM
Women's Day: Fighting poverty, these ladies have set the wheels in motion for a better life
As empowering women does not limit only to tailoring and other small skills, 70 women have turned gutsy to battle all odds and get trained in driving the car. Few are now driving cabs, steering people through the streets of Bengaluru. We salute these women, who have fought the odds to pave the way forward and overturn the wheels of fortune.
Business21, Nov 2019, 4:47 PM
Alibaba Group, Asian Development Bank establish strategic partnership for rural vitalisation in China
Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Alibaba Group have signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in support of rural vitalisation in China by promoting development of internet-plus economy to help modernise the agriculture sector with the aim of helping eliminate extreme poverty.
India18, Nov 2019, 11:43 AM
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates lauds India’s Aadhaar initiative
Microsoft co-founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates heaped praises on India’s Aadhaar initiative. He said that the country has the potential for very rapid economic growth over the next decade which will lift people out of poverty and allow the government to invest in health and education priorities in an 'exciting way'.
India3, Nov 2019, 4:41 PM
Finance minister ‘pays’ Rs 50 lakh late fee in Hyderabad
Scheduled to participate in a loan distribution programme, under the Mission for Elimination of Poverty in Municipal Areas (MEPMA) initiative at 11.30 am, Telangana finance minister Harish Rao arrived at the venue only at 3.30 pm.