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Poverty

The curious case of child labour, poverty and law in Nagaland

The curious case of child labo...

Henlly Phom Odyuo Dimapur, Oct. 22 (EMN): A construction site in Dimapur was abuzz with the monotonous movement of workers laboriously carrying cement, sand and...

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37% of Pakistan’s population hit by poverty after floods in 118 districts

37% of Pakistan’s popula...

Islamabad, Sep. 4 (IANS): The catastrophic floods in Pakistan have caused economic damages from $10 billion to $12.5 billion apart from the loss of lives...

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Over 33 lakh children in India malnourished, 17.7 lakh of them severely malnourished

Over 33 lakh children in India...

New Delhi, Nov. 7 (PTI): Over 33 lakh children in India are malnourished and more than half of them fall in the severely malnourished category...

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One in six children living in extreme poverty, figure set to rise during pandemic — UN

One in six children living in ...

United Nations, Oct. 21 (PTI): An estimated one in six children or 356 million globally were living in extreme poverty before the Covid-19 pandemic began,...

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India ranks 94 among 107 countries in Global Hunger Index; falls in ‘serious’ category

India ranks 94 among 107 count...

Eastern Mirror DeskDimapur, Oct. 17 (EMN): India has ranked 94th among 107 countries in the recently published Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2020. “India has made...

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Works worth INR 23K cr done under Garib Kalyan Yojana — PM

Works worth INR 23K cr done un...

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Saturday that the government had completed works worth INR 23,000 crore under the Pradhan...

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At 273 million people, India records largest reduction in number of people living in poverty — UN

At 273 million people, India r...

United Nations, July 17 (PTI): About 273 million Indians moved out of multidimensional poverty between 2005-6 and 2015-16, according to a UN report, which noted...

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Extreme poverty could rise to over one billion people globally due to Covid-19 crisis — Report

Extreme poverty could rise to ...

New York, June 12 (PTI): Global poverty could rise to over one billion people due to the Covid-19 pandemic and more than half of the...

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Family in Kashmir pushed to penury during lockdown

Family in Kashmir pushed to pe...

Srinagar, April 2 (IANS): As the coronavirus pandemic spreads many living at the fringes of poverty are finding it absolutely difficult to make ends meet....

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