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Towards an organic future -Devinder Sharma

as essentially behind the launch of the New Vision for Agriculture at the World Economic Forum 2009, aiming at increasing production, decreasing greenhouse gas emissions per tonne, and reducing rural Poverty by 20% each, every decade. Please click here to read more.

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506 students from Telanganas tribal and social welfare schools crack JEE Mains

such a large number of students belonging to both the institutions have qualified for one of  India’s premier examinations. The students have achieved the rare feat, standing tall defying Poverty and deprivation. The social welfare institutions – Telangana Tribal Welfare Residential Educational Society (TTWREIS) and the Telangana Social Welfare Residential Educational Society (TSWREIS) – are residential colleges run by the s

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For a malnutrition-free India -Shoba Suri

ition. Improving nutrition and managing stunting continue to be big challenges, and they can be addressed only with an inter-sectoral strategy. Stunting has lifelong consequences on human capital, Poverty and equity. It leads to less potential in education and fewer professional opportunities. According to the National Family Health Survey (NFHS)-4, India has unacceptably high levels of stunting, despite marginal improvement over the years. In 2015

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Can Rahul Gandhi's NYAY help Congress revive its fortunes in Rajasthan? -Asit Ranjan Mishra

ng at Dungurpur under the Banswara parliamentary constituency, which goes to polls on Monday, Gandhi said last Tuesday that NYAY would turn out to be his party’s “surgical strike" on Poverty. In 2014, BJP won all the 25 parliamentary seats in Rajasthan. However, in December 2018, the Congress made a comeback by winning the assembly election with a slender margin. While the Banswara parliamentary constituency has been a fortress of the

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Rahul Gandhi savours rural job scheme success in Kerala tribal woman's IAS feat -KM Rakesh

r two children with the money they earned from the rural job guarantee scheme, started by the erstwhile UPA government, her brother Sreeraj Suresh told The Telegraph. Sreedhanya, who beat grinding Poverty to crack the civil services examination this year with the rank of 410, met the Congress president over lunch after his rally in Sulthan Bathery, Wayanad. With her was Sreeraj and their parents Suresh K.K. and Kamala K.C. Later, addressing a ra

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NYAY to be implemented without additional taxes on middle class: Manmohan Singh

romises the poorest 20 per cent of Indian families an annual income support of a uniform amount of Rs.72000 each. With sound policies adopted by successive governments over the last seven decades, Poverty levels have been brought down from 70 to 20 per cent now. Nearly 70 per cent of Indians were poor when India attained Independence from the British in 1947, it added. Please click here to read more.

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The hysterectomy is modern, but the Poverty is primitive

r, cannot afford such losses. This is not a primitive ritual; it is a modern-day form of heartless exploitation of women for the material benefit of others. What is truly primitive about it is the Poverty that compels the sacrifice of a part of the woman’s body. As primitive is the lack of education: women have no inkling of the dangers of needless hysterectomy. There is also a simmering propaganda about the possibilities of cancer in the wom

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NYAY: No bridge between two Indias -R Ramakumar

he decade of the 2000s, produced high levels of economic growth. However, two associated outcomes were strikingly visible. First, the growth of incomes did not lead to an appreciable fall in absolute Poverty or improvement in human development indicators. Secondly, the growth of incomes was deeply unequal in its spread. Since 2000, according to the estimates of the World Inequality Lab (WIL)—whose “core mission is to maintain and expand th

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Many essential drugs priced much higher than manufacturing cost: WHO -Sushmi Dey

r long and commonly used for diseases like HIV, tuberculosis and malaria are priced very high with huge margins over their cost of production. This results in high expenditure pushing people into Poverty. In India over 75% of health expenditure is out-of-pocket, of which the major chunk is spent on medicines. This is despite India being a manufacturing hub and the biggest supplier of low cost generic medicines to the world. Please click here t

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