Paswan: Union communications minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said that village public telephone(VPT) would be provided to the four southern states by March

The International Monetary Fund and World Bank responding to criticisms about the way they handeled the financial crisis of the 1990s, issued a joint declaration aimed at improving the way they

The Gyandoot Project of Dhar district in Madhya Pradesh has bagged the prestigious Stockholm Challenge Award in the Public Service and Democracy

International Monetary fund chief Horst Kohler on Tuesday gave the Vajpayee government a clean chit for its pro-reforms credentials and commitments, and declared that India can achieve an 8-10 per

WB : The World Bank said India's 6 percent growth in gross domestic product (GDP) has spurred a 5.8 percent growth in South Asia in 1999, but sounded a warning about the country's fiscal deficit.

Rural poverty rose by 3.42 percentage points in the first seven years of the current decade. However, urban poverty has declined marginally by 1.32 per cent, according to the 53rd round of the

Democracy and fundamental freedoms are as essential to reducing poverty and promoting human development as economic growth and access to basic services, the United Nations Development Programme says

Nobel Economist Amartya Sen has for decades passionately advocated the unfashionable theory that without political freedom and human rights the poor cannot get out of the poverty trap, that in fact

The Sikkim State Government has decided to creat a model village in each of the 30 constituencies in the State with a view to improve the living conditions of the rural

On Thursday, the UNDP will come up with its annual Human Development Report on India. But India, still awaits its own. After being hauled up by the Lok Sabha's standing committee on finance for its

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