India stands to lose $3.5 billion of loan from the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank this financial year due to economic sanction imposed by G-8 countries in the aftermath of Pokhran nuclear

CII : The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has expressed concern over the ruling delivered by an appellate body of the Geneva-based World Trade Organisation (WTO), which upheld the final report

Poverty in South Asia, which had been declining since the 1970s,on the rise again, said a report today by the Islamabad-based Human Development

The British and the Nepalese governments today signed an agreement under which the British Government assured financial assistance worth Rs 130 million. According to a press release issued here by

The government of Prime Minsiter Tony Blair announced Tuesday its biggest commitment to combating poverty, saying it aimed to lift more than 1 million Britons out of poverty by 2002 and eliminate

Unctad : The UNCTAD today warned growing protectionism of industrialised nations was hindering global integration and said the November WTO ministerial meeting at Seattle should evolve a "positive

The latest UNCTAD report on "Trade and Development 1999" has virtually dealt a blow to the argument of the developed world that new inflow of foreign capital, particularly foreign direct investments

An ambitious poverty-eradication programme to help bring 45 lakh families above the poverty line through an autonomous mission is the high point of the Telugu Desam manifesto for the forthcoming

Professor Amartya Sen formally launched the Pratichi Trust today. Set up with his bonel Prize money, the trust will focus on research in areas such as primary education, public health, poverty and

CISCO Systems Inc. and the United Nations Development Programme(UNDP) have decided to deploy the Internet technology and a combination of media to promote social change as part of NetAid, to help end

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