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The World Bank has approved two loans for India, totalling $289.2 million. The loans, routed through its soft lending window of International Development Association, are meant for rural poverty

A United Nations Food and Agriculture Orga

There has been a large-scale widening of the gap in the health status of rich and poor populations in the former Soviet Union and former Eastern European bloc. This was reported in a new report from

A four-day meeting under the joint auspices of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank to discuss threadbare the Poverty Reduction Strategy Programme (PRSP) is scheduled on January

While the overall poverty figures have dropped sharply over the 1990s, the marginalised section of the society has fallen way behind in the race for economic development. The difference between the

The People's Rights Movement (PRM) representatives at a meeting with 10 trade unions of the twin cities discussed the significance of Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper (PRSP), currently being prepared

...the West eats into the world's resources, leaving the developing nations and its poorest struggling against

A new survey to determine the number of below poverty line (BPL) families in urban areas of Rajasthan will be launched on September 20. The previous survey, undertaken in 1998 in all the 183

Of the 100 backward and poorest districts identified by the government 38 of them are in Bihar and Jharkhand, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday. The broad parameters adopted by the committee

While poverty ratios for larger states in the country have attracted adequate attention, those for the smaller states and union territories are truly bizarre. The Economic Survey 2001-2001