eradication of poverty

‘One mn Afghans suffer from drug addiction’


July 11th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kabul, July 11 (IANS) More than one million Afghans, aged between 15 to 64, are suffering from drug addiction across the country, an official said Wednesday.The causes of drug addiction ... Read more...

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Ethiopia’s biggest dam to help neighbours solve power problem


April 17th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Addis Ababa, April 17 (IANS) Ethiopia has begun constructing the country's biggest power project on the Nile that will be built totally by local engineers and technicians. It will benefit ... Read more...

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Jayalalithaa faults Karunanidhi on freebies for poor


January 4th, 2011 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 4 (IANS) AIADMK general secretary J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday came down heavily on Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi's remarks of continuing with freebies for the poor as long as they ... Read more...

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French President Sarkozy to meet Manmohan Singh today


December 5th, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 5 (ANI): French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who is on a four-day visit to India, will meet Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh here today.The meeting is due to take ... Read more...

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Mahatma Gandhi inspired millions to unite for cause of freedom, independence: President Patil


October 1st, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Friday greeting the people of the country on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti said Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi inspired millions ... Read more...

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Imperative to restructure institutions of global governance: Ansari


June 7th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by ANI
Prague (Chezch Republic), June 7 (ANI): Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Monday said it is imperative to restructure institutions of global governance in view of the interlinked, economic and financial, security, and environmental ... Read more...

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India backs Africa for Security Council


May 26th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) India Wednesday backed Africa's demand to get a permanent seat in the UN Security Council and sought closer collaboration with the continent over a slew of global ... Read more...

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Indian CEO spreads message of insurance and Vivekananda in Nepal (Feature)


February 18th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
By Sudeshna Sarkar Kathmandu, Feb 18 (IANS) During his lifetime he had wished to visit Nepal and Tibet twice but failed to do so. But now, in his 148th birth anniversary year, Swami ... Read more...

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Pakistan should focus on combating poverty: BJP president


February 11th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 11 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party president Nitin Gadkari said that Pakistan should concentrate its energies on combating problems of poverty and infrastructure development, rather that harbouring and fostering ... Read more...

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“Basu did not go gentle into good night,” says Sonia Gandhi


January 17th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 17 (ANI): Congress president and United Progressive Alliance chairperson Sonia Gandhi on Sunday condoled the death of veteran Marxist leader Jyoti Basu and said that he did not ... Read more...

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Basu was a towering figure: Sonia


January 17th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Describing Marxist leader Jyoti Basu as a "tireless crusader against communalism" and a "warrior for social justice", Congress president Sonia Gandhi said Sunday that he was ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh hail initiatives taken at Copenhagen climate summit


January 12th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.12 (ANI): India and Bangladesh have welcomed the initiatives taken at the Climate Change Summit at Copenhagen in December 2009.On Monday, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and the visiting ... Read more...

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Jacob Zuma awarded ‘Africa’s Best President’ title


November 12th, 2009 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
Johannesburg, Nov 12 (IANS) South African President Jacob Zuma has been awarded the title of 'Best African President' for his role in the country's struggle for liberation and his contributions for the ... Read more...

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UAE to help developing nations in poverty eradication


October 14th, 2009 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 13 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will support projects in the developing countries to eradicate poverty, WAM news agency reported Tuesday. The Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) is ... Read more...

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President Patil attends prayer meet at Kirti Mandir on Gandhi Jayanti


October 2nd, 2009 - 6:08 pm ICT by ANI
Porbandar (Gujarat), Oct 2 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Friday attended a prayer meeting at Kirti Mandir on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's 140th birth anniversary.President Patil, who is on a ... Read more...

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Gandhi Jayanti being celebrated today


October 2nd, 2009 - 4:19 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New Delhi, Oct 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Gandhi Jayanti is a national holiday celebrated with enthusiasm in India to mark the occasion of the birthday of Mahatma Gandhi, who is known as ... Read more...

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Message from the President of India on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti


October 2nd, 2009 - 12:51 am ICT by admin
New Delhi, Oct 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The President of India, Smt. Pratibha Devisingh Patil, has greeted the people on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, which will be celebrated tomorrow. In a ... Read more...

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President greets nation on eve of Gandhi Jayanti


October 1st, 2009 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 1 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil on Thursday greeted the people on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti, which will be celebrated tomorrow.In her message from Gandhinagar, where she ... Read more...

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Exciting times to be a woman, Clinton tells students (Lead)


July 20th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) These were exciting times and a better time in human history than any other to be a woman, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday ... Read more...

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Delhi’s per capita income twice national average: Dikshit


June 2nd, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) The annual per capita income in Delhi is twice the national average, Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday said, citing the Human Development Report (HDR). "It is also ... Read more...

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TULF greets Manmohan, Sonia Gandhi


May 17th, 2009 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, May 17 (IANS) Sri Lanka's main Tamil political party Sunday congratulated Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress president Sonia Gandhi for the victory of the ruling coalition in Indian elections. "The ... Read more...

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India asks World Bank to boost lending to developing world


April 27th, 2009 - 12:10 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 26 (IANS) India Sunday proposed a three-point action plan, including a substantial increase in the World Bank's lending, to enable the developing world to recover from the worst ... Read more...

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President unveils Shahu Maharaj’’s statue


February 17th, 2009 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil unveiled the statue of prominent social reformer and educationist Rajarshi Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj in Parliament on Tuesday. Vice President Hamid Ansari, Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, ... Read more...

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Developing nations may be worst victims of economic crisis: Pranab


January 6th, 2009 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The global economic turmoil poses a grave threat to developing nations even though their contribution to the cause of the crisis is negligible, External Affairs Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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Dr Kalam says national campaign necessary for eradication of terrorism


December 18th, 2008 - 8:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 18 (ANI): Former President Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam today said that a national campaign should be formulated for eradication of terrorism. Speaking to media on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Now a parliamentary committee to meet Millennium Development Goals


October 22nd, 2008 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) A parliamentary committee comprising 30 MPs was formed Wednesday to ensure that the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), which India aims to achieve along with the rest of ... Read more...

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Economic crisis could push 100 mn people into poverty: UN


October 17th, 2008 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 17 (DPA) The economic uncertainties gripping the world may drive an estimated 100 million people into poverty, the UN said Friday - the International Day for the Eradication of ... Read more...

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Kalam says single intelligence system can curb terrorism in country


September 26th, 2008 - 10:46 pm ICT by ANI
Allahabad , Sept 26 (ANI): Former President Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam said on Friday that a single intelligence system is needed to curb the menace of terrorism.While addressing a function ... Read more...

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Single window system for poor to get welfare services


August 14th, 2008 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) The Delhi government Thursday launched a single window service for the under-privileged and the poor so that they can receive welfare services without any problems. The scheme, ... Read more...

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Malaysias Indian Progressive Front to remain loyal to Barisan Nasional


July 31st, 2008 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur , July 31 (ANI): The acting president of the Indian Progressive Front (IPF), Puan Sri Jayashree Pandithan has said that the IPF had no intention of joining Pakatan Rakyat, ... Read more...

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Rahul links energy security to economic growth


July 22nd, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Tuesday linked energy security to maintaining nine percent growth and eradication of poverty in his speech during the debate on the United ... Read more...

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Envoys present credentials to President Patil


July 10th, 2008 - 11:34 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 10 (ANI): Four envoys presented their credentials to the President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at a ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan here today.The Envoys who presented their credentials were: ... Read more...

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President calls for international cooperation against terrorism


July 10th, 2008 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 10 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Thursday emphasized need to strengthen international cooperation to fight terrorism while referring to the attack on Indian embassy in Kabul in which 54 people, ... Read more...

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Poor kids more likely to develop diabetes in adulthood


June 20th, 2008 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 20 (ANI): Poor children are more likely to develop diabetes in adulthood, according to a new study.The study found that participants who were disadvantaged in youth were more likely ... Read more...

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India must protect its interests in climate change talks: PM


June 12th, 2008 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) India must protect its national interests when global solutions to the challenge of climate change are devised, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said here Wednesday. "The world shares ... Read more...

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