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Economic growth alone can't fight South Asia poverty

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 02, 2013, 14:00

The report, titled SAARC Regional Poverty Profile, underlined that still 32 percent of South Asian people live on less than USD 1.25 per person a day, reported Xinhua.

India to meet poverty reduction goal by 2015: UN Report

Last Updated: Friday, July 05, 2013, 20:52

Despite widespread poverty in the country, India is on track to meet the United Nations' Millennium Development Goal (MDG) of poverty reduction by 2015, a UN report said on Friday.

Poverty reduced in Asia-Pacific; hunger level high: Report

Last Updated: Friday, February 17, 2012, 18:07

The Asia-Pacific region has taken big strides in reducing poverty and is moving fast towards achieving other development goals, but still has high levels of hunger as well as child and maternal mortality, says a new report published by the UN.

PDS inefficiency plagues poverty maths

Last Updated: Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 22:28

Amidst claims by govt on poverty reduction, comes the disclosure that food grain allocation under TPDS has grown manifold over the last 3 years.