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100 million more Indians defined as poor: Reports

Last Updated: Monday, July 07, 2014, 18:11

The poverty line is used to help determine government welfare benefit entitlements.

India to launch $1 bn fund to invest in ideas to uplift poor

Last Updated: Monday, January 16, 2012, 12:42

The fund, India Inclusive Innovation Fund, will invest in sectors such as agriculture, water, energy and healthcare.

Why India can't feed its people, asks Canadian media

Last Updated: Monday, July 18, 2011, 10:21

In this Year of India in Canada, India is making news in the media here - not for the second highest growth rate in the world but for its "absolute poverty'' and failure to "feed its people.''

Prince Charles to build ‘green utopia’ for Indians

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 10:55

The Prince of Wales is planning to build a shantytown for 15000 poor people in India inspired by the one he saw in Slumdog Millionaire.