Poverty alleviation needs to be top priority: PM Manmohan Singh

With over a billion people living in abject poverty globally, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday emphasised the need for "inclusive growth" and said poverty alleviation should be a top priority for the international community. "The problems of over a billion people living in abject poverty around the world need to be attacked more directly," Singh said in his address to the UN General Assembly.

Sep 28, 2013, 21:35 PM IST