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S.Korea ranks 4th in relative poverty among OECD nation

Seoul, Oct 25 | South Korea ranks fourth in relative poverty among major economies in the world, data showed on Monday, in a sign...

‘Pandemic to leave lasting mark on inequality, poverty, govt finances’

Washington, Oct 14 | The Covid-19 pandemic will leave a lasting mark on inequality, poverty, and government finances, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said...

California has nation’s highest poverty rate: US Census Bureau

San Francisco, Sep 16 | In a new report, the US Census Bureau said that the state of California has the highest poverty level...

Covid pushed extra 31 mn into extreme poverty: Report

Washington, Sep 14 | Covid-19 pushed an additional 31 million people into extreme poverty in 2020 compared to 2019, according to a report that...

3.8mn Mexicans pushed into poverty in 2020

Mexico City, Aug 6 | An additional 3.8 million Mexican people were pushed into poverty in 2020 compared to 2018 largely because of the...

Incidence of absolute poverty in Italy hits record high

Rome, June 17 | Italy's National Institute of Statistics (ISTAT) said that the country's incidence of absolute poverty hit a record high level in...

No poverty, zero hunger, gender equality: Key priorities for urban Indians

New Delhi, June 16 | Poverty alleviation, achieving zero hunger and gender equality are the major priorities among the 'Sustainable Development Goals' (SDG) ...

Pak budget focuses on CPEC, employment, poverty reduction

Islamabad, June 12 | Pakistan's budget for the next fiscal year (July 2021-June 2022) focuses on the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and sustainable development...

Continued war, poverty force Afghan kids to work on streets

Kabul, June 12 | The continued brutal war, insurgency and extreme poverty in Afghanistan have forced countless number of children to resort to child...

The/Nudge Accelerator calls for applications from non-profit startups alleviating poverty

New Delhi, May 19 | The/Nudge Centre for Social Innovation has called for applications from non-profit startups ready to scale up their solutions for...

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HDFC Bank forcibly withdraws money from customer account in lieu of...

New Delhi, Oct 27 | HDFC Bank took Rs 56,763 from a customer's account in an unauthorised manner to settle alleged debt on a...