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15000 children die in India in 3 days

As world leaders meet in New York for a three-day debate on how their countries have fared on the Millennium Development Goals they set a decade ago, nearly 15,000 children under 5 will die in as......

India, Brazil, SA win top UN award

India, Brazil and South Africa received the 2010 Millennium Development Goals awards for South-South Cooperation at a prestigious gala at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York.The award recognized......

Why true progress will elude some nations

Even as the world's deadline for the achieving the Millennium Development Goals (MDG) approaches in 2015, countries are not making water and sanitation a priority, which in turn impacts other......

India - Ahead of neighbours, behind 2015 goals

A fresh appraisal of countries striving to meet the eight millennium development goals clubs India with Nepal and Afghanistan. It, however, has got praise for achieving 89 per cent enrolment in......

'Infant mortality rate not declining fast enough'

At the current rate of decline in the under-5 Infant Mortality Rate, India is not likely to achieve the Millennium Development Goalof bringing down the IMR to 40 per 1,000 live births for the year......

Millennium Development Goals: India's achievement is a mixed bag

The country achieves target of reducing poverty by half, manages to control spread of deadly diseases but lags behind on few other targets. Image: India must work harder to reduce poverty, say......

30 crore people still live in extreme poverty in India

About 30 crore people still live in extreme poverty in India even as the Millennium Development Goal (MGD) programme will expire in December, a United Nations report has said. "Still nearly......

India to see huge drop in poverty: UN

India has contributed to a large reduction in global poverty, according to the UN annual report on the Millennium Development Goals, which also pointed out that despite progress, the most......

India's poverty rate may 'fall' to 24% by 2015

The global financial crisis has hit the realisation of Millennium Development Goals hard with loss of employment and food inflation slowing down the progress and an additional 64 million people......

Drinking water woes: India meets UN millennium goals!

India has achieved the Millennium Development Goal for drinking water by providing 84 per cent of its rural population with access to improved sources of water, Rural Development Minister C P Joshi......

What Mark Wahlberg's Contraband is all about

Mark Wahlberg's Contraband, which releases in the US today, looks promising. Crime and mystery book lovers have known for quite some time that in addition to the huge popularity of the Millennium......
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India is now a $2-trillion economy

India's GDP crossed the $2-trillion mark in 2014, according to data released by the World Bank. TOPICS Gross per capita annual income swells to... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/business/Economy/india-is-now-a-2trillion-economy-says-world-bank-data/article7380442.ece?utm_source=MostCommented&utm_medium=Homepage&utm_campaign=WidgetPromo
Cashing in on monsoon

The arrival of monsoons seem to have heralded a spirited revival of India's flagging economy, where Mumbai witnessed several events that... ...

http://www.millenniumpost.in/NewsContent.aspx?NID=140586
Govt funding not enough for people fighting against poverty

Meera Mitra's Breaking Through is a compilation of real life stories of people who, despite years of state planning and funding, are still... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/books/govt-planning-and-funding-not-enough-for-people-fighting-against-poverty/article1-1365730.aspx
- Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh is the 2015 winner of World Food Prize

Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh was announced recently as the 2015 winner of the World Food Prize, the most prominent global award for... ...

http://www.fnbnews.com/article/detnews.asp?articleid=37452§ionid=8
Ecuador, first stop on Pope tour, highlights environment exhortation

Pedestrians are reflected in a shop window which shows an image of Pope Francis in … QUITO (Reuters) - It is one of the most biodiverse nations... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/ecuador-first-stop-pope-tour-highlights-environment-exhortation-145856611.html

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