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  1. News - Asia - INDIA

    India to pay welfare directly to poor

    Posted Jan 02nd 2013, 10:29am by Associated Press in New Delhi

    ... Bolsa Familia programme, which has helped lift more than 19 million people out of poverty since 2003. It will begin in 20 of the country’s 640 districts on Tuesday, affecting more than 200,000 recipients, and will be progressively rolled out in other areas in the coming months, Chidambaram said on Monday. The country has 440 million people living below the poverty line. “In a huge new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1118115/india-pay-welfare-directly-poor
  2. News - Asia - INDIA

    India’s low-cost Mars mission enters last lap as spacecraft prepares to enter orbit

    Posted Sep 18th 2014, 04:19pm

    ... on September 21. Despite its recent success, India’s space programme has often drawn criticism as Asia’s third-largest economy ranks poorly on basic social indicators of poverty and hunger.   ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1595391/indias-low-cost-mars-mission-enters-last-lap-spacecraft-prepares-enter
  3. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi condemns rapes in his country

    Posted Aug 15th 2014, 11:08pm by AFP

    ... "People may criticise me for talking about toilets from the Red Fort. But I am from a poor family. I have seen poverty first hand. For the poor to get dignity, it has to start from here." ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1574484/indian-prime-minister-narendra-modi-condemns-rapes-his-country
  4. News - Asia - INDIA

    Economy tops all, says Indian President Mukherjee in unveiling government programme

    Posted Jun 09th 2014, 11:03pm by AFP

    ... the level needed to lift millions of people out of poverty. Agence France-Presse ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1528894/economy-tops-all-says-indian-president-mukherjee-unveiling-government
  5. News - Asia - INDIA

    India marks 70th anniversary of little-known but crucial battle of Imphal

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:51am by AFP

    ... of Lieutenant-General William Slim, drove back the invasion at a cost of 17,500 lives. Japan lost 30,000 men, according to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Many historians feel that the battles in India ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1542571/india-marks-70th-anniversary-little-known-crucial-battle-imphal
  6. News - Asia - INDIA

    Indian PM Modi suffers loss as top minister killed in road collision

    Posted Jun 03rd 2014, 03:31pm by Reuters

    ... battle on poverty in the countryside, home to more than half of India’s population of 1.2 billion, but which contributes just 14 per cent of gross domestic product in Asia’s third-largest ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1524531/indian-pm-modi-suffers-loss-top-minister-killed-road-collision
  7. News - Asia - INDIA

    Victorious Modi fights tears in first address to Indian parliament

    Posted May 20th 2014, 06:10pm by Reuters

    ... His comments appeared designed to counter criticism that his record of business-focussed government and fast economic growth in Gujarat did not do enough to lift people from poverty. Congress ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1516239/victorious-modi-fights-tears-first-address-indian-parliament
  8. News - Asia - INDIA

    Frightening fate awaits women fleeing poverty

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... The Guardian in New Delhi Pair rescued after four months locked in Delhi flat are victims of a new wave of recruitment scam offering well-paid jobs in the Middle East Frightening fate awaits Women fleeing poverty The two women sit in a grimy flat in west New Delhi. The sound of traffic filters through the curtained windows. It is dark and they are talking about their rescue ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1146314/frightening-fate-awaits-women-fleeing-poverty
  9. News - Asia - INDIA

    India's likely next leader Modi seen implementing Thatcher-like reforms

    Posted Apr 07th 2014, 04:43am by Reuters

    ... subsidies," Debroy said. Instead, the government should focus on building infrastructure to ease poverty, he said. An attack on welfare would mark an ideological shift. Although India adopted ... and Columbia University's Jagdish Bhagwati. Sen's belief that public spending on food subsidies and health was needed to end poverty was adopted by Gandhi. The result was a proliferation ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1466535/indias-likely-next-leader-modi-seen-implementing-thatcher-reforms
  10. News - Asia - INDIA

    Narendra Modi's BJP sweeps to power in landslide Indian election victory

    Posted May 16th 2014, 02:09pm by AFP

    ... the Election Commission showed the BJP winning more than the 272 seats required for a majority on its own in the 543-seat parliament, with victories by its allies taking it easily in excess of 330. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1513402/indias-ruling-congress-party-concedes-defeat-modi-heads-landslide-poll

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