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Who is economically secular?

The rich have the chance to get richer in an economic crisis while the poor face the prospect of sinking deeper in poverty

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World Bank: Kim and beyond

Here’s a lowdown on what good and bad came out of Kim’s reign as the bank’s president and what seems to be the future of the …

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Climate change to lower living standards of 50% Indians: World Bank

Most affected states will be Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh

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What did the last IPCC report say

Before IPCC releases the special report on global warming, take a look at how the panel has warned us before

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Can India reduce food wastage with community refrigerators?

Community refrigerators have helped reduce food wastage in the UAE, Germany and France. India too can popularise and scale up the initiative

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World's poor mostly reside in ecologically fragile areas

Looking at how poverty has reduced and where, it is clear that economic growth alone will not lead to poverty eradication. Global efforts must …

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Unequal India:101 billionaires thrive; 364 million poor struggle to survive

About 27.5 per cent of India’s population is multidimensionally poor and 8.6 per cent of the country’s people live in extreme …

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Alirajpur district in Madhya Pradesh poorest in the country: Global report

About 76.5 per cent of the people in the district are poor

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Poverty and emergencies keep children out of school

Every one in five children in the world are not in school, says the latest UNICEF report

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Africa to house 86% of the world’s poorest by 2050

Population growth in Africa is a major reason for high concentration of people living in extreme poverty, says a report

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Does poverty trigger extremism?

Two recent developments could precipitate a global debate on whether poverty triggers extremism

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