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Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Food insecurity and statistical fog

The implementation of the National Food Security Act is mired in apathy and confusion. A grave injustice is being done to millions of people who live on the margin of subsistence. It is not too late to remove the roadblocks, but this requires a sense of urgency »
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HYDERABAD, Saturday, February 7, 2015

Hyderabad police foil Somalian's attempt at contract marriage

The 29-year-old Somalian took the help of three brokers in the Old city to marry a girl from a poor family for "a short period." »
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New Delhi, Friday, February 6, 2015

8% GDP growth helped reduce poverty: UN report

United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) has said the 8 per cent GDP growth in India from 2004 to 2011 led to a sharp decline in poverty from 41.6 per cent to... »
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