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Odisha To Give Free Cardiac Treatment For Poor Children

The Odisha government on Thursday signed an MoU with Prasanti Medical Services and Research Foundation (PMSRF) for the extension of free cardiac treatment services...

Big B Pledges to Work for the Welfare of Manual Scavengers

Bollywood veteran Amitabh Bachchan feels manual scavenging is an unconstitutional act and has pledged to join any campaign that works for the benefit of...

Here’s How Poverty is Being Normalized in Indian Society

BY NEHA HEGDE We often knowingly or unknowingly think in a way where the opinion about poverty is that poverty is destined to be. Maybe...

Poor Indian Children Consistently Face Educational Disadvantages: Researchers

Children from poorer households in India consistently experience educational disadvantages as compared to their wealthier peers, say researchers, adding that the girls are more...

Overpricing of Essential Commodities Taking a Toll on the Poor

By Salil Gewali The sudden rise in prices of grocery items has become a serious concern across the country. Many poor households, particularly daily wage-earners,...

Supreme Court: Tests Free for Poor And the Needy Only

The Supreme Court, modifying its order on free coronavirus test at private labs, on Monday said that free testing for COVID-19 shall be available...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Urges Citizens to Help Financially Poor People

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged Indians with economic means to financially support one poor family till the coronavirus outbreak continues. This is the...

This Bengal Teacher Collects, Cooks Food to Feed The Poor Kids

While the habit of wasting food at festivities, parties or even at household dinners has become an increasingly callous trend in urban living, a...

Free Angioplasty To Poor Patients Offered By Bengaluru Doctors

By Bhavana Akella At a time when only the rich can afford and have access to quality healthcare in India, a doctor in a private...

Taxes on soft drinks, alcohol most beneficial to poor: Lancet

Taxes on unhealthy products like soft drinks, alcohol and tobacco, have the potential to produce major health gains among the poorest in society who...

Robin Hood Army: Two friends from India and Pakistan fight to defeat Hunger

One-third of the world's annual food production for human consumption is 1.3bn tonnes, that goes to waste. The objective of RHA is to redistribute...

“Roti Bank”- Mumbai Dabbawalla’s Initiative to Erase Hunger

There’s an old saying “To survive on this planet you’ll need 3 things. Guess what? Well, folks!! Roti (bread), kapda (Clothes) and makaan (shelter)...

80 % of wealth is controlled by 20 % of population

THE timeline of human history going back thousands of years is packed with people who were geniuses. Two thousand years ago, Hero of Alexandria...

Rahul Gandhi meets hawkers in Delhi: Promises to take up their cause

New Delhi: Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Monday met street vendors and promised to take up their cause. He sought better facilities for them. "The...

Do you know what your MPs are being pampered with? 5 perks of being an MP!

By Shilpika Srivastava Why are our MPs so rich and the janta so poor? A question that has silently crept in the hearts and minds...

NULM scam: Government used over Rs. 1000 crore to construct only 200 houses for poor

By NewsGram Staff Writer Supreme Court has found severe financial holes in NDA government's scheme to construct permanent housing facilities for the urban poor under...

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