United Nations Development Programme
World  /  Published 17.10.22

415 mn exited poverty: UN report

Multidimensional Poverty Index said based on 2020 population data for India, it has by far the largest number of poor people worldwide (228.9 million), followed by Nigeria (96.7 million projected in 2...
By Yoshita Singh in United Nations

Opinion  /  Published 07.03.22

Other lives: caste, religion

The differential lifespans of communities are a reminder of the need for targeted healthcare interventions for Muslim, Dalit and adivasi Indians...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 03.11.21

KISS pact with UNDP for tribal growth

Dr Samanta stated that the KISS has been working towards the eradication of poverty and hunger and fulfilling Sustainable Development Goals for the last three decades...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 21.12.20

Free fall: indices of progress

What is mystifying is that India has elected the same government twice in spite of the nation’s dismal performance on crucial parameters...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 17.12.20

HDI: India slips, neighbours gain

The report published by United Nations Development Programme has placed India in the 131st position among 189 countries...
By Basant Kumar Mohanty in New Delhi


Jharkhand  /  Published 08.07.20

CII's tribal development conclave shifts online

Inauguration on Thursday, Arjun Munda will be chief guest...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 15.02.20

Here’s looking at you, Kid

Classification of countries is common; an exercise akin to arranging the clothes closet...
By Upala Sen

Opinion  /  Published 05.02.19

The dark comedy of the UAE's gender award

Emancipation will continue to be cosmetic as long as the levers of power remain in the hands of a few privileged men...
By The Editorial Board

Jharkhand  /  Published 05.03.19

Pact to develop villages near Ranchi airport

Under the Rs 6.18 crore pact, 12 villages near Birsa Munda Airport will be developed over 3 years...
By Our Correspondent in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 19.09.18

Long way to go

Inequalities mar India's improvement on the Human Development Index over the past three decades....
By The Editorial Board


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