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The Start of a New Poverty Narrative- Brookings
According to our projections, Nigeria has already overtaken India as the country with the largest number of extreme poor in early 2018, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo could soon take over the number 2 spot. At the end of May 2018, our trajectories suggest that Nigeria had about 87 million people in extreme poverty, compared with India's 73 million. What is more, extreme poverty in Nigeria is growing by six people every minute, while poverty in India continues to fall. In fact, by the end of 2018 in Africa as a whole, there will probably be about 3.2 million more people living in extreme poverty than there are today.

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Utilise tech to enhance people's satisfaction: Chandrababu Naidu

Aiming to provide visible governance and invisible government by taking the advantage of latest technology, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu launched the website ePragati Core at his residence at Undavalli in Guntur district on Thursday



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Full text of the European Commission judgement fining Google

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WNS profit rises 30% in first quarter

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Infosys creates a unit to respond to call of the telecom billions

The new unit — communications and services — is headed by Anand Swaminathan, global leader for communications, media and technology, based in Seattle.

Infosys arm in pact to build metro rail station in Bengaluru

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Infosys rejigs business units

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BIF sets up 5G committee; 5G trials on public safety, manufacturing amp; IoT in offing

The BIF 5G committee, at its meeting yesterday also saw 'first response public safety network' being proposed as a trial case, the statement said addi..

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