User: anushyab Topic: Urban Economic Growth Development
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What Olympics postponement will cost Japan 4.4.2020 Rediff: News
'The Olympics postponement may not be a political body blow to Abe Shinzo, but it is no denying that the economic cost of the postponement of the Games will be heavy for Japan,' observes Dr Rajaram Panda.
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Auto cos see some light at end of lockdown tunnel 4.4.2020 Rediff: Business
Once the 21-day lockdown is lifted, which may happen in phases, those who have been contemplating purchasing a car may actually do it, said analysts. Thanks to social distancing norms and rising hygiene awareness, daily commuters may ditch public transport and shared mobility solutions like Ola and Uber. Many are likely to prefer the confines of a car over roughing it up in crowded public transport services such as a metro, local sub-urban trains and buses, they said.
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Coronavirus upends global food supply chains in latest economic shock 4.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
In the fertile Satara district in western India, farmers are putting their cattle on an unorthodox diet: Some feed iceberg lettuce to buffalo. Others feed strawberries to cows.
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Focus on rapid testing as COVID-19 tally tops 2,500 4.4.2020 Rediff: News
However, the number of confirmed cases reported by states rose by over 500 to cross 3,000 with at least 90 dead. While Maharashtra, Telangana and Delhi disclosed several new cases of the deadly virus infection, government officials said the numbers have risen in last few days mostly due to one event -- referring to the Tablighi Jamaat's religious gathering in the national capital attended by thousands of people last month.
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Indian bank shares tank after credit rating agency Moody’s changes outlook from stable to negative 3.4.2020 Scroll.in
The Sensex closed down 2.39% lower at 27,590.95 and the broader National Stock Exchange Nifty 50 fell 2.06% at 8,083.80.
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Covid-19: Odisha suspects community transmission, declares harsher 48-hour lockdown in three cities 3.4.2020 Scroll.in
The lockdown was announced after an individual who had no history of travel outside the country or the state reported positive for Covid-19.
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In India, lockdown protects the rich – and exposes poor to a humanitarian and economic disaster 3.4.2020 Scroll.in
For Indians on the margins, social distancing, work from home and self-isolation are nonsensical ideas.
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Test, test, test: Eight steps India must take to tackle the coronavirus epidemic 3.4.2020 Scroll.in
The full text of an advisory letter sent by the Jan Swasthya Abhiyan and All India People’s Science Network to India’s health ministry.
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56 Coronavirus Deaths In India, 336 New Cases In 24 Hours: 10 Points 3.4.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Fifty-six people have died after being infected by the novel coronavirus, the Union Health Ministry said today, with six of those deaths being reported in a 24-hour period. Across the country the...
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How COVID-19 could change India's political economy 3.4.2020 Rediff: Business
'While the poor have little say in shaping India's intellectual or public discourse, they do have a significant role in deciding political outcomes,' points out Roshan Kishore.
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As Covid-19 crisis unfolds, Modi could dispel negativity by starting an honest national conversation 3.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
But this needs sharp minds and intellectual honesty, both in short supply at the top.
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PM Modi plans staggered exit from vast coronavirus lockdown 2.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
India will pull out of a three-week lockdown in phases, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, as officials battle to contain the country's biggest cluster of coronavirus infections in the capital, New Delhi.
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India needs to realise that Covid-19 is a disaster, not a law-and-order problem 2.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
We need a framework that allows civil society to aid government efforts.
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What you must know about China and coronavirus 2.4.2020 Rediff: News
How China's all powerful Communist party bungled the response to the coronavirus crisis.
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Factbox: Global economic policy response to coronavirus crisis 1.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
Governments and central banks around the world have unleashed unprecedented fiscal and monetary stimulus and other support for economies floored by the coronavirus pandemic.
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Diktats from Delhi are harming India’s lockdown – and friction between states doesn’t help 1.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The migrant exodus sparked off a three-way tussle between Delhi state, Uttar Pradesh and the Union government.
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Top news: Validity of driving licence, other transport documents extended till June 30 amid lockdown 31.3.2020 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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Coronavirus: Leaving behind cities, migrants are returning home to weak healthcare infrastructure 31.3.2020 Scroll.in
Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Odisha – all major migrant states – have the worst ranking in Niti Aayog’s 2019 Health Index report.
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Why lack of testing must worry all of us 31.3.2020 Rediff: News
'Our government's claim that there are no undetected cases of infection that happened within our bustling cities because of exposure to infected international travellers are not credible,' notes Rahul Jacob.
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India’s seasonal migrants have been invisible for too long. This crisis should be a wake-up call 31.3.2020 Scroll.in
This is an important reminder that policies with a 120 million-person hole at the heart of them are flawed.
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