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India considers narrowing lockdown to coronavirus hotspots 8.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
India is considering plans to seal off coronavirus hotspots in Delhi, Mumbai and parts of the south while easing curbs elsewhere as a way out of a three-week lockdown that has caused deep economic distress, officials said on Wednesday.
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What Lessons can India Learn from Japan? 8.4.2020 Rediff: News
'Both India and Japan can find themselves in a win-win situation if they draw some lessons from each other's strengths,' says Dr Rajaram Panda.
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Opinion: 9 Examples Of Federalism Power In This Crisis - By Derek O'Brien 8.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The COVID-19 pandemic is different. It has affected every single state. From Kashmir to Kerala, the Northeast to the western coast, every local administration has been galvanised.
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OECD says leading indicators flag biggest monthly drop on record 8.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
Major economies are seeing the biggest monthly slump in activity ever amid the coronavirus crisis and no end is in sight without clarity about how long lockdowns will last, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development said on ...
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Indian white sugar exports at near standstill as lockdown bites 8.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
India's white sugar shipments have been brought to a near standstill by the coronavirus lockdown, depriving the global market of key supplies after a poor harvest in Asia's top exporter Thailand.
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Manufacturers now stare at labour shortage 8.4.2020 Rediff: Business
The auto ancillary industry - one of the worst hit due to the labour exodus - will need at least three months to get its factories up and running.
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How will India's poor cope with this crisis? 8.4.2020 Rediff: News
'Unless the State is a welfare State, unless the State has more welfare measures, it will not be able to deal with these kind of sudden situations.'
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Covid-19: Pandemic may push 40 crore Indians further into poverty, says UN report 8.4.2020 Scroll.in
The International Labour Organization said the pandemic is likely to wipe out 19.5 crore full time jobs or 6.7% of working hours globally.
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Coronavirus may push 400m Indians into poverty: UN 8.4.2020 Rediff: Business
"Workers and businesses are facing catastrophe, in both developed and developing economies. We have to move fast, decisively, and together. The right, urgent, measures, could make the difference between survival and collapse," ILO Director-General Guy Ryder said on Tuesday. Worldwide, two billion people work in the informal sector (mostly in emerging and developing economies) and are particularly at risk, the report said, adding that the COVID-19 crisis is already affecting tens of millions of informal workers. "In India, Nigeria and Brazil, the number of workers in the informal economy affected by the lockdown and other containment measures is substantial," ILO said.
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Coronavirus: Total cases in India cross 5,000-mark, toll rises to 149 8.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Several states have appealed for the continuation of the lockdown due to the rise in Covid-19 cases.
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Cryptocurrency and blockchain can solve the GST credit logjam affecting India Inc, says this book 8.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
An excerpt from ‘Cowrie to Crypto’, by TCA Sharad Raghavan.
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Containment zones: What is India’s plan to handle coronavirus after the national lockdown ends? 8.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Centre has advocated a Cluster Containment strategy that some are calling the ‘Bhilwara model.’
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If Need Arises Will Extend Madhya Pradesh Lockdown: Shivraj Singh Chouhan 7.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said that the decision regarding extending the 21-day lockdown in the state will be taken based on the prevailing situation in the coming...
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India's small businesses struggle to pay wages amid coronavirus lockdown 7.4.2020 Reuters: Money News
Hundreds of thousands of cash-starved Indian small businesses have either deferred or cut their workers' wages this month, say industrialists and union leaders, amid a 21-day nationwide lockdown to stem the spread of the coronavirus ...
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In Rural UP, Farmers Worried About Big Machines As Harvest Season Starts 7.4.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The unprecedented lockdown over the coronavirus pandemic has come at a very bad time for the country's agriculture sector - this is the season of harvesting and selling the Rabi or winter crop, and by...
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Indian leaders hesitate to end world's biggest lockdown 7.4.2020 Reuters: Top News
India's 21-day lockdown is set to end next week but several state leaders have called for an extension or only a partial lifting of restrictions, saying is the only way to avoid a coronavirus epidemic that will be difficult to tackle.
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Opinion: With Thackeray, Maharashtra's Crisis Management Is Working 24x7 7.4.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Coronavirus is a battle we are determined to win in Maharashtra. While it isn't the time to pat ourselves on the back as the battle still rages, it is important to acknowledge the efforts and steps...
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Meghalaya, With No COVID-19 Case, Says Will Relax Lockdown From April 15 7.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
All government officers in Meghalaya will start functioning from April 15 after the nationwide lockdown ends, private vehicles will be allowed on roads and agricultural activity will be resumed, the...
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Desperate For Some Work, Any Money: Plight Of Migrant Workers In Cities 7.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Chandrakant Thakur ekes out a living by zooming around Mumbai on his beaten up scooter dodging pedestrians, street dwellers, cars and sometimes cows to deliver meals.
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Modi hints at phased lifting of lockdown 7.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Modi hints at phased lifting of lockdown
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