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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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COVID-19: About 400 Million Indian Workers May Sink Into Poverty, Says UN 8.4.2020 NDTV News - India-news
About 400 million people working in the informal economy in India are at risk of falling deeper into poverty due to the coronavirus crisis which is having "catastrophic consequences", and is expected...
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NGO distributes food to the needy 7.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
NGO distributes food to the needy
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Blog: Why India Follows Modi's Call For Thali-Banging, Diyas 6.4.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
Narendra Modi understands that he is as much a puppet of this process of as the citizen-subjects he addresses. That is why he periodically creates participatory events, that will 'reproduce' this new...
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Coronavirus pandemic 'amplifying' poverty in UK 5.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Coronavirus pandemic 'amplifying' poverty in UK
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Notorious criminal Rafikul held at Dergaon 5.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
Notorious criminal Rafikul held at Dergaon
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NGO distributing food among poor people hit by lockdown 5.4.2020 The Assam Tribune
NGO distributing food among poor people hit by lockdown
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International Booker Prize 2020: Read the opening lines of the six shortlisted novels 4.4.2020 Scroll.in
The shortlist covers books in five languages translated into English.
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Venezuelan migrants flee Colombian quarantine for their shattered homeland 4.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Carrying small children in their arms or lugging suitcases, the Venezuelan migrants trudged along the shoulder of the highway that runs northeast out of Colombia's capital Bogota, the first steps on a long and unexpected journey home.
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Video: How Covid-19 will impact the world economy, Esther Duflo and Abhijit Banerjee explain 3.4.2020 Scroll.in
The conversation is a part of the month-long #ReadInstead online litfest organised by Juggernaut in association with Scroll.in.
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Malaysia's indigenous people flee into forests to escape coronavirus 3.4.2020 Reuters: World News
After blocking the entrance to their village with logs, half the people of Jemeri fled into the surrounding forest in fear as the coronavirus spread in Malaysia, infecting the first indigenous 'Orang Asli' person.
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Oprah Winfrey donates $10 million for coronavirus relief 3.4.2020 Reuters: Hollywood News
Oprah Winfrey said on Thursday she was donating $10 million to coronavirus relief efforts, including a new venture to help get food to vulnerable Americans during the coronavirus epidemic.
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How Kerala rose to the occasion to contain coronavirus cases in this high-risk district 2.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The control cell at Pathanamthitta has teams for surveillance, psychological support, training and awareness.
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'Before Hera Pheri, Akshay had 16 flops' 2.4.2020 Rediff: Movies
Priyadarshan has made some of the best comedies in Hindi cinema, but the director says it none of it would have been possible without the cult success of Hera Pheri which completed 20 years on March 31.
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Greece quarantines camp after migrants test coronavirus positive 2.4.2020 Reuters: World News
Greece has quarantined a migrant camp after 20 asylum seekers tested positive for coronavirus, the migration ministry said on Thursday, its first such facility to be hit since the outbreak of the disease.
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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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Covid-19: Pandemic to hit growth in Asia and China, push 11 million into poverty, says World Bank 31.3.2020 Scroll.in
The bank urged countries in the region to invest in healthcare capacity and to follow South Korea’s example to ramp up testing and containment measures.
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Virus May Cut China's Growth Rate By Half: World Bank 31.3.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The coronavirus pandemic's economic fallout could cause China's growth to come to a standstill while driving 11 million more people in East Asia into poverty, the World Bank warned Monday.
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Opinion: 3 Points Of Concern On Government's Much-Needed Economic Package 27.3.2020 NDTV News - Latest
We are waging a war against an invisible but common enemy. It is time to put aside our differences - we sink or swim together. And, as in any war, protection of our own, especially the most vulnerable...
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