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Top 10 coronavirus updates: India reports over 82,000 recoveries for second straight day 17.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
A look at the biggest developments of the day.
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OECD ups prospects for global GDP, cuts it for India 17.9.2020 Rediff: Business
While most economies contracted in the second quarter of 2020, the Chinese economy grew by 3.2 per cent.
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COVID Pandemic Pushed 37 Million Into Extreme Poverty: Gates Foundation 15.9.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The coronavirus pandemic has pushed almost 37 million people into extreme poverty besides reversing the progress made in the health sector for past several decades, a report by the Bill and Melinda...
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'Pandemic pushed 37 million into extreme poverty' 15.9.2020 Rediff: Business
The report said the global economy will lose $12 trillion or more by the end of 2021 despite spending of $18 trillion in trying to stimulate growth around the world.
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SGBG seeks two-child norm for all polls 11.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
SGBG seeks two-child norm for all polls
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KSO appeals against online test 11.9.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
KSO appeals against online test
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Gandhi, Khadi and Aatmanirbhar Abhiyaan 11.9.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
Gandhi, Khadi and Aatmanirbhar Abhiyaan
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Flaws in nutritional scheme for TB patients show challenges in feeding the hungry in Covid-19 times 11.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Nikshay Poshan Yojana scheme is well-intentioned but remains poorly conceptualised and executed.
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In India’s villages, some desperate parents see child marriage as a means to survive the pandemic 10.9.2020 Scroll.in
Covid-19 is increasing inequalities and exposing the existing vulnerabilities of patriarchal control, caste discrimination and capitalist extraction in India.
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CM kicks off Paonam Brojen's poll campaign 10.9.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
CM kicks off Paonam Brojen's poll campaign
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Job losses among SCs were three times higher than for upper castes: Economist Ashwini Deshpande 8.9.2020 Scroll.in
Reservations are not the answer to every social and economic problem. More needs to be done to provide safety nets to vulnerable groups.
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Was Criticised For Being Restrictive On Green Clearances: Manmohan Singh 7.9.2020 NDTV News - India-news
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Monday said the UPA government under him was very selective in allowing projects that impacted the wilderness and wildlife habitat, and was criticised for being...
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In Bihar Polls Real Fight Is Between RJD And BJP: Tejashwi Yadav 7.9.2020 NDTV News - India-news
With Bihar Assembly polls likely soon, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) leader Tejashwi Yadav on Monday said that there is no public base of Chief Minister Nitish Kumar in the State and the real fight is...
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Female Poverty Rate In South Asia Projected To Rise Due To COVID-19: UN 3.9.2020 NDTV News - Latest
The female poverty rate in South Asia will increase in 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and more women than men in the 25-34 age group will be poorer in the next decade, according to new data...
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Coronavirus pandemic will push 47 more women and girls into extreme poverty, says UN report 3.9.2020 Scroll.in
The poverty rate for women, expected to decline earlier, is now projected to rise by 9.1%.
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Government Plans To Extend World's Biggest Jobs Program To Cities: Report 3.9.2020 NDTV News - Latest
India is considering extending its flagship jobs program in villages to workers in cities left unemployed by the pandemic-induced lockdowns, a government official said.
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Sponsored: Andhra Pradesh's Big Push For Housing For Poor, "Pedalanadariki Illu" 3.9.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Government of Andhra Pradesh has envisaged a comprehensive welfare programe for all families living Below the Poverty Line (BPL family) in the State. The "Pedalanadariki Illu" scheme, one among...
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Raising the minimum legal age of marriage for women to 21 years is neither feasible nor promising 3.9.2020 Scroll.in
There are more effective ways of empowering women that respect reproductive rights.
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Modiji, please read Sunil Mishra's story 30.8.2020 Rediff: News
'I realised that if we don't get relief from the government, I'll be faced with the prospect of either starving in Delhi, or starving in my village.'
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Over 40.35 crore poor have access to banks as Jan Dhan scheme completes six years: Finance Ministry 28.8.2020 Scroll.in
The government also said 34.81 crore or 86.3% account were operative in August.
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