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Top 10 Covid-19 updates: Toll rises to 56; Modi asks for candles to be lit at 9 pm on Sunday 3.4.2020 Scroll.in
A quick look at the novel coronavirus updates you need to know from today.
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Top news: India’s GDP growth to slow down to 4% in 2020-’21 amid Covid-19 crisis, says ADB 3.4.2020 Scroll.in
The biggest stories of the day.
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Coronavirus: World Bank approves $1 billion emergency financing for India 3.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
It said the fund will support better screening, contact tracing, and lab diagnostics, help procure personal protective equipment and set up new isolation wards.
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World Bank approves $1bn COVID-19 aid for India 3.4.2020 Rediff: News
The World Bank also approved $200 million for Pakistan, $100 million for Afghanistan, $7.3 million for the Maldives and $128.6 million for Sri Lanka.
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Covid-19: Confirmed cases cross 1-million mark worldwide; India reports 53 deaths so far 3.4.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will share a video message at 9 am today.
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World Bank approves USD 82 mn for Himachal Pradesh State Roads Transformation project 31.3.2020 Projects Monitor

The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved USD 82 million project to support Himachal Pradesh strengthen its transport and road safety institutions by improving condition, safety, resilience and engineering standards of its state road network. The Himachal Pradesh State Roads Transformation project will finance initiatives to build climate and disaster resilient roads, improve […]

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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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'There will be a drastic drop with the lockdown' 27.3.2020 Rediff: News
'Without it, it is going to be much, much, much, much worse.' 'In the meantime, we really need to work on a sort of war footing, given that it is a natural disaster, provide relief, provide essentials, till we get biological herd immunity, we need to get economic immunity, and also social immunity.'
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Is India really prepared for a coronavirus pandemic? 17.3.2020 Rediff: News
When it comes to key medical infrastructure and health care investments, the country fares worse than the top affected nations, report Sachin P Mampatta and Sohini Das.
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Economy: Are shoots of recovery visible? 16.3.2020 Rediff: Business
'While growth will bounce back from the current sub-5 per cent, it will stay lower than the already inadequate long-term average of 6.6 per cent,' notes T N Ninan.
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From ‘right to play’ to ‘right to vote’: How Mumbai youth are helping fellow citizens claim their rights 13.3.2020 Citizen Matters
Many youngsters across Greater Mumbai have formed collectives to help co-create a more inclusive city. Their initiatives have received a big boost from the youth event 'Making Mumbai', part of the annual urban festival ComplexCity, organised by not-for-profit YUVA.
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‘Backstage: The Story Behind India’s High Growth Years’ review: Strategist at work 12.3.2020 Hindu: Home
As one of the key players in the finance ministry, the PMO and the now defunct Planning Commission, Montek Singh Ahluwalia captures the essence of policymaking between 1985 and 2014
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Chennai Buzz: Quarantine facility in Chennai | World Bank push for CUMTA | Upgrades for GCC shopping complexes…and more 9.3.2020 Citizen Matters, Chennai
How is Chennai coping in the face of the coronavirus scare? What was discussed at the recent meet between World Bank and state officials on urban mobility and the transport sector? Catch these and other important headlines from the city over the week that went by.
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Why do economists like Raghuram Rajan leave India? 4.3.2020 Rediff: Business
The ones who came more recently were clutching the green cards that gave them an escape hatch through which to return to green pastures: Arvind Panagariya, Raghuram Rajan, Arvind Subramanian and other perfectly honourable gentlemen like them, points out T N Ninan.
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Edappadi launches Tamil Nadu Health System Reform Programme 3.3.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
The programme aims at improving the quality of care, strengthening the management of non-communicable diseases and injuries, and reducing the inequities in reproductive and child health services in the State
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A.P. not in list for WB-aided scheme for water-stressed areas 2.3.2020 Hindu: Rx
Union Minister of State responds to YSRCP MP’s question in RS
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WB report flags causes of road crash fatalities in India 25.2.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Concern over lack of comprehensive and inclusive approach in road safety management
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TS among 11 states with low safety rating for road network 24.2.2020 Hindu: Fitness
World Bank, however, pats State for utilising IT tools to reduce fatalities on ORR
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Ranil Wickremesinghe's keynote address at The Huddle 2020 23.2.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Former Sri Lanka PM stressed on the India's role in South Asian politics.
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Gearing up to fight the next big viral outbreak 20.2.2020 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Indian States should regularly test their preparedness to not just diagnose and treat diseases, but also to prevent them
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