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Covid-19: IMF warns of worst economic fallout since Great Depression 9.4.2020 Scroll.in
The IMF projected that over 170 countries will experience negative per capita income growth this year.
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Worst economic crisis since Great Depression: IMF 9.4.2020 Rediff: Business
The year 2020 could see the worst global economic fallout since the Great Depression in the 1930s, with over 170 countries likely to experience negative per capita income growth due to the raging coronavirus pandemic, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Thursday. Georgieva made the remarks during her address on 'Confronting the Crisis: Priorities for the Global Economy' in Washington, DC, ahead of next week's annual spring meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
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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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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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'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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Semmalai lashes out at Centre 21.3.2020 Hindu: Fitness
‘T.N. given step-motherly treatment in Atal Bhujal Yojana’
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World Bank, ADB give $588 million to Pakistan to fight coronavirus pandemic 20.3.2020 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
The meeting also approved in principle a project concept “Pakistan National Emergency Preparedness and Response Plan for COVID-19”.
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MLAs urged to speak up on Centre’s treatment of Karnataka 20.3.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Predicting “dark days” ahead for Karnataka in terms of finances, Leader of the Opposition in the Assembly Siddaramaiah on Wednesday appealed to all M
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Five flyovers to come up on IT expressway between Taramani and Siruseri 19.3.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
14.8-km stretch to turn 6-lane highway
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World Bank increases coronavirus response fund to $14 Billion 18.3.2020 Hindu: News
The package will strengthen national systems for public health preparedness, including for disease containment, diagnosis and treatment
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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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Cyclone shelter likely to be opened in Alappuzha next month 16.3.2020 Hindu: Medicine & Research
It will have facilities to accommodate around 1,000 people
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A dam of contention in Africa 16.3.2020 Hindu: Op-Ed
International mediation over GERD is no substitute for regional cooperation
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