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Coronavirus: Finance ministry projects Indian economy to contract 4.5% in 2020-’21 6.7.2020 Scroll.in
The Department of Economic Affairs in a report said that readings of high-frequency indicators indicate the ‘emergence of green shoots’ in May and June.
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Public services like anganwadis should not have been shut during lockdown: Jean Drèze 2.7.2020 Scroll.in
‘The privileged can easily fall back on private services, but not the poor,’ says the development economist.
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Joe Biden Says He Will Revoke H-1B Visa Suspension, If Elected President 2.7.2020 NDTV News - Latest
Democratic presidential candidate and former US Vice President Joe Biden has said that he will lift the temporary suspension on H-1B visas, the most sought-after by Indian IT professionals, if he wins...
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Why India’s agricultural reforms will do little to boost farmer incomes 1.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
They are part of reforms that were already underway for the past two decades, says JNU professor Himanshu.
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'America has never been great for Black people' 1.7.2020 Rediff: Sports
Indiana Pacers coach Nate McMillan has said US President Donald Trump's 2016 campaign slogan 'Make America Great Again' rings hollow because the country has never been 'great' for its Black citizens. McMillan's comments come in the wake of weeks of protests sparked by the death of George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, under the knee of a white police officer in Minneapolis.
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After Trump cut ties with WHO, senior officials leapt into damage-control mode 25.6.2020 Scroll.in
Officials at five federal agencies explain the far-reaching consequences of the decision.
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‘This might be the best-rehearsed movie of all time’: Inside Lin-Manuel Miranda’s ‘Hamilton’ 25.6.2020 Scroll.in
A filmed version from 2016 of the award-winning stage musical will be streamed on Disney+ Hotstar on July 3.
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Cash transfers to farmers are a temporary fix. India must pursue structural reforms in agriculture 24.6.2020 Scroll.in
A case study of Telangana’s Rythu Bandhu Scheme illustrates why.
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Centre Opens Doors To Private Sector For Space, Planetary Travel 24.6.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Union cabinet today gave a green signal to a series of reforms in the space sector which would boost private sector participation in all spheres. This would include some of the planetary...
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India’s three new agricultural ordinances will weaken state finances – and shortchange farmers 23.6.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
The Central government has thrown its weight behind traders, investors and corporations.
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Green shoots of recovery after policy measures: FinMin 23.6.2020 Rediff: Business
The finance ministry on Tuesday cited "green shoots" of recovery in agriculture, manufacturing and services sectors, and said the prompt policy measures taken by the government and RBI have helped reinvigorate the economy with minimal damage. Stating that the agricultural sector remains the foundation of the Indian economy, the ministry said that a normal monsoon, as has been forecast, should support the rebooting of economy.
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Reform H-1B visa system: Trump to officials 23.6.2020 Rediff: Business
Under these reforms, the H-1B programme will prioritise those workers who are offered the highest wage, ensuring that the highest-skilled applicants are admitted, the White House said.
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"Moving To Merit-Based System": US As Trump Temporarily Suspends H-1B 23.6.2020 NDTV News - Top-stories
US President Donald Trump has directed his administration to "reform" the H-1B visa system and move in the direction of merit-based immigration, White House officials have said.
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Podcast: Are India’s agriculture reforms likely to double farmers’ incomes? 22.6.2020 Scroll.in
A conversation with academician Mekhala Krishnamurthy.
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Lack of scientific market hits dairy farmers hard 20.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
Lack of scientific market hits dairy farmers hard
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Months before election, Trump finds himself at odds with most Americans' views 18.6.2020 Reuters: World News
The temporary fences that separated protesters from the White House have come down. But its occupant, President Donald Trump, appears to be more isolated than ever.
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All the president's countries featured so far in ex-Trump adviser's book 18.6.2020 Reuters: World News
China was not the only country mentioned in a litany of allegations that former national security adviser John Bolton makes about U.S. President Donald Trump in excerpts https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-bolton-book/trump-asked-china-to-help-him-win-in-2020-offered-favors-to-dictators-bolton-says-idUSKBN23O3B7 published on Wednesday of his book, "The Room Where It Happened: A White House ...
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Why Modi flunks the economic reforms test 17.6.2020 Rediff: Business
There is a pattern to the Modi government's economic decisions. The follow-up, the design of the plan, implementation takes too long. And by the time it is done, it is such a jumble of bureaucratese that looks more an overcooked spaghetti bowl, notes Shekhar Gupta.
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Trump signs order on police reform after weeks of protests about racial injustice 16.6.2020 Reuters: World News
President Donald Trump, facing criticism that his policies and inflammatory rhetoric have aggravated a racial divide in the United States, signed an order on Tuesday that he said would reform police practices while maintaining "law and order."
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Liberal groups warn Biden: Do more on policing reform or risk losing black support 16.6.2020 Reuters: World News
More than 50 liberal groups have signed a letter to Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden, warning he could lose black voters' support unless he commits to more transformative policing reforms.
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