User: newstrust Topic: Pakistan
Category: Poverty
Last updated: Aug 10 2020 21:29 IST RSS 2.0
 
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When an American professor worked at the RBI... 10.8.2020 Rediff: Business
'We get to know secrets such as some of India's top-rated firms do not always make payments when due and many State-owned, listed, enterprises that borrow in bond markets default regularly.' 'Without naming the bank, he says that ever-greening of poor loans by a part of India's shadow banking lay at the doorstep of India's banking, notably 'one private bank'.' Viral Acharya's Quest for Restoring Financial Stability in India won't be music to many ears, observes Tamal Bandyopadhyay.
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12 months, 12 lives: Kashmiris in limbo and lockdown 9.8.2020 BBC: World
The BBC speaks to 12 Kashmiris from different walks of life about an unprecedented year for the region.
Coronavirus: India is turning to faster tests to meet targets 8.8.2020 BBC: World
With coronavirus cases rising sharply, India has turned to rapid testing kits. But how reliable are they?
Corporate Lobbyists Vote to Keep Corporate Lobbyists in the DNC 6.8.2020 Truthout.com
Corporate Lobbyists Vote to Keep Corporate Lobbyists in the DNC
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Coronavirus in Pakistan: Doctor's video diary of fight against pandemic 30.7.2020 BBC: World
A doctor in one of Pakistan’s busiest hospitals has kept a video diary of the country’s struggle with coronavirus.
'How can India be a competitor to China?' 25.7.2020 Rediff: News
'China need not worry about a truly 'resurgent India'.' 'It's not going to happen.'
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India coronavirus: Online classes expose extent of digital divide 23.7.2020 BBC: Technology
The pandemic has forced education to move online, but many students are struggling to cope.
UP is dragging India down with it 22.7.2020 Rediff: News
'Uttar Pradesh, our largest state by population and the most powerful, is also the worst governed.'
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Column: As an uncertain future looms, Los Angeles' swap meet vendors live in the moment 20.7.2020 LA Times: Business

Los Angeles swap meets are an infinite jumble of commerce, tailored to the needs of low-income communities.

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How coronavirus could wipe out two decades of progress in the war against child labor 30.6.2020 LA Times: Health

Experts warn the pandemic could force millions of children worldwide out of school and into the work force, exposing them to stress and exploitation.

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Coronavirus overwhelms Afghanistan’s war-ravaged hospitals 30.6.2020 BBC: World
Corruption, medical supply shortages and militant attacks have deepened the country's health crisis.
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Tories suspend activist over 'back to Pakistan' comment about Labour MP 19.6.2020 BBC: Front Page
Theodora Dickinson is being investigated after tweeting Labour's Naz Shah should "go back to Pakistan".
Bangladesh fears a coronavirus crisis as case numbers rise 16.6.2020 BBC: World
As hospitals turn patients away, there are fears the densely populated country could become a hotspot.
Far-flung coronavirus outbreaks 'took over the planet' 12.6.2020 LA Times: Health

Coronavirus alarms ring louder after worldwide new cases hit a single-day high.

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Coronavirus: Rumours, fear and rising Covid deaths in Pakistan 5.6.2020 BBC: World
Rumours circulating in the community mean many are too scared to get help until it is too late.
Pakistan couple arrested for allegedly murdering seven-year-old maid 4.6.2020 Raw Story
A Pakistan couple have been arrested for allegedly murdering their seven-year-old maid after she was blamed for letting a pet bird escape, police said, the latest case of violence against child domestic workers in the country. Hassan Siddiqui and his wife employed Zohra Bibi at their home in a middle-class suburb of Rawalpindi, near the […]
Pakistan 'blasphemy' death row couple's plea for freedom 2.6.2020 BBC: World
Shagufta Kausar and Shafqat Emmanuel hope judges in Pakistan will overthrow their 2014 conviction.
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India policeman's TikTok video helps family find missing father 28.5.2020 BBC: World
A TikTok video helped an Indian family find their missing father at the other end of the country.
Coronavirus threatens China's Belt and Road. What happens when it wants half a trillion dollars back? 20.5.2020 LA Times: Nation

The COVID-19 pandemic and recession threaten China's Belt and Road projects as construction slows and countries demand debt relief.

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Coronavirus leaves Gulf migrant workers stranded 16.5.2020 BBC: World
For decades, migrant workers built the economies of the Gulf, but Covid-19 has left them stranded.
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