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BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 28, 2020
The students should be promoted on the basis of internal assessement as it's not possible to hold the remaining CBSE class 10, 12 exams, Manish Sisodia said


Prasanna Mohanty
April 23, 2020
Getting the basics right holds the key. This would involve first acknowledging that a large population has lost incomes, savings and jobs and second, consumption drives the economic growth which had already been weakened even before the pandemic hit


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 23, 2020
Remittances to India are likely to drop by 23 per cent from $83 billion last year to $64 billion this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has resulted in a global recession. Globally remittances are projected to decline sharply by about 20 per cent this year due to the economic crisis induced by the pandemic and shutdowns, according to a World Bank report on the impact of the COVID-19 on migration and remittances released on Wednesday. The projected fall, which would be the sharpest decline in recent history, is largely due to a fall in the wages and employment of migrant workers, who tend to be more vulnerable to loss of employment and wages during an economic crisis in a host country. Watch the video for more.Also Read: BigBasket, Licious, other start-ups find newer ways of doing business amid coronavirus crisis


BusinessToday.In
New Delhi, April 23, 2020
Coronavirus: Lockdown in India has affected 40 million migrants, says World BankThe nationwide lockdown in India which started about a month ago has impacted nearly 40 million internal migrants, the World Bank has said. Around 50,000 60,000 moved from urban centers to rural areas of origin in the span of a few days, the bank said in a report released on Wednesday. According to the report -- 'COVID-19 Crisis Through a Migration Lens' -- the magnitude of internal migration is about ...


PTI
April 23, 2020
Globally remittances are projected to decline sharply by about 20 per cent this year due to the economic crisis induced by the COVID-19 pandemic and shutdown


PTI
April 23, 2020
Migrant workers crisis: Lockdowns, loss of employment, and social distancing prompted a chaotic and painful process of mass return for internal migrants in India and many countries in Latin America


Prasanna Mohanty
April 21, 2020
Like urban migrant workers and small and marginal farmers, prolonged lockdown makes Indian Muslims very vulnerable, not only because they depend more on informal economy, their employment and livelihood deprivations are already worse than those of STs and SCs


BusinessToday.In
April 21, 2020
Corona lockdown in India updates: Personnel involved in COVID-19 management activities, central government employees, doctors, and media personnel with authorisation, as well as goods transport and ambulances have been exempted from this


Prasanna Mohanty
April 17, 2020
More than the accumulation of scientific, technological and economic capital, it is their deployment for safety and well-being of the masses that determines how effective the counter to the current and future pandemics would be


Reuters
New Delhi, April 15, 2020
United States is biggest overall donor to Geneva-based WHO, contributing over $400 million in 2019, roughly 15% of its budget


Prasanna Mohanty
April 14, 2020
Not just in health emergencies, even in normal times, India needs a public healthcare system that can ensure that \"catastrophic\" healthcare expenditure does not routinely drive six crore Indians into poverty every year


Hari Hara Mishra
April 13, 2020
Can government initiate specific measures such as providing large-scale unemployment allowance for sustaining the migrant workers through the COVID-19 crisis, until they are gainfully employed again?


Prasanna Mohanty
April 9, 2020
Three quick policy measures can be taken to ensure income and credit flows: direct procurement, direct cash transfers to farmers as well as landless labourers and interest subvention through cash transfers and in KCC mode


Prasanna Mohanty
April 5, 2020
Given its predominant role as a source of livelihood, the informal economy needs to be fixed first once the health crisis blows over. This would call for a series of long-neglected steps such as collecting comprehensive data on informal establishments and informal labour, benchmarking reasonable national minimum wage, providing comprehensive social security cover and reviving MSMEs


Joe C Mathew
April 4, 2020
A healthcare expert said rapid tests are not as authoritative as RT-PCR tests, but could be a tool to know if there is community transmission


PTI
April 2, 2020
According to reports, Punjab province had 748 cases, Sindh 709, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa 253, Balochistan 158, Gilgit-Baltistan 184, Islamabad 54 and Pakistan-occupied Kashmir 6


PTI
April 1, 2020
Underpinning the revised forecast are weaker revenue collection as a result of a downturn in economic activity and higher expenditures


Manu Kaushik
March 31, 2020
Though it was difficult for telcos to ascertain between migrants and non-migrants, they picked the low-end users as their potential beneficiaries wherever they are


E Kumar Sharma
March 29, 2020
Dr Soumya Swaminathan, Chief Scientist at the World Health Organisation, feels India should use this opportunity to improve its primary healthcare system


Aprajita Sharma
March 3, 2020
For JP Morgan, if 2019 was about launching and expanding its mid-market commercial banking, the focus this year will be on growing its securitisation business


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