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US unemployment grows as another 3.8 million Americans lose jobs due to COVID – 19  

Last week, another 3.8 million people lost their jobs in the US. The coronavirus pandemic continued to batter the economy. The pace of layoffs appears to be slowing. However, an unprecedented 30 million Americans have…

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More than one million IT employees could continue to work from home even after the lockdown ends: Senapathy Gopalakrishnan

IT industry veteran Senapathy (Kris) Gopalakrishnan says that even after the corona virus-inflicted lockdown situation returns to normalcy, more than one million information technology employees are expected to continue to work from home. The former…

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UK Experts calls for action to create more walking and cycling space during the lockdown 

During lockdown in the UK, politicians and experts have called for urgent action to create more space for walking and cycling. It is also to avoid a rise in traffic as restrictions on movement are lifted….

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Indian economy could contract up to 0.9% in FY21: CII

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) warned on Thursday that in the worst-case scenario, the Indian economy could contract up to 0.9% in FY21. It will be if the coronavirus pandemic prolongs and the government…

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Air pollution falls during coronavirus lockdown in major global cities 

A new analysis shows that COVID – 19 lockdown that was imposed as a measure to contain the virus has resulted in unprecedented reductions in deadly air pollution around the world. The report was released…

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A large fraction of the world population to face acute food insecurity due to COVID – 19 crisis: Report 

The Global Report on Food Crisis warns that global hunger could become the next big impact of the pandemic. It is published by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation, the World Food Programme, and 14…

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Milan to introduce schemes to limit car use post the coronavirus crisis

In response to the coronavirus crisis, Milan is to introduce one of Europe’s most ambitious schemes. It is about reallocating street space from cars to cycling and walking. Motor traffic congestion has dropped by 30-75%…

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Investment in renewable energy could help economic recovery from COVID-19: Report  

According to a report, renewable energy could power an economic recovery from COVID-19. It would be by spurring global GDP gains of almost $100tn (£80tn) between now and 2050. The International Renewable Energy Agency stated…

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India’s growth rate could be over 7% in 2021 if it controls the coronavirus outbreak: IMF

According to the International Monetary Fund’s mission chief for India, India’s growth rate could bounce back to over 7% again in 2021. However, it will be possible if India can bring the coronavirus outbreak under…

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India attempts to balance economy, livelihoods and COVID-19 containment efforts

India had imposed lockdown to limit the spread of the COVID-19. However, in these containing efforts, its economy is suffering severely. Under such circumstances, it sketched out the first cautious steps out of the lockdown….

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