Friday, May 29, 2020 | Last Update : 07:49 PM IST

66th Day Of Lockdown

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Economy

Singapore cuts GDP outlook again as virus batters economy

Singapore’s economy shrank 0.7% year-on-year in the first quarter and 4.7% on a quarter-on-quarter

26 May 2020 9:00 AM

Economic damage for India from lockdown to be significant, says Moody's

Indian economy already was growing at its slowest pace in six years and with the stimulus measures falling short of expectations

22 May 2020 2:06 PM

135 million Indians may lose job due to coronavirus impact

The worst impact will be felt by India's most vulnerable in terms of job loss, poverty increase and reduced per-capita income

17 May 2020 4:25 PM

Brazil and Mexico report record surge in coronavirus cases

Leaders of both countries receive criticism for intensified attempts to reopen their economies

15 May 2020 11:56 AM

New Zealand plans spending spree to counter virus job losses

New Zealand finance minister unveils new budget on the same day the nation lifted most of its lockdown restrictions

14 May 2020 11:00 AM

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US to temporarily ban immigrant visas including H-1B

Nearly 500,000 migrant workers are employed in the US in the H-1B status

09 May 2020 8:44 AM

UK shadows Italy as worst hit in Europe

United Kingdom’s COVID-19 death toll rose by 621 on Saturday to a total of 28,131 as of May 1

03 May 2020 11:04 AM

Businesses reopen in a few US states

Enterpraises are asked to make sure the coronavirus doesn’t come storming back by employing their own restrictions within premises

02 May 2020 11:41 AM

Telangana makes a departure on lockdown strategy

The state would do well to ease its lockdown restrictions in two phases

30 Apr 2020 11:19 PM

Japan passes $240 billion virus package including cash handouts

Prime minister Shinzo Abe was forced into a U-turn on cash handouts, reversing an initial plan to offer means-tested assistance to families

30 Apr 2020 4:37 PM

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Latest coronavirus updates from around the world

More than 2.97 million people have been reported to be infected and 205,948 have died, according to a Reuters tally, as of on Monday

27 Apr 2020 1:47 PM

Aakar Patel: What will the new economy look like post Covid-19 crash?

The impact on the global economy may last for an entire generation

05 Apr 2020 5:47 PM

How the virus from Wuhan has taken the world to the brink: Is the economy next?

How did 21st century India forget the 'yellow peril' that battered the global economy in the guise of globalisation?

01 Apr 2020 8:36 AM

Trump signs biggest stimulus package ever

What it does: $1200 cash transfer to every American, higher jobless dole and more funds for health care

28 Mar 2020 9:21 AM

AA Edit: Centre must plan for Lakshman Rekha

The Lakshman Rekha poses no hazard to those who have an assured income but what about the 50 crore daily-wage earners?

26 Mar 2020 6:32 PM

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Lockdowns are overkill, and won’t tame the virus

The silence of economic graveyards can be very expensive for struggling economies like ours

24 Mar 2020 7:49 PM

Crisis exposes lacunae in India’s public welfare

As usual the poor will be the hardest hit by the coronavirus fallout

24 Mar 2020 7:51 AM

The current global crisis is an opportunity for India

The crash in crude oil prices is a blessing for the country

10 Mar 2020 10:55 PM

Indian economic growth slows, with coronavirus impact to come

The annual GDP figure for the September quarter was ramped up from an earlier estimate of 4.5 per cent

29 Feb 2020 11:33 AM

Economy close to collapse, fear in country: Chidambaram

Fiscal deficit was targeted to shrink to 3.3 per cent of the GDP but ended at 3.8 pc and in the next fiscal it is being targeted at 3.5 pc.

11 Feb 2020 10:03 AM

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