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Global cost of coronavirus could reach $4 trillion, warns ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday said that the coronavirus pandemic could cost the global economy about $4.1 trillion. The global cost of the pandemic could range from $2.0 trillion to $4.1 trillion, equivalent to a loss of between 2.3 per cent to 4.8 per cent of global gross domestic product, the organization added […] NORTHEAST NOW .

3 Apr 2020 2:31 pm
National lockdown: FCI ensures uninterrupted supply of food grains

Food Corporation of India (FCI) is ensuring uninterrupted supply of wheat and rice throughout the country during the 21-day national lockdown period. FCI is fully prepared to meet not only the food grain requirement under National Food Security Act (NFSA) @5 KG/Month/Beneficiary but also any additional demand including the supply of 5Kg/Person for the next […] NORTHEAST NOW .

2 Apr 2020 8:54 pm
Banks to remain closed for 14 days in April; check list of national, regional holidays

Banks in April will remain closed for 14 days on account of national holidays, weekly offs and regional holidays. This will bring some respite to the banking officials who have been working tirelessly in the 21-day lockdown called to stop the spread of coronavirus pandemic. As banks will remain closed for 14 days, one is […] NORTHEAST NOW .

2 Apr 2020 8:40 pm