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IMF cuts India growth to 9.5% due to Covid Delta


United Nations: The Delta variant-spurred Covid-19 second wave has shaved off 3 per cent from the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) previous projection for India's economic growth for fiscal year 2021-22, pegging it now at 9.5 per cent, but the country still remains the world's fastest-growing large economy. The IMF's World Economic Outlook Update (WEOU) made...

India registers over 1.26 lakh Covid cases in biggest spike ever


New Delhi: India registered 1,26,789 fresh Covid cases in 24 hours, setting another one-day record as the county battled the second wave of infections. The total deaths pushed to 1,66,862 with 685 deaths in the last 24 hours. The total number of cases since the first recorded infection in India in January last year now stands...