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About 97 million more people living on less than 2 dollars a day due to the Covid, the World Bank says


London –  About 97 million more people are living on less than US$ 1.90 a day because of the Covid 19 pandemic, the World Bank has said. In an article, a group of World Bank economists said that globally, three to four years of progress

Child marriage kills more than 60 girls a day globally and 6 girls daily in South Asia: Report


New Delhi , PTI — Child marriage kills more than 60 girls a day globally and six girls a day in South Asia, according to a new analysis released on the International Day of the Girl Child that claimed over an estimated 22,000 girls a

South Asia’s recovery continues amid uncertainties due to Covid: World Bank


Dhaka — South Asia’s recovery continues as global demand rebounded and targeted containment measures helped minimize the economic impacts of the recent waves of Covid-19, the World Bank revealed in its twice-yearly regional update on Thursday. But the recovery remains fragile and uneven, and most countries

Climate change widespread, rapid, and intensifying – IPCC


GENEVA , IPCC– Scientists are observing changes in the Earth’s climate in every region and across the whole climate system, according to the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Report, released today. Many of the changes observed in the climate are unprecedented in thousands,

Vaccine inequity hampering the world economic recovery: IMF


London -  Nearly 40 percent of the population in rich countries have been vaccinated against the Covid 19 while only 1 percent of the population in low income countries have received the jab so far, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said. While the global



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