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Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex gains over 800 points, Nifty above 9,800-mark; Bajaj Finance top gainer, jumps over 10%
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Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex gains over 800 points, Nifty above 9,800-mark; Bajaj Finance top gainer, jumps over 10%

Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex gains over 800 points, Nifty above 9,800-mark; Bajaj Finance top gainer, jumps over 10%

In Heroes for Sale, William A Wellman presents discontentment with the old and hope for the new, steeped in govt propaganda
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In Heroes for Sale, William A Wellman presents discontentment with the old and hope for the new, steeped in govt propaganda

Heroes for Sale was made just after Roosevelt swore in as the 32nd president of the United States. As though symptomatic of this particular time, the film embodies both a discontentment with the preceding Hoover administration and a hope for the new one, the duality manifesting as an incongruity between plot and character.

Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex surges over 600 points, Nifty above 9,050-level; HDFC, Tata Steel among major gainers
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Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex surges over 600 points, Nifty above 9,050-level; HDFC, Tata Steel among major gainers

Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex surges over 600 points, Nifty above 9,050-level; HDFC, Tata Steel among major gainers

Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex plummets over 1,000 points, Nifty at 8,829; IndusInd Bank, HDFC among top losers
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Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex plummets over 1,000 points, Nifty at 8,829; IndusInd Bank, HDFC among top losers

Stock Market Latest Updates: Sensex plummets over 1,000 points, Nifty at 8,829; IndusInd Bank, HDFC among top losers

Coronavirus Impact: US economy faces historic shock, with 16% joblessness possible, says Trump adviser
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Coronavirus Impact: US economy faces historic shock, with 16% joblessness possible, says Trump adviser

Lockdowns across the United States to curtail the spread of the novel coronavirus have hammered the economy, shuttering businesses and sending unemployment skyrocketing

IBA urges govt, RBI to double moratorium period to 6 months; seeks credit guarantee for MSME loans
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IBA urges govt, RBI to double moratorium period to 6 months; seeks credit guarantee for MSME loans

Bankers believed that some safety net has to be created for both industry and banks for survival first, sources said, adding, revival would follow.

Coronavirus Outbreak: Asia to see zero percent growth in 2020, worst performance in 60 years, says IMF
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Asia to see zero percent growth in 2020, worst performance in 60 years, says IMF

Asia is expected to witness zero percent growth in 2020 due to COVID-19 pandemic, its worst growth performance in almost 60 years, but still the world's largest and most populous continent is likely to fare better than other regions in terms of activity, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said

Coronavirus Outbreak: IMF proposes to deploy full $1 trillion lending capacity to support countries battling COVID-19
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IMF proposes to deploy full $1 trillion lending capacity to support countries battling COVID-19

Describing the COVID-19 pandemic as "a crisis like no other," IMF head Kristalina Georgieva has said the international lender plans to use all its $1 trillion lending capacity to support countries across the world battling the deadly outbreak

Evidence of coronavirus' effect on US economy grows more ominous, will shrink 7% in 2020, predict economists
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Evidence of coronavirus' effect on US economy grows more ominous, will shrink 7% in 2020, predict economists

Retail sales—a primary driver of the US economy—are almost surely suffering further during April because business shutdowns will have been in effect for the entire month, compared with just half of March

IMF projects India's GDP growth at 1.9% in 2020, forecasts global recession due to coronavirus
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IMF projects India's GDP growth at 1.9% in 2020, forecasts global recession due to coronavirus

The IMF on Tuesday projected a GDP growth of 1.9 percent for India in 2020, as the global economy hits the worst recession since the Great Depression in the 1930s due to the raging coronavirus pandemic that has nearly stalled all economic activities across the world

Getting India back in the fast lane: Factories, industrial units should be allowed to resume under supervision, writes Naveen Jindal
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Getting India back in the fast lane: Factories, industrial units should be allowed to resume under supervision, writes Naveen Jindal

Many industrial units in India have their own townships. Whether in Bokaro, or Greater Noida, or in Tuticorin, they are often self-contained.

From You’ve Got Mail to Jab We Met, why rom-coms are the ultimate comfort-watch during coronavirus lockdown
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From You’ve Got Mail to Jab We Met, why rom-coms are the ultimate comfort-watch during coronavirus lockdown

At a time like the coronavirus outbreak, one feels like going back to the old and the familiar, rom-coms like Bridget Jones' Diary and Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na.

Coronavirus Outbreak: IMF anticipates sharpest negative economic growth fallout since Great Depression
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Coronavirus Outbreak: IMF anticipates sharpest negative economic growth fallout since Great Depression

The year 2020 could see the worst global economic fallout since the Great Depression in the 1930s with over 170 countries likely to experience negative per capita income growth due to the raging coronavirus pandemic, IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said on Thursday

COVID-19 death toll reaches 7 as 75 districts go into lockdown in India while cases surge in Europe and North America
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COVID-19 death toll reaches 7 as 75 districts go into lockdown in India while cases surge in Europe and North America

India has now reported 415 confirmed cases of COVID-19 along with 7 deaths. Officials at ICMR maintain that there is no community transmission yet.

Young Romance to Bride's Romances: Comics that were all the rage in post World War II America
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Young Romance to Bride's Romances: Comics that were all the rage in post World War II America

Even after romance comics largely fell out of fashion, the genre’s visual tropes and narrative themes became more prevalent during what’s known as the Silver Age, a superhero revival that lasted from 1956 to 1970.

Paul Volcker was a great economist but his greatest lesson wasn’t on economics, it was on being a public servant
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Paul Volcker was a great economist but his greatest lesson wasn’t on economics, it was on being a public servant

Regardless of what those answers turn out to be, the life of Paul Volcker offers guidance about the values they might want to embrace in seeking them.

Gold Diggers of 1933 was a racy backstage musical — and Hollywood’s response to the Great Depression
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Gold Diggers of 1933 was a racy backstage musical — and Hollywood’s response to the Great Depression

The Warner production Gold Diggers of 1933, directed by Mervyn LeRoy, is a racy backstage musical rife with the kind of elements that the censors would veto in the following years: women in underwear and skimpy stage costumes, or as sexy silhouettes changing clothes, their bottoms spanked by men, dialogue with double entendre, and a gleefully amoral scenario.

Revisiting King Vidor's Our Daily Bread: 1934 Great Depression film idealised community, self-sufficiency
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Revisiting King Vidor's Our Daily Bread: 1934 Great Depression film idealised community, self-sufficiency

In the first scene of Our Daily Bread, Mary (Karen Morley) wards off debtors as John (Tom Keene) returns after a fruitless day looking for jobs, his days of dreaming big far behind him. So begins King Vidor's 1934 classic on the Great Depression.

Remembering Toni Morrison: From Beloved to Jazz and The Bluest Eye, a look at the Nobel laureate's best works
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Remembering Toni Morrison: From Beloved to Jazz and The Bluest Eye, a look at the Nobel laureate's best works

Morrison, who died at 88, created a lasting impact on readers as she explored the lives of African-Americans and the complexities of womanhood through her riveting, lyrical prose.

Paul Krugman warns of global recession by year-end, says absence of effective response during slowdown main concern
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Paul Krugman warns of global recession by year-end, says absence of effective response during slowdown main concern

Speaking at the World Government Summit in Dubai, Paul Krugman said it was unlikely that just "one big thing" would prompt an economic downturn.