Top 5 Current Affairs: 7 April 2021

In a major boost, IMF has projected the economic growth rate of India to be 12.5% in 2021.

Created On: Apr 7, 2021 18:05 ISTModified On: Apr 7, 2021 18:05 IST
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Bi-monthly policy review of RBI: Check details here

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IMF projects India’s growth rate to 12.5% in 2021

In a major boost, IMF has projected the growth rate of India to be 12.5% in 2021. It is also stronger than that of China which maintained positive growth even amid the pandemic. In 2020, India’s economy had contracted by 8 per cent according to IMF.

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Forbes releases list of world’s richest people

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