As of 31 March 2018, there were over 100,000 publications registered with the Registrar of Newspapers for India. India has the second-largest newspaper market in the world, with daily newspapers reporting a combined circulation of over 240 million copies as of 2018. Hindi-language newspapers have by far the largest circulation, but there are publications produced in each of the 22 scheduled languages of India and in many of the other languages spoken throughout the country. Newsstand and subscription prices often cover only a small percentage of the cost to produce newspapers in India, and advertising is the primary source of revenue.
The coronavirus pandemic will cause a global recession in 2020 that could be worse than the one triggered by the global financial crisis of 2008-2009, but world economic output should recover in 2021, the International Monetary Fund said on Monday.