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COMBATING SLOWDOWN: Finance Minister calls for 'concerted action'

COMBATING SLOWDOWN: Finance Minister calls for 'concerted action'

New Delhi: Speaking at the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and World Bank in Washington, Finance Minister Nirmala...Read More

India halved its poverty rate since 1990s, achieved seven plus growth rate over last 15 years: World Bank

India halved its poverty rate since 1990s, achieved seven plus growth rate over last 15 years: World Bank

Washington: India has halved its poverty rate since the 1990s and achieved a seven plus growth rate over the last 15 years, the World Ban...Read More

IMF's World Economic Outlook revises India's FY20 growth forecast from 7% to 6%

IMF's World Economic Outlook revises India's FY20 growth forecast from 7% to 6%

New Delhi: The outlook for the Indian economy for the current fiscal seems to get bleaker by the day as major economic forums and institu...Read More

You too, World Bank? Now, growth rate projected to fall to 6 percent

You too, World Bank? Now, growth rate projected to fall to 6 percent

In 2018-19, the growth rate of the country stood at 6.9 per cent. However, the bank in its latest edition of the South Asia Economic Focu...Read More

Punjab to canalise its rivers with technical support from World Bank, ADB

Punjab to canalise its rivers with technical support from World Bank, ADB

Singh also announced dedicated village-relief teams in flood-affected areas in Sultanpur Lodhi and Jalandhar

Ruling party, opposition lock horns in Andhra Assembly on withdrawal of loan by World Bank

Ruling party, opposition lock horns in Andhra Assembly on withdrawal of loan by World Bank

Amaravati: World Bank's decision to back out of extending funds to the Amaravati capital project led to a heated argument between the lea...Read More

World Bank to compensate for Amaravati project

World Bank to compensate for Amaravati project

The Andhra Pradesh govt on Sunday said that The World Bank has given positive indications towards compensating the dropped $ 300 million ...Read More

TDP, YSRCP lock horns over reports of World Bank pulling out of Amaravati Capital Project

TDP, YSRCP lock horns over reports of World Bank pulling out of Amaravati Capital Project

YSRCP MLA K Venkatarami claimed that the incumbent government in the state has nothing to with the decision while alleging that World Ban...Read More

World Bank 'drops' USD 300 million Amaravati project, here's why

World Bank 'drops' USD 300 million Amaravati project, here's why

A major confusion prevailed after the World Bank dropped USD 300 million project in Andhra Pradesh's Amaravati. But now reports have surf...Read More

World Bank approves $100mn for water supply, sanitation in Bangladesh

World Bank approves $100mn for water supply, sanitation in Bangladesh

The "Municipal Water Supply and Sanitation Project" will help about 600,000 people living in small towns to get safe water through piped ...Read More

Indian banker Anshula Kant appointed MD, CFO of World Bank

Indian banker Anshula Kant appointed MD, CFO of World Bank

As Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, Kant will be responsible for financial and risk management of the World Bank Group, rep...Read More

$722 million loan approved for Pakistan

$722 million loan approved for Pakistan

The World Bank has approved USD 722 million loan for Pakistan that will largely be used for improving civic and public transport faciliti...Read More

Growth story is a fairy tale?

Growth story is a fairy tale?

The government on Tuesday defended India’s official growth estimates, forcefully contending that these were backed by a statistically r...Read More

World Bank retains India's growth rate for FY19-20 at 7.5%

World Bank retains India's growth rate for FY19-20 at 7.5%

India is projected to grow at 7.5 pc in the next three years supported by robust investment and private consumption, the World Bank has ...Read More

‘Relaxed start-up norms, other steps to improve India’s ease of biz ranking’

‘Relaxed start-up norms, other steps to improve India’s ease of biz ranking’

New Delhi: The government’s initiatives such as relaxed norms for company incorporation, and removing requirement of a bank account for G...Read More

Independence has served central banks well: International Monetary Fund

Independence has served central banks well: International Monetary Fund

Washington: Government respect for the independence of central banks has served them well in their mission, International Monetary Fund c...Read More

President considered daughter Ivanka for World Bank head

President considered daughter Ivanka for World Bank head

Washington: President Trump considered nominating his daughter to head the World Bank, and she also would have been “great” as US ambassa...Read More

Some reforms in India show benefits of digitalisation: IMF

Some reforms in India show benefits of digitalisation: IMF

Washington: Some reforms in India have shown the benefits of digitalisation which has also reduced the opportunities for discretion and f...Read More

India tops global remittance chart with USD 79 billion in 2018

India tops global remittance chart with USD 79 billion in 2018

 Washington: India retained its position as the world’s top recipient of remittances with its diaspora sending a whopping $79 billion bac...Read More

India retained top spot in remittances in 2018: WB

India retained top spot in remittances in 2018: WB

India has retained its spot as the world’s top remittance recipient with its diaspora sending $79 billion back home in 2018, the World Ba...Read More

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