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Donald Trump's World Bank pick echoes calls for reform from other critics

Many activists have long called for reforms at the World Bank, citing a litany of alleged human rights failures and scandals.

published on : 9th February 2019

TN budget: Health system to be reformed

The important aspect of The Tamil Nadu Health System Reform Project, that will be implemented from 2019 to 2024.

published on : 9th February 2019

38,000 houses for urban poor planned in Chennai, two districts

Sources said the negotiations had been on with the World Bank since May when a World Bank delegation undertook a mission for affordable housing project from May 16 to May 18.

published on : 9th February 2019

World bank aid of Rs 4647 crore to build 38,000 tenements for urban poor living on river margins

World Bank officials visited housing development projects on September 4, 2018, and inspected households which have been relocated and resettled from the rehabilitated waterways.

published on : 8th February 2019

Donald Trump nominates David Malpass for World Bank president

Malpass would succeed Jim Yong Kim, who left in January three years before his term was to end.

published on : 7th February 2019

Kerala to submit report on projects for World Bank funding by Feb-end

Last October, the World Bank had said it was looking to extend support of up to $500 million to Kerala’s comprehensive flood recovery efforts and to build greater resilience to future shocks.

published on : 22nd January 2019

Indra Nooyi being considered to lead World Bank: Report

Nooyi, 63, stepped down as PepsiCo's chief last August after leading the company for 12 years.

published on : 16th January 2019

Nikki Haley, Ivanka Trump among possible World Bank nominees

US Under Secretary for International Affairs David Malpass and head of the US Agency for International Development Mark Green are among other nominees.

published on : 12th January 2019

World Bank announces selection process for next president

The bank said nominations for the next president shall be submitted between February 7 and March 14, and the executive directors will decide on a shortlist of up to three candidates.

published on : 11th January 2019

GDP to grow 7.3 per cent driven by rising consumption

Private consumption is projected to remain robust and investment growth is expected to continue as the benefits of recent policy reforms begin to materialise and credit rebounds.

published on : 10th January 2019

India to be fastest growing economy, growth rate to touch 7.5 per cent: World Bank

The World Bank's projection of 7.5 per cent growth rate for the next fiscal year is modestly higher than the 7.4 per cent made by the International Monetary Fund last October.

published on : 9th January 2019

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim to step down on February 1

The president of the World Bank has always been an American citizen nominated by the United States, which is the largest shareholder of this multilateral financial institution.

published on : 7th January 2019

World Bank loan for Amaravati infrastructure development!

The long-delayed World Bank loan sought for the construction of capital Amaravati is reliably learnt to have been approved by the board of the international financial institution.

published on : 29th December 2018

Cyclone Phethai: 41 cyclone shelters with capacity of 2000 each ready for use

The multipurpose cyclone shelters can even be used for organising functions during social occasions and meetings.

published on : 16th December 2018

India to retain top position in remittances with USD 80 billion: World Bank

Over the last three years, India registered a flow of remittances from USD 62.7 billion in 2016 to USD 65.3 billion 2017. In 2017, remittances constituted 2.7 per cent of India's GDP

published on : 8th December 2018
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