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US Treasury Secretary Lawrence H Summers questions World bank's lending power

Noted economist and former US Treasury Secretary Lawrence H Summers has questioned the relevance of lending power of top global financial institutions like the World Bank in the 21st century.

published on : 10th November 2017

How about an ease of living index?

In the recently released Global Hunger Index (GHI) India featured at 100th position among the 119 countries, lagging behind even North Korea, which is ruled by a despotic regime, and war-torn Iraq.

published on : 9th November 2017

Washington Consensus is being challenged by Beijing Consensus: Ex-US Treasury Secretary

China has demonstrated its ambition to fill a leadership void left by a US retreat from global priorities, a top American economist has said.

published on : 9th November 2017

Centre for Odisha sign 119 million USD pact with World Bank for higher education project

THE World Bank on Tuesday signed a loan agreement of $119 million with the Centre for Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellence and Equity Project, which will support the State in improving the

published on : 8th November 2017

Modi turns gun on UPA in spat on business rankings

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that if the UPA had implemented the reforms the NDA has, India’s position would have improved much earlier.

published on : 5th November 2017

India to be high-middle income country by 2047: World Bank CEO

World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva on Saturday said she has no doubt that India will be a high-middle income country by 2047 when it completes its centenary year of independence.

published on : 4th November 2017

World Bank CEO lauds India’s 30 place jump in Ease of Doing Business report

World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva on Saturday lauded India’s progress in the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ report, as she highlighted that the jump made has been extraordinary.

published on : 4th November 2017

Easier to do business in India than ever before, says Prime Minister Narendra Modi

New Delhi, Nov 3 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today asserted that it is now easier to do business in India than ever before after the country l...

published on : 3rd November 2017

DIPP targets sub-50 slot of World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business indicator with more reforms

The government on Wednesday renewed its commitment to implementing over 200 reforms to break into the sub-50 ranking of the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business indicator.

published on : 2nd November 2017

22 per cent Brazilians live under poverty line: World Bank

Categorized as a higher-middle-income country, Brazil has around 45.5 million people living on less than $5.5 a day.

published on : 1st November 2017

India can be among World Bank top 50 on doing business: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

India for the first time has moved into the top 100 in the World Bank rankings from its 130th position last year.

published on : 31st October 2017

India jumps 30 ranks to 100th in World Bank's ease of doing business list

The report noted that India has adopted 37 reforms since 2003 with nearly half of these reforms having been implemented in the last four years.

published on : 31st October 2017

Centre partners World Bank to design incentive-based program to bring 'Smart Cities' on fast track

A senior official with the ministry of urban affairs said that the main purpose is to ensure timely completion of the flagship scheme of the government.

published on : 30th October 2017

India expects significant jump in World Bank's ease of doing business ranking

India's ranking may improve significantly in the World Bank's ease of doing business report on the back of reforms initiated by the government, a top official said today.

published on : 26th October 2017

After waiting for seven years, World Bank drops NMK Lake remediation project

Rs 284 crore was sanctioned for the project that was commissioned in 2010 and was to be completed by September 2017.

published on : 23rd October 2017
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