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World Bank funds fight against Baghdad water woes

Five million people are expected to benefit from the work, which includes steps to stop leaking sewer pipes contaminating Baghdad's water supply.

published on : 1st February 2018

Government signs USD 100 million loan agreement with World Bank

The Government of India signed a USD 100 million loan agreement with World Bank on Tuesday, here in the National Capital Region.

published on : 30th January 2018

Possible for India to be in top 50 on ease of business index, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Citing success achieved by India in Ease of Doing Business ranking, Jaitley said the country has moved ahead from 142 to 100th position in the last three years.

published on : 27th January 2018

Four-decade wait for 42,000 slum families to gain right to land in Tamil Nadu

World Bank-aided projects had named them beneficiaries to get ownership rights over govt lands, but red-tape has delayed the implementation of schemes.

published on : 27th January 2018

World Bank signs USD 300 million loan for Nepal quake reconstruction

Nearly 9,000 people died when a 7.8-magnitude quake struck in April 2015, destroying more than half a million homes.

published on : 21st January 2018

IMF, World Bank laud Reserve Bank of India for 'strengthening' supervision

The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank had released two separate main Reports of the 2017 India Financial Sector Assessment Programme in December 2017.

published on : 20th January 2018

Doing business rankings based on hard data: World Bank

With its own chief economist raising doubts over 'doing business' rankings of certain countries, World Bank has said ranking indicators and methodology are designed with no single country in mind.

published on : 14th January 2018

World Bank to recalculate national rankings of ease of doing business

The announcement was made by chief economist Paul Romer in an interview to The Wall Street Journal where he apologised to Chile, the ranking of which has come down from 34th in 2014 to 57th in 2017.

published on : 14th January 2018

World Bank says India has huge potential, projects 7.3 per cent growth in 2018

World Bank's top official Ayhan Kose said there might have been some temporary disruptions but all in all the Indian economy has done well.

published on : 10th January 2018

India to implement World Bank-assisted multi-million skill development programme SANKALP

SANKALP is an outcome oriented project, where the outcomes will be measured through Disbursement Linked Indicators.

published on : 5th January 2018

Vijayawada: World Bank loan of Rs 3,324 crore for Amaravati in appraisal stage

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that Rs 3,324 crore loan for the development of Amaravati capital by World Bank is presently at the appraisal stage.

published on : 3rd January 2018

Politricks killing greens: Environment ministry relaxing key norms

Slack approach to setting up a regulatory framework for safeguarding environmental resources affects Tamil Nadu on various levels.

published on : 31st December 2017

Israeli troops wound 56 Palestinians in new clashes over recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital

At least 56 Palestinians were wounded by Israeli gunfire in the West Bank and Gaza on Friday as they protested in a fresh "day of rage" over Donald Trump's controversial recognition of Jerusalem.

published on : 29th December 2017

World Bank commits USD 40 million to Uttar Pradesh tourism development project

The World Bank today committed USD 40 million (about Rs 260 crore) for the development of tourism facilities in Uttar Pradesh.

published on : 28th December 2017

2017: Despite ‘Trump effect', global momentum on climate change gains

Environmental advocates believe that, amidst the shadow of the US decision, 2017 has seen progress in new climate action.

published on : 25th December 2017
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