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NCPCR objects to World Bank policy paper calling it 'understaffed'

The child rights body also objected to the policy paper for stating that the NCPCR and SCPCR had been formed in only 14 of the 29 states.

published on : 18th June 2018

World Bank forecasts 7.3 per cent growth for India; making it fastest growing economy

A top World Bank official said India's economy is robust, resilient and has potential to deliver sustained growth.

published on : 6th June 2018

Kishanganga project: World Bank asks Pakistan to accept India's offer of appointing a 'neutral expert'

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim in a fresh communication last week advised the Pakistan government to withdraw from its stand of taking the matter to the ICA, Dawn reported.

published on : 5th June 2018

India, World Bank sign USD 500 million loan pact for rural roads 

India signed a USD 500 million (Rs 3,371 crore) loan pact with World Bank today to provide additional financing for PMGSY rural road projects.

published on : 31st May 2018

No agreement with Pakistan on resolving Indus Waters Treaty dispute: World Bank

A high-powered Pakistani delegation led by Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf Ali met with World Bank Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva and other senior officials on Monday and Tuesday.

published on : 23rd May 2018

Pakistan raises India's 'violation' of Indus Waters Treaty with World Bank

Islamabad had been raising objections over the design of the hydel project, saying it is not in line with the criteria laid down under the Indus Waters Treaty between the two countries.

published on : 22nd May 2018

Pakistan delegation in US to raise 'violation' of Indus Waters Treaty with World Bank

Islamabad had been raising objections over the design of the hydel project, saying it is not in line with the criteria laid down under the Indus Waters Treaty (IWT) between the two countries.

published on : 20th May 2018

Rohingya Crisis: World Bank agrees to a grant for Bangladesh

The World Bank (WB) is going to provide Bangladesh a grant to meet the basic needs of around one million Rohingyas who fled their homeland Myanmar.

published on : 14th May 2018

Punjab seeks World Bank aid for infrastructure development

Manpreet Singh expressed hope that the intervention of the World Bank would help in raising the per capita income of Punjab.

published on : 10th May 2018

World Bank denies reports that former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif laundered USD 4.9 billion to India

The World Bank has denied as 'incorrect' the media reports in Pakistan that cited its report to allege that former prime minister Nawaz Sharif laundered USD 4.9 billion to India.

published on : 9th May 2018

India signs up for USD 200-million loan from World Bank for nutrition mission 

The loan will support the first phase of scaling up of interventions in 315 districts across all states and union territories, according to an official statement.

published on : 7th May 2018

India doing extremely well on electrification: World Bank

India is doing "extremely well" on electrification with nearly 85 per cent of the country's population having access to electricity, the World Bank has said.

published on : 4th May 2018

Prices of energy commodities set to rise by 20 per cent this year: World Bank

The increase in energy prices is expected to have an adverse impact on India, given that the country is heavily dependent on import of major energy commodities.

published on : 25th April 2018

Centre, World Bank to improve rural road network of Madhya Pradesh

The new joint project will cover 10,510 km stretch of rural roads in Madhya Pradesh that fall under the Chief Minister's Gram Sadak Yojana program.

published on : 25th April 2018

India's GDP expected to reach USD 5 trillion by 2025: Economic Affairs Secretary to World Bank

Giving an overview of the South Asian countries, Bhutan, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, Subhash Chandra Garg said India continued to be a beacon of growth in the region.

published on : 22nd April 2018
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