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IndiaDec 23, 2020, 12:58 PM IST
For safer, greener national highway corridors: India, World Bank sign agreement
Government of India and the World Bank signed a $500 million project to build safe and green national highway corridors in the states of Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh
IndiaMay 23, 2020, 2:07 PM IST
Indian economist appointed by World Bank to key position on climate change
Abhas Jha, an Indian economist, has been appointed by the World Bank to a key position on climate change and disaster management in South Asia, the global lender said.
IndiaMay 15, 2020, 7:00 PM IST
World Bank approves $1 billion to support India's fight against Covid-19
The World Bank on Friday approved USD 1 billion 'Accelerating India's COVID-19 Social Protection Response Program' to support the country's efforts for providing social assistance to the poor
PoliticsDec 17, 2019, 7:26 PM IST
India Ranks 63rd Among 190 Countries in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2020
India’s remarkable jump in World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2020 India ranks 63rd among 190 countries improving by 14 ranks from its rank of 77 in 2019. India has improved its rank in 7 out of 10 indicators and has moved closer to international best practices. The 2020 edition of the Report acknowledges India as one of the top 10 improvers, third time in a row, with an improvement of 67 ranks in 3 years. It is also the highest jump by any large country since 2011.
IndiaOct 18, 2019, 12:12 PM IST
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman: India among fastest growing economies in the world
Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in in Washington attending the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank. She said that although the IMF has projected a reduced growth rate for India, the economy of the country continues to be among the fastest in the world.
PoliticsOct 17, 2019, 3:38 PM IST
World Bank Praises India's Battle With Poverty
The World Bank has said that India has reduced its poverty rate by half since 1990 and has achieved a growth rate of over seven percent in the last 15 years. Prior to the meeting with the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank underlined India's role in global development. It said that India has played an effective role in reducing extreme poverty and has made strong improvements in human development. Watch The Video For More Details.
IndiaOct 17, 2019, 3:32 PM IST
Indus Waters Treaty: How Modi govt plans to curb flow of water to Pakistan
To mitigate the flow of unused water from its share of river water usage as enshrined in the Indus Waters Treaty, India is planning to build dams in Uttarakhand and divert it to the households of Haryana and Rajasthan
IndiaAug 22, 2019, 7:33 PM IST
Punjab to take World Bank, Asian Development Bank's help to canalise rivers following floods
The Punjab government will receive support of the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank to realign river streams and courses following the devastation caused by floods.
IndiaJul 22, 2019, 8:52 PM IST
World Bank loan issue rocks Andhra Pradesh Assembly; House adjourned abruptly
The discussion on the World Bank's decision to drop the $300 million loan proposal for the Amaravati Sustainable Infrastructure and Institutional Development Project caused a ruckus in Andhra Pradesh Assembly with parties trading charges
IndiaJul 16, 2019, 7:52 PM IST
From Mumbai building collapse to Supreme Court on Karnataka crisis, watch MyNation in 100 seconds
Proceedings of the Rajya Sabha were adjourned thrice during the pre-lunch period after repeated protests by Tamil Nadu parties led by the AIADMK over their demand that the exam for postmen be held in Tamil language. The World Bank will extend a $250 million loan for the Resilient Programme in Kerala, which was left devastated after one of the worst floods in nearly a century last August. Watch the top headlines of the day from across the country on MyNation in 100 seconds.
IndiaJul 16, 2019, 1:09 PM IST
World Bank to extend loan of $250 million to Kerala
The $250 million loan is aimed at enhancing the state's resilience against impacts of natural calamities and climate change in Kerala.
MemesFeb 24, 2019, 4:51 PM IST
Pakistan runs out of tomatoes, takes loan from World Bank to buy them
Pakistan Prime Minister, Imran Khan, has communicated his concern about the “shortage of tomatoes” to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and has requested to export tomatoes to Pakistan
WorldJan 16, 2019, 1:43 PM IST
India-born ex PepsiCo chief Indra Nooyi may become next World Bank president
World Bank's current president Jim Yong Kim had earlier this month announced that he would step down from his post in February to join a private infrastructure investment firm. His unexpected departure came nearly three years before the end of his term.