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Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India] Jan 24 (ANI/NewsVoir): In a world where women are fighting for equal rights and pay parity, India is still struggling with the idea of curtailing the superstitions surrounding menstruation.
Updated : 3 days, 22 hours ago IST
Islamabad [Pakistan], Jan 22 (ANI): Senior US diplomat Alice Wells on Tuesday sharply criticised the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) saying that the companies blacklisted by the World Bank had got contracts in the multi-billion dollar project.
Updated : 5 days, 12 hours ago IST
Davos [Switzerland], Jan 20 (ANI): The downward revision primarily reflects negative surprises to economic activity in a few emerging market economies, notably India, which led to a reassessment of growth prospects over the next two years, said Gita Gopinath, Chief Economist, Internationa
Updated : 1 week, 2 days ago IST
New Delhi [India], Jan 16 (ANI): The central government, Assam government and the World Bank signed a loan agreement of USD 88 million here on Thursday to help modernise Assam's passenger ferry sector that runs on its rivers including Brahmaputra.
Updated : 2 weeks, 2 days ago IST
Washington DC [USA], Jan 9 (ANI): Global economic growth is forecast to edge up to 2.5 per cent in 2020 as investment and trade gradually recover from last year's significant weakness but downward risks persist, the World Bank says in its January 2020 Global Economic Prospects.
Washington DC [USA], Jan 9 (ANI): The World Bank has projected India's growth at five per cent in the current financial year 2019-20 which is set to recover to 5.8 per cent in the following fiscal year.
Updated : 1 month, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Dec 16 (ANI): E-commerce can become a driver of growth across south Asia and boost trade between the region's countries but its potential remains largely untapped, according to a new World Bank report released on Monday.
Islamabad [Pakistan], Dec 14 (ANI): Pakistan and the World Bank have signed a loan agreement worth USD 406 million for the Khyber Pass Economic Corridor (KPEC) project.
Updated : 1 month, 2 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], Dec 7 (ANI) - US President Donald Trump on Saturday has lashed out at the World Bank on Friday for lending money to China, the world's second-largest economy and the bank's biggest borrower.
Updated : 1 month, 3 weeks ago IST
New Delhi [India], Dec 5 (ANI): Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday said the Centre was working on Rs 14,000 crore schemes with the assistance of the World Bank and Asian Development Bank to remove "black spots" from roads which were vulnerable to accidents.
Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], Dec 2 (ANI): International Finance Corporation (IFC), part of the World Bank Group, has anchored an investment round of 200 million dollars (about Rs 1,430 crore) in Mahindra & Mahindra Financial Services Ltd to create a dedicated pool of financing for micro, sm
Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], Nov 15 (ANI): British High Commission to India Dominic Asquith on Friday congratulated India for improving its rank in World Bank's ease of doing business.