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New Delhi [India], Feb 18 (ANI): The India government and the World Bank on Monday signed a USD 450 million loan agreement to support the national programme to arrest the country's depleting groundwater levels and strengthen groundwater institutions.
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New Delhi [India], Jan 31 (ANI): Since 2014, India has moved up 79 positions in the World Bank's Doing Business rankings, improving from 142 in 2014 to 63 in 2019 with the country improving on seven out of the 10 parameters, points out the Economic Survey 2019-20 tabled in Parliament on F
New Delhi [India], Jan 31 (ANI): The reforms carried out by the Centre in the past five years at the grassroots level have led to significant improvement in India's global ranking in many fields, said President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday.
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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.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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.
Updated : 2 months, 3 weeks ago IST
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