Updated : 3 years, 1 month ago IST
New Delhi [India], Oct. 25 (ANI): For the first time in its history, India's achievements in implementing reforms in four of the ten indicators - Trading Across Borders, Getting Electricity, Enforcing Contracts and Paying Taxes - have been recognised by the World Bank's annual
New Delhi [India], Oct.24 (ANI): The 'Make of India' programme of the government has spurred strong competition among Indian states in improving the ease of doing business in order to attract investments and drive the economies of their regions.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct 18 (ANI): World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has said they would be funding big developmental projects in Bangladesh, except the Padma Bridge project.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct.17 (ANI): World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Monday announced to give an additional one billion US dollar fund to Bangladesh over the next two years as assistance for reducing malnutrition and stunting among children.
Updated : 3 years, 2 months ago IST
Lahore [Pakistan], Oct. 4 (ANI): Fresh statistics released by the World Bank this week show that India has an edge over Pakistan in adult female literacy and life expectancy, however, it also mentions that both the hostile neighbours face the herculean task of eradicating poverty.
Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct. 3 (ANI): Asserting that Bangladesh has done an impressive job in reducing poverty over the last decade, the World Bank in its report on Monday said the country has the potential to end extreme poverty by 2030 if firm steps are taken to make growth more inclusive to b
London [UK], Sept. 30 (ANI): World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has warned that he will name and shame countries that fail to tackle the malnourishment and poor growth of their children, as part of a mission to rid the world of stunting.
Karachi [Pakistan], Sept. 28 (ANI): With speculations rife of India abrogating the Indus Water Treaty (1960) with Pakistan, Islamabad has taken its case to the World Bank, urging it to stop New Delhi from making illegal constructions on the Neelum and Chenab rivers.
Updated : 3 years, 3 months ago IST
Kathmandu [Nepal], Aug.28 (ANI): Nepal has been granted 55 million dollars by the World Bank as loan to upgrade some of its roads and bridges.
Updated : 3 years, 4 months ago IST
Colombo, July 21 (ANI): The World Bank has vowed to extend its full support to Sri Lanka.