Updated : 4 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington [USA], July 13 (ANI): Indian banker Anshula Kant was on Friday appointed as the World Bank Group's Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, according to the group's President David Malpass.
Updated : 5 months ago IST
Frankfurt [Germany], July 7 (ANI): The plans to defuse a massive 500-kilogram American bomb, dating back to the World War II, sparked wide evacuations around the Frankfurt Zoo on Sunday.
Updated : 5 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jun 12 (ANI): For the first time in India, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR), has launched an initiative to improve the adaptive capacity of the rural poor engaged in farm-based livelihoods to cope with climate change.
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], June 5 (ANI): Growth rates in low-income countries are expected to rise to 6 per cent in 2020 from 5.4 per cent this year, but that is still not enough to substantially reduce poverty, according to the World Bank (WB).
New Delhi [India], June 5 (ANI): The World Bank retained its forecast of India's growth rate at 7.5 per cent for the current financial year.
Washington D.C. [USA], Jun 5 (ANI): In light of numerous factors pertaining to escalated trade tensions around the globe in recent months, the World Bank on Tuesday slashed its global growth forecast for 2019 to 2.6 per cent as opposed to 2.9 per cent announced in January this year.
Updated : 6 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) [India], May 15 (ANI): Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday put forth a proposal before United Nations officials to set up an International Centre for Disaster Mitigation and Recovery in Odisha.
Updated : 7 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], May 2 (ANI): Global gold demand grew to 1,053.3 tonnes in the first quarter of 2019, up 7 per cent in the same period last year, the World Gold Council (WGC) said on Thursday.
New York [USA], April 30 (ANI): Thanks to the Internet and its affordability, the world recorded more mobile phones than the people using it, according to the latest data from the United Nations' International Telecommunications Union (ITU), the World Bank, and the UN.
Updated : 7 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington DC [USA], Apr 14 (ANI): The International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the World Bank Group, says that appetite for impact investing is growing globally and could be as high as 26 trillion dollars.
Updated : 7 months, 4 weeks ago IST
Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 13 (ANI): Pakistan and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) will soon sign a package for bailing out the country's ailing economy, Finance Minister Asad Umar has said.
Washington D.C. [United States], Apr 13 (ANI): The biggest risk facing emerging market economies is growing evidence that global growth and trade is weakening, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das has said.