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Updated : 6 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], March 15 (ANI): World Bank economist Deepak Mishra has been appointed as the next Director and Chief Executive of leading think-tank Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER).
Updated : 6 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Dhaka [Bangladesh], March 10 (ANI): Seamless transport connectivity between India and Bangladesh has the potential to increase the latter's national income by as much as 17 per cent, according to a new World Bank report.
New Delhi [India] and Dhaka [Bangladesh], March 9 (ANI): Seamless transport connectivity between India and Bangladesh has the potential to increase national incomes -- by eight per cent in India and 17 per cent in Bangladesh, according to a new World Bank report released on Tuesday.
Updated : 7 months ago IST
Handwara (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], February 24 (ANI): With an aim to provide better facilities and cater to the medical requirements of the people of Kupwara, the district administration has started the up-gradation work as part of the World Bank-funded project under Contingency Emergency
Updated : 7 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], February 13 (ANI): Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari on Saturday said that considering the social cause, automobile manufacturers should provide basic safety in vehicles at a minimum affordable price.
Updated : 7 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington [US], February 3 (ANI/Sputnik): US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen discussed in a telephone call with World Bank President David Malpass coordination on COVID-19 response, vaccine access to the poorest countries and climate change.
Dehradun (Uttarakhand) [India], February 3 (ANI): Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat on Wednesday said that strengthening health facilities has been a top priority for the state government and every effort is being made to improve medical services in the state.
New Delhi [India], January 29 (ANI): An agreement was signed between the Department of Economic Affairs and World Bank along with the Ministry of Education for the financial support of the implementation of the Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States (STARS) project by the Min
Updated : 8 months, 3 weeks ago IST
Washington DC [USA], January 6 (ANI): The global economy is expected to expand by 4 per cent in 2021, assuming an initial COVID-19 vaccine rollout becomes widespread throughout the year, the World Bank has said.
New Delhi [India], January 6 (ANI): The Government of India, the Government of West Bengal and the World Bank on Tuesday signed a $105 million project to improve the inland water transport infrastructure in Kolkata, West Bengal, according to the Ministry of Finance.
Updated : 9 months, 1 week ago IST
New Delhi [India], December 21 (ANI): The Industrial Promotion and Investment Corporation of Odisha Ltd (IPICOL) has been categorised as a top performer among 20 state investment promotion agencies with an overall score of 98 per cent.
Washington [US], December 20 (ANI): After China and three other countries submitted data that was "inappropriately altered" with regard to the Ease of Doing Business Report, the World Bank has now corrected the data and now China has slipped seven positions below to 85 in the index for 2018.