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India emerging as front-runner in fight against climate change: World Bank

The increasing use of solar power instead of coal as an energy source is strongly present in the Asian country.  

published on : 8th July 2017

World Bank applause  India's switch to solar power, calls he front-runner against climate change

The World BAnk has announced that India is emerging the flag-bearer among world nations in the fight against  climate change by substituting solar enrgy in place of coal as primary energy source.

published on : 8th July 2017

Minister Sudhakaran apologises to World Bank official for racist remark

In a letter written to World Bank senior infrastructure specialist Bernard Aritua, the Minister clarified that  he didn'  knew the American practice of avoiding the word and apologised.

published on : 7th July 2017

Suspending fast track H-1B visas to hurt US economy: Economist Kaushik Basu

The suspension came even as New Delhi pressed for a fair and rational approach on the matter from a trade and business perspective.

published on : 9th March 2017

World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva visits Asia’s largest slum Dharavi in Mumbai

India is a laboratory for the world to learn about what works in development, the organization's chief said.

published on : 1st March 2017

World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva travels in Mumbai local from Churchgate to Dadar

During her first official visit to India, Georgevia will see the operations of the Bank-supported suburban rail system in Mumbai.

published on : 28th February 2017

India’s external debt position improving, shows World Bank data

India’s long-term external debt for 2017 is $392,483 million and short-term debt stands at $81,562 million.

published on : 24th January 2017

Pranab Mukherjee roots for lower, acceptable, stable interest rate

The President iterated that the Indian economy overall has showed its tremendous resilience.

published on : 20th January 2017

World Bank sees higher 2017 global growth, uncertainty over US policy

Now is the time to take advantage of this momentum and increase investments in infrastructure and people, the World Bank Group president said.

published on : 11th January 2017

Post demonetisation, World Bank drops India's growth rate to 7 per cent

Notably, India maintains the distinction of being the fastest growing emerging market economies of the world, bypassing China.

published on : 11th January 2017

Pakistan not to accept alteration in Indus Waters Treaty

The treaty, signed in 1960, gives India control over the three eastern rivers of the Indus basin - the Beas, the Ravi and the Sutlej.

published on : 17th December 2016

Differences on Indus Water Treaty projects can be resolved bilaterally: India to Pakistan

India's stance comes a day after World Bank announced pausing of the two separate processes started to look into the dispute on Kishenganga and Ratle project.

published on : 15th December 2016

Will take on board GST, bankruptcy code in next report: World Bank

The World Bank will take on board implementation of the goods and services tax and enactment of the bankruptcy code.

published on : 31st October 2016

Asian Development Bank declines to fund Pakistan dam project

The Asian Development Bank declined to commit funds for a $14 billion dam project in Pakistan, authorities said.

published on : 27th October 2016

WB report on ranking: PM asks officials to analyze it

But the last year's ranking has been revised to 131 from which the country has improved its place by one spot.

published on : 26th October 2016
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