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India further improves ease of doing business, rankaed 63

India further improves ease of doing business, rankaed 63

🕔09:26, 24.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 24  India has further improved its ease of doing business ranking, jumping 14 places to rank 63. The country also figured among the the top 10 performers on the list for the third time in a row.

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B’desh gets $185m World Bank funding for renewable energy

B’desh gets $185m World Bank funding for renewable energy

🕔05:17, 31.Aug 2019

Dhaka, Aug 31  The Bangladeshi government has signed a $185 million financing agreement with the World Bank to add about 310 MW renewable energy generation capacity, which will contribute to reliable, affordable electricity and cleaner air. The “Scaling-up Renewable Energy

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India withdrew request for financing Amaravati project: World Bank

India withdrew request for financing Amaravati project: World Bank

🕔06:54, 22.Jul 2019

Amaravati, July 22  The World Bank, which has dropped its $300 million commitment for the new Andhra Pradesh capital last week, clarified on Sunday that the Indian government withdrew its request to finance the project. The World Bank, in a

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World Bank approves $100mn for water supply, sanitation in Bangladesh

World Bank approves $100mn for water supply, sanitation in Bangladesh

🕔14:31, 13.Jul 2019

Dhaka, July 13  The World Bank has approved $100 million to improve water supply and sanitation system in 30 Bangladesh municipalities. The “Municipal Water Supply and Sanitation Project” will help about 600,000 people living in small towns to get safe

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World Bank approves $147 mn loan to Jharkhand

World Bank approves $147 mn loan to Jharkhand

🕔14:45, 25.Jun 2019

Ranchi, June 25  The World Bank on Tuesday approved a $147 million loan agreement to provide basic urban services to the people of Jharkhand and help improve the management capacity of the urban local bodies (ULBs) in the state. “The

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World Bank-India ink $250-mn pact to boost rural income

World Bank-India ink $250-mn pact to boost rural income

🕔21:19, 5.Mar 2019

Mumbai, March 5 The World Bank and the Government of India on Tuesday signed a $250-million agreement for the National Rural Economic Transformation Project (NRETP) focused on promoting “women-owned and women-led” farm and non-farm enterprises. The National Rural Economic Transformation Project

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World Bank provides Afghanistan $235 mn for development

World Bank provides Afghanistan $235 mn for development

🕔18:40, 7.Feb 2019

Kabul, Feb 7  The World Bank has provided a grant of $235 million to the Afghan government to support its efforts for development and stimulating growth in the country, the country’s Finance Ministry said on Thursday. On Wednesday, Acting Minister

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India to retain status as fastest growing economy in 2019-20: World Bank

India to retain status as fastest growing economy in 2019-20: World Bank

🕔10:32, 9.Jan 2019

United Nations, Jan 9  Fuelled by policy reforms and rebound in credit, India’s economy is forecast to expand by 7.5 per cent during the 2019-20 fiscal year and retain its position as the fastest growing major economy in a world

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World Bank to lend $310 mn to improve Jharkhand’s power system

World Bank to lend $310 mn to improve Jharkhand’s power system

🕔10:38, 21.Nov 2018

New Delhi, Nov 21  The Centre and the Jharkhand government on Tuesday signed a pact with the World Bank under which the multilateral agency will advance a loan of $310 million to boost the state’s power system, mainly transmission infrastructure.

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Bangladesh, World Bank sign deal for cash transfer

Bangladesh, World Bank sign deal for cash transfer

🕔09:39, 29.Oct 2018

Dhaka, Oct 29  The Bangladesh government and the World Bank on Sunday signed an agreement to improve the transparency and efficiency of its major cash transfer programmes. Mahmuda Begum, an Additional Secretary of Bangladesh’s Economic Relations Division, and Qimiao Fan,

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World Bank approves $425 mn to improve Bangladesh bridges

World Bank approves $425 mn to improve Bangladesh bridges

🕔08:14, 27.Oct 2018

Dhaka, Oct 27  The World Bank has approved $425 million to improve road connections in Bangladesh through building, maintaining and improving rural bridges in a programme that will benefit two thirds of the country’s people. The Operation For Supporting Rural

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World Bank: East Asia-Pacific to grow 6.3% in 2018

World Bank: East Asia-Pacific to grow 6.3% in 2018

🕔15:14, 4.Oct 2018

Manila, Oct 4  Developing countries of the East Asia and Pacific region will grow at 6.3 per cent in 2018, the World Bank has said. The outlook for the region remained positive despite a lower growth prospect than in 2017

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World Bank commits $25-30 bn for India’s transition to high middle-income country

World Bank commits $25-30 bn for India’s transition to high middle-income country

🕔22:36, 21.Sep 2018

New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) The World Bank Group (WBG) on Friday approved its largest country program for India with a likely assistance of $25-30 billion by fiscal 2021-22 to help India’s transition to a higher middle-income country. “With a fast

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India, World Bank ink loan agreement on energy efficiency

India, World Bank ink loan agreement on energy efficiency

🕔10:47, 29.Aug 2018

By Prakash Bhargava New Delhi, Aug 29  India on Tuesday signed a $220-million loan agreement with the World Bank to scale up energy saving steps in residential and public sectors. It inked another $80-million guarantee agreement for ‘India Energy Efficiency

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Indian economy to advance 7.3% in 2018-19, fastest growing: World Bank

Indian economy to advance 7.3% in 2018-19, fastest growing: World Bank

🕔11:54, 6.Jun 2018

United June 6  India is projected to regain its position as the world’s fastest growing major economy advancing 7.3 per cent this fiscal year and 7.5 per cent in the next two “as factors holding back growth in India fade”,

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World Bank maintains global growth forecasts, warns of considerable downside risks

World Bank maintains global growth forecasts, warns of considerable downside risks

🕔09:30, 6.Jun 2018

Washington, June 6  The World Bank has kept its growth forecasts for the global economy unchanged for this year and next year, but warned of a combination of considerable downside risks including escalating trade protectionism. In its newly-released Global Economic

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World Bank to lend additional $500 mn for rural roads

World Bank to lend additional $500 mn for rural roads

🕔13:15, 1.Jun 2018

New Delhi, June 01  India on Friday signed a $500 million loan agreement with the World Bank for additional financing for the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) Rural Roads Project to build 7,000 km of climate resilient roads. The

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At $69 bn India highest recipient of remittances in 2017: World Bank

At $69 bn India highest recipient of remittances in 2017: World Bank

🕔10:26, 24.Apr 2018

Washington/New Delhi, April 24  India topped as the highest recipient of remittances globally in 2017, with its diaspora sending back $69 billion, a World Bank statement said here on Monday. “Remittance inflows improved in all regions and the top remittance

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India must create 8.1 mn jobs yearly to recoup: World Bank

India must create 8.1 mn jobs yearly to recoup: World Bank

🕔10:00, 17.Apr 2018

New Delhi, April 17  India needs to create more than 8 million jobs a year to maintain its employment rate which has been declining over the past decade, according to the latest World Bank report. In its biannual South Asia

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World Bank approves $55mn for Bangladesh project

World Bank approves $55mn for Bangladesh project

🕔19:14, 11.Apr 2018

Dhaka, April 11) The World Bank has approved $55 million to expand the use of clean renewable energy in rural areas of Bangladesh where grid electricity cannot reach easily. The additional financing to the Second Rural Electrification and Renewable Energy Development

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