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White House considering former PepsiCo CEO for top job at World Bank

Donald Trump’s daughter Ivanka Trump was helping lead the search for a new World Bank president to succeed Jim Yong Kim.

16 Jan 2019 10:58 AM

Ivanka Trump, Nikki Haley in race for World Bank president's post: report

Kim abruptly announced Monday he was cutting short his tenure as World Bank's president over 3 yrs before his second term was due to end.

13 Jan 2019 2:43 PM

India's GDP to grow at 7.3 per cent in 2018-19: World Bank

The World Bank said India will continue to be the fastest growing major economy in the world.

09 Jan 2019 8:55 AM

Growing power demand a challange: World Bank

With growing population and rapid urbanisation, the demand for electricity in India will almost triple between 2018 and 2040.

20 Dec 2018 11:41 AM

India to retain top position in remittances with USD 80 billion: World Bank

India is followed by China (USD 67 bn), Mexico and the Philippines (USD 34 bn each) and Egypt (USD 26 bn), according to global lender.

08 Dec 2018 5:03 PM


ADB enters an arrangement with World Bank for co-financed projects

In 2017, ADB operations totalled USD 32.2 billion, including USD 11.9 billion in co-financing.

06 Dec 2018 2:33 PM

Why ‘competitive federalism’ could help to boost India’s eco rankings

Most of the time countries with low ranks are criticised at domestic as well as international levels.

05 Dec 2018 12:49 AM

World Bank promises USD 200 billion in 2021-25 to fight climate change

Unless we reduce emissions and build adaptation now, we'll have 100 million more living in poverty by 2030, a World Bank official warned.

03 Dec 2018 10:24 AM

Age of anxiety: Good times, bad times

The world as a whole during the last three quarters of a century after World War II has seen “the best of times”.

25 Nov 2018 12:58 AM

PM Modi to meet India Inc on ease of doing business today

India’s rank rose 23 places to the 77th spot in the ‘Doing Business’ rankings released on October 31.

19 Nov 2018 10:17 AM


Modi in Varanasi today, to launch big infra projects

National Waterway-1 (Haldia-Varanasi stretch) is being developed with technical assistance and investment support from the World Bank.

12 Nov 2018 12:28 AM

Melinda Gates urges backing for 'human capital' of mother and child health

GFF was set up to help poor countries change way they finance health to encourage long-term investment in policies that can save lives.

07 Nov 2018 11:04 AM

India makes a big leap in ‘Ease of doing Business’ index, ranks 77

The ranking comes as a shot in arm for Modi govt which faces strong dissent from opposition parties, ahead of general elections next year.

01 Nov 2018 8:00 AM

India jumps 23 spots in ease of doing business rankings

In its comment on the rankings, World Bank said India earned the credentials of being a top global improver for 2nd straight year.

01 Nov 2018 12:55 AM

India certainly not ‘tariff king’, says World Bank on Trump’s remarks

Trump had described India as 'tariff king' as he reiterated his allegations that New Delhi has high tariff rate on various American goods.

31 Oct 2018 8:27 PM


India jumps 23 spots on World Bank's 'ease of doing business' index, ranks 77

India was ranked 100th in the World Bank's Doing Business Report last year.

31 Oct 2018 6:55 PM

Structural reforms helping India in building resilience to global shocks: Garg

The World Bank ranked India 115th among 157 countries in its first-ever Human Capital Index (HCI).

13 Oct 2018 4:46 PM

IMF says Pakistan hasn't approached it for financial assistance

Pak's Finance Ministry said on Monday government would seek to open talks with the IMF in Bali this week for emergency financial assistance.

09 Oct 2018 2:25 PM

World Bank report warns Gaza Strip economy is in 'free fall'

A combination of war, isolation, and internal rivalries has left Gaza in a crippling economic state.

25 Sep 2018 1:38 PM

Citing Kerala floods, UN chief says climate change nearing point of no return

In his message, Guterres highlighted the huge economic costs of climate change and the opportunities presented by climate action.

11 Sep 2018 11:11 AM