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Govt, EESL, World Bank sign pact to boost energy efficiency in India

The programme will help tackle the financing, awareness, technical and capacity barriers faced by new energy efficiency programs.

28 Aug 2018 3:20 PM

Customs want World Bank to consider cargo clearance in doing ranking

The new ranking is expected to be released in October.

12 Aug 2018 12:01 PM

Improve common man's standard of living, says CEA Arvind Subramanian

He said the Centre's current priority should be to enhance the standard of living of common man.

20 Jul 2018 1:05 PM

India poised to pip Britain to become 5th largest economy next year: Jaitley

India's GDP was valued at USD 2.597 trillion at the end of 2017 overtaking the French economy.

13 Jul 2018 3:29 PM

MRVC plans to procure AC rakes on lease

These 210 AC rakes will be used on Panvel-Virar corridor, Kalyan-Ashangoan, Kalyan-Balapur, Goregoan-Borivali, and Borivali –Virar sections.

12 Jul 2018 5:07 AM


Climate change could shave off 2.8 per cent of GDP by 2050: World Bank

States in central, northern and north-western parts of India emerge as most vulnerable to changes in average temperature and precipitation.

29 Jun 2018 9:18 AM

One year of GST: Still much room for improvement

The World Bank notes that 28 per cent is the second highest among 115 nations that have GST, and the highest in Asia.

26 Jun 2018 12:21 AM

Maharashtra CM seeks World Bank assistance for state projects

Fadnavis sought assistance from World Bank for Mumbai Metropolitan Region Multimodal Transport Corridor, Rural Livelihood Project.

15 Jun 2018 4:26 PM

World Bank may fund Virar-Alibaug corridor

The detailed project report (DPR) will be ready by the end of June while the project will be completed by 2024.

14 Jun 2018 5:30 AM

World Bank forecasts 7.3 per cent growth for India

India's growth potential is about 7 per cent, and it is currently growing at a pace above its potential.

06 Jun 2018 3:06 PM


It’s time the govt took a serious look at economy

The World Bank in its draft World Development Report 2019 said in India the formal sector or industry pays twice as much as in the informal sector.

04 Jun 2018 5:45 AM

India, World Bank sign USD 500 mn loan pact for rural roads

It has built and improved about 35,000 km of rural roads and benefited about eight million people with access to all-weather roads.

31 May 2018 6:39 PM

No agreement on Indus Water Treaty: World Bank after meet with Pak

The Pakistani delegation raised the issue of India's alleged violation of the Indus Waters Treaty and opportunities.

23 May 2018 12:10 PM

World Bank listens to Pakistan’s grievances on Indus Waters Treaty

Monday’s meeting took place days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the 330 MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project in J&K.

22 May 2018 3:42 PM

WB sets higher ease of doing biz goals for Maha

The World Bank ranks countries on 10 parameters through a stringent process of surveys and grassroots interactions.

20 May 2018 12:54 AM


India slips in business optimismn

Redtape, lack of skilled workers, credit crunch cited as reasons: Study.

09 May 2018 1:53 AM

India and World Bank sign USD 200 million loan deal

The project will include investments in improving the skills and capacities of ICDS staff and community nutrition workers.

07 May 2018 7:41 PM

India doing well, 85 pc have access to electricity: World Bank

India is all set to achieve universal access to electricity before 2030 target date, says World Bank

04 May 2018 1:12 PM

Indus Water Treaty: Pak asked to forcefully pursue violations with India

The last round of talks between India and Pakistan over the issue was facilitated by the World Bank in Washington in September.

03 May 2018 5:57 PM

Centre okays ordinance to amend law on commercial disputes to boost FDI

Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad refused to give details saying the ordinance is yet to get the President’s nod.

03 May 2018 6:30 AM