'India has an ambitious government undertaking comprehensive reforms,' said the Director of Development Prospects Group, World Bank.
10 Jan 2018 8:08 AM
Modi also added that considerable change has only taken place in the last three years because of BJP's principal 'reform to transform.'
09 Jan 2018 12:21 PM
Japan is universally known as the Land of the Rising Sun and the Korean peninsula as the Land of Morning Calm.
05 Jan 2018 12:10 AM
Some 800 million people worldwide spend at least 10 percent of their household income on healthcare.
14 Dec 2017 12:03 PM
While declining in most areas of the world, roughly 1.2 billion people still live in extreme poverty.
12 Dec 2017 2:44 PM
Among those in attendance will be former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg
10 Dec 2017 9:24 AM
Bengal can avail subsidy to buy these electric buses for Kolkata, Asansol and Durgapur, state Transport Minister told the Assembly.
29 Nov 2017 4:01 PM
The World Bank measures aspects of business regulation focusing on small and medium-size companies in the largest business city of an economy.
23 Nov 2017 2:32 AM
The message in the story so far is quite sad — surviving is not quite the same as entrepreneurial instincts.
10 Nov 2017 1:39 AM
Typhoon Damrey is the latest and deadliest of the 12 major weather systems that have barrelled into the country so far this year.
09 Nov 2017 3:32 PM
Developing economy policymakers would do well to consider how to maximise the benefits of cross-border banking while minimising its costs.
08 Nov 2017 12:12 PM
India ranks 11th in a list of 15 countries of the Asia-Pacific region, in a study done to evaluate various indicators of mental healthcare.
06 Nov 2017 4:02 AM
Indian stock markets saluted the rise in ranking by making Indian stocks the most expensive in the world.
05 Nov 2017 6:28 AM
The improved rankings will definitely help investment decisions, but we need to work on certain other aspects.
05 Nov 2017 1:59 AM
Group of ministers to look into small traders’ issues, says Modi.
05 Nov 2017 1:32 AM
This index is for cross-country comparison, and has to use a standard approach to all countries, says Arvind Virmani.
05 Nov 2017 12:31 AM
It is also important to juxtapose what the Ease of Doing Business report says with other international assessments.
05 Nov 2017 12:01 AM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also said that India's current ranking will make it easier to improve further.
04 Nov 2017 11:44 AM
Initiatives including note ban and GST are positive for the economy, said executives from Nestle, Unilever, Metro AG and Tata.
03 Nov 2017 4:13 PM
The World Bank assessment includes a score showing the gap or distance to the perfect performance of 100.
03 Nov 2017 12:33 AM