The economic advisory council, formed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month, held its first meeting on Wednesday.
12 Oct 2017 1:07 AM
IMF lowered India's growth forecast for the current fiscal by 0.5 percentage points to 6.7 per cent.
11 Oct 2017 6:27 PM
A slowdown in India's growth rate, the bank said, has also affected the growth rate of South Asia.
11 Oct 2017 9:38 AM
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is going to the US to attend the IMF-World Bank meeting this week.
09 Oct 2017 4:24 PM
aitley will visit New York where he will attend a meeting with the investors in partnership with Bank of America and CII.
09 Oct 2017 4:15 AM
World Bank Prez said recent slowdown was an aberration which will correct in coming months, and GDP growth will stabilise during the year.
06 Oct 2017 9:49 AM
The report recommends concrete policy steps to help developing countries resolve this dire learning crisis.
27 Sep 2017 11:41 AM
The Indus Waters Treaty was signed in 1960 after nine years of negotiations between India and Pakistan with the help of the World Bank.
16 Sep 2017 4:41 PM
Pakistan opposes the construction of the Kishanganga (330 MW) and Ratle (850 MW) hydroelectric power plants being built by India.
15 Sep 2017 10:56 AM
At present, most of government schemes have been conceived as a social security measures.
07 Sep 2017 6:41 AM
The country breaks out in a cold sweat every time the monsoon is delayed.
23 Aug 2017 1:45 AM
Council in its 17th meeting also took note of progress of Financial Sector Assessment Programme for India.
22 Aug 2017 4:09 PM
The expert, who was named by the daily, said in previous talks 'sometimes the two sides did not even exchange formal greetings'.
10 Aug 2017 1:43 PM
The World Bank hosted a 2-day secretary-level discussion between India and Pakistan on the technical issues over the Indus Waters talks.
03 Aug 2017 1:46 PM
Pak had approached the World Bank last year and raised concerns over the designs of 2 hydroelectricity projects in Jammu and Kashmir.
02 Aug 2017 2:37 PM
IWAI also has planned to undertake work on the development of 24 NWs during the next three years.
16 Jul 2017 12:56 PM
The parameters considered for India to assess the ease of doing business are the market conditions in Mumbai and Delhi.
12 Jul 2017 2:59 AM
World Bank estimated it took 4.3 years on average in India to resolve insolvency under the old laws.
11 Jul 2017 10:41 AM
India was placed at 172nd position out of 190 nations in 'Paying Taxes' section of World Bank's 'Doing Business' report.
09 Jul 2017 11:16 AM
India has among the best conditions in the world to capture and use solar energy, World Bank said in a report.
08 Jul 2017 12:33 PM