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PM’s economic council lists 10 priority areas for growth

The economic advisory council, formed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi last month, held its first meeting on Wednesday.

12 Oct 2017 1:07 AM

Rathin Roy questions India's growth projections by IMF, WB

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

'Cash disruption' and GST uncertainties affected India's growth: World Bank

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

Ficci leading CEOs delegation to US, accompanying FM

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is going to the US to attend the IMF-World Bank meeting this week.

09 Oct 2017 4:24 PM

Arun Jaitley to attend World Bank, IMF meetings

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


Indian economy slowdown temporary, GST to bear positive effect: World Bank

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

Schooling without learning a wasted development opportunity: Report

The report recommends concrete policy steps to help developing countries resolve this dire learning crisis.

27 Sep 2017 11:41 AM

Indus Water Treaty talks between India-Pakistan fail to break deadlock: World Bank

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

Indus Water Treaty: India, Pakistan begin high-level talks to resolve technical issues

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

Mission Freedom from Poverty

At present, most of government schemes have been conceived as a social security measures.

07 Sep 2017 6:41 AM


India must act before water runs out

The country breaks out in a cold sweat every time the monsoon is delayed.

23 Aug 2017 1:45 AM

Arun Jaitley-led panel takes note of economic headwinds

Council in its 17th meeting also took note of progress of Financial Sector Assessment Programme for India.

22 Aug 2017 4:09 PM

Constructive talks between Indo-Pak on IWT have raised hopes of solution: expert

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

India, Pak to meet in US next month, discuss Indus water treaty

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

Despite Pak objection, India allowed to build water projects on Indus: World Bank

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


Bill to fund waterways from CRF in Monsoon Session: Gadkari

IWAI also has planned to undertake work on the development of 24 NWs during the next three years.

16 Jul 2017 12:56 PM

Maharashtra aims for better ranking in ‘ease of doing business’

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

First test of India's new bankruptcy law offers cautionary tale

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

Govt objects to India's low rank on World Bank's 'Doing Biz' report

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

With solar power's use, India becomes front runner in fight against climate change

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