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J-PAL South Asia Partners With Government Of Odisha To Maximize Impact Of Anti-Poverty Programs

Under this partnership, J-PAL South Asia, which is hosted at the Institute for Financial Management and Research (IFMR) in Chennai, will provide technical assistance for the scale-up of evidence-backed programs to improve development outcomes.

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Led By India, South Asia Moving Towards Becoming Center Of Global Growth: IMF

Notably, under the IMF's geographical division of the world, South Asia does not include Afghanistan and Pakistan.

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World Bank Promises USD 200 Bn In 2021-25 Climate Cash

"If we don't reduce emissions and build adaptation now, we'll have 100 million more people living in poverty by 2030," John Roome, World Bank senior director for climate change, warned

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Malnutrition To Be Serious Challenge In Controlling NCDs In South Asia

Poor diets now pose a greater risk to health than unsafe sex, alcohol, drug and tobacco use combined and if there are no changes introduced in the current food system, there will still be 188 million calorie deficient people in South Asia in 2030

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Vistara Says First Overseas Routes Will Include South Asia

Indian airline Vistara will feature South Asian nations among its first international destinations, a senior executive said on Wednesday, as it devises its strategy after the government eased restrictions on flights abroad last month

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India Records 10-Year Low In Public-Private Investments: World Bank

'India recorded a 10-year low in investments, as only six road projects usually a rich source of PPI over the past 10 years reached financial closure'

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Climate Change To Displace Millions In US; South Asia Remains At Greatest Risk

A study indicates that all 22 US coastal states will be hit by rising seas and California, New York, New Jersey will be the worst affected

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Global Apparel Brands Pledge To Improve Lives Of Bengaluru Workers

The conditions of garment workers in South Asia have come under sharp scrutiny following the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster in Bangladesh, in which 1,135 workers were killed, many of them employed by suppliers to Western retailers

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