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New Zealand Tops The List Of 'Ease Of Doing Biz' Ranking; India Ranks 77th

In its annual 'Doing Business' 2019 report, World Bank said India improved its rank on six out of the 10 parameters relating to starting and doing business in a country

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China Central Bank Chief Says Plenty Of Room For Monetary Adjustments Amid Trade Row

"We still have plenty of monetary policy instruments in terms of interest rate policy, in terms of RRR. We have plenty of room for adjustment, just in case we need it," China central bank governor Yi Gang said today

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IMF-World Bank Ends Meetings With Call To Brace For Risks

The IMF-World Bank meetings in Bali, Indonesia last week were overshadowed by a spate of financial market turmoil and by the threat to global growth from the trade clash between the US and China over Beijing's technology policies

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Several Indian Companies Barred By World Bank In 2018

The inaugural report by the World Bank said that many Indian firms have been barred by the bank from its projects across the globe for their fraudulent and corrupt practices

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Gig Economy Is Creating 56% Employment In India

The freelance industry is becoming the future of employment in the country

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Indo-Pak Trade Potential Stands At USD 37 Billion: World Bank

World Bank's report 'A Glass Half Full' highlights the long list of product restrictions in bilateral trade between India and Pakistan casting a shadow over cooperation efforts within South Asia

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World Bank Endorses CPF For India To Support Its Transition To Higher Middle-Income Country

Aimed at supporting India's transition to a higher middle-income country, the World Bank has endorsed an ambitious 5-year Country Partnership Framework (CPF) for India

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World Bank To Provide USD 250 Million Loan To Rajasthan To Improve Power Distribution

An agreement to provide a USD 250 million loan facility was signed among the Government of India, the Government of Rajasthan and the World Bank.

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Not Educating Girls Costs Global Economy USD 15-30 Trillion: World Bank

On an average, women who have a secondary education are more likely to work and they earn almost twice as much as those with no education, World Bank Report

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India Emerges As World's 6th Largest Economy, Surpasses France: WB data

In 2017, India became the sixth largest economy with a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of USD 2.59 trillion, relegating France to the seventh position

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World Bank Denies Reports That Sharif Laundered USD 4.9 Billion To India

The World Bank’s Remittances and Migration Report is an effort by the World Bank to estimate migration and remittances numbers across the world

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India Inks USD 125 Mn Loan Pact With World Bank For Inclusiveness Project

The objective of the project is to nurture indigenous innovation, foster local product development and accelerate commercialisation process, it said

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Prices Of Energy Commodities Set To Rise By 20 Pc This Year: World Bank

The latest World Bank forecast is a 16-percentage point upward revision from October’s outlook, the World Bank said in its April Commodity Markets Outlook released yesterday

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Is Turning Off The Tap Takes To Save Water?

This World Water Day, will you switch off the tap in between brushing your teeth to save 100 ml of water or would you rather switch to animal-free alternatives to save thousands of litres of water

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World Bank Projects India's FY19 GDP Growth At 7.3%

The report observed that a growth of over 8 per cent will require "continued reform and a widening of their scope" aimed at resolving issues related to credit and investment, and enhancing competitiveness of exports

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