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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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World Bank Commits USD 40 Mn To UP Tourism Development Project

The World Bank today committed USD 40 million (about Rs 260 crore) for the development of tourism facilities in Uttar Pradesh.

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When The Toxic Trickles Down

The long-term health costs and expenditure borne by the citizens will be much more than the revenue to the healthcare sector as a result of this air-pollution

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Sensex, Nifty Rise Over 1 Percent On Moody's Upgrade

"The long overdue sovereign rating upgrade for India is an endorsement of institutional and structural transformations ushered in by the government in the last few years while maintaining fiscal prudence," Rana Kapoor, Managing Director and Chief Executive of Yes Bank said

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Moody's Gives Modi A Boost By Raising India's Sovereign Bond Rating

Moody's upgrade, its first since January 2004, moves India's rating to the second-lowest level of investment grade. Standard & Poor's has kept India at the lowest investment grade just above junk status for a decade and Fitch Ratings for one year longer

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India Scores Big!

30 days is the time it takes now to register a new business in India

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Early-Stage Venture Capitalism Needed For Financing In Food Processing Sector: Deepak Shahdadpuri, MD and Founder, DSG Consumer Partners

Early stage venture capitalism is the need of the hour according to Deepak Shahdadpuri, MD and Founder, DSG Consumer Partners

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Huge Economic Benefit Of Investing In Food Safety: Martien Van Nieuwkoop, Director, Agriculture, World Bank

"We are conducting a study on the economics of food safety in India. There has been great progress in India with respect to ease of doing business, but food safety is not explicitly included in the rankings of ease of doing business," Martien Van Nieuwkoop, Director of Agriculture, World Bank

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Both NDA And UPA Ignored Tourism Sector, Says Shashi Tharoor

Shashi Tharoor believes that his former government and the one led by Narendra Modi have ignored the all-important sector of tourism

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