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India To Remain Bright Spot Of Global Economy: World Bank

India will continue to be the bright spot of the global economy and is projected to grow at a robust 7.8 per cent in fiscal 2016-17, more than a percentage point higher than China's, according to the World Bank

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World Bank Cuts Global Economic Growth Outlook

'Given the size and global economic integration of the largest emerging markets - Brazil, the Russian Federation, India, China, and South Africa, or the so-called BRICS - the simultaneous slowdown underway in all but one of them could have significant spillovers to the rest of the world'

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Exports To Remain Under Pressure In New Year: India Ratings

India's export sector will continue to remain under pressure in the new year hit by depressed commodity prices and a sharp fall in the euro, India Ratings (Ind-Ra) an arm of the global rating agency Fitch said

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World Bank Nod To Rs 10,000-crore Loan For Swachh Bharat Mission

As per World Bank data, more than 750 million people (80 per cent of them living in rural areas), lack access to improved sanitation globally

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World Leaders Hail Paris Deal On Climate Change

India calls the adoption of the landmark climate change deal as a 'historic day' that promises a 'better future' and creates a 'chapter of hope' in the lives of seven billion people

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Climate Change Can Push 45 Million Indians Into Poverty

In the absence of climate change, the World Bank report sees 189 million Indians living in poverty by 2030. Climate change could push that number to as high as 234 million

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China-backed AIIB To Lend $10-15 Billion A Year For First 5-year: President-designate

The president-elect of China's new international development bank said he expects the institution to lend $10 billion-$15 billion a year for the first five or six years, and sought to allay concerns that the lender will be a tool of Beijing.

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Government Approves Ratification Of AIIB Articles Of Agreement

It is expected that with membership in AIIB, India would be able to raise and obtain more resources for much needed infrastructure development

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Ideas Failing & Being Sacked: Get Used To It In The Startup World

Off the 5000 odd startups in India only 500 will survive and only 50 will become large companies generating a loss in jobs for many in the short run, write Vishal Krishna and Paramita Chatterjee

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