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New rakes still under test, German firm’s contract for electrical equipment expires

The contract of supplying electrical equipment worth Rs 1,064 crore, awarded to Bombardier, expired in October this year

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World Bank warns of calamity if Ebola lessons ignored

World Bank has estimated the financial impact of Ebola in the region could reach USD 32.6 billion by 2015.

WB: Doing biz ranking to improve if states’ best practices included

The comments come within days of the country’s position slipping further to 142 among 189 countries in the ease of doing business ranking, as against 134 last year.

India at 142

Slide in Ease of Doing Business rankings points to the need for nuts and bolts reform

India slips 2 spots in World Bank’s ‘Doing Business’ standings

India ranked a dismal 142 among the 189 countries surveyed for the latest (2015) World Bank’s…

Doing Business: India slips 2 slots in World Bank ranking

On ‘investor protection’, India is ranked above France (17), the US (25), Japan (35), Germany (51) and Switzerland (78).


World Bank isn’t telling it like it is

It is better to show higher world poverty by raising the poverty line than to distort history by using obsolete and questionable data


World Bank Group launches Global Infrastructure Facility to channel funds to emerging markets

Even as India is finding it difficult to meet its ambitious target of attracting investments worth…

Standing still

If India’s ‘Doing Business’ rank is to improve, government must address stasis in telecom sector.

Global officials to issue communique warning of economic risk

The World Bank also was encouraged to increase private investment opportunities in nations falling into conflict.

Centre rolls out plan for higher ranking on ease of doing business

Ropes ministries and state governments in two-pronged strategy to cut red tape.

IFC raises $100 million through rupee bonds

IFC can increase the size of issuance according to its funding needs under the STRPP structure.


UP gets road safety policy funded by World Bank, New Zealand

As per National Crime Record Bureau, UP saw about 24,000 cases of road accidents and about 15,000 deaths due to road accidents in 2012.

Deal with World Bank for Mizoram road project

The link to Bangladesh will facilitate greater bilateral trade and access to the Port of Chittagong.


The barefoot government

A government shorn of Western educated ministers could change the status quo.