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City man wins first prize in World Bank photography contest

Batth’s click shows Sarabjit Kaur working on the valve of a water pump while in the background a male farmer.


Lankan Finance Minister meets top officials of WB, IMF

IMF Asia and Pacific Department Director Changyong Rhee will also join the mission to meet with senior officials.


Rs 2,700-cr project to boost areas around heritage sites

The project targets Agra-Braj region and district falling under the Buddhist circuit.


Rs 6000 cr mobility Plan for Shimla

The team also held discussions with Chief Secretary P Mitra on infrastructure projects.

Despite surge in markets, India Inc’s growth languishes

The quarter remained weak in terms of revenue growth for companies across various sectors.

BSE Sensex, NSE Nifty, Market Today, stock Market, Budget 2015

Cut in context

The 728-point jump in the Sensex immediately after the RBI announced a 0.25 per cent cut in its policy rate shows how desperately the economy was longing for a lowering of interest rates. But the absence of a further rise the next day showed that second thoughts were setting in. The market is beginning to […]


Vibrant Gujarat Summit: India bright spot in global economy; caste-bias a concern, says World Bank

Jim said that PM Narendra Modi has focused on programmes to promote “broad-sharing of its benefits.”

View from the right: No concept

From one law to another is not a reform unless one is clear about the objective.


BMC courts corporates to boost business in the city

The council will include members from the civic body and the corporate sector.


Mumbai Underground: Silly excuse

The Uber rape incident has put all transport authorities in a spot.


No conditions apply

Unconditional cash transfers empower the weakest, enable income-earning work


CM revives plan to decongest areas in and around city’s railway stations

Fadnavis reviewed ongoing and proposed railway projects being taken up the Mumbai Rail Vikas Corporation.


24×7 water supply: World Bank team moots treated canal water for drinking

Mayor Harchran Singh Gohalwaria advocated the idea of installing water meters in Ludhiana.

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


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.