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World Bank offers USD 2 billion to Pakistan

Appreciating the successful turnaround of Pakistan’s economy, World Bank offered an assistance package of USD 2 billion over a period of four years.

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JNPT on govt’s radar before World Bank’s 2016 report

JNPT handled 4.12 million TEUS in 2013 and handles about half of India’s containerised throughput.

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A new Bretton Woods

Older multilateral institutions must adjust to new world order, or see more AIIBs, BRICS banks emerge.

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Post AIIB, India to reduce banking on World Bank infra arm

By contrast the AIIB has been fast. The Bank, to be headquartered in Beijing, is expected to be operational by next year.

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India leads emerging economies in growth chart: World Bank

With an expected growth of 7.5 per cent this year, India is, for the first time, leading the World Bank’s growth chart of major economies,” said Kaushik Basu.

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Before World Bank team’s visit, DIPP issues rules to rank states

India is ranked 142 among 189 nations in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 2015 study.

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Central team in J&K soon to assess Rs28K cr restructure demand

World Bank estimate too little, central visit too late, says former minister whose govt sought Rs 44K cr

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World Bank to lend Albania up to $1.2 billion over 5 years

As Albania plans to join the European Union, World Bank plans to help Albania by lending $1.2 billion euros.

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Gaza’s unemployment rate is the highest in the world, says World Bank

The World Bank released a report stating that Gaza’s economy is on the “verge of collapse,” saying the unemployment rate there is now the highest in the world.

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World Bank approves $250 million for primary school teachers in Bihar

World Bank will offer a credit of $ 250 million to Bihar government over the next five years as part of a programme to help improve effectiveness of primary school teachers.

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‘MGNREGS failed to impact poverty, needs revamp’

The report has advocated that the flagship scheme should be redesigned to create capital assets.

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For developers in city, getting approvals now easier and faster

For greater ‘Ease of Doing Business’, BMC slashes number of construction permits and duration.

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The anti-labour mindset

But looking only at labour market policies will not solve low employment elasticity of growth

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India’s GDP growth rate to reach 8 per cent by 2017: World Bank

In India, GDP growth is expected to accelerate to 7.5 per cent in fiscal year 2015/16.

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Banking on change

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank could rearrange the global financial balance of power.