April 03, 2020 11:57 am
A shorter containment period could limit the damage to $2 trillion, or 2.3 per cent of world output, the Manila-based lender said in its Asian Development Outlook report released Friday.
March 30, 2020 11:33 am
The investment announcement comes at a critical time for India, as the already sagging economic growth is feared to be taking a heavy hit due to the coronavirus pandemic.
January 19, 2020 6:57 am
The Community-Based tourism project is the brainchild of Ankit Sood, 46, a former professor of tourism at the government college in Kullu who first pitched the idea to a visiting team from the Bank.
December 11, 2019 12:41 pm
ADB said growth should pick up to 6.5 per cent in the next fiscal year with supportive policies.
October 04, 2019 6:29 am
Since 2016, Bangladesh has been growing at 7%-plus every year, and its growth is likely to cross the 8% mark both in this and the coming year, according to the report.
April 04, 2019 1:14 am
This growth will reverse two years of declining trend as reforms to improve the business and investment climate take effect, the ADO said.
November 11, 2018 9:41 pm
EV charging infrastructure is required to boost EVs in the country. India intends to have a sizeable share of EVs in the vehicle strength by 2030, which is in line with its commitment to reduce emission intensity by one third from the level of 2005.
August 04, 2018 12:44 am
State tourism department, which had taken the task of conservation in its hand with funding from Asian Development Bank, says this is a gift to the citizens and going to be an attraction for tourists taking an evening stroll on the Mall Road.
May 03, 2018 5:00 pm
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is formulating its long-term 'strategy 2030' to deal with climate change and gender issues as well as the impact of technology on jobs. The strategy paper would be discussed by the bank's board later this week.
April 12, 2018 1:44 am
The Indian economy grew 6.6 per cent in the last fiscal due to lingering effects of demonetisation in 2016, businesses adjusting to goods and services tax (GST) in 2017, and a subdued agriculture.
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