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World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim to step down on February 1

Kristalina Georgieva, World Bank CEO, will assume the role of interim President effective February 1.

World Bank president congratulates PM Modi for India's 'historic rise' in ease of doing business index

The World Bank president attributed the accomplishment to the 'unwavering commitment and leadership' of PM Modi to a substantial extent.


India growing pretty robustly, says World Bank chief Jim Kim

World Bank President Jim Kim said Japan, Europe and US along with India were growing and there was levelling-out in developing countries. He said in terms of indebtedness, the bank was watching very carefully the debt-to-GDP ratios of every country.

WB projects 6.4% growth in ‘15, says caste bias a concern

India is likely to develop at the rate of 6.4 per cent in 2015 and even faster in 2016.

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.

World Bank chief says China to meet 7.5% GDP target

China is likely to achieve its growth target of 7.5 per cent this year despite planned structural reforms to re balance the world’s second largest economy,the World Bank president said


India has $1 trillion infrastructure deficit,Chidambaram tells WB

Chidambaram is in Washington to attend the annual Spring meeting of the IMF and the World Bank.

Reality check: India accounts for one-third of the world poor,says World Bank

World Bank report says 1.2 billion people are still living in extreme poverty across the world.

World Bank to lend $3-5 bn over four years

The World Bank on Wednesday committed itself to providing an annual funding of $3 to $5 billion to India for the next four years in order to give a boost to development projects in healthcare and poverty eradication programmes

As youngest CM,Akhilesh made good commitments: Kim

‘World Bank will work to eradicate poverty from UP’