The review comes amid growing global concern that China has detained 1 million or more Muslim Uighurs and placed them in “reeducation” camps where they are forced to renounce their religious beliefs and embrace the ideology of the Communist Party.
Several NGOs have been opposing the previous Telugu Desam Party (TDP) regime’s plans to build the capital by acquiring land from farmers and protested against development very near to the Krishna riverbank.
Pakistan is seeking help from multiple lenders like the IMF, the World Bank and the ADB to overcome a ballooning balance of payments crisis.Last month, it reached an agreement in principle with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a three-year, USD 6 billion bailout package aimed at shoring up its finances and strengthening a slowing economy.
Ex-PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is reportedly among the frontrunners for the post of World Bank CEO. US President Donald Trump is considering multiple candidates to nominate for the post and Nooyi's name is reportedly being considered.
Jaipur, Feb 22 (ANI): The World Bank would be extending its cooperation to the Rajasthan government in the area of energy sector. World Bank Country Director Onno Ruhl spoke to Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and her cabinet ministers to discuss these issues in detail. Ruhl congratulated Raje on the success of decreasing the rate of defecation in the open. He also stressed on the use of traditional forms of energy while maintaining that the focus was on alternative forms of energy. Chief Secretary C S Rajan, Principal Secretary (Energy) Sanjay Malhotra, State Power Distribution Companies Chairman Bhaskar A Sawant, Organising Secretary Akhil Arora and World Bank Special Project Manager Mandakini Pal were present on the occasion.
In this Idea Exchange, World Bank India – Country Director Onno Ruhl speaks about the state of social indicators in India, dealing with the Maoist issue, on the ease of doing business here, fund cuts to NGOs and the difference between the previous and the current governments