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Indus treaty processes 'paused', WB asks India, Pak to resolve differences
In a significant development, the World Bank has paused the separate processes initiated by India and Pakistan under the Indus Waters Treaty to allow the two countries to consider alternative ways......
MNREGA world's largest public works programme: World Bank
India's rural employment guarantee programme Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act has been ranked as the world's largest public works programme, providing social security net......
Modi wants to move rapidly to make things happen in India: John Kerry
Elaborating on America and India’s scope of engagement, Kerry said he has seen first-hand the transformation in Indo-US relationship as well as the ups and downs in the relationship. Kerry......
Modi to talk about ending open defecation at global festival
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will highlight the need to bring an end to open defecation during an event here in New York will be attended by over a dozen world leaders including UN Secretary......
World Bank chief visits UP, promises help to Akhilesh
World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has stated that he sees 'much promise' in Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, with whom he held an hour-long meeting on Tuesday morning. “He is the......
India's economic slump an aberration: World Bank
The recent slowdown in India's economic growth is an 'aberration' mainly due to the temporary disruptions in preparation for the goods and services tax, the World Bank said on Thursday, pointing......
China pledges $124bn for Silk Road, terms it 'project of the century'
China on Sunday described its new Silk Road initiative as ‘a project of the century’ with President Xi Jinping pledging to pump in a whopping $124 billion (Rs 8 lakh crore) for......
6 states hold key to India's demographic dividend
Perhaps half-way through India’s demographic transition, what is the outlook for the future? Robert Malthus wrote his famous An Essay on the Principle of Population in 1798. In that book his......
US nominates Jim Yong Kim as World Bank prez for 2nd term
'Re-electing Jim Yong Kim will allow the World Bank to continue to build on important initiatives and reforms.' The US on Thursday nominated Jim Yong Kim to be the World Bank......
'Don't bank on China alone for global growth'
Chinese Premier Premier Li Keqiang said world economic recovery should not be driven by mainly China, but in concert with many countries. The world should not pin its hopes on China to be the......
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