India in danger of moving towards water scarcity condition: ADB

India is in danger of moving towards water scarcity conditions as per capita availability of water is reducing in the country, a Asian Development Bank official said Wednesday.

ADB pledges USD 3.5 mln for women, children in Nepal

The Asian Development Bank and the UK have pledged to provide USD 3.5 million to Nepal for the welfare of women and children in the country.

ADB to grant loan of Rs 1200 cr for reconstruction of Uttarakhand

The ADB will grant a loan of Rs 1,200 crore to Uttarakhand government for the reconstruction of damaged infrastructure in disaster-hit areas of the state.

Climate change to cause economic losses to Pacific countries

Climate change could cause countries in the Pacific region to lose as much as 12.7 percent of their gross domestic product (GDP), the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Tuesday.

WB, ADB assure Odisha of USD 313m aid for cyclone

International funding agencies, the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, have assured a financial assistance of USD 313 mn to Odisha government for restoration and rehabilitation activities in cyclone Phailin hit areas.

East Asian giants must work together on climate change: ADB

The Asian Development Bank on Wednesday called on China and Japan to band together in fighting the disastrous effects of climate change, despite their diplomatic hostilities.

ADB funds to flow into Agartala water pipelines

A project with funds provided by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) would overhaul the entire 53-year-old water supply system in Tripura capital Agartala, officials said here on Saturday.

WB, ADB to provide 400 million dollars to Uttarakhand

The World Bank and the Asian Development Bank would jointly provide 400 million dollars to rain-ravaged Uttarakhand.

ADB warns delegates against conservative, curious Indians

Indians are conservative, curious and women here are expected to dress modestly to avoid sexual harassment.

ADB to provide USD 150 million assistance to Nepal

Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide USD 150 million to Nepal to build a 140 MW capacity hydropower plant.

Bihar roads construction praised by ADB

Road construction work in Bihar drew praise from Asian Development Bank (ADB) which promised all assistance to the state government in future projects.

Arunachal disappointed over ADB`s refusal to take up projects

Arunachal Pradesh on Friday expressed its dissatisfaction over dropping of its proposal for Asian Development Bank funding of flood mitigation projects in the state.

AP seeks EU support for funding from World Bank an

Arunachal Pradesh CM Nabam Tuki has sought support from the European Union to facilitate flow of funds from World Bank and Asian Development Bank.

High food prices to make 30 mn Indians dirt poor: ADB

Soaring food prices, which averaged 10 percent in many economies this year, can push close to 30 million Indians and 64 million people in the Asian region into extreme poverty, an ADB report said Tuesday.

Climate change to cause more migrations in Asia Pacific: ADB

The ADB said that typhoons, cyclones, floods and drought are forcing more and more people to migrate.

Bihar cabinet nod to ADB loan proposals

Nitish Kumar govt approved availing Rs 1653.47 crore loan from Asian Development Bank (ADB) for construction of 354.07 km-long roads under the state highway project-II in Bihar.

ADB, WB assesses Pak flood damage at $9.7 bn

The floods, that swept across
Pakistan since July, has caused an estimated USD 9.7 billion
damage to infrastructure.

Asia in grip of water crisis: ADB

Asia is in the grip of a water crisis that could set back the region`s robust economic growth, says ADB.

ADB, Japan to support low income women entrepreneurs in India

Multilateral lending agency Asian
Development Bank and Japan will extend support, including
financial assistance, for initiatives to improve skills of
low-income women entrepreneurs in India.

150-million-dollar ADB emergency loan to Sri Lanka

The Asian Development Bank (ADB)
will provide an emergency loan of 150 million dollars to Sri
Lanka for projects involving the internally displaced persons.