Aid groups, celebrities seek funds for Nepal quake; experts urge caution

Governments, aid agencies and celebrities on Monday intensified a push for funding to help survivors of a deadly earthquake in Nepal as the risks posed by a lack of food, water and shelter escalated hourly.

Proposal send to ADB to fund project to track char dham yatra pilgrims: Govt

Uttarakhand government has sent a proposal to the Asian Development Bank requesting it to fund a project introducing radio frequency identification technology to track pilgrims in case of a crisis on char dham yatra route.

Taiwan welcome to join AIIB under an "appropriate name": China

 In a surprise move, China today said it welcomed Taiwan's application to join the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank under an "appropriate name," a day after the cash-rich island, which China views as a rebel province, applied to join the Beijing-backed institution.

ADB's $60 mn loan to improve J&K's urban infrastructure

The government Tuesday signed an agreement with Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a $60 million loan to improve urban services, including water supply and urban transport infrastructure, in the two key cities of Jammu and Kashmir.

ADB's grants loan to improve water management in Karnataka

The government on Tuesday signed an agreement with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a $75 million loan and a $1.8 million grant to help improve water resource management in three towns of Karnataka located in the upper Tungabhadra sub-basin.

India in danger of moving towards water scarcity condition:ADB
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 Thursday.

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.

Myanmar, ADB to cooperate in poverty alleviation, HIV control

The Myanmar government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will cooperate in poverty alleviation and expand HIV/AIDS control services to vulnerable groups in Myanmar`s remote areas, official media reported Tuesday.

World Bank, ADB team visit cyclone-hit areas to assess damage

An expert team of World Bank and Asian Development Bank visited different areas of cyclone-hit Ganjam district in Odisha to assess the damage.

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.

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.

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.

USD 300 million ADB loan to Chhattisgarh

Asian Development Bank would provide USD 300 million loan to the Chhattisgarh government for overhauling over 900 kilometres of roads in the state by 2017.

J&K govt spent Rs 51 cr on constructing 21 bridges

J&KERA has spent Rs 51 crore on construction of 21 bridges in the Valley under the Asian Development Bank-funded Multisector Project for Infrastructure Rehabilitation.

ADB prepares major loan to flood-hit Pakistan: Report

The Asian Development Bank
will offer flood-hit Pakistan a two-billion-dollar emergency
loan to repair its damaged infrastructure, a report said
on Thursday.

Premature for Asian central banks to exit easy policy: ADB

It is premature for Asian central banks to begin exiting from their extraordinarily loose monetary policies given the fragility of economic recovery, a top official with the Asian Development Bank said on Monday.

Most Pacific economies seen shrinking: ADB

The economies of most South Pacific
islands are expected to contract this year due to weak tourism
and remittances, the Asian Development Bank said on Monday.