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Rather than dollars, we need ideas, knowledge: Modi to WB chief

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 23:33

"Rather than dollars, we are more interested in knowledge & expertise of World Bank. Dr. Kim agreed & said WB can be our information bank," the Prime Minister said.

World Bank chief lauds Gujarat growth model

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 23:00

Lauding the Gujarat growth model, World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim on Wednesday said India's business standing will jump 50 places if the ranking is done on the basis of Gujarat.

World Bank lauds Narendra Modi, offers $18 bn aid in three years

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:37

Speaking at the end of a three-day visit to India, World Bank president Jim Yong Kim told reporters he was hugely impressed with Modi`s "comprehensive and extremely ambitious vision for the country".

World Bank chief welcomes new BRICS development bank

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 21:09

The BRICS developing nations - Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - announced the bank last week, saying it would fund infrastructure projects in developing nations - a reflection of their growing importance in the world economy.

World Bank Group commits $18 bn loan to India in 3 years

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 20:47

The World Bank Group on Wednesday committed USD 15-18 billion loan to India over the next three years as it supports the country's potential 9 percent growth rate.

India stresses on capital increase, reforms in World Bank

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 23:09

India today stressed on capital increase and reforms in the World Bank to reflect the new world order and enhance the capacity of the global institution to fund poverty alleviation programmes.

World Bank chief to meet Arun Jaitley today

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 22, 2014, 09:11

The World Bank group feels urbanisation can improve lives as 10 million people move into towns and cities every year in India.

World Bank chief to meet Jaitley Tuesday, Modi on Wednesday

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 19:19

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will on Tuesday meet Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and thereafter Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday to review key development priorities.

World Bank chief to meet Modi; review key development priorities

Last Updated: Sunday, July 20, 2014, 18:14

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week to understand his development priorities.

World Bank for creating $50 billion 'green bond' market

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 20:48

Underlining the need for urgent action to tackle climate change, World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim on Saturday called for developing a USD 50-billion green bond market by 2015.

World Bank projects India's growth at over 6% in 2014-15

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 12:56

The World Bank has projected India's economy will grow over 6 percent in 2014-15 and 7.1 percent by 2016-17 as global demand recovers and domestic investment increases.

Corruption is ''Public Enemy No. 1'': World Bank

Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 02:00

The World Bank took a bold stance on fighting corruption on Thursday, with President Jim Yong Kim saying that corruption at both the public and private level is the scourge of the developing world.