World Bank President congratulates Satyarthi, Malala on Nobel Peace Prize

World Bank President Jim Young Kim on Saturday congratulated Indian anti-child labour activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistani teenager Malala Yousafzai on winning the Nobel Peace Prize.

1,000 km of new BRT would save 27,000 lives in India: World Bank

World Bank president Jim Young Kim has said India can save more than 27,000 lives and create over 128,000 jobs if it builds 1,000 kilometres of new bus rapid transit lanes in the next 20 years.

`Ending poverty in UP a must for World Bank mission`

World Bank Group President Jim Young Kim on Tuesday said the mission of the multilateral institution was to end poverty, and there is no way in achieving this objective for the country without ending it in Uttar Pradesh.