Controversy over poverty line "overdone": WB Prez

Lauding India for managing to reduce poverty, WB Prez Robert Zoellick said that controversy over poverty line of daily consumption was overdone.

World Bank president in Odisha

World Bank President Robert Zoellick on Wednesday visited coastal Rajnagar block in Odisha`s Kendrapada district.

World Bank chief Robert Zoellick meets Prime Minister

World Bank President Robert Zoellick today called on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and discussed funding for the changing needs of the country.

India to return to 8-9% growth in 1-2 yrs: WB

India`s growth rate over the next couple of years will be 8-9 percent, World Bank said on Friday.

Inflation a risk to recovery: World Bank chief

Asian economies must handle their monetary and currency policies carefully to avoid unleashing a wave of potentially destabilizing inflation, World Bank President Robert Zoellick said Friday.

China faces `big` uncertainties: World Bank chief

China faces major uncertainties even though it rebounded strongly from the latest financial crisis aided by its huge treasure chest, World Bank president Robert Zoellick said on Monday.