World Bank to give $248 mn loan to Punjab for water supply, sanitation

The project is expected to benefit about 84.7 lakh rural people in Punjab.

World Bank approves Rs 1,540 cr loan for Punjab

The funds are approved to help the state significantly improve its delivery of water and sanitation services as well as reduce open defecation to improve the quality of life in rural Punjab.

Bangladesh to get $200-mn World Bank loan to help poor

Bangladesh is to get a $200 million loan from the World Bank to help some five million poor people in rural areas of the country, the bank said.

India signs $8 mn loan agreement with World Bank

India Friday signed a loan agreement worth USD 8 million with World Bank for sustainable livelihoods and adaption to climate change.

World Bank approves $12 billion, five-year loan for Pakistan

The World Bank has approved a USD 12 billion loan for cash-strapped Pakistan that will be disbursed over five years, the country`s finance ministry and the global lender said on Friday.

World Bank nod to $1,100 million loan for rail corridor

The World Bank has sanctioned a loan of USD 1,100 million for construction of 393 km long double line between Mughalsarai-Bhaupur section of Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor project.

World Bank to give $250 mn loan for Uttarakhand reconstruction

Multi-lateral funding agency World Bank will provide USD 250 million loan to construct disaster resilient houses and road in cyclonic disaster hit Uttarakhand.

$426-mn loan pacts signed with World Bank

It is aimed at enhancing the road connectivity in the state by assisting the Public Works Road Department to improve and effectively manage its road network, said the statement.

World Bank gives Tajikistan $38 mn

The World Bank will give Tajikistan $38 million in two grants to plug budget gaps and help improve the tax system.

Bihar to seek WB loan

Bihar government will seek loan from World Bank to provide training to school teachers.

$975 mn World Bank loan for Railway's eastern DFC

Giving a boost to Railway's ambitious Dedicated Freight Corridor (DFC) project, the World Bank on Thursday signed a 975 million USD loan agreement with the government for execution of the plan in the eastern corridor.

No interference in resolving Bhopal issue: US

US Deputy National Security Advisor Mike Froman Thursday night denied making any link between the Bhopal gas leak issue and India`s request for loan help from the World Bank.

India tops WB`s list with USD 9bn loan

The country has become largest recipient of WB loans with over USD 9bn worth of aid this fiscal ending June 2010.

WB loan for roads maybe split with Finance Min favouring just USD 1bn

The USD 2.96bn (about Rs 12,385.9cr) WB loan that Transport Ministry had sought is likely to come in tranches, with Finance Ministry favouring only USD 1bn.