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.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 15, 2013, 19:38
At a time when the country's power sector is facing tough times, the World Bank will soon come out with an elaborate sectoral review report listing out challenges as well as initiatives to improve current scenario.
Last Updated: Tuesday, December 10, 2013, 05:34
Israel, Jordan and the Palestinians have signed a "historic" water-sharing initiative at the World Bank in Washington that could protect the Dead Sea from rising demand for water in the region.
Last Updated: Monday, December 09, 2013, 17:46
Credit information company Equifax India Monday said it has partnered with International Finance Corporation (IFC), a World Bank group member, to offer micro-finance risk scores.
Last Updated: Friday, December 06, 2013, 09:41
Foreign direct investment into emerging markets should decline next year because of persistent concerns about the global economy, the World Bank`s political risk insurance arm said on Thursday.
Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 14:57
India's second quarter economic growth inched up to 4.8 percent during second quarter.
Last Updated: Sunday, December 01, 2013, 13:20
India expects the World Bank to finalise by April the contours of the proposed Global Infrastructure Facility (GIF) that will finance core projects in emerging economies.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 28, 2013, 14:24
An expert team of World Bank and Asian Development Bank visited different areas of cyclone-hit Ganjam district in Odisha to assess the damage.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 22:11
World Bank has debarred Progressive Constructions Ltd (PCL), founded by Union Minister and Congress leader K Sambasiva Rao, for minimum eleven years for violating its 'fraud and corruption policy'.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2013, 17:42
Multilateral funding agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) Wednesday said it is planning to raise funds by issuing rupee denominated bonds.
Last Updated: Tuesday, November 26, 2013, 15:20
Tax rates for companies in India are among the highest in the world and the number of payments is also more than the global average, putting the country at a low 158th rank on the 'Paying Taxes 2014' list.
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 23:09
The World Bank on Friday added USD 480 million in emergency aid to the Philippines, taking to nearly USD 1 billion its support as the death toll from super typhoon Haiyan passed 5,200.
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