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RBI sees economy growing at 7.4% in FY16; above WB projection

RBI sees economy growing at 7.4% in FY16; above WB projection

Reserve Bank Tuesday kept its growth projections for Indian economy unchanged at 7.4 percent for the current fiscal, a tad higher than 7.3 percent forecast by the World Bank.

Watershed project conserves Himachal's ecology, boosts economy

The total outlay of the project increased to Rs.630.75 crore (almost $93 million) from Rs.395 crore.

Xi Jinping launches Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Xi Jinping launches Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in which India and 56 countries have joined as founding members was formally opened here today by President Xi Jinping.

World Bank to be anchor investor in Rail Development Fund: Suresh Prabhu

World Bank to be anchor investor in Rail Development Fund: Suresh Prabhu

Noting that the World Bank would be anchor investors in this new fund, along with other co-investors, Prabhu said, "This fund would be kick started soon as there is unanimity in the World Bank leadership".

Aadhaar ID saving Indian govt about $1 billion per annum: World Bank

Aadhaar ID saving Indian govt about $1 billion per annum: World Bank

Hailing India's Aadhaar digital ID, the World Bank has said the initiative is estimated to be saving the government about USD 1 billion annually by curbing corruption as it underlined that digital technologies can promote inclusion, efficiency and innovation.

Free internet key to digital economy innovation: World Bank

Free internet key to digital economy innovation: World Bank

An open and free internet is a key contributing factor to innovation in the digital economy, making it critical to protect this openness, says a World Bank report.

World Bank concerned over Facebook's model of free internet

World Bank concerned over Facebook's model of free internet

The World Bank has said net neutrality should ensure greatest possible internet access to users and not undermine their fundamental rights and freedoms, voicing concern over moves by companies globally including Facebook in India to provide people free internet with restricted access.

India on track to register entire population using Aadhaar: World Bank

India is on track to register its entire 1.25 billion population using its Aadhaar digital ID, the World Bank said today, which it said would help the government to promote the inclusion of disadvantaged groups in its welfare schemes. 

World Bank cuts 2016 global growth forecast

World Bank cuts 2016 global growth forecast

The World Bank has cut the global growth forecast for 2016 to 2.9 percent, saying that weak growth among major emerging markets will weigh on the global scenario during the year.

India to remain bright spot in global economy: World Bank

India to remain bright spot in global economy: World Bank

In its latest Global Economic Prospect report - which is released every six months -- the World Bank marginally reduced India's growth rate -- 0.2 percent in 2015 and 0.1 percent in both 2016 and 2017.

Indian economy likely to grow at 7-7.5% in 2016: Kaushik Basu

Indian economy likely to grow at 7-7.5% in 2016: Kaushik Basu

Until October, the World Bank retained India's growth forecast at 7.5 percent for 2015-16 and expected it to be 7.8 percent in 2016-17 and 7.9 percent in 2017-18.

India, US are two engines of growth amid bleak global scenario: Kaushik Basu

India, US are two engines of growth amid bleak global scenario: Kaushik Basu

In this bleak global scenario, the US among the rich economies and India among the emerging economies are the two engines of growth, World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu said.

World Bank may revise India's economic growth projection in January review

World Bank may revise India's economic growth projection in January review

Recession in Brazil and Russia and slowdown in China have made India the leading economy in terms of growth prospects for the first time this year.

 World Bank is trending on Twitter; it's good news for PM Narendra Modi

World Bank is trending on Twitter; it's good news for PM Narendra Modi

Many of Twitter users must have been wondering why the hash tag World Bank was featured as one of the top trends on Wednesday.

India cheers as Paris delivers ''historic'' climate accord

India cheers as Paris delivers ''historic'' climate accord

India immediately welcomed the pact, saying it was balanced and addressed most of its concerns.

Ready to help countries implement climate pact: World Bank

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Saturday welcomed the historic global climate agreement reached in Paris, saying the World Bank was ready to help countries deal with climate change.

 

World Bank sets USD 16 bn plan for climate fight in Africa

World Bank sets USD 16 bn plan for climate fight in Africa

The plan will be presented at COP21, the 12-day UN climate summit that opens Monday in Paris.