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Indus Water Treaty: India, Pakistan to hold high-level talks in US in April, says report

Indus Water Treaty: India, Pakistan to hold high-level talks in US in April, says report

The Indian and Pakistan government is all set to hold three-day secretary-level talks over the disputed hydropower projects in the Indus Valley in April this year, according to an IANS report. 

Probe finds IFC investment in Tata Power project breaching norms

Probe finds IFC investment in Tata Power project breaching norms

World Bank's probe body CAO has raised concerns over IFC's insufficient action to address environmental norms violation by Tata Power arm Coastal Gujarat Power Ltd.

Troubled waters? India fast-tracks hydro projects in disputed Kashmir

India has fast-tracked hydropower projects worth $15 billion in Kashmir in recent months, three federal and state officials said, ignoring warnings from Islamabad that power stations on rivers flowing into Pakistan will disrupt water supplies.

Political noise? Markets don't care - it's all about growth

Political noise? Markets don't care - it's all about growth

One of the biggest mysteries in global markets so far in the Trump era is the historically low level of volatility that has prevailed despite all the turmoil and uncertainty that analysts warned his victory would unleash.

World Bank CEO travels in Mumbai local train from Churchgate to Dadar – Pics inside

World Bank CEO travels in Mumbai local train from Churchgate to Dadar – Pics inside

Georgieva is going to inspect the operations of the World Bank-supported suburban rail system in Mumbai during her India visit.

Rating agencies several notches behind India's reality: Shaktikanta Das

Rating agencies several notches behind India's reality: Shaktikanta Das

Taking a dig at global rating agencies for failing to upgrade India's sovereign rating despite significant improvement in macroeconomic parameters, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das has said the agencies are several steps behind from reality and are missing out on something which only they can best explain.

Delhi government's health model to be presented to World Health Organisation

Delhi government's health model to be presented to World Health Organisation

The Delhi government, under the reign of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), has set up more than 100 Mohalla Clinics since taking office in February 2015 and plans to take the number to 1,000.

Here's how climate change impacts women the most

Here's how climate change impacts women the most

Not only has there been a rise in trafficking of women, but a World Bank study has also found that 14 per cent households in India are now women-headed, mainly because of male migration, creating an additional burden on them.

Set up Court of Arbitration to resolve Indo-Pak water disputes: Nawaz Sharif to World Bank

World Bank Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva arrived in Pakistan today with a delegation to discuss water disputes with India and other issues.

India asked to stop work on Kishanganga and Ratle projects

A rare joint sitting of two committees of the Pakistan National Assembly unanimously adopted a resolution seeking immediate suspension of work on two disputed projects by India and constitution of an arbitration court to resolve the ongoing water dispute between the two countries, it was reported on Saturday.

Pakistan asks India, World Bank to inform it of all future hydel projects

Pakistan on Friday asked India and the World Bank to inform it about all the dams and hydropower projects proposed to be built by India under the Indus Waters Treaty on the western rivers, and not just the two projects under dispute currently.

Adverse effects of demonetisation on India's economy will disappear in medium term: World Bank

Adverse effects of demonetisation on India's economy will disappear in medium term: World Bank

The World Bank expects private investment to accelerate as firms and banks undertake the necessary measures and the effects of important structural reforms start being felt.

World Bank projects global growth at 2.7% in 2017

In an encouraging sign, the World Bank has projected a global growth of 2.7 percent in 2017, even as it observed that stagnant global trade, subdued investment and heightened policy uncertainty marked another difficult year for the world economy.

Indus water dispute: Pakistan asks World Bank to resume arbitration process

Indus water dispute: Pakistan asks World Bank to resume arbitration process

Pakistan has urged the World Bank to resume the process of arbitration in its Indus water dispute with India despite the latter`s objection.

Indus water dispute: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim calls Pakistan Finance Minister to discuss matter

Indus water dispute: World Bank President Jim Yong Kim calls Pakistan Finance Minister to discuss matter

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim has called Pakistan Finance Minster Ishaq Dar to discuss the latter`s request to help settle the Indus water dispute, sources said.

Pak fumes as World Bank 'pauses processes' in Indus water dispute at India's request

Pak fumes as World Bank 'pauses processes' in Indus water dispute at India's request

In his letter to World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on Saturday, Finance Minister Ishaq Dar urged the global funding agency to fulfil its commitment.

Indus Waters Treaty is bilateral issue between India and Pakistan: MEA

Indus Waters Treaty is bilateral issue between India and Pakistan: MEA

India on Thursday reiterated that the Indus Waters Treaty is a bilateral issue.

Fully conscious of our international obligations, says MEA after World Bank 'pauses' Indus treaty processes of India, Pakistan

Fully conscious of our international obligations, says MEA after World Bank 'pauses' Indus treaty processes of India, Pakistan

World Bank has paused the separate processes initiated by India and Pakistan under the Indus Waters Treaty to allow the two countries to consider alternative ways to resolve their disagreements.

India-Pakistan water war: World Bank pauses separate processes initiated by both countries under Indus Waters Treaty

India-Pakistan water war: World Bank pauses separate processes initiated by both countries under Indus Waters Treaty

In a major development in connection with India-Pakistan's Indus Waters Treaty, the World Bank has paused the separate processes initiated by the two countries.

India expresses reservations over World Bank report on Doing Business

India expresses reservations over World Bank report on Doing Business

 India has expressed reservations on World Bank's 'Doing Business Report' where it has been ranked 172 amongst 190 countries, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said Friday.