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India can do a Silicon Valley in 5 years: World Bank

India can do a Silicon Valley in 5 years: World Bank

According to the report, investments for innovation often consist of marginal improvements in process or products, rather than significant technology adoption or new product imitation.

Apr 03, 2018, 15:25 PM IST
Rahul Gandhi’s hatred for India is astonishing: Smriti Irani hits out

Rahul Gandhi’s hatred for India is astonishing: Smriti Irani hits out

Get free from world’s longest coronation exercise to enlighten yourself, mocked Irani.

Mar 18, 2018, 16:26 PM IST
India growth story credible; GDP to grow at 7.3% in FY19: World Bank

India growth story credible; GDP to grow at 7.3% in FY19: World Bank

The Washington-based multi-lateral funding agency said the country would have to boost private investments and exports if it wanted to sustain higher rates of growth.

Mar 15, 2018, 06:37 AM IST
Maharashtra to be crucial in India's entry to top 50 global 'ease of doing business' ranking: Amitabh Kant

Maharashtra to be crucial in India's entry to top 50 global 'ease of doing business' ranking: Amitabh Kant

Maharashtra will play a key role in helping the country to break into the top 50 in the global list for ease of doing business over the next two years, Niti Aayog Chief Executive Amitabh Kant has said.

Feb 19, 2018, 20:23 PM IST
World Bank to recalculate national rankings of ease of doing business

World Bank to recalculate national rankings of ease of doing business

Giving credence to the theory that the World Bank's popular ease of doing business (EODB) ranking is not credible and accurate, its chief economist Paul Romer has announced to recalculate the national rankings of business competitiveness going back to at least four years.

Jan 14, 2018, 07:37 AM IST

World Bank lauds reforms and actions of Modi government

This is a segment of Zee News which brings to you latest updates. World Bank lauds reforms and actions of Modi government. Watch this video for more information.

Jan 10, 2018, 16:52 PM IST

Live updates - 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Supreme Court orders re-investigation of 186 cases

Here are the live news updates for January 10, 2018.

Jan 10, 2018, 08:15 AM IST
World Bank praises Narendra Modi government, projects 7.3 percent growth for India in 2018

World Bank praises Narendra Modi government, projects 7.3 percent growth for India in 2018

In comparison with China, which is slowing, the World Bank is expecting India to gradually accelerate.

Jan 10, 2018, 06:14 AM IST
Half the world's population lacks access to basic health services: WHO

Half the world's population lacks access to basic health services: WHO

The WHO said that it was completely unacceptable that more than half the world’s people still don’t get the most basic healthcare.

Dec 14, 2017, 09:20 AM IST
Wealth inequality a threat to East Asia, Pacific: World Bank

Wealth inequality a threat to East Asia, Pacific: World Bank

A rapidly growing gap between rich and poor in many developing East Asian nations is threatening the foundation for the region`s economic success, the World Bank said Monday.

Dec 04, 2017, 15:02 PM IST

International banking must for better growth prospects: World Bank

In its annual ‘Global Financial Development Report 2017/2018: Bankers without Borders”, the World Bank said that international banking can have important benefits for developmen,but is no panacea and carries risks.

Nov 08, 2017, 15:14 PM IST
India more attractive to do biz than World Bank ranking suggests: Panagariya

India more attractive to do biz than World Bank ranking suggests: Panagariya

Panagariya said he has known for some time that the processes were undergoing improvement continuously after the present government came to office.

Nov 08, 2017, 09:32 AM IST
'India more attractive to do biz than WB ranking suggests'

'India more attractive to do biz than WB ranking suggests'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now set the target of India's ranking in ease of doing business in the top 50. This he said is achievable, but one should not underestimate the difficulties.

Nov 07, 2017, 23:18 PM IST

Economic reforms to help support long-term growth: BMI Research

India's ranking on the World Bank's 2018 Ease of Doing Business index improved significantly to 100/190 countries - a 30 notch jump from its previous position.

Nov 07, 2017, 16:38 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi hints at more measures for businesses on GST

PM Narendra Modi hints at more measures for businesses on GST

Promising more measures to ease problems faced by small businesses due to GST, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said a committee of state ministers has accepted most of the suggestions made by them and an announcement is likely in the GST Council meet next week.

Nov 04, 2017, 23:16 PM IST
India to be high-middle income country by 2047: World Bank CEO

India to be high-middle income country by 2047: World Bank CEO

"In the last three decades, India's per capita income has quadrupled. I have no doubt India when it hits its century of independence in 2047," Georgieva said. 

Nov 04, 2017, 19:51 PM IST
India scores perfect 10 in protecting shareholders' rights

India scores perfect 10 in protecting shareholders' rights

India scored 10/10 for protection of shareholders' rights -- as against 4/10 for the US, 5/10 for Australia, 7/10 each for the UK, Singapore and New Zealand.

Nov 02, 2017, 19:23 PM IST

'Streamlining taxation will help India reach top 50 in ease of doing business'

Lauding the government`s efforts in attracting a record $60 billion worth of FDI in a single year, he invited the domestic and global investors to reap dividends by investing in the infrastructure and logistics sector that provide huge scope.

Nov 02, 2017, 17:52 PM IST

More global entities, banks need to join hands with ISA: Finance Minister

ISA is working for deployment of over 1000 GW of solar energy and mobilising more than USD 1 trillion into solar energy by the year 2030.

Nov 02, 2017, 17:45 PM IST
Ease of Doing Business: Working in Delhi more money-making than Mumbai

Ease of Doing Business: Working in Delhi more money-making than Mumbai

The Ease of Doing Business analysis is based on a survey that established a comparision between the earnings and working conditions of 19-year-old cashiers in supermarkets that employ 60 workers across 190 countries.

Nov 02, 2017, 10:50 AM IST

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