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World Bank lauds reforms and actions of Modi government

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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

Ease of doing business 'extremely relevant' for investment: EAC

India has received foreign direct investment (FDI) of over USD 170 billion in the last three-and-a-half years.

Nov 01, 2017, 18:45 PM IST
Is it Rahul Gandhi's opinion or his dog's? BJP takes a dig

Is it Rahul Gandhi's opinion or his dog's? BJP takes a dig

The BJP on Wednesday said that Congress vice president knew nothing about India`s economy.

Nov 01, 2017, 17:55 PM IST

Govt to implement 200 reforms to push India into top 50 in WB ranking: DIPP

The Secretary also said the World Bank report has acknowledged that GST (Goods and Services Tax) is a substantial reform and "hopefully it will have a positive impact on the country's ranking next year".

Nov 01, 2017, 17:04 PM IST
Everyone knows the reality of 'ease of doing business': Rahul Gandhi hits out at Arun Jaitley

Everyone knows the reality of 'ease of doing business': Rahul Gandhi hits out at Arun Jaitley

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi took a jibe at Finance Minister Arun Jaitley a day after the

Nov 01, 2017, 12:38 PM IST

Here's how Modi ministers and BJP leaders reacted to World Bank's 'Ease of Doing Business' report

India for the first time has moved into the top 100 in the World Banks Ease of Doing Business global rankings.

Oct 31, 2017, 23:49 PM IST

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