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India receives $69 billion remittances in 2017; retains top slot

By region, Europe and Central Asia saw the biggest growth last year, jumping 21 percent, while Sub-Saharan Africa rose 11 percent.

Apr 23, 2018, 15:24 PM IST

US-China trade war could harm global economy: IMF

The report, presented ahead of the 2018 Spring Meetings of the IMF and World Bank Group, estimates a global economic growth of 3.9 percent for this year and for 2019.

Apr 18, 2018, 06:13 AM IST

News at a glance: April 17, 2018

Apr 17, 2018, 11:38 AM IST

India must create 8.1 million jobs annually: World Bank

The report argues that growth alone will not be enough to attain the higher employment rates enjoyed by other developing countries, especially among women.

Apr 17, 2018, 11:06 AM IST

World Bank notes India has recovered from demonetisation and GST, predicts 7.3% growth

The World Bank report does refer to both demonetisation and GST as crisis but states the worst is over.

Apr 17, 2018, 08:48 AM IST

Pakistan again writes to World Bank against India's almost-complete Kishanganga Project

Even the Pakistani daily reporting it seemed unsure of what this is supposed to achieve.

Apr 05, 2018, 13:36 PM IST

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

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

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 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

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

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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

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

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

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

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'

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