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Congested highways can't cope with the demands of a fast-growing economy
"Ahmad brings with him broad development experience."
Marginalizing civil society and public opinion can have disastrous consequences. For BRICS to succeed and be true to its promise of providing an alternative to the current world order based on the primacy of the West, it needs to engage with all stakeholders and promote transparency. India can use its position as BRICS chair this year to do just that.
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Many commentators are hopeful that Paul Romer will help usher in a new era for the global economy. Known for his work on the endogenous growth theory, he has demonstrated a deep interest in tackling poverty and inequality by giving more importance to investments in human capital, innovation, and knowledge. But, what thrills me most of all is his brilliant idea of “Charter Cities”.
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Even though India has been resilient in the immediate aftermath of Brexit, “acce to capital can become difficult” for developing countries including India as money moves to safe havens and if uncerta...
The World Bank said on Thursday it would lend India more than $1 billion for its huge solar energy programme, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought climate change funds from its visiting head. Mod...
The FAO predicts that animal agriculture will increase by approximately 70% by 2050, with most of that growth taking place in emerging economies like India. Thus, investment is likely to be significant in the public and private sector of meat, egg and milk production. The World Bank's safeguard policies set the standard for public sector lending and investments in emerging economies. That is why NGOs around the world, including HSI, have appealed to the financial institution to include enforceable animal welfare standards in its safeguard policies.
WASHINGTON -- An Indian has been appointed to a key position in the World Bank with President Jim Young Kim a igning him a role to provide strategic leadership to addre the challenge of fragility, co...
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Remember the picture of India lit up during Diwali shared by 'UNSECO'? That picture has turned out to be fake. But the Diwali space map is now a reality due to a web project by World Bank called "Twen...
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WASHINGTON -- 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...
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WASHINGTON -- India is projected to grow by a robust 7.8 per cent this year and 7.9 per cent in the next two years, the World Bank forecast today citing strong investor sentiment and the positive effe...
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Throughout the world, natural disasters and severe weather events tend to impact women more than men. In developing countries, this problem is compounded when several other factors such as malnutrition, inequitable distribution of power and gender roles that are unfavourable to women are added to the mix.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday said in an elaborate post on Facebook that PM Modi had been the 'worst victim of ideological intolerance.' The government had put in place several initiatives,...
Since morning, officials in India's economic ministries have been ecstatic over news of India climbing 12 places in the the World Bank's Doing Busine Report, an international annual score card rating...