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World Bank to draw fundamental blueprint for Indian Railways' Rs 5 lakh crore investment outlay

The World Bank will help Indian Railways frame a basic blueprint with an objective to aid its Rs 5 lakh crore investment to transform itself from a colonial-era mass transporter...

Jul 19, 2017 16:45 PM

World Bank clears USD 250-million loan to aid Skill India mission

A move which is aimed to aid Skill India mission, The World Bank has cleared a USD 250-million loan for making Indian youth more employable through reskilling.

Jun 26, 2017 17:11 PM

World Bank projects India's GDP to grow at 7.2 percent in 2017 post recovery from demonetisation's temporary effects

The World Bank has projected a robust 7.2 per cent growth rate for India in FY 2017 as compared to the 6.8 per cent growth in 2016.

Jun 05, 2017 11:14 AM

Railways look for innovation, assistance from World Bank for future projects

Railways will look for innovative ways, including assistance from the World Bank, for financing its future projects.

Jun 04, 2017 11:38 AM

India rises to rank 26 from spot 99 in World Bank's power list, says Power Minister Piyush Goyal

In World Bank’s electricity accessibility ranking 2017, India has risen to rank 26 from 99th spot in the year 2014, Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said.

May 14, 2017 20:12 PM

Indian economy shall expand at 7.5% in 2017-18: Arun Jaitley

Participating in G-20 finance ministers' and central bankgovernors' meeting, he said emerging economies have become increasingly important in driving global growth, accounting for...

Apr 22, 2017 20:48 PM

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley meets his Indonesian and Australian counterparts

Jaitley, discussed with the finance ministers of the two countries possible areas of mutual collaboration and commonality of their positions at various multilateral fora.

Apr 22, 2017 20:11 PM

Despite significant 8.9% drop in remittances, India retains top spot among nations: World Bank

Notwithstanding a significant 8.9 per cent drop in remittances to India in 2016, the country retained the top spot among remittances receiving nations, according to a World Bank...

Apr 21, 2017 21:51 PM

Globalisation, free trade a blessing for poor countries: World Bank

The World Bank defended globalisation and free trade, saying they have had a 'huge impact' on poor countries.

Apr 21, 2017 10:28 AM

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to attend WB, IMF, G20 meets in US

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday will leave for a five-day visit to the United States to participate in the Spring Meetings of the World Bank and IMF as well as...

Apr 18, 2017 17:11 PM