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World Bank's commitment charges on project loans to stay

This was communicated to the government during World Bank Group CEO Kristalina Georgieva's visit to India during February 27 and March 2.

Maritime UK partners with the UK Government to launch Britain's first maritime trade mission to China

Friday 24 March, 2017Maritime UK partners with the UK Government to launch Britain's first maritime trade mission to China Event to coincide with triggering of Article 50Cunard's Queen Mary 2 to act..

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News video: Cultivating Top Crops With a Drone’s Watchful Eye

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Mar.23 -- Agriculture is one of humanity's oldest and biggest businesses. The World Bank estimates the industry is worth more than $2.4 trillion. But as land grows scarcer and climate patterns more..
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News video: Lagos, Nigeria, Facing Major Water Crisis

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About 90 percent of people in Lagos rely on borehole-wells or water from local vendors.
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News video: One Person Wounded By Letter Bomb At IMF In Paris

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On Thursday, a letter containing a firework exploded at the central Paris offices of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund, or IMF, injuring one person. According to a Paris police..
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News video: How the World Bank Is Addressing the Gender Gap in Asia

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Mar.07 -- Victoria Kwakwa, World Bank vice president for the East Asia and Pacific region, discusses the ongoing gender disparity issues in East Asia. She speaks with Bloomberg's Haidi Lun and Rishaad..
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News video: First African Elected Female President: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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Coke and Pepsi get mixed reviews in bid to clean up Brazil sugar supplies

By Paola Totaro WASHINGTON, March 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - C oca-Cola and PepsiCo's efforts to stop illegal land seizures by sugar suppliers in Brazil have made progress but Coke has had the..

Fin24.com | Why did World Bank ignore all the Net1 info and invest R1.6bn?

As the main SA investor in Net1, Allan Gray has been under the spotlight over the social grants payment controversy, while a bigger investor - the World Bank - has not, says Erin Torkelson.

World Bank signs US$ 100 million credit agreement with Centre, Uttarakhand

world bank signs us$ 100 million credit agreement with centre, uttarakhand
The World Bank has signed a 100 million US dollar credit agreement with the Centre and Uttarakhand in New Delhi yesterday to improve quality of health care services in all 13 districts of the state...
All India Radio

World Bank inks $100 mn healthcare deal for U'khand

The World Bank today signed a USD 100 million credit agreement with the Centre and Uttarakhand to improve quality of healthcare services in all 13 districts of the state.

Can Silicon Valley Be the Heartbeat Of Technology For Good?

We’re used to new openings and startups in Silicon Valley, but the World Economic Forum (WEF)’s addition is the one we should all pay attention to. As the first major international organization to..
Huffington Post

Tough negotiation process ahead at WTO to make TFA in services: Nirmala Sitharaman

Minister for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman has said that tough negotiation process are ahead at the World Trade Organisation, WTO to make the trade facilitation agreement, TFA in services..
All India Radio

World Bank moots Freight Village concepet to boost logistic sector

World Bank, which is offering its assistance in developing National Waterways - I under the Jal Marg Vikas Project, has mooted introduction of 'freight village' concept on the lines of European model..

Venezuela: Watch Your Choice Of Law Clause: The World Bank Annuls A $1.4 Billion Damages Award - McCarthy Tétrault LLP

In Venezuela Holdings et al v Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela an ad hoc Committee for the World Bank's International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes nullified part of an arbitration award..

CreditAccess lines up funds for microfin cos, plans to get listed

Netherlands-based Asian microfinance player CreditAccess Asia NV is betting big on the sector and is set to pump in about Rs 1,000 crore in its operations in the region, of which India forms the..

Tech giants should join global campaign to seek land rights for all - experts

By Paola Totaro WASHINGTON, March 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Global technology giants such as Google and Facebook must join the battle for land rights and help spearhead an international..

Reko Diq case: World Bank rules against Pak

newKerala.com Also reported by •SifyANI News

#WorldWaterDay: Did you know that 77mn Indians lack access to safe water?

On World Water Day, one of the biggest concerns India faces is the lack of proper drinking water. Currently, nearly 77 million Indians lack access, which amounts to five per cent of the country’s..

Global experts to guide education ministries

A new group of education experts named as Atlantis Group, comprising 20 former Education Ministers and Heads of State who will provide advice on global education issues to current governments, was..

Pakistan, India to hold high-level water talks in US

Following the intervention of the US and the World Bank, India and Pakistan will be returning to the negotiating table over the disputed hydropower projects in the Indus Valley in April.

Not possible to pinpoint impact of demonetization on GDP: Government

The government today said it is not possible to pinpoint the impact of demonetization on GDP as economic growth is contingent on a number of factors. "The economic growth of a country depends on a..

New World Bank CEO defends globalisation, warns against protectionism

By Matthew Miller
Sify Also reported by •Reuters IndiaDNA

Probe finds IFC investment in Tata Power project breaching norms

World Bank's probe body CAO has raised concerns over IFC's insufficient action to address environmental norms violation by Tata Power arm Coastal Gujarat Power Ltd.
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