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Capitol Report: Here’s why world trade growth is slowing, according to the World Bank


MarketWatch

Government Knows Best - Junk Food Ban Goes Global

government knows best - junk food ban goes global
Obesity is a 'big' (pardon the pun) problem in the Pacific Islands.  In fact, a recent World Bank study found that over half the adult population in 16 of the 17 Pacific Island countries and..
Zero Hedge

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News video: MIT professor says Brexit will more than 4,000 people poorer

MIT professor says Brexit will more than 4,000 people poorer 00:42

MIT economics professor John Van Reenen found that the income of workers in the U.K. could be decreased up to 9.5 percent following Brexit. Since half the U.K. trade is based in EU, there will be lower..
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News video: IMF Wrap Up Video, 2016 Annual Meetings

IMF Wrap Up Video, 2016 Annual Meetings 03:01

IMF Wrap Up Video, 2016 Annual Meetings The International Monetary Fund - IMF's David Lipton summarizes the key takeaways from the 2016 Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank
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News video: Smoking Health Problems Costs World $1.4 Trillion a Year

Smoking Health Problems Costs World $1.4 Trillion a Year 00:34

30, 2017 -- Nearly 6 percent of the world's health-care spending is tied to smoking, a new study reports. That amounted to $1.4 trillion worldwide in 2012, with developing nations shouldering 40..
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News video: Yemen has 'only 3 months supply' of some key food stocks

Yemen has 'only 3 months supply' of some key food stocks 01:01

Yemen has only around three months supply of wheat stocks and could see similar shortages of other food grains such as rice. According to Reuters, that’s the assessment of Jamie McGoldrick, UN..
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News video: Yemen has ‘only 3 months supply’ of some key food stocks

Yemen has ‘only 3 months supply’ of some key food stocks 01:01

Yemen has only around three months supply of wheat stocks and could see similar shortages of other food grains such as rice. According to Reuters, that’s the assessment of Jamie McGoldrick, UN..
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13th Agricultural Science Congress in B'luru from today

*The 13th edition of the Agricultural Science Congress will begin on the GKVK campus of the University of Agricultural Sciences (UAS) here on Tuesday. * The four-day event aims to bring all..
Deccan Herald

Two Indians die every minute due to air pollution: Study

The smog over northern India is extracting a heavy toll, every minute two lives are lost in India due to ambient air pollution, the study published in The Lancet says. According an estimate by the..
IndiaTimes

Padma Bridge project victims to file case against World Bank: PM Hasina


newKerala.com Also reported by •SifyANI News

DIARY - Political and General News Events From Feb 16

Reuters will issue this diary daily at around 1130 GMT THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16 ** JERUSALEM - World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim will meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Palestinian Prime..
DNA

In Pics: Trin Trin novel bike sharing project of Mysuru

Mysuru, Feb 16: Trin Trin is the Public Bike Share system of Mysuru. It is a Government of Karnataka project, partially funded by the World Bank under the Global Environment Facility Grant. The project..
Oneindia

Turtle conservators worried over patrolling vehicles lying

Two interceptor crafts valued at Rs six crore were acquired in April last year from World Bank-sponsored Integrated Coastal Zone Management Programme (ICZMP) funds, forest department officials said.
DNA

B'desh HC: Identify plotters behind Padma Bridge conspiracy

A Bangladeshi court today asked the government why it shall not be directed to form an inquiry committee or commission to identify and bring the people to justice who "fabricated stories of corruption"..
DNA

In race to clean energy, emerging nations seize bigger role - World Bank

By Alex Whiting LONDON, Feb 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A range of developing countries have emerged as leaders in a global race to switch to sustainable energy by 2030, by boosting their..
DNA

An end to overfishing could reap billions of dollars in global profits, study says

By Umberto Bacchi ROME, Feb 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Global profits from fishing could grow by tens of billions of dollars if depleted fish stocks were allowed to recover, bolstering the..
DNA

Pune Metro rail expected to be operational by 2021

pune metro rail expected to be operational by 2021
Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation (Maha-Metro) has said its ambitious Rs 11,400 crore Pune Metro project will be operational by 2021. "We have completed 35 per cent of topography survey and..
Mid-Day

Hasina's son accuses World Bank of trying to discredit mother

Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's son today accused the World Bank of having attempted to "discredit" his mother by levelling graft allegations in awarding contract of an ambitious bridge..
DNA

Book on India-World Bank relationship for over 7 decades

India is the World Bank's single largest borrower with its cumulative borrowings touching USD 103 billion in December 2015, a book that traces the over seven decades India-World Bank relationship said.
DNA

Universal Basic Income should have a cut off income, says Kaushik Basu

The Universal Basic Income (UBI) scheme should have a cut off income and people should be encouraged to give it up voluntarily, former World Bank Chief Economist Kaushik Basu has said.
Zee News Also reported by •DNA

Land rights key to fixing Africa's crowded, costly cities - World Bank

By Katy Migiro NAIROBI, Feb 9 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Africa needs to reform its systems for buying and selling land and invest aggressively in urban infrastructure to create jobs, end poverty..
DNA

EXCLUSIVE-Nigeria aims to present reform plan in Feb for $1 bln World Bank loan

Nigeria wants to borrow at least $1 billion from the World Bank to help haul it out of recession and plans to present the required economic reform proposals to the lender this month, officials and..
DNA

RBI cuts growth forecast from 7.1% to 6.9%

* The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday revised its growth forecast for the current fiscal from 7.1% to 6.9%. The central bank had, at its previous monetary policy meeting in December, cut the..
Deccan Herald

India to Breathe Easy, HICARE Brings Best in Class HEPASilent® Filtration with Swedish Giant 'Blueair Purifier'

*Business Wire India*HICARE, India’s leading pest control and home cleaning services company teams up with Blueair a Swedish world leader in clean air technology to reach 200 Indian cities through..
Business Wire India

India yet to achieve global goals in healthcare: Murthy

*Though India has made tremendous strides in healthcare sector with increased life expectancy, it has a long way to go to reach the global standards, said Infosys founder NR Narayana Murthy..
Deccan Herald


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