World Bank(Search results - 14)
Top StoriesApr 6, 2021, 12:25 PM IST
World Bank chief David Malpass commends SII, says India blessed to have major manufacturer of global vaccines
“I’ve had substantial contact with the Serum Institute. India is blessed with having a major manufacturer of global vaccines in India,” he said.
Top StoriesFeb 25, 2021, 10:04 AM IST
China claims it has eradicated extreme poverty
Chinese President Xi Jinping has announced that the country has scored a complete victory in its fight against poverty.
IndiaOct 12, 2020, 2:35 PM IST
Coronavirus: School closure due to COVID-19 pandemic likely to cost over $400 billion to India
South Asia region stands to lose USD 622 billion from the school closures in the present scenario or up to USD 880 billion in a more pessimistic scenario, it said, adding while the regional loss is largely driven by India, all countries will lose substantial shares of their GDP.
IndiaOct 7, 2020, 3:52 PM IST
Coronavirus: Mumbai’s Dharavi earns praise from World Bank for efforts to arrest COVID-19 spread
The Washington-based global lender, in its biennial Poverty and Shared Prosperity report, said that in the space of three months, by July 2020, reported cases in the area had been cut to 20% of their peak in May.
WORLDAug 28, 2020, 4:02 PM IST
World Bank suspends Ease of Doing Business Report amid concerns of data manipulation
World Bank suspends ease of doing business report amid concerns of data manipulation. A statement issued by the World Bank Group read, "A number of irregularities have been reported regarding changes to the data in the Doing Business 2018 and Doing Business 2020 reports, published in October 2017 and 2019. The changes in the data were inconsistent with the Doing Business methodology." Reports suggest data of 4 countries - China, Azerbaijan, UAE & Saudi Arabia - manipulated. While #India ranked 63, China stood at 31, Azerbaijan at 24, UAE at 16 and Saudi Arabia at 62.
WORLDJun 3, 2020, 9:28 AM IST
Coronavirus and its measures to leave lasting scars on global economy, says World Bank chief
Global economy facing staggering losses, funding shortfall hindering pandemic response, said World Bank chief
WORLDApr 23, 2020, 1:10 PM IST
India's lockdown has impacted 40 million internal migrants: World Bank
According to the report -- 'COVID-19 Crisis Through a Migration Lens' -- the magnitude of internal migration is about two-and-a-half times that of international migration.
BusinessJan 31, 2020, 4:20 PM IST
India moved up 79 places in World Bank's ease of doing business rankings: Economic Survey 2019-20
Showing a significant improvement since 2014, the Economic Survey 2019-20 tabled by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated that India has moved up 79 places in the World Bank's ease of doing business rankings
Mar 16, 2017, 2:00 PM IST
IMF letter bomb, school shooting set France on terror alert
A letter has exploded at the International Monetary Fund in Paris, leaving one woman injured. This was followed by a shooting that took place in a school in France later in the day. A national terror alert has been issued in the country
Jun 30, 2016, 2:37 PM IST
World Bank head calls Rajan a 'great' central bank governor
The World Bank president also said he is a "big fan" of Prime Minister Modi and his government's policy of having an independent central bank chief