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Over 80% now Indians have bank accounts. How many are actually using them? 18.5.2019 Scroll.in
Narendra Modi government’s Jan Dhan Yojana was supposed to increase financial inclusion by making banking more accessible to the poor. It has come up short.
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Official response from MDWS to recent Reuters story about the Swachh Bharat Mission 17.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
The Reuters news agency has, earlier today, published a story titled “Modi proclaims a cleaner India, but the reality may be more murky”. In this story, it has raised questions around the progress made under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen), specifically the findings of the recent National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey 2018-19.
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India to co-chair Consultative Group (CG) of Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) 14.5.2019 Govt of india: PIB
India is unanimously chosen as co-chair of the Consultative Group (CG) of Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) for the fiscal year 2020. The decision was taken during the CG meeting of GFDRR held in Geneva, Switzerland today, on the margins of the 6th Session of the Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) 2019.
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The surprising ways in which global migration can actually contribute to sustainable development 13.5.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Migration is at an all-time high and is largely viewed as a challenge – but if handled well, it can actually be an opportunity.
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Media Clarification on Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) 19.4.2019 Govt of india: PIB
An opinion piece titled “The truth about Swachh Bharat” was published yesterday in The Telegraph. The Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation would like to place on record its response to the claims made in the piece about the progress made under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) and the veracity of the findings of the National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey 2018-19.
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Fiscal deficit adhered to Budget target: RBI Governor 14.4.2019 Sify Finance
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das has said the gross fiscal deficit has adhered to budgetary targets, and that the current account deficit is expected to be around 2.5 per cent of the GDP in 2018-19.
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India's GDP number 'still has some issues': IMF's Gopinath 12.4.2019 Sify Finance
After 108 economists and former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan, International Monetary Fund's (IMF) Chief Economist Gita Gopinath has expressed doubt over India's growth rate, saying that there are still some issues with the way India calculates it.
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India retained top spot in remittances in 2018: WB 9.4.2019 Sify Finance
India has retained its spot as the world's top remittance recipient with its diaspora sending $79 billion back home in 2018, the World Bank has said in a report.
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India stands top in remittance recipients with $75 bln in 2018 9.4.2019 Central Chronicle
Washington, India topped the chart in remittance recipients as the Indian diaspora have sent 79 billion dollars back home in 2018, the World Bank has said. India has left behind China (67 billion dollars), Mexico (36 billion dollars), the Philippines (34 billion dollars) and Egypt (29 billion dollars), the World Bank said in its latest Migration […]
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Current affairs wrap of the day: April 9th, 2019 9.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Get all the big national and international news and stay up to date with Current Affairs and General Knowledge to prepare for competitive exams.
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World Bank says India retains top spot in remittances in 2018: Report 9.4.2019 Scroll.in
The Indian diaspora sent $79 billion home.
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15वें वित्त आयोग ने सरकार के विभिन्न स्तरों पर वित्तीय संबंधों के बारे में उच्च स्तरीय विचार-विमर्श किया 6.4.2019 Govt of India: PIB Hindi
15वें वित्त आयोग ने आज सरकार के विभिन्न स्तरों पर वित्तीय संबंधों के बारे में उच्च स्तरीय गोजमेल सम्मेलन का आयोजन किया। इसका संचालन आयोग के अध्यक्ष श्री एन.के. सिंह द्वारा किया गया। यह बैठक विश्व बैंक, ओईसीडी तथा एडीबी की साझेदारी में आयोजित की गई।
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The big news: IAF asserts it shot down Pakistan’s F-16 jet in dogfight, and nine other top stories 6.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Other headlines: The Election Commission said NITI Aayog vice chairperson violated the poll code, and David Malpass was appointed World Bank president.
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Climate change master plan needs to be on India's electoral agenda 5.4.2019 Sify Finance
-May. This election is critically important because of the climate change consuming the country. Most people think of that change as being the sorry condition of Indias environment. And, it is. It also includes, however, several other important areas -- most notably the economy and the electorate.
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More than 40% of India is reeling under drought, but the Centre may not even acknowledge it 4.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The government has made the process of declaring drought long and difficult, experts say. So, the ongoing disaster may go officially unannounced.
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In a new book, Salman Anees Soz lists four key policymaking principles to tackle unemployment 4.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
In his book, the economic commentator and Congress spokesperson writes that employment generation is the biggest challenge facing India’s next government.
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राष्ट्रीय वार्षिक ग्रामीण स्वच्छता सर्वेक्षण पर हाल की मीडिया रिपोर्टों पर तकनीकी स्पष्टीकरण 1.4.2019 Govt of India: PIB Hindi
हिंदुस्तान टाइम्स और स्क्रॉल.इन में हाल की मीडिया रिपोर्टों ने विश्व बैंक द्वारा समर्थित "स्वच्छ भारत मिशन सपोर्ट ऑपरेशन" के तहत आयोजित राष्ट्रीय वार्षिक ग्रामीण स्वच्छता सर्वेक्षण के निष्कर्षों पर सवाल उठाया है और नमूना आकार की पर्याप्तता और गणनाकारों के प्रशिक्षण की पर्याप्तता पर प्रश्‍न उठाया है।
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Technical clarification on recent media reports on National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey 30.3.2019 Govt of india: PIB
Recent media reports in the Hindustan Times and Scroll.in have questioned the findings of the National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey conducted under the World Bank supported “Swachh Bharat Mission Support Operation”, questioning the sufficiency of the sample size and the adequacy of training of enumerators.
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ADB readies for face-off with AIIB, NDB in India 25.3.2019 Sify Finance
As fledgling multilateral development banks AIIB and NDB are making inroads in Asia and beyond, the 52-year-old Asian Development Bank (ADB) took the offensive with a massive recruitment outreach in India, a major client in the region.
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'Success is not the only thing you should pursue' 20.3.2019 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'What is forgotten but is actually as important for a society's long run success is morality.''Morals and trust are the nuts and bolts of an economy.''Without those you can get short run success, but not long-run development.'
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