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Coronavirus: Take loan from World Bank, don’t wash your hands of the crisis, Shiv Sena tells Modi 18.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
An editorial in the Shiv Sena mouthpiece ‘Saamana’ blamed demonetisation for the current economic crisis facing India.
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The truth about India's ease of doing business claim 15.9.2020 Rediff: Business
'The recalculated ranking showed India should have had a higher ranking earlier (113 in 2012 instead of 132) and lower ranking later (114 in 2018 instead of 100).' 'This would mean that there has been no change in India's climate of doing business across two regimes.' 'This is exactly consistent with the reality on the ground,' observes Debashis Basu.
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Policy on PPP model needed for intelligent traffic system to reduce road accidents: Gadkari 8.9.2020 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
"This is the time we should go for PPP (public private partnership) model in transportation...We will appoint a private consultant, a good reputed company to study how we can make PPP model in transport system particularly in Intelligent Transport System (ITS) at state level, municipal corporation level and the National Highways level,"the minister said while addressing a webinar on road safety organised by non-profit body Consumer Voice.
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Andhra Pradesh again emerges as best state in Centre’s ease of doing business rankings for 2019 5.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Madhya Pradesh and Jharkhand were the other states in the top five list.
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What will it take to erase gender bias in science and tech? Co-author of World Bank report explains 31.8.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Even when women delay marriage and children, they do not get the same opportunities as men, Sai Krishna notes.
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World Bank pauses Ease of Doing Business report to investigate data irregularities 28.8.2020 Scroll.in
The bank said that it would conduct a systematic review of data changes in the last five Doing Business reports.
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Swachh Bharat man Param Iyer quits as sanitation secy 28.7.2020 Rediff: News
Iyer, popularly called Param, is keen to return to the US where he had spent several years working with the World Bank at its Washington office -- a job he later quit to become road manager for his daughter, a professional tennis player.
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A million Indians fear for their future as Kuwaiti parliament works to cap immigration 22.7.2020 Scroll.in
A proposed law limits the number of Indians to 15% of Kuwait's 4.4 million population.
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Can India’s international labour recruitment agencies bounce back from coronavirus-induced losses? 17.7.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
With travel stalled for the past three months, about 50% of agencies are on the verge of shutting down.
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Great opportunity for Indian industries as world reluctant to deal with China: Gadkari 14.7.2020 New Kerala: India News
Great opportunity for Indian industries as world reluctant to deal with China: Gadkari
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Indian government’s Boycott China campaign will put a damper on infrastructure projects 4.7.2020 Scroll.in
Three deals in Maharashtra and work on the Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System have been stalled.
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Watch: Can locusts be food? Kenyan scientists are exploring the question as a second wave looms 3.7.2020 Scroll.in
According to the World Bank, locust swarms could cost East Africa and Yemen $8.5 billion this year, news agency Reuters reported.
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'Ministry should end controversies related to GDP' 1.7.2020 Rediff: Business
There has been criticism of the official statistics ever since MoSPI came out with new methodology to estimate the GDP on the base year of 2011-12 compared to earlier 2004-05.
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Centre, Tamil Nadu govt and World Bank enters pact for affordable housing 30.6.2020 Projects Monitor

The government of India, the state government of Tamil Nadu and the World Bank have entered legal agreements to help low-income groups in the state to get access to affordable housing. The legal agreements were signed for two projects – USD 200 million First Tamil Nadu Housing Sector Strengthening Programme and USD 50 million Tamil […]

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State has immense potential to attract US investments: Kota 25.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
State has immense potential to attract US investments: Kota
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State primary teachers’ body wary of World Bank education project 24.6.2020 The Assam Tribune
State primary teachers’ body wary of World Bank education project
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Ladakh stand-off: Railways cancels Chinese contract 19.6.2020 Rediff: Business
Govt has already approached World Bank seeking termination of contract. The progress of the project was just 20 per cent though the contract was awarded in 2016.
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Union ministers appeal for boycott of China products 18.6.2020 Rediff: News
Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan appealed to people to boycott products from China and also directed officials of his ministry not to procure any Chinese products for day-to-day office use while his ministerial colleague Ramdas Athawale said all restaurants and hotels that sell Chinese food in India should be closed down.
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Rs 1 cr annual package for SBI's new CFO 11.6.2020 Rediff: Business
For the first time, the bank is recruiting the CFO from outside its experienced talent pool of top management.
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India's economy to shrink by 3.2% in FY21: World Bank 9.6.2020 Rediff: Business
However, the Indian economy is expected to bounce back in 2021, the World Bank said.
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