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World Bank panel seeks six months time to decide if probe is required again... 15.12.2017 DNA: Bangalore
World Bank panel seeks six months time to decide if probe is required again...
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E-commerce marketplace Moglix expands footprint to Mumbai, Ahmedabad 15.12.2017 Sify Finance
[India], Dec 15 (ANI): B2B e-commerce platform Moglix on Friday announced its expansion to Mumbai and Ahmedabad to cater to the market of Western and Southern India.
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What about the forgotten 3 billion? 14.12.2017 Deccan Herald - Opinion
On December 12, 2017, French President Emmanuel Macron hosted the "One Planet Summit", expressly aimed at providing French flair and oomph for the Paris Agreement (PA) on climate change. The one-day summit occurred exactly two years to the date after 195 countries pledged to undertake ambitious action that would keep the global average temperature rise "well below 2 degrees Celsius". It was heralded as the ultimate New Year then, and it remains the first truly inclusive, yet completely voluntary, global climate change accord that covers all UN member states - with one notable and singular exception! No matter the US withdrawal, the Parisian effort to highlight global momentum towards the PA, billed "adaptation, mitigation, mobilisation" as the three keywords, promoted by a triumvirate of global co-hosts (albeit all male) - Macron, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and World Bank chief Jim Yong. The summit convened speakers ranging from entrepreneurs and investors to local stakeholders and scientists ...
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Income inequality in India worsens, but slower than Russia, China: Report 14.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
The report was compiled by the World Wealth and Income Database
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World Bank role in drafting Pakistan bill stuns MPs 14.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A Pakistani minister's admission that the World Bank was involved in drafting a law on the countrys natural resources has taken Senators by surprise.
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India to get $250 mn loan from World Bank for skilling plans 13.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
World Bank's financing arm IBRD (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development) will provide this $250 million loan
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Plan to remove nutrition counsellors in anganwadis causes stir 13.12.2017 Hindu: News
Officials accused of not providing quality food
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भारत ने विश्व बैंक के साथ 250 मिलियन अमरीकी डॉलर के ऋण समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए 13.12.2017 Govt of India: PIB Hindi
आजीविका बढ़ाने के लिए कौशल अर्जन और ज्ञान के प्रति जागरुकता (संकल्प) परियोजना के लिए आज भारत ने विश्व बैंक के साथ 250 मिलियन अमरीकी डॉलर के आईबीआरडी ऋण समझौते पर हस्ताक्षर किए। समझौते पर भारत की ओर से आर्थिक मामलों के विभाग में संयुक्त सचिव समीर कुमार खरे और विश्व बैंक की ओर से विश्व बैंक के कंट्री डायरेक्टर श्री जुनैद कमाल अहमद ने नई दिल्ली में हस्ताक्षर किए।
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India Signs Loan Agreement with World Bank for US$ 250 Million for “Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion” (SANKALP) Project 13.12.2017 Govt of india: PIB
A Financing Agreement for IBRD loan of USD 250 million (equivalent) for the “Skills Acquisition and Knowledge Awareness for Livelihood Promotion (SANKALP) Project” was today signed with the World Bank. The Financing Agreement was signed in New Delhi by Joint Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs Shri Sameer Kumar Khare on behalf of Government of India and Mr. Junaid Kamal Ahmad, Country Director, World Bank (India) on behalf of the World Bank.
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Developing nations in Asia to grow at 6% in 2017: ADB 13.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The economies of developing countries of Asia are expected to record a six per cent growth in 2017, a decimal higher than the September-forecast, the Asian Development Bank said on Wednesday.
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ADB lowers India's GDP forecast to 6.7% 13.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Wednesday lowered its Indian GDP forecast for the current financial year to 6.7 per cent citing tepid growth in the first half, demonetisation and transitory challenges posed by implementation of GST.
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FPIs pull out over Rs 4,000 cr from equities in December so far 10.12.2017 All Markets Stories
The outflow was mainly on account of rising crude prices and the widening fiscal deficit
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Korean firm conducts study to ease Guwahati traffic 10.12.2017 The Assam Tribune
Korean firm conducts study to ease Guwahati traffic
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Why can't India overcome its pollution woes? 10.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Every year in November, clouds of white smoke waft over New Delhi. This is from the billions of pounds of crop residue, like leaves and stalks, burned on farms in neighbouring Punjab and Haryana
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More challenging to become manufacturing hub now: Gaurav Nayyar 9.12.2017 Business Standard: Today
India can continue to compete on the basis of existing technologies as long as it combines low wages with other supporting requirements to maintain its competitive edge, says Nayyar
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Pageant as 'rating agency' 9.12.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Why India is sitting pretty in global perception
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Environmentalists ask: Is India's government making bad air worse? 9.12.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
In 2015, pollution was linked to 2.5 million deaths in India
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Naidus continue with tradition, declare family assests for 2017 8.12.2017 Deccan Herald - National
Continuing the family tradition of declaring assets every year, Nara Lokesh, son of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, declared the family assets in Amaravati on Friday. Naidu had commenced the practice to herald his clean image in politics since 2011, three years ahead of the 2014 Assembly elections, which according to him forced the then prime minister Manmohan Singh and his council of ministers to declare their assets. Lokesh, a graduate of Carnegie Mellon who has worked in the World Bank, has taken over the affairs of the Telugu Desam Party and is also the IT minister of the state. Lokesh said his father owns assets worth Rs 2.53 crore and has liabilities of around Rs 3.58 crore. Lokesh has assets worth Rs 15.2 crore, his wife Brahmani has Rs 15 crore worth assets and their three-year-old son Devansh has assets worth Rs 11.54 crore. Naidus wife Bhuvaneswari has assets worth Rs 24.42 crore. But, as per the affidavit filed before the returning officer of the Legislative Council ...
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‘India must tap changing trends in manufacturing’ 6.12.2017 Hindu: Business
Bring out policies to help Indian firms use their success in IT, says World Bank official
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Goods train bogey derails near Diva junction station 6.12.2017 Zee News : States
 A bogey of a goods train derailed near Diva junction station on Wednesday.
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