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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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Meeting on farm mechanisation and post-harvest technologies 18.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Meeting on farm mechanisation and post-harvest technologies
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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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Govt plan to boost inland water transport in State 8.5.2019 The Assam Tribune
Govt plan to boost inland water transport in State
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In Pakistan, the slow but steady rise in temperature has become too hot to handle 5.5.2019 Scroll.in
Punjab and Sindh provinces, which contribute the bulk of the national GDP, are likely to face a 3% decline in overall living standards.
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Kerala expects Rs 3596 crore World Bank loan for rebuilding 30.4.2019 Sify Finance
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, after a high level meeting here on Monday to discuss the 'rebuild Kerala' initiative in aftermath of the worst-ever floods that hit the state last year, indicated that the World Bank will provide a Rs 3,596 crore loan for rebuilding activities covering various sectors.
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Chennai Buzz: Cyclone Fani | Metro Phase 2 plans | Regulation of women’s hostels 30.4.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
How badly will Chennai be affected by Cyclone Fani? When is Chennai Metro Phase 2 likely to be completed? How will World Bank funds help floodprone areas such as Tambaram and Guduvancherry? Catch your weekly dose of city news here.
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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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IMF may delay Pakistan visit as bailout talks continue 15.4.2019 Sify Finance
The visit of an International Monetary Fund (IMF) mission to Islamabad for finalising a bailout package for Pakistan may be delayed as both sides are still engaged in an intense discussion on the proposed programme, official sources told Dawn news.
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China-US trade talks nearing final round: Mnuchin 14.4.2019 Sify Finance
US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that he believed Washington and Beijing were nearing the final stage of trade negotiations, moving closer to what he said would be the biggest change in the economic relationship between the countries in 40 years.
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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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The yellow vests movement may be just the start of a worldwide revolt against climate action 8.4.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
Research shows more ‘fuel riots’ are inevitable.
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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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