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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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Survey work on metro rail network gets underway 12.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Survey work on metro rail network gets underway
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Meghalaya CM briefs Central ministers on implementation of projects 10.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
Meghalaya CM briefs Central ministers on implementation of projects
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156 recoveries in Meghalaya in 24 hours 9.9.2020 The Assam Tribune
156 recoveries in Meghalaya in 24 hours
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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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Women leaders handled coronavirus better than their male counterparts – and the data shows that 7.9.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Countries led by women have witnessed fewer deaths compared to the ones with similar characteristics led by men.
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Andhra tops 'ease of doing business' ranking of states 5.9.2020 Rediff: Business
Registering a jump of 10 places in the rankings, Uttar Pradesh occupied the second position in 2019 as against 12th in 2018.
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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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Governing body meeting of rural services society 29.8.2020 The Assam Tribune
Governing body meeting of rural services society
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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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World Bank fund for health infrastructure devp in Meghalaya 8.8.2020 The Assam Tribune
World Bank fund for health infrastructure devp in Meghalaya
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Private boat operators asked to avail benefits of Jibondinga Scheme 30.7.2020 The Assam Tribune
Private boat operators asked to avail benefits of Jibondinga Scheme
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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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After influenza and coronavirus, will obesity be the next pandemic? 17.7.2020 Scroll.in
The incidence of obesity has tripled since 1975, particularly in Asia and Africa.
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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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