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South Asia needs to improve its subdued competitiveness (Column: Active Voice) 25.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
South Asia is becoming one of the most interesting regions in the world economy, displaying unprecedented growth, averaging close to six per cent per annum since the 1990s. According to a new World Bank report, it has consolidated its position as the global leader in growth.
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World Bank to deepen cooperation with AIIB 24.4.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The World Bank and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here to strengthen cooperation between the two institutions, officials said.
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A river runs through it 22.4.2017 Hindu: Home
A historian explains how the Indus, a developmental resource, became a tool of territorial sovereignty in the hands of India and Pakistan
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India in $175-mn loan pact with WB to improve water management 18.4.2017 DNA: Evolutions
India today signed a USD 175 million loan pact with the World Bank for National Hydrology Project that aims to improve management of water resources.
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The LIC-ITC case: Taking action for responsible investments 15.4.2017 Latest News
Tata group has also come under pressure from civil society groups for its Dhamra Port in Odisha
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The impending water calamity of Bengaluru 2.4.2017 Deccan Herald - Analysis
Come summer, there is popular anger against water woes of Bengaluru. In numerous seminars and symposia, pious resolutions are passed. But words do not produce water. Consider these facts: Currently, the population of the city under the BBMP limits is 11 million, excluding the urbanised areas of Devanahalli, Hosakote, Nelamangala, Bidadi, Doddaballapura. The population of the Bengaluru Metropolitan area already exceeds 13 million which requires drinking water. By 2031, Metropolitan Bengaluru's population will be 20 million. At even 100 litres per capita, the domestic demand will be 2,000 MLD (million litres per day) and with another 250 MLD for non-domestic use, the net demand will be 2,250 MLD. Even if leakage is reduced to 20% from its present 40%, the gross supply should be 2,800 MLD. With 29 tmc (thousand million cubic feet), or 2,260 MLD, which is the outer limit of Cauvery water available to the city (and legally half of Bengaluru is outside Cauvery basin), and with only 20% leakage, the water ...
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More funds to rejuvenate wells, lakes and sink borewells 17.3.2017 TOI: Chennai
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Pakistan gives contracts for dam on Indus to Chinese firm 9.3.2017 Hindu: News
First stage of Dasu hydropower project, expected to be completed in 2021, will generate 2,160 MW of electricity.
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A likely thaw as India to participate in Indus Commission meeting 3.3.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Perhaps signalling a thaw in frosty ties, India has accepted Pakistan's offer of participation in the Indus Commission meeting, with talks scheduled for later this month in Lahore.
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Regulators to be built across 20 rivers 3.3.2017 Hindu: National
* Part of drought mitigation strategyThiruvananthapuram: The government has plans to construct 30 regulators along 20 rivers to prevent saline intrusion and ensure water supply during the parched summ...
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World Bank CEO satisfied with talks on Indus Waters Treaty 29.1.2017 New Kerala: World News
World Bank CEO satisfied with talks on Indus Waters Treaty
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World Bank to help Pakistan, India to find Indus Water Treaty solution 27.1.2017 New Kerala: World News
World Bank to help Pakistan, India to find Indus Water Treaty solution
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World Bank CEO discusses Indus Waters Treaty with Pak PM 26.1.2017 New Kerala: World News
World Bank CEO discusses Indus Waters Treaty with Pak PM
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Nawaz Sharif, WB CEO discuss Indus Waters, India's power plants 26.1.2017 All News-IANS Stories
World Bank Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad on Thursday to discuss implementation of the Indus Waters Treaty and the dispute between Pakistan and India over the construction of two hydropower projects by New Delhi.
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CIAL to help implement water project for four panchayats 22.1.2017 Hindu: Kochi
Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) will help implement a ₹127-crore drinking water project that will benefit around 30,000 households in Nedumbassery, Chengamanad, Kanjoor and Sreemoolanagar...
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Pakistan asks India, WB to inform it of all future hydel projects 20.1.2017 News
The matter discussed during an inter-ministerial meeting presided over by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar
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Pakistan asks India, World Bank to inform it of all future hydel projects 20.1.2017 TOI: India
The Indus Water Treaty, signed in 1960, gives India control over the three eastern rivers of the Indus basin — the Beas, Ravi and Sutlej — while Pakistan has the three western rivers — the Indus, Chenab and Jhelum.
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Pakistan asks India, World Bank to inform it of all future hydel projects 20.1.2017 Zee News : India National
Pakistan on Friday asked India and the World Bank to inform it about all the dams and hydropower projects proposed to be built by India under the Indus Waters Treaty on the western rivers, and not just the two projects under dispute currently.
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Pak asks India, WB to inform it of all future hydel projects 20.1.2017 deccanherald.com
Pakistan today asked India and the World Bank to inform it about all the dams and hydropower projects proposed to be built by India under the Indus Waters Treaty on the western rivers, and not just the two projects under dispute currently. The matter was discussed during an inter-ministerial meeting presided over by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar yesterday. Ministers and other representatives of the ministries of water and power, foreign affairs and law and justice, the Attorney Generals office and civil and military experts attended the meeting. The meeting observed that the president of the World Bank had drawn up the lots for appointment of umpires for a court of arbitration before it had put on hold the process about two months ago. "This meant that the World Bank was convinced and had accepted Pakistans position," Attorney General Ashtar Ausaf claimed. Pakistan said its stance was that not only the two schemes under dispute at the moment — the Kishanganga and Ratle projects — but technical ...
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Pakistan asks India, WB to inform it of all future hydel projects 20.1.2017 Hindu: News
Pakistan on Friday asked India and the World Bank to inform it about all the dams and hydropower projects proposed to be built by India under the Indus Waters Treaty on the western rivers, and not ju...
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