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‘World Bank policies disastrous for environment’ 28.7.2014 Hindu: Op-Ed
Radical plans by the World Bank to relax the conditions on which it lends up to $50 billion a year to developing countries have been condemned as potentially disastrous for the environment and like...
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India loses up to 2 million tons foodgrain production due to waterlogging 24.7.2014 ET: Agriculture
Government said up to two million tonnes of foodgrains production is lost every year due to the problem of waterlogging.
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‘Vision 2023 to drive rapid, inclusive growth’ 22.7.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
‘Vision 2023 to drive rapid, inclusive growth’
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World Bank Assures State Full Backing 22.7.2014 The New Indian Express - Tamil Nadu - http://newindianexpress.com/states/tamil_nadu/
Team calls on CM, promises to clear all follow-on projects in just one year, assures to take up road sector project with the union govt.
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Vision 2023 to drive rapid, inclusive growth: Jayalalithaa 22.7.2014 Hindu: Tamil Nadu
At her meeting with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Chief Minister Jayalalithaa flagged Tamil Nadu’s intent to launch a new infrastructure project, Tamil Nadu Sustainable Urban Development Proj...
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Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement 17.7.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP) is a World Bank funded project which came into effect from 18th April, 2012 and will be implemented over a period of six-years. DRIP currently involves rehabilitation of about 223 large dams in four states i.e. Madhya Pradesh, Orissa, Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
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World Bank email leaks reveal internal row over 'light touch' $50bn loans 6.7.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Leaked emails show more money could be made available for 'damaging' power and mining projects

Environmentalists and human rights campaigners have sounded the alarm at radical plans to ease conditions for World Bank loans, enabling more than $50bn (£29bn) of public money a year to be made available for large power, mining, transport and farming projects.

Leaked emails seen by the Observer reveal that senior figures at the bank feared that light-touch regulation would lead to an increase in "problem projects". Critics are also worried that the door could be opened to large-scale environmental destruction and a lack of protection for communities affected by projects.

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Water security 1.7.2014 Latest News
Charge end-users and create more storage structures
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India, World Bank sign agreement for DPL loan to Himachal 12.6.2014 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, June 11 : Credit Agreement for World Bank DPL Loan of US$ 100 million for promoting Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development has been signed between the Government of India, the World Bank and the Government of Himachal Pradesh in New Delhi on Wednesday.
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World Bank to provide USD 100 million loan assistance to Himachal 11.6.2014 Asian Age: Business
World Bank lends India money for Himachal Pradesh's green growth; Photo Courtesy: PTI World Bank signed an agreement to provide loans for promoting inclusive green growth India and World Bank signed a USD 100 million agreement to provide loans to Himachal Pradesh for promoting inclusive green growth and sustainable development. Credit Agreement for World Bank DPL Loan of USD 100 million for promoting inclusive growth and sustainable development has been signed between the Government of India, the World Bank and the Government of Himachal Pradesh, a finance ministry statement said. The loan will be financed by the Clean Technology Fund and will help Himachal Pradesh bring in better policies and practices to guide the development of sustainable hydropower, adapt and mitigate the effects of climate change and empower local communities to conserve their watersheds better. It would also help promote cleaner methods of industrial production and ...
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India and World Bank sign agreement for DPL loan of USD 100 million dollars to Himachal Pradesh 11.6.2014 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, June 11 : Credit Agreement for World Bank DPL Loan of USD 100 million dollar for promoting Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development has been signed between the Government of India, the World Bank and the Government of Himachal Pradesh here today.
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World Bank to provide USD 100 million loan assistance to Himachal 11.6.2014 Asian Age: Business
World Bank lends India money for Himachal Pradesh's green growth; Photo Courtesy: PTI World Bank signed an agreement to provide loans for promoting inclusive green growth India and World Bank signed a USD 100 million agreement to provide loans to Himachal Pradesh for promoting inclusive green growth and sustainable development. Credit Agreement for World Bank DPL Loan of USD 100 million for promoting inclusive growth and sustainable development has been signed between the Government of India, the World Bank and the Government of Himachal Pradesh, a finance ministry statement said. The loan will be financed by the Clean Technology Fund and will help Himachal Pradesh bring in better policies and practices to guide the development of sustainable hydropower, adapt and mitigate the effects of climate change and empower local communities to conserve their watersheds better. It would also help promote cleaner methods of industrial production and ...
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World Bank to provide $ 100 million loan assistance to Himachal Pradesh 11.6.2014 ET: Indicators
Credit Agreement for World Bank DPL Loan of $ 100 million for promoting inclusive growth and sustainable development has been signed.
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India and World Bank Sign Agreement for DPL Loan of US $ 100 Million to Himachal Pradesh for Promoting Inclusive Green Growth and Sustainable Development 11.6.2014 Govt of india: PIB
Credit Agreement for World Bank DPL Loan of US$ 100 million for promoting Inclusive Growth and Sustainable Development has been signed between the Government of India, the World Bank
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Local Bodies Set to Lose Rs 3-crore World Bank Fund 31.5.2014 newindianexpress.com
Lack of planning in project implementation, under-utilisation of funds and and inferior work quality have resulted in a number of panchayats and municipalities in the district losing nearly
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How the EU can save Ukraine 29.5.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Offering free political risk insurance to those who invest in or do business with Ukraine is a way of countering the threat of Putin's Russia, writes George Soros Last weekend's European parliament election and presidential election in Ukraine produced sharply contrasting results. Europe's voters expressed their dissatisfaction with the way that the European Union currently functions, while Ukraine's people demonstrated their desire for association with the EU. European leaders and citizens should take this opportunity to consider what that means and how helping Ukraine can also help Europe. The EU was originally conceived to be an ever-closer association of sovereign states willing to pool a gradually increasing share of their sovereignty for the common good. It was a bold experiment in international governance and the rule of law, aimed at replacing nationalism and the use of ...
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Rs.395 crore more for disaster mitigation 24.4.2014 Hindu: Cities
The World Bank has sanctioned an additional finance of Rs.395 crore to improve disaster mitigation infrastructure in nine coastal districts, Commissioner for Disaster Management C. Partha Sarathi h...
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SJVN weighing funding options for Luhri project 19.4.2014 Chandigarh News, Chandigarh City News | Cities News - Times of India
The World Bank, which was to provide a loan of US$650 million to the $1,150 million project, has now indicated the project status as "dropped" on its ...
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SJVN weighing funding options for Luhri project in Himachal Pradesh 18.4.2014 India News, Latest News in India, Live News India, India Breaking News - Times of India
The World Bank, which was to provide a loan of US$650 million to the $1,150 million project, has now indicated the project status as "dropped" on its ...
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11 TN Dams to Get New Lease of Life Under WB Project 18.1.2014 newindianexpress.com
Eleven dams in the State would get a new lease of life under the first phase of the `745.49-crore World Bank project, a senior official from the Water Resources Organisation (WRO) said.
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