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Ahead of Xiamen summit, BRICS discuss new rules of global governance 18.8.2017 Hindu: International
The BRICS summit is being held in China’s coastal city of Xiamen from September 3-5. It highlights the theme: "BRICS: stronger partnership for a brighter future."
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US budget cuts will reduce aid to developing countries by up to 70%; disaster for world's poor: Rockefeller Foundation President Rajiv Shah 17.8.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Aid to help developing countries fight poverty, hunger, disease and climate change is likely to fall 50 to 70 percent under proposed U.S. budget cuts, a "disaster" for the world's poor, the president of The Rockefeller Foundation has warned. Closing the expected gap through private or charitable spending looks unlikely, added Rajiv Shah, who ran the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) from 2009 to 2015. If the 15 largest U.S. foundations, including giants such as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, combined their donations, the total would not match the cuts proposed just to USAID funding by President Donald Trump's administration, Shah said. "This is not the kind of problem philanthropy can step in and solve - or should," he said. "These are public-sector responsibilities." But philanthropists can play a key role in restoring badly eroded public faith in aid spending, by tracking results and proving investments work, he said. They can also push money into ventures - such as off-grid solar ...
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New BRICS bank plans $1.5 billion lending for South African projects 17.8.2017 Sify Finance
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - A New Development Bank (NDB) set up by the "BRICS" group of emerging economies plans to lend $1.5 billion to South Africa for infrastructure projects over the next eighteen
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Abandoning the social compact 17.8.2017 FrontLine: Home
The Planning Commission has been replaced by NITI Aayog, a pale shadowof it. Probity in economic policy and the pursuit of equity are the prime casualties of the change. By V. SRIDHAR
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Draft emission norms for diesel vehicles to be finalised in 2 weeks: CPCB 17.8.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
The directions came during the hearing a petition filed by Dwarka resident S K Goyal
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CM’s 4% DA Independence Day gift for employees 17.8.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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Plan for herbivore safari put on hold 17.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Initially it was proposed as a part of the ₹ 36-cr. World Bank funded project at zoo
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CBEC to build information repository on imports 16.8.2017 ET: Foreign Trade
CBEC is undertaking an exercise to build a central repository to provide a supplier all information required about norms governing product imports in simple language.
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World Bank pledges $24 mn to enhance India's forest ecosystem services 16.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Finance Ministry and the World Bank on Wednesday signed a grant agreement of $24.64 million from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) of the World Bank for ecosystem service improvement project, said an official.
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India signs Global Environment Facility (GEF) Grant Agreement with the World Bank for USD 24.64 Million for Ecosystems Service Improvement Project 16.8.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Aug 16: A Grant Agreement from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) of the World Bank of USD 24.64 million for "Ecosystem Service Improvement Project" was signed here today by Shri Sameer Kumar Khare, Joint Secretary (MI), Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance on behalf of the Government of India and Mr. Hisham Abdo Kahin, Acting Country Director for India on behalf of the World Bank.
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India signs Global Environment Facility (GEF) Grant Agreement with the World Bank for USD 24.64 Million for “Ecosystems Service Improvement Project”. 16.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB
A Grant Agreement from the Global Environment Facility (GEF) of the World Bank of USD 24.64 million for “Ecosystem Service Improvement Project” was signed here today by Shri Sameer Kumar Khare, Joint Secretary (MI), Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Ministry of Finance on behalf of the Government of India and Mr. Hisham Abdo Kahin, Acting Country Director for India on behalf of the World Bank.
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Indian company wins tender to construct CASA-1000 power project 16.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
Kabul [Afghanistan], August 16 : An Indian company has won the tender for construction of 1000 Electricity Transmission and Trade Project for Central Asia and South Asia (CASA).
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Canadian miner Crystallex takes aim at Citgo in Venezuela dispute 16.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
VENEZUELA-CRYSTALLEX/ (UPDATE 2):UPDATE 2-Canadian miner Crystallex takes aim at Citgo in Venezuela dispute
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Pakistan could become ineligible for World Bank loans due to its declining foreign reserves 15.8.2017 New Kerala: World News
Islamabad [Pakistan], Aug 15 : Pakistan could become ineligible for financial aid from one of the two main arms of the World Bank Group - the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), as the country's official foreign currency reserves are rapidly declining.
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Nigeria stand-in careful not to upset the boat as Buhari steers from London 15.8.2017 TOI: Intl Business
NIGERIA-POLITICS/ (PIX):Nigeria stand-in careful not to upset the boat as Buhari steers from London
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Nepal-bound container cargo to have RFID tags 15.8.2017 Hindu: Home
Aim is to prevent tampering and diversion midway
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CM okays Rs 3,000 cr drinking water project for Amritsar 14.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Monday announced welfare and development schemes for Amritsar, including a Rs 3,000 crore World Bank-aided project to provide safe drinking water in the Sikh holy city.
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India, emerging as super economic power 14.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
India’s economic advancement in the past 70 years is one of the most fascinating success stories.
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India@70: Are we really ahead of China & Pakistan? Find out 14.8.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
In 56 years, India income up 21 times, but progress slower than China, Malaysia
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