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ADB curbs Developing Asia's 2016 growth estimate citing weak global outlook

Jul 18, 2016

ADB curbs Developing Asia's 2016 growth estimate citing weak global outlook

Developing Asia, which groups 45 countries in the Asia Pacific region, is now expected to expand 5.6% this year, slightly weaker than a March forecast of 5.7%, the ADB said #Asian Development Bank #Growth #ADB #Brexit #Developing Asia
US prez Obama names Indian-origin Swati Dandekar as ADB director

Nov 20, 2015

US prez Obama names Indian-origin Swati Dandekar as ADB director

Swati Dandekar will replace Robert M. Orr, which was announced by the White House along with eight other key administration posts #Asian Development Bank #ADB #US< President Obama #swati dandekar #IOWA state legislator #IOWA Utilities Board
South Korean Hoesung Lee replaces Pachauri as head of UN's climate change panel

Oct 07, 2015

South Korean Hoesung Lee replaces Pachauri as head of UN's climate change panel

South Korean climate economist Hoesung Lee was elected Tuesday to head the UN's climate science panel, replacing Rajendra Pachauri of India, who quit in February over allegations of sexual harassment. #United Nations #Asian Development Bank #NewsTracker #Rajendra Pachauri #Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change #Hoesung Lee
Slowing China, India to temper Asia growth this year, says ADB

Sep 22, 2015

Slowing China, India to temper Asia growth this year, says ADB

Asian Development Bank says growth in Asian region would hit 5.8% this year and 6% in 2016 #Inflation #India #China #GDP #Asian Development Bank #ADB #US Fed rate hike
India inks landmark cross border pact; more Saarc nations to join

Jun 15, 2015

India inks landmark cross border pact; more Saarc nations to join

India on Monday achieved a milestone with the signing of a motor vehicles pact with Bhutan, Nepal and Bangladesh enabling seamless transit of passenger, cargo and vehicles with the first stage of the $8 billion road connectivity project set to begin in October. #World #India #Asian Development Bank #NewsTracker #Nitin Gadkari #Myanmar #Bhutan #Asean #SAARC
India steadily built up its currency reserves, says Rajan

May 22, 2015

India steadily built up its currency reserves, says Rajan

Rajan also said that the World Bank and Asian Development bank should be ready to bring in long-term risk capital for infrastructure projects in emerging markets. #Economy #RBI #Asian Development Bank #World Bank #TheySaidIt #Raghuram Rajan
India eyes $1.1 bn solar loan from German bank KFW

May 12, 2015

India eyes $1.1 bn solar loan from German bank KFW

KFW has already offered India a loan of about €1.38 billion ($1.55 billion) to help build a "green corridor" of power lines through nine states, and Modi's visit last month to Germany helped advance talks on the rooftop plans, said Upendra Tripathy, secretary in the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. #India #Asian Development Bank #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Germany #Solar energy #Renewable energy #KfW
RBI mulls letting firms raise rupee debt offshore

Apr 07, 2015

RBI mulls letting firms raise rupee debt offshore

Foreign institutions have been looking to buy high-yielding Indian debt in recent quarters, as they reached the limits of their onshore investment allocation for government bonds. #Economy #RBI #Asian Development Bank #World Bank #NewsTracker #International Finance Corp
How Jairam Ramesh's Luddite ban on Bt Brinjal has set us back several years

Feb 17, 2015

How Jairam Ramesh's Luddite ban on Bt Brinjal has set us back several years

It is reasonable to be cautious with the introduction of genetically-modified crops. But risks have to be weighed against benefits. Jairam Ramesh's indefinite moratorium on GM brinjal tilts the balance significantly against scientific progress. #Sonia Gandhi #Manmohan Singh #Asian Development Bank #Jairam Ramesh #InMyOpinion #Food security #BT Brinjal #green revolution #Swadeshi Jagran Manch #Mahyco Monsanto #Bharatiya Kisan Sangh #Genetic Engineering Approvals Committee