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Apr 29, 2016
We are concerned about potential Islamic State spurt in Bangladesh: USThe slaying in Bangladesh of a US Agency for International Development employee has intensified US concern that the strategically located South Asian country with traditions of religious tolerance is under threat from Islamic extremists.
Apr 27, 2016
Bangladesh invokes colonial era law, jails two teachers for 'insulting Islam'A court has jailed two teachers in southern Bangladesh for making derogatory comments about Islam and the Prophet Muhammad.
Feb 03, 2016
Prince Charles to help Indian farmers defeat poverty with new charitable fundPrince Charles announced the plan in his capacity as the Founder and President of the British Asian Trust (BAT).
May 08, 2015
India to achieve highest GDP growth over next eight years: studyIndia is projected to record average annual growth rates of 7.9 percent over the next eight years, nearly double of China's 4.6 percent projected growth over the period.
Jul 20, 2014
World Bank chief to meet Modi; review key development prioritiesKim, who arrives in New Delhi tomorrow on a three-day visit to the country, will meet with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley during his stay here.<br />
Jan 07, 2014
World Bank supports rural water supply project with $500 mn loanIt will support the design and implementation of a dedicated RWSS program for low income states under the ongoing National Rural Drinking Water Program in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation (MoDWS)
Dec 18, 2013
World Bank raises $52 bn to finance poor countries for next 3 yrsThe World Bank said Tuesday that a group of developed and developing countries agreed to contribute $52 billion in financing over the next three years to the bank's fund for the poorest countries.
Oct 12, 2013
US must take action on fiscal uncertainties: G20Acknowledging that the current global economic outlook presents challenges, the G20 countries have asked the US to take urgent action to address short-term fiscal uncertainties.
Apr 05, 2013
Stop extra aid to Pakistan unless taxes increase: UK reportBritain should withhold extra aid to Pakistan unless the country does more to gather taxes from its wealthier citizens, a damning parliamentary inquiry report has said, even as UK plans to double its assistance to Islamabad.
Apr 23, 2012
Lagarde's next battle at IMF: Raising fresh funds for poor countriesLagarde urged wealthy countries, which made a profit from the IMF's sale of 403.3 tonnes of gold last year, to reinvest the windfalls into the PRGT.