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World Bank supports rural water supply project with $500 mn loan

Jan 07, 2014

World Bank supports rural water supply project with $500 mn loan

It 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) #Uttar Pradesh #World Bank #NewsTracker #Assam #bIhar #Jharkhand #Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation #International Development Association #RWSS
World Bank raises $52 bn to finance poor countries for next 3 yrs

Dec 18, 2013

World Bank raises $52 bn to finance poor countries for next 3 yrs

The 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. #World Bank #NewsTracker #Funding #International Development Association #poor countries
US must take action on fiscal uncertainties: G20

Oct 12, 2013

US must take action on fiscal uncertainties: G20

Acknowledging 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. #Economy #India #Barack Obama #P. Chidambaram #NewsTracker #G20 #International Development Association
Stop extra aid to Pakistan unless taxes increase: UK report

Apr 05, 2013

Stop extra aid to Pakistan unless taxes increase: UK report

Britain 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. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Department for International Development
Lagarde's next battle at IMF: Raising fresh funds for poor countries

Apr 23, 2012

Lagarde's next battle at IMF: Raising fresh funds for poor countries

Lagarde 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. #ThisisNext #Pranab Mukherjee #International Monetary Fund #International development
Lagarde's next battle at IMF: Raising fresh funds for poor countries

Oct 01, 2014

Liverpool Boss Brendan Rodgers Insists Daniel Sturridge Won’t Be Fit For England Duty

Sturridge suffered an injury before England's last game against Switzerland. Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has said that Daniel Sturridge will not be fit for England duty despite hinting that the striker could be available for selection in the Reds'... #Jay-Z #Beyonce Knowles #Estonia #San Marino #Roy Hodgson #Chelsea F.C. #Arsenal Football Club #Daniel Sturridge #Arsene Wenger #Brendan Rodgers #West Bromwich Albion FC
Lagarde's next battle at IMF: Raising fresh funds for poor countries

Sep 30, 2014

Former Ambassador Mark Hambley shares Middle East analysis with Longmeadow residents

He traced the conflicts - philosophical, armed and political - that currently animate several countries in the region, including Israel, Egypt, Syria and Iraq. LONGMEADOW — Former ambassador Mark Hambley , who represented the United States in Qatar a... #Israel #Syria #Iraq #Egypt #United Nations #Middle East #Qatar #Lebanon, PA
Lagarde's next battle at IMF: Raising fresh funds for poor countries

Sep 30, 2014

Microsoft offers first glimpse of new business focused Windows system

SEATTLE — Microsoft Corp. showed a first glimpse of its newest Windows operating system, touting new features such as a custom application store and added security, seeking to woo businesses that shunned the previous version as confusing and hard to ... #Israel #Syria #Iraq #Egypt #United Nations #Middle East #Qatar #Lebanon, PA