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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

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

Sep 20, 2014

U2 guitarist gets boost in bid for Malibu mansions

The guitarist for U2 finally has an edge in getting his long-planned compound of mansions built in the mountains above Malibu. FILE - This April 8, 2009 file photo shows the site of a proposed development by U2 guitarist David Evans, better known as ... #Malibu #Toronto #David Evans #California Coastal Commission
Lagarde's next battle at IMF: Raising fresh funds for poor countries

Sep 19, 2014

SpaceX launch scrubbed due to bad weather

A planned early morning liftoff of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was postponed due to bad weather at Cape Canaveral. SpaceX is now targeting a 1:52 a.m. Sunday liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. There's a 40 percent chance of favorable weather... #Cape Canaveral #NASA #Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) #Dan Hartman #Kennedy Space Center
Lagarde's next battle at IMF: Raising fresh funds for poor countries

Sep 20, 2014

Plevneliev: Southern Gas Corridor Will Boost Europe’s Energy Security

Finding alternative gas suppliers and routes has become a matter of national security and key priority for Europe, Bulgaria’s President Rosen Plevneliev has said in Azerbaijan. Speaking during a groundbreaking ceremony for the Southern Gas Corridor o... #Europe #Ilham Aliyev #Azerbaijan #Bulgaria