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Sep 21, 2017
Indus Waters Treaty: Shahid Khaqan Abbasi says disputes should be resolved as per provisions of agreementThe disputes between India and Pakistan over the Indus Waters Treaty can be resolved within the context of the agreement itself, Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said
Sep 20, 2017
GST a tectonic shift in India's taxation policy, takes country closer to 8% plus growth, says World BankIf the GST is implemented efficiently, the growth boost India will get is going to be huge, WB India chief said.
Sep 16, 2017
Indus Waters Treaty: India, Pakistan conclude high-level talks without reaching agreementThe latest round of talks between India and Pakistan on Indus Waters Treaty concluded without reaching an agreement, the World Bank has said
Sep 15, 2017
India, Pakistan start high-level talks on Indus Waters Treaty in WashingtonIndia and Pakistan on Thursday started high-level talks on technical issues of the Indus Waters Treaty Washington, a senior World Bank official said
Sep 11, 2017
Bihar floods: Chief Minister Nitish Kumar seeks assistance of Rs 7,636 crore from CentreBihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday said a memorandum has been sent to the Centre seeking an assistance of Rs 7,636 crore on account of floods in 19 districts of the state that claimed 514 lives and left behind a trail of destruction.
Sep 06, 2017
International Finance Corp invests $10 mn in Power2SME, to advise startup on expansionSince 1956, IFC has invested in over 400 companies in India, providing $17 billion in financing to the private sector.
Aug 31, 2017
World Bank asks railways to paint trains yellow, ensure high-visibility clothing for employeesPaint the trains yellow, have a fire extinguisher on every train, ensure high-visibility clothing for employees and provide four-hour weekly maintenance blocks on all main lines, these are some of the suggestions a World Bank report has made to the railways to ensure safety.
Aug 25, 2017
Tanzania is working with US logistics company to launch drone network to deliver critical medicinesDrone networks will soon be used in Tanzania to deliver medicines to health facilities making up to 2,000 deliveries per day across the East African country.
Aug 18, 2017
South Africa's watchdog launches an investigation into the high data cost of internet in the countryA 2016 World Bank report found that users in South Africa paid around $14.10 for one gigabyte of data, the fourth highest out of 17 African countries.
Aug 14, 2017
Amarinder Singh announces Rs 3,000 project for safe drinking water in AmritsarPunjab chief minister Amarinder Singh announced welfare and development schemes for Amritsar, including a Rs 3,000 crore World Bank-aided project for safe drinking water.