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Feb 07, 2019
Donald Trump nominates US Treasury's David Malpass for World Bank chief; nominee had previously criticised bank for lending to ChinaDonald Trump's nomination of David Malpass, the Treasury Department's top diplomat, is subject to a vote by the World Bank's executive board and could draw challengers from some of the bank's 188 other shareholding countries.
Jan 16, 2019
White House considers Indra Nooyi for top job at World Bank; Ivanka Trump suggests ex-Pepsico chief's nameNooyi joined Trump's business council, which was disbanded after many chief executives quit following the president's comments blaming "many sides" for white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, in August 2017.
Jan 15, 2019
White House dismisses reports of Ivanka Trump being a contender for World Bank chief, says she will help US find oneThe White House refuted media reports that the daughter of the US President Ivanka Trump was under consideration for the bank's presidency
Jan 13, 2019
Ivanka Trump, Nikki Haley among possible US nominees to replace outgoing World Bank president: ReportIn addition to Trump and Haley, who stepped down as US Ambassador to the United Nations last month, other names being floated for World Bank president include Treasury Undersecretary for International Affairs David Malpass and Mark Green, head of the US Agency for International Development.
Dec 24, 2018
World Economic Forum meet 2019: Arun Jaitley, Kamal Nath to join over 100 Indian leaders in DavosThe theme of World Economic Forum 2019 would be 'Globalisation 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution'
Nov 21, 2018
Ease of Doing Business: Narendra Modi launches 'grand challenge' but cracking global top-50 will be toughNarendra Modi wants to crack the top-50, but India may find it difficult to do so in light of the World Bank adding a new parameter to assess the ranking from next year.
Jul 02, 2018
World Bank, United Nations heads assure support to Bangladesh in managing Rohingya refugee crisisUN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Sunday met Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina along with World Bank President Jim Yong-kim at the beginning of his three-day visit in Dhaka even as he promised continued UN pressure on Myanmar and support to Dhaka in handling the Rohingya refugee crisis.
Oct 14, 2017
Narendra Modi won't be unduly worried about economic slowdown as NDA govt continues with 'pro-poor' pushThough the economy is passing through a difficult phase, Prime Minister Narendra Modi wouldn't be an unduly worried man.
Oct 05, 2017
Arun Shourie attacks Narendra Modi: Sad descent of an intellectual into unbalanced rage and illogicIn his rage against Modi, Shourie probably didn’t realise the logical inconsistencies in his charges.
Jul 06, 2017
Climate change action needs to go beyond Paris Agreement, says Emmanuel MacronClimate change action need to go beyond the 2015 Paris Agreement, French president Emmanuel Macron said on Thursday, in comments reinforcing his earlier position on an international deal hit by US president Donald Trump's decision to pull out.