World Bank approves massive grant to help Ukraine fight Russia
The total of $20.6 billion in emergency financing comes from commitments and pledges from, the United States, Britain, the Netherlands, Spain, Norway, Germany, Canada, Switzerland, Sweden, Denmark, Austria, Finland, Ireland, Lithuania, Latvia, Iceland, Belgium, and Japan
COVID-19 vaccinations: India's efforts to immunise visually impaired people
The frontline healthcare-warriors under project MOMENTUM Routine Immunization Transformation and Equity supported by USAID have been complementing the government’s efforts on the ground to ensure that the vaccine is received by visually impaired beneficiaries in India
India pulled back vaccine supply to COVAX due to surge of cases inside country, says USAID administrator
The shortage is going to end soon as the US has purchased the Pfizer vaccine, which will start to come online in August, Samantha Power told a Congressional Committee
US announces additional $41 million COVID-19 relief fund for India to raise testing and treatment capacity
USAID has contributed over $200 million for India's COVID-19 relief and response efforts since the pandemic began, including emergency supplies and training efforts
Reliance Foundation announces tie-up with W-GDP and USAID to bridge gender digital divide in India
The W-GDP Women’s Connect Challenge (WCC) supports private sector-led approaches that seek to close the gender digital divide, expand business opportunities, and empower women
Donald Trump administration reviewing assistance to Pakistan as Islamabad plays crucial role in US-Taliban talks
With Islamabad playing a crucial role in peace talks with the Taliban, which may ultimately result in the withdrawal of the 14,000 US troops from the war-torn Afghanistan, the Trump administration seems to be reviewing its aid policy to Pakistan
USAID, Rabobank Foundation, Ananya Finance engage in India's sustainable landscapes sector
USAID is an independent agency of the US federal government that is primarily responsible for administering civilian foreign aid and development assistance.
India fifth-largest donor for reconstruction in Afghanistan, says USAID administrator Mark Green; US still biggest contributor
India has emerged as the fifth largest donor for reconstruction in Afghanistan under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership said USAID Administrator Mark Green
Bill introduced in US House to end non-defence aid to Pakistan for 'knowingly' providing funds to terrorists
A bill was introduced in the US House of Representatives on Monday to end non-defence aid to Pakistan, as it "provides military aid and intelligence" to terrorists
India, with 128 nations, vote at UN against Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
Over 120 countries, including India, defied Trump and voted in favour of a resolution calling for US to drop its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital
Serbia gets its first openly gay woman prime minister: All you need to know about Ana Brnabic
On Thursday, Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic named an openly gay woman as the prime minister — a watershed moment for the conservative Balkans.
After World Bank, ADB refuses to fund Pakistan's dam project on Indus river in PoK
The ADB has refused to commit funds for Pakistan's $14 billion dam project on Indus river in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir (PoK), two years after the World Bank declined to fund the project following Islamabad's refusal to seek an NoC from India.
We are concerned about potential Islamic State spurt in Bangladesh: US
The 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.
Putin denies 'element of corruption' after Panama Papers' leak; claims US officials behind the reveal
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Thursday denied any "element of corruption" after the Panama Papers claimed his cellist friend Sergei Roldugin ran a USD 2-billion offshore empire, adding that his own name is not in the documents.
Reliance Foundation partners four majors in Project Asman to reduce maternal, newborn mortality
Project Asman aims to create a model for future private sector engagement with national and sub-national governments by establishing synergies with existing government strategies.
US will provide assistance to quake-hit Afghanistan and Pakistan, says White House
Offering deepest condolences to those hit by a major earthquake in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the US has said it is ready to provide any kind of assistance to the two countries.
Nepal: Crowds roar and cheer as teenage boy rescued after five days under rubble
Rescuers have pulled a teenage boy alive from the rubble of a Kathmandu building that collapsed around him five days ago during Nepal's massive earthquake.
US working on projects to empower women in India, says American official
The US is working on a number of projects, including basic education, in India to empower women, a senior Obama administration official has said.
Obama announces withdrawal of troops fighting Ebola in West Africa
The US forces set up Ebola treatment units, trained health workers, provided logistical support for aid agencies and constructed labs to test blood samples in the region.
Huddled in flimsy tents, Afghans face harsh winter as Taliban return amid NATO withdrawal
The insurgents have taken advantage of the vacuum and seized territory across the country, redrawing battle lines through urban areas and putting civilians at greater risk.