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Sep 18, 2018
'8,02,000 infants died in India in 2017': UN report claims gender gap in surviving girl child dropped significantlyThe number of infant deaths has come down from 8.67 lakh in 2016 to 8.02 lakh in 2017. In 2016, India's infant mortality rate was 44 per 1,000 live births.
Sep 03, 2018
Online education start-up Byju's in talks with private equity firms to raise around $200-300 millionThe deal, expected to close within the next few weeks, will value Byju’s at $2.2-2.4 billion if the talks are successful
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.
Dec 01, 2015
World Bank, International Monetary Fund propose global carbon taxOne of the smartest ways to fight global warming is putting a price on carbon dioxide pollution, some key world leaders said at Monday's international climate summit.
Nov 19, 2015
IFC issues new masala bonds under its $3 bn Global Rupee Bond ProgrammeMasala bonds widen the range of investment opportunities for money managers.
Jul 23, 2014
World Bank Group commits $18 bn loan to India in three yearsIndia is the largest client for the World Bank Group. India received $5.2 billion loan last fiscal. In the past three years, India had received about $9.8 billion loan from the Workd Bank Group.
Mar 11, 2014
Women-owned businesses face significant financing gap: StudyThe financing gap for women-owned MSME businesses in India is about Rs 6.37 lakh crore ($116 billion) or 73 percent of their total demand, according to a study by World Bank Group member IFC.
Oct 29, 2013
India ranks 134th in ease of doing business despite reformsIndia ranked a lowly 134 in the ease of doing business index, but implemented the most number of business regulatory reforms in 2012-13 reforms in the South Asian region.
Mar 29, 2012
World Bank will work with proposed BRICS bankThe World Bank is looking forward to associate itself with the proposed development bank for BRICS, its President Robert B Zoellick said.