Special drawing rights with International Monetary Fund (IMF) fell by $21 million to reach $19.25 billion in the reporting week. India's reserve position with the IMF rose $6 million to reach $5.23 billion.
The 49-year-old prominent Indian-American economist Gita Gopinath will return back to prestigious Harvard University’s Economics Department.
The 49-year-old prominent Indian-American economist had joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as the Chief Economist in January 2019.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said India’s pandemic response has focused on the ‘twin goals of saving both the lives and livelihoods’.
Speaking at Harvard Kennedy School, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that these institutions don't speak for countries with issues unattended for years thus, urgent reforms in United Nations, World Bank and International Monetary Fund are needed.
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will meet US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen on the sidelines of the annual meetings of the IMF and World Bank India Economic and Financial Partnership (EFP).
A report had recently said that the head of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva had a role in rigging data at the World Bank while she was working there.
Foreign athletes are due to compete in the Winter Olympics that start February 4 in Beijing and the nearby city of Zhangjiakou, but the government has yet to say whether restrictions that prevent most foreigners from entering China will be relaxed to allow spectators in.
In a statement, the International Monetary Fund has announced that the Taliban government will not be immediately allowed funds and loans
Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu conducts proceedings in the House during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.RSTV/PTI Photo
Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla conducts proceedings in the House as an opposition member holds a placard in protest, during the Winter Session of Parliament in New Delhi.LSTV/PTI Photo
Opposition leaders stage a protest in Rajya Sabha during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.RSTV/PTI Photo
Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari speaks in the Lok Sabha as an opposition member holds a placard in protest, during the Winter Session of Parliament in New Delhi.LSTV/PTI Photo
Kerala MPs stage a protest over Mullaperiyar dam issue, during the Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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