India's economy is expected to expand by 8.3 per cent in the fiscal year 2021-22, unchanged from last June's forecast as the recovery is yet to become broad-based.
In India, remittances are projected to grow three per cent in 2022 to $89.6 billion, reflecting a drop in overall migrant stock, as a large proportion of returnees from the Arab countries await the return.
The Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman currently on her US visit said Joe Biden administration and US corporates have hailed India’s recent economic reforms.
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).
Many companies and investors around the world use the World Bank’s “Doing Business” report to help decide where to invest money, open manufacturing plants or sell products.
The World Bank had announced on Thursday that it would discontinue publication of its 'Doing Business' report citing irregularities reported in its 2018 and 2020 editions
Addressing a meeting after inaugurating a slew of 11 projects at Mohanpur, about 50 km from here, Sitharaman said the Rs. 1300-crore project with World Bank funding would ensure an all-round development in the state's tribal areas.
The Himachal Pradesh cabinet has approved a draft package for a Rs 1,813 crore World Bank-funded project to secure a 24x7 water supply in Shimla.
Health Minister Thaddee Ndikumana on Wednesday said the vaccines will arrive with the support of the World Bank. It was not immediately clear how many doses the East African country will receive or when.
The global lender projected a 7.5 per cent economic growth for India in the 2022-23 fiscal
Ranjitsinh Disale, who hails from from Paritewadi in Maharashtra, will join 11 others on the World Bank's recently created Global Coach Programmes' International Technical Advisory Board.
According to the World Bank, India’s economy has bounced back but it is not out of the woods yet.
‘In India, growth is expected to recover to 5.4 per cent in 2021,’ the World Bank said
The sector has been facing several challenges with respect to ensuring data security, says report
A new report has found global hunger and population displacement could surge as people on the move and those reliant on a dwindling flow of remittances desperately seek work to support their families.
UNICEF, World Bank Group warn that any progress made in recent years, has been 'slow-paced, unequally distributed, and at risk' due to the economic impact of the pandemic.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.