08 Oct 2020
Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz on Tuesday criticized the Indian administration over its poor handling of the COVID-19 crisis and its impact on the economy.
17 Aug 2020
As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to explode around the world, drug companies from different companies are racing to get a safe preventive vaccine ready.
06 Aug 2020
Serum Institute of India (SII) is set to source the COVID-19 vaccine developed by American biotech company Novavax.
12 Jun 2020
The economic repercussions of coronavirus, which has already taken 423,844 lives globally, are mountainous. Thanks to lockdowns, enforced to break the transmission chain, even the richest countries are staring at oblivion.
16 May 2020
India on Friday recorded around 3,800 new coronavirus infections, taking the total number of cases past 85,000. With this, India's tally has surpassed China's, which has reported around 84,000 cases thus far.
15 May 2020
In the fight against coronavirus, the Indian government has got support from the World Bank. On Friday, the global bank announced a $1 billion social protection package for the programs of the government of India.
12 Apr 2020
The spread of COVID-19, and the disruption ensuing from it, is likely to cause a sharp economic slump for India and neighboring countries, the World Bank said on Sunday.
03 Apr 2020
The World Bank on Thursday approved a $1 billion emergency fund for India to deal with the coronavirus pandemic, which has killed over 70 in the country and infected 2,543.
21 Feb 2020
Pakistan has got yet another extension from the global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
11 Jan 2020
The problem of internet shutdowns has grown worse over the years, affecting both businesses and households alike.
24 Oct 2019
India moved up 14 ranks to take the 63rd spot on the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business ranking released today.
20 Oct 2019
For the second time in a week, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman spoke about a trade deal with the United States.
18 Oct 2019
After speculations over its black-listing, Pakistan will now remain in the "grey list" of the global terror funding watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF), until a new deadline of February 2020.
15 Oct 2019
Financial Action Task Force (FATF) will soon decide Pakistan's fate, and things aren't looking great for the country.
13 Oct 2019
The country's "well-learned" union ministers may want you to believe that there is no economic slowdown whatsoever, but data points otherwise.
23 Aug 2019
In a big setback for Pakistan, the Asia Pacific division of global terror watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has put the country on its blacklist over its failure to curb terror financing.
03 Aug 2019
Recently, data compiled by the World Bank revealed that India slipped to the 7th spot in the global GDP rankings of 2018.
27 Jul 2019
South Korea is looking at an economic crisis and they have narrowed down the problem to the one source: women.
20 Jun 2019
After Indian cricket team thrashed Pakistan to register an important win in the ongoing World Cup tournament, social media was abuzz with reactions.
13 Jun 2019
Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in India.
10 Jun 2019
The UPSC Civil Services Examination (CSE) is one of the toughest competitive exams in the country. The three-stage CSE comprises Preliminary examination, Main examination, and Personality Test/Interview.
13 Apr 2019
Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan's recent statement promising an end of support to terror groups does not reflect a change of policy and is motivated by the fear of getting blacklisted by the global terror-financing watchdog FATF, the country's former envoy to the US, Husain Haqqani, has said.
22 Mar 2019
Cash-strapped Pakistan will receive over $2 billion loan from its "all-weather" ally China by Monday to provide a boost to its ailing economy, the former's Finance Ministry has announced.
18 Mar 2019
Getting a PhD is a huge achievement and a memorable experience. However, for 56-year-old Mala Dutta, whose dream of receiving a PhD came true 34 years after college, it was even more memorable.
10 Mar 2019
Pakistan has asked terror financing watchdog, FATF, to remove India as co-chair of its Asia-Pacific Joint Group, to ensure the review process is "fair and unbiased".
24 Feb 2019
In the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack, the Center has decided to block water supply to Pakistan from the rivers flowing from India.
11 Feb 2019
US negotiators were in Beijing today for another round of talks on a trade deal with the clock ticking towards a March 1 deadline set by US President Donald Trump.
07 Feb 2019
US President Donald Trump has nominated David Malpass, a vocal critic of the World Bank, to head the international financial institution, sparking concerns that he may seek to reduce the role of the global lender.
18 Jan 2019
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today inaugurated the 9th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Summit in Gandhinagar.
16 Jan 2019
Indra K. Nooyi, who led PepsiCo for 12 years before leaving the company in August last year, is being considered for the top post of World Bank, multiple reports claimed.
09 Jan 2019
India's GDP is expected to grow at 7.3% in the fiscal year 2018-19, and 7.5% in the following two years, the World Bank has forecast, attributing it to an upswing in consumption and investment.
03 Dec 2018
The World Bank today unveiled $200 billion in climate action investment for 2021-25; adding this amounts to a doubling of its current five-year funding.
29 Nov 2018
The US is demanding transparency over China's debt on Pakistan, Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs David Malpass told lawmakers during a Congressional hearing, amid concerns that Islamabad is seeking a multibillion-dollar bailout package from IMF to pay back Chinese creditors.
12 Nov 2018
On Monday, a vessel carrying PEPSICO (India) cargo docked at the holy city of Varanasi, marking India's first inland voyage by a container ship since it gained Independence.
31 Oct 2018
In what can be seen as a big achievement of the Modi government, India climbed 23 ranks in the World Bank's latest ease of doing business rankings.
22 Oct 2018
The UPSC Civil Services exam is one of the toughest in India, thus thorough preparation and solid determination are vital to crack it.
22 Oct 2018
India might be the world's fastest growing economy, but it is fighting an increasingly uphill battle against air pollution.
11 Oct 2018
An orderly depreciation of the rupee would increase competitiveness and relieve some pressures in the capital market, said Martin Rama, the Chief Economist for the South Asia region of the World Bank.
11 Oct 2018
The heads of the World Bank and IMF urged the US and China to play by world trade rules and de-escalate a dispute over China's technology development strategy that threatens to do lasting damage to the global economy.
04 Oct 2018
Several Indian companies and some Indians have been barred by the World Bank from its various projects across the globe, the multilateral lending agency said in its first report on its efforts to fight corruption and safeguard donor resources.