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10 May 2022World
Former Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa and his family have reportedly sought refuge at a naval base in Trincomalee, in the country's northeast region.
19 Apr 2022World
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday "assured all possible cooperation" to her Sri Lankan counterpart Ali Sabry on the sidelines of IMF-WB Spring Meetings in the US.
14 Apr 2022India
India is considering enhancing its financial assistance to crisis-hit Sri Lanka in the form of credits for essential commodities and balance-of-payment support.
12 Apr 2022World
Sri Lanka on Tuesday announced that it was defaulting on its $51 billion external debt in anticipation of a bailout from the International Monetary Fund.
01 Apr 2022World
Thousands of people descended on the streets of Sri Lankan capital Colombo near President Gotabaya Rajapaksa's house on Thursday night, demanding that he step down.
29 Mar 2022World
Sri Lanka is experiencing one of its most severe economic crises in decades, with rising inflation, weak government finances, and COVID-19 shattering the economy.
20 Mar 2022World
The International Monetary Pay (IMF) has asked Pakistan to clarify how it plans to fund a $1.5 billion subsidy package promised by Prime Minister Imran Khan.
03 Nov 2021World
The Taliban has banned all foreign currency in Afghanistan and ordered its citizens to only use Afghan currency for trade.
28 Jan 2021World
As the world gradually makes its way out of the coronavirus crisis, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Economist Gita Gopinath has said that countries should work on their health system and be ready to provide timely assistance to impacted segments of the society.
15 Jan 2021World
Backing the new farm laws introduced by the Indian Government, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said that these laws have the potential to "represent a significant step forward" for agricultural reforms.
17 Apr 2020Business
With the economy stung drastically by the coronavirus pandemic, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das addressed media for the second time in a month to announce key measures.
11 Apr 2020World
The novel coronavirus is highly contagious and is capable of wiping off cities, the new data about the death toll confirms, yet again.
03 Apr 2020World
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.
31 Mar 2020World
With the global economy dwindling in the wake of coronavirus pandemic, professionals working on H-1B visas in the United States fear massive job cuts, hence, they have asked the administration to allow them to stay there for longer.
28 Mar 2020World
International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva on Friday said the world has entered into a recession, courtesy the coronavirus pandemic and she anticipates that the current global situation to be worse than 2009.
21 Feb 2020World
Pakistan has got yet another extension from the global terror financing watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF).
10 Feb 2020Politics
Amid the ongoing economic crisis, a member of BJP has exclaimed that people can still afford jackets and pants, hence, there is no recession.
01 Feb 2020India
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman presented her second Union Budget at a time when the Indian economy is struggling, raising concerns among world bodies like the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
24 Jan 2020Business
The chief of the International Monetary Fund, Kristalina Georgieva, said on Friday that the economic slowdown in India is temporary.
21 Jan 2020Business
At a time when India is witnessing a historic economic slump, the government should welcome investments, said chief economist of International Monetary Fund (IMF), Gita Gopinath, on Monday.
24 Dec 2019India
That India is going through one of its worst economic slowdowns is not news anymore. And keeping the same crisis in mind, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) has asked the Indian government to take action.
18 Oct 2019World
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.
13 Oct 2019Politics
Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday withdrew his controversial statements from the day before wherein he cited the box office performance of three films as proof that India's economy is stable.
13 Oct 2019World
Pakistan, already having a bad reputation for encouraging terrorism in its land, is facing a testing time.
13 Oct 2019Business
The country's "well-learned" union ministers may want you to believe that there is no economic slowdown whatsoever, but data points otherwise.
09 Oct 2019Business
The entire globe is facing an economic slowdown, but the effect is more pronounced in emerging economies like India, the chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday.
25 Sep 2019India
On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi delivered keynote address at Bloomberg Global Business Forum in New York.
22 Sep 2019World
In an explicable blooper, Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) operated 46 regular flights without any passengers on board, from the Islamabad airport during 2016-17, revealed the national carrier's audit report.
23 Aug 2019World
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.
12 Jul 2019India
The Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) are the most sought-after business schools in the country that provide quality management education.
02 Jul 2019India
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes that are recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.
20 Jun 2019World
After Indian cricket team thrashed Pakistan to register an important win in the ongoing World Cup tournament, social media was abuzz with reactions.
05 Jun 2019World
As Pakistan is facing a mounting economic crisis, the country's military has agreed to cut its budget for the next fiscal year.
13 Apr 2019World
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 2019World
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.
10 Mar 2019World
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".
21 Feb 2019World
At a time when Pakistan is under immense global pressure on terrorism, the country's cash-strapped government has gifted Saudi Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman a gold-plated assault rifle, a media report said.
07 Feb 2019World
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.
02 Feb 2019Entertainment
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