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World Bank pats India, pegs GDP growth at 7.5% in FY16

Finance Ministry expects GDP growth to be 8-8.5 per cent in 2015-16, and the Reserve Bank (RBI) has estimated it at 7.8 per cent.

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Tap the remittance resource

Reducing cost of remittances, among other measures, will make India’s growth story inclusive in the true sense—touching Indians both within and outside the country.

FM Arun Jaitley lists 6 facts that were hurting India

“India was reeking with the odour of corruption scandals," said Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

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GDP growth rate in India to reach 8 pct by 2017: World Bank

The World Bank has predicted a GDP growth rate of 8 per cent for India by 2017 and said that a strong expansion in the country...

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India tops in remittances, receives $70 billion: World Bank

The World Bank has said India continues to be the leading nation in remittances...

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Unique In deed

While a World Bank study warns that paper-based ID regimes don’t serve the needy, Aadhaar could do this.

Bitter Harvest

A World Bank paper shows how the UPA’s farm-loan waiver scheme did more harm than good

Environmental loss in Sundarbans worth Rs 1290 cr: World Bank

Environmental damage in the climate change-hit islands of Sundarbans is costing India Rs 1,290 crore each year, estimates a latest World Bank report.

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Column: A word of caution

While optimism prevails about India’s growth, global fragilities could affect the country

Creating a responsible financier

Management education must help resolve the age-old dilemma a responsible financier faces: capitalist profits or socialist financial inclusion?

World Bank to commit $ 1 bn in Narendra Modi’s clean India programme

World Bank today said it will commit USD 1 billion in the government's Swachh Bharat (Clean India) campaign.

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Right time to reorient policies in favour of industry

The government is laying much emphasis on skill development of the working population. This endeavour must be accompanied by a speedy growth in manufacturing to be able to absorb the skilled workmen

World Bank cuts global economic outlook despite oil price drop

World Bank on Tuesday lowered its global growth forecast for 2015 and next year due to disappointing economic prospects...

Mapping Transit

Mobile call data records could provide the Big Data urban transport planning badly needs

Infratweets: Bad news for revival

Industrial production declined sharply in October, belying hopes of economic revival.

Global warming could undermine poverty fight: World Bank

Climate change could undermine efforts to defeat extreme poverty around the globe...

IFC sells Masala Re Bonds; raises Rs 1,000 cr for Axis Bank

The World Bank Group's development finance body IFC today raised Rs 1,000 crore through a 10-year bond...

India ranking to improve if states’ best practices included: World Bank

The World Bank, which recently ranked India 142nd in its ease of doing business list, said the ranking will improve...

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Meaning Business

It is the ‘conduct of business’ parts that need drastic reforms for a better business climate.

World Bank to cut 500 jobs globally; create new posts in India

World Bank plans to slash 500 jobs in the next three years globally, even as it looks to create up to 300...

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