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‘Demonetisation, A Courageous Initiative’

India’s commitment to stimulate growth and lift the poorest and most vulnerable is quite evident and must be praised

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Budget 2017 Rests On Four Broad Pillars

This government in the last two years and more had demonstrated its vision, strategy and ability to make lasting impact on the nation’s psyche

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Demonetisation Effects In India To Disappear In Medium Term, Says World Bank

The World Bank on Wednesday said that the "adverse effects" of demonetisation in India will disappear in the medium term, saying any reform has short-term costs

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Post Demonetisation, World Bank Drops India's Growth Rate To 7 per cent

The World Bank on Wednesday decelerated India's growth for 2016-17 fiscal to a 'still robust' 7 per cent from its previous estimate of 7.6 due to demonetisation, but asserted that the country would regain momentum in the following years with 7.6 and 7.8 per cent growth

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More Inclusive Workplaces!

Achieving gender inclusivity isn’t just a moral issue — it makes economic sense. We need more participation from women

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‘India Is A Potential Market For Alcohol’

Diageo, the world’s largest spirit and alcoholic beverages company, wants to transform the practices in Indian market

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Impact Evaluation Makes Good Sense!

In an interview with BW Businessworld, Dr. Emmanuel Jimenez who recently moved to 3ie after 30 years at the World Bank, talks about the role of impact evaluation in assisting policy makers

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Ease Of Doing Business | Disappointed At Low Rank, Says Nirmala Sitharaman

Expressing disappointment at India's rank remaining low in terms of ease of doing business, Union minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday said the efforts and reforms undertaken by the Centre and states have not been adequately captured in the ranking released by the World Bank

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$650 Million World Bank Loan For Rail Eastern DFC

The loan and guarantee agreement for EDFC Project was signed by Finance Ministry, Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation and World Bank

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Weak Global Economy Hits Remittances To India

Remittance flows are expected to decline by 5 per cent in India and 3.5 per cent in Bangladesh, says World Bank

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India Ready To Take Larger Share In World Bank: Jaitley

The World Bank uses a dynamic formula, using economic weight based on GDP and development impact, to determine countries' shareholding and thus voting power in the Bank

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Automation Threatens 69 Per Cent Jobs In India: World Bank

Mechanisation and technology have disrupted traditional industrial production, upended manual jobs and call time on the work that has been done by generations of families, the bank chief said

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India's GDP Growth To Remain Strong: World Bank

Describing South Asia as a global growth hotspot, the World Bank has said India's GDP growth will remain strong at 7.6 per cent in 2016 and 7.7 per cent in 2017

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