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Subhash Garg Takes Charge As Economic Affairs Secretary

He succeeds Shaktikanta Das, who retired after an extended tenure on May 31. Corporate Affairs Secretary Tapan Ray was given additional charge of DEA secretary after Das' exit.

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IFC Invests Rs 667 Crore In L&T Infrastructure Finance

L&T Infrastructure Finance Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of L&T Finance Holdings, will use this money to give loans to solar power projects, it said

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'Around 25% Of Worldwide Deaths Linked To Environmental ill health'

In particular, the report notes, environmental threats are posing an increasingly acute danger to human health - especially in major emerging markets such as China and India.

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India At Crossroads With Increasing But Unskilled Workforce

With World Bank clearing $250 million fund to make Indian workforce more skilled, BW Businessworld analyses the criticality of shortage of unskilled labour in the country

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Public Transport, E-Mobility Could Be Game-Changers: Experts

The India centre of Manila-based global NGO Clean Air Asia has brought together experts from various domains to create a capacity building forum for air quality management and strategise funding options.

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The Rise Of Machines And Automation

The growth of Artificial Intelligence is helped by growth in computer power, storage, cloud computing which allows computing power and storage to be shared.

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World Bank-AIIB Sign Loan Agreement For Power Project

The energy demand in Andhra Pradesh is expected to grow to 78,900 GWh (Gigawatt-hour) by FY 2019 from 56,313 GWh in FY 2015, which signifies an annual energy requirement of more than 8.5 per cent.

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AIIB Grants $150 Million Loan For India Infrastructure Fund

The Board of Directors of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) who met in Jeju in South Korea has approved $150 million equity investment to the India Infrastructure Fund, said a statement from the bank.

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India Gets Electrified

In 2017, India ranked 26th in World Bank’s electricity accessibility ranking compared to 99th in 2014. Power deficit has drastically come down in last three years and India has become a energy surplus country.

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Global Indices Rose 15%; Indian Indices Up 23% In Last 5 Months

According to Care Ratings analysis of movement in stock market indices for 33 countries, the median value of change in these indices was 14.9 per cent, for the five month period December-end 2016 to May-end 2017.

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World Bank Projects 7.2% Growth Rate For India In 2017

World Bank has projected a strong 7.2 per cent growth rate for India this year against 6.8 per cent growth in 2016

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Driving Climate Action Towards A Future Ready India

The current GDP of USD 2.25 trillion will not be sufficient to meet India’s ambitious Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which are estimated to cost USD 2.5 trillion and USD 8.9 trillion, respectively, by 2030.

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India Will Grow At 7.2% In Fiscal 2018: World Bank

"Economic activity ought to accelerate in 2017-18. GDP is projected to grow at 7.2 per cent from 6.8 per cent in 2016- 17."

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