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Don’t fund Himachal hydel units, greens ask Asian agency


July 5th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 5 (IANS) Expressing concern over the fallout of upcoming mega hydropower projects in Himachal Pradesh, a group of activists have shot off a letter to the Asian Development ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Pak assures ADB of employing anti-corruption measures for $650mn flood project loan


April 30th, 2011 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, April 30(ANI): Pakistan has assured the Asian Development Bank (ADB) of the implementation of all applicable policies and procedures of the bank- including its anti-corruption measures- for obtaining a 650-million-dollar loan ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Pakistan fails to convince IMF to release final tranche of $11.3bn loan


April 19th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 19(ANI): The Pakistani delegation to the International Monetary Fund-World Bank spring meetings is set to return home without any agreement on the release of the final tranche of an 11.3-billion-dollar ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sri Lankan Cricket left with huge 23 m dollar debt after World Cup


April 12th, 2011 - 7:52 am ICT by ANI
Colombo, Apr. 12 (ANI): Being a finalist in the cricket World Cup for a second consecutive time has not helped Sri Lanka financially, it seems.Sri Lanka Cricket today said it has to ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

ADB approves 650-mn-dollar loan to help Pakistan rebuild flood-hit infrastructure


March 31st, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Mar 31(ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a 650-million-dollar emergency assistance loan to help Pakistan rebuild its vital infrastructure that was destroyed during last year's unprecedented floods.The ADB's ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India to lead solar energy drive in Asia-Pacific region: ADB


January 17th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), jan.17 (ANI): With its rapidly growing electricity demand, ample land availability and strong government commitment to sustainable economic growth, India can play a leading role in generating solar energy in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Katy Perry in talks for shoe collaboration with Steve Madden


October 8th, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 8 (ANI): Singer Katy Perry is said to be in talks with shoe king Steve Madden to collaborate on a fashion venture together.Madden, 52, has already partnered with ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Rs.454-crore ADB loan for Himachal tourism development


October 3rd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Oct 3 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh has got a multi-million dollar loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for developing tourism infrastructure and services, an official statement said here Sunday."The ADB has ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

World Bank raises aid for flood-hit Pak to one billion dollars


September 2nd, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 2(ANI): The World Bank has raised its emergency funding to Pakistan to one billion dollars to help the country cope with the unprecedented disaster caused by the floods.World Bank President ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Flood-hit Pak asks IMF to restructure 11-bln dollar loan


August 24th, 2010 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug.24 (ANI): Pakistan has urged the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to restructure the existing 11 billion dollar loan to help it cope with the devastating floods, the worst to have hit ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

ADB 150 mln dollar loan to help India improve its urban infrastructure


August 11th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by ANI
Manila (Philippines), Aug.11 (ANI): The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is extending a 150 million multi-tranche financing facility to help India's National Capital Region (NCR) accelerate plans to build urban infrastructure.ADB's Board ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Bangladesh should strengthen counter terrorism cooperation, says Mukherjee


August 7th, 2010 - 11:51 pm ICT by ANI
Dhaka, Aug.7 (ANI): The Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee, on Saturday evening stressed on the need to strengthen counter-terrorism cooperation between India and Bangladesh and also warned that the insurgents hold the ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

World Bank lends India over $1 billion for education


March 19th, 2010 - 4:06 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The World Bank announced on Thursday the approval of two education projects in India.The World Bank granted a $1.05 billion dollar loan on Thursday, which is designated ... Read more...

Posted in India |

ADB loan for hydropower in Himachal Pradesh


March 14th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh will soon get another tranche of a multimillion-dollar loan from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for the construction of four hydropower generating plants in the northern ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Michigan man pled guilty to multimillion dollar loan fraud


March 12th, 2010 - 4:48 am ICT by BNO News
DETROIT, MICHIGAN (BNO NEWS) – A Michigan man pleaded guilty to a multimillion dollar loan fraud scheme, prosecutors said Thursday.Paul Bashi, 27, of Royal Oak and formerly of Washington Township, Michigan, admitted ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Annie Leibovitz Gets To Keep Portfolio Thanks To Loan Deal


March 10th, 2010 - 3:28 am ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Mar 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Annie Leibovitz, world famous photographer, will get to retain possession of her vast portfolio now that a loan agreement has been reached between her and her creditors. Leibovitz, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Three British terror suspects co-plotted suicide attacks on transatlantic aircraft


October 7th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct. 7 (ANI): Three Islamic terrorists co-plotted suicide attacks on transatlantic passenger aircraft along with the ringleader, Abdulla Ahmed Ali, a British court has heard.The Telegraph quoted prosecutor Peter Wright QC, ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World Bank approves 4.3 billion dollar loan to India for infrastructure projects


September 23rd, 2009 - 8:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 23(ANI): The World Bank on Tuesday approved a 4.3 billion dollars loan for India to finance infrastructure projects, to help maintain credit growth levels, employment growth, support social banking and ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Pakistan’s 11.3 billion-dollar IMF loan in danger


September 5th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sep. 5 (ANI): The 11.3 billion-dollar-loan that International Monetary Fund (IMF) was going to grant Pakistan, faces the risk of disruption if the country fails to reform its tax collection system. ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Tamil Nadu Govt. sends relief material for displaced people in Sri Lanka


August 6th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by ANI
Chennai, Aug 6(ANI): Tamil Nadu Government on Thursday sent the fourth installment of relief material worth Rs 15 crores for Tamil civilians in Sri Lanka, who are confined to displacement camps.More than ... Read more...

Posted in National |

World Bank refuses 102 million dollar loan to Pak


July 29th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, July 29 (ANI): The World Bank (WB) has refused to grant a loan of 102 million dollars to Pakistan.Sources said the refusal came after the government failed to meet certain requisite ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Sean Connery says he has no knowledge of Swiss court summons


March 3rd, 2009 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 3 (ANI): Sir Sean Connery has contradicted reports claiming he had been summoned to a Swiss court over an alleged 50-million-pound scam.The James Bond star was alleged to have ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

China to get 710 million dollar loan from World Bank for quake recovery


February 13th, 2009 - 7:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington/Beijing, Feb.13 (ANI): China is to receive 710 million US dollars from the World Bank as a loan to help rebuild its earthquake-hit areas. According to reports, the loan will be used ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ADB to release first tranche of loan to Himachal soon


January 29th, 2009 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 29 (IANS) The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will soon release the first instalment of a multimillion-dollar loan for the construction of four medium to large run-of-river hydropower generating plants in ... Read more...

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World Bank links economic reforms to 500 mln dollar loan to Pakistan


January 28th, 2009 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Jan.28 (ANI): The World Bank (WB) is expected to give Pakistan a soft loan of 500 hundred million dollars to tackle the sluggish economic conditions and counter the ever increasing ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jaguar faces tough bail out tests


December 21st, 2008 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): British Business Secretary Lord Mandelson has warned Jaguar Land Rover that it faces tough tests before any bail-out.Playing down the prospect of a quick bailout for the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

General Motors calls on UK Govt. to rescue it


December 13th, 2008 - 11:02 am ICT by ANI
London, Dec.13 (ANI): General Motors, which employs 5,500 people around the UK, is in talks with the British government to secure cash to allow it to continue operating in what the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

IMF to approve a 7.5-billion-dollar loan for Pak on Nov 22


November 11th, 2008 - 3:40 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Nov 11 (ANI): The International Monetary Fund (IMF)s executive boards meeting, which is scheduled to be held on Nov 22, is likely to approve a two-year 7.5 billion dollar bailout ... Read more...

Posted in National |

India and Japan ink a landmark security pact


October 22nd, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
Tokyo, Oct 22 (ANI): India and Japan inked a landmark security pact today and pledged to bolster economic cooperation.Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh wooed Japanese investors by saying that the ... Read more...

Posted in National |

American voters coping With Do-Nothing Senate on energy: Palin


September 18th, 2008 - 12:40 pm ICT by ANI
Cleveland (Ohio). Sept.18 (ANI): Alaska Governor and Republican vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin has claimed that the countrys voters are coping with a do-nothing Senate when it comes to energy. Answering questions during ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Former Oz fast bowler McDermott may face class action


September 12th, 2008 - 2:16 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Sept.12 (ANI): Craig McDermotts fall from grace continues. Now, it seems that the former Australian fast bowling great might have misrepresented his personal assets when taking out a multimillion-dollar loan in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Another suicide by a farmer in Maharashtra


July 8th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Nagpur, July 8 (ANI): Another farmer has committed suicide in the Vidarbha region of Maharashtra.Ramdas Kolhe ended his life after he could not pay his loan debt taken from a local ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Jacko turns to friends to keep roof over kids head


November 20th, 2007 - 7:04 pm ICT by admin
New York, November 20 (ANI): Pop star Michael Jackson is reportedly taking his friends help to keep a roof over his kids heads, as he has been shunted out of various residences ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Jacko’s ownership of Neverland ranch not in jeopardy


November 14th, 2007 - 10:23 am ICT by admin
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Posted in Entertainment |

Poor infrastructure might impede India’s growth: WB chief Zoellick


November 14th, 2007 - 8:22 am ICT by admin
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