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CII, World Bank Group ink pact to save tiger (With Images)


June 27th, 2012 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 27 (IANS) The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the World Bank Group have agreed to establish the India Wildlife Business Council (IWBC) to promote tiger and biodiversity ... Read more...

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World Bank chief Zoellick in India Monday


March 25th, 2012 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick will begin his fourth official visit to India from Monday to take stock of the efforts to ... Read more...

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Complete market economy transition: World Bank tells China


February 27th, 2012 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 27 (IANS) China should complete its transition to a market economy in order to achieve its goal of becoming a high-income society, according to a report jointly issued ... Read more...

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World bank approves new financing instrument


January 25th, 2012 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 25 (IANS) The World Bank said Tuesday it has approved an innovative new financing instrument for its client countries that links the disbursement of funds directly to the ... Read more...

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Hindus ask for urgent solution to rising world food prices


April 15th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
Nevada (US), April 15 (ANI): Hindus have expressed serious concerns at the recent historic rise in global food prices.Distinguished Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today, said that ... Read more...

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World Bank opens public voting on ‘Apps for Development’


February 1st, 2011 - 11:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 1 (IANS) The World Bank has opened public voting on the applications submitted to the Apps for Development Competition that challenged software developers to get new perspectives in identifying solutions ... Read more...

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World Bank to provide $1.5 bn for rural roads in India


January 14th, 2011 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The World Bank will provide $1.5 billion to help build 24,000 km of roads in economically backward and hilly areas across seven states of India. "These ... Read more...

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World Bank gives $220 mn aid to flood-hit Bihar (Lead)


January 12th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 12 (IANS) The World Bank Wednesday signed a $220 million reconstruction aid agreement with the Bihar government to rebuild the flood-affected areas of the state with new bridges, roads and ... Read more...

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World Bank gives $220 mn aid to flood-hit Bihar


January 12th, 2011 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 12 (IANS) The World Bank Wednesday signed a $220 million reconstruction aid agreement with the Bihar government to rebuild the flood-affected areas of the state with new bridges, roads and ... Read more...

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World Bank to help save Ganga dolphins


January 12th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 12 (IANS) The World Bank will help in conserving the endangered Ganga river dolphins, popularly known as the Gangetic dolphin, the bank's president Robert B. Zoellick said here Wednesday."World ... Read more...

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World Bank chief to sign pact for rebuilding flood-hit Bihar


January 11th, 2011 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Jan 11 (IANS) World Bank president Robert B. Zoellick, who arrives on a two-day visit to Bihar Tuesday, will sign an agreement with the state government for rebuilding areas ... Read more...

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India’s growth helping global economy: World Bank chief


January 9th, 2011 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India's fast-paced growth is helping the global economy come out of the crisis and its status as a rising financial power is closely connected with its ... Read more...

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World Bank chief to visit Bihar


December 14th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Dec 14 (IANS) World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick will visit Bihar in January to discuss reconstruction efforts in areas hit by floods in 2008 that killed over 500 people, officials ... Read more...

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India pioneers global plan to green economy


October 28th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta Nagoya (Japan), Oct 28 (IANS) India will be one of two countries to pioneer "a global partnership that will fundamentally change the way governments value their ecosystems", World Bank President ... Read more...

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China’s growth important for global recovery: World Bank chief


October 8th, 2010 - 7:32 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 8 (IANS) China's growth is a very important factor in the global economic recovery, World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick has said.On being asked what China can contribute to the ... Read more...

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World Bank launches `Apps for Development’ contest


October 7th, 2010 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) The World Bank has kicked off the "Apps for Development" competition, the first global contest of its kind, challenging software developers and international experts to help ... Read more...

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Developing nations get more voice in World Bank (Lead)


April 26th, 2010 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 26 (IANS) World Bank Group members including India have endorsed boosting its capital by more than $86 billion and giving developing countries a little more voice in running ... Read more...

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2009 saw end of Third World, says Zoellick


April 15th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) The world has entered a new multi-polar economic order and 2009 saw the end of what was known as the Third World, World Bank president Robert B. Zoellick ... Read more...

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$1-bn World Bank loan sought for urban development


December 4th, 2009 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) India has approached the World Bank for a $1-billion loan to fund urban development projects, Minister of State for Urban Development Saugata Roy told the Lok Sabha ... Read more...

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India to borrow one billion dollars from World Bank to clean up Ganges


December 3rd, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec.3 (ANI): India is expected to receive a World Bank loan of a billion dollars for cleaning and conserving the River Ganga.Minister of State for Environment Jairam Ramesh revealed this ... Read more...

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World Bank lending $1 billion to clean Ganga


December 2nd, 2009 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) India's relaunched programme to clean its sacred river Ganga will get $1 billion from the World Bank, Environment Minister Jairam Ramesh and Bank President Robert B. Zoellick ... Read more...

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Mukherjee meets World Bank President


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 2 (ANI): World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick today met Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to discuss a wide range of issues following the financial crisis.The Finance Minister applauded ... Read more...

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Expert group supports World Bank governance reform


October 22nd, 2009 - 10:45 am ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) An expert group that included India has suggested a number of steps to reform the World Bank Group's governance while commending the Bank for expanding initiatives ... Read more...

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World Bank releases report on development, climate change


October 11th, 2009 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Oct 11 (IANS) The developing countries can shift to a low-carbon path while promoting development, but this depends on financial and technical aid from developed nations, the World Bank said ... Read more...

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Climate change may reduce South Asia GDP 4-5 percent: World Bank


September 16th, 2009 - 12:50 pm ICT by IANS
By Joydeep Gupta New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A global warming of two degrees Celsius -- the minimum the world is likely to experience -- could result in permanent GDP reductions of four-five ... Read more...

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New global programme to save tigers to link India


June 20th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 20 (IANS) In a bid to save wild tigers from extinction, the Smithsonian Institution and the World Bank Group plan to link relevant institutions in India, China, Indonesia, ... Read more...

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Indian biz leaders build bridges with Obama team


March 19th, 2009 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, March 19 (IANS) A group of Indian business leaders is in town to build bridges with the new Barack Obama administration and outline the opportunities as also the ... Read more...

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Wildlife Conservation Society announces new tiger conservation project


February 28th, 2009 - 5:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 28 (ANI): The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), together with the World Bank and Global Environment Facility (GEF), has announced a new project for tiger conservation, with a commitment of ... Read more...

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US presidential nominees prepare for transition after getting elected


October 25th, 2008 - 6:22 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 25 (ANI): With the economy in tatters at home and two wars still raging abroad, Senator Barack Obamas team is preparing for a fast start, should he win ... Read more...

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World leaders for larger grouping to tackle economic crisis


October 20th, 2008 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 20 (Xinhua) World leaders have called for a new global financial architecture to tackle the current financial crisis, the most serious since the Great Depression of the 1930s. "The G7 ... Read more...

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Wanted, a Facebook to tackle global financial crisis: WB chief


October 7th, 2008 - 11:14 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 7 (IANS) World Bank Group President Robert B. Zoellick has suggested formation of a core group comprising seven emerging powers, including India, joining the Group of Seven to deal with ... Read more...

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Manmohan’s ‘calming effect’ on Bush amid financial meltdown


September 26th, 2008 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 26 (IANS) In the midst of the worst financial meltdown to hit the US in recent times, the one person US President George Bush wanted to spend time with ... Read more...

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Manmohan Singh to meet Zardari, Wen Jiabao and World Bank President in New York today


September 24th, 2008 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York , Sept 24 (ANI): Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is scheduled to meet Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao and World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick ... Read more...

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With n-deal a step away, Manmohan arrives in New York (Lead)


September 24th, 2008 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
New York, Sep 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in New York Tuesday, beginning his 10-day foreign visit that is expected to see the India-US civil nuclear deal being finalised.The prime ... Read more...

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With nuclear deal a step away, Manmohan heads to New York


September 23rd, 2008 - 7:53 am ICT by IANS
Frankfurt, Sep 23 (IANS) With the US pulling out all stops to get the Congressional nod for the India-US nuclear deal in a couple of days, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday left ... Read more...

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