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IMF describes India's direct cash transfer scheme as a 'logistical marvel'

Washington: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has appreciated India's deployment of a direct cash transfer scheme and other social welfare programmes and described it as a 'logistical marvel'.

IMF commends steps taken by Sri Lanka

Colombo/UNI/Xinhua: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has commended the steps already taken by Sri Lanka to stabilise its economy, the Finance Ministry said in a press release Tuesday.

IMF appreciates India's announcement of free vaccination to all

Washington/UNI: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has welcomed Indian Government's recent announcement of free vaccination to all and free ration to the poor at a time when the country is fighting the second wave of the pandemic and staring at a possible third wave.

We must prepare ourselves for government attack on IMF, Gita Gopinath: P Chidambaram

New Delhi/IBNS: After the International Monetary Fund (IMF) slashed India's economic growth for 2019-2020 to below five per cent, former Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said an attack on IMF and its chief economic adviser Gita Gopinath by the ruling dispensation was imminent.

Had excellent experience working with Gujarat govt under Mr Modi: Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee

New Delhi/IBNS: Indian-American Nobel Prize winner in Economics, Abhijit Banerjee in an interview with a news channel said his experience of working with the Gujarat Pollution Board, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi was the Chief Minister of the state, was excellent while reacting on Union Minister Piyush Goyal's remark on being left-leaning.

Global economic risks & imbalances reinforce need to strengthen global co-operation: FM

Washington/IBNS: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the global economic risks and imbalances reinforce the need to strengthen global co-operation at the multilateral level, besides governmental initiatives.

After MFN and hiked Customs duty, India now eyes 'downgrading' of Pakistan before IMF, World Bank

New Delhi, Feb 17 (UNI) In its pursuits to build up pressure on Pakistan to act against terror groups and to make it feel economic distress, India will be now approaching Financial Action Task Force (FATF) with a dossier on Pakistani agencies' links with the JeM and how the terror group is being aided by them. 

IMF chief asks Modi to pay more attention to women safety in India

Washington, Apr 20 (IBNS): Amid the recent rape incidents in India, IMF chief Christine Lagarde has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government in the Asian nation should pay more attention to women.