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Kashmir: Two terrorists behind targetted killings of civilian, cop shot dead | US to reopen land and air borders to fully vaccinated foreign visitors from Nov 8 | Navjot Sidhu meets Rahul Gandhi amid Punjab Congress turmoil | Army officer, jawan critically injured in counter terror op in J&K's poonch district | 'Will follow whatever Gandhis decide:' Navjot Sidhu after meeting senior Cong leaders amid Punjab crisis

Centre signs $32 million loan with World Bank for improving healthcare services in Mizoram

Aizawl/IBNS: The Government of India, Government of Mizoram and the World Bank have signed a $32 million Mizoram Health Systems Strengthening Project to improve management capacity and quality of health services in Mizoram, particularly for the benefit of under-served areas and vulnerable groups.

Jammu and Kashmr: VC SKUAST-K reviews progress of World Bank-funded IDP project

Srinagar: Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences and Technology, Kashmir held a meeting to review the progress of the World Bank-ICAR funded National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP) awarded for the institutional development of the university in 2019.

Seamless transport connectivity can create significant economic gains for Bangladesh and India, World Bank says

Dhaka: Seamless transport connectivity between India and Bangladesh has the potential to increase national income by as much as 17 percent in Bangladesh and 8 percent in India, says a new World Bank report.

Jammu and Kashmir: Rs 103 cr WB flood mitigation project picks up pace

Srinagar: After some initial hiccups, the World Bank funded project to revamp 49 dewatering pumps across Srinagar has been picking up in full swing.

World Bank approves $120 million project to improve-modernize transport sector in Meghalaya

Shillong/IBNS: The World Bank has approved a $ 120-million project to improve and modernize the transport sector in Meghalaya.

Indian Cabinet approves World Bank aided project STARS for improving school education

New Delhi/UNI: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved Rs 5,718 crore World Bank aided project STARS for improving school education.

India to receive EUR 460 million loan as part of Indo-German development cooperation

New Delhi/IBNS: The Federal Republic of Germany along with the World Bank is helping India to build a social protection system catering to the needs of the urban poor and vulnerable poor, such as the migrant workers, in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the New Delhi based embassy said in a recent release.

Lockdown, social protection system, economic stabilsation: World Bank’s India head lauds India's three-pronged fight against COVID-19

New Delhi/IBNS: Amid criticism from the opposition over the migrant workers' crisis following the 21-day-lockdown called to arrest the spread of coronavirus infection, Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government has garnered appreciation from World Bank's India country director Junaid Ahmad.

PM Modi meets President of World Bank

New Delhi/UNI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met President of World Bank, Mr David Malpass here.

Bangladesh progress uninterrupted despite crisis in world economy: Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal

Dhaka, Oct 18 (UNI) Bangladesh Finance Minister AHM Mustafa Kamal said that the country is now passing its good time in its economy, as the country remains in the best position despite the downward trend in the world economy.

Indian govt and World Bank sign agreement to improve rural road network in Madhya Pradesh

New Delhi, Apr 24 (IBNS): The Government of India, the Government of Madhya Pradesh and the World Bank on Tuesday signed a $210 million loan agreement for the Madhya Pradesh Rural Connectivity Project.

World Bank to draft five year plan to tackle Assam flood and erosion

Guwahati, Feb 12 (IBNS): To tackle the devastating flood and erosion problem in Assam, the World Bank would draft a five year plan for a holistic approach including measures for constructive use of the excess water generated by the river during monsoon.

Those questioning recognition of India's feat were in the World Bank:Modi

New Delhi, Nov 3 (IBNS) : Claiming that India made a "stupendous work" by jumping the index ladder for ease of doing business, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday lashed out at the opposition for questioning the country's progress, saying the critics themselves were in the World Bank, the institution which has recognised the feat.

India’s rank rises to 100 in World Bank’s doing Business Report, 2018

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IBNS): The World Bank on Tuesday released the Doing Business (DB) Report, 2018 where India's rank rose to 100. 

Skill India and World Bank organize 'Knowledge Sharing Workshop' for African delegates

New Delhi, Oct 31 (IBNS): Taking strong partnership between India and Africa to new heights, Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship and World Bank are organizing a five day ‘Knowledge Sharing Workshop’ for African delegation from six African countries namely Rwanda, Nigeria, Ethiopia, Senegal, Tanzania, and Ghana.