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West Bengal  /  Published 03.08.20

State looks for loan to fix embankments

The Mamata Banerjee government has started discussions with Nabard (National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development) and the World Bank to secure a loan of Rs 2,000 crore to undertake permanent re...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 15.12.19

World Bank stress on stability in NE

Kathuria, who is the lead economist and co-ordinator of the group, said many factors were in favour of the North East in terms of global trend such as the availability of fresh organic products. The r...
By in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 29.06.20

Tips to lure China funds

Global investors will closely watch the performance of the Indian administration in addressing the challenges faced in the World Bank’s Doing Business ranking amid the global geopolitical tensio...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.06.20

Dream soured: $5 trillion economy is a chimera

A torrent of bad news, dismal data and dire forecasts continue to mock the Narendra Modi government’s increasingly feeble assertions that it has a grip on the Covid-19 crisis. The World Bank has now...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 08.06.20

World Bank sees 3.2 per cent shrink

India’s economy will shrink 3.2 per cent in the current fiscal, the World Bank said on Monday as it joined a chorus of international agencies that are forecasting a contraction in the growth rate be...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Washington

West Bengal  /  Published 08.06.20

Rs 850 crore for social pension

The Bengal government on Monday allotted a sum of Rs 850 crore as pension to nearly 50 lakh beneficiaries of various social pension schemes, and Rs 1,050 crore for the development of industrial infras...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 18.05.20

Assam govt seeks World Bank aid

A “very strict” quarantine procedure is in store for the thousands returning to Assam, with the state seeing a constant spike in its Covid-19 count. The state government has already approached the...
By A Staff Reporter in Guwahati

Business  /  Published 15.05.20

$1-billion aid from World Bank

The World Bank on Friday said it has approved a $1billion aid to support India’s efforts to provide social assistance to poor and vulnerable households severely impacted by the coronavirus pandemic ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 15.05.20

Covid-19: World Bank approves $1bn to support India

The World Bank on Friday approved a USD 1 billion loan to support India's efforts for providing social assistance to the poor and vulnerable households, severely impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic.The ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 26.04.20

Covid-19 fallout: What Saarc nations did to boost economy

The Saarc countries have rolled out a raft of stimulus packages to boost investments, buffer private businesses and bolster growth in response to the Covid-19 pandemic that has upended life and disrup...
By PTI in Islamabad


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