World Bank
Business  /  Published 19.09.21

‘Doing Biz rank row shocking’

Terming allegations of manipulation of World Bank’s Doing Business Ranking as ‘shocking’, former chief economist of World Bank Kaushik Basu said on Saturday that pressure was there f...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 18.09.21

World Bank scraps Biz survey

An investigation into the manipulation of an annual World Bank report has found that Kristalina Georgieva, the bank’s former chief executive, who now leads the International Monetary Fund, direc...
By New York Times News Service in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 10.09.21

Give women credit

On August 12, the prime minister sanctioned a fund of Rs 1,625 crore towards capitalization of about four lakh women self-help groups under the ‘Atmanirbhar Narishakti se Samvad’ initiativ...
By Arindam Gupta

Opinion  /  Published 27.08.21

Cakes and ginger ale may not always taste same

Yet now, as 2021 moves towards autumn, Blyton’s popularity may be put to new tests. Adults calling her out for inappropriateness or mediocrity had not mattered too much, but will today’s c...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty

World  /  Published 26.08.21

World Bank freezes Afghan aid

The World Bank said on Tuesday that it had halted disbursements of aid money to Afghanistan as it assesses how the Taliban plan to rule the country. A World Bank spokesperson said that the internatio...
By Alan Rappeport in Washington


Business  /  Published 11.08.21

Gadkari: Need policy to use RBI reserves

Union Road Transport and Highways minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday pitched for formulating a policy for using the Reserve Bank of India's rising foreign exchange reserves for funding road proje...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.07.21

IMF cuts forecast

The IMF has lowered its growth forecast for the country to 9.5 per cent for this fiscal from its earlier projection of  12.5 per cent in April, which is the same as the RBI forecast of 9.5 per ce...
By PTI in Washington

Opinion  /  Published 13.07.21

Different kinds of schooling

The closure of schools, online teaching, the digital divide and loss of learning have figured as key concerns in the news reports on the effects of the raging pandemic on school education. Several res...
By Nidhi Gulati, Manish Jain

World  /  Published 28.06.21

Covid forces latino kids out of school

Already, two of Gloria Vásquez’s children had dropped out of school during the pandemic, including her 8-year-old, Ximena, who had fallen so far behind that she struggled with the most ba...
By Julie Turkewitz in Soacha, Colombia

Opinion  /  Published 21.06.21

Poor harvest: Poverty survey

India houses the largest absolute number of people living below the poverty line in the world. Yet, India has stopped counting its poor from 2011-12. The 75th Consumer Expenditure Survey done in 2017-...
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