Tag: World Bank

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  • TCC open to negotiated settlement with Pakistan

    TCC open to negotiated settlement with Pakistan

    Reko Diq gold and copper mines project case was decided by the Supreme Court of Pakistan.

    July 15, 2019
  • SBI MD Anshula Kant appointed as MD, CFO of World Bank Group

    SBI MD Anshula Kant appointed as MD, CFO of World Bank Group

    'Anshula brings more than 35 years of expertise in finance, banking, and innovative use of technology through her work at the State Bank of India.'

    July 13, 2019
  • International Justice Day: Corruption v/s Development through the lens of SDG 16

    International Justice Day: Corruption v/s Development through the lens of SDG 16

    The problem of corruption cannot be tackled or resolved without the promotion of the rule of law and without ensuring equal access to justice for everyone.

    July 11, 2019
  • World bank approves USD 722 million loan for Pakistan

    World bank approves USD 722 million loan for Pakistan

    The projects have been approved in light of the findings of the Karachi Transformative Strategy which estimated that infrastructure needed spending worth USD 9-10 billion over a period of next 10 years for the city to develop.

    June 30, 2019
  • Himachal to come up with plan to promote horticulture crops

    Himachal to come up with plan to promote horticulture crops

    Apple, mango and citrus fruits were being procured under the Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) in the state.

    June 2, 2019
  • IMF economist appointed State Bank of Pakistan Governor

    IMF economist appointed State Bank of Pakistan Governor

    An alumnus of Lahore's Aitchison College, Baqir earned his PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, in Economics and has worked with the IMF for the last 16 years.

    May 5, 2019
  • Spurious festival

    Spurious festival

    The Election Commission's Model Code of Conduct comes into force with the announcement of the poll dates. Parties make their pledges and promises accordingly. But the people can't be fooled all the time. They do realise that the promises made before the elections are meant to be broken. Then, how can an election become a festival of the masses? The festival of democracy is a veritable horror in certain parts of the country.

    April 21, 2019
  • Overcoming the Tower of Babel

    Overcoming the Tower of Babel

    The main dilemma of language teaching is this: the teacher is with the student only for a short time, while language learning is a life-long process.

    April 11, 2019
  • Comptroller’s combat~II

    Comptroller’s combat~II

    As per the fraud triangle, where there is a lapse of control, there is a tendency to exploit the ineffective control environment by people who are within the organization and who collude with external agencies. Robust internal control systems and procedures with segregation of powers under effective supervision, monitoring, whistleblowing system can go a long way in reducing corruption.

    April 10, 2019
  • India one of world’s fastest growing large economies: IMF

    India one of world’s fastest growing large economies: IMF

    Details about the Indian economy would be revealed in the upcoming WEO survey report to be released by the IMF ahead of the annual spring meeting with the World Bank next month.

    March 22, 2019
  • A consultant remembers

    A consultant remembers

    The future of the UN and its various political and development agencies is being actively discussed by its members and the public at large.

    March 18, 2019
  • World Bank & Kolkata

    World Bank & Kolkata

    A comprehensive plan of action is, therefore, imperative though the cleansing of Kolkata might well ruffle feathers in various quarters not least the transport sector which will be expected to scrap vehicles beyond a certain dotage.

    March 8, 2019
  • Indra Nooyi to lead World Bank?

    Indra Nooyi to lead World Bank?

    A report in The New York Times says Indra Nooyi has been 'courted as an administration ally by Ivanka Trump'; it is however unclear if the former PepsiCo chief would accept the nomination if chosen by the Donald Trump administration

    January 16, 2019
  • Two-front challenge

    Two-front challenge

    As India’s relations with both China and Pakistan continue to deteriorate, the country’s policy-makers must reflect on the unpleasant possibility of a ‘two-front’ war with both countries.

    January 14, 2019
  • India’s GDP expected to grow at 7.3% in 2018-19

    India’s GDP expected to grow at 7.3% in 2018-19

    India's GDP is expected to grow at 7.3 per cent in the fiscal year 2018-19, and 7.5 per cent in the following two years, the World Bank has forecast, attributing it to an upswing in consumption and investment.

    January 9, 2019
  • Jim Yong Kim resigns as World Bank President, to join private firm

    Jim Yong Kim resigns as World Bank President, to join private firm

    To step down on February 1; World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva will assume the role of interim President

    January 8, 2019
  • Amway India launches ‘Power of 5’ campaign to address childhood malnutrition in India

    Amway India launches ‘Power of 5’ campaign to address childhood malnutrition in India

    In India, malnutrition among children is a major concern too, belying nation’s increasing economic achievement.

    December 19, 2018