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India jumped 14 places to the 63rd position on the World Bank's ease of doing business ranking released on Thursday, riding high on the government's flagship 'Make in India' scheme and other reforms attracting foreign investment.

"The Government of India has withdrawn its request to the World Bank for financing the proposed Amaravati Sustainable Infrastructure and Institutional Development Project," a World Bank official said in an email response.

Kolkata: India has the potential to more than triple its trade with its South Asian neighbours to $62 billion against its actual trade of $19 billion, said a World Bank report released here on Monday. “A Glass Half Full: The Promise of Regional Trade in South Asia” pointed out that intra-regional trade in South Asia falls …

Washington: The World Bank has kept its growth forecasts for the global economy unchanged for this year and next year, but warned of a combination of considerable downside risks including escalating trade protectionism. In its newly-released Global Economic Prospects report, the World Bank on Tuesday said the global economy would grow 3.1 per cent in 2018 …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s efforts in building India’s global appeal for investors seems to have finally yielded returns in terms of the country’s performance in the World Bank Doing Business rankings. India witnessed its highest-ever jump of 30 places in the rankings, reaching the 100th place among 190 countries. Subsequently, it also joined …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said India has improved 42 ranks on the World Bank’s ease of doing business ranking in a short span of three years, which was a recognition of his government’s work and slammed the opposition for voicing doubts over it. Modi said he did not want to “sleep” …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday invited global investors to do business in India, which he said was “easier now” after his government repealed archaic laws and launched attractive fiscal incentives. Describing India as “one of the fastest growing economies” in the world, Modi said it was an opportune time for global businesses to …

Patna: Mocking Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bihar Leader of Opposition Tejashwi Yadav on Thursday said that ease of doing business in India has “improved by 16,000 times” while “ease of dying by hunger” has increased by 200 times. “We have a textbook example on how ease of doing business in India improved by 16,000 times. And …