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New Delhi: India for the first time has moved into the top 100 in the World Banks Ease of Doing Business global rankings from its 130th position last year, riding on sustained government reforms which include making tax paying easier, according to the banks latest report released here on Tuesday. The World Bank Group’s latest report …

Lucknow: In an assured backing of the World Bank, the Uttar Pradesh Health Services are in for a massive revamp which included augmentation of government hospitals and decentralisation of health administration in a big way. As many as 60 out of 175 hospitals would be given a facelift by December 2018 while revamping of Directorate …

Bangkok: There are 250 million people living in poor quality housing with limited access to basic services across East Asia and the Pacific, the World Bank said in a report on Tuesday. The report, titled “Expanding Opportunities for the Urban Poor”, observed that the region of East Asia and the Pacific enjoys the highest urban …

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has earned one more fan in the form of World Bank President Jim Yong Kim. The World Bank President had called on himself a big fan of the Indian PM and said India has been fantastic under the leadership of him. Modi is one of great leaders who set …

Islamabad: Ahead of India’s move of revoking the 56-year-old Indus Water Treaty, Pakistan on Tuesday approached the World Bank which had mediated the water-sharing deal. A Geo News report claimed that Pakistan has also approached the International Court of Justice in the matter. The Pakistani delegation consisted of Attorney General for Pakistan Ashtar Ausaf Ali; …