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WB: Corrupt practices by MP KS Rao’s company

The Progressive Constructions Ltd, owned by K. Sambasiva Rao, Congress MP, has

Rags to World Bank Riches: Gujarat women’s success story

After rummaging through heaps of garbage in the morning, Kapila Rathod, a 24-year-old waste-picker from

India to name Pakistan in fake currency racket

India has collected concrete evidence against Pakistan for its role in printing and circulating fake

World Bank grant for CEDOW

The Centre for Development and Empowerment of Women (CEDOW), based in Kakinada, won a $ 20,000 grant from the

World Bank forecasts a gloomy 2009

The World Bank offered a grim forecast for global growth next year. The bank forecast slowing growth of just

Y V Reddy on UN panel for economic crisis

Former RBI Governor Y V Reddy is among members of a high-level panel of economists appointed by UN General Assembly

UN task force to review global finance system

In response to the global financial meltdown and the resulting crisis, the UN General Assembly President Miguel d’Escoto has set

G8 to hold summit on global meltdown

The G-8 countries (US, Japan, Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Canada and Russia ) decided to hold a global summit as

Another Telugu IAS man succeeds RBI Governor

The Union finance secretary, Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, an Andhra Pradesh cadre officer from Eluru, was appointed governor of the Reserve

1/3rd of world’s poor live in India

According to the World Bank’s latest estimates on global poverty, India is home to roughly one-third of all poor people

India is world’s 2nd largest wireless market

The Role of Mobile Phones in Sustainable Rural Poverty Reduction, a World Bank study, conducted by Ashita Bhavnani, Rowena Won-Wai

Rising food prices will make the world poorer

World Bank Managing Director Juan Jose Daboub warned that global poverty levels could surge over the next three years due