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Indian-Origin Ajay Banga To Head World Bank

U.S. President Joe Biden said that Banga will be a transformative leader, bringing expertise, experience, and innovation to the position of World Bank President

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World Bank Cuts India's Growth Forecast For 2023-24: Report

The World Bank also signified that the Indian government is likely to meet its fiscal deficit target of 5.9% of GDP in 2023-24

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India's Growth May Benefit From Accelerated Implementation Of Reform Agenda, Says World Bank

The report said addressing the aftermath of financial sector distress in India could unlock significant growth

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World Bank Chief David Malpass Steps Down a Year Early

In a LinkedIn post addressed as "Intention to Step Down as President", David Malpass shared his decision to step down from the position. His last acting day as the President will be June 30, 2023

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Many Countries On Brink Of Recession In 2023, Warns World Bank

The development lender reportedly said that it now expected global GDP growth of 1.7% in 2023, the slowest pace outside the 2009 and 2020 recessions in nearly three decades

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Coronavirus: World Bank Announces $1 Billion Emergency Financial Aid For India

The aid will support better screening, contact tracing, and laboratory diagnostics and help in procuring personal protective equipment as well as setting up new isolation wards.

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Entrepreneurs Getting a Holistic Management Training through 10,000 Women Programme

IIM Bangalore, in association with Goldman Sachs, seeks to provide inclusive management training to women entrepreneurs who wish to expand their venture.

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World Bank's First Woman CFO & MD is an Indian

Adding another name to a league of people shining bright and high on the foreign shores is Anshula Kant

Growth Strategies

Modi 2.0: Addressing Employment and Growth Challenges in the World's Fastest Growing Economy

India's ranking on the World Bank Ease of Doing Business Index jumped a whopping 65 places from 142nd in 2014 to 77th in 2018

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Beyond India: Indra Nooyi for World Bank President & Elon Musk's New Fan

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Former PepsiCo Chairperson Indra Nooyi in Race for World Bank Presidency

India-born business leader Nooyi, stepped down from the role of chief executive officer of the beverage company PepsiCo in October last year

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What Entrepreneurs can Learn from Jim Yong Kim's Resignation

Kim has now decided to venture into the private sector for his strong belief in carbon-free business and industries

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India Jumps 23 notches in Ease of Doing Business Ranking

According to the World Bank India has reached the 77th position, 23 ranks higher than the last time

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India's Ease of Doing Business Gets Better & Google Employees' Revolt: 4 Things to Know Today

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