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Pandemic May Cause a Global Tsunami of Mental Health Problems: Researchers

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found that Covid-19 pandemic will cause a global tsunami of mental health problems. Mental health problems were already a...

Poverty and Inequality Rising Rapidly in Thailand: Report

By Zsombor Peter Thailand's poverty rate has been rising in recent years despite steady, if slow, overall economic growth, a new World Bank report says, widening...

World Bank Issues its First ‘Green Loan’ For Environmental Businesses in Vietnam

A division of the World Bank has just made its first so-called "green loan" to a bank in Vietnam, meant for businesses to help...

World Bank Approves $310 Million Loan for Sri Lanka to Reduce Flood Risks

 The World Bank has approved a $310 million loan for Sri Lanka to reduce and mitigate the flood risks in parts of the capital...

World Bank: Russia Banking Sector Remains at Risk Despite Recent State Costly Bailouts

The World Bank says Russia's banking sector is stabilizing but remains at risk despite recent state bailouts of Russian banks totaling tens of billions...

World Bank to Help Sri-Lankan Farmers Improve Productivity and Tackle Climate Change

The World Bank on Monday approved a $125 million loan for Sri Lanka to help small farmers improve productivity and tackle climate change. The programme...

Himachal Pradesh Collaborates with World Bank for Developing Waste Management Strategies

Himachal Pradesh will collaborate with the World Bank and the Korea Green Growth Trust Fund for developing agro climatic zone-based municipal solid waste management...

After World Bank’s Head Quits, Donald Trump Likely To Determine The Successor

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has announced that he is stepping down as the head of the premier anti-poverty institution putting the likely...

To Help Poor Countries Adapt To Global Warming, World Bank Doubles Its Funding

The World Bank has announced it is doubling its funding to help poor nations adjust to global warming to $200 billion over five years. "If...

World Bank shareholders endorse capital increase plan

The World Bank has said its shareholders endorsed a capital increase package, a series of internal reforms, and a set of policy measures to...

World could see 140mn climate migrants by 2050: Report

Three regions can witness migration due to climate change The regions also include South Asia It is important to take measures to control...

India will become High-Middle Income Country by 2047, says World Bank CEO

New Delhi, Nov 4: Lauding India's increasing per capita income, World Bank CEO Kristalina Georgieva on Saturday said she has no doubt that India...

69 Years a Slave? Balochistan’s Struggle for Freedom : A Detailed Report

Even after 70 years of Pakistan's creation, Balochistan refuses to associate itself as a part of the country Pakistan's military occupation of Balochistan...

Indus Water Treaty: Is the Agreement leading to War between India-Pakistan or is it a Possible Resolution?

New Delhi, August 04, 2017: Indus Water Treaty has recently gone through major developments, as a long pending project proposed by India has resurfaced and...

India can Save $5 Billion in Healthcare by Eliminating Child Marriage, Adolescent Pregnancy

July 15, 2017: Indians could be saving an amount of $5 billion (Rs 33,500 crore) in health care over a period of seven years,...

World Bank urges for more funds to be invested into Primary School Education with focus on Reading Skills

Dubai, March 18, 2017: Manager Education Sector at the World Bank group Harry Patrinos said on Saturday that globally more money has to be...

India accepts Pakistan’s Invitation for talks on the Indus Waters Treaty in Pakistan

New Delhi, March 3, 2017: The Indian Commissioner of the Permanent Indus Commission has accepted his Pakistani counterpart's invitation for talks on the Indus...

India Urges World Bank to grant $5-7 billion to meet its funding requirements

New Delhi, March 1, 2017: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday urged the World Bank to grant India $5-7 billion to meet its...

Pakistan makes it clear that it will not accept any Modifications or Changes to Indus Water Treaty

Islamabad, December 17, 2016: Fearing that India is buying time to complete two disputed water projects, Pakistan made it clear that it would not accept...

Migrant’s Journey from Rural Bangladesh Shows Sacrifices and Dangers of Slum Life

Dhaka, November 16, 2016: For much of his early life on Bhola, an island in south-central Bangladesh, Mohammed Abul Kalam battled poverty and a hostile...

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