World Bank discontinues ‘Doing Business’ Report after investigation reveals connivance of top executives in boosting China’s rankings
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva and her advisor reportedly pressurised the bank to make changes to China’s data, in a bid to lift its rankings in Doing Business Report
World Bank suspends aid to Afghanistan due to Taliban takeover, over two dozen development projects likely to be halted
World Bank stopped aid to Afghanistan as Taliban took over the country. IMF and US had earlier announced seizing reserves and financial support.
World Bank said public consumption will contribute positively, however, suppressed private demand is expected to fade by the end of 2021
World Bank’s revised Ease of Doing Business report reaffirms India’s ranking: Read how usual suspects had attacked Modi govt anticipating downgrading of India
World Bank had suspended Ease of Doing Business report due to irregularities regarding changes to data in previous reports
Joseph Stiglitz, the economist that Rahul Gandhi praised for attacking Modi, is known for his questionable policies and wrong predictions
Joseph Stiglitz had praised the economic policies of Venezuelan govt, said subprime crisis will not happen
Report says China’s rank in World Bank ranking is manipulated, ‘liberals’ hope for India’s rank to slip just to show PM Modi down
The data of 4 countries – China, Azerbaijan, the UAE and Saudi Arabia – could have been inappropriately altered and all 4 rank above India in the Ease of Doing Business Ranking
India’s rank in World Bank’s ‘Ease of Doing Business’ ranking could be higher, data of 4 countries, including China, manipulated
All 4 counties that are now under scanner ranked higher than India in the report released in 2019 Ease of Doing Business Rankings by the World Bank.
World Bank's India Director Junaid Ahmad appreciated India's efforts in providing social assistance to poor and vulnerable
World Bank lauds India for showing the way in containing Coronavirus pandemic through Aarogya Setu app
Aarogya Setu app also contains a list of helpline numbers for every State in India. A chatbot within the app helps resolve user queries and educate about the symptoms of the Chinese virus.
India among 10 most improved economies, jumps 14 places to reach 63rd rank in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings
India, which was ranked 77th among 190 countries in the previous Ease of Doing Business ranking, has shown an improvement of 23 places compared to its position in 2018.