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Gujarat election 2017: Modi’s ‘ease of doing politics’ gets easier as Rahul Gandhi, Congress dismiss World Bank ranking

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the gathering on the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi on Tuesday. (PTI Photo / PIB)00110A) Gujarat election 2007: As the battle for Gujarat gets intense, Congress party may have shot itself in the foot by dismissing World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business rankings 2018, which was released on Tuesday. For the first time, India has found itself at the 100th spot on the coveted list that ranks 190…

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World Bank ranking: Government, World Bank working on 200 reforms to push India into top 50 in rankings

MUMBAI: The government is working with the World Bank to recognise over 200 reforms that will help propel India into the top-50 bracket in ease of doing business, according to Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) secretary Ramesh Abhishek. “We have already implemented 122 reforms this year, and are working with World Bank to recognise these. We will further initiate 90 more ease of doing business reforms this year,” Abhishek told reporters on the sidelines of the CII Invest…

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Live updates | Ease of Doing Business rankings 2018: Congress takes on PM Modi, Centre over World Bank report

Ease of Doing Business rankings 2018 Live updates: World Bank has published Ease of Doing Rankings yesterday. India has gained 30 places to rank 100th in the World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ ranking. (PTI image) Ease of Doing Business rankings 2018 Live updates: World Bank has published Ease of Doing Rankings yesterday. India has gained 30 places to rank 100th in the World Bank’s ‘ease of doing business’ ranking. The improvement was due to a slew of reforms in…

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Korea’s biz environment ranking climbs to 4th place: World Bank

South Korea moved up to fourth place in this year’s business environment survey, thanks to high scores in legal settlements and electricity supply, a report by the World Bank showed Tuesday. According to the organization’s “Doing Business 2018” report, which is based on an annual survey, the country’s ranking represents a one-notch gain from its standing a year earlier. For this year, the World Bank analyzed 190 countries’ business environments by breaking them down into 10 broad categories in accordance…

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KUNA : World Bank approves USD 400 mln for reconstruction of Mosul, liberated areas – Economics

WASHINGTON, Oct 31 (KUNA) — The World Bank announced Tuesday it approved a USD 400 million financial assistance package to support recovery, rebuilding and rehabilitation of priority infrastructure to restore delivery of public services in areas of Iraq newly liberated from the so-called Islamic State (IS).The World Bank said the package represents an additional financing to the Iraq Emergency Operation for Development Project (USD 350 million) approved back in July 2015 and already underway in seven cities.World…

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World Bank approves $400 million to rebuild liberated Iraqi areas

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The World Bank on Tuesday approved $400 million in additional funding to help rebuild services to Iraqi areas recaptured from Islamic State militants after a three-year military campaign, the global development bank said. A member of Iraqi federal police walks among rubble in the destroyed Old City of Mosul, Iraq August 7, 2017. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem The World Bank also said it would fund studies on how to involve the private sector in the reconstruction of Mosul’s airport…

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Nigeria moves up 24 points on World Bank Ease of Doing Business

World bank The World Bank on Tuesday said that Nigeria now ranked 145th position out of 190 countries in the Ease of Doing Business index for 2018 The World Bank stated this in its just released Ease of Doing Business report titled, “Doing Business 2018: Reforming to create jobs”. The report indicated that Nigeria had moved up by 24 points from 169th position on the 2017 ranking and also 170th position on the 2016 ranking to 145 in the World…

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Nigeria Climbs 24 Places on Ease of Doing Business index as World Bank lists Nigeria among Top 10 reformers

Nigeria has moved up 24 places to 145th in the World Bank’s ‘Doing Business’ report published today, and for the first time the country is recognized as one of the top 10 most improved economies in the world. The World Bank Doing Business project provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 190 economies. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, in a reaction to the report said: “I welcome Nigeria’s improved performance. We are one of the top ten…

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Victoria Rahming of Rahming, Hancock, Graham & Associates to be Featured on CUTV News Radio – World Bank News Today

There are subtle nuances to running the back end of a business and that’s the part we help with.” — Victoria Rahming MIAMI, FLORIDA, UNITED STATES, October 31, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Everybody wants to be their own boss – you want the flexibility and freedom – but entrepreneurship is not for the faint of heart. There is much to consider before launching a business. Victoria Rahming is the founder of Rahming, Hancock, Graham & Associates, an income tax preparation and…

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World Bank offers advice to make Sri Lanka’s international trade more efficient

* World Bank offers advice to make Sri Lanka’s international trade more efficient Tue, Oct 31, 2017, 01:54 am SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. Oct 30, Colombo: The World Bank says the Sri Lankan government’s aim to open up borders for trade in its vision to position the country as a global logistics hub of trade alone is not enough. While the opening markets for the local Small and Medium Entrepreneurs (SMEs) will facilitate adoption of new technologies…

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World Bank Group, Ghana Climate Innovation Centre & Mowgli Mentoring Partner To Empower Climate Innovators In Ghana

ACCRA, Ghana, 31 October 2017 — Mowgli Mentoring is partnering with the World Bank Group and the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) to deliver its first mentoring program in West Africa. To strengthen the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre’s (GCIC) current offering, non-profit Mowgli Mentoring will design and facilitate a six-month structured mentoring program to satisfy two key objectives: to support the transfer of learning regarding what it takes to run an impactful mentoring program and to deliver a pilot program…

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World Bank Group, others partner to empower climate innovators in Ghana

Mowgli Mentoring is partnering with the World Bank Group and the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre (GCIC) to deliver its first mentoring program in West Africa.   To strengthen the Ghana Climate Innovation Centre’s (GCIC) current offering, non-profit Mowgli Mentoring will design and facilitate a six-month structured mentoring program to satisfy two key objectives:   1. to support the transfer of learning regarding what it takes to run an impactful mentoring program and  2. to deliver a pilot program which will train…

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African Development Bank calls off proposed loans to Nigeria

OSLO, Oct 30 (Reuters) – The African Development Bank has called off a loan to Nigeria that would have helped fund the country’s budget, instead redirecting the money to specific projects, a vice president at the lender said on Monday. The African Development Bank had been in talks with Nigeria for around a year to release the second, $400 million tranche of a $1 billion loan to shore up its budget for 2017, as the government tried to reinvigorate its…

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Centre partners World Bank todesigns incentive program to bring ‘Smart Cities’ on fast track- The New Indian Express

NEW DELHI: In a bid to bring the delayed ‘Smart Cities’ project on the fast track, the ministry of urban affairs in partnership with the World Bank has designed a performance-based incentive program for select Smart Cities with a total outlay of 500 million US dollars. A letter written by the ministry of housing and urban affairs to the CEOs of special purpose vehicle (SPV) of the Smart Cities last week said that the performance based grants will be disbursed…

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World Bank Ease of Doing Business Ranking 2018: Three reasons why Modi hopes India to break into top 100

The Narendra Modi government has high hopes from the Ease of Doing Business Index as it expects India to make it to the top 100 countries for the first time this year. (Image: Wiki Commons) The Narendra Modi government has high hopes from the Ease of Doing Business Index as it expects India to make it to the top 100 countries for the first time this year. The reason: Three major reforms implemented by the government this year. The World…

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