School in Nagaland

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Nagaland Becomes 2nd State To Adapt Teach Tool For Classrooms

Nagaland has become the second state in India, after Andhra Pradesh, to implement the “Teach Tool”, a standardised classroom observation tool designed by the World Bank, officials said on Monday. According to the Nagaland government officials, the ‘Teach Tool’ serves as a crucial diagnostic instrument to gain a comprehensive understanding of current teaching practices and the quality of education within classrooms, under the new education… read-more

Tue, 26 Sep 2023 - 04:25 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Teach tool, World Bank, New Education Policy, Nagaland, Education(1522), Technology

Courtesy: Times Now News

Ajay Bangan

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Indian Origin Ajay Bangan To Take Over As World Bank President

Indian-Origin Ajay Singh Banga is the new President of the World Bank. Nominated by the USA President Joe Biden, Ajay Bangan's appointment was approved by the 25-member panel of the World Bank, for a five-year term. With the IIM Ahmedabad MBA will take over the position of the World Bank as President on June 2. This is the first time in Indian history that Indian-origin appointed as World Bank President.

Thu, 04 May 2023 - 01:18 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Ajay Singh Banga, World Bank, US President Joe Biden, Indian Origin Man, Maharashtra Man

Courtesy: News 18

The World Bank

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World Bank Announces $530 Million Additional Aid To Ukraine Amid Russian Invasion

The World Bank has announced to provide an additional aid of $530 million to Ukraine amid the ongoing war against Russia. The World Bank also stated that United Kingdom’s contribution to the addition aid is $500 million, and Kingdom of Denmark’s contribution is $30 million. With this, the total aid provided by World Bank to Ukraine is $13 billion. Of which, $11 billion has been fully disbursed. 

Sat, 01 Oct 2022 - 04:08 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Ukraine, Russia, World Bank, Financial Aid, EU

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Swiggy Delivery Partner

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Swiggy Delivery Partner's Drench In Rain Video Goes Viral

A video of Swiggy's delivery partner drenched in rain is going viral on social media platforms. The harsh weather and monsoon have become a problem for delivery partners, of food/grocery delivery apps like Zomato, Swiggy and others. The video shared as a reel on Instagram gained over 1 million views, with netizens demanding a raincoat or some privileges for the delivery partner, working round the clock.

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 08:29 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Swiggy, Delivery Partner, Drench In Rain, Viral video, World Bank

Courtesy: Zee News

World Bank, UNDP

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UNDP & World Bank Sign Agreement For USD 20 Million To Assist Afghanistan

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and World Bank registered a USD 20 million collaboration agreement to promote humanitarian development projects in Afghanistan. According to UNDP release, the new cooperation would assist NGO/CSOs with personalized capacity building inside their work environment and support their Quick Impact Projects (QIPs). QIPs will attempt to improve access to health, education, agriculture and food security,… read-more

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 12:41 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: UNDP, Afghanistan, World Bank, humanitarian assistance, Development

Courtesy: ANI

World Bank

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World Bank To Provide USD 700 Million To Assist People Of Sri Lanka

World Bank plans to provide nearly USD 700 million to Sri Lanka. Sri Lanka is experiencing a tremendous foreign currency shortage, which has caused difficulties in importing vital products. World Bank country manager stated her office is also collaborating with other organizations such as Asian Development Bank, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, and the UN office, motivating them to "re-purpose" their already engaged initiatives to assist… read-more

Tue, 31 May 2022 - 10:15 AM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: World Bank, Sri Lanka, Foreign Currency, Asian Development Bank, UN Office

Courtesy: ANI

Covid19 Vaccine

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US- EU Collaborating In Pathogen Monitoring, Vaccine Research: Covid-19 Summit

In the Global Covid-19 Summit hosted by different health experts of all the nations on May 12, US President Joe Biden and European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen agreed to collaborate. Two leaders issued a joint statement and decided to cooperate on pathogen monitoring and vaccine research. US committed extra 200 million USD, European Union committed 450 million USD to the World Bank to prevent pandemic, global health security. 

Fri, 13 May 2022 - 02:35 PM / by SARANNYA ACHARYA

Tags: Covid-19, United States, European Union, US President Joe Biden, European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen, World Bank

Courtesy: aninews

Union FM Nirmala Sitharaman

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Cryptocurrency Is Risk, Can Be Used For Illegal Purposes: Nirmala Sitharaman

Union FM Nirmala Sitharaman pointed out the biggest risk of cryptocurrency and said, "I think the biggest risk for all countries across the board will be the money laundering aspect and also the aspect of currency being used for financing terror." Addressing the Spring Meeting of the World Bank, Sitharaman shared her views on digital money and regulation for the same. She also held bilateral meetings with international leaders.

Tue, 19 Apr 2022 - 10:45 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Nirmala Sitharaman, Cryptocurrency, World Bank, Spring Meet, Digital Money

Courtesy: NDTV

The World Bank

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World Bank Halts All Projects In Russia, Belarus: Russia-Ukraine Crisis

The World Bank on March 2, announced halting all of its ongoing projects in Russia and Belarus with immediate effects in response to the invasion of Ukraine. "There has also been no new leading approved to Belarus since mid-2020," informed the international financial institution. Meanwhile, on March 1, the World bank announced $3 billion in support to Ukraine along with IMF's emergency assistance to the country.

Thu, 03 Mar 2022 - 11:03 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: World Bank, Russia, Ukraine, Moscow, Belarus

Courtesy: ANI

The World Bank

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World Bank Donors Agree To Provide $280 Million To Afghanistan

The World Bank on December 10 said that the donors have approved to release of $280 million for war-torn country Afghanistan. "The Afghanistan Reconstruction Trust Fund (ARTF) donors agreed to provide funds to UNICEF and World Food Programme (WFP) by the end of December 2021," said the World Bank. UNICEF will release $100 million to provide health services in Afghanistan and $180 WFP to bolster food security. 

Sat, 11 Dec 2021 - 09:48 AM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: World Bank, Afghanistan, UNICEF, World Food Program, ARTF

Courtesy: ANI