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The Financial Express
India’s GDP nos dependable; rigging not possible: Kaushik BasuIndia’s GDP numbers are very dependable and there is no “rigging” taking place
India’s GDP nos dependable; rigging not possible: Kaushik Basu
The Financial Express / Posted 30 minutes ago
India’s GDP numbers are very dependable and there is no “rigging” taking place with regards to data, World Bank’s Chief Economist Kaushik Basu said today. Basu, former Chief Economic Advisor, also said a small slippage in the government’s fiscal... Read more
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New Kerala
President presents Infosys Prizes to six winnersNew Delhi, Feb 13 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday felicitated six winn
President presents Infosys Prizes to six winners
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
New Delhi, Feb 13 : President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday felicitated six winners of Infosys Science Foundation Prizes 2015 for their outstanding contribution in their fields. The winners are Umesh Waghmare in engineering and computer science... Read more
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The Hindu
India’s digital transformationThe country can only derive the digital dividend of faster growth, more jobs an
India’s digital transformation
The Hindu / Posted yesterday
The country can only derive the digital dividend of faster growth, more jobs and better services by expanding affordable Internet access to all/ There is little doubt that China has stolen a march on India when it comes to leveraging the Internet.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Forex Crunch, Bad Choices and Nigeria's FutureDIFFERENT reactions continue to trail the current forex challenge in the countr
Forex Crunch, Bad Choices and Nigeria's Future
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
DIFFERENT reactions continue to trail the current forex challenge in the country and the announcement by the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele, days ago, that Nigerians should prepare for hard times ahead. According to media reports, the CBN had... Read more
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Business Standard India
India's Aadhaar increased access, reduced corruption: World BankCiting how India increased access and reduced corruption in public services by
India's Aadhaar increased access, reduced corruption: World Bank
Business Standard India / Posted 17 days ago
Citing how India increased access and reduced corruption in public services by providing unique digital identification to one billion people in five years, the World Bank says digital technologies can promote inclusion, efficiency, and... Read more
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Market Watch
World’s big thinkers weigh in on robots, Trump and the coming revolutionDAVOS (Project Syndicate) — At the train station in Davos, members of the globa
World’s big thinkers weigh in on robots, Trump and the coming revolution
Market Watch / Posted 21 days ago
DAVOS (Project Syndicate) — At the train station in Davos, members of the global elite hustle in snow boots to their annual summit in the mountains. I catch snippets of conversations about falling oil prices, China’s slowdown, and the scourge of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
W'bank - Benefits of Technological Advancement Still Low in Developing CountriesThe World Bank has said despite the rapid spread in Internet usage, mobile phon
W'bank - Benefits of Technological Advancement Still Low in Developing Countries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 28 days ago
The World Bank has said despite the rapid spread in Internet usage, mobile phones and other digital technologies, the anticipated digital dividends of higher growth, more jobs, and better public services have fallen short of expectations especially... Read more
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Central Chronicle
World Bank lauds AadharAgencies, New Delhi/Washington The World Bank has applauded India’s digital id
World Bank lauds Aadhar
Central Chronicle / Posted 28 days ago
Agencies, New Delhi/Washington The World Bank has applauded India’s digital identification for citizens, Aadhar, saying the initiative helps the Government save 1 dollar billion annually by curbing corruption. “We estimate that this (Aadhaar digital... Read more
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Business Standard India
Aadhaar ID saving Indian govt about $1 billion per annum: World BankIn a report on 'Digital Dividends', World Bank said that Aadhaar has increased
Aadhaar ID saving Indian govt about $1 billion per annum: World Bank
Business Standard India / Posted 30 days ago
In a report on 'Digital Dividends', World Bank said that Aadhaar has increased access and reduced corruptionIn a report on 'Digital Dividends', World Bank said that Aadhaar has... Read more
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asianage
Aadhaar ID saving Indian govt about USD 1 billion per annum World BankRepresentational Image. India is on track to register its entire population us
Aadhaar ID saving Indian govt about USD 1 billion per annum World Bank
asianage / Posted 30 days ago
Representational Image. India is on track to register its entire population using its Aadhaar digital ID. Washington: Hailing India's Aadhaar digital ID, the World Bank has said the initiative is estimated to be saving the government about USD 1... Read more
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