World Bank country director Pierre Landell-Mills said that Bangladesh could become a middle-income country by the year 2020. Releasing a report titled "Bangladesh 2020: A Long-run Perspective Study"

The West Bengal government has chalked out a plan for implementation of a number of tourism related projects involving more than Rs 50 cr. These projects are expected to take shape in the next

ILO : World Employment Report 1998-99 published by International Labour Organisation (ILO) has emphasised education and training as the tools for combatting unemployment. It has called on nations

The textile ministry has forwarded the proposal to set up a Technology Upgradation Fund, which envisages a 5 per cent interest rate subsidy to comapanies on funds taken by them for modernisation and

the World Bank has extended a line of credit amounting to $ 19.5 millions to the Government of India for a rural women's development and empowerment project, estimated to cost $53.8

The United Nations Development Programme committed grant assistance worth $14 million for the development of the leather, fibre and handicraft sectors in the country. The assistance will support

India will seek amendments to some World Trade Organisation (WTO) agreements at the special general council meeting in Geneva on September 24 and 25. Commerce ministry officials said India would take

In spite of rising living standards worldwide, more than 1bn people cannot meet their most basic needs, according to a United Nations report published. Its ninth annual Human Development Report,

IF a report recently published in the us is to be believed, the rich became richer and the poor became poorer over the last year in the us. Family incomes rose overall, with the wealthiest families

The National Conservation Strategy and the Policy Statement on Environment and Development was adopted by the Governink ,nt of India in June 1992 to provide the basis for the integration