mad cow victim: Florida-based Charlene Singh, 25, suffering the only known instance of the human form of mad cow disease in the US, died recently. She was ill since 2001. She suffered from the

The World Bank (wb) has approved its largest ever environmental grant for the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar. The funds, amounting to us $49 million, are meant to help the country in protecting

A survey of a World Bank funded environment programme in Assam

The 60th anniversary of Washington-based organisations, the World Bank (wb) and International Monetary Fund (imf), was celebrated amidst clamours for reform. Critics distributed

On December 23, 2003 the World Bank approved us $166 million for three projects in Afghanistan to rebuild rural areas, improve farmers' water supply and beef up the customs system. A major chunk of

An independent review the World Bank commissioned wishes the Bank to stop funding all coal and oil mining projects in developing countries, Commissioned by the World Bank s former director of mining, James Bond and headed by Indonesia s former environment

WB s U turn on hydropower

The tone and tenor of the failed Fifth World Trade Organization WTO Ministerial Conference in Cancun found an echo in the annual meetings of the World Bank WB and International Monetary Fund IMF in Dubai from September 20 to 22

Will more funds induce Uttar Pradesh to combat pollution?

An extension of the pursuit of inner purity to purer forms of energy