Monday, 3 October, 2022
TopicCenter for Global Development

Topic: Center for Global Development

What does 5 yrs of school give? 1960s-born Indian women learnt more than 1990s kids, says study

Women born in 1960s with 5 years of schooling almost 100% literate, while figure was around 40% for 90s-born women, says working paper by US-based Center for Global Development.

New study raises questions about China’s borrowing at World Bank

World Bank still loans an average of $2 billion a year to China.

China’s Belt and Road Initiative may bankrupt 8 nations while financing infrastructure

China’s track record managing debt distress has been problematic. It has not signed on to a binding set of rules of the road to avoid unsustainable lending and addressing debt problems.

The World Bank’s terrible response to controversy over India’s Ease of Doing Business jump

The World Bank's response to the criticism of its 'Ease of Doing Business' rankings comes with no substantive rebuttal.

On Camera

YourTurn

Illustration by Prajna Ghosh | ThePrint

Over 38% inmates in Indian jails are OBCs, 10% increase in a decade, study finds

Religious minorities, specifically Muslims and Sikhs, have been overrepresented among prison inmates for years now, but there have been some shifts in the last decade, NCRB data shows.
A man counts Indian currency notes inside a shop in Mumbai, India | Reuters/Francis Mascarenhas

RBI tells state refiners to reduce dollar buying in spot market, contain sharp fall in rupee

RBI has ensured that $9 billion has been made available at overseas branches of some Indian banks for the country's three state-run refiners to tap, according to sources.

Defence

Naval Group & IIT Goa signing agreement to extend partnership on 28 September | Twitter @navalgroup

France’s Naval Group, IIT Goa extend R&D deal for underwater surveillance, submarine imaging

Agreement will act as catalyst for improving analysis of data collected by underwater sensors through application of neural systems & AI.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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