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Across the 14 countries surveyed, 59% of respondents said greater international cooperation would have reduced number of Covid cases in their own country.
The 2020 Human Capital Index update includes health and education data for 174 countries covering 98 per cent of the world's population up to March 2020.
Khullar, a 1988-batch IAS officer, will have a tenure of three years or till the date of his superannuation, i.e. 31 August 2023, a Personnel Ministry order said.
World Bank says it is pausing publishing of the Doing Business 2021 report and will conduct an internal audit of reports for the past 5 years.
A day after World Bank suspended its ease of doing business rankings, Kant says the govt will work tirelessly to make India one of the easiest countries to invest in.
World Bank chief David Malpass said the organisation wants to avoid a situation where a significant amount of its assistance is used to service past borrowing.
The G-20 in April agreed to allow a temporary suspension of debt repayment for more than 70 impoverished nations.
South Asia may see 42 mn people being pushed into extreme poverty, according to World Bank analysis, as the pandemic leads to longer shutdowns, increase in costs.
The recession this time isn’t driven by inherent weakness in economies or factors like oil shocks. It’s also synchronous. This could quicken India’s recovery.
Global gross domestic product will probably shrink 5.2% in 2020, the World Bank said in its semi-annual Global Economic Prospects report.