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ADB Private Sector Financing Tops $2.6 Billion in 2015, Up 37% Year-on-Year

ADB private sector operations in 2015 included financing for a new wind power generation in Thailand.
ADB private sector operations in 2015 included financing for a new wind power generation in Thailand.

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) approved a record $2.6 billion of new financing and investments for the private sector in 2015, a 37% increase from a year earlier and 62% higher than in 2013.

As a result of this significant expansion, ADB’s private sector investment portfolio has increased to over $8 billion, and its private sector operations are now targeted to double from current levels by 2020.


Freida Pinto to Host Dinner with Melinda Gates, Bono, Oprah Winfrey and Sheryl Sandberg in Davos, Switzerland

FREIDA PINTO - WBRi File Photo
Freida Pinto (WBRi File Photo)

The special guests at this dinner would be Melinda Gates and the legendary U2 vocalist and musician Bono along with Oprah Winfrey and Sheryl Sandberg.



India Real Estate Builders to Keep Buyers Debt-Free with Unique Financing

While obtaining home loans has become easier, the loan amount –along with the EMI (Equated Monthly Installment) thereon - is quite high due to high apartment prices making home buying a challenging task for most people. Add to this, the already depressed business conditions where job security is uncertain. In such a scenario builders are offering various payment options for under-construction and ready possession flats.



Emirates Group Announces Half Year Performance

Kolkata, November 12, 2014(Washington Bangla Radio): The Emirates Group recently announced its half-yearly results which show steady performance and growth, despite a challenging business environment marked by ongoing health pandemic concerns, regional conflicts, and weakening global markets.


JAL Team takes SIES College by Storm

The ‘JAL’ team comprising of Purab Kohli, Kirti Kulhari and director Girish Malik took the students of SIES (South Indian Education Society) College by storm yesterday, where they were present at their college festival 'Tatva-Moksh-Lakshya'. The team enthralled the students with their witty humour and their stunning trailer.

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