Submitted by sruti on Fri, 02/07/2014 - 00:45.
It is critical that Asia’s precious but increasingly scarce water
resources are managed in a coordinated way to ensure the region has not
only sufficient water but also enough food and energy to meet its needs,
Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao said today.
Submitted by sruti on Thu, 01/09/2014 - 22:43.
During a three-day visit to People’s Republic of China (PRC), Asian
Development Bank (ADB) President Takehiko Nakao expressed appreciation
for the PRC’s reform vision announced last month and assured Vice
Premier Zhang Gaoli of ADB’s strong support for reforms and efforts to
address environment and poverty.
Submitted by sruti on Thu, 01/09/2014 - 22:34.
Like countless others, forty-year- old Usha left her village in Uttar
Pradesh and came to Delhi in search of a better life. Two decades later,
she finds herself living in a jhuggi while she struggles to bring up
her five children on the meagre salary she earns as a domestic help.
Submitted by sruti on Tue, 12/24/2013 - 11:12.
Pushing up the cadence of its expansion plans, Reliance MediaWorks is
all set to launch a Big Cinemas, multiplex in Kundli Haryana.
Conveniently located at Ansal Highway Plaza Mall one of the most
happening and widely popular places in the city. Big Cinemas multiplex
in Kundli is Reliance MediaWorks 96th multiplex in India, 3rd inHaryana
and 32ndin Northern India.
Submitted by sruti on Wed, 12/18/2013 - 12:10.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has so far approved $900 million in
assistance for livelihood restoration, infrastructure reconstruction
climate resilience initiatives in communities affected by Typhoon
Yolanda, as well as budget support to the Government of the Philippines.
Submitted by sruti on Tue, 12/17/2013 - 15:01.
Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) has been an early starter in
introducing reforms and substantial reforms have already been carried
out in the Central Excise laws and procedures since 1994. The object of
these reforms was to repose a greater trust in the tax-payers and bring
about a substantial improvement in the delivery system and compliance
through automation and trade facilitation measures.
Submitted by sruti on Tue, 12/17/2013 - 14:33.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is helping Nanning city in Guangxi
Zhuang Autonomous Region, People’s Republic of China (PRC), to improve
the quality of pre-school education and training programs for elderly
health care services via a comprehensive vocational training system.
Submitted by sruti on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 16:01.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is providing a $900 million loan for a new supercritical coal power generation unit in Pakistan that will deliver reliable, cost effective electricity to hundreds of thousands of energy-starved households and businesses.
Submitted by sruti on Mon, 12/09/2013 - 15:53.
Some 480,000 households in four regions in Myanmar will have better
access to a more reliable supply of electricity to support their daily
activities with a $60 million loan from the Asian Development Bank
(ADB), the first project loan since re-engaging with Myanmar, which will
rehabilitate sections of the country’s power distribution network.
Submitted by sruti on Fri, 12/06/2013 - 12:02.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today approved a $500 million emergency
loan announced in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda to help the
Government of the Philippines cover immediate costs associated with
rebuilding areas affected by the super storm.