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This report is the product of the staff of the World Bank. The findings, interpretations, and conclusions do not necessarily reflect the views of the Executive Directors of the World Bank or the governments they represent. The World Bank does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this work. ii Acknowledgments This report has benefited from the(More)
1 The world economy has entered a major downturn caused by the biggest financial crisis since the 1930s. Financial crises tend to hit investment in infrastructure particularly hard. As the global recession unfolds, government revenue is shrinking as fiscal receipts diminish and yet there are demands for spending on social safety nets to increase. Private(More)
A reverse phase HPLC method with UV detection has been developed and validated in order to quantify plumbagin, the bioactive marker of the roots of P. indica and P. zeylanica. A quantitative HPTLC method was also developed using hexane: ethyl acetate (8:2) as the mobile phase. The plumbagin content in the roots were determined using both the methods. P.(More)
At its inception, the Indian space program aimed to assist in national socio-economic development. Between 1975 and the end of the 1980s, India built and launched satellites to satisfy ambitious development goals, but following the liberalization and globalization of the Indian economy in 1991, the space program became increasingly commercialized. This(More)
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