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Made-in-India vaccine ready for world, says PM

India has started the world’s largest coronavirus vaccination programme, said Modi

29 Jan 2021 4:15 AM

Cities key to India's post-pandemic growth: WEF study

The study by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) said the unfolding COVID-19 pandemic has been catastrophic for cities

10 Jan 2021 12:52 PM

Davos bound Bhuvan Bam

The creator of the online channel BB ki Vines, is also the only Indian creator who was invited to attend the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2020.

28 Jan 2020 12:05 AM

George Soros unveils a billion dollar fund against resurgent nationalism

Soros pledged one billion dollars for a new university network project to fight the erosion of civil society.

27 Jan 2020 10:02 AM

India slowdown temprorary, eco will recover: IMF

On risks ahead for the global economy, the IMF chief listed factors like weakness in long-term productivity growth and low inflation.

25 Jan 2020 4:02 AM

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Priyanka Chopra gets economical

The actress attended the World Economic Forum to rally leaders against extreme poverty, climate change and inequity.

23 Jan 2020 4:04 AM

India slips to 112th rank on gender gap index, in bottom 5 on health, economic fronts

While Iceland remains world's most gender-neutral country, India moved down from 108th position last year on WEF's Gender Gap Report.

17 Dec 2019 8:28 AM

Singapore replaces US as world’s most competitive economy

Hong Kong, the Netherlands and Switzerland rounded out the top five places in the rankings.

09 Oct 2019 10:15 AM

Many more structural reforms in offing to propel growth: Kant

I think many more structural reforms are in the offing. The government has pushed for disinvestment, said the Niti Aayog CEO.

03 Oct 2019 3:43 PM

Inform and Inspire

Through the app Beyond Pink, an information platform for women, Dr Bindu S. Nair aims to bridge the knowledge divide between genders.

25 Aug 2019 12:04 AM

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Climate of change

According to the report, governments across the world only have 12 years to meet their goal of net-zero carbon emissions (CO ) by 2050.

04 Aug 2019 12:00 AM

Go vegan for a greener planet!

The world is apparently set to run out of food by 2050 if we don’t cut down on meats.

11 Apr 2019 12:24 AM

India ranks 76th on WEF's global Energy Transition index; Sweden tops list

Sweden remains on the top on the annual list compiled by World Economic Forum and is followed by Switzerland and Norway.

25 Mar 2019 3:43 PM

Robot at the Desk!

Bengaluru’s Invento Robotics unveiled Mitri, the first robot receptionist in the country which blinks, talks and senses a bad day at work.

03 Mar 2019 5:45 AM

Re-skilling initiative gets warm welcome from global businesses

Global enterprises said they were willing to retrain 17.2 million people as part of the initiative, called closing the Skill Gap.

16 Feb 2019 1:55 AM

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Tackling the plastic menace

Millions of tons of plastic waste could be turned into clean fuels, other products.

08 Feb 2019 6:24 PM

Dragon’s deceit: Is Soros right about Xi plans?

The best, or worst, possible consequence of Mr Soros’ statement is that the official Chinese reaction appeared to be numb.

31 Jan 2019 12:45 AM

Urbanisation to be big driver of Indian economic growth: Kant

Kant said IMF has forecast 7.5 per cent growth for India despite a gloomy outlook for the global economy.

23 Jan 2019 1:01 PM

Private jet to Davos please!

Never mind climate change, Davos prefers private jets.

23 Jan 2019 12:40 PM

The wealthiest 26 of the world own half the world’s wealth

The growing gap between the rich and poor is hurting the fight against poverty, damaging economies and fuelling public anger, says Oxfam.

21 Jan 2019 12:15 PM

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