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  • Wipro joins WEF's Partnership for New Work Standards initiative Jun 16, 2021 12:38 PM IST

    Wipro joins WEF's Partnership for New Work Standards initiative

    This initiative aims to co-create new frameworks, shape forward-thinking people policies and utilise tools and technologies to collectively build human-first work standards, with people at the heart of business, the Bengaluru-headquartered firm said in a statement.

  • India's merchandise and services exports may dip by 10% in FY21 : Commerce Minister Mar 23, 2021 07:18 PM IST

    India's merchandise and services exports may dip by 10% in FY21 : Commerce Minister

    In the previous financial year of 2019-20, services exports had risen by 4 percent while merchandise exports had shrunk by 4.7 percent.

  • COVID-19 arrived in Italy almost 6 months before first official case: Report Nov 20, 2020 04:58 PM IST

    COVID-19 arrived in Italy almost 6 months before first official case: Report

    Italian National Cancer Institute in Milan, which re-examined samples from a lung cancer screening trial between September 2019 and March 2020, signalled that COVID-19 might have spread beyond China earlier than previously thought.

  • Trying to keep out Chinese investors can turn out to be counterproductive Apr 22, 2020 02:12 PM IST

    Trying to keep out Chinese investors can turn out to be counterproductive

    A downside of the latest step-back from allowing freer cross border trade and investment as the economy grows bigger and more complex is funding of Indian startups

  • Exiting from the lockdown Apr 03, 2020 11:29 AM IST

    Exiting from the lockdown

    We have to find a way to both contain the infection as well as support the economy

  • George Soros pledges $1 billion to battle 'would-be and actual dictators' Jan 24, 2020 08:28 AM IST

    George Soros pledges $1 billion to battle 'would-be and actual dictators'

    Speaking at the WEF, the US-based financier and philanthropist added that "humanity was at a turning point"

  • Piyush Goyal says economy poised to take off Jan 23, 2020 02:20 PM IST

    Piyush Goyal says economy poised to take off

    Speaking at a session at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual summit here, the Commerce and Industry Minister also said the government will hold discussions with Britain and European Union on free trade agreements.

  • Majority of CEOs expect global economy to cool in PwC survey Jan 21, 2020 09:15 AM IST

    Majority of CEOs expect global economy to cool in PwC survey

    The survey, published on Monday ahead of the World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos, found 53% of CEOs around the world forecast the rate of global growth will fall, compared with 29% the year before, the highest level of pessimism since the accounting firm began asking the question in 2012.

  • WEF Davos 2020 begins, Klaus Schwab says proud of community it has created Jan 21, 2020 08:45 AM IST

    WEF Davos 2020 begins, Klaus Schwab says proud of community it has created

    "I wish to extend a very cordial welcome to the annual meeting 2020," he said officially opening the annual congregation of rich and powerful from across the world.

  • Millions of dollars and thousands of army men: Davos turns into fortress for WEF Jan 20, 2020 11:15 AM IST

    Millions of dollars and thousands of army men: Davos turns into fortress for WEF

    Beginning last week itself, the Air Force of Switzerland has stepped up surveillance of the airspace through radars, ready-to-use fighter jets and ground-based air defence to ensure security in the airspace above Davos.

  • India ranks low at 76th place on global Social Mobility Index Jan 20, 2020 09:02 AM IST

    India ranks low at 76th place on global Social Mobility Index

    The report, released ahead of the 50th Annual Meeting of the WEF, also lists India among the five countries that stand to gain the most from a better social mobility score that seeks to measure parameters necessary for creating societies where every person has the same opportunity to fulfil his potential in life irrespective of socioeconomic background.

  • Wealth of India's richest 1% more than 4-times of total for 70% poorest: Oxfam Jan 20, 2020 08:05 AM IST

    Wealth of India's richest 1% more than 4-times of total for 70% poorest: Oxfam

    Releasing the study 'Time to Care' here ahead of the 50th Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), rights group Oxfam also said the world's 2,153 billionaires have more wealth than the 4.6 billion people who make up 60 per cent of the planet's population.

  • Half of world economy dependent on nature: WEF study Jan 19, 2020 11:35 AM IST

    Half of world economy dependent on nature: WEF study

    Releasing the Nature Risk Rising Report ahead of its 50th Annual Meeting, the World Economic Forum said about 25 percent of our assessed plant and animal species are threatened by human actions, with a million species facing extinction, many within decades.

  • Trump, Merkel and Imran to visit WEF@Davos; Over 100 Indian CEOs too present Jan 19, 2020 11:05 AM IST

    Trump, Merkel and Imran to visit WEF@Davos; Over 100 Indian CEOs too present

    US President Donald Trump, Britain's Prince Charles, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Afghanistan's Ashraf Ghani and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan would be among the world leaders attending the five-day 50th annual meeting of WEF beginning Monday.

  • Economic, political polarisation to rise in 2020; Threats to climate among biggest risks: WEF survey Jan 15, 2020 03:10 PM IST

    Economic, political polarisation to rise in 2020; Threats to climate among biggest risks: WEF survey

    Forecasting a year of increased domestic and international divisions and economic slowdown, the annual Global Risks Report of the World Economic Forum (WEF) said, "geopolitical turbulence is propelling us towards an 'unsettled' unilateral world of great power rivalries at a time when business and government leaders must focus urgently on working together to tackle shared risks."

  • Union ministers, CMs to join over 100 CEOs at WEF's 50th Annual Meeting in Davos Dec 22, 2019 06:00 PM IST

    Union ministers, CMs to join over 100 CEOs at WEF's 50th Annual Meeting in Davos

    Among the global leaders, US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are also expected to attend the high-profile summit, where over 3,000 global leaders would converge to discuss what requires to make it a 'cohesive and sustainable world'.

  • Stage set for India to become $5 trillion economy: WEF Prez Borge Brende Oct 04, 2019 08:45 PM IST

    Stage set for India to become $5 trillion economy: WEF Prez Borge Brende

    With half of its population of working age, India has a unique demographic advantage.

  • India showing remarkable resilience amid global slowdown: WEF Prez Borge Brende Oct 02, 2019 05:52 PM IST

    India showing remarkable resilience amid global slowdown: WEF Prez Borge Brende

    He further said that India is very advanced from many developed economies when it comes to information technology sector, but there is a lot of scope for development in terms of infrastructure.

  • India ranks 76th on WEF's global Energy Transition index; Sweden on top Mar 25, 2019 10:40 AM IST

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

    Sweden remains on the top on this annual list compiled by Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) and is followed by Switzerland and Norway in the top three, as per its latest report released on Monday.

  • WEF lists 33 ways Davos 2019 made an impact on the world Jan 25, 2019 07:58 PM IST

    WEF lists 33 ways Davos 2019 made an impact on the world

    The WEF listed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan committing his country's G20 Chairmanship to launch an agenda for global data governance.

  • WEF summit ends with words of caution for world economy Jan 25, 2019 06:25 PM IST

    WEF summit ends with words of caution for world economy

    In the last plenary session on 'Global economy in transition', IMF chief Christine Lagarde listed climate change, an ageing population, jobs for youth, income inequality and the need to make the world more cooperative among the key issues needed to be dealt with.

  • India Inc has a lot to learn at Davos 2019: CII Director General Jan 25, 2019 04:35 PM IST

    India Inc has a lot to learn at Davos 2019: CII Director General

    The focus this year at Davos has been the big challenge in terms of global uncertainties, he said, while noting there are economic and political risks that are being talked about here.

  • Bahrain seeks to strengthen trade ties with India, promises huge investment opportunities Jan 25, 2019 04:11 PM IST

    Bahrain seeks to strengthen trade ties with India, promises huge investment opportunities

    Simon Galpin, Managing Director, Bahrain Economic Development Board (EDB), said Bahrain also sees fourth industrial revolution (4IR) as a great opportunity that would help its economy be dynamic and agile.

  • Global biz leaders raise concerns over e-commerce policy changes in India Jan 24, 2019 06:27 PM IST

    Global biz leaders raise concerns over e-commerce policy changes in India

    Multiple business leaders attending the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting here said there are confusions in their mind in the backdrop of recent policy changes for e-commerce players having FDI in India.

  • No experts for tomorrow, they are only for yesterday: Jack Ma Jan 23, 2019 06:59 PM IST

    No experts for tomorrow, they are only for yesterday: Jack Ma

    Addressing the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting here, the Alibaba executive chairman also told business leaders never to worry about competition and pressure.

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