With the coronavirus pandemic emphasising the media's indispensable role in society, a new study showed that just about one-fourth of the consumers in India currently pay for news but nearly two-thirds are willing to pay.
Despite the considerable progress, corporate India with 16 percent board representation of women in NIFTY 500 companies, remains behind the curve.
A country that has a tourism sector that both cares about the sustainability of the environment and nurtures its places of natural beauty is going to attract discerning international and local visitors who are willing to pay the extra dollar.
Denmark and New Zealand have cornered the top spot, followed by Finland, Singapore, Sweden and Switzerland in the top ten.
Gurnani expressed concern on recent statutory levies on the telecom sector and said that judicial reforms go hand in hand with ease of doing business.
The budget carrier is in active talks with the planemaker on compensation for 737 MAX-related costs, Singh told the Reuters Global Markets Forum.
US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in several television interviews that they expected to finalize agreements with those allies in 2020.
The Trump administration and Greta Thunberg have sparred indirectly since Tuesday on panels in Davos but organisers have carefully averted any direct confrontation.
Defending the new citizenship amendment law, Goyal also said, "India has a duty to protect people who are sufferers of religious persecution."
The World Economic Forum Centre for Cybersecurity brought together a group of leading internet service providers (ISPs) and multilateral organisations to develop new ways to protect and prevent these attacks from reaching consumers.
"The last 24 months has seen countries being more concerned about their own needs with every man for himself," Mittal said here at WEF 2020.
In a special address at the WEF 2020, Khan also said Pakistan has decided to partner any other country only for peace and named the partnership with US as the one.
Climate change, biodiversity loss and global warming are the greatest threat humanity has ever faced, he said in a special address at the WEF 2020.
Goyal, who also holds the railways portfolio, discussed ways for accelerating investments in Indian Railways during a roundtable session with industry leaders here on the sidelines of WEF.
Goyal said the RCEP in its present form was clearly an unworkable agreement.
The World Economic Forum will throw up a lot of good ideas, but they have to be followed through.
Reiterating that he will keep the promise of making disqualified legislators who have won bypolls on BJP ticket as ministers, he said ministry expansion will happen soon after his meeting with party national president Amit Shah on the matter.
The initiative will work towards experimenting, designing and deploying blockchain solutions that will accelerate responsible sourcing and sustainability practices.
Decades of prioritizing economic growth over social equity has led to historically high levels of wealth and income inequality, Menon says.
Environmental risks were the top concern in South Asia, which highlighted water crises, and in East Asia and the Pacific, which identified natural catastrophes.
The WEF listed Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan committing his country's G20 Chairmanship to launch an agenda for global data governance.
The proposal evoked an instant and wide response from attendees, both on the positive and negative sides, with some experts making a strong pitch for adopting a smaller work week to reap the benefits of working less.
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.
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.
'The challenge in India is very different to the Western world. We believe AI is going to transform the life of human beings,' Kant said here at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting.