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  • India and China going through "unprecedented" situation: S Jaishankar Sep 24, 2020 11:00 PM IST

    India and China going through "unprecedented" situation: S Jaishankar

    Jaishankar said the challenge for the diplomacy of the two countries would be on how to adjust to each other's rise.

  • In Pics | A look at the major risks in post-COVID world Jul 01, 2020 02:54 PM IST

    In Pics | A look at the major risks in post-COVID world

    Since the COVID-19 outbreak, the disruption in the lives of people worldwide has been nothing short of an unpleasant shock and the scars will take time to heal.

  • UK's Prince Charles says coronavirus reset is a new chance for sustainability Jun 03, 2020 09:43 PM IST

    UK's Prince Charles says coronavirus reset is a new chance for sustainability

    Prince said that rebuilding the world from the devastating impact of the "dreadful" coronavirus pandemic presented an opportunity for those environmental causes.

  • Recession, job losses, another pandemic and protectionism top worries: WEF study May 19, 2020 04:26 PM IST

    Recession, job losses, another pandemic and protectionism top worries: WEF study

    "Economic distress and social discontent will rise over the next 18 months unless world leaders, businesses and policy-makers work together to manage the fallout of the pandemic," according to the report.

  • India up at 74th place on WEF's global energy transition index May 13, 2020 11:45 AM IST

    India up at 74th place on WEF's global energy transition index

    Releasing the annual rankings, the Geneva-based international organisation for public-private cooperation said COVID-19 will compromise the transition to clean energy

  • Coronavirus lockdown | Only 1/4th of Indians pay for news, but 2/3rd willing to pay: WEF study Apr 02, 2020 07:00 PM IST

    Coronavirus lockdown | Only 1/4th of Indians pay for news, but 2/3rd willing to pay: WEF study

    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.

  • Policy | Corporate India must have an unwavering commitment towards gender diversity Mar 18, 2020 10:20 AM IST

    Policy | Corporate India must have an unwavering commitment towards gender diversity

    Despite the considerable progress, corporate India with 16 percent board representation of women in NIFTY 500 companies, remains behind the curve.

  • Tourism | Bhutan puts ecology before the economy Feb 12, 2020 12:55 PM IST

    Tourism | Bhutan puts ecology before the economy

    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.

  • India ranked 80th in Corruption Perception Index Jan 23, 2020 10:54 PM IST

    India ranked 80th in Corruption Perception Index

    Denmark and New Zealand have cornered the top spot, followed by Finland, Singapore, Sweden and Switzerland in the top ten.

  • Investors want stability, predictability of policy, judicial reforms: C P Gurnani Jan 23, 2020 10:48 PM IST

    Investors want stability, predictability of policy, judicial reforms: C P Gurnani

    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.

  • SpiceJet to take 'substantial' profit hit from 737 MAX grounding: Ajay Singh Jan 23, 2020 10:25 PM IST

    SpiceJet to take 'substantial' profit hit from 737 MAX grounding: Ajay Singh

    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 officials see EU, British trade deals in 2020, not India Jan 23, 2020 10:20 PM IST

    US officials see EU, British trade deals in 2020, not India

    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.

  • US Treasury Secretary advises Greta Thunberg to 'go study' Jan 23, 2020 09:30 PM IST

    US Treasury Secretary advises Greta Thunberg to 'go study'

    The Trump administration and Greta Thunberg have sparred indirectly since Tuesday on panels in Davos but organisers have carefully averted any direct confrontation.

  • Muslims in India safer than most other places in world: Piyush Goyal Jan 23, 2020 08:50 PM IST

    Muslims in India safer than most other places in world: Piyush Goyal

    Defending the new citizenship amendment law, Goyal also said, "India has a duty to protect people who are sufferers of religious persecution."

  • WEF unveils new internet security principles to help protect up to 1 billion users Jan 23, 2020 05:50 PM IST

    WEF unveils new internet security principles to help protect up to 1 billion users

    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.

  • India always open to multilateralism, some countries getting too much self-focussed: Sunil Mittal Jan 22, 2020 10:08 PM IST

    India always open to multilateralism, some countries getting too much self-focussed: Sunil Mittal

    "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.

  • World will realise Pakistan's strategic potential once relations with India normalise: Imran Khan Jan 22, 2020 09:52 PM IST

    World will realise Pakistan's strategic potential once relations with India normalise: Imran Khan

    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.

  • Deployment of funds, not lack of capital, thwarting fight against climate change: Prince Charles Jan 22, 2020 09:10 PM IST

    Deployment of funds, not lack of capital, thwarting fight against climate change: Prince Charles

    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.

  • Piyush Goyal meets industry leaders, foreign ministers at WEF Jan 22, 2020 06:45 PM IST

    Piyush Goyal meets industry leaders, foreign ministers at WEF

    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.

  • Need to have fairer, more equitable terms in trade relations: Piyush Goyal Jan 21, 2020 06:15 PM IST

    Need to have fairer, more equitable terms in trade relations: Piyush Goyal

    Goyal said the RCEP in its present form was clearly an unworkable agreement.

  • Davos participants should walk the talk Jan 21, 2020 08:47 AM IST

    Davos participants should walk the talk

    The World Economic Forum will throw up a lot of good ideas, but they have to be followed through.

  • Will expand Cabinet before my Davos visit: Karnataka CM Yediyurappa Jan 13, 2020 02:40 PM IST

    Will expand Cabinet before my Davos visit: Karnataka CM Yediyurappa

    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.

  • Tata Steel, six other companies join hands with WEF for responsible sourcing Oct 25, 2019 07:19 PM IST

    Tata Steel, six other companies join hands with WEF for responsible sourcing

    The initiative will work towards experimenting, designing and deploying blockchain solutions that will accelerate responsible sourcing and sustainability practices.

  • 'Prioritizing economic growth over social equity in India has led to income inequality' Oct 10, 2019 12:45 PM IST

    'Prioritizing economic growth over social equity in India has led to income inequality'

    Decades of prioritizing economic growth over social equity has led to historically high levels of wealth and income inequality, Menon says.

  • Fiscal crisis biggest risk to global business, says World Economic Forum Oct 01, 2019 03:10 PM IST

    Fiscal crisis biggest risk to global business, says World Economic Forum

    Environmental risks were the top concern in South Asia, which highlighted water crises, and in East Asia and the Pacific, which identified natural catastrophes.

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