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Explained: What lies behind Switzerland's high rate of Covid-19 infections per million

March 30, 2020 12:15 pm

The Swiss government has categorised the situation in the country as “extraordinary”.

Switzerland votes to ban homophobic discrimination

February 10, 2020 8:02 am

Sunday's referendum decided on legislation that specifically outlawed hate speech and discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation with jail terms of up to three years. The criminal code currently covers discrimination based on race, ethnicity and religion.

Explained: Why the poor in India remain poor

January 21, 2020 10:45 am

In India, it would take 7 generations for a member of a poor family to achieve average income, according to the World Economic Forum's Global Social Mobility report.

Explained: What is Protecting Power?

January 07, 2020 7:46 am

Why Tehran chose the Swiss Embassy to register its protest against the US over Soleimani killing.

Sunday Long Reads: Amol Palekar, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Kailaasa, and more

December 08, 2019 4:16 pm

In his films, Amol Palekar was the common man with middle-class aspirations. As he returns to the stage after over two decades, a look at how he carved a niche for himself in an industry in churn

Travelling Suitcase: Valley of Waterfalls

December 08, 2019 7:50 am

Many charms of Lauterbrunnen

Zurich Airport wins bid to build airport at Uttar Pradesh’s Jewar

November 30, 2019 5:01 am

According to officials, the Switzerland-based company made the highest return per passenger financial bid, offering  Rs 400.97 premium per passenger (pax). Adani Enterprises placed a bid of Rs 361; DIAL of Rs 351 and Anchorage of Rs 205.

Travelling Suitcase: Gold Wine

November 10, 2019 7:17 am

In Switzerland, a trek through the terraced vineyards of Lavaux

Pakistani money in Swiss banks down by one-third to hit record low

June 27, 2019 10:43 pm

This is the first time in the last four years that the funds linked to Pakistan in Swiss banks have slipped below that of Indians.

Explained: Why Switzerland and the EU face a battle of the bourses

June 27, 2019 2:21 pm

The Swiss/EU deal would have Switzerland routinely adopt changes to single market rules. It would also create a more effective platform to resolve trade disputes and open a path to new trade deals such as an electricity union.


Post Cannes, Hina Khan is enjoying the mountains of Switzerland

May 29, 2019 9:13 am

Hina Khan, who is currently holidaying in Switzerland, took to her Instagram to share loads of photos and stories from the picturesque place.

A room without a view: Snapshots of Swiss Army bunkers converted to hotels

January 19, 2016 12:30 am

For upwards of almost $200 a night, guests at a Swiss hotel might expect to catch a glimpse of the towering Alps or overlook one of the country's famous lakes. But visitors to Hotel La Claustra get a room without a view. The 17-room hotel is buried in the Gotthard mountain range and, with cavernous walls and minimalist interior, offers the chance to spend a few nights in an ex-army bunker.

11 injured as train cars derail in Swiss Alps

August 14, 2014 5:33 pm

Three train cars derailed and 11 people were injured Wednesday after a landslide hit a mountain train in the Swiss Alps.


FM Jaitley at World Economic Forum

January 23, 2016 3:30 pm

Switzerland, Jan 23 (ANI): Finance Minister, Arun Jaitely, on Saturday attended the World Economic Forum in Switzerland. Finance Minister Jaitley said that there are a set of structural reforms which are in progress and there are a large number of steps which the Government of India has taken over the last year-and-a-half. He further added that India's co-operative federalism has transformed to competitive federalism, and that's really a good news for India.

Britain's FM, Arun Jaitley hold bilateral talks

January 20, 2016 5:49 am

London, Jan 20 (ANI): British Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne held bilateral talks with Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, ahead of the World Economic Forum. Both the ministers discussed cooperation between the two countries at the residence of the British Finance Minister at Downing Street in central London. The talks focused on infrastructure and financial services. Jaitley also addressed an investors summit at the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday morning and will fly to Davos, Switzerland, in the evening.