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India fighting another Covid wave with full alertness while maintaining economic growth: PM Modi at WEF

January 17, 2022 9:20 pm

Stating that India is focused on reforms in right way, Modi said it is the best time to invest in India.

Covid, China, climate: Online Davos event tackles big themes

January 15, 2022 6:15 pm

The gathering, an online alternative to the event typically held in the Swiss ski town of Davos, will feature speeches by the leaders of countries including China, India, Israel, Japan and Germany.

Gloomy outlook for global recovery, World Economic Forum survey finds

January 11, 2022 5:17 pm

🔴 Climate change was seen as the number one danger by respondents in the WEF's annual risks report on Tuesday, while erosion of social cohesion, livelihood crises and mental health deterioration were identified as risks which had increased the most since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Davos World Economic Forum called off due to Covid: Report

December 20, 2021 6:48 pm

Sky News city editor Mark Kleinman said on Twitter that the event has been called off because of surging levels of Omicron variant.

India to be part of 4-country forum on economic cooperation

October 20, 2021 2:26 am

Jaishankar described the meeting as 'fruitful' and said they discussed working together more closely on economic growth and global issues.

After coronavirus pause, Davos to host world’s elites again

September 16, 2021 10:23 pm

The 2022 event will carry a theme of “Working Together, Restoring Trust” after the ravages of Covid-19 that “has exacerbated fractures across society,” the forum said.

India has second-highest women learners for online courses in world: Study

September 17, 2021 9:36 am

For STEM courses, the gender gap narrowed from 23 per cent enrolments from women in 2019 to 32 per cent in 2021. Women’s enrolments in entry-level professional certificates have gone up from 22 per cent in 2019 to 30 per cent in 2021.

What women bring to the 21st century workplace

August 20, 2021 9:47 am

Navya Naveli Nanda, Samyak Chakrabarty write: We need to see more women in positions of power and that can only happen if they are recognised and enabled for their strengths and not for acting ‘like men’

IIT-Madras to offer PG programme in Data Science and Machine Intelligence for executives

June 07, 2021 7:18 pm

Applications for the first cohort of the PG programme, which starts in August 2021, are now available. Candidates can access more details about eligibility, fee and apply online at  

UAE: A model for women's rights in the Middle East?

April 14, 2021 4:06 pm

Numbers suggest the United Arab Emirates is at the forefront when it comes to opportunities for women, gender equality and equal pay. But the reality for most women is different, and there is still a long way to go.


Leaders call for stakeholder responsibility at WEF annual meet

January 25, 2020 8:12 am

The World Economic Forum (WEF) also said the annual meeting, which aimed to bring all stakeholders together to shape a cohesive and sustainable world, was climate-neutral for the fourth consecutive year, with a host of new initiatives to boost resource efficiency and further reduce emissions.

Top Frames: Orthodox believers mark Epiphany with icy plunge, Taliban suicide attack in Kabul

January 23, 2016 6:10 pm

Orthodox believers mark Epiphany on January 19 by immersing themselves in icy waters regardless of the weather. Afghan policemen stand guard at the site of a suicide bomb attack in an area near the Russian embassy in Kabul.


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.