Climate, COVID, China: Takeaways from online Davos event

As usual, big ideas were debated, but no concrete deals emerged. The forum announced on Jan 21 that it plans to hold its in-person gathering May 22-26 after two years of delays.

published on : 22nd January 2022

Not possible to end COVID; pandemic viruses end up becoming part of ecosystem: WHO official

The worldwide spread of the deadly virus, which was first reported in China's Wuhan in late 2019, has seen more than 33 crore confirmed cases globally and over 55.5 lakh deaths so far.

published on : 18th January 2022

India's growth in next 25 years will be clean, green, sustainable and reliable: Modi at Davos Summit

He also said India is fighting another COVID-19 wave with full alertness and caution while also maintaining economic growth.

published on : 17th January 2022

Growing corporate climate action, need more to meet net-zero commitments: World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum said 92 countries including India representing 78 per cent of global commissions have made net-zero commitments at a national level.

published on : 17th January 2022

WEF's online Davos summit begins Monday; Modi, Jinping to deliver special addresses

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Japan's Prime Minister Kishida Fumio are scheduled to deliver their respective special addresses on Tuesday.

published on : 16th January 2022

Rising digital dependence during pandemic heightening cyber threats: WEF survey

The report has urged world leaders to think outside the quarterly reporting cycle and create policies that manage risks and shape the agenda for the coming years.

published on : 11th January 2022

World Economic Forum says 'will defer' Davos meeting over Omicron fears

The high-powered meeting scheduled for January 17-21, which usually draws leading figures from business, politics and diplomacy, will instead be held in 'early summer'.

published on : 20th December 2021

After coronavirus pause, Davos to host World Economic Forum's next annual meet in 2022

The World Economic Forum said Thursday that its next annual meeting will take place from Jan. 17-22 in the resort village of Davos in eastern Switzerland.

published on : 17th September 2021

Key financial summit begins in Saudi Arabia, Modi one of several world leaders attending

India's bilateral trade with Saudi Arabia was at USD 27.48 billion in 2017-18, making Saudi Arabia its fourth-largest trading partner.

published on : 29th October 2019

PNB fraud case: It was 'impromptu', says MEA of Davos photo featuring Nirav Modi

The photograph was released by the Congress on Thursday, a day after the $1.8 billion fraud in Punjab National Bank broke out.

published on : 16th February 2018

Pro-trade allies rally in Davos ahead of US President Trump's visit

Indian PM Narendra Modi and Canada's Justin Trudeau defended free trade in the face of Trump's protectionist "America First" policies.

published on : 24th January 2018

World Economic Forum: As US raises tariffs, PM Narendra Modi defends free trade

Narendra Modi warned against a new wave of protectionism, saying that trade barriers pose a danger to the world on a par with climate change and extremist attacks.

published on : 23rd January 2018

PM Modi defends globalization at Davos summit

Modi, making the forum's first speech by an Indian head of state in more than two decades, did not mention Trump by name but he criticised the rise of protectionism.

published on : 23rd January 2018

Tell Davos why 1 per cent Indians corner 73 per cent wealth: Rahul Gandhi to PM Modi

Gandhi has been critical of the prime minister for his foreign visits and attacked his government for allegedly working for the rich and waiving their loans.

published on : 23rd January 2018

India behind Pakistan in Inclusive Development Index, says World Economic Forum report

India has a lot to catch up with China and even Pakistan in terms of inclusive development, according to a new report by the World Economic Forum.

published on : 23rd January 2018
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