World Economic Forum: News
17 Jan 2023Europe
To the long list of organizations and people that expect a recession this year, we can add the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Community of Chief Economists.
08 Jun 2022India
The Centre rebutted the Environmental Performance Index (EPI) 2022, which rated India last out of 180 nations on Wednesday.
08 Jun 2022India
India has fallen behind the rest of the world in terms of environmental performance.
23 May 2022World Economic Forum (WEF)
According to Oxfam, the COVID-19 pandemic has created a new billionaire every 30 hours while one million people are now at risk of falling into poverty amid soaring global inflation.
22 May 2022Volodymyr Zelenskyy
The stage is set for the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
19 Jan 2022World Health Organization
Billions need to be vaccinated at a faster rate to reach the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, said Adar Poonawalla, CEO of the Serum Institute of India (SII), which manufactures the COVID-19 vaccine Covishield.
28 Jan 2021Narendra Modi
The world will see many more 'Made in India' vaccines soon, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday, addressing the World Economic Forum's online Davos Agenda Summit.
26 Jan 2021Antonio Guterres
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that the world is not only facing a COVID-19 emergency and the worst economic crisis in nearly a century, but also existential threats to climate and biodiversity and the possibility of the world's largest economies, the US and China, splitting the world in two.
25 Jan 2021India
India's top 100 billionaires saw their wealth increase by Rs. 13 lakh crore since March last year even as the COVID-19 pandemic led to severe job losses, Oxfam said in its latest report.
24 Jan 2020Narendra Modi
Billionaire George Soros is the latest name to join the long list of people who aren't impressed with how Prime Minister Narendra Modi is dealing with the country.
22 Jan 2020BBC
Despite being one of the largest producers of plastic waste, the leading beverage brand Coca-Cola has indicated that it has no plans to ditch plastic.
22 Jan 2020Deepika Padukone
Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Tuesday participated in a fireside chat at the ongoing World Economic Forum in the Swiss town of Davos.
22 Jan 2020Deepika Padukone
Actor Deepika Padukone was on Tuesday conferred with the Crystal Award at the ongoing World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, for her contribution towards spreading awareness about the importance of mental health.
20 Jan 2020Donald Trump
On Tuesday, the world's top political leaders, academicians, business persons and others, will assemble in Davos, Switzerland for the 50th World Economic Forum.
20 Jan 2020India
In a glaring reminder of income inequality, a new study has found that the total wealth of India's 63 billionaires exceeds the Union Budget of India for the fiscal year 2018-19.
21 Jan 2019India
In a country like India where half of the population is poor, the billionaires are getting richer every day, says the Oxfam Inequality Report 2019 released on Monday.
18 Jan 2019Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump has canceled the US delegation's trip to the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland, due to the partial government shutdown, which entered its 27th-day yesterday.
12 Jan 2019Donald Trump
The partial US government shutdown that began towards the end of last year has entered its 22nd day, making it the longest-ever US government shutdown in history.
13 Sep 2018Reuters
Amid widespread international criticism over the arrest of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar, the country's de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has defended the court's verdict and said the two were imprisoned as per the law.
05 Aug 2018iPhone
On Saturday, several factories of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the sole manufacturer of the iPhone's main processor, was shut down following a virus attack.
21 Jun 2018Asia
It's been a memorable couple of months for Isha Ambani, daughter of Mukesh Ambani. A little over a month after announcing her engagement, she has now completed her MBA from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University.
19 Jun 2018India
Despite adverse impact of GST implementation, India saw a 20% increase in both the number of dollar-millionaires and their wealth in 2017, a report said today.
07 Mar 2018Austria
As another International Women's Day comes marching, have you ever wondered when it was first observed or why it was instituted at all?
27 Jan 2018Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump is in Swiss ski-town of Davos to attend the annual shindig of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting.
23 Jan 2018India
For India, the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual jamboree at Davos began with a bang.
22 Jan 2018Narendra Modi
PM Modi has reached the Swiss ski-town, Davos, to convince the rich and powerful that India is open to business.
22 Jan 2018India
Over 3,000 world leaders in business, politics, civil society, academia, and art are set to come together for the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting from January 23-26 to be held in Davos, Switzerland.
11 Jan 2018India
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan is one of the three winners of the prestigious Crystal Awards this year. He is sharing the honor with actress Cate Blanchett and musician Sir Elton John.
04 Jan 2018Finland
It is now illegal in Iceland to pay men more than women for the same amount of work.
03 Nov 2017India
Women are nowhere closer to bridging the gender gap. In fact, they are farther behind on the progress scale than they were last year.
17 Apr 2017India
Following Indian travel and tourism sector acquiring the 7th position in the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC) chart, Railways is now spearheading initiatives to ensure that it doesn't lose its momentum.
12 Apr 2017Asia
When you look at the report card, it reads well. Indian tourism jumped 12 spots and is now at number 40 on World Economic Forum's Global Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report 2017.
22 Mar 2017Jay Z
Former Thinx employee Chelsea Leibow has filed a complaint alleging sexual misconduct by Miki Agrawal at the workplace.
16 Mar 2017United States of America
Top-global drugmaker GlaxoSmithKline appointed Emma Walmsley as its new CEO.
04 Feb 2017India
Former Chief Economist and Director of Global Markets Research in Deutsche Bank, Sanjeev Sanyal has been appointed India's new Principal Economic Adviser.
16 Jan 2017Donald Trump
Ahead of the World Economic Forum in Davos, anti-poverty organization Oxfam said only eight men own the same wealth as half the world's population.
08 Oct 2016Reserve Bank Of India (RBI)
Speaking at the 32nd India Economic Summit, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said Indian economy can achieve an 8% sustainable growth in the coming years.