Articles about World Economic Forum
23 May 2022India
According to Oxfam, the COVID-19 pandemic has made a new billionaire every 30 hours while one million people are now at risk of falling into poverty amid soaring global inflation.
22 May 2022World
The stage is set for the World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting in Davos, Switzerland.
19 Jan 2022India
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 2021World
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 2021World
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 2021Business
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.
23 Apr 2020Entertainment
Recently, Deepika Padukone announced that she would collaborate with the Director-General of World Health Organization (WHO), Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, to discuss the importance of mental health in light of the coronavirus crisis.
24 Jan 2020World
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.
23 Jan 2020Entertainment
Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone has been chosen to endorse the new global collection of luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton.
The first pictures from actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas and her singer husband Nick Jonas's luxurious mansion in the Encino neighborhood in Los Angeles, California (USA) are out, and we just can't stop gushing over them.
22 Jan 2020Business
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.
Actor Priyanka Chopra Jonas on Tuesday participated in a fireside chat at the ongoing World Economic Forum in the Swiss town of Davos.
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 2020World
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 2020Business
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.
16 Mar 2019World
She is just 16 years old and she has no qualms in calling out the world leaders for not doing enough for climate change.
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 2019World
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 2019World
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 2018World
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.
10 Aug 2018Technology
Over the past two decades, technological growth has turned our world upside down.
05 Aug 2018Business
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 2018India
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 2018Business
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.
04 Jun 2018World
It's Pride Month, and celebrities are once again in the public to take forward the LGBT campaign. And rightly so.
07 Mar 2018World
As another International Women's Day comes marching, have you ever wondered when it was first observed or why it was instituted at all?
19 Feb 2018Politics
Shiv Sena and BJP's rivalry continues to simmer even as they remain coalition partners.
27 Jan 2018World
US President Donald Trump is in Swiss ski-town of Davos to attend the annual shindig of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting.
PM Narendra Modi talked about climate change, good vs bad terrorism and self-centeredness, the three biggest challenges the world is apparently facing today, at the 48th World Economic Forum (WEF) at Davos, Switzerland.
American President Donald Trump affected an Indian accent and mimiced Indian PM Narendra Modi when discussing Afghanistan in meetings, suggests a Washington Post report published on Sunday.
23 Jan 2018Entertainment
Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan was awarded the prestigious 24th Crystal Award on Monday at the World Economic Forum in Davos for "his leadership in championing children's and women's rights in India."
For India, the World Economic Forum's (WEF) annual jamboree at Davos began with a bang.
22 Jan 2018World
PM Modi has reached the Swiss ski-town, Davos, to convince the rich and powerful that India is open to business.
22 Jan 2018World
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.
14 Jan 2018Business
The World Economic Forum (WEF) ranked India 30th in its global manufacturing index, 25 places behind China, but ahead of BRICS nations Brazil, Russia, and South Africa.
11 Jan 2018World
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 2018World
It is now illegal in Iceland to pay men more than women for the same amount of work.
03 Nov 2017World
Women are nowhere closer to bridging the gender gap. In fact, they are farther behind on the progress scale than they were last year.
08 Aug 2017Technology
Ghana's first satellite GhanaSat-1, built by a Ghanaian engineering team at All Nations University, is now operational. It was made possible with a little help from others but it's still a significant achievement.