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Modi to start WEF annual meet with ‘desi’ cuisines, live yoga sessions in Davos

PM Modi is the first Indian Prime Minister to attend Davos meeting in about 20 years since HD Deve Gowda in 1997.

21 Jan 2018 2:19 PM

Genuine reform or slogan-based economics?

The low levels of education in the rural areas make people less suitable for skilled jobs and employability.

21 Jan 2018 12:09 AM

India gets 30th rank in manufacturing index

Among BRICS nations, Russia is ranked 35th, Brazil 41st and South Africa at 45th place.

15 Jan 2018 1:22 AM

World Economic Forum ranks India 30th on a global manufacturing index

India has been placed in the ‘Legacy’ group along with Hungary, Mexico, Philippines, Russia, Thailand and Turkey, among others.

14 Jan 2018 6:02 PM

Modi 3rd among world leaders, ahead of Trump, Putin: survey

The top ranking in the survey went to German Chancellor Angela Merkel, followed by French President Emmanuel Macron.

12 Jan 2018 1:04 PM


SRK to receive award at WEF summit; Elton John, Cate Blanchett also to be honoured

Announcing the names of the three awardees, the WEF said "each of them in their own way has taken action to uphold human dignity".

12 Jan 2018 9:42 AM

Govt eases FDI rules, foreign airlines can buy 49 per cent AI stake

30 per cent local sourcing norms will be eased for 5 yrs to help MNCs.

11 Jan 2018 1:51 AM

Trump may meet Modi at World Economic Forum, Davos: Report

This would be the first time since 1997 that an Indian prime minister will attend the Davos summit.

10 Jan 2018 10:37 AM

Iceland holds the torch for gender equality, illegalises paying men more

‘Iceland is ranked as world's most gender equal country by the World Economic Forum.’

05 Jan 2018 12:47 PM

Prized platform: Blockchain moves beyond the roadblocks

This hot new technology powers businesses to make their finances more secure — and it will see wide usage in 2018.

02 Jan 2018 7:21 AM


In a new era, China’s new journey

Chinese businesses have invested over $50 billion and created near-200,000 local jobs in the countries along the Belt and Road.

11 Dec 2017 1:20 AM

Women in Britain are 100 yrs behind equal pay

The pay gap between men and women in Britain stands at 14.1 percent, unchanged over the past two years.

11 Nov 2017 5:38 PM

Indian states can't get into what tourists eat, drink: NITI Aayog CEO

The NITI Aayog CEO also said, "Tourism is essentially civilisational in character, one can't have garbage and say we have heritage sites."

07 Oct 2017 10:40 AM

Govt adviser says consolidation may lead to 10-15 state banks

The government may cut its stakes in state-run banks to 52 per cent.

06 Oct 2017 11:07 AM

Railways can create 10L jobs, says Piyush Goyal

The comments of the new railways minister come after a spate of rail accidents in the last few month leading to loss of lives.

06 Oct 2017 3:34 AM


Mastercard open to acquisitions in India, to invest $800 million

India accounts for 3 per cent of the company's global revenues and 14 per cent of its employee strength.

05 Oct 2017 1:55 PM

Jaitley, who's who of India Inc, Bollywood biggies to attend WEF event

More than 650 leaders from 35 countries taking part in event organised by World Economic Forum and CII.

03 Oct 2017 7:16 PM

India slips rank in WEF's most competitive economy index

Out of 137 economies, Switzerland tops list, followed by US and Singapore in second and third places.

27 Sep 2017 11:05 AM

Munchen musings

Munich is truly a quaint mix of history, culture and architecture and ideally.

13 Aug 2017 12:25 AM

Another brick in the wall

Much of the corruption and looting of a Pakistan’s wealth comes from the plunder of its natural resources.

05 Aug 2017 6:24 AM