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Gender pay gap: Let’s not wait 170 years to close it

On the pay parity aspect, a 2016 WEF report said global economic disparity between men and women is rising.

17 Jul 2017 2:21 AM

Britain slips down rankings of safest countries to visit

United States is way down the list at 84th position, followed by Chine (95), Israel (103). 

06 Jul 2017 6:32 AM

Despite challenges, China-Pakistan corridor project going smoothly: Pak minister

Pakistan and China aim to build a network of rail, road and energy infrastructure as part of the Belt and Road initiative.

28 Jun 2017 6:46 PM

‘Sangh focuses on swadeshi’

Outfit passes resolution to free India of Chinese goods.

22 May 2017 6:31 AM

Iceland to pass bill for equal pay law for men and women

Nearly 50 percent of the lawmakers in Iceland Parliament are women.

05 Apr 2017 10:06 AM


Indian magnate appointed head of SA's BRICS Business Council

Iqbal Surve is a participant member of the G20 meeting and serves on B20 Task Teams as well

31 Mar 2017 7:00 PM

Over 4,000 start-ups got $1 billion in 2 years

With the launching of a new start-up policy the state has retained its lead as one of the start-up capitals of the world.

06 Feb 2017 3:59 PM

May vows ‘open’ Britain as Brexit shock hits banks

Brexit was widely interpreted as a rebellion against globalisation with voters citing immigration.

20 Jan 2017 2:34 AM

Karan Johar meets Hollywood icon George Clooney at World Economic Forum

Karan is in Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum, which has previously hosted Big B and AR Rahman.

18 Jan 2017 1:12 PM

Afghanistan's first female orchestra to perform in Davos

Zohra, an ensemble of 35 musicians aged 13 to 20, some orphans or from poor families, will be performing before 3,000 guests.

18 Jan 2017 12:06 PM


India among top six promising markets: survey

Last year, India was among the top five most promising markets globally.

17 Jan 2017 12:34 PM

Richest 1 per cent own 58 per cent wealth in India: Oxfam

Globally, just eight billionaires have the same amount of wealth as the poorest 50 per cent of the world’s population.

17 Jan 2017 1:58 AM

India 60th in inclusive development index; below China, Pak

China is ranked at the 15th position, Nepal (27th), Bangladesh (36th) and Pakistan (52nd).

16 Jan 2017 6:10 PM

Eight men own half the world's wealth: Oxfam

The wealth of the world's poorest 3.6 billion people equals the combined net worth of 6 US businessmen, 1 from Spain and 1 from Mexico.

16 Jan 2017 8:30 AM

World Economic Forum invites Karan Johar to Switzerland

The event will take place in Davos Klosters, Switzerland, from January 17 to 20.

11 Jan 2017 5:18 PM


Nawaz Sharif will go to US soon to meet Donald Trump

The Pakistani embassy in Washington DC has also started making requisite efforts to make this happen.

05 Dec 2016 3:44 AM