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Union minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar shared a video on Twitter on Friday about Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla's encounter with a journalist at Davos 2023, and blamed Congress leaders Jairam Ramesh, Rahul Gandhi and P Chidambaram for pushing the case of foreign Covid-19 vaccines in India.
Davos 2023: Greta Thunberg is at Davos to lead a climate march on the last day of talks at the World Economic Forum.
Published on Jan 20, 2023 05:13 PM IST
Klaus Schwab said India is promoting a just and equitable growth for all in the world during its G20 presidency,
Published on Jan 20, 2023 03:17 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Ritu Maria Johny
The Pfizer chief time and again ducked the questions, only to say "Thank you very much" and "Have a nice day".
Published on Jan 20, 2023 02:13 PM IST
ANI | | Posted by Ritu Maria Johny
Russia-Ukraine War: "Our objective is to liberate all of our territories," Zelensky told an audience in Davos, speaking in Ukrainian.
Published on Jan 19, 2023 01:48 PM IST
After joining the Bharat Jodo Yatra, Raghuram Rajan had said 2023 will be difficult for the Indian economy as also for the rest of the world and the country failed to "generate reforms" needed for growth.
Davos 2023: Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed the World Economic Forum today and issued a "call for speed" in a barely veiled reference to hesitations in Germany about the supply of heavy Leopard tanks.
Published on Jan 18, 2023 10:46 PM IST
Davos 2023: The Swedish activist is due to meet Birol along with fellow campaigners Helena Gualinga, Vanessa Nakate and Luisa Neubauer, the organisers said in a statement.
Published on Jan 18, 2023 06:41 PM IST
Davos 2023: Guterres was speaking at Davos summit, a week after a study said ExxonMobil denied the findings of its own scientists on the role of fossil fuels in climate change.
Published on Jan 18, 2023 04:57 PM IST
Davos 2023: World needs resilience and India can take lead, Chandrasekaran said addressing a session on 'India's road to a USD 10 trillion economy' here at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2023
Published on Jan 18, 2023 04:25 PM IST
PTI | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar
Davos 2023: Brazil President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva had offered to hold the COP30 climate summit in the Amazon region in 2025 to show its commitment towards curbing in climate change.
Published on Jan 17, 2023 08:31 PM IST
World Economic Forum (WEF) is an international organisation that is best known for its annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland. There will be a gathering of roughly 600 CEOs, but the CEO of Tesla, Elon Musk has chosen not to attend.
Davos 2023: Chinese Vice-Premier Liu told the World Economic Forum summit that China will support the growth of the private economy in 2023.
Published on Jan 17, 2023 05:41 PM IST
Cyril Ramaphosa: Amid the blackouts, authorities have announced that the prices of electricity will be increased by almost a third over the next two years.
World Economic Forum survey comes after the World Bank last week slashed its 2023 growth forecasts to levels close to recession for many countries as the impact of central bank rate hikes intensifies, Russia's war in Ukraine continues, and the world's major economic engines sputter.
Published on Jan 16, 2023 04:11 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Singh Rahul Sunilkumar
The theme of this year's World Economic Forum summit is ‘Cooperation in a fragmented world’. Besides this raging issues like the Russia-Ukraine war, global recession, climate change and spike in the cost of living are among the key issues to be discussed.
During last year's week-long event, 1,040 private planes flew in and out of airports serving the resort of Davos, found a new report commissioned by campaign group Greenpeace.
Published on Jan 14, 2023 03:18 AM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Nisha Anand
Zelensky said sanctions need to go further to stop Russia’s aggression, including an oil embargo, blocking all of its banks and cutting off trade with Russia completely. He said that it's a precedent that would work for decades to come.
Published on May 23, 2022 08:24 PM IST
AP | , Davos
The state government had launched the Magnetic Maharashtra 2.0 campaign to attract investments in the state. The campaign has managed to attract new investments worth ₹1.89 lakh crore in addition to an FDI of ₹2 lakh crore, the government statement said.
The lingering pandemic, rampant inflation, tumbling stock markets and the war in Ukraine mark a bleak backdrop for the five-day event. Looming over it all is this year’s theme, which has an ominous ring: “History at a Turning Point.”
Published on May 23, 2022 10:22 AM IST
The high-profile annual powwow of the rich and powerful from across the world will begin with a welcome reception on Sunday evening and will continue till Thursday, May 26.
Published on May 22, 2022 03:51 AM IST
Prime Minister Narednra Modi addressed the World Economic Forum and hailed India's Covid-19 vaccination drive and spoke about topics such as economic reforms, climate change, digital infrastructure, digital payments and also called for investments in the country.
The World Economic Forum is held at the Swiss ski resort of Davos every year in January. But this time, the event has been postponed due to Covid-19. A week-long online event titled Davos Agenda is being held instead to decide on the talking points for the annual meeting scheduled in summer.
Published on Jan 17, 2022 05:58 AM IST
hindustantimes.com | Written by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
Biden will instead dispatch administration officials to meetings at the Swiss ski resort, according to two people familiar with the matter.
Updated on Nov 18, 2021 11:58 PM IST
Bloomberg | , Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PM Modi talked about how India ensured that a large chunk of its population is saved from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic after predictions were made that 70-80 crore people will be infected.
Published on Jan 28, 2021 06:46 PM IST
A week after Joe Biden’s inauguration, Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron used virtual addresses to the World Economic Forum’s Davos Agenda to talk up the value of international cooperation and to push for coordinated action on issues ranging from digital taxation to trade and climate change.
Published on Jan 26, 2021 09:30 PM IST
In a special address at the World Economic Forum's online Davos Agenda Summit, Jinping also said the pandemic should be an excuse for reversing gains from globalisation and promised further opening up of the Chinese economy.
Published on Jan 25, 2021 06:36 PM IST
PTI | , New Delhi/davos
The streets of the little Alpine town that welcomed around 3,000 business chiefs, political thinkers, and state leaders for last year's annual meeting lie deserted. Discussions have moved online, starting Monday, and Covid-19 restrictions are also keeping regular tourists away.
Published on Jan 23, 2021 09:18 PM IST
Reuters | , Davos