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Last March, the government announced PLI schemes for three sectors, mobile phone manufacturing and specified electronics components, drug intermediates and active pharmaceutical ingredients, and medical devices, worth <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>51,355 crore.(Mohd Zakir/HT File Photo)

Centre to roll out PLI scheme for ACs, LEDs

By Asit Ranjan Mishra
PUBLISHED ON FEB 06, 2021 12:58 AM IST
Mohapatra said the PLI scheme will be a game changer in the country, where the focus is not only on manufacturing locally but also for the world.
A view of the foyer at the congress centre amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak in Davos, Switzerland. (Reuters)
A view of the foyer at the congress centre amid the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak in Davos, Switzerland. (Reuters)

World Economic Forum again delays annual meeting in Singapore

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 10:41 PM IST
The Geneva-based WEF, which last month delayed the event by 12 days in May, said on Wednesday it would now be held from Aug. 17-20.

Many more made-in-India Covid vaccines soon: Modi

UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2021 06:47 AM IST
  • PM also asserted that India’s campaign for self-reliance would strengthen globalism.
"AI holds the potential to deliver enormous benefits to society, but only if it is used responsibly." Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the WEF, said.(AFP)
"AI holds the potential to deliver enormous benefits to society, but only if it is used responsibly." Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the WEF, said.(AFP)

World Economic Forum launches Global artificial intelligence alliance

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 28, 2021 10:13 PM IST
  • It brings together over 100 leading companies, governments, international organisations, non-profits and academics united in their commitment to maximising AI's societal benefits while minimising its risks, the WEF said in a release.
Prime Minister Modi will address the Forum's Davos Dialogue on January 28 via video conferencing, the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement.(Photo: BJP4India/ Twitter)
Prime Minister Modi will address the Forum's Davos Dialogue on January 28 via video conferencing, the Prime Minister's Office said in a statement.(Photo: BJP4India/ Twitter)

PM Modi to address World Economic Forum's Davos Agenda Summit tomorrow

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 11:11 PM IST
The PM will be speaking on a range of subjects, including India's reform trajectory and increased usage of technology.
“This is the hour of multilateralism,” German Chancellor Merkel said. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)(AP)
“This is the hour of multilateralism,” German Chancellor Merkel said. (Salvatore Di Nolfi/Keystone via AP)(AP)

Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron push for return to pre-Trump cooperation

Bloomberg |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 26, 2021 09:30 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.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a video conference in New Delhi. (PTI)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a video conference in New Delhi. (PTI)

World Economic Forum: PM Modi, Xi Jinping to attend 'virtual' Davos

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 02:24 PM IST
The key themes for discussion according to the WEF website will revolve around Covid 19, climate change, technology, better businesses and healthy future of the world.
PM Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated the Agra metro project on Monday.(PTI file photo)
PM Narendra Modi virtually inaugurated the Agra metro project on Monday.(PTI file photo)

PM Modi likely to address World Economic Forum on Jan 28

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 24, 2021 12:38 PM IST
The WEF 2021 will be held virtually from January 26 to 29 at Davos in Switzerland, on the theme "The Great Reset" representing a commitment to jointly and urgently build the foundations of the global economic and social system for a more fair, sustainable and resilient future.
This year, there are no helicopters patrolling the skies, no protesters trying to outwit security forces sealing off the Alpine resort(AP)
This year, there are no helicopters patrolling the skies, no protesters trying to outwit security forces sealing off the Alpine resort(AP)

Davos ski resort eerily quiet without economic talkfest this year

Reuters |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 09:18 PM IST
  • 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.
Chinese President Xi Jinping, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are expected a virtual gathering next week — after Covid-19 canceled the annual in-person event of Davos, Switzerland.(ANI Photo)
Chinese President Xi Jinping, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi are expected a virtual gathering next week — after Covid-19 canceled the annual in-person event of Davos, Switzerland.(ANI Photo)

Xi Jinping, PM Modi expected for 'virtual' Davos in era of pandemic

AP |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2021 11:49 PM IST
Borge Brende, the forum president, said Xi and Modi will be joined also by Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and South Korean President Moon Jae-in for the event, and such leaders will consider “the role that Asia will play in the recovery.”
US President Donald Trump is the headline speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos this year.(REUTERS File)
US President Donald Trump is the headline speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos this year.(REUTERS File)

US President Trump, teen activist Thunberg to address World Economic Forum at Davos as hundreds gather in protest

Davos, Switzerland | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 21, 2020 09:29 AM IST
US President Trump is expected to attend on Tuesday and Wednesday, as hearings get under way in the U.S. Senate, where lawmakers are set to decide whether he should be removed from office.
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