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Thursday, Feb 20, 2020

World economic forum

Apr 11, 2019 00:05
“Flygskam”, or flight shame, has become a buzz word referring to feeling guilt over the environmental effects of flying, contributing to a trend that has more and more Swedes, mainly young, opting to travel by train to ease their conscience. read more
Jan 27, 2019 08:25
Preserving the status quo: As seen in the World Economic Forum, the economic system which has allowed the rich to grow richer leaving those of us less fortunate further and further behind. India’s governance is a part of that problem read more
Jan 26, 2019 01:01
The World Economic Forum, which wrapped up Friday, was characterized by discord over momentous issues like Brexit and world trade. Many of the leaders closest to those questions — from Trump to Britain’s Theresa May and China’s Xi Jinping — did not show... read more
Jan 25, 2019 22:18
Punjab finance minister Manpreet Badal pitched his state as a great place to do business in with a supportive ecosystem. read more
Jan 25, 2019 18:54
KJo’s Instagram handle is proof that he’s the one to look out for in men’s fashion and we sometimes, wish these clothes wouldn’t be caught in a gender bias of any kind. We believe KJo understands the nitty-gritty of fashion and wears almost anything,... read more
Jan 25, 2019 08:38
Responding to trauma calls when he worked for the air ambulance nearly drove him over the edge, recalled Prince William, who served as pilot at the East Anglian Air Ambulance for two years until six months ago. read more
Jan 23, 2019 20:32
Addressing the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting here, the Alibaba executive chairman also told business leaders never to worry about competition and pressure. read more
Jan 23, 2019 07:54
Privatisation of social sector services are making people poorer and eating into their chances of upward mobility. Rise of finance compared to green field economic activity has made economic growth more skewed. Solutions to these problems requires coordinated,... read more
Jan 22, 2019 19:23
It forecast nearly 1,500 private jet flights over the week of the World Economic Forum (WEF) to airports near Davos in the Swiss Alps. read more
Jan 22, 2019 17:39
Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan said that we all know nothing is free, so it needs to be known who is paying for it when consumers get it for free. read more
Jan 21, 2019 19:20
The 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report released on Monday, ahead of the World Economic Forum (WEF) meet here, noted that the Global Trust Index witnessed a marginal increase of 3 points to 52. read more
Jan 21, 2019 14:03
A new billionaire was created every two days last year, just as the poorest half of the world’s population saw their wealth decline by 11 percent. read more
Jan 21, 2019 13:34
In a country where the central bank chief and government ministers regularly take public transport, the failure of Forum attendees to do the same is the top complaint of the town’s 11,000 residents. They say traffic gets so snarled it becomes dangerous... read more
Jan 21, 2019 09:14
The world’s richest man, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, saw his fortune increase to $112 billion last year, Oxfam said, pointing out that just one percent of his wealth was the equivalent to the entire health budget of Ethiopia, a country of 105 million peo... read more
Jan 21, 2019 08:48
In India, the unpaid work done by women looking after their homes and children is worth 3.1 per cent of the country’s GDP. Women spend 312 minutes per day in urban areas and 291 minutes per day in rural areas on such unpaid care work, said the repor... read more