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14 Indians in WEF's Young Global Leaders class of 2014

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 18:35

Out of the 214 Young Global Leaders (YGLs) who were honoured for leadership and service to society, 109 are women.

14 Indians in WEF's Young Global Leaders class of 2014

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 17:03

As many as 14 Indians, including Flipkart's Sachin Bansal and noted film director Farhan Akhtar, have made it to the list of over 200 young global leaders recognised by the World Economic Forum.

Rupee has recovered smartly to about right level: Chidambaram

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 29, 2014, 18:06

The Indian rupee has recovered "smartly" against the US dollar and has stabilised around 61, which is "more or less correct exchange rate", Finance Minister P Chidambaram has said.

India ranked 155th in global environment performance list

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 21:43

India has been ranked at a low 155th position in a global list that evaluates countries on how well they perform on high-priority environmental issues.

Davos 2014: Time for central banks to take a hard look at bitcoins, says Kotak

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 17:26

As Bitcoins and other virtual currencies become more popular, prominent banker Uday Kotak says central banks, including India's RBI, would have to take a hard look at this phenomenon and take a decision on the future of such currencies.

Anand Sharma meets WTO chief in Davos, discusses post-Bali progress

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 13:23

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma met the Director General of the World Trade Organization (DG WTO),Roberto Azevedo, here on Friday on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum annual meeting.

Emerging markets bid to reassure Davos amid currency woes

Last Updated: Sunday, January 26, 2014, 10:25

Officials from top emerging market economies, the star performers of recent years, were at pains to reassure the World Economic Forum of their countries` stability amid turmoil in the currency markets.

Poll outcome unlikely to hit reforms agenda: Ahluwalia

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 21:11

Speaking at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting, Ahluwalia said tapering in the US indeed poses a risk for the global markets, but well-managed economies would withstand the shock.

World Bank for creating $50 billion 'green bond' market

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 20:48

Underlining the need for urgent action to tackle climate change, World Bank chief Jim Yong Kim on Saturday called for developing a USD 50-billion green bond market by 2015.

WEF 2014: Indian business leaders cautiously optimistic at Davos

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 19:55

Diversified group Mahindra & Mahindra's senior executive Pawan Goenka said: "There is enough optimism about India. Therefore, I don't think that India story is dead at Davos".

Growth in Europe remains fragile, says ECB chief Draghi

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 18:47

With economic growth remaining fragile, European countries cannot afford to relax their efforts towards implementing structural reforms, according to ECB chief Mario Draghi.

BRICS economies grappling with midlife crisis: Roubini

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 18:39

The economist said in the World Economic Forum blog that China grew at a rate of over 10 percent for 30 years but its growth rate has now slowed to around 7 percent, and it may fall further.