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EU is 'falling apart', George Soros warns

EU is 'falling apart', George Soros warns

The European Union is "falling apart", American financier George Soros warned as part of wide-ranging remarks at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday.

WEF Davos 2016: Asylum seekers' inflow to have expansionary effect on economy

The refugee challenge facing Europe can be harnessed for the benefit of all, with the help of appropriate policies, especially effective integration into the labour market, IMF said.

World Economic Forum annual meet opens in Davos

World Economic Forum annual meet opens in Davos

Schwab, who is WEF Founder and Executive Chairman, hoped that when participants go home they would be convinced that the future of our small global village can only be managed by collaboration and cooperation.

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2016: Some sessions open for public

The high-profile WEF meeting here will not be entirely for the elite only as some of the 300-odd sessions will be open to general public and few sessions would connect with millennials in select few cities worldwide, including Delhi, Bangalore and Ahmedabad in India.

World Economic Forum 2016: It's not only about elite talkathon at Davos

World Economic Forum 2016: It's not only about elite talkathon at Davos

Home to the annual talkathon of the rich and powerful from across the world for over four decades, this Swiss resort town has its own history of being a place of eminence for medical tourism as also for winter sports.

Indian power sector at 'inflection point', says WEF report

Indian power sector at 'inflection point', says WEF report

India's power sector is at an inflection point and most of its electricity demand in the next two decades will be met by burning fossil fuels despite huge investments in renewables, WEF said Tuesday.

WEF Davos 2016: 40 heads of state, government expected

The headline guests include British Prime Minister David Cameron, US Vice President Joe Biden, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls and newly-elected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

FM Jaitley to lead over 100-strong Indian delegation to WEF Meet in Davos

FM Jaitley to lead over 100-strong Indian delegation to WEF Meet in Davos

On the agenda of Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution are the acute challenges of geo-economics, global security, public health, education, gender parity and climate change, WEF said.

World Economic Forum revokes invite to North Korea for Davos

Organisers of the World Economic Forum in Davos say they have revoked an invitation to a delegation from North Korea in the wake of the secretive Communist country's latest nuclear test.

WEF India summit to put spotlight on Modi government's policies

The World Economic Forum's (WEF) upcoming India summit, slated for November, is going to be an action-packed affair as policy makers and industry leaders are expected to deliberate strategic vision of the Modi-led BJP government.

'Want PM Modi to preside over Davos-type conclave at Gulmarg'

 Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed wants Prime Minister Narendra Modi to preside over a Davos-type conclave at Gulmarg as part of his "dream" to turn the state into a number one tourist destination in the world.

Mufti Mohammad Sayeed wants to promote Gulmarg as India's Davos

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed on Thursday said he has a vision to promote Gulmarg as India's Davos where country's top business and policymakers can hold annual summits.

Walmart to work with Andhra Pradesh govt on branding, marketing products: Naidu

Retail giant Walmart will work with Andhra Pradesh government in five areas, including branding and marketing of the state's products, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said here Tuesday.

Women need to be equal participants: Emma Watson at Davos

Women need to be equal participants: Emma Watson at Davos

'Harry Potter' star Emma Watson has called on young men to speak out when women are degraded and husbands to support wives to pursue their ambitions.

Power back after rebel attack plunges Pakistan into darkness

 An apparent rebel attack on a key power line plunged around 80 percent of Pakistan into darkness on Sunday, the latest reminder of the country`s crippling energy crisis.

Maharashtra govt to buy house in London where Ambedkar stayed

Maharashtra government has decided to acquire the 2,050 sq ft three-storey house in London where Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar once lived.

Guinea president still 'at war' against Ebola

Guinean President Alpha Conde is "still at war" against Ebola despite declining cases in his small west African nation, he said in an interview.

Chandrababu Naidu hardsells Andhra to woo infra, tech, refinery investments

Making a strong pitch before foreign investors here at WEF, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu said the state offers great opportunities in areas ranging from technology to tourism to infrastructure to oil refineries.

Coal auction to generate over $100 billion for states: Goyal

Asserting that investors have no concern about ordinance route being adopted for coal auction, Coal and Power Minister Piyush Goyal said the entire process would generate over USD 100 billion in royalties and auction proceeds for various states.

Mood upbeat about India, time to show action on ground: Kotak

Enthused by the upbeat mood visible about India here at World Economic Forum, eminent banker Uday Kotak said investors now want to see some real action on the ground.