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India jumps to 34 in world travel and tourism index, Pakistan languishes at 121

The Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Report 2019 ranked countries on the basis of four sub-indexes.

Sep 06, 2019, 16:13 PM IST

Prince William says no celebrity wanted to join his mental health campaign

The royal dad of three added that they went out to “a lot of people” and “nobody” was interested.

Jan 25, 2019, 16:56 PM IST

Trump should 'resign' said US former Secretary of State John Kerry

The White House did not respond to Kerry`s comment, but Trump had earlier slammed the media for not understanding him and his approach to Davos.

Jan 23, 2019, 16:28 PM IST

'Super star' firms giving a lot for free, but will it continue asks Rajan

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.

Jan 22, 2019, 14:37 PM IST

India ranks 108th in World Economic Forum gender gap index 2018

While India has many challenges as it ranks 142nd out of 149 countries in the economic opportunity and participation subindex, it also has a few achievements.

Dec 19, 2018, 10:09 AM IST

New Industrial Policy to transform India into global leader in fourth industrial revolution technologies: Suresh Prabhu

He said that the fourth Industrial revolution is driven by digital technology and India is on track to adopt digital technology in every aspect of governance.

Oct 12, 2018, 17:21 PM IST

Fourth Industrial Revolution will change nature of jobs in India: PM Narendra Modi

World Economic Forum on Thursday launched the Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

Oct 11, 2018, 19:10 PM IST

Indian billionaires got 10x richer in just 10 years: Report

The report also said that the multi-dimensional inequality rising amid India's 'jobless growth'.

Feb 22, 2018, 18:22 PM IST

SpiceJet mulls seaplanes on Brahmaputra river in Assam

Seaplanes are typically fixed-wing aircraft with a much fewer number of seats and can take off from and land on water.

Feb 03, 2018, 15:32 PM IST

Donald Trump apologises for anti-Muslim retweets. Well, almost

His offer of an apology for his activity on the microblogging platform is 'unpresidented'.

Jan 26, 2018, 18:59 PM IST

Three Indian-origin CEOs dine with Donald Trump in Davos

During the dinner, Donald Trump spoke about the thriving US economy - crediting his tax policies, deregulation and his role as a cheerleader for American business.

Jan 26, 2018, 06:12 AM IST

Why would we fight for triple talaq bill if we were against Muslims, asks Modi govt

The Indian government does not discriminate on the basis of religion and believes that all citizens should enjoy equal rights, Union minister Suresh Prabhu said at the World Economic Forum (WEF) summit.

Jan 25, 2018, 13:00 PM IST

Rupee spurts 22 paise against dollar in early trade

Yesterday, the rupee had strengthened by 9 paise to close at a new one-week high 63.69.

Jan 25, 2018, 10:28 AM IST

Gauri Khan shares 'fanboy' moment of Shah Rukh Khan from Davos

Shah Rukh Khan, who was recently honoured with Crystal Award at Davos, posed with Australian actress Cate Blanchett for a pic.

Jan 24, 2018, 21:36 PM IST

Rahul takes another dig at PM, asks how much black money was brought back from Switzerland

PM Modi on Tuesday had talked about 'serious' challenges and 'grave concerns' facing the world in his address at the WEF.

Jan 24, 2018, 19:09 PM IST

China hails PM Modi's Davos speech, says both countries share common interest

Addressing the World Economic Forum, PM Modi had talked about 'serious' challenges and 'grave concerns' facing the world.

Jan 24, 2018, 16:31 PM IST

India fourth worst country in curbing environmental pollution: EPI report

The EPI ranks 180 countries on 24 performance indicators across 10 issue categories covering environmental health and ecosystem vitality.

Jan 24, 2018, 11:52 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi meets his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau

Sending out a strong message against protectionism and inward-focused economic policies, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said such tendencies can be dangerous.

Jan 24, 2018, 00:28 AM IST

PM Modi's speech at World Economic Forum: Key points

Addressing the World Economic Forum, PM Narendra Modi spoke about climate change, terrorism and 'self-centrism' as the biggest challenges facing the world.

Jan 24, 2018, 00:20 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi in Davos: Key moments

PM Narendra Modi talked about grave concerns facing the world, including terrorism and climate change World Economic Forum.

Jan 23, 2018, 23:54 PM IST