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Machines May Render 6 Out Of 10 People Jobless, Says Report

Geneva: At least 6 out of 10 people worldwide are likely to lose their jobs by 2025 as humans and machines will probably spend equal amounts of time at work, reveals a new report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF). The report was based on a survey of 32,000 workers conducted by the consulting […]

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Tata Steel Kalinganagar Honoured At World Economic Forum 2020

Bhubaneswar: Tata Steel Kalinganagar has been honoured at the World Economic Forum (WEF) 2020 for its recent admittance into the Global Lighthouse Network. The network is a small but growing group of global corporations that are showing leadership in applying fourth industrial revolution technologies to drive financial and operational impact. Tata Steel’s CEO & MD […]

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WEF 2020 Meeting Ends With Hopes For Better And Cleaner Economy

Davos: Global leaders expressed hope for better economic growth with lesser trade tensions and a safer planet with commitments to work in areas like climate change, as the 50th annual meeting of the World Economic Forum ended here on Friday. In the closing session, IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva said the world is a better place […]

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1 in 4 Indians will ditch air travel for greener options: Study

New Delhi: Only one in four Indians are willing to take a lower carbon footprint alternative to air travel, even at the cost of inconvenience and additional expense, according to a new World Economic Forum study. About 37 per cent Indians on the other hand would take the transport with a lower carbon footprint – […]

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India Drops 10 Positions In Global Competitiveness Index

New Delhi: India fell 10 positions, to the 68th rank, in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Competitiveness Index. The concept of Global Competitiveness Index 4.0. 2019 is anchored in growth accounting theory, which measures the sum of growth in the factors of production — labour and capital — and of total factor productivity (TFP). […]

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World's 26 richest people own as much as poorest 50%: Oxfam

London: Twenty-six richest billionaires own as many assets as the 3.8 billion people who make up for the poorest half of the planets population, British charity Oxfam said in a report on Monday. In an annual wealth check released to mark the start of the World Economic Forum in Davos, the development charity said 2018 […]

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Macron appeals for inclusive, sustainable globalization

Davos: French President Emmanuel Macron has appealed for inclusive and sustainable globalization while addressing participants of the ongoing annual World Economic Forum here. “Economic growth is not an end in itself, it is a means to an end,” said Macron on Wednesday. “The search for economic growth has sometimes let us forget what people are […]

Trump to meet May, Netanyahu and other world leaders in Davos

Washington: US President Donald Trump would meet leaders from Britain, Israel and other countries to discuss security issues, including North Korea, the ISIS, the Middle East and Iran, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, the White House said today. He will use his time to discuss national security issues, including the international effort to […]

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to skip WEF at Davos

New Delhi: Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will give the World Economic Forum (WEF) in the Swiss town of Davos a miss since he is busy with the Union Budget to be presented on February 1. Jaitley was supposed to accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi who arived in Switzerland on Monday to attend the WEF. […]

Modi leaves for Davos to attend World Economic Forum

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left for Davos in Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum. “Showcasing India’s resilient economy and India’s attractiveness as a destination of doing business! “PM Narendra Modi emplanes for Davos to participate in the World Economic Forum,” Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a […]

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India's growth potential is above 9 percent: Jaitley

Asserting that India's economic growth will be significantly better next year, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Thursday said the real economic growth potential of the country was over 9 percent

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From Tatas to Mahindras, all looking for right acquisitions

As the WEF annual summit ends here, a large number of corporate leaders including at blue chip firms like TCS, M&M, Kotak and Tech Mahindra say they are on the lookout for potential acquisitions and will take the plunge if right targets emerge

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Nearly half of Indian CEOs 'very confident' of revenue growth

Davos: Nearly half of the Indian CEOs surveyed are “very confident” about revenue gains for their companies in the next 12 months, even as they cited availability of skilled talent and corruption as major business threats, as per a PwC study. According to PwC’s 17th Annual Global CEO survey, released by World Economic Forum here, […]