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Women have to wait 170 years to share equal pay cheques with men: Global gender gap report

Updated : Oct 26, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : World

Women have to wait 170 years to share equal pay cheques with men: Global gender gap report

While talks of bridging the gap between men and women have gotten stronger, the world has slowed down in closing it, suggest data. It would take at another 170 years to bridge the gender gap in terms of pay and workforce, says a new report published by the World Economic Forum on October 25. #India #Nepal #World Economic Forum #Education #Gender equality #Bolivia #economic #rawanda #Global Gender Gap Report 2016 #health and survival #econmic opportunity #political empowerment
Difficulty in doing business: How India compares with Pakistan, China? Check out this simple chart

Updated : Sep 28, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : Business

Difficulty in doing business: How India compares with Pakistan, China? Check out this simple chart

The improvement India witnessed in this index is indeed remarkable. However, a more important ranking to watch out for is the ease of doing business #India #China #Pakistan #World Bank #World Economic Forum #ChartView #ease of doing business #Global Competitiveness Index #2016 ranking
India jumps 16 spots in global competitiveness: Praise for NDA and 4 other takeaways from report

Updated : Sep 28, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : Business

India jumps 16 spots in global competitiveness: Praise for NDA and 4 other takeaways from report

The report should come as a confidence booster for the NDA as it says the rise in India's ranks is mostly due to the government's policies #India #Pakistan #Bangladesh #World Economic Forum #Global Competitiveness Index
India up 16 places to 55th on global competitiveness index

Updated : Sep 28, 2016

By : PTI

Category : Business

India up 16 places to 55th on global competitiveness index

The most problematic factors for doing business in India include corruption, policy instability, inflation and access to finance. #India #GDP #World Economic Forum #Switzerland #Global Competitiveness Report #Geneva #Emerging economies #competitive economy #gross national savings #government regulation #macro economic instability #budget deficits
Seeking investments for Andhra Pradesh, Naidu to head to China

Updated : Jun 21, 2016

By : PTI

Category : India

Seeking investments for Andhra Pradesh, Naidu to head to China

AP CM N Chandrababu Naidu will visit China to seek investments into the state and explore possible tie-ups for the development of capital city Amaravati. #China #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #World Economic Forum #N. Chandrababu Naidu #Amaravati #Vijayawada
Asean world economic forum begins in Malaysia

Updated : Jun 01, 2016

By : IANS

Category : World

Asean world economic forum begins in Malaysia

The 25th Association of South East Asian Nation (ASEAN) World Economic Forum (WEF) began in Malaysia's capital Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday. #NewsTracker #World Economic Forum #Asean #Kuala Lumpur #Najib Razak #Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak
Raghuram Rajan joins World Economic Forum task force on global financial system

Updated : Jan 27, 2016

By : hidden hidden

Category : Business

Raghuram Rajan joins World Economic Forum task force on global financial system

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has joined a task force of the World Economic Forum (WEF) to study the future of global financial system #RBI #Reserve Bank of India #NewsTracker #International Monetary Fund #World Economic Forum #Raghuram Rajan #WEF #Davos
Syria talks: Opposition quarrels, resolution likely delayed

Updated : Jan 22, 2016

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Syria talks: Opposition quarrels, resolution likely delayed

he United Nations has said that crucial talks on ending the Syria conflict would likely be delayed by a few days, as a dispute over who will represent the opposition intensified. #US #Syria #NewsTracker #World Economic Forum #Bashar al-Assad #Davos #John Kerry #Mohamed Alloush
Disparity hits new levels of disbelief: 62 people own the same amount of wealth as 3.5 billion

Updated : Jan 18, 2016

By : hidden hidden

Category : World

Disparity hits new levels of disbelief: 62 people own the same amount of wealth as 3.5 billion

Just 62 individuals had the same wealth as 3.5 billion people—the bottom half of humanity—in 2015, according to a new report, An Economy For The 1%, by Oxfam, a global advocacy. #Economy #ConnectTheDots #World Economic Forum #Tax #Wealth
Is it true or not: How South Korea reacted to North Korea's 'H-bomb' test

Updated : Jan 07, 2016

By : FP Staff

Category : Politics

Is it true or not: How South Korea reacted to North Korea's 'H-bomb' test

North Korea's widely-reported hydrogen bomb test on Wednesday has unsurprisingly drawn flak from across the world. The response from the media in neighbouring South Korea was a combination of concern, denunciation, skepticism and ridicule #NewsTracker #World Economic Forum #South Korea #North Korea #Kim Jong-un #Park Geun-hye #National Intelligence Service #Hydrogen bomb