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Nov 21, 2017
Vijay Mallya extradition: Expert witness raises concerns about lack of independence in ED, CBIIn a statement to the court hearing Vijay Mallya's extradition case, an expert, Lawrence Saez, has said that Indian criminal investigations lack integrity.
Nov 13, 2017
Narendra Modi to attend WEF in January, may hardsell India's ease of doing business rankNarendra Modi will the second Indian prime minister to attend the WEF summit in 20 years after HD Deve Gowda in 1997
Nov 08, 2017
Gender Gap Index: Women's requirements never given priority when resources are limited, says Plan India's Bhagyashree DengleThere is a need to evolve separate strategies to bring girls on par with boys, says Plan India's Bhagyashree Dengle.
Nov 02, 2017
Gender inequality widening after decades of slow progress: World Economic ForumA decade of slow progress towards better parity between the sexes has screeched to a halt, the World Economic Forum (WEF) said on Wednesday.
Nov 02, 2017
Gender Gap Index: India slips 21 spots to 108, below Bangladesh; women participation in economy lowIndia slipped 21 places on the World Economic Forum's Global Gender Gap index to a lowly 108, behind neighbours China and Bangladesh
Oct 30, 2017
Tech firms including Facebook and Twitter warned to tackle extremism and political misinformation in a report by World Economic ForumFacebook, Twitter and Alphabet Inc’s Google will go under the microscope of US lawmakers on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Oct 12, 2017
Insurers, tech firms and governments to find ways of tackling risks by drones, driverless carsA cyber attack on the U.S. Northeast electrical grid, for example, could cause economic losses as high as $222 billion, according to a research.
Oct 09, 2017
India's great health paradox: Children malnourished even as adults are overweight, says National Institute of NutritionIndia is now dealing with the twin issues of undernutrition and overnutrition, both swelling its burden of non-communicable diseases, according to a recent study conducted by National Institute of Nutrition (NIN).
Oct 06, 2017
Competiton in telecom sector is going down thanks to consolidation, says Bharti Airtel's Sunil MittalOn the state of competition in the telecom sector, which saw fierce tariff wars hitting the bottom line of large telcos, Mittal said "competition is going down".
Oct 06, 2017
India considering concessions that Apple had sought to set up manufacturing unit in India, says DIPP officialIt also wants reduction in customs duties on completely knocked down and semi-knocked down units of devices that are to be assembled in the country.