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India pitches for elimination of trade-distorting subsidies on agriculture in WTO
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India pitches for elimination of trade-distorting subsidies on agriculture in WTO

On the World Trade Organization's (WTO) appellate body for dispute settlement, Goyal said the early restoration of the full strength of the body will help in realising the objectives of the WTO.

'Told Donald Trump US-Iran war would be disastrous': Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan claims conflict will cause 'global poverty'
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'Told Donald Trump US-Iran war would be disastrous': Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan claims conflict will cause 'global poverty'

Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday said he has told US President Donald Trump that a war with Iran would have disastrous consequences

Kashmir issue: Donald Trump is pulling a fast one on Imran Khan; no cause for India to worry
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Kashmir issue: Donald Trump is pulling a fast one on Imran Khan; no cause for India to worry

To do a textual reading of Donald Trump’s comments on Kashmir during his meeting with Pakistan prime minister Imran Khan is to credit his words with meanings he may not have himself intended to

WEF 2020: Union commerce minister Piyush Goyal meets industry leaders, foreign ministers at Davos
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WEF 2020: Union commerce minister Piyush Goyal meets industry leaders, foreign ministers at Davos

Union commerce and industry minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday discussed issues relating to bilateral trade and investment with South Korean trade minister Yoo Myung-hi, as he met a number of industry leaders and foreign ministers here at WEF 2020

Donald Trump says US ready to 'help' India, Pakistan with Kashmir dispute ahead of talks with Imran Khan
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Donald Trump says US ready to 'help' India, Pakistan with Kashmir dispute ahead of talks with Imran Khan

US president Donald Trump said that the United States was watching developments between India and Pakistan over Kashmir very closely and was prepared to help if necessary, but did not say how.

Davos 2020: Donald Trump touts 'great American comeback' at WEF summit, says second phase of US-China trade deal soon
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Davos 2020: Donald Trump touts 'great American comeback' at WEF summit, says second phase of US-China trade deal soon

Shrugging off his impeachment trial back home, US president Donald Trump came out all guns blazing at the WEF summit in Davos on Tuesday as he lauded the unprecedented economic boom in the US

WEF's 2020 Davos meeting to focus on cohesive, sustainable world; 50th meeting to focus on stakeholder capitalism
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WEF's 2020 Davos meeting to focus on cohesive, sustainable world; 50th meeting to focus on stakeholder capitalism

While the names of the participants would be known by next month, the WEF announced on Thursday that the theme of its 50th Davos summit would be "Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World".

A bad year for Xi Jinping: Chinese president battles Hong Kong protests, trade war with US as Communist China nears 70th anniversary
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A bad year for Xi Jinping: Chinese president battles Hong Kong protests, trade war with US as Communist China nears 70th anniversary

'Xi Jinping has had the toughest year since he came to power',' said Eleanor Olcott, China policy analyst at research firm TS Lombard.

MP govt spent Rs 1.58 crore for stay of Kamal Nath, three bureaucrats in Switzerland, reveals RTI
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MP govt spent Rs 1.58 crore for stay of Kamal Nath, three bureaucrats in Switzerland, reveals RTI

About Rs 1.58 crore was spent for making arrangements for the stay of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath and three of his top bureaucrats in Switzerland, among other expenses

Raghuram Rajan says India will eventually surpass China in economic size, be better placed to create infrastructure
India

Raghuram Rajan says India will eventually surpass China in economic size, be better placed to create infrastructure

Rajan said he is hopeful of results, if not today, then may be at Davos meetings later.

Government of India among most trusted globally, but country's brands least reliable, finds Edelman Trust Barometer report
India

Government of India among most trusted globally, but country's brands least reliable, finds Edelman Trust Barometer report

India is among the most trusted nations globally when it comes to government, business, NGOs and media but the country's brands are among the least-trusted, according to the 2019 Edelman Trust Barometer report released ahead of the the World Economic Forum meet at Davos.

World Economic Forum in Davos likely to be dominated by trade disputes, Brexit; US, India, France and Russia to skip summit
World

World Economic Forum in Davos likely to be dominated by trade disputes, Brexit; US, India, France and Russia to skip summit

Trade disputes,international relations, Brexit and a growth slowdown that sparked concerns of a recession are set to dominate the World Economic Forum in Davos.

Global economy to worsen on rising geopolitical worries; wealth disparity key concern: World Economic Forum
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Global economy to worsen on rising geopolitical worries; wealth disparity key concern: World Economic Forum

The report said that nine out of ten respondents expect the economy to worsen due to rising geopolitical tensions

SpiceJet chief Ajay Singh to chair ATT summit in Davos; meet to focus on carbon footprint reduction
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SpiceJet chief Ajay Singh to chair ATT summit in Davos; meet to focus on carbon footprint reduction

The meeting will deliberate on the challenges confronting the ATT sectors and the key takeaways should help in potential policy reforms for these industries.

Amid US govt shutdown, Donald Trump 'respectfully' cancels visit to Davos for World Economic Forum
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Amid US govt shutdown, Donald Trump 'respectfully' cancels visit to Davos for World Economic Forum

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday canceled a planned visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, later this month amid a shutdown of the federal government, signaling he was prepared for the political showdown to stretch into late January

World Economic Forum meet 2019: Arun Jaitley, Kamal Nath to join over 100 Indian leaders in Davos
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World Economic Forum meet 2019: Arun Jaitley, Kamal Nath to join over 100 Indian leaders in Davos

The theme of World Economic Forum 2019 would be 'Globalisation 4.0: Shaping a Global Architecture in the Age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution'

Trump-Putin meet: Easy to castigate US president, but Helsinki summit could go down as his most statesmanlike moment
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Trump-Putin meet: Easy to castigate US president, but Helsinki summit could go down as his most statesmanlike moment

It is easy to tar and feather US president Donald Trump. Largely because he generally sits up and begs for it. But the Helsinki summit was neither heaven nor did it sink to the abysmal depths of hell being suggested by the anti-Trump brigade.

IMF chief Christine Lagarde says Narendra Modi needs to pay more attention to the safety of women
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IMF chief Christine Lagarde says Narendra Modi needs to pay more attention to the safety of women

Describing the latest incident of outrageous rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in India as "revolting", IMF chief Christine Lagarde hoped that the Indian authorities starting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi would pay more attention to it.

The Narendra Modi economy: Mostly sunny, a few clouds with IMF, World Bank painting a rosy picture
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The Narendra Modi economy: Mostly sunny, a few clouds with IMF, World Bank painting a rosy picture

There are a few negative indicators such as the decline of the Nikkei India Services Business Activity Index to a seven-month low of 47.8 in February.

PNB scam: Shatrughan Sinha mocks Modi govt for blaming auditors and regulators, says 'thank god they spared the peon'
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PNB scam: Shatrughan Sinha mocks Modi govt for blaming auditors and regulators, says 'thank god they spared the peon'

Dissident BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha mocked the Narendra Modi government for blaming auditors and regulators for the PNB fraud saying, "Thank God they spared the peon".