FTA between India and UK could be ready by Diwali this year, says Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal
Diwali celebrated in the month of October this year was set as a timeline for a draft FTA after British prime minister Boris Johnson's talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to India in April
At Davos, climate activists say major issues largely ignored at World Economic Forum
Climate activists said there was no talk at all of reparations, often referred to as 'loss and damage', for poor countries that have contributed little to global warming but are experiencing some of the worst effects
World Economic Forum: Sadhguru makes impassioned appeal to 'Save Soil'
In an appeal to representatives from more than 150 countries, Sadhguru spoke about critical need to regenerate soil health to make it remunerative for farmers to continue to farm their lands in the interest of food security
World Economic Forum in Davos has a full plate dealing with climate change to conflict, post-COVID
President Vladimir Putin's war means Russian business and political leaders haven't been invited to Davos this year
Unlikely that people will move around with masks on forever: Anthony Fauci on 'new normal'
He also said there is a great deal of 'disinformation' around and that is entirely destructive to a comprehensive public health endeavour.
Modi, teleprompter and talking heads: Brief history of a love-hate relationship
Modi’s oratory is proven on almost every playing field. A machine glitch at a global event won’t take away much from that
COVID, China and climate: Big themes to look forward to at World Economic Forum's online Davos event
The gathering, an online alternative to the event typically held in Davos, will feature speeches by the leaders of countries as well as panel discussions with business, government and philanthropy figures
World Economic Forum: India will make more COVID-19 vaccines available, says PM Narendra Modi
Addressing the WEF summit at Davos through video conferencing, the prime minister said that India is amongst the countries that have successfully controlled the coronavirus
Greta Thunberg reminds world leaders at Davos of climate crisis they continue to ignore
She said, "The climate and ecological crisis can unfortunately no longer be solved within today's systems."
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'
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
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
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
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
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
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
'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
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
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 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.