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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
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
Talking about the decisions during a session on global trade at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, Piyush Goyal said a lot of misconceptions are doing the rounds on this issue
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
He said sanctions need to go further to stop Russia's aggression, including an oil embargo, blocking all of its banks and cutting off trade with Russia completely. He said that it's a precedent that would work for decades to come
India assured the world that it was determined to become the global vaccine capital and it is now in a position to ensure adequate supply to other nations
President Vladimir Putin's war means Russian business and political leaders haven't been invited to Davos this year
Bommai said he will have to decide on the days and schedule considering the upcoming Rajya Sabha and Legislative Council polls, also the possibility of local body polls being announced
Observing that inflation in India is somewhat elevated, Paolo Mauro, deputy director, Fiscal Affairs Department of the IMF said that it is a little bit above the comfort zone for the Central Bank, which is addressing that issue
He also said there is a great deal of 'disinformation' around and that is entirely destructive to a comprehensive public health endeavour.
Modi’s oratory is proven on almost every playing field. A machine glitch at a global event won’t take away much from that
Fauci said there is a great deal of 'disinformation' around and that is entirely destructive to a comprehensive public health endeavour
The event will also witness the participation of head of states, top industry leaders, international organisations and civil society, who will deliberate on critical challenges being faced by the world today and discuss how to address them
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
Geneva-based WEF said radically different pandemic experiences have exacerbated global divisions, while vaccine inequities, combined with new strains, have also slowed international economic recovery
Bringing climate security into UNSC discourse has potential to disrupt nature of overall discussions: India
India said cautioned that viewing conflicts in poorer parts of the world through the prism of climate change will only serve to present a lop-sided narrative
Bangladesh topped the list in South Asia at 65th rank, followed by Nepal (106), Sri Lanka (116), and Bhutan (130). India, however, fared better than Afghanistan and Pakistan
A higher number can spur more aggressive policies to tame global warming, a lower number may make action seem unaffordable.
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
She said, "The climate and ecological crisis can unfortunately no longer be solved within today's systems."