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World Economic Forum: India will make more COVID-19 vaccines available, says PM Narendra Modi
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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
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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."

World Economic Forum: China’s Xi Jinping warns global community against starting ‘new cold war’
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World Economic Forum: China’s Xi Jinping warns global community against starting ‘new cold war’

The Chinese president's comments come in the backdrop of Joe Biden's recent plans to revitalise global alliances to counter China's growing influence

International Parity at Work Day 2021: All you need to know about drive to eliminate inequality in workplace
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International Parity at Work Day 2021: All you need to know about drive to eliminate inequality in workplace

Even though women make up for nearly half the population, gender bias at work keeps them from attaining top administrative positions in an office.

IIT-Madras launches BSc degree in programming and data science as 'world's first online diploma'; offers admission without JEE
India

IIT-Madras launches BSc degree in programming and data science as 'world's first online diploma'; offers admission without JEE

The programme in IIT Madras was launched by Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal and Minister of State for HRD Sanjay Dhotre.

Cost-saving, flexibility and afternoon siestas? Coronavirus outbreak gives a glimpse into the future of work culture as millions are forced indoors
India

Cost-saving, flexibility and afternoon siestas? Coronavirus outbreak gives a glimpse into the future of work culture as millions are forced indoors

The coronavirus has managed to do something in a space of weeks that not even the world wars or worst natural calamities of past years managed to do – send populations of entire countries indoors.

Could climate change be responsible for the next financial crisis? Yes, says a new report
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Could climate change be responsible for the next financial crisis? Yes, says a new report

Banks spent last decade pulling out their economies from 2008 financial crisis, might spend next decade dealing with climate change.

Climate change solutions top priority at 50th World Economic Forum in Davos this week
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Climate change solutions top priority at 50th World Economic Forum in Davos this week

The catastrophic wildfires in Australia have mounted pressure on politicians, businesspeople, thought leaders and others to show they are part of the solution.

From Italy to Hong Kong, today’s youth may have found a way to confront nationalist dictatorships
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From Italy to Hong Kong, today’s youth may have found a way to confront nationalist dictatorships

Billionaire investor George Soros, known for his outspoken liberal views, condemns the rise of nationalist dictators, says survival of open societies is endangered as the world faces an even greater crisis: climate change

'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

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

World Economic Forum honours Deepika Padukone for raising awareness about mental health
Health

World Economic Forum honours Deepika Padukone for raising awareness about mental health

The award was a recognition for her organisation Live Love Laugh’s contribution to tackling issues related to mental health in India.

Spain declares climate emergency, to send climate legislation to parliament for approval
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Spain declares climate emergency, to send climate legislation to parliament for approval

The govt wants up to 95 percent of the Mediterranean country’s electricity to come from renewable sources by 2040.

Greta Thunberg, Donald Trump caught in a war of words at World Economic Forum
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Greta Thunberg, Donald Trump caught in a war of words at World Economic Forum

“Our house is still on fire,” she said, repeating her remarks from the World Economic Forum a year ago.

Greta Thunberg’s message at the World Economic Forum: ‘Our House Is Still on Fire’
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Greta Thunberg’s message at the World Economic Forum: ‘Our House Is Still on Fire’

She said “We don’t need a ‘low carbon economy.’ We don’t need to ‘lower emissions. Our emissions have to stop.”

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

Davos 2020: WTO will survive but it will look different, says Roberto Azevedo amid growing call for protectionism over free trade
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Davos 2020: WTO will survive but it will look different, says Roberto Azevedo amid growing call for protectionism over free trade

Amid a growing clamour among the political class for protectionism over free trade, WTO chief Roberto Azevedo on Tuesday said at the WEF Davos summit that the global trade body would definitely survive this wave but it might look different

India 4th best market for global firms looking for growth abroad; shows highest levels of confidence among major economies: CEO survey
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India 4th best market for global firms looking for growth abroad; shows highest levels of confidence among major economies: CEO survey

China and India showed the highest levels of confidence among major economies at 45 percent and 40 percent, respectively.

'Our house is on fire': Greta Thunberg sums up 2019 by reiterating focus on climate crisis, quotes World Economic Forum speech
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'Our house is on fire': Greta Thunberg sums up 2019 by reiterating focus on climate crisis, quotes World Economic Forum speech

Echoing the cautionary words from her famous speech at the World Economic Forum earlier this year, Swedish climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Saturday jumped on the bandwagon to sum up 2019 in just five words, reminding the world once again of the fact that "our house is on fire."