Davos 2020: Greta Thunberg slams elites on climate at World Economic Forum
Young climate activists including Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg ...
Davos 2020: Trump rejects climate 'prophets of doom' at World Economic Forum
US President Donald Trump on Tuesday lashed out at the "perennia...
PIL filed in SC against DoT for not taking coercive action on AGR dues
The petition states that telcos have “willfully” “disobeyed” paying th...
Karnataka govt to amend certain rules of Land Reforms Act: BS Yediyurappa
"The investor's side (during the meet) had some doubts and opposition to cumbersome procedures in starting their units and we assured them of solving all their problems.
2012-13, 2013-14 slowdowns were a lot worse than the present one: Arvind Panagariya
For five years after 2013-14 we have grown at 7.5% and now we are slowing down again, said Panagariya.
New milestone: Economic Times crosses 4 mn total readership
Total readership (TR) is defined as the number of readers that pick up a newspaper at least once in a month. ET added 320,000 readers between Q2 and Q3 – fully two-thirds of the total readers added by all business dailies in India.
Draw up plan in a week to de-criminalise politics: SC to EC
A bench comprising Justices RF Nariman and S Ravindra Bhat was hearing a contempt petition — filed by BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay and NGO Public Interest Foundation — against the poll body for failing to check criminalisation of politics.
Gold gains on heightened safe-haven interest, palladium soars
Spot gold was up 0.2% to $1,559.99 per ounce by 1514 GMT, having earlier touched its highest since Jan. 10 at $1,562.51. U.S. gold futures were little changed at $1,560.20.
As Swiss summit ends, Greta's star outshines her critics
As the summit wrapped up on Friday, Greata Thunberg lead a protest with young people in the centre of Davos, flagging her message to the end, after most world leaders had left.
More stringent governance norms needed to address economic slowdown: Report
According to the Dun and Bradstreet Economy forecast, even though IIP turned positive in Nov 2019, it is likely to remain subdued. "Slowdown in consumption and investment along with high inflationary pressures, geopolitical issues and uncertainty over the recovery of the economic growth are likely to keep IIP subdued," the report noted.
Forgot your password? WEF report suggests it's safer to not have one
Weak or stolen passwords account for an average of four out of five global data breaches.
India Ratings pegs FY21 GDP at 5.5%, warns of downside risks
Ind-Ra expects GDP to grow at 5.5% year-on-year in FY21, however, the downside risks persist.
Dollar holds gains as investors cheer US economic outlook
The greenback held steady near a one-week high against the euro, at $1.1096.
C Vijayakumar, CEO, HCL Technologies named chairman of World Economic Forum's IT Governors Community
The Forum's IT Governors community convenes CEOs of the world's top information technology companies in order to help them responsibly shape the future of their industry. It acts as a platform for setting industry priorities, building shared understanding, and coordinating actions that lead to results.
Facebook conspiring to re-elect Donald Trump, says George Soros
Soros has used his annual Davos speech as a platform to criticise the social media giant in the past. In 2018, he compared Facebook to a gambling company that fosters addiction among users, and last year reiterated the need to regulate technology firms. "Facebook basically has only one guiding principle: maximise your profits irrespective of what harm it may do to the world," Soros said on Thursday.
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