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Women will have to wait for 118 years for pay parity with men

The wait gets longer, astonishingly longer in the age of nano second tech age. The World Economic Forum believes it will take another 118 years (until 2133) to close the global pay gap between men

Nagaland entrepreneur wins social entrepreneur of the year award

Neichute Doulo, a social entrepreneur from Nagaland, won this year’s social entrepreneur of the year award for encouraging youngsters from the conflict region to take up entrepreneurship over

India ranks below Bangladesh, Nepal in inclusive development index

India has fared worse than its neighbours: Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and China, in an inclusive development index. World Economic Forum’s Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2

India’s limited capacity to create employment a serious challenge: WEF

India has significant potential to reap a demographic dividend, but its limited capacity to create employment poses a serious challenge: between 1991 and 2013 the size of the working-age population

Water a key point of tension in Kashmir: WEF

Disputes between communities – or even countries – over the water from shared rivers, forest ecosystems and atmospheric conditions can inflame existing tensions in fragile regions, said

Address current tensions for a robust digital economy: WEF white paper

Current tensions and anticipated future issues alike must be addressed to ensure the successful development of a robust digital economy for all stakeholders, said a World Economic Forum white pap

Global economy recovering: Top international economist

For the first time in more than a decade we have a reasonably broad based recovery in the global economy, said Anders Borg, chair, World Economic Forum’s Global Financial System Initiative.

India ranks 40th in Global Competitiveness Index

India ranked 40th in the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Index 2017–2018, slipping one position from last year. India (40th) stabilizes this year after its big leap

India slips in Global Gender Gap index

India has slipped in the Global Gender Gap Index ranking of the World Economic Forum, just days after it did so well in World Bank’s ease of doing business. It now stands at 108th position.

Modi at Davos: On how to realise the dream of a beautiful shared future

Prime minister Narendra Modi underlined the need for a consensus among the nation to realise the dream of a beautiful shared future, as he addressed the plenary session of the World Economic Forum

Speech therapy for climate change

In his justly praised speech at the World Economic Forum at Davos, prime minister Narendra Modi highlighted three among the numerous threats to our shared future: climate change, terrorism and prot

Producers accountability e-waste(d)

India has a relatively low per-capita usage of electronics, yet it is the second largest contributor of e-waste in Asia, after China. Globally, it is the fifth largest – China, USA, Japan and



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