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  • India to create 100 mn jobs in manufacturing sector: Anand Sharma 23-01-2014 02:56 PM

    Davos: India is looking to create as many as 100 million skilled jobs in the manufacturing sector by raising its share of GDP to 25 per cent from 16 per cent, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said. Sharma is in Davos for the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meet...
  • Huffington Post plans India edition; launch in May 23-01-2014 01:27 PM

    Davos: US-based leading online newspaper Huffington Post is planning to launch an India edition by May this year and negotiations are currently underway to finalise a local partner for this venture. "We are working very hard on our India edition. We are in negotiations right now and we hope to...
  • Karnataka CM invites global firms to invest in state 13-09-2013 05:54 PM

    Bangalore: Karnataka Chief Minister K. Siddaramaiah is wooing global firms at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in China to invest in this southern state for benefitting mutually from its natural and human resources, a official said Friday. "Siddaramaiah had series of meetings with heads of global firms at the WEF...
  • India slips to 60th rank on competitiveness, Switzerland on top 04-09-2013 01:50 PM

    New Delhi/Geneva: India has slipped to 60th position in terms of its competitiveness globally, while Switzerland has retained its top rank. This is India's lowest ever rank and also 31 places below its peer emerging market China. Releasing the annual Global Competitiveness Report 2013-2014, Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF) on...
  • Does the Indian economy need a reboot? 07-11-2012 02:58 PM

    At the most stimulating session of the World Economic Forum for India 2012 on the opening Wednesday, captains of the Indian and international industry and the Indian government agreed on the fundamental premise that faster economic growth was not just essential for the success of business but also to ensure...
  • AR Rahman honoured at WEF, Davos 27-01-2011 11:56 AM

    Davos (Switzerland): A day after he won two Academy award nominations, Indian musician AR Rahman was honoured with the Crystal Award at the World Economic Forum. This award honours those artists who use their fame to give back to the society. Rahman also shared his thoughts, on how world could...