Prescriptive laws will keep becoming obsolete as technologies change, and banning technologies like cryptocurrencies will only push the market for them to develop outside India, Jain said
WEF Davos 2020: Goldman was one of investment banks that would have led the IPO last year, after convincing WeWork it could improve on the USD 47 billion valuation in a private fundraising round it secured in January 2019
WEF 2020: US President Donald Trump had said last year that India and China were taking advantage of the developing nation tag
WEF 2020: MP CM Kamal Nath said that PM Modi talks about cooperative federalism but when it comes to big issues such as Citizenship Amendment Act, states are not consulted
Tech Mahindra's CEO CP Gurnani said that it was very unusual that a growth rate which was running at 8-10 per cent was now at 4-5 per cent, impacting the global growth rate
"People are more generally aware now. The climate and the environment is a hot topic. But - and it's a big but: From another perspective, pretty much nothing has been done", says Thunberg
On climate change, Trump said he was a "big believer in the environment" and added that the US would be joining the One Trillion Trees initiative
WEF 2020: Trump, who has repeatedly expressed scepticism about climate change, is set to give the first keynote address of Davos 2020
Padukone has been given Crystal Award 2020 for her leadership in raising mental health awareness; award celebrates achievements of artists and cultural figures whose leadership inspires inclusive and sustainable change
Among the global leaders, US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin are also expected to attend the high-profile summit, where over 3,000 global leaders would converge to discuss what requires to make it a "cohesive and sustainable world". However, there is no official confirmation about the two leaders as yet
Bhuvan Bam will attend conferences and educate his audience on talks over a cohesive and sustainable world. Bhuvan Bam has 16.1M subscribers on YouTube.
WEF 2020: Goyal will also participate in an informal WTO Ministerial gathering being held in Davos
From India, two union ministers Piyush Goyal and Mansukh Mandaviya as well as three chief ministers -- Amarinder Singh, Kamal Nath and B S Yeddyurappa -- are expected to participate in the prestigious WEF summit
For the first time in the report's 10-year outlook, the top five global risks in terms of likelihood are all environmental -- extreme weather events, human-made environmental disasters, major biodiversity loss, natural disasters, and failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation.
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