PM Narendra Modi in Davos WEF 2018: 7: 06 pm:\u00a0The world applauds 1.3 bn people of India at the WEF in Davos appreciating the remarkable transformation in improving the business climate. PM Narendra Modi interacted with the top global CEOs at the International Business Council event. 6: 56 pm: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis hails Prime Minister Modi's speech on 3 global threats at WEF 2018. Watch Video- Maharashtra CM @Dev_Fadnavis hails Prime Minister @narendramodi's speech on 3 global threats at #WorldEconomicForum2018 #DDNewsInDavos #IndiaMeansBusiness pic.twitter.com\/shlQIIv9sV \u2014 Doordarshan News (@DDNewsLive) January 23, 2018 6: 41 pm: WATCH VIDEO| MEA briefs on PM Modi's engagement at Davos 6: 32 pm:\u00a0PM Narendra Modi with Indian CEOs at World Economic Forum in Davos. 6: 25 pm: READ |\u00a0Narendra Modi speech in Davos: Full text 6: 16 pm:\u00a0Union Minister Jitendra Singh's reaction to PM Modi's Plenary session speech, watch video- DD Exclusive: Union Minister @DrJitendraSingh's reaction to PM @narendramodi's Plenary session speech at #WorldEconomicForum2018 #Davos #DDNewsInDavos #IndiaMeansBusiness pic.twitter.com\/qm1JArEZfe \u2014 Doordarshan News (@DDNewsLive) January 23, 2018 6: 10 pm:\u00a0Protectionism is gaining ground and globalisation is losing its appeal, but India is open for business, Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the World Economic Forum on Tuesday. PM Modi is leading a big government and business delegation to the summit in Davos, the first Indian prime minister do so in 21 years, aiming to showcase India as a fast-growing economic power and a potential driver of global growth. 5: 59 pm:\u00a0In his speech Davos, PM Modi said, "If you want wellness along with wealth, come to India IF you want wholeness of life along with health, come to India If you want peace along with Prosperity, come to India India will always welcome you." "If you want wellness along with wealth, come to India IF you want wholeness of life along with health, come to India If you want peace along with Prosperity, come to India India will always welcome you": PM @narendramodi to world at #Davos pic.twitter.com\/EuA7IvJkku \u2014 Doordarshan News (@DDNewsLive) January 23, 2018 5: 53 pm: Meanwhile,\u00a0Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "More investments creates more economic activities. We in India offer great infrastructure. We offer a great potential in terms of investment." 5: 42 pm:\u00a0\u2018PM talked about global challenges but he also said that they can be resolved with ancient ideas that have been part of our philosophy\u2019, said Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry. \u2018PM talked about global challenges but he also said that they can be resolved with ancient ideas that have been part of our philosophy\u2019, says @sureshpprabhu, Minister of Commerce and Industry, in conversation with @SupriyaShrinate #PMInDavos pic.twitter.com\/4t6AxBWxtX \u2014 TIMES NOW (@TimesNow) January 23, 2018 5: 38 pm:\u00a0In his speech, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today stressed upon the changes the world has seen in the past 20 years. He said that Harry Potter was an unheard name, tweeting was done only by birds and Amazon referred to dense forests in 1997. 5: 26 pm: Meanwhile, Congress President Rahul Gandhi took a jibe at PM Modi after his Davos speech. He took to Twitter and said, "Dear PM, Welcome to Switzerland! Please tell DAVOS why 1% of India\u2019s population gets 73% of its wealth? I\u2019m attaching a report for your ready reference." Dear PM, Welcome to Switzerland! Please tell DAVOS why 1% of India\u2019s population gets 73% of its wealth? I\u2019m attaching a report for your ready reference. \u2014 Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) January 23, 2018 5: 16 pm:\u00a0PM Narendra Modi met his Canadian counterpart Justin Trudeau in Davos. #WATCH: PM Narendra Modi met PM of Canada Justin Trudeau in #Davos #WorldEconomicForum pic.twitter.com\/WWNfPXSG5q \u2014 ANI (@ANI) January 23, 2018 5: 12 pm: "PM spoke as a global statesman speaks not only about India but also globalisation & larger issues of climate change & terrorism. Yes he spoke about reforms, the world is going inward and India is globalising and is ready for business," said Rajan Mittal, VC & MD of Bharti Enterprises. 5: 07 pm:\u00a0Dharmendra Pradhan,Union Minister in Davos said, "It was a very enthusiastic speech, PM talked about how Indian ethos can be a global role model in today's conflicting times." 4: 59 pm: SEE PICS|\u00a0Top quotes by PM at World Economic Forum 2018 4:50 pm:\u00a0In an interconnected world, globalization is losing its lustre. Do global organizations created after the Second World War really reflect the aspirations and dreams of mankind today, asks PM Modi. 4:47 pm: READ|\u00a0PM Modi takes leadership on climate change at his maiden plenary address of WEF 4:45 pm:\u00a0In India democracy, demography and dynamism are giving shape to development and destiny: PM Narendra Modi. 4:44 pm:\u00a0Democracy is not just a political system, it\u2019s a life view and a lifestyle. Democratic growth and inclusivity have the power to heal the cracks that have emerged, says PM Modi 4:40 pm:\u00a0Change in India's ranking is an indicator that the people in India have warmly welcomed the change in policies as the road to a better future for them: PM Narendra Modi 4:38 pm:\u00a0n 2014 after 30 years, the 600 crore Indians provided complete majority to any political party to form govt at the centre. We took the resolution for the development of everyone and not just a specific group. Our motto is 'Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas'.: PM Modi. 4:35 pm:\u00a0The motto of my Government is 'Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas' says PM. 4:34 pm: Indian delegation breaks into applause as @PMOIndia chooses to speak in Hindi. He\u2019s in his element & connects with the audience by making humorous comments on the changing times. Xi Jinping certainly didn\u2019t do that..if you\u2019re looking for differences between India & China! pic.twitter.com\/enkRliRxt0 \u2014 anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) January 23, 2018 4:33 pm:\u00a0Many societies & countries are becoming self-centred. It seems that gloabalisation, as opposed to its definition, is shrinking. Such misplaced preferences can't be considered any lesser threat than terrorism or climate change. We must admit shine of globalisation is fading: PM. 4:32 pm:\u00a0Anand Mahindra: Indian delegation breaks into applause as PM Modi\u00a0chooses to speak in Hindi. He\u2019s in his element & connects with the audience by making humorous comments on the changing times. Xi Jinping certainly didn\u2019t do that, if you\u2019re looking for differences between India & China! 4:29 pm:\u00a0How can we eliminate these rifts, and realise the dream of a beautiful shared future', asks PM 4:24 pm:\u00a0Mukesh Ambani and Shahrukh Khan in the audience as PM Modi addresses the plenary session. 4:23 pm:\u00a0India has always believed in values of integration and unity, 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam', it means the whole world is one family. It is relevant to bridge distances: PM 4:17 pm:\u00a0India has always believed in values of integration and unity. 4:15 pm: There is a lack of consensus between all of us - it happens even in families - however, the essence of a family lies in the fact that there is solidarity when facing challenges together, says PM 4:13 pm:\u00a0In India, we have always lived in linking people, not in dividing them - the first Sanskrit scriptures proclaim ''Vasudaiva Kutumbakam'' which means ''All the world is one family'' - we are linked together, says PM 4:11 pm:\u00a0Challenges posed by technology getting more serious by the day, says PM Modi 4:09 pm:\u00a0Future belongs to those who can manage data, says PM Modi. 4:07 pm:\u00a0Tech transformation is influencing the world, says PM Modi 4:05 pm:\u00a0Back in 1997, birds used to tweet and not humans, says PM Modi 4:04 pm: Social media platforms have transformed the globe: PM Modi. 4:03 pm:\u00a0I am happy to be in Davos to address the\u00a0WEF. This Summit seems to find solutions to the various problems the world faces. I thank the people and Government of Switzerland for the warm welcome here: PM Modi 4:02 pm:\u00a0In 1997 whe then Indian PM Deve Gowda had come to Davos India\u2019s GDP was little more than $400 billion. 4:00 pm:\u00a0PM begins his speech at WEF 3:56 pm:\u00a0WATCH| 3:55 pm:\u00a0Klaus Schwab,, Executive Chairman, WEF is currently sepaking at the planery meet. 3:51 pm: PM to lay out plans for the future in his plenary speech at the WEF in Davos. 3:43 pm:\u00a0 Alain Berset is currently speaking at the meeting. 3:37 pm:\u00a0PM Modi to speak shortly at the planery meeting. 3:15 pm:\u00a0WATCH|\u00a0 Nine things you probably did not know about Davos. The youngest participant? A 23-year-old computer scientist from Ghana. Learn more: #wef18 pic.twitter.com\/N1z3j9KKFT \u2014 World Economic Forum (@wef) January 23, 2018 3.00 pm: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi will participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos from tomorrow where he will project Pakistan as a prime destination for business, investment and trade. 2.45 pm: Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today said the Western world must realise they cannot go a long way without the help of the emerging economies and warned that no one would be able to resolve any problem of a 'fractured world' if things are not set right soon. 2.30 pm: WATCH | ' Let's wait, they have been saying many things, as of now we are in alliance in the Govt and this Govt will complete its term' says Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis. #WATCH 'Lets wait, they have been saying many things, as of now we are in alliance in the Govt and this Govt will complete its term' says Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis in #Davos on Shiv Sena going alone in 2019 pic.twitter.com\/JEPm6Wcy5g \u2014 ANI (@ANI) January 23, 2018 2.20 pm: Global CEOs applauded India's efforts to bring in the regime like GST. Demonetisation & GST were bold initiatives & people feel the economy is getting cleaner & predictable. That has created a huge interest in mind of people to come & invest in India: Maharashtra CM D Fadnavais 2.10 pm: WATCH | PM Narendra Modi will pitch his vision of empowering each and every common man in India, Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis. EXCLUSIVE: PM @narendramodi will pitch his vision of empowering each and every common man in India, Maharashtra CM @Dev_Fadnavis tells #DDNewsInDavos #IndiaMeansBusiness >> pic.twitter.com\/Ezf1Al8SUm \u2014 Doordarshan News (@DDNewsLive) January 23, 2018 2.00 pm: World Economic Forum 2018 is the largest platform we can have to establish India on the global agenda, says Tejpreet Chopra - CEO of Bharat Light & Power. 1.30 pm: WATCH | India 7.4% China 6.6% India 7.4% ???????? China 6.6% ???????? Read more: pic.twitter.com\/8XZfTuP2Ee \u2014 World Economic Forum (@wef) January 22, 2018 1.15 pm: A team of chefs from Taj Group is preparing cuisines at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Speaking to ANI, Raghu Deora, the logistical head for this entire mission, said,"I have been told that he likes anything and everything vegetarian. It will be like 'Ghar ka Swad Davos mein" on serving to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. 1.00 pm: There is a huge appetite for continuous surge in foreign investments in India with no comparable opportunity available worldwide, Union minister Piyush Goyal said today, even as he saw India's role at international platforms growing into a leader being looked into for solving problems of a 'fractured world'. "In that sense, 125 crore Indians are dining a pride of place when it comes to the world," Goyal said. 12.40 pm: The global economy and geopolitical tensions are taking a back seat to a more immediate problem at this year's Davos summit of political and business leaders: heavy snow is burying the venue. 12.20 pm: WATCH | Chetna Sinha on why we should never provide poor solutions to poor people. Chetna Sinha on why we should never provide poor solutions to poor people. Learn more: #wef18 pic.twitter.com\/e4X07E1tZm \u2014 World Economic Forum (@wef) January 23, 2018 12.00 pm: Yoga gurus, who will showcase the ancient Yoga heritage of India, at the World Economic Forum 2018 welcome reception in Davos. 11.30 am: While speaking to the media yesterday in Davos at World Economic Forum, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said, \u201cWe maintained our growth along with structural reforms, we worked for financial inclusion along with financial growth. PM has worked on global terrorism on the diplomatic front & to tell all of it India\u2019s delegation is here.\u201d 11.20 am: WATCH | The poorest 3.7 billion people on the planet didn't get anything. The poorest 3.7 billion people on the planet didn't get anything. Read more: pic.twitter.com\/RlJrdUGF4b \u2014 World Economic Forum (@wef) January 22, 2018 11.10 am: Before the World Economic Forum annual summit 2018, Edelman Trust Barometer said, globally, people's trust in these four areas remained largely unchanged from last year. Of 28 countries surveyed, 20 lie in 'distruster territory', one more than in 2017. 11.00 am: Yesterday, while speaking to the media Union Minister Piyush Goyal said, \u201cPM Narendra Modi\u2019s presence gives a big message to the world community, that India is open for business. Here, we are all giving out information about the \u2018New India 2022\u2019 that we are working towards." 10.55 am: Earlier, top Banker Uday Kotak said, "We need to get our messaging right when Trump is likely to talk about how Americans are making America great again. So India needs to say here that we are welcoming the world and we are building a new India." 10.50 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a great story to tell about significant reforms undertaken in India and even a greater story about 1.4 billion Indians, a young population and a massive market for the world, while no one other than him is better to tell this story, said Spicejet CEO Ajay Singh. 10.40 am: \u00a0"Given that GDP growth in the first half was 6 per cent, this estimate already indicates a robust positive momentum in growth to 7 per cent in the second half of the (financial) year. High frequency indicators are already showing signs of improvement," said ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar. 10.30 am: Meanwhile, India has emerged as the fifth most attractive market for investments and the optimism over global economic growth is at a record level, a survey of CEOs by global consultancy PwC said on January 22. 10.20 am: In a first at the WEF summit, India would also host yoga training sessions for the entire duration of the meeting, while also showcasing Indian heritage and culture. 10.15 am: Bollywood Filmmaker Karan Johar will share the stage with Yo-Yo Ma (American-French cellist), Alice Bah Kuhnke (Swedish Minister of Culture and Democracy) and speak on "How can we avert the spread of culture wars?" 10.10 am: V. Ramgopal Rao, the director of Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi will speak on "How can large-scale research collaborations strengthen science and nurture a broader environment of international cooperation?" at 8.00pm today. 10.00 am: Meanwhile, IMF said that India's economy could grow at 7.4 per cent in 2018, as against China\u2019s 6.8 per cent. This will make India as the fastest growing country among emerging economies. 9.50 am: Indian Railways Minister Piyush Goyal will share the speak on "How will industries, institutions and innovation shape the future of energy systems?" 9.40 am: At World Economic Forum 2018, Pope Francis said, "There is a grave responsibility to exercise wise discernment, for the decisions made will be decisive for shaping the world of tomorrow and that of future generations." 9.30 am: Yesterday, External affairs ministry spokesperson on Twitter wrote: \u201cOn his way to Davos, PM @narendramodi arrives in Zurich. First visit by Indian PM to #Davos in 20 years! PM would make a keynote speech at the Plenary of the #WorldEconomicForum, address International Business Council and interact with CEOs. #IndiaMeansBusiness.\u201d 9.20 am: PM Modi is scheduled to have a bilateral meeting with Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven. 9.10 am: Yesterday, PM Modi held a meeting with Swiss President Alain Berset and discussed ways to deepen bilateral ties on the sidelines of the summit. 9.00 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a roundtable meeting with the CEOs of top global companies. 8.50 am: Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan will speak at the forum on creating change in India through women's empowerment. 8.40 am: Modi is the first Indian prime minister to attend Davos summit in 20 years. 8.30 am: Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address the plenary session of the World Economic Forum in Davos at 3.45 pm IST.