Ananya Birla is the daughter of a billionaire industrialist. Despite her family’s wealth she has embarked on a singing career and has founded a microfinance company. It provides small loans to poor rural women.
While the international community is focused on the plight of Rohingya refugees, not many in the world are aware of the ordeal of Bihari Muslims who migrated from India in 1947.
As the UN General Assembly gathers, New York is also hosting another meeting, organized by the WEF — the Sustainable Development Impact Summit. The gathering showcases how entrepreneurs can act sustainably.
The automation of work and early pregnancy are most likely to impact a woman's lifetime earning potential, according to recent reports on women's health and welfare. Rising economies in Asia could be most affected.
The UN has designated Pakistan-based militant Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, after China lifted its objection to the move. India applauded the decision, which could boost Prime Minister Modi in the ongoing polls.
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