The third meeting of the Indian and US Defence and Foreign Ministers in New Delhi recently concluded the last foundational agreement to bring the defence forces of the two countries closer and sent a strong message to Beijing on its expansionist ambitions.
Several leading indicators, such as automobile sales, power and fuel consumption, demand for cement and steel and offtake of housing, personal and farm loans show the economy is slowly recovering in Q2 from the massive 23.9 per cent contraction in Q1. But a full recovery will be possible only next year.
The University of Birmingham led India-H2O Project is showing results on the ground in Gujarat with potential for special crops.
As India explores new technologies for supporting its push towards a green future, fuel cells are likely to play an important role.
The 5G cooperation is timely, coming on the back of a rising global discontent against China, as a survey has revealed that negative perception of China is at its highest ever.
From deploying disinfectant tunnels to drone-based spraying systems and advanced algorithms, construction and public health engineering companies scramble to adopt to the aftermath of the pandemic.
The Tatas and Walmart may jointly take on Reliance and Amazon for dominance over the Indian retail market and the right to mine data generated by 500-million-plus Indian Net users.
The government has initiated another package to revive demand and boost investor sentiment in India. An additional $14 billion over the next six months should help India’s Covid-hit economy get back on track.
Stricter immigration policies in the US could force US tech majors and other large corporations to outsource many critical functions to foreign locations like India in order to maintain their global competitiveness. This could lead to more work for Indian IT companies and greater employment opportunities for professionals in India.