North America Edition – 11th October 2019

///North America Edition – 11th October 2019

Modi reinvents Gandhi as ‘cool’ 21st century icon

2019-10-16T14:00:55+00:00October 12th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 11th October 2019, UK Edition – 11th October 2019|

India knows Mahatma Gandhi primarily as a freedom fighter and the world recognises him as the apostle of non-violence. But Gandhi is much more than that. Indian Prime Minister Modi has resurrected Gandhi from the dreary pages of Indian history textbooks to the front pages of global relevance in a world searching desperately for leadership, vision and sustainability. And in doing so, given Indian soft power a global boost. When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi received the Global Goalkeeper Award [...]

Delaware: The small state big on innovation

2019-10-16T13:54:18+00:00October 12th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 11th October 2019|

The President of Delaware’s lead economic development group shares some success stories of Indian entrepreneurs who made the most of Delaware’s offerings. Some of the world’s most transformative innovations got their start in Delaware. Centrally located on the East Coast of the US, between Boston and Washington DC, Delaware is known for its global leadership in science, tech and agriculture thanks to the track record of successful Delaware companies such as DuPont, which has operated in the First State for [...]

Tech is redefining the auto industry

2019-10-16T13:51:18+00:00October 12th, 2019|2019, Home Page, North America Edition – 11th October 2019, UK Edition – 11th October 2019|

Driverless cars are still distant reality, says Visteon President and CEO Sachin Lawande as he discusses the role of AI in automotive tech, advances in car systems and efforts made by the auto sector towards the climate change challenge. How would you categorise the integral role of tech in automotive solutions around the world? Technology is redefining the auto industry, particularly in the form of software and sensor-driven solutions. In the near future, the focus is on two areas – [...]

Modi-Xi offsite holds lessons for other powers

2020-08-20T06:59:22+00:00October 11th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 11th October 2019, UK Edition – 11th October 2019|

The two neighbouring powers – not inimical to each other but not quite on the same page on most issues either – have thankfully found a way of discussing their bilateral issues, warts and all.  This is a lesson that other powers could also learn from, writes India Inc. Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa. You’ve heard of corporate offsites, where company bigwigs travel to exotic destinations to discuss strategies and iron out issues in an informal setting. Well, Indian Prime [...]

Industrial Revolution 4.0: India’s cyber security challenges and opportunities

2019-10-11T15:00:00+00:00October 11th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 11th October 2019, UK Edition – 11th October 2019|

Digitised systems, while more efficient, are not without their concerns. A cyber security expert outlines the various digital threats that enterprises are vulnerable to and suggests some counter measures to prevent these security risks. Industry 4.0 is a standard term to depict the fourth-generation industrial revolution that we are passing through nowadays. Automation, IoT and data analytics have made production processes smarter, intelligent and more productive. With each passing day, latest technologies like cloud computing, IoT and robotics are disrupting [...]

The centrality of American bipartisanship for US-India defence ties

2020-03-18T11:25:59+00:00October 11th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 11th October 2019|

As political polarisation impairs the bipartisan fervour of US foreign policy, New Delhi must adhere to its non-partisan approach to Washington. Early this month, India’s External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar deemed India to have “a very nonpartisan” outlook towards the United States’ domestic politics. While on a three-day visit to the US, Jaishankar underscored India’s approach as: “whatever happens in this country [US] is their politics, not our politics.” These comments came in response to sharp political criticism of the [...]