North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020

///North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020

Tilting closer towards Uncle Sam

2020-05-27T11:38:11+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, The Big Story North America - India Global Business|

The close cooperation between India and the US on ways to combat COVID-19 stands in sharp contrast to India’s transactional ties with China. Highlights: Given the long history of wariness in Indo-Chinese ties, India is building a strong partnership with the US to find ways to combat the virus. While the government has made common cause with the US on several issues, it has also finessed its foreign policy to maintain a functional working relationship with China. The cooperation with [...]

The case for investing in education in India

2020-05-11T04:47:04+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Expert View - India Global Business, Guest Columns - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

Innovative financing structures focussed on outcomes can go a long way in bridging the education gap in India. Highlights: For individuals and families, education can lead to higher wages, improved health, and the ability to make effective choices that promote long-term prosperity. The need for directing impact investment towards education in India is urgent and important. Innovative financing structures can go a long way in bridging the education gap in India. South Asia is the second-lowest achieving region in [...]

India, US bolster engagement on COVID-19

2020-05-11T04:50:05+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Editorials - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

Editorial India’s reaction of the actions undertaken by the US and China in response to the COVID-19 pandemic reflect India’s bilateral relations with each. Over the first two decades of the current century, India and the US have developed what many strategic analysts and diplomats have described as “the defining relationship of the 21st century”. In engaging so closely with the US, India has had to finesse its relationship with its northern neighbour and rising hegemon, China. The COVID-19 pandemic [...]

Modi lays out a post pandemic exit strategy

2020-05-11T04:50:18+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Editorials - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

Editorial As India fights the virus with vigour, PM Modi has also urged his ministers to plan for the future and mark out areas of priority and reform. Pro-active and pre-emptive. These are the two operative strategies in play when assessing the performance of global leaders currently battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Among them, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stamped out his credentials as a visionary. Demonstrably agile and adaptive to the current crisis, PM Modi has also set out [...]

Can we really trust Zoom?

2020-08-20T06:55:30+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Globally Speaking - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

We are all ‘zooming’ these days. But can we trust the platform that is taking over our lives? India Inc. Group Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa asks the tough questions that will make us sit up and think. Highlights: Zoom’s installer software doesn’t warn users that it contains codes that send data to Facebook and other third parties and that the software has bugs that can be used to spy on people. There have been multiple instances of unauthorised people [...]

Coronavirus disruption makes India look beyond China

2020-05-11T04:51:08+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Country Focus - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

The pandemic and the destruction it has caused is likely to force India to look beyond China, its largest trading partner. Highlights: The virus that originated in China, disrupted the supply chain and put the Indian industry under duress. This disruption caused due to the overt dependence on China underlines the need for India to look at alternatives. The pandemic could just become the springboard for India and the US to engage further to counter China’s overall influence. Between [...]

India emerges as a partner of choice amid COVID-19

2020-05-11T05:07:55+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Analysis - India Global Business, Home Page, India Inc Views - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

By positioning itself as an indispensable collaborator to various countries, India is helping to shape a more benign post-coronavirus world order. Highlights: India’s initiatives in the past month have made it an indispensable and visionary partner of choice for a range of countries from the US to the SAARC and G-20 nations. All these developments collectively mark a very definitive step in the passage of India’s position from that of a global rule-taker to being a rule-maker. India is also [...]

India-UK-Bangladesh tied together since genesis

2020-05-11T04:48:29+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, India Inc Views - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, Spotlight, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

Saida Muna Tasneem, the High Commissioner of Bangladesh to the UK talks to ‘India Global Business’ about what ties India and the UK together in their developmental mission for the South Asian nation. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the special guests invited for the centenary celebrations for Bangladesh founder Sheikh Mujibur Rahman in Dhaka in March because India had an intrinsic role to play in the country’s liberation, according to Bangladesh High Commissioner to the UK Saida Muna Tasneem. However, that visit along [...]

Lessons for a post pandemic world

2020-05-11T04:52:27+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, Trendspotting - India Global Business, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

Will we go back to business as usual or will we wise up from what we've learnt from these troubling times? Highlights: A key lesson that could be taken from this outbreak is that we need an increased focus on preventive healthcare, research and medical technologies. The world has also witnessed the power of collaboration to fight this pandemic. The most significant lesson that we can learn is to monitor the impact of our economic activity on our environment. [...]