UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020

///UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020

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 [...]

UK, India corporates join COVID-19 fightback

2020-05-11T06:21:28+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, The Big Story, The Big Story UK - India Global Business, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

Companies around the world have been forced to look beyond their conventional production lines and expertise to join the war against an invisible common enemy. Highlights: The idea that long-term shareholder returns can increase if society is better served has never seemed more relevant than right now. Indian companies like Mylab and the Mahindra group are at the forefront of the battle to fight COVID-19, with several British corporations such as Dyson, JLR and F1 teams joining in. Smaller breweries [...]

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 [...]

Corporate India rallies behind COVID-19 war effort

2020-05-11T04:50:51+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Home Page, Insight - India Global Business, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

The Indian private sector's contribution to social good despite stretched bottom lines sets a shining example for the rest of the world. Highlights: The Asian Development Bank has projected India’s growth to slow down to roughly 4 per cent in the current fiscal year but the financial year 2022 should see the registration of at least 6.2 per cent in India's GDP. Government reforms will be the switch that turns on the country’s economic power system. Corporate India has also [...]

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-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 [...]

Has COVID-19 infected international travel for good?

2020-05-11T04:51:19+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

The impact of the coronavirus on the aviation industry will transform global travel in myriad ways. Highlights: The coronavirus pandemic is causing a massive strain on the aviation industry due to restrictions on travel. In India, the biggest impact will be felt by state-owned Air India. A series of interim solutions are being looked into by governments around the world to try and keep grounded airlines afloat and save the cash-poor ones from bankruptcy. The one standout outcome of [...]