A helping hand with crucial paracetamol supplies as well as the safe repatriation of stranded Britons in India shows...
As companies across the world re-evaluate their dependence on China, India presents itself as an attractive destination...
From Harvard offering 67 free courses and Nike’s NTC premium workouts to Indian spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar’s inspired #LetMenCook challenge — India Inc. Group Founder & CEO Manoj Ladwa explores the many amazing self-development opportunities that will help us get stronger and sharper on the other side of the pandemic. Who among us, at some point, hasn’t wished for a break, a few leisurely days spent away from the cacophony of the everyday? This, however, is not a [...]
The increasing paranoia regarding China opens up several avenues for India and Japan to build a stronger bilateral partnership. Highlights: Japanese PM Shinzo Abe announced a corpus of $2.2 billion to help Japanese firms relocate their supply chain network from China. India tweaked its FDI policy to include China in the list of countries where any investment would need the government’s approval. The Gujarat government is preparing a bouquet of incentives to attract Japanese firms looking to shift from China. [...]
Healthcare and medtech start-ups in India are finding ground-breaking solutions to problems faced in all stages of dealing with the pandemic. Highlights: While the world is waiting to see the light at the end of the tunnel, Indian innovators are trying to stay positive and find innovative solutions to beat the virus. Several healthcare and medtech start-ups like Mylab, GFF Innovations and Accura Polytech are finding ground-breaking solutions for protection, prevention, screening, testing and sanitisation and treatment. The Department of [...]
Dr Parag Khanna prescribes that the new world order is no longer a choice between the US and China. There are probably a number of global developments that Dr Parag Khanna may have predicted, or analysed, but nothing would have prepared him for a world order that is currently preparing to undergo a seismic shift due to a virus. A passionate traveller for work and hobby, Dr Khanna is a distinguished global strategy advisor and an author, at last count, [...]
Prime Minister Modi’s call to India's neighbours to combat the global crisis is a solid diplomatic play where all members stand to gain. Highlights: SAARC representatives huddled together at short notice to discuss and draw up blueprints for a common strategy over a video call presided over by PM Modi. He made a statement of intent of India’s reputation of being an ‘enabler’ by attempting to espouse the fundamentals of effective bilateral relations among members of the SAARC. South Asia has [...]
An industry expert takes stock of the trends in Venture Capital across the world in 2020. In the last few months, as the COVID-19 pandemic gripped 180+ countries and regions, there has been much talk about the clouds of impending doom and gloom hovering over economies. Most definitely, this includes venture capital (VC) as well. To satisfy my curiosity, I looked at how the global VC ecosystem has fared since 23rd January 2020. This date marks the day that China [...]
An autonomous UV Disinfectant Robot, a portable-affordable ventilator and a digital hospital were among some of India’s winning entries to the Hack the Crisis worldwide initiative. Highlights: Global Hack 2020 is an online hackathon designed to share and rapidly develop ideas for solutions in the face of the current crisis. India stepped up with its local version, Hack the Crisis India, inviting innovations from across the country that could go on to compete on the global stage. India ranked first [...]