This theme for the 2020 International Day of Sign Languages, marked on September 23, is “Sign Languages are for Everyone”. To mark this special United Nations (UN) designated day, the World Federation of the Deaf (WDF) has launched a Global Leaders Challenge, asking government officials, members of Parliament, regional councillors and other leaders to submit videos of themselves using their national sign language.
As the UK government’s Eat Out to Help Out scheme winds down, ‘iGlobal’ is transforming its own foodie series into The Big Bite – with the focus still very much on...
A collaboration between the University of Birmingham and Indian institutions is delivering results on the ground to find energy efficient solutions to tackle food waste. Highlights: UK experts are working with Indian farmers to find sustainable solutions to tackle food loss and wastage. The project is in partnership with the British High Commission in India, the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) and is led by experts from the Centre for Sustainable Cooling. The Indian state government plans to set [...]
The Midlands Engine chief explains what makes the region ripe for further investment prospects between India and the UK. Here in the Midlands, we have a proud record as the Engine that powers the UK economy. Home to over 10 million people and 800,000 large and small businesses, the Midlands has established its reputation as a centre of excellence for a number of sectors including advanced manufacturing and engineering, automotive, aerospace, new energy, life sciences, food processing, agri-tech and high-quality [...]
The University of Birmingham explains the reasons behind setting up a new India Institute. Any university that claims to be world-class — as we at the University of Birmingham, in the world’s top 100 universities, do — cannot overlook India. It is the world's largest democracy: India ensures that one-sixth of humanity can cast their votes regularly in free and fair elections. It is a rising economic powerhouse. And it is one of the most important regional powers in Asia. [...]
India Inc. speaks exclusively to Lord Karan Bilimoria, the founder and Chairman of Cobra Beer, on his entrepreneurial journey and his experiences along the way as part of the Global Indian series. Lord Bilimoria is a cross-bench peer and entrepreneur, as well as the founding chairman of the UK-India Business Council (UKIBC) and Chancellor of the University of Birmingham. He is chair of the advisory board of the Cambridge Judge Business School and is the president of the UK Council for [...]