An academic from Newnham College at the University of Cambridge, Dr Manali Desai, has made history as the first woman of Indian heritage to take over as the Head of the Sociology Department of the prestigious UK university in its 811-year history.
Vichaar Manthan’s Sustainable Narratives conference kicked off this week with a panel on Sustainable Governance in a Rapidly Changing World. Chaired by Andy Bayley, Associate Lecturer at Loughborough University’s Centre for Information Management, the panel comprised Ram Madhav, Founder and Director of the India Foundation, and Steve Tsang, Director of the SOAS China Institute in London.
Sanjeev Gupta is being dubbed the UK’s new “man of steel” after he emerged as a potential saviour of jobs if he were to acquire Tata Steel’s UK assets, which went up for sale in March. ‘India Global Business’ caught up with the founder and executive chairman of Liberty House Group to delve into the crisis in the European steel industry, restarting mothballed steelworks and why he feels his GreenSteel model would prove more resilient. How has bidding for Tata Steel UK [...]