/Tag: Culture

Making the Most of Tourism and Our Cultural Ties

2019-04-18T12:19:57+00:00April 18th, 2019|2019, Women's Edition – April 2019|

Dr Jyotsna Suri, Chairperson & Managing Director of The Lalit Suri Hospitality Group, outlines how improved tourism could shape the age-old relationship between India and the UK. Backdrop The year 2016 was unprecedented for the world economy. This was more so for the UK, as it marked the beginning of its exit from European Union following a historic referendum. The UK’s desire to ‘look beyond’ Europe has accelerated its efforts to strengthen economic relations with its other major partners. In [...]

India’s Soft Power – A long shot perspective

2019-04-23T07:09:49+00:00April 17th, 2019|2019, Home Page, Women's Edition – April 2019|

We need to focus on quality, training, excellence and investment for India’s soft power to be globally recognised, asserts an Indian arts expert. India is the world’s largest democracy. India has a global presence thanks to its economically successful diaspora, a successful IT industry and its internationally loved cuisine, cinema, dance and music. Our much-appreciated multi-culturalism, religious pluralism and the heritage of yoga, Ayurveda and philosophy also play a vital role in establishing India’s soft power globally. A survey of [...]

India-UK Cultural Ties — Unlocking their Global Potential

2020-03-04T07:06:39+00:00March 22nd, 2018|2017/2018, Synopsis, UK Edition- April 2018, Year|

Baroness Usha Prashar, Deputy Chair of the British Council and an independent member of the House of Lords, presents her views on the importance of deeper UK-India cultural ties. The United Kingdom and India are both undergoing a shake-up of old political and social certainties. The United Kingdom, one of the most prosperous countries in the world, is going through tumultuous change and uncertainty following its decision to leave the European Union. The full impact of this decision is yet [...]