Companies and start-ups rush to develop products and ideas that could be game changers in India’s battle against toxic air pollution as the coronavirus infection rages.
Ajay Singh is the Chairman and Managing Director of SpiceJet, India’s leading low-cost carrier which recently announced new long-haul routes to connect Delhi and Mumbai with London from December 4. In this interview, he explains how the airline is bucking global aviation trends and what lies in store for the Covid-hit industry.
The loan is the first tranche of a total one billion dollar facility, to build a modern, high-speed 82-km Delhi-Meerut regional rapid transit system (RRTS) corridor that will improve regional connectivity and mobility in the national capital region.
As many as 18 countries, 20,000 km and 70 days – that is the estimate for just a one-way trip on one of the world’s longest bus journeys scheduled to kick off from the Indian capital of New Delhi to London in 2021. After the Delhi-London leg, the so-called “Bus to London” will transform into “Bus to India” for an equally epic return journey.
Two cities in India have made it onto the Top 40 of the world’s most favourable ecosystems to build a globally successful startup, topped by the Silicon Valley in California.
The first-ever Prosperity & Inclusion City Seal and Awards (PICSA) Index finds only three Indian cities make the cut among the world’s 113 in terms of trying to create a more holistic environment for its citizens. Highlights: Three Indian Cities featured in a new index of the world’s 113 most economic and social inclusive cities. The Index scores Cities based on key factors – Income per capita or GDP, Personal Safety, Access to Education and Access to ICTs and Affordability [...]
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, will be in Delhi, Mumbai and Amritsar at the start of December to stress that companies from Brexit-hit London remain keen to do business with India. Britain’s decision to leave the European Union (EU) did not echo in London, which voted decisively against Brexit in June 2016. However, faced with the prospect of the British capital losing some of its shine as a gateway to Europe for Indian companies, the Mayor of London has taken matters [...]