Global Edition – March 2019

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Do Modi’s numbers stack up?

2020-03-24T07:35:28+00:00March 29th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – March 2019|

As India’s General Elections get underway, a closer look at Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s report card on the economy and the social sector shows he does have a good story to sell to his electorate. The war drums are reaching a deafening crescendo heralding the start of the greatest show on earth – when 900 million Indians get together to elect the government that will define the destiny of one-sixth of the world’s population. The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led 30-party [...]

Hyper-local strategy is the key to global success

2020-03-16T13:22:59+00:00March 28th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – March 2019|

Ritesh Agarwal is the Founder and Group CEO of OYO Hotels and Homes, one of India’s largest hospitality companies. In this interview with ‘India Global Business’, he explains OYO’s global strategy based on localising its model and talks through the company’s ambitions to become the number one hotel chain in the world by the year 2023. What makes the OYO model click globally? The most essential aspect while trying to make it big globally is to understand the market and [...]

The many reasons to invest and grow a business in Winnipeg

2019-08-28T13:33:04+00:00March 27th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – March 2019, Home Page|

A senior representative of the Canadian city’s economic development agency lays out a series of attractive factors for Indian companies to consider as part of their expansion plans. Trading ties between Canada and India have been mutually beneficial for investors in both countries for many years. When it comes to the best place in Canada to maximise investment opportunities, there is one city that is being increasingly recognized as a world-class commerce hub, well-positioned to help businesses flourish. That city is Winnipeg, [...]

A Swedish initiative for quality education in India

2019-03-28T12:19:52+00:00March 27th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – March 2019|

The Founder of the Swedish chapter of India-focussed educational organisation Pratham traces its origins and the impact the initiative has had on the ground. While India enrolls more children in school today than ever before, increasing actual learning outcomes remains a challenge. Only half of the children in 5th grade can read a text meant for a child in 2nd grade. With 40 per cent of India’s population being under 18, improving the quality of education is fundamental to the [...]