Global Edition – September 2019 sub

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The Beast of Brexit

2019-09-18T15:29:37+00:00September 13th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019, India Inc News|

Editorial Comment   ‘India Global Business’ gives its take on the Beast of Brexit, Modi’s Houston Home Run and India’s Moon Mission. The Beast of Brexit The Scottish court annulling the proroguing of British Parliament by Prime Minister Boris Johnson has dealt yet another blow to his still very nascent premiership. With Parliament earlier passing a resolution blocking a no-deal Brexit and ruling out an early election, the Brexit end game has entered uncharted waters. The British Supreme Court will [...]

India shows the way on globalisation

2020-03-24T07:39:34+00:00September 13th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019, North America Edition – September 2019|

India has been opening up its markets to foreign investments and creating opportunities for companies globally even as trade wars are closing markets in other countries. Economists around the world are burning the midnight oil trying to answer the question that is giving sleepless nights to heads of states and C-suite occupants alike: is the world economy heading towards a recession? Economic report cards from the largest economies don’t make for happy reading. The US manufacturing sector has been slowing [...]

With start-up ecosystems booming globally, why do we still need Silicon Valley?

2019-09-15T21:23:01+00:00September 13th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019, North America Edition – September 2019|

What can Indian companies learn from their US counterparts in the Silicon Valley? A tech expert identifies some core areas. The success of Silicon Valley has inspired many around the world, both as a model region to emulate, but also as a market for technology businesses to conquer in their quest for global market domination. In the last 20 years or so, Bangalore has often been cited as India’s Silicon Valley, but I think it still has some way to [...]

Does a no-deal Brexit bode well for UK-India ties?

2019-09-13T11:26:39+00:00September 13th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019|

If the UK were to leave without an agreement in place with the European Union (EU) by the October 31 Brexit deadline, the reverberations will be felt around the world – including in India. Unprecedented developments have a direct connect with a propensity to speculate, and Brexit undoubtedly falls within that category. Boris Johnson lobbed a bombshell in the form of parliamentary suspension plans ahead of the October 31 Brexit deadline as part of a particularly frenzied return from the [...]

Kenya: A land of many investment opportunities

2019-09-13T14:35:50+00:00September 13th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019|

The head of Kenya's inward investment authority lays out the various investment opportunities for Indian and foreign companies looking to invest in the African nation. Kenya is the fifth largest economy in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is the dominant economy in the East African Community (EAC), contributing more than 50 per cent of the region’s GDP. Kenya’s annual GDP growth averaged 4.5 per cent between 2008 and 2012 and 5.2 per cent between 2013- 2017 and in 2018, the growth was [...]

India’s grapple with crypto currency: Future trends and implications

2020-04-27T14:18:19+00:00September 13th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019, North America Edition – September 2019|

A crypto and blockchain expert dispels some of the myths around Bitcoin. During the early 1990s, India was at the same stage where it is now with cryptocurrency. When the Silicon Valley was being created, and companies like Microsoft, Google, Apple etc were being founded, India was struggling to understand what the Internet was. Due to this, many great Indian tech minds had to move to the US to find a suitable opportunity. Today, the best brains behind the tech [...]

The Road Ahead: Opportunities and challenges for India and Israel

2019-09-13T14:39:54+00:00September 13th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019, North America Edition – September 2019|

An Israeli legal expert analyses triumphs and challenges within the India-Israel relationship over the past decade. Since the establishment of full diplomatic relations in 1992, the relations of India and Israel have been developed in several levels. The volume of trade between the countries has been expanded in both volume and verticals and today it includes defense and security, agriculture, IT, water technologies, medical devices and other sectors. In terms of volume, the economic relations have been developed from $200m [...]

Modi uses soft power in G7 to disarm critics on Kashmir

2019-09-13T14:45:48+00:00September 12th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019, North America Edition – September 2019|

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s participation in the G7 summit in Biarritz in Southwestern France at the end of August capped a month’s glorious diplomatic success for his government. At the beginning of August 5, India abrogated articles 370 and 35A that had, for nearly 70 years, granted special status to the country’s northern most state of Jammu & Kashmir. The fall out of the controversial if belated decision was expected to be vitriolic, both from within the state that [...]

Laying the Groundwork for an India–UK Trade Deal

2019-09-13T11:05:58+00:00September 11th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019|

The Shadow Secretary of State for International Trade lays out the strengths and challenges that India and Uk must be aware of in order to build a stronger bilateral relationship. The UK and India share a unique history with trade relations going back many hundreds of years. Today, I believe it is a relationship that will have much greater strategic as well as economic significance as India responds to the regional challenge of the rise of China and resurgence of [...]

Violence against women and girls is one of the most pervasive human rights abuse

2019-09-13T12:47:09+00:00September 11th, 2019|2019, Global Edition – September 2019, North America Edition – September 2019|

The head of a global human rights organisation explains the various programmes being implemented on the ground in India to address gender bias and help women and girls meet their potential. Anjali, a 15 year old girl, started attending Breakthrough’s school-based gender equity program called Taaron ki Toli (Gang of Stars) sometime in December 2017. Anjali lives in a remote village in Uttar Pradesh in India, which, until recently was called Kudamau. Kudamau literally means, “garbage dump”. Within a few [...]