June 2017

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Germany: India’s gateway to the EU

2020-03-16T11:37:40+00:00June 15th, 2017|2017/2018, December 2017, Hot Spot, INDIA-EU, June 2017, Year|

One of the European Union’s (EU) leading economies sets out what makes it the right gateway to Europe for Indian companies. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was only in Berlin for 24 hours on May 30, but the wake of his visit has left little doubt as to how important India is to Germany and the EU. German Chancellor Angela Merkel used a joint appearance in front of a business audience to emphasise that agreeing an EU-India free trade agreement (FTA) [...]

India-Israel: Past tense, future perfect

2018-08-02T10:16:51+00:00June 15th, 2017|2017/2018, Cover Story, June 2017, Year|

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Israel in July, not only will he be bringing the otherwise warm relationship between the two countries out of the closet, he will also be marking the 25th anniversary of the establishment of formal and full-fledged diplomatic relations between the two countries. Modi’s visit, the first by an Indian Prime Minister to Israel, also marks the decisive de-hyphening of the relationship with India’s traditional support for the Palestine cause. Modi will not be [...]

India-Israel relations on a very good wicket

2018-08-02T10:16:41+00:00June 15th, 2017|2017/2018, Cover Story, June 2017, Year|

The Indian Ambassador based in Tel Aviv, Pavan Kapoor, is well-placed to provide some context to Narendra Modi’s historic visit to Israel in July – the first by an Indian Prime Minister. Please give us an overview of where Indo-Israel ties stand. I think India-Israel relations are on a very good wicket, at the political and economic level and also the cultural and people to people level. We have not had this scale of high level contact between the two [...]

Hospitality comes naturally to Indians

2018-08-02T10:17:05+00:00June 15th, 2017|2017/2018, Global Indian, June 2017, Year|

Dr Jyotsna Suri is a stalwart in the Indian hotel industry, who recently expanded her group’s footprint to the UK with The Lalit London. ‘India Global Business’ caught up with this jet-setting Global Indian to get her views on Indian hospitality and its worldwide impact. Please give your overview on the Indian hotel industry and its growth patterns over recent years. The Indian hotel industry has been on an upswing in the last few years. The improvement in infrastructure and [...]