North America Edition – 13 December 2019 sub

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What does Boris Johnson’s win mean for India?

2020-08-20T06:58:40+00:00December 13th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 13 December 2019, UK Edition – 13 December 2019|

From deeper cooperation on counter-terrorism, turbo-boosting trade relations and better understanding on immigration, to new-found political activism by Britain’s 1.5 million strong Indian diaspora, India Inc. Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa explores the contours of what Boris Johnson’s emphatic victory means for India. Highlights: The Conservatives' comprehensive victory means Britain will be leaving the EU on 31 January 2020. Boris Johnson’s win spells optimistic news for relations with India and gives Indian businesses the certainty they have been calling for. [...]

A step forward in India-Japan relations

2019-12-13T07:27:17+00:00December 13th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 13 December 2019, UK Edition – 13 December 2019|

The recent 2+2 dialogue between India and Japan aimed to push their relationship beyond bilateral trade and open up pathways for cooperation in defence and strategy. Highlights: The recent and first-ever 2+2 dialogue between India and Japan is an indication of the increasingly close ties between the two nations. The only other country India has held a 2+2 ministerial dialogue, which is seen as an upgrade from any meeting at a secretarial level, is the US. Despite the close relationship [...]

US and India prepare for some tricky negotiations

2020-03-23T11:51:24+00:00December 13th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 13 December 2019|

India and the US are likely to sign an agreement to facilitate transfer of sensitive military technology to Indian private sector partners, review the progress of pending Indian defence purchases from the US and look for a way to avoid imposing sanctions on India for buying a Russian missile defence system. Highlights: US and India currently have a strong convergence on strategic worldviews though disagreements on trade between the two countries are at their widest. The US and India are [...]

Bavaria – Germany’s hotspot for Indian investors

2020-03-17T06:20:52+00:00December 13th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 13 December 2019|

As one of the main start-up hubs of Germany, Bavaria has a lot to offer Indian companies as well as international students and young talent. Highlights: The German region of Bavaria offers investors a direct access to potential consumers via excellent transport and infrastructure. The region is thriving tech hub renowned for its skilled workforce, research and development and world-class universities. Bavaria’s GDP of €625 billion in 2018 puts it ahead of 22 of the 28 European member states. Currently [...]

Working towards a new standard for preparedness and response to natural disasters in India

2020-12-09T15:03:36+00:00December 13th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 13 December 2019|

With the launch of EagleView Technologies’ R&D centre in Bengaluru, Rishi Daga, the company’s CEO, discusses their vision for India and elaborates on how their technology can help in disaster management, urban planning, property assessment, among others.

Working towards ‘A Better Life, A Better World’

2019-12-13T13:38:34+00:00December 13th, 2019|2019, Home Page, North America Edition – 13 December 2019, UK Edition – 13 December 2019|

Education, vocational training, healthcare and environmental consciousness form the pillars of Panasonic’s CSR activities in India. Highlights: Panasonic’s “A Better Life, A Better World” CSR programme focuses on sustainable development of the society by working with the local community. The company runs various CSR projects focusing on building skills, enabling access to opportunities for learning and technological development and improving health services for the remote communities. The company also sponsors a scholarship called “Ratti Chhatr Scholarship’ programme to engineering students [...]

Indian hospitality comes to old Scotland Yard HQ

2019-12-13T07:37:09+00:00December 13th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 13 December 2019, UK Edition – 13 December 2019|

Global Indian M.A. Yusuff Ali’s LuLu Group completed a £300-million investment in the UK with the opening of its new Great Scotland Yard Hotel in the heart of London, hailed as a sign of Britain’s attraction as a hub for global funds. Highlights: The Lulu Group, headed by Kerala-born entrepreneur M.A. Yusuff Ali, recently completed investments of £300-million in the UK with the launch of the new Great Scotland Yard Hotel. The launch came as good news for the UK’s [...]

All you wanted to know about India’s new Citizenship Amendment Bill

2019-12-13T08:24:14+00:00December 13th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 13 December 2019, UK Edition – 13 December 2019|

Contrary to the raging headlines dominating media right now, the new Citizenship Amendment Bill passed by the Indian government is an asylum policy to accommodate persecuted minorities in neighbouring countries and is in no way a move to disenfranchise any other classes. It will be fair to say that India is not the flavour of the season in the western media. The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB) 2019, passed by the Indian Parliament, has received the worst, and mostly ill-informed and [...]