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India, US bolster engagement on COVID-19

2020-05-11T04:50:05+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Editorials - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

Editorial India’s reaction of the actions undertaken by the US and China in response to the COVID-19 pandemic reflect India’s bilateral relations with each. Over the first two decades of the current century, India and the US have developed what many strategic analysts and diplomats have described as “the defining relationship of the 21st century”. In engaging so closely with the US, India has had to finesse its relationship with its northern neighbour and rising hegemon, China. The COVID-19 pandemic [...]

Modi lays out a post pandemic exit strategy

2020-05-11T04:50:18+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Editorials - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

Editorial As India fights the virus with vigour, PM Modi has also urged his ministers to plan for the future and mark out areas of priority and reform. Pro-active and pre-emptive. These are the two operative strategies in play when assessing the performance of global leaders currently battling the COVID-19 pandemic. Among them, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has stamped out his credentials as a visionary. Demonstrably agile and adaptive to the current crisis, PM Modi has also set out [...]

Can we really trust Zoom?

2020-08-20T06:55:30+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Globally Speaking - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

We are all ‘zooming’ these days. But can we trust the platform that is taking over our lives? India Inc. Group Founder and CEO Manoj Ladwa asks the tough questions that will make us sit up and think. Highlights: Zoom’s installer software doesn’t warn users that it contains codes that send data to Facebook and other third parties and that the software has bugs that can be used to spy on people. There have been multiple instances of unauthorised people [...]

Corporate India rallies behind COVID-19 war effort

2020-05-11T04:50:51+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, Home Page, Insight - India Global Business, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

The Indian private sector's contribution to social good despite stretched bottom lines sets a shining example for the rest of the world. Highlights: The Asian Development Bank has projected India’s growth to slow down to roughly 4 per cent in the current fiscal year but the financial year 2022 should see the registration of at least 6.2 per cent in India's GDP. Government reforms will be the switch that turns on the country’s economic power system. Corporate India has also [...]

Coronavirus disruption makes India look beyond China

2020-05-11T04:51:08+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Country Focus - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

The pandemic and the destruction it has caused is likely to force India to look beyond China, its largest trading partner. Highlights: The virus that originated in China, disrupted the supply chain and put the Indian industry under duress. This disruption caused due to the overt dependence on China underlines the need for India to look at alternatives. The pandemic could just become the springboard for India and the US to engage further to counter China’s overall influence. Between [...]

Has COVID-19 infected international travel for good?

2020-05-11T04:51:19+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Analysis - India Global Business, India Inc Views - India Global Business, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

The impact of the coronavirus on the aviation industry will transform global travel in myriad ways. Highlights: The coronavirus pandemic is causing a massive strain on the aviation industry due to restrictions on travel. In India, the biggest impact will be felt by state-owned Air India. A series of interim solutions are being looked into by governments around the world to try and keep grounded airlines afloat and save the cash-poor ones from bankruptcy. The one standout outcome of [...]

Lessons for a post pandemic world

2020-05-11T04:52:27+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, Trendspotting - India Global Business, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

Will we go back to business as usual or will we wise up from what we've learnt from these troubling times? Highlights: A key lesson that could be taken from this outbreak is that we need an increased focus on preventive healthcare, research and medical technologies. The world has also witnessed the power of collaboration to fight this pandemic. The most significant lesson that we can learn is to monitor the impact of our economic activity on our environment. [...]

Indian start-ups innovate to fight against COVID-19

2020-05-11T04:52:54+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Guest Columns - India Global Business, The Small Print - India Global Business, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

A supportive start-up ecosystem might hold the key for Indian start-ups surviving the pandemic. Highlights: Fast-acting Indian start-ups have developed digital financial tools to provide loans to small businesses, designed digital mental health solutions for people in isolation, and coded open-source on low-cost, low-resource ventilators for developing countries. Founders of leading start-ups, members of investment advisory firms, independent advisors, etc have come together and launched Action COVID-19 Team (ACT). Several Indian corporates are also working at helping to manufacture equipment [...]

India’s real estate sector adopts largest remote working experiment

2020-05-11T04:53:25+00:00April 10th, 2020|2020, Guest Column, Guest Columns - India Global Business, North America Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020, UK Edition – 10 April-23 April 2020|

Retailers shift to e-commerce and expand to online strategies for business continuity. Highlights: The present lockdown to halt the spread of COVID-19 has brought about the largest remote working experiment seen in India. The retail industry has been hit hard and companies that had set up tech support centres are hampered, causing both industries to resort to online channels. It is now critical for landlords and developers to ensure risk-mitigation measures to infuse confidence and attract occupiers as soon as [...]