UK Edition – 27 December 2019 sub

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A promising New Year for UK-India relations

2020-03-18T09:06:18+00:00December 27th, 2019|UK Edition – 27 December 2019|

Editorial 2020 could be a jumpstart for UK-India ties with PM Boris Johnson hinting a new post-Brexit trade deal with India. As the year of two major elections – one in India in May and a snap poll in the UK in December –comes to a close, the vote is quite definitively in favour of stronger UK-India ties in the New Year. Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who was voted into power with a “stonking” mandate, has made repeated references to his commitment to strike a new post-Brexit trade deal with India and partner with the Indian Prime Minister, whom he fondly refers to as Narendrabhai, on [...]

My reflections on 2019: The glass is not always half empty

2020-08-20T06:55:09+00:00December 27th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 27 December 2019, UK Edition – 27 December 2019|

In the pursuit of so-called ‘balance’, 2019 has seen far too many commentators straying towards the negative as their safest bet when explaining India’s growth story. The glass is not always half empty, argues India Inc. Founder & CEO, Manoj Ladwa. Over the past five years, I have written over 250 ‘Globally Speaking’ blogs, which are published online every Friday at and selected ones in the ‘India Global Business’ magazine. I am pleased to inform readers that in 2020, [...]

TechSagar – Showcasing India’s technology and cyber preparedness

2020-09-21T08:57:13+00:00December 27th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 27 December 2019, UK Edition – 27 December 2019|

An expert explains how a new tech repository enables targeted search of India’s technology capabilities which will open gates for innovation and collaboration across industry and academia. Highlights: As India aspires to become a trillion-dollar digital economy, enhancing cyber security measures becomes a key national priority. Tech Sagar is a repository featuring 4000+ entities from Industry, Academia and Research, providing a country-level view of India’s cyber competencies. The initiative enables the Government to assess the country-level readiness on strategic technologies [...]

Competing with robots: How online learning can help professionals win in the future

2020-03-20T05:56:22+00:00December 27th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 27 December 2019, UK Edition – 27 December 2019|

The CEO of one of India’s largest online job and recruitment portal elaborates on how reskilling can help avoid slowdown. Highlights: The rise of artificial intelligence and data analytics has changed the dynamics of the jobs market. To remain relevant in today’s fast-evolving, tech-centric job market, employees upgrade their skills regularly. Offline skilling courses will no longer be able to accommodate the influx of job seekers looking to upskill themselves. Online channels offer a viable option for jobseekers looking to [...]

A year of elections that ended with a vote for stronger India-UK ties

2019-12-27T14:29:02+00:00December 27th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 27 December 2019, UK Edition – 27 December 2019|

The year 2019 saw two major elections in the world’s largest and oldest democracies and the common thread in the outcome of both was the promise of a new strategic partnership between India and the UK. Highlights: Boris Johnson astutely leveraged the power of the 1.5-million-strong Indian diaspora, by stressing on building stronger relations with India during the General Election in December. Johnson’s good relationship with Prime Minister Modi of India helps sets the tone for the next phase of [...]

The South Asia cooperation conundrum

2019-12-27T18:32:17+00:00December 27th, 2019|2019, Home Page, UK Edition – 27 December 2019|

While, historically, India’s bilateral relations with other South Asian countries have been unsteady, the past year has seen some tangible improvement. Highlights: Developments on waterways and energy between India and its neighbours demonstrate that regional engagement is both feasible and mutually beneficial. India’s relationship with the core BBIN group is finally shifting to a position in which it acts multilaterally. The 2019 Modi government’s domestic focus have raised concerns within South Asia. Enhancing regional trade would serve to stimulate the [...]

India is living up to its potential as an emerging superpower

2020-03-18T09:19:26+00:00December 27th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 27 December 2019, UK Edition – 27 December 2019|

While the number of foreign visits this year by PM Modi was significantly lesser than last year, India's position in global diplomacy remains strong. Highlights: Apart from heads of states of friendly neighbouring countries, heads of states or monarchs from South Africa, Norway, Mauritius, Argentina, Sri Lanka, Germany, China, Bangladesh, Saudi Arabia, Sweden, the Prince of Wales, Netherlands and Monaco visited India in 2019. India’s position on Jammu & Kashmir was undisputed and unchallenged by most of the UN’s members [...]

India and the world in 2019

2019-12-30T13:59:13+00:00December 27th, 2019|2019, North America Edition – 27 December 2019, UK Edition – 27 December 2019|

From handling often unjustified US demands on trade to tackling its delicate ties with China, from forging even closer ties with all-weather partners Japan and France to putting its relationship with the EU on track to maintaining its interests around the world, India had a busy year on the world stage. ‘India Global Business’ takes a look at some of India’s key bilateral relationships. United States of America New Delhi and Washington came closer than ever before in the diplomatic [...]