June 2017

India And an Isolated USA

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet President Donald Trump over the weekend. The relationship which Modi had with Obama is not there and so expectations from this visit are low.

Efforts to Bring Back Indians Stranded in Qatar

Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju has announced special flights from Qatar to bring Indians trapped there back to the country.

UK Looks to India Again to Meet Shortage of Nurses

Doctors trained in India are the second largest group in the NHS after those trained in the UK. New visa curbs have cut numbers, but the number of Indian health professionals remains very high.

Lawsuit Filed Against Infosys in US by Former Immigration Head

The lawsuit filed by Erin Green accuses Infosys of "discrimination" against non-South Asian employees.

Scheme For NRI Scientists to Work in Indian Institutes Started

In a bid to reverse “brain-drain”, the government launched a scheme under which non-resident Indian scientists will be able to work in the country’s institutions for a period of one to three months.

Mumbai Most Expensive City For Expats

It has moved 25 notes up from being ranked 82 in 2016. Five of the top 10 cities in this year’s ranking are in Asia.

Great ‘Expat’ations

Bengaluru is home to around 8 per cent of India’s expats, a figure that continues to rise.

World Relations: Who Will Tango With India

As a new world order shapes up, Modi will try to be the right man in the right place for Europe and the US.

50 Global Retailers to Enter India in 6 Months

Brands such as Korres, Migato, Evisu, Wallstreet English, Pasta Mania, Lush Addiction, Melting Pot, Yogurt Lab and Monnalisa, many from the US and Singapore, will invest about $300-500 million

Infosys Americas Head, Quits in Setback to Vishal Sikka

Vishal Sikka had recently entrusted Sandeep Dadlani with the additional responsibility of generating more business from Infosys’s new software solutions

Uber Faces Lawsuit Over India Rape Investigation

A woman raped by an Uber driver in India is suing the company for allegedly invading her privacy, after reports that the firm obtained her medical records.

India's Tolkien' of Hindu mythology

He has been called India's Tolkien and Asia's Paulo Coehlo and has a huge fan following.

PM Narendra Modi, Donald Trump May Build up on 2015 APAC Vision

With China in mind, India and the USA are discussing an economic architecture for the Asia-Pacific region that would be a key item on the agenda for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s June 25-26 visit to Washington.

PM Modi Congratulates Ireland PM Leo Varadkar

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Leo Varadkar on becoming Ireland's prime minister and said he looked forward to working with him to enhance relations between the two countries.

Indian-American Entrepreneur Latest Self-made Billionaire in Chicago

Indian-American Rishi Shah, who quit college 10 years back to pursue entrepreneurial dreams, has become tech's newest billionaire. And his business partner, Shradha Agarwal, is close behind.

What U.S. CEOs Can Learn from GM’s India Failure

General Motors, once the world’s largest car maker, has decided to stop selling vehicles in India by the end of 2017, since it considers its India operation to be not profitable.

Modi in USA

In the hierarchical approach to the world order, the scheduling of appointments with the new monarch gives a fair idea about the pecking arrangement.

India Coast to Victory Over Bangladesh

India coast to victory over Bangladesh and set up final the world wants to watch against Pakistan

Priyanka Chopra: The Powerhouse Changing The World

In the land of lions, she is the quintessential Indian tigress, known for her stratospheric success in Bollywood portraying some pretty feisty, feline roles, and who has now successfully carried that powerful persona to ensnare audiences in Hollywood.

How Patanjali Did What FMCG Majors Couldn't

The success of Patanjali has helped the entire Ayurvedic consumer products segment

The Child Marriage Tradition of an Indian Tribe

Defying a ban, a tribe in the western Indian state of Gujarat continues to marry off its children.

Britain-India Relations Could Benefit From The Hung Parliament

Prime Minister Theresa May and her international trade secretary Liam Fox have made a big promise of securing trade deals with India and other countries.

Indian Tycoon Vijay Mallya in UK Court Fighting Extradition

He is wanted in India to face charges of money laundering and bank demands that he pay back more than a billion dollars in loans to his now-defunct airline.

India's Fintech Startups Are Flocking To Disrupt The UAE

India’s technology startup ecosystem has grown exponentially in recent years and now appears to have caught the eye of startup enthusiasts in the UAE.

Several Large, Mid-sized US Firms plan to Incrementally Invest in India

There is significant potential for cross border investments to India and China as large and medium sized US firms plan to incrementally invest in these Asian economies than in Western Europe

Indian-origin Candidate Targeted by Racist Voter in UK

Ameet Jogia, an Indian-origin Tory candidate, was allegedly subjected to racial abuse after a racist graffiti was drawn on a wall of a voting booth.

Cruising From Indian Shores to Get Easier And More Exciting

A global consultant appointed by the Union shipping ministry to prepare an action plan for the development of cruise tourism in India has zeroed down on five probable international cruise circuits.

Uncovering a Story of Ill-fated Romance And Tragic Death

Chennai now has no Jewish community, though some say there are still a few individuals.

Kashmir's Conflict Music

Decades of conflict in Indian-administered Kashmir have affected every aspect of life in the valley, including music.

Understanding The Relationship Between Indian Women And Skirts

From school uniforms to dressing feminine for brand positioning— the life cycle of an Indian skirt

India's Engineering Students Are Facing Job Scare?

Machine learning: A chance for engineering students to look beyond software services

Apple is Making Old iPhones New Again to Win India

Apple is letting stores and online retailers such as Amazon.com Inc. and Flipkart Ltd. slash prices for retro models, a rare concession for a brand that carefully guards its high-end image.

Vijay Mallya Booed During India-South Africa Match

Fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya was heckled by cricket fans who chanted 'chor, chor' (thief, thief) as he arrived to watch the India vs South Africa Champions Trophy match at The Oval cricket ground.

Singapore Firms Urged to Make Most of India's Biggest Tax Reform

IE Singapore says that the GST rollout will provide ample opportunities despite initial teething problems

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