REA Group CEO, Owen Wilson, said: “India is an incredibly attractive market and one that provides excellent long-term growth opportunities, while complementing REA’s footprint in Australia, Asia and North America. The country is forecast to deliver strong growth over the next decade as it continues to experience rapid digital transformation.” … [Read more...] about REA Group to acquire controlling stake in Elara Technologies
Controlled goods agreement
Finally, and of most interest, will be how the U.S. and India can collaborate, if they can, on dealing with India’s most immediate, continental challenge from China: at the LAC. While the Indian Army will defend its borders with China on its own, there is much that Mr. Pompeo could promise, apart from enhancing and expediting U.S. defence sales to India. Mr. Pompeo must, for example, commit to keeping the pressure on Pakistan on terrorism, despite the U.S. need for Pakistan’s assistance in Afghan-Taliban talks. A firm U.S. statement in this regard may also disperse the pressure the Indian military faces in planning for a “two-front” conflict with China. … [Read more...] about Drive a harder bargain at the Delhi meet
1. It’s been seven months since India launched its fight against coronavirus through the first lockdown in March. What’s your assessment on how we have fared?I am sure we all agree that this virus is something unknown, nothing like what has happened earlier in the past. So, while tackling this new unknown enemy, our response also evolves.I am no health expert but my assessment is based on numbers. I think we should assess our coronavirus fight against the metric of how many lives we are able to save.Our case-fatality ratio is among the lowest in the world and the deaths per million is much lower than what is seen in many developed nations.PM ModiThe virus is proving to be very fickle. At one time, some places like Gujarat were seen as hot spots while the situation seemed to be under control in Kerala, Karnataka etc. After a few months, things have improved in Gujarat but turning for the worse in Kerala.This is why I feel there is no room for complacency. I stressed the same … [Read more...] about We should assess our coronavirus fight against the metric of how many lives we are able to save : PM Narendra Modi
There has been opposition to signing this agreement from within India for over a decade because while the US is supposed to provide accurate GPS data to India, in return India is supposed to exchange maps, charts and data to the US which can compromise Indian defence to the US military. … [Read more...] about Why BECA when we have NavIC?
Turkey has condemned the murder, but Mr. Erdogan has also resumed his long-standing and intense war of words with Mr. Macron, and has added his voice to calls for a boycott of French goods. … [Read more...] about France boycott call pushes Turkey ‘even further’ from EU