#June 2017, #Other Highlights
Two Indian projects made the cut among six worldwide winners of this year’s prestigious Whitley Awards, dubbed the Green Oscars for their celebration of animal and bird conservation in developing countries.
Two Indian activists were singled out for their work in preserving birds and animals in the country’s remote areas and won the annual Whitley Awards.
#June 2017, #Sector Focus/Education
India is among the major success stories of the ‘BRICS and Emerging Economies University Rankings 2017’, with 27 institutions making the top 300.
The definitive rankings for the emerging economies, compiled annually by ‘Times Higher Education’, reflects India’s efforts to be counted as a viable education hub seem to be paying off.
China is the clear frontrunner with 52 universities in the ‘BRICS and Emerging Economies University Rankings 2017’ but India was credited with making significant strides.
#April 2017, #UK/Europe, #Special Edition – May 2017, #OTHER HIGHLIGHTS
From a silent film set to the tunes of the sitar at the Taj Mahal to a travelling exhibition celebrating Indian achievements in science, this year promises to take India-UK cultural collaboration to a whole new level.
The Taj Mahal will form the backdrop of a rare screening of a silent film set to live music by sitar maestro Anoushka Shankar as part of a wide range of celebrations to mark UK India Year of Culture 2017.
#Special Edition – May 2017, #OTHER HIGHLIGHTS
The Europe chief of the world’s largest outsourcing and technology services specialist for diplomatic missions worldwide gives his insight on the India-UK travel landscape.
As we celebrate 2017 as the UK-India Year of Culture alongside the 70th anniversary of Indian independence, travel between the UK and India is thriving like never before. Britain is the largest G20 investor in India – with a total inflow of $23.12 billion, while India invests more in the UK than it does in the rest of the European Union (EU) combined. There are over 100 flights from India to Britain a week, with over 30,000 seats capacity. Such powerful and deep links between the two countries make smooth, seamless and simple travel essential.
#Special Edition – May 2017, #2016, #BOOK REVIEW
‘Winning Partnership’ edited by Manoj Ladwa, takes a fresh 360 degree look at a 400-year-old relationship and comes up with several interesting suggestions for keeping it relevant in the 21st century.
What can you say after everything has already been said? Not much, right? Wrong.
With so much literature on UK’s relationship with the former jewel in its crown, it takes a very intrepid intellectual to gather all his bravery to attempt to shed new light on the subject.
#INDIA-UK, #Special Edition – May 2017
‘India Global Business’ analyses UK-India relations and identifies key areas of cooperation that the two countries must build upon and key areas of divergence that they must bridge in order to fulfil the potential of the relationship.
The potential of the relationship is massive, but India and the UK are barely scratching the surface. The optimism that the two countries would sign a trade deal in the immediate aftermath of Brexit and signal closer all round ties has waned considerably but leaders and analysts on both sides remain confident about the future.