#Exports, #June 2017

Indian project exports are gradually gaining scale by winning increasingly bigger contracts with a little help from the Indian government.

When spectators troop in to watch the likes of Lionel Messi match his skills against Neymar in the 2022 World Cup Football tournament in Qatar, India will have an unseen presence in the 40,000-seat Al Rayan Stadium.

A Reuters report recently said Indian contractor Larsen & Toubro (L&T) has won the $135-million contract, through a joint venture, to build the stadium that will host some important matches for the 2022 football World Cup.

#2016, #India-US, #Yearend 2016

India will do well to take the initiative in correcting the anomalous situation of Indo-US B2B relations and take some immediate steps to project itself as a willing and receptive partner for a Trump presidency, writes a foreign policy expert.

Donald Trump, the first billionaire, to have been elected POTUS, defied all pollsters’ forecasts and cleavages in the Republican party by striking a chord with US voters anxious about their future in a rapidly changing world.