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How coronavirus sparked a wave of innovation in India

Entrepreneurs and innovators across India have responded quickly to the challenge posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Around the world, social distancing and contact tracing have been the buzzwords of the response to COVID-19. A particular problem as lockdowns begin to ease will be how to stop the virus spreading in public spaces such as airports or…

What’s fueling the India-China border skirmish?

After weeks of rising tensions along India’s northwest border with China, 20 Indian soldiers were killed in a clash with Chinese forces, the most significant skirmish between the two countries since 1967. In this transcript of a Brookings podcast, Brookings Senior Fellow Tanvi Madan lays out potential motivations for China’s escalation, and how it may…

As India and China clash, JFK’s ‘forgotten crisis’ is back

India and China’s deadly crash this week in the Himalayas is the worst crisis in their border quarrel since 1967. Pakistan is also a very interested player, watching the game play out just as it did in 1962 and hoping its rival India will be humiliated. The remote region where the clash is occurring is…

India Lalcap Report May 20

The Lalcap Report is reproduced here with permission of its author Deepak N. Lalwani OBE, Chairman Lalcap Ltd. In outline the report covers: Government measures to help struggling businesses hit by the lockdown; The Reserve Bank of India reduction of its key policy interest rate; Measures to assist businesses have been extended by another three…

India May 20: Vikram Singh Mehta, Chairman Brookings India, in conversation with Roddy Gow and Stewart Langdon about India in light of COVID19

Vikram Singh Mehta, Chairman Brookings India and Senior Fellow of the Brookings Institution, former CEO of Shell India with extensive experience of various petroleum majors in Europe and India speaks with Institute Chairman, Roddy Gow and Institute Board Member Stewart Langdon about political and economic issues facing India in light of COVID19 here: https://youtu.be/M2smivgeXU0 Lalcap…

Gateway House Weekly Briefing

Weekly Briefing Volume VI, Issue 2: Thursday, 12th January, 2017 www.gatewayhouse.in “We are delighted to announce the second edition of The Gateway of India Geoeconomic Dialogue supported by the Ministry of External Affairs. We look forward to welcoming great minds from global politics and business to Mumbai to debate the role of corporations in India’s…

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