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Ranvir Nayar

Managing Director & Founder at Media India Group

Modi visit to Paris fails to address bilateral trade, achilles heel of a blossoming partnership

Modi visit to Paris fails to address bilateral trade, achilles heel of a blossoming partnership

July 18, 2023

At the first look, the Indo-French relationship looks to be in the pinkest of health, with little need for anything to change as cooperation is flourishing in almost every sector of the economy and every aspect of social or people-to-people contact. The year 2023 marks 25 years s...

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Nahel killing puts spotlight on France that got left behind

Nahel killing puts spotlight on France that got left behind

July 2, 2023

Large parts of France, including immediate suburbs of the capital Paris and many large towns, have been gripped by intense rioting for the past five days. The rioting, that began after French police shot dead at point blank a young man, has been unprecedented in scale, as buses, ...

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Sustainability flavour of season in USA Partnership Pavillion at Paris Air Show

Sustainability flavour of season in USA Partnership Pavillion at Paris Air Show

June 22, 2023

As the Paris Air Show heads towards end of business days and opens to the public from Friday, at the USA Partnership Pavillion it was already time to acknowledge the best stands amongst the 400-odd participants from the country which is present in its biggest strength ever. Accor...

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Paris Air Show 2023: Airbus-Leonardo sign MoU on European advanced trainer

Paris Air Show 2023: Airbus-Leonardo sign MoU on European advanced trainer

June 22, 2023

At the ongoing Paris Air Show 2023, EcoPulse, a hybrid-electric distributed propulsion aircraft demonstrator jointly developed by Daher, Safran and Airbus, made its first public appearance, revealing its final external configuration. After passing successfully the first ground te...

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Day 2 at Paris Air Show sees fresh orders for Embraer & more developments in sustainable aviation

Day 2 at Paris Air Show sees fresh orders for Embraer & more developments in sustainable aviation

June 21, 2023

Chinese urban mobility firm AutoFlight has unveiled Prosperity I, its electric Vertical Take Off and Landing (eVTOL) vehicle that set the world record for the longest eVTOL flight in February, travelling over 250 km in real conditions. At a press conference this morning, CEO Tian...

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IndiGo’s massive order dominates opening day of Paris Air Show 2023

IndiGo’s massive order dominates opening day of Paris Air Show 2023

June 20, 2023

India dominated the headlines as soon as Paris Air Show opened for business on Monday as the largest airline, low-cost carrier IndiGo announced a firm order for 500 Airbus A320 family aircraft. It is the largest-ever single aircraft purchase by any airline with Airbus. IndiGo cur...

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VoltAero unveils Cassio 330 at Paris Air Show

VoltAero unveils Cassio 330 at Paris Air Show

June 19, 2023

A day before Paris Air Show 2023 officially opens its doors to business visitors, French aviation startup VoltAero on Sunday unveiled the first Cassio 330 electric-hybrid aircraft, marking a major step toward aviation’s goal of decarbonisation and sustainable mobility by introd...

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With several debuts, electric planes to dominate 54th Paris Air Show

With several debuts, electric planes to dominate 54th Paris Air Show

June 11, 2023

The 54th edition of Paris Air Show, a bi-annual event, said to be the largest aviation event in the world, will open its doors on June 19, marking a return after a gap of four years due to a hiatus forced by the Covid-19 pandemic. And as the visitors will see, a lot has transpire...

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New water pollution monitoring system set to make a splash

New water pollution monitoring system set to make a splash

June 9, 2023

A team of researchers from universities in Scotland, Portugal and Germany have developed a new water pollution sensor which can be printed on 3-D machines, making it readily available everywhere at a very low cost. According to scientists at the Glasgow University, which leads th...

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Climate activists launch global action week targetting Japan & G7 leaders

Climate activists launch global action week targetting Japan & G7 leaders

May 15, 2023

Global climate activist group 350.org and members of Fossil Free Japan coalition is leading a worldwide protest to demand that Japan and the rest of G7 leaders immediately stop supporting all fossil fuels. According to a press statement, the protest in Japan has been joined in by...

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Tourism sector recovery could be key to Emerging Asian economy futures, says OECD

Tourism sector recovery could be key to Emerging Asian economy futures, says OECD

May 4, 2023

Emphasising that the top 10 developing economies in Asia, clubbed as Emerging Asia, have been resilient to the global crises, a senior official of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) has called for proactive measures by the governments in the region t...

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French trade unions reinforce stance despite Macron’s steamrolling reforms through Parliament

French trade unions reinforce stance despite Macron’s steamrolling reforms through Parliament

March 27, 2023

Enthused by the massive turnout for Thursday’s and Saturday’s nationwide strikes in France against the pension reforms proposed by President Emmanuel Macron, trade unions have warned that their actions will only be intensified in the days ahead and have already called for...

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