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FTA with EU, potential minefield for beleaguered India

FTA with EU, potential minefield for beleaguered India

May 10, 2021

The latest EU-India Summit, held over internet on Saturday, had a very unique feature. While in the past the Summit has involved Indian Prime Minister, the head of European Council, the head of government of the country that holds the presidency of the EU at the moment of the sum...

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Can India feel ripples of British Supreme Court ruling on Uber

Can India feel ripples of British Supreme Court ruling on Uber

February 21, 2021

Ride hailing app Uber faces an existential challenge in the United Kingdom following a landmark order by the Supreme Court which upheld the orders of lower courts that its drivers were its employees, not independent contractors as the company calls them. The court said as the wor...

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Brexit agreement remains cliffhanger

Brexit agreement remains cliffhanger

December 12, 2020

When Boris Johnson left for Brussels on Thursday for a dinner meeting with the President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen, both knew that they would have a lot more than just the dinner to chew over as it was the ‘last chance’ to break the deadlock over Brexit ...

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EU India Virtual Summit 2020: Beating around the bush

EU India Virtual Summit 2020: Beating around the bush

July 19, 2020

Last week has seen yet another EU-India Summit come and go. As in the past two decades, the meet was noticeable only for the absence of any real meat on the table.

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EU-India Virtual Summit a turning point in bilateral ties

EU-India Virtual Summit a turning point in bilateral ties

July 16, 2020

Sunil Prasad, secretary general of the Europe India Chamber of Commerce (EICC), the apex trade body promoting Indian businesses in EU, has been a keen observer of the development of relationship between the two sides. In an interview, Prasad says that even though there was no pro...

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EU-India virtual summit: Building on mutual strength

EU-India virtual summit: Building on mutual strength

July 13, 2020

Though it may be a virtual summit, Secretary General of Europe India Chamber of Commerce Sunil Prasad says he has high expectations of some real results from EU-India virtual summit meeting scheduled for Wednesday.

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India can help bridge digital divide: Prabhu

India can help bridge digital divide: Prabhu

August 25, 2019

India’s sherpa to G7, Suresh Prabhu, says that India has made unparalleled progress in empowering the masses digitally and India can help other countries bridge their digital divides.

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Tiff over French tech tax may climax at G7

Tiff over French tech tax may climax at G7

August 24, 2019

A trade battle threatens to break out here at Biarritz over the new tax by France on ‘new economy’ companies as an upset US President Donald Trump threatens strong retaliation.

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Trade tiff over French tech tax

Trade tiff over French tech tax

August 13, 2019

A new tax by France on ‘new economy’ companies upsets the US and threatens the start of another trade war, after China.

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India – Europe business outlook

India – Europe business outlook

October 5, 2017

While mixed expression of India's positive economic growth against the momentary holdup post demonetisation and Goods and Services Tax (GST) attract global eyeballs, the trade figures with Europe, one of the most organised markets in the world depicts growth despite challenges. W...

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Europe India Foundation for Excellence

Europe India Foundation for Excellence

June 2, 2016

As Modi government completed two years in office, one of his pet schemes, Skill India, was in focus here in Paris as UNESCO hosted a Global Skill Development Meet, attended by delegations from various countries around the world. The meet was organised by the Europe India Foundati...

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World Tourism Forum 2016

World Tourism Forum 2016

February 5, 2016

Former President of the European Commission Jose Manuel Barroso has criticised the recent moves by some European Union leaders to suspend the Schengen agreement, which allows for visa free travel within 26 European nations. Barroso cautioned the European leaders against building ...

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