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India diaspora largest in the world at 17.5 million, says UN

India diaspora largest in the world at 17.5 million, says UN

September 28, 2019

Indian diaspora comprises 6.4 pc of the total global migrant population with United Arab Emirates (UAE) being the top destination of Indian migrants followed by the US, Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and Oman.

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The story of smart Indian travellers

The story of smart Indian travellers

April 24, 2019

With the steady economic development, women’s financial empowerment, young couples with disposable income and smart technologies, the new age Indian travellers are setting global trends in record numbers. It is not shopping, but relaxation that now tops the agenda when they pla...

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Three Colours from the Omani Palette
Alejandro Ramirez

Alejandro Ramirez

May 31, 2018

With over 5,300 screens across 14 countries, the Mexican chain of movie theatres, Cinépolis, is focussed on strengthening business and entering new markets. Alejandro Ramirez, CEO, Cinépolis, talks to Biz@India about expansion plans, the digital disruption, and more. How does t...

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Liberalising aviation services by 2020?

Liberalising aviation services by 2020?

July 20, 2017

The Indian government might contemplate open sky agreements for countries, which fall within a radius of 5,000 kilometres, by 2020.

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India’s Foreign Collaborations

India’s Foreign Collaborations

June 14, 2017

The aviation industry in India, that aims to become the largest in the world by 2030, has found a boost in global players. India is the ninth largest civil aviation market in the world and is poised to become the third largest aviation market by 2020. The country’s aviation ind...

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Indian Exports in Defence

Indian Exports in Defence

June 14, 2017

There has been a visible increase in defence exports from India. With the Ministry of Defence (MoD) managing its exchanges better and setting new grounds for governance of end-users, India’s standing in defence on the global front seems to be getting stronger, but challenges re...

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Go kite surfing and wind surfing in Oman

Go kite surfing and wind surfing in Oman

June 12, 2017

Masirah Island in Oman is an unexplored and wind-friendly destination for kite surfers, and home to tiny turtles who might as well become your sea-buddies.

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Sushma Swaraj’s speech at the UN General Assembly in New York

Sushma Swaraj’s speech at the UN General Assembly in New York

September 26, 2016

While India's Minister for External Affairs, Sushma Swaraj, gears up to address the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the rising mercury of the Indo-Pak tension over Kashmir and the latest Uri attack is anticipated to see a riveting finale as far as India's point of v...

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Oman plans to attract Indian MICE travellers

Oman plans to attract Indian MICE travellers

June 6, 2016

Oman is extensively targeting the growing business travel sector of India as it remains poised to become a major hub for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) in the recent times.

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India’s port capacity and strategy

India’s port capacity and strategy

April 19, 2016

Anchored for very long port development in India has began to look promising after its Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a comprehensive plan to increase India’s port handling capacity to 3,000 million tonnes (mt) by 2025, from the present 1,400 mt. With this India envisag...

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