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UK court ruling on Shell good news for India

UK court ruling on Shell good news for India

February 16, 2021

Though it is not directly connected, a ruling by the United Kingdom Supreme Court last week holding petroleum giant Royal Dutch Shell responsible for the actions of its subsidiary in Nigeria could open a pandora’s box for subsidiaries of hundreds of large multinationals who hav...

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Why India should not rush into a free trade deal with UK or EU

Why India should not rush into a free trade deal with UK or EU

September 15, 2020

Last week the UK and Japan announced that they had reached a bilateral free trade agreement that would govern their trade ties from the year 2020 when the UK completed its exit from the European Union and hence also exited the ambit of the EU-Japan trade pact. Both the countries ...

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Access & affordability key to coronavirus vaccine

Access & affordability key to coronavirus vaccine

July 7, 2020

As various pharma giants across the world race towards developing a vaccine for coronavirus, the biggest challenge could be ensuring an equitable distribution.

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Coronavirus outbreak

Coronavirus outbreak

February 6, 2020

India’s neighbourhood first policy dates back almost 100 years ago when a doctor led a medical team to help Chinese Army battle the Japanese invasion. In face of Coronavirus outbreak, it may be time for India to replicate the gesture.

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More Indian students opting for higher studies in UK in 2019

More Indian students opting for higher studies in UK in 2019

December 3, 2019

The United Kingdom (UK) has seen an increase in student visas being granted to Indian and Chinese nationals. The nationals from these two nations together accounted for over half of all non-EEA (European Economic Area) tier-4 visas granted.

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Public response unit for diaspora set up in the UK

Public response unit for diaspora set up in the UK

August 14, 2019

The Indian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom has launched a ten-member Public Response Unit to provide instant service to the diaspora.

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West Bengal CM unveils Sister Nivedita’s plaque

West Bengal CM unveils Sister Nivedita’s plaque

November 14, 2017

On her 150th birth anniversary, Sister Nivedita gets a permanent place in the history of UK

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AAI’s Hidden Tool:Marketing

AAI’s Hidden Tool:Marketing

October 31, 2017

Privatisation of airports has led to airport authorities all over the word stepping up their game when it comes to marketing, and Airports Authority of India (AAI) is no exception as they have been taking progressive steps in this department. In 1987 when the United Kingdom sold ...

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India’s first mega textiles trade fair

India’s first mega textiles trade fair

July 1, 2017

India's first ever mega textiles trade fair - Textiles India 2017, was inaugurated by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday, at the Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar, Gujarat.

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Ashwini Lohani

Ashwini Lohani

June 14, 2017

The airline is aiming to open new routes internationally and especially regionally, so as to compete with new players and satisfy increasing demand in the sector, says Lohani. Although Air India still has on-time performance issues and a massive debt, the chairman and managing di...

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The Indian-European ‘filmi’ love affair

The Indian-European ‘filmi’ love affair

April 21, 2017

With Indian films crossing the centenary mark, Bollywood has stepped into the changing diaspora of increased global audience in terms of its ‘soft power’. Bollywood is nevermore confined within the boundaries of Indian theatres or Indian audiences as it ventures out into Euro...

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