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Montevideo, February 24th 2018 - 02:02 UTC

Tag: India

  • Monday, February 5th 2018 - 08:47 UTC

    India industry flexes its muscle in UK: extends a hand to post-Brexit

    The Indian companies exhibition included Tata, Tech Mahindra, HCL Technologies, ICICI, Union Bank, Hero Cycles, Air India, and Varana World

    More than a hundred business leaders, parliamentarians, government representatives, and other influential figures gathered in the British Houses of Parliament for a unique event aimed at highlighting the major success stories of UK-India economic cooperation.

  • Sunday, February 4th 2018 - 10:41 UTC

    Intrepid all-female Indian yacht crew fall in love with the Falklands

    The Falklands has been one of the most beautiful stopover’s that we have encountered. (Pic Twitter)

    As the 6 lady crew members of the Indian Naval yacht TARINI prepare to leave the Falklands they take away: ‘Pleasant memories of a very wonderfully close-knit family atmosphere, of people who trust each other, are resourceful, peaceful and kind to each other and who live well with no poverty, unemployment, destitution or hardships’ said Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi who is the captain of the 17 x 5 meters sloop.

  • Wednesday, January 24th 2018 - 07:41 UTC

    Falklands praises remarkable ladies of globe-trotting Indian Navy INSV Tarini

    MLA Teslyn Barkman said the Falkland Islands and are looking forward to showcasing “our community and our culture during their stay with us”

    When the Indian Naval sailing vessel INSV Tarini sailed into Stanley Harbour at approximately 19:00 on Sunday 21 January it was warmly welcomed at the town’s public jetty by the Falkland Islands Governor Nigel Phillips and MLA Stacy Bragger.

  • Sunday, January 21st 2018 - 11:47 UTC

    Go, TARINI Go...

    Team Tarini with Indian PM Narendra Modi

    We all love to dream, and strive hard to achieve them, yet this voyage by the team of six Indian Naval Lady Officers is much bigger than a mere dream! It’s a daunting challenge posed by the stormy seas and fierce weather, which could deter the best of the seafarers! Yet, they chose something for which they had opted. Team Tarini, a name that will be attached to the six brave Navikas’ as they are termed for the rest of their life.

  • Friday, January 19th 2018 - 09:49 UTC

    Portugal, India, Indonesia and Spain win UNWTO awards for tourism innovation

    Attended by 500 participants from different countries the Awards Ceremony, emphasized how tourism has embraced sustainable and innovative approaches.

    Turismo de Portugal I.P (Portugal), Ecotourism Trust (India), Tryponyu (Indonesia) and SEGGITUR (Spain) are the winners of the 14th Edition of the UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism. Fourteen projects among 128 applicants from 55 countries were selected as finalists of the 14th UNWTO Awards for Innovation in Tourism.

  • Saturday, January 13th 2018 - 09:28 UTC

    PwC banned from auditing in India following country's major corporate scandal

    The ban by Indian market regulator the Securities and Exchange Board (Sebi) will come into effect on 31 March.

    PwC's Indian unit has been banned from auditing listed companies for two years, over one of the country's biggest corporate scandals. Price Waterhouse was auditor for Satyam computers when company owner Ramalinga Raju admitted to inflating earnings.

  • Thursday, December 28th 2017 - 09:44 UTC

    Latin America has started to look seriously at Indian economy and opportunities By R. Viswanathan  

    Caught between the bullying Trump, protectionist Europe and trade deficit with the Chinese, the Latin Americans have started looking more seriously at India

    Latin America's GDP growth is projected to increase to 2.2% in 2018 from 1.3% in 2017. The Pink Tide  has receded for the moment, giving rise to more centre right governments in the region. In 2018, Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Costa Rica, Paraguay and Venezuela will have presidential elections. Venezuela’s political and economic tragedy could get worse.

  • Sunday, August 20th 2017 - 13:47 UTC

    Indian Navy all women team in global tour scheduled to call in Falklands

    INSV Tarini. This is the first-ever circumnavigation of the globe by an all-woman crew from India. The vessel is the 55-foot INSV Tarini

    A six-member women’s team of the Indian Navy will set sail in early September to circumnavigate the globe on the sailing vessel, INSV Tarini. This is the first-ever circumnavigation of the globe by an all-woman crew from India, and one of the calls will take place in the Falkland Islands.

  • Saturday, July 22nd 2017 - 22:17 UTC

    Growing significance of trade with Latin America for India

    In 2016-17, India exported more to Mexico (3.5 billion dollars) than to neighbors such as Thailand (US$ 3.1bn), Myanmar (1.7bn) and Iran (2.4bn)

    (*)By R. Viswanathan - For those who think that Latin America is too far and cost of freight is too high and therefore the region should be less important for India’s trade, here is the eye opener from the 2016-17 (April-March) statistics of the Commerce Ministry of India.

  • Wednesday, June 28th 2017 - 17:21 UTC

    Chinese Navy launches 10,000-tonne destroyer

    The new Type 055 ship is comparable in size to the latest destroyers fielded in Asian waters by the United States, Japan and South Korea

    China's Navy Wednesday launched a new 10,000-tonne domestically designed and produced destroyer. The vessel, of the Type 055 class, is the first of a new generation of destroyers equipped with new air defense, anti-missile, anti-ship and anti-submarine weapons, and it is regarded as a challenge to naval rivals in Asia. The ship entered the water following a ceremony at Shanghai's Jiangnan Shipyard.