The City of London Corporation has teamed up with India’s High Commission in the UK to boost financial links between the two countries, with a particular focus on fintech. The Corporation today announced it will be a partner with the High Commission on its Access India … [Read more...] about City of London Corporation in fintech partnership with Indian High Commission
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The 2015 budget "will further reignite our growth engine, signaling the dawn of a prosperous future," wrote PM Modi on Twitter, referring to his government's recently unveiled budget, widely viewed as business-friendly. On February 28, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced a … [Read more...] about India budget ‘a step in the right direction,’ but ‘no quantum leap’
Singapore was ranked first by the World Bank in terms of the ease of doing business, with the lender measuring national stipulations and obstacles and their impact on entrepreneurial activity. "Regulations determine how easy it is to start a business, the speed and efficiency … [Read more...] about Singapore world’s top business location
Five of the top 10 largest importers of major weapons are in Asia: India, China, Pakistan, South Korea and Singapore, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). They accounted for 30 percent of the global volume of arms imports in the past five … [Read more...] about India’s weapons imports meant to ‘strike regional balance’
Persistent underdevelopment has afflicted the Indian subcontinent since the region was unshackled from the chains of British colonial domination seven decades ago. South Asia's growth and development have been underwhelming compared to those of places like Northeast and Southeast … [Read more...] about How have India and Pakistan fared economically since partition?