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Apple’s Plan to invest in India
On May 26th, 2016 CEO of Apple Inc., Tim Cook, met with Indian Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. His main mission for meeting was to discuss Apple’s plan to establish a Map Development Center in Hyderabad as well as to further discuss the hopes of developing Apple manufacturing and retail in India. The company aims […]
South Asians win the National Spelling Bee…Again.
Out of the last 19 winners of the National Spelling Bee, 15 have been South Asians. What’s the secret to their success? http://www.cnn.com/2015/05/29/us/spelling-bee-south-asians/index.html
India now has over 1 billion telephone numbers.
As a significant sign of the changing landscape in India, the country now boasts over 1 billion telephone numbers. http://wap.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/india-crosses-a-billion-telephone-numbers-in-april-115051400055_1.html
A new vision for India’s diplomatic corp?
Prime Minister Modi asks Indian diplomats to “shed old mindsets” to become global leaders, using innovative means to leverage India’s strengths to contribute to well being around the world. http://www.livemint.com/Politics/9fJgJZxzY2q3newGSpNMiL/Narendra-Modi-asks-Indian-diplomatic-corps-to-shed-old-mind.html#nav=editor_picks
India’s growing population of the super rich
India’s growth story has resulted in a rapid growth of the very wealthy as seen in the attached Wall Street Journal article. Still questions remain as to how inclusive this growth really is. http://blogs.wsj.com/indiarealtime/2015/02/04/india-has-worlds-third-largest-number-of-billionaires/
President Obama delivers historic speech in India
President Obama delivers a speech at the Siri Fort Auditorium in Delhi, highlighting the values that our two countries hold in common and identifying key pathways for partnership. Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FsdWG_RlvA Text: http://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/01/27/remarks-president-obama-address-people-india
Technology Transforming India
McKinsey Global Institute identifies 12 key technologies that can transform the future of India. http://www.mckinsey.com/Insights/High_Tech_Telecoms_Internet/Indias_tech_opportunity_Transforming_work_empowering_people?cid=other-eml-alt-mgi-mck-oth-1412
Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi Win Nobel Peace Prize.
IndUS Forum offers our hearty congratulations to Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi. Your courage and perseverance are an example to us all. http://www.nytimes.com/2014/12/11/world/europe/malala-yousafzai-kailash-satyarthi-nobel-peace-prize.html?_r=1
The University of Zurich, Switzerland, and Oikos International call for applications for an oikos PhD Fellowship
“The University of Zurich, Switzerland, and Oikos International call for applications for an oikos PhD Fellowship, to be awarded for a PhD in the field of “Finance and Sustainability” at the University of Zurich‘s Department of Banking and Finance. The application deadline is March 31, 2015. Further information is available here: http://oikos-international.org/programmes/fellowships/phd-fellowship/