Make in India: Red Tape to Red Carpet: Dr Virander Paul

The Indian High Commission in the UK and The UK India Business Council organized an insightful seminar on the opportunities being created through the Indian Government’s ‘Make in India’ initiative. The areas of potential collaboration between the UK and India were highlighted during the recent visit of the Indian Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi, to the … Read more

Facebook close down Free Basics in India

Summary: Facebook “Free Basics” a controversial service that was aimed to offer access to basic web services in India to underprivileged users for free has now been closed down.   Facebook has a monthly active user base of 138 million in India and closing down Free Basics project is certainly a setback for company’s efforts … Read more

HSBC one day mortgage approval to reduce home buyer stress

Good news for the home buyer as HSBC started one-day mortgage approval service to reduce home buyer stress  According to the recent Which mortgage advisor poll, there’s only one thing more stressful than buying/selling a home and that’s divorce. As per another poll conducted in the past by Dail Mail, buying a house is more … Read more

Opportunities in Odisha India event held in London

Opportunities in Odisha, India event held in London today at Taj Hotel St James Court to explore business collaboration for both UK and Indian Business organization and to invite investment in the Odisha state of India. The event was organised by Department of Industries  Government of Odisha and supported by the High commission of India, … Read more

Indian IT company Wipro staff held for hacking TalkTalk

Three employees of Indian IT company Wipro have been arrested over security breach of TalkTalk customers personal details. TalkTalk was hit by a high-profile hacking in October 2015 when the personal details of its customers were compromised. Wipro Indian call centre employees for cyber-hacking have been arrested on suspicion of stealing customer data. Lately Indian … Read more

Is India’s organized retail sector a profitable business model?

Summary: Is India’s organized retail sector a profitable business model considering Amazon India suffered a net loss of around $250 million dollars despite 600% increase in sales. Over the last 15 years, prominent retail consultants in India have painted a rosy picture about opportunities in the Indian retail sector, however, the balance sheets of business houses … Read more