Social Media Adversiting Leads India Digital Marketing

An analysis of digital marketing tools used for brand marketing in India revealed that Social Media Marketing was the most popular.  88% of marketers in India, preferred this method, as compared to 71% that opted for Search Engine Optimization. 57% respondents chose content marketing via blogs, while e-mailers, landing pages, and search engine marketing were […]

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September 29, 2016   No Comments

Wal-Mart May Join Forces with India’s Flipkart

The Hindu reports that Wal-Mart Stores Inc is negotiating a minority stake in Flipkart, the e-commerce retailer in India, in which it is looking to invest between $750 million and $1 billion. Flipkart has been valued at about $11.5 billion, media reported last month, citing a U.S. regulatory filing from investor VALIC, a Houston, Texas-based […]

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September 29, 2016   No Comments

Dramatic Changes Predicted at Future of Asia Conference

According to the Los Angeles World Affairs Council‘s  (LAWAC) Future of Asia Conference that took place on September 15 and 16, “Asia is a continent where the stakes are rising rapidly – both in economic promise and expansion of individuals’ horizons, but also in environmental and security challenges.” 57 speakers, that included Gunjan Bagla of Amritt […]

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September 28, 2016   No Comments

ISRO Places 8 Satellites in Two Different Orbits

India’s Space Research Organization has successfully launched 8 satellites in two different orbits in a first ever payload launch of the kind. Mashable reports that the entire mission took 25 days since the team experienced many unprecedented  challenges.  The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle –C35 had to be re-ignited a second time after its first placement, […]

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September 28, 2016   No Comments

India in Goldilocks Situation for Foreign Investors

The Wall Street Journal reports that $7 billion of foreign money has flowed into the Indian stock market this year, up from $4 billion over the same period in 2015, according to regulatory data. India has lately diverged from the BRICs because: Domestic consumption has increased Inflation has decreased Trade deficits have narrowed Government overhauls […]

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September 27, 2016   No Comments