14 of 40 Science Talent Finalists have Parents Born in India

33 of the 40 finalists of the 2016 Intel Science Talent Search–the leading science competition for U.S. high school students, now known as the Regeneron Science Talent Search–were the children of immigrants. Additionally, 30 of this group had parents who worked in America on H-1B visas, the option that is no longer available for expedited […]

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January 16, 2018   No Comments

Ambassador Juster Pitches for U.S.-India Free Trade Agreement

Delivering his inaugural policy address on U.S.-India Relations at Carnegie India, U.S. ambassador to India, Kenneth I. Juster said, “I want to see a U.S.-India Free Trade Agreement … a strategic view of our economic relationship could lead to a road map for a U.S.-India Free Trade Agreement.” He also said though bilateral trade had […]

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January 14, 2018   No Comments

India Eases Rules for Foreign Brands to Own Store Chains

The Government of India announced 100 percent foreign direct investment in single brand retail trade; global single-brand retailers will no longer need its permission to own and operate stores in the country. Earlier, overseas companies needed government approval to own more than 49% of an Indian retail operation, leading many to partner with Indian companies […]

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January 11, 2018   No Comments

Amazon India to Launch Online Grocery Marketplace

With the Government of India’s approval to invest $500 million in its food retail business, Amazon India will soon commence its online grocery and food retail division. Amazon has almost doubled its authorized capital to $4.74 billion matching its earlier capital commitment of $5 billion made in June, 2016. The company has already launched Amazon […]

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January 11, 2018   No Comments

Sephora Expands Footprint in India

With demand on the rise for premium products in India, French beauty and cosmetics retailer Sephora, is increasing its outlets in India. Sephora India, a partnership between Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton and India’s Arvind Ltd, operates through 13 company-owned stores across metros. It plans to add at least ten more stores in the next fifteen […]

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January 11, 2018   No Comments