Barack Obama Revisits India

Former president Barack Obama completed a three nation tour to China, India and France recently. In his first visit to India after leaving office, Obama met with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, addressed a Leadership Summit sponsored by the Hindustan Times newspaper, and held a town hall meeting with young leaders where he […]

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December 2, 2017   No Comments

India to Limit Use of Anitbiotics in Livestock

To ensure that the residue of antibiotics in meat does not lead to the development of antimicrobial resistance in humans, India’s Federal Ministry of Health aims to cap the maximum acceptable limits of antibiotics in food from animal sources. Accordingly, the ministry has sent a notification to the state-owned  which suggested, “maximum permissible limits of […]

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November 30, 2017   No Comments

India Satellites to Help Fisherman Find Catch

With the aim to help fishermen easily locate their catch without wasting time and fuel, India’s Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute and the Space Application Center of the Indian Space Research Organization, both state-owned institutions, have formed a partnership to identify areas in the deep seas where fish can be found in abundance. This research […]

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November 29, 2017   No Comments

VC March Capital Partners Focuses on Startups in India

One of the largest global funds in Southern California, March Capital Partners founded by Jim Armstrong, Sumant Mandal, Gregory Milken, and Jamie Montgomery, is now focusing on startups in India in the areas of data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. In an interview with the Economic Times, Mandal said, “There are very exciting opportunities coming out […]

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November 28, 2017   No Comments

S. Korea’s Lotte Acquires Ice Cream Maker in India

South Korea’s Lotte Confectionery bought Ahmedabad, Gujarat-headquartered ice cream maker Havmor Ice Cream Ltd for $150 million  in an all cash deal. Privately held Havmor, worked with KPMG, Veritas Legal and Dhruva Tax Consultants, to seal the deal. It is the first time that a South Korean company has entered the food space in India. Ankit Chona, managing director, […]

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November 24, 2017   No Comments