A new report released by A.T. Kearney examines the changing face of offshoring. The report, Global Services Location Index 2016, maps the offshoring landscape in 55 countries across three major categories: financial attractiveness, people skills and availability, and business environment.
The Indian Economic Times reports the spectacular success of the incredibly frugal Mars Orbiter Mission that put India straight into an elite club and opened up an array of business opportunities has created the right atmospherics for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the US during which he would engage with the civil society, policy makers and the business community. And in almost all of these, one subject that would be the talking point would be technology.
Even before he came to office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi called India and the U.S. “natural allies”. In September, Prime Minister Modi and President Obama will meet in Washington. The Brookings Institute recently released a briefing paper “The Modi-Obama Summit – A leadership moment for India and the United States” in preparation of the visit. The paper covers a range of issues from internet governance, nuclear cooperation to counter-terrorism and Asia broadly. A section of particular interest is the US-India higher education relations. In a short chapter, Shamika Ravi, a Fellow with Brookings India in New Delhi offers some suggestions on how US and India could strengthen their bilateral relationship in higher education.
Nanotechnology is one of the key technologies of the 21st century. Its multidisciplinary involving areas such as applied physics, material science, molecular biology and engineering. It has the potential to transform every economic sector from medicine, energy, electronics to food… Read More ›
Commentary was recently published in the University World News. By Eugene Sebastian and Abid Khan 25 October 2013 – Issue No:293 Partnership between leading institutions will be absolutely crucial to innovation and success in tackling major issues in a changing… Read More ›
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By Times of India STOCKHOLM: India’s rising economic might will soon help produce a Nobel laureate in medicine, predicted the man who chairs the committee that picks Nobel laureates. The secretary general of the Nobel CommitteeGoran K Hannson told the TOI in an exclusive… Read More ›
by Udit Misra, Forbes India To reclaim a high growth trajectory, prioritise expenditure on education and healthcare instead of ill-directed subsidies and tax exemptions, the Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen tells Forbes India at the launch of An Uncertain… Read More ›
By Eugene Sebastian India‘s new Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy was released in January 2013. It envisions placing India among the top five global scientific powers by 2020. It proposes to use STI for faster, sustainable and more inclusive growth with a focus… Read More ›
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By Eugene Sebastian Australian universities have a huge role to play in helping Australia build effective relationships with Asia. If there is one significant opportunity to further strengthen Australia’s link with the region it is through the pursuit of research… Read More ›
Authors: Eugene Sebastian and Mohan Krishnamoorthy Over the next decade India’s research and development (R&D) sector is expected to undergo major changes as the Indian government progressively reforms and scales up public investments into science and technology. India along with China… Read More ›