What a $5 trillion economy would look like

        By Pulapre Balakrishnan At the meeting of the Governing Council of the NITI Aayog , middle of June, , Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the target of a $5 trillion economy […]


Chandrababu Naidu honored with Transformative Chief Minister Award at Silicon Valley Summit

WASHINGTON (TIP): Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Chandrababu Naidu was awarded the Transformative Chief Minister Award by The U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) during their annual summit, an honor that has been instituted by the Council to acknowledge excellence in public service and recognize […]

Defence Minister Arun Jaitley shakes hands with UK Defence Secretary Michael Fallon in New Delhi on April 13.

India, UK working on latest jet engine

NEW DELHI (TIP): India and the UK are jointly making one of the most powerful engines for fighter jets of the future and the first such engine will be unveiled within a year. The gas […]

Business & Economics

Toyota, Suzuki chief meets Modi, discuss ‘Make in India’

NEW DELHI (TIP): Toyota president Akio Toyoda and Suzuki chairman Osamu Suzuki on Thursday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss future technological development and plans for Make in India. The Toyota-Suzuki business partnership […]


Houston India conference: Make in India – The Inside Story

HOUSTON, TX (TIP) Houston India conference is hosting first of the series conference on March 24 – 25 in Houston. The Houston India conference is designed to bring various constituencies that have an interest in […]

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The government of Karnataka said on Thursday it welcomed a proposal from Apple Inc to begin initial manufacturing operations in the state, in a sign the tech company is slowly moving forward with plans to […]


An Opportunity to buy Indian Residency with Investment of INR 10 Crore

NEW DELHI (TIP): Foreign investors bringing in at least Rs. 10 crore capital will be eligible for residency status, easier visa regime and employment for family members among other benefits under a new policy approved […]

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Business & Economics

India Should Harness Research: NJ Author

NEW YORK: The number of Indians and persons of Indian origin who have enriched many nations, and humanity as a whole, through applied research and innovation in a multitude of fields has increased dramatically, says […]

Convention Inauguration with Lighting of the Lamp. From L to R: Dr. Asha Samant, Dr. Rajeev Mehta, Lord Diljit Rana, Lal Motwani, Amb. Riva Ganguly Das, Ram Gadhavi, Guyana Prime Minister Riva Ganguly Das, Noel Lal, Niraj Baxi and Sunny Kulathakal
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GOPIO 2016 Biennial Convention deliberates wide range of issues

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): With the theme “Strengthening Connections between India and Indian Diaspora through Business,” GOPIO International, Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (www.gopio.net), is held its 27th Anniversary Celebrations and GOPIO Biennial […]

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GOPIO 2016 Biennial Convention and Conference: June 24 & 25

NEW YORK CITY (TIP): GOPIO International, the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (www.gopio.net), is holding its 27th Anniversary Celebrations and GOPIO Biennial Convention 2016 in New York, USA at the World’s Fair Marina […]


Do joint exercises with friendly foreign countries: Parrikar

NEW DELHI (TIP): Defence minister Manohar Parrikar on June 23 directed the armed forces to carry out joint exercises with friendly foreign countries specially, in South East Asia, in tune with India‘s ‘Act East Policy’. […]



NEW DELHI (TIP): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on March 4 reached out to the opposition, saying he needs their support for “improvement” in his government, even as he attacked the Congress over disruptions in Parliament while […]



MUMBAI (TIP): Three global automobile powerhouses either have started operating their India factories round the clock or are in the process of doing so to meet increasing export demand, in a resounding endorsement of the […]

Business & Economics

USIBC endorses Indian Budget as Attractive

WASHINGTON (TIP): American companies, either those with a foothold or who are planning to set foot in India, are bullish on the latest budget presented by the Modi government, business advocacy group U.S.-India Business Council […]

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‘Make in India Week’ gets Rs 15 lakh cr investment commitment

MUMBAI (TIP): The week-long ‘Make in India’ fair closed on Thursday with investment commitments of over Rs 15 lakh crore ($220 billion), the government said. “The numbers are in. INR 15,20,000 cr investment already committed at #MakeInIndia […]


Protecting India’s Trade Interests

The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement (TPP) has been signed in Auckland on February 4 by Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the U.S. and Vietnam. Even as it is touted as the […]

Business & Economics

USIBC names two new vice chairs to push India trade

WASHINGTON (TIP): The US-India Business Council (USIBC) has named Punit Renjen, CEO of Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (Deloitte Global),and Edward Monser, President of Emerson, as USIBC Vice Chairs to further build on US-India relationship. The […]

Indian Americans

PRAVASI BHARATIYA DIWAS celebrated at Embassy of India

WASHINGTON (TIP): Prominent Indian Americans attended the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas – 2016 celebrations hosted by the Embassy of India in Washington, DC, on January 8. The event was well attended with enthusiastic participation by the Indian-American […]

India's Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar (Right) and U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter hold a joint press conference after their meeting at the Pentagon in Washington, December 10, 2015.

2015: A Year of Work-in-Progress for Defense

One does not know what the Ministry of Defense (MoD) set out to achieve in the calendar year 2015 or the current financial year that will draw to a close in another three months (in March, […]


Make in India Week from February 13 to 18, 2016 in Mumbai

NEWYORK (TIP): Government of India is organizing a landmark event titled, “Make-in-India Week” from February 13 to 18, 2016 in Mumbai, says a press release issued by the Consulate General of India. The event will […]


Invitation to Invest in Karnataka

NEWYORK (TIP): A high level delegation led by Sri R.V. Deshpande, Minister for Large & Medium Industries and Tourism, Government of Karnataka, was warmly welcomed by Consul General Ambassador Dnyaneshwar. M. Mulay at the India […]


Finding a Niche in the Emerging World Order

Prime Minister Narendra Modi‘s apparently impromptu visit to Lahore on Christmas day is readily explained by the need to contain the Taliban and ensure regional stability and connectivity in the ‘Heart of Asia’ after the US-led […]


India and Japan Sign Deals on Military, Train Sales, Nukes

NEW DELHI (TIP): India has agreed to buy a high-speed bullet train from Japan, in an attempt to transform its creaking rail system. Japan will build India’s first bullet train and provide a $12bn package […]

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NEW DELHI (TIP): The bullet train accident in China four years ago along with low-cost finance and a promise to have a substantial ‘Make in India‘ component and transfer of technology clinched the deal for […]

At the USIBC reception concluding the Trade Policy Forum. (L to R): Ambassador Froman, Minister Sitharaman and Mukesh Aghi Photo courtesy USIBC
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U.S. India Business Council Applauds Conclusion of U.S.- India Trade Policy Forum

WASHINGTON (TIP): Following the successful conclusion of the ninth round of U.S.-India Trade Policy Forum, the USIBC hosted a reception, providing an opportunity for deeper engagement between industry stakeholders and government officials from both the […]