Globalisation

  • Global Education for the Future: Globalisation opens various opportunities for students March 30, 2014

    Globalisation has opened up various opportunities for higher education. Experts, however, stressed that institutions need to be empowered to fulfil that goal. "Institutions need to be empowered to fulfil that goal of providing global education," said Professor C Raj Kumar, founding Vice Chancellor of OP Jindal Global University. ...
  • AAP must stop practising economics of 1940s and 50s: Narayana Murthy January 21, 2014

    New Delhi: Infosys Executive Chairman Narayana Murthy is the latest civil society voice to praise the AAP's political debut. In an exclusive interview to CNNIBN, Narayana Murthy, however, said AAP must stop practising the economics of the 1940s. He was speaking to CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose. Here is an excerpt...
  • Pravasi Bhartiya Divas starts today January 7, 2014

    Making a strong pitch for greater connectivity with the diaspora youth, Overseas Indian Affairs Minister Vayalar Ravi on Tuesday said partnerships between young Indians in the country and those residing overseas in industry and social sectors would create jobs and bring prosperity. He was speaking after inuagarating the 12th edition of...
  • PM's daughter Amrit Singh blows the whistle on CIA February 7, 2013

    New York: Pakistani spy agency ISI's detention facilities in Karachi and elsewhere were used as an initial detention and interrogation point by the CIA during America's war on al Qaeda which was supported by over 50 countries following 9/11 attacks, a new report has claimed. The report authored by Amrit...
  • 'Identity important for globalisation of Indian art' November 26, 2012

    New Delhi: For leading multimedia contemporary artist Paresh Maity, a globalised painter with an eye for diversity of Indian life, "identity is very important for any form of art to flourish". "I can be removed from my own heritage, but I cannot lose touch with it. Proper globalisation of Indian...
  • Avoid protectionism, Indian envoy tells US April 29, 2012

    Washington: India's Ambassador Nirupama Rao has asked American students to be alert to the "stifling effects" of protectionism as it is retrogressive and hinders economic growth and development in the age of globalisation. "Borders between nations are becoming increasingly porous, and in time, they will be increasingly irrelevant, as people are...
  • Concerned over inflation, corruption: Pranab December 2, 2011

    Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee talked about a range of issues at the HT Leadership Summit in New Delhi on Friday. ...
  • I leave behind a mature leadership: Wim Elfrink June 18, 2011

    Wim Elfrink Age: 59 Designation: EVP, Emerging Solutions and Chief Globalisation Officer, Cisco Education: BA Engineering and Business Administration, Netherlands Career: Digital Equipment Corp, Hewlett Packard, Rank Xerox and Olivetti before Cisco in 1997 Hobbies: Running. Has run 42 marathons After four and a half years, how does your globalisation initiative look like? I would call it...
  • Shah Rukh supports globalisation of Bollywood March 18, 2011

    Shah Rukh Khan believes that the Indian movie industry is at its best times and says people should focus on globalising it instead of chasing crossover cinema. "The world is looking at India... But I have an aversion to one word - it disturbs me that all Indian filmmakers are chasing...
  • Gandhi is hero for protesters at G-20 summit June 26, 2010

    Toronto: As Toronto virtually went under lockdown before the G-20 summit beginning Saturday, anti-globalisation protesters marched through city streets to give the security forces a tough time. In one such anti-poverty protest, Mahatma Gandhi figured prominently. As more than 200 protesters played hide and seek with security forces, one could...
  • Forbes India: The degree of waste July 10, 2009

    Getting beaten up in the poor neighbourhoods of a foreign city is only the known problem. The unknown one: Indian students spend billions of dollars each year in pursuing studies abroad, thus robbing our poor government and poorer people of all that wealth. The question, therefore, is can at least a...
  • Mumbaikars feel threatened by globalisation February 5, 2008

    Mumbai: Smashed taxis serve as a grim reminder of the simmering tensions between the Maharashtrians and the North Indian community in Maharashtra. The tag "outsiders", propagated by the radical parties of the state has once again revived the old "Sons of the Soil" debate. But are Maharashtrians actually feeling threatened by...
  • Violence erupts at G-8 protests June 17, 2007

    Rostock (Germany): Violence marred what was supposed to be a peaceful protest ahead of the G8 summit in the German town of Rostock on Saturday. Masked demonstrators showered police with rocks and beer bottles, then were driven back with water cannon and tear gas during a protest march Saturday against...
  • Indian FMCG companies go global November 24, 2006

    Mumbai: The Vatika hair oil, which is available in India, isn't what sells in Egypt. Dabur makes an olive oil variant especially for Egyptians. A different type of hair gel from Marico, which is not available in India, has 21 per cent of market share in the UAE. Indian Fast...
  • Farmers take lessons in WTO regime November 11, 2006

    Kolkata: Almost 11 years since the WTO regime came into force, its impact on the Indian farmers and handloom workers is being discussed among the ill-informed stakeholders, thanks to an NGO. The NGO Consumer Unity & Trust Society (CUTS) has taken the issues of globalisation, economic reforms and the impact of...
  • Indian forum hails democrats' win November 10, 2006

    New Delhi: The anti-globalisation activists at the India Social Forum (ISF) collectively celebrated the victory of the Democrats in the US. And the timing for the five-day ISF celebration couldn't have been more conducive. "The World Social Forum is meeting in Delhi at a time when the Democrats are winning...