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Facebook to give SGD4.75 million in grants to small businesses in Singapore

Facebook Singapore will be providing SGD 4.75 million in grants to businesses in the country that have experienced challenges due to the...

SMEs

Seven Indian-Americans in Forbes list of richest people in the United States

Seven Indian-Americans have figured in Forbes’ list of richest people in the United States, which was topped by Amazon founder Jeff Bezos...

Corporate

India, US, Israel to cooperate in developing 5G technology: US official

India, Israel and the United States have begun collaboration in developmental area, and in next generation of emerging technologies,...

Global

India becoming one of the leading attractions for foreign investment: PM Modi in USISPF speech

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said 1.3 billion Indians have embarked on one mission - to create an "Atmanirbhar Bharat", which seeks...

Global

US-India trade deal almost ready to be finalised: Indian Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal

The "whole package" of the US-India trade deal is almost ready and it can be finalised when the local political situation in the United...

Global

Nirav Modi case verdict to be made after final hearing set for December 1

The judgment in the extradition trial of fugitive diamond merchant Nirav Modi over the nearly USD 2 billion Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud...

UK

Biotech firm based in India, UK wins Roddenberry Prize, named after 'Star Trek' creator

An India and United Kingdom-based genomics biotech company is among four worldwide projects that won the first-ever USD 1-million 2020...

Covid-19

Singapore-based NRI media entrepreneurs announce USD 100 Million IPO on NASDAQ

Vistas Media Acquisition Company (VMAC) announced it has commenced trading of an initial public offering (IPO) of USD 100 million on The...

SMEs

DBS reports 26% lower net profit for 2020H1, as general allowances of SGD 1.26 billion conservatively set aside

DBS Group reported a net profit of SGD 2.41 billion for the first half of 2020 – 26 per cent lower than a year ago.

Corporate

Expect to see growth in UK-India trade post coronavirus crisis: UKIBC CEO

India is an attractive proposition for United Kingdom businesses looking for alternatives to China, in view of the prevailing sentiments...

Global

India's smartphone market, the second-largest in the world, gets mobile app innovations boost

India recently surpassed the United States to become the second-largest smartphone market in the world, trailing only China. In fact, there...

Global

FICCI calls for foreign air travel, opening of tourism sector in Unlock 3.0

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has suggested the Indian government allow international flight services...

Covid-19

Relationship with India is only getting stronger, says US Secretary of State

United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reiterated the Trump Administration's message to ally with India, stating that New Delhi is an...

USA

'Ola Corporate' services to kick off in UK, Australia and New Zealand

Bengaluru-based ride-hailing company Ola announced it has rolled out its new enterprise offering 'Ola Corporate' services to Australia, New...

Corporate

Google announces USD 4.5 bn investment in Reliance Jio

In the first investment from the Google For India Digitisation Fund announced earlier this week, Google announced a multi-billion dollar...

Corporate

Google's Sundar Pichai announces USD 10 bn investment in India's digital economy sector

Google and Alphabet's Indian-origin CEO Sundar Pichai at the company’s sixth edition of Google for India event announced a ‘Google for...

USA

UK government to probe reports of slave labour in clothing factory with Indian workers

The United Kingdom's National Crime Agency has been tasked with investigating a clothing factory named Jaswal Fashions based in Leicester...

UK

UKIBC appoints Indian-origin Jayant Krishna as new CEO

The UK India Business Council has announced that Jayant Krishna has accepted the invitation of the Board to become its new Group Chief...

UK

Singapore-based robotics startup Botsync secures seed-funding from lead investors

Singapore-based robotics startup Botsync has secured seed-funding from lead investors Wong Fong Industries Ltd., SEEDS Capital, Angelhub and...

Singapore

COVID-19: Singapore SMEs in crisis, SICCI’s taskforce to the rescue

Chandra Mohan Retnam, Partner, Rajah and Tann and head of the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry COVID Task Force, in...

Singapore Spotlight - @work

Five Indian-origin techies among UK's Top 50 Women in Engineering 2020 list

Five Indian-origin engineers were named among the United Kingdom's Top 50 Women in Engineering for 2020 list.

UK

Over 500 SMEs accessed new overseas markets with IMDA's Grow Digital initiative

The Grow Digital initiative has helped more than 500 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Singapore gain access to new overseas...

Singapore

UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak appoints Indian-origin Nikhil Rathi as CEO of financial oversight agency

UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak announced the appointment of Indian-origin chief of the London Stock Exchange Nikhil Rathi as the...

UK

From Jab We Met to Surging Ahead

This Indian-origin entrepreneur couple definitely created magic 'Jab they met' and the Medsurge they started a little more than a decade...

NRI Stories Spotlight - @work

CII report finds that Indian companies generate 125,000 jobs in US

A report, 'Indian Roots, American Soil 2020' issued by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) found that as many as 155 Indian...

USA