UAE’s Etihad Airways and India’s Jet Airways sign landmark tourism agreement with Government of Maharashtra

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and strategic partner Jet Airways, India’s full-service premium international carrier, have signed a ground breaking agreement with the Government of Maharashtra to promote tourism to the western Indian state. The partnership will enable both airlines to capitalise on their strong links with Maharashtra and further […]

Tie-up to promote UAE investments in India

The UAE International Investors Council (UAEIIC) and UAE-India Business Council (UIBC) have signed an agreement for facilitating trade and investments including expansion of joint ventures, technological & industrial collaboration between UAE and India. The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Jamal Saif Al Jarwan, secretary general, UAEIIC and Abdul Salam, director general, UIBC during […]

7 Reasons to Invest in India

India is one of the largest developing economies in the world. The country’s immense population, coupled with its rapidly growing middle class and significant backlog of infrastructure projects, has enabled it to maintain a high GDP growth rate over recent years.Factors such as the availability of skilled manpower, abundant natural resources, strategic location and government […]

India’s Infrastructure Industry: A Promising Investment Opportunity

  As India continues its long and winding journey towards achieving superpower status, the infrastructure sector is playing an increasingly prominent role in its progress. Earlier this year, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman stated that export competitiveness cannot be determined by currency alone, and would greatly benefit from improved infrastructure and logistics. The government has initiated a number […]

Railways to allow corporates to run own freight trains, move may pave way for private passenger trains

Indian Railways will soon allow private companies to run freight trains from their own private terminals, a move which could potentially break the monopoly of the national transporter on the country’s rail roads. Companies from sectors such as cement, steel, auto, logistics, grains, chemicals and fertilisers have evinced interest in having their own fleet under […]

8 Interesting Facts about the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Landscape in UAE

As per the World Bank, UAE is the eighth largest emitter of greenhouse gas and CO2 emissions per capita. The country is attempting to diversify its economy to reduce its dependence on oil, and is consequently actively promoting green technology. In April 2006, Abu Dhabi launched Masdar, a diversified, multi-billion dollar company that researches, develops and commercialises […]

India seeks UAE investment for modernising its rail network

India will invest $ 140 billion to modernise its rail network over the next five years and is in talks with UAE-based sovereign wealth funds, Railways Minister Suresh Prabhu has said. “Of the $ 140 billion we will be investing over the next five years, the majority will go towards India’s modernisation efforts, the introduction […]