India

How Taco Bell Won Over The World’s Most Vegetarian Country

At first glance, it seems like an unlikely relationship: a country where roughly a third of its citizens are vegetarians courted by an American company selling Mexican-inspired fast food primarily based on beef. It seems even more unlikely when that country is India: a country of 1.3 billion people – 79% of whom are Hindu…

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Dogs Of War: 4 Markets To Watch In Aerospace And Defense

As defense spending decreases in the U.S. and elsewhere following force reductions in Iraq and Afghanistan, defense contractors – who have been largely reliant on NATO countries – are finding that they must expand into territories outside the west. Though none of these match America’s $611 billion military budget, four markets in particular are very appealing…

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India’s New Drone Deals Point To A Lucrative Arms Market

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visits to the United States and Israel have brought attention to the country’s new, simplified Goods and Services Tax that aims to make India more appealing to foreign investors, but there’s more to his tour than just photo-ops and economic discussion. Sources say that India has secured deals to…

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India Plants 66 MILLION Trees In 12 Hours, Breaking World Record

Over a million and a half people throughout the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh shattered a world record on Sunday by planting 66,750,000 tree saplings throughout 24 districts in the region. The activity comes as part of India’s pledge during the Paris Climate Change Conference to raise forest cover to 235 million acres by 2030.…

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Jeff Bezos And Indian Prime Minister Express High Hopes For Eastern Ecommerce

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos took to Twitter yesterday to express confidence in the company’s growing relationship with India after a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and vowing to continue investing in its growing ecommerce mega-market. Terrific meeting with @narendramodi. Always impressed, energized by optimism and invention in India. Excited to keep investing and…

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