India’s Prime Minister exhorts fresh grads to step up medical research

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking at the graduation ceremony of the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences in New Delhi,  said that while Indian doctors have made a name for themselves across the world, India needs to step up medical research, to keep pace with a fast-changing world. We should focus on research, particularly on case history. [...]

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October 24, 2014   No Comments

AliveCor offers heart health medical device in India

San Francisco based startup AliveCor is offering its devices to patients of India’s largest corporate hospital chain, Apollo. Billionaire Indian American venture capitalist Vinod Khosla and others have invested $20 million in AliveCor. The device, developed and patented by AliveCor, can be attached to  ioS and Android smartphones. It helps individuals screen the incidence of [...]

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October 24, 2014   No Comments

Investment Trusts for Real Estate to open up soon

According to an article on the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT), with the latest news from India, 31 countries now have REIT regimes in place, a group that includes both developed markets and developing economies.  Remarkably, a decade ago there were only a dozen countries with REIT legislation, and just over 20 [...]

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October 23, 2014   No Comments

Standard & Poor’s Upgrades India Credit

Standard and Poor’s raised the outlook for India’s “BBB-minus” rating to “stable” saying the country’s government mandate and improved political setting offered a conducive environment for reforms. Reuters quoted Radhika Rao, Economist at DBS Singapore’s reaction “The S&P rating outlook revision is an affirmation of the economy’s growth prospects, macro stability and lower vulnerability of [...]

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October 23, 2014   No Comments

Valvoline adds R&D and training center to its manufacturing location

Valvoline Cummins Ltd. (VCL), a joint venture between Ashland Inc. and Cummins India Limited, opened a center for R&D and Product Development along with a training facility at its Ambernath plant, close to Mumbai according to Dr. Frances E. Lockwood, Senior Vice-President and Global Chief Technology Officer, Ashland Consumer markets. The new R&D facility services [...]

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September 18, 2014   No Comments