INDIA

Singapore SMEs urged to consider Uttar Pradesh for overseas expansion

THE Uttar Pradesh state of India holds out opportunities that Singapore's small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) can consider when planning their overseas expansions, leaders from the local...

Fears mount in Delhi as hospital beds run out and infections soar

NEW DELHI • Mr Ashwani Jain succumbed to the coronavirus in an ambulance as his family pleaded with several hospitals to take him in, the latest victim of the pandemic sweeping through the Indian...

CapitaLand rolls out contactless tech at its India business parks

REAL estate developer CapitaLand is adopting contactless technologies across its nine business parks in India to minimise contact between people and surfaces amid the Covid-19 pandemic, it said in...

Startups awash in India

IT IS raining startups in Bengaluru, India. It is estimated that over 10,000 tech and non-tech units are in the startup phase, employing over 100,000 well qualified professionals. This is also the...

Amazon offers India's small business owners US$1 billion olive branch

NEW DELHI (REUTERS) - Amazon.com Inc CEO Jeff Bezos said his company will invest US$1 billion (S$1.35 billion) to bring small and medium-sized businesses online in India and expects to export US$...

E-commerce giants shouldn't give big discounts: India commission

BIG e-commerce firms should not offer steep discounts, must disclose discounting policies and ensure they do not drive brick-and-mortar rivals out of business, India's antitrust chief said as his...

Mukesh Ambani's Reliance unveils online store in challenge to Amazon

RELIANCE Industries Ltd started testing its online shopping portal, moving a step closer to billionaire Mukesh Ambani's goal of setting up a digital platform to take on e-commerce giant Amazon.com...

IMF calls for 'urgent' action by India amid slowdown

INDIA'S government must take steps quickly to reverse the economic slowdown of an economy that has been one of the engines of global growth, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Monday...

India probes Softbank-funded Oyo, MakeMyTrip

[MUMBAI] Indian regulators have opened antitrust investigations into hotel-booking giant MakeMyTrip and SoftBank-backed startup Oyo, officials said Wednesday.

Diverse and huge India market a big draw for Singapore startups

INSTEAD of selling solar-powered lights and chargers to recreational hikers, Third Wave Power decided to change tack in 2017, targeting the electricity-hungry rural population of India.

Singapore startups get access to India tech ecosystem with Global Innovation Alliance

SINGAPORE'S technology startups can now get access to India's growing innovation ecosystem through the Global Innovation Alliance (GIA) network, which has expanded into Bangalore.