Chinese President Xi Jinping rallied BRICS nations (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) to forge a deeper economic and strategic partnership in the areas of trade, investment, finance and interconnectivity, which set an unprecedented tone for the 10th BRICS summit in Johannesburg South Africa in July 2018.
India’s decision to skip the Bharat Stage (BS)-V emission standards and switch to BS-VI standards from BS-IV standards is a noble and well-intentioned step to check rising pollution in the country. However, it is laden with difficulties and has made the Indian automobile industry go into a tailspin. The new emission norms come into play from 1 April 2020.
India has the third largest start-up ecosystem in the world, behind the US and China in terms of number of start-ups registered each year. However, the quality of start-ups leaves a lot to be desired as a sizeable number of start-ups in India fold within the first two years. The take away message from investors is that start-ups need to show clear value creation.
Big Klick Films is a media start-up founded in 2012 by two like-minded people who met at film school and were driven by a common passion of film making. Unlike most private film schools where your ability to pay would decide admission, Big Klick Films wanted to be a school with a difference, by choosing underprivileged students from the slums in Delhi.