Aii Blog

02 July 2015

In the wake of the recent heat wave in India, where life sapping temperatures reached 48 degrees and above, we were witness to the devastating effects that climate change has and will continue to cause on rural and urban populations

24 June 2015

The Modi Government’s “200 Days: New Vision New Approach” (Government of India: Ministry of Human Resources and Development) released a few months back, laid down some important achievements in Human Resource Management, and markers for the future, including especially for Higher Education.

03 June 2015

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently made a three-day visit to China, during a three-nation tour including Mongolia and South Korea, to boost India’s presence through the ‘Act East’ policy in the region.

29 May 2015

If the colour of the holy spring at Kheer Bhawani at Tul Mul village in Kashmir’s Ganderbal district is good evidence, Kashmir may be on the cusp of a new beginning.

26 May 2015

This month, the Modi Government will have completed its first year in office. Stephen Manallack and Michael Moignard, both “veterans of the India-Australia trade and business relationship”, recap five key policies of this administration as it heads into the second year of its term

16 April 2015

Recently I was given the opportunity to intern with Commutiny the Youth Collective (CYC), in New Delhi, India for 5 weeks. CYC is a NGO that aim to challenge social stigmas and break down barriers regarding excluded groups in society. How do they do this? By harnessing the overwhelming and passionate power of the Indian youth!

30 March 2015

It is the greatest honour to be invited to return to Oxford to celebrate the intellectual achievements of Martin Ceadel: as a scholar, as a teacher and, in my case, as a doctoral supervisor.

20 March 2015

After mentioning the ‘Make in India’ initiative in his Independence Day speech in August 2014, Indian PM, Narendra Modi launched the ‘Make in India’ campaign in September, 2014. The initiative aims at encouraging companies in 25 sectors to make products in India. The ultimate aim is skill development, job creation, innovation and urbanisation which would tie into GDP growth.

10 March 2015

The ICC Cricket World Cup and the match between India and Pakistan at the newly redeveloped Adelaide Oval was the catalyst for the South Australia India Business Forum held in Adelaide in February 2015.

26 February 2015

Recently, taking a hint from Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s comments at a conference, the Power, Coal and New and Renewable Energy Minister of India Mr. Piyush Goyal committed to form a consortium of world’s 50 rich solar nation