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New education bill set to allow US varsities in Telangana

HYDERABAD: The Telangana state government is all set to welcome foreign universities once the Higher Education Commission of India (HECI) Bill, 2019, is adopted in the Parliament during the forthcomin...

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Improved business ranking testament to Modi govt’s extensive and wide ranging reforms: USIBC

India climbed 14 rungs in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business ranking to stand at the 63rd position and figured among the world's top 10 most improved countries for the third c...

Friday, October 25, 2019

India is Stuck in an Economic Slump: What Comes Next

Narendra Modi was reelected with the promise of economic growth, but will lagging investment, slow trade negotiations with the United States and tensions with Pakistan inhibit India’s much-needed re...

Monday, October 14, 2019

PM Modi Meets Business Leaders, Assures of ‘Continued Political Stability’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed continued political stability and predictability of policies in India at a round table with the CEOs and top executives of top American companies, including those...

Saturday, September 28, 2019

Trade deal with US in balance

Negotiations are on for a trade deal with the US even as expectations of an agreement being signed earlier this week during the meetings between Narendra Modi and Donald Trump got scuppered, with a co...

Thursday, September 26, 2019

Powerful group of US CEOs meet Modi, raise concerns with growth in India

As the U.S.-China trade fight drags on, a group of powerful U.S. CEOs met with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi behind closed doors in New York. The opportunity to expand into India is so gre...

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Ahead of Modi-Trump Bilateral Meeting, Industry Experts Cautiously Optimistic over Trade Deal

New Delhi: There’s been non-stop buzz ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States about the 

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Trump travelling to attend 'Howdy Modi!' event signifies importance of India-US relationship

Houston, Sept 22 (ANI): Nisha Biswal, president of the US-India Business Council on Saturday said that US President Donald Trump travelling to Texas to be a part of mega Howdy Modi event signifies the...

Sunday, September 22, 2019

With India, Trump Practices the Art of the Mini-Deal

WASHINGTON — Call it the art of the mini-deal.

The Trump administration is on the cusp of announcing a new trade deal with India, p...

Friday, September 20, 2019

Strong bilateral partnership between New Jersey & India to promote inclusive economic growth: New Jersey Governor

Mr Philip D. Murphy, Governor of New Jersey kicked off a seven-day, six-city visit to India with a business roundtable and reception, hosted by the U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC) and the Federati...

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

New Jersey governor meets PM Modi, extends invite for talent, investment

Amidst visible signs of bonhomie between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump, the US is expecting more meaningful cooperation with India. On Monday, Philip D. Murphy, governo...

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Modi & Trump likely to unveil 'limited' India-US trade package

New Delhi: India and the US will soon announce a “limited” trade package that will ease the entry of American agricultural goods, information and communications technology (ICT) p...

Monday, September 09, 2019

India, U.S. trade problems solvable

More than two months after Prime Minister Narendra Modi and U.S. President Donald Trump announced in Osaka that U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and Commerce Minister Piyush Goyal shoul...

Monday, September 09, 2019

India Can Take Advantage of US-China Trade War to Attract Investment

Male [Maldives], Sept 3: Amid rising concerns over falling growth of Indian economy, US-India Business Council (USIBC) President and former assistant secretary State Nisha Biswal has said India can ta...

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

India has an opportunity to benefit from global economic situation:USIBC

WASHINGTON: President of US-India Business Council (USIBC) Nisha Desai Biswal has said India should present its growth vision and why businesses should look to invest in the country at a time when the...

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

India-US ‘Tailoring’ Predator UAV For Multi-Service Buy

WASHINGTON: The Pentagon and India’s Ministry of Defense are working together to “tailor” a standardized version of the Predator B Reaper attack drone for use by all three Indian armed services,...

Friday, August 30, 2019

Jagan Mohan Reddy calls for catalysing US-Andhra economic ties

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy has urged the US-India Business Council (USIBC) to work with his government to identify '5 big ideas' to catalyse the US...

Saturday, August 17, 2019

Jagan invites US-India Business Council to collaborate with A.P.

Andha Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy welcomed the U.S. India Business Council (USIBC) to work with the Government of Andhra Pradesh (A.P.) for playing a catalytic role in strengthening ...

Saturday, August 17, 2019

It's in Both US and India’s Interest to Work Through Hard Trade Issues

Excerpted from a longer interview with USIBC President Nisha Biswal on the U.S.-India trade and the larger bilateral relationship. How would you characterise the current India-US ...

Monday, August 12, 2019

Indian IT companies contributed $57.2 billion to US GDP in 2017

Washington: Indian IT companies contributed $57.2 billion to the GDP of the US in 2017, India's top diplomat in the US said on Tuesday. Addressing business leaders in Denver, Colorado, India's Amba...

Saturday, August 03, 2019

USIBC head urges countries to think bigger on trade

The U.S. and India should set an ambitious goal for their trading relationship to better manage trade tensions between the two countries, the head of a major business group tells Inside U.S. Trade. ...

Friday, July 26, 2019

Trump wants to punish India for Russian defence purchases

The US is not just “frustrated” with New Delhi on troubled defence ties, but it is also planning sanctions on India under 

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Why India Is Mad at Trump

On Monday, early in the afternoon in Washington, D.C., and around the time most people in New Delhi were going to bed, U.S. President Donald Trump livened up a press conference with a revelation that ...

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Modi Government Reshuffle

On July 24, the Government of India announced a major bureaucratic reshuffle, with over 20 officials assuming new posts. 

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

India Needs 'Regulatory Coherence,' U.S.-India Business Council Says

On a trip to New Delhi last month to meet members of the newly elected government, Nisha Biswal, president of the U.S.-India Business Council, an advocacy group that connects businesses to governments...

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

India, US must utilise Pompeo's visit to resolve trade frictions: USIBC

India and the US must utilise the upcoming visit of US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to resolve outstanding "trade frictions", a top American business advocacy group said Sunday. The US-India B...

Sunday, June 23, 2019