One Globe News - 2017

  • Magz Mumbai

    One Globe 2017 Award for Smart State to Maharashtra

    February 13, 2017 | Magz Mumbai

    The Award for enabling a Smart State was won by Maharashtra, while Nagpur Municipal Corporation won the One Globe 2017 Award for Smart Cities. The Forum was inaugurated by Shri Rao Inderjit Singh, Union Minister of State for Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, in the presence of Lord Raj Loomba, Founder and Chairman Trustee, The Loomba Foundation; Dr. Mukesh Aghi, President, U.S.-India Business Council (USIBC); Mr. Shalabh Kumar, Founder and President, Republican Hindu Coalition; Mr. Dalbir Singh, Senior Advisor, Forum of Federations Canada and Mr. Harjiv Singh, Convenor, One Globe Forum.

  • Nagpur Today

    NMC bags ‘One Globe 2017 Award for Smart Cities’

    February 13, 2017 | Nagpur Today

    The prestigious ‘One Globe 2017 Award for Smart Cities’ was presented to Nagpur Municipal Corporation at a function held in New Delhi the other day. Union Minister of State for Law and Justice and Electronics and Information Technology, PP Choudhary gave away the One Globe Awards at the sixth annual edition of One Globe Forum in the capital. The Award for enabling a Smart State was won by Maharashtra.

  • Kapos: Meet an immigrant CEO who applauds Trump

    Kapos: Meet an immigrant CEO who applauds Trump

    February 13, 2017 | Kapos: Meet an immigrant CEO who applauds Trump

    Shalabh “Shalli” Kumar, a Chicago-area manufacturing tycoon and emigrant from India, is among President Donald Trump‘s most outspoken supporters — and largest donors. “I’ve dealt with a lot of politicians,” says the chairman of AVG Advanced Technologies based in Carol Stream. “You can tell by how they talk. A businessman’s answers are clear and direct. A politician’s answers are fuzzy.” The Chicago-area businessman spoke during a phone interview from India, where he was being honored as a global entrepreneur at the annual One Globe Forum.

  • VcCircle

    India needs open trade policy: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

    February 13, 2017 | VcCircle

    India needs to open its economy in a major way to overcome the challenges in becoming a 21st century knowledge economy, Amitabh Kant, chief executive officer of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog said. "India needs to open up on trade policy. It has become a centre for global innovation in many ways," he said at the One Globe Forum conference on Saturday. The sixth edition of One Globe Forum was held in New Delhi on 10 and 11 February. Over 50 global leaders in the fields of business, government, civil society, military and media came together to discuss challenges facing South Asia.

  • The Indian Express

    Indo-Israel ties go beyond just R&D: y’s Ambassador Daniel Carmon

    February 11, 2017 | The Indian Express

    Our ties, both of government and people, are becoming stronger An Israeli company will help clean a segment of the Yamuna Our partnership relies on ideas of innovation with scientific base of research and development, but it goes, way beyond that And, it is safe to say that both sides would enjoy the benefits of our cooperation," Carmon said

  • APN NEWS

    Minister P.P Choudhary gives away One Globe Awards 2017 for contributions in building a knowledge economy in India

    February 11, 2017 | APN NEWS

    Union Minister of State for Law and Justice and Electronics and Information Technology, Shri P.P Choudhary gave away the One Globe Awards at the sixth annual edition of One Globe Forum being held in the capital. The awards recognize and ISRO 300x79 Minister P.P Choudhary gives away One Globe Awards 2017 for contributions in building a knowledge economy in India honor individuals as well as domestic and international companies for their contributions in building a 21st century knowledge economy through their initiatives in digital economy, R&D, smart cities, entrepreneurship, mobile innovation and social empowerment.

  • Your Chennai

    Tech Mahindra wins One Globe Award for Digital Economy

    February 11, 2017 | Your Chennai

    ISRO won the Award for excellence in research and development. The Award for enabling a Smart State was won by Maharashtra, while Nagpur Municipal Corporation won the Award for Smart Cities. The Award for Enabling a Digital Economy was won by Tech Mahindra. Power Finance Corporation won the Award for Mobile Innovation. Shalabh Kumar, Chicago-based American-Indian industrialist and philanthropist was conferred the Award for Excellence in Entrepreneurship. The Award for Social Empowerment was bagged by Uttar Pradesh Police Mahila Samman Prakoshth.

  • Face2Face News

    ISRO wins award for R&D; Maharashtra for Smart State

    February 11, 2017 | Face2Face News

    Other winners include Nagpur Municipal Corporation for Smart City; Power Finance Corporation for mobile innovation; Tech Mahindra for digital economy; Shalabh Kumar for excellence in entrepreneurship; and Uttar Pradesh Police Mahila Samman Prakoshth for social empowerment. Congratulating the winners, Harjiv Singh, Convenor of the One Globe Forum and Founder & CEO of Salwan Media Ventures, said, “In order to transform India into a 21st century knowledge economy, we must strengthen the basic pillars of digital economy, R&D, smart cities, entrepreneurship, mobile innovation and social empowerment – elements that will define India’s growth story. One Globe Awards recognize excellence in these areas and aim to be the most influential assessment in building knowledge economies globally. I congratulate all the winners for their invaluable contribution in accelerating India’s journey on the path to transformation.”

  • India Education Diary

    Minister Rao Inderjit Singh, Minister PP Chaudhary, American Indian Trump-Supporter Shalabh Kumar Among Speakers at One Globe Forum 2017

    February 10, 2017 | India Education Diary

    New Delhi: This year’s One Globe Forum, now in its sixth year, which begins in the capital from tomorrow, will feature more than 75 speakers. Some of the prominent names include Shri PP Chaudhary, Hon'ble Minister of State Law & Justice, Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India; Union Minister of State, Ministry for Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Shri Rao Inderjeet Singh; Israel’s Ambassador to India, H.E. Daniel Carmon; NITI Aayog’s CEO, Amitabh Kant; Member of Parliament (LS) & Chairman of India's Parliamentary Committee on IT Shri Anurag Thakur; Founder & President of US-based Republican Hindu Coalition, Shalabh Kumar; Secretary of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes and former NHAI Chairman, Raghav Chandra; USIBC President Dr. Mukesh Aghi; Founder and Chairman-Trustee of The Loomba Foundation and UK Parliamentarian Lord Raj Loomba; Fortis Healthcare’s Mentor and Chairman Emeritus, Harpal Singh; Hitachi India GM, Tamura Masayoshi; and KPIT Technologies’ Co-founder, Chairman & Group CEO, Ravi Pandit; among others.

  • Media Inforline

    Minister PP Chaudhary, American Indian Trump-Supporter Shalabh Kumar Among Speakers At One Globe Forum 2017

    February 10, 2017 | Media Inforline

    This year’s One Globe Forum, now in its sixth year, which begins in the capital from tomorrow, will feature more than 75 speakers. Some of the prominent names include Shri PP Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister of State Law & Justice, Electronics & Information Technology, Government of India; Union Minister of State, Ministry for Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Shri Rao Inderjeet Singh; Israel’s Ambassador to India, H.E. Daniel Carmon; NITI Aayog’s CEO, Amitabh Kant; Member of Parliament (LS) & Chairman of India’s Parliamentary Committee on IT Shri Anurag Thakur; Founder & President of US-based Republican Hindu Coalition, Shalabh Kumar; Secretary of the National Commission for Scheduled Tribes and former NHAI Chairman, Raghav Chandra; USIBC President Dr. Mukesh Aghi; Founder and Chairman-Trustee of The Loomba Foundation and UK Parliamentarian Lord Raj Loomba; Fortis Healthcare’s Mentor and Chairman Emeritus, Harpal Singh; Hitachi India GM, Tamura Masayoshi; and KPIT Technologies’ Co-founder, Chairman & Group CEO, Ravi Pandit; among others.

  • Ab-Tak News

    Sixth annual edition of the One Globe Forum in Delhi

    February 10, 2017 | Ab-Tak News

    Inaugurating the Sixth annual edition of the One Globe Forum in the capital, Union Minister of State, Ministry for Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Shri Rao Inderjit Singh said,” India is a diverse and vibrant country. Urban population is steadily increasing as there is an increase in migration from rural to urban areas. For us to sustain this migration, we must ensure that we have liveable cities In India. We have 160 million children, out of which 47 million live in the cities. 8 million out of those live in slums. Our endeavour is to build 100 smart cities in India. We have announced 60 of those already.”

  • VcCircle

    Economic inequality and its impact on global order big challenge: One Globe Forum’s Harjiv Singh

    February 09, 2017 | VcCircle

    The sixth edition of One Globe Forum, a knowledge economy conference, will be held in New Delhi on February 10 and 11. Over 250 global leaders in the fields of business, government, civil society, military and media will come together to discuss challenges facing South Asia and find solutions. The annual leadership forum is the brainchild of Harjiv Singh, founder and CEO of Salwan Media Ventures.

  • InfraCircle

    India must help SMEs grow bigger, competitive to resolve jobs crisis: One Globe Forum's Harjiv Singh

    February 09, 2017 | InfraCircle

    South Asia has over 1.6 billion people, nearly a quarter of the world’s total population. We have the opportunity of becoming the leading economic region in the world. The biggest achievement for One Globe Forum has been to spark ideas and create connections that otherwise would not have been there amongst our speakers, attendees and partners. We have been quite successful in becoming the bridge that connects global communities and local stakeholders in India and South Asia. India urgently needs to address three areas – employment, education and health. Singapore and Tokyo provide excellent models to see how we can provide smart cities. India’s bigger challenge will be to manage growth in a sustainable way.

  • News Mobile

    Welcome to the One Globe Forum 2017

    February 09, 2017 | News Mobile

    One Globe 2017 focuses on ideas, issues and impact of the new government’s ambitious agenda to transform India into 21st-centuryry knowledge economy through its initiatives like “Digital India”, “Make in India”, “Smart Cities” and “Entrepreneurship”.

  • Business Insider

    One Globe Forum can make India the epicenter of developmental dialogue

    February 09, 2017 | Business Insider

    India alone has one of the youngest demographics in the world with 54% of its 1.3 billion people under the age of 25.South Asia is expected to be the world's fastest-growing region and India is expected to bounce back to 7.2% growth in 2017 and accelerate to 7.7% in 2018.

  • Career India

    Workshop on Innovation through Design Thinking

    February 06, 2017 | Career India

    A workshop on Innovation through Design Thinking will be hosted in New Delhi during the One Globe Forum 2017 on Friday, February 10 in the Emily Eden Hall of New Delhi’s Hotel Imperial.

  • Education Diary

    One Globe Forum Announces Expansion of its Advisory Board

    February 02, 2017 | Education Diary

    New Delhi: One Globe Forum, India’s leading platform for thought leaders and industry experts to deliberate on transformation of India and South Asia into a 21st century knowledge economy, has announced expansion of its Advisory Board. The 6th edition of the One Globe Forum will be held on February 10th and 11th, 2017 in New Delhi and will bring together leaders from business, government, think tanks, industry associations as well as ministers, bureaucrats, policy makers and influencers, entrepreneurs, educators and academia from around the world.

  • Education World

    Final call for nominations for One Globe Forum Awards 2017

    January 22, 2017 | Education World

    India’s leading platform for building a 21st century knowledge economy in the country and South Asia, the One Globe Forum, has announced that the last day for the submission of applications for the One Globe Forum Awards 2017 has been extended to February 1, 2017. The nominations are judged based on activities undertaken in India in the last two years (October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2016), which can also be a part of a longer-term strategy.

  • BW Disrupt

    Nominations for One Globe Forum Awards 2017 close on 1 Feb

    January 22, 2017 | BW Disrupt

    Honoring excellence for initiatives in digital, R&D, smart cities, entrepreneurship and CSR to help build India into a 21st century knowledge economy

  • Media Inforline

    Nominations for One Globe Forum Awards 2017 close on 1 Feb

    January 21, 2017 | Media Inforline

    India’s leading platform for building a 21st century knowledge economy in the country and South Asia, the One Globe Forum, has announced that the last day for the submission of applications for the One Globe Forum Awards 2017 has been extended to February 1st,2017.

  • Business Standard

    BrainGain announces competition for students to pitch in ideas for combating air pollution

    December 09, 2016 | Business Standard

    BrainGain Magazine, a leading study abroad online magazine for students, parents and mid-career professionals in South Asia, in partnership with Care For Air, a self-funded independent organisation committed to clean air in India, has announced a competition for high school students from class IX- XII to develop an action plan with pragmatic ideas to reduce and curb air pollution. The deadline to submit the proposal is January 7, 2017.

  • NRI News 24X7

    BRAINGAIN MAGAZINE ANNOUNCES HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT COMPETITION TO CROWDSOURCE IDEAS ON COMBATING AIR POLLUTION

    December 09, 2016 | NRI News 24X7

    Students of Grades IX to XII can submit action plans for curbing air pollution to win exciting prizes

  • Easy Shiksha

    Braingain Magazine Announces High School Student Competition to Crowdsource Ideas on Combating Air Pollution

    December 08, 2016 | Easy Shiksha

    BrainGain Magazine, a leading study abroad online magazine for students, their parents and mid-career professionals in South Asia, in partnership with Care For Air, a self-funded, independent organization committed to clean air in India, has announced a competition for high school students from Grades IX to XII, to develop an action plan with pragmatic ideas to reduce and curb air pollution. The submission deadline is January 7, 2017.

  • India Education Diary

    BrainGain Magazine Registers Over 200 School Teams From 12 Countries For The Knowledge@Wharton Investment Competition

    December 01, 2016 | India Education Diary

    New Delhi: BrainGain Magazine, the leading Study Abroad magazine for students, their parents, and mid-career professionals in South Asia has announced that it has received registrations from more than 200 school teams from across 12 countries in the South Asia and Middle East Region for participating in the Knowledge@Wharton Investment Competition. The competition is being organized by Knowledge@Wharton High School (KWHS), a part of the global Knowledge@Wharton network of online business journals at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

  • MENA FN

    Nominations open for One Globe Forum Awards 2017

    November 09, 2016 | MENA FN

    For the second year in a row, The One Globe Awards will honour individuals as well as domestic and international companies for their contributions in building a 21st century knowledge economy through their initiatives in digital economy, R&D, smart cities, entrepreneurship and social impact.

  • Education World

    Knowledge@Wharton Investment Competition witnesses registration from over 200 teams

    November 29, 2016 | Education World

    BrainGain Magazine, the leading Study Abroad magazine for students, their parents, and mid-career professionals in South Asia has announced that it has received registrations from more than 200 school teams from across 12 countries in the South Asia and Middle East Region for participating in the Knowledge@Wharton Investment Competition.

  • Education World

    One Globe Forum invites nominations for One Globe Forum Awards 2017

    November 08, 2016 | Education World

    One Globe Forum, India’s leading platform hosted by New Delhi headquartered Salwan Media Ventures, that brings together global thought leaders to discuss how we can build a 21st century knowledge economy in India and South Asia, invites nominations for One Globe Awards 2017. Entering its sixth edition, the event will be hosted on February 10 & 11, 2017 in New Delhi. The last date for submission of applications is January 22, 2017.

  • Technology 4 India

    Nominations open for One Globe Forum Awards 2017

    November 07, 2016 | Technology 4 India

    The One Globe Forum, India’s leading platform that brings together global thought leaders to discuss how we can build a 21st century knowledge economy in India and South Asia, has announced that nominations for One Globe Awards 2017 are now open. Entering its sixth edition, the Forum will take place on February 10 & 11, 2017 in New Delhi. The last date for submission of applications is January 22, 2017.

  • Daily Pioneer

    Knowledge@Wharton Investment Competition

    October 19, 2016 | Daily Pioneer

    The Knowledge Wharton High School (KWHS) is inviting applications for the Knowledge Wharton Investment Competition in South Asia and Middle East region. KWHS is a part of the global Knowledge Wharton network of online business journals at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.

  • Business Standard

    One Globe Forum to host its sixth annual edition

    September 28, 2016 | Business Standard

    Salwan Media Ventures announces its sixth edition of the One Globe Forum to be hosted on February 10 and 11, 2017 at New Delhi's iconic Imperial Hotel. With a vision to transform India and South Asia into a 21st century knowledge economy, the Forum will focus on the progress made in Digital India, Make in India, Smart Cities, Entrepreneurship and Skill India initiatives by the Indian government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership.

  • Malaysia Sun

    One Globe Forum to host its sixth annual

    September 28, 2016 | Malaysia Sun

    Since 2012, the One Globe Forum has brought together more than 1400 global thought leaders from over 25 countries. These include senior government ministers and bureaucrats, decision makers from the corporate sector, multilateral organizations, private equity, industry associations, entrepreneurs, NGOs, educators and academia.

  • The Hindu

    Deportation, indelible blot

    September 11, 2016 | The Hindu

    When a student decides to go abroad for further studies, meticulous planning follows. But after everything seems to fall in place, what if the student is deported to his/her country even before he/she gets a chance to join the college? In this interview, Harjiv Singh, founder and CEO, Salwan Media Ventures and convener, One Globe Forum, sheds light on the reasons behind this problem and how to avoid it.

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