Tag archive for ‘India’
Jewish Business News On Monday, February 13th, 2017

102 of India’s Bnei Menashe Lost Tribe Will Immigrate to Israel This Week

Bnei Menashe / Photo Jonathan Haukip One-hundred and two members of the Bnei Menashe Jewish community, which claims descent from one of Israel’s lost tribes, are being brought on Aliyah this week by Shavei Israel, More...

Jewish Business News On Thursday, May 19th, 2016

New Study Finds Major Earthquake Threat From the Riasi Fault in the Himalayas

  New geologic mapping in the Himalayan mountains of Kashmir between Pakistan and India suggests that the region is ripe for a major earthquake that could endanger the lives of as many as a million people. Scientists More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Study: Bene Israel Community in India Carries Jewish Gene

A new study reveals the Bene Israel community in the western part of India carries genetic proof of the Jewish roots. They have always considered themselves Jewish. “Almost nothing is known about the Bene More...

Ilan Shavit On Friday, February 19th, 2016

The $4 Smartphone Debut in India

  Indian handset maker Ringing Bells launched Wednesday India’s most affordable smartphone for just $4, a move that is set to disrupt the booming handset market in the country. The launch is in line with More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, January 17th, 2016

World Bank Wants Israeli Health-Tech for India

  A new project of the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation will seek out Israeli technologies to develop and commercialize for emerging markets, beginning with India. The agreement launching More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

Indian Quake Rattles ‘Lost Tribe’ Of Bnei Menashe Jews

A 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck northeastern India early Monday morning killing at least nine people and injuring more than 90. The Bnei Menashe – a group believing itself to be descended from the ancient lost More...

News Brief On Monday, January 4th, 2016

Eight Dead as Strong Quake Hits Northeast India

  At least eight people were killed and scores injured Monday when a strong 6.7 magnitude earthquake struck northeast India, sending panicked residents fleeing into the streets even hundreds of kilometres More...

News Brief On Sunday, January 3rd, 2016

The Same Pill That Costs $1, 000 in America Sells for $4 in India

  Outsiders don’t want their daughters to marry any local boys, according to the village elders swapping stories in a tailor’s shop behind the Sikh temple, because most residents are infected with More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, December 5th, 2015

Uber Plans to Raise $2.1 Billion for Investment in India, China

  Uber is planning to raise $2.1 billion in a fundraising round led by Tiger Global,  which will be investing in the company for the first time, and other investors, valuing the company at $62.5 billion, More...

News Brief On Friday, November 27th, 2015

$300 Million Venture Fund Arm of Dell Planning to Invest in Indian Startup Ecosystem

  Dell Ventures, the $300-million venture fund arm of personal computing giant Dell, is planning to bet big on the Indian startup ecosystem and partner or invest in new-age disruptive startups in the country, More...

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