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Low-key takeoff at India-UK Tech summit

Indian side had better attendance, with around 13 business heads making it to the photo-op with the two prime ministers and top officials

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Nivedita Mookerji  |  New Delhi 

Only about eight UK business heads could be spotted at the morning photo-op with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and British premier Theresa May, as the joint summit with India kicked off in New Delhi Monday morning.

A line-up of around 40 chief executives is expected from the UK, but no official list has been announced. Those who made it to the photo session, perhaps braving the thick smog that has engulfed the capital, included chairman of insurance giant Lloyds group John Nelson, BAE Systems chief executive Ian King, Standard Chartered chairman John Peace, Diageo CEO Ivan Menezes, ...

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First Published: Mon, November 07 2016. 13:04 IST
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