We caught up with the incoming Consul General, Consulate General of Canada in Bangalore, Mrs Jennifer Daubeny, to talk about her move to India, Indo-Canadian trade and much more. What brings you here to India? I moved to India on work in Mid-August this year. I am from the West Coast of Canada from British Columbia. I’ve been in the Canadian diplomatic services for more than ...

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Bangalore was host to a special get-together last evening at the Sheraton Hotel as a Canadian Delegation stopped over in the city recognised as a global technology hotspot. The delegation of ten Canadian technology companies was led by the Honourable Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development of Canada, Navdeep Bains who is on an official visit to India.During thi ...

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The quaint and historic Bangalore club, at the heart of the city, was lit up with strings of lights welcoming guests to the Indo Canadian Business Chamber (ICBC)’s first Annual Gala Dinner held in Bangalore on October 13. Guests made their way through one of the colonial Club’s most special places - its meticulously preserved ballroom to another of its charming sections – its o ...

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The Indian market is one replete with idiosyncrasies – on one hand, it offers endless business potential while on the other hand, it demands that its peculiarities be navigated with tact. It was in 1991 that the Indian government initiated economic reforms that set the path for liberalizing the Indian economy – reducing government interference in business and guiding India to a ...

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After four fruitful years in an office located in Ulsoor, TBC-World Group moved to its latest location in the bustling and cosmopolitan locality of Indiranagar in East Bangalore. A three storied, spacious building, with ample sunlight and greenery just across the glass walls was picked. The open-office plan lends a great working energy, as both the Gaja Digital Agency team and ...

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On the 28 of July, Palmex, eco-friendly thatch roof solutions headquartered in Canada, completed its first corporate project in India. The client was the Greenberg Resorts located in the picturesque and pristine hills of the Western Ghats in Idukki, Kerala. A place far from the maddening crowd, lush with tea plantations, meadows, and trees, dotted with waterbodies. Its serenity ...

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Canada will be one of the partner countries in the next Vibrant Gujarat Summit and has committed to showing up with the largest number of Canadian Delegates so far to India. Canada's High Commissioner to India Nadir Patel announced his pleasure to be part of the biennial event that is to be held in January 2017. Patel made the announcement after a meeting with the chief Minist ...

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The Indo Canadian Business Chamber (ICBC) and the Consulate General of Canada hosted a unique, one-of-a kind evening to discuss “Doing business with Canadians” on 30 August. The invite promised that it would be no run of the mill event. “We will not talk about investment, we will not talk about immigration, we will not talk about taxation, we will talk about what really matters ...

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India’s textile minister, Smriti Irani recently took to social media to launch the “IWearHandloom” campaign. This was in a run to India’s second Handloom Day celebrations on August 7. Her efforts to create a buzz around handwoven fabrics of India were met with unprecedented social media support. Celebrities and lay people alike tweeted pictures of themselves wearing handloom cl ...

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Indian online retailers have been wooing customers, for years, with their attractive deep discounts and predatory pricing. On April 1st, however, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) in India restricted the freedom of ecommerce companies to offer discounts to buyers. Earlier this year, the government banned etailers from offering any discounts or cash back ...

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