(This is a sequel to an earlier post)What is the most challenging question about using UAVs to fight poaching in Africa?If you ask the team at the University of Maryland’s Institute for Advanced Computer Studies (UMIACS), the answer is “When and where to fly them?”The research group has developed a new multifaceted approach against poaching, based on the premise that random sup ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

Any idea how much the horn of a rhinoceros goes for, in the so-called right places?  Would US$60,000 US a kilo – or about $250,000 for a large specimen – sound exaggerated? Actually, these figures are from 2012: it seems that a sizeable rhino horn can now fetch as much as $500,000 in certain Asian markets, e.g. Vietnam.  All in the name of a superstition that provides poacher ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

With its vision to transform from a regional power to a global power, India is giving greater importance to its defence sector in the country’s long term strategic planning. It is well known that India plans to spend over 10 years on defense modernization. With the growing power, India enjoys higher purchasing power which is evident in its several high-end defence deals either ...

Read more

New FAA Regulations Could Mean Big Changes Ahead For the Commercial Drone Industry   Under its new Part 107 rule, effective since Aug, 29, 2016, the FAA is removing a number of major barriers to commercial drone use in the US. Adoption is likely to soar, according to Drone Deploy, as the new regulations open the door to many more uses and give the US drone industry a huge boo ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more

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 ...

Read more