Category archives: Business


Canadians using medical tourism at India to access experimental treatments not offered in Canada.

Linda Stewart used a Kelowna-based company www.Meditours.org to arrange a medical tourism trip in May 2010 to get an experimental treatment for MS in India. Stewart is one of the unknown number of Canadians using medical tourism to access experimental treatments not offered in Canada. Shaz Pendharkar, of Kelowna, B.C., is the first to admit he isn’t a trained medical professional. He is a retired school principal who connects patients to […]

What's ailing India's young graduates?

It is not the lack of skills and poor education institutes, but the lack of passion to learn and poor choices that is holding India’s young grads back. Read on for interesting insights from a recent roundtable held in Mumbai. Just when most of us were reeling from the after-effects of the McKinsey report that a majority of young Indians are unfit for employment, Raman Madhok, Group Director, Human resources, […]

Starbucks opens in New Delhi stores

Thursday will open its first store in India’s capital, bringing to seven the total number of outlets it’s operating in the country. A 3,500-square-foot store, staffed with almost 40 people, in Delhi’s British-era Connaught Place is the first of a number of outlets Starbucks plans for New Delhi. The Seattle-based coffee chain in India is dipping its toes into a potentially huge market, but one where the difficulty of finding […]