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56 BOM Volunteers, Students Travelling To India

56 BOM Volunteers, Students Travelling To India

A team of 56 volunteers — including 38 students — from Bermuda Overseas Missions will be travelling to Banglaore, India this summer. “This is the largest group we have ever taken and a testament to the enthusiasm of our volunteers to participate. We have several families joining us this year which is also a change,” said David Thompson,... Read more of this article

Premier Meets With Indian & Mexican Officials

Premier Meets With Indian & Mexican Officials

This past Friday [Aug. 22], Premier Michael Dunkley met with Ambassador Sandra Fuentes-Berain of Mexico and Ambassador Dnyaneshwar Mulay of India at the respective Offices of the Consul General of Mexico and the Consul General of India in New York. Also in attendance at the meetings was Cabinet Secretary, Dr. Derrick Binns and the Bermuda Overseas Representative... Read more of this article

Promoting Closer Ties Between Bermuda & India

Promoting Closer Ties Between Bermuda & India

The Consulate General of India, New York, in association with The Government of Bermuda and the Bermuda Business Development Agency [BDA] hosted the Bermuda Financial Services Technology Summit on May 20, 2014 to promote closer economic, trade, cultural and social ties between Bermuda and India. The event featured a number of speakers, namely Dnyaneshwar... Read more of this article

Shadow Minister Congratulates Energy Student

Shadow Minister Congratulates Energy Student

The Shadow Minister of Workforce Development Rolfe Commissiong expressed his congratulations to Fanaye Broadbelt who recently returned from embarking on an ambitious training initiative in India. Mr. Commissiong said, “I would like to take the opportunity to congratulate Ms. Fanaye Broadbelt who has over the last three months been participating... Read more of this article

Young Bermudian Travels To India For Training

Young Bermudian Travels To India For Training

This week, the Minister of Home Affairs, Michael Fahy, recognised a young Bermudian who recently returned from embarking on an ambitious training initiative in India. Fanaye Broadbelt is currently studying for her Masters of Science [MSc] in Renewable Energy and the Built Environment. For the past three months, from January through March 2014, Ms. Broadbelt’s... Read more of this article

India’s CBI Issues Judicial Request To Bermuda

India’s CBI Issues Judicial Request To Bermuda

India’s Central Bureau Of Investigation [CBI] has issued judicial requests to four countries, including Bermuda, seeking details of a money trail in a deal in which former Indian Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran is an accused. The Times of India reports that, “The Letters Rogatory (LRs) to the UK, Bermuda, Malaysia and Mauritius were issued... Read more of this article

India Sending Tax Officers To Offshore Centres

India Sending Tax Officers To Offshore Centres

India — which signed a pact with Bermuda in 2010 to facilitate  the exhange of information between the two countries on tax evasion — is planning a major crackdown on citizens who abuse offshore financial centres. New Delhi yesterday [Mar. 19] announced tax officers will be posted in offshore financial centres to spot suspicious transactions... Read more of this article

Bermuda Cited In India Corruption Case

Bermuda Cited In India Corruption Case

India’s Central Bureau of Investigation will soon send judicial requests to Bermuda and the United Kingdom seeking details of money trail in a widening political corruption case in which former Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran is an accused. The CBI has alleged the former Cabinet Minister received $118 million as kickbacks from the Indian-Malaysian... Read more of this article

Jackson & Butterfield Off To India Film School

Jackson & Butterfield Off To India Film School

Bermuda’s first students to attend India’s Whistling Woods Film Academy in India have departed Bermuda to begin their course of study. Jason Jackson and Charles Butterfield (pictured L-R) jetted off to Boston, then to Paris before finally landing in India late Thursday Bermuda time.Whistling Woods International is Asia’s largest Film,... Read more of this article

International Training & Scholarship Awards

International Training & Scholarship Awards

Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry Kim Wilson delivered a Ministerial Statement in the Senate this morning [June 29], providing an update on international training programmes and scholarship awards. The Minister mentioned a number of students receiving further education abroad including; Amaury Symonds and Noreco Burgess who left Bermuda earlier... Read more of this article

Prescription Drugs From India, Brazil, Israel

Prescription Drugs From India, Brazil, Israel

Following a change in the Pharmacy and Poisons Act, prescription drugs from Brazil, India and Israel can be imported into Bermuda Health Minister Zane Desilva said, “Today I am pleased to announce that Brazil, India and Israel will be added to the list of countries from which prescription drugs can be imported into Bermuda.” “The Ministry... Read more of this article

Video: Aspiring Filmmaker Heading To India

Video: Aspiring Filmmaker Heading To India

Charles Butterfield is one of two aspiring Bermudian filmmakers who will be attending Whistling Woods International in India next month. Charles, along with Jason Jackson, received a scholarship to study Filming and Broadcasting at the Mumbai school. Charles said, “My old teacher saw some potential in me and she said I should look into some... Read more of this article

India Film Institute Scholarship Launched

India Film Institute Scholarship Launched

The National Training Board [NTB], within the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has announced the launch of the Whistling Woods International Scholarship which will be available for two Bermudian students, and offer them the chance to study in India. In February 2010 the Bermuda Government and Whistling Woods International Ltd. Institute for Film,... Read more of this article