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June 2017

The Camel’s out for a Catwalk

Business Wire IndiaIt was a beauty contest with a difference. The contestants swayed down the sandy terrain in measured steps – fluttering their beautiful long eyelashes, their pouts perfectly in place, flaunting the best of traditional accessories even as their expressions varied from beatific, dreamy, curious and taut. The difference? The mighty tall models were but camels – the al-Wadah white camel, the al-Majahateer dark yellow camel, the al-Homor reddish-brown camel and scores of other one-humped beauties – looking…

Eureka Forbes Launches the new ‘Farak Dikhta Hai’ Campaign for its Brand Aquaguard

Business Wire IndiaEureka Forbes launches 'Farak Dikhta Hai' Campaign for its brand AquaguardLaunches an integrated ad campaign to unveil the new positioning of Aquaguard ‘Farak Dikhta Hai’ by taking health to the next level ‘Farak Dikhta Hai’ aims to create awareness among consumers about the impact of revolutionary patented technology – ‘BiotronTM' and the clear differentiation it will make to consumers’ lives Eureka Forbes Limited, India’s leading health & hygiene company and pioneer in water purification today…

Amantra: An Address for the High Life in New BKC

Business Wire IndiaInfinity Pool at AmantraShow-flat designed by Urban LadderOver the past few years, Kalyan and Bhiwandi have come a long way from being peripheral cities in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region to becoming hotbeds of infrastructure and business growth with higher levels of economic activity and newfound interest from homebuyers. The State Government has allocated ₹150 crores for the development of two expansive business districts nearby, over an area of 800 hectares. The growth of this region has been similar to…

24MRC Network Felicitated the Winners of 2017 National Education Awards

Business Wire IndiaShri Gopal Krishna Agarwal (Honorable National Spokesperson BJP On Economic Affairs), Shri Dheeshjith V. G.(Infosys Limited) & Shri Rajendra Kumar Jain (Government of India, Ministry of Water Resources RD & GR, Central Water Commission)2017 NATIONAL EDUCATION AWARDS VENUE: ITC GARDENIA, BENGALURU DATE: 28TH JUNE 2017ASSOCIATE PARTNER: COUNCIL OF INFORMATION AND BROADCASTING INDIAKNOWLEDGE PARTNER: ARYAANWISH TECHNOLOGIESMAGAZINE PARTNER: ADVANCE MEDIANEWS DISTRIBUTION PARTNER: BUSINESS WIRE…

KW Blue Pearl Karol Bagh Plays Host to Mega Brand Investors Meet

Business Wire IndiaKW Blue Pearl Brand Investors MeetRealty major KW Group organized a mega Brand Investors and Channel Partners Meet at its much talked about and attractively exuberant “KW Blue Pearl” Shopping Mall located in Karol Bagh which is one of the most attractive and posh destinations in New Delhi. The grand event witnessed more than 500 real estate brokers, channel partners, potential customers, investors and celebrities attending the glittering ceremony organised to mark this occasion. The event was kick-started…

Snapdeal Announces Daily Offers for Consumers around the Week

Business Wire IndiaThe company has launched specially curated offers for each day of the week One stop shop for every type of consumer through partnerships with all leading banks & special offers on popular categories There is good news for online shoppers around the country. Snapdeal, India’s largest online marketplace, today shared information on daily shopping bonanzas on its platform. Developed as a response to insights from consumer data, Snapdeal has devised a strategic combination of curated offers, attractive…

Time of Sports – A Leading Sports Consultancy Startup, Raises Angel Round

Business Wire IndiaBrings world’s largest STEM based Technology Challenge - F1 in Schools TM to India Time of Sports, a Sports company specialized in sports consultancy services has recently raised an undisclosed amount of funding from Mr. Sandeep Arya, Chairman and Managing Director of a USD 32 million conglomerate of companies Amtrak Technologies Pvt Ltd, Presto Infosolutions Pvt Ltd, Sanvei Overseas Pvt Ltd. The geographical spread of his group is across Africa, CIS, UAE and Singapore. The focus of the group is on…

SES and MDA Announce First Satellite Life Extension Agreement

Business Wire IndiaSES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) and MDA, a global communications and information company, announced an agreement for an initial satellite life extension mission using an on-orbit refuelling vehicle being built by SSL, a US based subsidiary of MDA and a leading provider of innovative satellites and spacecraft systems.   This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170627006627/en/   SES to be first customer on refuelling spacecraft…

Bombay Baking Company gives Guests an Elevated Breakfast Experience with an All New Menu

Business Wire IndiaBreakfasts At Bombay Baking CompanyHappiness depends on the way you start your day and Bombay Baking Company at JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu brings just that to the table with its all new breakfast menu starting from   29 June 2017.   Bombay Baking Company is known to welcome guests with the aroma of fresh coffee. In addition to offering fresh homemade breads, sandwiches, scrumptious cakes and pastries, Bombay Baking Company is all set to offer French Toasts, Blueberry Pancakes, Bakers Basket (choice of Danish,…

VIBGYOR High Model United Nations 2017 Debates the Crucial Issue of Climate Change

Business Wire India(L-R) Rukmini Sahay, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Rustom Kerawalla, Afroz Shah, Kavita Sahay, Shim Mathew at the opening ceremony of VHMUNVIBGYOR High Model United Nations (VHMUN) an initiative to empower students commenced its 7th edition in Mumbai starting today. VHMUN exposes students to an educational simulation in which they learn about diplomacy, international relations, and the United Nations.   The theme of the event this year is ‘Climate Change’ and the event is witnessing an enthusiastic participation from…

DHL Express inaugurates its Expanded Delhi Gateway, Doubling India’s Export Capacity

Business Wire IndiaInauguration of DHL Express' expanded Delhi Gateway at the Indira Gandhi International Airport on Thursday. Present at the event were Shri. Rajiv Pratap Rudy, Hon'ble Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge), Government of India, Mr. Ken Lee, CEO of DHL Express Asia Pacific and Mr. RS Subramanian, Senior Vice President & Country Manager, DHL Express India.Export clearance capacity to increase by 100% and imports by 60% Capacity increased to handle 10mn…

Toshiba Files Lawsuit Against Western Digital Corporation

Business Wire IndiaToshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) and Toshiba Memory Corporation (“TMC”) filed a petition with the Tokyo District Court against Western Digital Corporation, a U.S. company, and its subsidiary Western Digital Technologies, Inc. (collectively, “WD”) (NASDAQ: WDC), seeking a provisional disposition order for an injunction against acts of unfair competition, and also brought suit for a permanent injunction, damages and payment of 120 billion yen, alleging violation of the Unfair Competition Prevention Act,…

MPEG LA Introduces License for EVS

Business Wire IndiaMPEG LA, LLC announced the availability of the EVS Patent Portfolio License providing efficient access to technologies underlying the EVS (Enhanced Voice Services) standard.   Designed to operate ubiquitously over packet-switched mobile and fixed-line communications networks, EVS represents a significant advance for voice and audio compression devices with compression, network capacity and other features that deliver vastly improved high definition quality for both music and voice services. EVS may be…

Toshiba Memory Corporation Announces 96-Layer 3D Flash Memory

Business Wire IndiaToshiba Memory Corporation, the world leader in memory solutions, announced that it has developed a prototype sample of 96-layer BiCS FLASH™ three-dimensional (3D) flash memory with a stacked structure, with 3-bit-per-cell (triple-level cell, TLC) technology. Samples of the new 96-layer product, which is a 256 gigabit (32 gigabytes) device, are scheduled for release in the second half of 2017 and mass production is targeted for 2018. The new device meets market demands and performance specifications for…

WNS Files 2017 Annual Report on Form 20-F

Business Wire IndiaWNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Management services, announced the filing of the Company’s Annual Report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2017 with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The annual report was filed with the SEC on June 29, 2017. The document is also available on the Company’s website at www.wns.com. Shareholders may request a printed copy of the company’s audited financial statements, free of…

The Business Athlete- The All-new BMW 5 Series Launched in India

Business Wire IndiaMr. Sachin Tendulkar with the all-new BMW 5 SeriesThe most progressive sports-business sedan with athletic design, powerful dynamics, unparalleled agility and superior comfort. The intelligent car with unprecedented connectivity: BMW gesture control, BMW display key, parking assistant, remote control parking, wireless charging and advanced BMW head-up display. Efficient lightweight construction lowers the weight by up to 70 kilograms as compared to the predecessor. The all-new BMW 5 Series was launched…

In-Video Discovery Pioneer Tagos Announces USD 5 Million in Series A Funding

Business Wire IndiaTagos, the leader in AI-driven In-Video discovery today announced a USD 5 million Series A funding with participation from a leading venture capital fund and two large global corporations. The company will use the capital to build upon its early success and market traction. Through this expansion, Tagos expects to demonstrate growth, product innovation, enhance its user community and expand its team.  Tagos’ pioneering In-Video platform, Charmboard makes video become a two-way experience, by making it…

Iconic Lifestyle Brand Zippo Set to Rock out at India’s Biggest Heavy Metal Festival Bangalore Open Air

Business Wire IndiaZippo Set to Rock out at IndiaGÇÖs Biggest Heavy Metal Festival Bangalore Open AirIconic American lifestyle brand Zippo is set to stoke music fans with exciting activities at India’s biggest and baddest hard rock and heavy metal music festival – Bangalore Open Air (BOA). The festival, which is in its sixth year, promises energetic performances, heavy metal kingpins and manic rock groups such as American Death Metal Veteran Band Nile as the headlining act, Swiss thrash metal band Coroner, Swedish Black…

A Cleaner, Faster and More Powerful Yahoo Mail

Business Wire IndiaA Cleaner, Faster and More Powerful Yahoo MailYahoo Mail today announced big improvements on desktop including a refreshed design, and a fast, reliable, and intuitive opt in experience. Whether you use Yahoo Mail to communicate with friends and family around the world, as a place to keep your photos and memories from years past, or as a way to organize coupons and receipts from recent purchases – your inbox captures your life online.  Design Refresh The Mail interface is cleaner and easier to use, with…

ARQ Midcap Stocks Gives its Investors’ 42.66 Percentage Return on Investments

Business Wire IndiaAngel Broking, India’s top retail focused investing firm’s hero product ARQ, has outperformed yet again despite the cautious nature of the stock market since the past year. ARQ Midcap Stocks outpaced the benchmark Nifty Midcap 100 by 8.87%, delivering 42.66% returns in the span of one year. With an aim to build the company’s vision of ‘Digital Revolution’, almost two years ago, Angel Broking launched their champion product ‘ARQ’, a data-backed machine intelligence mobile application that derived…

Andersen Tax Debuts in Switzerland

Business Wire IndiaAndersen Tax announces its entry in Switzerland this week as MDR Advisory Group formally adopts the name ‘Andersen Tax.’ Andersen Tax in Lugano is one of three Andersen Global member firms in Switzerland. The international association of member firms also has a presence in Zurich and Geneva.   Paolo Mondia, Office Managing Director at Andersen Tax in Lugano said, “We have been working seamlessly with the member firms of Andersen Global since we joined in 2014. We are thrilled to continue this work which…

New Olympus Ultra-Portable EPOCH® 6LT Flaw Detector Provides Comprehensive Flaw Detection Capabilities for Rope Access and High Portability…

Business Wire IndiaOptimized for single-handed operation, the EPOCH 6LT flaw detector combines a leading-edge ergonomic design with powerful ultrasonic functionality in an instrument built specifically for rope access and high portability applications.   This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170627005058/en/   The design of the EPOCH 6LT flaw detector, from form factor to the user interface, is optimized for user comfort, making it easy to use with…

SES Restores Capacity from AMC-9 Satellite

Business Wire IndiaSES (Euronext Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced that it has been able to draw on its global satellite fleet of over 50 geostationary satellites to rapidly restore customers capacity following a significant anomaly affecting the AMC-9 satellite on Saturday 17 June 2017.   This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170626006305/en/   SES Restores Capacity from AMC-9 Satellite (Photo: Business Wire) SES immediately engaged with…

Locals Now Form over 50 Percent of Wipro’s Workforce in the U.S.

Business Wire IndiaWipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting, and business process services company, today announced that locals now form over 50% of its U.S. workforce. Over the past six months, Wipro hired over 1,600 employees by attracting and nurturing local talent to drive innovation and help transform clients’ businesses into digital enterprises. ​ During the past decade, Wipro has invested over USD 2 billion in the United States.  The company has been…

Saint-Gobain India Pvt. Ltd – Gyproc Business Launches Habito™, an Innovative Solution in the Gypsum Board Space

Business Wire IndiaMr. Jonathan Cherry, Global Marketing Manager - Saint Gobain Gypsum Activity, Mr. Venkat Subramanian – Regional CEO – Construction Products India & Managing Director – Gyproc India and Mr. Sudeep Kolte, VP Sales & Marketing at Gyproc IndiaSaint-Gobain India Pvt. Ltd-Gyproc Business today announced the launch of Habito™, its revolutionary gypsum board. It will create new benchmarks in Drywall solution by offering enhanced performance in load fixing strength, robustness and acoustics. This innovation…

Lodha Group Redefines Mayfair’s Opulence with the Launch of No.1 Grosvenor Square – the World’s Most Desirable Address

Business Wire IndiaNo.1 Grosvenor Group by Lodha UKLodha UK, a UK development subsidiary of Lodha Group, recently announced the launch of an iconic new residential development- No.1 Grosvenor Square at Mayfair, London. Set in the heart of London’s West End, the project benefits from an exceptional location, close to an array of shopping streets including Bond Street and Mount Street, Michelin-starred restaurants and 5* hotels such as Claridges and The Connaught. Forming part of the Duke of Westminster’s London estate,…

Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. Completes Share Acquisition of FW Energie B.V.

Business Wire IndiaWith reference to Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd. (SHI) announcement of 26th June, 2017 (attached), SHI completed the share acquisition of FW Energie B.V. culminating in the combination of SHI and Amec Foster Wheeler’s fluidized bed business to become Sumitomo SHI FW, a new global leader in sustainable energy solutions.   This Smart News Release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20170626005701/en/   Sumitomo SHI FW will become part of the Energy and…

Dole Food Company, Inc. Announces the Commencement of a Consent Solicitation for Its 7.25% Senior Secured Notes Due 2025

Business Wire IndiaDole Food Company, Inc. (“Dole”) announced the commencement of a consent solicitation regarding certain amendments (the “Amendments”) to the Indenture, dated as of April 6, 2017, among Dole, DFC Holdings, LLC (“Holdings”), as a guarantor, the subsidiary guarantors party thereto, and Wilmington Trust, National Association, as trustee (the “Trustee”), governing its 7.25% Senior Secured Notes due 2025 (the “Notes”) (the “Indenture”). Currently, the aggregate outstanding principal amount of Notes is…

CreditMantri Named to the 2017 Fintech 250

Business Wire IndiaCB Insights today named CreditMantri (www.Creditmantri.com) to the prestigious Fintech 250, a select group of emerging private companies working on groundbreaking financial technology. CB Insights CEO and Co-Founder, Anand Sanwal, revealed the Fintech 250 companies during The Future of Fintech, a gathering of the world's largest financial institutions, best fintech startups, and most active venture investors.   “The financial services industry will see more change in the next 10 years than it has in the…

CA Technologies Partners with IIIT-Hyderabad to Set Up Co-innovation Lab

Business Wire IndiaIIIT-Hyderabad and CA Technologies have signed a Collaboration Agreement to set up a Co-innovation Lab at the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad campus. CA Technologies engineers will collaborate with IIIT-Hyderabad’s research labs to build new technology prototypes.   As per the agreement, CA Technologies engineers and IIIT-Hyderabad researchers will collaborate on applied research projects which will include next generation interfaces such as Natural Language Processing (NLP),…