INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Sunday, March 26, 2017

Meru, India’s favourite cab service, has announced an integration with Google that will enable commuters to book cabs via Google Maps. While using Google apps to find a direction to reach their destination, users now have an option to find a cab from the entire range of Meru’s services – Radio Taxi, Sedan, Hatchback & SUV, for their instant travel needs. To make it further convenient, users can check and [...]

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Zendesk, Inc. (NYSE: ZEN) today announced its continued investment in France with two new office openings fueled by significant growth in the region. The company’s Paris offices will move to Station F, the biggest startup campus in the world, where Zendesk will become a partner. Additionally, the company’s Montpellier offices — home to the team behind the Zendesk Explore analytics product — will relocate to larger offices that are three [...]

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Aspri Spirits, leading importers and distributors of some of the finest brands in the world of Wines and Spirits launched the most acclaimed and awarded Single Malt Glen Grant 10 Y and GlenGrant 18 Y with an exclusive evening for Media, Bloggers, Influencers, Socialites and Key Trade Partnersat Miami, JW Marriott. The evening commenced withan exclusive masterclass by Mr. Robin Coupar, Global Brand Ambassador Gruppo Campari. Mr.Robin Coupar dressed in [...]

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Cologne – In fiscal 2016, specialty chemicals company LANXESS successfully advanced its transformation, underscoring this with strong performance data. EBITDA pre exceptionals increased by 12.4 percent to EUR 995 million, compared with EUR 885 million a year earlier. The main drivers of this positive development were higher volumes in all segments, the associated increase in capacity utilization and cost savings resulting from the improved competitiveness of plants and processes. The [...]

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Hyundai Motor India Ltd., the country’s largest exporter and the second largest car manufacturer inaugurated Hyundai Professional Development Center at Dr. Sudhir Chandra Sur Degree Engineering College, Kolkata. All the CSR activities are being conducted towards HMIL’s long term commitment towards fulfilling its social objectives and support to community enhancement on education standards, in-line with latest technologies through tie-ups with Polytechnic Institutes with specially designed curriculum, training material, car, engine, [...]

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As per the communication received from Google today, Pressman Advertising has earned the display advertising specialization from Google. This new specialization recognizes that Pressman Advertising has demonstrated expertise and sustained client performance in display advertising. Pressman will use this to help win new business and differentiate the agency based on this specific skill set. Pressman Advertising is a full service agency and a Google Partner.  It has earlier earned specializations [...]

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Celebrating one million #FarmDosts, Tractors and Farm Equipment (TAFE) extended its ‘Be a #FarmDost’ initiative to the city of Mumbai inviting citizens to join the journey of ‘Cultivating the World!’ Aimed at bridging the gap between farmers and the urban population, thousands of citizens from all walks of life and all ages got a chance to live the farm experience – complete with farmers and tractors – where they enjoyed [...]

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India and UAE announced the formation of the Business Leaders Forum (BLF) to augment bilateral trade between both countries. The Forum will work towards strengthening ties between both countries and enhance economic cooperation and investments. The Business Leaders Forum will provide a platform for exchange of ideas and help investors unlock the enormous growth potential in the India-UAE corridor as also leverage the strong historical, cultural and economic relationship between [...]

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Mr. Madhusudhan Agrawal has been appointed the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Uganda in Mumbai. With this appointment the Government of Uganda looks at enhancing trade ties and opening new investment avenues for Indian businesses and investors in Uganda. The Honourable Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda is currently in india to facilitate this momentum and met with the investors. Commenting on this appointment, he said, “We are very delighted [...]

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OMRON, the front-runner in ‘Sensing & Control + Think’ technologies, is all geared up to expand its presence in the smart energy segment in India. The company has updated its portfolio with an array of unique and innovative solutions to cater to some of the critical needs faced by utilities in the sector in the country. The solutions have been displayed at the renowned exhibition India Smart Grid Week-2017 ongoing [...]

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Hurun Report released the Hurun Global Rich List India, a list of the richest people in India featuring in the Hurun Global rich list with a cut-off of US$1bn. This is the 6th year of the list, which has become a benchmark for the private sector. For all conversion purposes USD to INR is INR68.1/USD Mukesh Ambani, 59 (Global Rank: 28): With a fortune of INR 175,400CR (US$26bn), oil and [...]

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Concur, the leading provider of spend management solutions and services, today announced its integration with Ola Corporate, Ola’s enterprise solution for business travelers and corporates. Under this innovative partnership, Concur and Ola, India’s most popular mobile app for transportation, have built a connected platform that radically improves the experience for Concur’s business traveler. Over 300 local and global Concur customers will have access to the features of Ola Corporate including diverse [...]

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Mr. Michael Mayer is completing his assignment as Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars – India and will take up the role of ‘Head of Sales and Marketing’ for Volkswagen Passenger Cars – China; reporting in to the CEO of Volkswagen brand in China. Mr. Thierry Lespiaucq, Managing Director – Volkswagen Group Sales India Private Limited, will take charge of Volkswagen Passenger Cars in India until further notice. Mr. Mayer will be [...]

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ZF Friedrichshafen AG, a global leader in driveline and chassis technology as well as active and passive safety technology, today inaugurated its first Technology Center in India in Hyderabad, Telangana. The ceremony took place in the presence of K. Chandrashekar Rao, Honorable Chief Minister of Telangana, Dr. Stefan Sommer, CEO of ZF Friedrichshafen AG, Mamatha Chamarthi, Chief Digital Officer and executive lead for the India Technology Center (ITC) and other senior [...]

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Imarticus Learning, a leading Financial Services and Analytics firm, presents an online forum with an aim to engage with leading industry experts in the area of Financial Technology. On March 2, 2017, prominent leaders and stalwarts from related industries will discuss the potential of Technology to transform important areas of the Financial sector such as Retail Banking, Lending, Financing, Payments, Markets, Exchanges, Insurance and Currency. These panelists include : Vishal [...]

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Canon, a leading digital imaging company in India, launched its first Canon Image Square (CIS) in Andaman, Port Blair. The exclusive CIS store is located at Shop No.3 M.G Road; Opp to BJP Bhavan; Middle Point; Port Blair. With the exclusive Canon Image Square stores (CIS), we provide a complete imaging and printing experience to the users before they buy the product. CIS is an experience store where customers can [...]

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The Homemakers, one of the  leading brands in India to establish itself in the modular kitchen realm has been honored with The Best Small Business of the Year Award at the 6th National Awards for Small & Emerging Businesses 2017. Ms. Neeti Macker, Founder- The Homemakers accepted the award from Ms Ritu Marya, Editor in chief, (India Region), Entrepreneur and Mr Gaurav Marya, Chairman Franchise India, at a glittering ceremony at JWT Marriot, Aerocity. The [...]

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Infor , a leading provider of business applications specialized by industry and built for the cloud, today announced the completion of a previously announced investment of more than $2 billion in the company by an affiliate of Koch Equity Development LLC (“KED”), the investment and acquisition subsidiary of Koch Industries, Inc. The investment is strong validation of Infor’s strategy and growth – a journey fueled by product investment, innovation, and an [...]

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Great Place to Work Institute® in association with Retailers Association of India has awarded Barbeque Nation as one among the Top 10 Retail Companies to Work for in India for the year 2017. The Great Place to Work Institute® identifies companies for building workplaces that are employee friendly and showcase impressive people management. An anonymous employee survey that underscores human resource policies and practices is conducted at every organization being [...]

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TUV Rheinland India, a subsidiary of TÜV Rheinland Group, Germany, a worldwide leader in Testing, Training, Inspection, Consulting & Certification, announced that it has signed an MoU with UK based Teesside University. As per the MoU signed at Bangalore by Mr Markus Dohm, Executive Vice President of TÜV Rheinland Akademie GmbH (TÜV Rheinland Global Academy), Mr Thomas Fuhrmann, Managing Director of TUV Rheinland India and Prof. Paul Croney, Vice-Chancellor of [...]

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