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Successful Entrepreneur With Primary Education Takes Management Sessions at IIM-A
SURAT, India, September 23, 2017 : There flowed a wave of inspiration and rejuvenation at one of India's premier management institutes - IIM-Ahmedabad when Govind Dholakia, Founder and Chairman of Shree Ramkrishna Exports Pvt. Ltd., Surat, shared his rich experience of entrepreneurship to the budding future entrepreneurs during the session on 'Successful Entrepreneurship' on 23rd August, 2017. Read Full Story

Play Dandiya, celebrate Vijaydashmi with new animated stickers on Hike
New Delhi , Sep 23 : India's first messaging platform, Hike Messanger, has announced an all-new animated sticker pack to celebrate Navratri this festive season. Read Full Story

Bajaj Finance witnessed a sharp rise in EMI card user base in 12 months
New Delhi , Sep 23 : Bajaj Finserv's lending arm Bajaj Finance witnessed a rise in EMI card user base in past 12months. EMI card user base grew from 7.2 million to 9.8 million adding two million new users. Read Full Story

This festive season, GST to have no impact on online sales
New Delhi , Sept 23 : With the festive season gearing up, the past few months, which saw relentless debates on the impact of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on the economy, seems to fade away with the plethora of sales on various e-commerce portals. Read Full Story

WeaverStory: Knitting the fine threads
New Delhi , Sep 23 : WeaverStory serves as a space for engagement with India's rich textile history. It constantly endeavors to bring this textile heritage closer with every masterpiece it creates. Read Full Story

Delighted to take on challenge of economy: Arvind Subramanian
New Delhi , Sept 23 : Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian, who has been given a one-year extension on his tenure, said that he is well aware of the challenges that the Indian economy is currently facing, adding, he is delighted to take on the challenge of the economy. Read Full Story

Kazakhstan, India expand horizons of cooperation and increase volumes of goods turnover
New Delhi , Sept.23 : The 13th meeting of the Kazakh-Indian Intergovernmental Commission (IGC) on trade and economic, scientific, technical, industrial and cultural cooperation was completed recently in Astana, Kazalkstan. Read Full Story

Acko receives IRDA approval; to start India operations by 2017 end
New Delhi , Sept 23 : Acko, an online general insurance company has announced receiving the final clearance from the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) to commence general insurance business in India. Read Full Story

Arvind Subramanian gets one-year extension from the Govt.
New Delhi , Sept 23 : Chief Economic Advisor to the Government of India Dr. Arvind Subramanian has been given a one year extension, post the completion of his current-three year tenure. Read Full Story

An evening to honour and celebrate Maratha achievements
New Delhi , Sept 23 : Sanjay Dalmia, industrialist and philanthropist, through his NGO, Bharat Maa Shaheed Samman Trust, felicitated an evening to honour Marathas and accomplished Maharashtrians at The Rooftop, Trident in Mumbai recently. Read Full Story

Parijat Industries leverages its multi market verticals for synergistic growth
New Delhi , Sept. 23 : Parijat Industries is one of the few Indian agrochemical companies with a unique multi-market presence in all three verticals of exports, Indian branded sales and corporate bulk sales to institutional factors. Read Full Story

Janak Toprani's call for fun to tackle Blue Whale Challenge
New Delhi , Sep 23 : Movies are a source of entertainment but there are some movies which do more than that. They tend to leave a lasting impression on us with a strong social message. Films like Vicky Donor, Munna Bhai, 3 Idiots have done just that and now Call For Fun will be added to that list. Read Full Story

Chitkara International School receives NABET School Accreditation Certificate from Quality Council of India
Chandigarh , Sep 23 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): Chitkara International School, Chandigarh has received National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET) School Accreditation Certificate from the Quality Council of India (QCI) at the 12th Quality Council Conclave held in Delhi on 21st September 2017. Quality Council of India is a Government of India body that assures quality standards across all spheres of economic, social and educational activities. Read Full Story

Swan Energy, Mitsui OSK partner for India's first LNG FSRU Port Project worth Rs.6, 000Cr
New Delhi , Sept 23 : Swan Energy Limited (Swan) is developing India's first Floating Storage and Regasification Unit (FSRU) based LNG Port Project. Read Full Story

Samsung's 'Bixby' intelligence interface now available with 'Make for India' innovations
New Delhi , Sept 23 : Smartphone leader Samsung announced that its Bixby intelligent interface will be available in India, allowing consumers to experience a smarter way to interact with their smartphones. Read Full Story

Heraeus launches customer initiatives to boost Indian Photovoltaics Industry
New Delhi , Sept 23 : Heraeus Photovoltaics, a provider of technology solutions for the renewable energy industry launched major local customer initiatives to support an efficiency boost of the Indian Photovoltaic industry. Read Full Story

Skola Toys Unveils India's First Learning Toys Range
BANGALORE, September 22, 2017 : Skola Toys today launched India's first range of toys designed with learning at its core. The range is a distillate of over two decades of global research and development in Toy Design and Manufacture, Child Psychology and Child Education. Read Full Story

Hyundai Elantra Tops Segment In J.D. Power Tech-Experience Study
FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 22, 2017 : The J.D. Power 2017 U.S. Tech Experience Index StudySM, named the 2017 Hyundai Elantra highest in overall owner experience with vehicle technology in the compact segment. Read Full Story

Indian CEO's Bowled Over by Aussie Chef George Calombaris at this Year's American Express CEO Series 2017
New Delhi, Sep 22: The most popular Australians in India used to be cricketers or actors. But this is a thing of the past; post the advent of MasterChef Australia. Read Full Story

Bajaj Finserv Reduces Personal Loan Interest Rate to 11.99 percent
Pune, Sep 22: Loans amount of Rs. 8 lakhs to Rs. 11.99 lakhs can be availed at an interest rate of 13.49pc , and loans between 5 lakh and 7.99 lakh at 13.99pc . Read Full Story

Mr. Amit Kulkarni appointed as Director of Sales, Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel Powai and Lakeside Chalet Mumbai - Marriott Executive Apartments
Mumbai, Maharashtra, Sep 22: Renaissance Mumbai Convention Centre Hotel is all set to strengthen its sales team with the recent appointment of Mr. Amit Kulkarni as the Director of Sales for the hotel. Read Full Story

Biggest Home Hunt from Kolte-Patil
Mumbai, Sep 22: Kolte-Patil Developers Ltd. (BSE: 532924, NSE: KOLTEPATIL), a leading real estate company in India, is kicking off the festive season with the launch of the "Biggest Home Hunt from Kolte-Patil" (BHK) in Pune from 23rd September to 8th October 2017. Read Full Story

Benami property secret informers to get reward of 1 Crore
Shailesh Yadav, New Delhi , September 22 : The Centre is planning to give out cash rewards to the tune of Rs one crore to secret informers who provide tip offs to investigative agencies in connection with Benami Properties. Read Full Story

Armstrong Stuns the Minister of State for Defence
Nashik, Sep 22: Hon'ble Dr. Subhash Bhamre, the minister of state for Defence of the Government of India visited Armstrong's factory. He was "stunned" to see the kind of robotics, factory automation and IOT solutions that Armstrong has been developing and deploying globally. Read Full Story

CP PLUS Signs up Salman Khan as its CCTV Ambassador
Noida, Uttar Pradesh, Sep 22: CP PLUS, India's Largest Security and Surveillance brand, has signed up Super Star and Sultan of Bollywood - Salman Khan. CP PLUS - which is already riding the wave in the country with its innovative campaign 'Upar Wala Sab Dekh Raha Hai' adds another feather to its cap with this association. Read Full Story

10th Edition of analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo Opens on a High Note
Hyderabad, Sep 22: analytica Anacon India and India Lab Expo 2017 witnessed a grand opening on the first day of its 10th edition at HITEX Exhibition Center, Hyderabad. Read Full Story

PVR unveils revamped 'Chanakya' Cinema, reaches 600 screens mark
New Delhi , Sept 22 : Multiplex cinema chain PVR Ltd. has revamped the iconic Chanakya cinema in South Delhi as the 'PVR ECX' multiplex to be city's first enhanced cinema experience, where the contemporary design blends with best in cinema technology. Read Full Story

Smartron collaborates with University of Southern California's Center for Human Applied Reasoning, IoT
New Delhi , Sept 22 : Smartron announced its collaboration with University of Southern California's (USC) Center for Human Applied Reasoning and the Internet of Things (CHARIOT) to conduct research on personalized education using wearables and machine learning technologies. Read Full Story

SBI launches FTSE SBI Bond Index series in London
Mumbai (Maharashtra) , Sept 22 : State Bank of India and FTSE Russell, a global index and data provider have announced the launch of FTSE SBI Bond Index Series at the London Stock Exchange on Friday, providing the global investor community and other market participants the tools they need to analyse India's bond market. Read Full Story

InnoVen Capital funds Ace Turtle's South-East Asian expansion
New Delhi , Sept 22 : Omni-channel platform company Ace Turtle, raised venture debt from InnoVen Capital to further consolidate its expansion in South-East Asia as it aims to enable omni-channel solutions to several brands across the globe. Read Full Story

CSPs see cloud technology investments as critical to improving customer experience
New Delhi , Sept 22 : A new Oracle study announced on Friday conveyed that Communication Service Providers' (CSPs) top challenge is improving customer experiences, followed closely by keeping up with technological advancements. Read Full Story

Here's how online fabric industry is mushrooming in India
New Delhi , September 22 : The Indian fashion trajectory is a wide, rich structure of folklore, mixed with modern sensibilities, navigating through various phases while maintaining its integrity through every touch points of its evolution. Read Full Story

Western Digital launches SanDisk Dual Drive for android devices
New Delhi , Sept 22 : Western Digital Corporation, a global data storage technology and solutions leader unveiled its latest mobile memory solution for Android devices, the SanDisk Dual Drive, starting at Rs. 700 onwards. Read Full Story

The Chocolate Room launches 5th store in Bengaluru
Bengaluru (Karnataka) , Sep 21 : India's distinctive boutique cafe, The Chocolate Room launched its much awaited fifth store in Bengaluru, center of India's high-tech industry. Read Full Story

itel launches S41 with fingerprint sensor at Rs. 6,990
New Delhi , Sep 21 : After being consistently ranked as the 2nd largest mobile phone player by shipment in India, itel Mobile is all set to further fortify its leadership position with the launch of its flagship smartphone, the Selfiepro S41. Read Full Story

Oriflame appoints Naveen Anand as Senior Director Regional Marketing
New Delhi , Sep 21 : Leading Swedish direct selling beauty brand Oriflame on Thursday appointed Naveen Anand as the Senior Director Regional Marketing South Asia. Read Full Story

Oriflame appoints Naveen Anand as Senior Director Regional Marketing
New Delhi , Sep 21 : Leading Swedish direct selling beauty brand Oriflame on Thursday appointed Naveen Anand as the Senior Director Regional Marketing South Asia. Read Full Story

PayPal reduces FIRC advice fee by 50 percent
New Delhi , Sep 21 : Leading payments platform PayPal on Thursday announced 50 percent reduction in the Foreign Inward Remittance Certificate (FIRC)/ Advice fee from Rs. 200 to Rs. 100 per transaction, for up to 20 transactions. Read Full Story

Adda52 Rummy Redefines Dussehra, Launches Rs. 5,00,000 Special Rummy Tournament named Vijaya Kaandam
Bangalore, Sep 21: Rummy tournaments for Dussehra is a novel and never heard before idea. Online rummy tournaments are usually considered as events planned around Diwali. But Adda52Rummy believes that Rummy fans must not lose out on their favourite card game on Vijaya Dashami i.e. Dussehra day either. Read Full Story

SIP Trunking Services in India Facilitate Unified Communications and Converged Solutions for Enterprises
Mumbai, Sep 21: The Indian SIP trunking market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate of 31pc from 2017 to 2022. Increased awareness and the entry of new players are factors propelling double-digit growth. Read Full Story

Gravity Infosolutions to Intensify Focus on Indian Market
New Delhi, Sep 21: After having a successful run at the global level, Gravity Infosolutions, a leading Cloud Technology Solutions Provider, has announced today that it will be increasing its focus on India as a market. Read Full Story

New CA Technologies Study Reveals Only 12 Percent of Organizations Realizing the Full Benefits of Business Agility across the Company
Mumbai, Sep 21: Results from a first-of-its-kind CA Technologies (NASDAQ:CA) sponsored study reveal that only 12 percent of organizations can claim that their whole organization is on the path to business agility even though more than two thirds of survey participants agreed that agile organizations are better able to quickly respond to dynamic business conditions. Read Full Story

Prestige Group Presents the 2nd Edition of KEYS 2017 Showcasing a Repertoire of Landmark Projects across South India
Bangalore, Sep 21: After a successful debut in 2016, and an overwhelming response from customers, The Prestige Group, India's largest developers, is all set to present the second edition of their solo expo 'KEYS' 2017. Read Full Story

Medical Tourism in Sri Lanka to Boom with the Offer of Low-cost Services and Government Support
Mumbai, Sep 21: Sri Lanka's ambition to compete with market giants like India, Malaysia and Thailand in the South Asian medical tourism industry has invigorated the country's healthcare vertical. Read Full Story

Housejoy Gears Up to Help your Maid Breathe Easy this Diwali
Bangalore, Sep 21: The Diwali holidays are fast approaching and everyone is pumped up for it. The reasons though, are myriad. For some, this is the time to meet old friends and family members; others just want the sweet bliss of extra sleep. Read Full Story

DigitalOcean Launches Spaces for Easy, Scalable and Persistent Object Storage
Bangalore, Sep 21: DigitalOcean, the cloud for developers, today announced the release of its object storage product: Spaces. Spaces provides a scalable and cost-effective way to address even the most complex storage needs within the same developer-friendly and easy-to-use UI that DigitalOcean is known for. Read Full Story

Freshworks Launches Freshchat, A Next-gen Customer Messaging Product
Chennai, Sep 21: Freshworks, the leading provider of cloud-based business software, today announced the launch of Freshchat, a next-gen messaging product that helps businesses better communicate with their customers. Freshchat provides a suite of website and in-product engagement capabilities which help businesses capture more leads and drive sales. Read Full Story

Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited, in Partnership with Water For People Launches Water Program in Amravati District, Maharashtra
Amravati, Sep 21: Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited, the market leader in Oral Care, in partnership with the non-profit organisation, Water For People India Trust, today launched its Amravati Water initiative in the Amravati District of Maharashtra. Read Full Story

Infinix debuts on Flipkart's 'Big Billion Day Sale'
New Delhi , Sep 21 : With the festive season around the corner, Infinix Mobile, the premium online smartphone brand from TRANSSION Holdings, will be available first time on Flipkart Big Billion Days sale from September 21st to 24th, 2017. Read Full Story

Prestige Group presents 2nd edition of KEYS 2017 showcasing a repertoire of landmark projects across South India
Bangalore , Sep 21 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): After a successful debut in 2016, and an overwhelming response from customers, The Prestige Group, India's largest developers, is all set to present the second edition of their solo expo 'KEYS' 2017. Read Full Story

PHFI awarded prestigious QCI-DL Shah Platinum Award for skill building initiatives for primary care physicians in chronic conditions
New Delhi , Sep 21 : In recognition of PHFI's outstanding contribution to skill building initiatives and advancement of knowledge in the Indian healthcare sector, The Quality Council of India (QCI) awarded the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) the prestigious QCI - DL Shah Platinum award for skill building of primary care physicians in chronic conditions in India. The Platinum award was presented to PHFI by Shri. Read Full Story

This is not a Mobile Phone, it is a Creative Machine
Mumbai, Sep 21: Following the recent announcement by OnePlus of its collaboration with acclaimed French fashion designer, Jean-Charles de Castelbajac, today marks the launch of "Callection", an exclusive line of products co-created with JCC, which includes a limited-edition design of the company's flagship phone, the OnePlus 5 JCC+. In celebration of the collaboration, OnePlus will host pop-up events in Paris on September 22nd. Callection Shot on OnePlusLimited edition Castelbajac OnePlus phoneT-shirt and tote bag from Callection Read Full Story

LyncBiz inks MOU with Edutainment company Shirsa Labs to target one million students
New Delhi , Sep 21 : LyncBiz, a global sales management consulting firm with a focus on the education vertical has signed an MOU with Mumbai-based company Shirsa Labs to tap the content and edutainment segment in India. Read Full Story

Ruchi Soya Bags 2 Prestigious Globoil Awards for Business Excellence
Mumbai, Sep 21: Ruchi Soya Industries Limited has been conferred with 2 prestigious recognitions for Business Excellence for Crushing and Edible Oil Imports at Globoil India 2017. Read Full Story

Cleartrip, SpiceJet partner with Google Flights to ease ticket-booking
New Delhi , Sept 21 : Cleartrip and SpiceJet on Thursday announced a partnership with Google Flights to make it simpler for consumers to view flight schedules and fares right within the Google Flight search page. This integration will help reduce the time for consumers to access information and book tickets. Read Full Story

OnePlus Unveils Special Offers for a Cracking Diwali Celebration
Bangalore, Sep 21: OnePlus today announced its first wave of Diwali sale, with attractive offers and discounts on OnePlus 5 and OnePlus 3T to help consumers make the most of the festive season. Read Full Story

North Country Mall Now Rechristened as VR Punjab
Bengaluru, Sep 21: Virtuous Retail South Asia Pte. Ltd. (VRSA) today unveiled the new identity of the recently acquired North Country Mall (NCM) in the Chandigarh Capital Region. NCM, now rebranded as VR Punjab, is the newest member of the Virtuous Retail (VR) family. Read Full Story

Grasim Industries - Birla Spunshades gets USDA Biobased Certification
Mumbai, Sep 21: Grasim Industries Limited, a flagship company of Aditya Birla Group has been awarded the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) certified biobased product label for its dope dyed fibres- Birla Spunshades. Read Full Story

GoDaddy Launches Business Hosting for Fast-growing Small Businesses in India
New Delhi, Sep 21: GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY), the world's largest cloud platform dedicated to small, independent ventures, today expanded its hosting services with the launch of its Business Hosting platform in India. Read Full Story

Gleneagles Global Hospitals Launches #TAKEITTOHEART Campaign on the Occasion of World Heart Day
Mumbai, Sep 21: Gleneagles Global Hospitals (a Parkway Pantai Enterprise) launches #TAKEITTOHEART, a 360 degree campaign under their heart health initiative 'LET IT BEAT' on the occasion of World Heart Day 2017. Read Full Story

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