• From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Girls Trip
    UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Aug. 22, 2017 : The year's biggest R-rated comedy and runaway hit with audiences and critics alike, GIRLS TRIP, arrives on Digital October 3, 2017 and Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on October 17, 2017, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

  • Delta is first U.S. airline to offer video chat with Reservations team
    WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2017 : Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) latest innovative test program at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) allows customers to video chat from the airport with a specialist - a first for U.S. airlines.

  • More Than 1 in 3 Americans Have Been Enrolled in an Auto-Pay Program without Knowing
    AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 22, 2017 : Paying your bills has gotten easier over the years thanks to online banking and payment services, but buyers should beware.

  • CloudCodes for Business Offers Additional Security for GST Compliant Zoho Books
    PUNE, India, August 22, 2017 : CloudCodes Software, an expert in cloud security solutions, announces seamless, additional security solutions for Zoho Books.

  • Jublia Business Matching system launched to upgrade the Medtec China 2017 Experience
    SHANGHAI, Aug. 22, 2017 : To accelerate the upgrading of the Medical Device industry and provide a highly efficient platform for Medical Device manufacturing, education, and research in China, Medtec China 2017 (The 13th Exhibition of Medical Design and Manufacturing in China) will take place on 20-22 September 2017 in Shanghai.

  • Clarivate Analytics exclusive provider of Web of Science citation data to Australian Research Council for ERA 2018
    PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 22, 2017 : Clarivate Analytics, the global leader in providing trusted insights and analytics to enable the research ecosystem to accelerate discovery, will provide citation data to the Australian Research Council (ARC), a Commonwealth entity within the Australian Government that provides advice on research matters, administers the National Competitive Grants Program and administers Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).

  • UN health agency rushes to prevent malaria, cholera outbreaks in flood-hit Sierra Leone
    NEW YORK, 21 August 2017 : The United Nations health agency is working closely with the Government of Sierra Leone to prevent the spread of infectious diseases such as malaria and cholera in the wake of last week's mudslides and flooding in the country's capital, Freetown.

  • World Fashion Day: AfDB moving the continent up the textile and clothing value chain with Fashionomics Africa
    ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire, 21 August 2017 : Some stakeholders in the textile and clothing industry have described Fashionomics Africa as a veritable platform to tap Africa's huge potential for fashion.

  • New PickUp USA Fitness Franchise Opening in Las Vegas
    LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2017 : PickUp USA Fitness ( announced today that they have awarded a new franchise in Las Vegas, NV. This marks the first location in Nevada for the fast-growing basketball fitness club chain, and joins the list of PickUp USA gyms in Arizona, California, Texas, and Virginia.

  • Boeing Awarded Design Work for New Intercontinental Ballistic Missile
    ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 21, 2017 : Boeing [NYSE: BA] will develop its preliminary design for America's next intercontinental ballistic missile through a USD 349 million U.S. Air Force contract announced today.

  • ATB's results for the first quarter mirror an improving Alberta economy
    EDMONTON, Aug. 21, 2017 : Alberta's largest homegrown financial institution reported a net income of USD 63.1 million for the quarter ending June 30, 2017, more than 2.5 times ATB's net earnings for the same quarter a year ago (USD 25 million).

  • Zeel Brings On-Demand Massages To Wilmington
    NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2017 : Zeel, the ultimate source for the best in-home massages, and 2017 Inc. 500 recipient, launches today in Wilmington, North Carolina.

  • DigiValet Strengthens Operations in Asia Pacific
    SINGAPORE, August 22, 2017 : DigiValet today announced the appointment of Akshay Kulkarni as Vice President - Asia Pacific, with an aim to strengthen its operations in the region.

  • MeridianHealth Awarded 2018 Illinois Medicaid Managed Care Contract
    DETROIT, Aug. 22, 2017 : MeridianHealth (Meridian) has been selected as one of the Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs) for the new Illinois contract period beginning January 2018. Meridian was one of nine companies that bid for the new contract, and on Aug. 11, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services announced five statewide plans and an additional plan in Cook County.

  • Victoria Laughman Named Executive Vice President of Sales for OPKO's BioReference Laboratories
    ELMWOOD PARK, N.J., Aug. 22, 2017 : BioReference Laboratories, one of the nation's largest, full-service clinical diagnostic laboratories, today formally announced the appointment of Victoria L. Laughman as Executive Vice President of Sales. With more than two decades of industry experience, including a stint at BioReference's GeneDx genetics division, Ms. Laughman will lead a national sales force from BioReference's corporate headquarters in Elmwood Park, NJ.

  • Emanuel Ax, Leonidas Kavakos And Yo-Yo Ma In First Recording Together - The Complete Piano Trios Of Brahms Available September 15, 2017, on Sony Classical
    NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2017 : Cellist Yo-Yo Ma and his longtime collaborator, pianist Emanuel Ax, are joined by violinist Leonidas Kavakos in their first recording together for Sony Classical, of the piano trios of Johannes Brahms.

  • UK Public Health Rapid Support Team (UK-PHRST) deploys to Sierra Leone
    LONDON, 21 August 2017 : The UK-PHRST is deploying to Sierra Leone to help reduce the risk of a disease outbreak following the deadly landslides in Freetown.

  • Pinstripes Bistro, Bowling and Bocce Planning Nationwide Expansion
    CHICAGO, Aug. 21, 2017 : Recognized by restaurant industry insiders as a brand to watch, Pinstripes Bistro, Bowling and Bocce earlier this month opened its eighth location, its second in the Washington, D.C., metro area.

  • Pinkcity got Message to be Open Defecation Free through the Initiative of BookASmile
    Jaipur, Aug 22: BookASmile the charity initiative of India's largest online entertainment ticketing platform BookMyShow, in collaboration with Round Table India (RTI) organized pan-India screenings of the movie Toilet: Ek Prem Katha on 19th August 2017 for 1200 Jaipur Nagar Nigam employees who are involved in keeping the city clean and also arranged screenings for 660 children from Pune and Patna.

  • WNS-IHG Partnership Wins the Loyalty360 Silver Award
    New York, Aug 22: WNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) services, today announced that WNS and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) jointly won the silver award for customer loyalty in the 'Measurement' category at the 2017 Loyalty360 Awards.

  • GIFT City has Won Four Awards at CMO Asia 2017 in Singapore
    Mumbai, Aug 22: Gujarat International Finance-Tec City (GIFT City), known as first operational Smart City and housing India's first designated International Financial Service Centre (IFSC), has recently bagged four awards at CMO Asia 2017 in Singapore.

  • Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd Announces Partnership with Suchirayu Hospital to Provide Access to Best in Tertiary Care Services in North Karnataka
    Hubballi, Aug 22: Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd announces the partnership with Suchirayu Hospital to provide the best in tertiary care services in Hubbali and North Karnataka.

  • Odisha Govt, FICCI join hands to promote culture, tourism
    New Delhi, Aug 22: In a bid to boost Odisha's culture and tourism, the Government of Odisha, in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), will organise the first ever Odisha Travel Bazaar in October in Bhubaneshwar.

  • Jordan general, UAE envoy call on Pak Army Chief
    Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Aug.22: PakistanaEuros Chief of Army Staff, General Qamar Javed Bajwa met Lieutenant General Mahmoud A. Fraihat, Chairman Joint Chief of Staff, Jordan Armed Forces, and Essa Abdullah Al Basha Al-Noaimi, Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Pakistan at the General Headquarters, Rawalpindi, on Tuesday.

  • Katrina Kaif keen to be part of 'Game of Thrones'
    New Delhi, Aug 22: Seems like the 'Game of Thrones' wave has swept away the 'Kamli' girl Katrina Kaif too.

  • Boehringer Ingelheim: Advancing anticoagulation care with new data at ESC Congress 2017
    Ingelheim, Germany, Aug 22: Boehringer Ingelheim today announced that it will present important new data on the treatment of patients with atrial fibrillation (AF) at the ESC Congress in Barcelona, Spain, 26-30 August 2017.

  • Man arrested for smuggling rare Indian Star Tortoises
    Chennai (Tamil Nadu), August 22: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence and the Forest Protection Squad in Tamil Nadu have confirmed the arrest of a person for keeping 2515 rare Indian Star tortoises for smuggling purposes.

  • CHEEP: A Tech Driven Mobile Services Marketplace
    Mumbai, Aug 22: CHEEP is an on demand home service provider app which connects consumers with thousands of qualified, verified and insured service professionals to fulfill all kinds of household needs. A range of professionals such as Carpenters, Plumbers, Drivers, Cleaners, Cooks, Tutors, so on and so forth, can be browsed, selected and contacted based on reviews of other consumers.

  • Bareily acid attack: One of the four accused arrested
    Bareily (Uttar Pradesh), Augsut 22: The main accused in the acid attack on two minor girls in Bareily has been arrested by the police here.

  • Sharif family, Ishaq Dar say will not appear before NAB till review petitions are heard
    Lahore [Pakistan], Aug.22: The Sharif family and Finance Minister Ishaq Dar have reportedly informed the National Accountability Bureau's (NAB's) Lahore office that they will not appear before it till the time investigators don't file review petitions before the Supreme Court in connection with the Panamagate verdict.

  • Poetry Barn to Host Hiking and Haiku Retreat in Roundup of Season
    WEST HURLEY, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2017 : Over the weekend leading up to Labor Day, the Hudson Valley's Poetry Barn will host a two-day retreat in celebration of the cross section between Beat and Haiku which blossomed during the American cultural revolution.

  • AutoPacific Announces 2017 Ideal Vehicle Awards - Porsche Top Brand And Top Overall Vehicle; Ford Motor Has Most Segment Winners
    TUSTIN, Calif., Aug. 22, 2017 : Automotive research and consulting firm AutoPacific, Inc. today announced the 2017 Ideal Vehicle Awards (IVA), recognizing vehicles that best meet their owner's expectations and desires.

  • Linksys Announces The First True Gaming Router To Help Gamers Dominate With 77pc Reduced Peak Ping Times For Less Lag
    PLAYA VISTA, Calif. and AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 22, 2017: Linksys, a leader in home and business networking solutions and Rivet Networks, makers of the award winning line of high-performance Killer Networking products for desktop and notebook PCs, today announced at Gamescom in Cologne, Germany, the upcoming availability of the new Linksys WRT gaming edition router - the WRT32X.

  • Indonesia's Top Industry Body Appoints TUV Rheinland to Test Toys
    JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 22, 2017 : The leading independent international provider of technical services for testing, inspection, certification, consultation and training, TUV Rheinland, has been authorized by the Indonesian Ministry of Industry to test and certify toy products to the country's national SNI standard.

  • Are Zero Waste and Zero Plastic Cities Feasible? Green City Experts To Weigh In At Selangor Forum
    SHAH ALAM, Malaysia, Aug. 22, 2017 : This September 8th, leading experts will be at the Setia City Convention Centre to share and discuss about the benefits, challenges, pragmatism and potential of building Zero Waste and Zero Plastic cities, as part of the Selangor Smart City and Future Commerce Convention 2017.

  • 'No sign of positive evolution' in Burundi, says head of independent UN rights probe
    NEW YORK, 22 August 2017 : Ahead of next month's presentation to the United Nations Human Rights Council, an independent panel today said that the human rights situation in Burundi has not improved.

  • Opportunity for All: Promoting Growth, Jobs, and Inclusiveness in the Arab World
    WASHINGTON, 22 August 2017 : The International Monetary Fund (IMF), the Government of Morocco, the Arab Fund for Social and Economic Development (AFESD), and the Arab Monetary Fund (AMF) will co-host a high-level conference in Marrakesh, January 29-30, 2018.

  • It's a Total Eclipse of the Heart as DNCE and Bonnie Tyler Celebrate Rare Celestial Moment on Royal Caribbean
    MIAMI, Aug. 21, 2017 : Today the only place on Earth to see Bonnie Tyler and DNCE perform Total Eclipse of the Heart during the Great American Eclipse - a total solar eclipse 99 years in the making - was on board Royal Caribbean International's adventure-packed Oasis of the Seas.

  • CP Canada 150 train connects Canada, draws thousands to celebrate CP's history and Canada's sesquicentennial
    CALGARY, Aug. 21, 2017 : The CP Canada 150 train has completed its cross-country tour, connecting thousands of Canadians with the history of Canada and Canadian Pacific, while delivering an epic community block party at each of the 13 whistle stops.

  • Cognac Exports Rise For Third Straight Year To Historic High
    COGNAC, France, Aug. 21, 2017 : The Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac has announced that, once again, shipments of cognac have risen during their 2016-2017 campaign to reach their highest levels to date, both in volume and in value.

  • Belkin International Named One Of The Best Companies To Work For In Los Angeles By The Los Angeles Business Journal
    LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2017 : Belkin International, the parent company of Belkin, Linksys and Phyn and Wemo brands that manufacturer accessory, wireless networking, intelligent water and smart home solutions, today announced it has been named as one of The Best Companies To Work For In Los Angeles in the large company (over 250 employees) category by the Los Angeles Business Journal.

  • USD 7,000,000 at Lotto 6/49 - A Monteregie man becomes a multimillionaire!
    MONTREAL, Aug. 21, 2017 : The winner of the USD 7,000,000 jackpot at the August 19 draw of Lotto 6/49 came to claim his cheque this morning. Monteregie resident Colombo Rouleau accepted to share this happy moment at a press briefing held at Loto-Quebec headquarters.

  • BASIS to Baton Rouge
    BATON ROUGE, La. and SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 21, 2017 : A new BASIS charter school is set to open in Louisiana in the fall of 2018, via a first-of-its-kind partnership with the East Baton Rouge School District and Woman's Hospital.

  • Stephen K. Klasko Named to Modern Healthcare's 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare of 2017
    PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 21, 2017 : Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, President and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, is named to Modern Healthcare's 2017 list of the 100 Most Influential People in Healthcare.

  • Fazoli's Offers Unbeatable Value All Day Long
    LEXINGTON, Ky., Aug. 21, 2017 : Fazoli's, the nation's largest fast casual Italian chain, is now offering guests a USD 5 All Day Meal Deal at participating locations. Available all day, every day dine-in, drive-thru or carryout, guests can choose two favorites and a drink, plus unlimited breadsticks when they dine in, all for only USD 5.

  • Saginaw Trail Pipeline Modernizing Michigan's Natural Gas Infrastructure to Improve Safety, Reliability
    JACKSON, Mich., Aug. 22, 2017 : Consumers Energy has started construction on the Saginaw Trail Pipeline, a five-year, approximately USD 610 million project in Saginaw, Genesee and Oakland counties to increase natural gas reliability and safety in Michigan.

  • ANSI Launches Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative
    NEW YORK, Aug. 21, 2017 : The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the launch of its Unmanned Aircraft Systems Standardization Collaborative (UASSC) with a kick-off meeting scheduled for September 28 in Washington, DC.

  • 614 Group announced seventh Brand Safety Summit in New York City
    NEW YORK, Aug. 22, 2017 : The 614 Group announced today its seventh Brand Safety Summit, entitled Brand Safety Applied will take place in New York City on Thursday, November 16, 2017. The agenda will feature a mix of panels, case studies and keynotes.

  • Poland to Host Indian Film Festival
    Warsaw, Poland, Aug 22: Film festivals have become a widespread phenomenon across the globe over the last fifty years as major events that go on to establish the reputation of the cities in which they are organised.

  • 53 percent Indians Lack the Discipline to Stay Fit, Reveals Gympik's Research
    Bengaluru, Aug 22: Despite the mushrooming of gyms and fitness centres as well as the growing popularity of fitness apps and virtual gyms, most Indians do not find time to exercise. In a pan-India study conducted by Gympik, India's largest fitness discovery platform, 53pc of the respondents said that they lack the discipline to stay fit.

  • Jockey Celebrates 141 Years of Legacy with a Unique Pop-up Museum
    Bangalore, Aug 22: Jockey, the world's best-loved and most-recognized innerwear brand, announces a unique pop-up museum to bring alive its legacy from the 25th to 27th of August at The Courtyard - Phoenix Marketcity, Bangalore.

  • UAE Exchange India Starts NSE F and O and BSE Trading
    Kochi, Aug 22: Facilitating various options for share trading, UAE Exchange India starts NSE F and O and BSE trading.

  • To Increase Oral Health Awareness, More than 23000 People Come Together to Set a New Asia Record
    Chennai, Aug 22: Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited, market leader in Oral Care, in partnership with Indian Dental Association (IDA) Madras, Rotary 3232 and the Faculty of Dental Sciences- Sri Ramachandra University (SRU), came together to generate awareness on preventive Oral health and hygiene by creating an Asia Record:

  • Afghan media team calls on ISPR chief
    Rawalpindi [Pakistan], Aug.22: A nine member Afghan media delegation called on the Director General of the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), Major Asif Ghafoor on Tuesday.

  • Celularity, Inc., Accelerates Breakthrough Placental Discovery and Therapeutic Platform
    WARREN, N.J., Aug 22: Celularity, Inc., a newly formed biotechnology company, today announced its acceleration of cell and tissue regenerative therapies to address unmet medical needs in cancer and chronic and degenerative disease.

  • Essel Group ME Expands into New Technologies with Acquisition of boo.lab
    Munich, Germany, Aug 22: Essel Group ME expands into new technologies with acquisition of boo.lab Essel Group ME is pleased to announce that its media and production subsidiary, Essel Media Hub, has acquired boo.lab, a leading Spanish production company specialising in audiovisual and experiential media. The acquisition expands Essel Media Hub's media and production capabilities, adding ground-breaking technologies to its portfolio. Established in 2001 and based in Barcelona, boo.lab has built a ground-breaking portfolio of the most complex technologies used in media production today. Its IT engineers use cutting-edge techniques, such as Augmented Reality, Mixed Reality (merging the real and the virtual), live action and 4D to bring the ideas of its design teams to life. boo.lab has created immersive media campaigns for some of the world's leading brands including Coca Cola, Mercedes - Benz, Ford, Heinekin, Lexus, Samsung, Adidas, McDonald's, IKEA, Peugeot, Playstation, Slamdance Festival and JVC, along with promos for NBA and famous TV shows such as 'Lost.' It is internationally recognised as an innovation leader and has won some of the industry's most coveted accolades, including gold and silver awards from the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, Prague International Advertising Festival, and the Grand Prix of Design from FIAP. It has also been listed amongst the 20 best companies in the world according to Motiongrapher, the main international journalistic press medium on contemporary animation and production, for 5 years in a row. Essel Group ME acquired Essel Serena from Spanish media and production company Serena Digital in June 2017, to gain entry into the region's fast-growing and vibrant media and production industry. The Group is building a diversified portfolio of world-class assets across EMEA and is actively seeking out attractive growth opportunities. Established in 2012 by Serena - the most advanced post-production studio in Spain - Essel Serena is renowned for its creative talent, Art Directors and visual effects skills. Its clients include some of the biggest names in the industry, such as Procter and Gamble, Nestle, Coca Cola, Unilever, Vodafone and Etisalat amongst other multinational consumer goods companies. Gagan Goel, Managing Director, Essel Group ME said, "boo.lab's technical expertise perfectly complements Essel Serena's existing offering. This acquisition cements Essel Media Hub's leading position in the Middle East and internationally, and we are looking forward to supporting the company during its expansion." Walid Saad, Manager, Essel Serena said, "All of us at Essel Serena are excited to work with a media and production house that has such an outstanding reputation for innovation. We welcome boo.lab's visionary creative teams and high-performing technical engineers to our team - we can't wait to get started!"

  • Lt. Colonel Shrikant Purohit to be released soon
    New Delhi, Aug 22: A special NIA Court issued the release order for Lt Colonel Prasad Shrikant Purohit, the main accused in the 2008 Malegaon blast case on Tuesday.

  • Study Investigates Performance of Masimo PVi As Part of Goal-Directed Fluid Therapy During Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
    Neuchatel, Switzerland, Aug 22: Masimo (NASDAQ: MASI) announced today the findings of a recently published study in which researchers at Firat University in Turkey evaluated the performance of Masimo PVi, a noninvasive and continuous measurement of the dynamic changes in perfusion index (Pi) that occur during respiratory cycles, as the basis of a goal-directed fluid therapy (GDFT) protocol during laparoscopic bariatric surgery on mechanically-ventilated patients.

  • Max Life Insurance Takes Another Leap in Customer Centricity
    New Delhi, Aug 22: Through yet another customer first initiative, Max Life Insurance, one of the leading life insurers of India, has been able to reduce the unclaimed overdue amount to customers to just Rs. 50 cr. as on 31st March 2017 as compared to Rs. 213 cr. a year ago.

  • GIA Brings Skill-enhancement Training Programmes for MKSSS Students
    Pune, Aug 22: GIA (Gemological Institute of America), in collaboration with the Maharshi Karve Stree Shikshan Samstha (MKSSS), Pune, presented skill-enhancement training programmes, Applied Jewelry Professional (AJP) and SWIFT Jewellery Design, to 51 students.