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Future of Urban Mobility ranking shows most cities are still badly equipped for tomorrow’s mobility challenges and identifies strategic recommendations
The new version of the ‘Future of Urban Mobility’ study includes an update of Arthur D Business Wire India

GSK Initiates Voluntary Open Offer to Increase Stake in its Pharmaceuticals Subsidiary in India
GlaxoSmithKline (“GSK”) (LSE: GSK) today announced a Voluntary Open Offer (the “Offer”) to increase its stake in its publicly-listed pharmaceuticals subsidiary in India (GlaxoSmithKline Pharmaceuticals Limited, the “Company”) from 50.7% to up to 75% at a price of INR 3,100 per share Business Wire India

Frost & Sullivan: Planned Development Across Qatar Moves its Transportation and Logistics Market into a Higher Gear
Concerted national and industrial development across Qatar, in line with the Qatar National Vision 2030, has brightened prospects of the country’s logistics and transportation market. Even though the market is still nascent, there are strong opportunities for integrated logistics service providers that can offer global-quality end-to-end logistics solutions Business Wire India

ACE Appoints Edward Kopp as Korea's New Country President for General Insurance
ACE Group, one of the world’s largest multi-line property and casualty insurers, announced today the appointment of Edward Kopp as the new Country President to lead its general insurance operations in Korea - ACE American Fire and Marine Insurance Company. Mr. Kopp, whose appointment was effective on 3 December replaces incumbent, Mr Business Wire India

Louisiana Sheriffs’ Pension and Relief Fund v. IBM
Yesterday, IBM (NYSE:IBM) learned of a lawsuit pushing a wild conspiracy theory. This lawsuit seeks to confuse IBM's support for a U.S. cybersecurity legislative proposal -- which has yet to be enacted -- with the completely unrelated NSA surveillance program called PRISM Business Wire India

HCG Pinkathon – Almost 3000 Women Run for a Cause in the Fight against Breast Cancer
HCG Pinkathon, International Women’s 10K – Run, was held in Mumbai today, to create awareness on breast cancer and promote health & fitness among women. Almost 3000 women from corporates, colleges, nurses, social clubs and Doctors participated in the run under various categories. The event was organised by HealthCare Global Enterprises Ltd, The Specialist in Cancer Care and was flagged of by Ms Business Wire India

Inspiration for Creation: Auto Couture by BMW and Suneet Varma
BMW India and renowned fashion designer Suneet Varma presented an exclusive fashion extravaganza, celebrating the timeless design of BMW’s immensely successful four-door sedan, the new BMW 5 Series. Spread over three days, amidst the splendid grandeur of the Dusit Devarana, a luxurious urban resort, the show saw stalwarts from various walks of life join the celebration of excellence Business Wire India

Symbiosis International University Successfully Concludes Conference on International Relations 2013
Symbiosis International University (SIU) today successfully concluded a seminal two day Conference on International Relations held at their Lavale Campus, Pune. Supported by the Public Diplomacy Division, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India, the conference witnessed keynote addresses by Hon’ble Shri. M Business Wire India

Tata Capital Thanks Do Righters for Completing Aatmaram’s Half Story
Thanks to 'Do Righters', the supporters of the Half-Stories cause - an initiative by Tata Capital, the company has now successfully accomplished its first journey and the task of helping Gaddi community in its survival Business Wire India

Chemtrols Solar Wins InterSolar Award 2013
India’s largest solar company has won the Intersolar Award 2013 for the Best MW Scale Project in India for the 1MW PV-Diesel Hybrid Power Plant installed on the roof of the Spinning Mill of Alpine Knits at Palladum in Tirupur Business Wire India

Wiley Partners with GreyCampus to Launch IT Certification Courses in India
Wiley has partnered with new-age digital education services company, GreyCampus (, to launch a series of online and classroom training programs in India on IT Certifications for in-demand skills like Big Data, Cloud Computing, Mobile Development, Project Management and Cyber Security, among others Business Wire India

Energy Efficiency, Product Performance, Growing Adoption across End User Segments Spurs Growth of the Indian LED Lighting Market, Finds Frost & Sullivan
The growing interest in energy efficient technology, green building status, and reducing energy bills has lent momentum for business-to-business (B2B) and business-to-customer (B2C) light emitting diode (LED) market in India Business Wire India

Leaders from Corporate and Not-for-profit Sector Discuss Impact of CSR on Employee Engagement at ‘CSR in ACTion 2013: CSR and Employee Engagement’
UST Global, an information technology solutions and services company for Global 1000 enterprises, in association with the APR Charitable Trust (ACT), recently hosted a panel discussion titled ‘CSR in ACTion 2013: CSR and Employee Engagement’ to deliberate on leveraging corporate citizenship for employee engagement Business Wire India

Aspire Systems Announces the Acquisition of Versant Technologies
Aspire Systems, a global technology services firm with a strong focus on Independent Software Vendors and the Retail, Distribution & Consumer Goods vertical, today announced the completion of its acquisition of Versant Technologies, a Hyderabad-based technology company with an in-depth experience and specialization in Oracle Retail and Electronic Data Interchange [EDI] Implementation Business Wire India Makes Diamonds Even More Transparent
Most diamond buyers are familiar with the 4Cs – Carat, Colour, Cut and Clarity when it comes to selecting a solitaire diamond. However, there are several other factors, many of which are not even referenced on a diamond’s certificate, that have a significant effect on the beauty and value of a diamond Business Wire India

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