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ZTE Teams Up With Industry Giants for the Rise of the “Smart Voice Alliance”
ZTE, one of the global leaders in the mobile handset manufacturing industry has established the “Smart Voice Alliance” and announced the “5A” protocol, which is the world's first voice controlled technology alliance for mobiles Business Wire India

Call for Applications: Mills College Women in Public Service Project Institute
Mills College announces a call for applications for the Women in Public Service Project Institute, which will be held on the Mills campus, in Oakland, California, April 11–20, 2015 Business Wire India

Toshiba Launches Low Power Consumption ICs for Bluetooth® Smart Communication Devices with NFC Tag functions
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502) today announced the launch of “TC35670FTG”, a low power consumption dual function IC that supports both Bluetooth® Low Energy (LE)[1] communications and NFC Type 3 Tag. Sample shipments start today. Business Wire India

AMUL (GCMMF) is the Fastest Growing Top Ranked Dairy Organization in the World
GCMMF which markets the popular Amul brand of milk and dairy products is the fastest growing dairy organization in the entire world. In 2014, AMUL has risen to 15th rank among the top dairy organizations of the world, by IFCN (International Farm Comparison Network - a leading, global dairy knowledge organization) Business Wire India

ZTE Welcomes Withdrawal of Patent Claim Before UK Court
Vringo Inc. has withdrawn another infringement claim against ZTE Corporation before the UK High Court of Justice Chancery Division court. Business Wire India

Toshiba Announces Business Vision for Southeast Asia
Mr. Hisao Tanaka, the President and CEO of Japan’s Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO:6502), today announced Toshiba’s comprehensive strategy for expanding its business in Southeast Asia, including investing US$1 billion dollars in the region over the next five years, and doubling its current sales to $7 billion dollars. Business Wire India

Vision Care for 10,000 Less Privileged Schoolchildren in India
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CG Awarded $25 Million Contract by Ministry of Electricity, Iraq
16 mobile substations for Iraq, before September 2015 For interim grid connections and temporary power supplies Integration and assembly in Belgium   Avantha Group Company CG announced a $25 million new contract win for the design, construction and delivery of 16 mobile substations Business Wire India

Polaris Launches Intellect Digital Branch Solution
Polaris Financial Technology Limited’s Consumer Banking Division announced today the launch of its Intellect Digital Branch solution. The World’s first App based integrated Sales, Services & Teller platform for branches will enable banks simplify banking with faster execution and effective engagement at a lower cost Business Wire India

Maharashtra Chief Minister’s Efficient Drought Management Results in No Loss of Lives and Livelihood in 3 Years
In an agrarian economy, farmers and water are the most crucial resources. Many parts of Maharashtra, specifically Marathwada, and the western and central regions, received less than 50 percent of expected annual rainfall in 2011 and 2012. Since taking over the government in 2010, while the region continued to experience extreme drought, Mr. Chavan is ensured is that there was no scarcity of water Business Wire India

Cigniti is Recognized as a ‘Leader’ by NelsonHall NEAT Report for Software Testing
Cigniti Technologies, world’s third largest independent software testing provider has been ranked as a Leader in Software Testing by NelsonHall, the leading global BPO and IT outsourcing analyst firm. NelsonHall’s Vendor Evaluation & Assessment Tool (NEAT) analyses the performance of 20 vendors offering software testing services across the globe Business Wire India

Microsoft Launches ‘Women in Tech’ Initiative to Attract & Retain Talent in the Indian IT Industry
Microsoft India today launched ‘Women in Tech’, an initiative aimed at bringing in more women into the Indian IT industry. Through this program, Microsoft will attract and retain women talent in the industry. Along with partners, Microsoft will train and mentor one million girls and women in the next 12 months Business Wire India

Community Development Programs, Peace Parade and Musical Presentations Mark International Day of Peace Celebrations at UST Global Offices Worldwide
UST Global, an information technology solutions and services company for Global 1000 enterprises, celebrated Peace Day, also known as International Day of Peace—an annual day of global ceasefire and non-violence recognized by United Nations on 21 September every year—across its offices and centers in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia-Pacific Business Wire India

AUTOMATION 2014: The Colossal Exposition Expressing “Evolution of Technology”
AUTOMATION 2014 gets tremendous response from Industries pan India & Globally. Industries from all sectors such as Process, Factory, Building & Electric Automation, Instrumentation & control, robotics, hydraulics, pneumatics, wireless & bus technology will be under one roof in AUTOMATION 2014 Business Wire India

Koochie Play Systems Launches Operations in Thailand
Koochie Play systems, an exclusive manufacturer of outdoor playground, fitness equipment and safety flooring, launched its operations in Thailand. The launch marks the 15th international office for the company, which has operations in 9 countries across the world.   Koochie Thai, which marks the company’s entry into Thailand, will be headed by Mr Business Wire India

The Best in Indian Healthcare Industry Felicitated at Frost & Sullivan’s 6th Annual India Healthcare Excellence Awards 2014
Frost & Sullivan successfully hosted its 6th Annual India Healthcare Excellence Awards at Taj Lands End, Mumbai recognizing distinguished achievers in the Indian healthcare industry. The banquet witnessed the presence of the who’s who in the healthcare sector, and deserving companies and individuals were felicitated for their innovative growth strategies and solutions Business Wire India

“Follow Your Heart to Know Your Path”- says Susmit Sen– One of India’s Finest Musicians and Founder of Indian Ocean
Songdew, the largest music network in the country announced the launch of “Ocean to Ocean” by Susmit Sen Chronicles – led by the iconic - Susmit Sen- Founder of India’s oldest and most revered band - Indian Ocean Business Wire India

Collaborative Aviation Climate Action Takes Flight
The aviation sector joined other business and government groups at the United Nations Climate Summit today to announce a commitment on climate action between the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a United Nations specialized agency, and the aviation industry represented by the Air Transport Action Group (ATAG) Business Wire India

NexSteppe Raises $22M in Series C Financing
NexSteppe, a company dedicated to delivering the next generation of sustainable feedstock solutions for the biobased industries, has announced it has raised $22M in its third round of funding. Business Wire India

MetLife Charts Its Progress on Environmental, Social and Governance Issues
MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET) released the company’s latest corporate responsibility report today highlighting the positive impact it makes on society while achieving its core business goals of managing risk, preserving financial strength and meeting long-term financial commitments. Business Wire India

Oral OTEZLA® (apremilast) Approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the Treatment of Patients with Moderate to Severe Plaque Psoriasis
Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG) has announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved OTEZLA® (apremilast), the Company’s oral, selective inhibitor of phosphodiesterase 4 (PDE4), for the treatment of patients with moderate to severe plaque psoriasis for whom phototherapy or systemic therapy is appropriate Business Wire India

Asia Pulp and Paper signs New York Declaration on Forests at UN Climate Summit to help tackle climate change
Mr. Teguh Ganda Wijaya, Chairman of Asia Pulp and Paper Group (APP), today joined a number of companies, governments and NGOs to sign the New York Declaration on Forests at an event at the UN Climate Summit 2014 Business Wire India

SMRT Subsidiary Singapore Rail Engineering and Toshiba Establish JV to Market and Supply Energy Efficient Propulsions System to Mass Transit Operators Globally
Singapore Rail Engineering Pte. Ltd. (SRE) and Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) have decided to setup a joint venture to market and supply propulsion systems using Toshiba’s Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor (PMSM) technology Business Wire India

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