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Applications Open for 2015 Terumo BCT Advancing Apheresis Award
Business Wire IndiaTerumo BCT, a global medical device manufacturing company, is seeking applications from around the world for a $10,000 grant to further the practice and positive impact of therapeutic apheresis Business Wire India

United Technologies Announces 'Citizens for the City' Project and Neighbourhood Improvement Partnership Challenge
Business Wire India  Upto INR One Crore to be offered as grants to citizen groups to deliver localized neighbourhood improvement pilots United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX) today announced the launch of its sustainable urbanization project, Citizens for the City ( by introducing India’s first ever Neighbourhood Improvement Partnership Challenge Business Wire India

BMW Participates in 'Make in India' With Upto 50 Percent Local Content in Cars Assembled at BMW Plant Chennai
Business Wire IndiaCelebrating the ‘Make in India’ initiative, BMW has further strengthened its commitment to the Indian market by increasing the level of  localisation at BMW Plant Chennai upto 50 percent.   Legendary sportsman Mr. Sachin Tendulkar marked the occasion in a unique way by assembling a BMW 5 Series using parts from Indian auto component suppliers. Mr Business Wire India

KleverKid Announces Equity Investment from Aarin Capital Partners to Organize and Democratize Access to After-School Learning Programs
Business Wire IndiaKleverKid, an innovative after-school startup, today announced an undisclosed equity investment from Aarin Capital Partners (Mohandas Pai and Ranjan Pai’s fund) along with a group of other marquee angel investors such as Ananda Kallugadde, Sunil Kaul, and Maina Sahi Business Wire India

WNS Announces Addition of Françoise Gri to Board of Directors
Business Wire IndiaWNS (Holdings) Limited (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) services, today announced the appointment of Françoise Gri to the company’s Board of Directors effective May 6, 2015.  A final determination on the committee(s) of the Board of Directors to which Francoise Gri is expected to be named, if any, has not been made Business Wire India

LYCOS Gets Listed on the National Stock Exchange of India
Business Wire IndiaLYCOS (BSE: 532368, ‘LYCOS’ or the company), one of the most widely known Internet brands in the world and one of the first search engines on the web, announces, that it’s  to be listed on the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) with the scrip ID LYCOS from May 08, 2015 Business Wire India

YES FOUNDATION Announces Plans to Provide Funding for Social Impact Films
Business Wire IndiaEminent international film organisations participated in a discussion on the importance of matchmaking between investing, philanthropy and documentaries at a panel discussion hosted by Hot Docs, North America’s largest documentary festival Business Wire India

General Cable Reports First Quarter 2015 Results
Business Wire IndiaGeneral Cable Corporation (NYSE: BGC) reported results for the first quarter ended April 3, 2015. For the quarter, the Company generated adjusted earnings per share of $0.35 and adjusted operating income of $48 million. Reported loss per share for the quarter was $0.78 and reported operating income was $8 million Business Wire India

Western Union Statement
Business Wire IndiaThe Western Union Company (NYSE: WU), a leader in global payment services, issued the following statement: Business Wire India

Inaugural CES Asia to Feature more than 200 Companies from 15 Countries
Business Wire IndiaMore than 200 technology companies from 15 countries around the world will debut their consumer technology innovations at the inaugural International CES AsiaTM Business Wire India

SES, Samsung and UK Broadcaster Demonstrate World’s First DVB Broadcast of High Dynamic Range Ultra HD (UHD) TV
Business Wire IndiaSES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd announced that they will be demonstrating the first DVB transmission of High Dynamic Range UHD TV at the annual SES Industry Days in Luxembourg 6th and 7th May 2015 Business Wire India

The Western Union Foundation Surpasses US$100MCharitable Global Giving Milestone
Business Wire IndiaThe Western Union Foundation has announced it has surpassed a major milestone, donating more than US$100 million in support to more than 2,700 non-governmental organizations (NGOs) to provide support to thousands of families and individuals in more than 135 countries and territories. Business Wire India

Millennials Driving Change in TV and Online Video Consumption According to New Limelight Networks Study
Business Wire IndiaLimelight Networks, Inc.(“Limelight”) (Nasdaq:LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery, has revealed the results of its “The State of Online Video,” research report, which demonstrated a clear shift in video consumption trends led by Millennials Business Wire India

Biocon-Mylan Programs Make Progress: 'PEG-G-CSF and Adalimumab Enter Phase 3 clinical trials' and 'Patient Recruitment for One Insulin Glargine Phase 3 Study is Completed'
Business Wire IndiaBiocon, Asia's premier biotechnology company, announced today that it has made clinical progress in its partnered programs with Mylan. The partnership has a strong portfolio of generic insulin analogs and biosimilars including Monoclonal Antibodies (MAbs) and recombinant proteins at various stages of development Business Wire India

IILM Convocation 2015, Presided Over by His Excellency, Mr. Nadir Patel, High Commissioner for Canada to India
Business Wire IndiaThe Convocation of IILM for the Class of 2015 was held on 5th May 2015 at its Lodhi Road campus. His Excellency, Mr. Nadir Patel, High Commissioner for Canada to India presided over the ceremony and awarded Diplomas to the Graduating students. 80 students completed their Post Graduate studies at IILM this year.    IILM Director Dr Business Wire India

Corporate Social Responsibility Weekly Recap (April 29, 2015 – May 6, 2015)
Business Wire IndiaThe following releases focus on Corporate Social Responsibility and moved during the week of April 29, 2015 – May 6, 2015. Business Wire India

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