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WNS Positioned in the “Leaders” Quadrant of Gartner 2013 Magic Quadrant for F&A BPO
WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) (NYSE: WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services, has been positioned by Gartner, Inc. in the ‘Leaders’ quadrant of the ‘2013 Magic Quadrant’ for Finance and Accounting BPO for the third consecutive year. Vendors were evaluated on two primary criteria – ‘ability to execute’ and ‘completeness of vision’ Business Wire India

Union Bancaire Privée : Rebuilding Europe
For several quarters now, forecasters, analysts and the media have been steadily churning out disaster scenarios about Europe. Whilst the region is still plagued by some deep-seated problems, the markets seem to have factored them in and risk premiums on some assets have dropped. Business Wire India

Toshiba Strengthens Hybrid Drive Lineup
Toshiba Corporation (TOKYO: 6502) today announced the launch of the slim, 7mm high MQ01ABFH hybrid drive1) series. Equipped with Toshiba's NAND flash memory and available in 500GB2) and 320GB capacities, the MQ01ABFH series is the Toshiba's first 7mm hybrid drive family Business Wire India

CLOTS 3 Study Delivers Lifesaving Results Using Covidien’s Blood Clot Prevention Technology
Covidien (NYSE: COV), a leading global provider of healthcare products, today announced that an independent study conducted by the University of Edinburgh has successfully demonstrated the effectiveness of Covidien’s Kendall SCD™ system with Vascular Refill Detection Technology on immobile stroke patients. Business Wire India

Gemalto deploys first contactless cards in Latvia for SEB
Regulatory News: Business Wire India

ZTE Wins Best Optical Product - 100G Award
ZTE Corporation (“ZTE”) (H share stock code: 0763.HK / A share stock code: 000063.SZ), a publicly-listed global provider of telecommunications equipment, network solutions and mobile devices has received the award for ‘Best Optical Product – 100G’ at the 15th Annual WDM & Next Generation Optical Networking Forum, held in Monaco. Business Wire India

Nobel Prize Laureatte, Dr. Louis J. Ignarro Shares with Asian Physicians Key Information about His Breakthrough Research in Heart Disease Prevention
Menarini Asia-Pacific, member of the world’s largest Italian biopharmaceutical company, reaffirmed its commitment to improve the lives of people in the Asia-Pacific region with the visit of Prof. Louis J. Ignarro, a distinguished Nobel Prize winner, to share about his breakthrough research in heart disease prevention with Asian physicians Business Wire India

Digital River Provides Global Online Subscription Services for Adobe Systems Creative Cloud Across 19 Geographies
Digital River, Inc. (NASDAQ: DRIV), the revenue growth experts in global cloud commerce, announced that it signed an expanded e-commerce agreement with Adobe Systems Incorporated Business Wire India

Another Step towards Olympic and Paralympic Games in Oslo
The City of Oslo and the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports has presented the application for a Financial Shortfall Guarantee for a possible Norwegian bid for the 2022 Winter Olympic and Paralympic Games to the Ministry of Culture. Business Wire India

Supernet Signs Multi-Year Contract with SES for GSM Backhaul
SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) announced today at CommunicAsia2013 a multi-year multi-million dollar contract renewal with Supernet, Pakistan's leading satellite network service provider. The deal will see Supernet contract C-band capacity on the SES NSS-12 satellite at the prime orbital location of 57 degrees East. Business Wire India

SES and Teleport Access Services Renew Capacity Deal to Deliver TV Content across Taiwan
SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced at CommunicAsia2013 that global Taiwanese communications provider Teleport Access Services (TAS) has renewed capacity with SES to deliver a variety of TV programmes and live coverage of breaking news throughout Taiwan via SES’ NSS-11 satellite located at 108.2 degrees East. Business Wire India

Kronos Makes Workforce Management Easier Than Ever with Workforce Central 7
Kronos Incorporated, the global leader in delivering workforce management solutions in the cloud, today unveiled Workforce Central® 7, a groundbreaking release designed to make workforce management easier than ever Business Wire India

Takeda and Seattle Genetics Highlight Post-Hoc Analysis Examining Progression-free Survival with ADCETRIS® (brentuximab vedotin) Versus Prior Therapy at the International Conference on Malignant Lymphoma
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE:4502) and Seattle Genetics, Inc Business Wire India

The Estée Lauder Companies Names Michael O’Hare Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources
The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. (NYSE:EL) announced today the appointment of Michael O’Hare as Executive Vice President, Global Human Resources. Mr. O’Hare will report jointly to William P. Lauder, Executive Chairman, and Fabrizio Freda, President and Chief Executive Officer. He assumes his new position on September 30, 2013. Business Wire India

Aéroports de Paris Exhibits Jean Dubuffet - the Hourloupe Cycle; from Painting to Monumental Sculpture, in the Espace Musées (Museum Area) of Paris-Charles De Gaulle Airport
Following Rodin, Jean Dubuffet. The second exhibition organised by Aéroports de Paris (Paris:ADP) (Pink Sheets:AEOPF) will be running until 6 January 2014 in the Espace Musées, a free museum area for passengers travelling through the airport Business Wire India

Syntel Congratulates Enactus India National Champions 2013
Syntel, Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNT), a global information technology services and Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) firm, congratulates Delhi Technological University, the winner of Enactus India National Competition 2013 held in Mumbai on June 18 and 19, 2013 Business Wire India

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