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British Council Convenes Panel Discussion on Quality Standards in English Language Education
The British Council has done extensive work in helping to raise the standards of English language education across the world.  Wherever we work we aim to help raise standards in the quality of the teaching and learning of English.   Our work ranges from teaching, teacher training and development, to corporate and government consultancy, examinations and assessment Business Wire India

Announcing The Ibsen Scholarships 2014
The Ibsen Scholarships award innovative projects in the field of drama and performing arts that act as incentives for critical discourse in regards to existential and society-related subject matters concerning Henrik Ibsen and his plays. Business Wire India

SES and EUTELSAT Settle Their Dispute and Conclude a Series of Agreements Concerning the 28.5 Degrees East Orbital Position
SES (NYSE Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) and Eutelsat Communications (NYSE Paris:ETL) announced today that the two companies have concluded a series of agreements including a comprehensive settlement of legal proceedings concerning the right to operate at the 28 Business Wire India

Thuraya Unveils Orion IP Maritime Broadband Terminal
Thuraya Telecommunications, a leading Mobile Satellite Services (MSS) operator, has launched its first dedicated maritime broadband terminal as it strengthens its focus on this growing segment. Business Wire India Expands Sales Territory into Southeast Asia, an online education company with more than four million individual and enterprise members worldwide, announced today that it has expanded its sales territory to Southeast Asia Business Wire India

NetApp Breaks Ground on World-Class Research and Development Center in Bangalore, India
Today, NetApp (NASDAQ: NTAP) broke ground on a world-class research and development (R&D) facility at Mahadevapura, in Bangalore, India.   The nearly one million square foot facility will offer world-class working, collaboration, and recreational spaces to foster continued innovation and cross-functional collaboration Business Wire India

securCity from KNS Technologies makes it Safe for Women
KNS Technologies, a provider of cutting edge IT solutions, has announced the launch of “securCity”, an innovative safety app for mobiles. The app enables anyone to send SOS messages to their family and friends at the touch of a button Business Wire India

Intertek Leads as the First Certification Body Accredited in Malaysia and Worldwide with Roundtable Sustainable Palm Oil Principles and Criteria (RSPO P&C)
Intertek, a leading provider of quality and safety services to a wide range of industries around the world, is proud to announce its achievement as the first Accredited Certification Body in Malaysia and worldwide to provide RSPO P&C Certification. Business Wire India

Oberthur Technologies and Myanmar Mobile Money to Provide Mobile Financial Services to the Large Unbanked Majority of the Myanmar Population
Oberthur Technologies, a world leader in digital security solutions for the mobility space, today announced that Myanmar Mobile Money Co Ltd, together with its consulting partner company Mobilemate Telecommunication P/L, has successfully launched Mobile Money services nationally in The Republic of Union of Myanmar, relying on its solution. Business Wire India

Movistar Launches Tech Support Service in Spain, in Collaboration with iYogi
Movistar, a Telefonica group company will launch a first of its kind co-branded technical support service for Spanish consumers, in collaboration with iYogi, a recognized global leader in remote technical support. Called ‘Guru’, the subscription based on- demand service is aimed at tech users who use multiple devices but are looking for single vendor support Business Wire India

Kurion Acquires Vista Engineering Technologies to Accelerate Global Growth in Nuclear and Hazardous Waste Management
Kurion, Inc., an innovator in nuclear and hazardous waste management, announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire Vista Engineering Technologies, a full-service engineering, design and technology firm based in Richland, Wash Business Wire India

Mobile Payments Provider iKaaz Raises Funds
Bangalore based mobile payments solution provider iKaaz has successfully raised seed investment.  So far boot-strapped, this is the first external investment that the startup has received Business Wire India

Delta CliQ II 24V NEC-Class 2 Power Supply Now Available with 100W Output Power Delta Electronics, the world’s no 1 provider of switching power supplies, has extended its CliQ II DIN Rail Power Supply series with a 24V 100W model that has UL 1310 and NEC Class 2 certifications Business Wire India

Wipro Recognized as a Best in Class Outsourcing and Consulting Service Provider for 2014 by ‘Consumer Goods Technology’ Readers
Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT), a leading global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, today announced that it has received Readers’ Choice Awards from Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) magazine.  Wipro has been ranked among the Top 4 providers in the 'Outsourcing’ category, a move up by two places from rankings published in January of 2013 Business Wire India

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