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CG to Assist in Grid Expansion of One of the World’s Largest Electricity Exporters ANDE Paraguay
Avantha Group Company CG, signed a contract with the State Utility of Paraguay - Administracion Nacional de Electricidad (ANDE) for  supply of 19 single and three phase transformers amounting to a total of 683.3 MVA, for expansion of the country’s 220 kV Electricity Network.  Paraguay is one of the world’s largest exporters of electricity Business Wire India

Nexcon Technologies Launches
Nexcon Technologies today announced the launch of the first-of-its kind website in India, that offers all kind of I.T and Electronics related products. Any of your Tech related requirements such as pen drives, hard disks, laptops, PCs, tablets, mobile phones to servers now all will be available at most competitive prices at your doorstep at just click of a button Business Wire India

Menicon Chairman's Lifetime Achievements Recognized
Kyoichi Tanaka, chairman and founder of contact lens manufacturer Menicon Co., Ltd., last year received two prestigious awards. On June 28, 2013, at its annual meeting in San Diego, the American Optometric Association honored Mr. Tanaka’s life’s work with its Legends Award Business Wire India

Puberty is Not a Problem to Be Solved: Empowering Girls to Succeed at School
UNESCO and Procter & Gamble Always® Brand are launching the first good policy and practice publication on puberty education and menstrual hygiene management at the United Nations in New York on 13 March. The launch will coincide with this year’s United Nations’ Commission on the Status of Women meeting. Business Wire India

IMD and CKGSB Partner to Offer World Class Dual Executive MBA
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Amira Pure Foods Holds Live Kitchen, on the Festive Occasion of Holi, at AAHAR International Fair 2014
Holi is not just the festival of colours but also the time to indulge in some gastronomical delights. To savour in on the moment, Amira Pure Foods, one of the top global food companies, organized a live kitchen today at AAHAR International Fair 2014 Business Wire India

Axis Equity Fund Announces Dividend of Rs 1/unit on a Face Value of Rs 10/unit
Axis Asset Management Company Ltd. (Axis AMC) announced a tax-free dividend (No dividend distribution tax) of Rs 1$  per unit on a face value of Rs 10 per unit under Axis Equity Fund. Pursuant to payment of dividend, the NAV of the Dividend Option of Axis Equity Fund would fall to the extent of payout and statutory levy, if any Business Wire India

WNS Assessed a ‘Leader’ in NelsonHall NEAT Evaluation for Overall Property and Casualty BPO
WNS (Holdings) Limited (WNS) (NYSE:WNS), a leading provider of global Business Process Management (BPM) services, today announced it has been named a ‘Leader’ in NelsonHall’s NEAT assessment for Overall Property and Casualty (P&C) BPO. “NelsonHall’s NEAT evaluation is a global barometer for recognizing excellence in the outsourcing space Business Wire India

Indian Angel Network Invests, along with Ray Stata and YourNest Angel Fund, in Uniphore Software Systems
India’s first and Asia’s largest network of angel investors investing in start-ups and early stage ventures, Indian Angel Network (IAN) announced today an undisclosed investment in Chennai-based Uniphore Software Systems, the pioneer in Indian Language Speech Recognition solutions. This round of investment was led by the IAN members, Nagaraja Prakasam and M.V Business Wire India

Global Hospitals Celebrates World Kidney Day with Special Kidney Check-Up Packages
Global Hospitals, India’s leading super specialty care and multi-organ transplantation hospital, is launching new kidney health check-up packages at its Mumbai & Hyderabad locations – commemorating the forthcoming World Kidney Day on 13 March, 2014. The packages will be made available in two variants – Extended Kidney Check-Up Package and Mini Kidney Check-Up Package Business Wire India

ONTS - A Gateway to World-Class Education
“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”-Malcolm X In a global learning environment which requires students to be ready for a varied set of challenges, it is imperative that an educational institution prepares students to be not only future-ready but also offers world-class education Business Wire India

Much Awaited Banking Licenses to be Issued by Reserve Bank of India to Reshape the Banking Industry – finds Frost & Sullivan
The next generation of banking structure will be the first step to a thousand mile journey to make India the third largest banking economy in the world.  The issue of “on-tap” new banking licenses will prove to be a game changer for the Indian banking industry Business Wire India

UST Global Awarded the 2014 National Quality Excellence Award for Planning, Processes and Systems
UST Global, an information technology solutions and services company for Global 1000 enterprises, was conferred with the National Quality Excellence Award for Planning, Processes and Systems at the 'World Quality Congress Awards' held in Mumbai recently Business Wire India

Mindteck Achieves Triple ISO Re-Certifications
Mindteck (India) Ltd today announced that it has retained its ISO (International Organization for Standardization) certification status for ISO 9001:2008, ISO 13485:2003 and simultaneously upgraded to ISO 27001:2013. The organization is among the top few companies to achieve the latest version of the ISO 27001 certification Business Wire India

Quintiles Announces Pricing of Secondary Public Offering
Quintiles today announced the pricing of a secondary public offering of 15 million shares of its common stock by certain of its shareholders at a price to the public of $52.00 per share. In addition, the selling shareholders have granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2.25 million shares of common stock Business Wire India

Hytera Facilitates Award-Winning TETRA Project for Hong Kong Metro
MTR Corporation Limited, a Hytera client, won "Best Use of TETRA for Transport" in recently announced 2014 International TETRA Awards. The awarding was organized by TETRA Today in association with TETRA and Critical Communications Association (TCCA). Business Wire India

CREDIT BANK OF MOSCOW 2013 IFRS net income grows 53.7% to RUB 8.9 bln, return on equity up to 20.1%
CREDIT BANK OF MOSCOW: Business Wire India

Digia Announces Qt Developer Days Asia
Digia has announced that the Qt Developer Days Asia will take place in Tokyo, Japan on May 20th and Beijing, China on May 22nd. The full-day events will feature keynote addresses from senior members of the Digia Qt team plus two tracks of technical training and developer presentations Business Wire India

Reckitt Benckiser Selects Cegedim Relationship Management as Global Preferred Supplier of Sales Force Automation (SFA) Solutions for Its OTC Healthcare Business
Reckitt Benckiser (RB) has selected Cegedim Relationship Management as its Global Preferred Supplier of Sales Force Automation (SFA) solutions. The decision was based largely on previous successful deployments of Cegedim’s SFA solutions in the US and UK Business Wire India

Who will be the Next PM?
In a series of interrelated opinion and exit polls over the next two months NDTV will be conducting among the biggest and most rigorous polling exercises ever - covering over 350 (out of the 543) Lok Sabha constituencies with a total sample size of over 2 lakh Business Wire India

Amplifon India Launches State-of-the-Art Hearing Care Clinic at Vijaywada
According to WHO, 50% of the factors that lead to hearing loss can be prevented. Approximately one-third of the people over 65 years of age are affected by disabling hearing loss Business Wire India

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