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Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Wadhwani Operating Foundation Sign Contribution Agreement


New Delhi: Ministry of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship (MSDE) and the Wadhwani Operating Foundation (WOF) announced a partnership aimed to empower Government of India’s Pradhan Mantri Yuva Udyamita Vikas Abhiyaan on entrepreneurship. Ms. Jyotsna Sitling, Joint Secretary, MSDE and Dr. Ajay Kela, President and CEO, Wadhwani Operating Foundation signed the MoU …

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Bharti Airtel to Acquire Telenor India

Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises with Sigve Brekke, Chief Executive Officer, Telenor Group post announcement of Airtel’s acquisition of Telenor (India) in New Delhi today

New Delhi (Agency): Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”), India’s largest telecommunications services provider, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Telenor South Asia Investments Pte Ltd (“Telenor”) to acquire Telenor (India) Communications Private Limited (“Telenor India”). The acquisition is subject to requisite regulatory approvals. As part of the agreement, …

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Huawei Leads the Way to 5G in China with Successful Field Performance Testing


New Delhi: Huawei was the first to pass the recent field performance tests of 5G New Radio (NR) technology in the 3.5 GHz band and tests of cross-compatibility with a range of industry-standard hardware. The field tests were conducted as part of the second phase of 5G trials in China and …

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Neutral Fuels Pioneers Dairy Waste as New Biofuel Feedstock


DUBAI: After two years of research into new and improved ways to create biofuels, Neutral Fuels has become the first company to successfully use butter, cream and ghee waste as a feedstock for creating commercial biofuel. Importantly, the new fuel is of the same high quality as the vegetable oil-derived biofuel …

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Myntra Wins Master Franchise Rights for Mango in India


BENGALURU: Myntra today announced that it has been awarded the master distribution and management rights for the Spanish fast fashion brand Mango in India; making it the first e-commerce player globally to manage the omni-channel strategy for a global fashion brand. As a part of this arrangement, Myntra plans to curate and …

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Vice President Hamid Ansari Launches India-Rwanda Innovation Growth Program during his Visit to Africa


New Delhi (Agency): Vice President of India, Hamid Ansari, today launched the India-Rwanda Innovation Growth Program as one of the major Science and Technology initiatives between India and Rwanda. The Program was launched in presence of the Prime Minister of Rwanda, Anastase Murekezi and is a key announcement made during …

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Nike Unveils Collection to Celebrate Air Max Day, Highlighted by Release of Nike Air VaporMax


Three years ago Nike launched Air Max Day, a response to global fervor for one of the most beloved footwear platforms of all time. Nike begins a journey to this year’s Air Max Day, a worldwide celebration of Air highlighted by the long-awaited release of Nike Air VaporMax. Air has …

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Tata Housing Makes Homes Beautiful with Urban Ladder


With the market dynamics shifting more towards the end user with an appetite for timely, quality housing and efficient home solutions, Tata Housing, announced a strategic association with the India’s leading home furnishing and design brand – Urban Ladder, to create beautiful homes. Tata Housing and Urban Ladder will offer …

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HTC Launches U Series of Smartphones that are All about U


New Delhi: HTC Corporation, a leading innovator in mobile and virtual reality technology, today unveiled the HTC U Ultra and the HTC U Play smartphones in the Indian market. The Phones embody everything that is brilliant, unique, sophisticated and a reflection of everything that is beautiful. Both the smartphones come with …

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T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship: ‘Junoon-e-Trucking’ with Tata Motors


After completing a hat-trick of hosting three successive truck racing championships in the country, Tata Motors will host Season 4 of the T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship on Sunday, March 19, 2017. Considered as the F1 of Truck Racing in India, this championship is a grand spectacle of Tata PRIMA race trucks …

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