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  • Promethean Acquires SynapticMash

    Promethean World Plc,  a world leader in the rapidly growing global market for interactive learning technology, has announced that it has agreed to acquire SynapticMash Inc, a start-up US education formative assessment software company. The acquisition is expected to complete before the end of July 2010. The initial consideration is $10 million in cash, of […]

    IDBI Fortis enters the Cultural Capital of Kerala

    Mumbai: IDBI Fortis Life Insurance is one of India’s fastest growing new private life insurance companies having started operations in March 2008, leading with their innovative product ‘WealthsuranceTM’. As on March 31st 2010, the company has collected more than 900 Cr in premiums (including 570 Cr of premiums collected in the FY 2009-10) with over […]

    Lakshmi Vilas Bank to raise domestic term deposits rates

    Lakshmi Vilas Bank has raised the interest rates on domestic term deposits from 181 days onwards to up to 2 years with effect from the 2nd of August, 2010. • The term deposit rate for 181-270 days has been raised by 50 basis points to 6.25% from 5.75% currently. • For deposits of 271-364 days […]

    Pregnancy test results can be better found with protein activin B

    IN A move that is aimed at curbing the unwanted pregnancies and improve antenatal care India has so far distributed 65 million pregnancy test strips amongst the women in the rural belt. According to the Ministry of Health such a move has helped the women in taking important decisions about starting a family. The pregnancy […]

    Fertility Treatments Unlikely to Raise Ovarian Cancer Risk

    During the last few decades, women taking fertility drugs in order to become pregnant have not had definitive evidence that such treatments would not increase their ovarian cancer risk. Now researchers from Denmark, who conducted the largest population-based cohort study thus far to address this question, have reported that fertility drugs do not increase a […]

    Sustainable CSR Should Be The Mantra For Corporate India: ASSOCHAM

      Sustainable Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives which are directly or indirectly rooted in the business of an organization were the key to promote equitable economic development of the country. The role of CSR, especially from the point of view of IT Companies, was extremely important in bridging the digital divide prevalent in the country and […]

    ISB Invites Ideas for Social Ventures

      Hyderabad: (Business Wire India)  Students of the Indian School of Business (ISB) launched the second ISB iDiya Challenge, a national competition of ideas for social ventures, on July 23, 2010. The competition aims to promote social entrepreneurship in India by inviting ideas from working professionals for profitable business models with measureable social impact. Ideas […]

    ArcelorMittal Reports Second Quarter 2010 Results

    LUXEMBOURG: ArcelorMittal (referred to as “ArcelorMittal” or the “Company”) (MT (New York, Amsterdam, Paris, Brussels, Luxembourg), MTS (Madrid)), the world’s leading steel company, today announced results1 for the three months and six month periods ended June 30, 2010. Highlights for the three months ended June 30, 2010: Health and Safety frequency rate2 marginally improved compared […]

    British Airways Marks 75th Anniversary of Newcastle International Airport

      London: British Airways is helping travellers celebrate the 75th anniversary of Newcastle International Airport with a special return fare on its flights between Newcastle and Heathrow.  British Airways is offering a return flight to London Heathrow for just £1 (subject to availability) which, with taxes/fees and charges means that the total paid by passengers […]

    Novell Releases SUSE Gallery for Publishing and Sharing Linux-based Appliances

    Novell today released SUSE® Gallery™, a new online showcase for registered SUSE® Studio users to publish their appliances and cloud-based applications. With SUSE Gallery, end users can browse published appliances for the solution to their particular commercial or personal need, and then download the appliance free of charge. With an appliance, the end user avoids […]