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ICICI Lombard becomes first private sector general insurance player to cross ` 10,000 crore in Premium Income

  Gross Domestic Premium Income (GDPI) crosses ` 10,725.9 crore in FY2017, registering a growth of 32.6% over the previous fiscal year. Profit after Tax grows by 38.3% to ` 701.9 crore in FY2017 compared to ` 507.5 crore in FY2016.   Mumbai, April 21, 2017: ICICI Lombard, the largest private sector general insurance company

BankBazaar becomes the first financial marketplace to digitize Fixed Deposits

The completely online paperless process reduces the Fixed Deposit transaction timeframe to 10 minutes   March 22, 2017:, India’s leading financial marketplace, today announced the expansion of its paperless investment portfolio with the launch of its paperless and presence-less Fixed Deposits (FD) products on its platform. BankBazaar’s platform leverages the OTP-based eKYC process for

TUV Rheinland officially announced by the LoRa Alliance as the first authorized test house in the US for the US region

FREMONT, Calif., March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — TUV Rheinland is proud to announce that it received the official authorization by the LoRa Alliance capable of providing services, as the only test house, for the functional testing of LoRaWAN TM in the United States for the US region. With five LoRa Alliance authorized laboratories in Pleasanton

Hero Cycles Marks a First; Hires 90 Women Employees at its Ludhiana Plant

Ludhiana, March 2017: In a bid to become a more gender equitable organization, the world’s leading bicycle manufacturer Hero Cycles has for the first time hired as many as 90 female employees to operations at its manufacturing plant in Ludhiana.   This is the first time, women have been recruited to work at the Ludhiana

IBM Building First Universal Quantum Computers for Business and Science

IBM unveils roadmap for commercial “IBM Q” quantum systems Releases API for developers to build interfaces between quantum computers and classical computers Following Watson and blockchain, quantum computing to deliver next powerful set of services on IBM Cloud platform YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, New York , March 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — IBM (NYSE: IBM ) announced today an


MELBOURNE HOSTS THE FIRST CREATIVE INDUSTRIES DELEGATION FROM INDIA –Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and Association for the promotion of Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming & Comics Industry (ABAI) provided recommendations on participating companies- India, 17 February 2017: The State Government of Victoria hosted a delegation of India’s leading Creative Industries for the first time

Whistling Woods International hosts first open conversation for filmmaking students with Director & writers of Dangal

Mumbai 03 February 2017: Whistling Woods International (WWI) organised yet another masterclass to provide valuable industry insights for its filmmaking students. The masterclass was graced by the presence of the director and writers of Dangal, the biggest blockbuster of 2016. The movie has gained exceptional commercial and critical acclaim while inspiring and touching the hearts of

Mindtree reports constant currency revenue growth of 0.4% q-o-q in dollar terms; Earns first $100 million client

  Bangalore (India) and Warren (NJ), January 19, 2017: Mindtree, a global technology services company, announced its consolidated results today for the third quarter ended December 31, 2016, as approved by its Board of Directors.   Key financial highlights:   Quarter ended December 31, 2016 In USD terms: Revenue at $192.2 million (decline of 0.4%


Etihad Airways Engineering and Lantal Textiles AG have launched the first Flammability Test Laboratory in the Middle East, for regional customers within the aviation industry, including VIP operators, MRO organisations, design and production organisations as well as cabin interior suppliers. Located inside the Etihad Airways Engineering facility adjacent to Abu Dhabi International Airport, the new

First national human rights investigation into climate change impacts proceeds despite opposition from fossil fuel companies

Manila, 8 December 2016 – The Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines (CHR) today initiated the next steps in the world’s first-ever national investigation into human rights harms resulting from climate change (1), despite apparent opposition from some fossil fuel companies. A legal petition submitted by 18 individuals and 14 organisations, including Greenpeace Southeast