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Intuit Hosts Vertical Tower Run in Bangalore

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Intuit Hosts Vertical Tower Run in Bangalore

More than 650 participants conquered 31 floors to complete a vertical tower run in Bangalore, India. Called Skyscraper Dash, it was hosted by Intuit Inc., a business and financial management solutions company. The runners braved 850 stairs on the Brigade Gateway Campus’s World Trade Center in an event modeled after tower runs in other parts [...]

IndiGo Airlines Introduced Stair Lifts at Indian Airports

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IndiGo Airlines Introduced Stair Lifts at Indian Airports

IndiGo Airlines has introduced stair lifts for passengers suffering from reduced mobility at the Indian airports which do not have ramp facility. This announcement made today aims to benefit the elderly, sick and the injured air passengers. The technology and equipment for this facility was supplied by Vin Grace, an Indian company specializing in equipment [...]

Air China Connects Beijing with Washington

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Air China Connects Beijing with Washington

Air China’s new nonstop four weekly flights from Beijing Capital International Airport to Washington Dulles International were welcomed Tuesday by the Chinese Ambassador to the United States Cui Tiankai, Commonwealth of Virginia Governor Terence McAuliffe, District of Columbia Deputy Mayor Victor L. Hoskins and MWAA’s President / CEO, John E. Potter. Mrs. Yinxiang Wang, Air [...]

Mumbai Metro Gets 92.7 BIG FM as Radio Partner

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Mumbai Metro Gets 92.7 BIG FM as Radio Partner

With the inauguration of Mumbai’s first metro-rail route, leading radio station 92.7 BIG FM has officially partnered with Reliance Metro to capture the enthusiasm for its listeners. As part of the tie-up, the station has geared up for a number of on-ground as well as on-air activities to give the listeners all the up-to-date news [...]

Kurion to Treat Tank Water at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

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Kurion to Treat Tank Water at Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

Nuclear and hazardous waste management company Kurion announced today it has been awarded a contract by the Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO) to deliver at-tank mobile system to remove strontium from tank water at the damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Kurion says it has already delivered the first set of equipment to the plant’s [...]

Uday Kotak from India Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year

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Uday Kotak from India Named EY Entrepreneur of the Year

Uday Kotak, the founder and managing director of Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMB), was named EY World Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 at an awards ceremony held Friday in Monaco’s Salle des Etoiles. Uday was picked from among the 60 country finalists vying for the title from 51 countries, each of whom has already been named [...]

Chrysler Brand Debuts “Born Makers” Ad Campaign

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Chrysler Brand Debuts “Born Makers” Ad Campaign

The Chrysler brand will debut its “Born Makers” marketing and advertising campaign to mark the launch of the all-new 2015 Chrysler 200. The on-air campaign will launch in the U.S. on Saturday, June 7, with a :60-second and a :30-second commercial running across national broadcast and cable television. “Born Makers” includes Hispanic, in-theater, print, digital, [...]

Starbucks Investments to Develop Future Leaders in China

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Starbucks Investments to Develop Future Leaders in China

Howard Schultz, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Starbucks Coffee Company (NASDAQ: SBUX) has reaffirmed Starbucks commitment to leverage the company’s combination of its employees and store footprint to deliver long-term growth through the lens of humanity. Speaking at Beijing’s iconic Great Hall of the People, founder of the Starbucks Foundation, Howard Schultz, announced [...]

Hyatt City of Dreams Manila in the Philippines

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Hyatt City of Dreams Manila in the Philippines

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE:H) and Melco Crown (Philippines) Resorts Corporation announced Tuesday that a Hyatt affiliate and Melco Crown Philippines have entered into a management agreement for Hyatt City of Dreams Manila, which will consist of two hotel towers and is expected to open in 2014. Set to feature 365 guestrooms, the hotel will provide [...]

Anand Mahindra Honoured with Harvard Medal

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Anand Mahindra Honoured with Harvard Medal

India’s Mahindra Group said today its chairman Anand G. Mahindra has became the first Indian to receive the Harvard Medal for his dedication, generosity and service to the University. Harvard president Drew Faust, the Lincoln Professor of History, presented Mr. Mahindra with the medal at the Annual Meeting of the Harvard Alumni Association during Harvard’s [...]

Meet the Uneducated Education Minister of India

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Meet the Uneducated Education Minister of India

The decision of the government to appoint an incapable education minister will certainly send a wrong message among the Indian masses. By Rakesh Raman The chattering classes in India went into a sudden state of shock and disbelief last week when they heard that an uneducated female – Smriti Irani – has managed to become [...]

BJP to Muslims: When in India, Do as the Hindus Do

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BJP to Muslims: When in India, Do as the Hindus Do

Going by the BJP’s interpretation of Hinduism as a way of life, the writing on the wall is very clear for Muslims: When in India, Do as the Hindus Do. By Rakesh Raman In every election in India, Indian voters think they vote to elect a good political candidate over a bad one. But actually [...]