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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 [...]

Bangalore Students Selected for FIFA Football Event in Brazil

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Bangalore Students Selected for FIFA Football Event in Brazil

Six young people from Bangalore, India will showcase their skills at the FIFA Football for Hope Festival in Brazil 2014. Dream A Dream, an NGO that develops life skills amongst young people from Bangalore’s slum communities, has been chosen by FIFA to represent India at the FIFA Football for Hope (FFH) Festival 2014 to be [...]

Sachin Tendulkar Launched BMW X5 in India

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Sachin Tendulkar Launched BMW X5 in India

Retired cricketer Sachin Tendulkar was seen taking part in the BMW X5 launch ceremony in India. The BMW Plant in Chennai will locally produce the all-new BMW X5, the company announced Thursday. The third generation of the ‘Sports Activity Vehicle’, the all-new BMW X5, is launched in India. The BMW X5 xDrive30d will be locally [...]

Actress Selena Gomez Visits Nepal to Meet Children

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Actress Selena Gomez Visits Nepal to Meet Children

“This visit to Nepal was extraordinarily powerful—at times, devastating and heartbreaking, but also incredibly inspiring,” said Selena Gomez. “I’m so proud to serve as a UNICEF Ambassador and be part of a greater movement to help the world’s children.” During her trip, Gomez visited the child-friendly Satbariya Rapti Secondary School, supported by UNICEF, that has [...]

Bank of Punjab in Pakistan Introduces Social Security Program

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Bank of Punjab in Pakistan Introduces Social Security Program

Financial inclusion in Pakistan got a boost Tuesday with the announcement that MasterCard and the Bank of Punjab have launched a Social Security Program to automate and streamline government disbursement, subsidy and assistance programs. This initiative is aimed at driving financial inclusion specifically in Punjab – said to be the largest province in Pakistan. Under [...]