Alstom bags contract worth 125 m from BHEL
Power gear maker Alstom on Wednesday said it has bagged a contract worth 125 million from BHEL for supply of components and services to the upcoming 1,000 MW thermal power plant of Neyveli Lignite. Alstom has been awarded a contract worth close to 125 million (over R1,000 crore) by BHEL to supply components and services for 2x500 MW Neyveli new thermal power projects, Alstom said.
GMR expects Maldives compensation by May
GMR Group expects to get the compensation for the wrongful termination of its contract to develop and operate Maldives Male airport by May next year, its chairman G M Rao said on Wednesday. We hope to get the compensation by May next year. We are going in a systematically timely manner. It was a privatisation project studied by the World Bank. Our policy is whenever there is a transparent bid, we will participate, he said.
Canon forays into photo printing business in India
Canon on Wednesday announced its foray into the commercial photo printing business in India by introducing the DreamLabo 5000 commercial inkjet printer equipment targeting the retail photo and album printing industry. Canon India executive V-P Alok Bharadwaj said, India has a R3,000-crore photo printing industry with a lions share coming from wedding albums and travel vacation photos. We plan to start with R15 crore coming out of this new domain in 2014.
Lupin launches generic version of anti-retroviral
Lupin said it launched a generic version of ViiV Healthcares anti-retroviral drug, Trizivir. The Mumbai-based company had received US Food and Drug Administration approval on December 10. It will enjoy a 180-day marketing exclusivity for the therapy as it was first-to-file for approval in the United States. The drug will be sold in the strengths of 300 mg, 150 mg and 300 mg.
TCS deploys banking solution for Australian co
MyState, an Australia-based diversified financial group, has implemented TCS BaNCS for their core banking. TCS BaNCS is a product of the IT major Tata Consultancy Services. The implementation realises further benefits of the merger between MyState and The Rock, a major provider of financial and insurance services to the Central Queensland region.
Marks & Spencer reopens store in New Delhi
UK-based retailer Marks & Spencer (M&S) on Wednesday reopened its transformed flagship store at South Extension in New Delhi following the launch of its world-first department in Mumbai last month. For the first time, M&S will sell its quality make-up ranges in Delhi at the newly extended 30,000 square feet store. M&S will open seven stores by the end of March and 36 stores in two years.
O&M launches new advertising awards show
After Lowe Lintas & Partners, Ogilvy & Mather India (O&M) has launched its own advertising awards show called the Envies. The first edition of Envies saw 35 advertising campaigns being recognised across categories such as film, radio, outdoor, digital, design, and print.