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Advanced Enzyme Technologies has been adjudged as the winner of the India Pharma Awards 2018 - Excellence in R&D (Development of new product/technology). As informed by UBM India, the winners have been chosen from among the numerous quality nominations received from across myriad verticals of the industry, by their esteemed Jury Panel.

Advanced Enzyme Technologies is an India based company engaged in research, development, manufacturing and marketing of Healthcare, Nutrition and Bio-Processing products.

Lupin has received tentative approval for its Dimethyl Fumarate Delayed Release Capsules, 120 mg and 240 mg from the United States Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) to market a generic version of Biogen, Inc's Tecfidera Capsules, 120 mg and 240 mg.

Lupin's Dimethyl Fumarate Delayed Release Capsules, 120 mg and 240 mg is the generic version of Biogen, Inc's Tecfidera Capsules, 120 mg and 240 mg. It is indicated for the treatment of patients with relapsing forms of multiple sclerosis. Tecfidera Capsules, 120 mg and 240 mg had annual sales of approximately $3,545.4 million in the US (IQVIA MAT September 2018).

Lupin is an innovation led transnational pharmaceutical company developing and delivering a wide range of branded & generic formulations, biotechnology products and APIs globally.

Parnami Credits has raised funds through allotment of 100 transferable unsecured Non Convertible Debentures (NCDs) of Rs 1 lakh each. The date of allotment is December 13, 2018 with maturity of December 12, 2023. The Board of Directors of the company at its meeting held on December 13, 2018, has allotted the same.

Parnami Credits is engaged in providing short term, medium term, long term loan to small and medium companies. It also provides financial services to its customer. 

Jain Irrigation Systems has bagged one more order of integrated Micro Irrigation Project worth Rs 584 crore in Karnataka after successful execution and commissioning of more than a dozen large sized integrated micro irrigation projects in the country. The project is based on ‘Resource to Root’ concept pioneered by Jain Irrigation, which fulfils both the objectives of PMKSY (Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojna) i.e. ‘Har Khet Ko Pani’ and ‘Per Drop More Crop’ to bring the reforms in irrigation sector. Karnataka Neeravari Nigam a Division of Water Resources Department of Karnataka has placed this order on the company through National Competitive Bidding.

Jain Irrigation Systems is early pioneer for IOT in the agriculture sector and is leading efforts to create global solutions with precision agriculture.

Ganesh Films India has acquired the sole theatrical distribution rights for North India region from actor Sivakarthikeyan's first production under the banner 'SK Productions' for the film ‘KANAA’ (Tamil) based on woman's cricket.

Ganesh Films India is engaged in the business of acquiring distribution rights of south Indian movies from production or co-production houses and thereafter distributes the same to the cinema halls spread across the Distribution Territory.

Manappuram Finance’s subsidiary-- Asirvad Microfinance has reached a milestone of managing Rs 3,000 crore micro finance assets. Asirvad has been achieving an incremental Rs 100 crore Assets under Management (AUM) for past five months and is poised to reach Rs 3,500 crore AUM by this financial year-end.

Manappuram Finance is a non-deposit taking NBFC and having a strong presence in South India in states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh.


Steel Strips Wheels (SSWL) has bagged their largest repeat exports order for Truck and Trailer Aftermarket from USA. Order comprises supplies of close to 90,000 truck steel wheels in 4 months from its Chennai plant. Total revenue generated by this additional order would be over $4 million.

This big repeat order marks the company’s strengthening its position as one of leading suppliers in the high potential NA Truck steel wheels market. The company is in discussions with other large truck & trailer makers in USA and expects to close similar big contracts in this segment in near future.

SSWL is a part of the Steel Strips Group, headquartered in Chandigarh. It is engaged in the manufacturing of single piece steel wheel rims in the range of 10 to 30 inches for scooters, passenger cars, utility vehicles and tractors. It supplies rims to almost all major manufacturers of two wheelers, three wheelers, four wheelers, tractors and heavy commercial vehicle.

Maruti Suzuki India has received the ‘Commendation for Significant Achievement’ at the CII-ITC Sustainability awards 2018.The recognition of ‘Commendation for Significant Achievement’ in CSR domain, recognizes the positive impact created by the company in society by taking a strategic approach to CSR. The award was given after a comprehensive analysis of applications followed by a rigorous field assessment by an expert team of CII assessors.

Maruti Suzuki India (formerly known as Maruti Udyog) is an automobile manufacturer in India. It provides passenger cars, utility vehicles and vans. The firm also offers pre-owned car sales, fleet management and car financing services.

TVS Motor Company has rolled out the 50,000 unit of the BMW 310cc motorcycle. The motorcycle was rolled out from the Hosur plant of the company.

In April 2013, TVS Motor Company and BMW Motorrad signed a long-term strategic partnership to manufacture sub-500cc motorcycles for the globe. This collaboration has resulted in the launch of three products on the 310cc platform namely BMW G 310 R, BMW 310 GS and TVS Motor Company’s TVS Apache RR 310.

TVS Motor Company is a leading two and three-wheeler manufacturer, and is the flagship company of the TVS Group.

Gravity (India) has received an approval to sell premises of the company situated on first floor, Unit No.101 and Unit No.102, Muncipal Retail Market, C.T.S. 46g (C) at Kondivita village, J. B. Nagar, Andheri (East). The Board of Directors of the Company in their meeting held on December 13, 2018, approved the same.

Gravity (India) is one of the leading fabric manufacturers of India.

Sequent Scientific’s 100% subsidiary -- Sequent Research (SRL) has received Establishment Inspection Report (EIR) from the United States Food & Drug Administration (USFDA) for its state-of-the art GLP compliant, Analytical and bio analytical services laboratory at Mangalore.

Sequent Scientific is an integrated pharmaceutical company with a global footprint headquartered in Bangalore, India which has presence in different pharmaceutical verticals including APIs, Animal Health, Analytical Services, CRAMS and specialty chemicals. Sequent is the world's largest producer of Anthelmintics and by far the strongest player in the Veterinary API business.

Ashoka Buildcon has emerged as the lowest bidder (L-1) for Package 4, the bid value is of Rs 214.21 crore with completion period of 18 months.  The Company submitted Bid to Jharkhand Bijli Vitran Nigam Limited (JBVNL) for the Project viz. Rural Electrification Works of Package-4 (Comprising Ranchi, Khunti, Gumla, Simdega & Lohardaga District) in Jharkhand State under Jharkhand Sampurna Bijli Achchhadan Yojana (JSBAY) Phase-II.

Ashoka Buildcon builds and operates roads and bridges in India on a build, operate and transfer (BOT) basis. It currently operates one of the highest numbers of toll-based BOT projects in India.

Goldiam International’s subsidiary-- Diagold Designs has closed manufacturing activities of its factory situated at R1, Cama Industrial Estate, Walbhat Road, Goregaon East, Mumbai, with effect from December 13, 2018.

Goldiam International is into the business of manufacturing and exporting Jewellery. The company’s product line consists of varieties of designs, in Rings, Ear rings, pendants etc.


Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has released a new version of the Connected Clinical Trials (CCT) platform at the recently concluded TCS ADD Vantage forum in Paris.

CCT is an innovative software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform that enables life sciences companies to significantly transform patient engagement in clinical trials and improve the efficiency and accountability of the clinical supply process. CCT is part of TCS' Advanced Drug Development (ADD) suite that offers a wide range of cloud based clinical solutions and services, including clinical data management, metadata management, pharmacovigilance, and data analytics and insights.

TCS is an IT services, consulting and business solutions provider that has been partnering with the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for the last fifty years.

VivoHub, the Singapore-based mobile services provider, has selected Tata Communications to turn its VivoBee mobile app into a one-stop suite of mobile services designed to meet the needs of Singapore’s one million migrant workers. With the help of the cloud-based Tata Communications MOVE platform, VivoHub has now become a mobile virtual network operator (MVNO) without having to make capital investments in its own mobile network infrastructure or service management. The company operates as an MVNO of StarHub, a leading mobile network operator in Singapore, and leases its network capacity to offer mobile services in the country.

Tata Communications along with its subsidiaries is a leading global provider of A New World of Communications.

Tata Motors will hike prices of its passenger vehicles across models by up to Rs 40,000 from January 1, 2019, to offset the impact of rising input costs and increase in fuel prices.

The company's passenger vehicles portfolio ranges from entry-level small car Nano to the premium SUV Hexa, which are currently priced between Rs 2.36 lakh and Rs 17.97 lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The company will launch its new premium SUV Harrier in January.

Tata Motors is India’s largest automobile company. Through subsidiaries and associate companies, Tata Motors has operations in the UK, South Korea, Thailand, South Africa and Indonesia. Among them is Jaguar Land Rover, the business comprising the two iconic British brands.

Hindusthan Urban Infrastructure has raised funds worth Rs 95,18,97,000. The Board of Directors of the Company in their Meeting held on December 12, 2018, has issued and allotted 9,51,89,700, 1% Redeemable Non-Cumulative Non-Convertible Preference Shares (NCPS) of Rs 10 each at par to Hindusthan Engineering & Industries (HEIL) aggregating to Rs 95,18,97,000 on private placement basis.

NCPS shall carry 1% dividend and redeemable at the end of 20 years from the date of issue and shall be redeemed at par of Rs 10 per NCPS. The said NCPS are not proposed to be listed on stock exchange.

Hindusthan Urban Infrastructure, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells overhead conductors and electro-porcelain high tension (HT) insulators in India and internationally.

NBCC India has secured total business of Rs 743.26 crore in the month of November, 2018. Earlier, the company had secured total business of Rs 1,854.00 crore in the month of October, 2018.

NBCC (India) is one of the few public sector companies engaged in the business of project management consultancy services for civil construction projects (PMC), civil infrastructure for power sector and real estate development.

The Hong Kong Monitory Authority has enhanced the supervisory arrangements on UCO Bank’s Hong Kong Centre, while assessing the implications of the capital position of the Bank as on September 30, 2018.

Hence, Hong Kong Centre should maintain High Quality Liquid Assets (HQLA) in equivalent to 100% of unpledged Deposits. Centre should not proactively solicit customer Deposits. However, transactional Deposits such as Pledged Deposits for Commercial Loans would be excluded from this supervisory arrangement.

Besides, Centre should maintain a position of ‘net due to’ Head Office, other Branches and any direct or indirect subsidiaries and Associates of the Bank and Centre should not incur additional non-bank Credit Exposure.

UCO Bank is a commercial bank and a Government of India Undertaking. The Bank offers wide range of services includes Personal Banking, Corporate Banking, International Banking, Rural Banking and other services.

Talwalkars Lifestyles has integrated with Growfitter to introduce the country’s first ever AI (Artificial Intelligence) based Incentivized Wellness Program. The Growfitter FITKIT Program is a technologically advanced mobile application that tracks individual fitness consistency and maps their performance to generate an incentive oriented and reward based fitness solution. The AI powered product will motivate individuals to adopt and sustain a holistic and healthy lifestyle, which coincides with the vision of the company, of creating a healthy and fit India.

Talwalkars Lifestyles operates a chain of health centers in India. It has 150 branches across 80 cities. The company is based in Mumbai, India.