Sepang F1 Petronas Grand Prix Tickets Now Priced at Only US$150

Calling all F1 and motorsports fans! The 2017 Formula 1 Petronas Malaysia Grand Prix returns for its penultimate edition in Sepang before Malaysia takes a break from hosting after 2018. The 19th edition of the race in Malaysia will be held from September 29 to October 1, 2017. Coming right after the Singapore Grand Prix …

Manipal & Deakin University Signs MOU to Set Up Centre of Excellence in Data Sciences and Cyber Security

Manipal Global Education Services (MaGE) and Deakin University, Australia has announced a strategic alliance to start education and training programs and establish Data Science and Cyber Security Centre of Excellence. The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed between Professor Jane den Hollander AO, Vice-Chancellor and President of Deakin University and A P Ramabhadran, Senior Vice President, Manipal …

Shell New Technology Center in Bangalore to House 1,500 Employees

Shell has opened a new major technology hub in Bangalore, India, expanding the company’s R&D activities in Asia. The 52-acre, custom built technology center can house up to 1,500 experts working collaboratively on innovative projects worldwide. Shell Technology Center Bangalore (STCB) brings together R&D staff who previously worked at separate locations in Bangalore and also …

Zoom & Mahindra to Roll Out Electric Cars on Self Drive Rental Model

Self-drive car rental service Zoomcar is gearing up for a large-scale roll out of electric vehicles on its platform, which will be owned and offered on rent by its associates, in an effort to expand its user base. As part of this initiative, the company on Monday tied up with Mahindra Electric. Zoomcar believes that …

‘Mood of the Nation is in Innovation’: DST Secretary Ashutosh Sharma

The mood of the nation is in innovation and in a recent development the centre has decided to increase research and development funding from the current 1% of GDP to 2% from this year onwards, said Department of Science and Technology (DST) Secretary Ashutosh Sharma. Speaking at the Global RnD Summit 2017, organised by Department …

Bangalore Brands – Kingfisher, Fastrack, Himalaya, Kurl-On, Art of Living, and Apple Lead in Brand Trust Report 2017

The seventh in its series, The Brand Trust Report 2017, India’s most comprehensive study on Brand Trust, has been released by TRA Research. Bangalore-based brands have made a strong showing with city brands leading 6 of the 40 Super Categories in the report. These leaders are Kingfisher (Alcoholic Beverages), Fastrack (Branded Fashion), Himalaya (Healthcare), Kurl-On …

Bangaloreans Witnessed Mercedes-Benz’s Unique Customer Engagement Initiative

India’s largest luxury car manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz organized its unique customer engagement initiative, Luxe Drive, in the ‘City of Gardens – Bangalore’ over the weekend. The patrons who were present got a comprehensive brand experience, based on the three pillars of Adrenaline, Gourmet and Lifestyle during these two days of the event. The event became a …

LifeCell Drives on Community Stem Cell Banking for Growth in India

LifeCell International – India’s leading stem cell provider, a pioneer in stem cell research– announced the launch of Baby Cord Share, Community Stem Cell banking to address the need for creating a large inventory of stem cells in the country. BabyCord Share brings together the unique benefits of private and public banks, while effectively addressing the challenges …

Indian Employers Expect Hiring to Remain Steady in April-June but Projects at Considerably Slower Pace

According to the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey released today by ManpowerGroup, the survey of 4,389 employers across India indicates that the hiring activity is expected to remain steady. In fact, employers in only three other countries report more optimistic second-quarter hiring plans than those in India. However, India’s Net Employment Outlook has now dipped by varying margins for five …

Infosys, Chennai Celebrates 20 Glorious Years of Learning, Excellence

Infosys Chennai Development Center (DC) that started its operations in 1996 is celebrating two decades of learning, excellence and progress with great gusto. From the center’s first steps in the city in a two-floored office with 300+ employees, the DC has witnessed tremendous growth over the last 20 years in several respects – it has …