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Sun Direct becomes first DTH in India to start HEVC transmission

Sun Direct, a unit of Sun TV, has become the first DTH or cable operator to start transmission using next-generation HEVC compression technology in India.The company has introduced two HEVC -- short for high-efficiency video codec -- channels on its GSAT-15 beams.HEVC, also known as H.265, requires only 55%-60%

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Reliance Jio offers iPhone 8 at Rs 9,200 effective price, here’s how to book

Reliance Jio has opened pre-booking for the new Apple iPhone with an effective price of just Rs 9,200 under a dual cashback offer.The sticker price of iPhone 8 is Rs 64,000 in Jio stores.However, if you buy the device along with a 12 month contract of services from

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Balaji Telefilms to share digital content with Vodafone

Balaji Telefilms will make its digital content available Vodafone's Play multimedia app, the telecom operator said.Nachiket Pantvaidya, CEO – ALTBalaji said the aim of his company was to make the content more widely available.“Our content caters to the Indian language, urban mass audience and is targeted at the 18-35

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L&T Technology Services to co-develop solutions with Intel unit

L&T Technology Services, the engineering services arm of the construction conglomerate, will co-develop industrial solutions with Intel subsidiary Wind River, which works in the emerging domain of Internet of Things.Under the partnership L&T Technology Services will "validate and optimize" its solutions with Wind River software platforms.These will then be

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Glenmark to launch Desonide topical ointment in US

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Inc said it has got the go-ahead to launch the generic version of Perrigo's anti-inflammation ointment Desonide Ointment in the US.Desonide Ointment, 0.05% had annual sales of approximately $23.4 million for the 12 month period ending July 2017, according to IMS Health sales data.Glenmark’s current portfolio consists

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Biocon passes US-FDA inspection at Vishakapatanam plant

Biocon said the plant inspection conducted by the US Food and Drug Administration at its Vishakapatanam plant passed without incident."US FDA inspected our Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API) manufacturing facility in Wishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh from September 11 to 15, 2017 and completed the audit without any observations," it said.No form

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CPIM activists attacked for arranging Hindu-Muslim marriage in Kerala

Tensions are on the rise between the ruling CPI-M and the Social Democratic Party of India in Ambalapuzha in Kerala after Left activists were attacked, allegedly for arranging the wedding of a Muslim boy and a Hindu girl.The SDPI is second only to the Indian Union Muslim League in terms

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Uflex develops pack to preserve a sandwich for 8 days in room temperature

Uflex, one of the world's largest food packaging manufacturers, said it has developed an 'active' packaging material that can double the unrefrigerated shelf life of food items such as sandwiches."The special properties of the FDA approved packaging material keep the pouch active by scavenging microbial growth thereby enhancing the

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Godrej Properties, Nirmal to co-develop huge project in Thane West

Mumbai-based real estate company Godrej Properties said it has signed a joint venture agreement with Nirmal Ventures, also based in Mumbai, for developing a residential project in Thane.The project, located on the Lal Bahadur Shastri (LBS) Marg, Thane West, will be developed under a development management agreement, the company

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Wipro’s IT to power McLaren’s sports car business

Bangalore-based Wipro won a high-profile client by signing up McLaren Technology Group, the company behind the successfull McLaren Formula 1 racing team.As part of the multi-year partnership, Wipro will deploy its HOLMES artificial intelligence platform to boost the productivity of McLaren's fast growing automotive and high-tech businesses.Wipro has been

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