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    • Idera to Present at the Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference
    • Idera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: IDRA), a biotechnology company developing Toll-like receptor targeted product candidates for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and as vaccine adjuvants, today announced that its management will present a company overview at the 24th Annual Piper Jaffray Healthcare Conference in New York, NY. The presentation will take place on Wednesday, November 28,
    • November 26, 2012
    • Tata Motors Group global wholesales grows by 6%
    • The Tata Motors Group global wholesales, including Jaguar Land Rover, were 100,660 nos., in October 2012, higher by 6% over October 2011. Cumulative wholesales for the fiscal were 679,051, higher by 7%, compared to the corresponding period in 2011-12.
    • November 16, 2012
    • Tata Motors October sales grow by 6%
    • Tata Motors' total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in October 2012 were 71,771 vehicles, higher by 6%, over October 2011. The company's domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for October 2012 were 68,145 nos., higher by 7%, over 63,837 nos., sold in October last year.
    • November 01, 2012
    • Chinese orders rise but contraction continues
    • China's manufacturing industry enjoyed a sharp improvement in trading conditions during October, with the latest HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index™ coming in at 49.5 - up from 47.9 the previous month.
    • November 01, 2012
    • Acceptance requires citizen participation
    • In an increasingly networked society it is becoming more difficult for companies and government agencies to gain acceptance for major projects and infrastructure changes.
    • October 22, 2012
    • U.S. educational fair holds In Lagos
    • THE Muson Centre, Lagos venue of the U.S. College and Career Fair, was full to capacity with parents and students from various schools seeking admission into universities in the United States yesterday.
    • October 18, 2012
    • GTB gets certification on payment card
    • THE integrity of Guaranty Trust Bank’s alternative banking channels may have received a boost with the bank’s receipt of the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard certification (PCIDSS).
    • October 18, 2012
    • Rezidor announces the Park Inn by Radisson Astana, Kazakhstan
    • Rezidor, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, announces the Park Inn by Radisson Astana in Kazakhstan. The property featuring 248 rooms is scheduled to open in Q1 2013. It will be Rezidor’s second hotel in Astana – the group already operates a successful Radisson Blu hotel in town.
    • October 16, 2012
    • Energy usage down in uptown Charlotte
    • Energy usage in uptown Charlotte is headed in the right direction – down, according to preliminary data Duke Energy has been gathering for nearly a year as part of the company’s Smart Energy Now® energy reduction pilot program that provides foundational support for Envision Charlotte, a city-wide initiative to make Charlotte a more sustainable city.
    • October 13, 2012
    • Progress Energy Carolinas files first general rate request in 25 years
    • Reflecting the cost of building state-of-the-art, low-emission power generation, as well as higher operating expenses, Progress Energy Carolinas, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, today filed a request to increase North Carolina retail rates – the company's first general rate increase request since 1987.
    • October 13, 2012
    • New head of BASF unit Pharma Ingredients & Services
    • Ludwigshafen, Germany , Scott Thomson will assume the role of Senior Vice President in charge of BASF’s Pharma Ingredients & Services business unit. Simultaneously, the company will be relocating the global headquarters of the Pharma Ingredients & Services business unit from Evionnaz, Switzerland, to Florham Park, New Jersey.
    • October 01, 2012
    • NATEL easy smart: the most customer-friendly prepaid tariff in Switzerland
    • Swisscom is giving its successful product NATEL easy a makeover. Customers who now choose this bestselling prepaid offering will benefit from a cost ceiling for calls, texting and surfing. Unlike other flat-rate tariffs, customers will only pay for services they actually use.
    • September 25, 2012
    • Delcam to show integrated electrode solution at Euromold
    • Delcam will demonstrate its completely integrated solution for the design, machining and inspection of electrodes on stand H57 in Hall 8 at the Euromold exhibition to be held in Frankfurt from 27th to 30th November
    • September 20, 2012
    • HSBC appoints Antonio Simoes as Deputy Chief Executive of HSBC Bank Plc
    • Antonio Simoes has been appointed Deputy Chief Executive, HSBC Bank plc, and Head of UK Bank with effect from 1 November 2012, reporting to Brian Robertson, Chief Executive, HSBC Bank plc. Antonio will have responsibility for HSBC's retail and commercial banking business in the UK. The appointment is subject to Board and regulatory approvals.
    • September 14, 2012
    • Tata Motors, India's largest automobile company, enters Indonesia
    • Tata Motors, India's largest automobile company, today announced its entry into Indonesia, the largest automobile market in the ASEAN. The company has set up a wholly owned Jakarta-based subsidiary, PT Tata Motors Indonesia, and will foray into both passenger and commercial vehicles.
    • September 11, 2012
    • Good fortune in Chinese appetite
    • Australia's economy is much more dependent on China than it used to be. This is very fortunate. Imagine having had to rely on the US or Europe in the past few years - just ask the British and Canadians.
    • September 11, 2012
    • Swisscom plans stake in Telecom Liechtenstein
    • Swisscom is planning to take over 75 percent of Telecom Liechtenstein. This will involve taking over the telecommunications business and integrating it into its Swiss business.
    • September 11, 2012
    • Tata Motors enters into a partnership with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers
    • Tata Motors has partnered with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers to develop the professional registration of engineers in India, through structured training and development. This association will also provide opportunities for engineers, based in India, to achieve an internationally recognised standard of excellence.
    • August 31, 2012
    • Commonwealth Bank staff award $2 million in community grants
    • Commonwealth Bank has announced the recipients of the 2012 Community Grants program. 244 grants have been awarded to organisations across the country that support the health and wellbeing of children, with an overall total of $2 million awarded by the Bank.
    • August 31, 2012
    • Extension of the fibre-optic network in Geneva underway
    • Swisscom and Geneva Industrial Services (Services Industriels de Genève, SIG) have come to an understanding for the further continuation of their combined project to extend the fibre-optic network in Geneva.
    • August 31, 2012
    • Clearford Announces Fiscal 2012 Q2 Financial Results
    • Clearford Industries Inc. ("Clearford" or the "Company"), (TSXV: CLI) today announced financial results for quarter ending June 30, 2012 (all figures in Canadian dollars unless otherwise noted).
    • August 27, 2012
    • Northstar Aerospace Inc. Announces Completion of Sale
    • Northstar Aerospace, Inc. (the "Corporation", together with its affiliates "Northstar") announced today that the previously announced asset purchase agreement entered into with Heligear Acquisition Co. (as U.S. Purchaser) and Heligear Canada Acquisition Corporation (as Canadian Purchaser), each affiliates of Wynnchurch Capital, Ltd.,
    • August 25, 2012
    • Harris Ruggedized Tablet Puts LTE in the Hands of First Responders
    • First responders needing mission-critical information while in the field or traveling to the scene of an incident now have a ruggedized tablet for transmitting and receiving data, video, voice, location and text-based information over public safety broadband networks.
    • August 21, 2012
    • Tata Motors Full Throttle Trail concludes in Jodhpur
    • Tata Motors Full Throttle Trail, an extreme off-roading property for Tata Motors SUV owners, concluded successfully at Hotel Lake View and Resort Jodhpur. The half-day trail was flagged off at 10:00 am from Lake View and resort, with over 25 Tata Motors vehicles participating in the event.
    • August 15, 2012
    • BBVA reinforces its retail and Latin American businesses
    • BBVA kicks off a new phase in the development of its retail business and high-growth markets with the appointment of Ignacio Deschamps as head of a new division that combines global retail banking with the Group’s businesses in South America.
    • July 18, 2012
    • Canadian Arrow Grants Share Purchase Options
    • Canadian Arrow Mines, Ltd. (TSXV: CRO) (the "Company") announced today that pursuant to its stock option plan and subject to approval of the TSX Venture Exchange, the Company granted a total of 3,770,000 options to nine officers, directors and employees of the Company on June 28, 2012.
    • June 30, 2012
    • HSE Shareholders Approve Plan of Arrangement with DXP Enterprises, Inc.
    • HSE Integrated Ltd. ("HSE" or the "Company") (TSX: HSL) is pleased to announce at the Special and Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held in Calgary earlier today, the shareholders approved the previously announced acquisition of HSE by DXP Enterprises, Inc. ("DXP") pursuant to a plan of arrangement under the Business Corporations Act (Alberta) (the "Arrangement").
    • June 30, 2012
    • Valeant Pharmaceuticals to Host Investor Day
    • Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. (NYSE: VRX and TSX: VRX) will be hosting an Investor Day today in Florham Park, New Jersey where the Company will be discussing certain business operations, organic growth calculations and other performance metrics, including the Company's quarterly performance trends.
    • June 21, 2012
    • Rezidor announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv Podil
    • The Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the fastest growing hotel companies worldwide and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, announces the Radisson Blu Hotel, Kyiv Podil in Ukraine. The property featuring 163 guest rooms is scheduled to open in Q4 2012.
    • June 19, 2012
    • First Commercial IBM Hot-Water Cooled Supercomputer to Consume 40% Less Energy
    • The Leibniz Supercomputing Centre (LRZ), in collaboration with IBM (NYSE: IBM), today announced the world's first commercially available hot-water cooled supercomputer, a powerful, high-performance system designed to help researchers and industrial institutions across Europe investigate and solve some of the world's most daunting scientific challenges.
    • June 18, 2012
    • Duke Energy Accepts Applications for 2012 Habitat Enhancement Program
    • Duke Energy is again offering grants through the Habitat Enhancement Program (HEP) to qualifying government agencies and nonprofit organizations who want to enhance, create and protect fish and wildlife habitat along the Catawba-Wateree River and its tributaries in North Carolina and South Carolina.
    • June 13, 2012
    • Tata Motors May sales at 64,347 nos.
    • Tata Motors' total sales (including exports) of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles in May 2012 were 64,347 vehicles, higher by 4%, over May 2011. The company's domestic sales of Tata commercial and passenger vehicles for May 2012 were 60,128 nos., higher by 6%, over 56,571 nos., sold in May last year.
    • June 01, 2012
    • Tata Motors launches TATA MOTORS BLAZE DE RAJASTHAN
    • Tata Motors Full Throttle, the motorsports division of Tata Motors, has launched another initiative for enthusiasts, called TATA MOTORS BLAZE DE RAJASTHAN, a competitive one-day off-roading rally. The rally will commence and culminate in the pink city of Jaipur, from 9th June to 10th June, after traversing through an adventurous 300 km route.
    • June 01, 2012
    • Columbia Bank announces Konnie Bryant as Mortgage Loan Officer
    • Columbia Bank announces Konnie Bryant as mortgage loan officer of the Auburn Way North branch. In her new position, Konnie will be actively strengthening client relationships and assisting the mortgage needs of those in the Metro East region.
    • June 01, 2012
    • Sporting excellence with BASF products
    • Many BASF products and solutions come into play at major sporting events. Examples range from infrastructure projects in host countries to sporting apparel and nutrition for athletes.
    • May 30, 2012