The 1,800-tonne steel frame will in the next two weeks be installed on the Åsgard field seabed to form the base of the world’s first subsea gas compression facility. It is the largest template manufactured by Aker Solutions, measuring 74 metres in length, 45 metres in width and 26 metres in height.
Earlier today, Smt. Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson, UPA and I undertook an aerial survey of the rain and flood-affected areas of Uttarakhand. We saw for ourselves the large scale devastation that has been caused in the State. Our hearts go out to the families of those who have lost their lives and those who have suffered injury or loss of property in this huge tragedy.
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Kansas City, Mo. - AMC Theatres® is proud to announce the launch the AMC Summer Nights program, which will offer some of the past year’s biggest movies for just $3, with a portion of the proceeds to benefit the Will Rogers Institute, the Autism Society of America and Autism Speaks.
To be called 777 days of the Indian Himalayas, the campaign will have a twofold objective, one to attract more international tourists to India during the lean summer season and second, to remind the world that 73 percent of the Himalayan region is in India.
SEATTLE — Perkins Coie is proud to announce that it has been named to AARP’s Best Employers for Workers Over 50 list. The list, cosponsored by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), recognizes 50 employers with exemplary practices for recruiting, retaining and promoting mature workers. This year, Perkins Coie was the only law firm to make the biennial list.
SAN JOSE, California — — NETGEAR®, Inc. (NASDAQGM: NTGR) (www.netgear.com), a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, has shipped the NETGEAR ProSAFE™ Single-Band Wireless-N Access Point (WN203) to satisfy demand from small and medium-sized businesses to improve the performance and security of their wireless networks in a practical, cost-effective progression. Offering Power over Ethernet (PoE) for flexible deployment, comprehensive business-class security features, and an external antenna option, the WN203 operates in the 2.4 GHz band with up to 300 Mbps* throughput speeds. The WN203 Access Point provides a standalone configuration for easy setup of a reliable, high-performance and affordable 802.11n wireless solution.
The MSU study’s focus was to examine the reliability of automated facial recognition (AFR) software to assist law enforcement in identifying suspects in a simulation of the forensic work done after the Boston Bombings. Media reports of the post-Boston Bombing investigation created a common perception that facial recognition technology is not always reliable because it apparently was not a factor in identifying the suspects. The published results of the MSU study challenge this perception.
On average worldwide, the productivity of farm animals is 30-40% below their genetic potential. Innovations in animal nutrition resulting from the latest science and technology are targeted towards optimising performance on farm to narrow that gap. The InnoVision scientists concluded that “Innovations in ’post-absorptive efficiency’ can help close the gap between genetic potential of animals and their performance on farm, thereby contributing to sustainably increasing animal protein production: producing more from less.”
Centennial, Colo. – – With more than 120 million albums sold worldwide and numerous awards, including a staggering 20 Grammy Awards®, Bruce Springsteen’s music defines a generation. In celebration of 40 years of iconic music, NCM Fathom Events and Arts Alliance Media present “Springsteen and I” in select U.S. movie theaters on Monday, July 22 and Tuesday, July 30 at 7:30 p.m. local time. “Springsteen and I” will take audiences on an emotional journey through the personal insights and reflections of their fellow Springsteen fans. Directed by Baillie Walsh and produced by Ridley Scott Associates and Mr. Wolf, “Springsteen and I” incorporates the efforts of more than 2,000 fans around the world who submitted personal video clips to make the ultimate collective filmmaking experience about how Springsteen and his music became the soundtrack to so many lives.
The financial terms are confidential at this time, but the offer includes the transfer of the Arixtra® and Fraxiparine® (excluding China, India and Pakistan) brands to Aspen, along with the related manufacturing site and the majority of employees at NDB in France and certain dedicated commercial employees.
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The strategic framework agreement was signed by UNESCO Director-General, Ms. Irina Bokova and Senior Managing Executive Officer of Panasonic Corporation, Mr. Takumi Kajisha, on June 18, 2013, in Phnom Penh in the Kingdom of Cambodia, on the occasion of the 37th session of the World Heritage Committee. The partnership aims to raise awareness about the conservation of UNESCO World Heritage sites and to promote environmental education for the next generation through the World Heritage Education Program. Through this partnership, Panasonic has promoted joint programs in the fields of “education for the next generation”, “communication”, and “technological support” over the past two years (June 2011 to May 2013). Following the renewal of the partnership agreement, Panasonic plans to further actively promote and develop these programs in the future.
MasterCard and Western Union Launch Dedicated International Payments Service for Small and Medium-Sized Businesses
PURCHASE, New York, and ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - –MasterCard (NYSE: MA) and the Western Union Company announced today a dedicated international payments service that will increase the flexibility with which small and medium-sized businesses can conduct cross-border trade. The new direct foreign exchange capability will be provided by Western Union Business Solutions, the business payments unit of the Western Union Company, and available to all companies that use the MasterCard Business Network, an online resource that helps streamline business operations and enhance productivity for small and mid-sized businesses.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust Signs Concession Agreement with M/s. Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminal Pvt. Ltd
The project would be executed on DBFOT (Design, Built, Finance Operate and Transfer) basis, with a concession period of approximately 17 years. The Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust floated a global tender and DP World was the successful bidder for the project, with their offer of 28.9% revenue share to the port. M/s DP World has formed a special purpose vehicle (SPV) namely Nhava Sheva (India) Gateway Terminal Pvt. Ltd. to implement this project.
“We recently had a customer return 150 transponders, of which more than half appeared to be damaged,” said Robin Meszaros, Manager of Customer Support and Billing Operations. “Our Transponder Protection Service could have saved that customer those fees – which have the potential to reach $3,000.00.” Transponder damage includes ink marks, adhesive residue, cracks, and more, “…basically anything that might cause the Thruway Authority to have to recondition the device before using it with another customer,” said Ms. Meszaros.
OAKLAND, Calif. — Americans view obesity as a serious problem among both the overall public and among children and teens, and most people believe that local K-12 schools need to take a leading role in combating the epidemic, according to a recent survey conducted by Field Research Corp.
This transaction has been approved and supported by the Tajikistan Government.
Kodak Seeks Approval for $406 Million Rights Offering, including Backstop Equity Commitment from Creditors
ROCHESTER, N.Y., - -Eastman Kodak Company today announced that, subject to Court approval, key creditors have agreed to backstop a $406 million rights offering for common stock in the company upon its emergence from Chapter 11. Kodak expects to use the proceeds of the rights offering to fund distributions under Kodak’s revised Plan of Reorganization, including the repayment of its second lien creditors, who will no longer receive equity in the Plan.