A Mumbai, India based company, DiaSys Diagnostics India, has developed a ten-minute test using a finger-prick process to carry out an array of clinical tests.
Its QDx InstaLab uses low-cost micro-fluidic cartridge technology and novel nanomaterial-based plastic biosensors to check organ function and for conditions such as diabetes, liver disease and kidney disease, and is especially targeted at patients in developing countries. The device can also test cholesterol levels and screen for risk of cardiac disease.
August 29, 2015 No Comments
You Tube creators in India are capturing the color, music, humor, and drama of India to become among the top contributors in Asia in driving You Tube video views. To support this community YouTube has partnered with one of Asia’s largest and most renowned film schools, Whistling Woods International, to set up a new YouTube Space in Mumbai, where content creators will have free access to audio, visual, and editing equipment, as well as training program, workshops, and community events. The Mumbai You Tube Space will be the latest addition to the already existing YouTube Spaces in Los Angeles, London, New York City, Tokyo, Sao Paulo, and Berlin.
There is no official launch date for this Space which is nestled in the hills of Mumbai’s Film City but Google said it is “coming soon”, a news report in USA Today said.
August 29, 2015 No Comments
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Disney India has launched its live entertainment unit with a local musical adaptation of Beauty and the Beast. The English-language production comes as Disney is re-booting its Beauty and the Beast franchise with a new, live-action version of the story, starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens.
Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this classic musical love story will be presented to Indian audiences on the same scale as the mega-productions seen on New York’s Broadway and on London’s West End. Over 100 musical theater performers in India will bring the story of Beauty and the Beast alive on stage, with lavish sets and gorgeous costumes.
Directed by Disney India’s Live Entertainment head Vikranth Pawar, and featuring choreographer Terence Lewis, and music producer Leslie Lewis – both well-known Bollywood personalities – the Indian production will play in Mumbai and Delhi between October and December this year
August 15, 2015 No Comments
Los Angeles-based property consultant CBRE expects the supply of retail space for luxury brands in India to double in the next three to four years. Vivek Kaul, head of retail services India, CBRE South Asia said, “The existing stock of luxury retail space in the country is approximately a million square feet; while around two million square feet is expected to be built up in the next three-four years.”
The Economic Times notes that companies such as DLF, Reliance Industries, Phoenix Mills, the Mumbai-based Maker Group, and Shobha Developers have plans to create additional commercial buildings for retailers in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Bangalore.
August 8, 2015 No Comments
Larsen & Toubro Limited, an Indian multinational conglomerate headquartered in Mumbai has supplied two 700 MWe steam generators for Unit 3 of the Kakrapar nuclear energy plant located in the state of Gujarat. Each steam generator weighs about 215 tons and is made of special low-alloy quenched & tempered steel with nickel-iron-chromium alloy tubes, and stainless steel internally.
“Success was achieved through relentless dedicated joint efforts by L&T & NPCIL engineers,” said M.V. Kotwal president of Larsen & Toubro’s Heavy Engineering business unit.
Part of India’s efforts to buil this reactor relies on L&T Special Steel and Heavy Forgings, a joint venture between Larsen & Toubro and Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited reports Nuclear Street News.
July 9, 2015 No Comments