Japan’s Tosoh Corporation Acquires Bioscience Company in India

As part of expanding and strengthening its bioscience operations, Japan-based Tosoh Corporation has acquired Lilac Medicare an in-vitro diagnostics company headquartered in Mumbai, India, reports BioSpectrum. Established in 1997, the Lilac Group operates in the fields of two main technologies: ELISA and Chemi-luminescence and caters to the diagnostic needs of its customers in the specialties [...]

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May 28, 2015   No Comments

Nuclear Fuel Complex of India Reports Surplus Nuclear Fuel

The Hyderabad-based Nuclear Fuel Complex, which produces fuel for nuclear reactors in the country, has produced over 30 percent more fuel compared to its 961.023 MT production in 2013-14, says The Hindu. The record manufacture of 1252 MT of uranium bundles has exceeded the country’s annual fuel requirement for its Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors. N. [...]

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Indian Institute of Science Cultures Cardiac Cells from Stem Cells

Speaking on Stem Cell Awareness Day, lead researcher, Polani B. Seshagiri said that researchers at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, have cultivated cardiac cells from stem cells, and that the cardiac cells so developed exhibited properties and functions identical to the original cardiac cell. Nazeer Ahmed, deputy drug controller of the state of Karnataka, [...]

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Nivea Inaugurates its First Manufacturing Facility in India

German personal care major Beiersdorf AG’s affiliate Nivea India Private Ltd., opened its $156 million plant at Sanand in the western state of Gujarat, its first in the country. The 775,000 square feet  land was acquired by the company from the Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation last year. Currently, the factory has 200 employees, and has [...]

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India’s DLF Brands To Expand Third Party Retail Stores

 DLF Brands operates stores of overseas brands such as Mango, Forever 21, DKNY, Sunglass Hut and Claire’s. It also runs stores for Mothercare a U.K-based retailer which specializes in products for expectant mothers and in general merchandise for children up to 8 years old. It plans to increase its 60 Mothercare stores spread over 25 [...]

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