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Spice Global Ventures Into Healthcare Segment

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The Singapore -based diversified company Spice Global, led by BK Modi, forayed into healthcare segment with an initial investment of Rs 400 crore on 22 January’ 2013. It has already launched Saket City hospital in New Delhi and plans to take it forward as a premium healthcare centre by mid-2016, with a 1000 bed capacity. 

“The hospital offers super-specialties in cardiac sciences, neurosciences, gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, obstetrics and gynaecology besides orthopaedics and joint replacement,” says Pervez Ahmed, chairman, medical and service excellence committee, Saket City Hospital Board.
 
Informatica Scores High On Leaders Quadrant’ 2012
Gartner Inc.  positioned one of the leading data integration software, Informatica Corporation in the Magic Quadrant for Data Masking Technology report, published on December 21, 2012.
 
“A leader's strategy is focused on data security and compliance. Its offering addresses the needs of security specialists within the SLC and data management. Leaders’ brands are broadly recognized in the data security space.
Leaders reach beyond SDM (Static Data Masking) capabilities and encompass the broader data security discipline, including data redaction capabilities, DDM (Dynamic Data Masking), DAM/DAP (Database Activity Monitoring/Database Audit and Protection) security intelligence. At the same time, Leaders are able to amass a relatively large clientele and revenue in this evolving market,” says Joseph Feiman and Carsten Casper, authors of the report.
 
Jabra Takes Audio Conferencing To A New Level
The SPEAK 510 Speakerphone with Bluetooth, launched by Jabra on 22 January, 2013, has been priced at Rs 11,000 as a means of carrying out virtual meetings and handsfree conversations. 
 
“Jabra SPEAK 510 speakerphone optimizes the productivity by intuitively
enabling one-to-one and smaller group conference calls at any time and in any place,” says Ralph Ede, MD, South Asia, Jabra.
 
Jabra is a world leader in the development, manufacturing, and marketing of a broad range of hands-free communications solutions. 

Apollo Hospitals Launches Cosmetics Care Facilities In Delhi
India’s biggest chain of corporate hospitals, diagnostic clinics, and pharmacies, The Apollo Hospitals Group launched North India’s first Apollo Cosmetic Clinic at Delhi on 23 January’ 2013. This is Apollo’s third cosmetic clinic in the country after Chennai and Hyderabad. 
 
“The improvement of the human figure is now almost limitless with the advancement in the medical surgery, whether it is in the face, body or limbs,” says Dr Kuldeep Singh, Senior Consultant, Cosmetic Surgery, Indraprastha Apollo Hospital and member of the specialized team at Apollo Cosmetic Clinic also including Dr Shahin Nooreyezdan, Dr Lokesh Kumar, Dr RK Seth, Dr I P Singh and Dr Anup Dhir.