Mumbai, Apr 6 (PTI) Taiwanese tech major Asus today said it has appointed Leon Yu as the regional head for India and South Asia.

He joins Asus India from the Middle East to assume the responsibility from Peter Chang, who has now moved to the headquarters in Taiwan, and heads the market development centre for Asia Pacific, it said in a statement.

Leon will be responsible for building brand and business in the South Asia region which includes India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal, with a focus towards building client relationships, growing business volumes and sales of Asus branded products and services.

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IndusInd Bank joins hands with Samsung for Samsung Pay * Consumer electronics major Samsung today said it has collaborated with IndusInd Bank to enable the bank’s MasterCard and Visa credit card customers to use Samsung Pay.

IndusInd credit card holders can tap and pay at merchant outlets having point of sale (PoS) terminals using a wide range of Samsung smartphones.

Samsung Pay can be used at around 3.1 million PoS card machines across the country, at present.

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L&T bags electrical system works for Mumbai Metro 3 corridor * The Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation (MMRC) today signed an agreement with engineering major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for electrical system works for the Colaba-Bandra-Seepz metro corridor.

The scope of the contract includes design, installation, testing and commissioning of power supply works including receiving sub-stations, 110 kV cabling works, traction sub-stations, switching stations, auxiliary main sub-stations, SCADA system and integration with other systems.

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GNFC launches neem face wash unit

Vadodara, Apr 6 (PTI) Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilisers & Chemicals (GNFC) launched ‘neem face wash unit’ late last evening.

The unit was launched by Bharathi Sivaswami Sihag, IAS, Secretary, Department of Fertilizer, Government of India, at the neem complex of GNFC, Bharuch, about 90 kms from here.

This neem face wash is the latest addition to the GNFC’s neem products basket.

Speaking on occasion, Sihag highlighted endless possibilities of empowering rural women, associated with the neem project.

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