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TVS Victor crosses 1 lakh units sales milestone

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Chennai-based company today announced that its new TVS Victor model has crossed one lakh units sales milestone within nine months of its launch in the country.

The success of the model has pushed the company's market share close to 8 per cent in overall motorcycle segment in

Motorcycle sales in the country grew 16.33 per cent last month to 11,86,770 units, from 10,20,204 a year ago.

The company expects to attain 10-12 per cent market share in the domestic motorcycle market in the next 2 years with TVS Victor expected to the major growth driver, Co said in a statement.

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RBS announces 'Earth Heroes' Awards

* The Royal Bank of Scotland, a subsidiary of the RBS Group, on Thursday announced winners of the RBS 'Earth Heroes' Awards for 2016.

Seven individuals/institutions from the field of wildlife and conservation, who have demonstrated exemplary work on the ground, were chosen by an independent jury, for the RBS Earth Heroes Award.

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Supertech to come up with world's tallest 'twisting towers' * Realty firm Supertech today said that its under-construction 80-floors tower in Noida figures in the US-based Council of Tall Building and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)'s list of the world's tallest 'twisting towers'.

CTBUH is a global organisation focused on the planning, design, construction and operation of tall buildings and future cities. In this study, it has ranked the world's 28 tallest twisting towers (either completed or currently under construction).

CTBUH defines a "twisted" building as one that progressively rotates its floor plate or its facade as it gains height.

"CTBUH has recognized 'Spira' Tower as the first and only twisting tower in India," Supertech said in a statement.

Sanghai Tower in China is at first position in the list with 632 ft height and 128 floors.

CoCubes ranks among 50 fastest growing tech cos in

* Skill assessment and hiring platform CoCubes Technologies has been ranked among 50 fastest growing tech companies in for showing remarkable growth and innovation.

CoCubes has clocked an average growth rate of 136 per cent in the last three years and is the only assessment company that has featured in the Deloitte's Technology Fast 50 2016 report.

CoCubes Technologies has been recently acquired by Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon Plc.

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Comet gets funding from Quotient, others * Comet, a marketplace for global freight services, has raised seed funding from Quotient and Rajul Garg.

The round also saw participation from Alok Mittal, Dubai-based Nobel House, Sunstone Capital and BlackBuck founders Rajesh Yabaji, Chanakya Hridaya, Ramasubramaniam B and Vishwanathan.

The funds will be used for talent acquisition, product development and marketing, Comet said in a statement.

The company started operations in June 2016 and has already seen considerable traction in the China-to-and India-to-UAE routes, it added.

First Published: Thu, October 13 2016. 18:02 IST