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Uganda Airline commences India Operations with the launch of its Tri Weekly Entebbe Mumbai connection

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Mumbai 3 rd October 2023: Uganda Airlines today announced the commencement of its India Operations with the launch of its new direct service, connecting Mumbai Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport and Entebbe International Airport in Uganda, with effect from October 7. This flight will be operated thrice a week between the two cities and offer a direct service on its Airbus A330-800 neo aircraft. The service will offer a Three class configuration with the Business (20 seats), Premium Economy (28 seats) and Economy (210 seats). The exciting development will be the first time in more than 50 years that India and Uganda will be connected by a non-stop air service. The route augments Uganda Airlines service outside the African continent and joins a rapidly expanding network that offers travelers convenient connections to South, West, Central and Eastern Africa. The direct service will last approximately 5 & 1/2 hours in each direction, bringing unmatched convenience to p

PEPSICO INDIA AND GOOGLE PAY PARTNER TO OFFER CASHBACKS ON FESTIVE PURCHASES

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Millions of Google Pay users can earn up to INR 30 by purchasing Lay's, Kurkure, and Doritos The offer allows users to enjoy their favourite snacks while earning cashback on their Google Pay transactions, making snacking even more rewarding New Delhi, 3 rd  October, 2023: PepsiCo India  has unveiled a  brand activation on Google Pay ,  India,  featuring some of their most beloved snack brands, and introducing an exciting and rewarding experience for all Google Pay users. Ringing in the festive season, users can now enjoy up to  INR 20 and INR 30 cashback  on the purchase of Lay's, Kurkure, and Doritos packs priced at INR 20 and INR 30, respectively.  As the festive season brings joy, the company of snacks adds an extra layer of delight to these moments. This period sees a significant uptick in the demand for packaged snacks, contributing to an overall increase in snack consumption. Furthermore, this snack purchase experience is heightened when it offers direct financial benefit

CIBJO CONGRESS 2023 Commences In Jaipur

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Gem & Jewellery industry pledges to enhance Trust, Transparency, Sustainability, Traceability & Responsible Sourcing thru’ self-regulation National, 3 rd  October 2023:  The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) held its annual Congress for the first time in Jaipur at Fairmont, Jaipur. The Congress is being organised from 3rd to  5th October . Pre-Congress meetings were held on 1st and 2nd October. The 2023 Congress is being hosted by the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) and the National Gem & Jewellery Council of India (NGJCI) supported by Ministry of Commerce and Industry and MSME Ministry, Govt. of India. The inaugural session was graced by Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, (shared a virtual message); Mr. Gaetano Cavalieri, President, CIBJO; Mr. Vipul Shah, Chairman, GJEPC; Mr. Pramod Kumar Agarwal, Vice President, India, CIBJO and Chairman, NGJCI; Mr. R. Arulanandan, Director, Department of Commerce, G

V-Guard Unveils Insight-G: Premium, Slim BLDC Fans

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Mumbai,   October 03, 2023 :    V-Guard, India’s leading electricals, electronics and home appliances major, has unveiled its premium BLDC High-Speed Fan, Insight-G.   The fan industry is pegged at 12,000 Crores approximately and growing at a CAGR of 8-9%. The BLDC segment is valued at 1500 crore (LY) growing at a CAGR of 45% in the ceiling segment. There is also a growing paradigm shift to the BLDC segment from conventional induction fans.   The Insight-G BLDC fan is a delectable fusion of aesthetics and efficiency.  This slim marvel is available in 12 vibrant colours including an appealing wood finish, which compliments the interior décor as per the discerning taste of the ever-evolving consumer. Moreover, it is backed by a reassuring 5-year warranty and a 5-star rating.  The Insight G Fan consumes a meagre 35 watts power, which enables consumers to save on electricity bills, delivering savings of up to Rs 1518/- annually ( actual savings dependent on usage patterns and applicable el

Dav Whatmore- a former Australian cricketer and a cricket legend will be seen on a World Cup Special Show, starting from 2nd October 2023

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The cricketing world is abuzz with excitement as the much-anticipated ICC Cricket World Cup kicks off. Digvijay Singh Deo, Editor of WION will be seen along with Dav Whatmore on the show, a former Australian cricketer and a cricket legend who coached Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh teams, thus making this World Cup season truly special. Notably, he is known as the legendary coach behind Sri Lanka's triumphant 1996 Cricket World Cup win. Dav was also the coach of U-19 World Cup winning side in 2008 that had Virat Kohli as captain and is known to be the a gamechanger in cricket who turned the fielding restrictions into an aggressive option for the batting side WION (World Is One News) is all set to be your one-stop destination for an unforgettable cricketing experience. As the countdown to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 begins, WION is launching ‘WION World of Cricket’ - a World Cup special show, starting from 2nd October 2023, which will captivate cricket enthusiasts around the g

Dawoodi Bohra leader Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin inaugurated the community’s largest masjid in Mumbai

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  The inauguration of Saifee Masjid is another significant milestone in India’s largest cluster redevelopment project underway in Bhendi Bazaar MUMBAI: The Dawoodi Bohra community across the world witnessed a historic moment as His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin inaugurated the iconic Saifee Masjid in Bhendi Bazaar, Mumbai, on the auspicious occasion of Milad un Nabi today. The masjid was originally built by the present Syedna’s grandfather His Holiness Syedna Taher Saifuddin in 1926 and served as the community’s primary place of worship in Mumbai for over 100 years. The masjid was demolished and reconstructed exactly as it was, with the addition of certain necessary amenities,  as part of the 16.5-acre redevelopment project undertaken by Saifee Burhani Upliftment Trust (SBUT). Deeply concerned by the dilapidated and dangerous state of the infrastructure in Bhendi Bazaar, the late Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin initiated the SBUT project in 2009 with the aim of providing spacious a

Maharashtra Governor inaugurates GJC’s most-awaited India Gems and Jewellery Show, paints a glittering picture for the Indian jewellery industry

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National, 30 th  September 2023 – Honourable Governor of Maharashtra, Ramesh Bais, inaugurated the Indian jewellery industry’s most-awaited all-purpose event, India Gem and Jewellery Show (GJS), in a glittering ceremony held at the prestigious Jio World Convention Centre, Mumbai, on Saturday, 30 th  September 2023. The guest of honour for this Diwali edition of GJS event was Mr Suvankar Sen, MD and CEO of Senco Gold Ltd, and Dr Saurabh Gadgil, MD and CEO of PNG Jewellers. The Diwali edition of GJS show is being organized from 30 th  September 2023 to 3 rd  October 2023. The inaugural session was attended by around 450 industry leaders and enthusiasts, among others who made a difference and are capable of setting directions for the growth in the future. Speaking on the occasion,  Honourable Governor of Maharashtra, Mr Ramesh Bais, said , “Gems and jewellery industry has been a major pillar of economic growth of our country.  Indi a has been progressing well towards a New India under the