Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan unveils Mr. T S Kalyanaraman’s autobiography ‘The Golden Touch’

Mumbai,  1 December 2023 :  The Golden Touch, autobiography of iconic businessman, T.S. Kalyanaraman, the founder of Kalyan Jewellers, was unveiled in Mumbai by Bollywood megastar and Kalyan Jewellers’ brand ambassador – Amitabh Bachchan. As part of the unveiling ceremony, Mr. T S Kalyanaraman presented the book’s first copy to the iconic superstar, who released the much-awaited autobiography. A personal account of a journey from humble beginnings in Thrissur to establishing one of the largest jewellery chains in the country, the book captures an insightful perspective on embracing ambitious aspirations as well as thriving through an array of challenges with a pioneering mindset and disruptive attitude. Speaking about the book,  legendary actor Amitabh Bachchan  said, “I think, Swamy (TS Kalyanaraman) is for start-ups  today , what Adi Shankaracharya was for Advait. The story of Kalyan Jewellers and the life of Swamy are quite simply inseparable. It is a handbook for entrepreneurs who

On World Computer Literacy Day, writer Mandakini Dwivedi on adapting to technology: Was excited to learn but also a bit scared

In the past, writers crafted their thoughts with pen and paper, a tradition that evolved as technology advanced. Computers, followed by laptops, phones, and tablets, became the new medium for writing. Change is gradual; some adapted swiftly, while others, particularly in the heartland of India, took their time, catching up gradually. As we celebrate World Computer Literacy Day on  December 2nd , a global observance dedicated to promoting digital skills, writer Mandakini Dwivedi from Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh, shares her journey into the world of computers and its transformative impact. Mandakini, a talented writer from Amarkantak, Madhya Pradesh, joined Pocket FM during the Covid-19 pandemic. Formerly a teacher and counselor in a government organization, fate led her to take a chance on life by joining the global audio series platform. While she used to write with pen and paper in her early writing days, joining Pocket FM introduced her to the world of computer writing. Reflecting on

Federal Bank Announces Strategic Collaboration with NeML for Enhanced eProcurement and eAuction Integration

30th November 2023, Mumbai: Federal Bank is pleased to announce a pivotal collaboration with NCDEX e Markets Limited (NeML) to fortify the integration of eProcurement and eAuction systems. NeML, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX), holds a commanding market share in transparent price discovery across more than 90 commodities. This strategic alliance is set to facilitate an advanced eProcurement solution, streamlining the processes for Central and State Government organizations. Under this initiative, farmers can seamlessly list crop details on NeML's platform, and the government will subsequently purchase them at the approved Minimum Support Price (MSP). The integration of Federal Bank's Host-to-Host with NeML's eProcurement platform ensures a seamless and efficient payment processing system for these critical government transactions. In addition, NeML's eAuction solution brings significant benefits to the Governme

Jaipur Music Stage 2024’s stellar line-up!

  Highlights At Jaipur Literature Festival 2024,  Jaipur Music Stage (JMS) will feature  incredible musical  performances  each  evening from  February 1-3, 2024 Renowned musicians  including  Alif, Harpreet, Prabh Deep, The Revisit Project, Salman Elahi, The Tapi Project, When Chai Met Toast  are set to perform at the 2024 edition of Jaipur Music Stage As Jaipur prepares for the 17th edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival, the Jaipur Music Stage, running concurrently with the 'greatest literary show on Earth,' has unveiled its incredible line-up of performers. JMS will present a diverse array of artists from the Indian subcontinent, offering a rich tapestry of musical genres that reflect a fusion of style, sound, and history. Acclaimed singer, songwriter, and poet  Alif (Mohammad Muneem)  will be performing on the first evening. He is the recipient of multiple awards, including the Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival Award for the single  Lalnawat , IRAA Award for the single  L

Empowering Women Entrepreneurs: TiE Women Global Pitch Competition successfully concluded at TiE Global Summit Singapore

Mumbai, November 30, 2023 : The TiE Women Global Pitch Competition, held at the prestigious TiE Global Summit in Singapore, concluded with resounding success showcasing innovation and empowerment. Organized by TiE (The Indus Entrepreneurs), the competition provided a platform for female entrepreneurs to shine, emphasizing diversity and inclusion in the entrepreneurial landscape. TiE Women program features a diverse array of innovative business ideas and ventures led by exceptional women entrepreneurs from across the globe. The event was a testament to the impactful strides made by women in the entrepreneurial sphere. The program received over 1600 applications from across the globe with representation from 62 countries. There were 39 finalists spread over different tracks competing for equity-free prize money of up to $50,000. The competition saw an impressive lineup of female-led startups presenting groundbreaking concepts, spanning various industries such as technology, healthcare, s


More on his journey on the Darr Ke Aage Jeet Hai Stories on The Ranveer Show – 30 th  November 2023:  In a new rollercoaster episode of Darr Ke Aage Jeet Hai Stories by Mountain Dew on The Ranveer Show, Vicky Kaushal not only spilled the beans on his journey to stardom but also offered a rare glimpse into the makings of the Bollywood heartthrob. From sharing his success mantra, to revisiting iconic roles, and even the learnings from wife and actress Katrina Kaif, the episode promises an unfiltered look at the raw and unapologetic Vicky Kaushal. In the conversation with Ranveer Allahbadia, Vicky reveals the riveting journey that led him to the pinnacle of success. The episode delved into Kaushal's perspective on fear and the absence of a safety net, showcasing how these elements have fueled his drive for excellence. Vicky Kaushal opened about his belief that the lack of a safety net in one's journey to success forces individuals to re

Onest and Shiva Pharmachem gets Sebi nod for IPO

  Mumbai-based Onest Ltd and Vadodara-based Shiva Pharmachem has received final observation from the capital markets regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), to raise funds through an initial public offering (IPO). Onest and Shiva Pharmachem had filed preliminary IPO papers with Sebi on July 28, and August 21, 2023 respectively. The Initial Public Offering of Onest Ltd comprises of a fresh issue of Rs 77 crore and an offer for sale (OFS) of up to 3.25 million shares by Promoter and other selling shareholders, while that of Shiva Pharmachem is entirely an offer for sale (OFS) of up to Rs 900 crore by Promoter and Promoter Group Selling Shareholders. Onest Ltd is primarily engaged in the Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) market with a range of home care and personal care products, food products and household products catering to B2B2C and B2B customers. The company develops brands such as Florona, Hunk, Brio, Freshia, Varino, Endiro, Ekon, and Delight to cater to