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The Derby goes Ultra!

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The Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby partnered by Signature Packaged Drinking Water to be held on Sunday 7 th  February ~A thrilling display of equestrian excellence, enchanting fashion and plenty of Good Times await India’s Biggest Horse-Race & Show of Fashion!~ ~~~~~ Combining the worlds of glamour and fashion with adrenaline-pumping top class horse racing,  Kingfisher Ultra,  the hugely successful brand from United Breweries ,  announced its first ever association with the Indian Derby, leading to the 2016 running of the Grade 1 Indian Derby being called THE KINGFISHER ULTRA INDIAN DERBY  partnered by  Signature Packaged Drinking Water . The week-long countdown to the  Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby  partnered by  Signature Packaged Drinking Water  which will be held  on Sunday, 7 th February  was kicked off with the unveiling of the prestigious Silver horse winner’s trophy at the Mahalaxmi Race Course today. Samar Singh Sheikhawat,  Senior Vice President

Renault Kwid is the Autocar India CAR OF THE YEAR 2016

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Renault Kwid also bags ‘Hatchback of the Year 2016’ award; Bajaj Pulsar RS 200 takes home ‘Bike of the Year 2016’ award. Mumbai, 30 th  January 2016:  The Renault Kwid has won the prestigious Autocar India Car of the Year award for 2016, after an exciting awards ceremony attended by the pillars of the automotive industry at the Taj Land’s End hotel in Mumbai on 29 January, 2016. The Kwid also took home the award for ‘Best Hatchback of the Year 2016’. Renault’s newest small car has taken the high-sales-volume budget hatchback segment by storm since its launch in September 2015, serving up class-leading space, comfort and features at an incredibly competitive price. Where the Kwid really breaks the mould, however, is with its SUV-like appearance, unprecedented for a car in its segment. “The Kwid is a true game changer and comes as a breath of fresh air at the budget end of the car market” said Hormazd Sorabjee, editor, Autocar India The Autocar India Bike of the Year 2016 aw

Trailer of Vikram Shankar’s ‘Jab Tum Kaho’ Out Now

Mumbai, January 30, 2016:  The trailer of  Vikram Shankar’s  upcoming film,  ‘Jab Tum Kaho’  was launched at an event in Mumbai. Present at the launch were actors  Pravin Dabas , actress  Ambalika Sarkar  who play the lead pair in the film along with the producer  Rajiv Kumar  and director  Vikram Shankar . They not only revealed the trailer of the film but also gave those present a glimpse of the teasers. Here is the link to the trailer:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=__-ro4nMVQQ&feature=youtu.be ‘Jab Tum Kaho’  is a romantic comedy that deals with the concept of blind dating. In today’s world, where the concept is extremely popular among the youth, it hasn’t been portrayed in the films enough. Speaking about his debut venture, director Vikram Shankar says,  “ Jab Tum Kaho is a story that almost every man will relate to. From the time the script was being developed, to the casting, I have tried my best to keep it based in reality so that everyone who watches it can

Biomatiques Introduces Retina Recognition For Cattle Identification At The e-governance Symposium In Tirupati

Mumbai, 29 th  January 2016 :   Biomatiques Identification Solutions Pvt. Ltd. introduced “Retina Recognition Technology” for cattle identification at the e-governance symposium which took place in Tirupati  on Friday . It thus became the first Indian company to do so. The conclave was organized by the Govt. of Andhra Pradesh on the lines of the Digital India initiative of the central government as a platform for exchange of ideas for IT secretaries from other States, GoI and some eminent industry leaders from across the country. Some of the key themes were ePragati, Mee Seva, Bharat Net, Start-Ups for e-governance and ICT (Information & Communication Technology) for smart cities amongst others. In India the concept of animal identification is not new however the methods that are used are either outdated or can be tampered around with easily. Biomatiques has already started making waves in the biometric identification solutions market with its revolutionary iris recognition t

Hansal Mehta’s ‘Aligarh’ Trailer Makes a Compelling, Sensitive Argument Against Social Discrimination

MUMBAI; January 29, 2016:  National award winning director Hansal Mehta has wooed international film lovers with his sensitive film ‘Aligarh’. At its trailer launch here in Mumbai, it’s focus on awakening awareness for an individual’s choice and right to privacy connected with the media & the audience. With the film’s cast & crew, lead actor Manoj Bajpayee, Rajkummar Rao & writer-editor Apurva Asrani, attending the trailer launch, the impact of ‘Aligarh’ was there for all to see. Set in a small town in Uttar Pradesh from which the film takes its name, ‘Aligarh’ is the story of a professor, Dr. S R Siras (Manoj Bajpayee) fired from his position for his sexuality and a young journalist, Deepu Sebastian (Rajkummar Rao) who tells his story to the world. Based on true events, the film depicts the unlikely friendship between the two, a relationship that will change both of them forever. So far, ‘Aligarh’, within a relevant context of intolerance & compromise with an

Shruti's Birthday Shenanigans!

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Shruti is all set to celebrate her birthday in style today. On the occasion, this evening, she will be hosting some of her closest friends and family members at her birthday party that she's decided to throw, this time in Chennai. Says an insider source,  "Shruti has had a great run at the movies in 2015 both Bollywood and the South and has a massive year ahead especially after the launch of her production venture Isidro. To commemorate the success of last year and the enthusiasm for the year ahead, Shruti has decided to celebrate her birthday with close friends and family in Chennai, which is home for her on Jan 28. Her father Kamal Haasan and sister Akshara will be there along with a number of her close ones who're flying in from different parts of the country to be part of her special day"

Ashwin Dani, Vice-Chairman of Asian Paints, has been selected as Business India’s, Businessman of the Year 2015

Ashwin Dani, vice-chairman of Asian Paints, has been selected as  Business India ’s, Businessman of the Year 2015. Dani, who will shortly be completing 50 years in the paint industry, was the unanimous choice of a prestigious panel of eminent persons, presided over by A.M. Naik of Larsen & Toubro. Dani’s efforts in R&D and innovations, which have helped the company scale unprecedented highs, were appreciated by the panel, which also lauded the promoters’ families in professionalising the management. The honesty of the promoters, transparency and good governance were big factors that helped Asian Paints transform itself into an Indian multinational. The total income of the company was higher than the combined income of other paint companies. The strong affinity with investors and high expectations have seen the company’s market cap soar to Rs 80,000 crore. The panel also appreciated the good work done by Ashwin Dani on the social front – in particular his contribution

Sunny Leone visited K-Lounge store in Mumbai

The temperature in Mumbai just got hotter when Bollywood’s hottest diva Sunny Leone made an appearance at the K-Lounge store in Dadar Mumbai. Accompanying her was Director Milap Zaveri who were visiting the store to promote their upcoming film Mastizaade. Kewal Kiran Clothing Limited has joined hands with the movie Mastizaade to promote their association with LawmanPg3. Kewal Kiran Clothing Limited (KKCL)is the largest branded apparel manufacturers in India. With innovation as its hallmark, the company has strived to provide fashion with quality and comfort. Speaking on the association, Sunny Leone said, “We had great fun shooting for the movie and the brand, LawmanPg3. This is the first time ever that a fashion brand has been integrated so beautifully in the films song lyrics ‘Kamina Hai Dil’.   Further speaking about the association, Milap Zaveri added, “When I was seeing the final cut of the Lawman song, the LawmanPg3 Deos came across so well that I am sure the brand will hu

Sachin Tendulkar unveils Monarch’s luxurious Cricket and Bollywood cruise

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India’s cricketing legend announces bookings open for Monarch’s ultimate travel experience Mumbai, January 27, 2016: At a glittering ceremony in Mumbai today, India’s legendary cricket star Sachin Tendulkar launched the first ever luxury Monarch Cruise featuring the best of Cricket and Bollywood. Tendulkar was joined on-stage by other Bollywood artists and personalities such as Badshah, Stand-up comedian Papa CJ, and celebrated Chef Sanjeev Kapoor. Monarch Cruise CEO, Somesh Jagga, and Vice-Chairman, Josh Hill, introduced the unique concept to everyone present at the launch ceremony. The glitterati, along with the Monarch Cruise personnel, announced cabin sales now open ( www.monarchcruise.com ) . The glamorous cruise offers seven different itineraries with four 7-day legs, two 13-day legs, and one 26-day experience for the cruise enthusiasts. The journey will include destinations in India, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Thailand and Singapore. As per the initial reports, ticket sales

Care of the care taker #Selfie With Police, a initiative SELFIE DRIVE of 2b! India starts with a bang from Oshiwara Police Station on 26th January 2016.

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2B!  India,'s First public program SELFIE WITH POLICE "Care of the Caretaker" took a great start on 26th January 2016, at Oshiwara Police Station with near about hundreds of  people clicking selfiee and showing their support.  on the eve of Republic Day after flag hosting, everyone were  seeing  getting Selfie  clicked with Police. Shweta Rohira CEO of 2B!  India was overwhelmed by response of people who were coming themselves to get clicked. It is an awareness drive to strengthen Police Public Relationship. Previously the event was supposed to be held at Shivaji Park, but being a sensitive high alert zone, the venue for the program was shifted to Oshiwara Police Station  Shweta Rohira CEO of 2B! India said  when she saw that at midnight, police were checking youngsters whether they were drunken or not, and the police were doing there work to check  the youngsters , the response  of the youngsters were rude reactions, this incident gave her a thought to start a

Twitter India and makers of Neerja join hands to celebrate India's 67th Republic Day

Mumbai, January 26, 2016: Fox Star Studios and Bling Unplugged  – the makers of the forthcoming film  Neerja  have partnered with the popular social networking platform - Twitter on the occasion of India’s 67th Republic Day. In a bid to celebrate the spirit of freedom, and in reverence to the myriad unsung heroes of our country, Team Neerja commemorated this occasion with a specially created Republic Day Twitter Emoji. Exclusively launched by actor Sonam Kapoor who plays Neerja Bhanot in the film, this Emoji will appear from 25th January to 27th January morning on the Twitter platform. All users need to do is tweet with the hashtag  #RepublicDay  and a beautiful tricolor propeller will appear next to it in their tweets. https://twitter.com/sonamakapoor/status/691676675856285696 https://twitter.com/foxstarhindi/status/691678139177574400 Speaking on this occasion,  Pratiksha Rao, Head – Entertainment, Twitter India  said, “People come to Twitter to connect over their

“Inculcate the importance of cleanliness in children at an early age” says Shashi Tharoor at ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival

~ Dettol Banega Swachh India joins the ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival as its first Cause Partner Mumbai, January 25, 2016: At a recent session presented by “ Dettol Banega Swachh India”, Cause Partner at ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival, Shashi Tharoor emphasised on the importance of reaching out to children for the success of Swachh Bharat initiative. During the session Swachh Bharat: The Indian Story, moderated by social activist Sanchaita Gajapati Raju Mr. Tharoor was joined by author & journalist Desraj Kali and Anustup Nayak, entrepreneur & Founder of XSEED Education to discuss how to script and catalyse health, well-being and social growth. Dettol Banega Swachh India, in its 2nd year has been focusing on devising & implementing ‘behavior change communication models’. For this, a 45-lesson hygiene curriculum & teacher-training module has been developed by Dettol in partnership with XSEED and Butterfly EduFields in 4 languages – Hindi, English, Tamil an

The Great Indian Republic Day Shopping Marathon only at Shop CJ

Mumbai, January 25, 2016 : Shop CJ, which is part of Asia’s No.1 home shopping network, launches its extravaganza shopping festival starting from 21  January 2016  till  January 27, 2016  for its customers. The shopping marathon will offer special deals on blockbuster products and customers will get a chance to win jackpot worth Rs. 50,000 every hour. Shop CJ is celebrating this event till January 26, 2016 by offering up to 70% discounts across different categories like mobile applications, apparels, household appliances and electronics. Shop CJ is known for bringing quality products and features several leading brands such as Reebok, Electrolux, Canon, Sia Jewellery, iBall, Prestige Cookware, Sansui, Intex and Maharaja Kitchenware. The special shopping marathon will be available on TV, web and mobile platform of Shop CJ. “The Republic Day shopping marathon aims to offer attractive deals on various top of line products at low price to delight our customers’’ said Mr. Dhruva C

10th Edition of the Blind Man Car Rally, an Annual Initiative by Round table India (RTI)

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Mumbai, 24th January, 2015:  Round table India today successfully concluded the 10 th  Edition of the Blind Man Car Rally (BMR) a unique car rally in which drivers are navigated by visually impaired navigators. The navigators decode the rally route in Braille script and give directions to the driver. This year the route was made more challenging to test & enhance the skills of the visually impaired navigator.  The rally which covered a distance of 45 kms in Mumbai was flagged by Ms. Amruta Fadnavis, wife of Mr. Devendra Fadnavis, Honorary Chief minister of Maharashtra, from NSCI Club, Worli. The event was also honored by the Ace Percussionist Sivamani. Over 100 visually impaired navigators participated in the rally. Commenting on the occasion  Mr. Viral Kedia, Immediate Past Chairman, Round Table India,  stated “ Round Table India would like to thank all the participants and sponsors in making the 10 th  edition of BMR a huge success. RTI has been dedicated in providing

P.D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre to felicitate more than 50 Organ Donors in Mumbai

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This year marks the 10th Annual Organ Donor Felicitation Programme  January 24, 2016; Mumbai: P.D. Hinduja Hospital & Medical Research Centre, one of India’s leading healthcare service provider, reinforced its commitment to provide quality healthcare in the city of Mumbai by honouring the organ donors / family members of cadaver donors for their heroic act of saving lives of patients. During this year’s Annual Organ Donor Felicitation Programme more than 50 donors and their family members were felicitated for their selfless act of giving by Actor Shivaji Satam (ACP Pradyuman of CID fame); Arnab Goswami, Editor-in-chief at Times Now & ET Now and Mr. Gautam Khanna, CEO, P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC.   Expressing gratitude to the families for donating organs of their loved ones, Mr. Gautam Khanna, CEO, P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC said, “It has been our persistent endeavour over the years to counsel and educate people about the importance of organ donation. We are

70 Authors from 15 languages to attend second edition of LIC Gateway LitFest on February 20-21

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Mumbai, January 19:  Following its thumping success in the inaugural year, the second edition of the LIC Gateway LitFest, India’s only platform to celebrate writings in Indian languages at the national level, will be held at NCPA, Mumbai on February 20 and 21, with a wider canvas of 70 writers representing 15 languages. This year’s event will line up a number of top writers including several Jnanpith laureates, Sahitya Academy awardees and budding writers from across India to discuss and debate the contemporary regional literature landscape.  Jnanpith awardees such as Marathi writer Bhalchandra Nemade, Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh, Odia writers Pratibha Rayand Sitakant Mahapatra will be sharing the same dais. “We received an overwhelming response to the first edition of this unique initiative from the literary fraternity. The need to create a powerful platform for regional literature and writers in a largely English language-dominated milieu found wide resonance with the reade

93.5 RED FM launches nation-wide brand campaign across its network

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~Bahut Kiya Sammaan, Awaaz Uthate Raho, 93.5 RED FM Bajaate Raho,  a national campaignencouraging listeners to stand up and speak up ~ Mumbai, January 22, 2015:  Being true to the spirit of ‘Bajaate Raho’ once again, 93.5 RED FM the most awarded and the largest radio network of thecountry launched a network-wide campaign to urge people to stand up and speak up. With an innovative theme and name— Bahut Kiya Sammaan, Awaaz Uthate Raho, 93.5 RED FM Bajaate Raho,  RED FM will be executing the national campaign across its network.  RED FM’s latest campaign aims at motivating people to question the authorities over deteriorating state of affairs and raise their voice. The network wide campaign will be focussing on city specific issues such as pollution, unhygienic conditions, water shortage, traffic jams, bad situations of roads, electricity supply, lack of civic sense along with larger issues of corruption, VIP culture, infrastructure, eve teasing, intolerance etc. RED FM

DEADPOOL

The makers of the upcoming Hollywood film starring Ryan Reynolds ,  ‘Deadpool’  have released the Hindi trailer for the film. An adaptation of Marvel Comics by the same name, ‘Deadpool’  is distributed by FoxStar India and directed by Tim Miller. The film is set for release in India on 12th February 2016. http://bit.ly/DeadpoolHindiTrailer

Dr Lord Rama was elected president of the All India Association of Doctors sense

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Dr राम प्रभु को आल इंडिया अर्थो डॉक्टर एसोसिएशन का अध्यक्ष चुना गया,इस एसोसिएशन से 42000 हज़ार डॉक्टर जुड़े है, वही एसोसिएशन पुरे राज्य में फ्री मेडिकल कैंप अग्नीज़ करता है जहा, जरुरत मंद लोगो का फ्री इलाज़ किआ जाता है, wel डॉ प्रभु हमारी सुभकामनाये आपके साथ है, इसी तरह एसोसिएशन और जनता का प्यार और आशीर्वाद बना रहे, अखिलेश सिंह

Positive Bioscience launches Positive Select, RNA sequencing test for Cancer treatment’

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Positive Bioscience announced today the launch of its next generation product, Positive Select, a RNA sequencing test for Cancer treatment. Positive Select is the latest arsenal in fighting against cancer and is intended to aid Oncologists select the best treatment for cancer patients. Positive Select is based on whole RNA sequencing which is the latest technology available in the world and enhances the utility of comprehensive genomics profile manifold bringing Genomics test closer to clinical practice. With this Positive Bioscience becomes the first company in India to offer whole RNA sequencing test commercially for cancer. “By launching Positive Select, Positive Bioscience is again demonstrating its commitment to innovation and making cutting edge molecular information available to oncology community in India and worldwide,” said Samarth Jain, Chief Executive Officer, Positive Bioscience. “Cancer is driven by genomic alterations. Positive Select detects genomic alterations