Showing posts from August, 2016

IHG® Announces Global Partnership with Alipay

IHG® becomes the first global hotel company to commit to offering Alipay via its online and mobile channels as well as across all hotels globally 31 August 2016, New Delhi –  IHG® (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, today announces that it has signed a global partnership with Alipay, China’s leading third-party online payment solutions company. It makes IHG the first global hotel company to give Chinese guests the ability to pay via Alipay through all of IHG’s online and mobile channels, as well as across its full estate of hotels globally.  The new partnership, which has been agreed with Alipay’s parent company Ant Financial, will initially apply to IHG’s existing estate of more than 270 hotels in Greater China, as well as a number of hotels around the world that participate in  IHG’s China Ready Programme , which offers a range of tailored services to Chinese travellers. The global rollout of Alipay will begin in 2017.  IHG was first

Gallery Green’s maiden exhibition features Lord Krishna & Ganesha

Mumbai, August 30 3016:  Gallery Green, Eastern India’s premiere art platform for the up and coming artists, photographers and painters, is organising its maiden art exhibition in Mumbai showcasing around 30 paintings and sketches depicting Lord Krishna and Lord Ganesha through the eyes of contemporary Bengal artists. The week long exhibition titled Shilpanjali on Lord Krishna and Lord Ganesha began at the Kamalnayan Bajaj Hall and Art Gallery yesterday. The Exhibition was inaugurated by  Joint Commissioner of Mumbai Police R N D’souza  who praised the artists for bringing such variety to the floor. Gallery Green, an initiative of India Green Reality Pvt Ltd, is one of its kind platform that encourages young and talented artists to come forward and exhibit their work. While part of the sales goes to the painters, who find this platform as a regular source of income, part goes to an NGO Khushee that helps poor children get education. Gallery Green also boasts of Eastern India’s

CLiQtastic lingerie brands for every body type at Tata CLiQ

~A curated and exclusive range of Indian and International Lingerie Brands at Tata CLiQ~ Mumbai, August 29, 2016:  With the feel good wear factor and  power to accentuate and elevate any look whether day or night, lingerie is an intimate part of a woman’s wardrobe, in every sense. Keeping these bare necessities in mind, Tata CLiQ, the Tata group’s multi-brand phygital ecommerce platform brings a handpicked curated collection of 14+ lingerie brands including  Amanté, Clovia, Pretty Secrets, Lovable, Enamor, Wunderlove, Intima and Infinity Lingerie to pamper women and deliver an authentic brand experience . Offering an  exhaustive collection of intriguing designs of sensuality, elegance and comfort with an assortment of styles and sizes, Tata CLiQ boasts a combination of CLiQxclusive international and homegrown Indian brands like Infinity Lingerie and Wunderlove. Be it a special occasion, bridal wear or daily wear, nightwear or shape wear an eclectic assortment now lies at every

Mumbai surgeon from Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Chembur successfully conducts Bariatric Surgery using Google Glass

Mumbai, 26 th August 2016: In a first-of-its-kind Bariatric Surgery in Mumbai, on an international patient, Dr Sanjay Borude, Consultant, Bariatric Surgery, Apollo Spectra Hospitals, Chembur conducted a surgery today equipped with wearable technology for healthcare. Dr. Borude took up this surgery wearing a revolutionary Google Glas s that enables to secure real-time streaming of any event viewed on one’s smart glasses to different users and devices such as desktops, tablets or smart phones using Augmented Reality (AR). Dr. Sanjay Borude and his team performed a Sleeve Gastrectomy and the surgery was streamed live across the world with the help of Google Glass, which allowed the doctor to capture the surgery, without the hassle of wires and cameras and mikes restricting their movements. This enabled a seamless surgery that could be seen, unrestricted, live by other doctors, students and academicians.  Sleeve Gastrectomy is a procedure where approximately 75-80 percent of the st


Federation of All India Caterers (FAIC) held its second Convention and Exhibition at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. The event witnessed a poignant start with grand inauguration by Shri Subash Desai, Honorable Minister for Industries (Maharashtra State), legendary Actor Jackie Shroff, Celebrity Chef Sanjeev Kapoor and Dr. Harshdeep Kamble, Commissioner of Food and Drugs Administration, Maharashtra. The three days event will see attendance from over 20,000 visitors comprising of Caterers, Banquet Owners, Hoteliers, F & B Professionals and Fast Food Vendors. Over 5000 caterers are likely to participate in the event that would see top of the line exhibitors showcasing the latest trends, innovative products, décor, upgraded equipment and advanced technology.  “After the grand success of FAIC’s first convention in Ahmedabad we are now pleased to unveil the second edition of Exhibition & Convention in Mumbai. FAIC Exhibition & Convention 2016 held this year with enhanc

Get set go...Ranveer Ching Returns ready to ride into your home!! World Television Premiere on Sony Entertainment Television

Mumbai; 27th August, 2016:  Right from its poster, trailer to the action and drama packed ad film,  Ranveer Ching Returns  has created A NEVER BEFORE success story online. The first of it’s kind content based brand innovation in India, this Rohit Shetty B-L-O-C-K-B-U-S-T-E-R with the flamboyant superstar Ranveer Singh and Tamannaah, has become a game changer for brand content with  over 7 million views  online in less than 6 days...and counting!! Ranveer’s avatar in this Rohit Shetty's debut brand film once again reiterates his exponentially rising popularity and super stardom, particularly with the younger, dynamic sections of audiences. Now this massive online success is set to come to your small screens, with a larger than life, splashy TV premiere on India's super popular network  Sony Entertainment Television on 28 th  August  right after Kapil's show. The film shows a fictional land where war is waged daily for food as people die of hunger while an evil warl

Mithibai’s Paparazzi impacted hundreds of lives through its’ social initiative

Mumbai, Maharashtra, 25th August, 2016: In recent times, colleges have been actively involved in performing social acts around the city. But the students of Mithibai College’s Media festival ‘Paparazzi’ took it a notch higher by their extensive Corporate Social Responsibility initiative that lasted more than a month, starting from July. Performing street plays to save food, feeding the homeless, accompanying the old and gifting the unfortunate were on the agenda of the team. Picking out the common and important issues sustaining in the society, the team performed their latest social act on 14th August. “Students have touched so many brave lives throughout the course of six weeks. They’ve made them feel special and hopeful. We, together as a part of this society must ensure the continuation of such noble acts in the future. I am proud of Team Paparazzi!” says, Dr. Rajpal Shripat Hande, Principal of Mithibai College. On a cloudy Sunday, Team Paparazzi didn’t expect the am

China Leads Global Fintech Investments, Accenture Finds

Asia-Pacific nearly doubles 2015 fintech financing in first half of 2016 reaching almost $10 billion; growth driven by China Hong Kong,  Aug. 25, 2016 –Investments in Asia-Pacific financial technology (fintech) ventures, primarily in China, reached $9.62 billion as of July 31, more than twice the $4.26 billion invested in the region in all of 2015,  according to Accenture ( (NYSE:ACN) analysis of CB Insights data . Investments in Asia-Pacific have eclipsed North America, which as of July 31 garnered $4.58 billion in fintech investments; and also tops Europe, which attracted $1.85 billion in the same period. However, deal volume remains higher in North America and Europe, as the Asia-Pacific increase is due to big investments in a few select fintech companies in China. There have been 192 deals in Asia-Pacific so far this year, as compared with 509 in North America and 230 in Europe. In fact, the top 10 investments in Asia-Pacific fintech ventures occurred in China

SlideApp announces collaboration with Paytm

A proposition that is lucrative for its users and adds value to their rewards on Slide! Mumbai, 24 August2016 : SlideApp, India’s leading lock screen app for Android Phones, has announced its association with India’s largest mobile wallet Paytm, to offer its customers ease of using rewards in ways that range from purchasing utilities to entertainment. The payment industry has evolved tremendously and the power of wallets is uncanny. The Wallet system in India is growing at a rate of 150% p.a. The freedom and convenience make the experience seamless and delightful to the users. Paytm currently has close to 130 million wallets. Slide App is focused on user’s interests and this effort is in league of creating an experience and not just an app for them. Content is core and enjoying the benefits of being aware is also an equally important part and we want our users to be able to redeem rewards the way they want. At Slide App, we constantly engage with the users to know what their

TTK Prestige’s ‘Hobtop’ wins Silver at USA’s ‘International Design Excellence Award’

·           ‘Hobtop’ declared winner from 1700 projects submitted by 30 countries for the IDEA 2016 ·           Hobtop will be added as a permanent exhibit at ‘The Henry Ford Museum’ in Michigan, USA ·           ‘Hobtop’ designed by Dyutiman Moulik of INCUE for TTK Prestige ·           Recognition of TTK Prestige’s emphasis on aesthetics and design Bangalore, August 24, 2016 : TTK Prestige, India’s largest kitchen appliance brand, has won the  “Silver”  award for its ‘Hobtop’ at the prestigious ‘International Design Excellence Award’ (IDEA) in the USA. The winning entry was judged based on innovation, benefit to users and aesthetics, by a panel of internationally renowned design experts. TTK Prestige’s ‘Hobtop’, which beat 1,700 projects submitted from 30 countries across the world, will be added as a permanent exhibit at The Henry Ford Museum in Michigan, USA. Specially commissioned by TTK Prestige, the ‘Hobtop’ has been designed by Dyutiman Moulik of INCUE, a Bangal

Disha Patani Starts Dubbing For Her First International Flick Kung Fu Yoga

Bollywood actress Disha Patani is certainly very excited with her back to back projects in the film industry. She is all set to make her Bollywood debut with 'M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story' and then she will star in International flick 'Kung Fu Yoga' alongside Jackie Chan. At latest, we heard that, she is currently in China for the dubbing of her first International project. Disha Patani, who starred in musical song 'Befikra' with Tiger Shroff, is currently having a good time in China. Now, she is dubbing for her role in the upcoming movie 'Kung Fu Yoga', which is slated to release in the early 2017. In the film, Disha will be doing some high-octane action sequence alongside the Chinese superstar Jackie Chan. We also heard that, Jackie Chan is very impressed with the Indian beauty and there are chances that she will bag some more International projects after 'Kung Fu Yoga'. The film also stars Amyra Dastur, Aarif Rahman, and Sonu Sood in

Imc Ladies Wing Hosts Women Entrepreneur's Exhibition

IMC LADIES WING HOSTS WOMEN ENTREPRENEUR'S EXHIBITION   ACTOR SONAM KAPOOR AND OLYMPIC SWIMMING LEGEND STEPHANIE RICE  JOIN ILLUSTRIOUS GUEST LIST AND COMMITTEE AT THE OPENING EXHIBITION TO PROMOTE B2B NETWORKING FOR PARTICIPANTS AND A FOCUS ON GEN NEXT  Mumbai, August 23. 2016:    The IMC’s Ladies’ Wing celebrates its Golden Juiblee this year, and presents their much awaited Women Entrepreneurs’ (WE) Exhibition, on August 23-24, at the Dome @ NSCI in Mumbai.  The two-day exhibition has created a distinguished name for itself as a coveted shopping destination, patronised by Mumbai's elite, with an enviable melange of products that range from lifestyle and fashion to food and more. In keeping with the IMC's mission to provide relevant platforms for creativity and enterprise in women the exhibition will see 195 skilled women from across the country, who do not have a retail presence, showing exclusively designed apparel and bespoke jewellery, lifestyle

Team ‘Learning To Fly’ lifts USHA BANGALORE ULTIMATE OPEN 2016 trophy

Bangalore, August 22, 2016:  USHA International, one of India’s leading  consumer durables  company,  is the first company to promote Ultimate  in India . Taking forward this strong commitment, USHA announced the ‘USHA Bangalore Ultimate Open 2016’ in association with UPAI (Ultimate Players Association of India) starting August 19, 2016. This is the fourth year in a row that the company has been supporting this tournament. Team Learning To Fly from Bangalore emerged victorious and lifted the Usha Bangalore Ultimate Open 2016 Trophy. They beat Team Spinergy from Auroville in the Gold pool finals. Team Airborne Chicken Pox from Chennai finished third in the Gold pool. USHA Bangalore Ultimate Open was a three day tournament slated between August 19 & 21, 2016 and took place at Mysore University Ground, Mysore. A total of 34 teams from 11 cities participated in the tournament. Speaking about the event,  Ms. Komal Mehra, Events Head, Usha International  said, “USHA’s co

IFIM introduces India’s first Distance Learning Management Program with Business Analytics Certification

Learners will be job ready from the first semester Mumbai, August 22, 2016 : IFIM’s Centre for Distance Learning introduces its PGDM in Business Analytics, as part of its Professional Series, which is a combination of PGDM and a professional certification. This UGC-DEB and AICTE approved course helps in developing domain certified skills and knowledge which will enable continuous employability of learners. This e-learning program has been collaboratively designed with leading certification partners and seasoned analytics experts. The distinctive attributes of this Professional Series can be outlined as: ·           First distance learning program that uniquely blends management course with the business analytics certification. ·           This is the first program that will offer semester-wise certification to learners as a consequence of it they are job ready from the first semester based on the completion of their certification. Business Analytics is the practice of using d

Kotak Mahindra Bank Offers Monsoon Bonanza

Home loans: Special interest rate of 9.35% p.a. Car loans: 50% waiver on Processing Fee and 100% waiver on Foreclosure Charges Business Loans / OD: Lower rate by 1%, and 25% waiver on PF Mumbai, August 22, 2016:  To celebrate the long-awaited bountiful rains this year, Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMB) is presenting several tempting offers: Interest rates on home loans and business loans have been lowered; processing fees have been discounted, and foreclosure charges are being completely waived off, till September 10, 2016. Customers can now avail home loans at a special interest rate of 9.35% p.a., and business loans/overdraft up to 1% lower interest rate with 25% waiver on processing fees. Additionally, Kotak Mahindra Prime, the 100% subsidiary of KMB, is also offering 50% waiver on processing fee and 100% waiver on foreclosure charges. Further, on account opening, new customers will also receive gift vouchers from Club Mahindra, Pizza Hut, BookMyShow and Yatra. Sumit B