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Team Pumpkin bags another F&B client, Foodgasm

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30th May 2017, Mumbai:  Team Pumpkin, one of the fastest growing digital marketing agencies has bagged the mandate for a popular eatery in Foodgasm located in Bandra, Mumbai. This partnership will see the agency handling social media duties and public relations for the restaurant. Foodgasm will be amongst a few F&B accounts, handled by Team Pumpkin. Foodgasm is founded by Mr. Kapil Ghorpade who is a fitness freak and believes in serving fresh, healthy and natural food at his restaurant. The restaurant along with its healthy meal service called ‘One Up’ also provides services like Wi-Fi, home delivery, wheelchair accessibility, and smoking area and outside dining. Elated about this collaboration,  Mr. Ghorpade ,  Founder of Foodgasm  said, “ Foodgasm as a brand caters to people who are conscious about their health but are also gourmet at heart. Digital presence gives us an opportunity to connect with our target audience. Also, good PR is equally important to sustain and gain c

USHA and NIFT felicitate the Best Garment Construction Award 2017 to Ayushi Thakur

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Mumbai, May 29 th , 2017:  Usha International Ltd, one of the leading players in the sewing machine industry felicitated the winner of the ‘NIFT Best Garment Construction Award 2017’ at the convocation ceremony held in Mumbai. The company has been sponsoring this prestigious award since the year 2000 to support and encourage young and budding fashion designers. Every year, Usha recognizes one student  from each of the twelve NIFT centers that offer the fashion designing course. At the event that took place in Mumbai, USHA International  felicitated  Ms. Ayushi Thakur  with its technologically advanced USHA Janome Dream Maker 120 sewing machine ,   a trophy, certificate and a cash award of Rs. 10,000/-.  The garment designs that were created by  all graduating students were showcased during the event. Talking about the association, Ms. Jayati Singh,  VP, Marketing - Cooking Appliances and Sewing Machines, Usha International said  "We are proud to associate with NIFT fo

Discover the shutterbug in you at the Serai & Barefoot photography contest

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~ Explore your innate photography skills & showcase your best captured travel experiences at             The Serai & Barefoot Resorts ~ Bangalore, May, 2017: A great photograph takes a second to click and a lifetime to prepare for... Photography is a painstakingly passionate process, but it can also offer inspiring results. The Serai & Barefoot Resorts has begun their second edition of the inimitable Shutterbug Photography contest which invites visual storytellers to capture the most beautiful moments and experiences of their stay at The Serai and Barefoot Resorts. The Shutterbug Photography contest has been conceptualized with the objective of providing a platform to the guests to capture diverse landscapes during their stay at The Serai & Barefoot Resorts. The photography contest received exceptional participation in the previous year and is now an established annual property by The Serai Resorts that captivates the photography enthusiasts.  From lands

BBC’S GLOBAL AUDIENCE RISES TO 372M

Indian Audiences up by a quarter Mumbai, 29 th  May 2017:  The BBC is reaching a record weekly audience of 372m around the world, a rise of 7% year on year, new audience figures reveal today.  These figures – the Global Audience Measure (GAM) – show how many individuals the BBC reached weekly with its news and entertainment content in the year 2016/17. The data shows the BBC’s weekly global news audience has risen by 8% to 346m, with TV, audio and social media driving the increase.  Weekly audiences in India have gone up by 25% across the BBC’s international news services, giving a total audience of 28m, and making India the third biggest market for BBC News internationally. The BBC World Service has seen an increase of 9% since last year, taking its total audience to 269m. Global News Ltd, which comprises BBC World News television and BBC.com, now has an audience of 121m, an increase of 12%, with weekly BBC World News TV viewers rising to 99m.  World Service En

R.Sridhar’s book “Unlock theReal Power of Ideation” launched

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A Reference manual for Entrepreneurs, Managers& Leaders Mumbai, 27 th May 2017: Renowned I nnovation facilitator, consultant and coach, Mr. R.Sridhar’s book “Unlock the Real Power Of Ideation” was launched at a glittering function at Crossword, Kemp’s Corner, Mumbai. The bookwas jointly unveiled by three eminent personalities from Corporate India - Mr. S. Ramadorai , former Vice-Chairman of Tata Consultancy Services & former Chairman of National Skill Development Agency & National Skill Development Corporation, Mr. B.S. Nagesh, Founder, TRRAIN (Trust for Retailers and Retail Associates of India)& who was instrumental in shaping modern retailing in India through Shoppers Stop, and Mr. Piyush Pandey , Executive Chairman & Creative Director, South Asia, Ogilvy & Mather. What lends credibility to the book are Sridhar’s credentials - 25 years with Ogilvy India, best known for his pioneering work in Direct Marketing. He was on the board of Ogilvy, when h

SUSHMITA SEN INAUGRATES NEW DANUBE PROPERTIES

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·           Danube Properties has launched nine projects in just 3 years ·           Launches a new 40,000 square feet office located on Sheikh Zayed Road Mumbai, 25 th  May 2017:  Danube Properties, UAE’s leading property developer, capped off a successful 3years during which it launched 9 properties with its new 40,000 square feet office on Dubai’s prominent Sheikh Zayed Road. Founded in 2014 Danube Properties has become one of the most successful divisions for the Group. Its latest offering is the 29-storey high-rise called Bayz, part of the INR 790 crore project, the property is located in Business Bay and comprises of 456 apartment units with magnificent views of the iconic Burj Khalifa and other prominent structures such as the Marriott Marquee, the Dubai Canal, among others. The launch was graced by Ex- Miss Universe Sushmita Sen, Danube Brand Ambassador for the Middle East, as well as the Founder and Chairman of Danube Group, Rizwan Sajan along with the senior man

ALTBalaji forays into regional space with the launch of original Tamil thriller – Maya Thirrai!

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~ Partners with Kutty Padmini and  Kaushik Narasimhan for its first Tamil show, Maya Thirrai ~ 26 th  May 2017:  India’s largest online platform for original shows, ALTBalaji announced the release of its first  Tamil  show  #ALTBalajiOriginal  Maya Thirrai .  All 16 episodes of the show are now available exclusively on ALTBalaji platform. To mark ALTBalaji’s entry into Tamil regional entertainment space, Ekta Kapoor brought together distinguished team of director  Kaushik Narasimhan  and producer  Kutty Padmini.   Maya Thirrai - a romantic thriller has southern superstars  Nandha Durairaj ,  Eden Kuraikose  and  Lakshmi Priya  making their debut on the digital platform.   Maya   Thirrai,  which means illusions is a mysterious tale of a woman named Sandhya, tangled in her own reality. Despite having everything, she always felt a void and finally after years of waiting, she bumps into the handsome Prakash, who comes with a promise of all she ever wanted. Little did she know tha

Mirror Game: Ab Khel Shuru - brings together a very talented ensemble cast

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Parvin Dabas, Pooja Batra and Omi Vaidya star in this edge of the seat Whodunit MUMBAI; 26th May, 2017: When the mind mirrors your reality differently- psychological thriller  Mirror Game: Ab Khel Shuru  explores fresh territory in Hindi cinema. First time writer- director Vijit Sharma has gone beyond mainstream films to tell an unusual story about the perceptions and reality of our lives. That it is narrated as a whodunit makes the film very intriguing as is evident from the great response to its trailer that was released a few days back. Shot entirely in the US,  Mirror Game: Ab Khel Shuru  is about a psychology professor in New Jersey battling complications both in his personal and professional lives. When paths cross with an ambitious young student who asks help with his research, the professor finds himself getting sucked into a whirlpool of mind games that he seems to have little control over. Throw in deceit, an affair, a crime and a police investigation and you have a

If the demand for Muslim Khatik (Butcher) Society is not fulfilled then we will show strength: Haji Aft Shaikh

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23 May 2017, Mumbai: On 22 May 2017 evening in Mumbai, a state-level delegation meeting was organized successfully by the State Muslim Khatik Society. In this program, representatives from Muslim Khatik Society and other important members of the society participated from many districts of Maharashtra State. According to government figures, in reality, Muslim Khatik society is far behind in today's era. Keeping this in mind, this meeting was organized for the purpose of the guidance of the Muslim Khatik Society and for the announcement of the newly formed state, district, taluka and departmental level new Executive Council. The main people of the state were present In this meeting,  Arjun Khotkar (Maharashtra's Animal Husbandry, Animal Husbandry, Dairy Development, Textile and Fisheries Minister), Eknath Shinde (Cabinet Minister PWD MMRDC from Maharashtra Government), Ashish Shelar (Mumbai BJP President), Amin Patel (MLA) and Sunil Shinde (MLA) were present.

Himalaya launches digital campaign #momsunplugged which shows honest and candid conversations between moms

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The unscripted film delivers a refreshing take on what motherhood means Mumbai, 23 May 2016:  Turning the spotlight on mothers in a unique way, Himalaya FOR MOMS, India’s first natural mother care product range, launched their digital campaign, #momsunplugged. Captured in a series of unscripted films, the campaign features spontaneous and heartfelt conversations between real moms sharing their emotions, experiences of joy, fear, guilt, apprehensions, and efforts to create a new identity while exploring the world of motherhood. “We launched Himalaya FOR MOMS to help mothers in their journey of motherhood. Through #momsunplugged, we wanted to feature them in their true sense. This is our first campaign that allows mothers to speak their hearts out in the most candid way. We hope to ignite these conversations among mothers to share their happiness, sadness, anxiety, and experiences that comes with motherhood. We want mothers to believe that it is completely normal to feel anxiou

Tusshar Kapoor, Sonakshi Sinha, Evelyn Sharma dress alike at Half Girlfriend screening!!

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A recent special screening of the  Arjun Kapoor - Shraddha Kapoor  movie  Half Girlfriend  saw an unusual synchronization of minds that flummoxed many. Tusshar Kapoor ,  Sonakshi Sinha  and  Evelyn Sharma  all came to the event, dressed in grey T-shirts and black slacks, with all three wearing white shoes. Now, one might think it was a dress code of sorts. But turns out there was no such thing as a dress code for the event! So how did all the three actors come wearing the same colours? "Guess it was sheer coincidence," laughs Evelyn Sharma, assuring "it wasn't planned." Talking of Evelyn,  Hindi Medium ; the other film that released this week along with Half Girlfriend, features her famous  Yo Yo Honey Singh  number  Sunny Sunny  from  Yaariyan  in a little scene. "It was a pleasant surprise for me, as I got to know of it just recently. It made my day," the teeny-bopper says with a smile.

Korio and Cheptai post an impressive Kenyan double victory at the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2017

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Naveen Kumar and Saigeeta control the Indian Elite field   Bengaluru, 21 st  May 2017:  Alex Korio and Irene Cheptai made it a Kenyan double at the TCS World 10K Bengaluru 2017 race, winning at the 10th edition of the race in 28:12 and 31:51 respectively, and each taking home a winner’s cheque for USD 26,000 on Sunday. With revised timings of the elite race in this edition of the TCS World 10K, the male and female elite completed the first 800 metres cheered on by a loud stadium packed with amateur runners, who returned from their own personal runs in the Open 10K and Majja Run to cheer on and enjoying the best of international road racing. While Mosinet Geremew was attempting for a hat-trick in Bangalore, Alex Korio, was the one who shined through. Another former champion of the TCS World 10K, Korio, regained the title he won in 2013 with a strong second half of the race which also saw the winner run a negative split. New Zealand’s Zane Robertson pushed the pace along wi

'Flat 211' is Different from Ram Gopal Verma and Abbas Mustan Films : Sunil Sanjan

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Whenever there is a talk of suspense thriller films in Bollywood, then Ram Gopal Varma and Abbas Mustan are always named. But the writer, producer and director of an upcoming film Sunil Sanjan says that his upcoming film 'Flat 211' is the most different in the same genre. ''Flat 211 is very different from Bollywood's suspense thriller movies. I would not say that I do not like Bollywood movies because I have come to see these films since my childhood but I wanted to make a film that has international touch because the tradition of repeating in Bollywood is very much.'' Sunil Said. Sunil says that even if he is trying to bring an international touch in his film, but it has been keeping the Indian logo in full view of the choice. "I have tried to give international touch in the film but I made it in Indian flavor. keeping in mind the Indian audience, I have added some tadka, glamor and music, but Flat 211 is completely a content base film th

JSW Sports announces Pro Kabaddi team, Haryana Steelers

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JSW Sports Adds A Second Team To Their Stable; Ranbir Singh Khokkhar Appointed Coach Mumbai:  JSW Sports, who acquired a franchise for the 2017 season of the Pro Kabaddi League (SSPKL), announced on Saturday that the team would be called Haryana Steelers. The Steelers, who will play out of Haryana, are one of four new teams (Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu being the others) that have joined the Pro Kabaddi League. With 12 teams in all, the competition will commence in July and continue until October as opposed to the two short stints last year. “The manner in which the PKL has swiftly turned around the way Kabaddi is played, viewed and followed is fantastic to say the least. We are thrilled to be part of the ride this season. We couldn’t have asked for a more apt place than Haryana to field a team out of , given it is where our family hails from and that it has always been a hotbed for athletes who have gone on to do the nation proud,” said Parth Jindal, Director JSW

A day after local assembly announcement, Volvo cars expands dealership – Opens Flyga Auto in Pune today, more in the pipeline this year.

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Pune, Friday, 19 th  May, 2017:  In a step forward to expand its footprint in India, Swedish car company Volvo Auto India opened its dealership in Pune today. The latest addition is an attempt to strengthen the dealership network and create a Scandinavian luxury experience for its discerning customers. The showroom was inaugurated by  Mr. Tom von Bonsdorff, Managing Director, Volvo Auto India . Flyga Auto has been appointed as dealers for all Maharashtra except Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai having a 12000 Sqft showroom in Baner. This showroom is in line with the latest Volvo Retail Experience that promises Cool-outside Warm-inside Scandinavian hospitality. Volvo Cars appointment of Flyga Auto marks the beginning of a cohesive effort to build the brand in this Industrial hub of Maharashtra. Best-in-class customer experience in Sales Service & Spares will be utmost priority with special training provided to the dealership staff for a top-notch customer experience. Announcing