Showing posts from June, 2017

Tiger Shroff inspires people of India to be Shiksha Superheroes

The acclaimed actor joins hands with P&G Shiksha to make a difference to lives of underprivileged children in Mumbai Over the past decade, P&G Shiksha has built and supported more than 1000 schools across India and will impact the lives of over 10,00,000 children across the country In Maharashtra itself, P&G Shiksha has built and supported about 45 schools and impacted the lives of more than 19,765 children P&G Shiksha continues to make critical infrastructure and learning interventions by equipping schools with the necessary amenities thereby significantly reducing the school dropout rate and improving the overall literacy rate in each state June 30, 2017, Mumbai: Having built and supported over 1,000 schools till date that will impact the lives  of over 10,00,000 underprivileged children, P&G’s flagship Corporate Social Responsibility program P&G Shiksha continues to march forward with the motto ‘Padhega India, Badhega India’. Now in its 13t

OSH Chennai & SAFE South India commences

-            Expos organized by UBM India to focus on Occupational Safety & Health, Security & Surveillance Chennai, 29 June 2017:  UBM India, India’s leading exhibition organizer, launched the  4th edition of the  Occupational Safety & Health (OSH Chennai) Expo  (being held on 29-30 June, 2017) as well as the  3 rd  edition of the  Security and Fire Expo (SAFE- South India)  scheduled between 29 th  June and 1 st  July at the  Chennai Trade Centre , today. Taking a holistic view of safety, security and surveillance, both the expos - the largest of their kind in South India -  brought together renowned Indian and international exhibitors, consultants, business experts and key government officials on an industry platform. They exchanged views on best global practices and sought solutions for challenges pertaining to safety and security issues within the workplace and beyond. With over 105 key exhibitors in the current edition, the expos taken together have registered

Whirlpool ropes in chef Kunal Kapur for endorsing its Built-in appliances

Mumbai, 29th June, 2017:  Whirlpool of India,  a subsidiary of Whirlpool Corporation and world’s leading home appliance company, has signed on Chef Patron Kunal Kapur for endorsing their built-in appliances. Kunal Kapur will be creating exciting new recipes with the top of the line Whirlpool range making your kitchen cooking ready. The range will include microwaves, ovens, hoods, hobs, refrigerators, wine coolers and coffee machines. “In today’s times where food is considered a celebration, home kitchens are getting a makeover. It is very important to have a kitchen with extremely functional equipment making it easy to cook with the least of fatigue”, said Kunal. Known for experimenting with ingredients and cooking styles, Kunal will create new recipes, which will show consumers the ease of cooking with Whirlpool’s new next level appliances. Looking forward to this association with Whirlpool,  Chef Kunal Kapur  said,  “I am thrilled to partner with Whirlpool for its range of

Nawazuddin Siddiqui goes basic for MOM !

Nawazuddin Siddiqui who is almost unrecognizable in his look for Sridevi starrer MOM, took a huge leap of faith and completely followed director Ravi Udyawar's vision. Apart from a gruelling hair and make up session that lasted almost 4 hours , the powerhouse performer chose to sport basic kurtas and shirts sourced from the local markets in Delhi. Infact the actor was so absorbed in his character that even the locals in Chandni Chowk Delhi where the team shot , didn't recognise him .  Says director Ravi Udyawar , " There is a reason audiences and the industry alike refer to Nawazuddin as one of the finest actors in the country. When I explained his look to him , he was really excited because it gave him the oppurtunity to do something different and as an actor he is constantly on the lookout for doing something that challenges him .He got on the sets , sat through hours of hair and makeup...walked around the local streets, wearing basic clothes picked off

Jackie Shroff, Amruta Fadnavis celebs grace the felicitation of Ms Tao Porchon as World’s Oldest Ballroom Dancer by World Book of Records organized by Sandip Soparrkar

Tao Porchon Lynch wins World Book Record after dancing with Sandip Soparrkar Ms. Tao Porchon Lynch the French-Indian veteran and renowned yoga master and award winning author has proved that age is just a number. This Tuesday, 27 June was a remarkable day in the history of dance. As Tao Porchon Lynch (99 years old) has set a world record for being the "World's oldest ballroom dancer" by the World Book of records (UK)The notable event which took place at Junkyard Cafe, Mumbai was organised by none other than Ballroom dancing king of India Mr.Sandip Soparrkar, who is the well-known choreographer and the pioneer for India Dance Week. This evening was studded by Stars such as yester year actress Kamini Kaushal, Sezal Sharma , Sharbani Mukherjee, Lubna Adams, Diane Pandey, Salome Roy Kapur, Aashima Sharma, Divya Sukul and more. The evening was brightened up by the presence of the chief guests for the evening Who were none other than The honourable first Lady of Maharas

Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited adopts Google Future Classroom solution to provide holistic education

Partnership fostered under Smart City Initiative, envisages creation of future classrooms across the state India, June 28, 2017:  Greater Visakhapatnam Smart City Corporation Limited (GVSCCL), Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh today announced a three-year partnership with IL&FS Education and Technology Services Ltd, a premier education partner of Google for Education, India to provide holistic education solutions including hardware, software, training and certification to schools in the city of Vishakapatnam. As a start, 31 schools are being enabled with this solution. The announcement was made on the sidelines of the India Foundation Day for Smart Cities Mission held in Visakhapatnam. The solution is in keeping with the Smart City mission to create internet-connected, future-ready classrooms. Google’s education offering enables students to learn using open web technologies including apps and interactive content. The future classroom lab setup blends the needs of a digi

Baaraat Company | Official Trailer 2017 | Ranveer Kumar | Sandeepa Dhar | Syed Ahmad AfzalBaaraat Company is a Lucknow based Romantic Comedy and holds a thought provoking subject that will appeal to the sensibilities of all age groups. Star Cast: Bhatnagar's debut film becomes the TALK of the TOWN!

Check out the first official trailer here... Rohit Bhatnagar is all set for his debut movie, "Baaraat Company". The film's trailer that was recently launched has already received more then 2 million views. The trailer is receiving rave reviews from all around and has become the talk of the town owing to its fully entertaining content that it has to offer. Watch the trailer here: Directed by Syed Afzal Ahmed, "Baarat Company", is a rom-com based in Lucknow where strict rule of "Yaha pyaar karna mana hai" applies. The trailer of the film has a fresh vibe and an interesting take on arranged marriages.   Starring Sandeepa Dhar, the film introduces Ranveer Kumar in the lead and is produced by Archana Chanda from New Age Cinema and distributed by Viacom 18 motion pictures. After directing films that dealt with youth in politics, "Youngistaan" and bl

Dale Carnegie Training India announces call for entries for ‘Global Leadership Award 2017’

Mumbai, June 2 7 , 2017:  Dale Carnegie Training India announces call for entries for the prestigious ‘ Dale Carnegie Leadership Award 2017’ . The Dale Carnegie Global Leadership Award recognizes and awards companies who are dedicated to the ideal that their employees are as important to the overall success of the organization as any technology, patent or business strategy. This is third year in which Dale Carnegie India has opened up nominations to the Global Leadership Award. Applications received are judged by an influential global jury including panel from Dale Carnegie and Associates, New York. The judging criterion involves a thorough assessment of recent investments in coaching, training and organizational development linked to people performance. The factors taken into consideration for the awards include key goals and initiatives under the three broad categories of  Organizational Structure, Learning & Development (L&D) and Employee Engagement. The winner

Wonder Cement Limited provides LED Street Lights across villages

Chittorgarh, 27 th  June 2017:  Wonder Cement Limited is providing 150 LED lighting facility across village streets which are expected to benefit 4500 village residents during night hours in common areas. The street lighting work was inaugurated by Mr Nitin Jain (AVP-Commercial, Wonder Cement Limited) on 23 rd  June 2017 at gram panchayat Badoli Madhosingh in the presence of Mr Kailash Singh Badoli, Director-CKSB, Chittorgarh, Mr Radheshyam Sharma-District Education Officer, Chittorgarh and elected representatives of the panchayat. The project is implemented across four villages i.e., Badoli Madhosingh, Borakheri, Sangria and Bhattkotri of gram panchayat Badoli Madhosingh. The regular operations of lights will be done by the beneficiaries i.e., Individual households who are motivated by gram panchayat. This will not have any reoccurring expenditure liability on gram panchayat. It is a unique partnership programme of Wonder Cement Limited, Gram panchayat & the villagers.

Shrimad Rajchandraji’s 150th Birth Anniversary Celebrations

Tuesday, 27 June, 2017:  2017 marks the 150th birth anniversary of the great Indian saint and spiritual luminary – Shrimad Rajchandraji (1867 – 1901). Hailed as the spiritual guide of Mahatma Gandhi, Shrimad Rajchandraji had a tremendous and formative influence on the Father of the Nation. Shrimad Rajchandra Mission Dharampur’s aim is to spread Shrimad Rajchandraji's values of ahimsa and satya, that shaped Mahatma Gandhiji's beliefs, and to bring his illuminating and spiritually uplifting teachings to the maximum number of people from all walks of life. The celebration was as though launched from the Red Fort itself by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi who in his uplifting speech on the occasion of India’s 70th Independence Day said, “ The country is celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Shrimad Rajchandraji, Mahatma Gandhiji’s Guru. In one of His letters to Gandhiji, Shrimadji writes ... the principle of non-violence has existed ever since the existence

LANXESS expects best results in company history in 2017

·           Q1 2017 sales rise by 25 percent to EUR 2.4 billion ·           EBITDA pre exceptionals increases by 25 percent to EUR 328 million ·           EBITDA margin pre exceptionals at 13.7 percent ·           Net income improves by 47 percent to EUR 78 million ·           Positive volume development across all segments ·           New guidance for full year 2017: EBITDA pre exceptionals between EUR 1.225 billion and EUR 1.3 billion ·           Matthias Zachert says: “We have the right positioning and the Chemtura acquisition further enhances our operational strength.” Cologne –Specialty chemicals company LANXESS projects the highest full year results in company history,following a very strong first quarter of 2017 and the successful closing of the acquisition of U.S. based company Chemtura. Global sales of the specialty chemicals company increased by a substantial 25 percent to EUR 2.4 billion in the first quarter of 2017, up from EUR 1.9 billion a