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All you need to know about Sonal Chauhan’s role in PALTAN!

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With an arresting screen presence in her Bollywood debut, Jannat, Sonal Chauhan instantly became one of the most loved girls-next-door and there has been no looking back ever since. Set to make a stir yet again, the gorgeous actress recently went de-glam in order to essay the role of a Rajput girl in J P Dutta’s PALTAN. A natural beauty, Sonal often posts pictures of herself in little to no makeup over her social media handles, so facing the camera sans makeup was easy.Though the enchanting diva landed the movie owing to more than that. If sources are to be believed, Dutta was looking for someone with a certain vulnerability, poise and strength that would suit the role of a Rajput girl in the film.  The veteran filmmaker’s search ended, as Sonal fit the bill perfectly on all accounts and also interestingly happens to be a Rajput in real life! Says Sonal, “I have admired J P sir’s films. It is an honour to be part of this huge project. I am so glad that J P sir deemed me as

ZEEL SWEEPS ALL THE AWARDS IN MEDIA & ENTERTAINMENT CATEGORY AT LEGAL ERA AWARDS 2017-18

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(I)   ZEE LEGAL TEAM -  BEST MEDIA AND ENTERTAINMENT LEGAL TEAM OF THE YEAR (II)        MR AVNINDRA MOHAN – PRESIDENT (LEGAL & REGULATORY) AS THE “LEGAL ICON OF THE YEAR” March 29, 2018:  It has been a defining moment for Zee family as it got  two  most prestigious awards in the Media & Entertainment Category in the  7 th Annual Legal Era Awards 2018  ceremony which was held on Saturday,  24 th  March 2018  at Hotel Taj Lands End, Mumbai. An Award was bestowed to  Zee Legal team  for the “ Best Media & Entertainment Legal team for the year 2017-18” and another Distinguished Award -  “Legal Icon of the Year”  was conferred on  Mr. Avnindra Mohan – President (Legal & Regulatory).  This is a recognition for Mr. A. Mohan and Mr. Viresh Dhaibar – Chief Legal Counsel of ZEEL for having led the Zee Legal team to be the best in the Industry. It is also a recognition and acknowledgement of the achievements of Mr. Mohan for being a Legal Professional of high calibre wit

TEAM ‘CHENAB XI’ LIFTS USHA DEAF INDIAN CRICKET LEAGUE 2018 TROPHY; SUDISH NAIR AWARDED MAN OF THE MATCH IN FINAL

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Jalandhar, March 29, 2018: Usha International, one of India’s leading consumer durables company continues its association with All India Cricket Association for the Deaf (AICAD) and Deaf Cricket Federation, Punjab for the second edition of Usha Deaf Indian Cricket League 2018. Team Chenab XI emerged victorious and lifted the Usha Deaf Indian Cricket League 2018 Trophy by beating Team Silent Heroes XI in the finals. Silent Heroes XI won the toss and chose to bat. Anubhav from Silent Heroes XI played a fabulous innings of 41 runs and helped his team reach a total of 88 runs in 15 overs. Sudish from Chenab XI took 5 wickets in 4 overs. Chasing the target, Sudish from Chenab XI scored 26 runs in 15 balls. Anubhav from Silent Heroes XI took 2 wickets. Sudish Nair was selected as the Man of the Match and Aman Rizwi was selected as the Man of the Series. Sh. Binay Kumar Jha, Chief Commissioner Income Tax, Ludhiana and Sh. Ashutosh Baranwal, Commissioner GST, Ludhiana graced the closin

Arjun Maini Continues as Haas F1 Team Development Driver

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Twenty-Year-Old Begins Second Season with American Team while Racing in F2 Kannapolis, North Carolina, March 29, 2018:   Arjun Maini will continue as a Haas F1 Team development driver in 2018 while simultaneously competing in his first full season in the FIA Formula 2 Championship with Team Trident. Maini, a 20-year-old from Bengaluru, India, is paired with 19-year-old American Santino Ferrucci. Both are Haas F1 Team development drivers and both compete for Team Trident. Each will be embedded with Haas F1 Team at every opportunity, attending races and tests throughout the year. “I’m extremely proud to be a part of Haas F1 Team, ” Maini said.  “Being involved with an F1 program has really accelerated my learning in terms of what I need to do on the racetrack and with my engineers. In fact, it’s already helped me transition from GP3 to F2. I’m one step closer to my goal of competing in Formula One thanks to Haas F1 Team’s support.” Maini joined Haas F1 Team in 2017 an

Rolling Nicks Sports Foundation Presents "Indian Premier Squash League, 2018"

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Squash Ace Ali Farag wishes RNSF and IPSL the very best Gul Panag and Masters Champion Rishad Pandole join Pro Abhinav Sinha at the launch   Mumbai, March 28 th  2018:  After organizing several major squash events very successfully, across the country, Rolling Nicks Sports Foundation (RNSF) proudly brings the Indian Premier Squash League, 2018 (IPSL 2018) to Mumbai.  The event is being curated by the founder of the Rolling Nicks Sports Foundation, Abhinav Sinha, a renowned professional squash player turned coach, and will take place in May 2018, at the very prestigious Cricket Club of India (CCI). This is the first time that international squash will be presented in an exciting league format with teams that include India’s most promising Junior National champions, like  Yash Fadte , Yoshna Singh, Parth Ambani,  etc. who will compete   alongside international pros such as  Elvinn Keo  (Malaysia best rank 5; PSA ranking 165) as well as seasoned masters such as Manish Chotrani,

Shri Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple Trust contributes 10 cr. to Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation(MVSTF)

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Mumbai,28 March 2018, Mumbai : Maharashtra Village Social Transformation Foundation (MVSTF), an initiative with a mission to transform 1,000 villages across the state, today joined hands with Shri Siddhivinayak Ganpati Temple Trust in a bid to empower and push development in rural part of the state as one of the Mumbai's biggest charitable trust handed over a cheque of Rs. 10 crore to Hon'ble Chief Minister Shri Devendra Fadnavis. On the occasion the cheque was handed over by Shri. Aadesh Bandekar, Chairman, Shri. Siddhivinayak Ganapati Temple Trust in presence of dignitaries and members of the Trust and MVSTF. To converge the developmental efforts between the Government of Maharashtra and Corporate India, MVSTF enables a public-private partnership at grass root level. The partners provide financial resources along with domain knowledge and expertise to bring about lasting change in key development areas.Under the guidance and mentorship of Additional Chief Secretary to C

Uganda is Prime Investment Destination for India, says H.E Edward Ssekandi

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“I feel honored to officiate at the First Uganda-India Investment Conference aimed at accelerating trade and investment between the two countries. It is my hope and desire that this Conference will strengthen the centuries-old bilateral relationship between our people. Uganda looks up to businessmen and women in India as engines of business and trade to spur development for our people and nations. Our first contact occurred in the 19 th  century during the construction of the Kenya-Uganda railway. This Conference is emphasizing three key areas of commercial diplomacy, namely: investment, trade and tourism. These are important areas of focus for Uganda which is the principle hub of business solutions, knowledge dissemination and business interaction in the Great Lakes Region of Africa. In the last 15 years, Uganda’s average annual GDP has been growing at 6% and this prompted World Bank to rank the country among the top ten business and investment destinations in Africa,”  said  H.E Ed

LIBA signs MoU with National Institute of Securities Market (NISM)

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Mumbai, 27 th  March, 2017:  Loyola Institute of Business Administration (LIBA), Chennai and National Institute of Securities Market (NISM), an education initiative of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) today announced their joint venture to design a programme with a specialised focus on Securities Market. This programme will not only focus on providing education for students and professionals but will also provide financial education and standards to improve financial literacy in the country.  LIBA will offer this course from the next academic year (2018-19).  The joint venture will mark yet another milestone in the Industry-Academia collaboration to fulfil the growing demand for securities market in India.  The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed in the presence of Fr. P Christie S.J, Director – LIBA and Mr.Sandip Ghose, Director, NISM, along with other senior management representatives and academicians from NISM and LIBA. Considering the increasing demand f

Design Fabric Festival 2018

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~ Design Fabric Festival (DFF), presented by Asian Paints on 29th, 30th and 31st March 2018 at Famous Studios, Mumbai. ~ This art and design festival will take place over three days and feature 30+ international and Indian artists from across the design community. Along with an engaging series of talks from these industry leaders, there will be artist-led workshops, exhibitions, panel discussions, networking events and parties held across the city. Design Fabric was established as an online editorial platform in February, 2017, and is rapidly growing into India’s biggest cross-discipline design dialogue. It has now collaborated with over 150 Indian designers, visual artists and brands for its publication and events. DFF aims to raise the standards of the fast growing Indian design industry to the global standard whilst developing a diverse but close-knit community of students, professionals and enthusiasts from across different disciplines of art and design.  The fe

Rina Rani REVEALS the struggles she faced From Bihar to Bombay, Rina Rani's journey of pain, struggle and achievements.

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In a candid chat with Bhojpuri actress Rina Rani who is all set to venture into Bollywood. She is currently basking in the success of her show "Nimki Mukhiya" where she plays the protagonist 'Dumri Wali Chachi'. Apart from Bhojpuri, she has also done various stings in the Hindi television. She has done cameos in shows like Jhansi Ki Rani and CID. And, later bagged a full-fledged role in "Phulwa" that was aired on Colors channel. She played a strong-willed woman, Imrati in the serial. Excerpts from the interview: Tell us something about your journey from Bihar to Bombay... I am from Bihar and belong to a very educated family, both my parents are in the Education department in Bihar and hence, wanted me as well to get education and prosper in the field. They wanted all four of us sisters to become IAS and IPS officers. But, since childhood I had an eye for the filmdom. I wanted to become actress since I was a small girl and as I grew up, my d

Home Credit India Announces Winners of Lucky Draw Contest, Encourages Customers to Pay EMIs on Time

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·         Pan India contest witnessed participation from 77 cities ·         Winners get mobile phones, washing machines, home theatres and mega prize of bikes ·         Contest aims to promote responsible lending culture Gurugram/New Delhi, March 27, 2018:  Home Credit India Finance Pvt. Ltd ., one of India’s fastest growing non-banking finance companies, announced the winners of an innovative and one-of-its-kind Lucky Draw Contest for its customers. Aimed at inculcating a habit of and encouraging customers to pay equated monthly installments (EMIs) on time, the contest elicited overwhelming response from Home Credit customers across India. From Moga in Punjab to Madurai in Tamil Nadu and Bharuch in Gujarat to Kolkata in East, the contest had over 3.3 million customers participating from 77 cities from all corners of the country. To be eligible for the contest, customers were  required to have atleast one loan running successfully with Home Credit from November 15,

Gurmeet Choudhary takes his Indonesian fans out for a treat!

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Awaiting the release of J P Dutta’s PALTAN, Gurmeet Choudhary has a huge social media following and his recent run-in with his fans in Indonesia confirms that.  Gurmeet enjoys a massive fan base in the country, because many of his TV   shows telecasted there, are dubbed in Indonesian languages and are very popular. Therefore as soon as word got out that he was going to be in Indonesia, his fans there tried to get in touch with him through social media. Gurmeet, who is known to be warm and friendly with his fans, was pleasantly surprised to see his shows being loved in Indonesia and so he decided to treat them in a big way. The talented actor set an entire day aside to spend time with them, took them out for lunch and even danced with them. He later obliged them with pictures and selfies.  Gurmeet says, “It was very overwhelming to witness the love of the people of Indonesia. I could never imagine my shows would get such a tremendous response in another country. I am grat

ISU by Zapyle launched its first Spring Summer’18 collection

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Mumbai, 26 th  March, 2018:  Bengaluru-based e-commerce platform, Zapyle launched its Spring Summer’18 collection under their private label, ISU, through a Summer Soiree this weekend at Co-Wrks, Worli in Mumbai. The evening was a grand affair celebrating womanhood and fashion amidst which the founder of Zapyle, Rashi Menda, launched the new collection and shared the vision of the brand. An interactive event attended by some of the biggest fashion bloggers as well as celebrity stylists, giving attendees a glimpse into the new range of ISU. With the balloons and photo booth beautifully complimenting the SS’18 line, the fashion brand created the right spirit. While everyone sipped some wine, there were fashion trivia and quizzes taking place, which kept everyone engaged and gave them a chance to win some branded merchandise. Talking about the overall experience, Rashi said “It was an eclectic mix of fashion, fun and pop-culture. Our vision for the SS’ 18 collection was to create

Iconic Biker Debassish Ghosh becomes the first Indian to complete a bike ride originating and culminating in India, that covers 35 countries, 5 continents in 270 days

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26th March, Mumbai:  Indian biking icon, Debasshish Ghosh of One World One Ride embarked on an iconic journey over 270 days covering 68,000 kms, becoming the first rider to ride out from India, across 5 continents and 35 countries and return all the way back to the country. His amazing achievement was recognised through a grand homecoming at the Royal Challenge, Goregoan. Along with riding partner Dharmendra Jain, who rode with him for a large part of the journey, the duo successfully conquered the globe. It was a ride of brotherhood with a mission to promote Indian culture and spread a message of love and harmony. Their mission was given impetus by personal wishes from PM Shri Narendra Modi, at a meeting for the One World One Ride duo in New Delhi, before they started their journey. One World One Ride aims to explore the many lands, people, dogmas, beliefs, foods, customs, weathers, traditions and gospels people dwell by and to confirm what really constitutes life here on pla