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For the first time in India, 125 industry leaders partner with ABBF to run as allies with PwDs at the Tata Mumbai Marathon 2020

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Mumbai, October 31:  Approximately 200 million Persons with Disability (PwDs) live in India—yet, we don't see them around us due to several social and attitudinal barriers. Additionally, less than 1 percent of PwDs are employed by companies in India–and these numbers have barely risen in the last 10 years. How do we then break the stigma around disability and make inclusion the norm in corporates and the society at large? An inclusive marathon might just have the answer to that. Adventures Beyond Barriers Foundation (ABBF) is proud to announce the inclusive 10K marathon at the Tata Mumbai Marathon (TMM) 2020 that will see 125 industry leaders running together with PwDs. This event is pegged to be one of the largest inclusive marathons in India and will witness some of the biggest leaders endorsing disability inclusion in the corporate world. Also, this is the first time in the history of TMM that the 10K run has been opened to PwDs. Top corporate and social sector heads s

Optimystix Entertainment celebrates 18 years of resounding success in the competitive television arena with an array of leading fiction and non-fiction shows

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Mumbai, 30th October: Optimystix, the flagship television production house, created in 2001 stands at the top of the leaderboard with some of the most popular shows in the television industry providing quantity along with the great quality of content. Vipul. D. Shah, MD & Founder, has penned some of the most iconic shows in the last eighteen years that the TV industry has ever showcased awarding him with accolades and applause from the industry and audiences alike. Vipul D Shah is known as a wizard who can comprehend the audience and communicate with them which makes him one of the most sought-after producers and writer in the industry. Having produced over 125+ Fiction and Non-Fiction super successful shows for all age groups, Optimystix has exceeded all expectations from a storytelling perspective to delivering high production value for all the produced shows to delivering innovative content and technology-driven show formats. With multiple awards to show the success, the p

EsselWorld reveals their citywide #MyFunKeyHunt campaign with a big Diwali Bang

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·           Building on the  #ChaabiMiliKya  curiosity, EsselWorld brought in the Diwali festivities with  Dharavi Rocks  and  Sneha Sadan Orphanage  by unlocking their happiness ·           With the unveiling of  #MyFunKeyHunt , the campaign’s final leg will lead to  EsselWorld’s  biggest annual attraction –  City of Carnivals 2019 , which kickstarts on 29 th  October 2019 Mumbai, 29 th  October 2019:  EsselWorld, India’s leading entertainment destination unveiled their citywide consumer campaign #MyFunKeyHunt on the eve of Diwali today. The curiosity of #ChaabiMiliKya that had taken over the streets of Mumbai, social media, radio and other digital mediums was revealed to be an EsselWorld initiative at a suburban mall. The presence of Dharavi Rocks and the children of Sneha Sadan Orphanage honoured the unveiling event. Dharavi Rocks, a talented 30-member band team put up an amazingly high energy show with engaging performances that set the festive mood for the mall’s shoppers

Bubble Communication makes this Diwali special for kids of Divyaprabha NGO, celebrates Diwali with a Mission - 9 years in a row.

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Mumbai: Diwali is the most important and much loved festival of India.  People celebrate this festival with friends, family, relatives, however there are few who don't have family or any dear ones or a financial backing to celebrate the festival Of lights and sweets, This Diwali  Director of Bubble Communication Aarti Notiyal celebrates with the kids of Divyaprabha NGO who provide shelter to orphan children.  Ms. Aarti Notiyal – Director, Bubble Communication played fun games with the girls & all then had fun with sparklers.  Aarti Notiyal – Director, bubble communication who took the entire initiative with team bubble as part of the every year practice of reaching out to different NGO’s says, “ Diwali is the time which we love to spend with our family but not all our as fortunate and are forced to live a life which is full of challenges...the girls at Divya Prabha have come from different regions of Maharashtra and do not have parents but at bubble its all about

About Pandit Ronu Majumdar

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Pt Ronu Majumdar is responsible of popularizing Indian Flute (Bansuri) in the younger generation of this era all over the Globe. India's Ace Flautist needs no introduction to music lovers all over the Globe. By virtue of his phenomenal talent, he and the Bansuri are literally synonymous. If the flute is likened to a temple, Pt. Ronu Majumdar would be its foremost worshipper.  Pt. Ronu Majumdar is considered for the most respected name in the Indian Flute Playing of this era. When it comes to Flute, Pt. Ronu Majumdar is a style maker and has invented unique style of rendering the Raga, which has good mixture of 'Drupad Gayaki' with 'Laykari'. Pt. Ronu Majumdar is credited for making flute, a popular musical instrument amongst the youngsters of this era all over the globe. By virtue of his phenomenal talent, he and the ‘Bansuri’ are literally synonymous. Ry Cooder has rightly said 'Ronu is definitely the Dr. Feelgood of the Indian Flute'. Ranendra

BMB Group invites Indian Investors to Mega Agriculture Complex in Uzbekistan

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“Government of Uzbekistan is opening its economy and is improving ease of doing business for foreign investors. This is the opportune time for Indian companies to invest in Uzbekistan and consider it as a gateway for entry into Russia and other Central Asian countries. BMB Trade Group is eager to facilitate Indian companies looking for investment in Uzbekistan’s largest upcoming agriculture cluster complex in Djizakh region,” said  Mr. Dadajonov Mirzamurod, Founder, BMB Trade Group  at an interactive meeting with Business Delegation from Uzbekistan. The event was organised by World Trade Center Mumbai and All India Association of Industries. Tashkent-based BMB Trade Group is developing a large agriculture complex in Djizakh region for growing and exporting fruits and dry fruits in collaboration with US companies. The Group is also developing a USD 350 million cotton cluster in Jizzakh region to export high quality cotton. In the same region, BMB Trade Group is working with Chinese

“Have failed several times on stage, my struggles are a key link to my success” Actor Rajeev Khandelwal’s debut social video post

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The actor reveals his struggle in Bollywood in the first Firework original in India - Reel, Reveal, Rajeev!   India, October 24, 2019  – Renowned actor, singer and host, Rajeev Khandelwal reveals his struggles in Bollywood for the first time on Firework. The social video app has launched its first Firework original for India – Reel, Reveal, Rajeev, featuring the struggles, aspirations and the real life of Rajeev Khandelwal in 30 second episodes. The actor, Rajeev Khandelwal, who recently celebrated his birthday, is giving his viewers an ‘inside view of his world’. Through these episodes, Firework aims to inspire users with stories of inspiration, accomplishment and persistence. Users can interact with the star on a weekly basis by following his Firework account. (Rajeev Khandelwal on Firework:   https://fireworklite.onelink.me/rNAh/rajeevkhandelwalpr ) The show was launched with 6 videos by the actor sharing insights into his acting journey and the lessons that guided him along

HTC Vive Announces India Launch Date, Price of VIVE Cosmos

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-    Priced at INR 89,990/- -    Includes Free 12-month VIVEPORT Infinity membership -    Available on HTC Vive e-store and Amazon from 25 th  October ‘19 -   New mod expands functionality of Vive Cosmos for existing Vive users with base stations and controllers, targeting gamers / XR customers New Delhi, October 24, 2019  –   HTC VIVE ®  today announced the India pricing and availability of the new VIVE COSMOS, its latest premium PC-based virtual reality (VR) system. Created with a new level of accessibility and ease of use, Vive Cosmos is designed to grow with users over time through a modular faceplate design that can change the functionality of the headset. Priced at INR 89,990/- Vive Cosmos, is available for purchase on the HTC Vive e-store and Amazon from October 25, 2019.  The new COSMOS comes with a free, one-year VIVEPORT Infinity membership, worth INR 7,188/- with the code included in the box*. The system has also made the  shooting game, AEON, available to consum

Government of Maharashtra has initiated a program of healthy eating at schools and colleges

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This was after a survey by Indian Diabetic federation that found 30% of School  and College Children suffering from Obesity, diabetes and Hypertension Dr.Pallavi Darade FDA Commissioner of Maharashtra during a FI India and HI and Propak India exhibition event at Goregaon made a shocking statement about a survey carried by the Government of Maharashtra through Indian Diabetic association. Darade while speaking a program initiated on about healthy eating and healthy living in schools and colleges said, the survey conducted in 20 schools found over 30 percent of students in the age group of 11-13 were suffering from diabetes, hypertension, obesity. With obesity being a major cause of worry. She said it was then that “Government initiated a project on healthy eating in schools and Colleges and the program has received positive response. On talking about measures taken by FDA and FSSAI on food safety acts she said that  FFSAI  and FDA Maharashtra has emphasized on the training aspects

GARWARE EXPANDS PRODUCT PORTFOLIO WITH THE LAUNCH OF PAINT PROTECTION FILMS

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Mumbai,  October --, 2019 : Garware Polyester Ltd. ( BSE:  500655  | NSE:  GARWARPOLY ) , one of the pioneers and leading producers of polyester films, today announced the launch of  Paint Protection Films in India . Expertly designed to deliver the highest level of protection, this innovation will offer the highest level of impact resistance in clear, self-healing paint protection films.   Made in India using advanced film technologies and the company’s in-house technology Garware Paint Protection film is a great product that is suitable for Indian weather and road conditions. Expertly designed to deliver the highest level of protection, Garware Paint Protection Film is manufactured using a specially formulated Thermoplastic Polyurethane film (TPU). With proven reliability and consistent performance, the film when applied to vehicles protects from scratches and dents, the damages made by road debris and rocks, in addition to the elements of the environment. The product has exc

Yunus Centre of Social Business, VESIM hosts ‘Skilling for Women’ roundtable conference

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Mumbai, 23 rd  October, 2019:   The  Yunus Centre of Social Business,   Vivekanand Education Society Institute of Management (VESIM) , one of the leading B Schools in Mumbai organized a roundtable meet on ‘ Skilling for Women: Promoting Social Entrepreneurship for Women in Rural India’  in Mumbai. Through this event, the Yunus Centre of Social Business, VESIM aims to push for skilling as a development strategy to solve Indian women's socio-economic woes. The contribution of Indian women to the GDP today stands at only 17%, which is less than half the global average. The Government recently launched several skill promotion schemes to address this and abridge this gap to match global standards. At the roundtable, 20 eminent speakers from various institutions discussed, debated and probed on enriching dialogue revolving around social entrepreneurship, bridging inequalities, scalability of ventures by rural women, problems with self-help groups, geography and cultural relevanc

Greenpanel Industries Limited lists on the exchanges

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     Greenpanel Industries Limited (Greenpanel) was demerged from Greenply Industries Limited (Greenply) by way of a Scheme of Arrangement approved by the Hon’ble NCLT at Guwahati.      Greenpanel comprises of the MDF units at Uttarakhand and Andhra Pradesh with a cumulative capacity of 5,40,000 cubic meters and the Plywood Unit at Uttarakhand with a capacity of 10.5 million square meters. ·           The shareholders of Greenply were allotted shares of Greenpanel in the ratio of 1:1 Mumbai, October 23, 2019:  Greenpanel Industries Limited (“GIL” – BSE - 542857| NSE GREENPANEL|INE08ZM01014), listed on the stock exchanges today. The shareholders of Greenply were allotted 1 (one) fully paid equity share of Re 1/- of Greenpanel for every 1 (one) fully paid equity share of Re 1/- of Greenply. Today, 12,26,27,395 equity shares of Re 1/- of Greenpanel got listed on the stock exchanges and trading commenced. Present on the occasion of the listing ceremony of Greenpanel at th

ITC’s Fabelle Exquisite Chocolates reveals its limited edition range chocolate ‘Trinity – Truffles Extraordinaire’ which achieves the title of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® to become ‘The Most Expensive Chocolate’

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~ Co-curated by France’s Legendary, Michelin Star Chef Philippe Conticini and Fabelle’s Master Chocolatier, Fabelle’s ‘Trinity - Truffles Extraordinaire’ box, priced at £4813/ INR 4.3 lakh approximately for a kilogram, enlivens the mystical concept representing the cycle of life Mumbai, 22 nd  October 2019 :   Fabelle Exquisite Chocolates, the  home-grown luxury chocolate brand from ITC Ltd, acclaimed for creating unparalled chocolate experiences in the country has taken the Indian luxury chocolate market to newer and greater heights. Fabelle has revealed its most expensive chocolate listed under  GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS®  with the launch of its limited edition  Fabelle Trinity - Truffles Extraordinaire . The chocolate was unveiled at a high octane event in ITC Grand Central Mumbai, in the presence of the  Legendary, Michelin Star Chef Philippe Conticini  - who is credited for numerous innovations over the last three decades and is the co-curator of Fabelle’s Trinity - Truffles Extr

Duville Estates gives possession of scheduled towers of Riverdale Heights on time

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Diwali cheer for homebuyers at a time when delayed deliveries are rampant in the sector Pune, October 22, 2019:  Bringing Diwali cheer to homebuyers, Duville Estates hands over possession of Riverdale Heights in Kharadi on time. Completing the project on time was made possible due to astute   planning, state of the art execution backed by the implementation of cutting-edge construction technologies. Duville Estates has scheduled completion of the entire Riverdale Heights project by the first trimester of the next financial year, well within the timelines committed. The significance of this is critical while noting that the industry is reeling under the negativity surrounded by delayed timelines. The successful completion of the initial two towers of Riverdale Heights is testament to the vision of Mr. Behram Dubash, the Chairman of Duville Estates who had made this investment in land parcel several decades ago identifying the potential of this location.  The project has an u

Celebrating President Abdul Kalam’s Legacy

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USF Announces Launch of Fifth Kalam Postgraduate Fellowship for Indian Students Mumbai, October 22, 2019 – To mark the late President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's birth anniversary, the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa announced the launch of the fifth Kalam Postgraduate (PhD) Fellowship. The Fellowship, named in his honour and memory of his 2012 visit to USF, is offered to students who have graduated (or are in the process of graduating) from an Indian university in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program. The online application to USF for a Ph.D. program requires submission of a research proposal in any of the following areas: Applied Anthropology, Applied Physics, Business Ph.D. programs, Cell Biology, Microbiology & Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science & Engineering, Engineering, Criminology, Integrative Biology, Marine Science and Psychology. Awarded to one student per academic year, the USF fellowship waives tuitio