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Piaggio donates 11000 + Ration Kits to Needy Auto Driver Families in India

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The kit distribution was done on a single day,  at various locations 11000  Ration kits were distributed to  needy Auto Drivers  whose business is impacted due to the current unprecedented COVID19 situation Pune, 29 May, 2020:  The increasing number of Covid-19 cases has resulted in an extension of nation-wide locked down with a few relaxations in certain areas. This protracted lockdown has terribly affected the Auto Rickshaw drivers, a section of the society that is very dependent on daily earnings effecting the livelihood of many families. In this time to demonstrate solidarity with the most needy section of this society to navigate through this crisis, Piaggio Vehicles Pvt Ltd (PVPL), a 100 % subsidiary of the Italian Piaggio Group, European leader of the 2-Wheeler sector and India’s leading manufacturer of small commercial vehicles, has announced that they have distributed more than 11000 kits, each of which could feed a family for two months. As a responsible corpora

ITC’s B Natural and Amway India collaborate to launch first of its kind immunity offering in Fruit beverages, with clinically proven ingredient

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~Two Industry leaders come together in a strategic partnership for the launch of B Natural + range National,  28 May 2020 : In a unique partnership, ITC’s B Natural and Amway India have collaborated to launch the first of its kind B Natural+ range for the Indian consumer. B Natural Juices & beverages which believes in providing fruit nourishment to its consumers, intends to provide the dual benefit of Immunity + Fruit & Fiber to them with the launch of the B Natural + range. The promise of supporting immunity is delivered by a unique clinically proven ingredient, which has been developed by ITC’s Life Sciences & Technology Centre (LSTC).  ITC’s team of scientists at LSTC has been working on various health & nutrition areas for nearly a decade. During these trying times,  Immunity  has emerged as a key focus area.  This Clinically proven Ingredient was tested in a randomized, double-blind placebo controlled clinical study conducted over a period of 3 months kee

Indian Immunologicals Launches Classical Swine Fever Vaccine ‘Raksha Class’ for Pigs in India

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Indian Immunologicals Limited (IIL) , a leading veterinary and human vaccines manufacturing company, today announced the launch of the  Classical Swine Fever (CSF)  vaccine under the  brand name –  ‘Raksha Class’-  into the market. This unique cell culture technology-based vaccine has been developed in collaboration with the  Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) , Bareilly. The Classical Swine Fever (CSF) is a highly contagious viral disease of pigs caused by an RNA virus. This disease has a high fatality rate and therefore, pig growers face serious economic problems with the loss of the herd. The Raksha Class vaccine is a live attenuated vaccine and has been tested for safety, sterility, and potency. The field trials for the vaccine were conducted at Bengaluru and Hyderabad Veterinary colleges. Raksha Class offers distinct advantages in terms of safety and can be scaled up in cell cultures to meet entire country’s requirements. The current requirement is about 22 million

CREDAI-MCHI report finds 60 % developers see business getting back to normal 9-12 months post lockdown

Report also finds 83 % developers will continue same business despite several setbacks in last 3 years 27 May 20, Mumbai: In a research report taken among 500 members and published by CREDAI-MCHI it was found that 60 % developers saw their real estate business getting back to normal in about 9-12 months after lockdown while only 30 % saw it becoming normal in 6 months. CREDAI-MCHI had engaged with research among its members and found that almost 83% wished to continue in the same business despite the various setbacks their business suffered due to demonetisation, RERA, GST and now corona virus.   Nayan Shah, President CREDAI-MCHI stated “This is a significant research taken at a time when the Real Estate Industry is struggling just like many other industries in India. An overwhelming 83% developers who have completed the research survey have optimistically preferred to stay in and continue in the business exhibiting resilience and confidence in our industry even in such trying

Mankind Pharma stands by real-life hero Jyoti Kumari: admires her brave effort during lockdown

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~Offers Rs 1 lakh aid to ease her daily struggle in testing times~ Mumbai, 27 th  May 2020:  Amidst multiple tales of the struggle for survival in the ongoing global COVID-19 crisis , Mankind Pharma has been supporting the community and frontline workers fighting against the deadly virus. With similar thoughts , the company has now stepped up  and applauded the  heroic tale of Jyoti Kumari by offering  Rs 1 lakh aid to the lion-hearted girl. Mankind Pharma has been involved in the country’s fight against the pandemic in several ways. Besides producing affordable medicines, it has donated ventilators, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and medicines to the states. Now Mankind has supported 15-year-old Jyoti  Kumari, who cycled 1,200 kms with her ailing father riding pillion,  from Gurugram to her home in Bihar amidst the lockdown. Mankind Pharma’s aspiration to become the top pharma company in India is not just about revenues, but also by being No. 1 in CSR activities, an

Acer India expands another winner in the gaming portfolio with Aspire 7 Gaming laptop

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The latest Aspire 7 offering comes in 4 variants. The Intel based models are equipped with upto 9 th  Gen Core i7 processors, while the other two is being offered with the latest AMD Ryzen 3000 series chipsets along with the Nvidia GeForce GTX graphics The laptop also comes with up to 1TB M.2 PCIe SSD and up to 32GB DDR4 (SO-DIMM) RAM storage to carry out tasks Aspire 7’s Full HD IPS technology features two narrow bezels and an impressive 81.61% screen-to-body ratio that helps tame distracting reflections The new Aspire 7 gaming laptop weighs 2.15 kg and offers upto 8.5 hours (under test conditions) of operation on a single charge. Mumbai,  26th May 2020 : Acer India, the global PC brand,  today  announced the expansion of its gaming portfolio in India with the launch of powerful Aspire 7 gaming laptop on Flipkart that comes in 4 new variants to cater to gamer’s demand.   Acer’s new Aspire 7 gaming laptop hides a powerful processor and graphics which will help gamers get th

LIC OF INDIA Launches Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (Modified- 2020) Scheme

The Government of India has introduced Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (Modified -2020), with modified rate of pension for citizens aged 60 years and above. LIC of India is solely authorised to operate this scheme. Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (Modified- 2020) is a  Non-Linked, Non-Participating, Pension Scheme subsidized by the Government of India .  This plan will be available for sale commencing from 26/05/2020 for three financial years i.e. upto 31 st March, 2023. This scheme can be purchased offline as well as online from LIC of India at www.licindia.in The policy term is of 10 years and for policies sold during the first financial year i.e. up to 31 st March 2021, the Scheme will provide an assured rate of return of 7.40% p.a. payable monthly (i.e. equivalent to 7.66% p.a.) for the entire duration of 10 years .For the policies sold during the next two financial years, the applicable assured rate of interest, at which the pension payment shall be made, will be

Don Cinema releases Oscar nominee Director Majid Majidi's film ‘Muhammad The Messenger of God’

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Don Cinema releases Oscar nominee Director Majid Majidi's film ‘Muhammad The Messenger of God" which is releasing on Don Cinema OTT platform in June, Music by Oscar winner Music Director  A R Rehman. Trailer released this Eid on 25th May on Don Cinema. Majid Majidi is one of the well-known awarded director, He has directed many iranian, english and hindi films. Recently he had directed the hindi film Beyond The Clouds with Ishaan Khattar.  The founder of Don Cinema Mehmood Ali says ‘it is an Iranian movie with an exceptional concept and is a 300 Crores budget.Mehmood Ali said that there are many upcoming hindi, English and regional blockbuster films and web series as well which was about to release, it got delayed due to lockdown. Soon it will be released with a big bang!

Aarine foundation helping the needful during the lockdown

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As we know that since lockdown is declared everyone is suffering from many issues. Shops are closed, markets are closed and commute has  been stopped. The suffering section of the country is poor families,  families, daily wager, senior citizen, families of single mother and Migrant labors. Everyone is helpless in the pandemic. Most of the people want to help but cant come out of home. Survival of taxi-auto drivers, vegetable seller, carpenter, painter, plumber, electrician, hamal is now difficult as they are not able to earn money. Many a time they had to sleep without food. Even baggers are facing most difficult time of their life as there is no on roads to give them money.  But there is section of our society who is working on ground level to support these people, i.e many social organization and NGO have come forward to support them by providing groceries, medical support,  cooked food. Aarine foundation is one them who supporting Mumbai  and Navi Mumbai through its network. 

Make this Eid special with these scrumptious dishes

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Unable to invite your friends over or go out to celebrate Eid. Don’t let lockdown dampen your spirits, treat your palate with delicious and lip-smacking recipes that will add a modern twist to your festive celebrations. Del Monte brings you new innovative recipes to help you overcome lockdown blues. So, what are you waiting for, lets get started. Grilled Cilantro Citrus Chicken with Spicy Cranberry Sauce    Ingredients:- For spicy cranberry sauce: 150 grams, Del Monte cranberries 3 to 4 nos, garlic cloves 2 nos, green chillies 1 teaspoon, red chili powder/flakes 3 tablespoons, lemon juice 1 teaspoon, lemon zest 1 tablespoon, butter ½ tablespoon, sugar 2½ cup of water For Grilled Cilantro Citrus Chicken: 4 boneless chicken breasts 2 tablespoons, melted butter 1½ tablespoons, minced garlic 3 tablespoons, lemon juice 3 tablespoons, orange juice ½ tablespoon, lemon zest 1 teaspoon, minced green chilies ½ cup, cilantro(coriander leaves), finely chopp

Wrangler® Launches First-Ever Indigood™ Collection Using Foam-Dye Technology and Eliminating 100 Percent of Water in Denim Dyeing

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Wrangler® which is a part of Kontoor Brands, Inc. introduces the first denim apparel dyed with foam, an innovative technique that uses 100 percent less water than conventionally-dyed denim*.  The global product launch of foam-dyed denim follows Wrangler’s promise to discover and implement throughout its supply chain the most sustainable ways for dyeing denim. The introduction of Indigood™ foam-dyed denim represents Brand’s continued commitment to using our global scale to advance the denim industry while maintaining the authenticity, quality and style that consumers expect from  Wrangler . Indigood™ Foam-Dye entirely replaces the traditional water drums and chemical baths of traditional indigo dyeing, reducing by  100 percent  the amount of water* required to turn denim that beloved shade of indigo blue.  The new dyeing process also reduces energy use and waste by more than 60 percent compared to the traditional denim dyeing process.     The Indigood™ products wil

MG Motor India’s new contact free technology suite ‘Shield+’ to enhance the auto industry experience

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Mumbai, May 21, 2020:  Preparing to serve its customers in the new normal, MG Motor India has today introduced its ‘MG Shield+’ programme. Offering a comprehensive umbrella of sales and service initiatives, the Shield+ is designed with a key focus on Contact free Technology, Doorstep Delivery of Services and Enhanced Sanitization. Under the bouquet of Contact free technology, MG is  furthering its digital push through voice interaction. MG’s Shield+ comes with the industry-leading MG VPHY - offering voice-guided demonstration of its vehicles.  Customers can walk up to MG cars  at showrooms  and be guided by automated voice instructions. During product walkaround, the customer can scan QR codes to receive voice-guided feature demonstrations. Furthering its contact-less suite of offerings, MG Motor India will continue to roll out first-of-its-kind OTA (Over-The-Air) updates to the infotainment systems of MG cars. Customers will be able to upgrade the software of their MG’s i-SMART

Anushka Sharma immensely misses celebrity hair maestro Aalim Hakim!

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Hands down, Aalim Hakim is definitely the captain when it comes to styling the who's who of Bollywood and known personalities across India including cricketer Virat Kohli. Recently while praising the efforts of the entire team of  the newly released show produced by Anushka Sharma, Aalim didn't expect this quirky reply from the actress. However, their small banter made all their fans laugh out loud. Being the first one to comment on the post shared by the ace captain Virat Kohli,  Aalim couldn't agree more with his glowing review of the show. However, Anushka too didn't hold back her feelings and replied in a weary but albeit hilarious manner, and said, "Can't wait for you to cut Virat's hair so I can STOP!". Looks like the actress has been hard at work with her show and needs a well deserved break, we bet she can't wait for Aalim to take over hair duties for Virat Kohli!

Affle strengthens its leadership team by appointing Sujoy Golan as Chief of Marketing & Omnichannel Platforms

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19May 2020, Mumbai : Affle (India) Limited, the leading consumer intelligence technology company, today announced the  appointment of Sujoy Golan as Chief of Marketing & Omnichannel Platforms  to strengthen its leadership team. Sujoy will lead the marketing function and help drive the business growth for Affle’s omnichannel platforms on Software/Platform-as-a-Service business models. Sujoy Golan joins Affle with 14+ years’ experiencein driving and scaling high-growth businesses across Fintech, SaaS,AdTech, and e-commerce industries. He has been a part of leadership teams at Lendingkart, Unbxd, InMobi, Flipkart and Directi, contributing to their growth since early stages.In his most recent stint at Lendingkart, he played a key role in building one of India's largest MSME fintechs as VP & Head of Marketing. Prior to Lendingkart, he was Head of Marketing at Unbxd, and Global Head of Digital Marketing at InMobi, managing growth marketing across businesses and geographies. S

9 माह के कुनैन पर जटिल सर्जरी से दुर्लभ बीमारी का सफलतापूर्वक किया इलाज

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जन्मजात हाइपो-पैरा-थायरायडिज्म के इलाज के लिए किया विशेष तकनीक का उपयोग मुंबई, 19 मई 2020:-  अपोलो हॉस्पिटल्स, नवी मुंबई की स्पेशलिस्ट सर्जन्स टीम ने दुर्लभ जन्मजात बीमारी से पीड़ित नौ महीने के बच्चे पर जटिल ऑपरेशन करने में सफलता हासिल की है। इस बच्चे को जन्म से ही सुस्ती, चिड़चिड़ापन और असक्रियता की शिकायतें थी, अधिक जांच के बाद उसमें नवजात शिशुओं में पायी जाने वाली गंभीर हाइपोपरैथायरोडिज्म यह पैराथायरॉइड ग्रंथियों की दुर्लभ आनुवंशिक बीमारी का निदान किया गया। इस विकार की वजह से शरीर में कैल्शियम के स्तर का विनियमन ठीक तरह से नहीं हो पाता। ऑन्कोलॉजी निदेशक, थायरॉइड और पैराथायरॉइड, सिर और गर्दन के कैंसर की सर्जरीज के विशेषज्ञ डॉ अनिल के डिक्रूज़ ने अन्य विशेषज्ञों की टीम के साथ मिलकर इस बच्चे पर जटिल शस्त्रक्रिया सफलतापूर्वक की है। अब इस बच्चे की लगातार प्रगति हो रही है, उसका चिड़चिड़ापन कम हुआ है और सक्रियता पहले से ज्यादा है। अपोलो हॉस्पिटल्स ग्रुप के ऑन्कोलॉजी के निदेशक डॉ अनिल के डिक्रूज़  ने कहा, "नवजात शिशुओं में गंभीर हाइपोपैरथायरायडिज्म एक दुर्लभ और संभावित घातक स्थिति ह