Showing posts from January, 2021

Maharashtra commits to eliminate Neglected Tropical Diseases

  India joins the World NTD Day movement to reiterate its commitment towards elimination of NTDs. MUMBAI,  30 January  20211 : World Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) Day, which is being observed  today  across India, is a key moment in the fight against NTDs, a group of preventable diseasesinclude Lymphatic Filariasis (Hathipaon), Visceral Leishmaniasis (Kala-Azar), leprosy (Kusht-Rog), dengue, chikungunya, snakebite, rabies etc. that are responsible for killing and disabling millions of people in India every year. Now, as India takes a stand against NTDs in alignment with the WHO NTD Roadmap 2021-2030, Maharashtra has reiterated its commitment to ensuring that India’s NTD elimination goals are met. Speaking about the state’s determination to address the challenge of NTDs,  Dr N. D. Deshmukh,   Joint Director (Malaria, Filariasis and WBD), Government of Maharashtra  said,  “ we remain committed to ensuring India meets its NTD elimination target much before 2030”. We will  ensure all a

Royal Enfield forays into Japan Opens first standalone, flagship store in Tokyo

  Further cements position in South East Asia with entry into Japan   India, 29th January, 2021:  Royal Enfield, the global leader in the mid-size motorcycles (250 cc - 750cc), today announced the launch of its first standalone, flagship Store in Tokyo, commencing its operations in Japan. Located in Suginami-Tokyo, the newly inaugurated store will have the complete suite of Royal Enfield motorcycles, apparel and accessories, in addition to spares and service. The store launch was done via a digital press conference today addressed by Vinod K Dasari, CEO of Royal Enfield, and Vimal Sumbly, APAC Business Head, Royal Enfield.  This is a fresh start for Royal Enfield in what is perhaps the most iconic automobile market in Asia Pacific region. This strategic announcement is in line with Royal Enfield’s focused international thrust of leading and expanding the global mid-sized motorcycle segment (250-750cc).  Speaking at the launch, Vinod K Dasari, CEO, Royal Enfield  said, “At the heart of

'वैलेंटाइन डे' स्पेशल कल्याण के आभूषण

  लव बर्ड्स पैंडेट, डायमंड लव पेंडेट, दिल के आकार वाले बैंगल और भी बेहतर विकल्प कल्याण ज्वेलर्स लेकर आया है मुंबई, 29 जनवरी 2021 :-  अपनी प्रेमिका या पत्नी के लिए आपके प्यार का बिलकुल सही प्रतीक। वैलेंटाइन डे बस आने को है। इसी के साथ हर साल की तरह प्यार का मौसम लौट रहा है; हम शर्त लगा कर कह सकते हैं कि आप अपने प्रिय के लिए प्यार और स्नेह जताने को कोई उपहार तलाशने की जुगत में लगे हुए हैं। अगर आपको बेहतरीन उपहार तलाशने में कोई उलझन हो रही है तो हम आपको बताते हैं कि सबसे बेहतर विकल्प क्या हो सकता है। आभूषण को प्यार का बेहतरीन प्रतीक माना जाता है। प्यार से प्रेरित आभूषण न केवल आपकी बैटर-हाॅफ को अच्छा महसूस कराते हैं बल्कि यह उनके लुक को भी निखारते हैं। साथ ही वे और भी स्टाइलिश नजर आती हैं। इसके अलावा, एक आभूषण एक विचारशील उपहार भी है। कल्याण ज्वैलर्स आपके लिए कुछ सबसे पॉकेट फ्रेंडली और किफायती ज्वैलरी लेकर आया है। जो गिफ्टिंग ट्रेंड्स को बहुत अच्छी तरह आगे बढ़ाती है। यह इस वेलेंटाइन डे को आपके और आपके पार्टनर के लिए खास बना देगा। प्यार के मौसम का जश्न मनाने के लिए, कल्याण ज्वैलर्स ने कुछ का


  AAP INSURANCE DEKHO. BAAKI HUM DEKH LENGE! Mumbai, January 29 th   2021 : InsuranceDekho, a leading insurtech startup, today announced the launch of its maiden TV campaign –  Aap Insurance Dekho. Baaki Hum Dekh Lenge . As part of the campaign, InsuranceDekho has focused on creating awareness about the importance of health insurance for the common man.   The campaign aims to educate people about end-to-end services offered by InsuranceDekho and demonstrates their trustworthiness. Customers can compare and review policies online, get the right policy at the right price, consult an insurance expert and receive unconditional support from a dedicated help desk, especially during claim settlement. The light-hearted campaign aims to instill confidence among the customers about buying their health insurance from InsuranceDekho and puts the customer at ease by announcing, “Aap Insurance Dekho. Baaki Hum Dekh Lenge!” Speaking about the campaign, Ankit Agrawal, CEO and Co-Founder, InsuranceDekh

Seniority Introduces Evergreen Club: A Digital Engagement App for Senior Citizens

  A new, unique online platform to support the emotional well-being of the elderly  January, 2021: Nearly 57 million people in India are victims of depression and another 38 million suffer from anxiety disorders, as per a report by the WHO. This number has increased manifold due to the unprecedented pandemic, affecting people of all age groups, especially senior citizens, whose mental health took a drastic hit in the last few months.  Keeping the emotional well-being of the elderly in mind, Seniority – India’s largest shopping destination for the elderly – launched Evergreen Club, a digital platform exclusively for the senior citizens of the country. The one-of-its-kind offering has been created to help seniors find a renewed sense of belonging by attending a host of exciting events and forming new meaningful connections.   The Evergreen Club is a web and app-based platform where people above the age of 55 years can ‘e-meet’ like-minded people and socialize with

Panasonic India launches a new range of Air Conditioners equipped with nanoe™X technology to inhibit adhered novel coronavirus*

Safer and healthier interiors:  nanoe™X technology releases hydroxyl radicals that are capable of inhibiting bacteria and viruses, including 99.99% of the adhered novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)*; nanoe-G effectively removes** 99% PM2.5 particles, ensuring a better indoor air quality nanoe™X technology is now available in Panasonic’s nanoe™X Air Conditioners –which have been tested*  for the inhibitory effect on the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) at the Texcell Laboratory, France   New Delhi, 28 th  January 2021:  To ensure a safer and a healthier lifestyle amidst this pandemic,   Panasonic India - a leading diversified technology company,   today launched the   new range of Air Conditioners (ACs) under the HU series enabled with recently announced  nanoe™X technology.   nanoe™X  technology releases hydroxyl radicals contained in water. Hydroxyl radicals are also known as “nature’s detergent” that are capable of inhibiting bacteria and viruses, including 99.99% of the adhered novel coro


Mumbai,  January 2021:   India’s largest micro-blogging platform ‘Koo’ announces its tie up with Republic TV to further reach and encourage Indian audiences to express their thoughts and opinions on everyday trending news.  This gives impetus to the ongoing ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ initiative by PM Modi, which brings two homegrown brands together in a first-ever unique partnership. As part of the partnership, Republic Bharat will use the Koo platform to trend daily hashtags and encourage their followers on Koo to express their thoughts and opinions on these topics. The best koos will get featured on Republic TV. Republic will publish polls on Koo to users to get the pulse of the nation everyday which will be featured on their television network.  Koo and Republic Bharat partnership will be seen on the Koo App and Republic Bharat TV channel starting Republic Day, 26th January 2021. Aprameya Radhakrishna, Co-Founder and CEO of Koo , said ‘We firmly believe that Freedom of Speech digitally s

Cargill, UN World Food Program and Centre for Responsible Business launch nutrition program in Jaipur, Rajasthan

  Program to address nutritional challenges leading to stunting, wasting, underweight and anemia amongst children and women Jaipur, January 27th, 2021:  Malnutrition is a major contributor to the disease burden in India, with c hild and maternal undernutrition leading to low birth weight, stunting, and anemia. To address these, under the support of the Department of Women and Child Development, the Government of Rajasthan, Cargill, in partnership with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and Centre for Responsible Business (CRB), have launched a program to improve nutrition status in Jaipur, Rajasthan. This program aims to address nutrition intake in the first 1,000 days of a child's life starting at conception through two years after birth, shaping a child’s early development. It will improve the nutritional quality of Take-Home Ration (THR) served to children, pregnant and lactating mothers through collaboration with Anganwadi centers (AWCs). The program will also deploy


  Thousands of unique personalization options now available on gear and apparel -          First-of-its-kind personalization tool, the Royal Enfield Make It Yours, now available across the brand’s range of gear and apparel -          Close to 7000 unique options to choose from for customizing helmets and over 15000 unique options for t-shirts based on individual style and preference   New Delhi, 27 January, 2021:  For decades, Royal Enfield motorcycles have been a canvas for customization and personalization, as riding enthusiasts, artists, and customisers across the world have customised their Royal Enfields to reflect their own unique personalities, truly making it their own. Inspired by this, Royal Enfield introduced the  Make It Yours initiative - MiY,  an inventive and unique motorcycle personalization tool, along with the Royal Enfield Meteor 350. Following enthusiastic consumer response to MiY for the Meteor, the Classic and the 650 Twin motorcycles, Royal Enfield today announce

*Yantra Pictures join hands with Shukul Showbiz for Hindi, Marathi & Gujarati feature films and web series in 2021*

  Owned by producer Maansi, Yantra Pictures had earlier produced Punjabi films and ventured into short-format production with the award-winning short film Painful Pride featuring Pallavi Joshi and Rituraj Singh. It narrates the story of a woman, who is dealing with menopause and will soon release on an OTT platform, and soon to venture into the Marathi industry with Colorphool. It’s surely a celebration time for Maansi at Yantra Pictures as it has joined hands with Shukul Showbiz for exciting projects this year in Hindi, Marathi, and Gujarati films. Shukul Showbiz is founded by Munna Shukul, who had earlier produced the Gujarati film Chashni, Punjabi film Mitra Nu Shonk Hathyara Da, and going on floors soon with yet another Gujarati film Raado. Excited Maansi of Yantra Pictures says, “I am thrilled to join hands with Munna Shukul of Shukul Showbiz on an exciting slate of films this year in multiple languages that include Hindi, Marathi, and Gujarati. We have also collaborated on my mai

Maldives lauds PM Modi’s gesture in providing COVID vaccine

  25 January 2021:  Honourable President of the Republic of Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, its Hon. Minister of Foreign Affairs Abdulla Shahid and Honorary Consul (Mumbai) of the Republic of Maldives Bobby Mohanty have expressed their sincere gratitude and appreciation and have praised the Hon. Prime Minister of India Sh. Narendra Modi for providing COVID-19 vaccine to their country. Bobby Mohanty called it a noble and memorable Republic Day gift! India has supplied 100,000 doses of CoviShield (Oxford-Astra Zeneca vaccine) manufactured by SII (Serum Institute) to the Maldives. The Maldives is the among the first countries to receive COVID-19 vaccines from India. In his address to the nation on 20th January 2021, Hon. President of the Republic of the Maldives Ibrahim Mohamed Solih announced the arrival of the first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines in the Maldives from India. In his address and tweet, President Solih thanked the Indian people, its Government and (Hon.) Prime Minister (Shri