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Chetan Pathare first Indian to be Appointed WBPF Gen Secretary

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Mumbai, May 17, 2019: Chetan Pathare a leading name in the Indian fitness industry who has tirelessly worked for the betterment of Bodybuilding in India for more than 2 decades was announced as the new Gen Secretary of the World Body Building and Physique Sports Federation with immediate effect for a period of 4 years. He is currently serving on the board of Indian Body Builders Federation (IBBF), in the capacity of General Secretary. He is also the Assistant Secretary of Asian Bodybuilding Federation (ABBF) and Secretary General of the South Asian Bodybuilding Federation (SABBF).  Mr Datuk Paul Chua (Singapore), has been appointed as the President of World Bodybuilding and Physique Sports Federation (WBPF). Mr Chetan Pathare will work alongside him and be in-charge of 19 member countries. WBPF is affiliated to TAFISA (the association for International Sport for all), World Leisure Organization, Pacific Games Federation and General Assembly of Asian Physique Sports Federation (GAAPSF). …

COMMUNITY HELATHCARE..NEED OF THE HOUR- Swathi Kantamani Natco Trust

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Indian ranking on a global healthcare access and quality (HAQ) index is at  145 amongst 195 countries , lower than neighboring Bangladesh and even sub-Saharan Sudan and Equatorial Guinea, while Iceland ,Norway and Netherlands take the first top 3 positions , while China is at 48 and US at 29  position ! The only way to provide palliative care ,an interdisciplinary approach to specialized medical and nursing care for people with life-limiting illnesses. It focuses on providing relief from the symptoms, pain, physical stress, and mental stress at any stage of illness  to a huge number of people in need in India is through community participation, which can be achieved by improving the awareness of the people about palliative care. Achieving community participation in health-related activities has remained a challenge for health programs in India. Although Kerala has exhibited unique standards of community participation in providing and managing palliative care services through neighborhoo…

ARIEL INDIA ACHIEVES A GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® CERTIFICATE & ENABLES NEXT-GEN TO #SHARETHELOAD

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Anil Kapoor leads by example as 400 sons take up household chores as part of the culmination of Ariel’s Sons#ShareTheLoad ~
Mumbai, 17th May 2019: In a historic celebration of the culmination of their latest campaign Sons #ShareTheLoad, Ariel India attempted and achieved a Guinness World Records certificate by imparting the Largest laundry lesson to sons of today, so that they can grow up to be equal partners tomorrow. Joining the movement was leading Bollywood star, actor, husband and dad par excellence - Anil Kapoor who lead by example and encouraged the participants. Ariel launched the 3rd edition of their #ShareTheLoad movement earlier this year, urging the current generation to raise their sons like they have been raising their daughters, so that the next generation can lead more equal lives. Supporting that thought, celeb mom Mandira Bedi joined the Largest laundry lesson to impart the required skills to young men and pledged to raise her son with the values to #ShareTheLoad. For…

JSW Energy Announces Q4 FY 19 Results

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by Shrutee K/DNSMumbai, India: JSW Energy Limited (“JSW Energy” or the “Company”) reported its results for the fourth quarter (“Q4FY19” or the “Quarter”) ended March 31, 2019.
Key Highlights of Q4FY19 (Consolidated):Continued de-risking of the Business; Significant portion of open capacity tied up under short-term power supply contracts in FY20.

Vijayanagar plant secured PPA for 300 MW from Telangana State  for a period of 9 months beginning July 1, 2019
In L1 basket for 290 MW under Pilot Scheme–II of PFC/NHPC for 3 year PPA at Vijayanagar plant
Open capacity at Ratnagiri plant nearly fully tied up in H1FY20 through short term contracts
Commissioning of 36 MW (2x18MW) Thermal Capacity at Salboni and Nandyal expected in Q1FY20 with long term PPA tied up under Group Captive scheme
Focus on Balance Sheet strength continues; During the quarter Company reduced its Net Debt by ~₹636 Crore through prepayment/scheduled repayments; Net Debt to Equity at 0.85x
JSW Energy (Barmer) Ltd was awarded 1) I…

MEHUB Kick-starts Operations in Mumbai Signing up with Angel Investors

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MEHUB is the first start-up incubator in Bollywood (Hindi film industry), with a global vision
Mumbai: - Mumbai based media startup incubator, MEHUB kick-starts its operations by collaborating with Venture Catalysts,India’s leading early stage Angel Investor network for startups. The collaboration is aimed to bring investment and growth expertise for the potential portfolio companies that the pioneering incubator MEHUB will take under its wings. The deal comes close on the heels of MEHUB setting up its robust infrastructure at the nerve centre of the entertainment industry in Mumbai. As part of this announcement, it is also joining hands with JPIN, which runs a Media & Entertainment Tech Venture Capital Fund and an investment platform in London, UK and is building the largest Euro-Asia investment and growth corridor with Venture Catalysts to help startups grow and scale internationally. MEHUB is a start-up incubation outfit which will identify and reach out to start ups operating in…

Wrangler brings you the Eight edition of True Wanderer

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Wrangler, the original American denim brand, is back with its nationwide search for the True Wanderer. After seven successful seasons of True Wanderer, Wrangler is calling on all adventure and travel enthusiasts for its eighth edition. Sign up for the True Wanderer contest and you could be in the running for the grand prize of an all-expenses paid trip to Switzerland.
Signing up for the True Wanderer adventure is simple. All you must do is, visit the True Wanderer page on the Wrangler website (http://www.wrangler-ap.com/in/truewanderer) and share your past travel experience.
The best entries will get an opportunity to be one of 12 True Wanderer finalists. The shortlisted finalists will then have to take a friend along for a fully sponsored trip in India. They can choose to travel by car, bike, foot or any mode of transportation of their choice. While on their journey, they will need to capture their travel experiences and share these on the Wrangler website. Based on vot…

Achyut Palav to conduct a Devnagari Masterclass in USA

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by Shrutee K/DNS The renowned calligrapher, Achyut Palav has been invited to conduct a special workshop and a Masterclass during the 6th Calligraphies in Conversation. This International Calligraphy Exhibition is being held in San Francisco. The opening ceremony will be held on 7th June 2019 and the event will showcase works of eminent calligraphers from around the world. Achyut Palav’s Calligraphy Demonstration will be a part of this opening ceremony. Paintings of selected calligraphers will be displayed in the ‘Master’s Section’. A special Masterclass by Achyut Palav is organized on 12th June where he will present various styles of Indian Calligraphy. This session is an opportunity to observe the way American Calligraphers perceive Indian Calligraphy and their attempt at learning Devnagari script from an artist’s point of view. Apart from America, his paintings will also be exhibited in the 11th World Calligraphy Biennale (S. Korea) in September 2019. He has always been proud of his I…