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Pooja Acharya and Jugnee presented Persephone Paintings by Sheetal Dewan

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Art curator Pooja Acharya and Jugnee presented  Persephone Paintings  by Sheetal Dewan
With dance and music by  Terence Lewis & Raghav Singh


by Shrutee K/DNS

Mumbai, August 30, 2015:Pooja Acharya and Jugnee presented ‘Persephone’ a unique installation centered on a series of paintings by artist Sheetal Dewan, unveiled through an electrifying dance performance by ace choreographer Terence Lewis with original scores by Raghav Singh. The event was held at the popular Mumbai nightclub Tryst, with the who’s who of Mumbai society in attendance. A part of the show’s proceeds will go towards the Mazumdar Shaw Medical Foundation (MSMF), a non-profit organization that aims to establish advanced cancer care infrastructure that is accessible to all, promoting translational research with a focus on India and providing philanthropic support to cancer patients.
The installation was based on the legend of Persephone, daughter of Greek God Zeus and his consort Demeter. This one of a kind presentation, …

DHL presented designers Anand Kabra & Nikasha Tawadey at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015

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DHL presents 
Anand Kabra & Nikasha Tawadey
at the Lakmé Fashion Week 
Winter/Festive 2015


by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai, 31 August, 2015: DHL, the world’s leading logistics provider, presented designers Anand Kabra and Nikasha Tawadey at the Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2015. Renowned for their distinctive style of women’s clothing, both designers enthralled the audiences with their elegant, contemporary and creative renditions.
Anand Kabra’s streamlined, easy to wear collection was for the stylish modern woman on the move. The collection was a clever combination of earthy warm tones and bold prints with a dash of Nizami luxury and embroidery. Nikasha Tawadey’s collection themed Indira Et Amrita was inspired by the two sisters who were cult figures of their time. Embodying a bohemian combination of the east and west, her line was exuberant and glamourous. The ensembles were rich in form and structure in colors of pink, beige, black and wine.


Commenting on DHL’s partnership with IMG Lakmé…

Grazia style magazine launched its September cover featuring Athiya Shetty at the Reliance Digital store

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Grazia launches its September cover featuring Athiya Shetty


by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai, August 31, 2015: The September cover of India’s fastest growing style magazine Grazia, starring the lovely Athiya Shetty, was launched at the Reliance Digital store at Prabhadevi. Debutante Athiya Shetty who plays the lead in the film Hero that releases soon, stars on Grazia’s next issue playing the Easy Chic poster girl to the hilt.
“I’ve had the most fun shooting for this cover because it involved lots of food and I had to just be myself – I was smiling, I was happy and the entire scene was an absolutely amazing experience,” said Athiya as she unveiled the cover alongside Grazia India’s editor, Mehernaaz Dhondy. When asked about her personal style statement, she said, “I’m still trying to figure out my style. I like to go casual and easy. Right now I’m obsessed with the Boho vibe. I also love my boyfriend jeans and my white keds.”
This being her first ever cover launch, Athiya marvelled at how much she …

Reliance Communications & Jasper Join Hands for IoT Services Across India

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CORPORATE / INDUSTRY

IoT SERVICES FOR DIGITAL INDIA INITIATIVE Reliance and Jasper Partner to Deliver IoT Services Across India and Make Smart Cities a Reality

by Shrutee K / DNS
Mumbai & Santa Clara, 27 August 2015: Reliance Communications, India’s fully-integrated telecommunications service provider, and Jasper, a global Internet of Things (IoT) platform leader, today announced a partnership to enable enterprises throughout India to launch, manage and monetize Next-Generation IoT businesses. Reliance is Jasper’s sole telecom partner in India. This partnership pairs the capabilities of Reliance’s 11 data center facilities and its Global Cloud Exchange (Cloud X®) platform with Jasper’s global IoT services platform to enable enterprises to capitalize on IoT services. This also marks yet another step forward in delivering the infrastructure and IoT platform required to facilitate the diverse array of projects under the Government of India’s ‘Digital India’ initiative.

“Businesses through…

Inorbit Mall announced model hunt "inTrend" from 26th August - 6th September 15

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FASHION/LIFESTYLE



INORBIT MALL ANNOUCES INTREND
A MODEL HUNT AND FASHION 
EXTRAVAGANZA  

Entries open for all above the age of 16 
at Malad and Vashi malls



by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai, August 2015– Inorbit is on the hunt for the freshest face to match the fresh fashion at their malls in Malad and Vashi with their recently announced model hunt as part of the fashion extravaganza “inTrend”. Calling for entries from 26th August – 6th September ’15, inTrend is open to men and women above the age of 16, giving everyone right from teenagers, working professionals, fashionistas, stay at home mothers, fathers and grandparents the chance to take the fashion world by storm. Under the guidance of fashion ambassadors supermodels: AlesiaRaut for Inorbit Malad and Sucheta Sharma for Inorbit Vashi. Each mall will select winners –male and female who will be given the opportunity to walk the ramp for three professional fashion shows for choreographers Richa Chaudhary andYatin Gandhi in addition to getting their …

Poompuhar ‘Ganesh Darshan’ art expo inaugurated

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Poompuhar ‘Ganesh Darshan’  art expo inaugurated

Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai: The much awaited Tamilnadu Handicrafts Development Corporation Limited, popularly known as Poompuhar, a Government of Tamilnadu undertaking, handicrafts exhibition wasinaugurated today by Ms. Ashwini Bhide, IAS, MD Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation. During the inauguration Ms. Ashwini Bhide said that this is one of the impressive art and culture exhibitions she attended and impressed with the skills the artisans rendered to the painstakingly made creations which translates the rich tradition and culture of India.
The unique art and craft exhibition display specially crafted Ganesh Idols from different materials such as Bronze, Copper, Wood, Clay, Crystal etc. along with this there are many other household products are also displayed. The chief attractions are Bronze Icons, Brass Lamps, Wood Carvings, Tanjore Paintings, Co-optex Silk and Cotton Sarees, Organic Sarees, Artistic Jewllery, Handcrafted Furniture and many article…

SEYCHELLES PRESIDENT JAMES MICHEL IN INDIA TO PROMOTE SEYCHELLES TOURISM

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TRAVEL / TOURISM

India a dominant player for  Seychelles Tourism Industry with  a recorded growth of  125% in tourist arrival  from India 2015 




by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai, August 27th, 2015 – H.E James Michel, President of Republic of Seychelles reinforcing Indo-Seychelles bilateral relations and the need to pave the way for greater partnership to promote tourism between both countries. President James Michel's Press conference came on the third day of his historic state visit to India at the invitation of Prime Minister Modi. attended by Alain St Ange Minister for Tourism and Culture, Joel Morgan Minister for Foreign Affairs and Transport, Roy Kinnear Chief Executive Officer of Air Seychelles and Lubaina Sheerazi, COO Blue Square Consultants for Seychelles Tourism Board Office in India , President Michel hailed India’s unparalleled out bound tourism potential. He said both countries recognised the need to bring their economies closer, to drive more growth and create opportunities for entre…

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Announces partnerships with State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur & Canara Bank

DICV signs MoUs with two additional banks  for financing solutions of  commercial vehicles Announces partnerships with State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur and Canara Bank & Customers to benefit from the viable finance options offered by the banks

Mumbai,  India, August 27, 2015 –:Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. (DICV) the 100% wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler AG signed two Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with Canara Bank and State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur to provide commercial vehicle financing packages to BharatBenz customers across the country.
Announcing the partnerships, Mr.Erich Nesselhauf, CEO and Managing Director, DICV, said, "Partnering with State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur and Canara Bank as our preferred financiers allows us to strengthen our presence across key North and South regions, due to its outreach to interior markets. This partnership will help our dealers in this region to leverage on the banks support and promote BharatBenz products in these …

Korea Tourism launched the global tourism campaign "Write Your Name in Korea"

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TOURISM



KTO launches Global Tourism 
Campaign "Write Your Name in Korea"
Have your name engraved on 
the Imagination Road in city 
of Changwon
(August 20th - December 31st, 2015)


by Shrutee K / DNS

Korea Tourism Organization launched the global tourism campaign "Write Your Name in Korea" which aims to enhance the image of Korea as a tourist destination. The campaign will start from August 20, 2015 and will continue until December 31st, 2015.
By joining the event, participants will be able to have their name engraved on ‘Sang Sang Gil’ (meaning Imagination Road), located in the Changwon City and take the first step towards making their imagination about Korea come to life.
The city of Changwon has become one of the upcoming hot spot for the artists. The Chang-dong Art Village has over 250 years of history.
The campaign consists of two major promotions. The first promotion runs for six weeks from August 20 to September 30, 2015 at www.imagineyourkorea.com. The first 23,000 ap…

The Avari Dubai Hotel introduces its Holiday Getaway Package

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TRAVEL / TOURISM

Shades of Dubai 
The Avari Dubai Hotel introduces its
 Holiday Getaway Package



by Shrutee K
This season,witness the essenceof Dubai hospitality at The Avari Dubai Hotel with its special Holiday Getaway Package. The package has something for everyone to enjoy right from the opportunity to experience the real grandeur and beauty of Dubai with an atmosphere that’s just perfect to unwind and relax. Not forgetting the incredible entertainment, mouth watering food and a spectacular location, The Avari Dubai Hotel promises not only value for money but also the experience of a lifetime!
The longer you stay, the lesser you pay is the highlight of the Holiday Getaway package, by offering a great discount to its customers where in they can pay bypaying AED 798/- for all 3 nights, one can also extent the stay by paying AED 1,500/- for 6 nights which includes the Avari World Traveler room, welcome drinks on arrival, a sumptuous complimentary buffet breakfast as well as complimentary in…