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Malaysian Palm Oil Council's 'Fun, Food Lifestyle' ends on a high note

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai, September 2015: Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) presented ‘Fun, Food Lifestyle’ a consumer-oriented event at the Hotel Renaissance on30th September 2015. The event was an initiative by the Malaysian Palm Oil Council to uphold Malaysian palm oil with urban Indians who are willing to enjoy delicacies and are health conscious as well.
The event started with the master-class conducted by incredible Chef. Martin Yan, a Chinese-born Hong Kong-American chef. He is a celebrated food writer & has an experience in hosting over 3,000 cooking shows broadcast worldwide. ‘Fun, Food Lifestyle’ was a fun-filled event where celebrities likeSoha Ali Khan, Kunal Khemu, Maria Goretti andChef Ripu Daman Handa shared a “kitchen-moment”.
The glamorous couple Soha Ali Khan & Kunal Khemu, showcased their culinary skills against each other to demonstrate delicious recipes cooked in palm oil. Soha was accompanied with the renowned Chef Ripu Daman Handa, winner of Masterchef India…

Mr & Mrs.Ambani at The Annual General Meeting of Reliance Group Companies

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CORPORATE

(Left to right): Mrs. Tina Ambani with Mr. Anil D. Ambani  at The Annual General Meeting of  Reliance Group Companies in Mumbai Today

Malaysian Palm Oil Council hosted a master-class by Chef Martin Yan

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FOOD / LIFESTYLE

Malaysian Palm Oil Council hosted an exciting master-class by Chef. Martin Yan Brand Ambassador  of Malaysian Palm Oil Council


by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai, September 2015: Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) hosted a master-class by Chef.Martin Yan at the Hotel Renaissance on 30th September 2015. The master-class was an initiative by the Malaysian Palm Oil Council to uphold Malaysian palm oil with urban Indians who are willing to enjoy delicacies beyond boundaries and are health conscious as well.
The  master-class was presented by Chef. Martin Yan,Brand Ambassador of Malaysian Palm Oil Council, who is also an incredible Chinese-born Hong-Kong –American chef. The master-class saw Chef. Martin Yan presenting some quick fix recipes in the Malaysian Palm Oil.Chef.Yan refined his natural talent by demonstrating few mouth-watering recipes and captured hearts of people by spicing his cooking artistry and teaching with a personal ingredient. The morning was filled with delicious recipes …

LEE'S BIG RUSH OF BLUE LAUNCHES BIGGEST DENIM FESTIVAL

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by Shrutee Kate/DNS 
India, 29th September 2015; Lee Jeans is all set to kick off its first edition of the biggest denim festival in India, Lee Denim Rush, a seven day fete of true blue craftsmanship and authentic jean legacy. The brand features the new additions in Autumn Winter ‘15 range along with bestsellers from previous seasons packed with exciting and unbeatable offers.
Denim Rush starts from the 28th of September and parades on in full force and effect till the 4th of October. Complete with irresistible offers, big and small, such as gift vouchers, movie tickets, Bluetooth speakers, Firefox cycles, Vespa scooters and top it all off with a flat 50% off on select merchandise. The collection features Stretch Deluxe, Urban Riders, 101+ and more in the extensive line-up that truly sets up to be a testimony to Lee’s 126 years of constant innovation.
Though the denims are an attraction by themselves, the prizes of a Vespa scooter definitely gets the attention of many. With great denims…

India's first collaborative blogging book '6 Degrees' published at WIN'15

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Young India thrilled to witness WIN’15   a mega blogging conference

by Shrutee K/DNS
India, 29th September 2015: Nearly 300 creative minds were thrilled to meet and interact with peers in the Indian blogosphere and rub shoulders with some of the best creative minds across India. It was the second consecutive year when WIN ‘15 proved to be the best cauldron for magical ideas and thoughts to be exchanged at a common platform.
Organised by BlogAdda.Com - the largest community of bloggers in India; Write. Inspire. Network (WIN) is India’s largest blogging conference and awards ceremony. WIN '15 was ably (and hilariously) hosted by ace emcee Siddharth Kannan. At WIN’15 there were excellent insightful sessions that revolved around blogging and content marketing by renowned dignitaries and authors including Lakshmi Pratury, Anaggh Desai, Sruthijith KK, Suchitra Krishnamoorthi, Natasha Badhwar, Archana Doshi, Rezwan Islam, Prashant Challapalli and Harini Calamur to name a few.
WIN '15 also…

Union Bank of India signs MOU with National Housing Bank

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BANKING/FINANCE
Union Bank of India signs MOU with National Housing Bank


by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai 28th September 2015, Union Bank of India, a leading Public Sector Bank today signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Housing Bank to launch “Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY)” as envisioned by the Government for Housing to All by 2022, the year when the Nation celebrates its 75th Independence.


In line with objectives of the schemes, the role of Union Bank of India as a Prime Lending Institution (PLI) will facilitate promotion of Affordable Housing for weaker section through Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) in coordination with National Housing Bank, one of the Central Nodal Agency, which will channelize upfront subsidy under the scheme by signing an MOU between the Bank & NHB.

Under CLSS, Interest subsidy will be provided on home loans taken by eligible urban poor Economically Weaker section (EWS) and Low Income Group (LIG) seeking housing loans from PLIs would be eligi…

"My Nutella Jar" a personalised brand experience for consumers

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai : If there is one thing better than starting the day with Nutella, then it is starting the day with a jar of Nutella with your name on it! Nutella, the globally loved hazelnut spread with cocoa from Ferrero, is giving an opportunity to its fans to now personalise their Nutella jar with their or loved ones name on it.
Nutella will now appeal not just your taste bud but your emotions too, through the ‘My Nutella Jar’ campaign. Your favourite Nutella hazelnut spread is now truly yours!
Nutella aims to strengthen its bonds with its customers with this month long initiative. The brand will be using a mix of digital and on ground events (mall and modern trade activation) which will be conducted in selected modern trade stores in Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore to spread awareness about this initiative and engage with its consumers. In all these stores, the consumer, on purchase of a Nutella jar, will be given a personalized label by the promoter. The label will be printed o…

Panasonic India started 6 days health camp for residents of Gharaunda Haryana

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by Shrutee Kate/DNS
26 September, 2015, Haryana: Panasonic India started 6 days health camp for residents of Gharaunda constituency in Karnal district. Through this initiative, health services would be provided to residents of 6 villages namely Gadhibadhal, Balheda, Chaura, Lallupura, Mundogarhi and Sadarpur for the next 6 days starting 26th September, with pre informed time and venue. The launch was presided over by Shri Harvinder Kalyan, BJP MLA - Gharaunda Constituency.
Apart from giving medical aid to the patients, the team along with support from local volunteers will also do health checkup of women and children to determine anemic and malnutrition cases which would further be linked with various government initiatives. Besides this, the medical team would also domapping of physically handicapped people of the region so that they could also be linked with government initiatives to support them.
Commenting on this initiative, Shri Harvinder Kalyan, BJP MLA, Gharaunda Constituency, K…

Spuul adds UTV's blockbuster movies to their collection

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by Shrutee K/DNS

Mumbai, September 22 2015: Spuul, the popular online streaming service for Indian cinema and television content has added UTV’s popular and acclaimed titles to its catalogue which now includes the highest grossing Hindi movie of all time, PK. Along with PK, subscribers can also watch other blockbuster titles like Rang De Basanti, Jodhaa Akbar, Kai Po Che, Barfi, Dev D, Chennai Express and many more.
All the movies will be available across platforms like Web, Mobile (iOS, Android), Smart TV (Samsung, Panasonic, LG), Airplay on iOS, and Chromecast on Android. Spuul will be offering these movies to their subscribers in India, UK, Middle East and other major territories around the world.
Speaking on this development, Subin Subaiah - CEO, Spuul Global, said, “As one of the leading providers of Bollywood content to viewers across India, Pakistan, UK, US and Middle East, we are constantly investing in growing our library by adding new, popular and in many cases, offbeat titles …

Nissan Inaugurates New Dealership in Kashmir

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Srinagar, India (September 23, 2015): Nissan Group of India strengthened its presence in Kashmir with the inauguration of H.K Nissan, its new retail outlet at South City in Srinagar. The dealership was inaugurated by Arun Malhotra, Managing Director – Nissan Motor India Private Limited. Nissan now has a network of 201 sales touch-points, spanning across 148 cities for both Nissan and Datsun vehicles.
Establishing an extensive, quality-focused retail network is central to Nissan's long-term growth in India and the company has a commitment to operate 300 sales and service touch points by the end of the 2016 financial year. In this financial year, Nissan has already opened 18 outlets in metropolitan as well as non-metro cities. In the last two months, Nissan opened showrooms in Trichy, Tirupati, Sikar, Nasik & Mumbai.
While with network expansion, Nissan is moving closer to the customer, the company is also placing a huge focus on the customer experience at the deal…

ZF Marine showcases strengths at INMEX 2015

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by Shrutee K/DNS 
Mumbai. ZF Marine, the marine propulsion systems business unit of the ZF Group is showcasing at INMEX 2015, a wide range of products including thrusters, transmissions and technology for inland shipping and coastal transport, available for customers in India.   A trusted partner of many vessel owners, shipyards and engine OEMs in India’s marine industry, ZF has a proven track record of supplying more than 1,000 units of transmissions and thrusters for various applications ranging from inland cargo barges to sophisticated military vessels. Eastern Navigation, Chowgule Shipping and Goa Shipyard are some of India’s companies using ZF Marine’s products and services.
With inland and coastal cargo, and inland waterways forming a significant segment of the ZF Marine’s business in India, multiple barges, crew boats, work boats, ferry crafts, pilot boats, port of loading (POL) carriers, small tugs and offshore support vessels across the country are installed with ZF transmission…

BIMA's 63rd AGM focusing on BIS Quality Order and Safeguard Duty

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai, 25th September, 2015: The 63rd Annual General Meeting of BIMA (Bombay Iron Merchants’ Association)was heldyesterday i.e 24thSeptember 2015 at Garware House Club where the industry seniors would discussedabout successful removal of LBT, fight against BIS Quality Control Order and Safeguard duty; in addition to felicitating the key members.
63rd Annual General Meeting of BIMA (Bombay Iron Merchants’ Association) was graced by the presence ofShri Mohan Gurnani (President, FAM), RajinderMiglani (Chairman,Uttam Galva), board members of DISMA Steel Chamber of India, BOBA, COMM customs and other industry dignitaries. Mr.Nilesh Parekh, President BIMA inaugurated the meeting and laying down the key indicators to highlight performance of the industry in the past year. He further outlined the achievements of current board and expressed gratitude for their support. He also celebrated the fact that the issue of LBT (Local Body Tax) was completely resolved to the liking of th…