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‘KEEP THE PROMISE’ to Fight Against HIV-AIDS

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 by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai, November 30, 2017: AIDS Healthcare Foundation and Kripa Foundation organised ‘Keep The Promise’ rally in Dharavi, today. On the occasion of World AIDS Day, the campaign was aimed at bringing attention towards several pertinent issues like stigma and discrimination towards HIV positive people, access to proper ART treatment, HIV community testing. 
The gathering witnessed over 300 children and influencers from several civil society organisations who took pledges to keep the promise - to stand against discrimination towards HIV positive people, to create awareness about the disease, to continue fight against HIV/AIDS, among others. The rally focused on the need for a strong scale-up of global AIDS funding and calls on governments, funding bodies and individuals to commit to ending the epidemic.
About AIDS Healthcare Foundation AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest global AIDS organization, currently provides medical care and/or services to over 8,30,953 c…

Birla Edutech bags 7 Awards at ‘Brainfeed’ Amongst 500 Schools

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by Shrutee K/DNS
30th November, 2017: The 5th National Conference and School Excellence Awards was conducted by ‘Brainfeed’ in Pune. The conference was focused on the ideas of teaching parameters, learning, growth and the diverse roles in leadership. The conference was followed by the Brain Feed School Excellence Award for 2017-2018.  500 schools across India attended this event. Out of the 16 nominations, Birla Edutech schools bagged 7 awards.
Globe Tot’ers- A Birla Preschool, Mumbai, Nashik and Gopi Birla Memorial School, Mumbai emerged as winners in Best Preschool of Maharashtra and Best CBSE school of Maharashtra categories respectively. Ms. Preeti Ambekar on behalf of Globe Tot’ers- A Birla Preschool Mumbai; Nashik and Gopi Birla Memorial School, Mumbai was present to receive the award.Other Birla Edutech schools that bagged the awards were Shloka –A Birla Preschool, Pune for Best Preschool of Maharashtra category and Shloka –A Birla School, Vapi, Gujarat, Shloka –A Birla Preschoo…

FOREVERMARK CELEBRATES ITS ASSOCIATION WITH OM JEWELLERS WITH GORGEOUS DISHA PATANI

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai, 29th November 2017:OM Jewellers, a brand that embodies trust and Forevermark, the diamond brand from the De Beers Group of Companies have been associated for over 5 years. To celebrate their association the gorgeous actress Disha Patani visited the OM Jewellers exclusive diamond showroom. Forevermark encompasses the promise of beautiful, rare, and responsibly sourced diamonds, while OM Jewellers focusses on trust and authenticity. The synergy of these two brands has brought about an ideal collaboration over the past few years.
Celebrating this partnership, was the talented film star, Disha Patani who attended the event wearing stunning jewellerycrafted with Forevermark diamonds. “A Forevermark diamond is something that will be passed down from one generation to the next and will stand the test of time. Each Forevermark diamond has a unique identification number which is a testimony to its promise. OM Jewellers is the most trusted jeweller in the city, offering t…

Piramal Enterprises Acquires Digeplex and Associated Brands for its Consumer Products Business

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai, India, November 30, 2017: Piramal Enterprises’ Consumer Products Division announces the acquisition of Digeplex and associated brands from Shreya Lifesciences. This acquisition strengthens Piramal’s position in the Gastro-Intestinal (GI) segment and is complementary to its existing brands - Polycrol and Naturolax, in the GI segment. These brands hold rich legacy amongst consumers across India.
Nandini Piramal, Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises said, “Our aim is to be a significant player in every business under the Healthcare vertical of Piramal Enterprises Limited. Acquisition is one of the important routes to help us achieve our goal and in the last 2 years, we have completed three acquisitions in the Consumer Products business, itself. We believe Digeplex and its associated brands, are a strategic fit for our product portfolio that will help us move closer towards our stated objective. The combination of organically growing our existing core brands and…

Saregama Launches Customized Music Cards with your Picture on it

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai: After Carvaan, Saregama India launches another innovation – ‘Customized Music Cards’. Based on the insight that music is one of the most personalized gifts you can give to your loved ones, Saregama now allows you to gift up to 200 songs from its vast library.  The songs can be selected across a number of languages and artistes and you also have the option to print your loved one’s photo with a personalized message on it. Saregama will courier the final customized music card to the recipient, anywhere in India.
To select songs for this tailor-made card, go to www.saregama.com and choose from a wide variety of genres including Bollywood, Devotional, Ghazals, Classical and Sufi plus a range of regional languages like Bengali, Telugu and Punjabi amongst others. Saregama also guarantees that all the songs on the customized music card will be original and in HD quality sound. This promise, coupled with doorstep delivery, will see many of us bid adieu to our small neig…

Reliance Games to foray into the Augment Reality and Virtual Reality Space Partners with GoPhygital

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai: Reliance Games, a part of Reliance Entertainment – Digital, the digital entertainment focused business of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), announced its foray into the fast growing Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality space by announcing its alliance with GoPhygital, a Mumbai based venture focused on creating immersive AR, VR and MR experiences. According to a recent report by IDC, the total worldwide spending on AR and VR industry will increase to almost US $215 Bn by 2021 from current spending of US $11.4 Bn in 2017. As a part of the alliance, Reliance Games and GoPhygital will partner and develop Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality based apps, games and experiences which will be based on original IP and licensed IP.
Speaking about the association and their foray into AR and VR, Amit Khanduja, CEO of Reliance Entertainment – Digital says, “We are delivering a console experience to our mobile consumers and we will continue to push the boundaries for a…

Women in Pharma An exclusive summit by UBM

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by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai, November 28, 2017: The 2nd edition of the celebrated India Pharma Week, a UBM India initiative -- introduced last year to celebrate a decade of CPhI & P-MEC, UBM’s flagship engagement platform, and the world’s leading Pharmaceutical networking event -- witnessed one of its most inspiring and scintillating initiatives, ‘Women in Pharma : Aspire, Lead, Inspire’. The event saw a congregation of some of the most sought-after women leaders in senior-management levels, entrepreneurs, and mentors from the pharmaceutical and bio-pharmaceutical industry to celebrate the significant contribution of women in this industry and share their inspiring stories, experiences and knowledge. Encouraged by the overwhelming response it got last year, the 2nd edition of ‘Women in Pharma’ came with a broader, all-encompassing agenda that also included deliberating discussions by involving senior male leaders from the industry as well. Women in Pharma  promoted an ambience of bonhom…

Hema Malini & Madhur Bhandarkar Announced the Launch of “ONE FOR ALL -ALL FOR ONE”

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai, November 29, 2017 Leading Bollywood personalities Hema Malini and Madhur Bhandarkar announced, the launch of “ONE FOR ALL , ALL FOR ONE”, a Tribute and salute to Indian Army, a one-of-its-kind noble event by ATHARVA FOUNDATION to be held on 31st January 2018 at NSCI, Worli. The event has been envisaged and conceptualized by Shri. Sunil Rane, Chairman Atharva Foundation. Atharva Foundation, the brain child of SHRI. SUNIL RANE,one of the most active NGOs, works at the grass-root level in India to bring about a positive change in the lives of the less fortunate people of India.
Atharva foundation is all set to welcome the ‘Real unsung Heroes’ of the country by organizing a program named “ONE FOR ALL, ALL FOR ONE”. Foundation believes that the growth of a nation depends on the growth of the various sections of its society. This noble thought has lead to flourish itself in every aspect. With the same vision, Atharva foundation is taking a new step to recognize and fe…

Landmark Lego Championship 2017 is back

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai : ‘Build, but don’t step on it!’ LEGO Systems, Inc., makers of the world’s leading construction toys embarked upon a journey with India’s leading leisure and entertainment retailer – Landmark. The third edition of the biggest Lego Challenge is back in the country with loads of excitement and surprises!
With a goal to reinforce the magic of building step by step, Landmark provides the perfect platform for children across the country to build the tallest tower and win the most amazing chance to visit the LEGOLAND in Malaysia.
Speaking on this association, Ms. Namita Pant, Head of Marketing, Trent Ltd. says “We wish to continue the excitement of the last 2 seasons with the third edition of the Lego Championship. We at Landmark believe in creating platforms for children to discover and enhance their skills & the Lego Championship is the result of this endeavor. We look forward to children having a great time at this event."
Details of the Landmark LEGO Champi…

Amway India releases the ‘Amway India Entrepreneurship Report’ 2017

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by Shrutee K/DNS Hyderabad, 29th November 2017: In an effort to map different aspects of entrepreneurship among youth in India, Amway India, the country’s leading direct selling FMCG company, today, released the Amway India Entrepreneurship Report (AIER) 2017. The report was launched by Mr. Doug DeVos, President, Amway at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2017 held in Hyderabad. AIER is an annual report compiled by Amway since 2014, that promotes and facilitates entrepreneurship in the country & globally.  

AIER findings are from a study conducted by Nielsen for Amway India under which they surveyed 10,809 final year undergraduate students including 6269 male and 4540 female students covering 28 cities, 28 small towns and students hailing from rural arears across 21 States of India in 2016. The report focuses on scrutinizing and understanding the student community’s attitude towards Entrepreneurship in India. From AIER 2017, it was derived that over 60 percent students in the…