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Ferns N Petals’ Contribution towards Society

Adopted a park and conducted a plantation drive; aims to plant 1 lakh trees Installed a Community Fridge; aims to set-up 20 more New Delhi: Ferns N Petals is going to complete 25 years of its successful operations this year. Hence, the company has decided to give back to the society by conducting a series of social activities. To start with, Ferns N Petals has adopted ‘Nangal Devat Park’ in Vasant Kunj and planted 150+ saplings recently. They are planning to plant 1 lakh trees in the coming years, which will be nurtured by the company itself. This plantation drive has been started in association with Sipping Thoughts and Humans for Humanity. Saplings of Pilkhan, Jamun and Alstonia were planted on that day by the volunteers. The second in the line was installation of community fridge on Chattarpur road, in cooperation with local communities. The fridge is placed outside Opulent hotel (a property by FNP Gardens) and is accessible to everyone. The hotel has taken the responsibility to mainta…


by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai : The India International Fashion Jewellery & Accessories Show {IIFJAS} is oldest, largest and official platform in India for the Fashion & Imitation Jewelry. Fondly known as the Face of Indian fashion Jewelry Industry, IIFJAS is all set to welcome everyone to witness a larger and enhanced show at the 13th edition in Mumbai from 20th to 23rd August, 2019 at Bombay Exhibition Centre(NESCO) Goregaon from 10:30 am onwards to 6:00 pm. The exhibition was inaugurated by Ms. Amruta Fadnavis (banker, singer and social activist) she not only graced the show rather personally visited various stalls to check out new trend and options available.
IIFJAS is a platform which gives chance to all the upcoming jewelry designers and manufacturers of India, fashion stylists, renowned buying houses and buying agents, Television production houses and many top-notch merchandising outlets, aside from wholesalers, retailers, traders, importers and exporters to showcase the unique…

CaratLane - Opens a New store at City Park Powai

by Shrutee K/DNS
CaratLane - A Tanishq Partnership, is now open at Mumbai’s upbeat neighborhood - City Park in Powai. This outpost of CaratLane brings a brand new jewellery buying experience to shoppers in the vicinity, especially to consumers that love to try before they buy.

“The thing I love the most about CaratLane is that their designs are light-weight and made for everyday wear. They also have a great collection of designs for special occasions, which makes it a go-to jewellery place for me. With a store in my neighborhood I can see the designs in person and place orders online at my convenience!” said Moushmi Chatterjee, a CaratLane customer from Mumbai.

Since its inception, CaratLane has revolutionized the way Indian women discover fine jewellery, by making modern, beautiful designs accessible through its omni-channel presence. With this latest addition, CaratLane now has 7 stores in Mumbai, 15 in the Western region of India and 62 across the country.
Speaking on the occasion, Mit…


by Shrutee K/DNS
The First stage of the bottom-up consultative process designed to generate ideas and review performance of Banks and their alignment with national priorities was conducted at the Regional Level on 18th & 19th August, 2019 by Central Bank of India for all the branches of jurisdiction of South Mumbai, Thane, Panaji and Mumbai Suburban Regions.This was a first of its kind consultation, where the Branches were themselves asked to review their performance, deliberate on the issues before the Banking Sector and ideate on future strategy and the way forward.The meet focussed on the ways and means to increase credit to various sectors of the economy, enhance use of technology to bring about innovation and enable big data analytics, and make banking more citizen centric as well as more responsive to the needs and aspirations of Senior Citizens, Farmers, Small Industrialists, Entrepreneurs, Youth, Students and Women.
The following nine thematic papers by domain experts on var…

GROHE wins the distinction of “Red Dot: Brand of the Year”

GROHE convinces with consistent brand management Global brand creates relevance inside and outside the sanitary industry Award ceremony will take place in Konzerthaus Berlin, hosting an exclusive audience of 1,400 invited guests on 1 November 2019
New Delhi, 19th August 2019: The jury for the Red Dot Award: Brands & Communication Design 2019 is full of enthusiasm. The international experts have bestowed the distinction “Red Dot: Brand of the Year” on the global sanitary brand GROHE. It is awarded to the best brand in an industry. Over several days, the experts scrutinised, discussed and assessed a total of 8,697 entries. With its outstanding design quality and extraordinarily consistent conveying of its own values across different channels, GROHE won over the experienced jurors. Besides GROHE, Deutsche Telekom and HappyGoal received the highest distinction in the “Brands” section.
We are delighted about the award. It is an appreciation of the GROHE brand and its employees across more …

HDFC Bank named ‘India’s Best Bank’ at Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019

by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai : HDFC Bank was adjudged ‘India’s Best Bank’ at the Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019. In a function organized at JW Marriott, Hong Kong, the award was accepted on behalf of the bank by Mr. Rahul Bhandari, Alt. Chief Executive,HDFC Bank, Hong Kong. This year marks the 27th anniversary of coveted The Euromoney Awards for Excellence. Launched in 1992, they were the first of their kind in the global financial publishing industry. The awards are based on year-round monitoring of market share and customer-satisfaction data compiled by Euromoney’s industry-leading surveys. This is supplemented by an intensive three-month process of review by Euromoney’s editorial team, culminating in face-to-face interviews with shortlisted candidates. This year, Euromoney received almost 1,000 submissions from banks in an awards programme that covers 20 global awards, more than 50 regional awards, and best bank awards in close to 100 countries. In its awards issue, the magazine wr…

ANMOL bags two Awards at the 15th Annual FURA Retail Jewellers India Award 2019

‘Retail Promotion of the Year’ for Bridal Boutique and ‘Heritage Polki Bangle/Bracelet of the Year’
Luxury jewellery brand ANMOL has been known for creating trend setting designs as well as marketing campaigns from time to time. Pioneer of several innovations in the Gems & Jewellery Industry once again steals the show with a double win at the 15th Annual FURA Retail Jewellers India Award 2019 by bagging the awards for ‘Retail Promotion of the Year’ for Bridal Boutique and ‘Heritage Polki Bangle/Bracelet of the Year’. Founder of ANMOL, Mr. Ishu Datwani received the award from Tanisha Mukherjee and Isabelle Kaif for ‘Retail Promotion of the Year’ ‘Heritage Polki Bangle/Bracelet of the Year’ respectively.

Known as the ‘Oscars of the Jewellery sector’, The Retail Jeweller India Awards is one of the most esteemed and coveted award of the industry. Out of 15 editions of Retail Jewellers India Award, ANMOL has practically bagged awards every year for their outstanding designs and marketing …

FICCI FLO comes Face to Face with the Mumbai Police on Women Safety Day

by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai 19th August 2019:  FICCI FLO Mumbai Chapter held an interactive session to resolve queries and doubts on Women’s safety at work and in the digital space at MCA Club BKC, Mumbai. The workshop was graced by Dr. Rashmi Karandikar, Deputy Commissioner of Police Port Zone, Mumbai. This event was sponsored by Vodafone Sakhi –a unique safety service for women.
The key speakers were greeted by Ms. Anuradha Bhatia, Chairperson of FICCI FLO. The people joining this event from Mumbai police department as key speakers were Mrs. Sharmila Sahasrabuddhe, Police Inspector, cybercrime branch and Mrs. Surekha Dige, Assistant Police Inspector; Crime against Women, cybercrime branch and Ms. Shama Sayyad, PSI Mumbai Police. They highlighted the need to spread the awareness for cybercrime and different sections/articles on laws for women’s safety at work.

The events was primarily focused on increasing cognizance against cyber theft, cyber stalking, fake news, Web Hijacking, etc. This …

World Youth Chess Championship 2019

Mumbai to host prestigious World Youth Chess Championship
by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai: India’s latest chess sensation and the world’s second youngest grand master Praggnanandhaa R will be the star attraction at the prestigious World Youth Chess Championship to be held in Mumbai in October.
The 14-year-old king of the chequered board from Chennai will lead a star-studded field, including 6 world champions in various age-groups, in the mega tournament from October 1 to 13.
On the girls' side, Nagpur's Divya Deshmukh will spearhead India's challenge. The world’s best talent will be seen in three age-groups for boys and girls: U-14, U-16 and U-18
“This is a great honour for India,” Dr. Parinay Fuke, the chairman of the organising committee and Maharashtra minister of state for PWD, Forest and Tribal Development, said at the announcement press conference. “We are expecting at least 6 world champions in different age groups, making it one of the biggest chess tournaments held in India…

Pokerstars India Launches Digital Campaign #Madeforpoker with Nawazuddin Siddiqui

Three digital adverts reveal the poker player in everyone Mumbai: PokerStars India, part of the world's largest online poker platform, has launched a new digital marketing campaign featuring Bollywood star and PokerStars India Brand Ambassador Nawazuddin Siddiqui. #MadeforPoker is the second campaign that PokerStars India has developed along with their creative agency Ogilvy India. The campaign, which is comprised of three advertisements, is designed to highlight that everyone has a poker player in them, and that poker skills can easily be applied to everyday challenges. Each of the three digital adverts focuses on a transferable life-skill such as staying calm, taking calculated decisions and keeping a poker face. Nawazuddin Siddiqui said, “Poker can be played by anyone who approaches life with composure and self-control. You play the hand with the skills you bring to the table. Similarly, in life, you use your skills to adapt to the cards life deals you. Look at me, I was never the…

Korum Mall presents Chandrayaan – 2

Created by record breaking artists Abaasaheb Shewale, this art piece made with pushpins was a mesmerizing sight
by Shrutee K/DNS
In the spirit of Independence Day, a true spectacle of patriotism was showcased at Korum Mall, Thane. Renowned world record holder artist Abaasaheb Shewale showcased his amazing rendition of Chandrayaan 2 made with pushpins. The 8 by 6 feet mosaic made with 44,652 pushpins was a portrayal of India’s marvellous moon mission and made the onlookers chest swell with pride. Visitors will get an opportunity to witness this art piece between August 15 and August 22.
Abaasaheb Shewale along with his team is known to create artistic marvels. His recent record breaking artwork was Padma Bhushan Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s 20 feet x 30 feet portrait made with chess pieces showcased at Korum Mall.  
When asked what inspired him to create this masterpiece, Abaasaheb Shewale said, “It is indeed a great time for India currently with a new wave of development and growth. The current…