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Inaugural Function of Saksham-2019

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by Shrutee K/DNS
सक्षम (संरक्षणक्षमतामहोत्सव) 2019 is an important national program initiated by Union Government of India for energy security, sustainable development and environment protection of our country.  The ultimate goal of the program is to curb wasteful expenditure on fossil fuel, reduce the growing burden on foreign exchequer and protect the environment from the adverse effect of Green House Gases emanating from burning of fossil fuels. India’s commitment in the recent COP21 meeting held in Paris has been widely recognized by the world leaders.
Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA), under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and State Level coordinators of Oil Industry take up various initiatives with the active involvement and support from the concerned State Government to spread mass awareness. With the same earnest सक्षम (संरक्षणक्षमतामहोत्सव) 2019 is being organized during 16th January to 15th February, 2019, with a tagline ‘ ईंधनसंरक्षणकीज़िम्म…

Leverage Edu raises Pre-Series A led by DSG Consumer Partners

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by Shrutee K/DNS
New Delhi: 15th January, 2019: Leverage Edu, an AI-enabled marketplace designed to help students with their higher education and career growth plans, announced that it has raised a pre-series A round of funding led by DSG Consumer Partners & Blume Ventures. The funds will boost the company's mission to democratize access to mentorship by continuing its growth path and further developing the platform. This is the company's second round of financing post a seed round raised late last year.   
"We are excited to partner with DSG, who are champions at helping build much loved consumer brands, and with Blume, who’ve spearheaded helping tech companies scale – both of which we aspire to be. Over the last 12 months, we have grown from a college admissions platform to a full-stack career growth company, that helps students starting grade 8 with mentorship and assessments, moves to high schoolers and college goers applying to undergraduate and postgraduate progra…

Dairy Tech Startup, Mr. Milkman Awarded the 75th Platinum Jubilee Award

by Shrutee K/DNS
New Delhi: Mr. Samarth Setia, Founder, Mr. Milkman, was awarded the prestigious AIFPA 75th Platinum Jubilee Award for the significant contributions he has made towards creating a platform that helps dairies get connected directly with consumers. The 75th Jubilee Celebration was organized by The All India Food Processors’ Association at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. Established in 1943, The AIFPA has played an integral part in the Indian food industry when it comes to introduction of innovative technology, boosting the marketing infrastructure, smoothening out the logistics processes, etc. The event was graced by Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Minister for Food Processing Industries, Government of India and other notable dignitaries.
Mr. Setia has been recognized for his invaluable contributions to the dairy industry where he has introduced technology to reduce the dependency on traditional methods of keeping accounts. With 100% data security, transparency in approach and analytica…

Innowave IT Infrastructure to Increase Headcount by 1500 in 2019

by Shrutee K/DNS
Slew of domestic & overseas project wins due to growing demand for e-governance expertise Adopts workforce management model that enhances team cohesiveness & facilitates learning
Mumbai, January 15th, 2019: Innowave IT infrastructures Ltd., among India’s largest solution-focused, e-governance players with a successful track record of large projects, today announced its plan to increase headcount by 1500 in 2019. The hiring will be in the areas of Networking, Project Management, Accounting, Multitasking, General management support along with Office support services across entry to managerial levels besides few leadership positions. Most positions will be either based out of Mumbai or Pune. Innowave IT currently has 700 employees on its direct payrolls and another 25,000 on contract-based employment, in India. The demand for talent stems from two factors - continued momentum in the demand for e-governance solutions in India & worldwide besides InnowaveIT’s expa…

The 2019 ŠKODA SUPERB Corporate Edition

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The 2019 ŠKODA SUPERB Corporate Edition will be available at an ex-showroom price of INR 23.99 lacs
Offered exclusively to existing ŠKODA customers, the SUPERB Corporate Edition blurs the line between beauty and functionality without compromising on comfort
Equipped with 1.8 TSI (MT) petrol engine, the 2019 SUPERB Corporate Edition is available in two colour options: Candy White and on popular customer demand, the all new Magnetic Brown
ŠKODA’s ‘Peace of Mind’ campaign to focus on the cost of ownership with India’s first 4 Year Service Care: 4 Year Warranty, 4 Year Road Side Assistance, and optional 4 Year Maintenance Package
Mumbai, 16 January, 2019: Stirred by the success in 2018, ŠKODA AUTO India introduces the 2019 SUPERB Corporate Edition at an attractive introductory ex-showroom price of INR 23.99 lacs exclusively for ŠKODA customers. The SUPERB Corporate Edition serves to cater a demand for a modern emotionally-rich design, a high degree of functionality, generous proportions and d…

Rajnigandha Pearls is Ready to Shine with Goodness, With Anushka Sharma

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New Delhi:The leading Bollywood actress, Anushka Shama is the new brand ambassador for Rajnigandha Pearls, from the House of DS. A firm belief in the quintessential inner goodness that outshines everything else has been the core of all brand communications for Rajnigandha Pearls. The philosophy of goodness has, in fact become an essential part of the brand’s identity and the latest television commercial is yet another piece of creative communication that reinstates this core belief. Like Rajnigandha Pearls, seeds of cardamom coated with silver and blended with Saffron hold within them the striking quality of refreshing instantaneously, the seeds of ‘achchai’ planted in the human heart, can make a world of difference in somebody’s life and outshine everything else.
The plot revolves around a fashion show, where the gorgeous Anushka is the show-stopper. We see the dazzling Anushka walking on to the ramp along with two models. One of these two models confronts an awkward moment when her …

HONOR View20 Available For Pre-Orders on Amazon India

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by Shrutee K/DNS
New Delhi, 14th January 2018 HONOR’s most anticipated smartphone - HONOR View20 will be available for pre-bookings on Amazon India starting January 15th January 2019. View20 is an Amazon exclusive smartphone and interested customers can register View20 on Amazon.in (NotifyMe) to get notified once pre-booking starts for the device. Encumbered with eight world’s-first technology including 48MP Camera, 3D camera, All-View Display (World’s first in-screen front AI camera design), Kirin 980 AI chipset with Dual NPU manufactured by 7nm process and so on, the smartphone is poised to disrupt the smartphone industry. HONOR View20’s breakthrough screen is combined with an outstanding camera, reaching a level of overall performance that exceeds the expectations of even the most demanding consumers.
HONOR View20’s rear camera is the first ever on a smartphone to be powered by the Sony IMX586 stacked CMOS image sensor, which features 48 effective megapixels on a 1/2-inch sensor (0…

Nouryon Opens New India HQ and Research Center to Support Growth

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Nouryon (formerly AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals) has opened a new headquarters office and research center to support its operations in India. Located in Mumbai, the new location brings together research and sales as well as business support functions, and enables the company to better meet customer needs across the region.
Nouryon is significantly expanding its operations in India. Key projects include an expansion and upgrade of Nouryon’s organic peroxides facility in Mahad, which is close to completion, as well as a new monochloroacetic acid plant in Gujarat. The latter is a joint project with chemicals manufacturing company Atul, a part of Lalbhai Group, and is scheduled to start production later this year.
“India is an increasingly important market for us and these investments clearly demonstrate our commitment to grow with our customers in the region,” said Charlie Shaver, CEO of Nouryon. “The chemical industry is regarded as a backbone of India’s agricultural and …

Jacqueline Fernandez Launches “Skechers D’Lites”

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai, 15th January 2019: Skechers, An American performance and lifestyle footwear brand announces a new range of sneakers “Skechers D’Lites” in India. The announcement was made in the presence of Bollywood celebrity and fashionista Jacqueline Fernandez, who sets the temperature rising with her stylish looks, sizzling aura and her performances on the silver screen. Jacqueline’s arrival at the store was striking, as she came out of a life size shoe box, followed by a flash mob performance. The launch of the D’Lites range showcases a wide range of chunky, colourful sneaker options with the brand logo in the midsole which is unseen before and adds a signature element to the shoes. Skechers D’Lites will reiterate the 90s trend of chunky sneaker design. Speaking about the D’lites launch, Mr. Rahul Vira, CEO, Skechers, South Asia Pvt. Ltd. said “With the launch of Skechers D’lites we are making sure that the 90’s trends are never getting old but only moving back into style. …

Hilton introduces New Dining Program for Guests in India

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by Shrutee K/DNS INDIA – January 14th, 2019 – Global hospitality Hilton(NYSE: HLT) announced the launch of its new Hilton Dining Asia Pacific Program, for its Indian guests, providing more choices and benefits at 13 hotels across 9 cities in the country. Aimed at offering benefits along with exceptional Hilton hospitality, the new dining loyalty program includes special accommodation rates and exclusive dining discounts. The benefits can be redeemed at not only the host hotel or other Hilton properties in India, but also in a large number of Hilton hotels in the Asia Pacific Region. For more information, you can visit https://hiltondiningapac.com/ The new annual subscription loyalty program offers discounted prices on food and beverages, room privileges, and also extends the benefits to other hotel amenities such as spa, fitness and wellness vouchers, even when the guests are not staying at the hotel. Members can enjoy up to 25 percent off on food and beverage for up to 12 persons, best…

January in Switzerland A Swiss World Snow Festival & Hot Air Balloon Festival

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by Shrutee K/DNS
What comes to mind when you think of Swiss winters? Snow-capped mountains and fur-clad people always on the lookout for an adventure? Or, do you dream of sitting by an open-log fire with warm fondue and a glass of the famous Glühwein wine for company? While all this imagery is only too accurate, it paints just half the picture of what Switzerland really has to offer during its renowned winter season.
The other half of this enchanting winter wonderland comprises decades of traditions kept alive through world-renowned festivals — a must-see for all visitors and residents alike. January is lined up with two global festivals that attract hordes of visitors each year living up the celebrations with equally enthusiastic locals. 
37th World Snow Festival (Jan 21-26, 2019) When the temperature drops far below zero degrees in late January, artists and sculptors from all over the world gather at Grindelwald, near Interlaken to carve out extraordinary ice sculptures at the Six - Day…