Showing posts from May, 2019

The Game changer in the Dairy Industry: Samarth Setia, CEO & Co-Founder, Mr. Milkman

by Shrutee K/DNS
The value-added market has taken the dairy industry by storm. As the spending capacity of Indians is increasing, so is their willingness to buy healthier, superfoods which we like to call as value-added products. Value-added products in the dairy industry are products like cheese, paneer, ghee, yoghurt, probiotic drinks etc. These are products which have been created by alteration, enhancement via additives, segregation etc. of liquid milk. Adaptation of various methods to create a more profitable product out of milk has allowed dairies and FMCG companies to make good revenue out of a mostly loss-making SKU, liquid milk.
Magnitude of production steadily increasing While packaged liquid milk continues to remain a key driver in the Indian Industry, value-added products are promising growth of 15 per cent to 20 per cent year on year that has varied products like cheese, UHT milk, curd, baby foods, ice-cream, butter, flavoured milk and dairy whitener. The Rs. 25,000 crore val…


Summer Launches Teach Kids Money Management and Laws of Motion through Play

New Delhi, 23rd May 2019:Smartivity, the most trusted toy brand among parents across the world, has introduced two new innovative do-it-yourself STEM construction toys - Smartivity Ferro Mania Money Magnate, a financial education game that also introduces kids to STEM concepts like magnetism and motion transfer; and Jumble Tumble Disc Shooter, a fun shooting game that introduce children to concepts of trajectories, mass, gravity, and Newton’s Laws of Motion. Designed by alumni of India’s premier design schools and IITs, these toys introduce young minds to fundamental concepts from Science, Technology, Engineering, (Arts) and Mathematics, through play-filled engagement. Each Smartivity STEM construction toy ensures screen-free, immersive engagement for 1-4 hours, and inculcate children with the confidence to make things with their hands. Ferro Mania Money Magnate & Jumble Tumble Disc Shooter are STEM Educati…


Mumbai, 23th May, 2019: Known as one of the most fascinating and luxurious destinations in Asia, Macao has recorded a 12% increase in Indian tourist arrivals from January to April 2019 compared to the same period in 2018. The destination also welcomed the arrival of nearly 14 million tourists from around the world in the first four months of 2019.
Talking about this positive growth, Arzan Khambatta – Head, Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) said, “India has always been an important source market for Macao. The growth in the tourist arrivals can be attributed to a blend of well-thought-out strategic marketing and trade campaigns conducted during last quarter and this year. Last year, Macao was designated as ‘Creative City of Gastronomy’ by UNESCO, which gave us an opportunity to promote Macanese cuisine. We also conducted highly successful consumer engagement event called ‘Experience Macao Festival’ in Mumbai and Delhi. The festival aimed at introducing various attractions and event…


by Shrutee K/DNS
There is a plethora of natural beauty treatments around us today, which greatly benefit our skin and body. However, many of these were discovered by ancient civilisations, much before we were even born. We’ve seen incredible natural beauty in women from different cultures and different ethnicities around the world, whether it’s strong and shiny hair, a clear and supple complexion or soft and gorgeously tanned skin. Women all around the world partake in rituals, regimens and cultural traditions with the goal of looking and feeling beautiful. No matter the societal norm for their region, being desired seems to be an innate want for people all across the globe.
Inspired by the Indian vedic ritual of ‘Pushpanjali’, that relays the message of devotion through an offering, or arghya, of flowers to the Gods above. This Pushpanjali Floral Dew is a fine blend of wispy floral absolutes like Lavender, Chamomile, Rosemary, Bergamot, Frangipani, and Patchouli. The dew transforms yo…

Doctors at BR Life Kalinga Hospital Save the Life of a 106- Year-Old

Old age brings in both wisdom and health issues to deal with. Commonly perceived as age related problem, it becomes rather difficult for the senior citizens to manage health issues every day. Mrs. Parbati Behera, a 106-year-old from Balasore district of Odisha, was in extreme pain when she visited BR Life Kalinga Hospital with complaints of high fever, burning sensation while urinating, difficulty in breathing and severely swollen legs.
Prior to visiting BR Life Kalinga Hospital, Mrs. Behera had visited numerous hospitals across the city, but in vain. During the process of further investigation of her condition, it was revealed that she was suffering from Urosepsis, a condition that occurs when a urinary tract infection spreads into the blood stream, causing infection to circulate across the body. This can have serious consequences, resulting in quick progression into a life-threatening infection.In severe cases, it could also result in multiple organ failures, followed by death.
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Walk into a Cinépolis Cinema for impeccable customer service

Cinépolis launches a first-of-its-kind Bollywood inspired Care Campaign to showcase its focus on Customer Service
Mumbai, May 22nd, 2019: Cinépolis, India’s 1st international and the world’s 2nd largest movie theatre circuit in terms of attendees has launched a new campaign, highlighting their focus on customer service. A video capturing the essence of Cinepolites always going the extra mile provide the best customer service to its patrons, has been launched as a part of the campaign.
With the constant endeavor to offer World class cinema experience, Cinépolis has taken the route of hyperbole through a Bollywood themed musical video. The musical sees the Cinepolites make a note of every consumer reaction and need and be the first to cater to them through entertaining dance routines and stunts. This initiative intends to create an intimate connect with the consumers by showing that impeccable customer service is at the heart of the brand’s functioning.
Speaking on the landmark occasion o…

Rejuvenate your skin with Alanna’s Rose and Geranium Soap Edit

Alanna, a 100% natural skin care brand brings Rose and Geranium Soap which is packed with goodness of Geranium oil, Rose oil, and Coco butter. This soap is 100% natural and vegan product which is self-made. It is also sulfate and Paraben free with no artificial colour and fragrance. A soap which is divinely scented with roses and geranium flower will revitalize the skin, which will make you relax and uplifts the mood. When your body is relax it will automatically reduce wrinkles and also tone your body muscles. Talking about hydration, sometimes water is not enough to keep your skin hydrated whereas Alanna’s Rose & Geranium soap will give the skin a nourishing experience and will also maintain hydration level of your skin. The list doesn’t stop here it also prevents acne and smoothens the skin, also lessen fatigue and promotes emotional wellness for the entire day. This range is curated keeping a nature’s kissed skin in mind. Like all Alanna products, the Rose and Geranium Soap …

GAIL’s CSR initiative transforming lives of hundreds of students

100 % students from ‘GAIL Utkarsh’ Kanpur centre clear JEE Mains, 50 out of 60 from Uttarakhand centres make the cut Kanpur, May 22, 2019: In a resounding success of GAIL (India) Limited’s flagship Corporate Social Responsibility initiative ‘GAIL Utkarsh’, all 100 students from underprivileged sections of society enrolled at its Kanpur centre qualified the JEE Mains 2019 examination. Apart from them, 50 of the 60 students from its newly-established centres in Uttarakhand also cleared the prestigious entrance test, GAIL Director (Human Resources) Shri P K Gupta announced here today. While the Kanpur chapter has been consistently successful in transforming the lives of talented students, this is the first time that it has achieved a success rate of 100 %, wherein all the 100 students including 14 girls, qualified the JEE Mains this year. Last year, 99 of the 100 students had passed the examination, Shri P K Gupta said at a felicitation ceremony in which also present were GAIL Executive…

Supermoon brings Russell Peters’ to Mumbai

Peters will perform at Supermoon, a platform launched by ZEE LIVE to bring leading international entertainment acts to India 

Mumbai, 22nd May 2019: Global comedy superstar Russell Peters will be performing in India as part of his brand-new Deported World Tour. Peters’ new show will feature all new material including plenty of Russell’s signature audience interactions.
Peters will perform in India at Supermoon, a platform launched by ZEE LIVE which promises to bring leading international entertainment acts from comedy, music, theatre and many more, to India. In its very first edition, Peters’ will perform in Mumbai on June 2 & 3rd 2019 at NSCI Dome. Listed on Forbes as one of the top ten Highest Earning Comics in the U.S. since 2009, Peters has spent the last 29 years building a career to become one of the biggest comics in the world. Thanks to YouTube and his global following, Peters has sold-out arenas from Madison Square Garden to the Sydney Opera House. Peters has also performed…

The Ministry of Housing of Saudi Arabia signs an agreement with Katerra

Katerra, the technology driven global construction company to recruit talent from Saudi Arabia and Asia to grow footprint in the region.
India, 22nd May 2019:  The Ministry of Housing, represented by the Development Housing Initiative, signed an agreement with Katerra, a leading design and technology driven global construction company, to build 4101 individual homes across the Kingdom. The new construction will provide housing units for the beneficiaries of the Development Housing Initiative in line with the Kingdom’s objectives. The signing ceremony was held under the patronage and presence of His Excellency, Minister of Housing, Mr. Majed Bin Abdullah Al-Hogail, and Ziyad Al Ashaikh, Partner Head of Softbank SBIA, Saudi Arabia and was signed by Ash Bhardwaj, President Asia and Middle East, Katerra.
Backed by Soft Bank’s Vision Fund, Katerra makes its foray in the Saudi market, introducing advanced construction technology to support the country’s infrastructure plan outlined in Vision …

Aloha: A Summer Party Like No Other

It’s that time of the year! The sun shines brighter than ever, pool’s just the right temperature & there’s no such thing as “too many cocktails”. Inspired by the vibe that Summer brings with it, Shaya by CaratLane has introduced Aloha. A juicy concoction of baubles, colourful beads & dainty chains, Aloha is not just a collection but a state of mind. 
Handcrafted in gold-plated 925 Sterling Silver with Red & Green Aventurine stones, the collection features 44 designs consisting of earrings, necklaces, rings, bracelets, hair accessories, anklets & toe rings. Each design is characterized by colourful beads and dangling gold-plated silver chains, making it extravagant yet playful. 

There’s even more reason to bring out those maxi dresses, spaghetti tops & swimsuits you’ve been waiting to wear. With Aloha, you can take your style game several notches higher, whether it’s a day by the pool, sundowner or summer brunch with girlfriends. The bright baubles pair effortlessly w…

Zuzer and Rachana walk the ramp showcasing Neeta Lulla’s Bridal collection in Wedding Unveiled at Renaissance

21st May 2019, Mumbai: Party Cruisers Limited CEO Mr. Zuzer Lucknowala and Managing Director Mrs. Rachana Lucknowala walked the ramp together showcasing Neeta Lulla’s creation at the event ‘Weddings Unveiled’ which showcased beautifully curated experience zones by top wedding decorators, fashion designers, and jewellery brands, recreating magical wedding scenes giving the event a never-seen-before picturesque backdrop. The event was hosted at Renaissance Mumbai, where every dream wedding can come true. It was concurrence that Party Cruisers Limited successfully completed 25 years this year in the industry and on the day of the event Mr. and Mrs. Lucknowala were celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary.  Vidhi Mandap by The Wedding House displayed the bridal collection by ace designer Neeta Lulla. She has been an Indian costume designer and fashion stylist who has worked on over 300 films. She has been designing wedding dress since 1985 and has mastered the art. Many renowned dignitar…

Nokia wins 37 5G Commercial Contracts Globally

Espoo, Finland - The Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Nokia Corporation is being held today, Tuesday 21 May 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. In addition to addressing the company's 2018 financial performance and Group Annual Accounts, at the AGM, Rajeev Suri, President and CEO of Nokia Corporation, speaks on environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters and provides an update on one of the most radical technology transitions ever as 4G begins to give way to 5G. Nokia also emphasizes today efforts undertaken to eliminate, by July 2019, any statistically significant pay gap in the company that cannot be explained by factors such as performance, experience, job grade, or location. Nokia will become one of a small handful of companies that have taken such action. During the past year, Nokia has also continued to work hard to contribute to making a healthier, connected, sustainable planet. Nokia recently launched the industry's first-ever liquid-cooled base station, emitting 80 percent …