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ICAI Convocation 2019-20

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by Shrutee K/DNS
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India organized the ICAI Convocation 2019-20 (1st Round) at Yogi Sabha Gruha, Dadar (E), Mumbai. Shri Arvind G Sawant, Hon’ble Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Chief Guest and CA. Prafulla Premsukh Chhajed, Hon’ble President ICAI while congratulating the newly qualified Chartered Accountants exalted them to persistently strive for Excellence, Independence and Integrity.
CA. Durgesh Kumar Kabra, Convocation Co-ordinator for Mumbai and Vice-Chairman Board of Studies ICAI administered the professional oath to the newly qualified Chartered Accountants. CA. Dheeraj Kumar Khandelwal and CA. Shriniwas Joshi, Central Council Members addressed the members. CA. Priti Paras Savla, Chairperson WIRC introduced the Chief Guest.
Chief Guest, Shri Arvind G Sawant Hon’ble Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises congratulated the new successful Chartered Accountants being conferred Rank Certificates and M…

ZEE5 TO PREMIERE RAM KAMAL'S HINDI FILM SEASON'S GREETINGS

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Filmmaker Ram Kamal Mukherjee's second venture A Tribute to Rituparno Ghosh: Season's Greetings will premiere on ZEE5 post Diwali.
After the success of Cakewalk, author turned director Ram Kamal Mukherjee's second feature.A Tribute to Rituparno Ghosh: Season's Greetings will premiere on ZEE5, India's fastest growing OTT platform. The 47-minute Hindi feature marks the comeback of Bollywood star Celina Jaitly Haag post marriage and motherhood. The film also stars theatre thespian Lillette Dubey and debutant Azhar Khan in the lead. This film also marks the debut of Bollywood's first transgender actor Shree Ghatak in a pivotal role.
The film has become India's first ever feature to collaborate with United Nations Free and Equal. The film deals with Article 377 and LGBTQIA community. "Since Rituda was very vocal about the cause, this comes up as a vital issue in the film. It's weaved in subtly and that's probably the beauty of the ta…

Vishnu Prasad will look at consolidating his position at the top of the table as Round 2 of JKNRC

by Shrutee K/DNS
Coimbatore, August 30: Chennai's Vishnu Prasad will look at consolidating his position at the top of the table as Round 2 of the JK Tyre-FMSCI National Racing Championship 2019 gets underway at the Kari Motor Speedway here on Saturday.
The MSport driver was in his usual menacing form in the opening round, winning two races and finishing second in the other to accumulate a total of 28 points. Vishnu, who missed last year's championship by a whisker, will hope to turn that around as he attempts to own the highly competitive FLGB-4 category.
However, it will not be an easy task as his city- and team-mate Raghul Rangasamy is breathing fiercely down his throat. The defending champion also had an eventful first round, winning one race and taking the second and third position in the other two races. He is just four points adrift of Vishnu and will aim to topple the leader.
Both will keep a sharp eye on Dark Don's Ashwin Datta, who is in the third place with 17 point…

GRADO ANNOUNCES AS ASSOCIATE SPONSOR AND THE OFFICIAL WARDROBE PARTNER OF KAUN BANEGA CROREPATI

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by Shruttee K/DNS
Mumbai:As industry pioneers and a fashionable name to reckon with, Power Brand ‘GRADO’ from the House of GBTL and OCM has added another feather in its cap by associating with Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) in its 11th season. Having set new benchmarks in the world of textiles,‘GRADO from The House of GBTL and OCM’, is well-known in the premium and luxury fabrics segment with its specialty - amalgamating modern technology with the tradition of manufacturing exquisite range of fabrics - has now associated with Kaun Banega Crorepati, one of India’s most watched, quiz-reality shows amongst others. KBC has ruled the Indian households for nearly two decades and is now back with its 11th season on-air since 19th August 2019 on Sony Entertainment from Monday – Friday at 9pm with GRADO as one of the Associate Sponsors and the Official Wardrobe Partner. Through this partnership, the position of GRADO at the top tier of the textile industry is further solidified.
The past year has …

OM Jewellers Launches the Forevermark Festive Collection with Karisma Kapoor

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai: OM Jewellers, one of the most trusted jewellers in Mumbai, launched their festive collection crafted with genuine, natural Forevermark diamonds. Film star Karisma Kapoor graced the occasion at their Borivali store.
Highlighting the exquisite brilliance of a Forevermark diamond, OM Jewellers has expertly curated 300 gorgeous pieces crafted in beautiful, rare and responsibly sourced diamonds making it ideal to gift or self-purchase during the festive season. Each of the designs highlights the unwavering perseverance towards the excellence and consistency of OM Jewellers.
Talented film star, Karisma Kapoor, attended the event wearing beautiful Forevermark jewellery. She stated, “A diamond is forever, it is the eternal promise that is provided by Forevermark. Each Forevermark diamond has a unique identification number, which is a mark of this promise. It is a pleasure to be present at OM Jewellers as they offer the finest diamond experience to their customers with …

Vigo Video Launches Pyar Tera Superstar, India’s first-ever vertical web series

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by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai: Vigo Video, a popular short-video platform, today announced the launch of India’s first-ever vertical web series titled Pyar Tera Superstar. Based on the millennial love relationship of Divyanka Sirohi, a Vigo Creator, the web series revolves around her digital romance, which eventually blossomed into a real-life love story. Catch the glimpse of the web series: https://youtu.be/mZAZ3rXCRpM The web series, which is shot in a vertical format to resonate better with smartphone users, will be released on Vigo Video on September 3, 2019. The weekly episode will be released every Friday. The series is in line with Vigo Video’s ongoing mission to showcase “real people and their real stories”, promoting Indian talent and showcase their inspirational journeys. It traces Divyanka's journey from an ordinary girl to that of a digital superstar because of her versatile talent and creative videos on Vigo. Divyanka, who resides in Delhi, started her journey on the Vigo Video …

CEAT Tyres Launches start-up competition ‘Excellerator’

by Shrutee K/DNS                     CEAT invites applicationsfor a start-up competition. CEAT is supported by its outreach partner, 91springboard. Competition is aimed at entrepreneurs and businesses offering innovative solutions for new age mobility businesses including connected vehicles, shared mobility services and fleet management/logistics services. Applications will be open from 26thAugust 2019 to 30thSeptember 2019 with Grand Finale to be hosted in November at RPG House, Worli, Mumbai Winner(s) stand a chance to not only raise capital but also gain mentoring and operational support through CEAT. New Delhi:CEAT announced the launch of ‘Excellerator’, a competitionaimed at start-ups offering solutions for new age mobility businesses including connected vehicles, shared mobility services and fleet management/logistics services.The competition will identify entrepreneurs that are addressing large market opportunities in the above areas and that could have close synergies with CEAT’s bu…

Talisma Unveils industry’s first end to end customer journey transformation platform

 by Shrutee K/DNS The new offering enables brands drive revenues and stay ahead of customer expectations Mumbai, August 29, ‘19: Talisma Corporation Pvt. Ltd., the leading provider of Digital Customer Engagement & CRM Solutions announced the launch of industry’s first of its kind end to end digital engagement platform for brands, at its 2019 annual customer conference. The new offering will help brands navigate challenges across all stages of the customer journey – from prospect management, customer acquisition, service and retention to loyalty and advocacy for the perfect customer journey experience. With this offering, brands can address today’s challenge of understanding customer behavior’s and relationships with it, from an entire journey management perspective, rather than a standalone touch-point transaction. Brand and customer service areas can look at better business outcomes at lower costs, ensure higher customer satisfaction levels and address gaps in service levels. It wil…

Samsonite Forms Strategic Alliance with Panasonic to Launch IOT Enabled Smart Luggage

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Samsonite With SeekitTM Bluetooth Tracker by Panasonicaims to empower smart travellers of today for a hassle-free travel experience New Delhi: Samsonite and Panasonichave entered into a strategic partnership to create a new generation travel suitcase that intelligently interacts with the consumer. The collaboration aims to empower the smart travelers of today by bringing in technology solutions for hassle-free travel. As part of the partnership, Samsonite’s new product EVOA Tech will also have the Panasonic’s SeekitTM Bluetooth Tracker that will enable customers to tag and track their luggage for a seamless experience. Leaders in their respective industries for over 100 years, both Samsonite and Panasonic have rich histories rooted in creating innovative products that focus on meeting the changing consumer needs. On a path to connect with tech-savvy travellers of today, the two companies merge their expertise to create a highly-anticipated synergetic output: Samsonite with SeekitTM Blue…

Ferns N Petals associates with Hershey’s, Amul and Fabelle

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Expects to boost 10% e-commerce revenue FNP striving to become Rs 500 crore business by 2020  by Shrutee K/DNS New Delhi: Ferns N Petals has tied-up with three premium chocolate brands - Hershey’s, Amul and Fabelle. Wide variety of chocolates of all of these three brands are available as gifting options on www.fnp.com. This step of associating with recognized brands is aligned to the company’s goal of becoming Rs 500 crore business by 2020. Commenting on the tie-up, Mr Pawan Gadia, CEO, Online and Retail, Ferns N Petals, said, “We are really excited to fill our carts with the finest chocolate brands; Hershey’s, Amul and Fabelle. FNP is targeting to grow over 10% revenue through this association. As we are completing 25 years of successful operations this year, we are planning to grow strategically by collaborating with the best brands.” “Since chocolates are one of the hot selling products for us, hence we are looking forward to collaborate with more brands in the near future” added Mr Gad…