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Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation signs MoU with Thane Janta Sahakari Bank

by Shrutee K/DNS
 A first of its kind initiative with the co-operative bank’s employee union unit to offer exclusive discounted rates
Mumbai: Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) has joined hands and signed an MoU with Thane Janta Sahakari Bank’s (TJSB) employee union unit – Sahakari Bank Adhikari Karmachari Yojana (affiliated to Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh – BMS) to encourage tourism and provide discounts as part of their offerings. The tie up is for a 12 month contract and was signed in the presence of Mr. Abhimanyu Kale – Managing Director, MTDC and Mr. Rajesh Deodhar – President - Bank Adhikari Karmachari Yojana –TJSB.
This is for the first time that MTDC has tied up with a co-operative bank as a part of their plan to increase the footfall of tourists and to enhance the image of Maharashtra as a premier tourist destination. The association will allow the members of the TJSB’s employee unit to make bookings at MTDC’s resorts at a discounted rate of 20% during weekdays and 1…

Students put on spectacular show at Annual Day of Beacon High School

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Mumbai 18th October, 2019: Putting on a power-packed performance and displaying their innate talent for natural dramatics, children of Small Wonders, the Pre-primary section and Secondary section of Beacon High School held the audience spellbound as they participated at the Annual Day of the School. Held on October 17 at the St. Andrews Auditorium, Bandra, children from the Pre-primary section participated in a play “Fun at the Circus” while pupils from the Secondary school acted in a play “Into the Mind” conceptualized and directed by the teachers. Ashish Shelar, School Education Minister, Maharashtra Government put in an appearance to motivate the children.
“We believe that every child is unique, a storehouse of talent. The Annual Day is an initiative whereby we aim to provide a stimulating environment for children to shed their inhibitions and build their confidence by performing their art forms in front of a live audience. It also motivates them to nurture their skills, build camar…

The Epitome Of Humanity, Rashmi Jha

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by Shrutee K/DNS
MTV Ace Of Space 2 has kept its viewers hooked with its interesting surprises. The show is going very good on TV and fans are equally excited and happy with the way the show is turning out to be. And also good news for all the aos2 fans as it is the most viewed show on TV.
In the last episode, the nomination task ‘Out Of The Box’ got over. During the task, we got to see new avatars of many houseguests. But what made the host of the show Mastermind Vikas Gupta most happy is the performance of Houseguest, Rashmi Jha.Vikas Gupta gave her a standing ovation for the way she was seen performing her task. Rashmi showed what kind and caring a person she is. Rashmi not only helped her own teammates but also helped her opponents when things like Shampoo and Toilet Cleanser was poured on their eyes and face. Mastermind even thanked Rashmi for coming in the show and teaching a lot of people how to survive in such tough situations and still play so well.
The viewers and fans of Ras…

Rohit Sharma-CricKingdom Cricket Academy launched in Mumbai

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by Shrutee K/DNSMumbai, October 18, 2019: This is a proud moment for Mumbai’s cricket enthusiasts as India’s dashing batsman Rohit Sharma has joined hands with CricKingdom to set up a Cricket Academy in the heart of the city. The Rohit Sharma-CricKingdom Cricket Academy is being launched. This partnership between the dynamic Rohit Sharma and CricKingdom will be a unique set-up unlike the run-ofthe-mill academies and it would ensure that youngsters will be groomed and trained under renowned coaches. The trainees will be put through a holistic program and the progress of every individual would be monitored by experts and their performances throughout the training period would be evaluated on a regular basis. Brand Ambassador, Rohit Sharma, who is busy with the Indian team sent his wishes and said, "I am delighted that CricKingdom is launching a cricket academy in Mumbai. We can promote cricket at grass roots level through the tailored annual curriculum, in-house mobile app for traini…

WIAA CELEBRATES ITS CENTENARY

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Western India Automobile Association (WIAA) was formed on 15th October 1919, and its first Chairman was Major General W.D.James.
This is our CENTENARY year. We all share a love of automobiles and it was in the early part of the 20th century that an automotive revolution took place in the world. The biggest challenge of the automotive revolution was safety. The early cars were cheap and easily available but they did not have a single safety feature, leading to road fatalities. One of the founding principles of WIAA was and is Road Safety, not just for drivers and passengers but also for pedestrians.
WIAA is having its School of Motoring since last more than 5 decades and is expanding its Road Safety Institutes in India. WIAA is recognized under the Motor Vehicle Act of State & Central Government and also empowered to issue driving licenses and international driving licenses.
The very first AGM was held at the ‘Ball Room’ of the Taj on 15th October, 1919. 99 years on an…

Third edition of Smart Asia 2019 Flagged off in Mumbai

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The three day event will focus on smart city solutions catering to energy & transportation challenges
Inaugurated by Amb. Mr. Chung-kwan Tien, Representative, Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India.
by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai, October 17, 2019: Smart Asia 2019, one of the largest events focussing on smart city solutions, smart technology applications, and city development products and services, was inaugurated at the Bombay Exhibition Center. Organised by the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), the expo was inaugurated by Amb. Mr. Chung-kwan Tien, Representative, Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India.
Held for the first time in Mumbai, after two successful editions in Bengaluru, the event brings together industry leaders in the smart city domain, and showcases solutions from some of the brightest players in Taiwan. Smart Asia 2019 will help in facilitating smart city solutio…

ZEE5 AND WeWork HOST DISCUSSION ON CHANGING LANDSCAPE OF THE DIGITAL WORLD

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 HOSTED BY RYAN BENNETT AND TARUN KATIAL   THIS FIRST EDITION WAS ATTENDED BY INDUSTRY STALWARTS INCLUDING EKTA KAPOOR, DIA MIRZA, ASHVINI YARDI, DEEPAK PANDE, VIJAY KOLLI AND ASHISH DHAWAN
National: Addressingthe rapidly evolving digital ecosystem in India, ZEE5 India and WeWork India today co-created an evening of discussions on the Changing Landscape of the Digital World. Tarun Katial, CEO – ZEE5 India, India’s fastest growing ConTech brand, and Ryan Bennett, CWeO of WeWork India, welcomed the guests present for the evening. Bringing forth expert voices from multiple sectors of the techno-sphere, the event was attended by content creators and enablers alike, making it an eclectic mix in the room.
The evening comprised of two separate panel discussions centred on Technology and Content. Themed on ‘Transforming technologies in the digital media landscape’, the Technology-focussed discussion brought Deepak Pande, Associate Director – Vodafone Idea, Vijay Kolli, Head – Mobile Strategy, Aka…