Showing posts from August, 2013


CORPORATE/ENTERTAINMENT VAN DAMME in India to CELEBRATE THE GLOBAL LAUNCH OF ASHOK AMRITRAJ BIOGRAPHY at CII BIG PICTURE SUMMIT Hollywood Star Jean Claude Van Damme, popularly known as the Muscles from Brussels, is traveling to India for the first time for the global launch of Ashok Amritraj’s autobiography at CII Big Picture Summit, Confederation of Indian Industry’s flagship conference for Media and Entertainment industry to be held on 13 – 14 September 2013 at New Delhi. Ashok Amritraj produced Van Damme’s  Double Impact , which catapulted him to an A list box office star. The film was a breakthrough for Amritraj as well and he went on to become a major force in Hollywood. Jean Claude Van Damme’s other popular films include  The Expendables 2 ,  Bloodsport , Kickboxer ,  Universal Soldier ,  Sudden Death  and  JCVD . On 21 October 2012, Van Damme was honored with a life-size statue of himself in his hometown of Brussels. The Belgian born star, Van Damme says

NNG and ANS Launch

NNG and ANS Launch New-generation Personal Navigation Device in India Navigation made intuitive and easy with intelligent features in iGO primo software NNG and Ayana Navigation Solutions (ANS) have introduced a new Personal Navigation Device (PND) especially designed for Indian roads. The high-quality and powerful ANS Navigator A-501 device, a 5-inch model, runs on the renowned iGO primo software by NNG, a global leader in the GPS navigation industry.   The new PND is pre-loaded with the latest India maps and a total of over 7 million Points of Interest (POIs). To guarantee continued reliable guidance, t he unit comes with a 1-year map update guarantee from NNG’s update portal Fitted with the Integrated Quick Search ( IQS) feature, iGO primo enables every driver to begin trips with no delay. IQS offers a search mechanism that allows the driver to program his destination in just a few seconds: by entering no more than the first 3 letters of his de


EDUCATION/CAREER ICAI TO HOLD CAMPUS PLACEMENTS  IN MUMBAI  Expect top line corporates to participate despite  uncertain  macro economy The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, the  statutory body for regulation of chartered accountants in the country, will hold its campus  placement programme in the city from 6th to 12th September, 2013. As many as 5000  candidates, who have recently completed their chartered accountancy, are likely to  participate in the campus placement programme at India’s financial capital. Despite an  uncertain macro‐economic environment and slowdown, some of the leading names of  Indian industry like Vedanta Resources Plc., Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., Marriott Hotels  India Pvt. Ltd., and SRBC & Co have confirmed their participation. Left – Mr. Vijay Kumar Gupta (Chairman CMII)  Middle – Mr. Prafulla Chhajed (Vice Chairman CMII)  Right- Mr. Shardul Shah (Regional Council Member) The placement programme will give c

Indian retail market to grow at 6% CAGR to USD 865 bn by 2023

CORPORATE Indian retail market to grow at 6%  CAGR to USD 865 bn by 2023, says  Technopak at ET Edge International  Retail Leaders Summit        “Retail in Momentum, Being Change Ready” is the new mantra        FDI makes no difference, verdict of ET Edge Retail Leaders      E-tailing will grow to USD 56 bn at 6.5% of total market by 2023 The Indian retail market, currently estimated at USD 490 billion, is project to grow at a CAGR of 6% to reach USD 865 billion by 2023. E-tailing will emerge as a key retail channel, which will drive the growth of corporatized retail. The size of e-tailing is estimated to grow from the current USD 1 billion at 0.2% of the retail market to USD 56 billion (in real terms) at 6.5% of the total market by 2023, driven by an ecosystem favouring the e-tailing market. The share of corporatized brick & mortar retail in total merchandise retail will at best grow from the current 7% to 17% by 2023. These were the key takeaway


SHIAMAK TAKES CHOREOGRAPHY  TO A NEW LEVEL Two packed shows witnessed something truly rare and unusual, Shiamak Style left the audiences stunned! Guru of Contemporary Dance, Shiamak Davar wowed audiences with his latest production Selcouth. The show was true to its name, rare, unusual and marvellous. With choreography that was trademark Shiamak, it involved indo contemporary and modern movement with ballet technique. From start to the end the audiences were at the edge of their seats with moments that took their breath away. Watching the show were Bollywood biggies Ritesh Deshmukh and Genelia, Lara Dutta, newcomer Amyra, Jackky Bhagnani, Pamela Chopra, Karan Tacker, Manasi Scott, Shaad Ali, Vivek Vaswani, Sapna Mukherjee. amongst others. Shiamak theatre guru Alyque Padamse was also present giving a standing ovation at the end. Mohoamed Morani, Ali Morani, Shirin Morani, Puneet Goenka also came to watch the show. Shiamak   is now not just a dance cho

BOM received Best Public Sector Bank

BANKING Bank of Maharashtra Grabbed “ Best Public Sector Bank” Award by Dun & Bradstreet Bank of Maharashtra has been felicitated as a Best Public Sector Bank in India at the Dun & Bradstreet- Polaris Financial Technology Awards 2013 under the category ‘ Asset Quality ’. Mr .M.C. Kulkarni , General Manger, Mumbai  Zone received the award on behalf of the bank at a grand ceremony held in Mumbai on 22th August Thursday evening.  The award recognizes bank’s growth besides its high quality loans & advances and investment.

Franchise India, hosted

Adios to Master Franchise Show 2013,  Franchise India   INDIA'S biggest Show beckons  new business  and expansion opportunities Franchise India, hosted India's Biggest Master Franchise  Show 2013  in Mumbai on August  24 th  and 25th, at  The Lalit Hotel, Mumbai .  The two day show was presented by  Franchise India , Asia’s  largest integrated franchise solution company in association with Indian Franchise Association. Master Franchise show was intended at supporting High Net worth investors, Business Conglomerates, Entrepreneurs, corporate looking for low risk, high reward business development opportunities and for existing franchisors/ business owners wishing to develop new brand concepts. The tradeshow is a forum for potential candidates to do their research in person and meet with franchisors to ensure their potential investment is an ideal match. The expo floor featured exhibitors like Mudra Fashion and Lifestyle, Blazo, Akechers, franGlobal,BRU w

Actress Sana Khan & Actor Dancer Lauren Gotlieb

LIFESTYLE Glamorous actress Sana Khan & Actor Dancer Lauren Gotlieb add glitter by walking the ramp for designer duo Poonam Sanghani & Rohit Dubey @ LFW. the young talented designers presented a New Fresh Avtar of the 'Denim' in the form of 'Starry Night' this Winter Festive Edition. Several stars including the fun-n-funky Imam Siddique, Rajiv Paul and others shine as front row guests for the show. Arpita Khan personally visits the stall and appreciates the entire thought of reinventing the denims. The Young duos have recreated a collection, by adding glamour to most loved and comfortable wear denims, so one can carry off style and glamour even if it’s plain denim. Known as the designer label ‘Siyaahi’ launched at LFW itself, the designers’ latest collection for the Winter/Festive Edition of the Lakme Fashion Week presents the new avatar of denim aptly named the ‘Starry Night’. Starry Night is inspired from a painting of Vincent Van Gogh and compr

Richfeel bought up more new products

Nourish your Hair and Skin this festive season with natural products by Richfeel India is famous for its diversity and number of festivals they celebrate all through the year. As the festive season is in full-swing, it's time to enhance your look from normal to classic for every occasion that comes your way. This festive season Richfeel gets Vegetable Peel and Green Apple Shampoo to give you perfect skin and hair that you deserve. Vegetable Peel and Green Apple shampoo to nourish your hair and skin. Vegetable Peel is good for skin as it’s enriched with goodness of vegetables. It helps to rejuvenate and moisturize your skin.  Just apply for 10-15 minutes and peel off when it dries. It also removes blackheads and dead skin cells from top layer and clears unattractive patches on face and neck. With  Green Apple Shampoo  keep your hair nourishes it’s enriched with the goodness of green apple. It’s especially perfect for dry and damaged hair as it moisturize

NashWall Virus-Proofer

NashWall Virus-Proofer Fights  Cyber Criminals Virus Proofing Prevents Installations of Malware NashWall , developers of the world's first Virus-Proofer have claimed that their Virus-Proofing software can prevent cyber attacks. NashWall prevents Installation of tools (malware) that cyber criminal's use, thereby reducing chances of cyber frauds drastically. Most cyber criminals exploit loopholes to connect to the target system and Install specially crafted tools to compromise it. Once installed, these tools download malware to infect other systems & control all systems in the network. There has been a sharp increase in cyber attacks, especially banks & military establishments across the globe. Installation of sophisticated malware has been the prime reason in most cases. These Malware also Install Root-Kits for obeying instructions from remote masters, apart from hiding themselves. As more and more people start paying (fraudulently) for the p


CORPORATE/AUTOMOBILES rolls-royce wraith premieres  in MAHARASTHRA              Wraith reaches second Indian city on three-month tour        India tour to continue to Hyderabad, Chandigarh  and Ahmedabad       Wraith set to be the most luxurious four-seater fastback  in its segment Wraith, the newest Rolls-Royce model, today received its Mumbai premiere, the second stop of its multi-city tour of India. The tour, which began earlier this week in New Delhi, will allow customers to view the new Wraith for the first time in India. The tour will also include Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad, where Rolls-Royce is due to launch its brand new showroom later this month. Wraith is set to be the Pinnacle four-seater Fastback in its segment, Wraith features a luxurious, contemporary interior to complement the dynamic poise of its exterior styling. Herfried Hasenoehrl, General Manager for Emerging Markets – Asia, Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, said: “As Wrai