Showing posts from December, 2015

Maanav Shah & Rhiaan Jhaveri bags Table Tennis Crowns

Mumbai, December 31: Maanav Shah of Utpal Sanghvi School and Rhiaan Jhaveri of Dhirubhai Ambani International School, were made to work hard by their respective opponents before coming out trumps, winning the boys’ under-15 and under-12 table tennis singles titles respectively in the inaugural Sports For  All  (SFA)-India’s Premier Inter- School  Sporting  System, which is being conducted at the D.Y. Patil Sports Stadium, Nerul on Thursday.
The Utpal Sanghvi paddler Maanav won a tough opening game but went on to lose the second before he managed to find his range of shots. Thereafter he forced the pace hitting some brilliant winners to sideline the challenge from Rushabh Salaskar of Shriram Vidyalaya to script a well-deserved 11-9, 9-11, 11-7, 11-3 victory in the best-of-five games under-15 final.
In the boys’ under-12 final, Rhiaan also encountered a bit of resistance initially from Neev Kapadia of Jamnabai Narsee School but held his nerves and composure to pull off a satisfying 11-7, …

Pharma Leaders Super Brand Awards Conferred to Nation’s Top Healthcare Leaders

by Shrutee K/DNS

30th December Mumbai, Maharashtra India. in a sequel to the sixty days of the voting by the Indian masses to select the best of the best in the final five nominees in various important categories & individual nonvoting categories, Pharmaleaders ( ) felicitated top performers in the healthcare industry & medical professionals in Mumbai. Organised by Satya Brahma Founder of Pharmaleaders, The platform witnessed more than 300 professionals of the healthcare industry.

Satya Brahma, Founder of Pharmaleaders in the opening address lambasted the union government for the faulty healthcare reforms & policy paralysis. In a scathing attack to the policy makers, Satya said “the Healthcare Challenges in India at present are of different dimensions & more of cleaning the system at the helm who are responsible for formulating laws, rules & regulations. While we can’t ignore the concerns of the pharma companies facing complex issues in regulatory…

Wagh Bakri Launches its 4th Tea Lounge in New Delhi by Sarod Mastro Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

by Shrutee K/DNS

The Wagh Bakri Tea Group, India's 3rdlargest packaged Tea Company has launched its seventh Tea Lounge in India. Legendary Sarod Mastro & Padmavibhushan awardee Ustad Amjad Ali Khan along with his two sons Amman & Ayaan inaugurated Wagh Bakri’s fourth tea lounge at Connaught Place. ThisWagh Bakri Tea Loungethat spreads across 1500 sq. ft.willoffer tea enthusiasts a variety of over 45 types of handpicked teas across the globe.
A perfect place to unwind and indulge in tea time conversations and more, theWagh Bakri Tea Lounge in New Delhi will serve over 45 varieties of tea, which include varieties of Darjeeling and Assam teas, organic teas, flavored teas, Nilgiri tea, Oolong tea, tea mocktails, and even ice-cream tea. Apart from the teas, the other big attraction for consumers is the array of mouthwatering Indian snacks with all-time favorites like Bran panini, baked vada pav, Veg Focaccia, chocolate brownie, muffin and much more.

Besides the teas available at t…

Tic Tac introduces first ever ‘Popcorn’ flavored mint the first in the mint category in India

by Shrutee K?DNS
Mumbai: Known for its innovation with new and exciting flavours, Tic Tac, the mouth freshener brand from Ferrero, has launched yet another novel flavor in the Indian market – Tic Tac Popcorn. Tic Tac likes to keep innovating and bringing about new experiences for its consumer. Making sure that the fun and playfulness of the brand is always taken into consideration. Tic Tac Popcorn is a limited edition which will be available for a short time period only. It is available in two pack sizes Rs.5/- & Rs.10/- in a store near you.
Emanuele Fiordalisi, Vice President Marketing Ferrero India, said “Consumers usually associate popcorn with sharing, fun, play, joy, etc. These attributes resonate well with what Tic Tac stands for. Introducing ‘Popcorn’ flavor was a strategic choice for us given that the brand’s purpose is to create touch points for the consumer by surprising them continuously and to bring out brand attributes of fun and sharing.” Tic Tac has come up with a new…


by Shrutee K/DNS

Mumbai, December 30, 2015: Shri U.K. Sinha, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), inaugurated Bandhan Bank's Prabhadevi branch in Mumbai. This is Bandhan Bank's 600th branch in the country. Bandhan Bank commenced its operations on August 23, 2015, with 501 branches, 2,022 Door step Service Centres (DSCs) and 50 ATMs across 24 Indian states. The bank was inaugurated by Shri. Arun Jaitley, Hon'ble Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs and Information and Broadcasting, Government of India, in Kolkata at a grand function attended by regulators, policy makers and luminaries from financial sector and corporate India.
Bandhan is the first bank to be set up in eastern part of India post-Independence. Currently, Bandhan Bank operates across 27 Indian states through a network of 599 branches and 183 ATMs, being served by more than 20,000 employees. Since its launch, the bank has collected deposits to the tune of Rs. 4,700 crore catering to …


by Shrutee K/DNS
McCafé invites customers to celebrate the holidays with a taste of delicious festive beverages, filled with the flavor of gingerbread and whipped cream. The flavor and aroma of gingerbread is a delicious treat for the season.
The sweet and spicy gingerbread flavor will be blended with hot beverages like cappuccino and latte, as well as with cold beverages such as iced coffee and classic cold coffee for the perfect holiday touch. The beverages will then be topped with a lavish serving of whipped cream.

This special seasonal addition will be available across McCafés in the West and South of India from December 20th, 2015 onwards and at an affordable price starting at Rs. 130.
Rekindle fond memories with a delicious range of beverages infused with warm n’ spicy gingerbread flavour and topped with whipped cream at your nearest McCafé.
         What: Gingerbread Festival at McCafé           When: Limited time offer fromDecember 20th, 2015 onwards
Beverages with Gingerbread flavou…


by Shrutee K/DNS

New Delhi, December 28th, 2015- LG Electronics India, the most trusted consumer durable brand in the country, has today announced the launch of India’s 1stsingle door refrigerator with Smart Inverter Compressor technology. LG aims to reiterate its commitment towards the Indian consumer under the umbrella of Indian Insight products, LG’s new range of refrigerator is customised to meet needs for Indian consumers suffering from expensive power tariffs.
Announcing the launch, Mr. Kim- Ki-Wan, MD- LG Electronics India, said; “LG is dedicated in its endeavor to proactively create solutions for Indian consumers. With 2016 we are back with a bang introducing India’s 1st refrigerator with Smart Inverter Compressor technology in single door. We will belaunching a range of energy efficient Home Appliances in 2016 and LG will further strengthen its market leadership with a target of 40% market share in single door refrigerator.
About New Range of Refrigerators:
The new LG range of r…


by Shrutee K/DNS
Welcome the New Year in a very Mexican setting with fantastic Mahabaleshwar weather at Evershine- Keys Prima Mahabaleshwar. Let loose and party like there's no tomorrow.A popular DJ will spin some great music that will keep you well entertained and give you a feeling that you are in Mexico City! Every aspect of the party, its music, food, and ambience will have an air of Mexico in it. The staff will be dressed in traditional Mexican attire and you can indulge in delicacies such as Enchilada, Nachos, Quesadillas, Tortillas, Tacos & much more.
A grand weekend extravaganza of fun, frolic, amusement and festivity also includes Latin dance classes like Cha Cha Cha, Salsa, and Samba & Mambo. There will be Mexican cooking classes by our expert chefs. There will also be a shutterbug photo corner to deliver a fun photo booth experience of the event along with some interesting creative props which you can carry as souvenirs.
There is 2 night stay package starting 55,0…

Mrs. Earth 2015 Priyanka Khurana Goyal's 2016 Calendar inaugurated by Honorable Chief Minister Smt. Anandiben Patel

by Shrutee K/DNS

Ahmedabad, 2015: The 'Love Revolution' calendar which is created by ace photographer Vijay Kabra in association with Mrs. Earth 2015 Priyanka Khurana Goyal was inaugurated by the Honorable Chief Minister of Gujarat Smt. Anandiben Patel today at a function in Ahmedabad.

The calendar showcases different kind of dangers that the earth is facing, like global warming, animal and bird extinction , water scarcity, industrialization and deforestation amongst others. With participation in this inauguration the Gujarat Government will be using the pictures from the calendar to create awareness about different hazards that we are causing to the environment and also to urge people to conserve our natural resources.
The core idea of the calendar is to promote the environmental conservation and to start the 'Love Revolution' for our beloved mother earth. Priyanka has been actively involved with the NGO's and initiatives that promote environmental causes including r…

Pavitravivah 2015 and Dabbawalas to play a part in reducing hunger in the city

by Shrutee K/DNS

Mumbai, 26th Dec 2015: Maharashtrian weddings are not known for a lot of pomp and grandeur, but they are subtle, classy and expensive affairs. Pre 1990’s Maharashtrian weddings used to be an extremely simple affair with rituals being held in houses with close family members. However, from 1990, the whole trend of Maharashtrian weddings changed with the advent of cross-community bonding and improved standard of living. The first-ever 2-day Maharashtrian Wedding Show titled. The show will showcase some of the latest trends and witness live fashion shows, bridal make up and wedding stage sets.

Pavitravivah 2015 has tied up with the Mumbai Dabbawala Association, which will help in collecting the leftover food and distribute to the needy. This awareness campaign started by Pavitravivah is a part of their CSR activity to educate the public on food wastage. Mumbai Dabbawala Association has taken up this noble endeavor to help the underprivileged gain access to food. The Dabba…

Amruta Vidyalaya win volleyball title

by Shrutee K/DNS

Mumbai, December 25: Amruta Vidyalaya School from Navi Mumbai emerged champions winning the boys’ under-16 volleyball final in the inaugural Sports For All (SFA)-India’s Premier Inter-School Sporting System, which commenced at the D.Y. Patil Sports Stadium, Nerul on Friday.
In the summit round, the Navi Mumbai schoolboys staved off a strong, spirited challenge from Chembur Karnatak School from Mumbai before coasting to victory in two straight games. Amruta Vidyalaya prevailed at 25-16, 25-20.
There was more joy for the Navi Mumbai school as Suresh Singh was declared as the ‘Player of the match. There was some consolation for the Chembur Karnataka School as their key player won the ‘Best Spiker’ award.
Results Volleyball – boys under-16 (final): Amruta Vidyalaya (Navi Mumbai) bt Chembur Karnataka (Mumbai) 25-16, 25-20. Other awards - Player of the match: Suresh Singh (Amruta Vidyalaya). Best spiker: Tanmay Panchal (Chembur Karnataka).

Para-Fencer Vibash keen to win medal in Rio

by Shrutee K/DNS

Mumbai, December 25: Para fencing champion, Vibash Sen believes that the sport is not developing in the country is because of the lack of interest from all quarters.
“Fencing, in particular Para-Fencing in not getting the support and backing from the concerned association and officials and that’s the main problem why no one wants to take up playing the sport,” lamented the Para-Athlete Vibash from Thane, who was a guest to witness the kids participating in different games during the second day of the inaugural Sports For All (SFA)-India’s Premier Inter-School Sporting System, at the D.Y. Patil Sports Stadium, Nerul on Friday.
The Fencing associations (Fencing Association of India and the Fencing Association of Maharashtra) have not been very helpful. There are not many competitions for us to participate in and that makes it difficult to get competitive practice. I practice at a school auditorium in Malad (West) under the guidance of Santosh Shejwal, who is one of the few…

Experience Winter Village @ Snow World

by Shrutee K/DNS                              

I Am back here to show you the magic of snow at Snowworld, this Christmas. With streets ringing with mystical sounds of carols, city lighting up with red, green and gold, we bring to you your very own chariot with so many characters to enjoy this beautiful sight from up here, vintage style. 

Christmas is an annual festival commemorating the birth of Jesus Christ.  It’s celebrated in fashion with a feast central to the Christian liturgical year followed by re-enactment of Jesus’s birth in Bethlehem and the snow fall at midnight.  To feel these snow showers in Mumbai, the infamous business tycoon of Mumbai, Mr. Rajendra Jain invites you all to join him in the ultimate Snow festival. Make snowman @minus 10 degrees,  play fun games in ankle deep snow, put your wish and try your luck this season and much more. Groove to the DJ on the city’s one and only Ice Dance Floor and slide to oblivion with fun all around you.

“Freezing Rains at Snow World”s…

Colourful ceremony marks opening of SFA Inter-Schools Games

by Shrutee Kate/DNS

Mumbai December 24: It was a historic day for Mumbai and Indian sports as almost 3000 school kids from 125 schools in the city of Mumbai and New Mumbai were present on the opening day of the inaugural Sports For All (SFA)-India’s Premier Inter-School Sporting System, which commenced at the D.Y. Patil Sports Stadium, Nerul. A colourful ceremony marked the opening of the games and after the children sang the National Anthem, the Games were declared opened.

Director and Choreographer Farah Khan was present to watch her daughter had participated in the Judo Competition and won a bronze medal. The Judo event was managed by Mumbai Judo Association with Asian Judo Champion Cawas Billimoria being present at the competition and was seen encouraging and providing guidance to the kids.Speaking on the occasion Dr Vijay Patil, Chairman D.Y. Patil Sports Academy, said “We are very happy to be associated with an event of such magnitude the atmosphere and the sporting spirit shown b…

Sports For All to start from tomorrow

Inter School sporting like never 
before Starts Today 
SFA puts up state-of-the-art 
facilities for students
by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai, December 23rd : For the first time ever school kids will get an opportunity to compete in state-of-the-art sports facilities. Sports For All (SFA)-India’s Premier Inter School Sporting System, is organising an 8-day Sports Extravaganza for school kids at the D.Y. Patil Sports Stadium, Nerul, from December 24 to 31, 2015. The SFA has put in place the best playing facilities for the budding children who will compete in 9 different Olympic sports (Basketball, Handball, Volleyball, Swimming, Squash, Badminton, Tennis, Table Tennis and Judo) over the week-long event. 6000 participants from over 300 schools of Mumbai will be part of the fiercest inter-school sports competition & carnival,  SFA Mumbai 2015.
The SFA would also record all the matches of every discipline so that the kids and their coaches can later analysis their game. This will also help to know th…