Showing posts from October, 2017

MRF Mogrip FMSCI National Rally Championship 2017

by Shrutee K/DNS Puttur: Nataraj from TVS Racing registered a historic win as the national motor sports was held in this town for the first time in the history of Dakshina Kannada district on Sunday. The sixth and final round of 2-wheeler MRF Mogrip FMSCI National Rally Championship 2017 saw 45 riders pan India including four women riders. Nataraj won overall crown as he clinched the title with Pro Expert A class with difference of over 30 seconds over teammate Abdul Wahid. In the expert class A, Jeevan from Chikkamagaluru was the winner followed by Asad Khan also from Chikkamagaluru in second. Vishwas SD who just returned from Raid De Himalaya ended up in the third place. In the 260 group B, TVS Racing riders entirely owned the class as Rajendra RE ended up winner followed by Imran in second place. Sachin D settled for third position. In the ladies class, Aishwarya Pissay from TVS Racing was the winner and her teammate Shreya S second. Priyamvada Saradi, a first time

Shaadi Abhi Baaki Hai

FILM-  Shaadi Abhi Baaki Hai BANNER-  Magic Entertainment Production in association with APCON Impex Llp DIRECTOR-  Mansi Dovhal PRODUCER-  Lalitha Social, Vipul Patel CAST-  Prem Chopra, Sanjay Mishra,Mansi Dovhal, Amit Bhaskar, Sonika Chopra, Ravi Gossain DOP  -   John Willmore           MUSIC DIRECTOR  -  Sanjeev Darshan (Mann, Humara Dil Apke pas Hain, Masti fame), Anurag Sharma, Shekhar  SINGERS  -   Shreya Ghosyal, Krishna,  Soham, Madhuri Pandey, Kalpana, Anurag Sharma Music Distributed by Zee  LYRICS -  Nasir Faraz (Of Kriss, Kites fame), Anurag Sharma, Mansi Dovhal EDITOR -   Sanjay Verma   Music of the Promotional song  PUNJABI AVEIN NACHENGE on VENUS WORLDWIDE ENTERTAINMENT PVT. LTD sung by DILBAGH SINGH RELEASE DATE-  17 November, 2017

MSE raises over Rs.200 crore; ties up further funding of Rs. 95 crore

by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai : MSE (Metropolitan Stock Exchange of India), today announced that it has raised Rs. 209 crore in just over a year and has tied up further funding of Rs.95 crore with few large investors and merchant bankers . With this, the liquid net worth of its clearing corporation subsidiary MCCIL (Metropolitan Clearing Corporation of India Limited) will be Rs. 300 crore, meeting SECC requirements. Excess funds will strengthen MSE’s own net-worth besides being invested in its business.   This marks an inflection point in the turnaround strategy put in place by the current management. Last July onwards it raised Rs. 97 crore from existing investors (IL&FS, Trust Capital, Rosy Blue Securities, Radhakrishan Damani and Rakesh Jhunjhunwala) and in the recent rights issue, Rs. 112 crore of Rs. 207 crore was subscribed by September end . Also, Siddhartha Balachandran, an NRI investor having a significant holding in BSE has picked up 5% stake in MSE recently.

HMD Global Announces the Launch of the Nokia 2-two-day battery life on a single charge

by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai, India, 31 October 2017 – HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, announced the launch of the Nokia 2. Nokia phones are associated with great battery life; today, we announce a smartphone that takes it to a whole new level. With two-day battery life i , the Nokia 2 is built to keep going long after other smartphones need recharging. Its impressive two-day battery life i doesn’t come at the expense of performance. Combining a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ Mobile Platform and a 5 inch, high quality display with the pure, secure and up to date Android TM experience, the Nokia 2 offers technology that you can depend on, all day every day. Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer of HMD Global, said: “People rely on their phones so much these days with many people subconsciously rationing their battery life when out and about so they can last the day. We don’t think you should have to do less with your phone which is why we created a smartph

OSRAM unveils high performance Automotive Lighting Product Range customized for India Market – 'RALLYE’

by Shrutee K/DNS New Delhi, October 31, 2017: OSRAM India, a wholly owned subsidiary of OSRAM GmbH (Germany), one of the world’s leading lighting manufacturer and the world market leader in automotive lighting, announced the launch of its new range of high performance automotive lighting product range ‘ RALLYE’ customized for the Indian market. The RALLYE range consists of 12 high performance, energy efficient and eco-friendly halogen lamps for 2-wheelers, 4-wheelers and commercial vehicles launched in price range of Rs.110/- to Rs.399/- (MRP).  The Automotive lighting Segment, which is the largest business sector for OSRAM globally contributes to around 60% of OSRAM’s market revenues in India with over 300+ product types for cars, buses, trucks and motorcycles and bikes. The RALLYE range is being manufactured and assembled at the company’s automotive manufacturing plants in Germany, Chennai and China. Besides being made available to dealerships across the country through OSRA


by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai, India, October 31 - ARK Infosolutions in partnership with Foundry showcased the VFX breakup of the upcoming movie Thor during the 4 th Foundry India Roadshow 2017 at St. Andrew’s Auditorium, Bandra, Mumbai on Monday, 30th October, 2017. The roadshow provided a platform for international speakers and local partners, to discuss various aspects about the VFX industry, to how some of the recent biggest blockbusters were made. ARK Infosolutions has been associated with Foundry for over 5 years now. Through this partnership ARK has introduced the latest technology products and services in the VFX and 3D Animation industry. The special pricing models, licensing plans have benefited ARK customers to be able to plan and grow during their crucial and time sensitive projects. “Foundry is a well-known player in this segment and through our strong partnership, we aspire to expand our capabilities and enable customers to use the latest software. We aim to

Celebrity singers at Abu Malik bash

by Shrutee K/DNS Celebrity singers Armaan Malik, Sonu Nigam, Shaan and Abhijeet Bhattacharya were seen at the birthday bash of Abu   Malik, the pioneer of live show business in India. His recent book ‘Rantings of a Mad Man’ was much appreciated.

Vigilance Awareness Week - Pledge

by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai, 30 th Oct 2017 : Shri Rajkiran Rai, Managing Director & CEO, Union Bank of India along with Senior Executives of Union Bank of India took Vigilance Pledge on the occasion of Vigilance Awareness Week commencing   from 30 st October to 04 th November, 2017   at Corporate Office, Mumbai.

Invest India signed a MoU between Founders Alliance

by Shrutee K/DNS Stockholm, Sweden : Invest India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Founders Alliance, a network for Sweden's leading entrepreneurs. Singing of the MoU marks the start of Sweden India Startup Sambandh (SISS) – which focuses on deepening engagement among stakeholders in both ecosystems, providing favourable business environment and necessary guidance to startups of both countries for sustainable growth of their businesses in India and Sweden. ‘Sambandh’ stands at the core of this alliance and means ‘Relationship’ in Sweden as well as India. The SISS MoU was signed today between Deepak Bagla (CEO & MD, Invest India) and Niclas Carlsson (Founder - Founders Alliance) at Stockholm, Sweden. Invest India hosts ‘Startup India’, a Government of India initiative, whose team is mandated to act as the central point of contact for the entire startup ecosystem in India. Founders Alliance in a not-for-profit organization that works to provide value

Maha Doctors To Contest DMER’s Decision On Cancellation of Licenses

by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai : The recent punitive action taken by the Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) against doctors in the State for not having served in the rural areas for a year post completion of their graduation, has received severe backlash from the doctors community. Being Doctors – an NGO has taken up the cause of such doctors whose registrations stand cancelled and have been asked to pay a penalty of up to Rs.2 crore depending on their qualifications. Terming the decision as arbitrary and draconian, the doctors’ body has in turn pointed out that in fact DMER was negligent in assigning doctors their postings. The doctors have stated that they voluntarily signed the bond and were willing to serve it but no communication was received from the DMER post completion of their respective courses. Being Doctors has staunchly opposed the punitive move and has appealed to the DMER to reconsider its decision. “At the outset we wish to stress that no doc

MDIS at Singapore Fashion Week 2017

30 th October 2017 – Singapore Fashion Week 2017 saw MDIS School of Fashion and Design and Blum & Co. debut a new fashion line, BLUMEX for young executive women. This is the first time that designs from the MDIS School of Fashion and Design will launch commercially, through a collaboration with Blum & Co. Alongside the BLUMEX collection, graduate designers from the MDIS School of Fashion and Design and Nottingham Trent University, UK will also showcase a 60-piece fashion collection themed “Shades of Millennials”. 4 th MDIS Graduation Fashion Show at Singapore Fashion Week 2017 The 10 aspiring graduate designers from China, Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and Cambodia drew inspiration from their personal experiences and delivered a cultural interpretation of how millennials view the world through their collections (see Factsheet for full descriptions). Some outstanding collections from the graduate designers include: “ Glow in Age ” by Jeon

NSCI Badminton League set to commence from November 10

by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai :  Defending Champions King Shuttlers will be determined to defend their crown as the third edition of the NSCI Badminton League (NBL), is scheduled to be conducted from Friday, November 10 to Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the NSCI badminton hall, Worli. Six franchise-based teams, including King Shuttlers and last year’s runners-up Solitare Shuttlers, along with Rajdhani Royals, Roaring Raqueteers, Maverivk Aces and Giant Slayers will be seen competing for the top honours in this tournament. Once again the competition will be fierce and all the matches are expected to witness some very close and lively contests. Ravi Punjabi, NSCI, Convener Badminton, said “The NSCI Badminton League is one of the most popular tournaments at NSCI and it is growing every year, we are giving a chance to Juniors this time to help grow the sport, we have a lot of good players who have been working hard and I look forward to a great tournament.” Meanwhil