Showing posts from July, 2018

Garware - Wall Ropes bags the Prestigious ‘Top Exporter’ Award

PLEXCONCIL acknowledges & applauds GWRL in Fish-netting and Ropes category by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai :  Garware-Wall Ropes Ltd. (GWRL), one of India's leading players in the technical textiles sector, has been awarded the prestigious  ‘Top Exporter Award’  for their outstanding performance in the Fish Netting export category and Ropes category for FY 15-16 and FY 16-17 by the Plastics Export Promotion Council (PLEXCONCIL) at an award function held in The Leela, Mumbai recently. The Plastics Export Promotion Council sponsored by the Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, represents the exporting community in the Indian Plastics industry and honors outstanding export performance of the industry leaders across categories. Mr. Shujaul Rehman ,  Chief Executive Officer, Garware Wall Ropes Ltd.  said, “ We are delighted by the recognition and appreciation received from  PLEXCONCIL.  The Award is an acknowledgement of our continuous endeavor to ensure that

Korea Tourism Organization Collaborates with Cox & Kings and Femina Miss India Winners

by Shrutee K/DNS New Delhi :   With an aim to promote South Korea as a memorable tourist destination, Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) in association with Cox & Kings Ltd is organizing a FAM trip for Miss India 2018 winner Ms. Anukreethy Vas and 1st Runner-up Ms. Meenakshi Chaudhary to create Miss India Travel Diaries called the #18 Reasons to Visit South Korea. To support this initiative, Gyeonggi Tourism Organization, Seoul Tourism Organization and Jeju Tourism Organization have joined hands with KTO to build awareness around South Korea among Indian tourists. Mr. Jong Sool Kwon, Director Korea Tourism Organization New Delhi Said “South Korea is a hidden gem waiting to be explored - futuristic cities, advanced technology, buzzing nightlife, legendary food, K-Pop dramas, high-quality cosmetics and much more. I would like to welcome Miss India to experience all of this and influence traveler’s aspirations to visit South Korea during the upcoming holiday season.”

WTC Mumbai suggests Policy Measures to boost MSME Exports in Focus Sectors

by Shrutee K/DNS The second edition of World Trade Day received overwhelming response from more than 500 delegates representing micro, small and medium enterprises, women entrepreneurs, industry clusters, start-up enterprises and other business organizations across Maharashtra. World Trade Day was held from June 17 th to 23 rd 2018 across Kolhapur, Ichalkaranji, Nagpur, Aurangabad, Ahmednagar and Nashik. “World Trade day is a unique initiative of World Trade Centers and Trade Promotion Organisations across the world to create awareness on the significance of international trade for economic development. This initiative in Maharashtra will provide an effective platform for existing and aspiring exporters - MSMEs, women entrepreneurs and industry clusters to explore new foreign markets, understand emerging challenges in international trade and enhance competitiveness”, said Mr. Kamal M. Morarka, Chairman, MVIRDC WTC Mumbai. There are more than 6.33 crore micro, small and


‘ SHEINxME  FASHION MERCH’ Call For Entries Now Open by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai : India’s fastest growing fashion online store, SHEIN is all set to create a new dynamic in the fashion industry. SHEIN announced SHEINxME Fashion Merch on its first anniversary in the Indian Market for all fashionistas.  SHEINxME Fashion Merch is a never-before-seen fashion show to be held on 25 th August, 2018 at Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai showcasing their latest collection wherein fashion enthusiasts get a chance to realize their fashion ambitions. Commenting on the occasion, M alcolm Yam, Marketing officer & General Manager of SHEIN India, said “SHEINxMe Fashion Merch is a celebration of SHEIN’S successful one year journey and the incredible love and support we have received in India. We are very excited to announce our first ever fashion show in Mumbai for the passionate fashion loving individuals.” Featuring participants of an interesting amalgamation of regular SHEIN customers

TVS Motor Company Celebrates ‘Kargil Calling – Ride for the Real Stars’

      Over 2 Lakhs entries received from across the country         Rides conducted at over 3500 TVS Motor Company touch points in India by Shrutee K/DNS Bangalore, July 26, 2018: TVS Motor Company, a reputed manufacturer of two-wheelers and three-wheelers, today celebrated ‘Kargil Calling – Ride for the Real Stars’ with rides across all TVS Motor Company touch points in India.  This ride is part of TVS StaR City+ initiative “Stars behind the Stars” and celebrates the contribution of the Our Defence Forces.  Flagged off in over 3500 touch points across the country, the riders visited prominent city landmarks during the ride. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Aniruddha Haldar, Vice President (Marketing) Commuter Motorcycles, Scooter and Corporate Brand, TVS Motor Company said, “We rolled out ‘Kargil Calling – Ride for the Real Stars’ as an initiative to bring to forefront the unsung heroes of India – the Indian Defence Forces. It was humbling to witness the respect a

YES Bank & iCubesWire Launches AI Enabled Digital Innovation

by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai, July 27, 2018:  In an industry first in the BFSI sector, YES Bank has opted for iCubesWire’s AI enabled solution, Insta talk, which provides an accurate platform for the customers to interact instantly with the brand and seamlessly suits their requirements.  Organizations in today’s time are exploring the digital parameters and YES Bank is the latest addition to the list. With the rising neck to neck competition in the BFSI sector, it is paramount to keep up with the pace and innovate better means to impart customer experience. This is when Instatalk becomes the ideal fit in the swift digital world. Through this campaign, YES Bank aims to enhance the user engagement and curtails the long process for queries revolving around savings accounts. Instatalk fosters information to the customer within a few seconds and is a progressive move in the digital domain. Speaking on the same, Mr. Rajat Mehta, Country Head, YES Bank, says ,  “As a new-age, technology en

Indian Army’s ‘Shwet Ashw’ team Successfully Concludes the Expedition to Dras

by Shrutee K/DNS  Dras, July 27, 2018: ‘Ride to Kargil’ a motorcycle expedition, organised by the Indian Army and supported by TVS Motor Company, successfully concluded in Dras, with five-member team of ‘Shwet Ashw’ reaching their final destination – Kargil War Memorial. ‘Shwet Ashw’ is the elite Motorcycle Display Team of the Corps of Military Police. Lt. Gen Ranbir Singh, AVSM, YSM, SM, Goc-in-c, Northern Command flagged in the expedition on 25 th July 2018 at Dras. The team then celebrated Kargil Vijay Diwas at the Kargil War Memorial with the families of martyrs and Kargil war heroes on 26 th July 2018. The 20-day expedition from Bengaluru to Dras saw the riders cover a distance of 4250 kilometres across 8 states astride the TVS Apache RTR 200 FI 4V Race Edition 2.0 . Speaking on the expedition, Mr. Arun Siddharth, Vice President (Marketing), Premium Two-Wheelers, International Business & TVS Racing, said, “We are honoured that TVS Apache RTR 200 FI 4

Cathay Pacific Successfully Concludes trials for Next-Generation Track and Trace

by Shrutee K/DNS Cathay Pacific has undertaken a proof of technology trial of Bluetooth low-energy (BLE) beacons in the Cathay Pacific Cargo Terminal, the airline’s cargo hub in Hong Kong.   The trial, in harness with Unilode Aviation Solutions and OnAsset Intelligence, focused on the practicality of using these wireless devices in the multi-storey, concrete surroundings of the cargo terminal. Results have proven successful and have enabled the airline to prepare for a proof of concept with actual shipments. Next-generation track and trace is a part of Cathay Pacific’s digital strategy, to help answer the industry’s need for greater transparency along the air freight journey. The ambition is to provide customers with real-time tracking of their cargo shipments with multi-dimensional readings. The use of BLE means data can be captured automatically. Cathay Pacific General Manager Cargo Service Delivery Frosti Lau said: “It’s important to explore technologies that work

GNH India Firefights Industrial Poisoning

by Shrutee K/DNS Stocking of industrial antidotes is a critical aspect of hospital care as patients that come in with poisoning or toxicity of industrial affluent requires immediate medical aid. It is in the ‘Golden Hour’ i.e. the critical 60 minutes after a poisoning that the patient should be provided the prompt medical and surgical treatment that will prevent the death of the patient. However, various surveys and reports have shown that hospitals and pharmacies do not have adequate stocks of antidotes to treat cases of poisoning and require the help of distributors to provide the medicines needed. One such company, GNH India is a catalyst that ensures that life-saving medicines reach the appropriate places within a short period of time; sometimes in a matter of a few hours. The company has seen a rapid increase in demand for industrial antidotes like methylene blue, Calcium EDTA, and pralidoxime to patients in locations like the states of Maharashtra, Bihar, Uttar Prade

Tamil Thalaivas Embodies Tamil Nadu’s love for Kabaddi

by Shrutee K/DNS Chennai: IdhuNammaAatam (This Is Our Sport) is Tamil Thalaivas’ new expression for Kabaddi. The Tamil Nadu franchise of Vivo Pro Kabaddi League is all set to build and spread local love for the sport across the state through its year-round initiatives. The newest entrant in the league has already built a strong affinity in the state and will host a slew of on-ground properties in its second year of operations with a goal to further the southern state’s rich Kabaddi legacy.  Elaborating on the team’s mission,  Viren D’ Silva ,  CEO ,  Tamil Thalaivas  stated,  “ Tamil Nadu is proud of its Kabaddi heritage and, at Tamil Thalaivas, we aim to connect every Tamilian with their favorite sport of Kabaddi all through the year. We have lined up a number of exciting initiatives, which we will build year on year. We want to give back to the fans and communities who have given us so much love. Through these initiatives, we are inviting Tamil Nadu to be a part of every

Volvo Cars Inaugurates it's First Dealership in Indore

  Mumbai :  Volvo Cars debuted in Madhya Pradesh by opening its first dealership -  Central Volvo  in Indore.  The latest addition is a state-of-the-art 3S facility spread over 18,500 Sqft of Showroom and Service facility located in the automotive hub of Dewas Naka. With Indore added, Volvo Cars now has 23 Showrooms in 21 cities across India.The Indore facility was inaugurated by  Mr. Charles Frump - Managing Director, Volvo Car India  and the plan is to add 3 more showrooms by the year end. The New XC40 was launched at the Indore inauguration today. There are three variants offered on XC40 – Momentum (INR39.9 lakhs); R-Design (INR 42.9 Lakhs) and Inscription (INR 43.9 lakhs). All figures mentioned are ex-showroom prices. Equipped with class leading features, the XC40 garnered 200 bookings within 15 days of launch. “The market for luxury cars is growing rapidly in Madhya Pradesh and the future is very promising. We believe our presence in this region will help us reach our mi

Ambuja Cement's Net Profit after Tax Grows by 27% in Q2 Results

by Shrutee K/DNS Ambuja Cements Limited announced its unaudited financial results for the quarter ended 30 th June, 2018 Quarter April-June 2018 Quarter April-June 2017 Year to date Jan-June 2018 Year to date Jan-June 2017 Sales Volume – Cement Millions tonnes 6.37 6.05 12.59 12.07 Net Sales Rs in Crore 2,927 2,817 5,690 5,347 Operating EBITDA Rs in Crore 622 651 1,129 1,045 Net Profit after Tax Rs in Crore 499 392 771 639 Better off-take in infrastructure projects, improved sand availability and increased Government spending resulted in steady demand growth trends in H1’18.   Demand is expected to grow more strongly in the rural belt on account of the impetus from the increased MSP of Kharif crops and prospects of a normal monsoon. “Ambuja is well positioned to benefit from the upsurg