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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…

Ficus ‘Grand Carnival sale’ from 18th October to 20th October 2019, Byculla,

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Ficus Fine Living is a new concept of branded furniture and home accessories. Ficus announces the exclusive Grand Sale once again this year fromFriday 18th of October, to Sunday 20th of October 2019 at the The Great Eastern Mills, Byculla. The Grand Sale will showcase all the stunning and exquisite Home Décor pieces along with pop-up stalls, retailing variations of delicacies too munch on and touch of fashion and jewellery.
Inspired by nature, Ficus will showcase its new and latest arrival furniture, artefacts, cushions in the main showroom. The three days Grand Sale will be accompanied with popular food Pop ups, women entrepreneurs creative stalls, exclusive fine jewellery and fashion stalls. There will not only be a bonanza of well-known brands and pop ups but also music and stand-up comedy shows.
The Grand Sale Event will have selected range of Ficus furniture right from arts to artefacts that will be on Sale within our Grand Red Brick Room. Ficus is a one-of-a-kind s…

On the Occasion of Celebration of Veteran's Day Mumbai GPO Unveils & release of special cover on ban on Single Use Plastic

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by Shrutee K/DNS Shri Vijay Kumar, General Manager (Finance), Mumbai,   Ms. Shobha Madhale, Postmaster General Navi Mumbai Region, Shri H.C.Agrawal, Chief Postmaster General, Maharashtra  Circle, Mumbai, Shri A.B.Joshi, former Member, Shri Santosh Gauriar, former Member, Col K.C.Mishra, VSM, former Chief Postmaster General, Maharashtra Circle, Ms. Humera Ahmed, former Chief Postmaster General, Ms. Swati Pandey, Postmaster General, Mumbai Region, Ms. Kaiya Arora, Director Postal Services, Mumbai Region. Shri K. Muniramaiah, Director Mumbai GPO, Shri Vijay Kumar, General Manager (Finance), Mumbai,   Ms. Shobha Madhale, Postmaster General Navi Mumbai Region, Shri  A.B.Joshi, former Member, Shri Santosh Gauriar, former Member, Shri H.C.Agrawal, Chief Postmaster General, Maharashtra Circle, Mumbai, Ms. Humera Ahmed, former Chief Postmaster General, Col K.C.Mishra, VSM, former Chief Postmaster General, Maharashtra Circle, Ms. Suchita A.Joshi,  Director Postal Services (HQ), Mumbai, 
Ms. Swati …

Omnichannel start-up eJOHRI Announces Jewel Utsav- India’s Biggest Jewellery Shopping Festival

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by Shrutee K/DNS
Mumbai; 17th October 2019: Mumbai-based omnichannel start-up eJOHRI announced the launch of a 3 month-long ‘Jewel Utsav’- India’s Biggest Online Jewellery Shopping Festival. eJOHRI is an omnichannel marketplace that brings together jewellery retailers from over 90 cities in India on a common platform and provides customers to buy from a variety of designs options from jewellers across India. The company offers free shipping with COD option, easy return policies and delivery of products to locations outside India as well. The key highlight of Jewel Utsav is that customers get an option to choose products online and schedule an appointment to visit the store for a trial. Currently, eJOHRI has over 100 jewellers with 200 plus stores from 90 cities on its platform selling BIS hallmark and certified jewellery.
Every jeweller in India has a specialized craftsmanship to create the most unique designs but the market lacked a platform which brought all the jewellers together to …

Sh. Rakesh Misri takes over as Director Marketing of HPCL

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by Shrutee K/DNS

Shri Rakesh Misri took over as Director-Marketing of HPCL on October 17, 2019.  Prior to his appointment as Director-Marketing, Shri Misri was Executive Director-Marketing Coordination in HPCL.
A Gold Medalist in Civil Engineering from REC Srinagar (now NIT Srinagar), Shri Misri has a rich and varied professional exposure of over 36 years in HPCL. He has held various senior level positions in the organization heading the North Zone Retail, Executive Director-Direct Sales, Executive Director-Human Resources, Executive Director-Corporate Strategy & Business Development, and Executive Director-LPG. He has various academic distinctions to his credit and is a key technical speaker in In-house capability building seminars and workshops.

Mumbai Marines FC off to a superb start, as Jason proves Hattrick Hero

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by Shrutee K/DNS MUMBAI : Mumbai Marines were up to a fantastic start in its first MDFA Second Division game against Jolly Boys. Marines proved too strong for the Jolly Boys as they blew over the opposition in a 3-0 win, courtesy, Mumbai Marine’s star striker, Jason Fernandes’s superb hattrick performance. Marines started out with many chances and shots on target right from the go, but it was a 25th-minute goal, from Jason Fernandes, that put them ahead before the half-time. Going into the second half, Jolly Boys had a few chances at the goal, but goalkeeper Deepak Kamble proved an impenetrable wall for the opposition. It was Jason Fernandes’s back to back goals at the 62nd and the 65th minute that proved a death knell for Jolly Boys. Jason Fernandes becomes the first player in the history of Mumbai Marines to score a very first hattrick. Mumbai Marines will now move to the top of the table and will play the Los Galacticos on 30th October, at St. Xavier’s Ground, Parel. FULL TIME: Mumbai …

Blending Tradition and Modernity “Shri Ram Samarth” releasing on 1st November

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Impressive acting by Shantanu Moghe in lead role of Rashtrasant Ramdas Swami… Great blend of traditional Aarti and contemporary songs Film base on the life of Rashtrasant Ramdas Swami to provided the basic mantra of a fulfilled life…  by Shrutee K/DNS Films live forever with the scintillating songs that remain in the memory of viewers. Songs remaining on the lips of the music lovers take them to a different world altogether. “Shri Ram Samarth” is a film that is complete with such excellent music as well as entertainment for the entire family is releasing in entire Maharashtra on the 1st November 2019. Produced by Ashwini Maheshwari from Vipra Entertainment and Deepa Suravase from Dishadeepa Films, this film are being presented by Bharati Zumbarlal Rathi and Sanjay Rathi. The original concept of the film “Shri Ram Samarth” directed by Santosh Todankar is by Advocate Mrs Vijaya Pravin Maheshwari. While explaining the importance of physical exercise and chanting, many aspects of his ideals a…