Showing posts from February, 2020

YMCA Bombay aims to foster Skill Development in Rural Maharashtra with its first Vocational Training Centre at Kanhe, Lonavala

23,000sqft Vocational Center to create jobs for rural youth Focus is on helping 1400+ trade students yearly by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai 27 th Feb 2020: The 145 year old, the Bombay YMCA has been a pioneer in the field of vocational training of the vast labour force in the city. The National agenda of the government is to provide skill training to youth and make them job ready. Established in 1875, the Bombay YMCA has constantly innovated programmes to meet the needs of the cross sections of society, especially the less privileged ones in the city of Mumbai. The Bombay YMCA is all set to inaugurate its first Vocational Training Centre in rural Maharashtra at Kanhe,Vadgaon district near Lonavala, interconnecting both the twin cities Mumbai – Pune on Sat. 29th Feb 2020 by the hands of Mr. Chin Seng Chen, President, Asia & Pacific Alliance, YMCA along with Shri. Sunil Shelke(MLA)Talegaon. Bombay YMCA has had exceptional success in the field of vocational training in urb

INSOFE, INDIA and Case Western Reserve University, USA announce the launch of a 1st of its kind MS in Core Engineering Disciplines and Data Science

by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai February 27, 2020:   Departments of Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering from CASE Western Reserve University, School of Engineering joined hands with International School of Engineering (INSOFE) to offer Masters degrees with dual specializations (Core and Data Science/AI) The program starts with 15 credits of Data Science education at INSOFE. Once these credits are completed, the remaining credits of course work will be delivered at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland.   Major benefits of the program Upon successful completion, the student gets a fully accredited Master’s Degree by the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH and hence will be able to benefit from 3 years of OPT (Subject to approval by USCIS). The programs are designed such that any engineering student can choose any discipline provided they have the right mathematical background . The students once selected through the interview pro

Mrityunjay Patidar of Bangalore Wins #SpinYourWayToNBA of Basketball Spinning Contest

Mrityunjay Patidar of Bangalore spins the basketball for 4 minutes 27 sec to win an all-expenses-paid trip to US with a partner to watch NBA games LIVE The contest is a part of INOX’s marketing partnership with NBA in India   Mumbai, 27 th  February, 2020.  India’s leading multiplex operator INOX Leisure Ltd (INOX) adjudicated the winner of its basketball spinning contest #SpinYourWayToNBA at the Mega Finale event held at INOX Megaplex at Inorbit Mall Malad, Mumbai. Mrityunjay Patidar from Bangalore spun the basketball for 4 minutes 27 Sec on his fingertip to win the contest. Mrityunjay Patidar has won an all-expenses-paid trip to US with a partner to watch NBA games LIVE. Mrityunjay edged out Kaizaad from Mumbai, who spun for 1 minute and 49 seconds, to emerge as the winner. Nihal Karkera from Mumbai stood 3 rd  with a spin of 1 minute and 3 seconds.The Mega Finale witnessed 6 finalists battling out for the winning spot. INOX had announced the exciting contest called #SpinYo

"How Will Real Estate Market Deal With Urban Influx In 2020 by Arvind Nandan Managing Director- Research and Consulting, Savills India"

by Shrutee K/DNS Urbanisation in India, mainly powered by rural to urban migrations, has been on the rise. At approximately 34%, India is today urbanising at a faster pace than at any other time in the past. It is a high-impact process, which is significantly altering patterns of economic activity in cities, as well as the land-uses. Although the process has been on for the past 50-60 years; it has picked up pace in the last two decades. The UN had assessed a few years ago that over 70% of the world population will be urbanised by 2050. It is also worth noting that the biggest rural population was in India and China. With an urban population of about 40-42 million today, which will increase significantly over the next 10 years, India’s cities need to gear up in a major way.  The first sign of increased densities in India’s urban centres is raising land prices and the clutter of real estate developments within the city limits. The pressure on infrastructure is a manifestation of t

MAKERS India Inaugural Conference to be Held in Bengaluru in March

Sudha Murthy, Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari, Nivruti Rai will take the conference stage ‘Women Who Make India’ theme to inspire and ignite change for inclusive workplace Conference will be launch pad for first-of-its-kind community of women Bangalore :   MAKERS India , a  Verizon Media  brand accelerating the women’s movement in the country, today announced its  inaugural conference  in India, which will take place on  March 13 and 14 in Bengaluru at Hotel Conrad. Since its launch in October 2019,  MAKERS India has amplified the voices of women breaking down cultural and societal barriers to take their place in the country’s workforce. The MAKERS India conference will bring together influential women leaders from diverse fields for the first time, to explore ways to advance equality in the workplace. It will bring new perspectives to conversations that can propel action on themes like equality and inclusivity for women in the workplace. From policy trends to entrepreneurship and diversit

IMC President's viewpoint on US Presidential visit to India

by Shrutee K/DNS The Chamber enthusiastically looks forward to a meaningful trade dialogue with US during President’s Trumps visit to India, wherein, US could consider lowering high duties imposed by it on certain aluminum and steel products. India could also put across decisively the resumption of export benefits under GSP which were curtailed. Likewise, through mutual respect for trade and commerce, there could be enhanced market access for India in US in areas of agriculture, automobiles , engineering goods etc, with India allowing certain concessions for diary products which US wants to enter. The meeting of US corporate heads with Indian counterparts is expected increased investment flows into India, especially when structural reforms are underway to boost Indian economy growth rates.

iQOO Launches iQOO 3 supports 55W Super FlashCharge with a 4440mAh battery

iQOO Launches iQOO 3 – High-Performance 5G Smartphone powered by Snapdragon 865 Enhance your gaming experience with dedicated Monster Touch buttons and 180Hz touch response rate running on the latest LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 Flash Storage Powered with 48MP AI Quad Rear Camera with 20X Digital Zoom    Available on Flipkart and , from 12 noon on March 4, starting at INR 36,990 by Shrutee K/DNS Mumbai : Bringing exceptional performance and revolutionary power, iQOO (i-koo) unveiled its first flagship smartphone of the year, iQOO 3 in India. The iQOO 3 is powered with the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor boasting of 5G capabilities. The brand, marking its entry into the country with the iQOO 3, forays into the premium smartphone segment addressing the needs of today’s data and performance hungry generation.   The iQOO 3 is equipped with a power-packed 4440mAh battery with the latest 55W Super FlashCharge. The device takes the gaming experience