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This International Day of Sign Languages, KFC India has nothing to say - literally!

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Believing in ‘Action Over Words’, brand encourages customers & team members to communicate in sign language by Shrutee K National, 23 rd  September 2021:  KFC lovers were in for a  quiet  surprise, as the brand celebrated  International Day of Sign Languages  across Special KFC restaurants in the country. Choosing a path of  ‘Action Over Words’  to spread awareness and acceptance about sign language as a mode of communication, the brand aptly demonstrated their commitment towards strengthening gender and ability parity with the KFC Kshamata program. On this day, 33 restaurants powered by more than 130 specially-abled team members, spoke one language, without saying a word. Beckoning customers to give us a sign,  Moksh Chopra, Chief Marketing Officer, KFC India , said,  “Our founder, Colonel Sanders, firmly believed that everyone had a seat at his table, and his values & beliefs continue to inspire us even today. We have always been committed to enhancing inclusivity for the hea

Streax Professional Announces the Winners of #Styleproawards

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  15 winners take home cash prizes ranging from INR 75,000 to INR 1.5 Lakhs in five categories  by Shrutee K Mumbai, September, 2021:  Streax Professional, the professional range for hair care, colour, and style, specially crafted for salon professionals and technicians, has announced the winners of #StyleProAwards, a competition for hairstylists to demonstrate their creativity and skills and turn their passion into recognition. Stylists form every corner of the country participated in this online competition. The competition was judged by an international jury comprising industry veterans, such as  Yolly ten Koppel ,  Global Artistic Director of Pivot Point International ,  Joakim Roose ,  a global educator and a member of the education team for Intercoiffure Mondial  and  Nayana Karunaratne ,  President – Asia Zone –Organization Mondiale Coiffure, Founder President, and Trustee- Sri Lanka Association of Hairdressers & Beauticians and Chairperson- Board of Governors – Institute of

Learn Crypto through sign language - an initiative by CoinDCX

Marking the occasion, CoinDCX introduces learning modules in sign language for differently abled community   by Shrutee K 23 rd  September 2021, Mumbai:  In a first of its kind initiative, CoinDCX, India's safest cryptocurrency exchange, has introduced a free for all learning module in sign language. The content focuses on Blockchain and Cryptocurrency for the differently abled community on its crypto education learning portal - DCX Learn. The primary goal is to raise public awareness regarding crypto as a financial asset class. On the occasion of International Sign Language Day, CoinDCX has launched this specially designed course for the hearing-impaired community. To create this course, DCX Learn has collaborated with  Yunikee.com,  a startup that helps organizations and NGOs build products & services for the hearing-impaired community in Indian Sign Language.   Users can visit the  DCX Learn youtube channel  to access the pilot video of the course. This course will be provid

Eupheus Learning in partnership with RoboGarden Inc., announces the Launch of National Coding Competition ‘Code2Win’ for school students

Nationwide school-level coding competition, Code2Win, for students of Classes I to XII. Split into 3 levels – “primary (for classes 1-4)”, “middle (for classes 5-8)” and “senior (for classes 9-12)”, the top three winners in each category from each school will get to show their skills at the National Level. by Shrutee K New Delhi, 6 th  September, 2021:  Eupheus Learning, India’s leading ed-tech company is inviting students from class I to XII for a National Coding Competition  “Code2Win,”  being held in partnership with RoboGarden Inc., a Canadian ed-tech company .  Code2Win begins from  1 st  September 2021  and concludes on  20 th  November 2021. One of the significant reforms through the Ministry of Education’s National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 is the introduction of coding classes for students from class 6 onwards. This kind of exposure at such young age will help students to understand technology from a different perspective. And this competition is aligned with this mandate to

Celebrate Mother Mary’s birthday and the Bandra Fair through a live telecast from Basilica of Our Lady of the Mount, Bandra, between 3rd - 19th September on Tata Sky Darshan

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~Mass will be available in English, Konkani, Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, and Gujarati languages at no additional cost for all Tata Sky subscribers~ by Shrutee K ‘Bandra Fair’ (Mount Mary Fair) is a festive event that celebrates the birth of the Virgin Mary. Every year “Feast of the Nativity” is celebrated by Mount Mary Basilica at Bandra, marking the birth anniversary of Mother Mary. The festival used to draw the attention of lacs of people every year, however, this is the second year that the annual fair is being discontinued owing to pandemic restrictions.  Even though the fair with stalls and entertainment is cancelled, the basilica is taking a digital route just like the previous year. Masses during the Novena and Octave Feast will be streaming live on TV and mobile on  Tata Sky Darshan  at no extra cost,  from 3rd until 19th September , enabling the worshipper to pray from the safety of their homes. The live feed is also available on Tata Sky Mobile App and  Tata Sky Binge+ . Masse

Pritika Auto Industries Ltd Announces Record Consolidated Dispatches in August 2021

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Becomes the Largest Machined Castings Manufacturer in  North  India by Shrutee K  Chandigarh, 6 th September 2021: BSE and NSE listed Pritika Auto Industries Ltd. Has announced highest ever consolidated monthly dispatches, touching 3450 tons and highest consolidated monthly sales which crossed Rs. 30 crs for the month of August. Currently, it has three ultra modern state of art manufacturing units, wherein two are located in Punjab and one in Himachal Pradesh. In addition to these, the company is working towards setting up its fourth plant in Punjab. Pritika has a strong pan India presence and also exports to major clients in the US. With regards to products, they have a diversified portfolio which includes axle housings, wheel housings, hydraulic lift housings, end cover, plate differential carrier, cylinder blocks, crank cases. Recently, the company had announced highest Monthly sale ever and highest yearly sale on consolidated basis and are now one of the largest company in No

Aerospike Cloud Managed Service helps Dream11 scale to serve millions of concurrent online users

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New real-time data platform scales to meet 30% growth in demand for IPL by Shrutee K New Delhi, 6 th  September 2021:  Aerospike  Inc.  today announced its partnership with Dream11, the world’s largest fantasy sports platform, to scale and meet requirements to handle millions of online users during the 2021 Indian Premier League (IPL) season. Powered by the Aerospike Real-time Data Platform, and deployed as a fully cloud managed service on AWS, Dream11 has improved performance, scale, availability and elasticity - while reducing the total cost of its online fantasy sports service. Aerospike’s Real-time Data Platform powers real-time, hyperscale and data-hungry applications with predictable performance. By eliminating many of the tradeoffs of traditional database approaches, Aerospike makes it possible for companies to quickly ingest and process vast amounts of data from multiple sources at massive scale—with up to 80% less infrastructure typically required. Aveekshith Bushan, Regional

LANXESS to acquire IFF’s microbial control business

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by Shrutee K ·           LANXESS to become one of the world's largest suppliers of microbial control products ·           Strengthening the specialty chemicals portfolio: expansion of the growth areas disinfection, personal care and material protection ·           Acquisition with approximately USD 450 million* in sales and around USD 100 million* in EBITDA ·           Attractive synergies: additional EBITDA contribution of around USD 35 million within four years ·           Purchase price of around USD 1.3 billion ·           Closing of transaction expected in Q2 2022 ·           Consumer Protection to become the Group’s strongest segment Cologne, August, 2021  – LANXESS is taking another big step on its growth course: the specialty chemicals company intends to take over the microbial control business of the U.S. group International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF). Both companies signed a corresponding agreement on August 23, 2021. IFF Microbial Control is one of the leading s

Brain Tumor: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment options

  Contributed by Dr. Ashish Bhange, Consultant Radiation Oncologist, HCG NCHRI Cancer Centre Nagpur Brain tumor has always been a major challenge to medical science pertaining to its critically delicate location and impairment of important functions. Brain tumor is caused by abnormal growth of cells inside the brain or skull. As per studies, brain tumors comprise of 2.4 percent of all tumors diagnosed, though all brain tumors are not cancerous. Hence, we must have a necessary awareness regarding it. The exact reason for occurrence of brain tumor is yet not established. Few factors have been correlated such as hereditary disorders, excessive exposure to radiation therapy, fertilizer, pesticides and radiation of cellular devices. Brain tumors are generally of two types, Benign tumors (non-cancerous) and malignant tumors (Cancerous). Adult brain tumors are 70 percent times benign in nature whereas children have similar percentage inversely of malignant tumors. In children, it is second mo

Aerospike Q2 2021 Is Best Quarter in Company’s History

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Widespread Demand for Petabyte Scale, Multi-cloud AI and ML  Applications Drives Momentum for Aerospike Real-time Data  Platform by Shrutee K INDIA — August 27, 2021 — Aerospike Inc . today announced that Q2 2021 was the best quarter in the company’s history. Quarterly bookings increased 100% in Q2 2021 over Q2 2020 as more organizations around the globe selected or expanded their use of the  Aerospike Real-time Data Platform . Additionally, the company has seen tremendous growth in the APAC region, showing the growing demand for the company's platform. Aerospike's revenues and customers have doubled in the Asia Pacific area over the last two years as businesses seek a competitive edge through data-rich digital transformation innovations. The Aerospike Real-time Data Platform lets organizations act in real time across billions of transactions while dramatically reducing server footprint. Applications built on Aerospike reap big rewards for enterprises, delivering a three-year r