Showing posts from November, 2021

TSTTA paddlers Hardee, Rishi & Vidhi clinch gold medals

byShrutee K Mumbai: The Suburban Table Tennis Association (TSTTA) paddlers Hardee Patel, Rishan Mirchandani and Vidhi Shah won the girls’ under-15, under-17 and under-19 singles titles respectively in the Late Nihal Singh Thakur Memorial 2 nd Maharashtra State Ranking Table Tennis Tournament, 2021, at The Kalyani School, Manjari, Pune on Sunday. In the under-15 competition, the fifth seed Hardee defeated the top two seeds and went on to emerge champion. In the summit clash, Hardee played with solid determination to overcome second seed Shubha Bhat of Thane in seven hard-fought games winning by 11-6, 10-12, 11-6, 15-13, 8-11, 9-11, and 11-6 match scores to win the gold medal. The Mumbai girl Hardee had earlier beaten top-seed and teammate Sana D’Souza 11-5, 14-12, 7-11, 12-10, 8-11, and 11-4. The under-17 contested between Pune’s top seed Radhika Sakpal and TSTTA’s 11-seed Risha Mirchandani witnessed a battle of fluctuating fortunes before the latter managed to win in seven games. Rish

Runwal Group launches a new phase ‘Prime Avenue’ at Runwal Gardens, Dombivli

  by Shrutee K Mumbai, 1 st  December 2021:  Runwal   Group , one of Mumbai’s leading real estate developers has launched a new phase ‘Prime Avenue’ at their project Runwal Gardens, Dombivli. After the successful record sales witnessed for the other phases West Avenue, North Avenue, South Avenue and East Avenue; the Group is all set to launch its new residential phase within the 115 acres township. Prime Avenue is as of now under development and will have around 1500+ units of 1 BHK configurations, going from 322 sq ft to 347 sq ft. with a starting price of 34.5L* onwards. The homes that are designed for a world class lifestyle have over a hundred amenities and will exceed the home buyer’s expectations. With over 6,000 homes sold Runwal Gardens  has emerged as the preferred choice for home buyers who consider connectivity, convenience and green open spaces to be an important factor for buying a property.   The township is set keeping all fundamental and lifestyle needs within a 5-minut

OPPO’s Upcoming Flagship Smartphone Will Be One of the Firsts to be Powered by the Premium Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform

  by Shrutee K OPPO is expected to release its new flagship smartphone in Q1 of 2022, which will make it one of the first s  to  be powered by  the latest premium Snapdragon mobile platform. OPPO and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. collaborate to  continue the development of 5G. National December 01,2021 :  Today at the Snapdragon Tech Summit 2021, OPPO announced to release a new flagship smartphone powered by the new premium Snapdragon® 8 Gen 1 Mobile Platform in the first quarter of 2022, making it one of the first companies that will adopt the latest Snapdragon platform. Meanwhile, OPPO will continue to collaborate with Qualcomm Technologies in  accelerating the development of 5G  and exploring  the future of smartphone innovations. Scott Zhang, OPPO Vice President of Overseas Sales said OPPO maintains close ties with Qualcomm Technologies and we have brought several 5G smartphones powered by flagship Snapdragon mobile platforms to the market this year including the Find X3 series and R

Kyle Kumaran wins Sr. National Rotax Karting title, Peregrine Racing claim overall honours

by Shrutee K Bengaluru, Nov 30:  Young racer Kyle Kumaran turned in yet another sterling performance to clinch the Senior Max title in the Meco FMSCI National Karting Championship Rotax Max class 2021 at the Meco Kartopia Track, near on the outskirts of Bengaluru in wet conditions. The 18-year-old racer looked to be in supreme form and won all but one race to not only pocket his maiden national title but also helped his team Peregrine Racing win the Team Championship in the senior category.   The UAE-based racer from Thiruchirapalli, dominated the season finishing first in all the five final races and four out of five pre-final races. Kyle, who last week won the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) Nations Cup in DD2 class, also won the driver of the year award and bagged other prizes for most number of wins and poles. His team-mate Suriyavarathan finished second in the championship while the 2012 champion Ameya Bafna could only finish third. “This is my first championship in India and

Signify in partnership with SRF Foundation lights up 15 rural government schools in Nuh, Mewat

by Shrutee K ·       The initiative was inaugurated by  District Commissioner of Nuh, Captain Shakti Singh (IAS). ·       Each school is powered by a 3 to 7 KW solar mini grid system that also assists in running smart LED TVs in digital classrooms   New Delhi, India –   Signify  (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, in partnership with SRF Foundation recently illuminated 15 rural government schools in the Mewat District of Haryana under its  CSRprogram  called ‘ Jagmag Pathshala’.  This   initiative has positively impacted more than 7000 students in the district and aims to provide an improved learning environment for young students by upgrading their school infrastructure through solar powered lighting.   Each school is powered by a 3 to 7 KW solar mini grid system that provides clean electricity to run the lights and fans in the classrooms. Additionally, these grids are also powering the smart LED TVs in the digital classrooms and equipment for water management, thereby en

Vedanta Group bags 3 awards at the FICCI CSR Awards

by Shrutee K Recognized for extensive work done towards Covid-19 relief, women empowerment and food security & agriculture Nov 2021, New Delhi:  Vedanta Group received three awards at the 19 th  Edition of annual FICCI CSR Awards, held on 24th November 2021. These awards celebrate and honour the best CSR practices across the country. The awards recognized Vedanta Ltd for its Fight Against Covid-19, Project Subhalaxmi of Vedanta Limited Jharsuguda under women empowerment category and Project Samadhan of Hindustan Zinc Limited under food security & agriculture category. Ms. Rajashree Birla, Chairperson, FICCI CSR & Community Development Committee, conferred the awards at a virtual award presentation ceremony.   Vedanta is one of the world’s largest natural resources companies which has positively impacted the lives of 4.23 crore people. The company has spent more than Rs. 1000 crores over the last 3 years towards various social development initiatives.   On the occasion Group

Sail Along with ‘Investing Ki Kashti’ campaign by L&T Mutual Fund Campaign to raise awareness about Index Funds

by Shrutee K November 2021, New Delhi:  L&T Mutual Fund, one of the large fund houses in India, today announced the launch of  ‘Investing ki Kashti’,  a digital campaign to raise awareness about the Index fund category. The campaign aims to explain the characteristics of an Index fund in a simple yet appealing way, which will easily connect with the present and prospective investors. L&T Mutual Fund, through this campaign, emphasizes on how investors can ‘Sail Along’ in an ‘autopilot mode’ by investing in Index Funds. While mutual funds are broadly classified as Equity, Debt and Hybrid, among these three categories there are several sub-categories that cater to different time horizons, investment goals and style of investing. Index Funds category in equities is one such category that has limited investor awareness and L&T Mutual Fund, through this 30 second digital film, compares steering a boat in a flowing river to the characteristics of the fund category. Like a river wh

India’s prime office rentals to remain stable stance over next 12-months: Knight Frank Asia-Pacific Prime Office Rental Index Q3 2021

by Shrutee K Mumbai, November 17, 2021 :  Knight Frank , leading international property consultancy, in its latest report  Asia - Pacific Prime Office Rental Index Q3 2021 forecasts  the country’s top office markets -  Bengaluru ,  NCR  and  Mumbai  are expected to remain stable in rental values over the next 12-months. The growth in rentals in Q3 has been largely flat. The Asia-Pacific Prime Office Rental Index aims to provide occupiers, landlords and investors with a regular analysis of the rental performance of prime office markets across Asia-Pacific.  Knight Frank forecasts  that the decelerations in decline of rents in the APAC region to continue till the end of the year. Central Business District (CBD) of Bengaluru, comprising areas such as MG Road, Infantry Road, and Residency Road, in Q3 2021 registered no change in rentals when compared on QoQ against a decline of 3.0% in Q2 2021. Office rents in Connaught Place in National Capital Region (NCR) and BKC region of Mumbai saw a