Showing posts from April, 2022

“Hunar Haat”,at MMRDA Grounds,BKC, Mumbai Receives Excellent Response

    40th “Hunar Haat”, organised at MMRDA Ground, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai: by Shrutee K Mumbai, 25th April, 2022: A mega event of various art, cultural, musical and laser lights show programmes, will be organised tomorrow 26th April, 2022 to mark the closing ceremony of the 40th “Hunar Haat”, organised at MMRDA Ground, Bandra Kurla Complex, Mumbai (Maharashtra). Senior officials of the Union Ministry of Minority Affairs, both presently working and those who have worked in the Ministry earlier, and renowned artists, who have played an important role in the successful and glorious journey of the “Hunar Haat”, will be felicitated tomorrow during the mega event. While interacting with media persons at “Hunar Haat”, MMRDA Ground, Bandra Kurla Complex today, Union Minister for Minority Affairs and Deputy Leader, Rajya Sabha, Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that the 40th “Hunar Haat”, which started on 16th April, will conclude on 27th April. Shri Naqvi said that according to the estimates,

MFA Women Leagues to start from May 1

Bombay Gymkhana joins hands to support MFA by hosting MWSL matches by Shrutee K Mumbai, April 21: The Mumbai Football Association (MFA) in its sustained efforts to encourage and promote football among the girls and women from Mumbai has decided to organise two separate women football leagues in two divisions from the 2021-2022 season. The association will conduct a MFA Mumbai Women’s Premier League, for Mumbai’s established teams/clubs that are already participating in the AIFF IWL (Indian Women League) competition. To provide a platform for upcoming teams/clubs from the city, the MFA will conduct the MFA Mumbai Women’s Super League, which basically is a second tier competition. Aaditya Thackeray, President, Mumbai Football Association said, "Development of Women’s football is a top priority for Mumbai Football Association. MFA is investing on developing programmes to bring women’s football into the mainstream, where it belongs.” “We want to encourage more and more women to come a

GAIL wins National Award for Excellence in Cost Management from ICAI

  Company awarded for fourth year in a row  by Shrutee K New Delhi, April 21, 2022:  GAIL (India) Limited has bagged the National Award for Excellence in Cost Management from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI) for the fourth consecutive year. The award, presented by Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister, Commerce & Industry, Textiles, Consumer Affairs and Food & Public Distribution, was received on behalf of GAIL by Shri R K Jain, Director (Finance) and Shri Deepak Gupta,   Director (Projects) yesterday. GAIL (as organization) got second position in the 17 th   National Award for Excellence in Cost Management 2019 in Manufacturing - Public Sector - Mega whereas Jamnagar Loni Pipeline (JLPL) got first position in Service Sector -Transportation and Logistics. The awards are presented annually to corporate entities in their journey towards excellence in cost management and cost management practices.

Boris Johnson opens new factory as JCB goes for growth

by Shrutee K  Mumbai, India, April 22, 2022  – Prie Minister Boris today officially opened JCB’s newest factory in India as the company strengthens is global manufacturing presence. With 11 factories in the UK employing more than 7,500 people, JCB first began manufacturing in India in 1979 and is now the country’s leading producer of construction equipment. Today Mr Johnson visited JCB’s latest factory in India – a £100 million investment plant in Gujarat which will fabricate parts for global production lines. The new factory is located in Vadodara near the port city of Surat on the West Coast of India. Joining the Prime Minister today at the opening was JCB Chairman Lord Bamford, who led JCB’s expansion in India in the late 1970s, including the opening of its first factory in Ballabgarh, near Delhi. Today JCB has six factories in India at locations including Jaipur and Pune. Lord Bamford said: “In its first year of full production, JCB India manufactured just 39 machines and by next y

ShopClues’ Big Bang Sale to go live between April 22-28, 2022

Up to 80% discounts on products, hourly deals, crazy combos, and prices as low as INR 29/- on offer!  by Shrutee K Delhi: April 22, 2022  - , India’s value-for-money online marketplace, has announced that its eagerly-awaited ‘ Big Bang Sale ’  will go live from  April 22 to April 28, 2022.  The mega sale will feature discounts ranging from Up to 80%, hourly deals, crazy combos, and prices as low as INR 29/- on products across the Fashion, Home &Kitchen, and Electronics categories. “Our loyal consumers look forward to the Big Bang Sale and we are happy to bring them some exciting offers and surprises this time around. We can’t wait for shoppers to grab this opportunity to splurge on their favourite products and brands,” said  Anuraag Gambhir, Managing Director, Special offers have also been rolled out for shoppers who have downloaded the ShopClues app. These include an extra INR 50 off on their purchases. For each day of the seven-day sale, different ‘

ND Studios to host Maha- Utsav 2022 to celebrate vibrant Maharashtra

by Shrutee K World Record with 5000 students, a grand exhibit of 1000+ artists, Tribute to Indian Cinema, Sports, Culture & Social Cause at 4-day extravaganza!!   From 28th April - 1st May 2022 at ND Studios, Karjat Mumbai, 22 nd  April 2022:    Celebrated Indian Production designer & Art director Nitin Chandrakant Desai today announced the grand MAHA- UTSAV 2022 celebrations slated to take place at ND Studios . The four day Mega event that celebrates the rich culture, art, tradition,  taste & vibrant colours of Maharashtra will be held on 28th, 29th, 30th April & 1st May 2022, in honor of the 62nd Anniversary of the formation of the State of Maharashtra. "I have always been an artist first, then an entrepreneur. As an artist, I understand the struggle & pain of my fellow artists. The pandemic hasn't been kind to the artist community.  At ND Studios, we always strive to put our best foot forward in supporting arts & artists. The Maha-Utsav, is a positiv

Shanti Asiatic School celebrates Earth Day – themed ‘Mother Earth’

by Shrutee K To celebrate Earth day, a special assembly and several activities were conducted in Shanti Asiatic School, Bopal on 22 nd  April, 2022. It was a day to remind ourselves of our duties as members of this magnificent planet Earth. In the Special Assembly, the students of Classes V-IX   demonstrated support for environmental protection through their  vocal and dance performances. There was a live art work performed by one of the art faculties exhibiting the beauty of our planet. A special attraction of the day was poem r ecitals   in different regional languages – seven self-composed poems were recited by students from Classes VII–IX based on the theme ‘Mother Earth’ Director-Principal Mr Abhay Ghosh, shared his thoughts with the students on their involvement with this movement. Apart from the Assembly, other activities like making a compost pit (by students of classes VII-VIII), an art competition (for Classes V-VIII) and tree plantation (for class IX) were also organised in

Eqaro Guarantees partners with Nestaway Technologies to offer rental bonds

by Shrutee K Mumbai/Bengaluru, April, 2022:  Eqaro Guarantees, a financial institution that provides surety solutions along with Nestaway Technologies, India's fastest growing "Managed Home Rental Network" have announced a disruptive partnership; wherein, Eqaro Guarantees will issue rental bonds to landlords on behalf of tenants at Nestaway Technologies. The initiative between both companies will target the entire tenant community including families, working professionals, and singles. This facility will initially be made available in Bangalore, Mumbai, and NCR, followed by other cities where Nestaway technologies are present. With this partnership, the tenants would have options so that they could choose according to their budget and personal preferences. There will not be any burden on the landlords to look for credit verified tenants, conduct background checks, and chase tenants to pay their dues on time. Mr. Pankaj Bhansali, COO & CBO, Eqaro Guarantees  said, “We

Superb Eid Al-Fitr Packages available as part of Yas Island’s “Layali Yas” concert series

by Shrutee K Mumbai – April 2022:  Yas Island,   one of the world’s leading leisure and entertainment destinations, will be offering exciting staycations for concertgoers to watch Arabic superstars, Amr Diab, Sherine Abdel Wahab  and Kadim Al Sahir perform at Etihad Arena over two nights in its upcoming “Layali Yas” concerts series during Eid al-Fitr. In addition, the Island will be illuminated during the first three days of Eid at 9pm with its iconic and festive fireworks displays at Yas Bay As part of the Eid festivities. The concert series will feature Egyptian phenomenon, Amr Diab, who will take the stage on Tuesday, May 3. The following day will see dual performances by popular Egyptian singer and actress, Sherine Abdel Wahab as well as one of the most successful artists in the Arab world, Iraqi singer, composer and songwriter, Kadim Al Sahir, as they take the stage on Wednesday, May 4. With booking available as of April 14 for stays between May 2 and 5, guests can choose between

Prakriti E-mobility secures lead investment from Europe’s IEG as part of its USD 5 million Pre-Series A round

Plans to expand its EV charging stations across India Plans to expand its EV fleet Plans to introduce technological advancements in its mobile application ‘Evera’ by Shrutee K New Delhi,April 2022:   Prakriti E-mobility, a leader in electric mobility in India, has secured a lead investment from Europe’s growth-focused IEG Investment Banking Group as part of its USD 5 million Pre-Series A funding round. With this investment, the company plans on implementing technological advancements, expansion of EV fleet and empaneling EV charging stations into its mobile application across India. Founded in 2019 by Nimish Trivedi, Rajeev Tiwari and Vikas Bansal, Prakriti E-mobility is an asset-light EV cab service provider for customers across B2C and B2B segments. As of today, the company is operational in Delhi NCR through its flagship mobile application ‘Evera.’ On the growth, expansion and investment, Mr. Nimish Trivedi, Co-founder & CEO - Prakriti E-mobility, said,   “In a short span of 2.5

Matteo (Chinese Man) to perform live in Mumbai at antiSOCIAL on 22nd April on his India Tour

~Also witness Tansane performing live at the gig~ by Shrutee K Mumbai, 20 th  April 2022: antiSOCIAL  in association with   @gentlyaltered   are all set to host   DJ, producer, co-founder and member of the band Chinese Man,  Matteo (Zé Mateo)  at the venue on  22 nd  April 2022, 8 pm onwards . Matteo is currently on his India tour and has already enthralled his audiences in Delhi and Pune. If you love hip-hop and electro music, then don’t miss out Matteo’s exceptional music produced and merged by him! The gig will also host  Sharan Punjabi and Raghu Vamshi , the producing duos of  Tansane.  The aim of Tansane is an inquiry, into the combination of characteristic spirits of musical cultures from different eras. The name of the band was chosen to pay homage to one of the greatest Indian musicians of antiquity, Mian Tansen, who was one of the nine gems of Empreror Akbar's court. About Matteo (Chinese Man):  Organic DJ, producer and co-founding member of the group Chinese Man, MATTEO o

40th “Hunar Haat”, organised by Union Ministry of Minority Affairs at MMRDA Grounds, Bandra Kurla Complex in Mumbai:

by Shrutee K  The momentous 40th edition of the “Hunar Haat”, a “credible and consummate” platform to “Preserve, Protect, Promote” “Swadeshi” and “Vocal for Local”, is being organised in a grand way in Mumbai from 16th to 27th April, 2022. About 1000 artisans and craftsmen from more than 31 States/UTs are participating in the Mumbai "Hunar Haat".  “Hunar Haat” is strengthening the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s call for “Vocal for Local” and “Aatmanirbhar Bharat”. Besides, promoting ancestral arts and crafts evem from remote areas of the country, “Hunar Haat” has provided employment and employment opportunities to more than 9 lakh artisans and craftsmen within a short span of just 6 years. More than 50 per cent of these beneficiaries are women artisans. “Hunar Haat” has given wings to aspirations of these women artisans. On an average 8 to 10 lakh people have visited every “Hunar Haat”. So, more than 4 crore people have visited 39 “Hunar Haats”, organised across the coun