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Monday, January 15, 2018

Bajaj Pulsar presented “Festival of Speed – Season 3” in Mumbai

India’s biggest Biking Festival gets bigger and better

        The festival offered a fun filled extravaganza with Track racing and India’s first Stunt Championship, along with chance to get trained with professional racers like Emmanuel Jebaraj - National Champion and the art of stunting from India’s no. 1 Ghost Ryderz

        Open for all Pulsar customers and youth, the 6 race and 1 stunt participants have made their way to the finale at the Kari Motor Way on 18th Feb 2018

 Bajaj Auto, known for its sports bike legacy hosted the third season of the highly acclaimed Pulsar Festival of Speed. With another edition, the Pulsar fans witnessed double the fun and enthusiasm as per the last two editions. The festival was hosted at  Vashi, Navi Mumbai. The event started at 1 pm gave Pulsar customers a chance to indulge in professional lap racing on a track setup for ultimate biking experience. Not just this, this time the festival offered India’s first Stunt Championship along with chance to get trained with professional racers like Emmanuel Jebaraj & Kartik Purushothaman- National Champions and the art of stunting from India’s no. 1 stunt team Ghost Ryderz.  Touted as India’s biggest biking festival, the festival will be further  hosted in Pune, Bangalore, Chennai and Coimbatore to provide a fun filled extravaganza with track racing competition and breath taking stunt shows. The festival has already concluded its successful chapters in Delhi and Hyderabad.

Apart from races, the festival offered a fun filled day with Pulsar experience zone, burn out zones and exclusive display of the Black Pack Pulsars lineup, Stunt shows much more. While the races were open for RS200, NS200/AS200 and Pulsar 220, 6 Pulsar customers were chosen for the final face off to be held at Kari Motor Speedway, Coimbatore. Apart from Races, 10 Amateur stunters also participated in final stunt face offs at Leisure valley out of which 1 was selected for the finale. The festival will also travel to Hyderabad, Bangalore, Pune, Mumbai and Chennai with 36 race finalists (6 from each city) and 6 stunt winners to compete for the grand finale after undergoing full professional training from the experts on the Kari Motor Speedway, 

Coimbatore and Chennai Resp on 17-18th Feb 2018. The training and finale will be sponsored by Bajaj Pulsar. The winner of the grand finale will be awarded with the first Pulsar Cup of the country along with prize money of Rs 50,000 for both stunt & race category.

Commenting on this new initiative, Mr Sumeet Narang, Vice President – MarketingBajaj Auto Ltd said “The first two editions of Pulsar Festival of Speed saw spectacular response from the bike enthusiasts and as a market leader in sports segment, it’s our endeavour to evolve the landscape and keep raising the bar of customer engagement. Towards the same we introduced India’s 1st stunt championship in FOS where the amateur stunters will got train with best and a chance to become the 1st Pulsar stunt champion”He further added, “As a loved brand we wanted to give biking enthusiasts a chance to fine tune their racing and stunting skills. Towards the same we have also introduced pro clinics for amateur racers and stunters where they got a chance to train with the best professionals and improve their skills.”

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Hamara Tiranga Celebrating the 76th Quit India Movement, 2018

Milind Soman, Rahul Dev, Ashmit Patel and Vijay Raaz come together on screen for a period film “Hamara Tiranga”

Silver Screen Pictures ltd. Launch their Feature production “Hamara tiranga”, on the 19th of January, 2018 starring veteran actors Rahul Dev, Milind Soman, Ashmit Patel and Vijay Raaz. The film is directed by late Sanjeev Balath and produced by George Mathew. A Period Drama film, “Hamara Tiranga” unfolds the true story of a small village’s Struggle for independence against the British Raj. The story is set in the backdrop of the year 1942, the same time around when Quit India Movement was launched by the then, All-India Congress Committee by Mahatma Gandhi. The launch date of the film also marks the silver Jubilee of the Quit India Movement. The story revolves around a remote Indian village’s war against the British Empire during the year 1940's and ultimate victory of their freedom from British slavery in a small village called Kanakpur, which defeats the British Empire by bringing down their flag and Hoisting Indian Flag, thus attaining independence in the year

Mr. George Mathew, Producer says, “It has been shot in Kutch, Gujarat where famous Lagaan
Film was shot but with a different background. In Lagaan freedom is achieved through the game
of Cricket but in Hamara Tiranga, Villagers attain freedom though the British game of Flag

The movie also stars actresses like Harry Key, Thomas Munro, Madhu Sharma and Sheetal
Shah in lead roles. The music of the film boasts of prominent names from the Music Industry
like Lalit Pandit, Umesh Sandilya (Executive Producer) and singers like Sonu Nigam,
Shaan and Sunidhi Chauhan. Initially titled “The Flag”. The movie has been renamed to
“Hamara Tiranga”.

Actor Ashmit Patel says, “Shooting for Hamara Tiranga has been a unique experience because
it’s my first period film which I based in the 1940s and the character I play is very earthy and
Straight from the heart kind of a guy who is the Strong man of the village who doesn’t think but
goes by what he feels is in his heat, I had a fantastic time shooting in Bhuj in the Rann of Kutch
where our set was put up. Playing the character of deva gave me an opportunity to go back in
the ear and get into the skin of Deva who epitomizes the aggressive side of people who are
fighting for their freedom. It’s very special to me.”

Actress Sheetal Shah, “Hamara Tiranga” is very close to my heart. My character RADHA is fiery,
has a mind of her own and I lived it and loved it each day if my 40 days shoot. We shot in Kutch,
which made it more special as I m a Gujarati. The film being placed in 1942, it allowed me to live

the pre-independence era. Our costumes were beautiful with a touch of that era. The set was
beautiful and earthy. I am sad to have lost our director Sajeev Balath who was the creator of
this story and film. He envisioned this beautiful story of a small village full of innocent villagers
and their revolt against the British atrocities. Of the 9 films I have done, this one truly remains
one my favourite experiences”.

About Silver Screen Productions: A 360 media entertainment company by Mr.George Mathew,
Mrs., Parvati Menon, U. Ramachandran, Director Naved Mulla and the late Director Sajeev
Balath. SILVER SCREEN PICTURES LTD is an incorporated Company Registered under the Indian
Companies Act 1956. The Company is in the process of inducting more and more professionals
from the Film and Entertainment Industry. The main objective of the Company is to produce
regular feature films in Hindi and in various regional languages on a regular basis, production of
T.V. Serials, News Channels etc., and other activities in the Media and Entertainment area.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

LG unveils its SIGNATURE series in India

LG SIGNATURE product lineup, which brings together the company’s best technology and best designs under a single name was unveiled today in Mumbai. The vision of LG SIGNATURE is to stay pure and sophisticated, true to each product’s essence. The initial offerings in the LG SIGNATURE lineup include a more advanced TWIN Wash™ washing machine, a cutting-edge Door-in-Door™ refrigerator, a futuristic hybrid air purifier.

“Our driving principle is to ensure that the essence of our products is preserved from idea generation through to the end-user experience, LG SIGNATURE is the embodiment of everything that is important to LG and we hope to convey that philosophy to customers who appreciate great products from strong brands. I am confident that Indian consumers will like LG SIGNATURE series.” said Youngnam Roh - Director Home AppliancesLG Electronics India.

“LG SIGNATURE series was well received by global consumers; to reach out to Indian consumers, we will create experiential zones so that maximum people can experience this amazing product range.  At the beginning of this year SIGNATURE is first launch from house of LG and I am sure this will be appreciated by consumers as same is developed on a foundation of meaningful innovation and timeless aesthetics.” he added

Commenting at the occasion Mr. Nimesh Shah- Regional Business Head Mumbai LG Electronics India said, “LG SIGNATURE SERIES is the brand’s latest offering for premium requirement of our consumers. This range has a wide array of products that will make any home look and feel rejuvenated. This range is a mix of the best technologies, thereby giving consumers an overall uphaul to a more sophisticated home. This category of premium products boasts of innovation which is completely a big leap ahead of the others.”

Refrigerator that Unveils the Freshness Within
The LG SIGNATURE refrigerator represents the visualization of essence with a fresh take that is both intuitive and evolutionary. As a nod to its innovative spirit, LG has taken its award-winning Door-in-Door™ design one step further by adding a Knock-on Door-in-Door feature that makes the opaqueDoor-in-Door™compartment transparent with a simple knock. The transparent surface allowscustomers to peer inside the refrigerator without having to open the door, offering significant energy savings by limiting cold air loss.Even more innovative is the new Auto Door Open feature which automatically opens the door when an individual approach the refrigerator, allowing for quick and easy access even if your arms are full of groceries.

The LG SIGNATURE refrigerator is powered by LG’s Inverter Linear Compressor which automatically adjusts its cooling capacity based on load conditions, generates less internal friction due to its unique design and is backed by a 10-year warranty.

Washing Machine Like No Other
The unique-looking LG SIGNATURE washing machine is an advanced version of the LG TWIN Wash™. The LG SIGNATURE front load washing machine is more durable, more convenient and more sophisticated than ever and features the unique pedestal MINI Wash under the main unit.

The minimalistic design of the LG SIGNATURE washing machine is highlighted by the beautiful Quick Circle User Interface which is touch-enabled and embedded in the glass door that makes it easy to

use when standing. The Push Open washing machine door can be opened even when your hands are full by simply pushing lightly and the enamel coating which gives the washing machine a sophisticated and sleek look also repels fingerprints and corrosion.

The LG SIGNATURE washing machine comes equipped with LG’s proprietary Centum System™ which improves the washing machine’s durability and energy efficiency with an advanced suspension system. Noise emitted while the washing machine is in operation is greatly decreased because the Centum System™ minimizes the tub’s vibrations during a wash cycle.

Air Purifier that Cleans Air Before Your Very Eyes
LG believes that nothing is more important than clean air. The exquisitely designed LG SIGNATURE air purifier allows the air cleaning process to be a visual experience with its innovative transparent panel. Equipped with an advanced Aqua-Cyclone feature,this air purifier harnesses the power of water to filter out harmful chemicals and contaminants while quickly bringing the room to comfortable humidity levels. The unit is equipped with LG’s Semi-Permanent Filter System, allowing consumers to remove, wash and reuse the filters for up to 10 years, saving both time and money.

While fine dust particles are typically invisible to the naked eye, customers can see the air quality of their indoor environment by simply glancing at LG’s Smart PM1.0 Indicator. Positioned around the control display, the indicator uses four different colors of light to signify the concentration of super-fine dust particles.

Products are available for experience at Festival Square - Palladium, High Street – Phoenix, Lower Parel till 26th January.
LG Electronics India Pvt. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of LG Electronics, South Korea was established in January 1997 in India. It is one of the most formidable brands in consumer electronics, home appliances, IT hardware and mobile communications space. In India, LG has earned a premium brand positioning and is the acknowledged trendsetter for the industry. LGEIL's manufacturing unit at Greater Noida is one of the most eco-friendly units among all LG manufacturing plants in the world. The second Greenfield facility is located at Ranjangaon; Pune has the capacity to manufacture Air Conditioners, LED TVs, washing machine, refrigerators and monitors.

Asia’s biggest fitness exhibition, BodyPower India Expo 2018

Asia’s biggest fitness exhibition, BodyPower India Expo 2018 begins with a muscular bang at NESCO Goregaon 

Body Power India Expo, the biggest gathering of bodybuilders and fitness enthusiasts opened its gates on a Friday for all. The expo saw participation from some of the most esteemed health & fitness brands, along with globally renowned athletes.
Day 1 of the Expo started with an inauguration ceremony by Mr. Nick Orton, CEO, BodyPower and renowned athletes Kai Greene, Sangram Chougule, Shweta Rathore, Bollywood actor Sahil Khan, Flex Wheeler, Tom Coleman, Zac Aynsley and Josh Maley. While they spoke about health and fitness, Mr. Nick Orton highlighted the growing awareness of nutrition in India and how BodyPower has got a bigger and better with many new latest techniques.
The day began with National Championship Qualifying Rounds of MMA and Kick Boxing which captivated the attendees with highly energetic cheers. Each zone was supervised by globally renowned athletes.

On this occasion Mr. Nick Orton, CEO, BodyPower said “ The first day has come to an end and we can say it has gone formally well, we have great line of athletes so we had all the leading international athletes coming across legends like Flex Wheeler, phenomenal Kai Greene and PCA Pro and other athletes like Tom Coleman, Zac Aynsley and Josh Maley. The number one Indian athletes Sangram Chougule and the number one  female athletes Shweta Rathore and that to be supported by other regional athletes that we are proud to support and the exhibition was itself was really well built and developed by all the leading name of the industry and of course BodyPower impacts the team to came in force to support the show and now we have got over 2000 ambassadors in India who are back of this show those people get rewarded for their  hardwork for BodyPower and finally the visitors  and they are very strong turnout  here with BodyPower delight to see so many people coming and enjoying the BodyPower Expo”.

Visitors got the opportunity, to get up close with a huge array of leading national and international athletes, along with attending their interviews, competitions and workshops that were taking place throughout the day. There were some exciting interactive sessions taking place within the expo, followed by masterclasses. With a large number of visitors from the industry, the expo also provided them a platform to deal directly with retailers, gym managers, group buyers, health centres, practitioners, personal trainers and distributors.
The list of exhibitors at the Expo increases each year. Some of the leading names part of the Expo were Mutant, Welcare, Matrix, Real Mix, BPI, RSP, Omtex, Influx, Powermax, N2 Nutrition, Into Wellness, Dynamik Muscle, Wolfcare, Apollo Pharmacym, Bulk Powder UK and many more International and National Brands.
The 5th edition of the annual BodyPower India Expo kick-started today and will be on till Sunday, 14th Sunday, 2018 at Bombay Exhibition Center in Mumbai. So, if you’ve missed the opening day of the expo, there are still two more days of action to come and get involved

Friday, January 12, 2018

Launch of Satyamev Jayate Water Cup, 2018

Paani Foundation announced the launch of
Satyamev Jayate Water Cup, 2018

After receiving an overwhelming response in 2016 and 2017 from the people of Maharashtra, Paani Foundation today announced the launch of the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup, 2018. Hon. Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Devendra FadnavisAamir Khan & Kiran Rao, Founder, Paani Foundation, & Mr. Satyajit Bhatkal, CEO, Paani Foundation, were present on this occasion.

Paani Foundation is an initiative set up by Aamir Khan and Kiran Rao.  It has been working since the year 2016 to create a people’s movement for drought-free Maharashtra.

This year the competition tenure for Satyamev Jayate Water Cup is from 8th April to 22nd May 2018. The top three villages will get a cash prize of Rs. 75 lakhs, Rs. 50 lakhs and Rs. 40 lakhs respectively. In addition, the top village from each taluka will get a cash prize of Rs. 10 lakhs. The total prize money which the villages stand to win in the competition is nearly Rs. Ten crores.

Satyamev Jayate Water Cup is a competition between different villages to see who can do the best work for watershed management and water conservation in the period of the competition. As part of the competition, Paani Foundation will train the villagers in the science of watershed development. These villagers will then participate in the Satyamev Jayate Water Cup. The 45-day long competition involves ‘Shramdan,’ (voluntary labour) in building important structures and thus, water storage capacities. Every revenue village in the selected talukas is eligible to participate. Participation is based on self-selection and the application form needs to be sent by the Gram Panchayat.

A total of 1,321 villages from 30 talukas took part in the second edition of Satyamev Jayate Water Cup competition and created water storage potential of 8,361 crore litres of water! A small Adivasi Village, Kakaddara from Arvi taluka of Wardha won the Water Cup, 2017.

This year the competition has been extended to 75 talukas in 24 districts of Maharashtra.  

Every village in the selected talukas is eligible to participate and has been given Aamir Khan's signature invitation for this purpose. A grand photo exhibition that explains the journey and purpose of the Water Cup was organized in close conjunction with the government of Maharashtra in all 75 talukas and has been attended by lakhs of villagers and students.

The entry form is in two parts. Over 7,000 villages have submitted Entry Form Part 1 so far. The second part of the form requires the village to hold a gram sabha and select 5 participants for the four day training conducted by Paani Foundation. The last date for submitting the completed entry form Part 2 is 31st January 2018. Paani Foundation extends a warm invitation to all the villages in the selected talukas to complete the entry process and begin their journey to water and prosperity

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Folic Acid Awareness Week 2018

Raveena Tondon, brand ambassador for the Folic Acid Awareness initiative

  Spina Bifida Foundation, a foundation aimed at prevention of Birth defects and Meyer Vitabiotics, a leading pharmaceutical company, jointly announces a one of its kind initiative “GO FOLIC” campaign India as part of National Folic Acid Week from January 8th to January 14th.

This campaign is aimed to create awareness on prevention of Spina Bifida, congenital birth defect. GO FOLIC - One of its kind initiatives by Meyer Vitabiotics for prevention of Spina Bifida. They have been spreading awareness about importance of Folic Acid since 2015.

Started on 27th August 2015 across India GO FOLIC campaign has liaison with State Governments, the Union Health Ministry and WHO India to reach to the masses by undertaking various activities like Awareness Campaign, Events, Health Camps and Doctor Participation Activities. This will be an on-going campaign. GO FOLIC aims to spread the vital message about taking Folic Acid as well as Vitamin B12 before pregnancy to prevent birth defects.

This initiative is launched as part of Corporate Social Responsibility, a joint initiative by Meyer Vitabiotics in collaboration with Spina Bifida Foundation to make a positive difference in society. Bollywood actress Raveena Tandon is the brand Ambassador for GO FOLIC campaign.
Speaking about the cause Mr. Rohit Shelatkar, Meyer Vitabiotics Vice President said “As a nutraceuticals company we believe it’s our responsibility to make healthcare simpler. Keeping the leading edge of international research and being sensitive to specific consumer needs, we at Meyer Vitabiotics want to make a significant difference in the lives of people. The awareness is still non-existent in rural and urban India. This campaign will educate people on the importance of Folic acid and its requirements during pregnancy for a growth of a healthy baby”
Congenital birth defects mainly (NTDs) Neural tube defects form a major share in India, are assuming greater importance as a leading cause of Neonatal and Infant Mortality in India. With this joint initiative, Spina Bifida foundation chief Dr. Santosh Karmarkar and Meyer Vitabiotics Vice President Mr. Rohit Shelatkar takes a step to create awareness and help prevention of Spina Bifida and its complications.

Folate is a vital Vitamin required majorly during pregnancy, for the development of maternal and fetal metabolic needs. Folic acid and Vitamin B12 deficiency in pregnant women can lead to grave consequences like FGR (Fetal Growth Retardation). Regular dose of Folic acid and Vit, B12 is required for every to be and would be mother.

Mr. Karmarkar, Founder of Spina Bifida Foundation said Every year about 25 to 40 thousand children are born with mild to severe form of birth defects. Every year there is increase in the infant mortality rate. The children who are born with such casualty suffer from mild to severe form of Spina bifida. Prevention of NTDs is an immediate Public Health priority for India. GO FOLIC campaign will address this issue. 70% of NTDs are due to a lack of Folates and therefore ensuring an adequate daily intake of Folic Acid and B12 vitamins in the diets of mothers-to-be, prior to conception and during pregnancy can prevent most cases of NTDs”

Prevention of NTDs and other birth defects is on the top of the stated WHO goals for South East Asia. NTDs, which are congenital malformations of the Spinal Cord & Spine, cause varying degrees of childhood paralysis (more severe than Polio) and also affect the development of the lower limbs, brain, urinary bladder and Bowel. India has one of the highest incidences of NTDs in the world – up to 4-5 /1000 live births! This would amount to as many as 25000 - 40000 children born with this defect in India each year.

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Dr. Tatya Lahane, Biopic : Angaar Power is within releasing on 12th January

Padmashri Dr. Tatyaarao Lahane ( Dean J.J. Hospital ) : A legend who gave vision to millions of people. Son of a poor farmer, struggled a lot to gain education and inspired the students. Carried out maximum cataract eye surgeries. Both of his kidneys failed in 995. His mother donated her kidney and saved his life, In spite of surviving on only 1 kidney donated by his Mai, he works for 18-20 hours in a day

The Bio-pic  Dr. Tatya Lahane, Biopic  : Angaar Power is within will release on 12th January throughout Maharashtra. The film is produced & directed by Virag Madhumalati Wankhede. Virag is B.E. Civil and  multiple Guinness World Records holder. Actor Makrand Anaspure has played the lead role of Dr. Lahane in this film, while Alka Kubal is in the role of his mother Smt. Anjanabai. Dr. Nishigandha Wad has played the role of Dr. Ragini Parekh, and Bharat Ganeshpure and Ramesh Dev have played a special role in this film

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

संपूर्ण महाराष्ट्रात १०१ ठिकाणी “ माँ तुझे सलाम ’’ संपन्न

पद्मभूषण अन्ना हजारे यांचे प्रतिपादन “प्रत्येक विद्यार्थ्याने तात्या लहाने यांच्या जिद्दीची , संघर्षाची व समाजसेवेची घ्यावी प्रेरणा

सौ. अंजनाबाई लहाने यांच्या सन्मानार्थ संपूर्ण महाराष्ट्रात १०१ ठिकाणी आज “ माँ तुझे सलाम ’’ हा ऐतिहासिक कार्यक्रम संपन्न झाला. विविध स्तरांमधील लोकांनी याला हातभार लावला. प्रत्येक ठिकाणी महान कार्य करणाऱ्या मातांचा सत्कार करण्यात आला. रोटरी क्लब, लायन क्लब व इतर अनेक संस्थांनी विराग मधुमालती यांच्या या कल्पनेला आकार रूप दिले.

अहमदनगर येथील मुख्य कार्यक्रमात पद्मभूषण अन्ना हजारे हे देखील उपस्थित होते. या प्रसंगी बोलतांना त्यांनी विद्यार्थ्यांनी तात्याराव लहाने यांच्या कार्यातून प्रेरणा घ्यावी व आपले जीवन यशस्वी व सफल करावे असे आवाहन केले. स्नेहालय व अनामप्रेम च्या दिव्यांग विद्यार्थांनी हृदयस्पर्शी गीते सदर केली. या माध्यमातून विद्यार्थ्यांना व समाजातील प्रत्येक वर्गाला नवचैतन्य , प्रेरणा व शून्यातून विश्व निर्माण करण्याची उमेद मिळेल. शिवाय अवयवदान व आईची हृदयस्पर्शी सत्यकथा बघावयास मिळणार आहे असा विश्वास अनेक विश्वविक्रम नोंदविणारे निर्माते दिग्दर्शक विराग मधुमालती यांनी व्यक्त केला आहे.
आईची निस्वार्थ भावना, त्याग यातूनच कितीतरी महान समाजवंताचा जन्म झाला ज्यांनी मानवतेला व
समाजाला एक नवीन दिशा देण्याचे कार्य केले. त्यातील एक म्हणजे पद्मश्री डॉ. तात्याराव लहाने. त्यांच्या
आईने म्हणजे सौ. अंजनाबाई लहाने यांनी तात्यारावांना आपल्या एका किडनीचे दान देऊन त्यांना दुसऱ्यांदा
जन्म दिला व मुलाने देखील हा जन्म सत्कारणी लावला व लाखो दृष्टीहीन लोकांना दृष्टी दिली

या चित्रपटाने आधीच एक विश्वविक्रम करून Guinness World Records मध्ये नांव नोंदविले असून निर्माता /
दिग्दर्शक विराग मधुमालती यांच्या नावे आजवर ४ विश्वविक्रम आहे. दिव्यांगांचे दु:ख जगापर्यंत
पोहोचविण्यासाठी व नेत्रदानाच्या प्रचारासाठी १०० दिवस विराग यांनी स्वत:च्या डोळ्यांवर पट्टी बांधून
जनहिताचे कार्य केले आहे. या चित्रपटात अभिनेता मकरंद अनासपुरे हे डॉ. लहाने यांच्या प्रमुख भूमिकेत असून, अलका कुबल ह्या त्यांच्या आई अंजना बाईंच्या भूमिकेत आहेत. डॉ. रागिणी पारेख यांच्या भूमिकेत डॉ निशिगंधा वाड असून भारत गणेशपुरे व रमेश देव यांनीही विशेष भूमिका साकारल्या आहेत. महत्वाचे म्हणजे चित्रपटाच्या उत्पन्नातून समाजसेवेचा वसा पुढे जावा या उदात्त हेतूने गोरगरीबांसाठी धर्मदाय डोळ्यांचे नेत्रालय उभारण्याचा डॉ. तात्याराव लहाने व विराग मधुमालती यांचा मानस आहे.

अहमदनगर येथील कार्यक्रमात विराग मधुमालती, डॉ. गिरीश कुलकर्णी, डॉ. प्रकाश व सुधा कांकरिया, वंदना
वानखडे, प्रस्तुकर्ती रीना अग्रवाल, रोटरी क्लब चे अध्यक्ष, अनिल सानप व बरेच मान्यवर उपस्थित होते.

Friday, January 5, 2018

World's Largest T-Shirt out of 100% recycled plastic waste

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 Plastindia Foundation makes World’s “Largest T-Shirt” out of 100% recycled plastic waste from 200,000 PET bottles to enter Guinness World Records 

                                             An initiative to promote recycling plastics waste

 The giant T-Shirt of size 97.5 metres height x 70.08 width made out of recycled plastic waste of 200,000 bottles catapulted Plastindia Foundation into the Guinness World Records. The apex body of plastics industry in India, Plastindia Foundation took up this initiative to create awareness among the masses on the need to manage plastics waste so that it is recycled more efficiently. Swapnil Dangirikar, the official adjudicator of Guinness World Records confirmed that this T-Shirt is bigger than the current record holder T-Shirt which is 93.2metres height x 62.73 metres width. Among those witnessed this record creation effort was Afroz Shah, the renowned environment lover and also the person behind world’s biggest beach cleaning exercise at Versova beach in Mumbai. The fabric from this T-Shirt will be later used to create 10,000 T-Shirts and distributed free among the children from economically weaker sections.

K K Seksaria, President, Plastindia Foundation mentioned that “The thought behind this initiative is to catch citizens’ attention on facts such as the dire need for everyone among us to be more responsible towards the environment, plastics waste can be managed effectively with understanding segregation at source and making citizens more conscious towards littering and mixing waste. If waste is segregated and disposed correctly it will help plastics waste to be recycled more effectively and we can create many things from recycled plastics waste. To change people’s behavior towards waste management and segregation is not going to be easy, but steps like these could go a long way in building empathy and belief that there are ways to bring about environmental change if every citizen understands and appreciates his civic responsibility”.

Atul Kanuga, Chairman, Environment & Plastics Image Committee spoke about various initiatives on enhancing awareness around plastics recycling. He said, “The T shirt project of this scale is to draw attention to the fact that one should look at waste from a different angle. Six plastic bottles of one litre can clothe one child and there is value in waste. We must segregate waste and reuse the good part . Upscaling from waste is the new mantra and the plastic industry will play its part.”

Sharing the industry’s point of view, Vimal Kedia, Managing Director, Manjushree Technopack Limited, mentioned, “Plastics has indeed made the world a better place. However, the irresponsible use of plastics, if continued unabated, has the potential to derail the many benefits of plastics. On behalf of the industry, I would like to congratulate and thank the Plastindia Foundation, for this tremendous effort to raise awareness around plastics recycling. All stake holders, including consumers, must contribute to the effort for more responsible use of plastics”. Manjushree Technopack is the largest PET bottle manufacturers in India.

Also sharing stage with the dignitaries was. Rohit Parmar, Managing Director, Sushila Parmar International, one the leading polymer importers and suppliers of raw materials in India. Parmar said “World’s largest T-shirt made from 100% recycled plastic waste’ makes a statement in itself. It tells the world that if plastic is used, segregated, disposed and then further, re-cycled correctly, then it can do more good to the world than any harm. We at Parmar believe Plastics is a blessing and like every blessing, we must know how to use it carefully and appropriately.

In future, technology would play an important role in environmental safety. Rajeev Chitalia, Chairman, Exhibition Committee, Plastindia Foundation commented, “The key observation while doing over 71-odd roadshows in India and abroad to promote Plastindia 2018 was the concern among manufacturers to produce more environment friendly and easily recyclable plastics. New technologies and processes will help us win the battle of making the world a better place to live and environment safer for our next generations.”

The attempt to enter Guinness World Records by making largest T-Shirt is bound to create a new wave of awareness among end-users of plastics.

PlastIndia Foundation is the apex body of major Associations, Organisations, and Institutions connected with plastics including Government and Semi-Government Organisations. The main objective of the Foundation is to promote the development of Indian plastics industry and to assist the growth of plastics and related materials and their products. It is dedicated to the national progress through plastics and is striving hard to make India a preferred sourcing base for plastics products for the world. Working as a catalyst, the Foundation works to build awareness of the significant contribution made by plastics to society and the environment. It also creates a positive policy framework with all statutory entities and increases per capita consumption of plastics, encourage exports thereby significantly contributing to national growth. In order to enhance the image and the growth of Indian Plastics Industry, the Foundation holds world-class exhibitions in India at regular intervals, where it provides opportunities to demonstrate the industry’s capabilities.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Veer Marathas Logo launch by Aditya Thackeray

Yuva Sena cheif Aditya Thackeray launched the logo of Veer Maratha Team and unveiled the theme track with a feeling of euphoric team spirit at Taj Vivanta in Mumbai.

On this occasion Sarwan , Amit Dhankar , Praveen Rana , Ritu Phogat , and Ritu Malik were presentin the Indian team of Team Veer Maratha.

Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray acclaimed the tradition of Shahuji Maharaj " . Shahuji not ony extended support and encouragement to Maharashtrian wrestlers but wrestlers from all over India.
Maharashtra has been a leader in the field of wrestling in India. India's 1st Olympic medalist Khashaba Jadhav was from Maharashtra and the 1st Gold medalist of Asian games was also from Maharashtra .

The Veer Marathas are signified by a tiger and a lion, which is a combined symbol of victory and power. The Veer Maratha theme song uses local Maharashtrian musical instruments weaving the entire state as the plethora of talent that it truly is.

The owners of the team Veer Maratha , Ranjeet