Tuesday, December 31, 2019

OYO’s Weddingz.in Wows Report 2019 reveals how India tied the knot this year

Mumbai prefers indoor weddings, while Delhi prefers the outdoors; Goa emerges as the most popular wedding destination
  • Tourist hotspots like Goa, Udaipur, Jaipur, Jim Corbett, Agra, Igatpuri, Lonavala emerged as the most popular wedding destinations of 2019
  • Lucknow witnessed the maximum growth for wedding services, with a whopping 824.90% increase in user base in 2019 as compared to last year

OYO’s Weddingz.in, India’s largest wedding company launched the first edition of Weddingz.in Wows Report 2019, a snapshot of how India tied the knot this year. Data collated between 01 January 2019 and 26 December 2019 reveals that among destination weddings, Goa topped charts as the most sought-after location, followed by other tourist hotspots such as Udaipur, Jaipur, Jim Corbett, Agra, Igatpuri and Lonavala. 
Another interesting finding revealed that Delhi and Mumbai saw the maximum number of weddings take place in 2019. However, the industry observed a huge gap in the kind of events preferred by both the metro cities. On one hand, Delhiites preferred a grand affair with lavish outdoor celebrations at a farmhouse or a lawn, comprising of elaborate rituals, decor and food choices. On the other, Mumbai opted to host simpler and elegant indoor wedding functions, with an inclination towards banquet halls. 
Sharing his insights on wedding trends observed in 2019, Sandeep Lodha, CEO, Weddingz.in said, “This year has been extremely fruitful for the Indian wedding industry. We’ve observed that couples today are demanding a wide range of services to choose from, opting for an amalgamation of traditional and contemporary offerings and embracing new concepts. This opens up a huge opportunity for the industry. As far as 2020 is concerned, we will continue to keep consumer delight and satisfaction at the heart of everything we do. We will focus on widening our services, offer an omnichannel experience for customers as well as expand our footprint across newer cities in India.”
Weddingz.in Wows 2019 (Interesting trends)
Destination weddings of the year: Organising weddings at picturesque locations was a trend that took the entire segment by storm, and became a fad amongst new-age couples — working millennials. The most popular wedding destinations included beaches, especially in Goa. Among hilly locations, cities in North India including Shimla, Dehradun and Mussoorie were the most popular choices. For elaborate destination weddings that exhibit old world charm, forts in Udaipur and Jaipur proved to be the premier choice of consumers.
How millennial couples capture moments: Additionally, to add an extra oomph factor to their wedding celebrations, services like photography, videography and make-up emerged as the most demanded by to-be-wed Indian couples. Among photography trends, pre-wedding shoots, candids and traditional shots were on the rise this year.
Bride-in-command: Contrary to traditional times, today the bride is the primary decision-maker with a dominant say over the aesthetic requirements of her wedding, like the decor, stage requirements, etc. Interestingly, pastel theme decor was a hot trend in 2019, with most couples opting for subtle hues instead of the more traditional color schemes. Indian weddings are known to be week-long affairs, with several elaborate pre-wedding functions. In 2019, the traditional Mehendi function topped charts as the most held pre-wedding ceremony, closely followed by Haldi (including Chuda), Sangeet and Cocktail parties. 
Weddingz.in guest lists in 2019: In the past couple of years, smaller and close-knit weddings have been the norm. This year, an average Indian wedding hosted 250 people. Among Weddingz.in executed weddings, the smallest guestlist comprised of only 50 guests, whereas the biggest guestlist saw about 650 people attend an elaborate wedding. 
Interestingly, 1st December, 2019 was the day maximum number of Weddingz.in couples chose to get married. 

Anushka Sen's First Short Film Premieres On Six Sigma Films Channel

Anushka Sen, popular television actress of Jhansi Ki Rani fame, YouTuber & social media star joins the order of TV & Bollywood stars who have ventured into short films. She got the Top 20 Young Achievers Award 2018 & was nominated for Best Actress Drama.

Sammaditthi (Right View) is a touching story about an old father, Virendra (Amit Munjal) who has a loving daughter Bittu (Anushka Sen) & two sons. This short film shows how the older generation feels when they see the reality of their loved ones.  

Sammaditthi has released on Six Sigma Films YouTube Channel, one of the largest digital distribution platforms for short films. Anurag Khanna, CMD, Six Sigma Films believes that coming together of young stars & filmmakers allows non-traditional storytelling. It also gives an amazing opportunity for actors to experiment and connect with a large digital audience.

Watch this thought-provoking award-winning film on family relationships directed by Ashish Verma at https://youtu.be/U8UICvrAVg8

Official Website- http://www.SixSigmaFilms.com
Official YouTube Channel- http://www.youtube.com/sixsigmafilms
Official Facebook Page - https://www.facebook.com/sixsigmafilmspage
Official Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/sixsigmafilms/

Monday, December 30, 2019

Maharashtra Welcomes 2020 and the New Decade with Grandeur – ‘Dashak Maharashtrache’

~Showcases a sense of peace, unity and pride amongst the Maharashtrians~
 ~ Witness a one-of-a-kind show and Dazzling fireworks display at Iconic locations in Mumbai and Nagpur~

The Government of Maharashtra is all set to bring in the New Decade with grand celebrations across the state capitals on New Year’s Eve. Titled as ‘Dashak Maharashtrache’, the event will mark the success of the State’s continuous pace of development and usher in the new decade of hope and fulfillment of promises. Hosted by Maharashtra Tourism & Government of Maharashtra under the patronage of Hon’ble CM Shri Uddhav Thackeray, the landmark event will put India and the very own capital of Entertainment ‘Mumbai’ on the Global Map as the destination for one of the biggest New Year’s celebrations annually.

The new decade promises to be driven by rapid growth and sustainable development across all sectors in Maharashtra. Some of the recent announcements made by the Maha Vikas Aghadi government led by Thackeray, such as complete farm loan waiver, schemes to raise farm productivity, effective implementation of tribal welfare schemes in remote areas of the State, allocation of Rs 20 crore for the development of Raigad, completion of Coastal Road project and several infrastructural development projects will pave way for enhanced growth in the State.

The celebrations will comprise fireworks, lasers, cultural performances and a son-et-lumiere extravaganza. Corporate leaders such as J. Kumar Infra Projects Limited and Hiranandani group are putting their weight behind the celebration that has been initiated by Wizcraft International Entertainment. The event is sponsored by NECC and Venky’s.

On New Year’s Eve, Mumbaikars will witness the grand welcome of Year 2020 and the new Decade with exclusively curated cultural performances which will showcase the state’s festivals, music and folk dances at iconic locations Gateway of India in Mumbai and Futala Lake in Nagpur. Every location will play the video recorded message of the CM across at midnight on large screens.

‘Dashak Maharashtrache’ also kicks off celebrations of 60 years of Maharashtra in 2020.
Chief Minister of Maharashtra and the President of Shiv Sena, Shri Uddhav Thackeray said, “We are glad to celebrate the New Year with the people of Maharashtra and on this special occasion, we promise a new decade of hope, peace and prosperity in the State. We are committed to making significant strides in further developing the state in this decade and continue to work for the welfare of the common people.”
Through this grand event, the Maharashtra Government will also aim to promote the state as a tourist hotspot. An initiative of Wizcraft International Entertainment, ‘Dashak Maharashtrache’ is being supported by the Government of Maharashtra, MTDC, Maharashtra Tourism ministry, the police and municipal corporations. 

Friday, December 27, 2019

“Vikas Sharma won IFAH "Top 100 Healthcare Leaders “award for Best in hydrotherapy and physiotherapy segment"

Vikas Sharma Founder and CEO of PROXIMA LIFE LLP, recently won IFAH (International Forum on Advancements in Healthcare) award in Best and innovative Hydrotherapy and physiotherapy solution provider category.
International Forum on Advancements in Healthcare - IFAH, held in Dubai on 16th December 2019, bought 1000+ healthcare professionals from across the world together on one platform, at Le Meridien. Participants include start-ups, hospitals, manufacturers, technology providers, insurers and government agencies
Proxima Life LLP is Thankful to IFAH for recognising their efforts and work in the field of healthcare. Creating an Innovative solution for Hydrotherapy, Aqua gym Aquatic treadmill indigenously manufactured in India. They have been awarded as "Top 100 Healthcare Leaders" by IFAH Dubai.
Founder and CEO of PROXIMA LIFE LLP Vikas Sharma said -Change is inevitable. Progression is a choice.”

Pi Lo Shudh Pani Seva Foundation reaches new heights, Served 19,253,961.25 liters of water in 2019

Providing RO Purified water to over 48 million people and eradicating 26,130,436.5 plastic bottles

Pi-Lo Shudh Pani Seva Foundation, a non-profit organization serving water across various regions of the country without taking any monetary support from the Government has achieved a golden milestone this year. The NPO served free RO purified and UV filtered water with zero wastage to millions of people.

 A single water Pi-Lo water ATM treats 500 liters of water on an hourly basis. Their journey in the year 2019 has been commendable, as in a country like India where the population is 1,369 million, Pi-Lo has managed to serve water to around 48,666,694 people across the country. They signed contracts with U.P Braj Teerth Vikas Parishad (UPBTVP) in Mathura and Agra Development Authority (ADA) and Cultural Ministry of Agra to install 20 Pi-Lo water ATMs in Mathura, 12 machines in Agra and 9 machines across 5 tourist monuments in Agra - Fatehpur Sikri.

Moreover, Pi-Lo had actively participated in two mega events of the year and also successfully installed water ATM machines at Kumbh Mela 2019 and 550 th Prakash Purab, Punjab respectively and served free drinking water to one and all.

Mathura, fondly known as Braj Nagari or Krishna Circuit every year invites millions of pilgrims comprising of a mix of urban, rural and foreign visitors. Out of these pilgrims a large percentage is of rural (village) population for whom spending Rs. 20 for a plastic water bottle for one time is not possible. Talking about the development in Mathura how can we forget Agra? The Mughal architecture invites millions of tourists, but the poor water in the region often acts as a concern.

Helping these people by quenching their thirst, Pi-Lo’s smart water ATMs provide RO purified water to people free of cost. Speaking about the development of installation of Pi-Lo water ATM’s Mr. Jatin Ahlawat, Director, Pi-Lo Shudh Pani Seva said, “Until now, 6 Water ATM machines have been
installed at various locations in Mathura and we are planning to install 14 more machines by March 2020. Similarly, in Agra 3 machines have been installed and 9 machines will be installed by first quarter of 2020. We have allocated Rs. 2.30 Cr for the same.”

2019 had been a great year for Pi-Lo, speaking about their achievements so far Mr. Ahlawat said, “Our journey this year has been commendable, serving 5133268 liters of water in Kumbh, Prayagraj from January to March 2019. We are also working with Delhi Jal Board (DJB), Noida Authority, CPCB, and Railway Authority for installing Pi-Lo RO Purified Water ATM Machines. In November, we had installed 25 Pi-Lo Water ATMs to serve free RO drinking water to 3.5 million Pilgrims 24*7.”

Pi-Lo Shudh Pani Seva Foundation intends to expand its services in 2020 by serving more and more people with filtered drinking water at free of cost.

About Pi-Lo Shudh Pani Seva Foundation: Pi-LO is a not-for-profit organisation working towards serving clean and hygienic drinking water to everyone. Pi-Lo is also the first mover of smart water ATMs in Delhi-NCR and aims to install a maximum number of smart water ATMs at PAN India Level to overcome the scarcity of potable drinking water. The foundation also contributes its part in preserving Mother Nature by using recyclable paper glasses and thus diminishing plastic pollution by reducing dependency over plastic water bottles.
Website: http://www.pi-lo.in/

Thursday, December 26, 2019

Anthelion Films' Blink a sci-fi short film, India’s first entry into a cult science fiction on international Level

Anthelion Films a reputed production house which deals into several short films, music videos, both in India and the UK. The upcoming film Blink is a sci-fi short film that delves into the life of Neeraj who is unable to understand what is happening in his life. And one day he finds out it’s not him but his Shifting Realities.
Film Summary:

Blink is a short film about shifting realities and what would happen if those realities started colliding into each other. It centers around the protagonist Neeraj who travels between his two worlds. His wife, unable to understand what he is going through, is starting to lose her patience with him. She thinks he is going mad. But the problem isn’t him, it is his shifting realities. Neeraj’s character is played by Aniruddha Joshi and Smriti are played by Vimmy Bhatt. The little girl in the film is Abhiruchi. Directed by Atmaja B & Produced by Akanksha, Blink is 15 mins short science-fi thriller that leaves the viewer shocked and mystified.

The idea behind the story is to explore the possibility of what would happen if we could experience parallel worlds/realities in one lifetime.

Festival Information:

This film is India’s first and one and only entry into a cult science fiction on an international Level. There are hardly any Indian film directors in India who have attempted to make anything in the subject of science fiction. Ours is the first film to make to this stage. The film has been officially selected at the Philip K Dick International Science Fiction Film Festival.

About Director & Producer

Akanksha Bopardikar is an Indian short film producer. Prior to her film-making journey, she worked in her family business which aided her to take the first step as an independent producer. Her first film “Until Death”, received a very good response in India and is currently in distribution in France. Apart from films, she has worked on music videos and commercial videos.

Atmaja Bopardikar is an Indian writer and film director. She has worked on several short films, music videos, both in India and the UK. After finishing her postgraduation in films from the UK, she briefly worked with an advertising agency in Mumbai before starting out as an independent filmmaker. Her films explore the complexities of human nature and the intricacies of the relationship between people.

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Trinetra Foundation conducts Paper bags making workshop in Sion

Trinetra Foundation is a N.G.O. based in mumbai with registered office in Andheri . Their main objectives are Anti suicide,No Baggers Zone and helping bollywood artists and technicians. They also run a special program [making of paper bags at home] to support No plastic bags program of Maharashtra government . In this program they take sessions in various parts of Mumbai to teach public about making of paper bags. It's also helpful to those who are free at home. They can earn handsome amount by using their skill.

Trinetra Foundation is the only N.G.O. in India which offers the ANTI SUICIDE program . They help those who try and think about suicide. They have a special team to handle it.  They love to work for Maharashtra government and Government Of India  to solve problem of farmers suicide.

Dr. Amitabh  Gosh a Psychiatrist is only one doctor in india who is specialist in psychodrama serving with Trinetra that make them more proud. They are planning to start their services for public of Jammu & Kashmir and in Rajasthan soon.

Please connect for more information :
Anil Mahajan  :  Chairman
Annapurna Bhairi  : Programs Head
Sonam Sanjeev  : Paper bags -program head
Balraj kashyap /  Alka Swami  : Media head

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Homecare: Perfect lunchbox solution this winter

The lunchboxes have made a permanent place amongst the consumers in comparison to its counterparts because of its quality.
Homecare lunchboxes is a favorite amongst office goers because of its attractive look and complex convection technology, which helps in keeping the food hot for longer time.
 Homecare lunchboxes is a favorite amongst office goers because of its attractive look and complex convection technology, which helps in keeping the food hot for longer time.
The greatest challenge during winter is how to enjoy piping hot home cooked food while at office or on Hb tours. Homecare with its lunch boxes which are end results of lots of meticulous and dedicated research is a perfect solution to the problem.
Homecare lunchboxes is a favorite amongst office goers because of its attractive look and complex convection technology, which helps in keeping the food hot for longer time. The lunchboxes have made a permanent place amongst the consumers in comparison to its counterparts because of its quality.
The WHO statistics reveal, how health and well -being has become a very common issue in today’s world. People can be seen sweating it out in Gym, and choosing healthy food over junks but they ignore the quality of products they are using to carry their food. Seeing the need in the sector Homecare came up with its exclusive collection of lunchboxes, which matches both your health and style quotient.
The research team of Homecare made diligent and meticulous researches on the benefits and side effects and its only after satisfactory results, that the product was launched

Finch Restaurant - All set to Lit up your December

 Finch, a premium restaurant and luxury bar of the most happening city, has come up with some exciting series of events to celebrate this holiday season with an eccentric spark. Known for its magnificence and luxury, the place offers aromatic flavours of delectable cuisines and heavenly taste of slurping beverage concoctions.
Offering wholesome holiday package to its customers, this festive season the brand has come up with fun events for people of all age group.  Craftsvaganza and Christmas Carols at 24th December is an amusing Kids' event which includes crafting, no-fire cooking, talent challenge and other fun activities which they will perform along with their mothers.
On the eve of Christmas, they are hosting ‘Secret Sin Party’ which is an exciting 1-minute challenge to finish a meal. The winner will get a complementary  meal with validity for 15 days.
To keep it thriving, the restaurant has a line up of thrilling events : Bad Santa Cocktail Party at 27th of December, Dream Note on 28th of December and  Holiday Brunch from 12pm to 4pm on 29th December and Glitter Gala – Bubbles + Future Fete on 31st of December.
Hosting the event under the name ‘Glitter Gala', the brand is offering the ultimate party place to its customers to unfold the New Year’s night with a perfect blend of scrumptious meals, classy brews, glittery evening and  happy - upbeat vibes.
The magnificence of delectable cuisines and romanticizing ambience along with live music and brewery, this international brand is ready to deliver some delightful experiences this relaxing holiday season.
ADDRESS -  Shah Industrial Estate, Opposite Huntsman Building, Saki Vihar Road, Andheri East, Mumbai  400072  
PHONE NUMBER - 022 50645610 ,  080559 92993   

House of Paragon launches Lifestyle Label EEKEN for Trendy Millennials

Mr. Sachin Joseph, EVP Marketing, EEKEN & Information TechnologyParagon Group (2nd from right) along with team launch the new lifestyle range - EEKEN in Mumbai today.
Footwear, the pioneer Indian footwear company launched its athleisure and lifestyle brand EEKEN, for the young, fun and active Gen Z audience. Brand EEKEN is created with the intention of injecting moments of unadulterated cool into the daily lives, routines and fashion of young and energetic consumer by offering a range of lifestyle sneakers that are accessible, durable and attuned to ‘weekend life’. The name ‘EEKEN’ comes, quite literally, from the middle of the ‘weekend’. EEKEN range will focus on shoes (Lifestyle, Canvas and Athleisure); Sandals & Flip-flop segments which are designed in London UK and made in India.

The EEKEN range will have over 80 unique shoe designs in the first phase. Over the next quarter, the consumers will have the option of picking from open footwear including flip-flops and sandals. The price range of the segment is from Rs. 999/- to Rs. 2999/-.

Out of the overall market for open and closed footwear, nearly 60% of the market is unorganised and 40% of the market is organised. Having said that the market is moving towards organised segment. In next 3 years the company plans to target INR 500 Crores from the brand.

The men’s footwear category makes up approximately 60% of the market and is growing at a CAGR of 10% while women’s footwear accounts for 30% and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 20% & Kids contribute to 10% of the market and growing at a CAGR of 12% to 15%.

The footwear category is seeing a lot of action with various global brands entering the market and Indian brands making a big play with new designs. The price point in the category has certainly moved up in a big way for casual shoes. While men’s footwear category always had brands, the women’s category has no major national footwear brand and hence there is a huge untapped market potential.

Commenting on the launch, Mr Sachin Joseph, EVP Marketing, EEKEN & Information Technology, Paragon Footwear, said, “India is the fastest growing market for athleisure and sportswear. We are thrilled to bring our top of the line offering to our loyal consumer who are young, ambitious and always on the move. The EEKEN range will please discerning audience across age groups. Paragon is renowned for quality, durability and value for money amongst its consumer. With EEKEN we will push the envelope for design and style in athleisure and lifestyle segment. EEKEN products will be designed in London and to suit the taste of fashion-conscious men and women.”

“Youngsters today are opting for sporty looks and this trend is driving the growth of athleisure market. EEKEN will operate in the mid-priced segment but in the affordable lifestyle segment. We are coming up with 80 designs to suit the aspirations and need of 18-25 years age group across middle class income household. Our offering is designed to please,” said Mr Joseph Zachariah- Director Sales & Marketing, Paragon Footwear at the conference.

During the first phase of EEKEN launch, the company will enter markets like Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Nasik, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad & Bangalore and the second phase expansion will cover other metros and cosmopolitan cities throughout the country. Paragon Footwear’s key strength is its widely spread dealer and distributor network. The company boasts of brand presence through 2.5 Lakh retailers nationwide.

India ITME Society launches commemorative postal stamp

India ITME Society today announced its 40th year of service to the Indian & International Textile Machinery & Textile Technology industry. To celebrate their undeterred and excellent service for over four decades, India ITME Society launched a commemorative postal stamp as a mark of pride and humble gratitude to a great nation.

Mr Ketan Sanghvi, Treasurer ITME, Former Chief Justice of India, Shri P Sathasivam, H.E Ms Dorothy Tembo, Dy Exe Director of Intl Trade Centre, UN, Mr Harishankar, Chairman of India ITME Society and Ms Swati Pandey - Postmaster General (Mumbai Region), India Post (Govt. of India)
India ITME Society took a bold step towards projecting India as a friendly & feasible sourcing
destination for African SMEs, Designers & Entrepreneurs. This aided in opening up new
customers for the Indian Textile Industry.

During this memorable event, it organized a B2B meeting with women Entrepreneurs from 4 African nations viz. Ethiopia, Uganda, Rwanda & Kenya and aimed to empower women all across the world and introduced ‘Women Entrepreneur Initiative’, one of the many value added services for the benefit of the industry and the nation.

Mr Hari Shankar – Chairman of India ITME Society said, “India ITME Society acknowledges the importance of industry associations by supporting trade and investment for its members not only domestically, but also globally. The society is encouraging dialogue between industry associations, developing better business connects between countries and expanding customer connect & market access globally through associations as part of their ‘Global Connect Initiative’.

India ITME Society has evolved into a global phenomenon embracing internationalism and reaching out to emerging economies. India witnessed its first exhibition in 1980 & since then the legacy has been successfully carried forward.

Its exhibitions series namely India ITME Series & GTTES along with several supporting initiatives have heralded a new era in the Textile Engineering Industry. Furthering the objective of promoting trade and investments, creating a friendly environment and forging a vibrant private sector partnership with the Government, Business Community, Development Partners and other stakeholders.

Today’s event began, with lighting of lamp by Chief guest Justice Shri P. Sathasivam - Former Chief Justice of India, Former Governor of Kerala; Guest of honour H.E. Ms Dorothy Tembo - Deputy Executive Director, International Trade Centre, UN and Special Guest Ms. Swati Pandey - Postmaster General (Mumbai Region), India Post (Govt. of India). followed by cocktail dinner.

A special interactive session on "strengthening bilateral trade relation with neighboring countries" was organized for industry members, associations and officials on the same day. This session was addressed by H.E - Ms. Dorothy Tembo, Deputy Executive Director, International Trade Centre, UN, who was in India for the first time, to encourage Indo – Africa bilateral trade relations.

This unique session provided an opportunity for participants to interact with industry associations from Botswana, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Turkey, Ghana, Switzerland and India. In the panel discussion, the topic “Role of Associations in strengthening bilateral trade" was delivered by panel speakers Mr. Govind Venuprasad - International Trade Centre’s (ITC); Mr. Krishna Chinniah - President of the Botswana Textile & Clothing Association; Mr. Faruque Hassan - Consulate General of Greece in Bangladesh; Mr. Richard Salvatore - General Coordinator (TEMSAD); Mrs. Doris N. Kessie - CEO/DIRECTOR of D-G EMBROIDERY and Doress Fashion & Designs Institute; Prof. Dr.-Ing. Yves-Simon Gloy. Mr. Gloy - RWTH Aachen University, Germany and H.E. Mr. Demeke Atnafu Ambulo - The Consulate General of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia in Mumbai

About : India ITME Society :
India International Textile Machinery Exhibitions Society (India ITME Society) is a non profit apex industry body established in 1980 to support and serve the Textile Engineering Industry through exhibitions, Events, Trade Promotion Services, Education Scholarships, Student Placements, and Consultancy etc. India ITME Society plays a pivotal role in strengthening the domestic as well as international Textile Industry by facilitating exchange of knowledge, technology transfer & encourages Foreign Direct Investments & Joint Ventures etc.

Monday, December 23, 2019


LAW is not just a profession of making money but also a social responsibility : advice of a Supreme Court Justice Bhushan R. Gavai
Philanthropist Prem Dariyani honoured for his dedication towards INDIAN ARMY . Prem Dariyani donated six acres of land for Army Low College.

Supreme Court Justice Bhushan Gavai has advised the lawyers that they should not consider their work as just a business but it is a social responsibility. Lawyers should never forget their social responsibility.

Justice Gavai's remarks can also be seen in the context of the recent controversy of lawyers in Delhi. Justice Gavai, while launching the IPL Cricket League of Lawyers on behalf of Vasantdada Pratishtha Law College and Western India Advocate Association in Mumbai said that the lawyers must also understand their social responsibility. He also said that the lawyers contributed to the freedom struggle movement and even today many big lawyers are working in the political social field. Similarly, new students should also feel social responsibility. In the lawyers' IPL, 82 teams from West India are participating.

On this occasion, Justice Gavai also honoured Prem Daryani, trustee of Radha Kalindas Dariyani Charitable Trust. For showing gratitude towards the soldiers of the country, Prem Dariyani has dedicated six acres of land near the Puna to the Indian Army where the Army La College has been built.

Accepting honour Prem Daryani said, “The army sacrifice for the country and our soldiers serve the country day and night. They do not even care about their life while protecting us and society. We also have a duty towards the soldiers of our country and in honour of them; Army Law Colleges have been started. All the people of the society should together fulfil their duty towards the soldiers of our country ”.

Justice Bhushan Gavai said, "This work of Prem Dariyani is a beautiful message for the society, we should play our responsibility and contribute towards the society".

The judges of Mumbai High Court Justice Ranjit Kamble, Justice Ranjit More, Justice SK Shinde, Justice Sarang Kotwal. Justices MS Karnik and Delhi Lokpal Commission member Justice Dilip Bhosle were present in this function.

India enters Guinness Book with 895 hours, 4 minutes non-stop karaoke singing

India broke China’s record of non-stop karaoke singing for 792 hours, 2 minutes, with 895 hours, 4 minutes non- stop singing, to enter the Guinness Book of world records at a program organised at Little Mall located at Kharghar in Navi Mumbai on Sunday.

The feat was achieved by Virag MadhuMalati and his troupe. Guinness World Record official Adjudicator Rishi Nath, Banarasi Lal Chawla, Father of Indian American astronaut late Kalpana Chawla, Retired principal scientist Premprakash Atreja and others were present on the occasion.

Rishi Nath in his speech, said that he was delighted that India broke China’s record to set a new record of 895 hours, 4 minutes non-stop singing. “My best wishes to Virag MadhuMalati for his future endeavours”.

“I am very delighted to see dedication and patriotism of Virag and his team. Our generation, present generation and future generation will certainly support anyone dreaming to contribute for national progress with such ventures. To shape up our country and boost India’s image in the world is in our hands and as such it is essential to initiate steps in this regard”, Premprakash Atreja said.

Banarasi Lal Chawla, father of Indian American astronaut late Kalpana Chawla said that he was very happy to participate in this function. “I am not keeping well for the last three years but I was enthused by this function. This project is laudable and would certainly give a new direction to people. By high thinking we can lead our country towards progress. This is a new feather in India’s cap and will certainly inspire Indians to achieve dizzy heights not only in singing but also in other fields. This is a proud moment for every Indian”. He urged people to think high and rise above religious politics for the progress of the nation. “Such attitude will benefit one and all”, he added.

“I have no words to describe my delight in dedicating this world record to the nation. I am proud that I was born in India, Today is a golden day and credit for this success goes to all members of my team. It will be my aim to boost the image of India, in future too, Virag MadhuMalati Wankhede said. 

Over 800 singers from Delhi, Kerala, Chennai, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and other states sang over 9000 songs, delighting music lovers for 38 days. The program was organised at Little World Mall, Kharghar, Navi Mumbai between 15 November and 22 December 2019, to promote social projects including “National Integration”, “Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao”, “Stop Global warming”, “Campus with Helmet”, “Save Water, Save Trees” and “Organ Donation”. A grand finale was held on Sunday.

Four cameras were installed at the venue and observers were deployed to record the movements at every second. Bollywood singers, actors, political heavyweights and prominent personalities from different fields paid visits to witness this musical history.

Virag MadhuMalati has four world records to his credit, which he has dedicated for national integration and eye donation awareness.

YLG’s HAIRSTYLE RUNWAY to celebrate its 10th-year anniversary

YLG, a leading salon chain in Bangalore, Chennai, and Hyderabad organized its first-ever fashion show event to commemorate the completion of its 10-year journey. In association with L'Oréal Professionnel, the event took place on the 11th of December at Shangri-La, Bangalore. With its exclusive offerings, YLG aims at redefining the salon culture in India, catering to more than 5,00,000 loyal customers across regions. With the primary audience of the event being more than a 300 of YLG’s customers, the event was graced by the presence of beauty industry veterans - Binaifer Pardiwalla - General Manager, L'Oréal Professionnel India and Dr. Blossom Kochhar - Founder, Aroma Magic.
The event had a resounding start with a welcome address by Vaijayanti Bhalchandra, the co-founder and CTO of YLG, followed by a live video message from the Founder and CEO, Rahul Bhalchandra, who was in Delhi for receiving the CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) Award for Customer Obsession at the same time. The brand showcased a video of its 10-year journey and the YLG International Hair Collections. Towards the end, models donning the ‘Indian Browns’ hair styles, and the International Looks by YLG, charmed everyone by flaunting their stunning hair looks on the ramp and making it the highlight of the night.
The ardent employees of the brand too captivated the audience with their moves on the YLG anthem, composed by Grammy® Award Winner and US Billboard #1 artist Ricky Kej and sung in the soulful voice of 2-time Grammy winner Laura Dickinson. Adding to the extensive list of exciting activities and announcements, YLG also announced 5 of the 10 lucky winners of their 10th year contest who won the golden ticket to Bali, yet again winning the hearts of their customers. The event was graced by the charismatic presence of the veteran fashion stylist and choreographer, Prasad Bidapa, who added panache to the ramp choreographing the show, leaving everyone utterly spellbound.
Delighted by the success, Vaijayanti Bhalchandra, Co-founder and C.T.O, YLG Salons said, Our journey commenced with the setting-up of YLG Institut of beauty therapy, hair dressing and makeup in 2008. Today we have achieved a milestone by creating a salon chain with over 60+ salons spread across three prominent regions of Southern India. This event was our humble way to express our gratitude towards our beloved customers and the dedicated employees who’ve helped us get to where we are today. With ‘Indian Browns’ we aimed to showcase the splendid collection of looks we introduced exclusively to celebrate the gorgeous browns of Indians. Our mantra, since our inception, has been to make every woman love herself and feel beautiful. We will continue in our efforts to satisfy our clients with our services.”
Speaking on the success of the 10-year journey of the brand, Rahul Bhalchandra, Co-founder and CEO, YLG Salons said, “It is overwhelming to see our brainchild grow up to be one of the most prominent salons in the industry. The support that we have garnered from all our stakeholders has kept us strong and motivated to work harder and provide the best of services in the country. This event was a medium to acknowledge the support that we have received from our customers and return the love that we constantly receive from them.”
This is India’s first-ever customer facing hair fashion show presented by YLG, in association with L'Oréal Professionnel India. The event saw over 400 people in the audience, including more than a 200 of YLG’s loyal customers who are an integral part of the brand. The event added to YLG’s efforts of spreading love and joy to the most beloved – their customers. 

Abhay Jodhpurkar’s next Bollywood Track ‘Sapna Hai Sach Hai’ is more than just about romance!

Qyuki artist, Abhay Jodhpurkar sings a track for the movie “Panipat”, alongside Bollywood’s playback extraordinaire Shreya Ghoshal

Qyuki Artist Abhay Jodhpurkar, an ingenious and brilliant playback singer, renders his harmonious voice for the track “Sapna Hai Sach Hai” for the most highly anticipated movie of the year “Panipat”, alongside the phenomenal and breathtaking singer, Shreya Ghoshal.

Hailing from Madya Pradesh, Abhay Jodhpurkar has always been diligent and relentless when it came to pursuing his career in music and received immense recognition for his songs “Moongil Thottam” and “E Sanje Eke Jaruthide”. After debuting in the Bollywood industry in 2018 with “Mere Naam Tu” for the movie Zero, Abhay Jodhpurkar is back with a sparkling track “Sapna Hai Sach Hai” for the movie “Panipat”.

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“Sapna Hai Sach Hai” is a romantic single penned by the maestro Javed Akhtar and composed by hit duo Ajay-Atul. Abhay Jodhpurkar was flabbergasted to learn about this opportunity and that he would be recording this track alongside the legendary Shreya Ghoshal herself! His passion for the craft and love for music shows and hits the right notes in the track.

Ecstatic about his new track Abhay says, “This song has got much more to it than just romance. If you listen to it carefully, you'd realize how intensely cathartic music is!

I was scared to death while dubbing because I was lending my voice alongside the Goddess herself! But Ajay dada comforted me throughout the recording and kept helping me grab on to the correct sentimental value of the song!”

Speaking about the launch of the song, Sagar Gokhale COO of Qyuki Digital says, “Abhay has left his mark in the industry by lending his voice to the movie Zero. Sapna Hai Sach Hai is a phenomenal track and is sure to be welcomed by the audience. We wish him all the very best!”

About Qyuki Media:
Qyuki is a multi-platform media network across digital, live, TV and film founded by AR Rahman, Samir Bangara and Shekhar Kapur. The Company uses proprietary technology and analytics to discover and promote digital superstars and manages the end to end value chain for them across traditional and new media platforms. They have launched several premium IPs like ARRived a singing talent hunt show, Jammin’ in the second edition- celebrating music, where legendary Bollywood composers and India's top internet youth icons collaborate to create original tracks. Fronted by legendary composer and maestro AR Rahman, Bollywood biggies such as Salim Sulaiman, Clinton Cerejo team up with digital stars Darshan, Gajendra, Ritu Agarwal Shraddha Sharma, and others. Recently they also launched NEXA Music with India’s leading automaker Maruti.

In the ranking by YouTube India, Qyuki had two of the top 3 fastest growing channels in the country while on Facebook, its' managed talent FunkYou grew over 1000x to 6 MILLION fans in one year.  Qyuki prides itself on being a creator-focused company with Gajendra Verma, Darshan Raval, FunkYou, Shraddha Sharma, Motorbeam, and AutoCar India being some of the largest digital brands managed by Qyuki. The Company's Agency business has also executed some of the largest branded content projects with clients like Coca-Cola, Olx, VW, Mercedes-Benz, Colgate, Money control amongst others.

Saturday, December 21, 2019

KIDZISTAAN - The Biggest Family Carnival in Mumbai

Kidzistaan – The Biggest Family Carnival is a 3-day celebration this coming December 20th to 22nd of 2019. Redefine and explore the true meaning of Joy & Fun with Kidzistaan.

KIDZISTAAN will create some unforgettable memories for parents with their children. Get ready to craft some delirious moments & take away a memorable souvenir with your family at this year ends bash. Kidzistaan will be a heck of an event fully loaded with refreshing experiences hard to miss.

KIDZISTAAN will surely be one of the most favorite destinations for the visitors this year end. An event where your entire family can spend real quality time together with various activities that will not only energize your mind & heart but also make you feel more relaxed and joyous.

Kidzistaan is curated by the Director of WoodCraft Events & Entertainment, Mr. Deepak Chaudhary with a vision to bring the families together and spend a quality time. The Event is executed by DCJC Events & Marketing Pvt. Ltd.

Agent Power : Debut novel by Teenager Soham Shah

The Author of Agent Power, Soham Shah lives in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. He’s 14 years old and is a robotics enthusiast. He studies in Savitridevi Hariram Agarwal International School. 

Soham has a keen interest in reading and writing books; and this is his first book. Non-fiction is his favorite genre and he loves writing about something regarding a mystery or an alien invasion. However apart from writing books, he’s quite passionate about new ideas in the field of robotics and also enjoys writing blogs. He likes to discover more in any field of his interest.

Synopsis Of Agent Power
Kazub, a city was once attacked by aliens which were out-driven by the P.O.A agency and its heroic leaders the Sheins. However this enmity lead to a heavy cost which no one could afford! 

Come and venture adventures of the three generation Shein family who sacrificed themselves not only for their city, but for the whole world. Despite facing the treacherous aliens, they saved the whole world from external space aggression and aliens who could go beyond any limit and could capture all the realities that exists. Continuous aliens invasion that will spread their wrath and evilness and will grasp you in its magic spell! If you are a fiction lover then this is a must read for you!

Come and join the epic generation story! Grab and read the book now!

Friday, December 20, 2019

AIIB Approves USD145M Irrigation, USD65M Solar Investments in India

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank’s (AIIB) Board of Directors has approved a USD145-million loan to India to improve irrigation service delivery and strengthen flood risk management in West Bengal. Earlier this month, AIIB President Jin Liqun also approved a USD65-million 250-megawatt (MW) solar power project in Jodhpur.
West Bengal has 37,660 square kilometers of flood-prone areas out of a total area of 88,752 square kilometers. An analysis of the floods over the last 41 years shows that the eastern state has faced severe floods in all but five years. Another concern is the potential threat of climate change, which may have complex implications on water availability and amplify challenges for 70 percent of the local population dependent on agriculture.

The project, cofinanced with the World Bank, is expected to strengthen the management of the Damodar Valley Command Area irrigation scheme to improve service delivery and efficiency. The funds will also be used to modernize irrigation infrastructure at main, branch, distributary and minor canal levels and invest in structural measures to reduce flooding in the project area.

“This investment will help thousands of farmers get adequate water through scientific water conservation and distribution methods,” said AIIB Vice President and Chief Investment Officer D.J. Pandian. “To support proper irrigation of the affected area, this project will also help build local technical capacity to improve water service delivery and efficient use.”
Meanwhile, as part of ongoing efforts to mobilize private capital for infrastructure, President Jin also approved a USD65-million 250-MW solar power project in Jodhpur, the second largest city in the northwestern Rajasthan state. Hero Future Energies, an independent power producer, is developing the project via its special purpose vehicle Clean Solar Power (Jodhpur) Private Limited. The project will add 250 MW of solar capacity and result in clean energy generation of 616 MWh in 2022.