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United Way Mumbai and Coca-Cola India join hands to organize Beach Clean-up Drives under ‘Clean Shores Mumbai’ Initiative

by Sana Shaikh
Mumbai,June, 2018: United Way Mumbai, along with Coca-Cola India, has launched ‘Clean Shores Mumbai’, a coastal clean-up and marine conservation drive at Dadar Chowpaty, Dadar Beach and Mahim Chowpaty beaches in Mumbai. The event witnessed participation from environmentally-conscious volunteers from all walks of life including corporate employees, partners, local citizens and students. Local groups such as ‘Beach Please,’ ‘Jay Foundation’ and ‘Mahim Beach Clean-up’ have also been actively working at each of these sites to promote cleanliness. The drive was organized in collaboration with Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai’s G/North ward. Mrs. Jayanti Shukla, Chief Executive Officer, United Way Mumbai said, “The enormous problem of marine debris not only affects Mumbai but coastal cities across the globe. We are playing our part by facilitating solutions to address marine littering problems at Mumbai beaches through our tried and tested Collective Community Impact mod…

Navrasa Duende Classic Movie Festival concludes with a tremendous response from cinema enthusiasts

Bicycle Thieves tops the list followed by Doctor Zhivago and Jalsaghar by Sana Shaikh  New Delhi, June, 2018: The second edition of the Navrasa Duende Classic Movie Festival, came to a close on June 24, 2018 following three days of film screenings and stimulating discussions on movies. The film festival in its second edition featured a notable line-up of international classic movies from Sweden, India, Russia, Italy, France, USA, Japan, and the United Kingdom. Held from June 22 to June 24, 2018 at New Delhi’s Siri Fort Auditorium the festival attracted huge thumbs up from cinema lovers. Movies like bicycle thieves, Doctor Zhivago and Jalsaghar received the warmest response from both experienced and young audience. Lots of them were seen all three days watching half a dozen back to back movies. The restored version of movies and an exclusive community feeling made it a very experiential event. The audience were smitten by the extraordinary range of human journeys these movies offered! The …

Satin Creditcare raises ₹500 crore from NABARD as Refinance Facility

by Sana Shaikh
New Delhi, June, 2018: Satin Creditcare Network Limited (“SCNL”) [BSE: 539404; NSE: SATIN] the second largest microfinance company in the country,has received a fresh disbursement of ₹500 crore from NABARD in the form of refinance facility for tenure of 5 years. The funds raised will be used for further growth in AUM of SCNL. Commenting on the transaction, Mr. H P Singh, Chairman and Managing Director - SCNL, said, “Association with NABARD is helping SCNL to reduce the cost of borrowings and lending rates to the ultimate borrowers. Lower lending rates will accelerate the pace of our mission of financial inclusion.” SCNL has been raising funds through various instruments, such as Term Loans, NonConvertible Debentures (NCD), Preference shares, Commercial Paper and Securitization/assignment, etc., in keeping with its strategy to diversify its resource profile. Last financial year, SCNL has raised over ₹ 3888 crore which reflects its strong association and comfort with various …

Faber-Castell Design exclusively at William Penn now!!

by Sana Shaikh 
William Penn, the purveyor of premium writing instruments, started its operations in the year 2002, as a stationery and writing accessories store in Koramangala, Bangalore. In 2004, the first exclusive writing instrument store was established at Forum Mall, Bangalore. William Penn today has 30 exclusive outlets across 11 major cities and more than 20 globally renowned brands on offer. From retailing at the best locations to offering a curated range of lifestyle accessories sourced from across the globe, William Penn takes that extra effort to give customers a world-class shopping experience. And hence, this time it brings the new series of pens by Faber-Castell, a pioneer in manufacturing writing instruments.
The Faber-Castell Design series with its purist and functional design language has become an elementary component of the Faber-Castell core range, over the years. This ‘Fine Writing’ collection caters to the wishes of discerning consumers and is ideal for gifting wi…

Results 3 ALLEN Mumbai students come under top 50 AIR and creates history

Exceptional Performance of ALLEN Career Institute -Mumbai Students in JEE Advanced 2018

by Sana Shaikh
ALLEN Career Institute is premier coaching institute of India for IIT JEE, NEET (UG), AIIMS, KVPY, NTSE and Science Olympiads, which is now growing rapidly in Mumbai also. As per the results of JEE Advanced 2018 announced today, students from ALLEN Mumbai have created history by securing 3 ranks among top AIR 50, 7 ranks in top 200 and 14 ALLEN Mumbai students secured top ranks in AIR 500. Mr. Abhinav Kumar has secured AIR 12 rank and in addition to this Ayush Garg (AIR 35); Nimay Gupta (AIR 48) and Tathagat Verma (AIR 53) have shown their exclusive talent by securing these high ranks. Overall from ALLEN, 11 students secured Ranks among Top 30 AIR, whereas 28 students secured ranks among 100 AIR which proves leadership of ALLEN Career Institute in IIT JEE Advance exam also. From ALLEN Kota, Lay Jain secured (AIR 9) and From ALLEN Chandigarh, Neel Gupta secured AIR 10 secured top rank a…