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Greenwood High students wins at National Level Karate Championship

Greenwood High students wins at National Level Karate Championship
by Prajakta Bhosle Bangalore, 2019: Once again Greenwood High School students outperformed their peers at national level competition. While six-year-old, Atharv Balaji of Greenwood High Varthur campus outperformed all the other boys with higher belts to secure the first place in Karate at the Kindergarten level, Shreya Talwar, a 10-yr-old Grade 4 student of Greenwood High Bannerghatta campus secured the second position in the category of 10-12 yrs girls at the National Level Karate Championship held recently by the OSKFI federation in Bangalore. Over 1200 participants spread across 120 different categories of kids and adults from across the country joined in the Republic Day exclusive Kumite Championship. Kids from Bengaluru, Kerala, Kolkata and Chennai were amongst the leads. They also competed against the national team from Srilanka. Okinawa Shorin Ryu Shorinkan Karate-Do Federations of India, popularly known as OSK Fede…

Sachin & Sangeeta Ahir Organised 'Worli Festival' Made Worli Musical

by Prajakta Bhosle
Worli Celebrated Two Days 'Worli Festival' on 26th and 27th January organized by Sangeeta and Sachin Ahir and supported by Shree Sankalp Pratishthan Charitable Trust. This festival was full of enjoyment and it was a complete Entertainment Package for Mumbaikar's. There was a Music show where visitors enjoyed the music of various popular Music bands. Along with adults, the festival was enjoyed by kids with Live games and famous Mascots from Adlabs Imagica. Its food was delicious and mouthwatering. Mumbaikars had enjoyed their Republic Day and weekend together at 'Worli Festival 5.0'

Shaping the future together at IMTEX 2019

Shaping the future together at IMTEX 2019 by Prajakta Bhosle Mumbai, At this year’s IMTEX exhibition (Bangalore, 24-30 January ), Sandvik Coromant showcased how customers and partners could achieve significantly higher productivity levels, more flexible machining processes and more sustainable production under the theme ‘Shaping the future together’. The world’s leading supplier of tools and know-how to the metalworking industry revealed how it is revolutionizing the world of turning, improving the entire manufacturing process with digital connectivity solutions and offering fascinating possibilities for the automotive and aerospace industries. Located at Stand A 102 in Hall 3B, Sandvik Coromant presented Innovative Digital Machining solutions designed to reduce waste and increase efficiency for customers. These innovations included CoroPlus®, Process Control which helps avoid premature failure of tools, ensures consistent quality of components and also reduces damage due to collisions. …

Uber launches UberBOAT in Mumbai

Uber launches UberBOAT in Mumbai ~ Mumbai, first city where Uber will tap the potential of waterways as a transport mode~~The service will be available to riders starting February 1~ by Prajakta Bhosle  Mumbai, January 30, 2019: Uber, the world's largest ridesharing company, today announced a pilot launch of UberBOAT service in Mumbai, in partnership with Maharashtra Maritime Board. The on-demand service will provide transportation from three of the city’s popular coastal routes namely Gateway of India, Elephanta Islands and Mandwa Jetty, via speed boats. Starting February 1, riders can access two variants of UberBOAT based on seating capacity - 6-8 seater for UberBOAT and 10+ seater for UberBOAT XL. Uber’s vision is to transform into a multi-modal transportation platform in India. In line with this, UberBOAT will enable riders in Mumbai to request a speedboat at the tap of a button through the Uber app, thus making waterway commute in the city efficient and convenient. Commenting on t…

BASE helps two economically weaker students shine in the JEE 2019 exams

Overall 33 students from BASE score more than 99 percentile by Prajakta Bhosle Bangalore, January  2019 : Keeping up with the tradition of BASE of giving out the best result each year and helping the young minds reach their desired goals, 33 students from the institute scored more than 99 percentile in their first attempt of JEE Main 2019, the results of which were announced recently. Sundararajan Srinivasan, Sashank K J and Chetan Reddy N were the top three students who secured 99.977, 99.961 and 99.929 respectively. Among the toppers were two students hailing from small villages of Karnataka, M Sudeep Gowda and Niranjan M Hegde who scored 99.88% and 99.70% percentile to secure their dreams of studying in top educational institutes in India. M Sudeep Gowda, hailing from Honchanhalli, is a son of a farmer and had dreams of becoming an IITian since he first learnt about it in class 6th.  With an aim to learn more about the exam and its pattern, he joined the TAPAS program which is a free …

Think Big urges the 10X Scale Up Conclave

by Prajakta Bhosle
January 2019, Mumbai: Established in 1954, the Bombay Management Association popularly known by the acronym BMA; is one of India’s leading managerial communities striving for managerial excellence in business and corporate management. To commemorate the 65 years of BMA, it came up with a slew of new initiatives which included the ‘The 10X Scale-Up Conclave’. Speaking on the occasion Dr Murtuza H. Khorakiwala, President, BMA; Managing Director, Wockhardt Ltd said “The 10X Conclave by BMA will be an intra-industry effort to support entrepreneurial innovation in India. The daylong session is moderated with a vision to connect Indian entrepreneurs to a supportive ecosystem of customers, funding partners and mentors.” Adding to this Mr Rakesh Kumar Mehra, Chairman, 10X Scale Conclave and Group Advisor, Bulk MRO in his inaugural address said; “The conclave is a pioneering thought by BMA designed for companies ranging from start-ups to SMEs seeking to grow, buy and raise fur…

Dharmendra and Govind Nihalani felicitated with Maestro Award

Whistling Woods International graduates 300 creative professionals. Dharmendra and Govind Nihalani felicitated with Maestro Award. Vijay Singh, CEO, Fox Star Studios delivers a keynote
by Prajakta Bhosle  Mumbai,  January 2019: All good things must come to an end, as the old saying goes. And so it was for the Whistling Woods International’s (WWI) graduating class of 2018, as they celebrated the 11th Annual Convocation ceremony held at St. Andrew's Auditorium, Bandra. However, it was an end befitting Asia’s premier Film, Communication, and Creative Arts Institute, with a host of eminent personalities in attendance to wish the graduating students the very best for their future endeavors. The evening also witnessed another cause for celebration, as the chief guests – veteran film director and auteur, Govind Nihalani and legendary actor, Dharmendra – were felicitated with the prestigious Whistling Woods International Maestro Award for their contributions to Indian cinema over the decade…

Trailer Of Mrinal Kulkarni's Rom-Com 'Ti And Ti' Released

Trailer Of Mrinal Kulkarni's Rom-Com 'Ti And Ti' Released; It's An Interesting Love Triangle Of Pushki, Prarthana & Sonalee by Prajakta Bhosle After the motion poster release of Mrinal Kulkarni directed 'Ti And Ti' audiences were eager to see a glimpse of this film. The audience's level of excitement due to motion poster release was evident in the response received on the social media. And hence the trailer of this film was recently released just for our audiences. Featuring Pushkar Jog, Prarthana Behere and Sonalee Kulkarni in leading roles, 'Ti And Ti' is an urban romantic comedy film shot in London. Who is 'Ti' (she)? And who gets 'Ti'? Are some of the questions whose answers audience can find in the trailer. Each man has a 'Ti' in his life, who he can neither get nor forget. Same is the story with Anay (Pushkar Jog) who has two girls in his life - Sai and Priyanka. As one can get the hint of the roles Prarthana Behere an…

Cricketer Smriti Mandhana joins with Alcon as brand ambassador for AIR OPTIX® PLUS HYDRAGLYDE® CONTACT LENSES

by Prajakta Bhosle A visionary company joins hands with a star sportsperson who has a vision to excel and a drive to ‘Never Compromise’ on her dreamsAlcon celebrates Smriti’s spirit of ‘Never Compromise’ with a new campaign that celebrates dedication, passion and acheivement against the odds'Never Compromise’ supports the launch of AIR OPTIX® plus HydraGlyde® a new product innovation that merges two proprietary technologies - SmartShield™ Technology and HydraGlyde® Moisture Matrix to contact lens wearers don’t need to compromise on comfort and clarity of vision
Alcon, the global leader in eye care and a division of Novartis, announces they will be working with Smriti Mandhana, Opener, Indian Women’s Cricket Team, in a new campaign called ‘Never Compromise’. The campaign is designed to recognise and celebrate the everyday struggles and successes of people to reach their dreams.

Smriti will join forces with Alcon as the brand ambassador of their new product innovation - AIR OPTIX® plus…

Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby 2019

The countdown to the 4th edition of the Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby, Mumbai 2019 begins  A weekend of racing, music, food, fashion and winners! by Prajakta Bhosle  Mumbai, January 2019: India’s richest sports event (per minute), the countdown to the Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby, Mumbai 2019 kicked off with the announcement Press conference today at the RWITC. Mr. Gurpreet Singh, Divisional Vice President Marketing, United Breweries limited and, Mr. Khusroo Dhunjbhoy, Chairman of the RWITC flagged off the this the fourth edition of the Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby with the announcement that there will be a two-day extravaganza of the most awaited horse racing event in the country. Speaking on the occasion, Gurpreet Singh, Divisional Vice President Marketing of United Breweries Ltd said,“We are proud to be associated with Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby. Rightly billed as 2 most exciting minutes in sports, Kingfisher Ultra Indian Derby is also a spectacular party which embodies a brilliant…

Birla Cellulose takes a quantum leap towards making fashion more sustainable

by Prajakta Bhosle Mumbai :  Liva, the leading ingredient consumer brand of the Aditya Birla Group, today unveiled a new eco enhanced variant of Liva fabric i.e. Livaeco. The event took place amidst glitterati and a forest-themed set up with Bollywood-actress-and-Liva-brand-ambassador Kangana Ranaut walking the ramp. “At Birla Cellulose, sustainability is a continuous journey towards the wellbeing of all stakeholders and conserving nature. With the launch of Livaeco, we endeavor to systematically engage with the textile value chain and offer consumers fashionable clothing that is ecofriendly”, says Mr. Dilip Gaur, Managing Director, Grasim Industries Ltd.“Birla Cellulose, following the Aditya Birla Group’s philosophy of being at the forefront of sustainable business practices, has taken yet another step towards enhancing the sustainability of the fashion industry through the introduction of Livaeco, a new variant of Liva,” added Mr Gaur. Liva – in a short journey of over four years - has…

India’s First Women Political Party unveiled in Mumbai; Urges 50% reservation quota for females in Lok Sabha 2019

by Prajakta Bhosle National Women Party (NWP) to contest for 283 Lok Sabha seats – half of total seats – in upcoming elections 2019 January 2019, Mumbai:  Headed by a doctor and social activist, Dr Swetha Shetty, launches the first-ever political party dedicated for women which aims at get 50% reservation for women candidates in upcoming Lok Sabha elections. Named National Women’s Party (NWP), a party of mothers, is a historic step in mission to guarantee equal representation in the Parliament. The ideology behind formation of this party is to remove gender disparity in politics and thus creating equal importance for females in the patriarchal society.  "The battle to get a reservation in the parliament has been for over twenty years now. The grueling fact is that we live in a society where most of the political decisions are governed by the males and not having an equal say in the parliament just narrows the possibility of empowering women. With this party’s initiative, we aim to cr…

The most favorite and iconic festival of South Mumbai is scheduled to take place at the Worli Sea Face Promenade on 26th & 27th January 2019

by Prajakta Bhosle
Great initiative by Sachin Ahir and Sangeeta Ahir the Worli Festival is back with its Fifth edition and it’s power-packed with music, food and fun. It’s that time of the year again when once exotic island of Worli rediscovers its mojo. This year, the theme revolves around celebrating Life and celebrating the majestic island of Worli.
Next weekend, 26 to 27 January 2019, the entire Worli Sea Face will transform into one big island of celebration. Visitors can look out for 14 live performance stages powered by more than 8 bands and artists – The performances are headlined by Band of Boys, Euphony, Charu Semwal, Shibani Kashyap, N kulkarni, Mohit Kapoor, Rahul Gomes and a lot more artists. To be held on the waterfront of the south-western neighborhood, the Worli Festival 5.0 features a delicious line-up of food stalls to satiate all kinds of palate and a flea market that sells everything under the sun. The festival celebrates social growth through raising awareness on top…