Encouraged by your support and response to the last two issues, I am happy to forward the latest issue of New India Samachar. I hope you will find it interesting. Like previous issue, this issue is also informative and well curated. This issue’s cover story reflects upon the paradigm shift in governance in the last six years. A special story on Data Warriors of National Sample Survey , an extensive coverage of Ayushman Bharat scheme and similar other stories, are an effort to keep you posted with correct information. We will be happy to receive your suggestions so as to … Continue reading

Eddna Samuel, Director, Motif India, announces trade consultancy and business communications’ consultancy for “India-Israel-UAE-US” — the emerging epicentre of global business in this decade

18 September 2020: On Jewish New Year (Rosh Hashanah), Eddna Samuel, Director of Motif India (a leading integrated communications agency headquartered in Mumbai and with offices in Israel and UAE, is championing the cause of global peace and harmony with cutting-edge trade consultancy and business communications consultancy for India, Israel, the US and UAE (and GCC) —- the new emerging epicentre of global business ( U2I2 as she refers to it).   With a decade-old dynamic stint with the world of trade relations and business communications, Eddna is on a mission to foster better trade/ business ties between companies in … Continue reading Eddna Samuel, Director, Motif India, announces trade consultancy and business communications’ consultancy for “India-Israel-UAE-US” — the emerging epicentre of global business in this decade

For further information, please contact, Perfect Relations:VMSIIHE commences academic year with online classes~Students of the hospitality institute are now engaged in technology enhanced learning from the safety of their homes~For further information, please contact, Perfect Relations:

Bengaluru, 17th September 2020 : V. M. Salgaocar Institute of International Hospitality Education (VMSIIHE) has commenced its academic year with online classes this month. Students of the leading institute are now able to attend classes digitally from the safety of their homes through the online mode. In such challenging times, teachers and students of VMSIIHE are adapting to the new normal.    Food Production Operations, taught by Chef Sujatha Madhavan required a little more challenge. While Chef Sujatha explained the details of the pre-sent regional recipes during the step-by-step cooking process, Chef Sebastian Breitinger, assisted her with the camera angles … Continue reading For further information, please contact, Perfect Relations:VMSIIHE commences academic year with online classes~Students of the hospitality institute are now engaged in technology enhanced learning from the safety of their homes~For further information, please contact, Perfect Relations:

COVID-19: HAL Donates More Ambulances to City Hospitals

Bengaluru, September 15, 2020: HAL has donated two more ambulances to the city hospitals today, one each to the Institute of Nephro Urology (INU) situated at the Victoria Hospital campus and Sir C V Raman General Hospital (SCVRGH).  “Considering the on-going pandemic, we are doing whatever we can to strengthen the health infrastructure,” says Mr. R. Madhavan, CMD, HAL.   Earlier, HAL had donated two ambulances to Bowring & Lady Curzon Medical College & Research Institute (BLCMC&RI). All this is being done under Corporate Social Responsibility program, says Mr. Alok Verma, Director HR. The handing over event was held at HAL Corporate … Continue reading COVID-19: HAL Donates More Ambulances to City Hospitals

Chicken and Eggs are the best sources of prote

Bangalore 16th September 2020: When many people are still working from home, the relatively sedentary life can be deleterious in terms of long term health.For leading a healthy life, a well-planned and focused and a balanced nutritious diet is the need of the hour. The physical and mental wellness is directly linked to the quality of food that is consumed by the individual. Proteins are the building blocks of the body’s cells, muscles, skin, tissue, and organs. Proteinaceous foods like chicken and eggs play a crucial role and are low in calories and high in proteins.Researches in the past have … Continue reading Chicken and Eggs are the best sources of prote

Brinda to Dellhi Police – Disturbing Incidents in North East DelhiDate: Thursday, September 17, 2020

We are herewith releasing the text of the letter addressed to the Commissioner of Police, Delhi S.N. Srivastava, by CPI(M) Polit Bureau Member Brinda Karat drawing his attention to some disturbing incidents in Shiv Vihar, North East Delhi and requesting him to take appropriate action. The letter was sent by email today. *** Shri S.N.Srivastava, Namaskar. This is to draw your attention to some disturbing incidents in Shiv Vihar which could have harmful consequences. Groups of young men have taken to roaming around in groups after dark shouting slogans like Jai Shri Ram, Har Har Mahadev and so on. This … Continue reading Brinda to Dellhi Police – Disturbing Incidents in North East DelhiDate: Thursday, September 17, 2020

Decoding: Pledging of shares and upfront margins in the cash market!

The recent SEBI guidelines issued on pledging of shares and upfront margin requirements are path-breaking changes in the Capital Markets – for investors these are exciting times ahead!   Pledging of shares has been made mandatory in the capital markets effective 1st of September 2020. Investors have been grappling with the significance of this move by the regulator, wondering what it means for them and how it will work.   Vinay Punjabi of Ventura Securities decodes this new mechanism of margining.   What is Pledging of Shares? A pledge involves creating a lien on the stocks you hold in your … Continue reading Decoding: Pledging of shares and upfront margins in the cash market!

Decoding: Pledging of shares and upfront margins in the cash market!

The recent SEBI guidelines issued on pledging of shares and upfront margin requirements are path-breaking changes in the Capital Markets – for investors these are exciting times ahead!   Pledging of shares has been made mandatory in the capital markets effective 1st of September 2020. Investors have been grappling with the significance of this move by the regulator, wondering what it means for them and how it will work.   Vinay Punjabi of Ventura Securities decodes this new mechanism of margining.   What is Pledging of Shares? A pledge involves creating a lien on the stocks you hold in your … Continue reading Decoding: Pledging of shares and upfront margins in the cash market!

BIAL opens India’s first On-Airport Public Bonded Warehouse· 10,000 sq. ft warehouse to facilitate faster transit to storage· On-Airport facility will meet demands of customers for re-export & long-term storage of bonded cargo, at minimal logistics cost

Bengaluru, September 11, 2020: As part of its vision to make Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB/ BLR Airport) a successful cargo hub, Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) recently opened India’s first on-Airport Public Bonded Warehouse.   Operated by Cargo Service Center (CSC), the 10,000 sq.ft warehouse facility will be under the jurisdiction of the City Commissionerate, Bengaluru Customs. This facility will reduce supply chain costs and facilitate trade at India’s IT hub and surrounding regions. The Public Bonded Warehouse will help re-export of goods, long-term storage of bonded cargo, assist in partial clearances and allow value-added services such as labeling, packing … Continue reading BIAL opens India’s first On-Airport Public Bonded Warehouse· 10,000 sq. ft warehouse to facilitate faster transit to storage· On-Airport facility will meet demands of customers for re-export & long-term storage of bonded cargo, at minimal logistics cost

Centre for Sight inaugurates its new centre

With an aim to provide “World Class eye care for all”, One of India’s leading eye care chain, Centre for Sight Group of Hospitals launched their new centre at Kanpur today. This is another step towards providing better and qualitative eye care services for the masses. Centre for sight group of Hospital currently has its centres at 43 locations, including four major centres in Uttar Pradesh at Meerut, Moradabad, Agra, Ghaziabad and now at Kanpur. In the coming years the leading eye care chain has also planned to further expand its wings in major areas of UP including Lucknow and … Continue reading Centre for Sight inaugurates its new centre

Eknath Gaikwad (MRCC President) condemns statement by actress Kangana Ranaut

4 September 2020, Mumbai, Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut who is known to make controversial and provocative statements has landed herself in a spot today. Ranaut’s statement drawing a parallel between Mumbai and Pakistan-occupied-Kashmir has not gone down well in Maharashtra, especially with the people of Mumbai. The Mumbai Regional Congress Committee (MRCC) President Shri Eknath Gaikwad condemned the statement by Kangana Ranaut and said he strongly opposed her statement regarding drawing parallel between Mumbai and PoK. He said Mumbai is for and of all Indian citizens, all religions, and people from all around the country come here to fulfill their … Continue reading Eknath Gaikwad (MRCC President) condemns statement by actress Kangana Ranaut

PM addresses inaugural session of Governors’ Conference on National Education Policy

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the inaugural session of Governors’ Conference on National Education Policy. The conference was also graced by the President of India and was attended by Governors & Lt. Governors of various states, UTs & Vice Chancellors of all the State Universities. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said Education policy and education system are important means of fulfilling the aspirations of the country.  The Prime Minister said that though the responsibility of education lies with the Central, State and Local level Governments, their interference in the policy making should be minimal. He said … Continue reading PM addresses inaugural session of Governors’ Conference on National Education Policy

BSNL NEW plan of prepare custamer

BSNLನಿಂದ ಮತ್ತೆ ಹೊಸದೊಂದು ಪ್ಲ್ಯಾನ್ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ; 395 ದಿನ ವ್ಯಾಲಿಡಿಟಿ! By Manthesh Published: Tuesday, September 1, 2020, 9:20 [IST] ಭಾರತ ಸಂಚಾರ ನಿಗಮ ಲಿಮಿಟೆಡ್ (BSNL) ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಯು ಟೆಲಿಕಾಂ ಕ್ಷೇತ್ರದಲ್ಲಿ ತನ್ನ ಜನಪ್ರಿಯತೆ ಉಳಿಸಿಕೊಳ್ಳಲು ಹಲವು ಆಕರ್ಷಕ ಪ್ಲ್ಯಾನ್‌ಗಳನ್ನು ಈಗಾಗಲೇ ಬಿಡುಗಡೆ ಮಾಡಿದೆ. ಅವುಗಳಲ್ಲಿ ಕೆಲವು ಯೋಜನೆಗಳು ಪ್ರತಿದಿನ ಡೇಟಾ ಪ್ರಯೋಜನದ ಹಾಗೂ ಅಧಿಕ ವ್ಯಾಲಿಡಿಟಿ ಸೌಲಭ್ಯವನ್ನು ಪಡೆದಿವೆ. ಈ ದಿಸೆಯಲ್ಲಿ ಮುಂದುವರೆದಿರುವ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಯು ಈಗ ಹೊಸದಾಗಿ ಆಕರ್ಷಕ ಪ್ರೀಪೇಯ್ಡ್‌ ಪ್ಲ್ಯಾನ್‌ ಅನ್ನು ಅನಾವರಣ ಮಾಡಿ ಗ್ರಾಹಕರನ್ನು ಸೆಳೆದಿದೆ. ಹೌದು, ಸರ್ಕಾರಿ ಸ್ವಾಮ್ಯದ ಬಿಎಸ್‌ಎನ್‌ಎಲ್‌ ಸಂಸ್ಥೆಯು ಹೊಸದಾಗಿ PV-1499ರೂ.ಗಳ ಪ್ರೀಪೇಡ್‌ ಪ್ಲ್ಯಾನ್‌ ಅನ್ನು ಗ್ರಾಹಕರಿಗೆ ಪರಿಚಯಿಸಿದೆ. ಈ ಯೋಜನೆಯು ಒಂದು ವರ್ಷದ (365 ಡೇಸ್ಸ್) ವ್ಯಾಲಿಡಿಟಿಯನ್ನು ಒಳಗೊಂಡಿದ್ದು, ಸಂಪೂರ್ಣ ಅನಿಯಮಿತ ವಾಯಿಸ್ ಕರೆಗಳ ಸೌಲಭ್ಯವನ್ನು ಒಳಗೊಂಡಿದೆ. ಹಾಗೆಯೇ ಆರಂಭಿಕ ಕೊಡುಗೆಯಾಗಿ ಹೆಚ್ಚುವರಿ ವ್ಯಾಲಿಡಿಟಿ ಲಭ್ಯವಾಗಲಿದೆ. ಈ ಯೋಜನೆಯ ಇನ್ನಷ್ಟು ಮಾಹಿತಿಯನ್ನು ತಿಳಿಯಲು ಮುಂದೆ ಓದಿರಿ. ವಾರ್ಷಿಕ ವ್ಯಾಲಿಡಿಟಿ … Continue reading BSNL NEW plan of prepare custamer

JGU Commences Academic Year 2020-21 with50% Increase in AdmissionsFully Online Classes with Latest Technology PlatformsTo Begin on 1st September

29 August 2020: O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) announces the commencement of the new academic session 2020-21 for the first-year students on 1st September 2020 with a record number of new admissions. This is an unprecedented moment as the education sector has been severely disrupted by COVID-19 global pandemic. It has been JGU’s endeavour to ensure uninterrupted learning for its students who have joined the university during the pandemic. Earlier, JGU had already begun the new academic session for its existing students on 17th August 2020 and classes are underway in the online mode.    JGU is committed to ensuring quality and continuity across all … Continue reading JGU Commences Academic Year 2020-21 with50% Increase in AdmissionsFully Online Classes with Latest Technology PlatformsTo Begin on 1st September

Medwin Healthcare takes a giant step to stop the spread of Coronavirus in the country~Introduces SHYCOCAN, a ‘Made in India’ device approved by the USFDA & EU Confirmite Europenne~

Bengaluru, 25th August 2020 : Necessity is the mother of all inventions. The COVID-19 pandemic has unlocked India’s vast potential in the field of life sciences and biotechnology. The pandemic has acted like a catalyst in nurturing an ecosystem of innovation within the country and expanding research and development. One of the ground-breaking products that has been an outcome of this is “Scalene Hypercharge Corona Canon” (SHYCOCAN), a scientific invention, truly one-of-a-kind device with the ability to contain the spread of coronavirus. Shycocan was introduced to the public today by Medwin Healthcare, a Kolkata based company that undertakes various projects … Continue reading Medwin Healthcare takes a giant step to stop the spread of Coronavirus in the country~Introduces SHYCOCAN, a ‘Made in India’ device approved by the USFDA & EU Confirmite Europenne~

PM expresses grief over the loss of lives due to building collapse in Raigad, Maharashtra

PM expresses grief over the loss of lives due to building collapse in Raigad, Maharashtra The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi expressed grief over the loss of lives due to the building collapse in Mahad, Raigad in Maharashtra. The Prime Minister said, “Saddened by the building collapse in Mahad, Raigad in Maharashtra. My thoughts are with the families of those who lost their dear ones. I pray the injured recover soon. Local authorities and NDRF teams are at the site of the tragedy, providing all possible assistance.” *** ಮಹಾರಾಷ್ಟ್ರದ ರಾಯಗಢದಲ್ಲಿ ಕಟ್ಟಡ ಕುಸಿತದಿಂದ ಸಂಭವಿಸಿದ ಪ್ರಾಣಹಾನಿಗೆ ದುಃಖ ವ್ಯಕ್ತಪಡಿಸಿದ ಪ್ರಧಾನಮಂತ್ರಿ ಪ್ರಧಾನಮಂತ್ರಿ ಶ್ರೀ ನರೇಂದ್ರ … Continue reading PM expresses grief over the loss of lives due to building collapse in Raigad, Maharashtra

Clarification: HAL Q1-2020-21 Financial Results Yet to be Declared

Bengaluru, August 19, 2020:  In a section of media, it has been reported that “HAL says Covid-19 impact minimal, posts Rs 1,226.01 crore Q1 profits” on August 18, 2020. In this regard, it is clarified that HAL had declared the revised annual audited financial results for the year ended March 31, 2020 pursuant to supplementary audit by C&AG.  HAL Q1-2020-21 financial results are still to be declared before September 15, 2020. Continue reading Clarification: HAL Q1-2020-21 Financial Results Yet to be Declared

Clarification: HAL Q1-2020-21 Financial Results Yet to be Declared

Bengaluru, August 19, 2020:  In a section of media, it has been reported that “HAL says Covid-19 impact minimal, posts Rs 1,226.01 crore Q1 profits” on August 18, 2020. In this regard, it is clarified that HAL had declared the revised annual audited financial results for the year ended March 31, 2020 pursuant to supplementary audit by C&AG.  HAL Q1-2020-21 financial results are still to be declared before September 15, 2020. Continue reading Clarification: HAL Q1-2020-21 Financial Results Yet to be Declared

Adds a Bundle of Security Features to Help Residents Fight Covid-19The app has recently launched Covid tracker and is now integrated with Aarogya Setu· Safety measures include touchless entry with face recognition, temperature checks for visitors, mandating masks for all, live patrolling with live tracker, UV sanitization, P2P calling, and guard-talkie for guards· Mandated temperature checks and masks at the society gateways

August 13, 2020: As India continues to fight the spread of the pandemic, NoBrokerHood, the integrated visitor, society, and payment management app by NoBroker.com has added multiple features to its existing suite of services. These features ensure that society residents are well-equipped to mitigate the risk of catching or spreading infection. While information about the rise and decline in the number of cases in the vicinity is being dispersed by a few apps and news channels, none of them give micro-level data. The Covid Tracker feature in NoBrokerHood gives details of the containment zones near a society. So, in case, … Continue reading Adds a Bundle of Security Features to Help Residents Fight Covid-19The app has recently launched Covid tracker and is now integrated with Aarogya Setu· Safety measures include touchless entry with face recognition, temperature checks for visitors, mandating masks for all, live patrolling with live tracker, UV sanitization, P2P calling, and guard-talkie for guards· Mandated temperature checks and masks at the society gateways

BLR Airport processes 71,406 MT of Cargo between Apr–Jul 2020, records 79% growth in Cargo Air Traffic Movements · Facilitated 6,194 MT of perishables and 2,300 MT of pharma supplies· Recorded 2,990 Cargo Air Traffic Movements (ATMs)· Processed 341 MT of COVID-19-related cargo· 38k International passengers safely travelled through BLR Airport

  Bengaluru, August 13, 2020: Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB/ BLR Airport) played a stellar role during the pandemic, facilitating shipment of ~71,406 Metric Tonnes (MT) of Cargo, including 6,194 MT of perishables and 2,300 MT of pharma supplies between April and July 2020. During this period, BLR Airport’s Cargo market share rose to 15.3% from 11.2%.   While international Cargo throughput was 51,728 MT, domestic was 19,678 MT during this period. Of this, perishables, including 507 MT of mangos, were delivered to 31 international destinations. Apart from perishables and pharma, the other freight processed during this period included electronic … Continue reading BLR Airport processes 71,406 MT of Cargo between Apr–Jul 2020, records 79% growth in Cargo Air Traffic Movements · Facilitated 6,194 MT of perishables and 2,300 MT of pharma supplies· Recorded 2,990 Cargo Air Traffic Movements (ATMs)· Processed 341 MT of COVID-19-related cargo· 38k International passengers safely travelled through BLR Airport

RBI HOLDS RATE AS EXPECTED, INDUSTRY ANXIETY RELENTS

Understandably, the Monetary Policy Committee in its meeting has left the repo & reverse rates unchanged. This was expected and though in view of the creeping inflationary pressure in the economy. However, the RBI has addressed some issues regarding restructuring of loans and also infusion of some more liquidity into the banking system via, the NHB and the NABARD. What is required in this trying times is to ensure that liquidity is maintained in the financial system and industry particularly, small and micro enterprises have accessed to credit without complex requirements. There is also need to extend the moratorium on … Continue reading RBI HOLDS RATE AS EXPECTED, INDUSTRY ANXIETY RELENTS

RBI HOLDS RATE AS EXPECTED, INDUSTRY ANXIETY RELENTS

Understandably, the Monetary Policy Committee in its meeting has left the repo & reverse rates unchanged. This was expected and though in view of the creeping inflationary pressure in the economy. However, the RBI has addressed some issues regarding restructuring of loans and also infusion of some more liquidity into the banking system via, the NHB and the NABARD. What is required in this trying times is to ensure that liquidity is maintained in the financial system and industry particularly, small and micro enterprises have accessed to credit without complex requirements. There is also need to extend the moratorium on … Continue reading RBI HOLDS RATE AS EXPECTED, INDUSTRY ANXIETY RELENTS

EMERGENCY NEUROSURGERY ON COVID-19 POSITIVE PATIENT AT MGM HEALTHCARE

heard about hospitals refusing to even admit or treat symptomatic COVID-19 suspects for any other ailments, MGM Healthcare, a multi-specialty quaternary care hospital in the heart of the city, not just admitted but also successfully completed an emergency neurosurgery procedure on a COVID-19 positive patient.   23-year patient was presented with a spinal tumour due to which he was suffering with severe lower back pain and a rapidly progressing numbness in his legs. Control of his bowel and bladder functions also became very difficult for him. Surgery was the need of the hour and the only option. But unfortunately, he … Continue reading EMERGENCY NEUROSURGERY ON COVID-19 POSITIVE PATIENT AT MGM HEALTHCARE

Security Concerns Pertaining to Financial Services and Online Shopping Run High Amongst Indians – 2020 Unisys Security Index™Unisys Security Index 2020, the longest running snapshot of consumer security concerns conducted globally, reveals 82% Indians are concerned about unauthorized access to credit card or debit card details and online bankingOf the 15 countries surveyed, India recorded the highest level of concern about the security of shopping online, with 82% seriously concernedIndians willing to share travel data with government for faster security checks at airports

BENGALURU, India, July 31, 2020 – Findings from the 2020 Unisys Security Index™ from Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) reveal that Indians have a high level of concern about the security of shopping online, with 82% of Indians concerned about this issue. Security concerns pertaining to the financial services sector were equally high with 82% concerned about unauthorized access to credit card or debit card details and online.   When it came to willingness to use a mobile app with facial recognition to access various services, the percentage of individuals willing to take this route to avail financial services such as … Continue reading Security Concerns Pertaining to Financial Services and Online Shopping Run High Amongst Indians – 2020 Unisys Security Index™Unisys Security Index 2020, the longest running snapshot of consumer security concerns conducted globally, reveals 82% Indians are concerned about unauthorized access to credit card or debit card details and online bankingOf the 15 countries surveyed, India recorded the highest level of concern about the security of shopping online, with 82% seriously concernedIndians willing to share travel data with government for faster security checks at airports

Assam gets own 24/7 Doordarshan ChannelChannel is a gift to people of Assam: Shri Prakash JavadekarDD Assam to contribute in major way to educational development of State: Sh. Amit Khare

Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Shri Prakash Javadekar launched Doordarshan Assam, a 24-hour dedicated channel for the State, via video conferencing from New Delhi today. Speaking on the occasion the Minister said “the channel is a gift to people of Assam and this channel will cater to all sections of the population of Assam and will be immensely popular.”     The Minister said that it is important that all States have their own Doordarshan channel. The channels of other States are available on DD Free Dish. The Minister applauded the programmes on six national channels of Doordarshan. Re-iterating … Continue reading Assam gets own 24/7 Doordarshan ChannelChannel is a gift to people of Assam: Shri Prakash JavadekarDD Assam to contribute in major way to educational development of State: Sh. Amit Khare

Vice President expresses concern over growing pendency of cases at all levels of judiciaryVP urges government & judiciary to ensure faster & affordable justiceBe the voice of the voiceless: Vice President tells law studentsAsks law students to take up legal aid for the poor as a commitmentLawyers are capable of bringing about great social transformation: VPCalls for continuous introspection, scrutiny, and reform of lawsAvoid ambiguity while drafting laws; laws should be simple and uncomplicated: VPAddresses the Platinum Jubilee meet of Dr B.R. Ambedkar College of Law, Andhra University

The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu today expressed concern over the mounting pendency of cases from the Supreme Court to the lower courts and urged the government and the judiciary to ensure faster justice by addressing the issue. Addressing through virtual mode the Platinum Jubilee meet of Dr B.R. Ambedkar College of Law, Andhra University on the occasion of its 76th Foundation Day, he underscored the need to make  delivery of justice speedier and affordable. Citing adjournment of cases over long periods, he observed that justice was becoming costly and referred to the well-known proverb “justice denied is justice delayed”. The Vice … Continue reading Vice President expresses concern over growing pendency of cases at all levels of judiciaryVP urges government & judiciary to ensure faster & affordable justiceBe the voice of the voiceless: Vice President tells law studentsAsks law students to take up legal aid for the poor as a commitmentLawyers are capable of bringing about great social transformation: VPCalls for continuous introspection, scrutiny, and reform of lawsAvoid ambiguity while drafting laws; laws should be simple and uncomplicated: VPAddresses the Platinum Jubilee meet of Dr B.R. Ambedkar College of Law, Andhra University

NMDC registers record jump in production andsales of iron ore in July 2020Production improves by 35% & Sales by 20% in ChhattisgarhChennai, 04 August 2020: The mining major NMDC, India’s largest iron-ore producer and a diversified Navaratna PSU, recorded a sharp rise in overall production and sales in July 2020 as compared to the corresponding period in July 2019.During this period, despite the current uncertain situation due to COVID-19, NMDC has been able to achieve excellent physical performance through its continual push towards higher volumes which saw production of 2.19 MT and sales 2.57 MT that grew by 13% and 7% over the corresponding period last year, respectively.In July 2020, the Chhattisgarh Projects registered a production of 1.56 million tonnes as compared to the total production of 1.16 million tonnes in the corresponding month of July last year, an increase of 35% in production. NMDC also achieved record sales in July 2020 by selling 1.90 million tonnes of Iron ore in July 2020 against 1.60 million tonnes in July 2019, which is 20% higher than the previous year.Shri Sumit Deb, Chairman-cum-Managing Director of NMDC, commented that, “The last few months have been quite challenging for the entire industry due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation impacting the performance of all major producers. However this challenge was treated as an opportunity by us to accelerate our efforts towards stabilizing the production and continuously improving our production processes. Going forward NMDC will strive to maximize cost efficiencies to improve its bottom-line.”–

Continue reading NMDC registers record jump in production andsales of iron ore in July 2020Production improves by 35% & Sales by 20% in ChhattisgarhChennai, 04 August 2020: The mining major NMDC, India’s largest iron-ore producer and a diversified Navaratna PSU, recorded a sharp rise in overall production and sales in July 2020 as compared to the corresponding period in July 2019.During this period, despite the current uncertain situation due to COVID-19, NMDC has been able to achieve excellent physical performance through its continual push towards higher volumes which saw production of 2.19 MT and sales 2.57 MT that grew by 13% and 7% over the corresponding period last year, respectively.In July 2020, the Chhattisgarh Projects registered a production of 1.56 million tonnes as compared to the total production of 1.16 million tonnes in the corresponding month of July last year, an increase of 35% in production. NMDC also achieved record sales in July 2020 by selling 1.90 million tonnes of Iron ore in July 2020 against 1.60 million tonnes in July 2019, which is 20% higher than the previous year.Shri Sumit Deb, Chairman-cum-Managing Director of NMDC, commented that, “The last few months have been quite challenging for the entire industry due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation impacting the performance of all major producers. However this challenge was treated as an opportunity by us to accelerate our efforts towards stabilizing the production and continuously improving our production processes. Going forward NMDC will strive to maximize cost efficiencies to improve its bottom-line.”–

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, Bengaluru, India, July 30, 2020: Legalwiz.in, a leading LegalTech firm in Gujarat today launched their “Essential Business Agreements Kit”. This kit is targeted at small businesses, StartUps & SMEs. LegalWiz.in will offer the kit online for startups & SMEs to access, this will drive synergies and help businesses access ready to use drafts of documents that are essential to protect their business interest. .  Started in April 2016 to cater to StartUps & SMEs, Legalwiz.in enables legal, financial, corporate & taxation compliances. Enabled with a robust technology backbone, every step of the process is online to ensure efficiency, transparency … Continue reading LAUNCHES ESSENTIAL BUSINESS AGREEMENTS KIT monocytes highReady to Use Kit of Essentail Legal Documents. Substantial Cost Benefit For Startups, Crafted by Experienced LawyersLAUNCHES ESSENTIAL BUSINESS AGREEMENTS KIT , Ready to Use Kit of Essentail Legal Documents, Substantial Cost Benefit For Startups Crafted by Experienced Lawyers

Panasonic celebrates Parents’ Day through its latest digital campaign:“ This Parents’ Day, I want to gift _ to my parents because An online contest was run across Panasonic’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram handles, seeking original stories from users; close to 4000 entries were received along with more than 4 million cumulative impressions and a unique reach of close to 2.7 million· Compelling story from each category will be rewarded with Panasonic latest appliances i.e., Miraie enabled Air Conditioner, Ag clean Refrigerator, built-in heater Washing Machine, TV and anti-bacterial cavity Microwave

New Delhi, 30th July 2020:   Panasonic India – a diversified technology company, commemorated parents through its latest digital campaign around the Parents’ Day. The campaign aimed at driving increased brand awareness and category association for Panasonic. Users were encouraged to participate in the online contest where they had to share their stories as to why and which product they would like to gift their parents by completing the following – this Parents’ Day, I want to gift ____ to my parents because ____. The five-day contest, from 22nd July to 27th July across Panasonic’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram handles, received … Continue reading Panasonic celebrates Parents’ Day through its latest digital campaign:“ This Parents’ Day, I want to gift _ to my parents because An online contest was run across Panasonic’s Facebook, Twitter and Instagram handles, seeking original stories from users; close to 4000 entries were received along with more than 4 million cumulative impressions and a unique reach of close to 2.7 million· Compelling story from each category will be rewarded with Panasonic latest appliances i.e., Miraie enabled Air Conditioner, Ag clean Refrigerator, built-in heater Washing Machine, TV and anti-bacterial cavity Microwave

EuroSchool Whitefield students ‘Drop Everything And Read’ with Indian storytelling prodigy Saivi Singh

Bangalore, July 24, 2020: In a first of its kind, EuroSchool flagged off its national event D.E.A.R (Drop Everything and Read Programme). The flagship program which aims to highlight the importance of reading books was conducted in a virtual mode this time due to lockdown. The webinar which was attended by 400 participants- children and adults- was full of inspiration and motivation to inculcate reading into our lives in a big way!   This year, the virtual webinar was led by Nine-year-old award winning story teller and child prodigy Saivi Singh, who walked everyone through her journey of achievements arising … Continue reading EuroSchool Whitefield students ‘Drop Everything And Read’ with Indian storytelling prodigy Saivi Singh

Cinema at Home Made Easy

You may not be able to go to the cinemas for a while, but big-screen cinema can certainly come home to you. This means no crowds, no bad seats, no waiting – and most importantly – watch a great show or movie the way it was always meant to be seen: larger than life and with the controls in your hand. That’s what an Epson Home Theatre Projector is about – the perfect way for the family to gather together and share in a spectacular experience every time. Stream a favourite show, binge watch, catch the latest blockbuster, watch a … Continue reading Cinema at Home Made Easy

KASSIA WELCOMES LIFITING OF LOCKDOWN

KASSIA thanks the govt and the Hon’ble Chief Minister for lifting the week-long lockdown keeping in view the sustainance of livlihoods and the economic activity underpinning them. This is essential though times are hard. We would like particularly to urge industry to ensure the health and safety of employees and everyone involved by following the covid related protocols strictly. The government’s decision to postpone the payment of variable DA by industries for the year 2020-21, in view of the difficulties faced by MSME due to the corona pandemic is welcome as it relieves some burden on industry. This will help … Continue reading KASSIA WELCOMES LIFITING OF LOCKDOWN

Power up with Chicken, says Suguna Foods”.

Bangalore, 15th July, 2020: With people now stuck at home for over 100 days now, there are cautionary notes from experts as it is ripe for people to lose some of their immunity. Unable to go out, people lose immunity as they are not exposed to allergens and other causative agents that may trigger several health conditions.  The boosting of one’s immunity is thus a must in these times. While regular exercise is a great way to stay healthy and free of many illnesses, diet too plays a major role in ensuring the body is healthy enough to fend off … Continue reading Power up with Chicken, says Suguna Foods”.

Airtel Thanks app now available in Kannada for Airtel Prepaid customers

Bengaluru, July 14th , 2020: As part of its mission to simplify the customer journey through innovative digital interventions, Bharti Airtel (“Airtel”) today announced the launch of Kannada language support on Airtel Thanks app for prepaid customers. The feature is LIVE on Android and will be available on iOS shortly. With increasing smartphone penetration, particularly in smaller towns and villages, customers are looking for vernacular online experience. This new feature on Airtel Thanks app will drive more adoption as well as make the user experience simpler and highly interactive for Airtel customers by removing language barriers.    Airtel Thanks app … Continue reading Airtel Thanks app now available in Kannada for Airtel Prepaid customers

Rossari’s IPO Subscribed 2.97 times on Day 2. The portion reserved for Retail Individual Investors subscribed was 2.51 times, Non Institutional Investors 4.34 times and QIB investors 2.75 times.

Chennai, July 14, 2020: The specialty chemical manufacturer IPO response on Day 1 saw a tremendous response from the retail segment where it was subscribed 0.92X, besides receiving QIB bids and HNI bids on the first day itself as per the 5.00pm cumulative figure available on both the exchanges.   Subsequently, the IPO issue has been fully subscribed on its 2nd day of which was announced open since 13 July, 2020. Bids of 24,270,750 shares were received against the offering of 81,73,530 shares. The portion reserved for Retail Individual Investors, Non Institutional Investors and QIB investors was subscribed 2.51times, 4.34 … Continue reading Rossari’s IPO Subscribed 2.97 times on Day 2. The portion reserved for Retail Individual Investors subscribed was 2.51 times, Non Institutional Investors 4.34 times and QIB investors 2.75 times.

PROBLEMS FACED BY MSMEs TO AVAIL COVID RELATED CONCESSIONS

Sri K B Arasappa, President & Office bearers: Sri N R Jagadish, Hon. Gen. Secretary, Sri P N Jaikumar, Joint Secretary-Urban and Sri Bhandary Udyawar Shrinath, Chairman, Energy Panel KASSIA, made a Courtesy  call on Sri M B Rajesh Gowda, IAS, MD BESCOM. PROBLEMS FACED BY MSMEs TO AVAIL COVID RELATED CONCESSIONSAs part of measures to mitigate the impact of COVID 19 on MEMEs the State Government has ordered a waiver of fixed electricity charges for the months of April and May,2020 for the benefit of MSMEs. However, it is found that BESCOM officials down the line have disregarded the clear instructions by only … Continue reading PROBLEMS FACED BY MSMEs TO AVAIL COVID RELATED CONCESSIONS

Neuberg discusses effective implementation ofGenetics in Endocrinology

CHENNAI, July 09, 2020: Neuberg Diagnostics Private Limited, a StartUp in the PathLab chain segment organized a webinar talk by Dr.Udhaya Kotecha, MD Pediatrics, Fellowship in Medical Genetics. Dr. Udhaya Kotecha spoke about “Genetics in Endocrinology”.   The webinar was organized on request by Dr Rahul Reddy, a well known practicing pediatric endocrinologist in Hyderabad. The webinar was a part of a continuing medical education process, wherein the focus was to discuss available genetic testing in pediatric endocrinology, their applications, utility, differences and limitations.   Within pediatric endocrinology, a genetic basis is suspected in patients in many scenarios. A few examples include Neonatal … Continue reading Neuberg discusses effective implementation ofGenetics in Endocrinology

Dr Intezar Mehdi from HCG Cancer Hospital has been honoured with RCPCH fellowship

The Fellow of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (FRCPCH) is the highest honour granted by RCPCH   Bengaluru 9th July 2020: Dr Intezar Mehdi, Director and Head – Paediatric Haemato Oncology and HSCT at HCG Cancer Hospital, is honoured with the highest fellowship in the field of paediatrics – FRCPCH by the prestigious Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH), UK.   RCPCH is an internationally recognised body supporting paediatricians through its commitment to build a healthier future for children and young people across the world. It recognises clinical achievement, confers international peer recognition, and presents … Continue reading Dr Intezar Mehdi from HCG Cancer Hospital has been honoured with RCPCH fellowship

APARAJITHA’S ‘60 MINUTES COMPLIANCE’ WEBINAR EXPLAINS BONUS AND GRATUITY UNDER THE CURRENT ECONOMY

Chennai, July 09 , 2020: Aparajitha Corporate Services Private Limited, the country’s no.1 company for Compliance, today organized a ’60 Minutes Compliance’ webinar to discuss about the Bonus and Gratuity payment in relation to the current scenario of the economic slowdown.    The webinar was aimed at explaining the how the concept of bonus and gratuity payment has been impacted during this stint of Work from Home as a result of the ongoing pandemic under the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 and the Payment of Gratuity Act, 1971 which act as the legislative law providing these provisions. It also highlighted … Continue reading APARAJITHA’S ‘60 MINUTES COMPLIANCE’ WEBINAR EXPLAINS BONUS AND GRATUITY UNDER THE CURRENT ECONOMY

New Delhi July 08,2020Cabinet approves Central Sector Scheme of financing facility under ‘Agriculture Infrastructure Fund’

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today has given its approval to a new pan India Central Sector Scheme-Agriculture Infrastructure Fund. The scheme shall provide a medium – long term debt financing facility for investment in viable projects for post-harvest management Infrastructure and community farming assets through interest subvention and financial support.   Under the scheme, Rs. One Lakh Crore will be provided by banks and financial institutions as loans to Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS), Marketing Cooperative Societies, Farmer Producers Organizations (FPOs), Self Help Group (SHG), Farmers, Joint Liability Groups (JLG), Multipurpose Cooperative Societies, Agri-entrepreneurs, Startups, … Continue reading New Delhi July 08,2020Cabinet approves Central Sector Scheme of financing facility under ‘Agriculture Infrastructure Fund’

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New Delhi | July 8, 2020: Birlasoft Ltd [BSE: 532400, NSE: BSOFT], part of the multibillion dollar diversified, The CK Birla Group, announces its partnership with Innoveo, a leading global technology company, strengthening Birlasoft’s domain and digital capabilities to rapidly deliver world class solutions with Innoveo’s enterprise-level no-code platform.   Shilpa Bhandari, SVP & Global Head, BFSI, Birlasoft, “Innoveo is a true pioneer in the no-code platform space. Their flagship product “Innoveo Skye®” is easy to configure and flexible to integrate. More than 100 applications have been built and delivered on this platform. Birlasoft is thrilled to partner with Innoveo and help our customers … Continue reading partners-with-innoveo-to-fast-track-the-journey-to-digital-excellence

HAL Management Academy Opens Doors for Fresh Graduates

Bengaluru July 8, 2020: HAL Management Academy (HMA), the nodal learning center of HAL has launched two Post Graduate Diploma in Management programs with specialization in aviation management and production management for fresh graduates in engineering, science and computer science backgrounds.  The two year duration programs are approved by the All India Council for Technical Education.   “We want to start the programs in the second half of September 2020. Based on evolving situation, the academy will offer subjects for the first semester through online real time interactive class rooms if required”, says Mr Alok Verma, Director (HR).  Fully sanitized … Continue reading HAL Management Academy Opens Doors for Fresh Graduates

Adani Transmission signs definitive agreements with Kalpataru for acquisition of Alipurduar Transmission

Ahmedabad, July 06th, 2020: Adani Transmission Ltd (ATL), India’s largest private sector power transmission company, has signed definitive agreements with Kalpataru Power Transmission Ltd. (KPTL) for acquiring Alipurduar Transmission Ltd. in a manner consistent with Transmission Service Agreement and applicable consents. The Enterprise value for the project is ascribed as INR 1,286 crore. The acquisition is expected to be completed in few months, subject to all necessary regulatory approvals and other consents.   The acquisition is in sync with ATL’s strategy to enhance the value for its stakeholders, through organic as well as inorganic opportunities. With this acquisition, the cumulative network of ATL … Continue reading Adani Transmission signs definitive agreements with Kalpataru for acquisition of Alipurduar Transmission

No scarcity of fertilizers across the country during ongoing Kharif season: Shri GowdaUnion Minister Assures Madhya Pradesh CM of adequate supply of Urea as per the demand Madhya Pradesh, CM Shivraj Singh meets Shri Sadananda Gowda

Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh meets Shri Sadananda Gowda No scarcity of fertilizers across the country during ongoing Kharif season: Shri Gowda Union Minister Assures Madhya Pradesh CM of adequate supply of Urea as per the demand New Delhi, July 06, 2020 Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda has  said that there is  no scarcity of fertilizers across the country during ongoing Kharif season. He added prepositioning in adequate quantities have been done in consultations with the State Governments. Shri Gowda assured  the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Sri Shivraj Singh Chouhan who met  Shri Gowda,  … Continue reading No scarcity of fertilizers across the country during ongoing Kharif season: Shri GowdaUnion Minister Assures Madhya Pradesh CM of adequate supply of Urea as per the demand Madhya Pradesh, CM Shivraj Singh meets Shri Sadananda Gowda

PM Cares Fund to Public Scrutiny

Date: Monday, July 6, 2020 Web Page link on : https://cpim.org/pressbriefs/pm-cares-fund-public-scrutiny The Polit Bureau of the CPI(M) is deeply disturbed at the stubborn refusal of the Prime Minister’s Office to disclose the details of the PM Cares Fund.  It has been declared that this is a fund set-up by a private trust with Prime Minister as the Chair and ministers of Defence, Home Affairs and Finance as trustees.  It is claimed that since it is a private trust, it is not subject to RTI questioning and audit by any government auditor.  It is clear that there is no transparency or … Continue reading PM Cares Fund to Public Scrutiny

ATAL PENSION YOJANA: UPGRADE/DOWNGRADE OF PENSION IS NOW AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR

Bengaluru, 6th July 2020 : In its endeavor to make the Atal Pension Yojana attractive and to benefit 2.28 Crore subscribers enrolled under the scheme, PFRDA has asked all banks to process upgrade/ downgrade of pension amount requests of APY subscribers throughout the year with effect from 1st July 2020, however; once in a financial year. This arrangement will enable the APY subscribers to increase/decrease their pension plans as per their changed income levels and capacity to pay APY contributions, which is very important to continue contributions in the scheme till 60 years. Earlier this facility was available only during the month … Continue reading ATAL PENSION YOJANA: UPGRADE/DOWNGRADE OF PENSION IS NOW AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR