Thursday, March 22, 2018

60 Higher Educational Institutions granted autonomy by UGC under @HRDMinistry

New Delhi:University Grants Commission has granted autonomy to sixty Higher Educational Institutions which have maintained high academic standards. This was announced by the Minister of Human Resource Development, Prakash Javadekar at a media briefing in New Delhi recently. Javadekar said that the Government is striving to introduce a liberalized regime in the education sector and emphasis is on linking autonomy with quality.

The central universities which have been granted autonomy include Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Banaras Hindu University (BHU), University of Hyderabad and the English and Foreign Languages University, Telangana. 
 The state universities which have been granted the autonomous status are Jadavpur University, Andhra University, Algappa University, National University of Law, Utkal University, Kurukshetra University, Osmania University, Guru Nanak Dev University, University of Jammu, University of Mysore, Anna University, Panjab University and University of Madras, among others.
OP Jindal Global University, Sonipat and Pandit Deen Dayal Petroleum University, Gujarat are among the private institutions selected by the UGC for the autonomous status.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

#FarookMahmood Pres.#FIABCI India Chapter & MD @silverlinerlty Discusses Several ‘City Prosperity’ Initiatives at @wuf9kl2018 in Kuala Lumpur

Speaking on these discussions, Farook Mahmood, President, FIABCI and Chairman and Managing Director, Silverline Realty, says “FIABCI International has offered to take the lead in the CPI. Cyberjaya in Malaysia, around 20km from Kuala Lumpur has agreed to be a part of these international surveys that will help in infrastructural build-up. Cities such as New York, Dubai, Barcelona, Mexico and Manila have all expressed similar interests”.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

#NooranSisters Performed Live at @TheForumMallKor

Trained in the field of traditional “SUFI MUSIC” for the past of 10 years by their father Ustad Gulshan Meer, son of famous Late Ustad Sohan Lal, Jyoti and Sultana individually of ‘Tung Tung’ fame come from a family of musicians.

Gulshan Meer is grandson of late Bibi Nooran a renowned Punjabi Sufi Singer of her time in the 70’s. He trained them in Sufi music and they decided to sing only Sufi songs. In the field of Indian traditional music mostly it is passed on from one generation to the next that is how they acquired the skills of present singing. That is why the girls are known as “NOORAN SISTERS”.

#BloodMatters @TwitterIndia with @BloodDonorsIn launch blood donation drive in #Bengaluru

People can request for blood donation simply with a Tweet to @BloodDonorsIN with their location hashtag, blood type, mobile contact and Twitter handle. People interested to help can follow @BloodDonorsIN and respond or retweet requests for help. Twitter will be supporting the implementation of an automated response solution to scale the operations of @BloodDonorsIN, currently run by a group of volunteers. Twitter will also amplify the real-time communication efforts of the handle with verification, promotion on Twitter, and use Twitter Lite to connect @BloodDonorsIN with people across the entire country, from the metros to rural India.

Monday, March 19, 2018

LTCG will have marginal impact on our business: #ICICI Securities ahead of its #IPO

The price band for ICICI Securities IPO has been fixed from Rs 519 to Rs 520 per equity share and the company is offering of over 7.72 crore equity shares of face value of Rs 5 each.

'The return of  long-term capital gains tax (LTCG) for equities and equity mutual funds in Budget 2018 will have marginal impact on our business,' said Anupam Guha Head of Private Wealth Management, ICICI Securities Limited at an IPO roadshow  in Bengaluru today

ICICI Securities is currenly focusing on distribution of financial products like mutual funds,insurance  to diversify its revenue mix.Its brokerage income has grown but other incomes grew at a faster rate.The company posted net profits after tax (PAT) to the tune of Rs. 337 crore in 2017 against Rs. 235.7 crore a year ago. The company had total assets to the tune of Rs. 2040 crore at the end of March 2017 against Rs. 1,392 crore a year ago.The proceeds from the offer will be headed to the bank.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Get a taste of mouth-watering East Indian cuisine at 'EATWATER' food studio in Lavalle Road Bengaluru

Bengaluru:Located on Lavelle Road, “EatWater” is a “Smart Casual Dining” retaurant.It serves robust cuisines from East India, mainly Meghalaya, Orissa, Assam and predominantly Bengal and claims to provide a guided gastronomical experience in a studio format.

The East Indian influence in the dishes is clearly visible but they come with a twist. Items on offer like The Kosha Dip, Quintessentially Bengali Banana Leaf Wrap Sauce, Shukto Mousse With Fried Lentils Dumplings, Split Plea and Raw Mango Soup showcase their East Indian roots vividly.  Executive Chef for Proem Hospitality, Indraneil Chowdhury who was also present at the launch emphasized further on the recipes and his inspiration behind them, “We have done a lot of research and development behind each and every dish and we are proud of the results that have come out. It is something unique but full of flavor.”

The restaurant is located on the first floor and is open for lunch from 12noon to 3.30pm. It reopens for dinner at 7pm through till 10.30pm. EatWater has shown strong potential and received a positive response from our initial patrons. Since the menu is experimental with further R&D, the team plans to make the menu even more dynamic and lucrative.

Complying with @RBI & @SEBI_India regulations remain the biggest challenge for @bandhanbank_in post IPO

Bandhan Bank’s core strength and focus would be in the micro-finance business in which it has a market share of about 20 per cent in the country.

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Vu launches @Google Certified 'Official #AndroidTV ' Series in India, Price Starts at Rs. 36,999 on @Flipkart

Bengaluru: Three models have been launched – 55-inch (55SU138), 49-inch (49SU131), and 43-inch (43SU128). Vu’s new Android TV series runs Android 7.0 Smart OS, and has built-in Google apps including the Google Play store, apart from YouTube and Netflix. Other preloaded apps include Hotstar, Facebook Video, Sony Liv, and ALT Balaji. All three models also come with ActiVoice voice-control enabled remote controllers which let users search, browse, and select in 88 languages, the company claims. It also offers built-in Chromecast features.

The TV will be available for sale via Vu’s exclusive online distribution partner, Vu’s flagship stores and major retail outlets starting 14th March, 2018.

'The Vu Official Android TV is built with the highest quality of hardware and software and we are expecting to ship out one million TVs this fiscal', said Devita Saraf, CEO and Founder, Vu Technologies at the launch press meet in Bengaluru today.

While talking about Xiaomi's recent foray into the Indian television market she said "Xiaomi is a low end brand. They'll take market share from other low end brands like Micromax and others. We compete with brands like Sony.