Friday, August 18, 2017

Spurt in dengue cases in #Bengaluru

BBMP Fails To Report to Health Dept.

Bengaluru: So far, 28,592 dengue cases has been reported in Karnataka in 2017. The number of positive dengue cases in Bengaluru has crossed over 3,000 this year. As per the data made available by the state surveillance committee areas under Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) alone accounts for 33 per cent of dengue cases in Karnataka. BBMP limits which had 356 positive cases of dengue in 2016 (till July) has witnessed a steep increase with 1,900 people testing positive for the disease. Similarly, Bengaluru urban district which had 40 positive cases in 2016 has witnessed a spurt in 2017 with as many as 117 positive cases. This apart, 1,716 people are suspected to have been affected with the dengue virus in Bengaluru urban district.In July itself the government-run Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health (IGICH) witnessed some 453 suspected dengue cases and 11 deaths because of the disease.

#Sensational @Ri_flect gets married to boyfriend #ShivamTewari

Riya Sen, daughter of popular actress Moon Moon Sen and granddaughter of even more popular actress Suchitra Sen is remembered for her films Jhankar Beats and Noukadubi.She made her onscreen debut with Tamil film Taj Mahal in 1999, she was seen in Bollywood for the first time in Style, followed by her appearance in Jhankar Beats and Dil Vil Pyar Vyar. She was also seen in supporting roles in multiple films such as Dil Ne Jise Apna Kahaa, Apna Sapna Money Money and Shaadi No 1. Riya iscurrently working in Ekta Kapoor’s web-series Ragini MMS 2.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

.@MuthootIndia Foundation felicitates 10th standard toppers of 400 govt. schools across #Karnataka

Bengaluru: Muthoot M George Foundation, the CSR wing of Muthoot Finance Ltd has felicitated 10th class topper students of 400 government-run schools in the State of Karnataka.The scholarship award was launched in 2010 in Kerala. Later in 2013, it got extended to states of Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. The selection of the scholarship is based on the list of rank holders prepared by various government schools in consultation with District Educational Offices.

George M Alexander Executive Director, Muthoot Group said, “We bestowed scholarships to 400 government school toppers across Karnataka to nurture and encourage the young minds.  We remain duly committed to the community with various corporate social responsibilities in the near future.”

On the eve of 15th Aug. @ourprovident the affordable homes subsidiary of @puravankara erects world’s largest greeting card replica

The greeting card has been installed in one of the company's projects on Hosur Road.The occasion also coincided with Puravankara’s 43rd Founder’s Day.

Friday, August 11, 2017

.@Oriflame_India launches new service centre in #Bengaluru

Pradnya Deshpande, Sales Director, Oriflame India, Kunal Verma, Director Operations, Oriflame India and Anil Budania, Senior Area Manager- South, Oriflame India inaugurated the new centre.They underlined how with the new facility, Oriflame would be in a more effective position to extend its 50-year legacy of making the world a more fulfilling and beautiful place.
Speaking on the same, Ms. Deshpande said, “Oriflame is driven by an emphatic focus on empowering its consultants and offering them the most effective platform to convert their dreams into reality. We have witnessed a tremendous response from the Bengaluru market and from South India overall. The launch of the new centre is a means to support our business leaders to tap into the wealth of opportunity that this region offers.”

.@Samsung_IN launches FlexWash washing machine in #Bengaluru today with @shanvisrivastav

Samsung India today introduced  Flex Wash washing machine with two washers and a dryer. Equipped with a range of core Samsung laundry technologies and features that includes the popular AddDoor. FlexWashTM is designed to offer users freedom and flexibility to customize their laundry routines, while providing a higher level of care for clothes to make them last longer, the company claims.

With the launch of FlexWash, we aim at making laundry even more flexible and convenient. Every feature in our latest innovation was designed with the consumer in mind,said Rishi Suri, Director, Consumer Electronics, Samsung India. FlexWash will be available from August 15, 2017 at Rs.1,45,000 in Samsung Brand Shops and all major retailers.

.@ORRAJewellery launches its fourth flagship store at @PMCBangalore Mall in #Bengaluru today

Commenting on the launch, Vijay Jain (CEO and Director – ORRA) says, “A bustling cosmopolitan city, Bangalore has a younger working population as compared to the other metro cities of India which is a huge advantage to both growing as well as established brands.  Consumers here look for that which helps them exude their own individual personality, and ORRA through its design centric offerings provides exactly that. With jewellery themed around the latest contemporary trends, lightweight and stylish, we have been able to cater to an ever increasing consumer base leading to us opening the doors to our fourth store. As compared to a few years ago when the focus in the Southern market was primarily on gold, today, we have been able to create a niche for diamond and platinum jewellery.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

.@TractorMahindra launches sub 25HP tractor 'JIVO' in #Karnataka

Bengaluru: After Gujarat and Maharashtra Mahindra launches sub 25HP tractor 'JIVO' in Karnataka with a starting price of Rs. 4.00 lakhs. Speaking at the Mahindra JIVO launch in Bengaluru Ravindra Shahane, Vice President – Marketing, Farm Equipment Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. “We are happy to present Indian farmers with the Mahindra JIVO that will help in small farm mechanisation with its multi-application suitability. With its compact size, stylish and comfortable design, class leading power, attractive price, best in class PTO HP and high fuel efficiency, I am sure that the Mahindra JIVO will be an instant hit in this specialized farming segment”.

.@titanwatches partners with @amazon to enter into #US market

Under the partnership, Amazon through its Global Selling Program will enable Titan to take its vast range of watches to global customers on in the US and eventually across other Amazon marketplaces. Through this collaboration, Titan watches will now become easily available to millions of overseas Amazon customers.

Sharing his views on the partnership, S Ravikant, CEO, Watches and Accessories, Titan Company Limited said, “Somewhere in the world a Titan watch is being purchased every three seconds. While this is a reflection of Titan’s popularity, it is also propelling us to expand our boundaries. Titan has over 200 million customers and 7000 retail stores spread over 30+ different countries. But with global demand heading north, Titan is westward bound; our entry into the US via Amazon’s Global Selling Program allows us access directly to the American market. We are very pleased to partner with Amazon and we are certain that we will be able to offer value for money to our mainstream online global consumers seamlessly through this partnership.”

“We are thrilled to have Titan, one of India’s most recognized and loved lifestyle brand, onboard and are excited to help fuel the brand’s growth by offering unprecedented reach to global consumers. Through this program, we will offer Titan an end-to-end solution and help the brand cater to the growing appetite for quality Indian products amongst global consumers. Since its inception in 2015, our Global Selling Program has grown multifold and has been constantly taking ‘Made in India’ products global. We are delighted that the program is enabling emerging companies as well as iconic Indian brands such as Titan to leverage the opportunity to access a large base of hundreds of millions of Amazon customers.” said  Gopal Pillai, Director & GM, Seller Services, Amazon India.