INDIAN NEWS & TIMES

Sunday, March 26, 2017

“Awareness on safe driving is the need-of-the-hour. Commutingsafely with conviction not to risk precious life of own or others will help drastically reduce the road accidents. Fitting quality speed governing devices is a must.”said Dr. Kamal Soi, Member – National Road Safety Council, Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India & Top International Road Safety Expert, in a press meet organised today in the city. Dr. Soi has been [...]

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To recognize the efforts and contribution made by women in their respective fields, Lokmat, Maharashtra’s and Goa’s Number 1 newspaper celebrated womanhood through its 6th edition of Women’s Summit 2017. In association with UN women and UNICEF, the women’s summit called ‘ASTITVA’ Through Her Eyes – the ultimate expression of womanhood witnessed women achievers from different walks of life who shared their experiences, views and opinions on various topics. Actress [...]

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‘Aaswad’ means taste, to relish, to experience. It means the sensation of flavour perceived. The whole concept of ‘Aaswad’ revolves around these words & whose ‘Misal’ won the ‘Foodie Hub Award 2015 – Tastiest Vegetarian Dish – Global Category’. From a humble beginning in 1986, Aaswad Upahar & Mithai Griha has come a long way. Our simple thought is to provide our guests a valuable & enriching ‘authentic food experience’. Situated [...]

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Kroll, the global leader in risk mitigation and response solutions, together with the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, today released the 2017 Anti-Bribery and Corruption Benchmarking Report (“ABC Report”). The theme of this year’s ABC Report is “Beyond Regulatory Enforcement: The Rise of Reputational Risk.” Against a backdrop of heightened regulatory and reputational concerns, more than one-third (35 percent) of [...]

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Teddy Toes is an unprecedented kids’ footwear brand that offers avant garde concepts, unique designs and supreme quality footwear for infants and kids till five years of age. It is Holi and why the kids should shy away from flaunting colourful accessories on the festival of colours. Keeping the playful and innovative nature of the kids in mind, Teddy Toes has come up with a special “Holi collection” which offers a [...]

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Grundfos India, a leading manufacturer of energy efficient pumps, promotes sustainability through its social media pages Ek Boondh Pani and i Save Energy. The company regularly hosts thought-provoking contests on these forums to create a heightened sense of awareness about pressing environmental issues and to mobilise public opinion on the same. To celebrate this World Water Day, Grundfos India will host a comic strip contest from 11th March to 22nd March, [...]

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On the eve of the International Women’s Day, noted social activist andBJP leader announced the setting up of a Helpline called Stree Sanman for assisting women in distress and who are targets of harassment via social media and mobile phone messages. Shaina, herself recent victim of stalking on her cell phone, said the aim of Stree Sanman project is to ensure that troubled women get justice and the rogue elements do [...]

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This Holi on Monday the 13th of March, 2017, Fairmont Jaipur celebrates the Festival of Colours the most natural way – the TomatinaWay with the ‘Holitina’ celebratory stay-package. Visitors can escape to the luxurious confines of the modern-day palace, for a night, torevel in the spirit of Holi with an exciting milieu of activitiesranging from a Tomatina festival to rain dances. Fairmont Jaipur’s culinary team will unveil a succulent and generously [...]

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The Water Conservation Community, Joy Of Water a soon to be established Foundation, an initiative at the back of the ‘Nexa P1 Powerboat, Indian Grand Prix of the Seas – a UIM World Championship’, came together with the aim to safeguard and restore the marine and coastal environment by raising awareness through education and effective partnerships with a mission to deliver inspiring programs that engage understanding of the value of marine life together with increased [...]

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On behalf of SVKM’s NMIMS University, Sunandan Divatia School of Science (SDSOS) celebrated the Science Day with Josh Foundation ( which is a pioneer NGO for hearing impaired kids) SDSOS organised  “Science Exhibition Competition” on this year’s National Science Day- 28thFebruary 2017 only for the ’Hearing-Impaired’ Students. The theme of the year 2017 is to celebrate it with specially abled person. The movement is focused on supporting hearing impaired children.This is [...]

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The king of Hip Hop Badshah rocked The Grand Finale of the 10th Edition of Engage Mirchi Freshers powered by Honda Navi, entertained by Ditto TV at Phoenix Market City, Kurla, Mumbai. The Grand Finale was a stellar culmination to India’s biggest campus based talent hunt Engage Mirchi Freshers. Engage Mirchi Freshers celebrated its 10th edition by travelling to 12 cities and conducting activations in 100 colleges across them. Over [...]

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The Ashapura Foundation has set up  the Vande Mataram Memorial dedicated to the journey of Indian Independence .It has been built next to the Hiralaxmi Craft Park at Bhuj –Kutch over 12 acres of land in the state of Gujarat. The primary structure of the museum admeasures about 100,000 sq. feet and has been modeled on the Indian Parliament Building. Its secondary structure of 50,000 sq.feet has been modeled on [...]

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At a media event here on Wednesday,theMahindra Excellence in Theatre Awards (META)Festival announced that the META 2017Lifetime Achievement Awardwill be conferred upon veteran Marathi theatre exponent Arun Kakade, commonly known as ‘Kakade Kaka’. META, which is the most comprehensive awards eventfor theatre in India, will be honouring the best of Indian theatre across 13 award categories, in addition to the Lifetime Achievement Award. The announcement comes ahead of the week-long [...]

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Amruta Fadnavis, who earlier walked the ramp at New York Fashion Week for the education of Girl child all set to walk the ramp again for special cause on 5th March in Mumbai initiated by her own foundation ‘Divyaj Foundation’. Giving the details of same she said, “Recently she was introduced to the girls who have faced acid attacks by the chief of Maharashtra State women’s council. She continued… I [...]

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If there’s one thing that theatre lovers in Pune look forward to year after year it’s the Vinod Doshi Theatre Festival! Currently in its 9th edition; the festival has been close to the hearts of many Punekars who over the years have regularly been patronizing it over its 5 days’ duration. At a Press conference held in the Pune, the dates as well as the Plays finalized for the Festival [...]

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Introducing the latest initiative ImPact 50-50, Habitat for Humanity India made a strong appeal to corporate India to consider shelter for the underprivileged as an equally important Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative. Quoting key facts and figures, Rajan Samuel, Managing Director of the NGO Habitat for Humanity India stressed on the acute need for adequate shelter for those living at the bottom of the pyramid in India. ImPact 50-50 initiative [...]

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In line with its efforts to raise awareness and encourage recycling of used cartons,Tetra Pak, the world’s leading packaging and processing solutions provider,today announced the launch of‘Cartons Le Aao, Classroom Banao’.This initiativeis part of its ongoing flagship programme ‘Go Green with Tetra Pak’. This is a multi-city campaign, the firstleg commencing in Mumbai, undertaken in collaboration with retail chains Reliance Fresh and Sahakari Bhandar RUR Greenlife (and R U Recycling), [...]

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Valentine’s Day is synonymous with promises, commitment and a pledge to love and cherish our special other half. We celebrate this day by showing our love and affection for our partner and by renewing our commitment to one another. Some of the most common ways to express our feelings and emotions are the usual gifts such as chocolates, flowers, jewelry and even romantic vacations. But all these options are short [...]

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A 16 year old young activist Anuj Desai has started a movement to free young Indians from the clutches of Cancer. Eminent Singer Shaan has participated in this movement titled “Cancer Free India 2020”. He has sung a song based on the concept of NO SMOKING. Speaking about the song, Shaan says, “The song somewhere reminds me of my childhood. I was bereaved with a premature demise of my father [...]

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After making a mark in the digital world of news &media,   Lallantop.com  has partnered with Facebook to cover UP Assembly Elections exclusively for the first time in India. This initiative is seeing social media and technology giving colour to the colloquial conversations around elections from the heartland of Uttar Pradesh. And, the grand success of the first ‘Lallantop Show’ at Agra on 8th February, 2017 says it all. Through this partnership [...]

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