Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Microsoft Continues to Drive Digital Transformation in India:Announces Skype Lite;Signs on SBI for Microsoft Cloud

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 22nd February:- Microsoft today showcased its cloud and mobile technologies that are driving digital transformation across large, medium and small enterprises and across government departments in India. State Bank of India, Flipkart, Tata Motors, and government departments across the states of Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu are using Microsoft’s cloud and mobile technologies to empower employees, engage customers, optimize processes and transform products and services.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, spoke at the company’s Future Decoded event, and announced a new offering for mobile-first and mobile-only markets–Skype Lite. Skype Lite allows communication and collaboration over low-bandwidth networks and will bring Aadhaar integration to the app by June 2017. He further announced that India’s largest bank State Bank of India has chosen Office365 to drive communication and collaboration among its employees. He spoke of a blended learning platform that brings together Microsoft’s cloud technologies and LinkedIn’s job search capabilities. Referred to as Project Sangamit cancreate a life-long skilling platform for Indian workers. Nadella also mentioned Kaizala,a productivity app that helps organizations connect with mobile only users to get work done on simple and secure chat interface.
Satya Nadella, CEO, Microsoft said that at Microsoft, we aim to empower every Indian and every Indian organization to achieve more. With the transformative power of the cloud, we are enabling Indian start-ups, businesses of all sizes, and government agencies to build new digital capability, find new growth and seize the opportunities ahead.

Peer Educator Training Organized

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 22nd February:- Peer Educator training was organized  today jointly by Rashtriya Kishore Swasthya Karyakaram  under the National Health Mission Chandigarh  and Social Pediatrics Unit, Advanced Pediatrics Center. Nearly 200 children   of class 7th and 8th of the local  and private schools along with their school teachers attended the workshop . Rashtriya Kishore Swasthya Karyakram (RKSK) is an initiative of MoHFW to respond to the health and development needs of adolescents in holistic manner between the age group of 10-19 years. Under RKSK, Peer Educator (PE) Programme is an important community based intervention in which adolescent students from the schools are oriented and trained on the important adolescent health issues such mental health, prevention of injuries and violence (Gender Based Violence) and prevention of substance misuse. Dr Paramjyoti, nodal officer, RKSK, inaugurated the workshop by explaining the essence of peer education.
Dr Sahul Bharti, narrated various stories as well as showed some videos related to routine emergencies and first aid measures. Neil, Chairperson, Child Welfare committee also addressed various issues related to child abuse, child labor as well as child begging. He informed children about three important numbers to be   contacted in case they ever come across any emergency 100 (Police) 1098 ( Childline ) and 181 ( Childhelpline Chandigarh )
Deputy Director of the Institute of correctional administration Dr Upneet Lalli explained various rights of children whereas State Legal Officer, Rajeshwar Singh   informed children regarding free legal aid available for those who cannot afford the services. Children were also educated about the ongoing project of Health Promoting schools under Dr JS Thakur and were encouraged to assist their school health authorities for accreditation. Dr Jagdeep Kaur, explained various dental health issues to the children whereas Dr Pooja, decoded various reproductive health issues for girl’s participants. Dr Sandeep Grover delivered a motivating lecture on mental health issues and drug addiction. The issue of bullying including cyber-bullying was discussed in depth by Dr Monica Rana .
Dr Bhavneet Bharti, finally, concluded the workshop by motivating the children to continue the ongoing process of peer education. She said that this activity will be an ongoing activity in future for training the school children. These students are expected to conduct further workshops in their schools with the help of their teachers.

Renault KWID Crosses the 1,30,000 Sales Milestone

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 22nd February:- Renault India, one of the fastest growing automotive brands in India, forayed into the compact hatchback segment, with the Attractive, Innovative and Affordable Renault KWID. KWID has been true game-changer and volume driver for Renault India, with more than 1, 30,000 cars sold so far.
The growing acceptance of KWID by first time buyers is reflective of KWID being a truly aspirational product, offering an outstanding value proposition. Together with first time buyers, KWID has been instrumental in Renault witnessing new and diverse consumer trends across urban and rural India. Renault launched the KWID with a 0.8L engine and in a short span of time introduced the 1.0L MT and Easy R- AMT variants to cater to various customers.
In a short span of time, Renault has grown its presence exponentially in India, becoming one of the youngest and fastest growing automotive brands and the number one European brand. Renault grew its market share to 4.5 percent at the end of 2016, achieving a robust three-digit growth over 2015.
Over the last few years, Renault has focused on establishing a strong base in India. Together with a strong product offensive strategy led by KWID, Renault has been continuously undertaking strategic measures across all key business dimensions, ranging from product, network expansion, pioneering customer oriented activities and several innovative marketing initiatives to ensure unmatched customer satisfaction.
Renault stands true to its commitment to keep building on the success of KWID with breakthrough product innovations. After the 1.0L MT and AMT launches last year, Renault has a lot of plans for KWID to keep pace with evolving customer preferences and has a strong product lifecycle strategy for KWID. KWID was one of the best-selling cars in 2016 and will continue to be a key volume driver for Renault to achieve its aggressive growth plans in India.

Cyient Partners with ANSYS to Accelerate Innovation and Proof of Concept Designs Across Industries

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 22nd February:- Cyient, a global provider of engineering, manufacturing, networks and operations services, and analytics solutions, announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with ANSYS to set up a Simulation Lab at Cyient’s Experience Center in Hyderabad, India.  The lab brings together Cyient’s expertise in service design, delivery, and operational excellence with ANSYS’s market-leading engineering simulation solutions and services to drive the development of innovative proof-of-concepts for Cyient and its clients.
The partnership with ANSYS is aligned with Cyient’s long-term vision of establishing itself as a Design-Build-Maintain partner to its clients worldwide. The goal is to co-innovate and develop proof-of-concept (PoC) and new solutions across multiple industries such as Aerospace & Defense, Rail Transportation, Energy, Utilities, Off-Highway and Industrial, Oil & Gas, Communications, Medical Technology, and Semiconductor. ANSYS will provide access to various training materials, curricula, and eLearning systems for latest versions of their product platforms to help achieve this objective.
The Cyient-ANSYS Simulation Lab will also contribute towards innovative design thinking to drive POC in areas like Internet of Things, Mechatronics, and Additive Manufacturing areas identified by Cyient as growth engines for the future.
Rafiq Somani, Country Manager - South Asia Pacific and Middle East, ANSYS said that we are excited about the potential impact of the Cyient-ANSYS Simulation Lab. By joining forces with Cyienta long-time customer of ANSYS– we hope to further our existing partnership and deliver ground-breaking innovation across industries, enabling customers like Cyient to gain competitive advantage.
Commenting on the partnership, Krishna Bodanapu, CEO, Cyient, said that the Simulation Lab in collaboration with ANSYS, a market leader in this area, is indeed a testimony towards our relentless commitment to nurture a culture of innovation at Cyient. This is the next step towards encouraging associates to not only address product design and engineering challenges across industries but also to capitalize on emerging opportunities in the marketplace.

Akash Talwar Enters Ichhapyaari Naagin as Mayuresh

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 22nd February:- After rejecting Babble’s proposal in Ichhapyaari Naagin, the show will witness a love-hate saga of Ichha and Babble.
Mayuresh (Akash Talwar), a new entry in the show will be the hitch in Ichha (Priyal Gor) and Babble’s (Mishkat Verma) love story. Coming as a prospective groom for Ichha, Mayuresh plays an obsessive lover. It was love at first sight for Mayuresh when he saw Ichha, hence he reaches the pehelwan house with a marriage proposal. Ichha disagrees to marry him. Infuriated by rejection Mayuresh threatens Ichha saying he will reveal her real identity to the Pehelwans. Mayuresh’s obsessive love becomes a torture for Ichha.
Commenting on his new role, Akash Talwar said that he is really lucky to be a part of Ichhapyaari Naagin. Mayuresh who is obsessed with Ichha tries every possible way to win her. He will be a very mysterious character who knows each and every detail about Ichha and her whereabouts.

Gian Jyoti Global School organizes Bid Farewell to Class 12th Students

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 22nd February:- Students of class 11th of The Gian Jyoti Global School gathered today in its campus phase-2, Mohali to bid farewell to the outgoing 12th class. The juniors’ students bid adieu to inmates by offering them a grand gala cultural event. Ranjeet Bedi, Principal, Gian Jyoti Global School presided over the event.
The inaugural ceremony started by seeking the blessings of Goddess Saraswati and lighting of the lamp. 
Gourav Seth of class 11th entertained the audience with his break dance, Students of 12th class also performed Bollywood dance and Bhangra based on the theme followed by fashion show for selecting Mr.  & Ms. Gian Jyoti. Miss Umang Thakur was crowned as Ms. Gian Jyoti and Master Harsh Chaudhary was selected as Mr. Gian Jyoti.
In the end Ranjeet Bedi, Principal, Gian Jyoti Global School presented sachets, flowers and gifts to Ms. & Mr. Gian Jyoti and wish them all the best for their bright future.

जम्मू एवं कश्मीर के विद्यार्थियों ने हरियाणा राज्यपाल से की मुलाकात

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 22nd February:- जम्मू एवं कश्मीर के विद्यार्थियों शिक्षकों के एक दल ने आज हरियाणा के राज्यपाल प्रो0 कप्तान सिंह सोलंकी से हरियाणा राजभवन में मुलाकात की। यह दल चण्डीगढ आसपास के क्षेत्रों के धार्मिक, सांस्कृतिक और ऐतिहासिक स्थलों की यात्रा कर रहा है। यात्रा का आयोजन जम्मू कश्मीर अध्ययन केन्द्र और राजीव गांधी राष्ट्रीय युवा विकास संस्थान द्वारा किया गया है।
बच्चों से बातचीत करते हुए राज्यपाल ने जब इस यात्रा के दौरान उनके अनुभवों के बारे में पूछा तो बच्चों ने इसे अपने लिए अद्भुत अवसर बताया। बच्चों के उज्ज्वल भविष्य की कामना करते हुए प्रो0 सोलंकी ने कहा कि बच्चों को राष्ट्र की एकता अखण्डता का अनुभव कराने के लिए जम्मू कश्मीर अध्ययन केन्द्र और राजीव गांधी राष्ट्रीय युवा विकास संस्थान द्वारा इस यात्रा का आयोजन अत्यन्त सराहनीय है। उन्होंने कहा कि ऐसी प्रेरणादायी और शैक्षणिक यात्रा के दौरान बच्चों को देश के विभिन्न भागों के समृद्ध सांस्कृतिक मूल्यों और विरासत की जानकारी मिलती है। वे देश में हुए विकास से भी रूबरू होते हैं। राज्यपाल ने कहा कि ऐसी यात्राएं बच्चों को अच्छे नागरिक बनने और सकारात्मक रवैये के साथ अपने सपनों को साकार करने के लिए प्रेरित करती हैं।
इस अवसर पर राजीव गांधी राष्ट्रीय युवा विकास संस्थान के क्षेत्रीय निदेशक स्टेंजिन डावा ने बताया कि इस दल ने चण्डीगढ स्थित विभिन्न संस्थानों और पर्यटन स्थलों का दौरा किया है और वहां की जानकारी प्राप्त की है। दल के साथ इसके कार्डिनेटर विजय कुमार भगत, शिक्षक शौकत अली, रमारानी, वहीदा अजीज आदि उपस्थित थे।

Ashok Tanwar Launches Month Long Membership Drives of NSUI

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 22nd February:- Dr Ashok Tanwar, President Haryana Pradesh Congress Committee launched the month long membership drives of NSUI in Haryana. The drive will conclude on March 23, 2017.
Launching the drive here today in the presence of Mukesh Bhakar Incharge, NSUI Haryana, Rajiv Singla, Incharge NSUI Election Haryana other central office bearers and NSUI Haryana Leaders. Dr Ashok Tanwar exhorted to enroll maximum numbers in Haryana and for this reach out to all the higher education institutes in Haryana. He said the PCC will extend all the cooperation required for enrolment of NSUI members. He said that NSUI is breeding nursery for future leadership. Late Shri Rajiv Gandhi had visualized the importance of NSUI and stressed the importance of this organization.
 Mukesh Bhakar and Rajiv Singla explained in detail the requirements of the membership for the NSUI. Every student to enroll himself as a member of NSUI will have to provide I.D, proof of his date of birth and residence. Only the students born on after December 31, 1989 will be eligible to for enrollment. The membership can be enrolled online or offline. For online there will be no fee but for offline rupees one hundred required for eleven members. These eleven members should be from same institute and out of this one member will be active. 
They said for enrolment drive Haryana have been divided in five Zones e.g.  Kurukshetra, Hisar, Faridabad, Rohtak and Mohindergarh.  For district level 15 members for State level 21 members and for national 4 members will be elected. For separate elections purposes five hundred members are required for each districts otherwise with less numbers the district will be combined to the other district.

Neeru Bajwa to Launch Her Sister Rubina Bajwa with Home Production Punjabi Film "Sargi"

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 22nd February:- After gaining the crown as “Queen” of Punjabi Film industry by giving so many amazing and awesome performances in her movies, Neeru Bajwa is all set to debut as a Director too under her second home production Neeru Bajwa Entertainment along with Shri Narotam Ji Films. Not only producing the film, Neeru Bajwa is all set to don the cap of the Director and also launching her sister Rubina Bajwa in the lead role. The Producers of the movie are Ankit Vijan, Navdeep Singh, Prem Parkash Gupta, Neeru Bajwa, and Santosh Thite. Beautifully written by Jagdeep Sandhu, this film is hitting the screens on 24th February, 2107. This romantic comedy stars Rubina Bajwa, Jassie Gill and Babbal Rai in the main lead along with Karamjeet Anmol and BN Sharma. Well-known film distributor Munish Sahni of Omjee Group has taken the charge of guiding and distributing this project worldwide.
The team of the film was in town for the promotion and shared their views on the film. The lead Actor, Jassie Gill said that the film is all about his childhood sweetheart, his love which makes him wait for quite a long time and what all he goes through all this long time.
The lead actress, Rubina Bajwa seemed very enthusiastic and positive about her maiden project. She said that first of all it’s an honor for her to work under the directions of her sister Neeru Bajwa, secondly it’s their home production and lastly, she is feeling happy to work with such renowned names in our Punjabi Industry, Jassie Gill and Babbal Rai.  She further added that it was a a very good experience for me, as she learned a lot from senior actors like BN Sharma and Karamjeet Anmol. She is very positive about her debut movie and assures that this movie will leave a mark.
The second lead, Babbal Rai, said that he is feeling too good to be associated with Neeru Bajwa’s home production and to work under the guidance of a learned actress turned producer-director, Neeru and of course his bestie, Jassie Gill.
The Producers Ankit Vijan, Navdeep Singh & Santosh Thite are quite happy to work with this project. They said that people these days do not have much time, so we focused on making a film where they can leave their worries outside the movie hall. All of them are confident to get success.
The music has been given by Jay K (Jassi Katyal), B Praak and Gurmeet Singh. Lyrics have been peened down by Veet Baljit and Jaani. Jassie Gill, Babbal Rai, Veet Baljit and Nimrat Khaira have lent their melodious voices to the songs.

डॉ.विनोद कुमार समाज में सराहनीय योगदान के लिए सम्मानित

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 22nd February:- केंद्रीय आर्य सभा द्वारा आयोजित  महर्षि जन्मोत्सव उत्सव पर आयोजित कार्यक्रम में डॉ.विनोद  कुमार को समाज में सराहनीय योगदान देने के लिए जस्टिस प्रीतमपाल और डी वी  कॉलेज मैनेजिंग कमेटी नई दिल्ली के सचिव रविन्द्र तलवाड़  सम्मानित किया गया

PGI is organizing 8th Annual Conference of Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical Care from 24th to 26th February

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 22nd February:- The Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive care , PGI, Chandigarh is organizing the 18th Annual Conference of Neuroanaesthesiology and Critical Care under the aegis of Indian Society of Neuroanaesthesia and Critical care (ISNACC) from 24th-26th February, 2017. The 26th of February will be dedicated to International Symposium on Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Haemorrhage.
Neuroscience is exponentially growing and accompanied with everyday innovations and intriguing developments. There is a strong belief that better patient care is obtained through high volume and speciality physicians and hospitals. Neuroanaesthesia per se has contributed tremendously over the years to better patient care, in terms of patient outcome. The department of Neuroanaesthesia at PGI caters to approximately 300 aneurysmal surgeries and 1600 Neurotrauma cases per year.
The Mega event of ISNACC 2017, which is highlighting the importance of Neuroanaesthesia and Neurocritical care, will be an attended by around 400 delegates and luminaries of National and International repute in the field of Neuroanaesthesia and Neurocritical Care along with faculties from different speciality and super-speciality of the Institute. Around 20 International faculties from various corners of the globe and 50 National Faculty will be sharing their skilful experiences and knowledge on various topics of Neuroanaesthesia and Neurocritical Care during the scientific proceedings of the conference.
The highlights of the plenary scientific session consists of 4 workshops and Hands-on Training sessions on Neuromonitoring, Ultrasonography in anaesthesia, Difficult airway management and Echocardiography in Neuroanaesthesia, International symposium on Aneursymal SAH, Video presentation on Neuromonitoring and techniques of recent advances, Problem based Learning and Discussions, Panel discussions, Pro-Con sessions and simulation based fluid management session.

दुबई में होगा विश्व का पहला वर्ल्ड आइकॉन अवार्ड:दुष्यन्त सिंह

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 22nd February:- विश्व की ऐसी शख्सियतें व महानुभाव जिन्होंने समाज, शिक्षा, संस्कृति व स्वयं के कार्यविशेष क्षेत्र में ऐसी उपलब्धियाँ अर्जित की हैं जिनका उदाहरण व प्रस्तुति करण वर्तमान सामाजिक जीवन व आने वाली पीढ़ी के लिए अनुसरणीय है। हेतु आगामी 25/3/ 2017 को संयुक्त अरब के प्रमुख देश दुबई में वल्र्ड आइकान अवार्ड का आयोजन किया जा रहा है। जिसका निर्देशन जाने माने बालीवुड दिग्गज दुष्यन्त सिंह कर रहे हैं। आयोजन में सभी चयनित महानुभावों व शख्सियतों को सम्मानित किया जाएगा।
प्रेस कांफ्रेंस में बालीवुड दिग्गज दुष्यन्त सिंह ने बताया कि सम्मानित हो रहे महानुभावों में भारत के साथ-साथ थाइलैण्ड, सिंगापुर, आस्ट्रेलिया, दुबई, अमेरिका, ओमान व पश्चिम अफ्रीका सहित कई देशों की हस्तियाँ शिरकत कर रही हैं। कार्यक्रम में बतौर मुख्य व प्रमुख अतिथि के तौर पर क्रमशः प्रिंसेस आफ थाइलैण्ड हर हाइनेस माम लुंग राज दरासारी जयंकूरा, प्रिंस आफ दुबई हिस हाइनेस शेख नहयान बिन हम्दान बिन मोहम्मद अल नहयान, मिस थाइलैण्ड/मिस यूनिवर्स कमाला कम्पूना अयुथाया, अतुल मोहन (सदस्य फिल्म सेंसरबोर्ड), योगेश लखानी (ब्राइट आउटडोर), अमन बजाज (मायापुरी समूह), अनिल खुराना व सम्पन्न खुराना (मस्ताना फूड) के साथ-साथ सम्मान समारोह के निर्णायक मण्डल के सदस्य क्रमशः संतोष भारतीय (पूर्व सांसद), डा. कमलजीत सिंह (थाइलैण्ड),आचार्य एच.डी. गुप्ता (सिंगापुर), कमल शेखरी (हिन्ट समूह), कृशनबीर चैधरी (समाजसेवी),आलोक सिंह (समाजसेवी) के साथ-साथ सम्मानित हो रहीं शख्सियतों में क्रमशः डा. सुकेश यादव (कुलाधिपति-जे.एस. यूनिवर्सिटी),राजेश एस. पंजाबी/श्रीमती सोनिया एस. पंजाबी (यूनिवर्सल ग्रुप, पश्चिम अफ्रीका), राजेन्द्र जैन (सिर्वोस्की जेम्स स्टोन),मंजरी फड़नीस (अभिनेत्री), करमजीत सिंह मथारू (ओमान), कुनाल पुरी (समाजसेवी),अर्चना कोचर (अन्तराष्ट्रीय फैशन डिजाइनर),सत्य मोहन पाण्डेय (पत्रकार),मनोज कुमार (आस्ट्रेलिया),पूर्णिमा माथुर (अमेरिका),आर.के. गोयल (ग्लोबल गैलेक्सी एजूकेशनल ग्रुप),ज़ेयाद अल हज़ारी (दुबई),निशी सिंह (दुबई),पवन मिश्रा (थाइलैण्ड),अलंकृता मानवी (अध्यात्मिक हीलर),विवेक जैन (पत्रकार) कार्यक्रम के आयोजन सहयोगी क्रमशः मस्ताना बासमती राईस, सिर्वोस्की जेम्स स्टोन, पी.एस.जी. जेम्स एण्ड ज्वैल्स, होटल मिलिया, दुबई इत्यादि हैं।
समारोह के मीडिया प्रभारी अनुराग बत्रा के अनुसार दुबई के आयोजन स्थल होटल मिलिया के प्रबन्ध निदेशक श्री पवन खाचरू जो कि खमास हास्पिटेलिटी समूह के निदेशक हैं इस कार्यक्रम को लेकर बहुत उत्साहित हैं व आयोजन स्थल पर उन्होंने कार्यक्रम हेतु कई विशेष प्रबन्ध किये हैं जिसमें कि मंच व प्रस्तुतिकरण का विशेष ध्यान रखा गया है। कार्यक्रम में जहाँ एक ओर सभी गणमान्य शख्सियतें अपनी उपस्थिति से चार चाँद लगाएंगी वहीं कार्यक्रम से सह आयोजक के रूप में स्थानीय दुबई में कई नामी गिरामी सांस्कृतिक हस्तियाँ अपना सहयोग कर रही हैं।
समारोह के निर्देशक दुष्यन्त सिंह के अनुसार यह एक ऐसा अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मंच है जहाँ दुनिया भर की सभ्यताएं व संस्कृतियों का समागम एक मंच पर इस कार्यक्रम के माध्यम से होगा। समाज के तकरीबन हर वर्ग को जैसे उद्योग, सांस्कृतिक, पत्रकार, सामाजिक, शैक्षिक इत्यादि को जोड़ने का एक भागीरथ प्रयास इस कार्यक्रम के अन्तर्गत किया गया है एवं यह समारोह आने वाले समय में विश्व के अग्रणीय सम्मान समारोहों में अपना स्थान सुनिश्चित करने में सफल होगा ऐसी आशा व उम्मीद इस कार्यक्रम से जुड़े सभी लोगों को है।