Saturday, 29 July 2017

Jay Soni, Hiba Nawab and Shruti Rawat Visit Chandigarh to Win Hearts of Their Fans

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 29th July:- With a new flavour of comedy in its bouquet of offerings, COLORS’ light-hearted sitcom Bhaag Bakool Bhaag has left the audiences roaring with laughter. The show highlights Bakool’s (Jay Soni) many dilemmas as he juggles his time between his two wives Jigna (Shruti Rawat) and Sheena (Hiba Nawab). While both of them have drastically different personalities, with Jigna being extremely traditional and Sheena having a modern outlook towards life, it is this disparity which often puts Bakool in catch-22 situations that make for many laughter-inducing moments.
Hoping to win the hearts of their fans and speak about the story forward, Bhaag Bakool Bhaag’s lead actors Jay Soni, Hiba Nawab and Shruti Rawat visited Chandigarh today. Whilst in the city, the actors got an opportunity to experience the rich culture that Chandigarh is famous for and tuck into some of its delicious food offerings. Produced by comedy connoisseurs Edit II Productions, Bhaag Bakool Bhaag airs every Monday to Friday at 5:30 PM on COLORS.
Jay Soni aka Bakool on his visit to Chandigarh said that “Bakool’s confusions and difficulties as he juggles two wives form a hilarious paradox that entertains viewers and keepsthem guessing about how he will tackle situations. The show has given him an opportunity to explore his funny side, following on the footsteps of comic veteran Govinda.Being in Chandigarh has been a wonderful experience for all of us, and he is looking forward to visiting the Eiffel Tower replica at Leisure Valley with his on-screen wives.
Speaking about her character Sheena, Hiba Nawab said, that she is a complete foodie, and since Chandigarh is the ultimate food haven, she is hoping to get an opportunity to taste all the yummy food that city is famous for. Her character in Bhaag Bakool Bhaag, Sheena, is a very strong personality who is madly in love with her husband, Bakool. Her love for him makes her unsuspecting of his parallel life as she tries, every day, to impress Bakool and his mother and be the perfect wife.
Commenting on essaying Jigna, Shruti Rawat said that Jigna is very vulnerable and always manages to turn the guilt, of mishaps in Bakool’s life, on herself. Not knowing about his dual lives, Jigna continues to be a devoted wife adding a strong element of comedy through her goofy persona. Visiting Chandigarh is always a pleasure; since she has been brought up in Chandigarh and has lived here for 18 years. She absolutely love the city’s vibe. Today, she is especially looking forward to interacting with her fans and sharing our experiences with them.
In the recent weeks viewers have seen Sheena and Jigna continue their attempts to win Bakool’s heart. Jigna comes across a boy named Bhootnath who requests her to pose as his mother and meet his principal. Her mother-in-law Kokila (Purvi Vyas) convinces her to participate in the ruse and further has Bakool pose as Bhootnath’s father. On the other hand, Sheena scares Bakool by announcing her pregnancy. In upcoming episodes, it will be revealed that Sheena’s pregnancy is a planned hoax to bring Bakool and Sheena closer. Khatron Ke Khiladi contestant Nia Sharma will come visiting her friend Sheena and give her tips on wooing Bakool.  On the other hand, Sheena will cast Ravi Dubey in an advertisement. Bakool's childhood friend, Ravi soon learns about Bakool's two marriages. Will Ravi reveal Bakool's secret? How will Bakool salvage the situation this time? 

Chitkara University Awards Honorary Doctorate for Quick Heal Technologies Founder Kailash Katkar

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 29th July:- In a glittering ceremony at its Punjab campus, Chitkara University conferred the Doctor of Literature degree on Mr. Kailash Katkar, Founder, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the leading IT security solutions provider, Quick Heal Technologies for his outstanding contribution to Business, Education and Humanity. He is a first generation entrepreneur who started Quick Heal Technologies from scratch and built a Global IT security solutions empire spanning more than 80 countries. His journey is a truly inspiring story of success interwoven with hard work, vision, judgment calls and the ability to spot opportunities. The Doctorate was awarded to Kailash Katkar at the hands of Dr. Madhu Chitkara , Vice Chancellor, Chitkara University at the august gathering to celebrate the 12th Convocation of Chitkara University wherein more than 500 students from the Graduating Batch of 2017 Mass Communication, Hospitality, Education, Healthcare & Engineering were awarded with their degrees.
Kailash Katkar’s brainchild Quick Heal Foundation functions in the areas of community welfare, education and creating awareness around cyber security. The foundation has provided training and guidance on cyber security to more than 8 lakh students across the country. In addition, Quick Heal Academy closely works with Universities, Law Enforcement Agencies and Educational Institutions to engage with students and design programs which will create a strong pool of Cyber Security professionals.
The special convocation 2017 was presided over by the Dr. Ashok K Chitkara, Chancellor Chitkara University, Dr. Madhu Chitkara , Vice Chancellor & Dr. S.C. Sharma, Registrar, Chitkara University.
On receiving the degree,  Kailash Katkar, in his key note address said that he is privileged to receive the Honorary Doctorate of Literature from an esteemed University like Chitkara. He truly feels humbled and honored to receive this honor. When he started Quick Heal Technologies, computers were in its infancy and internet was not even born in India. Today they have become a part of life across the globe. Technology is thriving on this penetration and presents limitless opportunities to this generation to think beyond imagination. We are seeing the rise of robotics and automation in many sectors. Through the solutions developed by Quick Heal Technologies, his job is to make the virtual world a safe and secure place. Your job as future leaders and innovators is to create a world that lasts forever. He is sure you have gained immense knowledge during your time at Chitkara University. Take the values and skills you have learnt over these years and built them into everything you do next.
According to Dr. Ashok K Chitkara, Chancellor Chitkara University Punjab, that Kailash Katkar is widely recognized as a man of enormous integrity, significant achievements and remarkable humility, and he has brought these qualities to his dynamic leadership of Quick Heal Technologies. This award is recognition for Kailash Katkar’s tremendous contributions to India and the IT Industry at large, through his vision, drive for innovation and passion to bring about transformation and change. Chitkara University thanks Kailash Katkar and honours him with this doctorate.
Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Vice chancellor of Chitkara University Punjab, said, that Kailash Katkar has had a remarkable career. His continuous focus on innovation has helped Quick Heal to provide the best in class products and services to its customers. His strong commitment to operational excellence, innovative approach to business problems, and aptitude for partnering cross-functionally has made Quick Heal the most preferred security solution in consumer and SOHO segments and has rearranged the brand preference in enterprise segment. In 2016, Quick Heal became the first Indian software product company to hit the Capital markets. He is symbolic of a new and resurgent India that has delivered societal prosperity on the basis of significant intellectual capital.
Kailash Katkar interacted with students who received their degrees at the event. The Honoris Causa Doctorate at Chitkara University is meant to acknowledge and felicitate distinguished personalities in the country who have made commendable contributions in the field of science, engineering, entrepreneurship and academics.
Chitkara University is a government recognized University with the right to confer degrees as per the sections 2(f) and 22(1) of the UGC Act. 1956. Chitkara University Punjab is a multi-discipline student centric campus with more than 10,000 students.
Chitkara University has established an unassailable reputation for strong on-campus recruitments on the sheer virtue of our intensive focus on making all our graduates "industry ready".
Chitkara University is different. Our students are different. So are our faculty, our academic strengths, research pedigree and our outlook on teaching and learning. Within a decade most of our academic programs are ranked in the Top-50 programs in the country which speaks volumes about our strong academic heritage, highly committed faculty, extensive industry collaborations, great international partnerships and state of the art infrastructure.

Hand Painting is Dying Art: Rashmi Bindra

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 29th July:- Hand painting is a dying art form which is slowly going away because of technology has taken it over. And my paints have always been called Prints, since a long time and me correcting people, as it's not prints but my Hand Painting. This was stated by renowned fashion designer Rashmi Bindra during a event.
Rashmi Bindra said that paints is one form of textile design, which never goes out of style, only there are different forms of fabric painting.Water effects, Kalamkari, wax printing, or specific paints are used like vegetable dyes, pigments or silk colours.
She further added that this season, she wanted to create patterns of happy animals, birds, grass hoppers , butterflies , peacocks, cocks, lady birds, flying helicopters on the Lehngas, dupattas, punjabi suits, etc , to get the rich effect of festivity, with combinations like light grey or silver, emeralds and violets...  nude and burgundies with Taj Mahal lilly patterns with butterflies,,  or Roses in geometric forms with paisley's, with exotic yellow and brown burgundy..
Anybody who loves art, intricate embroidery, will enjoy the array of beautiful Hues on dupattas, with irises, feathers, with a touch of block prints here and there, with beautiful Goya Patti, sequences and Parsi borders embedded in the soft hand paints.
Rashmi Bindra said that she has been known to paint since last 30 years now, it's not just paints but her life.
It takes long to create each piece, this time she has added a line of bed linen and cushion covers to it. 
You will enjoy the embience of her beautiful hand painted walls, the line of  “The Contemporaries, the painted saga”.

'Unique & Exotic Exhibition' Starts: An Amalgamation of Unique Designer Lifestyle Products

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 29th July:- 'Unique & Exotic Lifestyle Exhibition' has started in Kisan Bhawan , Sec 35 & will be on from July 29 till July 31. The USP of this Exhibition curated by Trends -- a Company with expertise in organizing classy lifestyle shows, is that it has brought the best of collections from all across India on a single platform.
Pankaj Jain, Director, Trends Exhibitions, said that we have put together a Lifestyle extravaganza which has all type of lifestyle products to help fashion conscious & up-to date tricity residents shop for the upcoming festival & wedding season at one place. The prices are really pocketing friendly. We have traditional Indian, Indo Western, Western designer wear, enticing Jewellery, Footwear, Furniture etc. 64 exhibitors from places like Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata. Punjab, Rajasthan etc are participating. 
There are some really unique showcases at the Exhibition. 'Kotgarh Fruit Bageecha' from Kotgarh(HP), located at 7500 feet is the apple basket of India & which is known for churning tasty exotic fruit preserves & chutneys is here. The label is operated by a young couple Kartick & Anuradha with support of women self help groups. The stall presents the World's Hottest Apple Chutney, the Apple & Naga King Chilli Chutney, a true Himalayan delight made with two kinds of crunchy green apples from Shimla Hills and Bhut Jolokia or Naga King Chilli, the hottest chilli in the world from Assam.
With the festival of Rakhi around the corner there are a plethora of options to choose from for that designer Rakhi, in fact Craft Mansion has brought a storehouse of designer Rakhis.
The exhibition has in store upmarket designers from different regions of India. Katyayani Kreations Delhi which has a scintillating collection of ladies Indo Western kurties, dresses and suits is there. 'What2wear' is here & is a label known for customised, fashionable wear.' Chea' by Cheena & Rhea has brought a designer range of Cotton Kurtis & Suits. 'Kamakhya' has a collection of trend setting couture. 'Karvy Kreations' has hip & stylish women wear. Designer Bhanupriya has brought her eclectic collection. 'Piyureet' Label has brought enchanting collections.'Plain Jade' has an exclusive designer collection. 'Razaa' is here with graceful & attractive Indo Western wear. Resham Singla label is here. 'Pari Creations' is here with designer suits, lehangas , Kurtis & dresses. For haute couture you can head for 'Sabinas'. 'Zeal' by Monika Arya has brought imported  Indo western & western dresses. Arti Bansal a designer cum manufacturer is showcasing her label Sixth sense's cotton based designer line.
It's not just designer apparel all the way. Label 'Zohra' from Delhi is a one stop destination for certified natural gemstone jewellery with healing properties. 'Designer Hub' is here with beautiful jewellery pieces. 'Vivians Princess jewellery' is there & so is Yashika's Jewellery from Kolkata. Karigari has showcased bespoke furniture at prices that are a steal. Rajasthan Art N Craft has got the best artistic products from Rajasthan. Rozys Wedding accessories is here. Hora Exports has brought a wide range of Punjabi Juttties.
So Style Divas brace up for some great festive shopping to upgrade your wardrobes at Unique & Exotic Lifestyle Exhibition. What's more, there is something for everyone and at prices that are quite competitive. So mark your diary for this Exhibition which is on from July 29 till July 31, 11 am to 9 pm at Kisan Bhawan , Sec 35, Chandigarh.