Tuesday, 26 September 2017

USIF and The Chopras Collaborate For A Bright Business Future

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 26th September:- The Chopras, one of the most trusted study abroad consultants in India, today organized a seminar on EB-5 Visa Process in an exclusive collaboration with the U.S. Immigration Fund in Chandigarh. The seminar brought together families in India the opportunity to invest in a global future to enable business, education, career and residential opportunities in the U.S.
The EB-5 visa program offers foreign investors to invest $500,000 or $1,000,000 (depending on the type of investment) into a qualified project. The project should successfully create 10 full-time jobs for U.S. workers basis which the individual and his/her immediate family is given a permanent green card.
Speaking on the occasion, John Linn, Director of Asia-Pacific Operations at U.S. Immigration Fund, said that as Indian economy is growing at a rapid pace, there is a lot of exchange between our neighboring countries to facilitate and furthermore business opportunities. Such seminars will prove to be a beneficial exchange of culture and employment opportunity where potential investors can make use of long term benefits extended by the US government. This is a great investment vehicle and has huge potential in generating multiple jobs and in turn rich dividends to the investors.
The Team of U.S. Immigration Fund, EB-5 experts and staff enlightened the future investors on the benefits and nuances of this U.S. Visa Programme. The summit also focused on planning the future for U.S. college education and having a complete understanding of all the immigration and visa options.
The U.S. Congress created the EB-5 Program in 1990 to enable high net worth Foreign Investors to obtain a U.S. Visa by investing in a U.S. business that will benefit the economy and create more jobs.
The EB 5 programme will be held in Ludhiana, Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore on 24th and 29th September and 6th& 14th October respectively. The programme agenda and relevant information for the roadshows in the cities mentioned above is available on the website of The Chopras.

NSS Day Celebrations at NINE- PGI

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 26th September:- National Service Scheme (NSS) Day was celebrated by NSS Unit of National Institute of Nursing Education, PGIMER, Chandigarh.  The Chief Guest Prof. Rajesh Kumar, Dean, PGIMER, and Head School of Public Health presided over the function. Mrs. Meenakshi Agnihotri and Mrs. Shabana Perveen organized the function under the guidance of Dr. Sandhya Ghai, Principal, NINE. A brief report of the NSS activities was depicted with photographs of the events in the previous year. The objectives & motto of NSS was highlighted by the senior volunteer. Prof. Rajesh Kumar encouraged volunteers to participate in activities which bring them close to community. He appreciated the NSSS volunteers for various activities they performed last year. A cultural programme including patriotic songs, dance on women empowerment, skit on social evils etc was carried out by the volunteers.
Dr.  Sandhya Ghai, appreciated the organizers and volunteers for the wonderful program. Citing the famous saying “Charity begins at home”, she highlighted the importance of moral values inculcated during child hood at home by the parents and then by teachers in school & college. She encouraged volunteers to carry out services to the suffering and downtrodden community not only as a volunteer of NSS but as a human being anywhere in neighborhood or around wherever it is needed.  She further added that we are lucky that we are into nursing profession & get opportunity to serve the sick. She encouraged the volunteers to serve the sick and community whole heartedly. 
At the end new volunteers were administered the pledge.

The Flying Sikh of India- Milkha Singh Unveils His Wax Figure for Madame Tussauds

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 26th September:- Milkha Singh, the greatest Indian athlete unveiled his first wax figure for the upcoming Madame Tussauds Delhi, today. The figure will be displayed at the sports zone of the attraction where he will join other national and international sports icons in an interactive themed environment. This figure will allow visitors to cherish the winning moment of 1958, where he won his first gold medal.
Milkha’s detailed figure was crafted from over 300 measurements and photographs, by several highly skilled artists from Madame Tussauds. It is sculpted in a spectacular sprint pose; this posture was chosen from his victorious win at the Common Wealth Games in 1958.Viewers are bound to be awestruck and will be driven back to this moment of pride, seeing Milkha Singh’s figure at the immersive zone of the attraction.
During the unveiling of his figure, Milkha Singh said that he is very happy to receive such honour of getting him wax figure at the upcoming Madame Tussauds Delhi. To see his wax figure next to such icons at Madame Tussauds Delhi is an accolade in itself. He is grateful to Madame Tussauds for their creativity and respect their team’s dedication and efforts they have devoted in crafting the figure. The whole process has been a joyful journey and he is amazed to see the result today.
Anshul Jain, General Manager and Director, Merlin Entertainments India Pvt. Ltd. said that to honour Milkha Singh is a prestigious moment for all of us at Madame Tussauds. His hard work, achievements and contributions to Indian sports is a motivation for all. Madame Tussauds is renowned all over the world for immortalising icons from every sphere giving their fans the opportunity to be with them and experience a magical world of entertainment. Milkha Singh’s figure will inspire our guests as he is one of the loved sports stars of our country.
Madame Tussauds Delhi is an attraction that truly portrays the fascinating world of Bollywood & Hollywood, renowned sports, history and political personalities under one roof, through planned themes and interactive areas. The visitors will be encouraged to interact with the life-like figures of the celebrities, which marks the uniqueness of the wax attraction.

Consulate General of Canada Delivers Talk at GGSCW-26

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 26th September:- On the occasion of the International Day of the Girl (October 11), the Consulate General of Canada in Chandigarh, Christopher Gibbins was invited by the Student's Welfare Committee of Guru Gobind Singh College for Women, Sector 26, Chandigarh on September 26, 2017, to deliver a talk on vital social issues. The Consulate General addressed the girls on growing rate of violence, poverty and discrimination. Focusing on the women, he mentioned gender inequality being prevalent even in developed countries like Canada.

He mentioned that Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau desires his country to progress as a feminist country with equal representation of men and women in the Government. While conclude the talk, he expressed that empowering women will benefit not only the world economy but also free both genders from the shackles of fixed roles to create tangible holistic development of society.

रोमांटिक टै्रक है -किन्ना प्यार-: बलराज

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 26th September:- चाहे अदाकारी का क्षेत्र हो अथवा गायकी का दोनों क्षेत्रों में गायक अदाकार को हिट कराने के पीछे श्रोत्राओं का बहुत योगदान होता है, इसलिए मेरा मानना है कि श्रोत्रा भगवान का रूप होते हैं। यह कहना है प्रतिभावान तथा युवा पंजाबी गायक बलराज का। कई हिट गीत दे चुके बलराज ने आज चंडीगढ़ प्रेस क्लब में अपने नए सिंगल टै्रक -किन्ना प्यार- के लांचिंग के अवसर पर पत्रकारों से मुलाकात की। इस अवसर पर उनके साथ म्यूजिक डायरेक्टर जी गुरी भी उपस्थित थे।
इस गीत बारे बातचीत दौरान बलराज ने बताया कि यह एक प्यार भरा गीत है और मुझे उम्मीद है कि यह गीत युवाओं को अवश्य ही पसंद आएगा। गीत के बोल सिंह जीत ने लिखे हैं, म्यूजिक जी गुरी ने दिया है और डायरेक्टर दिलशेर सिंह खुशपाल सिंह है। इस गीत को एनालॉग रिकार्डस द्वारा आज विभिन्न चैनलों पर रिलीज किया गया।
काबिलेजिक्र है कि बलराज अब तक कई हिट गीत दे चुके हैं, जिनमें -जाने ते बनी-, -पाली-, -3 सालां दा प्यार-, फील-, -ऑडी-, -केनेडा-, -केंडल लाईट डिनर- आदि गीत जिक्रयोग्य हैं। जिला जालंधर के गांव बिलगा में पले बढ़े बलराज गत 17 वर्षों से पंजाबी गायकी के क्षेत्र में सरगर्म हैं। बलराज ने बताया कि मैंने गायकी की तालीम चरणजीत आहूजा निर्मल सिद्धू से हासिल की है।
बलराज ने बताया कि इन 17 वर्षों में मैंने कई उतार चढ़ाव देखें हैं परंतु श्रोत्राओं के प्यार के चलते मैं आज इस मुकाम पर पहुंचा हूं। उन्होंने कहा कि मेरी प्राथमिकता यही रहती है कि मैं श्रोत्राओं की पसंद को ध्यान में रखकर ही हर गीत तैयार करूं। उन्होंने कहा कि मुझे इस क्षेत्र में आने से पहले और अब तक परिवार ने पूरा स्पोर्ट किया है। उन्होंने बताया कि वे लगभग पूरी दुनिया घूम चुके हैं और पंजाब में रहने वाले पंजाबियों की तरह ही विदेशों में बस रहे पंजाबी भी पंजाबी को ही तरजीह देते हैं।

Tata Sky Score Big With a New Sports-Viewing Experience

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 26th September:- Pushing the boundaries of innovation in sports viewing, this Sports season Tata Sky and Star Sports launched the ‘Star Sports Select Experience’ with the Premier League. This service promises to take the fans straight to the heart of their favorite sport in a fully-immersive experience, offering more live matches and the option of multi camera and stadium view.
Tata Sky’s Sports Add On service journey began this year with Star Sports Select Experience on Roland Garros, Wimbledon; enabled ardent sports fans the flexibility to choose from simultaneous live matches on Star Sports. Also exclusive to all Tata Sky subscribers were the option of watching Wimbledon highlights and an Inside Wimbledon experience with expert analysis and player interviews.
Arun Unni, Chief Content Officer, Tata Sky said that Tata Sky believes in going beyond the conventional entertainment platform.  At no additional cost to Tata Sky subscribers, the Add-On feature is sure to delight sports fans with wider choices on camera angles, highlights and in-depth information on the sport at their convenience. Tata Sky in partnership with Star Sports has been able to empower subscribers by giving them freedom of watching multiple live simulcast matches, thus revolutionizing the expanse and depth of sports-viewing experience in India.
This service can be accessed via the red button on the Tata Sky remote which will be visible on Star Sports Select 1 & Star Sports Select 1HD, Star Sports 1 (SD & HD), Star Sports 1 Hindi (SD & HD). 

Honda Makes Biggest & Fastest Network Expansion in History of Indian Two-Wheeler Industry

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 26th September:- Honda 2Wheelers India – the growth driver of Indian two-wheeler industry today announced that it has made the BIGGEST and FASTEST network expansion in the history of Indian two-wheeler industry.
Honda is the ONLY company in the Indian two-wheeler industry to double its network count and inaugurate a significant 2,800 new touch-points in the last two & half years.(Sept, FY’17-18 vs. FY’2013-14 end)   With this, Honda’s total network count in India has now reached the milestone 5500th outlet mark.
Inaugurating the milestone 5500th new touch-point – Rudra Honda, a sub-dealer in Kachhwa Bazaar, District Mirzapur, rural Uttar Pradesh, Minoru Kato, President & CEO, Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said that in last couple of years to meet increased demand for Honda 2wheelers, we have invested close to Rs. 9,500 crore in new plants multiplying Honda’s production capacity 4 times from 16 lac units in 2010-11 to 64 lac units this year. This was supported by new model launches both in motorcycles as well as scooter segment and refreshed product line-up ranging from 110cc to 1800cc engine capacity. Delighting millions of Indian customers across the country, it is imperative to make Honda products & services available closer to the Customers especially the hinterland. And what has made Honda’s growth truly satisfying is our aggressive network expansion. Increasing our penetration in hinterlands in line with our product strategy is a critical part of our India strategy & he is delighted to be present here in rural UP on milestone 5500th Honda outlet inauguration.
In first 14 years of establishment, Honda expanded its network to around 2700 outlets ending FY 2013-14. In line with the segment presence & product strategy, the focus of the brand in initial Phase of its network expansion was to cover urban and semi-urban demand centers. In line with its aggressive strategy for India, Honda almost doubled its network reach in the last 2.5 years itself. Honda has now shifted gears to rural and semi urban areas. In fact, 70% of the new touch points inaugurated have come up in rural followed by semi-urban areas.

No Board Employee to Be Sacked: Krishan Kumar

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 26th September:- The restructuring of the Punjab School Education Board (PSEB) is being carried out paving the way for filling of vacant posts. This would also lead to the useful utilization of the present staff. Disclosing this, the Chairman of the board and Secretary, Education, Krishan Kumar said that as per the directions of the Education Minister Aruna Chaudhary many significant pro-employee decisions have been taken which include resolving the cases of 4-9-14 of employees, completion of probation period, conducting meeting of Departmental Promotion Committee (DPC) twice in a year and redressing issues pertaining to seniority lists pending since long.
In a statement after meeting the employees association of board here today at board office, all the employees of the board have been assured that no employee would be sacked after the restructuring instead the exercise would result in paving the way for filling up vacant posts in the board. The Secretary further said that the restructuring was to be done as per the orders of the Finance Department and a committee was constituted under the leadership of Vice-Chairman Prashant Kumar Goyal to know the ground realities. He also said that the restructuring resolution was passed only after the submission of committee report. He further informed that the case concerning filling up of 226 vacancies has been sent to the Finance Department and now with restructuring, there are hopes of case being accorded sanction.
Krishan Kumar further divulged that the employees of the board need not have any doubt because the Government is taking all the decisions keeping their and students' interests in mind. Disclosing more, he said that the computerization has lead to the working becoming easier and because of that some vacancies had to be abolished. He also informed that this doesn't mean that any presently serving employee would be removed. Making other announcements, he said that the pending cases related to the promotion of board employees would be disposed off in 15 days. Adding more, the Secretary said that the new recruitment of professionally qualified staff would lead to improvement in the single window system working. He also said that the board had formed some teams recently and sent these to the bigger states of the country to study the working structure of the education boards there.
The Secretary also said that the work related to the digitization of board's work system is currently under progress which would result in easy and speedy disposal of work and this would be in the interests of the students too. With this, the working pertaining to certificate verification and procuring of duplicate copy would be hassle free.
Krishan Kumar also assured the employee association of the board that they can forward their suggestions regarding the better functioning of board in writing along with facts which would be duly considered. He also instructed the Secretary of the board to see to it that the grievances of the people coming from far off places to get their work done and facing problems are resolved and take the services of the Education Department staff if need be.
On the occasion, Vice Chairman of the board and Director General School Education Prashant Kumar Goyal and the Secretary of the board J.R. Mehrok were also present.

Vodafona Offers Vodafona Ka Navratri ‘Unlimited Salebration’

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 26th September:- Punjab is all set for an extended festive season with Navratras underway, closely followed by the Dussehra and Diwali season. Latest trends find more and more people indulging in online festive shopping in a big way. Busy lifestyles also mean that festive greetings are exchanged through phone calls, sms and chat apps.
To facilitate unlimited and uninterrupted delight for customers during this festive season, Vodafone has introduced ‘Unlimited Salebration’- Supernet 4G Ke Super Offers. This unique initiative provides great ‘Unlimited’ offers and value adds, especially for Vodafone customers in Punjab. These‘Unlimited’ gifts are a ‘limited period’ offer, between the Navratras to Dussehra, i.e. September 26 to September 30, 2017.
Extending Vodafone’s Navratra greetings to the people of Punjab, Arvind Nevatia, Business Head - Punjab, HP and J&K, Vodafone India, said, “People in Punjab are intrinsically celebration-oriented. They celebrate each day and make the most of every moment. During the state’s biggest festive period, Vodafone wants to be a part of the special moments of its customers and give them opportunities to experience our Data-Strong network. ‘Unlimited Salebration’- Supernet 4G Ke Super Offers has been designed to provide customised special offers on ‘extra’ data and talk time for this period. Moreover, there are special offers for those who want to experience our content platform, Vodafone Play.  We invite all our customers in Punjab to make the most of the festivities by having unlimited conversations, messaging and internet surfing with ‘Unlimited Salebration’- Supernet 4G Ke Super Offers.”
The unique thing about these Super Offers is that each customer can choose a customised, ‘best fit’ plan suited to individual usage patterns and requirements. To avail the ‘Unlimited Salebration’- Supernet 4G Ke Super Offers, customers can visit their nearest Vodafone Store or retail outlet in Punjab. They can also get their best fit offer by dialling *121# from their Vodafone number or use MyVodafone App.