Monday, 29 October 2018

Sahayta Charitable Welfare Society organises a Breast Cancer Walkathon

By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 29th October:- To celebrate 'Pink October' as Breast & Cervix Cancer Awareness Month, Sahayta Charitable Welfare Society, organized a 'Breast Cancer Walkathon', at Sukhna Lake here. Shashank Anand, SSP, Traffic and Security, Chandigarh flagged off the walkathon.
Hundreds of people from different strata of society took part in the event, to show their support for the cause of spreading awareness to curtail spread of breast cancer & for its early detection & treatment. The list of participants included cancer survivors, senior doctors from PGIMER and Government Hospital, Sec 32, Principals & students of various colleges like IQ Institute and schools like St. Kabir, Carmel Convent, Strawberry Fields, St. Stephen’s, St. Joseph etc. Apart from this teachers from St. Johns also took part in the walk. Lt. Col Neelam Thakur along with her NCC Cadets from Army, Air Force and Navy Wings, Army Generals, Veterans and army wives were also part of the walk. Members of NGO's like Triya- Spend For a Cause, Rotary Club, Inner Wheel Club also walked for the cause. SBI Ladies Club, Chandigarh Senior Citizens Association, members of High Court Bar association, CESA- Carmel Ex Students Association, World of Women Architects  and aware citizens of the Tricity , participated in the Chandigarh City 'Pink Walk'.  
It is noteworthy that a doctor’s corner was set up to answer the queries of the public. The theme for breast cancer awareness month is ‘Breast Self Examination-a Step Towards Surviving Cancer’ and ‘Early Detection is your Best as well as breast Protection’.
According to Renu Saigal, President, Sahayta Charitable Welfare Society, & who is also a cancer survivor said that October is a significant month for women living with breast cancer. This month, fondly described as ‘Pink October’ is celebrated all over the world as Breast Cancer Awareness Month and is also a prime opportunity to remind women to be breast aware for early detection. The pink looped Ribbon is an internationally recognized symbol for breast cancer. People buy pink ribbons to honour women living with breast cancer, remember those lost to the disease and at the same time support research for cure.
It is pertinent to mention here that the colour ‘pink’ signifies that with early detection and prompt treatment, every woman has a chance of returning to the ‘Pink’ of health. The importance that October has for breast cancer awareness can be gauged from the fact that historic landmarks and monuments all over the world are illuminated in Pink in October, to focus worldwide attention on breast cancer awareness.

SIA Conduct a Talk on say #NoToAbuse Against Elderly

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Chandigarh 29th October:- Second Innings Association conducted a joint talk on say #NoToAbuse against elderly at Le Corbusier Centre, Chandigarh. The main aim of the meeting was to express the abuse being faced by the elderlies.  Help Age India also provided the helping hand to the event by showing a movie and creating awareness amongst those present about speaking up when they are being abused.
S S Lamba, patron of Second Innings Association, commenced the program with his welcome address and apprised the audience about the importance of the event. He emphasized that every second senior citizen is subject to abuse be it mentally, physically or financially. He asked the members present to speak up in case they had gone through any such abuse.
Thereafter the President of Second Innings Association, R K Garg, who is also a well known RTI activist interacted with the audience. He said that speaking about the abuse is difficult as it involves personal repute and prestige of elderly, so in order to address such personal matters and discussion, a panel is being formed where the senior citizens can discuss their issues. He assured that all such abuses/harassment etc. shall be reported to appropriate authorities for necessary relief to the victims. He also proposed a memorandum of demands of the senior citizens from Chandigarh Administration. The memorandum was discussed at the meeting and after the consent of the members the same is being submitted with UT Administrator, V P Badnore for necessary instructions and orders.
SIA also engaged a volunteer Advocate Vinay Jinghan who assured to provide the legal remedies to the senior citizens who find themselves being abused but could not speak up till now. A counselling committee was also formed in name of “My Counsel” especially for senior citizens where they can share their incidents of being abused against proper remedies would be provided. 
Thereafter Deepika Gandhi, Director of Le Corbusier Centre also addressed the members present and discussed the issue of abuse to elderly in details. She apprised regarding the type of abuses generally faced and small measures to stop and cure such abuses. She assured her full cooperation and support to this initiative of SIA. She also announced the Twitter handle #NoToAbuse where the elderlies could post their issues.

Steffy Records Joins Punjabi Music Bandwagon with Jaaniya My Haaniya: A Story of “of Love, Separation and Pain”

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Chandigarh 29th October:- Steffy Records, Punjab today entered the Punjabi music scene with a big bang. The music company launched its first ever track Jaaniya my Haaniya here today. Sung by Hardy S, the teaser video of the mesmerizing song was released today.
According to the producers, “Jaaniya my haaniya” tells the story of love, separation and pain. The video stars Bhavesh Pahadiya who is making his debut with this beautiful song. Besides Pahadiaya, actresses Angel Kapoor and Oomaira yadav have lent even more beauty to the song.
The song is directed by Sahil Mahala who has directed numerous songs like WhatsApp with Amrinder Bobby & Sara Khan and also films like Appan Velle. Mahala is slated to make his bollywood debut as a director with movie “Love Tree”. This song also marks Gurpreet Mahala @ Bittu sherkhan debut as a producer.
The launch of Steffy Records was attended by artists like Rajpal Yadav, Harrdy S. and many more from the Punjabi entertainment fraternity and other prominent personalities. hosted by anchor Shikha Sharma.
Steffy Records envisions bringing the best and new content for all generations.

Sony Entertainment Television’s Super Dancer Chapter 3 Audition Ends on a High Note in Chandigarh

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Chandigarh 29th October:- After roaring success of the Super Dancer franchise, Sony Entertainment Television is geared up for yet another exciting season of the popular show. Super Dancer Chapter 3 will give an opportunity to young dancing aspirants between the age group of 4years – 13 years who stand a chance to become, ‘Dance Ka Kal’.
Opening its doors to the new generation of young dancers, who dream of making it BIG on the small screen, Super Dancer Chapter 3 started off its multi-city auditions for this season and reached Chandigarhtoday. The city participated whole heartedly and the auditions witnessed the enthusiasm of aspirants in huge numbers who put their best foot forward and showed off they dance skills.
Super Dancer Chapter 3 will see the terrific trio–Shilpa Shetty Kundra, Anurag Basu and Geeta Kapoor back as judges on the show with Ritwik Dhanjani and Paritosh Tripathi as the hosts. Once selected in the top talent, each contestant will be paired with a choreographer guru who will guide, nurture, mentor and introduce these young dancers to new dance forms, preparing them for the coveted title.
The auditions will be held across 11 cities-Jaipur, Vadodara, Guwahati, Ranchi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Nagpur, Chandigarh, Indore, Delhi and Mumbai starting 24th October to 24th November, 2018. 

25 KVP Solar Power Plant Installed at Ankur School: 100 Units of Electricity Will be Able to Produce Daily

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Chandigarh 29th October:- A Solar Power Plant has been set up at Ankur School, Sector 14, which was inaugurated by Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Punjab University.
During this, the School Management Committee's President Kusum Singh, Principal Dr. Parminder Duggal and Committee member Prof. (Dr.) AK Sahajanpal, Dr. Anil Kumar, Dr. SK Mehta and Dr. Ramesh were also present.
Solar power plant installed in the school premises is 25 KVP which is capable of generating about 100 units per day electricity. With the establishment of Solar Power Plant in the school, the school will now be able to fully control the consumption of power. Solar Power Plant has been established at Ankur School in Panjab University campus, from which it will become the first education institute in Punjab University.
On this occasion, Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor of the University of Punjab said that establishing a solar power plant in the school and preserving energy (power) is a commendable step towards school management. He congratulated the School Management Committee for setting up this project.
On this occasion, the school's Principal Dr. Parminder Duggal said that during the use of renewable sources of energy in the school, the students were always being educated through the syllabus. Establishing a Solar Plant in the school is a living example of saving energy for the students. This effort will not only preserve energy but also give the student a clean environment.

Employees Takes Pledge of Vigilance Awareness Week

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Chandigarh 29th October:- A pledge taking ceremony to  observe th Vigilance Awareness week from 29th October to 3rd November, 2018 was held at U.T Secretariat today. Parimal Rai, Adviser to the Administrator administered oath to the employees of U.T Secretariat. Senior officers of Chandigarh Administration were also present during the ceremony/
In pursuit of the vision of the Government of India to make a New India by the year 2022, which is the 75th anniversary of our independence, the Central Vigilance Commission, as the apex integrity institution of the country, endeavor to promote integrity, transparency and accountability in public life.
Observance of Vigilance Awareness Week every year is to encourage all stakeholders to collectively participate in the prevention of, and the fight against corruption and to raise public awareness regarding the existence, causes and gravity of and the threat posed by corruption.  The Commission has decided that this year the Vigilance Awareness would be observed from 29th October to 3rd November, 2018 with the theme “Eradicate Corruption-Build a New India”
E-governance, and systemic changes in procedures, minimal discretion, reduced public interface, technology based procurement and automation will go a long way in reducing corruption.  The Commission has, therefore, been advising all organizations/departments to identify and implement effective preventive measures to fight corruption and to enhance transparency and accountability in their functioning.  The Commission has accordingly chosen “Eradicate Corruption-Built a New India” as the main theme for Vigilance Awareness Week, 2018.

Aston Martin Unveils the Successor to A True Sporting Dynasty-The New Vantage

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New Delhi 29th October:- Seven decades as an iconic model and heartbeat of Aston Martin; the evocative name for a magnificent bloodline of thoroughbred sports cars – the revolutionised rendition made a grand arrival at Aston Martin New Delhi.
First used in 1951 on a high-output engine option for the DB2, Vantage was quickly established as a model in its own right. Highlights include the William Towns-designed V8 vantage, spectacular twin-supercharged V600 Le Mans and the much-loved V8 Vantage. Today, this formidable sporting dynasty is poised to hit new heights with the introduction of the new Vantage.
 Nancy Chen, Head of Sales Operations for Aston Martin, South and Southeast Asia, during the launch, said that the new Vantage is the second of the seven new models in seven years under our Second Century Plan. She added that it (Second Century Plan) is a bold plan, and it is working. We have made a strong start with the DB11, taking Aston Martin back into profit. The new Vantage will build on this success, and take the company to greater heights.
She said further that Vantage is a car that’s never less connected and engaging with the breadth of capability to revel in challenging roads and bare its teeth on the track this is the essence of the Vantage driving experience. A true sports car with a sharper look and a keener dynamic edge, the new Vantage is the Aston Martin pure driving machine that the enthusiasts have been waiting for.

Mercedes-Benz Redefines Open Top Motoring Launches the Fascinating C-Class Cabriolet

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Pune 29th October:- India’s largest luxury car manufacturer, Mercedes-Benz today announced an exciting addition to its Dream Car portfolio – the new C-Class Cabriolet. With this new sporty two-door Cabriolet, Mercedes-Benz India also introduces a completely new BS VI petrol engine. The M 264 four-cylinder motor churns out 190kW, which allows the C 300 to attain 100 km/h from standstill in just 6.2 seconds. The new C 300 Cabriolet comes with a host of external and internal enhancements to offer an enjoyable driving experience. The new C-Class Cabriolet was launched by Michael Jopp, Vice President, Sales & Marketing Mercedes-Benz India.
Michael Jopp, Vice President, Sales & Marketing Mercedes-Benz India said that following the successful launch of the new C-Class, we are glad to introduce  the stylish and suave new C-Class Cabriolet, which further extends the C-Class range with open top motoring. The new C-Class Cabriolet truly redefines open top motoring for those ardent enthusiasts who seek driving performance all year round. We are certain that the new C-Class Cabriolet will offer enhanced luxury and comfort to our customers and will continue to delight them. This fascinating cabriolet is aimed at the young target audience who enjoy driving an open-top luxury car.
Michael Jopp added that bringing in the latest products from our fascinating global portfolio is key to our success and has been highly applauded by our discerning customers. Be it, drop top cabriolets, stylish coupes and jaw dropping AMGs, we believe in offering our patrons and brand enthusiasts the best of driving performance and exquisite products. The introduction   of the C-Class Cabriolet reiterates our ‘top of the pyramid’ strategy for the Indian market. We aim to continue our product offensive in India 
The C-Class Cabriolet is efficient and aerodynamic with the roof open, as well as closed, due to the reduction in aerodynamic drag, which also saves fuel. Innovative equipment such as the AIRCAP system noticeably reduces the airflow in the interior. The exterior design of the C-Class cabriolet is characterised by a striking front end design with sporty bumper and diamond grille with the central Mercedes star. The new Cabriolet comes with MULTIBEAM LED headlamps with pixel-specific beam range and coverage control – this is currently the most innovative light and sight system offered by Mercedes-Benz.