Thursday, 31 January 2019

ICC and Coca-Cola Team Up to Celebrate Cricket

By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 31st Jan, 2019:- The International Cricket Council and Coca-Cola today announced that they have entered into a five-year global strategic partnership to celebrate one of the world’s most popular sports – cricket, and its global events. The partnership will see The Coca-Cola Company’s brands becoming exclusive non-alcoholic beverage partners of the ICC until 2023.
The five-year agreement includes all ICC events around the world including the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales, the ICC men’s and women’s T20 World Cups in Australia in 2020, the ICC Women’s World Cup 2021 in New Zealand and the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup in India in 2023 amongst other global tournaments.
Importantly, the partnership will strategically align both the ICC and The Coca-Cola Company for the long-term by combining the strength of The Coca-Cola Company’s diversified portfolio of over 500 brands as well as worldwide reach with ICC’s ambition to expand the sport’s footprint globally.
Commenting on the partnership, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson said that it is our pleasure to welcome Coca-Cola on board as an ICC partner for the next five years. As one of the world’s biggest sports with more than 1 billion fans we are delighted to partner with Coca-Cola, one of the biggest brands in the world.
The ICC is committed to growing the game worldwide and the popularity of the three formats with pinnacle global events in each makes this an exciting time for major brands to be associated with our sport.
Speaking on the occasion, T. Krishnakumar, President, Coca-Cola India and South West Asia, said that Cricket is a global sport and a passion shared by more than a billion people across gender, generations and cultures. In-line with our long history of partnering with major sporting events globally, our strategic partnership with ICC, reinforces our long-standing commitment to refresh sports fans and enhance their entertainment experience. We look forward to delighting our consumers with our diverse portfolio and engagement opportunities to create unique experiences for fans through the next five years and even beyond that.
Vijay Parasuraman Vice President - Marketing, Coca-Cola India & South West Asia, said that consumers are at the heart of Coca-Cola’s beverage portfolio. The company is acutely attuned to their preferences and continuously looks at innovative ways to connect people with our brands. As part of our partnership with ICC to inspire moments of optimism and happiness amongst consumers, we will also offer fans a chance to watch the 2019 ICC World Cup matches live.
The Coca-Cola Company has an eight-decade long association with Olympics, four decades with the FIFA and nearly 25 years with World Cup Rugby. The associations stem from Coca-Cola’s philosophy of being part of consumers’ lives and their passions.
The Coca-Cola company is accelerating its position towards a total beverage company that offers a drink for every occasion and each and every person. As part of this transformation, the company is creating a consumer-centric portfolio across a range of beverage categories – from sparkling to hydration to ready-to-drink teas and coffees anchored in a pervasive and diverse distribution system.
India is a strategic market for TCCC and Coca-Cola India is well on its path to become the fifth largest volume market in the Coca-Cola system. Recently, Coca-Cola India celebrated its 25th anniversary milestone in India and is focused on introducing innovative and localized beverages that suit the consumer tastes and preferences specific to the regions.

Bollywood Choreographer Melvin Louis to Conduct Dance Workshop in City

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Chandigarh 31st Jan, 2019:- A first for tricity & region dance extravaganza - ‘Dance with Melvin Louis’ will take place in city. The dance workshop will be conducted by one of India's most popular names in choreography - Melvin Louis, who is  currently ruling the roost in the Bollywood and the national choreography scene, with his unique dance style. A press meet to share details of the dance event by the young & dynamic organizers who are bringing the dance sensation to Chandigarh was held. The press meet also saw unveiling of 'Art of Dance Studio' under who's aegis Melvin Louis is coming to Chandigarh.
Dipesh Sekhri, Director, Art of Dance Studio & Co Founder Art of Dance Studio, said that 'Dance with Melvin Louis' will be North India’s biggest dance workshop and will be held on 9th and 10th Feb, 2019.(Saturday-Sunday), from 4:30 - 7:30 pm in the Gymnasium Hall, Panjab University, Chandigarh. He sharted further that 1000  participants from different states of North India like Punjab, Haryana , Himachal and tricity are expected to learn finer nuances of dance and the exciting steps of Melvin  on songs like 'Lamborghini', 'Aankh mare' etc which Melvin has so masterfully choreographed. For registering one can visit our facebook page @artofdance.chd. It is noteworthy that Dipesh is a city based choreographer who himself has done a Reality Show with MTV & was in the Top 3 contestants on International TV.
He added that he also take the opportunity to thank Daler Singh, Vice President, Panjab University Student Council for helping us finalise the event venue.
It is pertinent to mention here that Art of Dance Studio is organising the event in association with Amit Metho,Director, MA Dance Academy and Gurvinder Singh, Director , Pehraawa Creations. The Dance workshop has got the support of MS English Academy who is its title sponsor. Harpratap Singh, CEO & Founder, M S English Academy too participated in the press meet. Owner of Navkkar Jewellers Vivek Jain and Yogesh Jain owner of JC & L have also partnered with the event.
Gurvinder Singh, who is also Co Founder, Art of Dance Studio and an experienced award winning fashion choreographer said that the Dance workshop has also got the support of HS Infotech Solution. E Fit Studio , Tress Lounge, Oxy Gym, Hotel Mountview, Shoolini University(Solan), Neeraj Photography, Malakia Entertainments, are also associated with the event. 
It is noteworthy that the marketing partner of the event is Bappa Productions and Films which is into movies, serials, advertisements, video songs etc.
Amit Metho said that Melvin Louis is  a passionate dancer from Mumbai, who introduced his own kind of dance styles, and is one of the most sought after dancer by the young aspiring dancers of the country, whose YouTube history are filled with the videos by Melvin’s academy. Now dance enthusiasts can learn from the master choreographer and polish their skills.

Short Flm "Bachi Balakiya" is Based on True Stories

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Chandigarh 31st Jan, 2019:- Why drugs are not ending in Punjab? What is the reason youth of today is not able to get away from drugs? Punjabi film "Bachi Balakiya" is a short film based on a true story which deals with problem of drugs in Punjab. The film shows how a child is taken into addiction and till adulthood, he takes himself and his family towards destruction due to his addiction. This film shows the life of resident of Punjab Gurujivan Singh, aka "Bachi Balakiya".
Baljeet Singh has played the main character of "Bachi Balakiya". The movie is made by U.S.A. Punjabi Production and City Entertainment. This short film is Directed & written by Harsimran Singh, co-directed by Anjali Sharma and artist direction is done by Neetu Sharma. Music of the film is given by Jaskirat Singh.
During the press conference held in Press Club Chandigarh on Wednesday, the film director said that the audience will be able to see the second part of the film soon which will showcase how even after leaving the drugs; society doesn't let the person survive. The rejection from society makes the addict more vulnerable to mental problems & depression.
Artist Gaurav Sharma said that the film was shot in Chandigarh, Mohali, Kharar. 30 artists have given performance in the film. The total duration of this film is 1 hour. This film is getting released on January 30.

`Mansukh Chaturvedi Ki Atmakatha’ to Also be Remade into Tamil and Telugu

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Chandigarh 31st Jan, 2019:- Indian film maker and writer Sachin Gupta, better known for his critically acclaimed Paranthe Wali Gali, Thoda Lutf Thoda Ishq and Pakhi, shall soon be entering the arena of Punjabi movies. His first Punjabi offering would be the remake of Mansukh Chaturvedi Ki Atmakatha. The remake rights of Mansukh Chaturvedi Ki Atmakatha have already been bought by London Players.
In order to find the right talent for this movie, Sachin Gupta would soon be organising auditions for various roles in the major cities of Punjab and Chandigarh.
The theatrical release of Mansukh Chaturvedi Ki Atmakatha was held on January 26, 2019. The movie revolves around the mad story of Mansukh Chaturvedi a small town boy's dreams to be the superstar of the Silver screen and star of all hearts. And, a struggle of two people -- his father and Munia, to bring him back to the right path of the real world and reform his uselessness.
The story, screenplay and dialogues along with direction of Mansukh Chaturvedi Ki Atmakatha was all carried out by Sachin Gupta. The cast included Sandeep Singh, Shalini Chauhan, Sikandar Khan and Monica Meena.

Poster and Ticket Launching for Sparkles 2k19- A Mega Charity Event

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Chandigarh 31st Jan, 2019:- Navsankalp Association launch its Poster and ticket for Sparkles 2k19-, A Mega Charity Event in association with Municipal Corporation this year under the theme “Swach Bharat , Swasth Bharat”, going to take place at Leisure valley from 4PM onwards on 8th of February, 2019.
The renowned Punjabi singers Jassi Gill and Babbal Rai  will be performing Live at Sparkles 2k19 accompanied by  ‘The Musical Eyes’ performance by Specially abled children from Vatika school, NavSankalp Dance Drama by Mrigya Samyal, Thematic Fashion Show and other Cultural Events.
The Poster launching was done by Maheshinder Singh Sidhu was also present at the occasion.
Navsankalp association is a student run organization based in tri-city (Chandigarh), which makes judicious donations to the patients admitted in PGIMER and GMSH-16. Till date Navsankalp has contributed 63 lacks and has saved 165 lives.

World Education Fairs to be Held: Multiple Benefits for Education in European Countries Like France & Germany

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Chandigarh 31st Jan, 2019:- There is good news for students' wanting to pursue higher education in some of the best colleges & universities abroad.  World Education Fairs  which are to be held in Chandigarh & the region will bring on a single platform, the best International government approved higher educational institutes. Recruitment directors, CEO's and top representatives of 50+ colleges and universities from countries like Canada, Europe-particularly France, UK,  Ireland,  New Zealand, Australia & more will be available for student guidance . These details were shared with media by experts of Charms Education & Immigration Services, which helps students find the right course, Institute and in provision of consultancy services for turn-key student visas for Canada and a host of other countries.
Manish Paitka, CEO, Charms Education & Immigration Services and who is also a New Zealand government approved licensed immigration adviser, said that the World Education Fair at Chandigarh will be held on February 3 (Sunday) at Hotel Taj, Sec 17. Before this we will be taking the mega fair to Amritsar's Hotel Holiday Inn on February 1 and Hotel Park Plaza, Ludhiana on February 2. Students of NCR Delhi also have reason to rejoice as the World Education Fair will be held at Hotel Shangril La’s Eros, New Delhi on February 4. 
Rahul Paitka, MD, Charms Education & Immigration Services , who is also a Canada Study Visa Expert & Canada Course Graduate, said that  there have been policy introductions in the 'study direct scheme(SDS)' for Canada.  Due to this we are seeing improvement of scope for students with stronger academic backgrounds. The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) bar has been raised from 5.5 to 6 band each, this in turn has improved the 'student quality' intake & even  application approval rates. What's more, under the new regime, processing time has been defined which has made the whole system of student visas for Canada become faster.
He added that it is noteworthy that the  Canadian government has set a target of one million immigrants, including students,  for permanent residency in the next three years which is surely going to be beneficial for the students in Canada who successfully complete their courses with required job experiences and become eligible for the permanent residency.
Manish said that online processing is being given preference. The Canadian government has also introduced biometrics keeping in view security concern.
 It was informed that New Zealand has suddenly become an attractive study abroad choice. The reason: the latest policy of post study work rights. One can now get post study work rights of 1-3 years depending on course pursued. What's more, the Kiwi government is promoting areas other than Auckland aggressively. If one studies outside the Auckland region, he or she gets 30 points extra and for pursuing a Masters degree for 18 months or more shall also give extra points as these brighten chances of Permanent residency for the candidate. Moreover the married students going for Master level courses can take their families along and get the benefits of free school education for their children.  
Europe too is looking good. Germany has made it financially quite easy to pursue an education in the country. Candidates need to complete a one year German language course and the higher education fee will be free. To study in France No old funds are required and after completing two years' master degree in any college of France, students can secure a work permit.
Meanwhile, free admission & visa workshops will be held at the World Education fairs through which candidates will be able to apply for May, July, September, November-2019 and January 2020 intakes. Admissions will be available for diplomas (UG, PG), Bachelor, MBA and Master Degree Programmes in colleges and universities. There will be free student visa counselling and guidance, on spot admissions and even scholarship finalisations. It's now the time to realise your world education dream with the 'World education fairs 2019'.
Rahul Paitka said that as a special limited period offer free IELTS, counselling, admission and visa services will be provided to the interested candidates. To provide a one stop service to students we at Charms Education and Immigration have established IELTS centres at Mohali, Ludhiana, Moga , Bhatinda and New Delhi.