Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Varun Dhawan Launches India’s First Ever Scented Vest Range from Lux Cozi

By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 17th April:- LUX Industries Limited(BSE: 539542 | NSE: LUXIND) known for its innovative and customer-demand driven product offerings, manufacturing more than 100 products across 14 major brands comprising a complete range of innerwear for men, women, and children, has yet again created a buzz in the innerwear category of the country by pioneering India’s first scented vest range under their flagship brand Lux Cozi. To fight the rising mercury during summers the refreshing scented vests will be a landmark product in the men’s innerwear category. Bollywood star Varun Dhawan, the heartthrob of Young India and the Brand Ambassador for Lux Cozi launched the scented vest range in Mumbai today. With the new range of vests, Lux Cozi is taking a phenomenal leap in the process of creating value based products keeping in mind the essential necessity and aspirational style quotient of India. At a glittering and starry affair in Mumbai, Varun Dhawan was joined by Ashok Todi, Chairman, Lux Industries Ltd., Pradip Todi, Managing Director, Lux Industries Ltd. and Navin Todi, Senior Vice President, Lux Industries Ltd.
Speaking about the launch of the range of scented vests, Ashok Todi, Chairman, Lux Industries Ltd. said that at Lux Industries, it is our passion to bring interesting innovation in our products focusing on ideas in sync with our brand attributes. Over the years, Lux Industries has been in the forefront creating milestones within the hosiery industry and taking the brands across national and international borders. He said that we have pioneered many firsts and today we are happy to surprise and excite the market trends during summer by launching the first-of-its-kind range of scented vests for the Indian audience. He is sure this product will also be a game changer and create its own segment.
Pradip Todi, Managing Director, Lux Industries Ltd. Said that Lux Cozi is one of the most popular and the largest market share holder in the economy to the mid-segment of men’s innerwear. As part of our core business strategy at Lux Industries, we are open to constant revolution and advancement in our product range. The introduction of scented vests within the fold of Lux Cozi will up the style quotient and also allow its users remain fresh throughout the day in the scorching summer heat. He added that the use of the best and finest cotton in Lux Cozi promises durability with strong stitches making it incredibly stylish yet comfortable. The scented vests are made from 100% cotton. This vest gives users a perfect fit to ensure breathability and freshness all day long.
On the launch of the range of scented vests by Varun Dhawan, Navin Todi Senior Vice President, Lux Industries, elaborated that Lux Industries is planning a substantial and strategic intervention in both urban and rural markets in the coming quarters. The positioning of the brands and the marketing initiatives are skewed towards strengthening this changing dynamics of the hosiery industry. We have always been at the forefront, leading the change in market offerings. We thank Varun for being a part of this exciting journey of Lux Cozi. His inimitable style and fashion sense makes him endearing to all sections of the audience cutting across age groups, especially the youth.
Speaking about his association with the campaign, Varun Dhawan said that Lux Cozi has been synonymous with quality, comfort and durability. He is very excited to be a part of the launch of their next big product--India's first scented vests. With the onset of summer, this innovative product will revolutionize the vest game. he hope the audience shows some love to the vest as well as the ad campaign which has been creatively designed and executed.

Generation Saviour Association organizes 22nd Inter-School Painting Competition

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Chandigarh 17th April:- Generation Saviour Association, an NGO working in area of public health conducted an Inter School drawing competition to mark its two month long celebration of World No Tobacco Day.    Over 600 students from different schools of tri-city participated in this event.  The participants were educated about the ill effects of tobacco particularly cigarettes by the President of the organization Ms Opinder Preet Kaur.
Dr Rita Bhardwaj, Civil Surgeon, Mohali felicitated the students for their skills and said that every year 5500 children initiative the use of tobacco in India. Competitions like these are a wonderful step towards saving the future generations from the scourge of tobacco abuse.
Harish Kumari, Principal Khalsa College encouraged the students and said that each student should be given sufficient opportunity to grow in life.
Surjeet Kaur, Vice President of the organization said that every child is an artist. The role of parents and teachers is to nurture their talent so that they can make a difference to the world when they grow up.
Director Operations, Manpreet Kaur added that this competition shall increase awareness level of students about the harmful effects of tobacco on health.

1st PGC Junior Series Golf Tournament on April 23

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Chandigarh 17th April:- The 1st Panchkula Golf Club Junior Series Golf Tournament will be conducted at the Panchkula Golf Club on 23rd April, Tuesday. This tournament will be a Gun-Shot start with a maximum of 100 participants out of which 72 players will be from category A (under 18), category B (under 15), category C (under 13), and category D (under 11). The balance 28 entries will be from category E and category F for which a putting competition will be conducted. Each of the 100 participants will be given a PGC memento of participation.
General Manager of PGC, Col. A.S. Dhillon said that we aim to provide tournament, rules & etiquette exposure to proficient junior golfers as well as those who have recently learnt or are currently learning golf”. There will be prizes for boys and girls in each of the 6 categories. Children from all over the Tricity and Punjab are welcome to enroll in this tournament which will start at 7am and prize distribution ceremony to be conducted at 12:30. Those who wish to participate may give their names to the starter at Panchkula Golf Club 8360013351. A number of Junior Golf Camps are also planned at Panchkula Golf Club in the summer vacations to introduce new children to Golf.

Cooking Competition Between the Cast of Patiala Babes

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Chandigarh 17th April:- Bonding with your co-actors during a show always helps establish a rapport and understanding of each other and food, is maybe the only universal factor that can bring people together. It is definitely one of the main reasons for friends or colleagues to connect and something similar can be witnessed on the sets of the popular show of Sony Entertainment Television’s Patiala Babes starring Ashnoor Kaur as Mini and Paridhi Sharma as Babita a.k.a Babes.
The show is knit around women empowerment, where a daughter is seen supporting her mother. She inspires her mother to follow her dreams and because of this distinctive concept, the show has been able to attract audiences from all over the country.
With the upcoming track on the show, Babita finds her new calling in starting a Dabba service and this in a way has become a good reason for the cast of the show to add variety in their food. Everyone on the sets is so excited that they have started cooking and experimenting new dishes daily. From Aniruddh Dave to Paridhi Sharma, the actors are coming out of their closet and exhibiting their hidden talent. There is a treat on the sets of the show where different cuisine is being called in daily to calm the taste buds of the cast. The cast and the crew are sure to get a tasty treat hereon.
When contacted Ashnoor, she reveals her excitement about the current track and to help Paridhi with the Punjabi dishes. Talking on that she said that she is very close to everyone on the sets and we also tend to have similar taste in food. These days the first thing that we discuss each morning is about the dishes we have brought in our dabbas and exchange the recipes. At the moment there is an internal dabba-competition running on the sets of Patiala Babes where everyone is coming up with new and innovative dish daily.

Inauguration of Mahendra’s Shop on Sony SAB’s Bhakharwadi

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Chandigarh 17th April:- Sony SAB’s Bhakharwadi has been satisfying the tastes of its viewers with extremely hilarious content and remains successful in getting immense appreciation from the audience. Celebrations double for Gokhale and Thakkar families with one winning the Fancy dress competition and the other looking forward to the inauguration of Mahendra’s (Paresh Ganatra) shop ‘Gayatri Snacks and Sweets’.
The fun filled Fancy dress competition brings in some more happiness for the Gokhale Family as Amol (Khanjan Thumbar) wins. Not only is he delighted about winning but truly feels proud about doing something for his kids. Happy moments also favour the Thakkar family with the inauguration of Gayatri snacks and Sweets. With the launch, Anna (Deven Bhojani) proves his friendship by claiming to feed Bhakharwadi to the first customer of Mahendra’s shop, with his own hands and surprisingly, it turns out to be his daughter, Vibha (Rasika Vengurlekar). On the other hand, Mahendra is worried with no customers coming to his shop and shopping at Gokhale Bandhu instead.
Paresh Ganatra, playing the role of Mahendra Thakkar said that Mahendra is very excited for the opening of his shop and is happy seeing Anna supporting him for the same. However, after a few days, he still notices all the customers going to Anna’s shop instead of coming to his. It will be interesting for the viewers to see how this affects their relationship going forward.

Wasabi a Pan Asian Restaurant & An All New Fun Factory Unveiled

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Chandigarh 17th April:- An exclusive preview and formal unveiling of tricity’s latest offering to the oriental food circuit –‘Wasabi’ , was held at the city’s casual fine dining Pan Asian restaurant located in the Sec 7 market on Madhya Marg. ‘Wasabi’ is positioned as a “fusion pan Asian restaurant ” as it offers authentic cuisines from countries like China , Japan ,Thailand, Burma etc.
The interiors of the restaurant are enchanting. The walls have been done up in red themes and the ambience has an informal feel to it. The murals are attention getters and the restaurant has ensured a selection of peppy music, which creates a happy & pleasant outing for visitors.
The Chefs at Wasabi are adept at the oriental style of cooking using original ingredients. The dishes here retain their flavour and taste which certainly brings alive the cuisines from the Chinese, Japanese and Thai kitchens.
Traditional Thai soup, Chinese sour & pepper with 22 ingredients and Beijing sea food are highlights in the soups menu. However, the USP of Wasabi is the wide menu range of ‘Sushi’ -a Japanese dish of prepared vinegared rice, accompanying a variety of ingredients, such as raw sea fish. On offer are 18 types of ‘Sushi’s’. Though ‘Sushi’ is generally made with raw fish, Wasabi has a good number to tickle the palette of vegetarians too. What’s more, there are vegetarian Sushi Rolls also. In the non veg Sushi section ‘Kastu Chicken’, ‘Tuna Maki’ and ‘Smoked Salmon Nigri’ are truly delectable. The vegetarian section of ‘Sushi’s’ boasts of exotic preparations like Asparagus, Radish, Cucumber, Carrot, Avocado with Wasabi Mayo. Sushi platters too are available for those who are looking for variety on their plate. With 20 types of dumplings, Wasabi is now the go to destination for food lovers. The ‘Rainbow Chicken dumplings’ are mouth watering and if you are keen to stick to vegetarian, one can opt for the ‘Vegetarian Crystal Dumplings.’
The Tempuras - a Japanese dish consisting of seafood or vegetables that have been battered and deep fried are also tempting. The elaborate small bites Veg and Non Veg menu makes the food at Wasabi a hit. The dishes from the Wok -which is one of the most common cooking utensils in East and South East Asian countries are mouth-watering.For those who would not like to go for a proper 3 course meal there are Signature Bowls which are hunger busters in themselves. An exotic signature dish is Thai spicy rice and Flavours of sea food. Spicy Bangkok bowl, Spicy Ramen bowl and the Chef’s special Coconut milk, burnt onion & garlic khowsuye are also must tries.Wasabi’s hand-made coconut ice cream and the Japanese Mochi ice cream are signature desserts.
Wasabi’s Founder Rajat Saini said that Wasabi came about because of my desire to provide the region’s food aficionados who are well travelled and exposed to World cuisines, especially Asian food an eating place where they could relish authentic preparations. Apart from Wasabi we have also re launched Fun Factory the iconic kids’ entertainment destination in the premises housing Wasabi. He added that our location in Sec 7 is also known for being home to one of tricity’s most popular North Indian & Mughlai fine dining restaurants –Sultan. In its new avatar Sultan has a new open-air seating with breezy vibes. The latest addition to its menu is Middle Eastern cuisine and even a sumptuous desi pizza menu. Pizzas like the ‘Rajasthani Laal Maas’ topped Pizza' are certainly one of their kind found only at Sultan. Our Galouti kebabs and Biryanis are must haves too.

Blue Star Launches 75 New Air Conditioner Models to celebrate its 75th Anniversary: Range Includes Inverter ACs with 30% Extra Cooling

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Chandigarh 17th April:- Air conditioning and commercial refrigeration major, Blue Star Limited, has launched 75 new models of room air conditioners in its Platinum Jubilee year. These superior and stylish models also include energy-efficient inverter ACs capable of delivering 30% extra cooling over and above its rated capacity. This enables faster temperature pull-down even in larger rooms during peak summers thereby consuming less power and leading to significant savings on account of lower electricity bills. This superior performance is due to Blue Star’s unique heavy duty design of the outdoor unit that weighs around 46 kg for a 1.5 ton 5-star inverter AC. The range of these inverter ACs starts from Rs33,790. Further, consumers can also avail attractive 0% finance with easy EMI options and cash back offers vide tie-ups with leading banks and finance firms. All Blue Star inverter ACs are backed with an assured comprehensive warranty for the first year, and a long term warranty of 10 years for the compressor.
Blue Star has also unveiled a new line-up of super-efficient inverter ACs with a high ISEER of 5.30 which consumes 18% less power compared to the existing 5-star ACs with an ISEER of 4.50, thus setting a new benchmark on the energy-efficiency front.
While interacting with media on the launching of new range of AC’s here at Chandigarh, C P Mukundan Menon, President-Sales & Marketing, Product Business, Blue Star Limited said that as in the past, we have again launched a stellar array of new products which are differentiated and stylish. Blue Star has always been committed to provide consumers with products that are highly energy-efficient and deliver extra cooling while consuming less power and has products at all price point in order to cater to a larger set of consumers. We continue to make significant investments in product development, after-sales service as well as brand building and are confident of enhancing our market share to 13.5% in this financial year.
He said further that in addition, the new innovative range offers distinct features such as precise temperature setting in steps of 0.1°C and 0.5°C,soundproof acoustic jacket for the compressor for extra quiet performance, Dual Rotar Technology for faster cooling, and a built-in voltage stabilizer designed to operate smoothly from 160V to 270V without the aid of an external voltage stabilizer.
Blue Star’s inverter ACs with Wi-Fi enabled feature are smartly operated through its customer-centric mobile app which, in addition to its capability to remotely monitor and control the machine, also allows consumers to personalise their AC profile, group the ACs for better control, and optimise settings as well as integrate this app with home automation systems. Besides, this app also has ’Smart Budget Management’ embedded in it which enables users to smartly manage their budget, track their AC usage trends, as well as schedule their ACs with respect to different time and sleep curves.
Blue Star’s share in the 5-star air conditioners segment is higher than that of the industry, signifying that the Company enjoys a preference amongst discerning consumers who purchase premium products. The complete range of inverter models is equipped with eco-friendly refrigerants.
Blue Star, which is celebrating its Platinum Jubilee this year, forayed into the residential segment in 2011 and has since, grown from strength to strength, year-after-year by outperforming the industry. Blue Star’s air conditioners are well known for quality, reliability and durability earning the trust of millions of customers.