Wednesday, 29 May 2019

Forest Hill Golf & Country Club Offering Honorary Memberships

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Chandigarh 29th May:- With the rising wave of enthusiasm for the Golf among people, the membership queues of the elite golf clubs get longer and longer. In fact obtaining a membership for a couple of Golf clubs in Chandigarh has become as long as waiting to get a citizenship. However, people of tri-city wouldn't have to wait this long now as one of the North India’s leading Golf destinations, Forest Hill Golf & Country Club brings a ray of hope for avid golf lovers of tri-city.
Forest Hill Golf & Country Club is opening limited permanent memberships for Individuals, Service Persons, NRI’s/Foreign Nationals/Diplomats & Corporates. Nestled in the foot hills of picturesque Shivaliks, a round of golf here is a unique experience. The multipurpose modern 9-hole, par-36 Golf range is the only one of its kind. An all-weather high-tech driving range provides golfers an enriching practice and warm-up sessions. The clubhouse comprises a multi-cuisine restaurant, which offers a great place to enjoy good food and special moments with your family and friends in the cool, serene and soothing environment.
As a Member, one can enjoy first-class amenities and benefits at Forest Hill Golf & Country Club and beyond that are unmatched in the industry. They can enjoy access to the endless golf & clubhouse facilities, adventure activities and great family outdoors.
One of tri-city’s premium Golf clubs, Forest Hill Golf & Country Club aims to encourage people to participate and enjoy the club’s wonderful facilities at every opportunity. The Golf & Country Club is also offering honorary memberships to some of its elite members who are associated with the group from a long time.
The memberships are limited to 100 members each under Individuals as well as Service Personals categories, 50 members under NRI’s/foreign nationals/ diplomats’ category & 20 members under a category aimed for Corporates. The memberships are subject to the approval by the Club Screening Committee and the last date to apply for the membership is 30th June, 2019.

CII organizes Workshop on ‘Two Years of GST – Simplifying Business’

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Chandigarh 29th May:- GST has been one of the biggest tax reforms in India with the GST Council committed to enforce a sound taxation system, said Vivek Pratap Singh, Excise & Taxation Commissioner and Secretary Vigilance, Government of Punjab while addressing the inaugural session of the ‘CII Workshop on GST – Moving Forward: 2 Years of GST Simplifying Business’ here at Chandigarh today. He added that we are bound to face routine problems on account of such a major transformation and every possible effort is made to understand the hardships of the tax payers and provide appropriate solutions. He assured that issues such as Tax Compliance, Fair Audits, GST Return Forms and the like shall be dealt in consultation with the industry members and their views shall most certainly add to the policy reforms.
Kishori Lal, Principal Commissioner, Central GST Commissionerate, Chandigarh, Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Government of India also graced the occasion and opined that GST is changing very fast and therefore it is important for tradesmen and consultants to keep abreast of latest developments. He further said that there are three important stakeholders in any tax regime, viz., Tax Administrator, Tax payer and Tax Consultants; each having a crucial role to play in the enforcement of a tax system. It is important to identify the gaps and loop holes in any fiscal policy and fix them along with all the stakeholders.
The faculty for the day long workshop was Alok Krishnan (CA), Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Founder Chairman, All India VAT Forum. He mentioned that the Goods & Services Tax as implemented in India is by far one of the best among the SAARC countries and is extremely promising, esp. for the tax payers. He also said that the government is very sensitive to the feedback is incorporating the necessary amendments as suggested by the tax payers, deemed in benefit of the Indian Industry and the citizens of the country.
Rohit Grover, Past Chairman, CII Chandigarh State Council and MD - JREW Engineering Ltd welcomed the dignitaries on behalf of CII and said that the GST implementation has resulted in a uniform tax rate structure across states, reduction in compliance cost, removal of cascading effect of double taxation, and enhancing transparency in the tax administration.
Ravneet Singh Khurana, Additional Commissioner, Excise & Taxation, Government of Punjab was also present during the inaugural session of the workshop.
More than 35 participants benefitted from the interactive workshop and familiarized themselves more on the contemporary changes in the GST tax system.

GoAir Puts the Power of 10 in the Hands of Customers

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Chandigarh 29th May:- GoAir, India’s fastest growing airline, today put the power of 10 in the hands of customers. GoAir today launched its Mega Million Sale for its domestic routes with ticket fares starting at Rs 899 onwards (all-inclusive). Total of 1 million (10 lakh) seats are up for grabs for travel from 15th June 2019 to 31st December 2019. The limited-period 3-days’ booking window will open on Monday 27th May 2019 and close on Wednesday 29th May 2019. 
Jeh Wadia, Managing Director, GoAir, said that starting 27th May 2019, customers will have the power of 106. It will give them the freedom to choose their date, time and cost of travel between June and December of 2019. Moreover, the Mega Million Sale with a starting price of Rs 899 onward comes at a time when everybody has been voicing concerns about rising fares. This initiative is a manifestation of our endeavors to make air travel affordable. However, there is a critical role to be played by the consumer – book early to fly smart. Ever since he launched GoAir 13 years ago in 2005, He has been saying that the best time to buy a flight ticket is today, simply because the fares are not going to be cheaper tomorrow. He urge customers to keep this cardinal rule in mind when you grab the Mega Million offer.
GoAir flies to 24 domestic destinations including Ahmedabad, Bagdogra, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Delhi, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Jammu, Kochi, Kolkata, Kannur, Leh, Lucknow, Mumbai, Nagpur, Patna, Port Blair, Pune, Ranchi and Srinagar, and 4 international destinations, including Phuket, Malé, Muscat and Abu Dhabi. Currently, GoAir operates over 270 daily flights and approximately 1900 flights weekly.
This offer is non-transferable, non-exchangeable and non-encashable. Change in itinerary can be made by paying the applicable change fee and fare difference. In addition, GoAir is offering host of special discounts.

Breast Cancer Edges out Cervical Cancer as Most Common Cancer in India: Dr Rajan Sahu

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Chandigarh 29th May:- With decreased health awareness and late diagnosis, India is headed to earn dubious distinction of having large numbers of cancer cases wherein 25 lac people suffer from cancer, of which 12 Lacs are new cases. The malady claims 5 lac lives each year in India, while breast and cervical cancer are the most common cancers in females, whereas lung anf orals are most common cancers in males in India.
Dr. Brig Rajeshwar Singh, Director Medical Oncology, Paras Multispeciality Hospitals Panchkula said while talking to media persons to create awareness on Rising Trends of Cancer in North India and observe World No tobacco.
Flanked by Dr Rajan Sahu, Sr. Consultant Surgical Oncology, Dr Parneet Singh Consultant Radiation Oncology, Dr Jagandeep Singh, Associate Consultant Ortho Oncology and Dr Anupam Gauba, Consultant Nuclear Medicine from Paras Hospitals Panchkula, Dr Rajeshwar added that till few decades ago breast cancer was detected in women after the age of  fifty years and the number of young women suffering from this disease were lesser.
He added that almost 65% to 70% patients were above 50 years and only 30 to 35% women were below fifty years of age. However, presently, breast cancer is more common in younger age group and 50% of all cases are in the 25 to 50 years age group. More than 70% of the cases present in advanced stage accounting for poor survival and high mortality.
He also shared that screening tests help in early detection of Cancer Mammography for Breast Cancer, Pap smear for Ca Cervix and PSA for Ca Prostate can be done to pick cancer cases at early stage.
Discussing the issue Dr Rajan Sahu shared that India continues to report highest prevalence of oral cancers globally with around 1.2 Lac new cases of such cancers reported every year. Chewing tobacco and gutkha contribute to 90 per cent of oral cancer cases in India. He also shared that one third of the cancers can be prevented by lifestyle modification. In India, tobacco alone is responsible for 1.5 lakh cancers, 4.2 million heart diseases, 3.7 million lung diseases every year.
He said that India has dubious distinction of being oral cancer capital of world because of rampant habit of tobacco chewing.  25 lakh total cancer patients & every year 8 lakh cancet patient died, but 3 lakh people die due reason of tabacco chewing. The Health Ministry's own statistics show that over 65 per cent of cancers in India can be attributed to tobacco use.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Parneet Singh also shared that m number of new cases of cancer is expected to rise by about 70 percent over the next two decades.“Radiation therapy involves delivering high energy X Rays to body to kill the cancer cells and disrupting their ability to grow and divide without having untoward side effects on nearby normal organs.
On the occasion, Dr Jagandeep Singh shared that nowadays there is new branch of Ortho Onco surgery at Paras Hospitals Panchkula which deals with all type of Bone Tumors and Sarcomas and Limb preservation surgeries can be carried out in almost 90% of cases of Bone cancer. With newer modalities available for reconstruction, patients with bone cancer can not only managed with Limb preservation, but can also expect good function of effected limb after surgery.
Speaking on the occasion Dr Anupam Gauba Said that PT scan can help to find out presence on Cancer, evaluate extend of Cancer, plan possible course of Treatment response. Further it can also be used for early detection of Recurrent disease.

Amway Launches a Vibrant New Range of Attitude Colors

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Chandigarh 29th May:- Amway India, the country’s largest FMCG direct selling company, has launched a new range of Attitude Colors under its color cosmetics portfolio. Celebrating a range of moods with dazzling colors, the 14th edition of Attitude Color Cosmetics comprises five striking new shades each of Matte and Crème Lipsticks along with six radiant hues of Nail Enamels. The recently launched Attitude Colors range also features. Attitude lipstick travel pack that adds convenience along with style to one’s travel plans.
With intense and rich color, the Attitude Matte and Crème Lipsticks offer smooth and even coverage. The lightweight and preservative free formula makes them ideal for extended wear. While the Attitude Matte Lipsticks include new shades such as Cheeky Coral, Mauve Magic, Ravishing Red, Pink Burst, and Caramel Brown, the Attitude Crème Lipsticks consist of trendy tones such as Naughty Nude, Candy Floss, Chocolate Cherry, Coral Pink, and Red Velvet.
The exciting new collection of Attitude Nail Enamels is customised to give an extra pop of color with its shiny and vibrant shades. With an improved chip resistant coating, the Nail Enamels are launched in six eclectic shades of Pink Blush, Frosted Toffee, Coral Love, Red Beauty, Aqua Horizon, and Raspberry Sorbet.
The Attitude Matte Lipsticks (2g each) are priced at INR 389/-*, while Attitude Crème Lipsticks (2g each) are for INR 299/-*. The rich Attitude Nail Enamels (6 ml each) are priced at INR 169/-* and Attitude lipstick travel pack with 3 Attitude Matte and Crème Lipsticks (1.1 g each) is priced at INR 999/-*. The new collection of Attitude Colors is sold exclusively through Amway Direct Sellers across India and can be easily ordered by Amway Direct Sellers/Preferred Customers via the company’s website 

Singer Salman Ali Makes Geeta Kapoor’s Dream Come True on Super Dancer Chapter 3

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Chandigarh 29th May:- The upcoming weekend on Sony Entertainment Television’s kids dance reality show Superstar Singer is going to an entertaining mix of dance and music. With the presence of Sony’s new kids singing reality show, Superstar Singer Judges-Himesh Reshammiya and Javed Ali along with Captains Sachin Valmiki and Salman Ali graced the show and made the evening electrifying with their soulful voice. Superstar Singer is show that will be one of a kind as the Captains have searched through every length and breadth of the nation and have gathered amazing singing gems for the show.
Geeta Kapoor expressed her fondness towards Captain Salman Ali’s brilliant talent of singing and requested him to perform the same song ‘Sajda’ that he had performed in his first audition of Indian Idol in his own style. Salman who created magic with his performance left everyone in awe and right after his performance, Anurag Basu could not control and requested Captain Sachin Valmiki to add to the environment which added to the mood and made it more magnetic. Captain Sachin Valmiki came on stage and sang ‘Aayat’ on Dada’s request. The judges along with everyone gave the singers a standing ovation and Anurag Basu shared that he believes Superstar Singer is in great hands with such talented Captains who will be training and guiding the kids on the show.
After both the captains gave their performances and left everyone spell bounded, Geeta instantly stood up from her seat and bowed down to captain Salman Ali. When reached out to Geeta Kapoor, she shared that since the day she heard Salman Ali sing, ‘Sajda’ during the auditions of Indian Idol, She wished to hear him live. On Super Dancer her dream came true and Salman Ali gave a beautiful performance. The Captain of Superstar Singer is truly blessed and has a soulful voice. His singing teleports the listeners to another place and one can feel instant relaxation. She wish the team of Superstar Singer all the luck and she is sure the show is going to be a super hit among the viewers.
When we reached out Captain Sachin, he shared that the kids on Super Dancer Chapter 3 are extremely talented and brave. The kind of performances they prepare and bring to the viewers is nothing less than a dare.  He is ardent follower of the show and love every kid in Super Dancer Chapter 3. While he was on the set with Salman Ali and Judges Himesh Reshammiya and Javed Ali, he got the opportunity to sing for everyone present. The experience was so good and the kind of response he got was really over-whelming. All the Judges of Super Dancer stood from their seats to applaud Salman and him. Anurag Dada really appreciated our performance and said some really kind words for us which gave him a lot of motivation.
As the show is on the verge of its finale, it’s time for the audiences to vote for the potential contestant and help them win the coveted title of, ‘Dance ka Kal’.

Dev Samaj College of Education Holds Extended Contact Program

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Chandigarh 29th May:- IGNOU team of Dev Samaj College of Education, Sec 36-B, here organised 10 days Extended Contact Program (ECP) of Post Graduate Diploma in Higher Education( PGDHE) in the college premises. The program saw participation of Dr. Anil K. Dimri, Regional Director, IGNOU, Panchkula along with Dr. Nurul Hasan & Dr. Savita Panwar, Assistant Regional Directors, IGNOU, Panchkula. The Course Co-ordinator was Mrs. Charanjit Kaur while the Resource Persons were Dr. Richa Sharma, Dr. Rohit Bhandari, Dr. Neeru Malik, Dr. Anuradha Agnihotri, Dr. Seema Sareen, Mrs. Charanjit Kaur, Dr. Kiranjit Kaur, Dr. Puneet Kooner and Ms. Shivani Sharma.
The experts  delivered lectures on various aspects of Higher Education. Ten days ECP of PGDHE included interactive sessions, discussions & field trips.  The candidates participated enthusiastically in all sessions. In the valedictory session the participants shared their feedback with all academic counsellors in the presence of Principal Dr. (Mrs.) Agnese Dhillon and the IGNOU officials. 

Volkswagen Joins the Cricket Bandwagon with the Launch of Its special CUP Edition

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Mumbai 29th May:-Enthusiastically taking forward its campaign ‘#GermanyCheersForIndia’, Volkswagen, Europe’s largest car maker today announced the launch of its special CUP edition across the Polo, Ameo and Vento carlines. The special CUP edition will reflect the fever of cricket by adorning stylish new leatherette seat covers and chrome badge. Adding to its sportiness will be alloy wheels and body graphics.
Speaking on the introduction of this special CUP edition, Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars said that in India, cricket is not merely a sport, but a religion. It is the equivalent of Soccer in Germany. World over, for Volkswagen, sport has played an integral part of our business. It not only brings in unity across the country but also displays passion, inspiration and excitement. Keeping this spirit in mind, we have launched the special Cup edition that showcases true sportsman spirit through its performance, power and precision across our product portfolio. We aim to reinstate the cheer and fun-to-drive experience among our customers this sports season.
The Cup edition models of the Polo, Ameo and Vento will be available across all Volkswagen dealerships in India at an attractive price to the customers.

Longines Celebrates Its Master Collection with Actress Sanya Malhotra

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Chandigarh 29th May:- The Swiss watch brand Longines celebrated its watch making expertise by highlighting its emblematic line The Longines Master Collection. Actress Sanya Malhotra attended the event, which was held today at Longines Point of Sale (POS) in Ethos Watches, Elante Mall. Since the launch of this collection in 2005, it has enjoyed a level of success that has never waned, making it an emblem of the brand’s watch making know-how. 
The very well known film actress Sanya Malhotra visited on the Longines POS at Ethos watches, located in one of the most popular malls in Chandigarh Elante Mall. This POS displays a large selection of Longines timepieces, including the most iconic watches of the brand as well as its latest models.
Speaking on this occasion, Sanya said that she is really proud to be a Longines Friend and to celebrate this amazing collection in a city I love. This line truly exudes elegance. With its understated charm, it can add magic to any look–formal or casual.

Sony SAB’s Delectable Entertainer ‘Bhakharwadi’ Celebrates the Success of the Show by Hosting ‘Sri Satyanarayan Puja’

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Chandigarh 29th May:- Sony SAB has forever been committed to deliver wholesome family entertainment to its viewers. It has made its mark by curating one of a kind content dipped in humour and is highly revered throughout the country for its fresh take on content. Sony SAB believes in a holistic happiness narrative, which is purely reflected in their slice of life show ‘Bhakharwadi’. The show presents the sweet and salty turns one experiences in life with a hint of humour. The show has been very well received by its audience for its relatable and authentic storyline. To celebrate the success of the show, Sony SAB hosted “Sri Satyanarayan Puja” on their sets to offer their gratitude to the almighty for the success the show has received in the form of love and support from their beloved viewers. They concluded the celebration by interacting with the media and enjoying some delicious Marathi cuisine.
The show is woven together with various emotions, values and characters that are visible in Indian households. Sony SAB’s Bhakharwadi has its viewers all across India and has witnessed remarkable response from their fans and audience on their road trips to Ahmedabad and the city of story’s origin, Pune. This slice of life series, in collaboration with JD Majethia and Aatish Kapadia, stars well-known and versatile actors like Deven Bhojani and Paresh Ganatra who came back together on television after a long time. Since its launch on February 2019, the show has been successful in impressing the audiences with exceptional portrayal of characters that the viewers relate with.
Overwhelmed with the success, Deven Bhojani, who plays Anna, said that he think what our audience admires is the authenticity of the characters and their cultural diversity, which is portrayed so beautifully. The representation of the importance of family values with a humorous touch which makes it light hearted and yet is brimming with emotion. ‘Sri Satyanarayan Puja’ is our way of celebrating our success and thanking those who have made it possible.