Saturday, 19 October 2019

Exhibition to Raise Money for Juvenile Diabetics’ Treatment Held

By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 19th October:- An art exhibition by young city artists from Rotaract Club of Soaring Monks to raise money for treating juvenile diabetics was held at sector 17 Plaza here on Saturday.
Four Rotaract members including Amuleek Sidhu, Abhiroop Kaur, Shruti Yadav and Malavika Sharma volunteered to make several art pieces for sale during an exhibition to spread awareness and raising money for treating juvenile patients suffering from type 1 diabetes.
One of the Rotaractors, Amuleek Sidhu who is a diabetic herself realized the need to help such young children. They together aimed to collect money for the medication cost for at least 10-15 juvenile diabetics.
The exhibition displayed some fine art pieces including hand-made graphic t-shirts, painted plant holders and beautiful paintings that  one could put in house as home decor.
Malavika, director community services of club said that inspiration behind this exhibition was to uplift the underprivileged and marginalized sections of the society.

Toys“R”Us Launches Its First Store in Chandigarh: Tablez Brings the World’s Greatest Toy Store Brand to Elante Mall

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Chandigarh 19th October:- Tablez, the leading organized retail group has launched its first store of global retail toy brand Toys“R”Us in Chandigarh at Elante Mall today. This is the eleventh store of Toys”R”Us in India after successful store launches in Chennai, Ghaziabad and Pune recently.
Speaking on the occasion, Adeeb Ahamed, Managing Director, Tablez, said that we are excited to mark our entry into Chandigarh, which is one of the most youthful, trendsetting and the happiest cities in India. The vibe and vitality of the young population mirrors the youthfulness of the brand and we are positive that the store will have a great reception here.
The world’s greatest toy store, Toys“R”Us offers a full range of toys for children in the age group of 3 to 11 years and has a dedicated section for each category of toys. The store will stock an extensive assortment of toys extending from a die cast car, to flying drones, to doll houses. Youngsters can likewise get a variety of games and toys like Nerf blasters, Lego blocks, Rubik cube along with youth basketball and football gear. Furthermore, children can discover instructive toys, craftsmanship and art, books, recreations and riddles in their learning class area.
The store also consists of Build-A-Bear (BAB) in shop-in-shop format. Build-A-Bear engages kids in learning & creative customization of Bear, which is in line with the brand philosophy ‘Make Time for Play Time’ and assist in enabling toys to be a part of a child’s life.
The store is alongside equipped with Babies “R”Us, which is the quintessential stop for new expectant moms, young parents and offers a full range of products from diapers, food, wipes and almost everything a parent needs to nurture infants. The store stocks baby goods like travel and safety, baby gear, infant care and has curated apparel from Carter’s and OshKosh which are exclusively available at Babies ”R”Us. 
Additionally, Toys”R”Us offers a unique program of Geoffrey’s Birthday Club at the store. A concept of giving kids a unique experience in their birthday month on enrollment with Toys”R”Us. The club includes special birthday parties, attractive offers, games, cake cutting, engagement activities - in all, a fun filled experience that Geoffrey plans for the kids.

“Twice Born”–A Book that speaks Released

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Chandigarh 19th October:- Sahar Gharachorlou, a Transformational Life Coach, is set to release her debut book today about her life experiences and life lessons in a thought provoking manner which can guide those who are in search of answers to the question–“Why Me?”
Giving more detail about the Book Sahar said that this book helps you to take charge of your life, identify your limiting patterns and break through them. She further said that 
it busts every myth you were ever told about positive thinking, religion, gurus, heaven, hell and even god. It shares profound wisdom which has been kept away from mankind. It shows the way to become the master of your own life.
Speaking more about the book, Sahar’s prayer is that; ‘this book to be a contribution to every reader and light the journey of fearless adventure and blissful living’.
“Twice Born is a fascinating read. It can only be written by someone who has undergone trials and tribulations and reached self-realization. A book worth Reading”.
Sahar Gharachorlouis a Life Coach who has dedicated 13 years of her life to guiding people, assisting them to find answers to the most heart wrenching question and heal their wounded selves. She has held over 400 workshops in the past decade, after she quit her job to answer the call of her “Soul”. She holds group therapies and has delivered numerous talks on metaphysical aspects of life. This book is her humble attempt to bring you the wisdom that changed her life, as also the lives of thousands of her students.

ASSOCHAM Startup Elevator Pitch in Chandigarh Concludes

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Chandigarh 19th October:- The Chandigarh round of ASSOCHAM Launchpad - Startup Elevator Pitch Series, an initiative and platform for budding entrepreneurs concluded today at Indian School of Business (ISB), Sector 81, Mohali.
Sukhmeet Singh, Co founder of A2P Energy won the first prize for his startup idea, Piyuesh Rai Bhatia and Manish Garg (Empower DataLyzers Solution) secured the 1st runner up position and Lt Cdr John Livingstone (Retd) Founder, CEO & Product Architect of Johnnette Technologies Pvt Ltd was declared 2nd runner up.
Of over 100 applications received by ASSOCHAM from across Punjab, 15 upcoming startups were shortlisted and they got a chance to meet world class mentors, investors, companies having decades of industry experience to help them give a better shape to their business idea and pitch for funding & technology partners to generate business opportunities.
The startups are mostly from the category of early stage startups i.e. between 0-2 years of operations and established startups between 3–5 years of operations. The top three winners from Chandigarh will now be invited for grand finale in February 2020 in Delhi.
Besides, they will also get an opportunity to scale up and raise finance and/or technology or even marketing partnership with venture capitalists, mentors or independent professionals of global repute.
As part of the Elevator Pitch all 15 shortlisted entrepreneurs and founders were given 300 seconds to explain the concept and idea of a service or product to set of jury members which included eminent names -Anil Khaitan, chairman, ASSOCHAM Startup Council; J.D. Ghai, founder & CEO,; Mrigank Singh, CEO, Atal Incubation Centre at ISB Mohali; Ravindra Chawla, professor, NDIM; Raman Chadha, Co-Founder & CEO, Adreno Technologies India Pvt. Ltd.; Arvind Mehan, ED, NCI (India) Pvt. Ltd.; Jagjit Singh Majha, MD & CEO, PCL Group and president, CREDIA, and Karanbir Singh, consultant prosthetist and orthootist, Deep Artificial Limb Centre.
Anil Khaitan said that the ASSOCHAM Elevator Pitch event continues to showcase best startups from across different cities in India, proving ASSOCHAM’s dedication towards highlighting most forward-thinking innovators/budding entrepreneurs.
He added that we are thrilled to offer recognition to each of the winners from Chandigarh as they continue their journey towards evoking change within our society and country as a whole to further propel our economy on a high growth trajectory.
Anil Khaitan further said that the ASSOCHAM ‘Startup Elevator Pitch Series,’ is to be held in 12 cities, while three winners have been selected each from Jaipur, Lucknow, Pune and now Chandigarh, after this brief stopover we now on move to Jammu where top startups will vie for the winner's slot on October 30.
The ASSOCHAM Startup Launchpad is giving the budding startups in tier II and III cities of India an access to industry experts who can give them the guidance they need on business, product, marketing and also connect them with right people that can help with funding process and proper guidance on how to setup business case for funding.
The program both complements and supports Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship initiative of ‘Startup India,’ thereby supporting the spurring entrepreneurship ecosystem of the country. It incorporates mentorship and guidance from industry’s best leaders together with co-working space for all selected startups for a period of three months with no cost. Each of the startups making it would get three meetings with investors and a chance to pitch directly to them.
There would be Google Cloud vouchers available, besides it will provide a direct entry into the accelerator programme with IncubateIND, India’s fastest growing technology community network.
36 finalists (3 each to be selected from 12 cities) are expected to present their ideas at the grand finale in February 2020 in Delhi, of which the top three will be selected. There are prizes worth Rs 1.5 Cr to be won. While top five startups will get $5000 each from AWS (Amazon Web Service), next 15 startups will get $2000 and the next 80 will get $1000 worth credits.
PayTM being a partner will provide payment gateway boosters i.e. INR one lakh of free payment gateway transactions for 12 months to top 3 startups in each city. Offering $2500 credit for Superb Cloud to all startups. Cloud telephony solutions worth INR 28,500 to all associated startups of growth centers, at zero-cost for 6 months. The setup includes - Virtual business number + customized IVR solution; Call tracking, recording & monitoring and Dedicated account manager for your support, and more. Besides, access to free Incubation Centre at NDIM (New Delhi Institute of Management) will also be provided.

खूबसूरत नृत्यों से कत्थक उत्सव का आगाज़: उत्सव में देश के जाने माने कत्थक गुरूओं द्वारा खूबसूरत एवं भावपूर्ण कत्थक प्रस्तुतियां दी गई

By Tricitynews
Chandigarh 19th October:- प्राचीन कला केन्द्र एवं कत्थक केन्द्र दिल्ली के तत्वाधान से दो दिवसीय दूसरे कत्थक उत्सव का आगाज़ आज यहां टैगोर थियेटर में किया गया इस उत्सव में देश के जाने माने कत्थक गुरूओं द्वारा खूबसूरत एवं भावपूर्ण कत्थक प्रस्तुतियां दी गई
पारम्परिक दीप प्रज्वलन के पश्चात सबसे पहले गुरू कुमकुम धर एवं उनके समूह द्वारा कार्यक्रम की शुरूआत की गई इन्होंने ‘‘श्री हरि प्रभा रचना के तहत कई खूबसूरत प्रस्तुतियां पेश की लखनउ घराने की टाॅप ग्रेड कलाकार एवं गुुरू लच्छू महाराज की शिष्या एवं जानी मानी गुरू कुमकुम धर एवं उनके समूह द्वारा इस कार्यक्रम में सबसे पहले नंदकुमार अष्टकम प्रस्तुत किया गया जिसमें कृष्ण के विभिन्न स्वरूपों का नृत्य के माध्यम से खूबसूरत चित्रण किया गया सुंदर गोपालन पुरवन मालन नयन विशालम,दुख हरम बंदिश से सजी इस प्रस्तुति को लोगों ने खूब पसंद किया इसके पश्चात शुद्ध कत्थक लखनउ घराने की प्रस्तुति पेश की गई जिसमें पारम्परिक तोड़े,टुकड़े,गते इत्यादि प्रस्तुत की गई इसके पश्चात कत्थक नृत्य का मूल कथा वाचन प्रस्तुत किया गया जिसमें स्वयं गुरू कुमकुम धर ने एकल प्रस्तुति अहिल्या का खूबसूरत प्रस्तुतिकरण किया कार्यक्रम का समापन इन्होंने त्रिवट से किया
इनके समूह में मंच पर अदिती थपलियाल,अमीशा तिवारी,प्रेरणा राणा एवं रंजन शर्मा ने भाग लिया इसके पश्चात पंडित बिरजू महाराज जी के सुपुत्र एवं जाने माने कत्थक गुरू जय किशन महाराज की शिष्याओं द्वारा उनकी प्रसिद्ध रचना ‘‘लीलाधरी’’ नृत्य नाटिका प्रस्तुत की गई इस लघु नृत्य नाटिका में सूत्रधार द्वारा श्री कृष्ण की महिमा का खूबसूरती से वर्णन किया गया इसमें कंस द्वारा देवकी श्री कृष्ण के जन्म और विभिन्न लीलाओं को बहुत खूबसूरती से दर्शाया गया इनके समूह में 17 कलाकारों ने भाग लिया इसके उपरांत प्रसिद्ध कत्थक नृत्य राजेंद्र गंगानी ने एकल प्रस्तुति देकर खूब तालियां बटोरी इन्होनें शिव वंदना के उपरांत पारम्परिक कत्थक नृत्य की खूबसूरत प्रस्तुति देकर दर्शको को मंत्रमुग्ध कर दिया कार्यक्रम का समापन पंडित राजेंद्र गंगानी ने एक ठुमरी चूड़िया मोरी मुड़क गई सजना से किया इनके साथ तबले पर योगेश गंगानी ने,गायन पर समीउल्ला खान एवं सारंगी पर मोहम्मद अयूब ने बखूबी संगत की
कार्यक्रम के अंत में केन्द्र की रजिस्ट्र डा.शोभा कौसर,जाने माने कलाकार समीक्षक रविंद्र मिश्रा एवं सचिव श्री सजल कौसर ने कलाकारों को मोमेंटो एवं पुष्प देकर सम्मानित किया