Thursday, 23 February 2017

Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation organizes Cleanliness Drive in PGI

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 23rd February:- Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation commemorated Baba Hardev Singh Ji’s 63rd Birth Anniversary by organising a cleanliness campaign and a tree plantation drive in various places in Chandigarh. The cleanliness drive was conducted at PGI, cremation ground and Dhanas.
Present on the day were Dr. A.K Gupta, Medical Superintendent, Dr. Pankaj Arora Incharge Sanitation and Dr. Suchet Sachdev Incharge Blood Bank Society. Joginder Kaur Jogi Ji, Member Incharge, branches North region, informed that the Mission has been conducting cleanliness and tree plantation drives since 2009, for the service to humanity, and these services are applauded world over. Joginder Ji also said that under the guiding hand of the present Satguru, Satguru Mata Savinder Hardev Ji Maharaj, the enthusiasm among devotees for selfless service, is increasing. Ladies, gents and children participated in the drive that began at 8 am, here today. Over 500 Nirankari volunteers participated in the cleanliness drive.
Dr. A.K Gupta expressed his happiness on Mission’s selfless service to the society and thanked the Mission for its contribution. He also said that nowhere is such devotion and service around the world seen, as is the foundation of the Nirankari Mission. He appreciated the devotees’ selfless dedication and hoped that similar drives and campaigns be conducted in future.  
Niranjan Singh Ji (Retd. IAS) was also present at the cleanliness drive and he mentioned various social services performed by the Mission, like education, blood donation camps and medical check-ups. He also stated that Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation is number one around the globe, in service to humanity.

Experts Want Resilient Communities and Early Warning System to Minimize Impact of Disasters

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 23rd February:- A 3-day training programme on the “Global Warming, Climate Change and Disaster Management- Future Perspectives concluded on Thursday 23rd February 2017 at School of Public Health, PGIMER, Chandigarh. The training programme was jointly organized by School of Public Health, PGIMER and Centre for Public Health, Panjab University.
The training programme was financially supported by Central Pollution Control Board, Ministry of Environment and Forests and Department of Health Research, New Delhi to provide hands on training to over 25 participants from various Central and State Pollution Control Boards and Universities. Participants represented over 15 states of India including Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha, Puducherry, Gujrat, Punjab, Maharashtra, Delhi, and Chandigarh.
Experts from various renowned institutes such as India Meteorological Department, Delhi; Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, Delhi University, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi including IISER, Mohali, PGIMER and Panjab University, Chandigarh contributed to the various sessions such as Global Warming, Climate Change, Weather Extreme, Ozone Layer Depletion, Human Health, Biological, Nuclear & Chemical disasters including Risk Management and Early Warning System. Panel and group discussions were also conducted during the training programme to bring the latest developments and technologies, which can minimise the impact of climate change and disasters.  
Dr. Ravindra Khaiwal, Associate Professor, School of Public Health, PGIMER,  highlighted that under Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction by 2030 countries should work to reduce the disaster risk and increasing resilience to hazards. He stressed that implementation of Sendai framework will significantly reduce the numbers of people affected by disasters, mortality and economic losses.  Dr Suman Mor stressed that local communities should be educated about disaster and to make them more resilient. Further she added that aadaptation and mitigation can complement each other and together can significantly reduce the risks of disaster and climate change.
Dr. M. Mohapatra, Scientist ‘G’, India Meteorological Department, Delhi was the ‘Guest of Honor of the valedictory function, which was chaired by Dr. S.K. Tyagi, Director, Environmental Training Unit, Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi.  Dr. Mohapatra highlighted that development of early warning systems, which reduces the risks in various sectors including agriculture, coastal zone management, urban locations, marine, mountain regions  and industries etc. Hence, countries should adopt Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) strategies in their national plans to achieve the goal of sustainable development.
Dr. SK Tyagi, Central Pollution Control Board, Delhi mentioned that climate changes are being observed worldwide and main reason of this is increasing quantum of greenhouse gases, through as compared to developed countries total greenhouse contribution from India is comparatively very less.  However, India still required to take the precautionary measure to reduce the greenhouse gases and specially carbon dioxide particularly for energy sector. He further added that the impact of climate of climate change is visible more in north part of India as compared to south.
Dr. Ravindra Khaiwal, Associate Professor of Environmental Health, School of Public Health, PGIMER and Dr. Suman Mor, Assistant, Co-ordinator, Centre for Public Health, Panjab University jointly coordinated the programme.

Rasna Introduces New Ad Campaign ‘Pyare lal Ka Bachpan Ka Pyar’

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 23rd February:- Rasna, world’s largest manufacturers of instant fruit based concentrate today announced its new advertisement campaign ‘Pyarelal Ka Bachpan Ka Pyar’. This campaign aims at celebrating the brand’s journey of spreading love for decades across generations. Rasna also announced its entry in the baked sweet snack category with the launch of RasnaVitos.
Speaking on the launch of the new ad campaign,  Piruz Khambatta, Chairman & MD, Rasna Pvt Ltd, said that over the years, Rasna has unveiled some of the most remarkable and lovable campaigns. He added that our latest campaign has been created keeping in mind our journey of over generations wherein we have spread love and served more than 120 billion glasses. Unlike earlier campaigns wherein our mascot has always been a girl child between 3 to 8 years, this time, we have roped in two iconic Bollywood veteran actors. He is confident that their charm as Rasna’s 60 year old grand man and grand lady, will amplify the overall impact of our ads.

Rasna’s ‘Pyarelal Ka Bachpan Ka Pyar’ campaign is spread in three parts including teasers followed by ad films of 2 minutes, 40 seconds, 30 seconds and shorter durations. For the first time, fruit juice concentrate maker has roped in veteran Bollywood actor Ram Sethi, also popularly known as Pyarelal and Daisy Irani. The ad film captures the affection between the two actors in different time periods and the journey of Rasna in their lives as a unifying factor. The latest ad campaign is conceptualized by Scarecrow Communications, produced by Chrome Films and explores different formats and platforms in order to cater to the interest levels of people of all age groups. 

SPCA & Animal Husbandry Deptt Chandigarh Starts Human Education Program

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 23rd February:- Ajit Balaji Joshi, Deputy Commissioner, Chandigarh-cum-President, SPCA-Chandigarh is touching new heights in the field of Animal Welfare every day.  In continuation of the process of animal welfare, SPCA with the co-ordination of Animal Husbandry Department Chandigarh started Human Education Program. On 23rd February, 2017 SPCA organized a visit of students of Oakridge International School at SPCA premises.  Dr. Ashwani Kumar, Veterinary Officer, Manimajra educated these students about animal rights and also gave them the guidance regarding protection from aggressive dogs and how to avoid dog bite.
They were also educated about objectives of SPCA and its motives and future plans.  Students were made aware about the deadly zoonotic diseases like rabies.      

This Awards Season Catch Tata Sky Hollywood Winners

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 23rd February:- With the Oscars just around the corner, it is that time of the year when you want to run down memory lane to recall ‘What were the earlier masterpieces that made it to the Oscars?’ OR ‘I wish I could watch that Oscar nominated movie today?’ Tata Sky, India’s leading content platform known for its differentiated offerings, has just made that thought a little easier with the new Showcase service called Tata Sky Hollywood Winners.
Available in both SD and HD, Tata Sky Hollywood Winners will be complimentary for all Tata Sky subscribers. Catering to the trend of watching movies on the move the service will also be available on the Tata Sky Mobile App. Starting this week, the service will run for a period of one month, up to first week of March. This service will showcase select movies that were winners or nominated for ‘Best Picture’, ‘Best Director’, ‘Best Actor/Actress in a lead role’ in the previous years’ Academy Awards.
On the launch of Tata Sky Hollywood Winners, Paolo Agostinelli, Chief Content and Business Development Officer at Tata Sky said that the last Oscars was watched over 200 countries with a viewership of over 30 mn. Apart from viewership the demand for Oscar nominated or winning movies also goes up during this time of the year. He further stated that true to our objective of providing world-class quality content, Tata Sky hence went about collating a bunch of acclaimed Oscar movies that would appeal to viewers across age groups and genres. We have in the past seen a positive sentiment and higher loyalty with HD subscribers whenever we launch such unique and differentiated services. We look forward to many more subscribers enjoying our offerings.
This service becomes a one stop destination for Oscar movies that will run all day throughout the week. Some of the best films on offer are The Wolf of Wall Street, The Hurt Locker, Crash, The Reader, American Hustle and many more.
The service comes as a prelude to the Oscar Awards on 27th Feb.
Tata Sky has been the pioneer on differentiated offerings such as Punjab De Rang, Tata Sky Bangla Cinema, Tata Sky Mumbai Film Festival and Kids Showcase.

Connect Broadband Brings ‘Connect-I’ to Ensure Ultimate Security for Home and Business

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 23rd February:- Connect Broadband brings the ultimate security for your house and business through a cloud based monitoring system named ‘Connect-I’. This product is a smart surveillance system that you can install without any external assistance to protect your home from unwarranted threats. The camera records each activity that takes place where it is installed and sends the encrypted live (HD Quality) videos to your devices such as your mobile phone.
Connect Broadband has been the precursor of innovation and the bearer of advanced technology and now the company has launched their most contemporary product to guard your house and office. Its features such as low upfront investment, wall mounting, built in mic and speaker, motion detection alert, night vision, and temperature alert make this product an exceptional prodigy.
In times where consumers are forever worried for their security, ‘Connect-I’ provides absolute assurance that your house is secure whether or not you are at home. The costing of ‘Connect I’ is extremely competitive and the hardware is available for zero cost for the Connect Broadband customers. You only have to pay for the storage of the content which can be availed for just Rs. 299 a month, which will be charged to your Connect Broadband bill.
Speaking at the launch of the futuristic product ‘Connect-I’  Arvind Bali, CEO, Connect Broadband, said that the team at Connect Broadband is consistently involved with bringing contemporary and advanced technology products for the consumers of India. Connect-I, the revolutionary product will ensure the coveted security and prevention of any unpleasant experiences for the users. He further stated that the product is cutting-edge, easy to install, the video quality is outstanding and you can watch live feed of what goes on in your house in your absence, on your phone. We have brought this product for the users at the most competitive price so that you are assured security at all times.

Prestigious International Research Award for PGI Pediatric Neurologist

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 23rd February:- International Pediatric Association Foundation has selected Dr Jitendra Kumar Sahu, Associate Professor, Division of Pediatric Neurology at Advanced Paediatric Center, PGIMER, Chandigarh as the winner of prestigious “Ihsan Dogramaci Research Award 2016”. His research proposal titled “Establishing Phenotypic and Genotypic Screening Model for Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis Vaccine Associated Seizures/Epilepsy” was found the most suitable for this international research award. International Pediatric Association (IPA) is a global body representing the professional societies of pediatricians and this award was instituted in honour of Prof. Dr. İhsan Doğramacı, one of IPA's pioneer leaders. It provides US$20,000 to a pediatrician for a two-year project focusing on child health and/or child wellness. Dr Sahu will be invited to present the research findings at International Pediatric Association Congress 2019 in Panama City, Panama. Dr Sahu has also the distinction of being recipient of “Sheila Wallace award 2016” in Amsterdam, the Netherlands by the International Child Neurology Association.

MST Group Launches Healthy Shaveta Kachi Ghani Mustard Oil

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 23rd February:- MST Group, a known name in auto- mobile industry for their quality products and services to customers, has now come forward to make life of people healthy in India. As MST Group launched  healthy Shaveta Kachi Ghani Mustard Oil under its company Shaveta Golden Foods Pvt. Ltd. for people in North India majorly capturing Tricity, Haryana, Himachal and Punjab to encourage the healthy food habits and lead a healthy lifestyle.       
Though having marked its presence Pan India via E-marketing, Manufacturers have planned to bring the healthy product in local markets with a wide capture in North India. Following the planned company policy, Shaveta Kachi Ghani  mustard oil was launched at Press Club  in the Chandigarh on 23rd Feb, 2017 by the top management of  Shaveta Golden Foods Pvt. Ltd.
Addressing the conference, management officials revealed that the idea of manufacturing quality mustard oil for the masses is the brainchild of Ms. Shaveta, M.D. of company, So the mustard oil launched its name after this intelligent lady only. 
About mustard oil Vijay Malik, CEO of the company said that we all wanted to do something for the healthy lifestyle of people. So they decided to make the basic healthy thing needed for cooking the healthy food i.e. oil. We are happy that we are able to bring healthy oils for people. He further informed that their mustard oil is ISO and FSSAI certified. Further citing how this mustard oil is better than existing oils in market. He stated that it is oil, which is free from any impurities or adulterants. It is 100% pure. It is devoid of argemone oil which is a major cause of health issues arising from oil. The oil has been clinically tested in the labs and meets all standards.
Vijay Malik stated that we were already present in market but only through E-marketing so far. but now with the expansion plans of product, company has planned to capture the market in North India while entering Punjab, Haryana, Himachal and Tricity in one go and we are expecting an overwhelming response from the market as we have complete faith in our product and company's deliverables.
While illustrating the changing political scenario in Politics, Spokesperson further stated that we are hopeful that Govt. will bring new policies for the growth and development of Industrial sector. Company is all set to launch the product with huge positive response from end-consumers. And with this venture, we support Girl Education.