Monday, 27 February 2017

MTPA India Conduct Roadshow in Chandigarh

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 27th February:- MTPA India conducted a five city Roadshow in Chandigarh, Pune, Nagpur, Hyderabad and Kolkata from 27th February to 4th March 2017. The objective of the event was to offer Indian travel partners an opportunity to become acquainted with the destination and meet the hoteliers, DMCs and activity companies.
Sanjay Sondhi, Managing Director, OM Tourism said that this Roadshow will serve as a great platform for the Indian tour operators to have a meaningful dialogue with the 23 suppliers from Mauritius that include hotels, DMCs and activity companies.
The Roadshow was led by Vivek Anand, Country Manager; MTPA India said that the response of the travel trade partners was amazing. The objective of the Roadshow was to update the travel fraternity and help them forge business ties with the Mauritius suppliers. He added that we have seen a growth of 15% in Indian tourist arrivals last year, taking the number to 83,000. We are targeting 100,000 tourists in 2017, which is an increase of 20% over 2016. We expect a healthy growth in the MICE and Wedding segment and will be promoting Mauritius as a destination ‘Beyond the Beach’. More and more Indian travelers are planning to travel to the affordable luxury destination, Mauritius. We are getting enquiries for a few Indian weddings. Producers are also showing interest in shooting Bollywood movies in Mauritius.
Vivek Anand, while describing the tagline “Mauritius- It’s a pleasure” said that Mauritius offers amazing activities for adventure lovers like sky diving, zip lining, quad biking, sea karting, submarine rides, helicopter tours and also a life time experience of walking with the lions. Rum and tea tasting tours are also gaining popularity among the tourists. Those who are sports minded, can enjoy a game of Golf at one of the many championship level courses in Mauritius. Indians, while in Mauritius, will definitely enjoy long drives, shopping, night life, delicious cuisine or simply rejuvenate themselves at the world class spas. Mauritius is a perfect MICE destination. Besides its natural splendor, the island has all the key facilities required for organizing successful meetings, conferences and events. Luxurious hotel accommodation and DMCs geared towards providing all facilities required for large Indian weddings has made Mauritius a popular wedding destination.
 About Mauritius: Mauritius is a sparkling crystal in the turquoise waters of the Indian Ocean. “Mauritius – it’s a pleasure” is apt to describe the unique and spectacular island, as it is an oasis of peace and tranquility and promises an exclusive holiday to everyone, be it newlyweds, families, individual travelers or large corporate groups. The warm Mauritian welcome, the safe beaches and gentle seas make the destination a great place for a family getaway. There are lots of thrilling activities in Mauritius for you at every turn like kite-surfing, deep-sea fishing, skydive, trekking, paragliding, scuba diving, sky diving, sea-karting, submarine drive, riding cruiser bikes, helicopter & seaplane trips etc. The other interesting activities are sea-karting, submarine drive etc. You can enjoy dolphin watch or a lunch or dinner on a private island, cruise on a private catamaran or yatch.
OM Tourism was set up to handle outsourced sales, marketing and Media Relations for Luxury hotels chains and National Tourism Boards. Amongst OM Tourism’s clients are Grand Resort Bad Ragaz, Visit Indonesia Tourism Office, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism, Mauritius Tourism Promotion Authority and Promperu.

Book on Law Entrance Released in City

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 27th February:- The latest edition of Panjab University Law Entrance Solved Papers  for 3 & 5 years Law along with Practice Test Papers and Latest Current Affairs was released by city Mayor Asha Jaswal at Press Club here today .
This is the 5th edition of this series and is completely updated. This book is published by Shreeram Law House. It is compiled by Sameer Aggarwal the Advocate, who is running a Law Entrance Coaching Academy in Sector 44 which is an only specialized Academy in city providing ample direction to the students aspiring for a career in law and produces maximum admissions every year.
Meanwhile speaking during occasion, Sameer Aggarwal said that this new book is a golden opportunity for the students who want to crack the Law Entrance Exam. The book includes past papers and practice tests, which gives a clear picture of the pattern and topics which should be studied.
Sameer Aggarwal further informed that through this book the students will also get in touch with the latest current affairs of India as well as of the world. Thus this book is a complete package and will definitely make ‘today’s believers tomorrow’s achievers.

Y.A.R.O ka Tashan:Mr. X to Put Mumbai in Danger

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 27th February:- The new superhero in the town, ‘Yo-Man’ (Aniruddh Dave) is seen helping cops and fighting the goons in the show Y.A.R.O ka Tashan which airs on SAB from Monday to Friday at 7.30pm. Yo-Man has to crack yet another problem. But this time he will have to deal with Mother Nature. A sudden weather change in Mumbai is about to cause major disruption. At the same time, the Friends Colony is in party mood as they gear up to celebrate Mr and Mrs Agarwal (Rakesh Bedi and Malini Kapoor) 25th wedding anniversary. But Mr. X is keeping a close watch on all the carousal.  
In the forthcoming track, Mr. X (Ajay Sharma) who has been playing his tactics to control the city, he invents a new machine which has the ability to drastically change the weather of any location. With this ‘snow storm’ machine, he can make Mumbai colder by the minute, so much so that there will be snowfall and temperature as low as -20 degrees. Things will start to freeze everywhere; people will start falling seriously ill and even dying. By doing this, he plans to hold the government at ransom, only once his demands are meant will he let the city live its routine life. Yo-Man is amidst this chilly situation where he wants his parents to have the best anniversary celebration ever but also wants to find out the reason behind this weather change.
Commenting on the episode, Ajay Sharma a.k.a Mr. X said that he wish it could happen in real and Mumbai would get snowy but not the way Mr. X is planning. It was great fun shooting these tracks though some part of it was graphics. The best part was Mr. X get to control the weather in Mumbai. He loved the feeling where he could control the weather at least on screen. The visuals of this track will be a treat to watch and he is sure it would be appealing to the audiences too.

Blueair Appoints Arvind Chabra as Country Head India

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 27th February:- Blueair Inc., a world leader in innovative indoor air purification technologies and solutions,  announced today  the appointment of Arvind Chabra as Country Head for Blueair India. He takes over from Vijay Kannan who will be pursuing career opportunities outside of Blueair. Arvind Chabra joins Blueair from HP India Sales Pvt Ltd., where he was functioning as National Sales Manager- Supplies Business.
Speaking on this appointment Girish Bapat, Blueair Director, West and South Asia Region, said that we are at the cusp of transition and poised to register exponential growth. Our merger with Unilever gives us unprecedented and inorganic scale to widen our market. Besides we have also partnered with HiCare, India’s leading Home Hygiene brand, to expand our reach in more than two hundred cities. It’s an exciting time for Blueair in India and we welcome Arvind to steer us in the next phase of growth. Arvind brings valuable experience of establishing and leading the technology product categories. His illustrious career makes him an ideal choice for expanding Blueair across country.
Arvind Chabra brings with him 20 years of experience at leadership positions, business development, strategic management and enhancing business operations and integration for top consumer technology brands like HP and Xerox.
Arvind Chabra said that Blueair is a global brand with a leading position in all its key markets worldwide. In a country like India with high population density and hazardous levels of air pollution, Blueair is offering products that fit naturally with consumers’ need. Moreover, Blueair has a large untapped market in India. While sharing his future plans Arvind Chabra said that his immediate focus will be to implement the strategic roadmap for the development of new consumer and commercial market segments. His other key objectives are to enhance awareness and penetration about the product in various geographies, especially metros and tier one cities.
He also said that he will be responsible for over viewing Blueair’s go-to-market strategy, operational execution and overall leadership of the India business.

St.Joan’s Public School Organizes Competition Mom ‘n’ Me for Kids

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 27th February:- St. Joan’s Public School, Zirakpur hosted a grand competition Mom ‘n’ Me for kids from 2 to 5 years. Kids participated in the various competitions like ‘Toddler’s Trot, most healthy baby, Artist of the day. The parents participated in the most aware parent competition. Sanvi Matta and Anish Verma were the winners at Toddler’s Trot and the prize for the most aware parent grabbed by Mrs and Mr. Tarun Bansal.

PGI Faculty Wins Best Paper Award

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 27th February:- Dr Madhu Gupta, Additional Professor of Community Medicine in School of Public Health has received  Dr R N Roy Award for the best paper published in Indian Journal of Public Health in the 61st National Conference of Indian Association of Public Health which was held in AIIMS Jodhpur. Her paper has reported inequities in awareness and utilization of reproductive and sexual health services among adolescents in Chandigarh, North India.

Sarthi Charitable Trust Donates Books Great Men to Chandigarh School

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 27th February:- Chairman of Sarthi Cheritable Trust Nand Lal  donated many books of great men to Maharishi Dayanand Public School Daria, Chandigarh. It includes Maharana Pratap, Jawaharlal Nehru,Narayan Murti,  Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh, Bhagwan Mahavir, J.P. Narayan, Lala Lajpat Roy, Sachin Tendulkar, Tatyan Tope, Satyajit Ray, Chanakya, Dhirubhai Ambani, Leo Tolstoy, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Mandela, Amartya Sen, Sarojini Naidu, Aurobindo, Vallabhbhai Patel, Jim Corbett, Gopal Krishna Gokhale, etc. Many biographies books of great men in Hindi and English presented to the school library.
School principal Dr. Vinod Kumar said that books of great men given by Nand  Lal will inspire the students. He thanked  Nand Lal for donating  books for the library.