Saturday, 23 September 2017

CONNECT Broadband and Videocon Wallcam Announces Mega Launch of ‘Videocon Wallcam Connect Super Jodi Season 5’

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 23rd September:- Connect Broadband, market leader in wire-line and broadband segment and Videocon Wallcam, a fast growing brand in End-to-End Security & Surveillance solutions today announced Season 5 of their popular talent platform, Videocon Wallcam Connect Super Jodi. The talent contest auditions kick started from Chandigarh on September 23 & 24 at Elante Mall where participants registered and performed to qualify for the next round.
The success of 'Videocon Connect Super Jodi' witnessed over the last four seasons continues to excite the audiences like never before. Memories of the stupendous gala evenings with Punjabi legend Gurdaas Mann,  Comedy super Jodi- Krishna and Sudesh Lahri, Raja Sagoo, Punjabi rock star Gippy Grewal, Jassi Gill and Bollywood diva Gauhar Khan are still live in the minds of its followers.
This year, Videocon Wallcam has joined hands with Connect Broadband to make the event larger than the earlier four seasons. The Winning Jodi will take home an exotic foreign tour; Runners-up to get Gold jewellery, and there are lots of exciting prizes for participants.
Commenting on the Videocon Wallcam Connect Super Jodi, Arvind Bali, CEO, Connect Broadband & Videocon Wallcam, said that we believe in a vibrant brand engagement with our customers. Videocon Connect SuperJodi and Videocon Telecom Young Manch created huge vibes around our brands. Videocon Wallcam Connect Super Jodi is only one of its kind platforms available to couples in the region, where they can showcase their talent and get rewarded as well.
Super Jodi is one of the most spectacular contests ever staged by a corporate and a unique customer engagement initiative. Designed to signify the ‘CONNECTION’ between two people, it is a unique platform that showcases their compatibility and talent. The three month long event opens doors for all contestants willing to showcase their flair for performing arts, also giving them a chance to win exciting prizes.
The event is structured in three tiers including audition rounds, city finales and the grand finale. The Chandigarh and Punjab-wide Mega Contest this year will hunt the Super Jodi-5 and will span for over 3 months to conduct audition rounds across all major cities of Punjab. Couples can participate in the city auditions to be held at all major shopping malls of Punjab and Tricity. The couples will be judged on the basis of their compatibility, unique talent and confidence. Three Couples will be selected from each audition round through on-ground activities by a panel of judges for the next round. Grand Finale shall see couples chosen across Punjab participating in the final contest, competing against each other for the grand prize.
This contest is open for all married & engaged couples. Registration process is very simple. To participate you just have to give a missed call to 1800 137 2020 or couples can register online at This season couples can also participate by uploading their videos on the website and the shortlisted couple will get direct entry into City Finale round.
Super Jodi season-2 contest was won by Rahul and Anjali from Chandigarh, who besides having a bollywood Jodi name have shown tremendous chemistry. Super Jodi Season-3 was won by Inderpreet and Upma who won the all paid luxurious trip to shopping paradise Dubai. Season 4 was won by Ludhiana based couple Kamal and Bhawna who won an all expense paid luxurious foreign vacation of three nights and four days to Istanbul (Turkey) which is one of the leading tourist destinations in the world.
To participate in this Contest, give a missed call at 1800-137-2020 or visit

Voltas Opens Exclusive Brand Shop in Chandigarh

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By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 23rd September:- Voltas Limited, India’s no. 1 air conditioning brand, has launched its new brand shop M/S Paras Enterprises in Sector 35B here today.
The brand shop features a well-designed and visually appealing display of wide range of Voltas' products, comprising of All Star Inverter AC’s, All Weather AC’s, Air Coolers, Water Dispensers, Water Coolers and Deep Freezers.
Speaking during launch, Pradeep Bakshi, Executive Director, Voltas Limited said that the festive season is looking buoyant this year. We are happy to launch a special festival offer for our potential consumers, especially to capture the replacement demand in the AC category.
He added that with a prime focus on the festive season Voltas has introduced exciting offers for consumers, which includes exchange Offer (by Voltas Authorized Dealers): Consumers can exchange their old ACs with the new Voltas All Star Inverter AC, at an attractive price-point.  Voltas also offers free standard Installation on Voltas All Star Inverter ACs.  5 Year Comprehensive Warranty on the entire range of Voltas Split & Window AC. He informed that 10% Cash-Back on purchase of Voltas Split & Window ACs, via specific Credit Cards. 0% Finance Scheme on purchase of Voltas ACs, through NBFCs. He said that offer valid from 21st Sept ‘17 till Diwali ‘17.


By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 23rd September:- In a  major achievement for Tricity, Ms. Aashna Bagri (14) & Madhav Banati (16) trained by official Indian coach from All India Dance Sports Federation(AIDSF) for Salsa, Varun D S Rana, have been selected to represent India as the country's  First Salsa Couple, to Compete at Asian Indoor Games 2017. The Championship will take place in Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) on 25 & 26th September.
Participants from 15 countries are taking part in Ashgabat and competing for the Asian Indoor Games Championship 2017. The Indian team is being sent by All India Dance Sport Federation under the auspices of Indian Olympic Association.
One more couple from Chhatisgarh -- Arpit Jain (21) and Ms. Aishwarya Ranjan (18) will be competing in Latin American Category of Cha Cha & Samba. The young team is lead by manager Biswajit Mohanty and Coaches Vinod Shankar, Arvind Kumar & Varun DS Rana.
Ashna Bagri(14yrs) & Madhav Banati(16yrs) from Chandigarh trained under the guidance of Coach Varun DS Rana to become the first couple from India to compete in Salsa at the Asian Indoor Games, as it's just been introduced to the dance sport category.
Varun D S Rana said that it is a proud moment for Chandigarh. Moreover, this will change the life of dancers across the country as it will give them recognition, name and work.  The country will require instructors to train more number of dance athletes for upcoming championships at the National and International level.

Chitkara International School Becomes First School in Region to Receive NABET School Accreditation Certificate from QCI

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 23rd September:- Chitkara International School, Chandigarh has received National Accreditation Board for Education and Training (NABET) School Accreditation Certificate from the Quality Council of India (QCI) at the 12th Quality Council Conclave held in Delhi on 21st September 2017. Quality Council of India is a Government of India body that assures quality standards across all spheres of economic, social and educational activities.
Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Chairperson, Chitkara International School and Dr. Niyati Chitkara, Principal, Chitkara International School received the Accreditation Certificate from  Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda, Member of Parliament and Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog in the presence of more than 800 delegates including key policy and decision makers, national and international experts, industry leaders, managers from Public and private sectors, educational institutions, Govt. departments, scientific and professional institutions, NGO's, academicians and all other stakeholders.
QCI’s evaluation process includes a methodical assessment of all processes like educational & support processes, Academic curriculum, Examination & assessments, infrastructure, health and safety etc. The School has been assessed and found to be complying with NABET requirement as per Accreditation Standard for Quality School Governance.
Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways & Coal was the Guest of Honor and Suresh Prabhu, Minister of Commerce & Industries was the Chief Guest of the event and they addressed the audience after the felicitation Ceremony. Other dignitaries who graced the event were, Ramesh Abhishek, Secretary DIPP, Adil Zainulbhai, Chairman, QCI and R Mukundan, Chairman, NBQP.
Dr. Madhu Chitkara, Chairperson, Chitkara International School shared that we are extremely pleased to have achieved this Award. Accreditation is a rigorous process, but one that we welcome as a continual quality improvement mechanism. She added that earning NABET accreditation is another measure of our excellence as a quality education provider and reflects our commitment to our students.

Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation Contribute in Tree Plantation to Re-Embark Mother Nature Journey

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 23rd September:- To make this earth Clean and Green, Tree Plantation is necessary, only then the coming generations will be able to enjoy the beauty of this nature and make this world pollution free. Nirankari Baba Hardev Singh Ji too quoted that pollution whether inside or outside is harmful. So, it must be removed from the mind as well as the environment. Taking a step further, under the guidance of Satguru Mata Savinder Hardev Ji Maharaj, Nirankari devotees participated in the Green City Drive launched by Times of India, Hero Group and planted around 20000 saplings of plants in Forest Herbal Park earmarked at Peer Muchalla, Zirakpur today.
On this occasion Chandigarh Zonal Incharge K. K. Kashyap said that Sant Nirankari Charitable Foundation with the support of Times of India Group, Hero Group, tree plantation was organized in Forest Herbal Park. Around 2000 Sewadal devotees of 15 branches of Chandigarh Zone participated in this drive of tree plantation.
K K Kashyap said that the principal commitment of the Sant Nirankari Mission has always been to improve the man’s quality of life through spiritual enlightenment or God-knowledge. It has, however, been conscious of its responsibility towards social welfare, like other citizens of the country. Apart from various other activities, the Mission started organizing Tree Plantation Drives along with cleanliness throughout the country from 2003 as a part of Baba Hardev Singh Ji’s Birthday Celebration on February 23, every year.
He further said that this Green City Drive will also be organized in Delhi tomorrow, sponsored by the Municipal Corporation. In Delhi, it is actively supporting the Times of India campaign with 10,000 volunteers on Sunday. Similar cooperation will be given in Indore, Madhya Pradesh and later in Gurugram on October 1.
Punjab Pollution Control Board, Chairman K.S. Pannu said that there is dare need to increase the forest area, which is comparatively low as much is required. He thanked Nirankari Mission for their entire support.
Conservator of Forests, Charchil Kumar, IFS said that he is astonished to see the  excitement of the devotees towards their mother earth, that inspite of heavy rainfall they have planted saplings with great enthusiasm.
Director of Hero Company, Dhannjaye said that Nirankari Mission devotees are really praiseworthy for their love for the environment.
Zonal Incharge K. K. Kashyap thanked Times of India team, Punjab Pollution Control Board, Chairman K. S. Pannu, Conservator of Forests, Charchil Kumar, IFS, Director of Hero Company, Dhannjaye, all Sanyojaks, Mukhis, Khetriya Sanchalaks, Sanchalaks and Sewadal volunteers  from all branches for their entire support for making tree plantation, a successful event.

Boxing Based Punjabi Movie ”Kirdar-E-Sardar” is All Set to Drive-in Punjabi Cinema

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By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 23rd September:- In the past time the Punjabi Cinema was able to show some new topics based movies to the audience. Being in the same phase, Happs Music in association with Ohri Production is coming up with its maiden project, “Kirdar-E-Sardar”, Which is a blend of action, emotions, drama and some religious aspects. The movie is directed by Jatinder Singh Jeetu and it is releasing on the 29th of September, 2017. The team of the movie was in town for the promotion. The film is a production of Happs music in assosiation with ohri production and has been produced by Happs Music n Jaswinder kaur.
The film stars Nav Bajwa, Neha Pawar, K.S.Makhan Raza Murad Dolly Bindra, Rana Jung Bahadur, Gurpreet Kaur Chadha, Barinder Dhapai, Suvidha Dhuggal Mahabir Bhullar, Tehalpreet Singh, Raj Hundal, Harpreet Singh Khehra, Jaswant Singh Jass and Amrik Randhawa.
On this occasion, the Director Jatinder Singh Jeetu said that the movie is full of action, emotions, drama and some heart touching religious aspects. The story has been penned down by the director Jatinder Singh Jeetu only. The screen play and the dialogues have been written by Kudrat Pal.
The lead actor Nav Bajwa said that he is very enthusiastic and happy to work in this movie with a wonderful team and is relying on the talent of the whole team and is confident of getting success. He further added that this story is an action drama and will be giving a social message to the audience.
Lead Actress, Neha Pawar said that we can’t reveal much about the story at the moment but the film is surely going to make a mark in a Punjabi cinema. She believes film-making is the greatest art and there is an unlimited scope of experiment and innovation, so she is ready and confident to be a part of this film.
Producers Jaswinder Kaur, Gopi Pannu, Balvir Kaur and Co-Producer Gurpreet Kaur Chadha, said that we are happy to work with the team of talented people and we want the film’s message to be propagated through our audiences the producers further added that the music of our film is our USP.
The film has five songs of different flavors. The list of singers includes Nachattar Gill, Nooran Sisters, Harshdeep Kaur, Lehmber Hussainpuri & Gurlez Akhtar & Abhishek. The tracks have been written by Vikramjit , Bal Butale wala, Yakoob, Manpreet Tiwana.
The movie is shot in Amritsar Beas Jalandhar, Jagraon, Shimla, Chandigarh Chail (Himachal Pardesh) & other locations and is releasing on 29th September, 2017. 

Lt. Governor Puducherry, Dr. Kiran Bedi Leads The 10 km Cyclothon

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 23rd September:- Taking the awareness drive, initiated by Sadhguru, Isha Foundation to make the nation aware of the depleting rivers of India and the immediate need to revive them, a step ahead a cycle rally, lead by the Lt. Governor of Puducherry, Dr. Kiran Bedi was held in Chandigarh today.
According to a press release issued by the Isha Foundation, the Chandigarh Rally for Rivers Cyclothon , an awareness drive originated from  Sukhna Lake , covering a distance of 10 kms, culminated at the starting point. The Rally was flagged off jointly by Dr. Kiran Bedi Lt Governor of Puducherry and Kavita Singh MD CITCO.
Dr  Kiran Bedi herself did cycling for the entire distance of the rally along with many enthusiast bikers from the Chandigarh Cycling Club (CCC) and riders from various cycling groups across the tri city like Riders of Storm, a club within CCC. Diverse groups such as the Distance Runners Club, NCC & NSS groups across Chandigarh and of course enthusiastic volunteers from Rally for Rivers campaign and residents of the city also participated in the exciting cyclothon.
Supporting and endorsing the cause of the Isha Foundation in generating awareness about the depleting rivers of India, Dr Kiran Bedi said  that we are pleased to be part of this awareness campaign it is heartening to see the rising receptiveness around the country to save our fading rivers. She added that it is great to see the sea of people   together to fight for a common cause that threatens the country.
Dr. Kiran Bedi made an appeal that every weekend a rally should be organized for a social cause like cleanliness, child abuse, corruption, traffic awareness etc as a part of the drive to address problems of city. She mentioned that today's rally was her 106th weekend Rally, in continuity with the cycle rallies which she has been leading in Puducherry for connecting with people for common causes.