Thursday, 7 December 2017

Elante Throws Big Musical Feast This Weekend

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 07th December:- Amplifying the excitement of the festive season, Elante mall, the region’s most favourite destination for shopping, food and merrymaking, is all pumped up to set the ball rolling for its “Grand Winter Jamboree” with the “Big Flea Festival”, which promises to be a veritable feast for shoppers, foodies and music lovers alike.
Replete with electrifying performances by star Punjabi singers Mankirat Aulakh and Hardy Sandhu as well as performances by some upcoming local bands, the “Big Flea Festival” which kicks off in The Courtyard on Friday is sure to sweep you off your feet.
Setting the tone for this exciting musical weekend at Elante, exceptionally gifted local bands like Mastikhor Band and Project Sargram will build up the tempo with their exhilarating performances on the opening day of the Big Flea Festival on Friday.
There is more excitement in store on Saturday evening when The Courtyard will reverberate with popular Punjabi singer Mankirat Aulakh’s peppy songs like ‘Jugaadi jatt’, ‘Gallan mithiyan’, ‘Daang & Badnam’ and ‘Jatt da blood’.
Yet another hearty treat awaits music lovers on Sunday evening as the Big Flea Festival reaches its crescendo with Punjabi singing sensation Hardy Sandhu belting out all his hit numbers like ‘Soch’, ‘Horn blow’, ‘Naah’, ‘Yaar ni milyaa’ and Joker.
So, be sure to mark your calendar this weekend and lap up every bit of this big musical feast.

CL-DAV Celebrates its Annual Day 'Aaghaaz'

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 07th December:- C.L. Aggarwal D.A.V. Model school sector 7-B Chandigarh, celebrated the most cherished Annual Day 'Aaghaaz' at Tagore Theatre Chandigarh. Virat , HCS Sub Divisional Magistrate, Central, Chandigarh.  S Paul Chairman and Director of Paul merchants Ltd. was the guest of Honour & Ravinder Talwar Secretary DAVCMC graced the occasion.
The cultural fiesta started with the Mantra Ujaran and Welcome speech of school manager Dr. Vikas Kohli. All present took the blessing of lord Shiva. .The function witnessed a fabulous array of dance and musical acts. Kindergarten students dressed in colourful attires,and presented group dance surprised the audience with their rejuvenated energy. The mesmerizing culture show with the maximum participation of the students grabbed the attention of all parents. A colorful dance bonanza  was staged by the  students as they started with Punjabi dance, spreading the happiness in the surroundings followed by the Religious performance ,Hip-Hop, Women empowerment and skit based on child labor brought a thunderous applause from the audience.  
Our worthy principal Mrs. Sunita Ranyal read the Annual school report which was aimed at giving glimpse of the school performance and achievements in the various curricular as well as Co-Curricular activities held during the session. She also thanked the parents for being  so supportive  at each step.
The chief guest appreciated the efforts of the students and the parents. He also applauded the efforts of the team of teachers of the school for putting wonderful and successful show. The culmination was marked by the vote of thank and the National Anthem.

CPCB/DHR Environmental Training Programme on Indoor & Outdoor Air Pollution, Standards & Impacts on Human Health: Case Studies

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 07th December:- A three day residential training programme on the ‘Air Pollution and Human Health: Case Studies’ started today  at School of Public Health, PGIMER. The training programme is being organized by School of Public Health, PGIMER in collaboration with Department of Environment Studies, Panjab University (PU) and is sponsored by Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB)-Delhi and Department of Health Research-Delhi.
Over 50 participants including public health practitioners, medical professionals, pollution control board representatives, environmentalists and researchers representing over 15 states attended the training programme. This environmental training programme will raise the knowledge about the air pollutants, exposure pathways and health effects to better plan the air pollution control strategies and their implementation to reduce the burden of air pollution related deaths and diseases.
Professor Mukesh Khare from Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi delivered a keynote lecture and he mentioned that to better plan the air pollution control in Indian cities, first step is to identify the major sources of air pollutants using source apportionment techniques. Further, he stressed that air pollutants may have different sources in different cities; hence source apportionment studies should be conducted for better control of air pollution. Surender Paul, Director, Indian Meteorology Department-Chandigarh inaugurated the training programme and highlighted that air pollution cannot be ignored and immediate steps are required to reduce the air pollution.
Dr. Ravindra Khaiwal, Organizing Secretary and Associate Professor of Environment Health highlighted that workshop aims to build capacity of the participants to better measure the air pollutants and plan health risk studies in their respective states as an aid to policy measure. Dr. Suman Mor, Coordinator, Centre for Public Health emphasized that this environmental training programme provide an excellent opportunity for the scientist, policy makers and administrators to learn and share best practices to better plan air pollution control strategies in their respective cities.   
Dr. Sreekanth, University of Washington, Seattle explained how long-term and short-term exposure to air pollutants  can be linked to linked to a range of adverse health effects such as respiratory infections or cardiovascular diseases.  He also mentioned that cities can expand air quality monitoring using alternative methods such as satellite imagery and low cost monitoring to generate baseline data and including health related data to support policy and to inform general population. 
Dr Vinayak Sinha, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research-Mohali highlighted that air pollutants in the presence of sunlight and ground level ozone can produce more toxic pollutants. Dr Siby John, Professor, Punjab Engineering College, highlighted that existing infrastructure of medical institute, engineering institutes and universities should be explored to build a network of air pollution exposure and health risk studies. 

UTI MF Introduces e-KYC Facility Using Biometric Verification

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 07th December:- To provide investors a seamless and paper less experience in completing the KYC registration process, UTI Mutual Fund has introduced Aadhaar based e-KYC using biometric verification validated through UIDAI.
All the 150 UTI branches have been equipped with the Biometric Devices which have been procured from vendors registered with UIDAI.
Suraj Kaeley, Group President-Sales & Marketing, UTI AMC said that now any non-KYC compliant customer can complete the KYC process through biometric verification without producing any documents such as photograph, Id proof, address proof. Only PAN and Aadhaar number details will be required. Another advantage of using biometric verification is that the investor will be able to invest any amount without any monetary limit in any of the UTI schemes unlike OTP based KYC which has investment limit of Rs.50000/- per financial year. The Biometric facility provided by UTI has made the KYC process very simple for investors.

Tata Sky Beauty Inspires Women to Discover their Own Definition of Beauty

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 07th December:- Make-Up hacks, savvy fashion trends, delightful skin care tips and much more from the best in the industry, is what Tata Sky Beauty promises to bring to households across the country. This festive season, Tata Sky — India’s leading content distribution platform, launched its latest interactive service in partnership with FTheCouch (FTC) Beauty Studio, a Suniel Shetty initiative. Hesha Chimah, a popular fashion influencer launched the service today in Chandigarh and also gave the audience a few make-up tips.
Hesha Chimah while interacting with media here in Chandigarh shared her views about the Tata Sky Beauty channel and how much it is beneficial to the ladies. Hesha Chimah also shared that beauty experts will gives tips, which any one can apply easily at home without spending any big amount.
Tata Sky Beauty will bring home beauty wizards, who work their magic to transform your favorite actors into stars. They will share tips & tricks on makeup, skincare & the latest fashion trends in an easy to understand DIY format at the touch of a button.
On the launch of Tata Sky Beauty, Pallavi Puri –Chief Commercial Officer at Tata Sky said that Tata Sky has always launched interactive services that inspire and encourage its subscribers to learn, grow and improve in areas that interest them. Tata Sky Beauty is designed to build (DIY) skills in grooming, styling and care and will inspire women to look good and feel confident at all times. To create this recipe of confidence Tata Sky has tied up with FTC beauty studio who will bring to the service the best-known experts in the field of beauty & fashion.
In association with FTC Beauty Studio, Tata Sky Beauty will get celebrity make-up experts & stylists such as Bharat & Dorris, Ambika Pillai, Subhash Singh, Shan Mu, Aalim Hakeem, Anju Modi, Tarun Tahiliani, Kavita Bhartiya, Payal Jain and skin care experts such as Dr. Swati Maheshwari to recreate Bollywood’s glamour from the comfort of your living room. The service also boasts of a pool of social media talents such as Shruti Anand, Noorin Sha, Hesha Cheema, et al. 
Akshay Vatsa, Cofounder & CEO of FTC Talent Media & Entertainment Pvt. Ltd.  said that our vision at FTC has always been to create innovative content and provide our users a convenient access to our offerings. Extending this thought, we are happy to launch FTC Beauty Studio with Tata Sky Beauty to help the audience learn and empower themselves to create their own Beauty recipe, with the best in class experts from the field of Fashion and Beauty.
Tata Sky subscribers can avail the service at Rs. 59/- per month on Ch #119 and will also be available on the Tata Sky Mobile App. Tata Sky has an array of 19 services, some of which are Tata Sky Fitness, Tata Sky Acting Adda, Tata Sky Dance, Tata Sky Cooking, Tata Sky English, Tata Sky Vedic Maths, Tata Sky Comedy, Tata Sky Classic Cinema, Tata Sky Javed Akhtar, Tata Sky Music + and many more.

SBI Honours PGI and Thalassaemic Children Welfare Association with Monetary Help

By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 07th December:- State Bank of India, PGI Branch, Chandigarh has organized a function for contribution under Corporate Social Responsibility. P.K. Gupta, Managing Director, State Bank of India was Chief Guest. SBI has honoured PGI and Thalassaemic Children Welfare Association with monetary help.
Rajinder Kalra, General Secretary, TCWA received cheque on behalf of Association from P.K. Gupta, Managing Director, SBI.
Rajinder Kalra thanks the SBI authorities for their help to the Association.