Thursday, 26 July 2018

Mahindra Unveils FURIO New World Class Range of Intermediate Commercial Vehicles

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Chandigarh 26th July:- Mahindra’s Truck and Bus Division (MTBD), a part of the USD 20.7 billion Mahindra Group, today unveiled the FURIO, its brand new range of Intermediate Commercial Vehicles (ICVs). FURIO marks the company’s entry into the ICV segment and is set to make Mahindra a full range commercial vehicle player.
Mahindra FURIO is the culmination of focused efforts from more than 500 Mahindra engineers, 180 suppliers and an investment of Rs. 600 crores.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd said that the unveiling of the new FURIO range of ICV trucks is a defining moment for our Truck and Bus business as we are set to enter a new orbit and become a full range commercial vehicle player. With Pininfarina inspired design, the FURIO is set to be a game changer for us and perhaps for the industry, giving the new truck one of the safest, most ergonomic and comfortable cabins that will set new standards. He is confident that just like the BLAZO HCV Series, the FURIO range of ICVs will also set new benchmarks for performance, earnings and deliver better value to customers.
Speaking at the unveil of the ICV range, Rajan Wadhera, President, Automotive Sector, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., said that the Mahindra FURIO bears testimony to Mahindra’s capability of bringing the best to Indian customers, since it is based on meticulously gathered customer insights. The launch of the FURIO comes closely on the heels of the successful introduction of Mahindra’s HCV range of trucks, the BLAZO, which also resulted in substantial volume and market share growth for Mahindra. With the addition of this new range of ICVs, MTB will emerge as a complete trucking solutions provider in the Indian CV market.
According to, Vinod Sahay, CEO, Mahindra Truck and Bus and Construction Equipment Divisions, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd., that the Indian ICV customers have been longing for a truck which can deliver higher earnings, lower operating costs, better safety, improved ergonomics, a comfortable ride and most importantly a world-class ownership experience, as an ideal package. Our new FURIO range is built precisely around these elements and we are confident that it will soon be a preferred choice for ICV customers. At Mahindra Truck and Bus Division we have revamped our portfolio and offered assurances to our customers which in turn have enabled us to outpace the market growth. Going forward we are poised to redefine the way business is done in the ICV category and hope to have a significant share of that segment.

Kwality Launches Its Exciting Range of Breakfast Cereals

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Chandigarh 26th July:- “Eat Breakfast like a King, Lunch like a Prince and Dinner like a Poor man”. Breakfast literally means, “breaking the fast” since it’s the first meal you eat after sleeping, and therefore fasting all night. Today because of the nuclear family and complexity of work, most of the youngsters, young couples tend to skip breakfast, which is harmful to health. Kwality foods are taking initiative of inculcating the habit of having breakfast through launch of exciting cereals and their campaign.
Kwality, one of the leading manufacturers of Masalas and Instant mixes from the house of Pagariya Food Product Pvt. Ltd. today announced the launch of its wide range of healthy and delicious breakfast cereals. A unique combination of wholegrain and multigrain, the range of breakfast cereals offers a variety of breakfast choices for all Indian families.
For over 20 years Pagariya Foods has been present in Indian kitchens through Masalas, Instant Mixes, and a wide range of Breakfast Cereals. The Breakfast cereals come in three categories. The adult range has Corn Flakes, Corn Flakes Almond Honey, Corn Flakes Honey, Corn Flakes Strawberry. Under the Health range, they have Ragi flakes, Muesli Crunchy, Muesli Mixed Fruit, Muesli Fruit n Nuts, Oats and Wheat Porridge. For Children, they have a special range: Choco Flakes, Choco Fills, Strawberry Fills, Vanilla Fills and Fruit Rings. Each of these is a combination of various grains like wheat, ragi and oats that come in unique flavors and has been specially created keeping in mind the Indian palate. The new cereals are available at all big supermarkets such as Big Bazaar, D-Mart, Metro, More, Spar and various other brick and mortar stores. Additionally, they are also available at leading online stores like Amazon, BigBasket and Flipkart. The key USP’s of entire range is that it is 100% Natural, No artificial colors and No preservatives.
Today the size of Breakfast Cereals in India is 2500 cr and growing at a CAGR of 27-28%. By 2020 the turnover will touch 4000 cr. Company is aiming to grow by over 100%+ in next few years and become one of the top 5 Breakfast cereal company in India.
In addition to the new cereals, Kwality has also repackaged their entire range of breakfast cereals. The modern and exciting new packaging designs reflect the company’s desire to give Indian consumers high quality, healthy, tasty and affordable breakfast. With this launch, company becomes 2nd brand to have widest range of Cereal makers in India and 1st by an Indian company.
Speaking at the launch, Naresh Pagariya, Managing Director, Pagariya Food Pvt. Ltd said that we are extremely thrilled to announce our newly packaged cereals which are in line with our vision to introduce products that are rooted in our philosophy of nutrition, wellness, convenience and health. We believe that the consumer’s need for breakfast choices in India is growing exponentially and our range of products are uniquely placed to satisfy this need.

Short Film ‘Nani Maa’ is a Story of Priceless Bond

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Chandigarh 26th July:- Punjab is always known for its warmth of emotions and relationships. Many movies have been made representing this beauty of relations, love, friendships and care. Many stories about the bonds between the parents and their kids have made us laugh as well as cry. But this is the first time when a movie based on the loving relationship of a Nani (maternal grandmother) and her grandson has been produced. This short film has released on digital platforms on 26th July 2018.
In spite of being a short film it has the stellar cast of the most experienced faces of Pollywood like Nirmal Rishi and Gurpreet Kaur Bhangu. The director Jangvir Singh, who has written a book at the age of 22 called, Confession, will feature in this film along with Ishar Singh and Ravinder Mand. Not only direction and acting Jangvir Singh has also written the story and screenplay of the film and he has also given his inputs in the dialogues with Ravinder Mand. The lyrics of the song are penned down by Jagjit Inder and Jagseer Bajewala. And singer Jaspreet Singh has given his vocals to the song. The captivating music of the film is composed by Archit Milliontrix. The whole project is produced by Saanjh Film Production.
Gurpreet Kaur Bhangu addressed the media and said that working on this emotional project was amazing. She  personally feel that it will make people value their relations more. This is not just about a single emotion but every human emotion we go through on our daily basis. We have put our best to make this project a worth watch.
Director and lead of the project, Jangvir Singh said that this project is like his kid. He has put his whole heart and blood in this. He hope people will feel connected to it. Working with all these veteran actors is a lifelong learning experience. He is thankful to each and every member of cast and crew without them this couldn’t have been made possible. Now this is the time for audience to show their love.
Prior to the release of this film it has already won an award for best background music in Goa Film Festival. Now, this film has released on the official YouTube channel of Million Steps on 26th July 2018.

MobiKwik Announces Appointments in Leadership Team: Hires Three Business Heads

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Chandigarh 26th July:- MobiKwik, one of India’s leading digital financial services platform, today announced the appointment of three Business heads. The appointments are in line with the ongoing restructuring of the senior leadership team, so as to achieve four-fold growth in the current year. Deepak Batra has joined as ‘Head- Online Business’ at MobiKwik. He will be responsible to help the partners drive sustained growth in the online business. Jalaj Khurana has been appointed as the ‘Head for Unorganized Retail’ and will be majorly accountable for offline business through unorganised merchant network. MobiKwik also announced the appointment Chandan Joshi as ‘Head-Organized Retail’.
Deepak, with over 12 years of experience, is a seasoned general manager with extensive experience in scaling consumer internet businesses. In his earlier stint, he was responsible for setting up monetization at OLX India, and establishing Real Estate category nationally for the classifieds business. An ex-consultant from Bain, he graduated from IIT Delhi and holds an MBA from INSEAD.
Jalaj Khurana brings with him an extensive expertise in GTM strategy and brand building at MobiKwik. He is an IIM Calcutta graduate, with over 13 years of sales & marketing experience in the FMCG industry having worked for organisations like Reckitt Benckiser and Dabur in a variety of roles and geographies. He also has entrepreneurial experience as Co-founder in a Gurgaon based online grocery retail start-up.
Chandan Joshi has been a financial trader in global financial markets with Credit Suisse in London & Hong Kong. In 2015, he returned to India and launched Paketts, an innovative last mile logistics service company. He successfully exited the business after Paketts was acquired by Nuvo Logistics (Parent company of Peppertap) in 2017. He comes with a diverse global experience in Financial Industry & Investment Banking with Entrepreneurship expertise in India. Chandan Joshi is a graduate from IIT Delhi and MBA from London Business School.
Speaking on the appointment of the leadership team, Upasana Taku, Co-Founder and Director, MobiKwik, said that MobiKwik is evolving to become India’s largest digital financial services platform. We are in the process of rejigging so as to address the current and future business requirements. The hiring of the 3 Business Heads is in line with our business strategy. We are confident that the combined knowledge, expertise and experience that the 3 Business Heads will bring to the firm will further strengthen our foothold in the market. This move will ensure that our leadership team that is geared up to drive the next wave of growth at MobiKwik. We look forward to a long term and fruitful association.

Prof. Jagat Ram Inaugurates Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Ward

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Chandigarh 26th July:- Prof. Jagat Ram, Director PGI, in presence of Prof. Ajit Avasthi, Head, Department of Psychiatry today inaugrated a new ward of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry in Department of Psychiatry at Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research. Children and adolescents suffer from neuro-developmental disorders like intellectual sub normality, autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperkinetic disorder, anxiety disorders, depressive disorder, bipolar disorder, psychotic disorders and substance use disorders. Some of the children and adolescents suffering from these problems require inpatient treatment. This new ward will help in providing inpatient services to Children & Adolescents suffering from mental health problems. This will help in strengthening the training programme of D.M. course in Child & Adolescent Psychiatry. The trained students will help in dissemination of service & manpower development in this field in other parts of country.

Sony SAB Will Soon Be Launching New Show "Super Sisters"

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Chandigarh 26th July:- ‘Sometimes being a sister is even better than being a superhero’ but what if you can be both.  Sony SAB will soon be launching a new show, Super Sisters. A tale of the undying love between two sisters and their enchanted life, Super Sisters hits the small screen on 6th August at 7:30 pm only on Sony SAB.
Replete with moments showcasing one of the truest forms of love, Super Sisters unfolds the story of siblings–Shivani, main protagonist, played by Vaishali Takkar and her younger sister Siddhi played by Muskaan Baamne. While Shivani is a homely, kind and innocent girl her Siddhi is bubbly, happy go lucky and full of life, with a very tomboy like demeanour and an unmissable strong Haryanvi accent that can cut like a knife.
Super Sisters is all about the resilient sibling relationship and an entangled love story with many characters being a crucial part of their lives. Ashmit Oberoi played by Gaurav Wadhwa, the handsome prince charming who enters Shivani’s life and gives it a new meaning. But Shivani runs away from any opportunity of them being together.  Shivani’s family consists of her lovable chacha Vijay Badlani, who both the sisters adore and are extremely close to. Their Mama played by Kunal Pandit and cunning mami played by Manini De Mishra, along with their daughter Isha played by Isha Anand Sharma leave no stone unturned to fulfil their cold hearts’ desires.
Sisters Shivani and Siddhi are shown living happily with their Chacha in Haryana, leading a simple life. But, what happens when this simple life doesn’t remain so anymore. What magical secret will change their lives forever.