Saturday, 1 September 2018

Hari & Sukhmani to Perform at Hotel Bella Vista

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Chandigarh 01st September:- Hari & Sukhmani, the sound synonymous with contemporary folklore in India as well as Internationally, who sprung out of Chandigarh a decade ago, will be taking centre stage from 8:30 pm onwards at Upstairs Club , WelcomHotel Bella Vista on September 1, 2018. 
Staying true to their style and artistic creation, combining their roots with an array of sounds to play with, they present to you the iconic traditional Punjabi folk enhanced with the ‘Music of their own genre’. 
Hari  a well rounded audio engineer & a vocalist and Sukhmani - with her signature voice accomplished through training in Hindustani classical & a natural performer, known to create magic on stage, will be kicking off their 10 year tour and celebrating along with their city. 
The performance will include 10-year edits of Boohey Bariyaan, Sanu Nehar Waaley, and Challa. Apart from that, expect to hear their latest collaboration with "The Coconut Kids" from Adelaide, Australia. And finally, Closing the set will be the duo’s fresh take on their well received  Electro Qawwali Project.
Come be a part of their performance that has matured and made a stand alone space for themselves in the world of music.

AECC Global is organising Canada Admissions Day on 4th September in Chandigarh

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Chandigarh 01st September:- AECC Global is organising Canada Admissions Day on 4th September 2018 in Chandigarh. Top Government colleges and universities are participating in this event, which are part of SDS programme also. This information was shared by Kanchan Arora, Regional Head, Punjab.
While sharing more information about the event Kanchan Arora said that the representatives of different top Government colleges and universities are participating in this event, students can avail the opportunity to meet all these universities on the same day. On Spot assessment will be done for students who carry academic and/or work experience documents.
There are few University are giving application fee waiver and company doesn’t charge any processing fee. Complete process will be taken care of by industry specialist, AECC Certified Counsellors. Window is open for Applications for Jan 2019 and May 2019 intakes, it is advisable for students to apply early, to avoid delay in study permit and to reserve seats.
Canadian universities are known for being consistently high quality and for offering internationally accepted degrees and credentials. Some are ranked in the top 100 by reputable sources.
United Nations ranks Canada as one of the most liveable in the world and is considered to be a safe and peaceful country. As an international student, one can enjoy similar freedom as that of domestic students that is, respect for human rights, equality and peace in the society.
Post-Graduation Work Permit - is a great program for International students who like to have Canadian work experience after graduation.
AECC Global has direct representation with Top colleges in Canada Namely: Cambrian College, Stenberg College, Toronto College of Management, Mount Saint Vincent University, Algonquin College, Canadore College, Cape Breton University, Conestoga College, Kings University College, Fanshawe College, Sheridan College, Niagara College, St Lawrence College,  St Clair College.

Honda 2 Wheelers India is Fast Becoming First Choice in Shared Mobility

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Chandigarh 01st September:- Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. (HMSI) - the most preferred brand in South and West India today announced its latest business deal with Drivezy – a leading last-mile self-drive rental service.
Honda’s fleet of 3000 scooters including India’s largest selling two-wheeler Activa 5G and CLIQ will now serve as new options for metro commuters in Bengaluru and Hyderabad.
Announcing this business deal Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President- Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd, Ashwarya Pratap Singh, CEO and Co-Founder, Drivezy and Mohammed Hafeez, Director, Sapphire Honda.
In India, rapid urbanization and limited public transport infrastructure is leading to increased traffic congestion in cities. Shared mobility on two-wheels is fast evolving and fuelling this demand are the young demographics including more women entering the workforce.
Elaborating on the customer trends in the shared mobility segment, Yadvinder Singh Guleria, Senior Vice President- Sales and Marketing, Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt. Ltd. said that driving the shared mobility story in India is the young and digital savvy generation who is looking for convenient last mile connectivity solutions for their daily commute. In our understanding, high utilization of the asset that is the two-wheeler itself, is the key for the success of this business model.  Scooters with universal acceptance due to their unisex appeal, comfort and convenience and are the most preferred choice of customers availing shared mobility services. As a result, more and more shared mobility companies are inducting Honda scooters - the undisputed first choice of scooter customers in their fleet. We thank Drivezy for trusting in Honda for their latest fleet expansion of 3000 units and wish them the very best.
From initial business with 10 shared mobility players in 2014, Honda is now the first choice of over 30 shared mobility players operating in key towns like Bangalore, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Jaipur, Kochi, Ahmedabad, Gurgaon, Goa etc.
Honda’s products are preferred by shared mobility players across all 3 types of operations – be it aggregators, two-wheeler rentals or even the digitized self-ride rentals.
Speaking on the occasion, Ashwarya Singh, CEO and Co-Founder, Drivezy said that the sharing economy in recent years has attracted significant attention due to its potential to generate new markets and employment by making use of idle assets. The future of world belongs to shared, connected and zero waste mobility and we look forward to working closely with Honda Motorcycles and Scooters are driving towards this mission.

LIC Completes 62 Years of Service & Trust: Celebrating Insurance Week from Sept. 01 to September 07

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Chandigarh 01st September:- Life Insurance Corporation of India completes 62 years of its incorporation on 1st September, 2018. LIC has played a significant role in spreading the message of life insurance among the masses and mobilization of people’s money for people’s welfare.
While interacting with media here in chandigarh office, officials Rajat Mukherjee, K S Johar and Abhinav Kaul said that in this journey, LIC has crossed many milestones and has set unprecedented performance records in various aspects of life insurance business. LIC continues to be the dominant life insurer even in the liberalized scenario of Indian insurance and is moving fast on a new growth trajectory surpassing its own past records. In its 62 years of existence, LIC has grown from strength to strength be its customer base, agency network, branch office network, new business premium and has a significant role in spreading life insurance widely across the country.
At the end of the FY 2017-2018, we had 30 plans for sale under Individual Business. The products satisfy  different needs of various segments of the society. Various categories being Endowment , Term Assurance, Children, Pension, Micro Insurance, Health Insurance and Market linked products etc. Our customers are assured to be provided with the best products as per their changing needs and changing times.
Rajat Mukherjee said further that starting with an initial capital of Rs.5 crore and an asset base of Rs. 352.20 crore in 1956, today LIC has Assets of over Rs. 28.45 lakh crore with Life Fund to the tune of Rs. 25,84,484.92 crore. LIC started with 168 offices in 1956 and today with over 4826 offices , has 1.11 lakh employees, 11.48 lakhs agents, 29 crore plus policies in force.
During 2017-18 Life Insurance Corporation of India has registered a growth of 8.12 % in the New Business  in  terms of the First Year Premium. The Total  First  Year Premium amounted to   ` 134551.68 Cr  at the end of 31st March, 2018 capturing 69.40% of market share. LIC’s market share in terms of number of policies was 75.67%, garnering over 21 million new policies as on 31st March, 2018.
He added that in 2017-18 LIC of India settled 266.08 lakhs claims amounting to Rs. 1,11,860.41 crore. Excellent claims settlement standards, the best in the industry is a matter of pride for us and we achieved settlement of 95.36% Maturity claims and 98.04% of Death Claims in the year.
LIC has now revamped its portal system with latest technological platforms to enhance digital experience and providing more and more online services. LIC Mobile App for customer is available on Android as well as iOS platforms and has over 800,000 Active Users. LIC new Customer Portal has over 100 lakhs registered user.
Now all information about LIC products & portal services are at fingertips. Options are available for viewing Product information, downloading Plan brochures of LIC, Premium Calculator, Apply for Policy, LIC Office Locator, etc. Policy Self Servicing options are available from Policy Information, Online Premium Payments, Revivals , Online Loan Request, Loan Repayments to Grievance Redressal.
LIC offers life insurance protection under group policies to people below poverty line at subsidized rates under social security group schemes like Converged Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (Converged PMJJBY) and Converged Aam Admi Bima Yojana (Converged AABY). These schemes provide life insurance protection to the persons living below poverty line and marginally above poverty line. We have covered 40.35 lakhs  lives under Converged AABY and 265.96 lakhs lives under Converged PMJJBY as on 31st March 2018.
LIC Golden Jubilee Foundation, was established in the year 2006, as a social initiative by LIC. The objectives of the Foundation are Relief of poverty or distress, Advancement of education, Medical Relief and Advancement of any other object of general public utility. Since inception, the Foundation has supported NGOs dedicated to the above causes through 444 projects.
Life Insurance Corporation of India is present in 14 countries abroad through its Branch Offices, Wholly Owned Subsidiary and Joint Venture Companies. Our Overseas Offices are LICI Fiji Branch, LICI Mauritius Branch, LICI UK Branch, LIC (International) B.S.C., Bahrain operating in GCC countries of Bahrain, Qatar, Kuwait, U.A.E and Oman, LIC (Nepal) Ltd, LIC (Lanka) Ltd, Kenindia Assurance Co. Ltd, Life Insurance Corporation (Singapore) Pte Ltd and LIC (Bangladesh) Ltd.
LIC (International) B.S.C © Bahrain, and LICI Fiji are market leaders in their respective geographies. LIC Nepal Ltd. is market leader in Number of policies in Nepal.
LIC won 27 Awards in the year including Golden peacock award for Corporate Governance and also for National Training, Money Today Financial award etc.
The Corporation has deployed the funds to the best advantage of the policy holders as well as the Community as a whole,  true to the spirit of nationalization. National priorities and obligation of reasonable returns to the policyholders are the main criteria of our investments.
The total funds, so invested for the benefit of the community at large are Rs 27,36,762 crore as on 31st March 2018.
The Life Insurance Corporation of India has been a nation builder since its formation in 1956. True to the objective of nationalization, the Corporation has always worked towards the benefit of the Customer and the community at large.

चैतन्य गौड़ीय मठ मंदिर में जन्माष्टमी पर्व अवसर पर लगाई गयी है विशेष झांकियां: लंका दहन की झांकी होगी आकर्षण का केंद्र

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Chandigarh 01st September:- चैतन्य गौड़ीय मठ मंदिर सेक्टर 20 इस वर्ष भी प्रति वर्ष की भांति जन्माष्टमी का पर्व धूमधाम और हर्षोल्लास के साथ मना रहा है। इसके लिए सभी तैयारियां पूरी कर ली गयी है। चैतन्य गौड़ीय मठ मंदिर में  जन्माष्टमी की  रौनक लोगों को हर साल की तरह इस बार भी मठ मंदिर की ओर खींच लाएगी। इस वर्ष 48वीं जन्माष्टमी के अवसर पर लगाई विशेष झांकियां लोगों को काफी आकर्षित करेंगी । यह कहना है चैतन्य गौड़ीय मठ मंदिर के पी आर ओ जय प्रकाश गुप्ता का। 
 चैतन्य गौड़ीय मठ के प्रवक्ता जय प्रकाश गुप्ता ने जानकारी देते हुए बताया कि चंडीगढ़ सेक्टर 20 के मठ मंदिर में भगवान श्री कृष्ण की लीलाओं को पिछले 47 वर्षों से आयोजित किया जा रहा है । इन लाइट एंड साउंड वाली झांकियों का शुभारम्भ चंडीगढ मठ के महाराज भक्ति विचार विष्णु जी महाराज के कर कमलो द्वारा किया गया। उन्होंने बताया कि पर्व के मद्देनजर मंदिर में पिछले तीन महीनो से तैयारियां जोर शोर से चल रही थी। मंदिर को बेहद ही खूबसूरत तरीके से सजाया गया है। जिसकी छटा देखते ही बनती है । मंदिर के मुख्य प्रवेश द्वार से लेकर मंदिर को अंदर तक बड़ी ही तन्मयता और श्रद्धाभाव से सजाय गया है। मठ की सुंदरता और सजावट को बनाए रखने के लिए भगवान श्री कृष्ण का फूलों का महल को थाईलैंड से विशेष रूप से मंगवाए गए आर्चिड के फूलों से सजाया गया है। इन फूलों की कीमत लगभग 4:50 लाख रुपए के करीब है। जिसकी सुंदरता और महक पूरे मठ को आकर्षित और महका देती है । इस रोनक को आप जन्माष्टमी के दिन देख पाएंगे।  उन्होंने बताया कि ये फूल लगभग 15 दिनों तक खराब भी नहीं होते। जय प्रकाश गुप्ता ने बताया कि जन्माष्टमी उत्सव की रौनक व कारीगरी को बंगाल और बिहार  राज्यों से आए विशेष कारीगर लोगों के सहयोग से पूरा किया गया है । प्रत्येक वर्ष फूलों से सजे और खूबसूरत मूर्तियों से सुसज्जित भगवान श्री कृष्ण की जन्म लीला जन्माष्टमी को देखने का उत्साह यहां आए भक्तों में देखा जाता है। जन्माष्टमी की रोज भगवान श्रीकृष्ण को रात 12:00 बजे 108 प्रकार के व्यंजनों से भोग लगाया जाता है।  नए वस्त्रों को पहनाया जाता हैव लोगों में चरणामृत बाटा जाता है अगले दिन विशाल भंडारे का आयोजन किया जाता है। उन्होंने उम्मीद जताई की इस बार भी पिछले वर्षों की भांति ज्यादा से ज्यादा भक्त भगवान श्री कृष्ण की लीलाओं की झांकियो को देखने पहुंचेंगे। उन्होंने कहा की इस वर्ष 2.50 लाख लोगों के आने की उम्मीद है। 

जय प्रकाश गुप्ता ने बताया कि इस बार कि जन्माष्टमी पर्व के अवसर पर बनाई गयी सभी झांकियां भी विज़िटर्स को आकर्षित करेंगी। इन सबमे से विशेष लंका दहन कि झांकी होगी। इसके अलावा बाली-सुग्रीव वध और भगवान कृष्ण के मुख में ब्रह्माण्ड दर्शन भी आकर्षण का केंद्र होंगी। 
प्रवक्ता जय प्रकाश गुप्ता ने बताया कि मठ मंदिर में जन्माष्टमी पर मंदिर में भगवान की  झांकियां के साथ साथ इसकी सजावट और खूबसूरती को देखने वाले लोगों की सुविधा के लिए पीने के पानी की जगह-जगह व्यवस्था की गयी है।  जब की सुरक्षा कि दृष्टि से चंडीगढ पुलिस की ओर से उचित पुलिस बल व मेटल डिटेक्टर लगाए गए हैं व मठ की और से लोगों को दिशा निर्देश देने के लिए 70 से 80 वालंटियर भी तैनाती गए हैंजिससे लोगों को किसी प्रकार की दिक्कत न आए। उन्होंने बताया कि आगजनी जैसी घटना से बचाव के लिए अग्निशमन की गाड़ियों की भी व्यवस्था की गयी है।

श्री खेड़ा शिव मंदिर में श्री कृष्ण जन्माष्टमी महोत्सव 2 सितंबर को धूमधाम से मनाया जाएगा

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Chandigarh 01st September:- श्री खेड़ा शिव मंदिर सेक्टर 28 डी में प्रत्येक वर्षो की भांति इस वर्ष भी श्री कृष्ण जन्माष्टमी महोत्सव 2 सितंबर 2018 को बड़ी धूमधाम से मनाया जा रहा है। इस उपलक्ष्य में श्री खेड़ा शिव मंदिर में श्रीमद् भागवत कथा का आयोजन 27 अगस्त 2018 से 2 सितंबर 2018 तक होगा। कथा का समय प्रतिदिन दोपहर बाद 4:00 से 7:00 बजे तक होगा । 2 सितंबर को रात्रि 9:00 से 12:00 बजे तक श्री कृष्ण जन्म कथा एवं भजन संकीर्तन का  विशेष कार्यक्रम होगा।

साईं मंदिर में जन्माष्टमी पर मक्खन-मिश्री का भोग लगाया जाएगा

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Chandigarh 01st September:- सेक्टर 29 स्थित श्री साईधाम में भी जन्माष्टमी का त्यौहार 2 सितंबर को आस्था व श्रद्धा के साथ मनाया जा रहा है।
मंदिर कमेटी के प्रधान रमेश कालिया ने बताया कि प्रख्यात गायक नितिन भारती रात आठ बजे से 12 बजे तक बालकृष्ण का गुणगान करेंगे। इस दौरान रात को 12 बजे बालकृष्ण को मक्खन-मिश्री का भोग लगाया जाएगा व तत्पश्चात भक्तों में भी इस प्रसाद के तौर पर बांटा जाएगा।