Thursday, 26 December 2019

Inter-University Football Championship Started at Desh Bhagat University

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Chandigarh 26th Dec:- The North Zone Inter University Football (Girls) Championship is being organized from December 24 to 30 at Desh Bhagat University, in which  28 Universities of the North Zone are participating. The championship was launched by Desh Bhagat University Chancellor Dr. Zora Singh with unfurling flag ceremony. He said that a healthy body consists of a healthy brain and with sports we can keep our health healthy.
The tournament is becoming a source of interest and fun for the students and staff members are also fulfilling their responsibilities. All the teams participated in this tournament with great enthusiasm and discipline.
Vice-Chancellor Dr. Virender Singh said that winning in sports is not as important as participating in sports. He encouraged all the students to take part in the Games.
On this occasion, the Director of Sports Department of the University Dr. Harbhajan Singh Atwal welcomed the Chief guests, officials and coaches of other universities, and encouraged all the teams to get on the field with sportsmanship.

I S Dev Samaj School: NSS Camp on the Theme 'Jal Shakti & Swachh Bharat Abhiyan' Concludes

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Chandigarh 26th Dec:- In an endeavor to inculcate the values of social service among the students, N.S.S. Unit of I.S. Dev Samaj, Sr. Sec. School, Sector-21, Chandigarh organized a  seven days N.S.S Special Camp.
Around 100 volunteers including 50 boys and girls equally participated in the camp with full enthusiasm and made the camp successful. The theme of the camp was “Jal Shakti and Swachh Bharat Abhiyan”.
On the valedictory session, Chief Guest, Bikram Rana, State Liaison Office NSS UT Chandigarh was accompanied by Principal of the School Loveleen Bedi. The volunteers presented a cultural programme comprising of different songs, plays and dance performances emphasizing on India's cultural diversities and Jal Shakti, which left the audience enchanted.
Speaking on the occasion, Bikram Rana inspired and motivated the volunteers for taking initiative in the process of Social Change and National Development. He also encouraged them to undertake social service for the community.
While addressing the gathering, Principal Loveleen Bedi praised the effort put forth by the volunteers and enlightened the gathering with her inspiring speech.
A plethora of activities and sessions were held by the experts during the camp like Stress Management, Skill Development, Self Defense Programme, Meditation & Cleanliness Drive, Stemcell Awareness Programme and Organ Donation programme.
Chief Coordinator, Sabeeha Dhillon appreciated volunteer’s efforts for their initiatives and dedication. 

Vigo Video Welcomes 2020 with 'GO VIGO FESTIVAL'

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Chandigarh 26th Dec:- Vigo Video, India's fastest growing short-video platform, is all set to welcome the New Year with the 'Go Vigo Festival'. The annual festival will be celebrated with over 300 Vigo creators with fervor and zeal at Rang Manch Hall, Kolkata on Jan 4, 2020. 
The grand festival, in its second year, will showcase the outstanding talent and feature an array of exciting awards and prizes including ‌Vigo‌ ‌Beauty‌ ‌Queen‌, Vigo 2019 Top 10 Creators, Vigo Popular Talent of the year amongst others. The awards will be given to creators who regaled the audiences through the year with talented performances and innovative content on the Vigo Video app. In addition to the above participants also stand a chance to win an international holiday through a lucky draw.
The 4-hour event, beginning 4 pm will also witness enthralling performances by Vigo Video’s leading creators and performers who have been entertaining users with their appealing and interactive content.
Speaking on Go Vigo Festival, Head of Marketing Ashray Sachdeva said that Vigo empowers creators to share the most entertaining and heartfelt stories from their daily lives as well as connecting with like-minded communities. ‘Go Vigo Festival' is an initiative where we celebrate our past year's milestones with an endeavor to recognize and reward talent and further strengthen the Vigo community. We are excited about hosting the Festival this year in Kolkata and look forward to interacting with our robust community.
With over 20 million monthly active users, Vigo Video entrusts users to share 'real' stories from their daily lives as well as connect with a like-minded community of similar people.
Vigo Video is an engaging platform for the next generation of storytellers and connects with like-minded users sharing similar interests. Within a short span of time, the brand has transformed into a community building and relationship molding platform, and created a strong and unique identity amongst users.

Bhavan Vidyalaya Bids Farewell to Outgoing Students of Class XII

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Chandigarh 26th Dec:- The students of Class XI bid a hearty farewell to their beloved seniors on 24thof December 2019, at Forest Hill Resorts, Nayagaon.
The showstopper of the event was the ramp walk as dapper boys and graceful girls elegantly walked the ram.
The much awaited results were then declared with the title of Ms Bhavan won by Shreya Talwar of XII A2 and the title of Mr Bhavan being awarded to Udayveer of XII A2.
Avnika Bahuguna of XII A2 was declared Ms Elegant while Angad Bawa of XII B won the title of Mr Dashing.
 Vishar Malik of XII A2 was declared Mr Handsome whereas Anjali Bhardwaj of XII C1 won the title of Ms Charming.

Edelweiss Mutual Fund Launches ‘BHARAT Bond ETF’

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Chandigarh 26th Dec:- Edelweiss Asset Management company, a Group company of Edelweiss today announced the public issue of India’s first Corporate Bond ETF called the Bharat Bond ETF. This ETF is an initiative of the Government of India, from the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management and the latter has given the mandate to Edelweiss AMC to design and manage the product.
The Bharat Bond ETF will help to deepen the corporate bond markets and enhance retail participation. The ETF will invest only in AAA rated bonds of Public Sector companies. Through the ETF, Edelweiss Mutual Fund proposes to raise an initial amount of 3000 crores with a green shoe option of 2000 crores in the 3-year maturity period (2023) and 4000 crores with a green shoe option of 6000 crores in the 10-year maturity bucket (2030).
The ETFs will have target maturity structures. The ETF with a 3 year maturity will follow the Nifty BHARAT Bond Index -April 2023 and the one with a 10 year maturity will follow the Nifty BHARAT Bond Index  April 2030. The yield as on 05 December, 2019 of Nifty BHARAT Bond Index – April 2023 is 6.69% and Nifty BHARAT Bond Index – April 2030 is 7.58%*. The investors who hold these ETFs for more than 3 years will get the benefit of capital gains with indexation. The ETF will invest in constituents of the NIFTY BHARAT Bond Indices, consisting of public sector companies. For more details please visit:
BHARAT Bond Funds of Funds (FOF) is also being launched for investors who do not have Demat accounts.
BHARAT Bond ETF provides the best features of Mutual Funds, ETFs and Bonds. It provides safety because it consists of a high quality basket of public sector companies, liquidity and access at a much lower ticket size, compared to investment in individual bonds.   BHARAT Bond ETF is also the lowest cost mutual fund product in India and the cheapest bond ETF/fund in the world. If a retail investor invests 2 lakhs in Debt ETF’s, the AMC will be charging a management fee of just one rupee.  
* The Scheme will invest in constituents of underlying Index. The indicative yield provided is of the Index and not that of the Scheme. The Scheme (s) are neither Capital Protected nor a guaranteed Return Product and may or may not generate return in line with the Index.
Nitin Jain, CEO, Edelweiss Global Investment Advisors, said that we are honoured that the government has given us the mandate to manage India’s first corporate bond ETF.  The government’s initiative to launch this product will help to deepen the corporate bond market and provide a very low cost, tax efficient debt product that is ideally suited for retail investors. The product has been developed after more than a year of deliberations between DIPAM, Edelweiss and NSE and has truly disruptive potential.
Radhika Gupta, CEO, Edelweiss Mutual Fund said that the Bharat Bond ETF has a unique target maturity structure that is designed for the needs of Indian fixed income investors, who want predictability of returns in their debt investments. The ETF combines the benefits of three products – it is diversified like a mutual fund, trades on the exchanges like a stock and matures like a bond. It will lead over the years to development of a complete yield curve of high quality public sector bonds, bringing transparency in bond pricing.   Borrowers will now have a wider range of tenors in which to borrow, and investors a full range of debt products to match their investment time horizons.
Globally Bond ETFs have grown at a healthy pace in the last decade, primarily due to lower costs compared to traditional bond funds. Bond ETF AUM globally is around $1 trillion. Total ETF AUM across all asset classes is at around $4 trillion.

इंडस्ट्रियल एरिया सेक्टर 82 जे एल पी एल के उधमियों ने एम पी मनीष तिवाड़ी से अपनी समस्याएं की सांझा: मनीष तिवाड़ी ने प्राथमिकता के आधार पर हल करवाने का दिया आश्वासन: एंट्री और मूलभूत सुविधाओं का इंडस्ट्रियल एरिया में है अभाव

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Chandigarh 26th Dec:- सेक्टर 82 जे एल पी एल स्थित इंडस्ट्रियल एरिया के उधमियों ने आज श्री आनंदपुर साहिब के सांसद मनीष तिवारी को इंडस्ट्रियल एरिया मूलभूत सुविधाओं से झूज रहे उधमियों को पेश रही विभिन्न समस्याओं से अवगत करवाया। मोहाली इंडस्ट्रियल बिज़नेस ओनर्स एसोसिएशन के आह्वान पर उनकी समस्याएं सुनने पहुंचे मनीष तिवारी ने बेहद ही गंभीरता से उनकी प्रॉब्लम को से सुना और प्राथमिकता के आधार पर जल्द ही हल करवाने का आश्वासन दिया।
मनीष तिवारी के साथ इस मौके पंजाब एग्रो इंडस्ट्रीज कारपोरेशन के चेयरमैन रविंदरपाल सिंह पाली, लार्ज इंडस्ट्री डेवलपमेंट बोर्ड के चेयरमैन पवन दीवान और अमन स्लैच मौजूद थे।
मनीष तिवाड़ी ने उनकी समस्याएं सुनने के बाद उन्हें सुझाव दिया कि वो संबंधित विभाग से संबंधित अपनी शिकायत एक बार दर्ज करवा दे। वो अपने स्तर पर इन विभागों के आलाधिकारियों को हिदायत देकर इन्हें प्राथमिकता के आधार पर हल करवाएंगे। उन्होंने कहा कि एक बार उन्हें अपने स्तर पर इन समस्याओं को जरूर उठाना चाहिए।
इंडस्ट्रियल बिज़नेस ओनर्स एसोसिएशन के प्रेजिडेंट रविजीत सिंह और सीनियर वाईस प्रेसिडेंट दीपक शर्मा ने बताया कि समस्याओं में प्रमुख तौर पर एंट्री है जोकि 1600 मीटर पर जाकर लाइट पॉइंट से वापिस आना पड़ता है। जिससे व्यापारियों और उनसे मिलने आने वाले लोगों को बड़ी दिक्कत रही है। इसके अलावा बिजली-पानी और मूलभूत सुविधाएं तथा फायर और पुलिस स्टेशन का अभाव है। उन्होंने बताया कि मनीष तिवारी से उनकी एसोसिएशन की मुलाकात बेहद ही पॉजिटिव रही, इस मुलाकात से उन्हें सकारात्मक रिजल्ट मिलने की पूरी उम्मीद है।