Orient Electric has launched Aeroslim premium ceiling fan. It is the country's first and world’s slimmest smart fan. Atul Jain, senior VP & Business Head, Fans, Orient Electric, said “Aeroslim sets new standards in the segment with its IoT controls, one-of-a-kind slim cylindrical design and energy-efficient inverter motor. IoT-enabled Aeroslim puts comfort and control at users’ fingertips by giving them the freedom to manage fan speed and modes, reverse rotation and underlight with dimming options via Orient Smart mobile app.
NB Gupta, Director (Finance), PFC, bags excellence award
NB Gupta, Director (Finance), Power Finance Corporation (PFC), has won a prestigious award in the 12th ICAI's “Leaders & Business Excellence Awards” for his dynamic and outstanding leadership. He received the award from Minister of State of Parliamentary Affairs and Statistics & Programme Implementation Vijay Goel at a function held in Mumbai recently. Gupta was declared winner in the category of "CA CFO-Public Sector” by a jury under chairmanship of Keki Mistry, vice-chairman and CEO, HDFC.
AWFIS opens office space concept at Zirakpur
AWFIS, in association with Motia Group, has launched its fully operational work space concept at Motia'z Royal Business Park at Chandigarh Ambala Highway, Zirakpur. It offers a unique concept of providing office space to multiple businesses and ensures all infrastructural amenities to facilitate them. Company CEO Amit Ramani signed the MoU with Motia Group Director LC Mittal.
Healthcare startup ‘myUpchar’ witnesses 480% hike in users
Online healthcare startup 'myUpchar' has recorded a 480% increase in the number of its users in Q3 FY 2018-19, helping it become a website that offers online healthcare services. In Q3 FY 2017-18, myUpchar witnessed around 67 lakh visitors on the website, which has now increased to 3.2 crore.
Grecian Hospital holds health talk, camp at CSIO
Grecian Super Speciality Hospital, Mohali, conducted a free health check-up camp at CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organisation, Sector-30, Chandigarh on January 22. Dr Aranjana (gynaecologist) and Dr Gurdarshan Singh Natt (orthopaedician) talked about various joint problems and disorders of the reproductive system.
Tanishq presents ‘The Great Diamond Sale’
Tanishq has launched "The Great Diamond Sale" during which you can find attractive discounts of up to 20% on diamond jewellery. During the sale, Tanishq offers its largest-ever assortment of diamond jewellery at all its outlets. The sale began on January 3 and is open for a limited period only.
Students of Waves Institute shine in JEE Mains’ entrance
Students from Waves Institute for Physics, Chandigarh, have performed brilliantly with Kunwar Mahdeep Singh and Abhinandan Goel getting 99.6 and 99.59 percentile, respectively, among others. Shiv R. Goel, Director, Waves Institute, said “Physics is a subject that needs to be felt from the heart and not just crammed if one aims for success.” Waves will conduct its annual entrance exam on February 3 for students aspiring for JEE Advanced/AIIMS.
BHEL adjudged ‘Best PSE in Digitilisation’
Among all state and Central public sector enterprises, BHEL has been adjudged as the 'Best PSE in Digitilisation' by an independent jury for the Governance Now PSU Award 2019. The award was received by Subrata Biswas, Director (E, R&D), BHEL, from Member of Parliament Manoj Tiwari in New Delhi recently.
NMDC employees celebrate Republic Day with fervour
N. Baijendra Kumar, CMD, NMDC, while paying tributes to freedom fighters and architects of Indian Constitution on Republic Day, urged the employees that everybody should rededicate themselves to take NMDC to greater heights of excellence in the years to come. He emphasised the need of creating value in the present global scenario to have sustainable growth.
Reliance Retail ranks 94 on Deloitte’s list
Reliance Retail has jumped 95 places on Deloitte's Global Powers of Retailing 2019 index, to reach the 94th spot as revenues soared on the back of growth in grocery, consumer electronics, and fashion and lifestyle businesses. While Deloitte ranked 250 firms globally for its annual report based on their retail revenues for financial year 2017, it factored revenue for the year ended March 2018 in case of Indian companies.
Bajaj Auto launches new brand identity
Bajaj Auto has released its new identity as “The World’s Favourite Indian” to announce its transition from a domestic scooter maker to a global motorcycle company in 17 years. It started manufacturing Pulsar bike in 2001 and its motorcycles are exported to 70 nations. The company's 40% revenue is generated from the international market. "The company has earned $13 billion of forex in the past 10 years and crossed milestone of selling 2 million units of international sales in 2018," said Rajiv Bajaj, MD, Bajaj Auto.
Adidas unveils Alphabounce Instinct, COPA 19+
Adidas has launched all-new AlphaBounce Instinct, which has been designed for versatile athletes. It helps catalyse performance which is impressively intense and powerful. The shoe is priced at Rs 9,999. Adidas Football has also revealed a new colourway of the re-invented version of the iconic COPA boot, with the new exhibit COPA 19+. It is available in four different variants and priced from Rs 4,599 to Rs 22,999.
Staff of RCF, Kapurthala, celebrate 70th R-Day
The Republic Day was celebrated with great enthusiasm at Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala, on January 26. The function was held at Maharaja Ranjit Singh Stadium where SP Trivedi, General Manager, RCF, unfurled the national flag. Thereafter, he inspected the platoons of the Railway Protection Force, St. John Ambulance Brigade, Bharat Scouts & Guides, NCC and school platoons.
SBI inaugurates branch at Semi-Conductor Laboratory
SBI has opened its branch at new premises of, Sector-72, Mohali. The branch was inaugurated by Rana Ashutosh Kumar Singh CGM, SBI, Chandigarh Circle, and Sh Surinder Singh, Director, Semi-Conductor Laboratory, in the presence of Surender Rana, GM Network-I, Chandigarh Circle, SS Birdi, DGM, Chandigarh Module, and PK Pandhi, AGM, RBO – 5, Mohali.
Identity Devices unveils biometric privacy platform
Identity Devices Sweden AB (Identity Devices), an innovative new digital identity and biometric technology company, has announced an innovative new Biometric Privacy Platform™ for the Aadhaar ecosystem to enable greater data security, privacy, consent, and confidentiality. It consists of authentication hardware and software for the Aadhaar ecosystem, preserving convenience while increasing personal privacy and data security.
Tata Motors drives in SUV Harrier @12.69 lakh
Tata Motors has launched its much-awaited SUV, the Harrier, which has impressed one and all ever since its concept H5X was first showcased at the Auto Expo2018. Harrier will be on sale across Tata Motors authorised dealers at a starting price of Rs 12.69 lakh (ex-showroom, Chandigarh).
Tech Mahindra Smart Academy celebrates R-Day
Tech Mahindra Smart Academy for Healthcare, Mohali - the CSR wing of Tech Mahindra Limited - celebrated Republic day with fervour on January 26. Around 220 students of the institute participated in the function. Lt Gen BS Jaswal, ex-Army commander, Northern Command, unfurled the national flag.
Conference held on ‘Treating farm waste to bio-energy’
UBM India, under the mentorship of Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA), organised a one-day technical conference on ‘Treating and Channelising Agriculture Waste to Bio-Energy’ in Chandigarh on January 23. PEDA plays a vital role in the promotion and development of renewable energy programmes/projects in Punjab. The conference was attended by industry professionals from across the state.
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