Roberto Saurez Santos, secretary general of International Organisation of Employers (IOE), Geneva, recently visited SCOPE headquarters in New Delhi. The delegation was received by Atul Sobti, Director General, Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE). During the meeting, discussions were held on various employment and policy issues.
SBI ‘Green Reward Points’ to promote sustainability
State Bank of India (SBI) has launched a unique ‘Green Reward Points’ programme to onboard its YONO customers in the sustainability journey, which has been one of the core values of the bank for the past few years. Under the programme, SBI inspires customers with pledge of earned ‘Green Reward Points’ to a pool created as ‘YONO SBI Green Fund’ which is managed by SBI Foundation.
Signature Global gives possession of apartments ahead of schedule
Signature Global, an affordable housing project in Karnal, has achieved the distinction of offering possession of Sunrise apartments six months ahead of its schedule. The construction of the project in Sector 35, Karnal, was started in April 2018 and all the units will be delivered by June 2020.
Nepal delegation visits CISF HQs to discuss security
A delegation of Armed Police Force (APF) officers of Nepal led by Prabin Shrestha, DIG, APF (Nepal), recently visited CISF headquarters in New Delhi and held a meeting with senior officers of CISF led by Alok Kumar Pateria, SDG (HQrs), CISF. During the meeting, an understanding with respect to mutual cooperation on use of technology, indigenous experience, best practices used by each other, incident response and management system, inter-agency coordination, training and skill upgrade, terrorism, public dealing and abroad deployment were discussed.
Liberty Shoes organises ‘maha sale’ at Karnal
Liberty Shoes recently inaugurated a 'maha sale' counter at Karnal. The sale will continue till December 1 at Liberty Park, Railway Road, Karnal. The sale counter was inaugurated by Ramnath Verma, head, channel sales, Liberty Shoes. He said during the sale, high quality shoes and accessories will be offered at economical prices.
Sonalika Group chairman among 100 richest Indians
Sonalika Group chairman LD Mittal has been ranked 91 among the top 100 richest Indians in the list of Forbes Magazine-2019 with a net worth of $1.6 billion (Rs 11,415 crore). The 86-year-old industrialist is among the top 100 richest Indians' list of Forbes for the past five years. He is the only industrialist from Punjab who has achieved this distinction.
Experion Group forays into Amritsar, launches township
Experion Group, a 100% FDI-funded real estate group, has launched Experion Virsa, a 93.5-acre integrated township in the holy city of Amritsar. Strategically located on the GT Road, it offers plots ranging from 153 sq mt to 633 sq mt. The township will have facilities such as supermarket, community centre, multi-purpose courts, hockey and football grounds, kids play area, lawn tennis court among others.
Parle Products relaunches Rol.a.Cola at Rs 5 and Rs 20
Parle Products has announced the relaunch of Rol.a.Cola on the back of popular demand led by the social media buzz earlier this year. Priced at Rs 5 and Rs 20, Rol.a.Cola will not only make its way back into Parle's other iconic product line-up but also mark one of the biggest brands moves in the Indian FMCG market.
AP Organics awarded Star Export House recognition
Dhuri-based AP Organics Ltd., a Ricela Group company, has been awarded Star Export House recognition by the Government of India. It has been awarded keeping in view its export performance during the past three years. Currently, the edible oil manufactured by the company is being exported to over 30 countries across the globe.
TDI International School, Kundli, holds career conclave
TDI International School, Kundli, Sonepat, recently conducted a “Career Conclave” for the students and parents. The conclave was attended by various eminent personalities such as Dr Devender Balhara, Father of Wonder Kids, Dr Ajay Balhra, Mahanya Khanna, Shubham Gaur, a social media influencer, Ms Manjusha Kanwar, a renowned badminton player, Gaurav Sachdeva and Rajesh Dagar, a teacher trainer.
Nureca, Croma tie up to sell Dr Trust, Dr Physio products
In a first for the Indian market, Nureca Pvt Ltd has joined hands with Croma, India’s first Omni-channel electronics retailer from the Tata Group, to emerge as the first company to sell healthcare and wellness products through Croma stores. As part of the tie-up, Nureca will sell products from its Dr Trust and Dr Physio brands at 30 Croma stores across the country.
SBP Group begins campaign on breast cancer awareness
Real estate developer SBP Group recently started a campaign ‘Pink October’ to raise awareness on breast cancer. The campaign is led by SBP Group in association with Paras Hospital, Panchkula, and comprises seminars on breast cancer awareness being conducted at all the housing projects of the group. Started from October 4, the campaigns will be held for the entire month of October.
Patiala Heart Institute bags ‘Kayakalp Award’
Patiala Heart Institute, Patiala, has bagged the prestigious ‘Kayakalp Award’ for maintaining cleanliness within the hospital premises and showing dedication towards the mission of ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’. Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan presented the award to Dilshad Singh Sidhu, chief operating officer of Patiala Heart Institute, at a function held in New Delhi recently.
Hero Campus Challenge receives over 5,000 entries
Hero MotoCorp has announced the fifth edition of ‘The Hero Campus Challenge’ (THCC). The registration process for this year’s edition is now open and has already received over 5,000 entries. Registrations will close on November 9. The THCC challenges participants with a series of real life global industry scenarios and students are required to deliver innovative and practical solutions.
CEAT launches X3 series tyres for trucks
CEAT has launched X3 series to cater to truck tyre segment which will reduce overall cost of operation of a fleet operator. The tyres were recently launched in Mumbai by Arnab Banerjee, COO, CEAT Ltd.
‘Train the Trainer’ programme for State Bank of India trainers
State Bank Institute of Learning and Development recently conducted a five-day ‘Train the Trainer’ programme for SBI trainers in Patiala in partnership with BFSI Sector Skill Council of India. The programme is part of the nationwide ‘Apprenticeship Pakhwada’ launched by the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship aimed at promoting apprenticeship-based skilling programmes of the government.
Diana Penty to endorse Forever New products
Forever New has announced Diana Penty as its brand ambassador in India. Forever New's AW'19 collection is available at all Forever New stores and the official website of the brand.
Taco Bell unveils Big Bell Box Season 2
Mexican-inspired restaurant brand Taco Bell has launched the second season of its blockbuster offering - Big Bell Box - across all its restaurants. It was introduced in India for the first time earlier this year, and brings variety, value-for-money and abundant food to the consumers at an exciting price of Rs 199 only.
Delhi-based ‘Groom Studio’ to open outlet in Chandigarh
Delhi-based sherwani designer Harish K Vashisht plans to open his ‘Groom Studio ‘at Elante Mall, Chandigarh, soon. Currently, it has stores across the country and even exports sherwanis to many countries. The main USP of his studio is all his designs are unique and exclusive.
Herbal drug ‘Fifatrol’ may help stop antibiotics’ side-effects
Researchers at Bhopal-based AIIMS have found that herbal drug Fifatrol can be a suitable alternative to allopathic antibiotics for treating bacterial and fungal infections without causing any side-effect. Dr Sarman Singh, Director, AIIMS, Bhopal, said, “Fifatrol, an ayurvedic drug, enriched with immune-enhancing herbs has been found to be effective in curing major bacterial infections.”
Reliance Jio cuts mid-value tariff packs, adjusts IUC
Jio has announced new medium-priced tariff plan by marginally cutting the existing pack and adjusting the interconnection usage charges (IUC) in them. “The three-month 2 GB per day pack will now cost Rs 444 instead of Rs 448 with additional 1,000 minutes of offnet IUC min which would have come at nearly Rs 80, separately,” it said.
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