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NHPC signs agreement with NLCIL for power trading

NHPC has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Neyveli Lignite Corporation of India Limited (NLCIL) in the area of power trading. NHPC will offer surplus power available with northern and north-eastern region to NLC India Limited, who in turn will offer the same to bulk consumers in the southern region of the country.

BHEL commissions 250 MW thermal power plant in Bihar

Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has achieved yet another milestone by successfully commissioning a 250 MW coal-based thermal power plant in Bihar. The unit has been commissioned at the greenfield 4x250 MW Nabinagar Thermal Power Project, being set up by Bharatiya Rail Bijlee Company Limited, a joint venture of NTPC and Indian Railways. 

NFL presents interim dividend of Rs 39.95 cr for current fiscal

National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) has presented an interim dividend of Rs 39.95 crore to the Government of India for the year 2018-19.  Manoj Mishra, chairman and managing director, NFL, presented the interim dividend to Union Minister of Chemicals & Fertilizers DV Sadananda Gowda on February 19. 

Caremax Hospital, Jalandhar, bags NABH accreditation

Caremax Hospital, Jalandhar, has received accreditation by the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH). The accreditation is given in recognition to the systems and processes of the hospital laid down by the accreditation body for providing the best of services in patient care.

Faridabad-based PolyMedicure Ltd awarded

Poly Medicure Ltd., a Faridabad-based medical device manufacturing company with three manufacturing facilities in Faridabad, has been awarded the Indian Medical Devices Company of the Year by the Government of India. The award was presented by Union Chemical and Fertilizer Minister DV Sadanand Gowda to the company at a function held in Bengaluru recently. 

MMTC pays 30% dividend to government for 2017-18

MMTC chairman and managing director Ved Prakash recently presented a cheque for Rs 26.98 crore towards 30% dividend for the year 2017-18 to Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu. MMTC’s turnover in 2017-18 increased by over 36% to Rs 15,757 crore as compared to Rs 11,593 crore during 2016-17.

Chitkara University, Baddi, organises ‘SURGE 0.1’

“SURGE 0.1” — a five-day gala celebration of entrepreneurship was held at Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh campus, recently. The event, organised by Chitkara University - Centre for Entrepreneurship Education and Development (CEED) - saw a participation of over 700 entrepreneurs, budding entrepreneurs, researchers, faculty, staff and students. 

Apollo Hospital launches new technique for knee replacement

Apollo Hospital, Amritsar, has launched Novo technique for knee replacement surgeries. It is faster and better than conventional techniques. Conventional technique involves use of large number of surgical instruments for surgery, resulting in longer duration of surgery. Novo technique, on the other hand, utilises surgeon's expertise and skills with minimal use of instruments.

GNA University, Phagwara, hosts Kart Design Challenge

GNA University, Phagwara, is hosting five-day Kart Design Challenge 2019 organised by Spur Motorsports Pvt. Ltd. Kart design Challenge is an inter-collegiate automotive design competition for undergraduate and graduate engineering students where teams from across the globe from engineering streams have to design and fabricate a Go-Kart and would be evaluated through a progression of static, dynamic and toughness occasions like SES, DES, races, CAD/CAE, design, cost and innovation.

Orient Bell unveils campaign for tiling solutions of bathroom

Orient Bell Limited has launched a campaign —‘Chote bathrooms ke bade solutions’. It promises the company's expertise in making even small spaces look bigger by choosing the right colours of tiles and laying them in a recommended way.

Rai appointed COO of National Payments Corporation of India

National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has announced the appointment of Ms Praveena Rai as chief operating officer and Arif Khan as chief digital officer. Rai will be in-charge of formulating and deploying marketing, business development, product management and operations’ strategy while Arif Khan will lead strategic planning for digital transformation.

Adidas Running launches redesigned Ultraboost 19

Adidas Running has unveiled the adidas Ultraboost 19 —  an entirely re-imagined and redesigned version of the brand’s iconic leading performance running shoe. The original adidas Ultraboost was deconstructed and reconstructed from 17 pieces to focus on four key components — Optimised BOOST, Torsion Spring, Primeknit 360 and 3D Heel Frame.

Run for menstrual hygiene awareness on March 8

On International Women’s Day on March 8, Niine is taking a step towards eradicating taboos revolving around menstruation in Punjab. It will organise a run which will be flagged off from Nehru Rose Garden, Ludhiana. Online registrations have already begun for the event which is set to become India's largest nationwide run for menstrual hygiene awareness, with the hope of setting the Guinness World Record for organising the 'largest number of runs in a single day for menstrual hygiene awareness'.

SBI conducts SMEs’ meet in Chandigarh

SBI recently conducted a meet for SMEs in Chandigarh. It was chaired by Rana Ashutosh Kumar Singh, CGM, Chandigarh Circle. SME customers were briefed about bank's various schemes like contact-less lending platform (loan in 59 minutes), electronic dealer finance scheme etc. They were encouraged to use various facilities available in SBI Corporate Internet Banking for smooth conduct of their business.

IndiaPlast 2019 to start from February 28 in Greater Noida 

IndiaPlast 2019, being organised by the Plastics Machinery Manufacturers Association of India & Triune Exhibitors, will begin from February 28 at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida. It will showcase latest technology in plastics, packaging, printing, mould making and recycling. “Around 900 exhibitors from more than 18 countries along with nearly 90,000 business visitors are expected to take part in this event,” said Cyril Periera, managing director, Triune Exhibitors.

11th Annual International Arbitration Conclave held

The 11th Annual International Arbitration Conclave was organised by the Nani Palkhivala Arbitration Centre (NPAC) in New Delhi recently on the theme 'Arbitration Regime in India - Evolving Opportunities and Daunting Challenges'. The conference provided a platform for international speakers from various disciplines to discuss challenges faced by the arbitration regime.  

Skoda Auto unveils ‘Shield Plus’

To ensure six years of hassle-free ownership experience, Skoda Auto has introduced ‘Shield Plus’, which is applicable for the fifth and sixth year or 1.5 lakh kilometres from the purchase, whichever is earlier. The offer includes motor insurance, nationwide 24x7 road side assistance (RSA) and an extended warranty.

Three-day-long IndiaTravel Mart concludes

Three-day-long India Travel Mart concluded at Himachal Bhawan, Chandigarh, recently. The event saw participation by various states. People opted for different holiday packages, business trips, family vacations, and adventure sports packages among 

others. Rajasthan Tourism stall was adjudged as ‘Best Stall’ while MP Tourism bagged the 'Best Stall Display' award. 

Apeejay School organises ‘The Leaders Summit 2019’

Apeejay School of Management organised ‘The Leaders Summit 2019’ recently. Member of Parliament Manoj Tiwari was the keynote speaker on the event. V Krishnan, co-founder, JustDial, Vivek Kapoor, co-founder Dineout, veteran journalist Prabhu Chawla, Anuj Bajpai, deputy COO, Hungama, and Sambhav Jain, AVP Sales & Supply India, Zomato, were the eminent speakers.

Dollar Industries launches TVC for summer campaign

Dollar Industries has unveiled their latest summer campaign by launching TVC “Dollar Yahan Hai” with brand ambassador Akshay Kumar. The concept of the TVC revolves around Akshay’s vivacious personality and influential style quotient —  who is a trend setter.

Trinity Hospital opens spine injury centre in Chandigarh

Trinity Hospital, Zirakpur, has launched a spine and sports Injury centre in Chandigarh. It will be headed by Dr Mohinder Kaushal, arthroscopy and endoscopy spine surgeon, along with Dr Mukul Kaushal, sports injuries and shoulder specialist. 

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