Monthly Archives: November 2017

Singapore turns paradise for Indians seeking vegetarian, gluten free, organic or any form of healthy food

GB Srithar, Regional Director – South Asia, Middle East & Africa (SAMEA), Singapore Tourism Board now surely wants Alia Bhatt, other celebrities and all million plus Indian tourists to Singapore deploy the Unique STB's Vegetarian food guide.

Food is an an important ingredient that leave memories of a travel destination etched forever in hearts of  travellers. Indians are particular about food and the vegetarian among them feel like at heavens when they get adequate meal on overseas journey. Passion Made Possible, the new campaign by Singapore Tourism Board (STB), seemingly has crafted a surprise that Indians will love and stay revisited to Singapore.  ...

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World Class Gaming and Entertainment Centre- SMAAASH, opens its first unit in DELHI & its fifth in NCR

Sachin Tendulkar at launch of SMAAASH at Ambience Malls - Vasant Kunj and Gurgaon with Tushar Dhingra. CEO SMAAASH, , Ashok Cherian, CMO SMAAASH,  and scores of his fans.

Brand Ambassador Sachin Tendulkar launched SMAAASH – India’s leading urban sports park at the Ambience Malls in VasantKunj & Gurugram. After the recent acquisition, SMAAASH has transformed the earlier bluOs into the multi-sensorial experience of SMAAASH. There were double celebrations at the event, as the master blaster also unveiled the new brand logo of SMAAASH and the brand ethos of “Can’t ...

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Q2-17 marks Indian Economy’s return to growth track; industry rejoice manufacturing led revival

FM announces the return of  Indian Economy to growth trajectory

The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the deceleration trend in overall growth, which was witnessed since the First Quarter of last Fiscal Year, has been now reversed. The Finance Minister was responding to the real GDP growth data for the Second Quarter of Fiscal Year 2017-18 which was released on 30 November 2017 by the CSO. As per the ...

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CSR Boost to Ganga rejuvenation@Namami Gange Roadshow in London

Namami Gange London Roadshow 2017

Indian corporates, NRIs and PIOs in UK have committed more than 5 billion dollars for the development of amenities like ghats, river fronts, crematoria and parks as part of the Namami Gange Mission. At a roadshow organised in London yesterday, Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Water resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Road Transport & Highways and Shipping appealed to business ...

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Indian travellers can save upto 30% on planned international holidays : Survey

Singapore with new brand identity Passion made possible remains an attractive destination even for last minute plans and dosen't put undue duress on travel budget: Survey

One of the main strengths of Indian economy is the high portion of household savings, unlike in many of the western or emerging countries, which has helped India remain resilient even in a vulnerable global economic scenario. It reflects that Indians have a higher propensity to save. Lately, with rise in the economic strength of its populace and predominantly middle class, ...

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India’s successes over Malaria led to reduction of the burden of malaria for the entire South-East Asia region

The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda  addressing the High level round table on “Accelerating the Elimination of Malaria in the South-East Asia Region”, in New Delhi on November 29, 2017.

India has reduced its new malaria cases by one third, and even crossed the malaria mortality targets of 2020. This was stated by J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare at the High Level Roundtable on “Accelerating the Elimination of Malaria in the South-East Asia Region”, here on 29 November 2017. J P Nadda further said that ...

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India and Italy sign MoU for enhanced cooperation in the health sector

The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda and the Health Minister of Italy, Beatrice Lorenzin signed the Memorandum of Understanding for enhanced cooperation in the health sector, in New Delhi on November 29, 2017.

India and Italy signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector, on 28 November 2017 as J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Beatrice Lorenzin, Health Minister of Italy signed the MoU in the presence of senior officers from the Health Ministry and a high level delegation from Italy. J P Nadda stated ...

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Live Life full of compassion: Ahimsa Fest and make a healthy start by substituting diary products

Jubilant delegates learning meaningful ways of living a life with compassion as way of life @ Ahimsa Fest 2017

In a world that is increasingly vulnerable to conflicts to the scale of bringing humanity to extinction- its high time that the World relooks at the Indian ethos and culture that instills compassion towards humans, animals and even the environment. The second edition of The Ahimsa Festival that started on 31st October 2017 at St. Andrew’s Auditorium in Mumbai was ...

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Airbnb now enters MoU with NSDC and THSC post Maharastra to skill 50000 micro entrepreneurs in hospitality

A tripartite MoU signed between NSDC, Tourism and Hospitality Sector Skill Council and Airbnb to Upskill Hospitality Entrepreneurs in the presence of the The Union Skill Development & Entrepreneurship,  Dharmendra Pradhan, in New Delhi on November 28, 2017.

According to a tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Tourism and Hospitality Sector Skill Council (THSC) with Airbnb, the world’s leading community-driven hospitality company will provide hospitality skills training to hospitality micro-entrepreneurs in India. Speaking on the occasion, Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Dharmendra Pradhan said, “We believe that this partnership will help to ...

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Hypertension enhances risk of cardiovascular disease

The Secretary (DHR) and DG, ICMR, Soumya Swaminathan addressing the participants, at the launch of the India Hypertension Management Initiative (IHMI), in New Delhi on November 28, 2017 along with Secretary MoHFW Preeti Sudan and other diginitaries.

Around 200 million adults in India have high blood pressure, yet control rates for the condition remain low. Studies suggest that in rural areas in India, only one quarter of people with hypertension are aware of their condition, and only around 10 percent have their blood pressure controlled. In urban areas, around 40 percent of people with hypertension are aware ...

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PM Modi inaugurates Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 in Hyderabad

To promote innovation and Entrepreneurship- Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and the Advisor to the President of United States, Ivanka Trump at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit-2017, in Hyderabad on November 28, 2017.

The Global Entrepreneurship Summit is being held for the first time in South Asia in Hyderabad, India, from November 28-30. Co-hosted by the Governments of the United States and India, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi inaugurated the summit in presence of Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, who is leading the U.S. contingent to GES. This is the eighth edition of the Global ...

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Tamil Nadu adjudged Best State in Organ Donation@ 8th Indian Organ Donation Day

Anupriya Patel. MoS, MHFW felicitating the Director General, BSF,  K.K. Sharma, at the ‘8th Indian Organ Donation Day’, organised by the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO), in New Delhi on November 27, 2017. Minister of Health, Tamil Nadu, C. Vijaya Baskar is also seen.

“When seen from the perspective of reason and rationale, the gift of life is the ultimate gift that one could give and organ donation is, therefore, a ‘God like act’ and needs to be encouraged.” This was stated by Anupriya Patel, Minister of State (HFW) on the occasion of ‘8th Indian Organ Donation Day’, organised by the National Organ and ...

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