Thursday, 15 November 2018

Connect Broadband Launches Mega Plans to Felicitate Customers

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Chandigarh 15th November:- Connect Broadband is recreating the concept of customer loyalty at a time when customer retention is fundamental to telecom service providers. As the No. 1 Broadband Company in Punjab achieves one of its biggest milestones, turning 18 years, it celebrates and felicitates people who have been part of the journey with small tokens of appreciation.

The company launched operations in Punjab in the year 2000 when telecom industry was just beginning to take shape up in India. With innovative product offerings such as phone lines, Centrex, PCOs, the company further expanded the product portfolio to offer DSL, VDSL, FTTH, Wireless Broadband, Toll Free lines. The broad customer base across Punjab is a result of their extensive product range made possible through System Integration, Plan Customization, and unique business offerings.

The company has mega plans in place for employees, customers, partners and stakeholders. From running schemes for customers, offering free 1 year broadband subscriptions, to felicitating business partners – the idea is to recognize the achievements and contributions of people who have been with the organization since inception.

Arvind Jalota, Chief Business Officer, Connect Broadband said that we are reimagining and recreating the concept of customer loyalty. Making an effort to celebrate our customers is a great way to build a solid relationship and increase loyalty. Making our customers feel valued is our way of reciprocating their loyalty and patronage.

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Students of Dikshant Celebrates children's Day with Underprivileged Kids.

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Zirakpur 14th November:- On the occasion of children's day, Dikshant International School organised a unique  community programme for around 50 underprivileged children. Dikshantites got engaged in team games and fun activities with children from the less privileged section of  society. They prepared a banner in a group around the theme 'Together we will build a beautiful world'. Students had also got additional tiffin boxes to share food with their new found friends. The children's day event instilled compassion in students and laid the foundation of responsible citizenship among them.

Mitul Dikshit, Chairman, Dikshant Schools said that it is important for those in a privileged situation to make their underprivileged friends feel wanted so that there is no feeling of discrimination according to societal or financial  conditions. The growth of our country is only possible with involvement of all sections, everyone should feel important and be a part of progress.  

The event which aimed at promoting inclusiveness in society also saw cementing of the bond between teachers and students. The teachers reminisced about their childhood through different enactments. The teachers also showed their talent by performing well orchestrated dances.

6th Edition of Literati 2018 on November 17

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Chandigarh 14th November:- The 6th edition of Chandigarh Literary Society's annual premier literary event, Literati 2018, shall be held on 17-18 November at the Lake Club.

The two days literary festivities shall feature noted authors, Bollywood directors, writers, lyricists and story telling worshops, besides evening cultural programmes.

Literati 2018 shall be kicked off with noted Bollywood Indian film and theatre actor, music director, lyricist, singer and scriptwriter Piyush Mishra in conversation with CLS Chairperson Dr Sumita Misra, in the session 'Kuch Ishq Kiya, Kuch Kaam Kiya'

Harinder Sikka of Raazi fame would share his journey from 'Calling Sehmat to Raazi', while another best-selling author Preeti  Shenoy would be talking about 'Breaking the Rules'.

Another interesting session would be 'Sarkari Perspective' with Deepak Gupta, MG Devashayam and IPS officer and author Gurjot Kaler as moderatopr.

Keshav Aneet, Ajay Pandey, Devanshi Sharma and Sonia Shandilya would discuss 'Love Bug Bites' and 'Stripping the Comic' shall have Aabid Surti, Rishi Kumar and Chetna Kheer exploring the literature in lighter vein.

Famous writer Vineet Bajpai along with Aditya Iyengar, Anuja Chandramouli shall be taling about 'From Myth to Mythology' in the last session.

A popular play, 'Halala' of Bhagwandass Morwal's musical classic shall be held at the Tagore Theatre.

British Council will be holding a worshop on story telling which Jaishree Sethi would be conducting on second day.

Attractions on the second day include world-renowned motivational speaker Shiv Khera, author and public intellectual Gurcharan Dass, Siddhartha Giggo, festival director of the New York Indian Film Festival Aseem Chhabra would be attraction on second day morning session.

Panjabi Session would have Jaani, Shamsher Sandhu, Masha aur and Charan Lihari, while The Balancing Act will have Gita Aravamudan and Prachi Garg in conversation with Sagunja Jain.

Leadership spekaers and trainers Vivek Atray, Anisha Motwani, and Vineet Bajpai would focus on motivational aspects with author Suditi Jindal.

The evening session would have an interesting Urdu storytelling performance, Dastaan Goi.

Volkswagen Strengthens its Corporate Programme with the Launch of Corporate Business Centre & Volkswagen Secure

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Mumbai 14th November:-Volkswagen, Europe's leading car manufacturer further strengthens its India priorities by launching two new initiatives today, Corporate Business Centre and Volkswagen Secure. These initiatives have been introduced as a first with EVM Motors Pvt. Ltd in Cochin with the aim to expand these services across India within the next 12 months.

Broadening the spectrum of premium mobility in India, Volkswagen Secure, a residual value initiative has been launched for the globally acclaimed carline, Tiguan. Through this initiative, prospective customers can now purchase the award winning SUV at a 55% residual value after completion of a 36-month tenure.

Further, the first Corporate Business Centre (CBC) will be situated at Volkswagen Cochin comprising of a dedicated team providing curated services to all kinds of businesses across sectors. Additionally, the CBC will host a range of services and attractive offers to its corporate customers including customized retail finance products from Volkswagen Financial Services.

Speaking on the announcement, Steffen Knapp, Director, Volkswagen Passenger Cars said that Volkswagen Secure and Corporate Business Centre are excellent initiatives that make premium mobility more affordable and accessible to our customers in India. With a vision to achieve a 3% market share in the next five years, we've been working towards strengthening our businesses. Keeping customers at the centre, we're extremely ecstatic about launching these initiatives with the confidence of expanding these services Pan India and widen the Volkswagen family.


#SocialSupports X #Childrens Day: (Throw) Back to the Future

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Chandigarh 14th November:-  This Children's Day, lending a helping hand is as easy as child's play! #SOCIAL is throwing it back so you can pay it forward, by doing what they do best - serving up some great food and getting you to groove.

On Nov. 14th, your favorite neighborhood bar/cafe will be playing some tunes that'll have you doing the Macarena and more. With a retro playlist that 'Smells Like Teen Spirit', get on the dance floor and show off your moves from back in the day.

CRB School Celebrates Children's Day

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Chandigarh 14th November:- The premises of CRB Public School, Sector 7B of Chandigarh was filled with the hilarious cries of children as they enjoyed their Children's Day. The day was filled with fun and frolic as they played games, recited poems and sang songs. The tiny tots enjoyed the Dance party enthusiastically.

The Director Naveen Mittal conveyed his best wishes to the children and advised them to follow the footsteps of our Late Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. The celebrations ended by distributing sweets and balloons to the children.

एन आर आई ने भू माफिया से बताया अपनी जान को खतरा

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Chandigarh 14th November:- पंजाब के जिला लुधियाना के अंतर्गत आते क्षेत्र मुल्लांपुर के निवासी जलजीत सिंह चीमा ने भू-माफिया से अपनी जान को खतरा बताते हुए राज्य पुलिस से अपनी जान की सुरक्षा की मांग की है।

चंडीगढ़ प्रेस क्लब में आयोजित पत्रकारवार्ता में जलजीत सिंह चीमा ने बताया कि मौजूदा समय मे पिछले 40 वर्षों से जर्मनी के शहर हैमबर्ग में अपने परिवार के साथ रह रहे है।  मंडी मुल्लांपुर में लगभग 14 कनाल जमीन वाले रकबे के कुछ हिस्से में वर्ष 1989 से उनका मकान बना हुआ है। वो अपने परिवार के साथ लगभग हर 2 वर्ष बाद सपरिवार आते-जाते रहते है। उन्होंने आगे बताया कि वर्ष 2016 में वो अपनी पत्नी व अन्य के साथ आकर उन्होंने अपने इसी मकान से अपनी बेटी की सगाई की थी।सगाई रस्म के बाद वो सपरिवार वापिस जर्मनी चले गए। जब पिछले महीने 17 अक्टूबर में जर्मनी से वापिस अपने घर मंडी मुल्लांपुर आये तो कुछ लोगों ने उनके मकान पर कब्जे की नीयत से उनके ऊपर हमला किया, जिसमें उन्होंने भाग कर अपनी जान बचाई।ये लोग उनके घर का सामान भी उठा कर ले गए। उन्हें तो बाद में पता लगा कि उनके मकान पर कब्जे की कार्यवाई हरविंदर सिंह पुत्र जोगिंदर सिंह ने की थी। जलजीत सिंह ने बताया कि मामले की गहराई में जाते हुए उन्होंने माल विभाग से जांच की तो उनके रिकॉर्ड के अनुसार भी इस जमीन का कानूनी मालिक मैं ही हु।इस घर का नगर कौंसिल की और से पास नक्शा, बिजली बिल, टैक्स रसीदे उनके नाम पर ही है ।

उन्होंने इनके द्वारा की गई चोरी, लड़ाई झगड़ा और धमकी का मुकदमा दर्ज करवाने के लिए 20 दिंनो से लुधियाना देहाती पुलिस के पास धक्के खा रहा हु। बल्कि एन आर आई विंग के ए डी जी पी के पास भी इंसाफ के लिए खुद हाज़िर हो चुके है। कई दिनों की मिन्नत के बाद दाखा पुलिस ने मुकद्दमा तो दर्ज कर लिया। पर इन दोषियों को गिरफ्तार नही किया गया।इन लोगों से आज भी उन्हें आज भी अपनी जान का खतरा बना हुआ है।

उन्होंने आगे कहा कि उन्हें ये भी जानकारी है कि हरविंदर सिंह पर पहले ही कई मामले दर्ज है। उनके पुरखो की इस जायदाद से इनका कोई लेना देना भी नही है। ये लोग भू माफिया का हिस्सा है।

वही इस मामले में जब हरविंदर सिंह से बात की गयी तो उन्होंने कहा कि जलजीत सिंह और हरजिंदर सिंह दोनों भाई जो कि विदेश में रहते है, उन पर झूठे आरोप लगा रहे है। जान का खतरा उन्हें नहीं, मुझे है। उन्होंने कहा कि उनके पास इस जायदाद सम्बंधित सभी पुख्ता सबूत है, ये जायदाद उनकी नहीं बल्कि उनकी बहन बलविंदर कौर की है, जिसकी पावर ऑफ़ अटॉर्नी उनके पास है । वो जल्द इस सम्बन्ध में अपना पक्ष मीडिया के आगे रखेंगे ।

Monday, 12 November 2018

The Kaldighar Trust organizes Race Against Drugs

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Baru Sahib 12th November:- Bibi Man Kaur, gold medalist at World Masters Athletics at the age of 102, today flagged off "Race against Drugs'', the marathon which began at Sukhna Lake. 

The marathon was organised by The Kaldighar Trust, headquartered at Baru Sahib, Sirmaur, Himachal Pradesh in order to focus attention on the increasing drug menace in the country. The organisation runs two Drug-De-Addiction and Rehabilitation centres, with the name, Akal Drug De-Addiction and Rehabilitation Centres.

The marathon was joined by 400 runners including students of Akal Academy school and MSK Public school, Village Swara, District Mohali, senior citizens, college youngsters, fire marshals, marathon enthusiasts and people who have been treated by the trust for addiction and who have recovered from the same.

The marathon commenced from Sukhna Lake at 7:15 am crossing Rock Garden & Bougainvillea Garden  and ended back at Sukhna Lake at 8pm. Runners raised slogans for drug free society and carried banners and placards during the "Race against Drugs''.

All the runners were given T-shirts and certificates.

While appealing to youth to not consume drugs and stay healthy and sporty, Bibi Maan Kaur said that Drug addiction is ruining society and youths are getting financially, physically and mentally affected. She gave call to all sections of society to understand the gravity of situation and should come forward to fight against the drug menace

Addressing the gathering, Dr. (Col.) Rajinder Singh, Director, Akal Drug De-Addiction Centers said that the goal of the campaign is to mobilize support and to inspire people to act against drug abuse and trafficking. The marathon is a way encourage young people to put their health first and never take support of drugs as a solution to their problems.

The event culminated with oath taken by participants to make society free of drug and alcohol addiction.


15वीं प्रीमियर स्कूल एग्जिबिशन हुई संपन्न: प्रीमियर स्कूल एग्जिबिशन में किंग्स कॉलेज ऑफ इंडिया अभिभावकों का पसंदीदा स्कूल बना

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Chandigarh 12th November:- होटल रेडिसन ब्लू में 15वीं प्रीमियर स्कूल एजुकेशन के दूसरे दिन भी बड़ी संख्या में अभिभावक पहुंचे। एग्जीबिशन में  देश के प्रतिष्ठित स्कूल किंग्स कॉलेज ऑफ इंडिया के प्रतिनिधियों से अभिभावकों ने शिक्षा संबंधी जानकारी हासिल की। एग्जीबिशन में किंग्स कॉलेज ऑफ इंडिया का बहुत शानदार प्रदर्शन रहा और अभिभावकों का उनके प्रति काफी उत्साह दिखा। किंग्स कॉलेज ने अपने यहां के पाठ्यक्रम, स्पोर्ट्स, कल्चर एक्टिविटी में बेहतर माहौल के बारे में अभिभावकों को बताया। उन्होंने बताया कि अगर हमारे यहां से कोई छात्र पढ़ाई करता है, तो उसे आईलेट्स करने की कोई जरूरत नहीं और वह डायरेक्ट ही दूसरे देश में स्टडी बेस पर विदेश जा सकता है। उसके लिए हमारे यहां पर 2 साल तक शिक्षा प्राप्त करना अनिवार्य है, इसके बाद हम छात्रों को विदेश में शिक्षा प्राप्त करने के लिए बिना आईलेट्स भेज सकते हैं। किंग्स कॉलेज ऑफ इंडिया में एडमिशन लेने के लिए पहले एक टेस्ट होता है जोकि यूके बेस्ड किंग कॉलेज ऑफ इंडिया द्वारा निर्धारित किया जाता है। इस टेस्ट में पास होने वाले छात्र ही इस कॉलेज में एडमिशन ले सकते हैं। किंग्स कॉलेज ऑफ इंडिया एकमात्र ऐसा कॉलेज है जो विदेशी शिक्षा प्रदान करता है।

एग्जीबिशन की समाप्ति समारोह में कॉन्फ्रेंस करके किंग्स कॉलेज ऑफ इंडिया के मार्केटिंग व एडमिशन प्रमुख उदयन वर्मा ने कहा कि किंग्स कॉलेज, टाउनटन, यूके की 137 साल पुरानी महान विरासत का विस्तार भारत में (रोहतक, हरियाणा) हो चुका है, जो हर बच्चों के बहुमुखी विकास को सुनिश्चित करता है। हम छात्रों को संपूर्ण विकास सुनिश्चित कराने के लिए प्रतिबंध है। अभिभावकों के साथ मिलकर हम छात्रों के भीतर छिपी प्रतिभाओं को उभारने और उससे विकसित करने हेतु प्रोत्साहित करते हैं ताकि छात्र अपनी क्षमताओं को पहचान कर उस दिशा में बेहतरीन प्रदर्शन कर सके जिसमें उन्हें सबसे अधिक रुचि है। हम जो भी करते हैं उसका एक ही उद्देश्य है और वह है हर छात्र का बहुमुखी विकास।

हम एक ऐसा समृद्ध और विविध पाठ्यक्रम मैया करवाते हैं जिसमें गणित, विज्ञान, आधुनिक विदेशी भाषाएं, मानविकी, कंप्यूटर साइंस, पी. ई., संगीत कला और ड्रामा आदि शामिल होता है उसके साथ ही हम एक व्यापक को-करिकुलर कार्यक्रम भी उपलब्ध कराते हैं, जिसमें कल्चर, स्पोर्टिंग और चैरिटेबल क्रियाकलाप आदि शामिल होते हैं। किंग्स कॉलेज ऑफ इंडिया की भारत में सिर्फ एक ही ब्रांच हो सकती है जो कि रोहतक में स्थित है।

पंडित यशोदा नंदन ज्योतिष अनुसंधान केंद्र एवं चेरिटेबल ट्रस्ट लगाया ने वार्षिक 'माँ का लंगर'

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Chandigarh 12th November:- पंडित यशोदा नंदन ज्योतिष अनुसंधान केंद्र एवं चेरिटेबल ट्रस्ट (कोटकपूरा ) की ओर से  अपने सैक्टर 20 स्थित केंद्र में वार्षिक ' माँ का लंगर' लगाया गया I ट्रस्ट के संचालक पंडित अमरीश कुमार शास्त्री की ओर से माँ की पूजा उपरांत 101 ब्राह्मणों को ब्रह्मभोज करवाया गया I

इस मौके पर दश्मनी अखाडा सरहिंद के महाँ  मंडलेश्वर श्री श्री 1008 ईश्वरानन्द गिरि महराज ने विशेष तौर पर लंगर में पहुँच कर भक्तों आशीर्वाद दिया I माता मनसा देवी मंदिर चंडीगढ़ ओर गुरुकुल से आये ब्राह्मणों की पूजा उपरांत लगाए गए I

लंगर में स्थानीय लोगों के साथ साथ हिमाचल प्रदेश, हरियाना, पंजाब और दिळी से आए लोगों नें लंगर का प्रसाद ग्रहण किया

पंडित अमरीश शास्त्री नें बताया की ट्रस्ट की ओर से हर वर्ष शरद नवरात्रों के बाद इस लंगर का आयोजन किया जाता है

Nari Jagriti Manch organizes Entertainment Sports Activities for Children

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Chandigarh 12th November:- Youth Club of the Nari Jagriti Manch (Reg.), organized various entertainment programs for children in the adjoining area of Hanumant Dham Temple, Sector 40, on the occasion of Children's Day.

Dr Aarti Verma, senior physician, as the chief guest, while the social worker Nisha Sharma and Neena Sood and Naresh Garg were present as special guests. The event was held under the chairmanship of the Manch President Neena Tiwari.

About 200 participants from the age group 5 years to 15 years participated. Interesting and entertaining events organized among children included Jalebi games, Straw and Pin with Twist Games, Blind Fold, Marble Collection, Musical Chair with Twist etc. Apart from this, Selfie Point was the center of special attraction for the children, in which the children also took pictures with a breathtaking view.

On this occasion, Alka Joshi, a prominent member of the manch said that in this era of the Internet, children have forgotten fun games.  The Youth Club of the forum has been working towards inculcating values in children aimed at making them a responsible citizen of the society so that they can be able to perform something different and better in society. She said that if children take part in any competition, then they develop a positive attitude. The main objective of this event is to see the right path for the children, which will continue in future also.

On this occasion, Neena Tiwari, said that the Youth Club of the Forum always encourages children to move forward and more such activities are planned.

Bhawant Mann Helps PGI to Take Care of the Ailing

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Chandigarh 12th November:- Bhagwant Mann, Member of Parliament, Sangrur, Punjab has kindly donated a sum of Rs 20 lakh to Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research, Chandigarh (PGIMER) under MPLAD fund. The amount has been transferred by Deputy Commissioner, Sangrur to Deputy Commissioner, Chandigarh for the purchase of stainless steel patient trolleys to be used for patients being treated in Emergency, Advanced Trauma Centre and New OPD block of the Institute.  

Over 10,000 patients visit hospital every day for diagnosis and treatment of their ailments.  The 'Institute' Emergency and ATC has intake capacity of 110 and 100 patients respectively, where around 600 to 800 patients are admitted at any given time of the day and the occupancy hovers above 300 percent of capacity.  These trolleys will help in mitigating the sufferings of the needy patients who report at the 'Institute' for the treatment of their ailments and need to be moved around for tests and surgery.