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New Global Indian Foundation celebrates the success of the first ever Global Indian Business Meet in New York City

Global Indian Business Meet

New York, Sept 24, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Global Indian Business Meet (GIBM), a 3 day conference held at the Marriott Marquis, in Manhattan, was organized by NGI Foundation (New Global Indian) to provide a platform, for entrepreneurship, innovation, partnership and growth. The event was inaugurated by Swami Tyagananda on the occasion of his 150th birth anniversary. Swami Tyagananda of Ramakrishna order, Swami Bhoomananda Teertha, underlined respect, justice and charity to be the hallmarks of businesses to make businesses sustainable and rooted to true Indian values.



India - EU BTIA Negotiations: What is India Asking For?

Negotiations, which commenced on June 28, 2007 at Brussels, and carried out as per the mandate received from the Trade & Economic Relations Committee, have been held fourteen times in all.



Sentinel Exhibitions Asia Bags Marketing Rights for India for China Shanghai International Hosiery Expo

With exhibition space exceeding 20,000 square meters and 500 top-ranking enterprises from Japan, Europe America, India, South Korea, Pakistan and Italy, CHPE 2013 is the leading Hosiery trade show in the world.



RGUMY Providing Handholding Support to First Generation Entrepreneurs in India

English: North Block Delhi

English: North Block Delhi (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

New Delhi, July 20, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / PIB India) Entrepreneurship development and training is one of the key elements for development and promotion of micro and small enterprises, particularly, the first generation entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurship Development Programmes (EDPs) of various durations are being organized on regular basis by a number of organizations e.g. national and state level Entrepreneurship Development Institutes (EDIs), Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Institutes (MSMEDIs), national and state level Industrial Development Corporations, Banks and other training institutions and agencies in private and public sector etc., to create new entrepreneurs by cultivating their latent qualities of entrepreneurship and enlightening them on various aspects necessary for setting up micro and small enterprises.  Besides, various Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs), other private training institutions are also organizing vocational training (VT) programmes, skill development programmes (SDPs) and entrepreneurshipcum-skill development programmes (ESDPs).



Vibble TV joins hands with one of India’s leading content houses Shemaroo Entertainment for OTT Distribution

Mumbai, July 3, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Vibble TV, a leading provider of South Asian IPTV programming and a service of Internet Broadcasting Corp., joins hands with Shemaroo Entertainment, a leading content provider and aggregator, for Over The Top (OTT) Distribution. Shemaroo Entertainment offers a large portfolio of products on the IPTV platform and as a result, Vibble TV’s audience can now enjoy a variety of evergreen and latest Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Marathi and Punjabi movies. Shemaroo has been one of the pioneers in New Media and is actively leveraging technologies like broadband, Internet, IPTV and Mobile. In last one year, the company has acquired a number of new releases as a part of their acquisition strategy. As a major content house, the company has been making constant efforts to bring-in innovation and add quality to their products and distribute the same on different platforms.


The Amazing Spider-Man announces sequel, posts highest opening in history for a Hollywood film in India

Actors Andrew Garfield Emma Stone in The Amazing Spiderman (2012) 3D

Mumbai, July 3, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) The Amazing Spider-Man posted the highest opening in history for a Hollywood film in India, setting several records and, once again, comprehensively consolidating Spider-Man’s position as India’s favourite superhero by far. The film grossed approximately INR 34 crore (approx. USD 6m) in its three day opening weekend starting 29 June with a final tally of 1236 prints in four languages – English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu and in 3D, 2D and IMAX formats.  The film also posted record-breaking highs for each day – Friday, Saturday and Sunday respectively.



JISM 2 and RAGINI MMS 2 Heroine SUNNY LEONE Appointed Chaze Mobile Brand Ambassdor

Actress Porn Sunny LeonMumbai, June 18, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) “It is the first time in the ad industry that a porn star will be endorsing a brand,” said Suraj Kumar who recently produced Sunny Leone’s first television commercial for mobile brand Chaze.




Big Cola launches its new avatar, Announces its association with The Amazing Spider-Man

Spider-Man

Mumbai, June 14, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Aligning itself an aggressive growth strategy, Peru based AJE Group today officially announced the launch of its flagship brand Big Cola to the Indian market. Armed with a new approach “Think Big”, the AJE Group also announced their association with Sony Pictures as the beverage partner for South-East Asia, to promote the most anticipated Hollywood blockbuster ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’. Actor Neha Dhupia was present to unveil the new image of the world’s first non-caffeinated cola beverage at a press conference in Mumbai.


Corporate Social Responsibility of Public Sector Units of India

New Delhi, May 22, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio / PIB India) The Corporate Social Responsibility Guidelines issued by Department of Public Enterprises in April, 2010 are applicable to all Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) irrespective of any “Ratna Status”.

Corporate Social Responsibility is a company’s commitment to operate in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner, while recognizing the interests of its stakeholders.  Through CSR, the organizations serve the interests of society by taking responsibility for the impact of their activities on customers, employees, shareholders, communities and the environment in all aspects of their operations.  The thrust of CSR in public sector is on inclusive growth, sustainable development and capacity building with due attention to the socio-economic needs of the neglected and marginalized sections of the society.


Amazing Spider-Man Releases in India Before USA, has Indian Connection as Sony Pictures' Biggest Movie Line Up

Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans star in Amazing Spiderman 3D (2012)

Mumbai, May 14, 2012 (Washington Bangla Radio) Sony Pictures is all set to launch its biggest summer line-up ever to set off what looks like a major year for Hollywood at the Indian box office. The studio also announced that the India release of the much-awaited blockbuster The Amazing Spider-Man is being advanced to 29 June so that Indian fans can watch the film before it releases in the US on 3 July.

Sony Pictures’ summer line-up starts with Men in Black 3 (3D, worldwide 25 May) going back in time with the original pairing of Will Smith-Tommy Lee Jones and addition of Josh Brolin, followed by a fresh reboot of the Spider-Man franchise The Amazing Spider-Man (3D, 29 June) starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Rhys Ifans and India’s own Irrfan, and ending with a remake of the 1991 blockbuster Total Recall with Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale and Jessica Biel (worldwide 3 August).



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