International Conference on Development Policy: A Beacon for Progressive Policies and Development

An ensemble of scholars, policymakers, and experts congregated at the much-awaited International Conference on Development Policy on 16th September, 2023, a high-profile event organized by Presidency University Bangalore in association with the Centre for Development Policy and Practice (CDPP).

Real development comes with private efforts and minimum government interventions: Gurcharan Das

Author of the book ‘India Unbound’, Gurcharan Das has said that development with private efforts and minimal government intervention is the only development that gives real and long-term results. Citing the example of two cities of the National Capital Region, Gurugram and Faridabad, he explained how

The future of Beauty & Wellnes Education : challenges, solutions and opportunities

The beauty and wellness industry in India has been growing at a rapid pace over the past few years. With an increasing awareness about the importance of self-care, people are now more interested in investing in beauty and wellness products and services. This has led to a surge in demand for skilled professionals in the beauty and wellness industry, which in turn has given rise to the a need for quality education and training programs in this sector.

Loya QISSA: A Melange of Cultural Tales

In a bid to stay true to its unyielding promise of delivering an immersive and unforgettable experience for its esteemed guests, LOYA—the latest addition to The Indian Hotels Company’s (IHCL) exquisite restaurant portfolio, situated at The Taj Palace, New Delhi—extended a warm and exclusive invitation to "QISSA: A répertoire of stories from the heart of the north and an enchanting event that was curated to take patrons on an immersive journey through the diverse traditions of art and culture.

Summer Season in Style By Label Shilpi Gupta

Shilpi Gupta, Founder of Shilpi Gupta Designs and Chairperson DIA Institute IMS hosted a tête-à-tête evening for Summer Season in Style at their store at D- 25, Defence colony, New Delhi showcasing enticing and unique motifs that reflected the amalgamation of traditional couture in the contemporary

The Role of Influencers in Shaping Social Issues: A Look at Influencer Activism

Influencer marketing has developed into a potent tool for companies to reach customers and market their goods in recent years. Influencers are, however, increasingly leveraging their platforms to promote social causes as well as products. Influencers are becoming more frequently engaging in what is known as

AIIA to host a Working Group of C20 on Integrated Holistic Health

All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), the apex institute of Ayurveda in India is an Autonomous Institute under the Ministry of AYUSH is hosting a walkthrough on 8th April 2023 for the “Working Group of C20 on Integrated Holistic Health.


This was an award dedicated to innovations, formulations and creativity in the field of beauty, wellness and personal care. Through the 4th edition of Beauty, Wellness and Personal Care Excellence Awards, stakeholders in the fraternity were bestowed with honours for their achievement and contribution to the field of beauty wellness and personal care. Organised by ASSOCHAM these awards celebrated the

Department of Integrative Medicine inaugurated at Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi

Union Minister of Ayush Shri Sarbananda Sonowal and Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya jointly inaugurated the Integrative Medicine Centre at Safdarjung Hospital on Tuesday 7th Feb. Minister of State for Health, Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar and Minister of State for Ayush, Dr. Munjapara Mahendrabhai Kalubhai were also present on the occasion.

 Delhi’s very own celebration of poetry - Delhi Poetry Festival, Season 6 is here!

Delhi Poetry Festival is committed to preserving, reviving, and celebrating the cultural and poetic heritage of the historical city of Delhi. This year Delhi Poetry Festival will be celebrating poetry distinctively in four languages - Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, English and more Indian languages poets will join in one single festival that is exclusive to poetry with an eclectic mix of speakers to light up the discussions around poetry, the performers to hold you in a trance, and the poetry to stir your soul!

 NEP has Unlimited Opportunities for the young Students- Dr. C. N. Ashwath Narayan

Under the visionary leadership of Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi, New Education Policy (NEP) has opened a new horizon of unlimited opportunities for the young students, says Dr. C. N. Ashwath Narayan, Honorable Minister of Higher education, Govt. of Karnataka.

 The Service of Mahasangh can play a wonder role in Development of the Nation

A fruitful and very positive discussion took place on welfare of Poorv-sainik in which majority of the members of Mahasangh participated. In order to achieve the goal of Mahasangh, new members were given the responsibility to work and expansion the Mahasangh. For the welfare of ex-servicemen and

 CHATT lauds UP Cabinet nod to Tourism Policy 2022

The go-ahead to the New Tourism Policy 2022 by Uttar Pradesh Cabinet is a very welcome decision, industry body CHATT said today.

 IISSM Annual Global Conclave-2022 on 18-19 Nov 2022

The 32nd Annual Global Conclave of International Institute of Security and Safety Management (IISSM) will be held on 18 & 19 Nov 2022 in the Hybrid Mode. The Physical part of the Conclave will be held at Hotel Crowne Plaza, Okhla Phase 1, New Delhi and simultaneously on the Virtual Platform. The theme of the Conclave is “Security, Safety and Loss Prevention: Enablers for Nation Building”.

International Travelling Exhibition “Vaccines Injecting Hope” inaugurated at National Science Centre, Delhi

Today, an international travelling exhibition “Vaccines Injecting Hope” was inaugurated by Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Hon’ble Minister of State for Culture and Parliamentary Affairs, Govt. of India at National Science Centre, Delhi in the august presence of His Excellency Mr. Alex Ellis, High

TACO Supports Ranthambore National Park to Boost Conservation Efforts

The Animal Care Organization (TACO), an animal welfare project of Anil Agarwal Foundation (AAF), philanthropic arm of Vedanta, flagged off first of the six patrolling vehicles at the Ranthambore National Park today to bolster the monitoring and surveillance of the tiger reserve and its habitation. The vehicle

Thank God Movie Promotion Held in Delhi

Recently, Actors - Siddharth Malhotra and Rakul Preet Singh came to Delhi for their upcoming movie promotion. The event was held at PVR Plaza, New Delhi. The movie is all set to release on 25 October 2022.

The Loomba Foundation and USISPF announce an investment of USD 400000 to empower widows in India

The Loomba Foundation, an international UN accredited NGO dedicated to improving the lives of widows in partnership with the US India Strategic Forum’s philanthropic Foundation – The US India Friendship Alliance (USIFA) launched a project today to empower 5000 widows and their children in India. The beneficiaries will be provided skills training by the implementing partner Lok Bharti.

Lenskart launches ‘Vision for Billion’ campaign

According to the WHO, over 2.2 billion people, close to 1/3rd of the world’s population, have vision impairment. Half of these could have been prevented with timely diagnosis. The annual financial burden and productivity loss from this is close to $25 billion. Vision impairment affects an individual’s ability to live their full potential, impacting their physical and mental health.

Glamyo Health announces increasing its manpower by 35 % in the ongoing fiscal

Glamyo Health, a healthcare brand specialising in elective and cosmetic surgeries, has announced aggressive hiring plans for the ongoing fiscal. The brand has announced to increase its manpower by a 35% by the end of current fiscal year. Presently, the company boasts a total strength of 350 and with the fresh scheduled drive, the healthcare brand will take the number up to 450.

Treasure Records made the record of surpassing 1.2 Cr. views on YouTube

Treasure Records, a new aspiring and outgrowing music label platform has encountered an increase in the audience within a year. As a new aspiring music platform, it takes time to reach 1.2 crore viewers with only three songs, but Treasure Records is proven to achieve this goal in a span of fewer than 9 months.


R CITY, Mumbai’s iconic lifestyle and entertainment destination has raised the bar of festivities with its flagship campaign - ‘R CITY Fiesta’ which is an 86-day long extravaganza lasting till 7th Jan, 2023 is offering an ensemble of exuberant festive décor, high value gratifications worth Rs. 4 Crore, a sprawling Diwali Bazaar and a packed line-up of live events with leading artists.

MyGlamm Launches LIT Lip and Cheek Rouge in 6 rich shades for your daily pop of colour!

To glam up your everyday makeup, MyGlamm launches LIT Lip and Cheek Rouge. This all-in-one tint is perfect to upgrade your makeup game. Crafted with the goodness of shea butter, cocoa seed butter and vitamin E, the multitasking formula will hydrate and nourish your skin throughout the day. The tint's

Celebrate Rangriti’s Diwali collection with Kriti Sanon

Rangriti has come up with its Festive collection of trendy kurtis, Anarkalis, dupattas and Accessories to enhance your look. With Kriti Sanon claiming Rangriti’s style being in sync with her ethnic range she has set on board as Rangriti’s Brand Ambassador, Rangriti is set to soar even higher. Rangriti has brought bright and poppy tones to earthy and calming tones and frilled designs for the extra zing to your outfit.

Bank of Baroda launches bob World Benefits customer engagement programme

Bank of Baroda (Bank), one of India’s leading public sector banks, today announced the launch of ‘bob World Benefits’ – a customer engagement programme that seeks to reward customers for carrying out digital banking transactions through the bob World mobile banking app. The programme encourages

USISPF honors Shiv Nadar with Lifetime Achievement Award 2022

The U.S. - India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), a bilateral non-profit organization focused on building the strategic relationship between India and the United States, felicitated Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL and Shiv Nadar Foundation, with the USISPF Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to the technology industry and his philanthropic initiatives to transform lives through access to educational opportunities.

Roadcast launches a unique Diwali campaign to celebrate delivery personnel

The slight nip in the air, the twinkling lights and the celebrations, Diwali is all about making memories. Amidst these festivities, what’s better is that ringing doorbell that tells you that your order is here! That’s the smile that most defines festivities. For us at Roadcast that is what we aim for. As a company that

SleepyCat encourages people to invest in their rest this festive season

SleepyCat, India’s premium D2C sleep solutions brand, launches its relatably funny campaign by showcasing how a common person is smothered by various sale offers online in the name of ‘festive season’. Be it BOGO offers, 70% off deals, stock clearance tactics, each offer is grander than the other. While these schemes seem enticing, it can rip a consumer off their mental peace and manipulate them into spending unnecessarily on products which they may not always need.

Decentro announces Digital Escrow Accounts as a Service to enable smarter and safer digital payments

Decentro, a banking API Integration platform for businesses, has announced the expansion of its product portfolio by launching Digital Escrow Accounts as a service, to ensure smarter and safer digital payments. Decentro’s digital escrow service will now facilitate companies and platforms with quick, efficient, and secure digital payments via escrow accounts.

Hamdard Laboratories India bags prestigious international award for cGMP

Hamdard Laboratories India – the world’s largest manufacturer of Unani medicines, has bagged ‘the 2nd International Sheikh Zayed Award 2022’ for ‘Traditional, Complementary & Alternative Medicine’ (TCAM) in the category of cGMP at Abu Dhabi. TCAM awards were institutionalized to honor the

Dr Acharya Vinod Kumar Ojha’s Timeless Contribution in Astro field Being Recognised by British Parliament, London

One of the most acclaimed and renowned astrologers from India, Dr. Acharya Vinod Kumar Ojha, made the country proud as he was honoured with the ‘Certification of Excellence’ of WBR by the British Parliament on 28th September 2022, for his matchless contribution in promoting Astrology and Vedic

Frozen Fun Celebrates Diwali in the Most Fun Way!

Frozen Fun is dishing out some scrumptious and unheard-of-before gelato flavours this Diwali! True to its name, of keeping with the fun, the young brand is putting a sweet spin on traditional Diwali gifts and

Samsung Introduces All-New Pickle Mode Microwave

Samsung, India’s largest consumer electronics brand, has introduced the all-new Pickle Mode Microwave in which consumers can make their favourite pickles, doing away with the hassle of manually sun-drying pickles over many days.

HCL Foundation launched My E-Haat Display Center in Noida

HCL Foundation, the CSR arm of HCLTech, launched the first-of-its-kind My E-Haat Display Center in Noida, UP, India. Dr. Nidhi Pundhir, Vice President and Director, HCL Foundation and Ms. Aoife Walsh, Senior Director, Global Thought Leadership, HCLTech inaugurated the Display Center.

Vfashiontech Acquires Multiple Brands to Boost Luxury Presence

Vfashiontech, the smart platform aiming to democratize the apparel industry by bringing fashion designers, retailers, and customers on the same platform while providing end-to-end solutions in designing and manufacturing apparel to start-ups and budding designers; has acquired multiple brands of presenting diversified products to boost luxury presence.

Euronics is filled with Diwali zeal

Incorporating Diwali celebrations into your workplace is an excellent approach to foster an inclusive environment. After two drab years of sharing holiday greetings digitally, the festive spirit is back in Euronics, celebrating festivals like Diwali in person with their Team. Diwali celebrations at work can be a great way to honour many cultural customs and could be a wonderful complement to your DE&I

Yamini Jaipuria awarded with the prestigious Sewa Bhushan Award

Sewa Bharti organized the esteemed Sewa Samman 2022 Awards and recognized Ms. Yamini Jaipuria, Managing Trustee, Cosmo Foundation with the prestigious Sewa Bhushan Award in the individual category. Sewa Bharti is a Delhi based organization with the vision to uplift the health, hunger, and education of the most vulnerable group of society and the mission to shape society for the betterment of every individual.

Mastercard’s ‘Sri Lanka with Love’ campaign unlocks an array of rewards and experiences to entice Indian tourists to visit the Island nation

As the situation in Sri Lanka continues to improve, Mastercard today launched ‘Sri Lanka with Love’, a campaign to encourage Indian tourists to explore the vast array of unforgettable experiences offered by the Island nation. As part of the campaign, Mastercard has collaborated with over 50 merchant partners such

Gajendra Verma collaborates with HeyHey to offer his fans a Web3 experience with the launch of "Maar Sutteya NFTs"

In a recent development, Gajendra Verma, one of the popular singers in the country, has teamed up with HeyHey to enter the Web3 arena, an online platform that powers immersive connections between celebrities, influencers, creators, and businesses globally, using cutting-edge technology.

Bharatgas consumers to get upto 100% cashback this festive season on payments made through MobiKwik app on LPG refills booking

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a ‘Maharatna’ and a Fortune Global 500 Company, has partnered with MobiKwik, the second largest mobile wallet in India, for digital payment of refilling LPG cylinders through the MobiKwik app.

Vanity Wagon, India’s Only Clean Beauty Marketplace launches a Heart-Warming Campaign “Pehle Jaisi Diwali”

“Remember when we used to dress up and go to our relatives' houses with gifts and sweets in our hands, only to return with a lot more of them? So let us gather and enjoy as though it were old times” – Prateek Ruhail & Naina Ruhail, Co-Founders Vanity Wagon  

CABT Logistics invest INR 4,68,00000 to gear up for the festive season

CABT Logistics, one of India’s leading logistics companies gears up to manage the heavy inflow of orders for its clients during the festive season. Catering to industry behemoths like Flipkart, Amazon, Meesho, Purplle, Ferns and Petals et al, CABT Logistics has planned strategically to handle the significantly high volumes during the festive season.

BEL, Triton Electric Vehicle (TEV) sign MOU At DefExpo 2022

Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd (BEL) has signed an MoU with Triton Electric Vehicle (TEV), for the manufacturing of Hydrogen Fuel cells by BEL with technology transfer from TEV, to meet the requirements of the Indian market and mutually agreed export markets.

Medusa Beverages Pvt. Ltd. Signs up with breweries in Three new Regions of North

Medusa Beverages Pvt. Limited that brews their beer ‘Medusa’ in India, expands its brewing business by signing up with Manav breweries in Uttar Pradesh, Jeeviya beverages in Rajasthan, Skuas brewery and beverages in Uttrakhand with an intent to capitalize on rising demand in the country.  

The Ultimate Gifting Guide for Diwali 2022 by La Americana Gourmet

The occasion gives everyone a reason to rejoice and celebrate happy times with friends and family. The festival of lights is all about delish food, sweets, dancing, and family gatherings to honour the triumph of good over evil and light over darkness. A big part of the festivities involves giving loved ones gifts to celebrate being together and being joyous. Light up this Diwali with tokens of thoughtfulness and the mindfully curated options of products from La American Gourmet.

Beautiful Fragrances to gift your loved ones this Diwali from French Essence

A refreshing spritz of a fragrance is what we need to uplift our moods instantly. Very few perfumes make an impression and radiate timeless elegance. With the festive season here, we are on the lookout for the best gifts for our near and dear ones. While we love pampering them, it can be quite time-consuming to pick the best gift. To help you with the same, French Essence has come up with some affordable and wonderful gift sets.

ACT collaborates with Vidyakul and Josh Skills to enable low-income students learn at home & help underserved youth improve their employability

ACT, a non-profit venture philanthropy platform, is collaborating with Vidyakul to make academic learning more accessible & effective for state board students as well as with Josh Skills to enable affordable access to their spoken English course for low-income youth to improve their employability.

This Diwali, Gift your loved ones the goodness of Health with House of Veda

While we all are busy prepping for what could easily be the busiest time of our years, here are some thoughtful and health-conscious options that you can consider while gifting your friends, family, colleagues, peers, and neighbours.

Changing Phase Of Relationships In India

The concept of relationships and marriages in India has seen a drastic shift in the last few years, especially with the large youth segment and their challenging opinions on romantic relationships. For many many years, especially in Indian society, the foundation of a romantic relationship revolved around the constitution of marriage. There was a lot of dependency of both men and women on each other in

Snapmint raises US $21 million to continue its endeavour to empower India’s shoppers

Snapmint, a Mumbai-based fintech start-up, has raised a total of US $21 million in equity and debt as a part of its latest fundraising round.While the equity round saw participation from marquee and existing investors, the participants in the debt funding round included institutional investors led by Northern Arc Capital, a major and diverse debt platform, and HNIs, who made investments through non-convertible debentures.

Zigly expands with launch of two more Experience Centers: hosts first ever Diwali Carnival for pets in Delhi

India’s first tech-enabled omni-channel pet-care platform, Zigly announced the launch of two experience centers at New Friends Colony and Ambassador Hotel – IHCL SeleQtions– Sujan Singh Park in New Delhi. The expansion comes as part of Zigly’s omni-channel expansion strategy to increase customer

Be a smart host this festive season

Already taste the food and feel the cheer of the festive season around the corner? It's that time of the year when you’re stressed hosting guests and churning out new recipes. This year, plan to keep your hosted meals stress free and efficient.