Jaipur BookMark’s sixth edition announces new mentorship programme; ‘iWrite’, for aspiring writers

There is a growing trend in the book industry to provide a dedicated space for new writings. While internet and an “easy access” have increased content generation, it has also impacted the reach of the (written) word. From status updates on Facebook and Instagram, and platforms like Terribly Tiny Tales to blogging on WordPress, there is always something for readers of varied interests. The literary landscape has phenomenally changed, bringing in new opportunities. Literature festivals, that capture the interest of millions today, have not remained isolated from providing a space to new writings. Jaipur BookMark’s sixth edition announces a new mentorship programme; ‘iWrite’, for

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Fortis Escorts Heart Institute performs Heart valve repair without open heart surgery for the first time in India

New Delhi. For the first time in India, a team of doctors led by Dr Ashok Seth, supported by Professor Saibal Kar of Smidt Heart Institute, Cedars Sinai Medical Centre, Los Angeles, successfully performed the catheter based procedure of MitraClip to repair a leaking heart valve without surgery in a 69-years old gentleman who was suffering from repeated heart failure and in whom open heart surgery was not possible. The patient had previous bypass surgery 13-years ago and more recently his heart was getting enlarged due to a severely leaking valve leading to breathlessness and heart failure. Till now, open heart surgery with repair

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Toyota to increase the prices of cars by 4% with effect from 1st Jan 2019

Toyota Kirloskar Motor likely to increase the prices by up to 4% effective from January 01, 2019. The company considered the price hike after periodically reviewing the continuous pressure of increasing manufacturing costs, which is also a general industry phenomenon. “There has been an impact in the cost of manufacturing of vehicle primarily due to rupee depreciation. Toyota has been absorbing the additional costs all this while, protecting the customers from price increase. However, due to the continued pressure of high costs, we have to pass on a part of it to customers. Toyota is considering a price increase of upto 4% across models

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SUSHANTH Pai new CFO of Matrimony.com

Chennai. Matrimony.com, the leader in online matchmaking and marriage services, today announced the appointment of Sushanth Pai as Chief Financial Officer with effect from 15th Dec 2018. Sushanth Pai has rich experience in investor relations, mergers and acquisitions, risk management and financial planning & analysis. A financial leader, he brings over 20 years of rich and varied experience across Technology, Finance and Advisory domains. His academic credentials include commerce education from Sydenham College (Mumbai) and CA from ICAI. He’s joining from Mindtree Limited where he’s currently Associate Vice President – Finance. Before that he was with GE Capital International Services and KPMG. Talking about

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EarlySalary Strengthens Its Leadership Team to Enhance Growth Trajectory

EarlySalary, India’s largest consumer lending application has appointed two senior industry professionals to strengthen the leadership team as a part of their efforts to enhance the growth trajectory. EarlySalary, India’s largest consumer lending application today announced the appointment of two senior industry professionals to its leadership team – Balakrishnan Narayanan as Head Analytics and Anuj Ranka as Performance Marketing Head. This development is part of a strategy to help the company achieve its mid-term objective of a balance sheet of around INR 2000 crores, while over the next 3 years to build a financial institution of nearly INR 5000 crores. Balakrishnan Narayanan as the

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Infineon and NSRCEL at IIMB Sign MoU to Strengthen Startup Ecosystem Focusing on Artificial Intelligence

Bangalore. Infineon and NSRCEL at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen Artificial Intelligence and Software Development ecosystem in India by mentoring and nurturing the early and growth stage startups. Under the collaboration, Infineon will share problem statements and NSRCEL at IIMB will introduce Infineon to the developer community of NSRCEL to foster joint innovation projects in Artificial Intelligence and Software Development. The partnership enables Infineon to offer dedicated training, lab facilities and support strategically relevant startups from NSRCEL with product samples and development kits. Furthermore, Infineon has agreed to provide its technical subject matter experts, as

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Inspire creativity with all-day performance on NOTE 5 Stylus: Infinix launches its first stylus NOTE device

New Delhi. Known for its ahead of the curve approach towards making future-ready devices, Infinix a leading online-driven smartphone brand from TRANSSION Holdings today added another marvel to its “all-rounder” NOTE series. Infinix NOTE series has been recognized to offer intelligent devices, and NOTE 5 Stylus builds on this legacy that delivers the best NOTE experience in the mid-range segment with an all new XPenfor the first time ever. The device is priced at INR15,999 and is available in a 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant in two colours: Bordeaux Red and Charcoal Blue. It will be available exclusively via Flipkart and sale will

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Conference on Breakthrough Technologies and Transformation toward Future Healthcare

Jaipur. Experts from home and all over the world in the fields of healthcare, pharmaceuticals and allied industries are set to converge at IIHMR University’s Jaipur campus at the 23rd version of its celebrated annual conference, Pradanya, present the vision of the future healthcare by delivering and educating the audience about breakthrough technologies, transformations, innovations and discoveries as well as discussing existing healthcare models and best practices, from the 29th of November, 2018 to the 1st of December, 2018. The event will see participation from Dr Chandrakant Lahariya, Technical Officer- Health: Care, Access & Protection’ WHO India, VP, IPE, Global Limited, Dr.GauravThukral, Dr.Jayesh Jani,

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Rapid weight gain of any kind is a red flag for obesity, says expert

Jaipur. The World Obesity Federation recognizes obesity as a “chronic, relapsing, progressive disease process, [that is] also one of the major risk factors for diabetes.”Currently, India’s population is the third-most obese in the world. Andby 2030, nearly one-fifth of total diabetic cases globally will belong to India. On their own, both obesity and diabetes are serious conditions that can lead to severe complications. When combined, “diabesity” can have repercussions that can damage patient health and quality of life. Patients with diabesity have seven-fold increase in mortality when compared to healthy individuals. In Rajasthan, obesity is growing rapidly across both men and women, and in

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ExxonMobil Announces Its Association With 2.0 As The Energy Partner

Jaipur. ExxonMobil Lubricants Pvt. Ltd. is set to expand its presence in India, the world’s fastest growing lubricants market, with one of the most exciting brand associations, 2.0. Associated as the energy partner, the world’s leading lubricant brandaims to engage its consumers, trade partners and employees through marketing associations that reflect the Mobil brand promise. The 2.0. association is first amongst many initiatives under the Farak Laakar Dekhiye brand campaign. The campaignembodies Mobil’s strategy for India and articulates the position of making a difference to things that matter and seeing the change. As a brand, Mobil continues to stay ahead of the curve, through

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