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KCs biggest Virtual StudyAbroad Test Prep Fair on 27th

KC OVERSEAS Education, one of the renowned overseas education consultants in India and South Asia, will be organising the ‘Biggest Virtual Study Abroad Test Prep Fair’ for overseas education aspirants from 2 pm to 6 pm on July 27, 2024. This fair facilitates a virtual meet of study abroad aspirants with certified standardised test faculty of KC, representatives of ETS, Pearson and Duolingo for latest updates...

95% results at Shat-AyuCollege of Professional Studies

A RENOWNED educationist of the city, Dr Sumukh Mishra and Director of Shat-Ayu College of Professional said,“Today the students of Vidarbha are shining throughout the State in all the sectors of Engineering., Management and IT. Mishra further said that many of the students go to other cities like Pune for their higher studies so Shat-Ayu College has now affiliated to Pune based university Tilak Maharashtra University, Pune so that the students can get good quality of education in Nagpur, can also ..

165th Income Tax Foundation Daycelebrated with enthusiasm

THE 165th Income Tax Foundation Day was celebrated with enthusiasm and great zeal onWednesday in the premises of Aayakar Bhawan, Civil Lines, Nagpur. Ravi Agrawal, Chairman Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT ), New Delhi addressed the departmental officers and officials through video message. Parminder, Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Nagpur presided over the function. Renowned Neuro Physician Dr Chandrashekar Meshram and Padmashree awardee was the chief guest of the function. In 1860, ..

VIA to conduct seminar on 26th

VIDARBHA Industries Association (VIA) Taxation and Corporate Law Forum will be organising a seminar on ‘Analysis of tax proposals of Union Budget 2024’ on July 26, 2024 from 4 pm to 6 pm at VIA Auditorium, Udyog Bhawan, Civil Lines, Nagpur to dissect and analyse the tax proposals and their possible impact on various stakeholders like manufacturers, service providers, traders, exporters, importers, etc. Expert speakers S Sriram, Saurabh Malpani and Shreyash Agrawal from Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan ..

Special offer at Cardin Men’s Wear

CARDIN Men’s Wear is offering a special discount on wide range of garmets. The company Director Malsi Gala said that Nagpur residents should take advantage of the offer. The showroom is at Wagadwala, Swami Arcade, Near Batukbhai Sons Jewellers, WHC Road, Dharampeth, (Phone: 2525817). ..

Budget will benefit youths, women, farmers, boost industrial growth: Industrialists

EXPRESSING satisfaction over the Union Budget, industrialists and professionals on Tuesdaysaidthatthesteps initiated by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will certainly benefit youths, women,farmersandothersectionsofthesocietywhicheventually boostindustrial growth. TheyalsowelcomedtheBudget saying that the Government has identifieditspriority areas and taking steps accordingly. Soon after watching the live telecast of speech by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman here on Tuesday, membersandof..

Ramdeobaba University’s CivilTesting and Services Facilitygets NABL accreditation

THE Central Civil Testing and Services Facility of RamdeoBaba University (Formerly Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management) has been awarded accreditation by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL). The facility offers testing services for compressive strength of concrete, water absorption test of coarse and fine aggregate, specific gravity of soil, liquid and plastic limit tests on soil, compaction test on soil, unconfined compressive strength ..

SEBI extends timeline to submit commentson proposal to facilitates ease of doing biz

MARKETS regulator SEBI on Monday extended the deadline for submission of public comments to July 29 on the proposal of providing additional time for disclosure of litigations or disputes involving claims against listed firms. SEBI, on June 26, issued a consultation paper on recommendations of the expert committee for facilitating ease of doing business and harmonisation of the provisions of ICDR (Issue of Capital and Disclosure Requirement) and LODR (Listing Obligations and Disclosure Requirements) ..

VIA, NVCC &CAIT members towatch Budgetspeech today

VIA, NVCC & CAIT members to watch Budget speech today UNION Finance Minister Niramala Sitharaman will present Union Budget in Parliament on July 23. On the occasion, various trade and industry bodies of the region have made arrangements at their respective premises to watch live telecast of the Budget speech of the Finance Minister. The members of these trade and industry bodies will together watch the Budget speech and then analyze it...

Tea industry seeks higher RoDTEPrates to make exports competitive

THE tea industry has soughthigherrates under the Ro DTEP scheme to make exports more competitive in the overseas markets. Leading industry body Indian Tea Association(ITA),inits pre-budgetmemorandum,saidthatthepresent RoDTEP rate for bulk tea is 1.7 per cent (freeonboard) subject to a cap of Rs 6.70 per kilogram. The association urged the Government to increase the reward base rate underthe Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products (RoDTEP) for black tea in bulk to remain competitive in the ..

‘Joy of giving exchange offer’ at Raymond Srishti outlet

RAYMOND Limited has launched a new initiative ‘Joy of giving, exchange offer’ as part of its corporate social responsibility. This initiative was launched on July 4 and it is available at the company’s outlet. Under this offer customers can bring their old pre-owned garments for exchange. In return the customers will get a voucher which entitles them for free trouser stitching from fabrics that they buy, says a press release...

Vithoba Group conductsmusical event ‘Jay JayVithoba Rakhumai’

MANUFACTURERS of Vithoba Ayurvedic Dant Manjan and Toothpaste - Vithoba Healthcare and Research Private Limited, Nagpur conducted a musical event‘Jay Jay VithobaRukhmai’atKavivarya Suresh BhatNatya Sabhagruh, Reshimbagh in the city on the occasion of‘Ashadhi Ekadashi’...

Unity Bank launches new branch on Central Avenue Road

  Business Reporter : For savings accounts, Unity Bank offers an interest of 7.50% pa for balances greater than Rs 5 lakh and 7.25% pa on deposit balances greater than Rs 1 lakh and up to Rs 5 lakh  UNITY Small Finance Bank Limite..

Astute Academy’s seminar‘MBBS in India without donationand abroad options’ today

ASTUTE Academy will be holding seminar on‘MBBS InIndia without donation and abroad options’ at Mimosa Hall, ChitnavisCentrebesideHislop College, Civil Lines, Nagpur at 11 amonSunday July 21, 2024. In the seminar, detailed information about complete admission process in India along with various affordable college options will be provided along with discussion on different strategies to get admissions without donation in India. In the seminar, complete information about various abroad MBBS study options ..

Nagpur Tourism Fair to end today

ONE of the most exciting tours and tourism exhibitions ‘Nagpur Tourism Fair 2024’ underway at Patrakar Club, Civil Lines from July 19 to 21 will be concluding on July 21. The exhibition is getting an overwhelming response from the Nagpurians. Timings are from 11 am to 7 pm. A large number of people visited the exhibition and appreciated the tour packages and information available at the stalls. The tourism exhibition has 22 stalls offering domestic and international destinations and special packages ..

VIA Energy Forum to hold session on 22nd

   VIA Energy Forum will be organising a session on ‘Open access for wind turbines and solar power: Revolutionise your energy needs’ on July 22, 2024 from 5.30 pm to 6.30 pm at VIA Auditorium, Udyog Bhawan, Civil Lines. Expert s..

Shreeansh, Amoli-Mahika fight back to record wins

SHREEANSH Naidu and the pair of Amoli Pendharkar and Mahika Tambe fought back brilliantly to record wins in their respective matches of the Yonex Sunrise Bhagini Mandal Nagpur District Badminton Tournament in progress at Subhedar Badminton Hall, RTMNU Campus in Ravi Nagar on Saturday. Matches featuring the said players were among the 100-odd matches played on penultimate day that went to the wire. In the Under-13 boys singles Round of 16 match, Shreeansh lost the first game to Anay Raich 8-15. ..

Bajaj Engineering Skills Training centre to start at BIT, Wardha

BAJAJ Auto Ltd under its flagship CSR skilling initiative will best arting its Bajaj Engineering Skills Training (BEST) centre in collaboration with the Bajaj Institute of Technology (BIT), Wardha from January 2025. This was revealed by Sanjay Bhargava, Chairman and Trustee, Shiksha Mandal, Wardha while speaking at a press conference on Friday. V Ramesh, Head, Skilling, Bajaj Auto Ltd, Dr Narendra Kanhe, Principal, BIT, Wardha and Praveen Mustiir, Principal ofGSCollege,Nagpurwerealso present at ..

Lifestyle Interior Malloffers special collection

  Business Reporter : LIFESTYLE Interior Mall, Nagpur’s premier destination for furniture and interior enthusiasts has introduced special collections across the country. One can discover a world of timeless sophistication with our exq..

VIA urges Finance Minister toremove technical glitches inIncome Tax portal at earliest

THE taxpayers are facing seriousproblems infilingtheir IncomeTaxReturns(ITRs)from thepastmonthduetofrequent technical glitches in the e-filing portal. In this regard, CA Ashok Chandak, Chairman, VIA Taxation and Corporate Law Forum has sent a letter to the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharamanurginghertointervene and resolve the matter at theearliestintheinterestoftaxpayers. Chandak further said, “TaxpayerscannotfiletheITRs till 1st week of June as TDS Returns, SFT Returns and other compliance’s have ..

Manish Awasthi joins IndigoGroup of Cos as Advisor forPublic and Policy Affairs

 Business Reporter SENIOR television journalist and news anchorManishAwasthi has recently joined the Indigo Group of Companies as an Advisor for Public and Policy Affairs. As apart of his responsibility, Manish Awasthi will give valuable suggest..

Cybersecurity players seekdigital security push in Budget

WITH India looking to embrace artificial intelligence rapidly, cybersecurity players expect that the upcoming Union Budget will include measures to boost safety ofthe country’s digital space through further allocation of funds and incentives. Innefu Labs, CEO and Co-founderTarunWigsaidthe global focus on AI presents a critical juncture for India. “The AI and ML (machine learning)modelscanbetrained to identify and prevent ‘zeroday’ attacks. But this will require support from the Government(in)nurturingand ..

AIBOC pitches for expanding financial inclusion,meeting credit needs of small borrowers

BANK officers’ union AIBOC on Thursday underscored the need for expanding financial inclusion and focus on meeting credit needs of small borrowers. There are reports of farmers’ suicides from different parts of the country,afallout of exorbitantinterestrate chargedby the NBFCs/money lenders, along with unremunerative farm product prices, All India Bank Officers’ Confederation (AIBOC) said in a statement on the eve of Bank Nationalisation Day. There isaneedforexpandingrural presence of banking sector ..

Silk India Exhibition & Saleopens doors for public

ONE of the most exciting exhibitions ‘The Silk India Exhibition and Sale’ has opened its doors for the public at Chitnavis Centre, 56 Temple Road, beside Hislop College, Civil Lines on Wednesday. The exhibition is from July 17 to 30. From inception the exhibition is getting an overwhelming response from the Nagpurians. Timings are from 10.30 am to 9.30 pm. The stall owners are directly selling their products at the lowest prices directly to the customers. One can get authentic and exclusive products ..

KC Overseas Education’s‘USA Admissions Day’ on 20th

KC OVERSEAS Education will be organising its special programme‘USAAdmissionsDay’ on July 20, 2024. This programme is aspiratnts to get admissions in high ranked US universities. Aspirants keen to apply for Spring /Fall 2025 intakes can attend the event and get the bestoutofit.Studentscanmeet theuniversitydelegates atKC’s IT Park office in Nagpur from 11 am to 2 pm and 3 pm to 5 pm at KC Sadar office...

Kulkarni re-elected as Chairperson,Deshmukh as Secretary of VIA-LEW

THE installation programme ofnew team for2024-25ofLady Entrepreneurs’Wing (LEW) of Vidarbha Industries Association (VIA) was held at VIA auditorium, Nagpur on Wednesday. In the election, Rashmi Kulkarni was unanimously re-elected as new Chairperson and Yogita Deshmukh as Secretary of VIA LEW for the term 2024-25. The newly elected committee members consisted of SaralaKamdar, PrafullataRode, Sarita Pawar and Madhubala Singh, Poonam Lala, Chitra Parate, Y Ramani, Neelam Bowade,AnjaliGupta,DrAnita Rao, ..

Revolt opens new showroom at Khamla Square

  Business Reporter : The bike goes to top speed of 85 kmph on sports mode and with a range of 150 km on full charge on Eco mode  REVOLT-India’s firsthighspeed electric motorcycle manufacturer has opened its exclusive showro..

Remove illegal encroachmentsto lower traffic jams: Jogani

CA KAILASH Jogani, Immediate Past President of Nagpur Chamber of Commerce Limited (NCCL) strongly said, “The biggest problem of the city is increasing encroachments and traffic jams. If illegalencroachmentareremoved, 70% of the traffic problem will be reduced. Collusion with encroachers should be stopped and FIR should be lodged against them. Create new hawkerszones andimplement them at the earliest.”..

Cotton & Silk Exhibition atCivil Lines to conclude today

FOR experiencing the amazing products of cotton, silk, handloom made by master craftsmen from all over India displayed in 80 stalls of different states of India one has to visit the Cotton & Silk Exhibition cum sale at South Central Zone Cultural Centre, opp. MLA Hostel, Civil Lines, between 10.30 am and9pm. The expo will conclude onJuly 17. The Silk India Expo is gettinganoverwhelmingresponse from theNagpurians.The participants are directly selling their products at the lowest costs directly to the ..

Rokde Jewellers launches Mangalsutra & Chain Festiva

ROKDE Jewellers, one of the leadingjewellers of the region, announced the grand opening of the‘Mangalsutra and Chain Festival’ at all its branches. As every year, the ‘Mangalsutra and Chain Festival’ is celebratedwith grandeur across all Rokde Jewellers branches. In presence customers and prominent guests, the festival wasinauguratedwith thelighting of the lamp at Laxminagar, Mahal, Itwari, Koradi, and Hingna branches. The festival was inaugurated in the presence of Vandana Rokde, Anamika Rokde, Sanskriti ..

Domestic airpassengertraffic grows6% to 1.32 crorein June: DGCA

INDIA’S domestic air passenger traffic grew 5.76 per cent to1.32 crore in June from 1.24crore in the same month lastyear,aviationregulatorDGCA'smonthly data showed onTuesday. During thereportingmonth, budget carrier IndiGo carried80.86 lakh passengers, clocking a market share of 60.5 percent, followed by Tata GrouprunAirIndiaandVistara,whichflew 17.47 lakh and 12.84 lakhtravellers, respectively. The market share of Air India during June stood at 13.1 per cent, while that of Vistara at 9.6 per cent, ..

Dy DG Santosh pays visit to WCL

DEPUTY Director General in UnionMinistryofCoalSantosh was on two-day official visit to WesternCoalfieldsLimited.On her firstdayof the visit,Santosh visited the Wani area where sheinspectedsomeof the facilities and gave suggestions. AjayMhetre,ChiefVigilance Officer; Abhaschandra Singh General Manager, WCL Wani Area; and other senior officers of thecompanywerealsopresent on the occasion. On the second day, Santosh conducteda reviewmeeting at WCL headquarters here in the city and reviewed the company’s ..

IIT-HOME students shine in JEEAdvanced, JEE Main & MHT-CET

IN THE recently declared JEE Advanced 2024 results, 11 students from IIT-HOME secured top 1000 All India ranks while 6 students stood in the top 500 in the country.A total of 53 out of 64 students qualified the examination amounting to a success rate of 83 per cent. It isworthnoting that thenational success rate in the examination is 27 per cent. Top rankers from IIT-HOME include Sana Wankhede AIR 133 (AIR 5546 Gen.), Tushar BaganiAIR160 (AIR 1738Gen), Meet Gajbhiye AIR 307 (AIR 12042 Gen.), Parth ..

‘Sales is a scientific art’

TERMING sales as a ‘scientific art’, Alok Dhotekar, Knowledge Resource at The Right Angle and former AVP Sales at Dinshaw, recently said that sales work on the science of understanding consumers’ minds Hewas addressing theweeklysession organised by the Vidarbha M a nagement Association (VMA) held at Chitanvis Centre,CivilLines, Nagpur. The topic of his lecture was ‘Reading Customers’ Minds. Dhotekar emphasized that sales people should think strategically rather than emotionallywhileselling theirproducts.He..

Urgently need study classes to develop women leadership: Narayanan

FORMER National President of Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS) Saji Narayanan said, “There is an urgent need for study classes to develop women leadership at all India level. Women have the ability tomakeindependentdecisions aswellasleadershipqualities.” Narayanan was speaking at the inauguration of All India Women Workers Study Classes. The programmewas organised by Vidarbha Pradesh of BharatiyaMazdoorSanghhere inthecity.Thethree-day study class was conducted from July 12 to 14. Narayanan gave the ..

Government should rope in PSUfirms to ensure fermentedorganic manure off-take: IBA

INDIAN Biogas Association (IBA) has suggested that the government should rope in state-owned fertiliser marketing companies to ensure offtake of fermented organic manure to boost the sector. Talking to PTI in an interaction, IBA Chairman Gaurav Kedia said, “Present production of FOM (fermented organic manure) in the country roughly standsat 1 million metric tonnes per annum(MMTA), with an increased potential of upto7 MMTA with presentand upcoming 570 plants, which can serve almost a state like Rajasthan ..

‘Indian AC industry likely to double in next 4 years’

THE air-conditioning industry, valued at around Rs 27,500 crore (USD 3.3 billion), is likely to double in the next four years, Blue Star has said in its annual report. TheIndianHVAC&R(heating,ventilating, air conditioning and refrigerating) is poised for exponential growth, said Blue Star Chairman & Managing Director VirSAdvani. Thisgrowthwouldbedrivenbyfactors such as “low penetration” of room ACs and the burgeoning middle-class consumers with “high disposable incomes”, especially from smaller Tier ..

The Hitavada Twinkle Cluband Gadget Academy to conduct‘Robotics and Science’ workshop

THE Hitavada Twinkle Club and Gadget Academy have organised “Robotics and S c i e n c e S u n d a y A c t i v i t y Workshop” to stimulate the hands and brains of students during w e e k e n d s . R e c e n t l y , R o b o t i c s , Science and Solar summer camps have been organised during the vacation which got a very good response. Now advanced workshops have been organised for the duration of 10 Sundays, says a press release. Organisers Swetali and Rahul Vaidya, both Directors ofGadget Academy ..

Union Minister Shivraj Chouhanreviews research work at CIRCOT

SHIVRAJ Singh Chouhan, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare & Rural Development, and the President of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research visited ICAR-Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology (CIRCOT ), Mumbai recently to review the ongoing research and development programmes. Earlier, Dr S K Shukla, Director, ICAR-CIRCOT, Mumbai welcomed the minister and presented the overall achievements of the institute. A booklet on “Glimpses of ICAR-CIRCOT 2024” was also released ..

WCL organises workshop on‘Sustainable initiatives in CIL’

APPRECIATING the work done by Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) in the field of environmental conservation, D K Solanki, Deputy Secretary (SDC/JT/LA&IR), Ministry of Coal, Government of India, said that environmental protection will be possible only..

Cost Accountants holds workshopon ‘53rd GST Council Meeting’

THE Institute Of Cost Accountants Of India - Nagpur Chapter conducted a workshop on “GST Amendments as per 53rd GST Council Meeting” here in the city recently. CMA Anil B Verma, Immediate Past Chairman & Director of Studies and members of the Chapter, was the guest speaker. On the occasion, Verma presented the presentation on the topic of GST recommendations and its amendments as per 53rd GST Council meetings. At the outset, CMA Adity Sontakke welcomed the guest speaker ...

IIM Nagpur and WCL signMoU to train executives

THE Indian Institute of Management Nagpur signed an MoU with the Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) recently to provide a comprehensive training programme to the middle- and senior-level management executives of WCL at IIM Nagpur, focusing on leadership development, strategic management, and industry-specific skills...

‘Residential launches decline11 per cent in first half of 2024’

INDIA’S residential real estate market thrived in the first half of 2024 with a 55 per cent increase in new launches to 159,455 units, while Kolkata exhibited a contrasting trend, according to a report released on Friday. The eastern metropolis witnessed an 11 per cent decline in new launches during the period. K o lka t a launched 4,388 units in the January-Juneperiodof2024,as compared to the 4,942 in the corresponding months of 2023, realty consultant JLL said in the report...

Dharampeth Mahila Co-operativeSociety launches loan scheme

THE Dharampeth Mahila Multi-State Co-operative Society Limited has come out withanattractive loanscheme forwomen.Underthescheme, the society is offering commercial loan with an objective of empowering women engaged in household or other small businesses...

Sanskruti announces ‘MegaMonsoon Discount Sale’

NAGPUR’S premier ethnic wear store, Sanskruti, announced its annual ‘Mega Monsoon Discount Sale’. This event is a gesture of gratitude towards their cherished customers, offering them an opportunity to indulge in the finest ethnic clothing for both ladies and gentlemen, with discounts of up to 50 per cent. As Central India’s leading ethnic wear destination, Sanskruti has consistently been the top choice for the people of Nagpur...

‘Develop skills and abilities to work in digital environment’

INAUGURATING a seven week long training for the newly promoted ACsIT here at National Academy of Direct Taxes (NADT) on Wednesday, Reena Jha Tripathi, Principal Chief Commissioner of Income-Tax, Pune, said the officers must develop the skills and abilities to work in digital environment. She also focused the importance of peer learning in an environment where the trainees have an opportunity to interact with each other and learn from their peers. Reena Jha Tripathi was the chief guest of the function. ..

Jayshree Traders offers homefurnishing and décor products

JAYSHREE Traders has been serving in the field of home furnishing and décor products since 1985. New range is always introduced looking at the interest of the customers. In today’s era, everyone wants their home to be decorated like dreams. Sonal Lalwani and son Sahil Lalwani, who run the business, say that all the decor items are available at one place to...

DMIHER and AMEI to hostinternational meet on July 13

DATTA Meghe Institute of Higher Education and Research (DU) will host the first-ever global scholarship meet, on behalf of the Association of Medical Educators of India (AMEI), in collaboration with World Federation for Medical Education ( WFME), Association of Medical Educators of Europe (AMEE), Global Network for Medical, Health Professions and Bioethics Education and International Chair in Bioethics-Haifa on July 13 at Dundee, Scotland, UK. Theme for the scholarly meet is “Rethinking Medical Education ..

Auto component industry to seemoderate growth this fiscal: ICRA

THE Red Sea crisis is likely to impact the margins of the auto component industry over the next few quarters amid higher container rates and shipping time, credit ratings agency ICRA said on Thursday, projecting a moderate growth for the industry this fiscal. Close to two-thirds of the auto component exports are made to North America and Europe, and one-third of the imports is made from these regions, as per the ratings agency. “The disruption along the Red Sea route has resulted in a surge in container ..

Of the place with low cultural values

WHEN traffic signals have no value, and the people have no proper cultural values, what transpires in Nagpur traffic. Try to cross an intersection on foot, and you will realise the unholy power of the this emphatic statement. In other words, it is a nightmare -- or an adventure -- to cross an intersection on foot. For, you can never guarantee that you would not place yourself at risk of being run over by countless numbers of vehicles whose owners find it fit to violate the signals and rush on ..