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Monday, September 10, 2018

Wesern Railway's ode to the track maintainers
Various works undertaken by the Track Maintainers in the maintenance of tracks.
The Track maintainers work tirelessly, risking their lives on railway tracks every single day to make sure that trains run smoothly and safely. To address the problems of track maintainers, W. Rly has taken some concrete initiatives such as use of gang warning hooters to alert of approaching train, procurement of light weight spanner, use of LED light for night block, provision of safety shoes, etc. In addition to these, tender for repair and construction of tool cum rest room has also been awarded. Western Railway once again urges all its esteemed commuters to respect the track maintainers and to appreciate their work.

NCLT approves merger of LuK India, INA Bearings with Schaeffler India
Schaeffler India Saturday said the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT), Mumbai, has cleared amalgamation of the two group companies -- INA Bearings India and LuK India -- with itself. NCLT, Chennai, had in June approved the scheme of amalgamation filed before it by LuK India Pvt Ltd. Schaeffler India had filed before NCLT, Mumbai, seeking approval of the merger. NCLT, Mumbai, has on September 7, approved the Scheme of Amalgamation which provides for merger of INA Bearings India Private Ltd and LuK India Pvt Ltd with Schaeffler India Ltd, the company said in a BSE filing. "The merger shall become operative on completion of certain legal formalities post receipt of the certified copy of order from  NCLT, Mumbai," it added.

Alibaba launches philanthropy project with Kangana Ranaut for women
Chinese internet major Alibaba group announced recently to run a philanthropy project for women empowerment in India in association with Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut. "UCWeb which is part of Alibaba Group. We are going to launch  #Shedeservestoknow campaign with Kangana (Ranaut). Women empowerment is going to be one of the key focus project for us in India. Also, we are in talks with other NGOs to expand our collaborations with CRY and other NGOs," UCWeb President Shunyan Zhu said. Alibaba Group has included India in its philanthropy roadmap for which it spend 0.3% of its global revenue, around $ 37 mn at present, across various countries every year. UCWeb, a business within Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group, hosted the Global Forum of the XIN Philanthropy Conference 2018 in Delhi.

Canara HSBC OBC Life Insurance launches 'Invest4G'
Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance has introduced a new unit linked plan 'Invest4G' which gives customers a wide choice to opt the protection suitable as per the needs. Anuj Mathur, MD & CEO, Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance Company Ltd said, "The product philosophy we follow is to focus on customer needs and design propositions with customer insights and extensive market research. Invest4G is one such product and is inspired from the current generation who is digital savvy and look for investment cum insurance solutions with value packed features before they invest in from the convenience/comfort of their homes."

Club Factory intensifies focus for affordable glamour
Club Factory, the leading cross-border E-Commerce platform and currently one of the most popular shopping apps on Google Play, is looking at strengthening focus on India market by scaling up operations in an endeavor to further connect with millennials across the country. According to Vincent Lou, Founder and CEO, Club Factory, “Club Factory has ambitious plans for the Indian online retail market. With the Indian e-commerce market showing potential for huge growth, Club Factory has set sights on reaching every nook and corner of the country giving young Indian consumers easy access to affordable glamour at unbeatable factory prices.”

Tencent announces Pubg Mobile Campus Championship 2018
Tencent Games has announced the launch of India’s biggest eSports Championship, ‘PUBG MOBILE Campus Championship 2018’ recently. Tencent Games will partner together with OPPO India and run the mega eSports tournament for a month from 26th Sept 2018 to 21st Oct 2018, culminating in the grand finals to be held in Bangalore. The PUBG MOBILE Campus Championship 2018 in India will feature more than 1000 colleges from 30+ cities across the country in the mega tournament. With a prize pool of Rs. 50 lakhs sponsored by OPPO India, the championship will be streamed across social media platforms to enable eSports enthusiasts across the country to view and follow the championship.

GICLM launches its second IB scholarship program
Garodia International Center for Learning Mumbai (GICLM) has launched its IB and secondary scholarship program for students across all boards. GICLM will award 20 students with proficient academic, sport and art acumen, a chance to broaden their horizons and study at the highly regarded IB school GICLM. Ian Davies, Head of School for Garodia International Centre for Learning Mumbai (GICLM) says, “We consider this program as a launch pad for future leaders.”

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