AlternaCare, Uber tie-up to provide medical consultation to drivers

New Delhi [India], Oct 27 : AlternaCare, a seamless telemedicine platform where anyone can connect for medical consultation has announced its team up with Uber to provide 24X7 health care services to their drivers.

To initiate the tie up AlternaCare organized the Uber Health Camp for Uber drivers on 23rd October 2016. Services such as BP, height, weight and sugar testing were offered to the drivers.

General Physicians, Ayurveda doctors and Homeopaths were present for the check-ups and consult the drivers around various ailments such as migraines due to high beams falling into eyes at night, diabetes due to eating outside food, lungs problems due to smoking habits, gastro issues due to water, back pain issues generated due to long hours of sitting while driving.

itel Mobile lights up this Diwali with Smartpower it5612

New Delhi [India], Oct. 27 : itel Mobile, the hi-tech innovative brand from Transsion Holdings Conglomerate, has announced the launch of its latest feature phone, Smartpower it5612 at Rs 1700.

Equipped with several innovative features such as a Super LED Torch, OTG support, King Voice, a 0.3 MP Rear Camera with flash, and a 2500 mAh, the latest product from itel will be the perfect fit for the rural consumers with its focus on quality, camera and long battery life.

The Smartpower it5612 from itel comes with a 2.4 inch QVGA display and is housed in a compact, sturdy frame available in white-champagne and black-champagne.

Paytm leverages Loginext's tech expertise to scale up logistics, pan India reach

New Delhi [India], Oct 27 : India's largest mobile payment and commerce company Paytm has announced it collaboration with LogiNext, one of India's leading tech innovator in the field of logistics, route optimization and supply chain management.

As the leading mobile wallet and fastest growing mobile-first marketplace and payments ecosystem, Paytm serves over 130 million users presently.

To further extend its marketplace services to indigenous merchants spread across the geography, Paytm trail-blazed its SEED initiative, promising speedy, efficient and effective deliveries to its ever-increasing user base.

Shuttler Praneeth suffers first-round exit at French Open

Paris [France], Oct.27 : Ace Indian shuttler B. Sai Praneeth was knocked out of the ongoing French Open Super Series after suffering defeat at the hands of Lee Hyun Il of Korea in the opening round of the men's singles event here last evening.

After comfortably winning the first game, Praneeth failed to capitalize on it and eventually went down 21-15 , 8-21, 19-21 against his Korean opponent in a thrilling first-round contest that lasted about an hour at the Stade Pierre de Coubertin.

In another men's singles clash, Ajay Jayaram also crashed out of the tournament after going down 22-20, 10-21, 18-21 to Indonesia's Anthony Sinisuka Ginting.

Kashmir a bilateral issue between India, Pakistan: British PM

London (United Kingdom), Oct. 27 : Responding to a question at weekly Prime Minister's Questions session here yesterday, Theresa May has made it categorically clear that the U.K.'s stand on Kashmir remains unchanged as it is a bilateral issue between India and Pakistan to address.

Her statement indicates that Kashmir is unlikely to be on the agenda during her bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi when she visits India early next month - her first overseas bilateral visit outside Europe.

The issue was raised in the House of Commons by Yasmin Qureshi, Pakistan-born Labour MP, who sought to know whether the Kashmir issue would be part Prime Minister May's discussions during her visit to India.

Talentedge joins with MICA to offer PG Programme in Business Management

New Delhi [India], Oct. 27 : Talentedge, India's Ed-Tech firm, offering 'live and interactive', anywhere learning in a digital format, strengthens its collaboration with MICA, to offer a PG Certificate Programme in Business Management.

The course is specially designed for high-potential managers, working professionals and young leaders who aspire to lead cross - functional teams and wish to be well-prepared for challenging managerial positions in national and multinational organizations.

The programme will also cater to entrepreneurs seeking to gain a more structured understanding of the contemporary business situation.

The one-year PG Certificate Programme in Business Management will commence from next year and will be conducted over 2 semesters.

Adding seasonal flavour to your Diwali grub, Jugnoo announces 'The Great Indian Onion Sale'

New Delhi [India], Oct. 27 : Onions have always been a contentious topic for both the government and the customers, and looks like the trend will remain so in the coming months.

Predicting volatility in the coming months, Jugnoo, a go-to platform for all the hyper-local needs, is launching 'The Great Indian Onion Sale'. Onions will be delivered at Rs. one per kg from October 22 to October 28 from the Jugnoo app.

The sale is slated to last for a period of seven days and conclude just before Diwali.

LeMusic set to elevate music experience on LeEco superphones

New Delhi [India], Oct 27 : Global internet and ecosystem conglomerate LeEco has disrupted the status quo in the smartphone industry with the launch of its second generation Superphones - Le 2 and Le Max2.

Now, the music experience of the entire Superphones portfolio will be enhanced to a whole new level with the launch of LeMusic app.

The app will be available to all the users of Le eco Superphones via an OTA starting, October 20th as the rollout begins nationally.

The first rollout will be on Le2 and Le Max2 phones followed shortly by update across other Le Eco superphones portfolio.

G D Goenka University introduces specialized course in 'Online Business Management'

New Delhi [India], Oct 27 : With Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and IMRB reports of e-Commerce market in India to nearly double to Rs 2,11,005 crore by December 2016, The School of Management, G D Goenka University, one of the pioneering management education institutions has introduced a unique Post Graduate Diploma in On Line Business.

Tata Steel brushes aside Mistry's charges

New Delhi [India], Oct 27 : Soon after Tata Sons Chairman Cyrus Mistry's removal on Monday, the attention was directed to the link of his interview that had been moved or removed from the company's website.

A day after Mistry's scathing remarks on the group's precarious finances and the potential debt write-down of USD 18 billion, Tata Steel has spoken about following all the guidelines in the concerned matter, and has 'nothing further to comment.'

"The financial statements of the company are prepared as a going concern basis and present a true and fair view of the state of the affairs of the company," Tata Steel said in a letter to the Bombay Stock Exchange ( BSE) and the National Stock Exchange ( NSE) on Thursday.

India ranked fifth in terms of bio-capacity, says study

New Delhi [India], Oct. 27 : The WWF's Living Planet Report 2016 has ranked India fifth in terms of bio-capacity - an ecosystem's capacity to produce resources such as food, fibre and renewable raw materials and absorb carbon dioxide.

While Indians have a low personal carbon footprint at an individual level, it is a challenge when aggregated by population size. This equation will be further affected as wealth grows and consumption patterns change. India's carbon footprint currently makes up 53 percent of the country's overall ecological footprint.

Tata Steel brushes aside Mistry's charges

New Delhi [India], Oct 27 : Soon after Tata Sons Chairman Cyrus Mistry's removal on Monday, the attention was directed to the link of his interview that had been moved or removed from the company's website.

A day after Mistry's scathing remarks on the group's precarious finances and the potential debt write-down of USD 18 billion, Tata Steel has spoken about following all the guidelines in the concerned matter, and has 'nothing further to comment.'

"The financial statements of the company are prepared as a going concern basis and present a true and fair view of the state of the affairs of the company," Tata Steel said in a letter to the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange ( NSE) on Thursday.

Droom rolls out mega media campaign for Orange Book Value with Rs. 25 crore

New Delhi [India], Oct 27 : Anyone who has ever sold a vehicle, or bought a pre-owned one, knows the hassles related to the most important aspect of the deal - the pricing. This gap is what makes Droom's Orange Book Value, an algorithmic pricing engine, such a disruptive phenomenon in the automotive resale space.

To firmly establish OBV's game-changing stance as an industry benchmark in the realm of automobile buying and selling, Droom has rolled out its mega marketing campaign titled 'Resale Ka MRP'.

With a massive budget of Rs. 25 crore, Droom is betting big on the dedicated 360-degree integrated media blitz to enhance consumer salience about OBV and how it can completely alter the dynamics of the industry.

Megan Fox shares baby photo of son Journey

Washington D.C. [USA], Oct. 27 : Hollywood actress Megan Fox gave her fans the very first glimpse of her third child with Brian Austin Green.

The 30-year-old star took to her Instagram account to share a photo of her lying in bed with the baby boy, named Journey River Green.

This is the first time we are getting to see the baby since the 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' actress gave birth to her little munchkin on August 4 this year, in Los Angeles.

The picture shows River Green wearing only a nappy and mom Fox in blue floral.

Earlier last year, Fox had actually filed for divorce from her husband of five years which was the reason why fans were taken aback when she arrived to the '2016 Cinema Con' donning a form-fitting dress with a growing baby bump.

Islamabad High Court says Imran won't be allowed to shut down Islamabad on Nov. 2

Islamabad [Pakistan], Oct. 27 : The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday ordered the capital administration not to allow a shutdown of the city on November 2 during the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI)'s proposed lockdown on November 2.

Government authorities have been directed by the court to follow all legally available courses to stop the protest in any part of the capital other than the designated "Democracy Park and Speech Corner," reports the Dawn.

The space has been designated by the Capital Development Authority ( CDA) in 2014 for political activities such as sit-ins and protests.

The directions were issued by the court while hearing four petitions, seeking the PTI to withdraw its decision to lockdown Islamabad.

With UNICEF support, Bangladesh PM launches Child Help Line 1098

Dhaka [Bangladesh], Oct. 27 : A Child Help Line 1098 has been inaugurated by Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina through a video conference at Gono Bhaban in Dhaka today.

Social Welfare Department of the Ministry of Social Welfare will administer the Child Help Line (CHL) under its guidance, reports Dhak Tribune.

The helpline has been established with financial and technical support of the UNICEF.

It will offer protection against child abuses at homes, schools, workplaces, institutions and in public areas. (ANI)

PeeCee slays at Chelsea Handler Show!

New Delhi [India], Oct 27 : After rocking various red carpets, magazine covers and 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show', global icon Priyanka Chopra recently sat down to talk to Chelsea Handler in her talk show.

Looking lovely in white, the 34-year old actress had a blast at the show while answering the host's questions about Indians, as she will be visiting India soon for a shoot.

The 41-year old comedianne asked our Desi Girl, if she knew English when she first came to America at the age of 12, to which she affirmatively stated that about 10 percent Indians can fluently speak English which accounts for 1.3 million of the population, more than most countries.

'Quantico's Alex Parrish took to her social media to thank Chelsea for having her over.

Michael Phelps wed-locked Nicole Johnson privately this summer

Washington D.C. [USA], Oct. 27 : Decorated American Olympian Michael Phelps married his fiance Nicole Johnson all the way back in June in a private wedding ceremony in Maricopa County, Ariz.

The marriage license was issued June 9, 2016 and the wedding was officiated by Phelp's agent and longtime friend Peter Carlisle, reports E! Online.

The pair welcomed a baby boy named Boomer Phelps in May, about a month before they officially tied the knot.

In the months leading up to the secret nuptial, Johnson had shared a few details of what fans could expect on the big day.

However, as it turns out, the proud mom appears to have left one big point out- the celebration had already occurred.

Mobikwik to bring festive joy for underprivileged; launches donations on platform

New Delhi [India], Oct 27 : India's largest independent mobile payments network and mobile wallet MobiKwik has announced launch of donations on its platform, which will help users donate their part of charity to religious institutions.

The company has tied up with Feeding India, a not for profit organization that works towards achieving zero hunger and Gurudwara Singh Sabha for the same.

Users can choose to donate their cash-backs or make independent donations. More NGOs and religious institutions will be added within this year.

"This festive season, MobiKwik makes it easier for its users to give back to the society and share their bliss with the underprivileged or contribute to a social institution," said Co-founder MobiKwik, Upasana Taku.

Indian colts go down to Belgium in 4-Nations tourney

Valencia [Spain], Oct. 27 : The Indian junior men's hockey team failed to capitalize on their winning start at the Four-Nations Invitational tournament as they went down to Belgium 2-4 in their second encounter here last evening.

Belgium broke the deadlock right in the first minute of the game when Victor Wegnez converted a penalty corner into a goal to give them the early lead.

The game's pace dropped a bit after the goal, with both teams playing the game in the midfield, trying to get a foothold in the game. India won themselves a penalty corner in the fourth minute, but the attempt was saved by Loic Van Doren in Belgium's goal. They had a second penalty corner, eleven minutes in, and from the ensuing attempt, Harmanpreet Singh converted to drag them level.

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