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    eWIT’s 13th Anniversary Event – 2019

    eWIT (Empowerment of Women in IT) is a platform to unleash the potential for women and to drive their growth in the IT/ITES industry. Women associated with the IT/ITES industry by education or profession can become a member of EWIT. eWIT’s Activities Include: Programs/Workshops/Networking Events. Awards/Competitions to identify and encourage talents. Consultancy & knowledge-sharing in women-centric policies like gender sensitivity, gender harrassment, anti-sexual harrassment, etc. Academic initiatives via interaction with college students to bridge industry-academia gap. There is an annual membership fee of Rs. 500 for individuals, and there are bulk membership plans for corporate/academic sectors as well. For further information, you can download eWIT’s brochure from here (PDF). Today…

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    UK Alumni Awards 2019, Taj Connemara, Chennai

    I was invited to the UK Alumni Awards 2019 ceremony that was held at Taj Connemara, Chennai, on Mar. 15. It seems this is the first time this award ceremony has been held outside Delhi. Alumni Awards celebrate the achievement of international alumni who have studied at a UK institution within the last ten years. https://www.britishcouncil.in/study-uk/alumni-awards-winners There are three categories under which outstanding alumni are chosen – Social Impact Award, Professional Achievement Award & Entrepreneurial Award. The names of the finalists in each category are listed here. Before the awards ceremony began, there was a panel discussion on the state of education and the need to refine it in conjunction…

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    DAV Mogappair Alumni Business Brunch on Mar. 3, 2019

    We at DAVMAA – DAV Mogappair Alumni Association are planning to organize a Business Brunch on March 3, 2019 Sun. morning (Time, Cost and Venue to be intimated shortly). This will be an opportunity for the alumni of our three Mogappair Schools (DAV CBSE Boys, Girls & Matric Mogappair) to meet, network, and exchange business cards. Here is the Teaser Video I made for this event ->   Here is the first draft of the script for a more elaborate Promo Video -> “Q1: What is the best way to get more visibility & leads for your products & services? Q2: What is the best way to find the best service…

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    Island Grounds Exhibition 2019 – 45th Tamil Nadu Trade Fair (Chennai)

    The 45th Tamil Nadu Tourism Trade Fair exhibition is happening at Island Grounds, Chennai from Jan. 13 to Mar. 23, 2019. The timing is 3 PM to 10 PM on weekdays. On Sunday they might open it earlier – from 11 A.M. We went to the trade fair recently, and a few pics from the expo have been presented as a short video above. Entry Ticket price: Rs. 35 for adults and Rs. 20 for children from 6-12 years of age. You can book the trade fair tickets online! There are various stalls. Commercial stalls selling everything from soap to education to plots. And then there are many food stalls.…

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    Imaginarium – Review

    Imaginarium advertises itself as ‘India’s first Live Arts show with Rob’. That’s very true. Except that the show was not only about arts, but it was about crafts, magic, humour, audio-video displays, and lots of interactivity. Better, they even gave us DIY art/craft kits with which audience learned to draw a superhero along with Rob, and completed a few other arts/crafts follow-along exercises. We went to the show on Dec. 1, 2018 (Sat Afternoon 12 P.M.) at Sir Mutha Venkatasubbarao Concert Hall, Harrington Road, Chetpet. Frankly we didn’t know what to expect. At the ticketing area where they exchanged the online passes for tickets, they gave us a DIY kit…

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    Imaginarium – It’s a Wonderful World becomes a favourite amongst Celebs!

    Imaginarium Video Intro –   From A R Rahman, S, Imman, Shreedhar Pillai, Sridevi sreedhar , Leon James, Santhanam, Sajith Satya to Oorka, and more get a sneak-peak into the show and recommend you to go and watch! Sony Music India and BookMyShow , who recently announced India’s 1st LIVE Art Show for kids and families called Imaginarium – It’s a Wonderful World is making national news. Celebrities from all walks of life had a sneak peak of what to expect from the show and have gone all out to endorse the same. From A R Rahman, S, Imman, Santhanam, Sridevi Sreedhar , Sreedhar Pillai to Oorka and Leon James,…

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    Cycle Brand Introduces Pooja Products for TN Market

    Cycle brand, popular for Cycle Plus Agarbatti, recently introduced pooja products for the Tamil Nadu market – among others. They held a press meet event at Hyatt Regency, Chennai on Oct. 26, 2018. As they invited a few bloggers, we too went there. Right on their logo, they mention ‘Since 1948’. So this family run business has been going strong and retaining the top positions for agarbatti sales consistently across India for over three generations. Besides, they also sell their agarbattis and other products in 65 countries now. Since TN is an important market for them, they had arranged a separate press meet in Chennai. Mr. Arjun Ranga, the grandson…

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    Sanskruthi Dolls Exhibition @ TTK Road, Chennai

    Today we went to the Sanskruthi Dolls exhibition at Maharashtra Nivas, TTK Road (Near Hp Petrol bunk), Alwarpet, Chennai. In this exhibition, the organisers are attempting a Guinness World Record for displaying the maximum number of handmade dolls under a single roof. Irrespective of whether they achieve that goal or not, it’s a sheer pleasure to watch so many dolls together. We were glad we went. I’ve made a short highlights video (embedded above) where you can see a few dolls and you can also get to know more about the event/association founded to revive the tradition of handmade dolls by Nisha Srikanth, the founder. This exhibition is on for…

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    Sep.1 ’18 :: Joy of Giving Carnival/Expo @ Good Shepherd School

    The Joy of Giving Carnival/Exhibition is scheduled to happen at the Good Shepherd School, College Road, Nungambakkam, Chennai on 1st of September (Saturday) from 10 A.M. to 8 P.M. According to the organizers (Convent) this event is to promote the cause of girl empowerment. You can expect to see around 100 stalls in various segments. The entry fee is Rs. 200 per ticket. Destination Infinity

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    Fabelle Exquisite Creates a 72 kg chocolate bar (ITC Grand Chola)

    Note: This is a Press Release, but the above video was created by me with photos/videos taken during our recent visit.  Chennai, August 16th 2018:  As India celebrated its 72nd Independence Day, Fabelle, one of the most celebrated Indian chocolate brands, commemorated the Independence Day with a first of its kind 72kg chocolate bar made from a unique mix of 72 ingredients. The brand which is known to create distinct chocolate experiences had crafted a larger than life 72 Kg chocolate bar in each of the 6 metros where the brand is currently available. These bars will be displayed in the chocolate boutiques in select ITC Luxury Hotels in Mumbai,…