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Adidas Announces 5K Virtual Race Event to Inspire Runners
Events, Lifestyle

Adidas Announces 5K Virtual Race Event to Inspire Runners

Bangalore, September 07, 2020: As marathons and other races across the globe get postponed or cancelled, adidas, in a bid to keep the world moving, has announced the adidas 5k Virtual Race, a one of its kind racing event. As part of this race, a user can participate from anywhere in the world and compete with runners across the globe. Each participating runner shall also get featured on the adidas’ global leader board on the adidas app. Through this, the brand aims to encourage the larger universe to join thousands of runners around the world and experience the transformative power of running. adidas aims to bring together a wide community of runners, athletes and even consumers to participate in this initiative. One can participate by downloading the adidas 'Ru...
Chennai Start-up ‘Agnikul Cosmos’ Conferred with  TiE50 Awards
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Chennai Start-up ‘Agnikul Cosmos’ Conferred with TiE50 Awards

CHENNAI, September 04, 2020: TiE50, a global prestigious award that recognizes top technology and technology-enabled start-ups, this year awarded 50 top entrepreneurs from across the world at TiECON 2020, the flagship conference of TiE Silicon Valley.  Out of these 50, ten top start-ups were selected to pitch their ideas to Mr Tim Draper, the legendary American venture capital investor from the Draper’s family.   Nominated by TiE Chennai, Agnikul Cosmos, a Chennai based start-up that builds rockets (launch Vehicles), was selected among the top 10 start-ups, pitch to Mr. Tim Draper as part of ‘Meet the Drapers`, a popular reality show in the United States.  The prestigious TiE50 Award recognizes outstanding start-ups each year contesting in the TiE Silicon Valley’s premier annual awards...
Kestone Launches Virtual Events Platform 2.0
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Kestone Launches Virtual Events Platform 2.0

NEW DELHI, September 02, 2020: Kestone, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Career Launcher (NSE, BSE: CLEDUCATE), today introduced an advanced version of their Virtual Events platform which promises to take the user experience multiple notches up. Version 2.0 of Kestone Virtual Events platform comes with a host of advancements including an overhauled User Interface (UI), support for multiple languages and advanced audience engagement and gamification features.   Speaking about the enhancements, Piyush Gupta, President, Kestone said, “Providing an immersive user experience has been one of the key pillars of Kestone Virtual Events platform, besides its ability to drive user engagements and compute deep data analytics. While a lot of us are conversant with conventional web conferencing solu...
HEAL Foundation Organizes e-Summit to Discuss Reproductive Health
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HEAL Foundation Organizes e-Summit to Discuss Reproductive Health

HEAL Foundation, a healthcare advocacy group, organised ‘Reproductive Health e-Summit’ with the support of Bharat Serums & Vaccines on the occasion of World IVF Day. The purpose of the e-Summit was to seek experts’ advice on various topics on ‘Reproductive Health in India’. Ten reproductive Health & IVF experts from across India participated as speakers in the e-Summit.  The onset of the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis followed by the lockdown has posed an even greater challenge for 3 million infertile couples in India seeking treatment. Most of the couples had to postpone their plans of parenthood and those going under treatment could not follow through the complete treatment. A steep fall in the number of patients visiting IVF centres for treatment has been observed du...
ESL India Premiership Concluded – Winners Share INR 38 Lakh-pool Prize
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ESL India Premiership Concluded – Winners Share INR 38 Lakh-pool Prize

The fifth edition of the summer season of NODWIN Gaming’s front-running event, ESL India Premiership, that went live on June 1st, 2020 concluded with a bang on July 19. Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, Red Bull, Western Digital, Disney + Hotstar, and Airtel India esports Tour, the flagship tournament experienced an exponential rise in participation and steep rise in viewership. Player registrations were up by 1866% as and the viewership by three times in comparison to the last year’s summer season. The winners of all the four games played — CS: GO, PUBG MOBILE, Clash of Clans and FIFA20 — collectively took home the pool prize of a whopping INR 38 lakh this season. NODWIN Gaming kick-started the summer season of the tournament with an exciting new format that had the players on the edge of t...
Evelin G. Lindner Attends the First Edition of e-Conclave “SRIJAN”
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Evelin G. Lindner Attends the First Edition of e-Conclave “SRIJAN”

With everything that has been happening around the globe at present, be it the pandemic, the climate change crisis, casteism, racism, economic downfall, it has become important to realise that there are certain things that we need to re-learn. The wheels of the normative grain of the society need to be broken and reconstructed, the ‘new normal’ has given us an opportunity to start afresh and there is no better place to do that than our educational institutions. Sri Sathya Sai Vidya Vihar, Indore recently organised its first edition of “SRIJAN”, an e-conclave dedicated to and aimed at renewing the idea of education beyond the realm of subjects and concrete school walls. The school is known for its vast teaching philosophy extending from academic learning to moral values and life skill...
Youth of Mumbai Host First-Ever Virtual Talent-Hunt for Gen Z
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Youth of Mumbai Host First-Ever Virtual Talent-Hunt for Gen Z

Mumbai: Misaal Concert, a virtual talent platform for youth globally, is aimed at touching the lives of millions of people who are severely affected by unemployment and poverty due to the pandemic, through the proceeds of the talent hunt. With the vision of ‘Each one for everyone - All of us for humanity’, this initiative aims to ease the impact the pandemic has brought on the marginalised communities across India. The initiative is led by Ananya Dalmia (a 17- year old student of Class XI) along with Rupsha Bandyopadhyay and Ahana Dalmia, students from Mumbai with a single focus of bringing the change they want to see. The proceeds of the virtual talent hunt will be donated to Magic Bus India Foundation to provide relief to the marginalised communities across India. International Labor...
MIT World Peace University Commences a 4 – Day Conference on Eradication of Biological and Chemical Weapons
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MIT World Peace University Commences a 4 – Day Conference on Eradication of Biological and Chemical Weapons

Mumbai: MIT World Peace University announced the inauguration of a 4 -Day International virtual Conference on a burning issue which is Eradication of biological and chemical weapons.  MIT World Peace University which staunchly believes in undertaking initiatives that aid in World Peace has consciously decided to spread awareness through this conference.  The conference aims to bring together all the nations together to build a mechanism to end the threat of bio warfare by establishing a legal discourse towards curbing research and development of such weapons.  Relevant to the current times where the global pandemic COVID has shaken the world with its severe effects and continues to threaten countries even with medical advanced technology.  There have been multiple speculations ...
The Indian Performing Right Society Ltd Announces Its First Digital Conclave on World Music Day
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The Indian Performing Right Society Ltd Announces Its First Digital Conclave on World Music Day

Kolkata: With World Music Day just round the corner, The Indian Performing Right Society Ltd (IPRS) in association with Music Plus is conducting a Digital conclave this Sunday, 21st June 2020. The sessions will be LIVE on IPRS and Music Plus Facebook page. The conclave is a part of the larger campaign ‘#CreditTheCreators’ an initiative by IPRS to applaud and celebrate the authors and composers of music along with their timeless creations.  This one-day conclave will have two sessions and will see participation from prominent personalities of the music industry like lyricist Sameer Anjaan, Music Directors Anandji Virji Shah and Lalit Pandit, Legendary playback singer Usha Uthup, Author & Journalist Rajiv Vijayakar, Author & Historian Pavan Jha. The panel will be moderated by ace...
The Asia Pacific Predator League 2020 Is Postponed To Spring 2021
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The Asia Pacific Predator League 2020 Is Postponed To Spring 2021

Bengaluru: Acer announced that the Asia Pacific Predator League 2020 will be postponed to spring 2021 in the Philippines due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. The health and safety of the gaming community remains Acer’s primary concerns, and the company has been working closely with public health authorities and their advisories. The same qualifying teams from the local preliminary competitions will attend the finale in Spring 2021, and the event has been renamed as Predator League 2020/2021 with a prize pool of US$400,000. “The postponement of the Asia Pacific Predator League, instead of a cancellation, demonstrates Acer’s commitment to the gaming community,” said Andrew Hou, President of Acer Pan Asia Pacific Regional Operations. “With the ongoing Covid-19 situation, we made ...