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Aviation Analytics App ‘RedSmart’ Launched
Aviation, News

Aviation Analytics App ‘RedSmart’ Launched

Mumbai: AirAsia India launched an aviation analytics app that helps enhance the operational efficiency of the airline by monitoring and helping manage aircraft turnaround between flights with data analytics in real-time. The digital launch had Mr. Sunil Bhaskaran, MD & CEO, AirAsia India, Mr. Shankar Narayanan, President and Global Head Retail, CPG, Traveland Hospitality, Tata Consultancy Services, along with other senior management officials from AirAsia and TCS come together for the occasion. AirAsia India and TCS collaborated on this project which kicked off with workshops to design a best-in-class system with state-of-the-art technology to capture all the Precision Time Schedule activities, i.e. activities carried out for an aircraft turnaround during base and transit departure...
RAHI Distributes 2.5 Million Meals During the COVID-19 Pandemic
CSR, News

RAHI Distributes 2.5 Million Meals During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Bangalore: With Unlock 2.0 in place and the whole country trying to adapt to the new normal, there is a dire need to handhold lakhs of the migrant population who undertook the mass exodus from Tier-I cities to their villages. Despite the lockdown being lifted, these vulnerable groups have not been able to adapt to the new normal and restart their livelihood. They are still struggling to meet their basic needs of food. Rise Against Hunger India (RAHI), a renowned NGO based out of Bengaluru has been tirelessly supporting these vulnerable group over the past 4 months with meals across the country. RAHI has served 2.5 million meals till date to these vulnerable groups in 38 Districts spread across 9 States in India. Out of this, nearly 85% of the meals were provided to the migrant population ...
Qualcomm Ventures to Invest ₹ 730 Crore in Jio Platforms
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Qualcomm Ventures to Invest ₹ 730 Crore in Jio Platforms

Mumbai: Reliance Industries Limited (“Reliance Industries”) and Jio Platforms Limited (“Jio Platforms”), announced today that Qualcomm Ventures has committed to invest upto ₹ 730 crore in Jio Platforms at an equity value of ₹ 4.91 lakh crore and an enterprise value of ₹ 5.16 lakh crore. Qualcomm Ventures’ investment will translate into 0.15% equity stake in Jio Platforms on a fully diluted basis. The investment will deepen the ties between Qualcomm and Jio Platforms, to support Jio Platforms on its journey to rollout advanced 5G infrastructure and services for Indian customers.  Jio Platforms, a majority-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries, is a next-generation technology platform focused on providing high-quality and affordable digital services across India, with more than 388...
NTPC Wins Sustainability Awards 2019
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NTPC Wins Sustainability Awards 2019

New Delhi: NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power generation company, has won the prestigious CII-ITC Sustainability Award 2019, under Outstanding Accomplishment in Corporate Excellence Category. Also, the company has received Commendation for Significant Achievement in category of CSR.   NTPC always strives for sustainable development of its communities around the power stations. Its flagship CSR program GEM (Girl Empowerment Mission), a 4 weeks residential program has been institutionalized in the vicinity of its power stations for benefit of school going girls from underprivileged background to support in their overall development. NTPC has also initiated Contractors’ Labour Information Management System (CLIMS) through which payment to contract labourers is paid on the last day of the ...
NTPC Singrauli Exhibits Exceptional Operational Efficiency
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NTPC Singrauli Exhibits Exceptional Operational Efficiency

New Delhi: NTPC Singrauli Unit 1, the oldest Unit of NTPC has emerged as the top-performing Unit in the country in the first quarter of the financial year, as per the data released by Central Electricity Authority (CEA). The first unit of the station started generating on February 13, 1982, and continues to serve the country with exceptional performance. NTPC Singrauli has an installed capacity of 2000 MW with five units of 200 MW each and two units of 500 MW each. Three units (1, 4 & 5) of 200 MW have achieved PLF of 101.96%, 101.85% & 100.35% respectively in Q1 FY 20-21 among the Coal-fired Units, in the country. NTPC Singrauli is the flagship power station of NTPC Ltd, India’s largest power generation company. With a total installed capacity of 62110 MW, NTPC Group ...
JBL Professional Launches Bluetooth-Enabled Desktop Reference Monitors in India
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JBL Professional Launches Bluetooth-Enabled Desktop Reference Monitors in India

BANGALORE: HARMAN Professional Solutions today announced the launch of new JBL Professional One Series 104-BT and 104-BTW desktop reference monitors with Bluetooth in India. The speakers are also perfect companion to desktops and laptops providing the iconic JBL Professional sound for an exceptional audio experience every day. JBL One Series 104-BT reference monitors enable content creators and audio professionals to stream accurate, studio-quality audio via Bluetooth or play back audio using a standard wired connection. Drawing from more than seven decades of JBL Professional engineering, JBL One Series 104-BT monitors deliver clear, detailed sound while mixing and editing. With an array of easily accessible input options, smart features and a sleek, compact design, JBL 104-B...
Livelihood Protection Insurance Policy for Daily Income Earners
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Livelihood Protection Insurance Policy for Daily Income Earners

Mumbai: Reliance General Insurance today introduced Livelihood Protection Insurance Cover dedicated for Daily-income earners from the grievous impact of weather vagaries on their income and livelihood.  This IRDAI approved product under Sandbox guidelines has been designed in a way where the weather risk is monitored from Automated weather stations from Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) or by private Independent third parties involved in supply of weather data and claim is automatically calculated using this procured weather data. Hence, the claims will be derived comparing the actual weather from defined benchmark. In case, if the actual weather goes above the defined...
JioFiber Users to Get Exclusive Complimentary Access to Lionsgate Play
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JioFiber Users to Get Exclusive Complimentary Access to Lionsgate Play

Mumbai: Jio offers an exclusive complimentary Hollywood access to the entire library of premium content from Lionsgate Play across genres, in multiple languages. Starting today, JioFiber users can view more than 7,500 distinct premium television episodes and feature films, including STARZ original series, first-run movies and other popular programs. The Lionsgate Play collection includes a deep and diverse slate of horror, comedy, drama, action, thriller and documentary films as well as movies from other genres. Apart from English, regional-speaking cinema lovers can enjoy Lionsgate Play’s blockbuster movies in Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu and Bhojpuri. The complimentary access is available for JioFiber Silver multi-month and above plans, including new and existing JioF...
NSDC and Microsoft Collaborate to Empower Indian Youth with Digital Skills
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NSDC and Microsoft Collaborate to Empower Indian Youth with Digital Skills

Bangalore: With a vision to transform India into a skilled nation, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Microsoft today announced a strategic partnership aimed at providing digital skills to over 1 lakh youth in the country over the next 12 months. Microsoft will collaborate with NSDC’s eSkill India portal to provide free access to learning resources and conduct digital skilling awareness drives, equipping the next generation of learners with the skills they need to thrive in a digital economy. As part of the partnership, Microsoft’s learning resource center, Microsoft Learn will be integrated with the eSkill India digital platform to provide access to personalized learning paths and resources that are in-demand in today’s economy and are well-positioned to continue t...
University of South Florida Offers Scholarships and Flexibility for Fall 2020
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University of South Florida Offers Scholarships and Flexibility for Fall 2020

With Indian students who had planned to go to the United States for further studies, unsure about how to proceed with the continued closure of the U.S. Consular Office (which issues visas), American universities have been reaching out to them with options, assurances and answers to their FAQs.  Most American universities are offering online options until students can come on campus and hybrid courses thereafter.  The University of South Florida has gone a step ahead by announcing the “We Got U-SF Scholarship and Waiver” program, a one‐time scholarship to support students who are enrolled full‐time in the Fall 2020 semester – for online or on-campus classes. This gesture recognizes that students are going through a difficult phase and need all the encouragement and support they can get....