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June 2015

The Anita Borg Institute is now Accepting Student Scholarship Applications for the Annual Grace Hopper Celebration India Conference 2015

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India, 30 June, 2015: The Anita Borg Institute (ABI), a non-profit organization focused on the advancement of women in computer science and engineering, today opened applications for the student scholarships (for women students). The scholarships are awarded to deserving undergraduate and graduate women students in computing and IT to attend the annual Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing India (GHCI) 2015 conference, to be held from 2-4 December, 2015 in Bangalore.

 The GHCI student scholarships program aims to increase the participation of women students in computing and IT at the conference. At GHCI students get a chance to connect with other women in computing and innovative organizations; hear stories from peers and experts in computing and get quality career advice specific to their needs. During GHCI 2014, a 130 full and partial scholarships were awarded to deserving women students in technology.

The student scholarships cover the expenses for attending the GHCI conference including the registration fee, meals and lodging for every scholarship recipient. Travel (by train or bus) is reimbursed up to a maximum of Rs 2,000 per student.  The applications for the student scholarships close on 28 August, 2015. For more details please visit – http://gracehopper.org.in/ghci-2015-student-scholarships-for-women-students-only/

GHCI 2015 is a multi-day conference being held on 2 December, 2015 (White Orchid Convention Centre) and 3 & 4 December, 2015 (Vivanta by Taj, Yeshwantpur) in Bangalore. Every year the conference attracts high participation from professionals, entrepreneurs, students, corporations, government and academia. The theme of the 2015 conference is ‘Our Time to Lead’. Students and other attendees of the conference can look forward to a stellar lineup of inspiring keynotes, career workshops, technical and management tracks and more. Another main attraction for students attending the conference is the Student Career Fair that gives bright and dynamic women students the chance to meet top recruiters from global technology companies.

 “Today, increasing the representation of women in technology is a priority at a national and organizational level. The objective of the student scholarships is to engage and support the next generation of women computer scientists and engineers, encouraging them to pursue a life-long career in technology,” said Geetha Kannan, Managing Director, Anita Borg Institute India. “GHCI is a must-attend event for all young women in tech to get inspired by role models, connect with some of the best minds in the industry and give their career a great start.”

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Maui Jim launches Frigate

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Bengaluru June 2015… Maui Jim the makers of the world’s clearest non-glass sunglass lenses introducesFrigate an exciting new rimless sunglass that will make a sophisticated style statement. Just as frigate birds are known for the beauty of their long wingspans, Maui Jim’s new Frigate sunglasses offer a sleek stretch across wider faces. With a generous eye size of 65 mm and an 8-base curvature, these PolarizedPlus2 sunglasses wrap your eyes to eliminate glare, make colors pop and bring your world to life. Priced at Rs. 18,400 Frigate sunglasses are available at all leading optical stores in the city.

Unique to Frigate’s beta-titanium designs are uber-thin nose bridges and colorful, rubber-sheathed temples with distinctive disk hinges that make this style stand out from ordinary metal frames. The Rubber-padded, adjustable nose bridges offer unmatched comfort even during long hours in the sun & the lenses offer the added protection of bi-gradient mirrors that squint for you to reduce the brightest light from above and below, allowing your eyes to relax.

Frigate sunglasses feature MauiPure™ lenses, the world’s clearest non-glass lenses that are also scratch and impact resistant. The lenses have waterproof and oleophobic coatings to shed water and repel grease and smudges. All Maui Jim lenses are distinguished by the company’s patented nine-layer PolarizedPlus2® technology that cuts 100 percent of UV rays and 99.9 percent of glare from above, below and behind each lens. Maui Jim is the only company to use three rare earth elements and other treatments to white-balance its lenses, resulting in true color vibrancy. PolarizedPlus2 technology also increases definition and depth perception.

All Maui Jim sunglasses have been recommended by The Skin Cancer Foundation as an effective UV filter for the eyes and surrounding skin. Proper UV protection is critical, as ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun plays a significant role in the development of skin cancer. About 86 percent of melanomas and 90 percent of non-melanoma skin cancers are associated with exposure to the sun’s UV rays.

Maui Jim’s more than 112 styles of sunglasses are backed by one of the most reputable warranties in the industry that is valid for two years from the date of purchase against any defect in materials and workmanship. Nose pads and temples are replaced for free, as long as the parts are available.

For more information, visit MauiJim.com or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram at @OfficialMauiJim.

Lowest Price on iPhone 6 only At The MobileStore

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Are you looking to buy an iPhone 6 at the best price possible? The MobileStore Ltd, India’s largest telephony retailer is your destination to take home the iPhone 6 at the lowest price. The MobileStore has always been successful in backing Apple with its iPhone sales in India, customers are constantly on the lookout for the best deals on an iPhone and now have a chance to own an iPhone 6 at a very competitive price only at The MobileStore. That’s not it, customers can also avail of a cash back offer of Rs 9,200/- on EMI purchase of the iPhone 6.The iPhone 6 64GB is priced at Rs 60,500/- and the iPhone 6 16GB is priced at Rs 50,500/- .

At The MobileStore lounge, customers can experience all the features of the iPhone 6 and well trained tech buddies makes it a delightful experience for the customers to shop at the lounge.Customers can also enjoy exclusive a host of services like Free Data Transfer, Free new phone set up, 2 year complete cover and best buy back price.

So, reach out to the nearest The MobileStore outlets to test, compare and instantly own an iPhone 6 at the lowest price.

“It could have easily been done by a man but a woman is doing it,” (referring to her IG role) says Tabu

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National award winner Tabu is choosy and the roles which she does are remembered by the audiences for years to come.

And her forthcoming film Drishyam is no different. She plays the role of a tough Inspector General officer and Tabu is quite excited for this role. She quips “ Now that I am playing an IG, the command over the force is much greater, when you see it in the context of the film its great such a role was written for a woman. It could have easily been done by a man but a woman is doing it.” 

 
Drishyam will see Ajay Devgn play the role of a cable operator Vijay Salgaonkar who is a std fourth fail, his family is very dear to him and his life revolves around them.
Tabu plays the role of a tough inspector IG Meera Deshmukh who son is missing under mysterious circumstances and the prime suspect for this is Vijay Salgaonkar (Ajay Devgn) & his family.
Devgn & Tabu will be pitted against each other and both have powerful roles in their domain, while one will see Tabu who goes to many lengths to find the truth on where her missing son is, Devgn is being framed or he is guilty, is another mystery to be solved.
A Panorama Studios & Viacom 18 Motion Pictures Production,  Presented by Viacom 18 Motion Pictures, Drishyam is directed by Nishikant Kamat., produced by Kumar Mangat Pathak, Ajit Andhare and Abhishek Pathak the film is all set to hit the screens on 31st July, 2015

BRACE YOUR COLLEGE WARDROBE WITH LATEST TRENDS, STYLE & COMFORT FOR YOUR NEW COLLEGE YEAR

Marvels Avengers Tshirts by Voxpop, Rs 799

As Donatella Versace once said, “Fashion is a weapon that you can use when you need it” and this summer, it is the ultimate artillery that a college student can own. The transition from each year to another is not an easy step. Coming into the world of college, one is required to take many paths and turns, before finally settling into what one desires. One would be joining one or several societies, perhaps be working with independent cells collaborated with other colleges and one thing that is inevitable is meeting with many new people and thus, turning a part time conversation into a full-time engagement. Therefore, it is feasible to say, “Choose your wardrobe wisely”.

So, for all the students seeking to arrive at the world of ‘college’; say goodbye to your old, hefty denims and sombre t-shirts and brace this vibrant new college year with cool apparel and trendy accessories.

For GIRLS:   Go Ethnic with Contemporary Fusion: It is never too late to experiment with your contemporary-ethnic wear. Not only will it revive your ethnic look but will also give you a chance to look up a host of new and trendy designs. To go bold and beautiful with the perfect fusion, Disney by Anouk collection provides the best choices with multiple shades and patterns through crop-tops, kurtis, palazzos and  more.   

Availability: All leading modern retail stores like Landmark, Crossword, Lifestyle and leading e-commerce websites like amazon.in

BURGER KING® Launches in Bengaluru with a bang!

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Bengaluru, June 29, 2015: BURGER KING® India, the Indian arm of QSR giant BURGER KING®, launched its first store in Bengaluru at Phoenix Marketcity, Whitefield on Saturday, marking its much-awaited entry to the South Indian market. It opened to over 12,000 customers on the opening weekend creating QSR history. This restaurant is the first among 6 more that will open at various locations across the city within the next 60 days. With the opening of this restaurant, BURGER KING® will have 18 restaurants spread across Delhi NCR, Mumbai, Pune, Chandigarh and now Bengaluru.

Mr. Rajeev Varman, CEO Burger King India & Mr. D Shivakumar,  Chairman & CEO, PepsiCo India launch the first Burger King restaurant in  Bangalore

 BURGER KING®’s first restaurant in the city was inaugurated by Mr. D Shivakumar, Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo India and Mr. Rajeev Varman, CEO, BURGER KING® India.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Varman said “We are absolutely overwhelmed by the response we’ve received in Bengaluru. And this is just the start! We plan to open 6 stores in quick succession to make our offerings available across all corners of the city. We look forward to serving our much loved burgers, especially the WHOPPER®, to savvy Bengalurians.”

The BURGER KING® India menu offers the widest variety of vegetarian & non-vegetarian burgers with 100% fresh ingredients across various price-points. The unique appeal for BURGER KING® lies in the quality where the brand is conscious of its standards and uses 100% protein like chicken and mutton to form patties.  The quality is reflected in the superior taste and helps the brand deliver on its promise of ‘Taste is King’

 Commenting on the menu, Mr. Varman said “India is a unique market. The taste palates though is experimental, mostly people like to savour the taste they are brought up with. That is why we have created an entirely new menu for India.  None of our offerings on the menu are from our global portfolio as we wanted to start afresh. Burger King India’s menu is quite innovative and we wish to offer our customers a whole new experience of burgers. We wish to create a distinct identity and taste that our consumers with resonate with.”

 Prior to launching in India, BURGER KING® undertook an exhaustive exercise to closely understand Indian meal preferences across tier I and II cities. The diverse menu was accordingly created to ensure quality offerings across price-points. Special emphasis was given to setting up an extensive vegetarian menu, including a special series called the Melt range – wholesome patties infused with cheese to give consumers a melt in the mouth experience. Apart from the flagship WHOPPER® which is available in Veg, Chicken and Mutton, the brand has also launched a very unique Tandoor chicken grill burger.

 BURGER KING® has also introduced a very easy upgrade to combo pricing that helps customers enhance their dining experience. You can upgrade any burger to a combo including fries and a fountain drink at just INR 50 across the menu. To move up to a medium fries and drink, you add another INR 20 and to the King size fries & drinks, another INR 20. 

NEW Revlon Ultra HD™ Lip Lacquer

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Let lips shine with the next generation of lip lacquer – NEW Revlon Ultra HD™ Lip Lacquer. This revolutionary lacquer provides lips with true color clarity, high gloss shine and a lightweight feel.

NEW Revlon Ultra HD™ Lip Lacquer: gorgeous shine and lightweight color.  Available in 10 high-definition shades.

KEY FEATURES/BENEFITS/INGREDIENTS:

•       Formulated with Revlon’s high-definition gel formula for high gloss shine and true color clarity

•       Bouncy, lightweight feel

•       Professional brush applicator for easy application

       Available in 15 high-definition shades

Price: INR 850/-

Monsoon meets style- Kawachi introduces new monsoon collection

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New Delhi, 26 June, 2015: Monsoons come and natural beauty of mother earth is at its crest. Based on this idea Kawachi has launched new line of fashion jewellery titled ‘Love for Rain’.  The collection brings a blend of aesthetics and sensuality. Elegant diamond studded earrings, rings and delicate neckpieces adore the lineup.

“Rains bring a different newness to everything around. It all becomes lush green and fresh in monsoon. These refreshing showers and glow inspire our new Love for Rain collection. Leaving that heavy, royal look aside; we have introduced delicate and elegant jewellery pieces that will add sophistication to the aura. Each piece is instilled with the touch of mother nature,” said Sachi Singh- CEO, Kawachi.

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Crafted to excellence, the elegant and fluid ornaments are here to boost the radiance of women with the panache of gold, twinkle of diamonds and other coloured stones. The rings, earrings and neckpieces showcase scintillating patterns with perfect mix of precious stones. The array of youthful jewellery pieces shall flaunt the bold and beautiful feminine side of women. The smart ready to wear pieces shall address the need of youth who want that shine but in a subtle manner. Pieces are light with modern cuts. The accentuated coloured stones make it look vibrant at the same time avoiding that loud look. These shall also go in sync with the corporate culture where you have to keep your accessories on the mellow side.

This July, enjoy an authentic Tennessee experience with refreshing Whiskey Cocktails – Made with Jack Daniel’s

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India, June 26 2015: Cocktails, which have traditionally been associated with white spirits are now seeing a major shake-up with whiskey based cocktails witnessing a growing demand amongst consumers across urban India. And leveraging this, Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Tennessee Whiskey is showcasing ‘Whiskey Cocktails – Made with Jack’ in select outlets across the country.  What: ‘Whiskey Cocktails – Made with Jack’  When: July 2015  Where: Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Chennai, Chandigarh, Kolkata A special cocktail menu has been created for this festival, featuring the all-time favourites Jack & Cola and Jack & Ginger; cocktails from the home of Jack Daniel’s – Jack’s Lynchburg Lemonade; and the timeless classic Jack’s Old Fashioned No.7

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