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December 2015

15th National para badminton 2015, 29th – 30th Dec. 2015, Bangalore, Karnataka


The result of the 2tdays result:

Women singles WH 2 class; National champion for the year 2015 :

1st Place Ms. Ammu Mohan ( Karnataka)

2nd Place Ms.Shilpa (Karnataka);

losingsemi finalists: a). Sunitha K V ( Karnataka)

                                     b). Kushbu Gaud ( Uttar Pradesh)

Women’s single WH 1 class :  Mrs. Komal Bora from Maharastra

Mixed Doubles wheelchair ( WH1& WH2)

  1. 1st place Prem Kumar Ale(Maharastra) &Ammu Mohan ( Karnataka);
  2. Gopinath(Karnataka) &Komal Bora (Maharastra);

Losing semi finalists:  (a). Suresh kumar karki (Maharastra) &Kushbugoud( Uttarpradesh)

                                        (b). Shashank( Uttarpradesh) &Shilpa (Karnataka)

Women;s SS6 short stature class:-

Winner: Ms. Shivamani( Tamil Nadu )

Runner Up : Ms. A Nalini ( Haryana)

Third Place: Ms. T Nava Tharani( Tamil Nadu)

Women’s SU 5 (Standing Upper class 5 )women’s singles : –

Winner       : Ms. ArthiJanobaPatil( Maharastra) bt.Hamsa ( Karnataka) 30 – 07

Runner Up : Ms. Mrs. Hamsa ( Karnataka) bt.Sundaramma ( Karnataka) 30 – 19

Third Place: (a).Ms. Sundaramma (Karnataka)

                        (b). Ms. Sunitha( Karnataka)

Women’s SL 3 Standing lower above kneewomen’s Singles :

1st Place Mrs. CharanjithKaur(Punjab)

2nd Place Mrs. V Anitha (Karnataka);      

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Losing semi finalists:

1). Mrs. Jagruthi Patel (Gujrat)

2). Ms. RekhaGautam( Karnataka)

Wheelchair WH 2 Men’s Singles :

1stplace : K Gopinath ( Karnataka of EMC2

2ndplace : Abu Hubaida ( Uttar Pradesh)

3rdPlace :

1). V Sekhar( Karnataka);

2). Mr. Anil Almeida(Karnataka);

Losing semifinalists: (a). Mr. V Sekhar( Karnataka)

                                      (b). Mr. Anil Almeida ( Karnataka)

Men’s singles SL 3 class:

1stplace :SiddannaSahukar (Karnataka)

2nd Place: Ajay P.L . (Karnataka)

3rdPlace : Losing semi finalist :

1). Shivanjinayelu (Andrapradesh)

    2). KarathanaSankara Rao ( Andhrapradesh)

Men’s singles SL 4 Class;

1stplace : C Anbu ( Karnataka)

2nd Place:SukanthKadam (Maharastra)

3rdPlace : Losing semi finalist :

1). Vijay Rao Shinde (Karnataka)

2). NileshBaluGaikwad( Maharastra)

Men’s singles SU 5 class;

1stplace :Rahul Kumar Verma ( Uttar Pradesh)

2nd Place:SumithGarg (Karnataka)

3rdPlace : Losing semi finalist :

1). Prabhakaran( Tamil Nadu)

2).Sachin( Haryana)

Men’s Doubles SU 5 class:

1stplace :SumithGarg(Karnataka) &Sachin (Karnataka)

2nd Place: Rahul Kumar Verma (Uttarpradesh) &SukanthKadam (Maharastra)

3rdPlace : Losing semi finalist : –

1). V Ramaswamy (Andhra Pradesh) & M Prabhakaran(Tamil Nadu)

2). Kuldeep (Uttar Pradesh) &Vikram Nag (Uttar Pradesh)

Men’s Doubles SL 3 & SL 4  class: –

1stplace : C Anbu ( Karnataka) & Ajay P L(Karnataka)

2nd Place:SiddannaSahukar (Karnataka) & Vijay Rao Shinde ( Karnataka)

3rdPlace : Losing semi finalist : –

1). Vijay Jadhav (Maharastra) &Rohansonawane(Maharastra)

2). NileshGaikwad (Maharastra) &KaratharaSankara Rao (Andhrapradesh)

Men’s Doubles SS 6 class: –

1stplace :Joby Mathew ( Kerala) &AkashMadhavan ( Kerala)

2nd Place:Rangoli Ravi (Andhra Pradesh )&Surendranath (Andhra Pradesh)

3rdPlace :TarzenNaoren (Manipur ) &Renu Kumar (Karnataka)


Mixed Doubles : – (SL 3, SL 4, SU 5 Class)

1stplace :Ajay P L ( Karnataka ) &CharanjithKaur( Punjab)

2ndplace : Rahul Kumar Verma ( Uttar Pradesh) &PreethiGautam ( Uttar Pradesh);

3rdPlace :

1). SiddannaSahukar( Karnataka) &ArthiPatil ( Maharastra)

2). NileshGaikwad (Maharastra) & K Shankara Rao ( Andhrapradesh








Students of IFIM Institutions Setting Milestones in Corporate Social Responsibility With Actionaid India on Chennai Flood Relief Fund

L-R - Dr.Madhumita Chatterji-Director IFIM, Mr.Sanjay Padode-Secretary CDE, Prof.M.S.Lakshmi Narayan-Director-UE, Ms.Divya Kumar & Rajesh P. from Actionaid, Ms.Surekha Shetty-Director Admissions IFIM

 Bangalore 2015: At IFIM, we believe that life is not all about how much you can take from this world, but how much you can give back to it. All the members of the IFIM Family including the students, faculty, staff and management team are instilled with desire to make a difference in the world that they live in.

Dr. Madhumita Chatterji, Director IFIM Business School said,In November 2015, the state of Tamil Nadu had witnessed a disastrous flood and many families were struggling to recover and meet their basic needs. At IFIM, we decided that both students and employees should contribute in some way to help. Thus, we decided to partner with Actionaid India and harmonize our efforts towards the contribution for the Chennai Flood Relief Fund.”

IFIM employees realized that if not physical volunteering, the least that could be done to be helpful was by donating one day’s salary to Actionaid India to help those who are starving for food and living without shelter.  As a result of this drive, IFIM Institutions have raised and donated INR 1,56,000/- in total towards the Chennai Flood Relief activity. Students of IFIM Institutions as well participated in “Chennai Flood Relief Activity” starting from donations of Rs.50 per person up to Rs.1000 per person, along with a contribution of a lot of more essentials. Besides a total contribution there was also a donation of medicines, packed food products, sanitary pads, bed sheets, towels, mattresses, shorts and lungis.

Students of IFIM Institutions also undertake a large number of CSR activities throughout the year, which include IFIM Kanyathon, Shiksha Aadhar, S.A.F.E, Tree plantation, World Heart Day awareness, Swach Bharat Abhiyan activities, Legal Aid Cell, Lake cleanup, Voting awareness drive and much more

IFIM Business School, Bangalore, is a 20 year old institution and is one of the top business schools in India. It has been consistently ranked as ‘Bangalore’s No. 1 Private B-School’. Its vision is to nurture holistic, socially responsible and continuously employable professionals.  IFIM offers 3 core programs that are AICTE approved- PGDM, PGDM -Finance (recognized by CFA Institute) and PGDM (International Business). In addition, IFIM also offers a PhD program in Management and a range of options for Executive Education. It is promoted by the Dalal Street Investment Journal Group and the campus is strategically located in the heart of Electronics City, Bangalore, with well-planned infrastructure and resources. IFIM Business School is accredited by South Asian Quality Assurance System (SAQS) and is ISO 9001:2008 certified. The School is also a member of AACSB and is in final stages of obtaining the international accreditation.

It’s time, for a “HARRY NEW YEAR”!

Bangalore, December, 2015: Ride in 2016 on a wave of drunken and chilled-out party scene at the city’s favourite watering hole and Singapore’s iconic bar and cafe- Harry’s. Immerse yourself in an experience which is going to be nothing less than one word – Crazy. A vibe that you won’t want to miss!

Crank your night up with a heavy dose of Commercial, Bollywood and Electronic music and an open bar that offers premium alcohol, beer, wine and unlimited appetizers.

Expect the unexpected as this may be one of its purest throwback nights in history.

Highlights for all outlets:

  • Special DJ playing English and Bollywood music
  • Open Dance floor
  • Inclusive of all taxes and Service charges

Where: Harry’s Bar and Café

Harry's Bar and Cafe

Date: Thursday, 31st December, 2015

KOROMANGLA: Harry’s bar and café, No.1 SJR Primus, Adjacent to Raheja Arcade, Opposite Forum Mall

Contact: Robert Mathew

Mob: +91 98866 63810

WHITEFIELD: Harry’s bar and café, S-10 Level 2, Phoenix Market City, Mahadevapura

Contact: Pavan Changappa

Mob: 09886217788

INDIRANAGAR: Harry’s India Pvt Ltd., No. 2006, First Floor, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar, Above Copper Chimney Restaurant

Contact: Samson Stephen

612 League receives the Flipkart award for a phenomenal performance as a seller


New Delhi, December 28, 2015: 612 League, a popular apparel brand in the tweens category, recently added another feather to its cap. As a pat on the back for successfully catering to this niche segment, it received Flipkart’s certificate of merit for outstanding performance as a seller at the Flipkart Seller Hub in Ludhiana. This encouragement goes on to prove that the brand’s promise of quirky, yet functional clothing for the picky pre-teens has gone down well with the target audiences in Ludhiana.

The nomination for the Flip-Stars award was based on the performance of sellers from the Ludhiana region. 612 League breezed past other contemporary brands and made it to the list of 100 best performers.

Elated at being felicitated with this award, Mr. Manu Indrayan, Co- Founder & CEO, 612 League says, “The award reinstates our belief that there is indeed a segment of kids who have a mind and style statement of their own and certifies our ability to cater to them successfully. Appealing to parents and children is a challenge we have taken on and we are taking concrete steps in this direction. This award is a proof that we’ve been able to garner the desired impact from our patrons from all across North India. Winning it from a prestigious brand like Flipkart is a seal of approval that makes it even more profound.”

Apart from the award, Flipkart Seller Hub offered an opportunity to 612 League to discuss trends, exchange tips and engage in a meaningful interaction with other sellers. This platform was intended at creating a sense of camaraderie among the many players so they could all learn from each other’s experiences.

 “It’s great to be recognised for being the fastest growing kids wear brand in the online space,” added Manu.


Bangalore, 28thDecember, 2015: Ring in the New Year with the perfect New Year Eve celebration at My Fortune, Bengaluru 

Treat yourself and your loved ones to a fabulous dinner with unlimited select beverages priced at Rs.1,999/- (inclusive of taxes) per person. For those who want to start the countdown with an all-night party, there is a brilliant on-venue gig with a couples entry fee of Rs. 7.999/- (inclusive of taxes). 


The unbeatable additional stay package priced at Rs. 12,999/-(inclusive of taxes) per couple ensures you stay safe to welcome the New Year in style.  This festive package includes stay on double occupancy, couple entry to New Year’s Eve party and New Year’s breakfast at My Café.

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My Fortune, Bengaluru greets everyone a happy and a prosperous New Year.

What – New Year eve celebration at My Fortune, Bengaluru

When – 31st December 2015

Where – My Fortune, Bengaluru

PVR brings back the IMAX magic and its biggest Gold Class in the Silicon Valley of India


~ Celebrates the launch of the 9 screen property with a magnum opus show of Star Wars parade at the new cinema~

Bengaluru, 28th December, 2015: Celebrating its 20 years of journey, PVR brings yet another stupendous cinematic innovation to Bengaluru, the Silicon Valley of India. PVR, one of the top cinema exhibition companies in the world, celebrates the launch of its newly constructed 9 screen multiplex at VR Bengaluru, Whitefield. Being the technological hub of the country, Bengaluru has an audience which has a huge inclination towards technology and has an inherited refined taste. Therefore, PVR has brought the ultimate blend of luxury and technology with another IMAX equipped audi and four Gold Class screens along with premium mainstream cinemas at the same platform for the movie lovers. With this addition, PVR continues to be largest multiplex of the city with 57 screens across 7 properties in the city.

L-R Mr  Ajay Bijli Chairman  MD Mr  Gautam Dutta CEO Mr  Vijay kapoor VP inaugurating PVR IMAX at VR BengaluruWhitefield

The launch will also witness the Stormtroopers march marking the release of the new movie Star Wars: The Force Awakens in the presence of Mr Ajay Bijli, Chairman and Managing Director, PVR Ltd.; Ms Niharika Bijli, Director, Special Projects, PVR Ltd.; and Mr Gautam Dutta, CEO, PVR Cinemas.

Mr  Gautam Dutta CEO Mr  Ajay Bijli Chairman  MDPVR brings the IMAX magic and its biggest Gold Class at VR Bengaluru Whitefield

At the launch, Mr Gautam Dutta, CEO, PVR Ltd said, “Bengaluru’s love for cinema is charismatic. It is the dynamism of the market that keeps us assertive for bringing innovations and global standard of cinematic experience to the city. The city has truly become a Mecca of cinema watching. The city has an inherent taste to watch movies in a refined format. And with the massive response that we received post our first IMAX in the city, we are definite that our second IMAX would churn out much more appreciation from our customers. Through our second IMAX in Bengaluru, we would like to rekindle the magic of IMAX experience for our patrons. ”

Mr. Rohit George, MD, Xander added, “At Virtuous Retail, our mission is to connect communities and create new social hubs for urban Indian consumers. Inspired by the city’s heritage, VR Bengaluru, our latest flagship development is designed as a center of innovative retail, well-crafted and curated experiences, and exciting dining and family entertainment formats. We are delighted to partner with PVR Cinemas to present a truly differentiated cinema offering to the city of Bengaluru with India’s largest Gold Class setting, IMAX and Private screenings”

IMAX being the ultimate movie watching experience is arguably the best sound and picture quality in the world. Strategically located at the heart of the city, the multiplex is situated at VR Bengaluru, Whitefield, serves as the haven for many multinational IT companies. Spread across 61,140 sq ft of area, the cinema has been designed whilst keeping the dynamic market in mind.

Huge 3D posters of cult movies like Everest, Avengers, X- Men along with Bollywood blockbusters have accentuate the lobby appearance. The pre foyer area is triple height with touch panel quick tix and movie info kiosks with plasmas, artworks, poster boxes displaying movie info, trailers and other information. The lobby is also outfitted with comfortable seating, dim lights, giving an elite and classy ambience of PVR cinemas. The multiplex promises to cater to 1393 patrons. Enabled with state of the art interiors, the multiplex also offers 3D technology with 7.1 channel surround sound, a separate IMAX audi and four unique Gold Class audis.

For the first time, PVR has also developed a gourmet menu including gourmet hot dogs, salads, baked fries, apart from the a la carte Gold Class menu to satiate the need of food connoisseurs. The healthy menu is specially urbanized to tickle the taste buds of movie aficionados.

Adding further, Mr Ajay Bijli, Chairman and Managing Director, PVR Ltd said, “We are extremely excited to have come up with another multiplex in Bengaluru. With no dearth of entertainment in the city burgeoning with massive shopping malls, pubs, art galleries & auditoriums, PVR has strategically planned its seventh property for the people to catch up their favorite movies. We hope that with our premier offering (Gold Class, IMAX) the customers here are thoroughly entertained.

I would also like to thank Sugam Vanijya Holdings Pvt. Ltd., our mall developers who have provided us with such a prime location. We are looking forward to a massive response from the city.”

PVR plans to expand with equal penetration in both tier II and tier III cities. Presently PVR has more than 480 screens successfully running in the country and aims to cross the mark of 500 screens soon. With this launch, PVR screen count rises to 491 screens at 109 properties in 44 cities in India.

fbb Femina Miss India Bangalore 2016 winners announced

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Bengaluru 25 Dec, 2015: Roshmitha Harimurthy, the winner of fbb Femina Miss India Bangalore 2016, first runner-up Elizabeth Thadikaran(fbb Wild Card Entry) and second runner-up Sanjana GL, visited Big Bazaar at Lido Mall today. fbb Femina Miss India Bangalore 2016 results were revealed recently.

FBB Miss India Bangalore finalists (Left, Sanjana G L, second runner up, Centre Roshmitha Harimurthy, winner, right Elizbeth Thadikaran, second runner up) (2)

These Bangalore leg finalists will get a direct entry to the grand finale of fbb Femina Miss India 2016, to be held in Mumbai. Shortlisted contestants from Hyderabad, Chennai and other regions of South India participated to win, this contest was judged closely by experts from the glamour and fashion industry.

FBB Miss India Bangalore finalists (Left, Sanjana G L, second runner up, Centre Roshmitha Harimurthy, winner, right Elizbeth Thadikaran, second runner up) (1)

These finalists were chosen for their talent from 13 contestants. Over 100 aspirants took part in the auditions where they presented a fine display of charm, poise and determination; it was tough task for the judges to shortlist. The selection process spanned over 4 days of rigorous grooming and intense training that the contestants had to go through. Various sub contests like fbb Miss Fashion Icon, fbb Miss Talented, Ruparel Realty Miss Lifestyle and many more were held to give the contestants a taste of competition awaiting them at the finale.

fbb is the title partner for the pageant. This year the fbb femina Miss India 2016 pageant was conducted across 18 cities namely Hyderabad, Lucknow, Jaipur, Indore, Chandigarh, Dehradun, Ahmedabad, Goa, Nagpur, Pune, Guwahati, Bhubaneshwar, Bhopal and Chennai, with 3 regional finals in Delhi, Bangalore and Kolkata. This finale culminates into the final round of audition in Mumbai.

Padmashree Hariharan performing ‘Soul India’ Live-in-Concert Also launch “ART FOR HUMANITY “ (AFH)

On Sunday 27th of December 2015 at Sri Kanteerava Indoor Stadium


Ranjini Kalakendra is entering into a new avenue forming a forum of artists and art patrons. “ART FOR HUMANITY (AFH). AFH is a Global Community of Artists and Art Patrons over 10,000 members joining together to work for the development of the Society. This forum bring together dedicated individuals to exchange ideas, build relationships and provide ongoing service to the mankind.

AFH aims to –

  • Build a network of artists and art patrons
  • Raise funds through art performances and donations for undertaking and/or supporting programs/ projects for social causes aimed at minimizing human sufferings
  • Establish and operate AFH Helpline for interacting with people needing help
  • Provide benefits to Artists such like providing platform/ livelihood through various organized programmes, Scholarships/ Pensions, etc.

We are Launching the AFH viz., Launch of website and Helpline on 27th of December 2015 at Sri Kanteerava Indoor Stadium, Bengaluru .On this occasion, we have organized a Grand Special musical evening, never before in recent years in Namma Bengaluru featuring Legendary Artist  HARIHARAN Performing ‘Soul India’ Live-in-Concert

Also, Padmashree Hariharan being an ambassador to AFH community would give inspiring message to the AFH Community.

AFH Members, dignitaries,Artist Celebrities, Top Executives of the Companies are witnessing  the event as Audience.OnePlus Mobile Company,  Prestige Group, Tata Motors, IDEA have joined hands with us to make this event.

This initiative is a vision of Dr. Suparna Ravishankar, Secretary of Ranjini Kalakendra. Under her direction, the Executive committee is  formed with Mr. Sanjay Belawal, BELL Consulting, Ms. Roopa Rani, Mr. Ramakrishna, Mr. Jayaprakash, Mr. Nagesh and many others co-ordinating.

Ranjini Kalakendra ® – a Centre for Performing Arts is an organization striving towards the preservation, promotion and development of Indian Culture and Values. The Centre, since year 2000 is engaged in training hundreds of students in different forms of arts, organizing events, workshops, seminars and festivals. The organization is operating under the direction of the very talented, innovative, renowned Veena Artist Dr. Suparna Ravishankar. The organization to its credit holds the Guinness and other World Records for the Longest Variety Show that lasted for 100 hours 49; Largest Veena Ensemble ‘Sahasra Veena Jhenkar’; Biggest Cultural Fair and Festival ‘Live Bangalare’ and many more..

Passes are available at outlets Centres – Maiyas, Aryabhavan, A2B For details: 080-23399319, 9066515415, 9880099770 |



Free Computer Training


Canara Bank Institute of Information Technology – a corporate social responsibility initiative of Canara Bank has been providing computer education under both hardware and software streams.  The programs offered are of full time duration and provide excellent opportunity for the educated and unemployed youth (who have completed 18 years of age) to learn computer skills and improve the soft skills via English language and personality.  All the programs offered by the Institute are COMPLETELY FREE.  Thus the Institute brings the expensive computer training within the reach of the common man.

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The next program on NETWORK ADMINISTRATION comprising fundamentals of computers, MSDOS, Troubleshooting & Assembling, Laptop & Printer servicing, Network basics, WINDOWS 7, windows 2003 server, Data storage and Red Hat Linux of 90 days duration (full time)The class timings being 9.30 AM to 5.30 PM .Lunch would be served in the afternoon every day.

The next program onOFFICE ADMINISTRATIONcomprising fundamentals of computers, WINDOWS, MS OFFICE, Tally ver.ERP9 of 90 days duration (full time) And Program onDESKTOP PUBLISHINGComprising fundamentals of computers, WINDOWS, MS OFFICE, CorelDraw, Photoshop of 90 days duration (Full Time) are scheduled to start shortly.

Interested persons may kindly contact on phone No. 08023440036/08023463580.



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