Friday, January 17, 2020

"I am over the moon with the response I have received for Duggi," says, singer 

A renowned Bollywood singer & comedian who has made carved a niche for himself by his highly energetic singing performance on stage not only in India but across the world… Raja Sagoo

He may have hit the bull’s eye in the world of comedy but Raja wanted to be a singer much before he entered the industry.

There is no escape from Raja's melodious voice. His voice can make anyone freeze the moment.

Riding high on the success of Duggi from the film Happy Hardy And Heer, Raja Sagoo is over the moon "I am over the moon. I am flooded with phone calls and SMS-es ever since the song was released. All I craved for was an appreciation for my hard work. My beliefs are slowly but steadily turning into reality." Further adding “Doing good work is my only agenda, success and praises will therefore follow".

Singer: Himesh Reshammiya, Raja Sagoo, Navraj Hans, & Shannon K; Music: Himesh Reshammiya; Lyrics: Himesh Reshammiya; Music Programmer: Aditya Dev    

The singer has lent his voice to many chartbuster songs like- Rafta Rafta Medley from the film Yamla Pagla Deewana; Garam hai Itnii Body from the film Battalion 609 Se; Sexy Jugni, Album; Bawri Booch Pool from the Film Thoda luft Thoda Ishq; Rehn De, Album; The Khan song, Album; Banjo Ah Duniya Saari Song, Album, Lahu sing with Mika from the film Mitti Singh; Jaaney Kaise Mai, Album  

While Raja has showcased his magic in many songs, he has worked with legends like Mika Singh, Himesh Reshammiya, Tips Music & many more. Romantic, peppy or sad was never a barrier for him as he sang all types of songs.

On the comedy front, Raja Sagoo has carved his name in the winner's trophy of Comedy Circus 20-20 in 2009. He has also hosted shows like Dus Ka Dum in the presence of Salman Khan & received praises for his stint. He has also hosted IIFA with Parineeti Chopra & Ayushmann Khurrana "While singing is & always will be my passion, comedy defines me. I started my career as a comedian. It is a comedy that gave a stage to showcase my talent for humor & singing. I owe a lot to comedy".
While he awaits the release of Happy Hardy And Heer, he is honored to work with maestros like Himesh Reshammiya. Raja Sagoo is onto a brilliant line of projects which are in pipeline.

Schindler Launches #SchindlerAhead - THE INTERNET OF ELEVATORS & ESCALATORS (IOEE)

~Elevators And Escalators Are Changing the Game of Advertising in Today’s World~
Schindler Ahead is the new digital solution for elevators and escalators, enabling a whole range of new digital products and services. Whether you own, manage or use an elevator or escalator, you will benefit from higher uptime, thorough insights, and greater convenience.

Mumbai: Reliable mobility solutions are no longer considered a norm, but are also expected to go a step further. Schindler has been able to do that by successfully introducing SCHINDLER AHEAD’, the smart IoT platform for seamless connectivity of elevators and escalators in fast-moving urban spaces for over a year. Schindler, a leading global provider of elevators, escalators and related services showcases its DIGITAL OOH ADVERTISEMENT SOLUTIONS for elevators and escalators along with SCHINDLER AHEAD’. 

SCHINDLER AHEAD, is the first fully digital closed-loop maintenance, emergency services, and information system. A new digital solution for elevators and escalators, enabling a whole range of new digital products and services. Whether you own, manage or use an elevator or escalator, you will benefit from higher uptime, thorough insights, and greater convenience.

SCHINDLER AHEAD’ connects equipment, customers, passengers with Schindler contact centers and technicians via its digital closed-loop platform where all the necessary information is shared in real-time. The new IoT connectivity solution is a crucial element of Schindler’s digital platform and enables Schindler to better monitor, analyze and leverage data generated from its elevators and escalators.

Commenting on the introduction of Schindler Ahead to the audience, Mr. Amjad Sayyed, said, “More than one billion users across the globe, rely on Schindler's mobility solutions every day. The new Internet of Elevators & Escalators (IOEE) connectivity solution is a crucial element of Schindler’s digital platform and enables Schindler to better monitor, analyze and leverage data generated from its elevators and escalators. Timely and efficient management of these assets is critical for safety and customer satisfaction. The Predix based digital platform will enable Schindler to predictively identify, analyze and resolve possible service issues before they happen, reducing and eliminating downtime. With Schindler Ahead, we are changing the way we live and move.”

Schindler Ahead is the world’s first fully digital closed-loop maintenance, emergency services, and information system. For more details please visit:

Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators and related services. Its innovative and environmentally-friendly access and transit-management systems make an important contribution to mobility in urban societies. Behind the company's success are over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries. Schindler India is a 100% owned subsidiary of Schindler Group.
“Leadership through Customer Service”, is the cornerstone of Schindler India’s growth strategy and which is evident with our service presence across 50 major cities which include our branch offices in 13 major cities in the country and is headquartered in Mumbai.

MTGO presents The Parade for Celebration of the Year of the Rat to share blessings on 3rd Day and 8th Day of Lunar Ne11w Year

Greetings from Macao Government Tourism Office!

Please find attached the Press Release on 'MTGO presents The Parade for Celebration of the Year of the Rat to share blessings on 3rd Day and 8th Day of Lunar New Year'. 

Request you to please use the same in your esteemed publication. 

For Immediate Release:
MGTO presents The Parade for Celebration of the Year of the Rat to share blessings on 3rd Day and 8th Day of Lunar New Year
~The “Parade for Celebration of the Year of the Dog” brings joyful celebrations to all
on 3rd Day and 8th Day of Lunar New Year~

Mumbai, 16th January 2019: Macao Government Tourism Office (MGTO) will present the mega celebration event — “Parade for Celebration of the Year of the Rat” at the central and northern districts on the 3rd day (27 January) and 8th day (1 February) of Lunar New Year respectively to celebrate the joyful occasion with residents and visitors. The event features a range of spectacular activities including float parade, mega performances, fireworks display, float exhibition, Favourite Parade Float Voting and more.

 The “Parade for Celebration of the Year of the Rat” (the “Parade”) is organized by MGTO and co-organized by Municipal Affairs Bureau, Cultural Affairs Bureau, and Sports Bureau, as well as sponsored by Asia Tourism Exchange Center. A press conference for the event was held today (8 January) to unveil the event program. MGTO Acting Director Cheng Wai Tong and Deputy Director Ricky Hoi, Assistant Director of Asia Tourism Exchange Center, Li Wen Pei, Vice President of Cultural Affairs Bureau, Chan Kai Chon, Head of Department of Civic Affairs and Consultation of Municipal Affairs Bureau, Patsy Ko Pui San, and Head of Sports Facilities Management Department of Sports Bureau, Ho Wa, were present in the press conference together with representatives of the supporting and sponsoring entities.
For the upcoming Chinese New Year, MGTO has tailored an array of celebrations for residents and visitors. With both the double first solar terms and an intercalary month falling on the Geng-Zi Year of the Rat, 2020 is considered a blissful year for tying the knot. As a major highlight during Chinese New Year, the “Parade for Celebration of the Year of the Rat” will be themed around a story of the Rats’ splendid wedding. Delivering the story through a confluence of aerial dance and acrobatics, the Parade will be unveiled on the third night of Chinese New Year to extend blissful wishes for spectators. Performance teams from near and afar will also perform at major tourist attractions during Chinese New Year for a close encounter with residents and visitors.

In speaking at the press conference, MGTO Acting Director Cheng Wai Tong stated that Macao boasts a year-round calendar of diverse and spectacular events and festivals, which not only manifests the harmonious flourishment of diverse cultures in the city but also offers great opportunities for residents and visitors to create wonderful memories with their dearest ones. He hopes that this annual event that carries on traditional Chinese culture can let everyone experience a rich ambiance of the Spring Festival in Macao.

Fireworks add festive joy on 3rd day of Lunar New Year

The first round of the Parade will feature a range of elements including aerial acrobatics, float parade, the procession of performance groups and fireworks display. At 8 p.m. on the 3rd day of Lunar New Year, an aerial acrobatics show will lift the curtain on the Parade. Joined by a total of 34 local and international performance groups, 18 dazzling auspicious floats will then set off from Sai Van Lake Square before Macau Tower, march along Avenida Dr. Sun Yat-Sen on Macao Peninsula until the destination at Macao Science Center. Starting from 5:30 p.m., warm-up performances will take place at intervals, featuring artists from Macao and Hong Kong including Selena Lee, Paisley Hu and Mandy Wong, among others. A 15-minute fireworks display will take place above the sea area overlooked by Macau Tower at 9:45 p.m.
For the convenience of residents and visitors, MGTO will operate a free shuttle bus service around multiple routes between event locations and various districts in Macao Peninsula, Taipa and Coloane. Starting from 8 p.m. on the night, MGTO will live broadcast the Parade on LED screens set up at multiple locations in the city. In addition, TDM and Macao Cable TV will live broadcast the Parade on the 3rd day of Lunar New Year.

The Parade will fill Northern District with good luck on 8th day of Lunar New Year

There will be another float parade and finale show of cultural performances on the 8th day of Lunar New Year. At 8 p.m., 18 floats will set off from Rua Norte do Patane to march along Avenida do Conselheiro Borja, Estrada do Arco, Estrada da Areia Preta, Avenida de Venceslau de Morais, Rua Quatro do Bairro da Areia Preta, Avenida da Longevidade, Rua do Mercado de Iao Hon until the finishing point at Iao Hon Market Garden, where artists from Macao and Hong Kong including Louis Yuen, Germano Guilherme, Elise Lei, Elvin Chio, BoBo Chan, and Kenny Lei will dazzle the finale show among others.
Vote for your favorite float to win attractive prizes
By scanning QR codes on the floats, residents, and visitors can access the voting platform for the activity “Favourite Parade Float Voting”, vote for their favorite floats and submit their personal information, to enter the grand lucky draw for chances to win attractive prizes including air tickets, hotel accommodation, ferry tickets, Smart TVs and smartphones, etc.

A close encounter with beautiful floats for abundant blessings

18 splendid floats are presented by the following entities: Asia Tourism Exchange Center, Macao Government Tourism Office, Municipal Affairs Bureau, Cultural Affairs Bureau, Sports Bureau, Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A., Tak Chun Group, Suncity Group, Meg-Star Group, Wynn Macau, Limited, Galaxy Entertainment Group, MGM, David Group, Melco Resorts & Entertainment Limited, Sands Resorts Macao, UO Group, Chimelong Tourist Resort, and Multinational (Holdings) Group. The floats will be on display at the seafront of Macao Science Center from 27 January (10 p.m.) to 1 February (5 p.m.), and following that, on display at Tap Seac Square from 1 February (10 p.m.) until 8 February (6 p.m.). Local residents and visitors can freely enjoy the sight of the floats.

First National Cube Championship to be held in Mumbai

The first edition of the National Cube Championship is scheduled to be held on 26th January 2020 at Infiniti Mall, Malad with a staggering participation of over 1000 children. This mega event is being organized by Crown Kids with strategic execution by Anisha Dethe of Sukupedia Business Services and is supported by ICA (Indian Cube Association).
Mr. Eusebius Noronha, Founder & CEO of ICA, keep various kinds of the cube in his cabin and states "Whenever I have a spare moment or am waiting to materialize a decision, I play with it instead of going on my phone." He is the expert offering the cube to many students at free or feasible rates. He believes that extreme devotees who learn the course with him find completing it easy. Their focus is on speed, stamina or overcoming extra obstacles - such as being blindfolded and not given a chance to memorize the combinations. Eusebius adds, "The Cube has 43,252,003,274,489,856,000 permutations."
The upcoming championship will see participants segregated as per age into two levels - junior level (4-12 years) and senior-level (13-18 years). Let's get ready to witness some serious neuromuscular junction on display by some of the best Rubik's Cube junkies.


Spearheaded by Sandeep Ingale

2020 CALENDAR” LENS QUEEN” - Hottest female model property in India

16th January 2020 in Mumbai: - It's getting hot in here! Desirable women, with toned bodies, looking like Goddess, defines one of the most awaited calendars for the year- LENS QUEEN 2020.

The smoking hot calendar features pages of beautiful, tall, appealing & gorgeous women wearing the best of designer wear & slaying their way from January to December.  

LENS QUEEN 2020 has but one goal, one purpose, one destination: to portray women in the most glamorous, stylish, desirable & beautiful way.

Producer of LENS QUEEN 2020, Sandeep Ingale wanted to do something a bit different "Lens Queen 2020 is international in all aspects. From the models to their styling, photos everything screams International. We want to highlight girl power& encourage women to explore the best side of them. First of its kind in India, high fashion calendar to portray women as the most glamorous, stylish and fashionable. From fresh faces to never seen before concepts to create an illusion in your mind and heart"

You would know, why the temperature suddenly shot through the roof, and it wasn’t the weather for sure.

Producer- Sandeep Ingale; Photographer- Rohan Gandotra; Kapil Charaniya (Assistant); Fashion Director- Ritesh Naroin; Casting- Siddhi Films | Vivek Goutam; Production Controller- Vivek Goutam; Production Manager- Uday Singh; Retesh's Team- Sahil Pareek | Samya | Ashutosh Pandey | Rahul Kale; Creatives- Narendra Gupta; Makeup & Hair Stylist:- Karan Singh & Team (Neeraj Thakur | Soni | Riyo) PR -Picture N Kraft (Parul Chawla )

Models- Akanksha Sharda | Anaika Nair | Deepa Devendra |Shailja Sharma | Sneha Singh | Siddhi Ahuja| Shweta Srivastava | Sujata Baudh| Surabina Karki | Violina | Zaiinab

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Epic FamJam - 19th January 2020

Epic Fam Jam: 5 Reasons Why You Need

To Attend India's Biggest

Fan Festival

Make collab videos with superstars, attend a live concert and party with viral stars

at this unique event presented by Qyuki and Paytm Insider on

Jan 19, 2020, JioWorld Garden, Mumbai


1) Meet and Collaborate with Internet’s Biggest Internet Stars
Epic Fam Jam brings together the biggest superstars of Instagram and TikTok into the real world
for their fans to meet them, engage with them and watch them perform live. This is the first time
such an event has been curated for these new-age sensations, some of whom have higher
engagement than the biggest Bollywood stars. At Epic Fam Jam, you can book a ticket to meet
and collaborate with super influencers such as Team 07’s Mr Faisu, Jannat Zubair, Awez-
Nagma, Siddharth-Avneet and Teentigada’s Sameeksha Sud, Vishal Pandey and Bhavin

2) The Live Concert at Epic Fam Jam to Feature Performances By 50 Viral Artists

You cannot miss the captivating live concert at Epic Fam Jam which will feature performances
by a power-packed line-up of digital stars and popular rock stars such as Gajendra Verma (of
“Tera Ghata” fame), viral sensation Shraddha Sharma, Emmy Award-nominated dance group
Kings United, and many more. Hosted by popular anchor Sahil Khattar, the show will offer fans
three hours of pure entertainment by over 50 viral artists who will present their unique song and
dance acts.
3) Get A Chance To Become The Next Sensation on Instagram and TikTok
If you’re a content creator, Epic Fam Jam is the place for you to be. Held at the expansive
JioWorld Garden in Mumbai, the festival offers both budding and popular influencers the right
space and the vibe to create viral content, be it trending videos or quirky collabs. You can also
attend fan chat sessions conducted by India’s leading content creators who will share their
content hacks and pro tips. Expect several selfie zones where you can click pictures and
Boomerangs and make collab videos with your friends.
4) Check Out Installations by Instagram and be on the Cover of Rolling Stone India
At Epic Fam Jam, there is something for every kind of fan. Fans can immerse themselves in
amazing installations and engagement zones by Instagram. If you upload and share cool content
with the hashtag #BornOnInstagram, you can win free tickets to superstar meet-and-greets and
passes to the Epic After Party.
If you have ever dreamt of being on the cover of a magazine, at Epic Fam Jam, you can turn that
dream into reality at the incredible installation by Rolling Stone India.
That’s not all -- popular Internet portal Miss Malini will be spreading its famous good vibes as
the Positivity Partner at Epic Fam Jam, while Radio City and MTV India (who are the official
radio and broadcast partners, respectively) will ensure all the action from the festival is captured in
its full glory. Don’t forget to stop by at all these different engagement zones.

5) Hang Out With Internet Superstars at Epic After Party
Epic After Party is the exclusive bash of Epic Fam Jam where India’s biggest digital superstars
will chill out with their biggest super fans. This is the first time fans will get up, close and
personal with their favorite Instagram and TikTok stars. Attendees can also enjoy an immersive
experience with exciting selfie booths, amazing music and loads of entertainment.

Kala Ramnath, synonymous with the

'Singing Violin' performs at Mumbai Sanskruti 2020

To remind us of the importance of monumental structures holding a piece of our history, the Indian Heritage Society (IHS) in its 28th year hosted a music festival, Mumbai Sanskriti, 2020. Performing at the event was Maestro Kala Ramnath who is synonymous with the 'Singing Violin'. She was accompanied by Pt. Ramdas Palsule on Tabla.

Speaking at the festival, Ms. Ramnath said, “It is a great honor for me to perform at this unique festival which blends heritage and culture and pays tribute to this wonderful city Mumbai which was built 2000 years ago. I really hope the audience enjoyed my music as much as I loved performing tonight at the gorgeous Asiatic Society Library. 

Present at the performance was Pandit Jasraj, Ms. Ramnath’s guru who shared, “Bahut an audit Hua. Yes, learning from a Guru is important but the student also needs to put in a lot of hard work. I have seen Kala being completely immersed in her music and it was a moment of pride for me to see her soulful performance today.”

Recently acclaimed percussionist Bickram Ghosh collaborated with Kala Ramnath for his latest album 'Paper Boats which features some of the most accomplished artists from across the globe, from Greg Ellis to George Brooks. Ghosh has scored the music for the 7-track album; Paper Boats was released recently worldwide.

Ms. Ramnath has performed at the Sydney Opera House, Queen Elizabeth Hall
London, Carnegie Hall, New York, Palais De Bozar, Brussels, Theatre De Laa Ville, Paris, North Sea Festival, Cape Town, Port Fairy Folk Festival, Australia, Tropen Museum – Amsterdam,  to name a few.

About Kala Ramnath
Kala Ramnath is an Indian classical violinist. She belongs to the Mewati Gharana.[1] She was awarded the Sangeet Natak Academy Puraskaar in 2016, Rashtriya Kumar Gandharva Sanman in 2008 and the Pandit Jasraj Gaurav Puraskar in 1999. Composition of Kala Ramnath featured in the Grammy Award-winning album "In 27 Pieces" She is a featured artist in the Grammy-nominated album ‘Miles from India. Kala is Recognized as one of the fifty best instrumentalists of the world by the prestigious ‘Songlines’ Magazine. Kala is the first Indian violinist to be featured in the violin Bible, ‘The Strad’.