November , 2019
15:02 pm

B.E. Bureau

Apollo Gleneagles Hospital celebrated World Diabetes Day on Children’s Day

Remembering the birth date ofJawaharlal Nehru and Dr. Frederick G. Banting who discovered insulin Apollo Gleneagles Hospital celebrated World Diabetes Day on Children’s Day.Speaking on the occasion Dr. Subrata Dey, HOD, Academics, Pediatrics and Senior Pediatric Endocrinologist, Apollo Gleneagles Hospitals, Kolkata said, “Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1 DM) seen in children is not a disease, but a deficiency. It causes cognitive impairment if poorly controlled.” Dr. Dey commemorated the day by felicitating over 200 children with T1DM at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital and spread awareness.

Redefine living with alcove realty’s ‘New Kolkata – Sangam’

Alcove Realty announced the launch of New Kolkata-Sangam, an affordable township project under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (PMAY) by the Ganges in Serampore. Set on a plot of around 19 acres, New Kolkata is a project having three sub projects namely Prayag, Sangam (both residential) and Triveni (commercial). The price range starts from `16.3 lakhs onwards for a 1 BHK apartment.Speaking on this momentous occasion, Amar Nath Shroff, Chairman, Alcove Realty said, “The township model will give everyone opportunity to live a luxurious lifestyle at an affordable price.”

Affordable insuranceto the underserved

Future First Insurance Broking Pvt. Ltd. has teamed up with Arohan Financial Services Ltd. to offer simple, customised and affordable financial products. Vineet Rai, Founder andGroup Chairman, Aavishkaar Group, said, “Aavishkaar Group exists to bridge the opportunity gap for the emerging 3 Billion in Asia and Africa. We seek to ensure that access to finance is made available to the underserved.” Manoj Kumar Nambiar, Managing Director and Board Member, Arohan Financial Services, said,“I am certain that our partnership with Future First will play a significant role in the realisation of our vision of impactingover 20 million lives by the year 2025”.

Medica organises Mojaru on Children’s Day

Medica Superspecialty Hospital recently organised ‘Mojaru’, a day-long unique carnival to celebrate Children’s Day. The children participated in various events. The fun filled activities entailed a variety of games along with gifts and prizes. Speaking on the occasion Dr. Gandharv Roy, COO,of the hospital said, “It gives immense joy and pleasure to dedicate this one day of the year to children by organising such lovely fun activities all throughout the day.”

Allahabad Bank’s financial result

Allahabad Bank recently announced its performance of quarter & HY ended September 30, 2019.Total Business of the bank stood at Rs 3,81,767 crore as against Rs 3,65,577 crore as on September 30, 2018. The bank earned an operating profit of Rs 632.87 crore in Q 2 FY 2019-20 as against Rs 533.96 crore in Q-2 FY 2018-19 and a consolidated operating profit of Rs 1492.43 crore for half year FY 2019-20.Share of CASA in total deposit improved to 48.12 % in September 2019 as against 46.87% at the end of September 2018, one of the highest in the industry. Cost of Deposit improved to 5.06% in Q-2 of FY 2019-20 from 5.13% in Q-2 of FY 2018-19.

Mahindra launches #HerDrive campaign for the XUV300

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. announced the launch of its innovative new #HerDrive campaign in collaboration with Gul Panag, eminent actress & automobile enthusiast, for its compact SUV model, the XUV300.The first initiative under #HerDrive has been kick-started with an 8 city tour. Speaking about this new campaign, Veejay Ram Nakra, Chief of Sales & Marketing, Automotive Division, Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. said, “With #HerDrive, we want to express our gratitude to our customers and inspire more women to walk into our showrooms and experience the brand.”

Ethos Literary Festival 2019

The second chapter of Ethos Literary Festival 2019 recently held at Eastern Metropolitan Club. The idea of Ethos Literary Festival was conceived by Ethos Literary Journal and Hawakal Publishers to celebrate the independent presses and distinguished writers published by these presses of India. The journal is headed by Dr. Kiriti Sengupta, an internationally acclaimed poet, editor and translator Hawakal Publishers is an independent press based in Kolkata, and it is founded and headed by Bitan Chakraborty, who is a renowned storyteller.


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