April , 2021
13:06 pm

B.E. Bureau


CK Birla Hospitals – CMRI and BMB pledge to build a fairer, healthier world this World Health Day

Annual events of CK Birla Hospitals aim to raise awareness towards both physical and mental health issues with a particular theme. This year 7th April brings up the importance of global health to the mass by celebrating World Heath Day. The theme for 2021 is “Building a fairer, healthier world”. During lockdown, CK Birla Hospitals – CMRI and BM Birla Heart Research Centre has set a benchmark by organising a week-long blood donation camp as an attempt to secure the future of the society. The hospitals have succeeded in saving number of lives while conducting crucial cardiac surgeries. Dr. Simmardeep Gill, COO of CK Birla Hospitals said, “We have taken a pivotal role during the peak of pandemic to provide the best quality healthcare to the citizens. We became the first hospital in East India to introduce Robotic Orthopedic surgeries. We aim to drive our commitment towards vaccinating the community and pledge this World Health Day to build a fairer and healthier tomorrow”.

Thomas Cook India expands its footprint in Uttar Pradesh

Thomas Cook (India) Limited has expanded its footprint in Uttar Pradesh with the launch of a new Gold Circle Partner franchise outlet in Varanasi. This expansion augments Thomas Cook India’s distribution and reach in Uttar Pradesh to seven consumer access centres: one owned branch and six Gold Circle Partner (franchise) outlets. The Thomas Cook India’s Holiday Readiness Report reveals two key insights: significantly 67% respondents are keen to travel in the next six months and a sizeable 84% prefer reputed brands, especially when travelling in the Covid era. Rajeev Kale, President & Country Head – Holidays, MICE, Visa, Thomas Cook (India) Ltd. Said, “With the opening of our Gold Circle Partner outlet at RathYatra Chauraha, we are delighted to offer our customers in Varanasi our attractive range of holidays.”

NxtGen launches SpeedCloud
NxtGen, a Cloud Technologies and Datacenter provider in India has launched its public cloud computing platform SpeedCloud™, available for global markets. Powered by Intel, Canonical and Hewlett Packard Enterprise, SpeedCloud™ is NxtGen’s endeavour is to simplify and strengthen the adoption of opensource technologies. The Indian cloud computing market is pegged at $2.2 billion, according to a recent NASSCOM study while adoption of public cloud services is expected to grow to $4.1 billion as per a forecast by Gartner Inc. - a US-based research and advisory company. A. S. Rajgopal, CEO of NxtGen Infinite Datacenter said, “It is built to empower users to customise and deploy cloud services on their own terms at unmatched economics and performance. SpeedCloud™ offers a comprehensive platform for building and running applications.”

Lounge 31A is set for its Calcutta Edition

Lounge 31A - a Sikkim based restaurant and lounge chain, is all set for its Calcutta Edition. Present on the occasion was Nusrat Jahan, Popular Tollywood Actress as well as Yankesh Pant, Founder, Lounge 31A Group, Bishal Buddha Basnett, Owner, Calcutta Edition Lounge 31A, Vishal Chettri, Owner, Lounge 31A, Calcutta Edition and Chef Suresh Kuwar, Head Chef, Lounge 31A, Calcutta Edition. Yankesh Pant, Vishal Chettri as well as Bishal Buddha Basnett said, “Lounge 31A, looks forward to strengthening its presence in more parts of Kolkata soon to achieve new realms of successes.” Lounge 31A specialises in the authentic Himalayan cuisine which includes the traditional mountain region food with a rich mixture of Nepalese, Tibetan, Chinese and native Sikkimese.

BYJU’S to acquire AESL through a strategic merger

BYJU’S announced its strategic partnership with Aakash Educational Services Limited (AESL), a leader in test prep services. Under the leadership of Founder JC Chaudhry and Aakash Chaudhry, AESL will continue to function independently. Byju Raveendran, Founder and CEO, BYJU’S said, “The future of learning is hybrid and this union will bring together the best of offline and online learning, as we combine our expertise to create impactful experiences for students.” Aakash Chaudhry, Managing Director, AESL said “Together with BYJU’S, we will work towards building an omni-channel learning offering that will accelerate test-prep experience to the next level. While this partnership will enhance our operational verticals, Aakash will continue to operate as a separate entity.”

Gia shares how research-based gemmological education is the key to skilled workforce in the Indian Gem and Jewellery Industry

The ICC Gems & Jewellery Summit 2021 was a knowledge-sharing event for the Indian gems and jewellery industry. Eminent speakers discussed transformation in the gems and jewellery industry, with engaging sessions on topics like ‘Vision 2025 – Local, Vocal & Global’, ‘Honouring the Karigars’, ‘Diamond and Platinum – Trust, Transparency and Consumer Focus’, among others. Apoorva Deshingkar, Sr. Director – Sales, GIA India, held the keynote address. Deshingkar shared that research-based gemmological education was the key to skilled workforce in the gem and jewellery industry. “Businesses need to infuse young talent from within the families as well as the large talent pool available to them” he further added.


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