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Filmmaker Anand Gandhi and Zain Memon’s New Venture Gets Funded in Less Than 24 Hours of its Release

Designer and innovator Zain Memon, co-founder of a media start-up, Memesys Culture Lab, launched a Kickstarter campaign on 16th July 2019 for his team’s latest project, political strategic board game SHASN. Usually, Kickstarter campaigns take at least a few weeks to succeed and reach their funding goal. Zain’s campaign – by dawn …

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IBM software products now cloud-native for public and private clouds

IBM has announced that it has transformed its software portfolio to be cloud-native and optimized it to run on Red Hat OpenShift. Enterprises can now build mission-critical applications once and run them on all leading public clouds, including AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, Alibaba and IBM Cloud and on private …

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‘There Is A Way To Be Good Again’: The Kite Runner Comes to Mumbai

A gripping tale of love and friendship, betrayal and redemption, good and evil, juxtaposed against the turbulent backdrop of wartime Afghanistan—the Aditya Birla Group helmed theatre initiative, Aadyam, brings Khaled Hosseini’s powerful tale to theatres. The Kite Runner, directed by Akarsh Khurana who is known to don multiple hats as writer, producer, director and …

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Tobacco deaths more than road accidents in Delhi every year

It is a bitter truth that more number of people get killed by consuming tobacco compared to people killed in road accidents every year. If a person dies in road accident, it immediately gets noticed. The media and people usually end up blaming the Government, traffic police and other concerned for the accident, but a person killed …

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Hard Rock Cafe along with Earthful Foundation unifies ace musicians for a fund-raising concert #ForAssam

Iconic live music destination Hard Rock Cafe is set to host a power packed fundraising concert #ForAssam to aid victims of the calamitous floods on 2nd August, 2019 in Mumbai. The gig will unite the most remarkable names in the Indian music industry that will render their support to contribute to …

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Dell Technologies Expands programs to advance sustainability, cultivate inclusion and transform lives with technology

Dell Technologies (NYSE:DELL) is announcing that it will complete or exceed over 75% of the goals outlined in its 2020 Legacy of Good plan ahead of schedule. These achievements demonstrate how the company has scaled sustainability, empowered people and established technology as an accelerator for positive customer and societal outcomes for years to come. “Running a …

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Air New Zealand Launches Air All Blacks Safety Video

Air New Zealand has today launched a new safety video Air All Blacks in support of the team during its 2019 season and as they prepare for Japan next month. All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen along with Captain Kieran Read, Sam Cane, Anton Lienert-Brown and Ryan Crotty join a diverse cast …

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Wipro Launches Co-Innovation Center With Amazon Web Services

Wipro Limited, a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company, today unveiled the Wipro-AWS Launch Pad, a state-of-the-art immersive co-innovation center in collaboration with Amazon Web Services (AWS). Wipro, with its skilled team of AWS-certified employees, is an innovation-led technology partner for clients in their continuous business …

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Real Estate Attracts $2.2 Bn Institutional Funding in H1 2019, 31% Yearly Fall

A majority government at the Centre is gradually reviving private equity’s confidence in Indian real estate – especially the commercial sector. ANAROCK research indicates that PE players infused USD 580 mninto Indian real estate in the month of June, immediately after Modi 2.0 took charge. That said, the general elections predictably cast …

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UTI Equity Fund declares dividend

UTI Equity Fund declares dividend (gross distributable amount) of 30% (Re.3.00 per unit on face value of Rs.10) under dividend option-regular plan and dividend option –direct plan. Distribution of above dividends are subject to the availability of distributable surplus as on record date. Dividend payout to the investor will be lower …

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