Saturday, December 3, 2016

B'luru Real Estate is least affected by #demonetisation as its end-user (salaried class) pay via banking channels

The demonetisation move augurs well for genuine home buyers. Real Estate prices are likely to fall in the short-term.

Disagrees Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Association of India Chairman Irfan Razack.Razack, who also heads Prestige Estates said  that housing prices have remained depressed in the last few years and have not kept up with inflation. "The only direction for prices could go is to head north because there will be a constraint in supply due to fewer launches."

Developers have gone slow on launches in the last few years as sales remain sluggish, inventory piles up, debt levels have gone up and consumer sentiment also remains low.

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

@CafeCoffeeDay Car Rally puts sleepy Chikkamagaluru on the intl. motor sporting map

Cafe Coffee Day (CCD) India Rally has taken a big leap forward this year by being a round of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship which will be run in the coffee producing town of Chikkamagaluru (250km off Bangalore city) from December 3rd  to 5th.It will also be part of fourth round of the FMSCI Indian Rally Championship (IRC).

Farooq Ahmed, Chairman, FMSCI Rally Commission, and Vice-President of Chikmagalur Motor Sports Club, said: “The Coffee Day rallies are one of the most awaited motor racing sport in the country. We are really excited to take our international association to the next level and look forward to an enthralling session this year.”

CCD Car Rally is likely to set a new benchmark in Indian motorsport racing community.Organized by the Motorsports Club of Chikmagalur, the three-day extravaganza, which has attracted a record 50 entries, the most this season, will witness concurrent running of the FIA Asia Pacific Rally Championship (4-wheel drive and 2-wheel drive) and the FMSCI Indian National Rally Championship, a heady combination that will dish out exciting fare to satiate the multitude of fans expected to throng the coffee town over the weekend. Chikkamagaluru’s rustic charm and scenic setting have not only made the Coffee Town into a popular holiday destination, but also attract the cream of country’s Rally talent every year.

Monday, November 28, 2016

Hyve launches its 3rd smartphone Pryme in India at Rs.17,999/-

Hyve, in collaboration with MediaTek, has launched a new smartphone “Pryme” at Rs 17,999. The device features 5.7-inch full-HD display with a 2.5D arc glass. It sports 13MP f/2 rear camera with dual flash and 8MP selfie camera with front flash. The smartphone is powered by 2.3GHz MediaTek Helio X20 SoC paired up with 4GB of RAM. gets underway in the midst of #AkroshDivas protest against #Demonetisation on #CyberMonday

Hundreds of Congress workers led by State Congress Working President R Gundu Rao took out a procession to Mysore Bank Circle from Town Hall, causing major traffic snarls in Bengaluru today to protest against demonetisation. Life in Bengaluru and elsewhere remained normal with commercial establishments, educational institutions, banks and private offices working as usual and public transport and Metro maintaining their regular services.

Meanwhile, Karnataka’s flagship event on IT and Electronics was inaugurated today by CM Siddaramaiah in the presence of other dignitaries that included R.V. Deshpande, Minister for LMI and Infrastructure Development, K.J. George, Minister for Bengaluru, Development and Town Planning and Priyank Kharge, Minister for IT, BT and Tourism with much fanfare.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

#French beauty brand #Clarins launches its 1st #spa in #Goa India

Sanghvi Brands announced the opening of India's first Spa by CLARINS at the soon to open W Goa, a part of the W Hotels Worldwide. The Spa was launched by CLARINS global ambassador Ms Prisca Courtin-Clarins and will provide detoxifying experience to guests visiting the hotel. Spread over a sprawling 14,000 sq. ft. of land, the Spa by CLARINS at W Goa houses 8 luxurious treatment rooms, special couples’ rooms, a heated indoor vitality pool and a wet section complete with steam, sauna, and experience showers with a blissful relaxation area and waiting lounge in the premises.

Commenting on the launch Ms. Prisca Clarins, granddaughter of Clarins founder, Jacques Courtin-Clarins said,“CLARINS is enjoying a growing reputation in Asia and Australia, as it continues to gain market share. We are extremely elated to have entered India with our signature Spa by CLARINS with the W group of hotels that redefines lifestyle hotels world over. We have a plethora of treatments at the newly launched spa. All our therapists and masseurs are trained to use effective techniques along with the renowned CLARINS skin care products that provide complete rejuvenation.”

Enjoy our planet Earth Live HD viewing from the @Space_Station

@Europarl_EN halts EU accession talks with #Turkey until it stops repression

Saturday, November 26, 2016

#Chinese #smartphone maker @Vivo_India launches V5 in #Karnataka market; priced @Rs.17,980/-

Vivo has been more of a hit in the budget smartphones segment in India so far. The newly launched Vivo V5 is fitted with a non-removable 3000mAh battery.The highlight feature of the Vivo V5 is its front-facing 20-megapixel camera with moon light flash, which boasts of a Sony IMX376 sensor with f/2.0 aperture, and a fixed-focus lens. It supports full-HD video recording and Face Beauty shooting mode.

The Vivo V5 is fitted with an AK4376 audio chip, which is custom made by the company.Vivo V5  is powered by octa-core MediaTek MT6750 SoC,4GB of RAM and it has 32GB of storage and expandable up to up to 128GB with microSD card. The company has has roped in sandalwood actress Hariprriya as its brand ambassador.'We are planning to launch duel fronrt camera smart phone in India shortly said Matt Ma CEO of Vivo Karnataka at the Vivo V5 launch event.

Vivo entered India in Dec.2014.Currently Vivo is serving Indian customers with 8,000 employees and 10,000 retailers, in over 300 cities in 22 states.

“Long live the revolution": #Cuba 's #FidelCastro has passed away

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Reliance Entertainment launches multilingual entertainment App @chillxapp

Anil D. Ambani led Reliance Entertainment announced a new venture in a Digital Media Content and Distribution company, called ‘FunOnGo Media & Entertainment LLP’.  FunOnGo is founded by Vijay Singh and Ujjwal Narayan. The company launched, its first offering in the entertainment space, an Android APP, called ‘Chillx’.

Sweta Agnihotri, CEO – Content Syndication, Reliance Entertainment- spoke about Chillx; "While Apps downloaded are mostly in line with global popularity, interest in content consumption in regional language is high. We see smart phone screen as a fantastic gateway to the consumer and our cross functional team will leverage its understanding of content and industry relationships to amplify value offering to the consumer.”

Vijay Singh CEO, FunOnGo Media & Entertainment LLP- said “This endeavor allows us to widen the scope of consumer engagement on a scale that is possible only when you are a part of  India’s leading entertainment conglomerate like Reliance Entertainment.”

Chillx is a complete entertainment based platform aimed at placing the power of choice in the hands of consumers. The App will give consumers choice in languages, entertainment formats, genres as well as payment mechanisms.The app is a digital entertainment departmental store that curates a mix of games, music, viral videos & clips, entertainment news, short films & full length movies.