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JHELUM Fashion House ties up with Smile Foundation for #Indulge4Smile

Posted by: at 7/20/2017 07:39:00 am

Mumbai 20 July 2017:

Jhelum, a multi-designer store-in-store-concept has tied-up with Smile Foundation in support of girl child empowerment to launch seasons festive collection 2017 along with Aurelle by Leshna as a jewellery partner. The event will be witnessed on Saturday 29th of July which will have prominent personalities from the fashion circuit.

Here's your chance to indulge into a fun-filled line-up of activities including styling tips by Jhelum  Gopal Dalvi and jewellery designer Leshna Shah. Turn on your glamorous side by being a part of an interesting masterclass by pro make-up artist and consultant Neha Oberoi. Plus, you get a chance to meet the vibrant and heart-warming kids from the Smile Foundation.

So, if you love shopping with a glass of wine and some cheese this is the perfect event for you. Moreover, you can spread happiness among the children by shopping for a cause.

Over the past years, Jhelum  Gopal Dalvi has been involved in various social causes that has impacted many lives. She is also one of the Directors at the Advisory Board for a Childhood Cancer Care Centre. One among her many recent social activities is her tie-up as Director of  Advisory Board with Actress Evelyn Sharma’s NGO – Seams for Dreams.

Conceptualised by Jhelum  Gopal Dalvi and her mother Aarti Rele, Jhelum brings some of the best in the business under one roof. The store offers sprawling changing rooms and even a private bridal studio for all-important decision making. The store has draped curtains, chandeliers and a massive gold door, and it covers over 2,000 sq ft.

Jhelum has handpicked each designer considering modern day trends with an aim to offer the best to the fashionistas of the city.

Jhelum multi-designer Store

Date: Saturday, 29th July 2017

Time: 12 pm - 4 pm

Venue: Kamla Spaces, B.M.Bhargav Road, Opp Khira Industrial Estate, Santacruz West, Mumbai.

Contact: 7506262333

Smile Foundation:

Smile Foundation is a national development organisation directly benefitting over 400,000 children and their families every year, through more than 200 live welfare projects on education, healthcare, livelihood and women empowerment, in over 950 remote villages and slums across 25 states of India.

Education is both the means as well as the end to a better life: the means because it empowers an individual to earn his/her livelihood and the end because it increases one's awareness on a range of issues – from healthcare to appropriate social behaviour to understanding one's rights – and in the process help him/her evolve as a better citizen. Doubtless, education is the most powerful catalyst for social transformation. But child education cannot be done in isolation. A child will go to school only if the family, particularly the mother, is assured of healthcare and empowered. Moreover, when an elder sibling is relevantly skilled to be employable and begins earning, the journey of empowerment continues beyond the present generation.

Realizing this, Smile Foundation, beginning in the corridors of education, adopted a lifecycle approach of development, focusing its interventions on children, their families and the larger community.

Smile Foundation believes that unless members of the civil society are involved proactively in the process of development, sustainable change will not happen. Following this model of Civic Driven Change, Smile Foundation sensitizes and engages the civil society, making it an active partner in all its welfare initiatives.

JHELUM Fashion House ties up with Smile Foundation for #Indulge4Smile

JHELUM Fashion House ties up with Smile Foundation for #Indulge4Smile

JHELUM Fashion House ties up with Smile Foundation for #Indulge4Smile

Aurelle By Leshna Shah:

After Renaissance Jewelry created a marked influence and a stalwart presence in the global markets, the company launched its domestic venture- Aurelle by Leshna Shah which came together beautifully with the efforts of Leshna Shah – the woman behind the design stunning designs and techniques.

Having lived in New York, Leshna, too, was exposed to International design aesthetics and sensibilities, and she recognized the need and the market for chic, ready-to-wear, well-crafted fine jewelry in India. She then took it upon herself to create that space by introducing her fine brand to the market.
Each piece created at Aurelle by Leshna Shah is inimitable and a statement by itself. The brands unique statement pieces are perfect for a summer brunch as well as an elaborate cocktail..  With a team of International designers and the latest technology at its disposal, every piece showcases impeccable craftsmanship and the highest quality of raw materials sourced and that is what Aurelle by Leshna Shah Promises – that forever glow.
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Indian musician plays guitar during brain surgery

Posted by: at 7/20/2017 06:40:00 am

The first ever Successful Live Brain Circuit Surgery for Guitarist or Musicians Dystonia conducted in India

A wild goose chase for his passion led 37 Year Old Abhishek Prasad, a native of Bihar living in Bangalore to brave a rare nervous issue called GUITARIST OR MUSICIANS DYSTONIA
Abhishek developed this passion for guitar in 2012. He was working then and over a period of time, he was training to be a professional guitarist and decided to quit his job to pursue his passion. As he quotes, Bad luck struck and problem developed in his left hand fingers because of which he found it difficult to move the little finger on the left and gradually, as the issue grew, he had to abandon the use of Guitar because of this disability. He initially ignored it thinking it was due to his extensive practice but later started facing serious issues in the 3/4/5th fingers also due to which he lost the ability to play the guitar.

He tried reaching every specialist across the city to get a solution for his problem. He suffered for 20 months with this problem without any job and unable to continue his passion until the day he was referred to Dr. Sharan Srinivasan, Stereotactic & Functional Neurosurgeon & HOD of Neuroscience, Bhagawan Mahaveer Jain Hospital.

Abhishek was first evaluated by Dr. Sanjiv C.C, a neurologist specialised in Movement Disorders at Bhagwan Mahaveer Jain Hospital, who first confirmed the diagnosis and strategy of treatment after discussing with the neurosurgeon. In all these Abhishek’s, MRI/CT and all blood investigations will be NORMAL! this means that the problem is not shown in any test and is purely a CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS by experts qualified in Movement Disorders & Stereotactic Functional Neurosurgery  The name of the surgery is STEREOTACTIC, MRI GUIDED RIGHT Vo THALAMOTOMY (RF  LESIONING / ABLATION). THIS IS A BRAIN CIRCUITS SURGERY.

“It is a rare disorder which occurs to 1 % among the musician professionals and if medical management fails (Botulinum toxin and drugs), then surgery is the next option. It is a very delicate surgery and requires monitoring during the operation,” Dr. Sanjiv was quoted as saying
Speaking about the Surgery, Dr. Sharan Srinivasan Said, “Under LA (local Anesthesia) a 14 mm hole was made in the skull and a specialised electrode was passed into the brain. These targets are usually 8-9 centimetres deep inside the brain! Then the doctor stimulated the brain to confirm the right location and also to prevent any possible side effects or complications due to other circuits being targeted / affected. After reconfirming the target location, a RF (radio Frequency) lesion was made using a specialised RF ablation machine. 5-7 lesions were made, each at  60-70 degrees centigrade and for 30-40 seconds. During this entire surgery, Abhishek was fully awake and was playing the guitar since this problem only comes when he tries to play his guitar. Hence this feedback was very important for the doctors to get the exact location of the target to be lesioned.   He underwent a MRI guided awake stereotactic right Vo (ventralis oralis) thalamotomy - RF (radio frequency) ablation. He had 100% relief of his symptoms on the operating table!

This is the 8th time such a complex procedure to cure musician’s dystonia had been carried out across the globe and it is for the first ever time in India that a Vo thalamotomy has been done” he was quoted as saying.

Abhishek’s Facebook Page has full of inspirational quotes out of which one reads “Don’t Quit. You are already in Pain. You are already Hurt. Get a reward from it.” Maybe this was what drew him to take up such a big risk for himself.  For the first time, in the History of India, this life changing Live Brain Surgery for Guitarist / Musicians Dystonia was performed and here he is, sitting in front of the crowd, strumming his Guitar of Success.

Indian musician plays guitar during brain surgery

Indian musician plays guitar during brain surgery

Indian musician plays guitar during brain surgery

Indian musician plays guitar during brain surgery

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Posted by: at 7/20/2017 05:57:00 am

20th July, 2017, Chandigarh: A Bharat Matrimony matchmaking survey to find out “What people expect from a life partner” saw a whopping 11,682 participants share their opinion.
When asked “what you’re ready to compromise on” while choosing a partner, majority of men (56%) were ready to compromise on the salary earned by their fiancée, while 55% of girls said fiancé’s looks, but salary is the least they’re willing to compromise on.

In response to “what you’d not compromise on” 65% of men are not ready to compromise on the option to stay with their parents post marriage, while a slightly higher percentage of women are not ready to compromise on their own career and independence post marriage.

As for “what you’re ready to let go for your partner,” both males and females believe they can stay flexible with their expectations.

While about 65% of women are okay with their husband not dropping them at their office every day, they are not ready to accept men taking lesser responsibility in household chores.

Around 85% of both genders said they expect their partners to be absolutely frank. 75% of women said “respect for parents” by the prospective groom is very important. 65% of men expect their fiancé, to be ready to take care of their parents.

Launching the matchmaking survey results, Kaushik Tiwari, Head Marketing at Matrimony.com says, “These surveys are part of BharatMatrimony’s endeavour to study consumer insights and continuously improve our understanding of customer expectations, to stay relevant.”

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Wipro Results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017 under IFRS

Posted by: at 7/20/2017 05:53:00 am
Wipro Results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017 under IFRS

 IT Services Segment Dollar Revenue was above the upper end of the guidance range   Board of Directors approved a buyback proposal of ₹110,000 million

 Bangalore, India and East Brunswick, New Jersey, USA – July 20, 2017 -- Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) today announced financial results under International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) for its quarter ended June 30, 2017.

 Highlights of the Results  Gross Revenues of Wipro Limited were ₹136.3 billion ($2.1 billion1), an increase of 0.2% YoY.  IT Services Segment Revenues in dollar terms were $1,971.7 million, a sequential increase of 0.9% (NonGAAP constant currency increase of 0.3% sequentially) and 2.1% YoY (Non-GAAP constant currency increase of 3.4% YoY).   IT Services Segment Profits2 were ₹21.9 billion ($339 million1), a decrease of 5.8% YoY.  IT Services Margins for the quarter was 16.8%.   Net Income3 for the quarter was ₹20.8 billion ($321 million1), an increase of 1.2% YoY.  Board approves Buyback proposal of ₹110,000 million ($1.7 billion1) at a buyback price of ₹320 ($4.951).

Performance for the quarter ended June 30, 2017 “We delivered revenues above the upper end of the guidance range. Our focus on Digital combined with our investments in client mining have resulted in strong growth in Top accounts.” said Abidali Z. Neemuchwala, Chief Executive Officer and Member of the Board. “The brand refresh is reflective of the transformation we are driving at Wipro and how we are helping our customers in their digital journeys.”

“The impact on operating margins by rupee appreciation and salary increases was partially offset by strong business efficiencies. We continue to sustain robust cash generation.” said Jatin Dalal, Chief Financial Officer. “The announcement to buyback equity shares is part of our philosophy to deliver efficient returns to shareholders.”

Outlook for the Quarter ending September 30, 2017 We expect Revenues from our IT Services business to be in the range of $1,962 million to $2,001 million*. * Guidance is based on the following exchange rates: GBP/USD at 1.29, Euro/USD at 1.11, AUD/USD at 0.75, USD/INR at 64.46 and USD/CAD at 1.33.

 1. For the convenience of the reader, the amounts in Indian Rupees in this release have been translated into United States Dollars at the noon buying rate in New York City on June 30, 2017, for cable transfers in Indian Rupees, as certified by the Federal Reserve Board of New York, which was US $1= ₹64.62. However, the realized exchange rate in our IT Services business segment for the quarter ended June 30, 2017 was US$1= ₹66.06 2. Segment Profit refers to Segment Results Total.  3. Net Income refers to ‘Profit for the period attributable to equity holders of the Company’

Capital Allocation  The Board of Directors approved a buyback proposal, subject to the approval of shareholders through postal ballot,  for purchase by the company of up to 343.75 million equity shares of ₹2 each (representing 7.06% of total equity capital) from the shareholders of the company on a proportionate basis by way of a tender offer. The buyback price will be ₹320 ($4.95)1 per equity share payable in cash for an aggregate amount not exceeding ₹110,000 million ($1.7 billion)1 in accordance with the provisions of Companies Act, 2013 and the SEBI (Buy Back of Securities) Regulations, 1998 (Buyback Regulations). Additional information regarding the terms and conditions of the buyback will be disclosed in due course in accordance with Buyback Regulations.  Further to the announcement on  April 25, 2017, the Company, during the quarter ended June 30, 2017, allotted Bonus equity shares of ₹2/- each in the ratio of 1:1 (one bonus share for every one share held) to the shareholders of the Company who were on the Register of Members of the Company as on June 14, 2017, which was the Record Date fixed by the Board of the Directors of the Company for this purpose.

IT Services Wipro continues its momentum in winning large deals globally as described below:

Wipro has won a multi-year engagement with a large utility company in the United States to deliver data center, disaster recovery, service desk and end user services.  This program will drive greater automation and improve services to end customers through the use of analytics and the Wipro HOLMES Artificial Intelligence PlatformTM.  

Wipro has won a multi-year contract from a Europe-headquartered oil and gas major to transform their IT infrastructure and security platform. Wipro will support the client in the design and development of a businessaligned IT backbone that will form the foundation of their digitization strategy.

Wipro has won a multi-year digital transformation deal to automate and digitize the ‘Order to Entitlement’ operations for a global technology company, headquartered in North America. Leveraging proprietary technology such as the Wipro HOLMES Artificial Intelligence PlatformTM, Data Discovery Platform for analytics and Wipro BASE)))TM, Wipro will implement process digitization, drive process efficiencies and improve customer experience for the client.

Wipro has won a five-year engagement with a global pharmaceutical major to provide service desk and enduser computing services, across locations. The project, which will leverage Wipro HOLMES Artificial Intelligence PlatformTM and includes a unique hyper-personalization initiative, will improve productivity and significantly enhance user experience at the client organization.

A large North American insurer has awarded an IT infrastructure contract to Wipro. Wipro will provide data center services and Enterprise Command Center services that will manage a wide range of IT operations for the client.

Wipro has won a multi-year managed services engagement with a key IT delivery arm of the Government of India (GoI). The program will enable GoI to effectively regulate and monitor e-governance transactions and the implementation of central government sponsored schemes at the grass-roots level.

A large state in South India has chosen Wipro to implement IT network infrastructure across 30 districts in the state, as part of the “State Wide Area Network 2.0’ project.

A leading telecom major, as part of their managed services engagement renewal, has chosen Wipro for transforming their operations, which includes process simplification and robotic process automation. The program will improve the telecom company’s agility to launch new services, and will help them provide an enhanced customer experience in addition to facilitating process and cost optimization.

Digital highlights Wipro will help an American IT company develop enterprise-grade distributed ledger blockchain solutions. As part of this engagement, Wipro will build an Ethereum-based test bed for scalability and performance testing, and a user interface for smart contracts applications.

Wipro has been selected by a global logistics company to set up a joint innovation center that will reimagine the customer’s digital journey. We will start the innovation journey by introducing next generation mobility solutions that the client’s associates and freight drivers will use for pickups and deliveries. Over the next couple of years, we will work through and bring to fruition a number of process transformation ideas.

The Latin American entity of one of the largest U.S. Banks has chosen Wipro as their strategic partner to significantly change how it delivers new products and services and integrates with its partner eco-system at a greater speed. Wipro will set up and run an API and Microservices factory as part of their digital transformation journey. Wipro will set up multiple agile teams, bring in two-speed delivery model and complete the work in an output-based model for the bank.

Clix Capital Services Pvt. Ltd. has selected Wipro as the primary technology partner to help design, build and maintain their digital channels and digital infrastructure that will connect to underlying transaction systems and provide infrastructure on a cloud model. This engagement is for a term of 5 years.

A few of the notable wins in Cloud Applications leveraging our Appirio cloud services are as follows:

 A diversified financial services company has chosen Wipro to implement its new cloud-based sales and service transformation program. This follows the successful completion of a comprehensive strategy assessment by Appirio.    A global storage firm has selected Wipro to deploy their Quote-to-Cash, Field Service and Service Management processes.   A global pharmaceutical organization has selected Wipro to transform their “Quote-to-Cash” processes.  Wipro has been chosen as a partner to digitize the go-to-market processes of a marquee sales consulting firm.   One of the world’s leading biotherapeutics organizations has selected Wipro to reimagine their worker experience processes.

Delivery Excellence Backed by a proven track record in enabling banking technology in India, Wipro enabled the successful rollout of PayTM Payment Bank’s digital banking operations in May 2017.

“Wipro was selected from a strategic partner perspective and what we saw in Wipro was the ability to grab hold of what we were trying to transform. The solution was an end-to-end integrated service across all service towers being IT, Finance and Customer Service. That was critical for us to drive the globalization and the productivity that we felt we could accomplish by bring these groups together.” said Tim Wightman, Vice President - Application & Technology Services, Levi Strauss & Co.

“Wipro is a trusted partner and a safe pair of hands who have supported Nisa’s business over a decade with its Oracle Retail Solutions” said Peter Walker, Head of Business Systems, Nisa Retail. “The Wipro relationship has allowed us to remain reactive and meet any industry challenges that have been thrown at us, the close working relationship to our business has been very beneficial to us and ensured that when new opportunities arise we can deliver solutions in a timely manner.”

Awards and accolades

Wipro has been named an IDC Health Insights HealthTech Rankings Enterprise 25 Company. The rankings categorize and evaluate global providers of information technology to healthcare payers and providers.

IDC named Wipro as a “Leader” in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Digital Transformation Consulting and Systems Integration Service Providers 2017 Vendor Assessment (doc #US41523517, June 2017). The report recommended end users to consider Wipro when looking for Artificial intelligence–enabled automation and human-centric design approach for digital transformation in their businesses.

Wipro was recognized as a “Leader” in the first ever Everest Group PEAK Matrix™ assessment on IT Infrastructure automation. Everest Group said that Wipro enjoys an early mover advantage in the overall services automation space with its HOLMES platform. Wipro’s strong experience in the workplace and cloud services space has helped build a credible automation suite targeting these service areas.

Wipro was named as a Leader in the IDC MarketScape: Worldwide Finance and Accounting BPO Services 2017 Vendor Assessment (doc #US41237717, June 2017). The IDC MarketScape said that Wipro is perceived as very competent in its industry, technical, and functional capabilities, with industry-specific breadth and depth of F&A business process services.

IT Products

 Revenue for the quarter ended June 30, 2017 was ₹6.3 billion ($98 million1), an increase of 7% YoY.

Please refer the table on page 9 for reconciliation between IFRS IT Services Revenue and IT Services Revenue on a non-GAAP constant currency basis

About Non-GAAP financial measures This press release contains non-GAAP financial measures within the meaning of Regulation G and Item 10(e) of Regulation S-K. Such non-GAAP financial measures are measures of our historical or future performance, financial position or cash flows that are adjusted to exclude or include amounts that are excluded or included, as the case may be, from the most directly comparable financial measure calculated and presented in accordance with IFRS.

The table on page 9 provides IT Services Revenue on a constant currency basis, which is a non-GAAP financial measure that is calculated by translating IT Services Revenue from the current reporting period into U.S. dollars based on the currency conversion rate in effect for the prior reporting period. We refer to growth rates in constant currency so that business results may be viewed without the impact of fluctuations in foreign currency exchange rates, thereby facilitating period-to-period comparisons of our business performance.

This non-GAAP financial measure is not based on any comprehensive set of accounting rules or principles and should not be considered a substitute for, or superior to, the most directly comparable financial measure calculated in accordance with IFRS, and may be different from non-GAAP measures used by other companies. In addition to this non-GAAP measure, the financial statements prepared in accordance with IFRS and the reconciliation of these non-GAAP financial measures with the most directly comparable IFRS financial measure should be carefully evaluated.

Results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017, prepared under IFRS, along with individual business segment reports, are available in the Investors section of our website www.wipro.com

Quarterly Conference Call We will hold an earnings conference call today at 07:15 p.m. Indian Standard Time (09:45 a.m. U.S. Eastern Time) to discuss our performance for the quarter. The audio from the conference call will be available online through a web-cast and can be accessed at the following link- http://services.choruscall.eu/links/wipro170720.html   An audio recording of the management discussions and the question and answer session will be available online and will be accessible in the Investor Relations section of our website at www.wipro.com.   All product names, logos, and brands are property of their respective owners.

About Wipro Limited   Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO) is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. We harness the power of cognitive computing, hyperautomation, robotics, cloud, analytics and emerging technologies to help our clients adapt to the digital world and make them successful. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, strong commitment to sustainability and good corporate citizenship, we have over 160,000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. Together, we discover ideas and connect the dots to build a better and a bold new future.

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Sony Music handpicks Radhas from across the globe to impress Harry!

Posted by: at 7/20/2017 05:37:00 am

Creates multiple language versions from Tamil, Telugu to Arabic to cut across geographies!

Sony Music, is leaving no stone unturned to ensure the songs from their next music release Jab Harry Met Sejal are heard globally and are also leading charts. Apart from an aggressive push across national radio stations and TV channels, the label has initiated a unique marketing strategy wherein they have assigned singers to sing the song in different languages including Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati and even Arabic!

Commenting on this initiative, Sanujeet Bhujabal, Marketing Director - Sony Music India says, “Radha has an instant likeability to it therefore we decided to further leverage the fan love by making it accessible in multiple languages so that it connects with all. These versions will be released from July 20th onwards across all digital platforms.”

The sizzling chemistry between Harry and Sejal to the song hook, Radha has the nation grooving to it with over 30MN views and streams across digital platforms.
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