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April 2019

149th Birth Anniversary of the Father of Indian Cinema: Dadasaheb Phalke

149th Birth Anniversary of the Father of Indian Cinema: Dadasaheb Phalke Today, it is the 149th birth anniversary of Dadasaheb Phalke, who is also known as the Father of Indian cinema.  He is credited to take Indian cinema to new heights.  He was an Indian producer, director, and screenwriter. The full name of Dadasaheb Phalke was Dhundiraj Govind Phalke. He was born 30 April 1870, at Triambakeshwar, near Nashik in Maharashtra, India. He had started his career in the film industry in 1913 with Raja Harishchandra and gave…

Natural, fair density result from a female hair transplant case

Natural, fair density result from a female hair transplant case A 27-year-old female marketing professional had started losing hair since an early age of 20. The young lady wanted to pursue a career in fitness but was wary since her sweaty scalp exposed the bald area even more. Posing for pictures was not a pleasant experience any longer. She consulted many homeopathic doctors, tried many over-the-counter medications, shampoos, oils etc – the list is long – but nothing stopped her continuous hair loss. On June 10, 2017,…

Mangal Keshav Securities: embedding innovation in trading since 1939

Mangal Keshav Securities: embedding innovation in trading since 1939 Our core values are dedication, honesty, professionalism, friendliness, and impartiality. The history of stock markets and broking in India is antiquated. Indian stock market - the oldest stock market in Asia, dates back to the 18th century when the East India Company would transact loan securities. In 1875, Asia’s first stock exchange, the Bombay Stock Exchange was established. The new building where BSE building now stands was acquired in 1928 and…

Getting the show on the road with Nagaraj Garla the ‘goal captain’ sailing the voyage of IDBI Capital

Getting the show on the road with Nagaraj Garla the ‘goal captain’ sailing the voyage of IDBI Capital Entrepreneurship goes with one line, “When everyone is headed in one direction, chances are your best opportunities lie in the opposite direction.” And Mr Nagaraj Garla takes it to heart. The vivacious leader blazed his own trail and sparked an investing revolution in the line of his professional journey of almost 2.5 decades. Today, the maverick is cutting through the noise and is successfully sailing the endeavour of…

National Panchayati Raj Day: celebrating the victory for rural development

National Panchayati Raj Day: celebrating the victory for rural development Every year, 24th April is celebrated as National Panchayati Raj Day in India to celebrate a defining moment in the history of decentralization of political power to the grassroots level. This day, the 73rd Amendment of the Constitution of the act 1992 had passed, and it came into effect from April 24, 1993. In the history of democratic India, the 73rd Amendment Act is defined as an important act as, it permits states to take decisions to organize…

Innovate, Adapt & Execute: Decoding the entrepreneurial DNA of Prateek Jain, Director, Hem Securities

Innovate, Adapt & Execute: Decoding the entrepreneurial DNA of Prateek Jain, Director, Hem Securities Freewheeling innovative mavericks, entrepreneurial leaders are the ‘rock stars’ of the business world. Surfing on the whirl of freedom, they are the creators of new avenues and with their leadership and business discipline, they turn their ideas into successful ventures. Additionally, the experience achieved by them through education and under the stewardship of entrepreneurs in a more traditional environment polishes…

Achiievers Equities Ltd- India’s Innovative Discount Broker

Achiievers Equities Ltd- India's Innovative Discount Broker Suman Chakrvarty: Growth has no limit, keep revising your vision. Only when you can dream it, you can do it. If you have a dream to make it big, Achiievers is the partner you have been looking for it. We will not only help you conquer your dream but also make the journey simple, comfortable and unique. The financial sector in India is going through a rapid expansion, in terms of strong growth of existing financial services firms as well as new entities entering…

Is Your Organizational Efficiency Is Getting Impacted Due To Payroll Issues – Payroll Software System From Starlink Is The Solution.

Is Your Organizational Efficiency Is Getting Impacted Due To Payroll Issues – Payroll Software System From Starlink Is The Solution. Payroll management is one of the crucial & core functions of any enterprise or organization where processing payroll efficiently and accurately with utmost correction is not only difficult but at the same time, it is tedious too. It involves multiple tasks in processing the payroll where statutory compliance is also necessary. Managing it manually in today's scenario is a next to the…

Multigain Securities Services (P) Ltd: New age Stock broker and Financial Advisors

Multigain Securities Services (P) Ltd: New age Stock broker and Financial Advisors The role of stock brokers has evolved in a big way over the last few years. Now brokers are not just here to buy or sell stocks on behalf of their clients. They play a bigger role in helping an investor wade through the whole investment process, advice on stocks to help client to invest in alternative assets; and subscribing to IPOs and mutual funds schemes. Besides all these, emotional support and handholding has become the key aspect of…

Indira Group:  unscrambling trading with its customized financial solutions

Indira Group:  unscrambling trading with its customized financial solutions Indira group is a financial encyclopedia, which tackles the needs of investors through personalized asset allocation, research reports, and trading platforms. Algo trading is one of the hottest topics in the contemporary share market.  It is basically the execution of trades on the stock exchange based on predefined criteria using computer programs and software without any human intervention. This innovation brought greater transparency, increased…

Good Friday: commemorating the saviour who died for us

Good Friday: commemorating the saviour who died for us Kindness, harmony, and love! May the blessing and Lord surround and be with you on Good Friday. Good Friday an important event in Christianity, it is observed on Friday that proceeds Easter Sunday.  This is the day when Christians commemorate the crucifixion and death of Jesus Christ on the Cross; the day represents the sacrifices and suffering in Jesus' life. People celebrate this day after attending a Good Friday service where they read the biblical accounts of…

Abhishek Bansal:  Chronicling the journey of a first-generation, new-age entrepreneur.

Trailblazer of financial market Abhishek Bansal:  Chronicling the journey of a first-generation, new-age entrepreneur. Abhishek Bansal: "Adversities and losses are the GURU DAKSHINA that we pay to our greatest teacher — LIFE". Abans Abans Group was founded in 2005 by Abhishek Bansal. Abans provides comprehensive business solutions through its subsidiaries spread across the globe and its association with various International Broking Houses. Abans has evolved multi-fold from a trading house to a quintessential…

Partnership Firm: Drawback and Benefit

Partnership Firm: Drawback and Benefit
Puja Bhardwaj | The CEO Magazine
The partnership is basically the relation between persons who have agreed to share the profits of the business carried on by all or any of them acting for all.  The owner of this firm are individually called partners, and collectively they are called as firm.  There are both pros and cons in starting a partnership firm. Here is the list to evaluate whether it is beneficial or full of losses: Capital Availability  Unlike One Person…

C Corporations: all positive and negative points

C Corporations: all positive and negative points Puja Bhardwaj | The CEO Magazine A C corporation is a business term that is used to describe a unique kind of entity in which profits are taxed separately from its owners as per the subchapter C of the Internal Revenue Code.  A C corporation is owned by shareholders, who must elect a board of directors that make business decisions and oversee policies. There are multiple advantages of operating as a C Corporation: The owners of a C corporation do not have to carry a…

Advantages of Initiating a Private Limited Company

Advantages of Initiating a Private Limited Company Puja Bhardwaj | The CEO Magazine Private Limited Company is the most famous type of business entity in India. It limits owner liability to their shares and restricts shareholders from publicly trading shares. The registration of Private limited company is governed by the Companies Act, 2013 and the Companies Incorporation Rules, 2014. To register a private limited company, there is a need for a minimum of two shareholders, and the maximum number of members is 200. A…

Limited Liability Company: Profit and Loss

Limited Liability Company: Profit and Loss Puja Bhardwaj | The CEO Magazine The limited liability company is based on great flexibility and it requires less paperwork. This business entity provides limited liability protection features of a corporation and the tax efficiency and operational flexibility of a partnership. In this kind of company, owners are not taxed as a separate business entity but, all profits and losses are distributed among each member. The members of the company report profits and losses on their…

Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan

Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Remembering Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan on his 44th Death Anniversary… Puja Bhardwaj | The CEO Magazine Dr Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan is considered as one of the most recognized and influential Indian thinkers. He was a well-known academic, philosopher, and statesman.  Radhakrishnan was the first Vice President of India; he had severed from 1952 to 1962. In second tenure, he was serving India during 1962-1967. Radhakrishnan was an eloquent spokesperson and used to stand in the support of Indian…

Top 5 laptop brands in India

Top 5 laptop brands in India Abhishek Chaudhary | The CEO Magazine To survive in today's world, a laptop is almost a necessity. Whether you're a businessman using a Mac to deliver a presentation or a college student who needs a Chromebook for class, they make life that much easier. Laptops changed the way we were using technology, selecting the best laptop from all the brands has become a little complex as an array of laptop brands are available in the market. So, which are the top 5 brands of laptops in India, at first…

Top 5 Cosmetic Brands in India

Top 5 Cosmetic Brands in India Abhishek Chaudhary | The CEO Magazine Cosmetics are something which have become an integral part of a woman’s fashion statement. They not only manage to camouflage her flaws but also enhance her features. The Indian cosmetics industry has seen strong growth over the past few years and emerged as one of the industries holding huge potential for further growth. Cosmetics market is projected to grow at a CAGR of over 6% during 2019-2024.  Increasing demand from youth population, increasing…

Pros and Cons of Sole Proprietorship in India

Pros and Cons of Sole Proprietorship in India A sole proprietorship is the simplest form of business entities to start and is owned by one person. It is also the oldest form of business organization. In a sole proprietorship, it is the privilege and the responsibility of the owner to manage the affairs of his company. He needs to take decisions in all aspects including managerial, financial and others to ensure efficiency and profitable conduct of business. Sole proprietorships are attractive for small business owners…

Merit and Demerit of One Person Company

Merit and Demerit of One Person Company One Person Company is a type of modern business entity. It allows operating a corporate entity by a single entrepreneur with limited liability protection. OPC is also said as a combined package of a Sole Proprietorship business and a Company, borrowing the best of both worlds. It came into existence after the Companies Act, 2013. The purpose of this type of business organization is to encourage startups. With this kind of business entity, any person can start business individually…

How to Register a Company in India?  

How to Register a Company in India?   Each business in India is registered according to the procedure initiated by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) of the country. And, it is so efficient and quick that we can get a company formed in just 7 days. All the documents are filed electronically without any physical appearance in any Gov. Office. The registration process includes some rules and some registration like Digital Signature Certificate (DSC), Director Identity Number (DIN) and more.Step- 1:  Acquire Director…

Using Open Source – The Right Way!

Using Open Source - The Right Way! In today's world, most developers make use of open source. But, what exactly is Open Source? Open source software is the software that grants anyone with the freedom to copy, inspect & enhance as per their needs. Some common myths about Open Source Software You cannot use free & open source software in a proprietary environment. All open source licenses require the release of source code for everything. The easiest answer to FOSS is to just “say no”. But the…

Types of Business Entities to Start in India

Types of Business Entities to Start in India Presently, India is considered an emerging market with a lot of opportunities for investors. The diverse economy presents all sorts of business entities for doing business in the country. Here, there are five major business entities, which are trading in the entire country: Sole proprietorship A sole proprietorship is a business that is owned and managed by a single person; it is also known as a one-man army. The liability of the sole proprietor is limited to the extent of…

Lustrum FY15-19 saw sharp increase in fresh investment

Press Release  Lustrum FY15-19 saw sharp increase in fresh investment The 74th Survey of projects investment in India conducted by Projects Today indicates that during the five-year period FY15-19, 47,911 new projects were announced with a total investment of Rs 60,51,281 crore as against 43,876 new projects worth Rs 29,28,125 crore announced in the preceding five-year period FY10-14, a rise of 106.7 percent. The buoyancy in announcement of fresh investment was observed across all major sectors except the Electricity…

Averting the Ache: Flutura, the AI-powered smart future of Oil & Gas Industry, Process Chemicals and other heavy engineering sectors

Averting the Ache: Flutura, the AI-powered smart future of Oil & Gas Industry, Process Chemicals and other heavy engineering sectors It’s not an easy task to be an entrepreneur- you have to keep your head high and look straight into the eyes of the challenges. In our routine life, we are encountered by inspiring stories about business leaders who observed the industrial clog and dared to move and shake the existing global business environment with their passion and commitment. Having in the heart a catalyzing ingredient…

Align Media: The Maverick Storyteller spawning a fresh perspective to brands’ message with a new face 

Align Media: The Maverick Storyteller spawning a fresh perspective to brands’ message with a new face  Picture this: You head a meeting and is versed with a fact that your company needs to shoot up its marketing game. But the modern world of marketing stands as a mosaic of complexities and trucking with a creative advertising agency to steer your brand becomes tumultuous. Advertising has travelled a long way while witnessing a thousand miracles. From the emergence of the printing press in 1440s, to the advent of…

Kalyan Sridhar: Capitalizing on digital transformation

Kalyan Sridhar: Capitalizing on digital transformation As we enter the 4th Industrial revolution, connecting physical products to their digital copy opens a world of possibility that is changing everything we know about manufacturing and engineering. Embarking on a digital transformation journey is crucial for companies to remain competitive. The potential and value of Industry 4.0, IoT and AR are exponential. Whether it be Engineering, IT, Design or Marketing – IoT and AR transform how they interact together and work…

LoanAdda Revolutionizing the Indian Digital lending landscape with AI

LOANADDA REVOLUTIONIZING THE INDIAN DIGITAL LENDING LANDSCAPE WITH AI Anshuman Mishra is out there to change the way under-served consumers seek a loan with his fintech firm, LoanAdda. He is constantly ripping the traditional rule book to emerge with newer innovations and unique offerings providing customized financial requirements for those locked up with limited banking access.                 As it is answering newer challenges every day, technology has become the 'fuel' powering a multitude of industries and…

Conquest : BITS Pilani’s Startup Launchpad

 Conquest : BITS Pilani’s Startup Launchpad Founded in 2003, Conquest has grown into an outstanding platform for startups, enabling more than 1000 startups to succeed every year. Conquest has constantly evolved and adapted to the ever-changing needs of the startup ecosystem to emerge as India's first ever student-run startup launchpad. Assimilating learnings from various revamped models and experiences from the ecosystem, Conquest 2019 will provide the top 10 most exciting startups of India with 6 weeks of online mentoring