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2019

ISRO Launches Earth Observation Satellite CARTOSAT-3

ISRO Launches Earth Observation Satellite CARTOSAT-3 ISRO (The Indian Space Research Organisation) is going to launch an advanced satellite that will observe and map the earth. Name of the satellite is CARTOSAT-3 and they are going to launch 13 nano-satellites as well from the US. The Indian space agency has decided to launch CARTOSAT- 3 satellite from the second launch pad at the spaceport of Sriharikota on 27th November at 9:28 AM. This spaceport is located around 120Km away from Chennai. While updating schedule, ISRO…

MENTAL WELLNESS: CRUCIAL FOR CORPORATE

MENTAL WELLNESS: CRUCIAL FOR CORPORATE Corporate organisations, today, are focusing on helping their employees manage their health better by adopting corporate wellness programs inclusive of clinical improvement initiatives around certain measures such as blood pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI), cholesterol, glucose, and smoking cessation. While these measures, once achieved and maintained, can help prevent cancer, heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and other illnesses that increase healthcare costs for employers, mental…

8 Industries Most Affected by AI Technology

8 Industries Most Affected by AI Technology There is nothing that technology won’t influence and eventually transform beyond recognition. Some changes occur suddenly, while others happen incrementally and people have the time to adjust. Artificial Intelligence is one of the most exciting topics of conversation among a broad spectrum of fields. Every industry is impacted by the advancements of technology and the wheels are set in motion for irreversible changes. Following are the industries which are going to impact majorly…

Vistara renews partnership with Amadeus, expanding its global footprint for continued growth 

Press Release Vistara renews partnership with Amadeus, expanding its global footprint for continued growth  Airline renews Altéa IT and distribution agreements to better serve travelers and travel sellers India, 22nd November 2019:Vistara, Indian full-service airline and a joint venture of TATA Sons and Singapore Airlines, reinforces its growth strategy with an extended distribution and IT partnership with Amadeus. Through this extended partnership, Vistara renews its contract for the full Altéa suite of solutions,…

WHATSAPP TO INVEST $250,000-WORTH AD CREDITS IN INDIAN STARTUPS

WHATSAPP TO INVEST $250,000-WORTH AD CREDITS IN INDIAN STARTUPS Messaging Giant WhatsApp wants to help out the Indian startup community and to that effect, it has partnered with Startup India to invest $250,000 to support entrepreneurs. It will be providing 500 startups, approved by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, $500 each of Facebook ad credits. It is to ensure that upcoming startups can post free ads (amounting to $500) to invite customers to click and open a chat on WhatsApp to raise…

ANDHRA PRADESH- AN ENTICING BLEND OF TRADITION AND MODERNITY

ANDHRA PRADESH- AN ENTICING BLEND OF TRADITION AND MODERNITY The Koh-i-Noor of India, Andhra Pradesh is famed for the rich cultural heritage and scenic beauty. It presents a visual treat where you can continuously explore and take delight in it. The state holds magnificent historical monuments, amazing hill stations, natural caves, multiple architecture temples, churches, mosques, and different pilgrimage shrines. Blessed with two great rivers, Krishna and Godavari, Andhra Pradesh has the Bay of Bengal to its west, it…

WHY DEVENDRA FADNAVIS, AJIT PAWAR RESIGN AS MAHARASHTRA CM, DEPUTY CM?

WHY DEVENDRA FADNAVIS, AJIT PAWAR RESIGN AS MAHARASHTRA CM, DEPUTY CM? BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis, who was sworn in as the Chief Minister and Nationalist Congress Party leader Ajit Pawar, who was sworn in As the Deputy Chief Minister, resigned from the posts. It comes hours after the Supreme Court directed Fadnavis to prove the majority during the floor test scheduled to be held today. In line with the shocking turn of events that have been taking place in Maharashtra politics, Ajit Pawar has resigned as the deputy CM.…

Gina Rinehart, Transforming Bankrupt Company into an Empire

Gina Rinehart, Transforming Bankrupt Company into an Empire With an estimated net worth of US$14.8 billion as published in the list of Australia's 50 richest people by Forbes, Gina Rinehart is one of Australia's richest people. The Australian mining magnate and heiress is the chairman of Hancock Prospecting, a privately-owned mineral exploration and extraction company founded by her father on 25th November 1955. Being the daughter of late businessman and founder of the company, Lang Hancock, Gina transformed Hancock…

LIST OF EXPENSIVE APPAREL BRANDS IN THE WORLD

LIST OF EXPENSIVE APPAREL BRANDS IN THE WORLD Outfits are associated with glamour and are perfect to show the world the sophisticated side of yours. That is why it is vital to wear clothes that enhance your looks and raise volume about your personality and fashion sense. Dressing up elegantly and adorably has always remained a major concept for us. We do not only spend a lot of time in selecting our perfect outfit but also spend a huge sum of money over clothing to look nice and unique. The instinct of being adorable and…

LITTLE EINSTEINS, PIONEERING A UNIQUE PEDAGOGY AND INNOVATION IN THE PRESCHOOL CURRICULUM

LITTLE EINSTEINS, PIONEERING A UNIQUE PEDAGOGY AND INNOVATION IN THE PRESCHOOL CURRICULUM “We believe in what Albert Einstein said once - Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school” Kopal Maheshwari After its inception in 2008, Little Einsteins has meticulously provided a broad and balanced international curriculum which supports individual needs and allows students to achieve their full potential. The pre-school orchestrate on a blend of three principles; multiple intelligence…

Ulf Mark Schneider: Leading the Swiss Brand, Nestlé

Ulf Mark Schneider: Leading the Swiss Brand, Nestlé Purnima Narang || The CEO Magazine Headquartered in Vevey, Vaud, Switzerland, Nestlé is a Swiss multinational food and drink processing conglomerate corporation led by the Chief Executive Officer, Ulf Mark Schneider. The company is a leading producer of baby food, medical food, bottled water, breakfast cereals, coffee and tea, confectionery, dairy products, ice cream, frozen food, pet foods, and snacks. Established in 1905 with the merger of the Anglo-Swiss Milk Company…

Top 5 Smartwatches under INR 5000 in India 2019

Top 5 Smartwatches under INR 5000 in India 2019 Owning a smartwatch has become a trend in the past few years as many affordable smart devices options supporting health by tracking various body vitals have entered the market. Well, investing in a smartwatch is a decision that might depend on various elements including design and build quality, display, battery life and various other factors. While there are various brands on the high-end side with options, these are the top picks that may cater one with health and fitness…

FADNAVIS NOW THE MAHARASHTRA CM, SEALED IT

FADNAVIS NOW THE MAHARASHTRA CM, SEALED IT In the quick turn of events, Maharashtra has found its new CM, Devendra Fadnavis paired with Deputy CM, Ajit Pawar. The table-turning event has baffled many in the political scenario. The financial capital is all set for twisting developments coursing a new chapter in the existing saga. Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar seems just as irked about the situation orchestrated by nephew Ajit's decision of picking sides with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). "I came to…

MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES FROM INDIAN ENTREPRENEURS THAT WILL EMPOWER YOU

MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES FROM INDIAN ENTREPRENEURS THAT WILL EMPOWER YOU Entrepreneurship is a roller coaster ride! In the beginning, you have this great idea to transform the world. You put all the plans in place and do the due diligence, conduct market research and finally pitch your idea. Your idea is fantastic, everyone loves it. At this stage, you are full of energy and passion. Everything seemed to be running perfect. You made all possible affords and launched the best version of your product or service. You are very…

OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM – NOW MORE ACCESSIBLE TO WHEELCHAIR USERS AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED

OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM - NOW MORE ACCESSIBLE TO WHEELCHAIR USERS AND VISUALLY IMPAIRED The Old City of Jerusalem has become more accessible for both wheelchair users and the visually impaired, thanks to improved infrastructure and audio apps to help residents and visitors better navigate the small streets and alleyways of the Old City.  The accessibility of the Old City is an innovative and groundbreaking project that enables wheelchair-bound residents and visitors to enjoy the historic and cultural wealth of the city.…

Kevin Johnson – A Passionate Servant Leader

Kevin Johnson – A Passionate Servant Leader Pulkit Sharma || The CEO Magazine Kevin Johnson is a passionate American business leader and CEO of Starbucks, a Coffee Company. He began his career in the year 1986 as an engineer when he joined IBM. He also worked joined Microsoft in the worldwide sales and as the president of its department. He was a key person in Microsoft as he along with Steve Ballmer and Bill Gates used to determine the strategies in the company. He also served as a CEO of Juniper Networks from the year…

How Technology is Changing the Future of Logistics

How Technology is Changing the Future of Logistics Pulkit Sharma || The CEO Magazine The advancement of technology is pushing the limits and disrupting the whole business world. Today, it is quite normal to have everything on our fingertips, all thanks to the internet and technology. With this evolution of technology, it is possible to receive a parcel within 24 hours of ordering it. Continuous development in technology has also enhanced productivity in the supply chain by reducing the cost and errors. The whole logistics…

Role of Technology in Evolving the Event Management Industry

Role of Technology in Evolving the Event Management Industry Pulkit Sharma || The CEO Magazine The event management industry is stepping into the future with numerous tech innovations which are already being accepted. The event industry is heavily dependent on the latest technology. We all know that nobody purchases an event ticket from the box office anymore because event management companies and ticketing platforms have bridged the gap between event planners and audiences. Many technological trends are dominating the…

How to Build and Scale an Ed-tech Company

How to Build and Scale an Ed-tech Company The advancement of technology has disrupted many industries including the education industry. From traditional classroom learning to learning through virtual platforms, a lot of things have changed through technology. Ed-tech is emerging to be the new industry as it allows you to learn through your smart devices. Well, to be successful in the education industry you need to have something more than just a great product, you need to have a great marketing strategy, execution,…

Using Refurbished Technology is the New Solution to E-Waste Management

Using Refurbished Technology is the New Solution to E-Waste Management Smartphone, motherboards, refrigerators, air conditioners, computer monitors, television sets, chargers, headphones and other electronic devices eventually end up as e-waste. Every year almost 45 million tonnes of e-waste is generated across the world and these stats are expected to increase up to 52 million in the next couple of years. India is among the top five producers of e-waste despite the fact that a major part of India’s population owns few or…

How to Develop a Growth Mindset in Your Organization

How to Develop a Growth Mindset in Your Organization Pulkit Sharma || The CEO Magazine Fixated or growing, what mindset do you carry? Allegedly, we all come with two types of mindsets one is a fixed mindset and another is a growth mindset. A person having a fixed mindset believes that they are born with a particular amount of talent and intelligence and it cannot be increased or decreased over time. This belief leads them to a delusion that things for which they have skills should come easily to them with little or no…

HERBERT DIESS, HERO OF THE VOLKSWAGEN FORCES

HERBERT DIESS, HERO OF THE VOLKSWAGEN FORCES Yashasvi Khushu || The CEO Magazine Earning a whopping €8,238,020 per annum, the Volkswagen CEO, Herbert Diess was born in Munich, Germany on October 24, 1958. He studied vehicle technology at Munich University of Applied Sciences from 1977 and then mechanical engineering at Munich Technical University from 1978 to 1983. After obtaining his degree in engineering, Diess was a scientific assistant at the Institute for Tool Machines and Plant Management of Munich Technical…

Must Attend Consumer Centric Summit for Top Marketing Professionals in 2019

Must Attend Consumer Centric Summit for Top Marketing Professionals in 2019 Tuesday, November 19, 2019 — Mumbai, India 3rdEdition of Consumer Insights & Analytics Summit Overview 3rdEdition of Consumer Insights & Analytics Summit 2019 is getting together leading thinkers and business drivers together to share notes at an event exploring the frontiers of marketing strategy, consumer choice, product innovation and analytics in the dynamic and disruptive VUCA age with the newer digital tools available. Quick…

Messe Frankfurt India to host India’s first technical textile Hackathon at Techtextil India 2019

Press Release Messe Frankfurt India to host India’s first technical textile Hackathon at Techtextil India 2019 With an aim to identify solutions to the critical challenges of sustainable urban living, Messe Frankfurt India will host India’s first Technical Textile Hackathon on 22nd November 2019. The hackathon titled “Techtextil NEXT” will build an eco-system that supports India’s technical textile start-ups and enables them to develop products and prototypes with Technical Textiles, driving innovations in the industry.…

WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP DAY 2019- AN OVERVIEW

WOMEN’S ENTREPRENEURSHIP DAY 2019- AN OVERVIEW In the contemporary business world, women are a rising force. They are not only starting more businesses than ever before but doing so at twice the rate of men. As per the report of The Global Entrepreneurship Monitor 2014, “200 million women on the international level have established their venture and by 2022, it is expected that over one billion women will enter the economy as employers, producers, and entrepreneurs.” In spite of the fact that women across the world are on…

TIPS FOR PARENTS: CONTROLLING CHILD OBESITY

TIPS FOR PARENTS: CONTROLLING CHILD OBESITY Purnima Narang || The CEO Magazine Being a parent presents one with an opportunity to change the world by nurturing a responsible and aware citizen. How a person will turn out in the future, a major part of it depends on the parents, their nurturing, strategies, and thinking. While they affect their child’s mental growth and social skills, parents also tend to have an impact on the physical state of their child or children as a result of their parenting style, their eating…

100X.VC Launches Corporate Venture Capital Programme

100X.VC Launches Corporate Venture Capital Programme Pulkit Sharma || The CEO Magazine 100X.VC, a venture capital firm recently announced the launch of a new programme which is called corporate venture capital (CVC). In this programme, they will onboard various Indian corporate as their investment partners. On 12th November, 100X.VC revelled that the top companies of India always have around INR 10 to 100 Cr. of capital with them so they can invest in start-ups. A partner at 100X.VC, Ninad Karpe said that: “Indian…

Facebook and all of its Acquisitions

Facebook and all of its Acquisitions Two college mates from Harvard University, Mark Zuckerberg and Eduardo Saverin started the biggest social networking website in the year 2004 which we all know as Facebook. Initially, the website was named as ‘FaceMash’, later it was changed to ‘The Facebook’ and, on the suggestion of Sean Parker who was the co-founder of ‘Napster’ they decided to drop “the” from the name and since then it is called ‘Facebook’.  As it was becoming famous they decided to expand its services across all Ivy…

Why Chennai is a Hub for Emerging Start-ups?

Why Chennai is a Hub for Emerging Start-ups? Pulkit Sharma || The CEO Magazine In this start-up ecosystem of India, Chennai is the city which has the most talented and well-skilled people. Despite being considered as an underdog in this startup ecosystem of India, this city has produced many amazing companies like Freshdesk and Indix which has a great demand in the international market. Chennai is a city known as the home for the automobile industry but in recent years, it has become the hub for SAAS (Software as a…

Angel List launches Angel Fund in India

Angel List launches Angel Fund in India A U.S. based online portal which helps budding start-ups to raise capital and recruit people, Angel List has recently launched an angel fund in India. This is a great opportunity for start-ups in India to raise small blind pools of capital to deploy them within a period of 12 months. They will manage all the legal and regulatory part of capital funding and investing and the small investments can use their technologies to manage their investments. This venture funds will be organized…
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