Online shopping as a concept is emerging in our country, as the socio-economic dynamics propel our economy. The new trend is giving the tech-savvy people a never-before experience which is faster, convenient, offers better deals, more choices and is often cheaper. As shopping on the internet gains ground in India, making payment online with your Debit or Credit card is a smart new way to pay. It is a comparatively safer and risk-free experience when you're with MasterCard.
You can get almost anything you're looking for online - from Books, electronics, movie tickets to spa reservations - and now, thanks to MasterCard® SecureCode™, you can get added security too! MasterCard SecureCode™ means added protection against unauthorized use of your card when you shop online at participating merchants, making online transactions safer.
After losing her family to a cyclone, Kangana started her new life. Read how individual contributions from India donors are helping Kangana to build her life and heal others. The devastating super cyclone that hit the coastal belt of Orissa in 1999 changed many lives. One such girl was Kangana who lost her parents and was left alone with her brother, she lost both her parents but she and her brother survived the devastating cyclone.
"My parents had gone fishing and I was at home with my brother when the cyclone hit. Suddenly, everything vanished, there was not a single house left in my village. My brother was crying and I was so scared,” Kangana sadly remembers.
New Delhi: President Pratibha Patil has decided to give up her proposed accommodation in Pune. A bungalow was being built on defence land in violation of norms and was meant for Patil's post-retirement stay.
Following is the Press Release issued by the President's office on Pratibha Patil's decision:
Hitachi Home & Life Solutions (India) Ltd. (HHLI), a subsidiary of Hitachi Appliance Inc. Japan, is all set to roll out its VRF product range, 'Set Free' from its state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in Kadi, Gujarat. The commercial production will commence in June and the first unit will be ready by the end of July 2012.
This will strengthen the company's presence in the commercial AC market. Manufacturing facility at Kadi is already producing room air-conditioners, ductables, chiller and telecom air-conditioners.
Shell advance motorcycle oils launches an exciting promotion - 'Will your lucky key unlock a Ducati'.
Shell, the global market leader in finished Lubricants-, is bringing a unique and exciting campaign exclusively for its customers with its range of motorcycle oils - Shell Advance. Aptly titled - 'Will your lucky key unlock a Ducati', this promotion offers a never before opportunity to its customers to win a Ducati Monster 795 , along with a host of other gifts on offer like assured cash or 12 other bikes. To win a chance, customers need to purchase a pack of Shell Advance AX5, scratch the label and a lucky few who get an exclusive key need to SMS the unique code on the key to 58888. This offer is valid till 30th June , 2012.
Mumbai: The Life Insurance Corporation of India(LIC) today launched a new plan 'Jeevan Vriddhi' on the traditional platform. This is a single premium non linked insurance plan where the risk cover is 5 times of premium chosen by the customer and offers excellent Guaranteed returns at Maturity. The plan, which is an ideal combination of Insurance and Returns, would be available for a limited period only up to a maximum of 120 days. A major highlight of this plan is that it offers multiple benefits to the customer, these being:
Security – Five times of the single premium is being offered as the risk cover
An online Travel Management corporation, 'TravelOGold', has been launched and claims to delivers the most exclusive offers for people who are looking for the best.
Senior Congress leader Oscar Fernandes launched TravelOGold in New Delhi on January 22.
For several months, India has suffered the double misfortune of a slowing economy and high inflation. Now, it is also facing a rapidly depreciating currency against the dollar.
While a falling rupee is not the best news for domestic markets, it certainly provides a good opportunity for exporters and NRI investors, who stand to gain from the weakening rupee on conversion, making India an attractive destination to park any surplus funds.
People with ideas do things better and differently. This is important for ambitious people who want to grow in their fields. Yet most people do not know what to do, where to go or whom to talk to, when they want new ideas or want to solve a problem. Add to this problem is the belief that most have "I am not creative". There is a free e-book "How to get ideas" for all those who want to know more about getting ideas.
Mumbai, January 02, 2012: R Sridhar, Innovation Coach, IDEAS-RS wrote to several of his associates and friends. He asked them "How do you get ideas? What do you do? Where do you go? Whom do you talk to?" 41 of his friends obliged with their own insights on how they get ideas. These 41 people are professionals from a variety of fields. Very few of them come from the 'creative' professions.
Mumbai: Tata Motors is upgrading old Tata Nanos, produced up to mid-September 2011, with a new starter motor to enhance their performance. This is in line with the company's practice of upgrading its vehicles; on the Nano itself, the company had upgraded the exhaust and the electrical system in November 2010, as was announced then.
The installation of the new starter motor, which is a vendor supplied part, began in October this year. Owners of all old Nanos were informed about the exercise, and about 50,000 cars have already been done. There are about 65,000 owners who are yet to visit their dealerships and the company is in continuous contact with them.