Baba Chicken of Ludhiana has opened its outlet in Chandigarh. Food lovers of the tricity can now enjoy scrumptious delicacies with the real taste of Punjab. The brand is known for serving quality food inspired by the flavours of Punjab with unique recipes.
NHPC records 100% growth in Q3 net profit
NHPC has posted 100% growth in its standalone net profit at Rs 808 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2020 compared to Rs 404 crore in the corresponding quarter previous year. Revenue grew by 23% to Rs 2,294 crore as against Rs 1,860 crore during the corresponding quarter previous year.
Ahoy Bikes launches world’s first electroluminescent cycles
Ahoy Bikes has launched the world’s first electroluminescent technology-based bikes made in India. The bikes provide a new-age cycling experience with unparalleled safety on road. These bikes ae priced at Rs 20,000 onwards.
SRM inks agreement with TANUVAS for research
SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, has signed an MoU with Tamil Nadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS). As per the agreement, both institutes will carry out faculty and student exchange programme for training and research activities.
Norms relaxed for family pension to disabled survivors
The government has eased income criteria for eligibility of a child/sibling of a deceased government servant/pensioner for grant of family pension under CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972. As per the notification, the child/sibling of the deceased government servant/pensioner, who is suffering from a mental or physical disability, shall be eligible for family pension for life, if his/her overall income, other than family pension, is less than the entitled family pension at ordinary rate i.e. 30% of the last pay drawn by the deceased plus the DA.
PowerGrid posts profit after tax of Rs8,420 crore
PowerGrid Corporation of India has posted profit after tax and total income for the nine months ended December 31, 2020 on a standalone basis at Rs 8,420 crore and Rs 29,822 crore, respectively. On a consolidated basis, the profit after tax and total income are Rs 8,510 crore and Rs 30,007 crore, respectively, registering a growth of 10% and 7%, respectively, with respect to the corresponding period of FY20.
VRS Foods launches mobile app ‘mooPay’ for farmers
VRS Foods Ltd., under the brand of ‘Paras’, has launched fully automated digital direct farmers payment application ‘mooPay’. The app was launched in collaboration with a tech startup and World Economic Forum’s technology pioneer ‘Stellapps’ in two different milk shed zones Kanpur Dehat District of UP and Malanpur district of Madhya Pradesh.
Ujjivan Bank distributes blankets in Punjab
Ujjivan Small Finance Bank recently distributed blankets in Barnala, Bathinda, Goniana, Sangrur and Mansa among the BPL families and widow card holders as part of their corporate social responsibility. The bank had started this campaign in January and have already distributed blankets in Delhi, UP and Haryana earlier.
Pepsico India launches ‘Mountain Dew Ice’
PepsiCo India has launched lemon juice-based beverage ‘Mountain Dew Ice’. Developed to suit the Indian palate, the ‘Made for India’ Mountain Dew Ice marks a significant milestone in PepsiCo India’s journey of innovation in the beverage category.
LG expands health and hygiene range with ‘Styler’
LG Electronics has expanded its health and hygiene range in retail through ‘Styler’ — an innovative product in steam clothing care portfolio. It represents a new way to care for clothes and other accessories.
Forevermark unveils Icon Bridal Collection
Diamond brand Forevermark has unveiled its Icon Bridal Collection crafted with timeless and beautiful diamonds. It invites couples to #MakeAVow in the name of love & affection to the most special person in their life. A unique social media contest #MakeAVow is launched on Facebook messenger.
Carrera organises cyclothon in association with Dayal Opticals
With an aim to facilitate the passion of staying fit and healthy, Carrera, the flagship brand from the house of Safilo, recently organised its first cyclothon in association with Dayal Opticals. The event extends Carrera’s philosophy of promoting a sustainable way of living.