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Entrepreneurs share their inspirational success stories at TiECON in Nagpur

Nagpur chapter of The Indus Entrepreneurs (TiE) recently organised (April 7 and April 8) a two-day conference – TiECON ? at Persistent Systems, IT Park, Nagpur. The intention behind organizing the conference was to inspire and enlighten budding entrepreneurs with the help of success stories of entrepreneurs and founders of national and multi-national companies. The theme of the conference was – Entrepreneurs RISE!  Standing for-reinvent, invocate, success and enjoy.

Among those present at the conference were Suja Chandy (VP, Invest India), Amit Kumar (VP, Quikr), Bhagirath Merchant (Former President, BSE and Chairman, Visaka Industries), Nikhil Agrawal (Founder, Entrepreneur café and High commissioner India, WBAF), Avik Chattopadhyay (Co-creator, Expereal), Ramesh Daryapurkar  (CEO, Lars Enviro), SP Garnaik (CGM, EESL), Mahavir Pratap Sharma (Chairman and Co-founder, Rain), Vishwas Mahajan (Founder, Lifeline), Amitabh Shrivastava (VC, IAN), Subhadeep Sanyal (President, Omnivore Partners), Devendra Gupta (Co-founder, Ecozen), Anil Nair (President, CREDAI), Debraj Ghosal (Faculty, SPJIMR), LS Murti (Director, IIM Nagpur), Pradeep Bhargav (Past Chairman, CII – Western Region), Prakash Soni (Chairman, Officemate), Ritesh Singhania (Managing Director, Manmohan Minerals and Chemicals Private Limited), Yash Gandhi (COO, AK Gandhi Group), Prashant Garg (Director, Diffusion Engineers Ltd), Sheetal Amte (CEO, Anandwan), Rashi Bedia (GM, Tata Communication), S Natarajan (Strategic Partner, Intel), Sunil Ranka (Z Nation Lab), Guhesh Ramnathan (Excubator), Monika Panpaliya (Senior Director, Boeing), Rizwan Ahmed (President of Technology, Delaplex), Aditi Rohan (Elanic), Angad Singi (Lithos Motors), Kunal Gadre (FinEffi Energy), Sahil Chawla (tSecond), Udit Kejriwal (Trapiago), Prithvi Shergil (Co-Founder, Smarten Spaces), , Pankaj Poddar (Co-founder, Hipcouch), Rajendra Jaiswal (Marathoner), Sandeep Shrivastava (Dialogue Writer of movies like Shivay, Ab Tak Chappan, etc) and Shruti Jasani (Proprietor, The Stage).

The conference kick started with a welcome address by Milind Chittawar (President, Nagpur chapter of TiE). Chittawar, during his address said, The aim of TiE and TiECON is to provide budding industrialists with mentoring, education, networking, incubation and funding opportunities.  His speech was followed by a session by three entrepreneurs on the topic: Driving Central India’s Economic Growth. During the session, Ramesh Daryapurkar, while speaking on the subject – Go to Market – mentioned about business success and failures, customers and various other strategies adopted by his company Lars Enviro. Stressing upon the importance of being ethically right in business processes while exporting products, Daryapurkar said, Never forget that you are exporting as an Indian (representing India) and our countrys name is at stake.

Addressing the people present further on Day 1, various entrepreneurs spoke on topics like – Startup and Investments, Investor and Investee, Competition Driving Innovation, Business operations: Key to productivity, Business and ethics, Family Businesses and Woman of Substance.

The Day 2 of the conference revolved around topics – Corporates and Startups: Significant Companion, Disruption in Technology, Startups, Human Resource: Key Insights, Rags to Riches, Its Determination that works, Learning from Film Industries and Arts and Hobbies.

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Nitin Gadkari graces screening of ‘Me Vasantrao’ at Sudama Theatre in Nagpur

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Union Minister Nitin Gadkari graced the special screening of Marathi movie ‘Me Vasantrao’ – a movie based on the life of Hindustani classical singer and violinist Vasantrao Deshpande.

The screening was held at Sudama Theatre in Nagpur on Sunday evening in the presence family members, friends and the cast of the movie.

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Mayor Dayashankari Tiwari kicks off polio drive in Nagpur

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Nagpur Mayor Dayashankar Tiwari, on Sunday, launched Nagpur Municipal Corporation’s (NMC) door-to-door polio campaign drive. He, along with Deputy Mayor Manisha Dhawade visited Rognidan Centre in Mahal, Nagpur and inaugurated the campaign by giving polio drops to a toddler.
As per NMC officials, ten Zonal Medical Officers and Ten Health inspectors would visit every house in their respective zones, in order to vaccinate children between the ages of zero-five to immune them against polio.
NMC had recognised Sunday as the official day for polio vaccination. Under Polio Ravivar, they plan to vaccinate more than three lakh kids in Nagpur. They also urged Nagpurkars to vaccinate their children at pulse Polio Booths near their homes from 8 am- 5 pm, on Sunday.
NMC Standing Committee Chief, Corporator Vijay Zalke spoke to Nation Next regarding this campaign and said, This year’s polio drive is going to be bigger than last year. We are planning to vaccinate around 3- 3.15 lakh kids. NMC is bearing the cost of infrastructure and execution. The state government provided us with the doses.
He further stated that there were special teams to vaccinate the homeless during night. ?When it comes to the health of Nagpurkars, money is not a factor we should think about, said Zalke when asked about NMC’s current financial crunch.
As per Zalke, vaccination facility would also be available in slums,, factory areas and other outskirts of Nagpur.

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Congress legislator caught watching porn in Karnataka Assembly

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Congress leader Prakash Rathod, on Friday, was caught on camera while allegedly scrolling through few adult content clips in the State Assembly. This turned out to be a huge embarrassment for both, Congress and Rathod as regional channels aired the video, in which he was ?caught in the act.
The MLC member was present in the house during the proceedings of the legislative council. While the house was in session, Rathod was watching adult content on his smartphone.
However, he threw these charges under the bus and said, I was looking for materials for a question I wanted to ask the government in question hour.
?When I was looking for question material, I deleted too many messages as my phone storage was full. What the media has shown or seen, I don’t know. I would never do such things or see such things, he added.
This was not the first time in Karnataka that such an incident had happened. Back in 2012, three Bharatiya Janata Party ministers were caught on camera allegedly watching adult content in the State Assembly. Following the scandal, they resigned from the state government due to public embarrassment.

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