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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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Thane Municipal Corporation adds 25 beds as COVID cases rise




Radhika Dhawad | Thane

Thane Municipal Corporation added 25 additional beds separately in the wake of rapidly rising COVID-19 cases.

Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC) added 25 additional beds in Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hospital Kalwa apart from arranging a special ward  dedicated to COVID-19 patients. The total number of active patients in the city stood at 252 while five succumbed to the virus.  Meanwhile, TMC Commissioner Abhijit Bangar said a ‘death audit’ of patients who died of COVID would be conducted. The TMC has ensured it has additional stock of oxygen concentrators, testing kits, medicines, to name a few. Bangar told HT, “Due to the increasing number of Covid patients, it is necessary for everyone to be alert.”

He added, The number of Covid tests should be increased to stay one step ahead of the disease. As a result, the number of patients is likely to increase due to increased testing. However, as per the ‘test, isolate, treat’ protocol for Covid, it becomes necessary to isolate and treat more and more patients. The testing centres will not remain closed even for a single day. At the same time, more arrangements for testing will be made immediately in public places, markets, railway stations, malls.” 

India recorded 3,095 new COVID cases and five deaths in last 24 hours.

Also read: Nagpur records 22 COVID cases in 24 hours

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After Rahul Gandhi’s disqualification, his namesake who contested from Wayanad disqualified




Radhika Dhawad | Wayanad
An independent candidate named Rahul Gandhi has been disqualified from contesting polls for failing to lodge account of election expenses.

Rahul Gandhi

An independent candidate for Lok Sabha elections named Rahul Gandhi was disqualified from contesting polls for failing to lodge account of election expenses. Gandhi, who’s name figures as ‘Rahul Gandhi K E S/o Valsamma’ in an Election Commission list of persons, had contested the 2019 Lok Sabha elections as an Independent and had received 2196 votes from the Wayanad seat in Kerala – a constituency from where ex-Congress MP Rahul Rajiv Gandhi had won with over seven lakh votes.

However, since it is mandatory for all contestants to submit their account of election expenses among other mandatory requirements under EC rules and the Representation of the People Act.

Rahul Gandhi K E S/o Valsamma stood disqualified to contest polls from September 13, 2021 till September 13, 2024. According to Section 10A, the Election Commission can disqualify a contestant for a period of three years from the date of the order if he/she has failed to lodge an account of election expenses within the time and in the manner required by law and has no good reason or justification for the failure.

Also read: ‘CBI under UPA govt. pressurised me to frame Modi,’ recalls Amit Shah

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Nagpur records 22 COVID cases in 24 hours




Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur

A total of 22 patients tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagpur in past 24 hours on Thursday. Almost 242 people were tested in the city.

A total of 22 patients tested positive for COVID-19 in Nagpur in past 24 hours on Thursday. Almost 242 people were tested in the city, out of which 15 belonged to urban area while and 6 were from the rural areas, and one from outside Nagpur district. 

At present, there are 72 active patients in the city. Three new cases of the new XBB.1.16 variant of COVID-19 were detected that took the total tally to five in the district.  

India recorded 3,095 new COVID cases and five deaths in last 24 hours.

Also read: CELESTIAL! Unique alignment of Moon and 5 planets

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