Signs to identify a failing water heater

Mr. Abhijit Banshelkikar, Head R&D – Racold Thermo Private Limited shares insights on the signs to identify a failing electric water heater. An electric water heater is just like any other home appliance. It is a fairly durable appliance if and maintained well. The average life of a water heater is around 4-5 years Warranty is offered by most manufacturers on product, on heating element and on the inner tank. Product performance or life span of a water heater depends upon the water quality in respective areas. More hardness in…

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CII and Mahindra Holidays Tie up with Schools to create anti-littering awareness for Phenk Mat Mumbai Campaign

Mumbai: Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Western Region kicked-off the School Outreach Program of “Phenk Mat Mumbai” an anti-litter campaign. Launched in partnership with MCGM, Phenk Mat Mumbai will encourage students from schools and colleges to become campaign ambassadors and create awareness among citizens of Mumbai on maintaining cleanliness in the city. The objective of the campaign is to bring about a behavioural change among Mumbaikars to ensure that Mumbai becomes a clean city. The campaign will involve educating youth and training them to…

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Shigmo festivities to begin in Goa from March 14 – 27, 2017

Goa’s biggest religious Hindu festival will kick-start on March 14 and will continue in various rural parts of Goa, spanning over a fortnight, with different days earmarked for celebrations in different areas. The float parade will begin at Ponda on 14th March 2017. The city of Panaji will witness the float parade on 18th March 2017. The float parade will end in Pernem and Sanquelim on 27th March, 2017. Thousands of tourists are expected to visit the state to witness the spectacular Shigmo parades. The Shigmo parades are known for…

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mRUPEE to ease cashless payments at HP Petrol Pumps

Ensures swift and seamless fuel payments across 100 HPCL outletsto begin with mRUPEE, a subsidiary of Tata Teleservices, today announced its association with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), a leading state-owned oil and natural gas company whereby mRUPEE wallet will now be available as a payment option at nearly 100 HP outlets across the country. Over the next two months, this feature will be available at more than 2000 HP outlets across 16 states. mRUPEE wallet will ease the cashless payments as customers can nowpay for their fuel bills by…

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Youth4work redefining the Talent Acquisition scenario in India

Youth4work is reversing the ratio of Jobs Vs Seekers by their unique online skill Assessment and Development offerings. A steep dip noticed in the employment opportunities for youth, is a serious concern. Most of the times, employers face a major problem in finding a candidate as per the specified talents and skills. This results in the need to polish the youth as per the talents or skills market demands. Addressing this concern, Youth4work came with a unique online skills assessment, skill development and talent acquisition platform. “I engaged with Youth4work.com…

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SC waives 6-month waiting period, grants divorce

New Delhi, The Supreme Court has allowed an estranged couple’s plea for divorce by mutual consent by waiving the waiting period of six months, exercising its powers under the Constitution to do “complete justice”. A bench of justices Kurian Joseph and Rohinton Fali Nariman granted the relief to the couple after taking into consideration their several years of litigation, separation after a few days of marriage, and both parties’ desire to move on with life. The bench also noted that they had amicably settled their disputes and the monetary part…

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ASCI UPHELD COMPLAINTS AGAINST 109 OUT OF 155 ADVERTISEMENTS

In May 2016, ASCI’s Consumer Complaints Council (CCC) upheld complaints against 109 out of 155 advertisements. Out of109 advertisements against which complaints were upheld, 41 belonged to theHealthcare & Personal Care category, 23to theEducation category, followed by 12 in the Food & Beverages category, 9 in the E-commerce Category, 9 in Consumer Durables Category and 15 advertisements from other categories. HEALTH & PERSONAL CARE  The CCC found the following claims in health care & personal care product or service advertisements of 41advertisers to be either misleading or false or not adequately…

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Skill India: The Backstage Story

Much has been said and done by the Indian Govt. in order to make the Indian youth employable. Under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), Indian youth would be trained in the industry specific skills by training partners & centres and provide better placement across the industries. NSDC – PMKVY campaign is one of the most important campaigns in this term. Like any other government campaigns no matter how glittery this looks from the front, it has its own backstage story because of various challenges. The Government of India seems…

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Selecting electric water heater during monsoons

Mr. Abhijit Banshelkikar, Head R&D – Racold Thermo Private Limited shares insights for selecting an electric water heater during the monsoon season. It is impossible to imagine monsoons without hot water heaters. The use of hot water heaters during these months when temperate dips down is almost like a breather to life. People across the country shop for new water heaters, however, many of us do not know how to select the right water heater which not only caters to our needs but also helps to save money. An electric…

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Acche Din ahead for Maharashtra Farmers

From The Desk of Mr. Yogesh Verma: Mumbai BJP Spokespersons and President of Yuva Bharat Foundation Agriculture which forms the backbone of state’s economy was affected by drought for four consecutive year. “Drought like condition” was declared in 14,708 villages. Nearly 90 lakh farmers were impacted by drought that devastated kharif crop and Maharashtra was declared as suicide capital due maximum number of farmer’s suicide cases. Erratic monsoon, high debt burdens, genetically modified crops, public mental health, personal issues and family problems added up to their agony. It was apparent…

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