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IMI / IFPI lauds the Union Cabinet’s Decision of extending the coverage of copyright to the internet and digital environment

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The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved a Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry recommendation to access to the WIPO Copyright Treaty and WIPO Performers and Phonograms Treaty which extends the coverage of copyright to the internet and digital environment. This has been a long-standing demand of the copyright industries that rely on commercialization of IP.

Commenting on this landmark decision, Frances Moore, CEO, IFPI said: “IFPI welcomes this move from the Indian Government. Accession to the WIPO Internet Treaties is excellent news for the protection of Indian music – within India and globally”.

Mr. Shridhar Subramaniam, Chairman, IMI says “This move from the government of India is a huge victory for all Indian IPR owners. The provisions to protect copyright in the Digital Environment was much needed. This would enable growth for Indian IP  by instilling confidence and spur investments and growth in the creative Industries.” Read more

This World Environment day, go the ecofriendly way with HomeStop’s ‘Back to Earth’ product range

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Back to Earth, Bamboo Fruit Basket with Net, INR 599

On the occasion of Word Environment Day head to HomeStop and shop for ecofriendly products from ‘Back to Earth’. HomeStop is offering additional 10% off to its customers’ on purchase of products worth Rs.1499 and above from the ‘Back to Earth’ range. Customers can also get a free jute bag on shopping Rs. 1499 and above from the same range. Additionally, activities will be held at the ‘Back to Earth’ section in HomeStop stores wherein children can showcase their creativity by decorating jute handbags with ecofriendly colors. Read more

Aditya Thackrey, Shaan, Tanisha Mukerjee, Shaimak Davar celebrate World Environment Day with Sparkle Diamonds

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Aditya Thackrey, Shaan & Tanishaa Mukerjee at the event

Sparkles Diamond Jewellery, a brand by Poddar Diamonds Limited joined hands with Asif Bhamla of the Bhamla Foundation on this World Environment Day 2018. The message that they conveyed is to refuse plastic and save Mother Earth! There was a tree plantation drive undertaken to plant 500 saplings across the city.

The campaign aims at raising awareness on waste management, conservation of trees and increasing plantation, thereby helping make Mumbai greener. This year there was an increased focus to reduce the usage of plastic. It was a power packed show with Aditya Thackrey, Singer Shaan, Arman Malik, Tanisha Mukerjee, Sanjay Nirupam, Philanthropist Aneel Murarka, Aditi Govariker and Siddhant Kapoor. Established in 1972 by the United Nations, World Environment Day is one of the principal vehicles through which the UN stimulates worldwide awareness for the environment and also encourages positive action. Read more

SHEKHAR TOLANI DIRECTOR OF SAHIB REALTY SUPPORTS #BEATPLASTICPOLLUTION ON THE WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY 2018

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Shekhar Tolani, Aditya Thackeray and Asif Bhamla

Bhamla foundation hosts a theme #BeatPlasticPollution to set the pace and a good example on this World Environment Day 2018.

Shekar Tolani Director of Sahib Realty and prominent personalities from all political parties, people from Film, Sports, Business and social fields who have pledged to their support and presence to this cause.

 

“Beat Plastic Pollution, the theme for World Environment Day 2018, is a call to action for all of us to come together to combat one of the great environmental challenges of our time. Chosen by this year’s host, India, the theme of World Environment Day 2018 invites us all to consider how we can make changes in our everyday lives to reduce the heavy burden of plastic pollution on our natural places,our wildlife and our own health” says Shekhar Tolani Director of Sahib Realty. Read more

Media.net on initiatives for World Environment Day

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Priya Pillai, Associate Manager, HR at Media.net

Media.net, a global advertising technology company, has banned the use of plastic in its office premises. From plastic plates and cups to cellophane wraps, everything has been replaced with more eco-friendly material.

Given below is a quote from Priya Pillai, Associate Manager, HR at Media.net on the initiative.

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P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC conducts a wall painting activity with children to spread awareness on World Environment Day 2018

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Mr. Gautam Khanna, CEO, P.D. Hinduja Hospital inaugurating the wall painting activity on the occasion of World Environment Day 2018

With an aim to create awareness on the need to conserve the environment, P.D. Hinduja Hospital & MRC conducted its annual wall painting activity at the hospital with children between the ages of 5 and 12. More than 20 children participated in the wall painting activity to create awareness on the growing need for a ‘Safe & Green Environment’. Read more

Radio City Collaborates with United Nations Environment Programme to ‘Beat Plastic Pollution’ in India

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L-R Actress Dia Mirza, Mr.Afroz Shah ,Mr Erik Solheim

Radio City, India’s leading radio network announced its association with the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) as the radio partner for the World Environment Day initiative to be held in India to control plastic pollution. UNEP is an agency of United Nations to coordinate environmental activities, assisting developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices. Every year, United Nations chooses one country to be a global host to spread environmental awareness, and this year it’s India. Radio City’s consistent effort towards addressing societal issues by leveraging the reach and power of the medium has made it an unrivalled partner for UNEP to amplify this noble cause. Read more

Embassy Services organizes ‘Green Rider Mela’ – to celebrate the efforts of individuals who have proved their dedication to the environment and sustainability through carpooling

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Alexander Susai, Head Operation Embassy Services Pvt. Ltd. is riding the bicycle with other participants

Increasing number of vehicles due to rapid urban population growth has been the key problem to tackle in Bengaluru. As one of the solutions to this menace, Embassy Manyata Business Park, a 110-acre tech park that sees 95,000+ techies logging in daily witnessed a wind of change with ‘Green Rider Mela’, a two-day event organized by Embassy Services Private Limited to promote ride sharing through carpooling, bike sharing and public transport. At the occasion, the corporate employees interacted with their carpool service partners. Various civil evangelists like Mr. Ramesh D Naik, Environment Officer, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board; Mr. Bhaskar H G, Deputy Environment Officer, Karnataka State Pollution Control Board and Mr. T N N Murthy, Wildlife Warden at Tumkur spoke on the issue and importance of such initiatives in a city like Bengaluru. Top ride sharers were also rewarded and recognized as a part of the event. Read more