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56% of millennials willing to consider Co-living spaces in top cities: Knight Frank India survey

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Knight Frank India, the leading international property consultancy, today launched a report titled “Co-Living – rent a lifestyle.” The report which is based on a survey observes that 72% of millennials (18 – 23 years) have given co-living spaces a thumbs-up and over 55% respondents in the age group of 18 – 35 years are willing to rent co-living spaces. The survey was undertaken across top cities of India, including Mumbai, Bengaluru, Pune, Hyderabad and NCR and received responses from a cross section of people between the ages of 18 – 40 years of age. Read more

New Epsilon study reveals that only 2% of consumers choose marketing updates via. SMS as their top preference

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By Ashok Punatar Mobile: 09820746494 Email: ashokpunatar@gmail.com

Epsilon, a global leader in creating connections between people and brands, today released the commissioned study ‘Marketing In India Is Personal, Not Just Business’ conducted by Forrester Consulting. The findings revealed the huge chasm between what marketeers believe they need to do to reach consumers, and what consumers actually prefer.

The study analysed the marketing techniques used by Indian brands and the areas they could improve to optimise their Return on Marketing Investment (ROMI). The findings indicate that 74% of marketeers use marketing technologies to reach consumers via SMS while only 2% of consumers prefer to receive marketing updates through this channel.

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The top 6 Reasons to Visit IFFI 2018

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Take a filmy holiday this November. The biggest celebration of movie mania is taking place this month in the most fun-loving part of our country.

The 49th International Film Festival of India unfolds on 20th November in Goa. With 217 films from around the world, it’s the biggest, widest collection of world-class cinema that film buffs can savour. And what’s more, it’s more inclusive and much more diverse than it has ever been.

Still wondering why you should pack your bags and head to Goa? Here’s what makes IFFI 2018 the perfect cocktail of cine action, excitement and relaxation.

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Do you remember top five iconic super-villains from Bollywood? Here we have something for you

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

There’s a certain charm that tags along with every villain we’ve seen so far on the silver screen. So much of their badass mannerism that thrills us more than that of a protagonist’s heroism. Each iconic villain so far has given us numerous memorable dialogues or statements which we can’t skip out of our heads, come what may!

Owing to its precedents popularity, Amazon Prime Original Series is arriving with a fresh set gangster drama ‘Mirzapur’ that is sure to add another impressive anti-hero/villain/ to our list. But hold! Let’s quickly take a trip down the memory lane reminiscing about the supervillains of all time across the palette of Indian cinema so far-

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Mindshare won top honours both at Big Bang Awards & MMA Smarties 2018

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Prasanth Kumar, CEO, Mindshare South Asia, MENA & Africa

Mindshare, a part of GroupM, was awarded the ‘Agency of the year’ at 2 prestigious events on the evening of September 28,2018 – The MMA Smarties Awards 2018 and The Big Bang Awards. The agency has yet again proved its dominance by bagging a total of 46 awards including the coveted Agency of the Year at The MMA Smarties 2018, Media Agency of the Year & Digital Agency of the Year at The Big Bang Awards. Read more

Priyanka Chavarkar, Chandrakant Manwadkar bag top honours in Pune 10K INTENCITY Run

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Children flag off by Puneri Paltan Team team members Girish Ernak, Akshay Jadhav, Common Wealth Games medallist Krishnakumar Rane, and Open Water Swimmer Rohan More

Priyanka Chavarkar and Chandrakant Manwadkar won the Pune 10K INTENCITY Run in a powerhouse performance in the women’s and men’s Elite Run category respectively to start off the Season II with a bang at the Balewadi Sports Complex, Pune here on Sunday.

The Pune 10K INTENCITY Run bettered last year’s attendance by clocking around 4000 attendees to give a boost to the circuit run concept which had runners from various walks of life.

The Elite 10km Run which is the most prestigious event of the lot went off in style with the overnight rain cooling off the city thus enabling the runners to clock better and they didn’t disappoint the eagerly waiting crowed at the finish line. Priyanka and Chandrakant who were crowned the champions crossed the finish line with impressive timings of 41:05 mins and 31:55 mins respectively, an improvement from the inaugural edition by a sound margin. Read more

On top of the World at HIGH Ultra Lounge

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

South India’s highest dining destination HIGH Ultra Lounge has launched another bespoke experience for their prized guests, The Helipad. The enigmatic outlet situated at World Trade Centre oversees city’s burgeoning infrastructural marvel along with lush green and never-ending skylines is all set to take your breath away even more.

High Ultra Lounge is known for curating timeless experiences; the premium property has over the years introduced some of the finest F&B offerings and it’s no different this time around. The Helipad has all the striking features to become one of Bangalore’s exciting hot spots to visit where you can capture life’s special moments at South India’s highest rooftop lounge.

Helipad gives you a stunning 360 degree view of the city in day and night that showcases Bangalore’s metropolitan culture in its true glory. Whether its your first ever portfolio shoot or a pre-wedding shoot or looking to frame classic kodak moments, Helipad is the place to be. Read more

GIC Re enters the league of top 10 Global Reinsurers

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

GIC Re, a reinsurance company majority owned by Government of India secures 10th position amongst the top 40 global reinsures, as published by Standard & Poor’s. This is based on premium booked during Financial Year 2018.  The company registered a top line growth of 24.5% during FY 2018 recording premium of Rs 41,799 crore and surpassed two global reinsurers to achieve 10th position.

GIC Re recently announced its financial performance for Q1 FY 19 and is growing at a healthy rate given its domestic market dominance and forecasted strong GDP growth for Indian economy taken with growing insurance penetration. Its growth in Gross Premium Income was 9.3 % at a premium of ₹18,791.45 crore for the quarter ended 30.06.2018 as compared to ₹ 17,194.76 crore in the quarter ended 30.06.2017. The company showed  remarkable growth in Profit After Tax (PAT) for the quarter ended 30.06.2018 of INR ₹ 771.42 crore compared to ₹ 390.11 crore for the quarter ended 30.06.2017. Return on Equity (ROE)(unannualized), was 3.5% in the quarter ended 30.06.2018 compared to 2.1% in the quarter ended 30.06.2017. Net Worth of the company increased by 21.6% to ₹ 22,297.66 crore on 30.06.2018 from ₹ 18,336.91 crore on 30.06.2017.

Mrs Alice G. Vaidyan, Chairman-cum-Managing Director of GIC Re said “I assumed the position of CMD with clear goals before me of the Corporation entering the league of top 10 global reinsurers and simultaneously setting the corporation on the path of sustainable underwriting profitability.  This is of course apart from GIC Re setting up own syndicate in Lloyd’s of London.” Mrs Vaidyan further added:  “Metric of size alone cannot be a goal, any entity has to consistently and sustainably deliver enhanced value to all its stakeholders and we are firmly on the path of attaining our medium term goals.”

With government push towards improving insurance coverage and health scheme Aayushman Bharat on the anvil, GIC Re can be expected to benefit from emerging opportunities in health segment. GIC benchmarks its performance against the best-in-class global players. With the competitive advantage that it enjoys and with a domestic market growth momentum, on the strength of its balance sheet size and customer servicing, it can be expected to further strengthen its position globally.  Read more

Da Milano launches its first store in Aerocity, New Delhi’s top corporate location

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

Da Milano, an affordable luxury leather accessories brand has launched another store in New Delhi. The store is launched at Aerocity’s Worldmark 1, making it the brand’s first ever store in a corporate location.

The collection at the newly opened store caters to corporates and tourists, be it leisure or business, doing absolute justice to its novel location.  Covering mid to high level price ranges, the store houses a wide range of collection for men and women with discerning tastes in fashion. It includes a variety of travel bags and accessories, laptop bags, handbags, wallets etc. Read more

ZEE5 launches ZEE5 Film Festival, 12 Weeks. 12 Premieres. 12 Top Directors

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By K Ashwin Mobile: 09920183006 Email:indianshowbusiness@gmail.com

ZEE5 – India’s largest multilingual digital entertainment destination announces the launch of the ZEE5 Film Festival. As part of the festival, 12 films – six from India and Pakistan each will be featured every Friday on a weekly basis starting 24th August 2018. Given the current global scenario, it is important to bring people together. This thought resonates with ZEE’s philosophy of Extraordinary Together that will redefine the boundaries of entertainment as we know it.

 

The opening movie for the festival will be Toba Tek Singh, the Ketan Mehta directed and Pankaj Kapur, Vinay Pathak starrer, adaptation of Manto’s novel by the same name. In fact, Toba Tek Singh captures the story of a mental asylum where friendship extends beyond the ties of religion in the aftermath of Indo-Pak partition; it delves deeper into the pain of separation from the people you love and place you call home. Read more