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The Indiabulls Group, one of India’s leading business conglomerates, with a market cap of Rs. 75,389.4 Cr as of December 2017, recently announced the appointment of Mr. Rajneesh Chawla as its Group Head of Marketing and Communications.

Indiabulls Group has business spanning housing finance, consumer finance, real estate, and pharmaceuticals sectors. Rajneesh will work closely with the leadership team of these group companies.

As the Group places greater emphasis on the digital marketing opportunity in the country, allowing it to interact closely with the younger generation, Rajneesh will bring in valuable know-how and experience to lead the marketing efforts towards this goal. Also with more focus directed towards customer satisfaction, the Group aims to engage with consumers more effectively. Rajneesh will be the custodian for the brand and work towards developing and growing Indiabulls to greater heights.

Rajneesh Chawla brings with him more than 22 years of experience in sales and marketing in the banking and financial services industry. He joins the Indiabulls team from HDFC Bank and where he gained multi-faceted exposure to various verticals of marketing like sales, direct communications, digital, product and retail marketing. Prior to HDFC Bank, he held a leadership position at GE Money, overseeing new market identification and executing the retail footprint in such markets which spurred the company’s accelerated growth.

Maruti Suzuki Dzire drives away with the ‘Car of the Year’ Award

KTM Duke rides away with the ‘Bike of the Year’ Award

Hyundai Verna & Triumph Street Triple RS bag the Viewer’s Choice Award in the Car and Bike segment

BTVI - India’s premier English business news channel and Next Gen Publishing presented the iconic ‘The Auto Show Car India & Bike India Awards 2018’. The annual award show was designed to celebrate the excellence and diversity in the auto industry and recognize the indomitable spirit of automakers. The evening also witnessed the elite personalities from the corporate world that came together to honour achievers from the automotive sector.

The awards were given across 39 categories to the best and the most deserving contributors to the auto industry. Toyota Safety CSR won ‘CSR of the Year’ and Lexus RX 450H on ‘Green Car of the Year’. In the two-wheeler segment, Honda Grazia won ‘Scooter of the Year’ and Honda Motorcycle & Scooter India was awarded ‘Manufacturer of the Year.’ The list of award winners across all categories is captured below.

Ms. Megha Tata, COO, BTVI, while speaking about the awards, said, “We are extremely delighted to host ‘The Auto Show Car India & Bike India Awards 2018’ and applaud the role of the automobile sector in driving growth in the Indian economy. These awards have unmatched credibility with the extensive evaluation process and a jury that is the best in the business. As a business news channel, we are proud to undertake initiatives that help our viewers to have an in-depth understanding of the automobile sector.”

The jury panel comprised of experts such as Cyrus Gazdar (Chairman and Managing Director of AFL Group), Navaz Sandhu (Former Rally Driver), Rayomand Banajee (Rayo Racing), Swati Khandelwal Jain (National Corporate Editor & Editor The Auto Show, BTVI), Siddharth Zarabi (Executive Editor, BTVI), H S Billimoria (CEO, Next Gen Publishing Pvt. Ltd.), Aspi Bhathena (Editor, Bike India and Car India), Sarmad Kadiri (Executive Editor, Bike India and Car India), and Jim Gorde (Principal Correspondent, Bike India and Car India).

Catch the special episode on the The Auto Show Car India & Bike India Awards 2018 exclusively on BTVI on 1st March at 10:30 pm and the repeat telecast will be on 3rd and 4th March at 9:30 pm and 1 pm respectively.

HuffPost has announced the appointment of Aman Sethi as Editor-in-Chief of HuffPost India. Aman will be responsible for all editorial output on HuffPost India and oversee the India team of editors and contributors.

Aman was previously an Associate Editor with Hindustan Times, prior to which he worked as the Africa Correspondent for The Hindu. His work has been published in international publications such as The Guardian, Foreign Policy and Granta. An award-winning journalist, his reportage in India and overseas has probed pressing issues of our time such as India’s Maoist insurgency, Europe’s migrant crisis and land-grab in Africa. In India, Aman’s work spans politics, communalism, education, labor unrest, and the rural economy. Aman is also the author of the critically acclaimed non-fiction work A Free Man.

From gender to politics, HuffPost India focuses on the range of issues that audiences in India care about most. Lifestyle and entertainment will remain important areas of coverage.

Lydia Polgreen, HuffPost Global Editor-in-Chief said: “I have followed Aman Sethi’s work with great admiration for years, and I’m thrilled he will be joining us at Editor-in-Chief in India. His work embodies the most important values of HuffPost: deep reporting, innovation and a relentless commitment to amplifying the least heard voices. Aman’s dedication to telling stories from the farthest flung corners of Indian society and homing in on the issues that matter most to ordinary people will make HuffPost India a must-read and must-watch.”

Aman Sethi said, “HuffPost’s editorial independence and Oath’s enormous scale presents us with an opportunity to broaden the contours of our national conversation. I look forward to working with our talented pool of reporters to produce compelling multimedia reportage on traditionally underreported subjects like the environment, healthcare, and the intersection of politics, business and technology.”

Aman takes his new position on April 2 2018. He will report to HuffPost International Director Louise Roug. HuffPost is focused on building a unified newsroom across its 17 editions, India being one of them. Globally, HuffPost engages with an average of 155 million monthly readers – nearly 60%of HuffPost’s audience is outside the United States. HuffPost was ranked as the #1 publisher on Facebook in 2017.


Wednesday, 21 February 2018 00:00

Performics.Resultrix wins NIIT's digital mandate

NIIT Ltd., a global leader in skills and talent development has entrusted its digital mandate with Performics.Resultrix, the digital end-to-end solutions company under Zenith India.

The business was won as part of a pitch against leading agencies.

Confirming the development, Mayoori Kango, Managing Director, Performics.Resultrix said, “NIIT is a highly reputed, fast-paced education services major, looking for strong digital play.

Digitisation is rapidly transforming the education sector. Performics.Resultrix will put in the best of people, ideas, technology and customised solutions to help NIIT navigate an evolving technology landscape and to make the most of it. We are committed to them delivering their business objectives.”

Kshitij Jain, Vice President- Marketing, Global Retail Business said, “At NIIT, the one thing that binds our diverse audience across the Youth and Working Professionals seeking to upskill to stay ahead of the curve, is their digital footprint. ~95% of our consumers are online and ~85% research online before taking a decision. A large part of them are also adopting e-learning with us, especially in the Working Pro segment. We are committed to world class digital discoveries and learning experiences for our consumers. Performics.Resultrix has great credentials and provides best-in-class digital thinking, with strong offerings in media analytics, data and tech. This cemented our decision to form this partnership.

Established in 1981, NIIT Limited, a global leader in Skills and Talent Development, offers multi-disciplinary learning management and training delivery solutions to corporations, institutions, and individuals in over 40 countries. The company ranks among the world’s leading training companies owing to its vast, yet comprehensive array of talent development programs.

Tuesday, 20 February 2018 00:00

Bill payments made simple, on Tez

Paying bills takes time, whether it's queuing, hopping around to multiple offices, or jumping between apps. And then we need to hunt around for customer account details, enter in card numbers, or reload a wallet balance. Paying your bills could be much simpler — and could save you a lot of time.

So today, Tez is adding a specially designed experience that lets you pay your bills in seconds, not minutes. Adding a new biller is a breeze, and you only have to do it once. Just tap on New Payment and then Pay your bills. You’ll see a list of billers supported on Tez across locations. You can also search for them by name. Once you’ve located your biller, enter the number associated with your account to link it to Tez and give it an easy name to remember.

For most recurring utility bills, Tez will fetch any new bill and send you a timely notification when it arrives. Checking whether you’ve paid a bill in the app is as simple as tapping the biller’s name on your Tez home screen. There, you’ll be able to view all past payments grouped by biller, as well as manage bills from multiple accounts.

We’ll start with support for more than 80 billers, including national and state electricity providers, gas and water, and DTH recharge. These include billers like Reliance Energy, BSES and DishTV, and in total will cover all states and major metros in India. Tez also supports Bharat BillPay system, which lets you fetch the latest bill from your providers.

Today’s roll out of bill payments on Tez comes with an exciting new offer. For every new biller you pay this month, you’ll get a scratch card that could win you up to ₹1000.

We’ve designed bill payments to be the most convenient way to manage life’s expenses, so you can pay right from your bank account in just a few taps. We can’t wait for you to try it out and see how much time you save.



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