Thursday, January 14, 2016

 Inaugural Ceremony of Venture Catalysts!
It gives us immense pleasure to announce that Honorable Chief Minister of Maharashtra - Shri. Devendra Fadnavishas accepted our invitation to inaugurate the facility. This is happening in-line with launch of "STARTUP INDIA" byHonorable Prime Minister of India, Shri. Narendra Modi on the same day.
  • Day & Date - Saturday, January 16, 2015
  • Time - 9:00 am (onward)
  • Venue - 2nd Floor B-Wing, Mittal Commercia, Asan Pada Road, Mittal Industrial Estate, Marol, Sakinaka, Mumbai, 400059
Venture Catalysts is India’s first Seed Investment & Innovation Platform. We are committed to disrupt the seed investment in India. Our innovation platform provides values to startups through its angel network, venture fund & coworking facility.

Please find attached herewith the press invite and detailed agenda for your reference. We would request you to make your presence in our significant journey.

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Conference on Confrontations and Conflicts in West Asia: Challenges for India | 15th January, 2016 | WWF Auditorium, New Delhi
From: “Kiran Pasricha”  Thu, 14 Jan ’16 5:05p
To: “Naresh Sagar”
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Mr Naresh Sagar

Dear Mr Sagar,
Thank you for registering for the Conference on Confrontations and Conflicts in West Asia: Challenges for India. Your registration is confirmed. Please bring this confirmation sheet with you to the event to facilitate registration.
The event will take place WWF Auditorium, 172-B, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi – 110003on Friday, 15th January, 2016; 10:00 AM – 04:30 PM.
Please click here to see programme structure.
We look forward to having you with us.
Best wishes,
Kiran Pasricha
Ananta Centre

Captains unveil the 4th Coal India Hockey India League Trophy

  • Star Sports to broadcast Coal India Hockey India League LIVE from 18 January 2016
  • New regulations elements make the competition intense
Delhi 14 January 2016: With a lot of new facets in its upcoming fourth season, the Coal India Hockey India League, the flagship event of Hockey India – the apex body governing the sport in the country and sanctioned by the International Hockey Federation (FIH) is all set to enthrall hockey enthusiasts with the best of hockey action from across the globe. In a gala event today at the National capital, all the captains from the six franchisees came together to unveil the much desired Coal India Hockey India League Trophy.
Speaking on the occasion Jaypee Punjab Warriors Captain, Sardar Singh Said, “This Coal India Hockey India League is very critical for all of us this year, as most of the international players will be playing here, and it is up to us to watch them carefully and prepare ourselves for the Olympics later this year. It’s a proud moment for me to lead the Jaypee Punjab Warriors team this year and I am hopeful of doing justice to my role.”
Defending Champions Ranchi Rays Captain, Ashley Jackson further added, “We are the excited to enter the field as the defending champions and all our opponents are equally competitive, hence we cannot take any day lightly.”
The tournament this year has much to cheer for not just the players but also the audience. The first being, Coal India Ltd. coming on board as the title sponsor. This is followed by double cash rewards for individual performances this season and brand new regulations making the whole tournament more competitive and exciting. To add to the viewers delight, Star Sports, the broadcast partner has introduced and reinforced high tech production elements to enhance the viewing experience.
Dabang Mumbai captain, Nikkin Thimmaiah added, “We have a lot to learn from the international players at the Coal India Hockey India league, and to play in the league is a completely different experience, which all of us look forward every year.”
Kalinga Lancers captain Moritz Fuerste said, “I missed the last season and hence I was very keen to be a part of this year’s Coal India Hockey India League. This is a perfect beginning to the Olympic year as we get to play against the best players and an amazing crowd which adds to our excitement and performance.”
The tournament, featuring the best talent across the world will see a total of 34 matches being played across six cities of the country involving six franchise teams from 18th January – 21st February 2016. The opening match of the tournament will be played between the Kalinga Lancers, who made the biggest buy of the season in German, Moritz Fuerste and Uttar Pradesh Wizards who were able to draft in the young Indian forward Akashdeep Singh. The match will be staged at Bhubaneswar on Monday 18th January 2016. The defending champions Ranchi Rays will open their account against the Jaypee Punjab Warriors in Chandigarh on 19th January 2016.
Delhi Waveriders captain Simon Child further added, “We are looking forward to the 2016 season of the Coal India Hockey India League. This is a new team and we are still working on our strategies and our hopeful of a great performance this year.”
Uttar Pradesh Wizards captain VR Raghunath said, “The first week of the season is going to play a critical role in deciding the way forward for all the teams. Our aim would be to score as many points as we can and the rule changes only add to the excitement of the league.”
The six Franchises battling for supremacy in the richest field hockey league in the world are Jaypee Punjab Warriors, Delhi Waveriders, Kalinga Lancers, Uttar Pradesh Wizards, Dabang Mumbai and Ranchi Rays. This tournament will also be one of the last opportunities for the teams and players to test their mettle against each other before the Olympics.
As a part of a long-term agreement with FIH and Hockey India, Star Sports is producing the Coal India Hockey India League with premium production facilities and technology like Libero, innovative team composition graphics, goalkeeper matrix and other graphical enhancements.
A world feed crew of 150, including top of the line camera operators, replay artists, graphic operators and a Dolby Sound team, will be showcasing this event live to the world. Production unit will feature super-slow motion replays, goalkeeper matrix, real time attack-defence analysis; Libero player tracking in replays to help deliver a world class viewing experience for the Coal India Hockey India League. The channel’s experts and sports commentary team comprises some of the most eminent names of Hockey folklore.
The Coal India Hockey India League will be televised LIVE from 18th January 2016 on Star Sports 2 & Star Sports HD 2 in English and Star Sports 3 and Star Sports HD 3 in Hindi and on Star’s Digital platform, hotstar
Coal India
Star Sports
Technology Frontier
Shiv Naresh

Media conference in New Delhi

Media conference in New Delhi on Monday to launch ICC Cricket for
Good&Team Swachh campaign in partnership with UNICEF and Board of
Control for Cricket in India
A media conference will be held in New Delhi on Monday, 18 January, in which the International
Cricket Council (ICC) will launch its CSR initiative, Cricket for Good & Team Swachhcampaign, in
association with UNICEF and BCCI.
The event will take place at the Crystal Ballroom, The Lalit hotel, Barakhamba Avenue, New Delhi, at
1100 (India time) and will be attended by ICC Chief Executive David Richardson, BCCI Secretary
Anurag Thakur, former India captain and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Sachin Tendulkar, and Ms
Karin Hulshof, UNICEF Regional Director for South Asia.
The ICC and UNICEF partnership is aimed at advocating on behalf of the most disadvantaged
children with a focus on Sanitation
WHAT: Media conference to launch Cricket for Good & Team Swachh campaign in
partnership with UNICEF and BCCI
WHO: David Richardson, Anurag Thakur, Sachin Tendulkar and Karin Hulshof
WHEN: 1100 (India time), Monday, 18 January 2016
WHERE: Crystal Ballroom, The Lalit hotel, Barakhamba Avenue, New Delhi
Media is invited to attend the news conference. Media registration will open at 1030.
About Cricket for Good
ICC Cricket for Good is ICC’s CSR programme. The visionary collaboration betweenCricket for Good and
UNICEF aims to raise awareness about challenges faced by the most disadvantaged children and focuses on
improving sanitation.
At the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016, the partnership will advocate for children, leveraging the reach and
popularity of cricket in the country. Team Swachh, is an integrated nationwide initiative that aims to build a
social movement for sanitation and toilet use thereby leading to an open defecation-free India.
For further information, please contact:
ICC Media and Communications Department
PO Box 500 070, Dubai, UAE, Tel: +971 4 382 8800
Caroline den Dulk, Chief, Advocacy & Communication
Tel: +91-981 810 6093, Email:
Geetanjali Master, Communication Specialist
Tel: 91-981 810 5861, E-mail:
Sonia Sarkar, Communication Officer – Media
Tel: +91-981 017 0289, E-mail:

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