2, Jun 2023
RV University’s Teen Indie Film Awards 2023 winners announced

RV University’s Teen Indie Film Awards 2023

Bangalore,2nd June 2023 Teen Indie Film Awards (TIFA), a platform that recognizes and celebrates excellence, ideation and creativity in film production announced the nine films that bagged top positions in various categories across Politics, Censorship, and World Cinema Retrospective. TIFA is an annual platform for students from across the world to showcase their creativity and filmmaking skills. The second edition of TIFA was conducted at the RV University campus, with participation from more than 70 entries from across the world.

Prof. (Dr.) Piyush Roy Professor and Founding Dean School of Liberal Arts and Sciences emphasized, “What had started as an experiment with 25 films featuring majority submissions from RVU schools in Year 1, has become a global film festival in Year 2 with 70 entries from five continents, including ov 50 debut films. This has been possible courtesy our enthusiastic faculty mentors and student leads and volunteers from the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and School of Design and Innovation. Thanks to the TIFA team, the festival is able to go beyond being another stimulating platform for student films to an all-around destination for thinking about cinema and its influence and opportunities today.”

The jury was graced by the presence of prominent film personalities comprising of Nandita Puri, Chairwoman, Om Puri Foundation, Christopher Dalton, film critic/essayist/festival advisor, Priyanka Sinha Jha, Author, Journalist and Co-Founder of Talkietive Content Creators and, Kabeer Khurana, Filmfare-nominated international film maker.

Priyanka Sinha Jha, Journalist, Author and Jury member, expressed her enthusiasm for engaging with young filmmakers, viewing it as a remarkable chance to connect. She highlighted, “Filmmaking is a multi-faceted endeavor, encompassing various disciplines. Being a liberal arts university, the session holds immense relevance for the students.”

Furthermore, she emphasized the significance of maintaining a balance between the established norms of filmmaking and an individual’s values as a creator, particularly for cinema students.

The themes were chosen to encourage thought-provoking discussions and highlight the diverse perspectives within the realm of cinema. The event featured an exciting agenda filled with panel discussions, screenings of student short films, and masterclasses conducted by renowned industry professionals.

Dr. Y.S.R. Murthy, the Vice Chancellor of RV University in Bengaluru, stated, “TIFA 2023 strives to facilitate networking between up-and-coming artists and industry experts, reviewers, and film enthusiasts. This interaction offers prospects for teamwork, evaluation, and guidance, empowering these artists to enhance their abilities and make a mark in the highly competitive realm of filmmaking. I extend my appreciation to the School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, the jury members, and the student organizing committee for their valuable contributions. I am also happy that TIFA23 has promoted Interdisciplinarity within RVU with enthusiastic participation of students and faculty members from different Schools. I compliment the Founder-Mentor and Curator, TIFA 2023 and Dean, School of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Dr. Piyush Roy.

TIFA 2023 showcased the creative talent of young filmmakers through screenings of a selection of their short films. This provided emerging artists with an opportunity to exhibit their unique storytelling abilities and connect with a wider audience. Furthermore, the masterclasses conducted by seasoned professionals offered invaluable knowledge and guidance to aspiring filmmakers, helping them refine their craft and navigate the industry with expertise.

Full List of Award Winners –

  • Best Film – Meiyu Song, Huzi, China
  • Best Director – Konstantin Reber, Take Five, Switzerland
  • Best Actor – Yashas Banakar, Teenage Short Film, India
  • Best Story – Adya Reddy Yedulla, Kanasu
  • Best Technical Achievement – Sumedh K., Anatma
  • Special Mention – Andrew Tan, Banana Regeneration, Australia
  • Best Film Essay & Documentary – Kk Rath: Celebration Of Life, India
  • Best Ensemble – Far From Home, Spain
  • Best Experimental Film – Kamya Sandeep Subramanya, The Carousel

The event also encountered the unveiling of the book authored by Priyanka Sinha Jha titled “Folk Tales from Bollywood” by Dr. Piyush Roy, Professor and Founding Dean School of Liberal Arts and Sciences and (Dr.) Dwarika Prasad Uniyal, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Development & External Relations), Founding Dean, School of Business and School of Economics, RV University.

The event also witnessed the signing of an MoU between Om Puri Foundation and RV University.

Speaking on the partnership between Om Puri foundation and RV University, Nandita Puri added, “The Om Puri Foundation was founded in the name of Om Puri. He has done a lot of iconic films such as Bharathi Ghoj, which is based on Pandit Nehru’s history of inducing some of my films. We wanted to partner with RV University as we feel it is important to bring history to the forefront of students of liberal arts, mass media, film and get a vibe of good cinema. Together, we aim to ignite a passion for cinematic excellence, enabling students to embrace the transformative power of storytelling.”

2, Jun 2023
Little Elly Preschool Expands its Reach in the West Region, Launches Two New Centers in Pune’s Balewadi and Wagholi Suburbs

Little Elly Preschool Expands

Pune, 2nd June 2023 Little Elly, a renowned name in early childhood education, is excited to announce the opening of two new preschool centers in Pune, catering to the vibrant suburbs of Balewadi and Wagholi. These strategic locations in the west region of Pune further strengthen Little Elly’s commitment to providing high-quality education and nurturing young minds in areas known for their modern living and excellent amenities.

The newly inaugurated centers are strategically located in Belawadi and Wagholi, making it a convenient locations for parents. These centers will cater to the educational needs of children aged 1 to 6 years, fostering their cognitive, emotional, and physical development in a safe and engaging environment.

Mr. Vittal Bhandary, Co-Founder and CEO, Little Elly Preschools,”We are thrilled to bring Little Elly’s exceptional educational experience to the thriving suburbs of Balewadi and Wagholi. These locations offer a perfect blend of modern living, accessibility, and essential amenities, making them ideal for families seeking the best education for their children. We look forward to becoming an integral part of these communities and making a positive impact on young minds.”

With two new branches in Pune, Little Elly now operates over 150 preschools and other educational institutions nationwide, solidifying its commitment to delivering top-notch early childhood education across every region of India. Their unwavering dedication to empowering young minds and shaping a brighter future positions Little Elly Preschool as a leading force in preschool education throughout the country.

Little Elly Preschool’s meticulously crafted curriculum seamlessly integrates play-based learning, nurturing curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking abilities. With lively classrooms, well-appointed play areas, and dedicated indoor and outdoor spaces, Little Elly provides a conducive environment for children’s holistic development.

31, May 2023
Noida International University holds parents teachers meeting in Agartala

Noida International University

31st May 2023Agartala – At a parents and teachers meeting held by Noida International University on Sunday at the Press Club in Agartala, Akash Sharma, the director, disclosed that many students from Tripura are enrolled at Noida International University in a variety of programs, including nursing, medicine, and BBA, and that placements are offering a 20 percent scholarship to all female students as part of the beti bachao, beti padhao program. Every student who applies for admission to the Noida International University with 95% grades will receive a 20% scholarship, the director assured. The information is available on the university’s website for any interested students.

30, May 2023
Sunstone launches experiential PGDM program Sunstone Select at Krupanidhi School of Management

Bengaluru, 30th May 2023: Sunstone, one of the leading higher education startups in India, has launched Sunstone Select- an innovative and experiential PGDM program at Krupanidhi School of Management- an AICTE-approved institute. Sunstone along with the institute, will offer a fully residential PGDM program to its students, emphasizing experiential learning to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in this changing landscape.

Sunstone Select is a trailblazing experiential PGDM program that stands out from traditional PGDM programs by providing students with practical, real-world knowledge. This program is designed to revolutionize classroom learning by adopting a “field-first” approach, and it offers students the choice of 6 cutting-edge specializations with dual specialization options.

The six specializations include Marketing & MarkTech, Finance & Fintech, People & Organization, Product Innovation & Management, Business Analytics & Insights, and Logistics & Supply Chain.

Commenting upon the launch, Mr Piyush Nangru, Co-Founder and COO, of Sunstone, said, “Sunstone is proud to launch Sunstone Select at Krupanidhi School of Management, which is not just another PGDM program, but a unique, residential, and experiential learning opportunity. We understand that the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application is a major challenge for students today. With Sunstone Select, we strive to provide students with a distinctive program that equips them with the skills and experience necessary to thrive in the ever-evolving business landscape. This program goes beyond the traditional classroom setting and offers a ‘field-first’ approach to learning, giving students the chance to apply their skills in real-world settings.”

The Sunstone Select 2-year PGDM program adopts a multifaceted approach to education, offering students a unique mix of outdoor, student-led, and industry-immersion programs. The program’s outdoor immersion activities aim to broaden students’ horizons and deepen their understanding of India’s socio-economic landscape, providing them with opportunities to engage in thought-provoking conversations with industry leaders and CXOs. By offering these immersive experiences, Sunstone Select aims to equip students with a well-rounded education that prepares them for the complex challenges of the modern business world.

The outdoor immersion programs adopt a holistic approach to develop students’ critical thinking, leadership, and problem-solving abilities while establishing strong connections with business professionals. Student-led immersion programs like Brand Building, Venture Initiation, and Social Innovation prepare students for future leadership roles. The program emphasizes real-world projects with industry leaders, providing practical business experience. It also offers a CXO mentorship program and a 6-month internship to apply classroom knowledge in professional settings. Access to networking opportunities, events, and meetups accelerates students’ journey from the classroom to the boardroom.

Commenting on the association, Dr Sam Paul, Director of Krupanidhi School of Management said, “Our partnership with Sunstone reflects our commitment to providing our students with a well-rounded education that prepares them for success in today’s competitive job market. By integrating Sunstone Selects innovative, residential, and experiential PGDM program into our curriculum, our students will gain practical skills and industry insights that will help them thrive in their careers. We are confident that this unique program, which combines classroom learning with real-world experience, will equip our students with the tools they need to become successful business leaders and entrepreneurs.”

With the admission season just around the corner, Sunstone Select presents a one-of-a-kind opportunity for students seeking to carve out a successful business career. This pioneering program is designed to provide a comprehensive learning experience that goes beyond the classroom and equips students with the skills and knowledge needed to excel in the rapidly evolving business landscape. Sunstone Select empowers students to become the next generation of business leaders by focusing on leadership, innovation, and hands-on training. For further information https://sunstoneselect.in/

30, May 2023
M.AD School of Ideas Class of 2023 graduates with flying colors, achieves 100% placements

M.AD School of Ideas Class of 2023

Mumbai,30th May 2023— M.Ad School of Ideas, formerly known as Miami Ad School of Ideas, proudly announces the graduation of its Class of 2023, accompanied by a remarkable achievement of 100% placements. This significant milestone not only celebrates the successful completion of their educational journey but also underscores M.Ad School’s commitment to excellence in advertising education. The graduates of M.Ad School have secured coveted positions at top global companies, including Netflix, DDB Mudra, Spotify, Google, Ogilvy, and many more, solidifying the school’s reputation as a leading institution in the advertising industry.

In addition to their impressive placements, the graduates of M.Ad School have already completed internships at multiple foreign destinations, such as Germany, France, the US, and various other countries. These international experiences have enriched their understanding of global advertising trends and provided them with valuable cross-cultural perspectives.

Offering a range of comprehensive courses in Art Direction, Copywriting, and Digital Design, M.Ad School has equipped its students with the skills and knowledge necessary to thrive in the dynamic field of advertising. Through practical training, industry collaborations, and a cutting-edge curriculum, the school has prepared graduates to meet the demands of the industry head-on. The exceptional placements achieved by the Class of 2023 serve as a testament to the effectiveness of M.Ad School’s educational approach.

The convocation ceremony, held at a prestigious venue in Mumbai, was a momentous occasion attended by esteemed guests and faculty members. Aditi Mittal, a trailblazing stand-up comedian and actress, graced the event as the chief guest. Her presence added an extra layer of inspiration to the graduating students, as she emphasized the importance of creative thinking and embracing one’s unique voice in the advertising world. Aditi’s encouraging words resonated deeply with the graduates, further fueling their determination to make a mark in the industry.

Expressing his pride and satisfaction, Raj Kamble, the visionary Director of M.Ad School of Ideas, stated, “We are delighted to witness the graduation of the Class of 2023 and their remarkable accomplishment of 100% placements. At M.Ad School, we take immense pride in providing our students with the necessary skills and industry exposure to excel in their careers. Our focus on practical training, industry collaborations, and a cutting-edge curriculum has empowered our graduates to not only secure positions at top global companies but also contribute meaningfully to the advertising industry.”

The dean of M.Ad School of Ideas, Neha Misra echoed this sentiment, stating, “This is a moment of immense joy and fulfilment for all of us at M.AD School. The Class of 2023’s 100% placements at top global companies affirm the value of our educational approach and the talent of our students. We congratulate each graduate on their outstanding achievements and wish them continued success as they embark on their professional journeys.”

30, May 2023
ICAI Convocation 2023 in 12 Locations Nationwide

ICAI Convocation 2023

Kolkata, 30th May 2023 – The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) successfully conducted Convocation 2023 on May 27, 2023, simultaneously in 12 prominent cities across the country. The convocation centers included Kolkata, Mumbai, Bangalore, Ghaziabad, Indore, Jaipur, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ludhiana, Delhi, Pune, and Ahmedabad. The convocation at Kolkata was organized in Science City.

CA Pramod Jain, Convener of the M&SS Directorate at ICAI, extended a warm welcome to the newly qualified Chartered Accountants attending the convocation ceremonies nationwide. He wholeheartedly congratulated all the recent Chartered Accountants participating in this year’s convocation, emphasizing their remarkable achievements.

Addressing the participants, CA Ranjeet Kumar Agarwal, Vice President of ICAI, highlighted the institute’s proactive role in nation-building. He extended his heartfelt congratulations to the new members for successfully overcoming the challenges of the country’s most demanding examination. As a global body and the world’s second-largest accounting organization, ICAI has been instrumental in establishing standards in Accounting, Auditing, and Ethics, and playing a regulatory role in various disciplines. CA. Ranjeet Kumar Agarwal emphasized the importance of upholding social and family values while encouraging the newly qualified Chartered Accountants to plan for giving back to society through the concept of ‘Learn, Earn, and Return.’

CA Aniket Sunil Talati, President of ICAI, acknowledged the nationwide significance of the convocation, which took place simultaneously in 12 different locations this year. He highlighted the global presence of the accounting profession represented by ICAI and the evolving dynamics shaped by societal and governmental expectations. Talati emphasized the transition from focusing solely on financial statements to embracing sustainability, which has become a pressing need for the global accounting profession.

Congratulating the newly qualified Chartered Accountants, CA Cotha S Srinivas, Deputy Convenor of the M&SS Directorate at ICAI, commended their remarkable accomplishments, highlighting their dedication and hard work.

They addressed all the new members present at various locations through digital mode themselves being physically present at the Delhi Convocation Centre.

CA Sushil Kumar Goyal, a Council Member of ICAI and Convocation Coordinator for Kolkata, underscored the significance of continuous professional development for Chartered Accountants to meet the evolving demands of society. He emphasized the emerging opportunities within the profession and emphasized the responsibilities of the members in contributing to the nation-building exercise. Goyal inspired the newly enrolled members to pursue their dreams while actively working towards transforming society.

CA (Dr) Debashis Mitra, Immediate Past President and Council Member of ICAI, graced the occasion as the Guest of Honour. He congratulated the CAs and urged the new members to familiarize themselves with the new frontiers opening up for Chartered Accountants. With India assuming the presidency of the G20 countries, which advocate for a unified world focused on sustainability, Mitra emphasized the pivotal role sustainability plays for the G20 nations.

CA Subodh Kumar Agrawal, Honorable Past President of ICAI and Guest of Honour at the Kolkata Convocation, extended his heartfelt congratulations to the new CAs for their promising careers. He advised them to maintain strong bonds with their friends who may not have succeeded this time and encouraged them to strive for progress in the future. Agrawal also highlighted the potential for Chartered Accountants to join the Civil Service and contribute to serving the nation. He emphasized the importance of embracing technology while maintaining mastery over it.

The vote of thanks was delivered by CA Debayan Patra, Chairman of the Eastern India Regional Council (EIRC), captivated the audience and encouraged the attendees to fearlessly navigate the challenges posed by life and the profession.

30, May 2023
Zee 24 Ghanta Education Excellence 2023 salutes the significant contribution of Educators in motivating young minds to Dream Big

Zee 24 Ghanta Education Excellence 2023

India, 30th May 2023: ZEE 24 Ghanta, one of the leading Bengali news channels under the umbrella of Zee Media, successfully concluded the 8th edition of Education Excellence 2023. This public forum, powered by Career Planner, rewarded national recognition to teachers and educational institutions for their consistent efforts in encouraging students towards fulfilling their dreams, achieving excellence in their career, and building a bright future of India.

The Education Excellence 2023 grand celebration was graced by the presence of Chief Guest – Shri Bratya Basu (Minister-In-charge, Higher Education & School Education Department, and Government of West Bengal). Dignitaries like Tanushree Shankar, Kamaleshwar Mukherjee, Pabitra Sarkar, and Bratati Bandyopadhyay attended this on-ground initiative & handed over the felicitations to the chosen entities & individuals.

An insightful series of panel discussions provided the audience with a unique perspective on the importance of analytical thinking, and communication, how education can help in providing the right direction to society and the importance of advanced value-added courses as well.

The institutions that were felicitated through this initiative were Adamas University, Brainware University, Budge Budge Institute of Technology, Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management (EIILM) – Kolkata, Gurunanak Institute of Hotel Management, IIHM, IAM Institute of Hotel Management, IEM & UEM Group – Kolkata & Jaipur, JIS University, Indian Institute of Hotel Management, IQ City Knowledge & Health Campus – Durgapur.

The list of awardees doesn’t end at this. It also included names like JIS College of Engineering – Kalyani, JT Aviation College, Kidzee, Kingston Educational Institute, Narayana Schools – West Bengal, NIPS Hotel Management, Nopany Institute of Healthcare Studies, Om Dayal Group of Institutions, SBIHM School of Management, Seacom Skills University, Swami Vivekananda University, Techno India University, TEM Hotel & Hospitality Management – Tamluk, Adamas International School, Barackpore Rashtraguru Surendranath College, The Sanskrit College and University – Kolkata, Coochbehar Panchanan Barma University, Debra Thana Sahid Kshudiram Smriti Mahavidyalaya, Behala College, State Institute of Physical Education for Women – Hastings House & Dr. Arkadeep Biswas.

Speaking on Zee 24 Ghanta’s initiative towards rewarding the educators and educational institutions, Mr. Abhay Ojha, CEO, Zee Media Corporation Limited, said “If you have been able to think from an analytical mind, have a disciplined approach towards life, dream higher – it’s all because of your teachers, professors, institutions etc. It is an honour for the entire Zee Media team to reward a national recognition to educators/ educational Institutions contributed remarkably towards the development & growth of Education in the state of West Bengal. We look forward to rolling out many more successful editions of Education Excellence across different states of India.”

The Education Minister also launched ZEE 24 Ghanta’s upcoming initiative ‘QUIZ WHIZZ’, which will involve the active participation of several top schools of West Bengal.

Zee Media Corporation Ltd, one of India’s leading media companies, has a strong presence in the news and regional genres, with 13 news channels in seven different languages, reaching more than 528+ million viewers through its linear and digital properties.

29, May 2023
Dubai Beauty School opens in Delhi

Dubai Beauty School opens in Delhi

New Delhi,29th May 2023: Dubai Beauty School is proud to announce its grand opening in Malviya Nagar, Delhi by Former Miss India and renowned Bollywood Actress Neha Dhupia. Youth icon Prince Narula and Celebrity Makeup Artist Bhumika Bahl also graced the occasion. The beauty school will offer state-of-the-art facilities to provide students with a top-notch education in the beauty industry. The various programs have been designed to educate learners in a wide range of beauty techniques and procedures, including makeup artistry, hairstyling, skincare, nail care, personal grooming and many more that will help them stand out in a competitive market.

Dubai Beauty School, led by professional makeup artist and former model Anubha Vashisth will take a holistic approach to training, focusing not only on cosmetics application methods but also on confidence and communication skills. The teaching methodology of the academy will emphasize on personal growth and encourage students to excel as makeup artists as well as in their personal and professional life. Dubai Beauty School will offer comprehensive makeup courses along with options of short-term grooming and beauty courses ranging from 7 days to 45 days. The academy will also provide job assistance to all the students enrolled in the course. Dubai Beauty School also has collaboration with Dreamz Production House which will provide students with access to industry leaders and newer opportunities for growth and learning.

Former Miss India and Renowned Bollywood actress Neha Dhupia said “Makeup is an essential part of our daily regime and it is truly an art. People spend more now on their personal appearance and that is driving overall growth. And, here is when the role of makeup artists becomes very crucial. The makeup industry has emerged as one of the most successful and lucrative sectors worldwide. A career in beauty will definitely open up doors to opportunity and growth.”

Anubha Vashisht, Founder of Dubai Beauty School said “We aim to play a key role in shaping our students to help them become the industry stalwarts of tomorrow. The industry is growing manifold and the fashion and beauty industry is continuously looking out for young and talented people who are creative, can think out-of-the-box, and can introduce new trends in makeup, hairstyles, and skin care. We will also offer a variety of courses ranging from courses for entry-level candidates to working professionals seeking skills upgradation.”

Sophiya Singh, former Indian actress turned entrepreneur and co-owner of the Malviya Nagar branch of Dubai Beauty School said “Our goal is to provide the highest quality education and training to our students, and to help them achieve their career goals in the beauty industry. Students will receive hands-on training and instruction from experienced professionals and the courses will equip students with expertise in all aspects of beauty care.”

The academy’s innovative teaching approach, newest training tools, emphasis on personal development along with skilled and experienced instructors will open doors for every student to succeed in this volatile and dynamic industry.

29, May 2023
Erisha EduSupport Signs MOU with Jaipur National University

Erisha EduSupport Signs MOU

Erisha EduSupport has joined hands with Jaipur National University (JNU) in Rajasthan, to promote understanding and goodwill, academic and professional development opportunities, and broaden student experience and horizons.

This collaboration aims to create a strong platform that empowers students with enhanced educational opportunities and equips them with the necessary skills to excel in the global arena. The vision of this MOU will be achieved through educational exchange, Scholarships, and Financial aid programs, student engagement opportunities.

“We offer mentorship to JNU students, guiding them towards their dreams of studying abroad and excelling in campus recruitment. Whether it’s providing support for their higher education journey in prestigious international universities or bridging the academic-industry gap to enhance their employability skills, we are dedicated to helping students fulfill their aspirations” Sheetal Purohit, Co-founder and COO of Erisha EduSupport, Said.

The MOU between Erisha EduSupport and Jaipur National University represents a major step forward in their shared commitment to revolutionizing education and empowering students with the skills and knowledge necessary for success in the 21st century. Together, they aim to create an educational ecosystem that nurtures talent, encourages innovation, and prepares students to face the challenges of a rapidly evolving world.

26, May 2023
BVM Global school @Bengaluru announces 100% Results in Class 10 CBSE Board Examination 2022-23

BVM Global School @ Bengaluru “CBSE Class 10 Board Exam Results 2022-23: Stepping Stones to Success – 10th Grade Students Shine Bright with Impressive Pass Rates”.

BVM Global school @Bengaluru, a school known for its holistic approach to education and commitment to academic excellence is jubilant to announce 100% Results in Class 10 CBSE Board Examination 2022-23. Our students have earned a comprehensive range of excellent individual scores with an average that exemplifies their excellence and diligence. Their laudable scores have brought laurels to the school. 75% of our class 10 students have scored 80% and above in their boards.

Anand Sathyajith Menon tops the chart with a marvellous score of 474 out of 500, followed closely by Anannya Kanchan scoring an impressive 471 out of 500. Yuthran S secures a delightful score of 466 out of 500. The aggregate school average is 82.6%.

The Management, the Principal and the staff of BVM Global School @ Bengaluru take pride in the achievements of the second batch of our Class 10 students and are all set to continue to announce stupendous results and remarkable achievements from our forthcoming batches with the support of our wonderful parents.

Mr. Ramana Prasad, the chairman of BVM Global Schools, expressed his heartfelt gratitude to the parents, teachers, and support staff whose unwavering support and guidance have played an integral role in their success. As the students embark on the next phase of their academic journey, Mr. Ramana Prasad wished them continued success in their future endeavors that will support their aspirations and dreams