Thursday, April 26, 2018

First SUV with a long wheelbase from the four rings: Audi Q5L at the Beijing Motor Show

It stretches 4.77 meters (15.6 ft) long and offers plenty of space for five people and loads of luggage: Audi is presenting the new Q5L at the Beijing Motor Show from April 25 to May 4. The long version of the successful SUV is aimed specifically at customers in China. You can choose between five equipment lines and two performance versions of the 2.0 TFSI – the Quattro all-wheel-drive system is standard.

Tata Motors opens bookings for the new NEXON AMT with HyprDrive Self-Shift Gears

Catering to the growing popularity of the AMT vehicles in India, Tata Motors is all set introduce another product intervention – NEXON with hyperdrive Self-Shift Gears (S-SG). Riding strong on a sporty drive performance, the NEXON HyprDrive Self-SG is the first AMT in India to have Multi-Drive modes (3 modes – ECO, CITY, SPORT) in an automatic transmission. The bookings for the car commences today, across all its authorized dealerships, in India, at an amount of INR 11,000 only.

With the introduction of NEXON Hyperdrive S-SG, Tata Motors has branded all its 2 pedal transmission cars as Hyperdrive while all the AMT variants from the Company will be now termed as Self-Shift Gears (S-SG).Nexon Hyperdrive with S-SG will be available in both Petrol and Diesel option.
According to Mr. Mayank Pareek, President, Passenger Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors, “Since its launch in 2017, the Tata NEXON has set new benchmarks in India’s fastest growing SUV segment and has been one of the most appreciated products from the house of Tata Motors. With the AMT market in India thriving, we are all set to leverage this opportunity by introducing our LEVEL NEX star player on the pitch – the NEXON with hyperdrive Self-Shift Gears. This car has been one of the most awaited products in the AMT segment and we are confident that this product will not only be high on convenience but will also thrill the customers with its sporty drive performance. We look forward to introducing many more such path-breaking products in the near future.”
Class-leading features to look forward to the NEXON HyprDrive Self-Shift Gears:
Multi-Drive modesFirst AMT in India with Multi-Drive modes (3 drive modes – ECO, CITY, SPORT), in Automatic mode
New exterior colorExciting new Etna Orange body color with a Sonic Silver dual-tone roof
Crawl FunctionFor convenience during slow-moving traffic by helping the car move ahead without pressing the accelerator
Smart Hill AssistPrevents the car from rolling back on uphill drives during bumper-to-bumper traffic
Intelligent transmission controllerWith features such as anti-stall, kick-down and fast-off
Manual Tip-Tronic transmissionMode to shift gears manually while enjoying a clutch free drive experience
Wearable PEPS keyWear your Nexon keys like a wristband for added ease
Available in petrol and diesel options

with thanks: Tata Motors
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Witness the revolution in Indian Fashion industry !

India Intimate Fashion Week – Season 2.0

~Bollywood hunk Thakur Anoop Singh and India’s only plus size transgender model Dr. Mona Varonica Campbell set the ramp on fire~

Press Release: India Intimate Fashion Week unveiled the much-awaited second edition of IIFW on April 22 at Hotel The Leela, Mumbai amid much glitz and glamour.
The fashion extravaganza will witness some of the finest collections from renowned Indian and international designers who will make the night dazzle with super-hot models setting the ramp on fire in even hotter outfits. The night will turned out to be a stary affair with Bollywood super-hot hunk Thakur Anoop Singh walking the ramp for designer Rashmi Solanki. In addition to that, the cynosure of the event was Dr. Mona Varonica Campbell walking the ramp who walked the ramp for plus-size lingerie brand.
The event was graced by Mr. Xose Feijoo, International Sales and Business Development Specialist at Selmark (One of the Spain's Largest Lingerie Brand), Ms. Padma Karani Market Analyst at the Spanish Economic and Commercial Office (Spanish Consulate Office) and Ms. Marta Alonso, Trade Advisor at the Spanish Economic and Commercial Office (Spanish Consulate Office).
“India Intimate Fashion Week had a fantastic season 1 and we were more than excited to present season 2. Season 2 will be always be special; as fire set by us in season 1 has taken a roar now. IIFW brought international fashion designers on Indian platform, which is going to stand as a leap in Indian intimate fashion industry. We were also glad to host Spanish esteem officials. IIFW is building bridge to overcome gap of Intimate Fashion in Indian Fashion Industry. We aim to build a powerful platform for the intimate apparel industry in India, which is still in its nascent phase considering other countries.” Said Niraj Jawanjal, Founder & Ideator, IIFW.
“We are overwhelmed to see response for IIFW Season 2. This season was dedicated to prove that intimate fashion defines comfort and confidence. We also focused on awareness campaign to Boo the Taboo of intimate fashion. We are expecting to explore more possibilities in this area in the coming season with Intimate apparel being one of the largest market yet still unexplored in India” Said Amit Pandey, Media Head and Associate Partner, IIFW.
IIFW season 2.0 was kick started with the sparkling show of Hong Kong based International designer Mona Shroffwho displayed her high-end jewelry collection entitled as ‘RIO CARNIVAL’ along with clothing line of Internationally acclaimed fashion designer Rajiv Mehta. The show also got an artistic flavor with a live painting by international artist Nityam Singharoy.
“The Theme for this year's Fashion show is - RIO CARNIVAL. Depicting colours of life, matched with colour blocking jewellery. I am collaborating with another International artist this year to add more aesthetic meaning to my show, attracting a lot of art, integrating of culture and creating something dramatic which has never been seen in the history of fashion,” said Mona Shroff.
 “My vision is to attract audience from all walks of life and all parts of the world. I would like to reach out to every woman, to make her look beautiful and feel complete.  I am really happy that India has now got a platform like IIFW which talks about a Taboo-less India,” Mona further added.
After a sassy fashionable affair, the show was followed by a panel discussion ‘The Intimate Debate’ for the first time in India, which talked about Importance of Lingerie & Intimate wear, Future Intimate Fashion in India & the Taboo, India, is fighting with.
A night further witnessed an enthralling performance by ace Bollywood playback singer Rahul Pandey, who’s popular songs “Haseena Tu Kameena Main” from the movie Happy Ending and ‘’Jab We Met” from movie Hero topped the chartbuster. Rahul performed on some rocking songs to bring alive the audience after a heat of “Intimate debate”.
Later, ‘La Intimo’, a brand that specializes in intimate clothing an elegant collection of undergarments which included both men and women’s wear, showcasing the finest intimate apparel of all shapes and sizes.
“Millennials are confident about their respective body images and are not willing to compromise on the product quality or style. They are confident and willing to experiment with their styles and intimate choices and that’s what makes the concept of IIFW all the more exciting,” said Yogesh Mittal, Managing Director, La Intimo.
The Gen-Next designers from INIFD Bandra, Mumbai later showcased the collection ‘MYSTICAL EGYPT’ inspired by the grandeur and mysteries of the base colors such as royal blue and black. with a striking use of gold supported by.
 “IIFW is a fantastic initiative to bring intimate fashion into the forefront; something that’s very close to the beautiful body that God gave everyone must be spoken of and displayed fashionably. INIFD, Bandra is proud to be associated with IIFW presenting resort wear resembling Greek n Egyptian style, a new foray in making resort wear very chic n classic,” said Mr. Vivek Dhawan, Centre Director, INIFD Bandra.
One of the major highlights of the show was the launch of plus-size lingerie label “Melons India” for which the star attraction was Dr. Mona Varonica Campbell, India’s only super plus-size transgender model, who sizzled the ramp as a showstopper for the designer label.
“Sexiness is defined by ‘curves’. Moreover, being a plus-size model, we definitely have the curves. It is all about how confidently I carry myself, be it in a fully covered outfit or in a minimalist covered outfit. Size is just a number. One can look sexy in any shape and size; all come downs to how much one believes in it. IIFW is a platform, which encourages and supports this thought. I am glad am walking as a showstopper to sizzle the runway. I am thankful to IIFW for this wonderful opportunity,” said Dr. Mona Varonica Campbell.
Designer Rashmi Solanki presented her exclusive collection ‘RUDRA’, A belief, a design label for innovative and promoting fashion sustainability using age old Indian techniques of Fabric making and Handicrafts. To make the show even grandeur for the designer Commando 2 fame Bollywood actor Thakur Anoop Singh walked the ramp as her showstopper.
“My Collection is an Amalgamation of Khadi which has an ability to keep cool in summer, consisting of Contemporary designs for the Beach souls, bralets, shorts, skirts, shirts and jackets with different cuts using   various Khadi fabric textures and colour combination are apt to wear for a beach party or a beach meeting. Khadi cotton & Khadi silk used is vegetable dyed, buttons made of Coconut shells, minimal use of plastic only for zippers makes my collection Eco friendly. I am happy that IIFW has started something that was much needed in India to open an altogether new market for Indian designers,” said designer Rashmi Solanki.
“It is really inspiring to see something like IIFW happening in India which was much needed. Being a professional body builder, I know how much undergarments means for inner confidence. This should be brought into our daily communication rather than considering this a social stigma. This not just about curves and sexiness but health and hygiene too. We should definitely Boo This Taboo,” said Bollywood actor Thakur Anoop Singh.  PR

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Khadi – Transcending Boundaries’, handspun around the country’s fabric of freedom ‘Khadi

The Fashion Design Council of India presented ‘Khadi – Transcending Boundaries’, handspun around the country’s fabric of freedom ‘Khadi’, on Monday, at the NSIC Grounds in the capital. This fashion showcasing was in collaboration with Khadi Village & Industries Commission (KVIC), as a part of the SME Convention 2018 hosted by Ministry of Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME).

India’s leading designers Rohit Bal, Anju Modi, Payal Jain and Poonam Bhagat showcased innovative modern twists to Khadi ensembles in colours of white, black, indigo and mustard.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

B S Vohra - an Environment Activist of Delhi

It started with various Published RTIs, various awareness camps, various conferences, various media coverages, and the journey is still ON with no end visible anywhere. WHO says over 30,000 persons are killed every year just due to the pollution. UNICEF says that brains of our kids are shrinking due to the pollution. Chicago University says residents of Delhi & NCR are losing 6 to 9 years of their life due to pollution. But no constructive steps visible anywhere. We the residents have to come forward to raise our huge voice, otherwise, Delhi will soon be a thing of the past.  Who will vouch for the Most polluted, most congested, city that faces Traffic jams, encroachment, potholes, waterlogging, sanitation strikes and a whole lot of nightmares, at almost every corner?

You can contact Mr. B S Vohra, Environment Activist, President, East Delhi RWAs Joint Front - Federation, on his Email ID:  Being the president of the RWAs Federation, he is also very active on all kind of issues concerning the masses.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Pollution control equipment installed at Krishna Nagar by EDRWAsJF

In a war against Pollution and to give clean air to the residents, East Delhi RWAs Joint Front has installed an open-air Pollution control equipment that SUCKS the Air from a radius of 60Ft, FILTERS  the pollutants such as PM10 as well PM2.5 and DISPERSES the clean air, as a relief to the Lungs of the people. 

"Over 30 thousand persons are killed every year in the Delhi NCR region, just due to the pollution, and therefore, if we could offer the clean air for breathing to the residents, it will be the True Sewa of the humanity”, said B S Vohra, President of the East Delhi RWAs Joint Front – Federation. "We are looking for more such places that have a moderate/huge footfall, for installing more such devices, for the benefit of the residents/visitors", says Vohra.