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Flipkart ropes in Diljit Dosanjh to educate Punjabis about online shopping

Chandigarh, Sep 23 (UNI) Flipkart, country's leading e-commerce company today announced to rope in Punjabi film celebrity Dilijit Dosanjh for its 'Flipkart Connect' campaign designed to educate and create awareness amongst customers in Punjab about the benefits of online shopping. Interacting with the media here ,Adarsh K. Menon ,Vice Presiedent ,Business Development Flipkart said the tie up with this multi talented artist is a part of a national campaign to take this message of online shopping to the masses through both online and offline mediums. Commenting on Flipkart’s growth in Punjab, he said “Our customer base in Punjab has been growing exponentially over the last one year. With over two lakhs customers, Punjab is one of the fastest growing regions in North India and witnessed close to 8 per cent month-on-month growth. Infact, Ludhiana, Jalandhar and Chandigarh have emerged as the top performing cities in this region while Amritsar and Patiala cities are also rapidly coming up on online shopping business map in the state. " The latest trends reflect that shoppers across all age groups -especially students and young professionals are increasingly shopping via mobile app in the cities of Punjab. Presently , close to 80 per cent of the traffic comes via mobile and new app features like Flipkart Image Search and Flipkart Ping which are used extensively by the shoppers in Punjab especially while shopping for lifestyle products like Mobile phones ,footwear ,apparels and sports items, he claimed. UNI RKS KU GC1735
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USD,Euro,Pound down ;Yen up

USD,Euro,Pound down ;Yen up

23 Apr 2021 | 12:41 PM

Mumbai, Apr 23 (UNI) Following were the indicative currency rates and travellers'
cheques buying and selling rates per unit on Friday.

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Dr Shashank Shah - The First Bariatric Surgeons Biography To Be Published in Leading Journal

23 Apr 2021 | 12:31 PM

PUNE, India, April 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 06, 2021, the renowned IFSO site published a biography of the leading Indian Bariatric Surgeon, Dr Shashank Shah. The article in Springer Link chronicled Dr Shah's journey in pioneering laparoscopic bariatric surgery and his impact in the field. What assumes significant importance is the simple fact that IFSO - The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders - is a leading Federation of 72 official member societies which are national associations of bariatric surgeons and health professionals; it also has individual members. Also, only highly reputed surgeons and integrated health professionals have accrued a pride of place in the journal and it is, therefore, a momentous aspect for an individual to feature in it. And it comes as no surprise that Dr Shashank Shah, MBBS, MS, FAIS, FICS, became the first Asian Surgeon to feature in the IFSO journal.

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LazyPay Powers Dunzos Pay Later Payment Flow

23 Apr 2021 | 12:29 PM

MUMBAI, India, April 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LazyPay, India's preferred Buy Now Pay Later solution by PayU Finance today strengthened its partnership with Dunzo, India's leading hyper-local delivery service with the launch of Dunzo Pay Later. The revolutionary deferred payment solution Dunzo Pay Later powered by LazyPay will offer the convenience of Buy Now Pay Later with a 0% interest rate (for a 15-day window) to over 2 million monthly active Users on Dunzo. As a strategic response to an upsurge in digital transaction failures, LazyPay and Dunzo also launched an industry-first solution to enhance consumer confidence impacted due to failed transactions.

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Visaka Industries Ltd is granted patent rights for ATUM by the South African Patent Office

23 Apr 2021 | 12:28 PM

HYDERABAD, India, April 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Visaka Industries Limited has been granted patent for its product 'ATUM' Solar Roof by the South African Patent Office, which is valid for 20 years. The patent has been granted for the invention titled 'Eco-Friendly Energy Generating Roofs.' ATUM is a unique roof that generates electricity. It is a completely integrated, seamless solar roof made with poly or mono-crystalline solar cells and cement boards - a highly durable roofing material making it world's first solar panel which can be directly used as a roof.

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Rupee rises 2 paise against USD

Rupee rises 2 paise against USD

23 Apr 2021 | 12:07 PM

Mumbai, Apr 23 (UNI) The Rupee on Friday rose by two paise to 74.93 against the US Dollar in opening trade on selling of US Dollar by bankers and exporters, dealers at the Forex Market said.

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