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Three corporate stalwarts; Sanjay Kaul ex Country Head Apple India, Ajay Kaul ex CEO - Jubilant Food Works, India, Mukesh Kachroo ex CTO - Gain Capital, USA set to launch a Digital Platform to Preserve and Promote Kashmiri Pandit Culture

GURGAON, India, Sept. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- iqwat is the first-of-its-kind, community-based digital platform to preserve and promote the culture and legacy of Kashmiri Pandits across the globe. Kashmiri Pandits have faced exodus 7 times. The most recent being in 1990. As a result, Kashmiri Pandits have been uprooted from their land of birth and have been living in a displaced existence. This has led to the gradual erosion of culture, language, and heritage. Recognizing the challenge and driven by a passion for the community, three corporate stalwarts; Sanjay Kaul (ex Country Head - Apple, India), Ajay Kaul (ex CEO - Jubilant Food Works, India), and Mukesh Kachroo (ex CTO - Gain Capital, USA) have joined forces to launch iqwat.
iqwat is a virtual platform where Kashmiri Pandits can come together and engage in professional and social networking to seek, explore, inspire, and collaborate. It is a bridge between yesterday and today, a way to stay in touch with their roots, culture and rich traditions. It is a platform to revive the folk tales and songs that have been lost to time, rekindle the legacy, inspire and engage talent and provide a foundation for the youth of the community to rise and shine.
The app will be rolled out in two phases. At the time of launch, Phase One will feature a section that illustrates the history of Kashmiri Pandits dating back 2000 years with a special focus on the year 1990. The Spirituality section highlights the spiritual journey of the community with a focus on Kashmir Shaivism and prominent spiritual leaders and saint. The Showcase category features the upcoming talent and will encourage and support the youth in advancing their respective careers. Other segments include culinary section, festivals and key days, and a section featuring and celebrating prominent Kashmiri Pandits. All of this is created in a context that is extremely easy to access and consume for users of all ages.
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Xinhua Silk Road: 137 projects with investment of RMB91 15 bln contracted in east Chinas Jiangyin

20 Oct 2020 | 11:07 AM

BEIJING, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- 137 projects involving a total investment of 91.15 billion yuan were signed at the Jiangyin Symposium on Economic and Trade Cooperation held on last Friday in Jiangyin city, east China's Jiangsuprovince.

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GoodGamer Closes $2 5 Million Seed Round and Reaches 250,000 Registered Users in the First Month

20 Oct 2020 | 10:29 AM

BANGALORE, India, Oct. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- GoodGamer Corp. ("GoodGamer" or "the Company"), a Daily Fantasy Sports and Esports Gaming platform, closed a seed funding round for gross proceeds of C$2.5 million. GoodGamer plans to use the gross proceeds from the financing almost exclusively for user acquisition.

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Rupee opens flat at 73 36  against USD

Rupee opens flat at 73 36 against USD

20 Oct 2020 | 10:22 AM

Mumbai, Oct 20 (UNI) The Rupee on Tuesday opened steady at 73.36 against the US Dollar on selling of US Dollar by bankers and exporters, dealers at the Forex Market said.

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Sensex up 153 pts

Sensex up 153 pts

20 Oct 2020 | 10:19 AM

Mumbai, Oct 20 (UNI) The BSE Sensex on Tuesday advanced by 153 pts to 40,585 in early trade on buying in Materials, Energy, FMCG and IT stocks amid positive global peers.

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Parul University Takes Further Strides In Innovation By Receiving a 4 5 Star Rating under Institution’s Innovation Council’s 2 0 Annual National Rating

20 Oct 2020 | 9:39 AM

Baroda, Oct 20, 2020 (UNI/PNN) : The challenges which have been arising in todays’ times have been cementing Parul University’s position of furthering entrepreneurship and innovation, as a vital part of its teaching and learning process. It is due to this reason that this Vadodara situated University, has once again received a mark of recognition for its countless efforts towards innovation and entrepreneurship. As a part of the Institution’s Innovation Council’s annual nationwide rankings for higher performing institutions in the field of entrepreneurship, Parul University recently received a 4.5 star rating. The University’s position was declared by the Honorable Union Minister of Education, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, amongst some of the top Institutions across the country.

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