SIDDHANT CHATURVEDI DESTROYS ANANYA PANDAY’S SELF PITY RANT ON NEPOTISM

Entertainment

Article by Apoorva Shankar

Nepotism in Bollywood has been one of the never- ending debates with major actors hinting at favoritism in the industry. Many actors including Kangana Ranaut and Tapsee Pannu have come out strongly against ‘Nepotism’ in the industry and have stated that ‘Star Kids’ take away all the limelight and ‘outsiders’ who have worked hard to make a name for themselves, often get ignored.

A tea charity Campaign for Society

BUSINESS

This International Tea Day, one of India’s leading tea manufacturer, Society Tea is creating a buzz for all the right reasons. The company’s campaign not only celebrates the chai culture across the length and breadth of India, but also aims to give back to ‘society’ (quite literally).

Titled ‘The Tea Society Called India’, the photo campaign, captures the varied nuances of India’s love for tea. Through this campaign the company hopes to reach out to the underprivileged.

Karan Shah who is the Director, Society Tea, weighs in, adding, ‘We has always been invested in the cause of charity. The Tea Society Called India campaign gave us an opportunity to go back to our roots. It is a unique campaign to unlock the human bond.’

The pictures, which are a part of the campaign, can be purchased on the website and the proceeds will be donated to the NGO of buyer’s choice.

Founded in 1933, Society Tea is largest tea seller in Maharashtra, with nearly 40% market share of packaged tea in the state. The company also boasts of strong sales in Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Chennai, Punjab, Rajasthan and Delhi.

In a bid to reach out to a newer clientele, the company has introduced a new range of Dairy Products. These include One Minute Tea and Instant Tea (Premix). To manufacture high quality Tea and Dairy products, Society Tea has set up a plant in Vadodara, Gujara. The company reveals the plant is one of India’s most advanced and completely automated milk and soluble tea processing units.

SPECIAL REPORT: AMITABH BACHCHAN, UNION MINISTERS PAY TRIBUTE TO 26/11 VICTIMS IN MUMBAI

NEWS

It has been 11 years since a group of 10 terrorists from across the border targeted India’s financial capital, Mumbai on 26th November, 2008.

166 innocent lives were lost in the dastardly terror attack. The images of the attack are still fresh in the minds of several Indians.

Mumbai, a city that never sleeps, paused briefly on Tuesday, to honour its fallen heroes & civilians who lost their lives in this attack.

OPERATION POLO: HYDERABAD’S UNTOLD TALE OF INDEPENDENCE

National News

The year was 1947 and Sardar Vallabhai Patel was a tense man. India had just witnessed partition, and apart from managing the refugees that were coming in large numbers from the newly formed state of Pakistan, Sardar Patel had been given another very important job by Pandit Jawarharlal Nehru : Integration Of Indian states.

ANOTHER SIGN OF ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN? ZOMATO SACKS EMPLOYEES

BUSINESS, NEWS

In a bid to reduce ‘redundancy’, Foodtech Goliath Zomato has sacked 1% of their workforce earlier this month. On the 9th of August, the company decided to let go of 60 employees mainly from customer support department of their Gurugram office.

The company issued a statement explaining their motive behind this move. “Over the last few months, our service quality has improved, and the percentage of orders requiring support has come down significantly creating redundancies for about one percent (60 people) of our workforce. Most of these redundancies are in customer support department and also include movements to other departments as part of our Internal Job Placement exercise.”