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Author Sabarna Roy Awarded with “Critically Acclaimed Best Selling Author of the Year” at Golden Glory Awards 2021

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Sabarna Roy is an overachiever who gets felicitated with the Critically Acclaimed Best Selling Author of the Yearat Golden Glory Awards 2021 presented by Brands Impact. The award was given to him by Malaika Arora at a glittering ceremony recently held in Mumbai.

Author Sabarna Roy gets felicitated by Malaika Arora at Golden Glory Awards 2021

Roy’s extraordinary skill of touching all the right strings in his description of human emotions and characters, his balanced and multifarious take on issues of global importance along with the inspiring work in his domain have helped him gain popularity amongst people of all age groups.

Brands Impact executed the second edition of Golden Glory Awards after two years, the prequel of which was held at the same venue in 2019. These awards are meant to acknowledge and bring forward the extraordinary journeys of individuals, professionals & companies that are embarking upon the path of glory and success with their remarkable achievements.

Among the winners were several eminent personalities Sangeeta Bijlani (Timeless Beauty), Esha Deol Takhtani (Actor turned Producer), Divya Dutta (Best Actor in Lead Roles), Tanisha Mukherjee (Outstanding Debut on OTT), Mona Singh (Versatile Actor), Aditya Narayan (Most Loved Reality Show Host), Urvashi Dholakia (Iconic TV Actor), Sayani Gupta ( Best New Age Female Actor), Erica Fernandes (Style Diva), Shama Sikander (For Advocating Mental Health), Aditya Seal and Anushka Ranjan (Most Admired Offscreen Celebrity Couple), Adah Sharma (Most Loved Female Celebrity on Social Media), Rasika Duggal (Most Loved Female Lead Actor on OTT Platform), Sarah Jane Dias (Most Stylish Glamour Icon), Mukesh Rishi (Most Versatile Actor in Supporting Roles), Anubhav Singh Bassi (Youth Icon) and Malvika Raaj & Sonaakshi Raaj (Most Stylish Sister Duo).

On accepting the award, Roy says, “I am deeply thankful to Brands Impact for having honored me with this coveted Award.”

“I started keeping diaries and journaling since the age of fourteen. It was as if a ritual with me. I wrote about everyday events; what happened at school; the films I watched; the books I read; the delicacies that I ate; the cricket matches that I played; conversations with my parents, school teachers, and friends; the places that I travelled with my parents; my moments of sadness, boredom, and elation, and so many other things. These diaries and journals over the years inflated like novels – as if written in a stream of consciousness. My first published book was an anthology of twenty English poems, titled: Pain, published in 1986 with a gift of rupees two hundred from my mother that sold in Jadavpur University, Presidency College and St. Xaviers College in Calcutta like hot cake.”

“After I joined the Corporate sector, I wrote on and off in Bengali and English and published some of my poems in renowned literary journals in Calcutta. In 1994, I wrote a play in Bengali, titled: Ajante, which was later published in the annual journal of Bohurupee in 2010. Between 2002 and 2005, I became an oral storyteller among my friends, colleagues, and relatives, a habit which I started with a lot of passion but gradually waned with time. In 2007, I started writing seriously for pursuing my second profession apart from being a senior engineering professional. My first book Pentacles was published in 2010. Thereafter, I continued producing books-after-books both in the literary format as well as in the technological format.”

Alongside, Sabarna is working as Senior Vice President and is in the 26th year of his employment with Electrosteel Group. He has been visiting national and international conferences to talk on various matters concerning ecology and environment. He is an active participant in the multifarious activities of International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage, Confederation of Indian Industries, Central Board of Irrigation and Power, Indian Geographical Committee of International Water Resources Association, Society for Near Surface Geophysics, Calcutta Business School, Engage India, and JIS Group of Institutions.

Besides being an author of eight critically acclaimed bestselling literary books namely: Pentacles; Frosted Glass; Abyss; Winter Poems; Random Subterranean Mosaic: 2012 – 2018; Etchings of the First Quarter of 2020; Fractured Mosaic, and A Marriage, an Affair, and a Friendship, Roy also has three technical books to his name, titled: Articles on Ductile Iron Pipelines and Framework Agreement Methodology, Technological Trends in Water Sector for a Sustainable Solution, and Emerging Environmental Technologies and Policies.

Roy is also a TEDx speaker and one of the winners of the National Champions of Change Award given out by Interactive Forum on Indian Economy supported by the Government of India. He is also one of the recipients of Economic Times News Makers and Times Excellence Award in Indian Literature.

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Benefit from High FD Rates and Deposit Safety with Bajaj Finance FD

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Fixed deposit is one of the most preferred investment tools available in the market as it remains unaffected by fluctuating market trends. Furthermore, it is a reliable option to park ones hard-earned money in to yield higher returns on their deposit.

Benefit from high FD rates and deposit safety with Bajaj Finance FD

Banks, post offices, and non-banking financial institutions (NBFCs) offer fixed deposits in India. Each of these facilitators has its own set of benefits and features. However, investing in fixed income instruments generally yields lower returns than market-linked instruments.

When one aims to invest their money in a safe investment tool such as an FD for long-term capital appreciation, Bajaj Finance is a financier that offers the dual advantage of high FD rates and deposit safety.

Heres why Bajaj Finance online Fixed Deposit is an ideal investment option:

Earn more with high FD interest rates

Return on ones investment, i.e. applicable interest rates, serve as the primary criteria in determining where to invest. The FD interest rates in India rely on the RBI regulations. Change in the repo rate by the RBI affect commercial banks interest rates, but Bajaj Finance, being an NBFC, is not directly impacted by the change. Bajaj Finance Fixed Deposit interest rates remain relatively immune to the changes brought about by the cuts in policy rates.

Bajaj Finance offers one of the highest FD interest rates in India. Below is a table showcasing the interest earnings for different tenors for a citizen aged below 60 investing in a Bajaj Finance FD.

Deposit amount Tenor Interest rate Interest earnings Total earnings
Rs. 3 lakh 36 months 6.80% Rs. 65,456 Rs. 3,65,456
Rs. 3 lakh 48 months 6.80% Rs. 90,307 Rs. 3,90,307
Rs. 3 lakh 60 months 6.80% Rs. 1,16,848 Rs. 4,16,848

Senior citizens get an additional interest rate of up to 0.25% over and above the base rate on their deposits.

Flexible payout options and Loan against FD

Post office and bank FDs generally dont provide the flexibility of getting interest payouts as per the investors choice. With Bajaj Finance, investors can opt for periodic interest payouts as per their liquidity requirements by depositing savings in the non-cumulative FD plan. This plan gives investors the option of choosing between monthly, quarterly, half-yearly or annual interest payouts.

Bajaj Finance also allows investors to apply for a collateral-free loan against their FDs. This facility is valuable during emergencies, like cash requirements for medical expenses. Investors can avail of up to 75% of the FD value.

Easy online investment process

An end-to-end online process adopted by Bajaj Finance online FD enables investors to benefit from an entirely contactless investment procedure. One can quickly fill the online FD form from the comfort of their home.

Bajaj Finance FD has been accredited by the highest safety ratings (FAAA) and (MAAA) by CRISIL and ICRA – Indias leading credit rating agencies. Investors looking to grow their savings can easily invest in a Bajaj Finance online FD without worrying about returns, defaults or untimely interest payouts.

About Bajaj Finance Limited

Bajaj Finance Limited, the lending company of the Bajaj Finserv Group, is one of the most diversified NBFCs in the Indian market, catering to more than 44 million customers across the country. Headquartered in Pune, the companys product offering includes Consumer Durable Loans, Lifestyle Finance, Digital Product Finance, Personal Loans, Loan against Property, Small Business Loans, Home loans, Credit Cards, Two-wheeler and Three-wheeler Loans, Commercial lending/SME Loans, Loan against Securities and Rural Finance which includes Gold Loans and Vehicle Refinancing Loans along with Fixed Deposits. Bajaj Finance Limited prides itself on holding the highest credit rating of FAAA/Stable for any NBFC in the country today.

To know more, please visit: www.bajajfinserv.in.

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Ahuja Residences Opens a 97-room Property, AR Suites Jewels Royale in Koregaon Park Annexe, Pune

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Ahuja Residences have recently announced the opening of AR Suites Jewels Royale – a 97-room upscale apartment hotel, in Koregaon Park Annexe (Mundhwa), Pune. The hotel is strategically located in the heart of the Deccan Queen with a short 8 km ride from Pune airport. Sharing a close proximity with popular places to visit, shop from and see in the city, the property consists of 40 studio rooms and 57 suites, spread across 75,000 sq. ft., offering a luxury experience for locals and foreign globetrotters. With well-appointed, elegant suites and studio apartments designed keeping in mind the new-day requirement and taste-palette, AR Suites Jewel Royale is an epitome of simplicity and comfort for those looking for both short and extended stays.

AR Suites Jewels Royale – Pune – Building

The recently launched property offers a plethora of services including Atrium, an all-day dining restaurant in the premises that serves home style Indian fare with a very popular tandoori selection and a lobby lounge ideal for networking. The rooms are equipped with all the necessary amenities such as a work desk, fully-functional kitchenette, Smart TVs, hi-speed internet, a private and safe balcony, a safety deposit box, coffee/tea making facilities, refrigerators, and kitchenware essentials. The guests can relax and unwind at the well-equipped fitness centre and indoor swimming pool.

AR Suites Jewels Royale – Pune – Room

The entire team is committed to providing discreet but reliable service that is the hallmark of the 40-year lineage and ethics of Ahuja Residences.

Choosing a prime location for the comfort of the guests that is easily accessible from Koregaon Park, Kalyani Nagar, Hadapsar, Phoenix Market City and Business Hubs like World Trade Center, Magarpatta IT Park, and EON IT Park, the property offers easy access to nearby attractions such as the grand Aga Khan Palace, Bund Garden, Osho Garden (now known as the OSHO International Meditation Resort), and Jewel Square Mall and Pune Regional Passport Office situated less than 600 metres away from the hotel.

Jaideep Ahuja, Managing Director and CEO, Ahuja Residences expressed his excitement on the launch saying, “Pune has been a great market for us. After the continued success of AR Suites Fontana Bay in Kalyani Nagar, we are extremely excited to launch AR Suites Jewels Royale, a one-of-its-kind apartment hotel, that we hope will redefine the hospitality landscape in the city. We are very encouraged by the overwhelming initial response the property is getting and are confident that it will only continue to grow in popularity amongst discerning travellers.”

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CardByte Launches Contact Management and Business Networking App to Revolutionize Businesses

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CardByte, a contactless contact management and business networking company, steps foot in the Indian market to disrupt businesses and elevate the number game for individuals and organizations. The venture is a card-based networking and contact management platform for individuals and companies that are driven and regulated with proprietary AI-integrated management systems.

CardByte App

Not only is the company bridging the gap by launching an application to stay in touch with one’s contact but also staying environmentally conscious of its choices. CardByte’s digital-only model aims to reduce the paper print across the globe and prevent deforestation for manual contact cards and networking.

Reinstating a new normal with its digital services and features, CardByte aims to aid individuals, enterprises and companies that can’t afford fancy, hefty-priced automated solutions for contact management and regulation. It further assists people in managing and arranging contacts; scanning, finding, and updating contacts in real-time for immediate help and increases the overall productivity of individuals, clients/ businesses. In addition to this, CardByte is helping people to stay connected and updated with their network.

CardByte intends to take the sector by storm with its features and services including contact directory with organizer to organize contacts by industry, profession, and build one’s business and professional network, online/offline sharing of business cards, AI-powered online/offline card scanner, enabling discovery to help people explore known contacts and get connected to mutual contacts and maintaining privacy to have complete control over your information.

Mr. Navinn Kapur, Co-founder & Director of Scientia Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Navinn Kapur, Co-founder & Director of Scientia Solutions Pvt. Ltd., said, “CardByte is our effort to revolutionise the way people manage their contacts. Helping businesses grow accurate contact information and periodic upgrades with time, I see people understanding the perks of organising their contact book digitally and regulating their connections to network better even in this low touch economy. CardByte is not only something that helps people organise their contacts at the tip of their finger but also respects their privacy and confidentiality while being easy-to-use. It helps the customers in structuring their contacts digitally, network socially along and enable them to take control of their data while allowing seamless integration of all their information in our AI Directory.

He further added, “CardByte is meant to be a part of your routine, making you come back to it every time you need help with your contacts or your social circle. With the launch of the app, we further envision to introduce the enterprise version of the product soon this year and enable our customers to have experience Augmented Reality and conversational AI through our product.

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