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Thursday, August 31, 2006
Mega Offer from S2 (Air Sahara)
Looks like an innovative offer. S2 had also come out with the hugely popular Super-Sixer earlier. Guess, operating from the innards of Uttar Pradesh makes them real marketing savvy!
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Sep12-Oct1: US University Fairs in India.
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Wednesday, August 30, 2006
Sep9-10: Trekking & Rafting Trip - Coorg - SEPTEMBER 9-10
"BASECAMP, an adventure sports enterprise is an offspring of ardent, enthusiastic, certified &well-trained professionals ofthe sport. It is our undying zeal coupled with the fervor to promote the sport to unparalleled heights thatwe nowlook beyond the Indian horizon onto SAARC and European countries.We conduct 2-4 days/weekend treks across South India, 10-15 days courses across North & North-Eastern parts India and Outbound Leadership & training programs.
As on our program calendar, we are conducting Trekking & Rafting at Coorg on September 9-10, 2006, the details of which will soon follow.
Event: Trekking & Rafting at Coorg
DATE: SEPTEMBER 9-10, 2006
LAST DATE FOR REGISTRATION: SEPTEMBER 1, 2006
Madikeri is 252 KMS from Bangalore and is at 1525 MSL. It is the district headquarters ofKodagu. Coorg or Kodagu (originally called Kodaimalenadu) means 'dense forest on steep hill'. Popularly known as the Scotland of India it offers Misty hills, Sparkling valleys, Lush greenforest, Landscape ofCoffee plantation, Spices, Orange groves and breathtaking views making ita Trekkers, Nature lovers and Adventure seekers paradise. To add more to adventure, it alsooffers a Rafting facility in the upperBarapole River.
Price: INR 3000 per Person(Includes of food,accommodation, travel, guide fee,miscellaneous)
Ph: Tarsh 9845161041 or Kavitha 9449890872
E-mail: basecampindia AT gmail.com
230, 17th‘B’ Main, HSR Layout, Sector - 4, Bangalore – 560034 "
Sep2: Join the dots presents SPOTLIGHT
Join the dots presents SPOTLIGHT
a play that takes you into the lives of a family driven by power, money and fear and two children who witness it all.
Idea; Musten Jiruwala
Dialogue; "to each his own"
Lights; Arun Murthy
It's a join the dots production!!
Venue: ING Vysya House Auditorium
MG Road, Bangalore-1
Date: Saturday 2nd September2006
For tickets contact Meenakshi- 98455-70014 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Sep 1: Digital Marketing Workshop
Event: Digital Marketing Workshop
Organized by: Ad Astra Media
Date: 1 Sep 2006
Venue: Taj West End, Race Course Road, Bangalore
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Ad Astra Media's Digital Marketing Workshop is for marketing communications, PR and advertising professionals.
The objective of the workshop is to introduce to marketing professionals the many marketing opportunities that are emerging through new technology and media. There are many new marketing media, such as mobile telephony, business blogging, online communities, wikis, Podcasts etc.
Each of these has its own characteristics, and is suitable for certain kinds of businesses. The workshop will discuss the characteristics of each of these, and also provide indepth training for 3 media - business blogs, RSS and online communities.
More details and online registration at: http://www.winningedgemagazine.com/default.aspx?Contenttype=EventDet&Eid=4
Thursday, August 24, 2006
Bangalore Aug 30: Great Places to Work seminar 2006
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Sep7-9, Goa: Kyoorius Design Yatra
Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Air Deccan Third Anniversary Sale
Just opened Air Deccan's Third Anniversary Sale. I have put enough seats (300,000) at 3 Rs! So, its 300,000 seats for 3 months (Nov'06-Jan'07) at 3 Rs to celebrate 3rd anniversary! Go, book!
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Monday, August 21, 2006
The ET-Wharton Business Plan Competition
From: Times of India Mumbai; Aug 19, 2006
The ET-Wharton Business Plan Competition: Your chance to be the boss. Motorola presents the ET-Wharton Business Plan Competition for graduate and post-graduate students in India.
You need to develop a business plan on an industry / sector of your choice. Maximum four members per team.The first step is submitting an executive summary of your plan. Finalists will receive one-on-one mentoring from industry experts. Winners will be felicitated at the launch of India Knowledge@ Wharton on 1st Nov.’06 in Mumbai. For complete details log on to: http://bizplan.economictimes.com Cash Prizes For All Winners
1st Prize: Rs. 1,00,000
2nd Prize: Rs. 50,000
3rd Prize: Rs. 30.000 Consolation Prizes Last date for submission of executive summary: 5th September2006
Sunday, August 20, 2006
22/27th Aug: FINAL TOUCHES
*SILVER BLUE PRODUCTIONS * PRESENTS
*A palette of four plays.*
*At Rangashankara on 22nd August at 7.30 PM- *
*Tickets priced at Rs. 49/-*
*At Guru Nanak Bhavan on 27th August at 7.30 PM- *
*Tickets priced at Rs. 200, Rs. 100 and Rs. 49*
/*For bookings email or sms 9845853093, 9845584891
Salaam Beckett !
The playgoing public in Bangalore will be treated to a highly entertaining programme in the month of August. It is offered as a part of the Samuel Beckett Centenary Celebrations, organized jointly by Alliance Francaise, Ranga Shankara and Academy of Theatre Arts,
SPOT 2006, the annual summer workshop of Bangalore Little Theatre, has put together a 2-part presentation in tribute to Beckett, to be performed over 2 evenings. The shows will be performed in two venues.
Ã? Make Sense Who May
Five sketches by Beckett for us
Ranga Shankara . August 17 â?? 18 . 7.30 pm
Alliance Francaise . August 25 â?? 26 . 8.00 pm
The show combines narratives on Beckett's life and work with scenes from some of his lesser known but aesthetically brilliant sketches.
Ã? Words and Deedah
Five sketches by us for Beckett
Ranga Shankara . August 19 â?? 20 . 7.30 pm
Alliance Francaise . August 23 â?? 24 . 8 pm
The show has comic sketches on the lesser known occupations in the city by Bangalore's own Vijay Padaki.
The two productions are led by Bangalore's emergent directing talent in Nayantara Roy and Pritham Kumar.
Admission each show : Rs. 49. First-come-served
Tickets available at show venues
Ranga Shankara & Alliance Francaise Cafe
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Aug 21: "The Name of the Disease"
NCBS presents a documentary about the no-holds barred world of healthcare
in rural Northern India.
Date: Monday, 21 August, 2006
Time: 4:00 pm
Venue: National Centre for Biological Sciences, GKVK, Bellary Road.
"The Name of the Disease"
Konkana Sen Sharma, who won the 2003 National Award for Best Actress in
India for her role in the film Mr. and Mrs. Iyer
Abhijit Banerjee - Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics
and Director, Poverty Action Lab, at MIT.
Arundhati Banerjee - Director of the MIT-India program.
Bappa Sen - an independent commercial film maker based in Kolkata.
Professor Abhijit Banerjee will introduce the film and take questions
Note: High Tea after the film
All are welcome.
The Name of the Disease
The Name of the Disease is a documentary about the no-holds barred world
of healthcare in rural North India, a world where anyone can be a doctor,
a world where everyone has a theory and a solution, frequently involving
ghosts, hypodermic needles and large sums of money. Narrated entirely
through the voices of insiders, but building on years of research in the
area, the film combines humor and tragedy to build an image of a people
struggling to come to terms with the hold of their tradition and the
seductive promises of modernity.
Running Time: 47 minutes; Color: Documentary.
Konkana Sen Sharma won the 2003 National Award for best Actress in India
for her role in the film Mr. and Mrs. Iyer. Mr. and Mrs. Iyer was also
nominated for the Locarno Flim Festival, 2002, and won the Hawaii
International Flim Festival, 2002. She also starred in Page 3, which won
the National Award for Best Feature Film in India, 2004, Amu which won the
National Award for the Best English Language Feature Film in India, 2004
and in the recently released feature film 15 Park Avenue.
Sumit Ghosh is the editor of Bhalo Theko ( Forever Yours), a Bengali
feature film that got the National Award for the best feature film in
2004. He also was the editor for the documentary film Ajit which won
awards at the Bilbao and Amsterdam Film Festivals, the film Between the
Devil and the Deep Sea which won the National Award in India for the best
documentary film and the film Way Back Home which was chosen as the best
documentary film at the Mumbai International Festival for Short and
Documentary Films, 2004.
Music Directed by
Nandlal Nayak founded Akhra, a collective of musicians and dancers based
in Somerville Massachusetts. He is a recipient of one of seven 2002
Creative Artist Fellowships from the US-Japan Friendship Commission and
the National Endowment for the Arts and one of two 2003 Senior Performing
Artist Fellowships from the American Institute of Indian Studies. He also
did the music for Amu which won the National Award for the Best English
Language Feature Film in India, 2004.
Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee is Ford Foundation International Professor of
Economics and Director, Poverty Action Lab, at the Massachusetts Institute
of Technology. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts Sciences and
former Guggenheim fellow. For the past ten years he has been working with
the less well-off population of rural Udaipur district, on issues relating
to access to health-care and education. This is his first film.
Arundhati Tuli Banerjee is Director of the MIT-India program at the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She also teaches courses on Indian
Cinema and India more generally at the Massachusetts Institute of
Technology. This is her first film.
Bappa Sen is an independent commercial film maker based in Kolkata, India.
ALL ARE WELCOME
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Monday, August 14, 2006
Krishna Krishna: Happy Janmashtami
Thanks Sandeep for the wonderful graphic and wishes.
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Friday, August 11, 2006
Aug 15: Kamala, a play by Vijay Tendulkar
Silver blue Productions presents
Kamala- A play by Vijay Tendulkar on 15th August at CFD.
Vijay Tendulkars Kamala is one of those few theater masterpieces that appeal to just about anyone, because it touches on virtually all our lives. Kamala is an indictment of male society in which women are mere stepping-stones in a man's quest for power and fame.
For those unfamiliar with the background of the play, it was based on journalist Ashwini Sarin's path-breaking investigative series in 1981 on the flesh trade in Madhya Pradesh. Sarin bought the woman, Kamala, for Rs. 2,300. The journalist then wrote a series of articles exposing the prostitution trade and involvement of bigwigs in politics and police in early 1981. Presented by Renegade Amateur Theater Society.-- http://www.silverblue.co.in
Independence day theatre workshop
"Independence day theatre workshop1 comments
On the 15th of August, I'll be conducting a one-day theatre based
for people with limited or no theatrcical experience. The workshop will
1) Awareness of one's physical and emotional space through movement and
2) Imagining through the body- working on physicality and imagination
3) Speaking out- word games and imptomptu scenes.
4) Keep the faith- trust!!
5) Bare the beast- animal exercises
And other fun games/exercises.
For whom? Just about anyone. You could be a student or a professional,
any field, at any level. You may have an active interest in the stage
being a part of it, or you might just be looking for a great lateral
enahance your communication and interpesonal skills, and become a more
effective and imaginative corporate citizen. You will find this
be a fulfilling and enriching experience, whatever your story is.
Where? RMV, near mekhri circle, Bangalore.
What's the dough like? The all important question!! The short answer:
if you're a student (ID) or 1000/- if you're working.
When: Once again, 15th of August, Independence Day.
Whom to speak with: Me, Arka, on 9880966313, or mail to:
email@example.com Regards, A
-In the beginning was the word
No. 9 (Old No. 17),
Ist Main Road,
Saturday, August 05, 2006
TiE: Networking Meeting with Victor Tsao; Tuesday Aug 8, 2006
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Tuesday, August 01, 2006
Recognising Excellence In Radio Advertising