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Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Jul 30/31: Events from BuzzInTown 

 

" Sharik Hasan Trio Live

Details: Sharik Hasan Trio Live - Sharik will be touring India with his trio consisting two of India's most reputed musicians: Adrian DSouza and Karl Peters. The music will include original compositions as well as fresh arrangements and interpretations from the standard jazz repertoire

Venue: Alliance Francaise de Bangalore No. 108, Thimmaiah Road, Vasanthnagar, Bangalore

Date & Time: July 30th, 7:30 pm


Frozen cocktails at The Polo Club

Details: Enjoy an invigorating selection of frozen cocktails at The Polo Club.

Venue: The Oberoi, No. 39, MG Road, Bangalore

Date & Time: Till July 31st, 12 pm "

 


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Aug 2: Sursagar presents Kumari Ruchira Kale 


Coming Up
27th Anniversary - November 2008
Tabla Solo - Sri Yogesh Samsi
Vocal Recital - Pt. Ulhas Kashalkar
Pt. Ravindra Yavagal - Tabla, Sri Vyasmurti Katti & Sri Tanmay Devchake - Harmonium

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Sursagar is a non-profit organization striving to promote quality music. Funding to this cause mainly comes through memberships and donations. If you wish to contribute to our effort, please send us your donation by cheque / demand draft in favour of `Sursagar` to 402 Abhiram 4th Main 13th Cross Malleshwaram Bangalore 560003 Donations are eligible for tax exemption under section 80(G).
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Aug 5-7: Sun TechBeez Quiz @ Sun Technovate 08 
"Hi Folks,
Sun Microsystems is organizing India's first National Level BizTech Quiz as part of Sun Technovate 2008. Technovate is Sun India's annual IT Conference for CXO's in Mumbai. The prize money is over Rs. 2 Lakhs & the quiz will cover fundas on business & technology trivia. Please find below details of the quiz & also an attached mailer.
Kindly register in advance as the quiz is in Grand Hyatt, Mumbai which has
limited seating.

*Quiz Details
*
Topic - Business with an IT Flavor
Format - Open Quiz (Students, Professionals, Corporate employees and Professors). Mixed Teams allowed. Teams have to have 2 members. Single member teams are not allowed to be in the final. No change in team composition is allowed.
Date - August 5th, Tuesday
Time - 2:30PM (Sharp) Prelims, Followed by Finals. Quiz will end by 5:30PM
Venue - Grand Saloon, Grand Hyatt, Santacruz, Mumbai
Team Composition - Teams of 2.
*Prizes - I prize of Rs. 1 lakh
II prize of Rs. 50,000
III prize of Rs. 30,000
*
QuizMaster - Mitesh Agarwal

Registration to be done at
http://www.reg-express.com/suntechnovate08/quiz2.html

Contact Point- Yogeeta Sant
Tel No. - 022-66179180/ 66179178/9920334407
Fax No - 022-66179011

PS - A Request to please come dressed formally (if possible)

Rgds
Mitesh "
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Oct 13-16/Pune: Sports Fitness Adventure Leisure (SFAL) Expo 2008 

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Sports Fitness Adventure Leisure (SFAL) Expo 2008
An international exhibition & conference
VENUE: College of Engineering Pune Grounds, Pune, Maharashtra
DATES: 13-16 October 2008

Dear Mr. Jain,

 

Greetings!

 

As per our conversation. we are please to inform you that  Commonwealth Youth Games Pune, in association with, Exhibitions India Group, is organising the 2nd SFAL Expo 2008 at the C.O.E.P Grounds, in Pune, Maharashtra to coincide with the III Commonwealth Youth Games. The fair dates will be 13-16 October 2008.

 

SFAL Expo 2008 will have its business hours from 11:00 - 17:00hrs, and its public hours from 17:00hrs - 21:00hrs.

 

The III Commonwealth Youth Games will be held in Pune from the 12 - 18 October 2008. Over 1,300 athletes and 350 officials from 71 countries will participate in the Youth Games. The Games will involve 9 disciplines - Athletics, Badminton, Boxing, Shooting, Swimming, Table Tennis, Tennis, Weightlifting and Wrestling.

 

Apart from the presence of the athletes, professional support staff, team officials, and The Games Technical Conduct Officials, there will be key representatives from the National and International Federations along with representatives from both the print and electronic media.

 

The Commonwealth Youth Games are an extremely significant event for India as they will serve as a platform to identify India's medal winning potential athletes for the Commonwealth Games in Delhi in 2010.

 

With New Delhi set to become only the third city from the developing world to host the Commonwealth Games in 2010, the focus on sports, fitness, the outdoors and wellness is assuming greater and growing importance, as the industries of tomorrow.

 

With CYGPune set to organize the 2nd edition of SFAL Expo 2008 in association with EIPL, the exhibition will provide the participants with access to a business environment comprising distributors, professionals, the commercial and semi-commercial trade, institutional buyers, and the real estate industries, and, end-users.

 

SFAL Expo 2008 will have 4 exhibit groups. They are as follows:

SPORTS INDIA - An end-to-end trade showcase for the sports industry, Sports India will provide a comprehensive look at the manufacturing process for sports goods and equipment, sporting apparel and footwear items with key sectional features on Golf, Sports Infrastructure, and Sports Medicine.

FITNESS INDIA - Fitness India will provide a platform for trade for fitness and aerobic equipment manufacturers and health clubs. The equipment section will be supported by a strong nutrition segment comprising dietary, energy and health foods, drinks and dietary supplements, as well as dieticians.

ADVENTURE INDIA - India stands at the epicenter for corporates and tourists coming from all across the world seeking the thrill of adventure sports. The exhibits will encompass aero sports, water sports, motor sports, and terrestrial sports, as well as emerging sports like equestrian and polo that are presently attracting huge interest, as well as outdoor accessories, clothing, equipment, and footwear.

LEISURE INDIA - Leisure India will provide a platform for trade for spas / wellness resorts including personal and professional care products and services; Healing systems - Ayurveda, Yoga, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy; Luxury equipment & furnishing suppliers.

 

CYG Pune and EIPL invite your participation at the fair, to avail of the tremendous business opportunities that such an event will provide.

We look forward to your earliest reply.

 

Best Regards,

Geetesh

Geetesh Wankar,                          Exhibitions India Group
(An ISO 9001:2000 Certified Company) S221, Manipal Center
47,
Dickenson Road
Bangalore - 560 042
Moblile : 09986012752                       Tel : +91 80 2532 7322 / 4132 1422
Fax :+91 80 2532 7324
E-Mail: geeteshw@eigroup.in
Website:www.exhibitionsindiagroup.com "


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Aug 30/31: Software Estimation Techniques Workshop at Bangalore ( August 08) 

A Two-day power-packed training on  
Effective Software Estimation using Function Point Counting Method 
(FP Ninja)

Brought to You by PMPulse

Dates: 30th,31st  August '08 (Saturday and Sunday)

Timings: 9 Am - 5.30 Pm

Venue: At Hotel Atria, 1 Palace Road, Bangalore

For Registrations Contact : Pranava  0 9849043420

Email :pranava.pmpulse@gmail.com

PMPULSE, is proud to bring to you a power-packed practical and career enhancing 2(two) days training on Software Estimation using Function Point (Based on the latest IFPUG release version 4.2).

What is Function Points?

Function Points is the ONLY standard methodology for accurately MEASURING Software / Embedded Technology Development projects and Enhancements and Maintenance Activities. Knowing this measurement methodology is the first step in IT greatness and superb control and command over the IT work and productivity. NASSCOM is making IT companies and IT professionals aware of this methodology because even the simplest task of finding "Productivity" of Software professionals is not possible without Function Points Estimation.

Function point allocates a UNIT OF MEASURE to IT artifacts just like "Sq Feet / Meters" is for Construction Industry.

Salient Points

  • There is a huge demand for professionals who understand the discipline of Software Estimation.
  • There are just not enough professionals who have this skill set.
  • Be a part of the elite few by knowing more about FP 
  • Based on the latest IFPUG release version 4.2. 
  • Topics covered in this training are closer to real life practices 
  • Discusses when to use FP and when NOT to use FP 
  • Highly relevant bonus topics discussed over and above the decided agenda 
  • A curtain raiser on COCOMO – II

Objectives of this training

  • To give you the fullest insight into Function Point Counting method (by covering areas that are not covered by any other training).
  • To empower you with templates and technique to be used during software estimation in most of the situations.
  • To get your hands dirty and empower you with the FP technique.
  • To guide you through the maze of jargons and concepts and arm you with FP and FP variants that help you have a complete understanding.
  • To arm you with the tools and techniques so that you can take on higher responsibility and roles.
  • To give you eye opening statistics and trends so as to get your "Software Estimation" feat firmly attached to the ground realities.
  • To make you estimate much more productively and with much more structured approach than ever before.

 Who should attend?

Delivery Heads, Program Managers, Portfolio Managers, Project Managers, Account Managers, Pre-Sales Team Members, Project Leaders, Test Leads, Team Leads, Architects, Systems Analyst.

Any one who participates in the estimation process or would like to participate in the estimation process as well as persons who make decisions based on the estimations generated.

PMP professionals who should continue education and keep abreast of newer methodologies and project management as applied science.

Persons who don't want to be limited by the scope and methodologies of existing projects, business units or the company, and want to embrace wider knowledge making them more acceptable in newer roles and responsibilities and even newer companies. 

Day wise course break up

Day - 1

  1. Introduction
  2. Estimation – Stumbling Blocks
  3. Estimation – Common Omissions
  4. Function Point Basics
  5. Function Point Kinds
  6. Function Point – Development Projects

 Day - 2

  1. Function Point – Enhancement Projects
  2. Function Point Variant – Full Function Point
  3. Function Point  - Templates
  4. When Not To Use Function Points
  5. Function Point – Case Study
  6. COCOMO – II – Curtain Raiser

 Who is Training?

Training would be conducted by Project Management Professional with over 18yrs of Project and Program Management experience in IT field, who has trained over 1,500 professionals in different countries on software estimation alone. And over 3,500 professionals in other trainings and consultancy. He is considered an "Expert" on Function Point estimation and is on the panel of several companies for instituting the software estimation processes. << Detailed profile available on request>>. 

Fees?

Course Fee  Rs.10,000/- (Inclusive of Service Tax).The charges include  2 Days training, Tea and coffee and lunch during the training days, a CD containing all the material that would be ever needed for any kind of references.

Group discount 10% for a group of 3 or more participants. "

 


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Aug 8-14: German Film Week @ MMB 

 

"Bangalore to host German Film Week
- with a spectacular selection of must-watch movies

Bangalore, July 26, 2008: The long-awaited German Film Week is all set to wow film fans in the City in an action-packed week, starting August 8th 2008 at Lavanya Theatre on St. John's Road.

This year the German Film Week from August 8th to 14th 2008, is being organised by the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan in collaboration with German Films, the German national information and advisory centre for the promotion of German films worldwide and Suchitra Film Society, Bangalore.

The Festival would not have been possible without the enthusiasm of the main sponsor, Siemens Information Systems Ltd. and the support of Mercedes-Benz Research and Development India.

Talking about the Festival, Dr. Evelin Hust, Director of the Festival and of the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan says: "The Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan has established a tradition of bringing first-rate German films in all genres to Bangalore - features, documentaries, shorts, packages and children's films. This engagement
over the years culminated in the three highly successful and popular Indo-German Film Festivals that took place in 2003, 2004 and 2006. The German Film Week is the logical successor to the Indo-German Festivals,  now that the Bengalooru International Film Festival (BIFFES) has taken its place on the City's annual cultural map. This year's palette of award-winning films is an exciting blend of thought-provoking themes and pure entertainment, with something appropriate for every age group. A word to the thousands of film fans in Bangalore: This Festival has been specially designed for you - enjoy it!"

The German Film Week opens with the award-winning Requiem - a haunting story of the power that religion wields over young minds and continues through the week with more drama, tragedy, comedy, history, family and fantasy... all from acclaimed film makers, featuring superb cast and  crew.

Two award-winning films of celebrated director Fatih Akin - The Edge of Heaven and Head On - offer a back-to-back insight into German-Turkish immigrant cinema and the line that is drawn between what is home and what is foreign.

The search for orientation and direction in relationships is evident in several films, including the powerful portrayal in Four Minutes, as also A Friend of Mine, Ghosts and Warchild, covering love, loneliness, loss and longing - in a spectrum ranging from comic to tragic. Star-crossed love and rootlessness come to the fore in Nothing but Ghosts.

Films that deal with the youthful phase of life - reflecting scenes, zeitgeist, sensitivity and attitudes - form an integral part of the Festival. The cult film Status Yo! and Grave Decisions are must-watch features - and not just for youth. And at the other end of the scale
films like Cherry Blossoms, dealing with the travails of age and illness.

Since the nineties, children's film in Germany has been experiencing a boom with more productions, more variety. The children's section of the Festival includes timeless and enchanting entertainers (Emil and the Detectives and The Flying Classroom), as well as stirring stories such as Children of the Moon and The Blind Flyers.

Entry to the Festival is on the basis of Delegate Passes. Registration forms are available at the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan, Suchitra Film Society, Karnataka Film Chamber of Commerce and online at www.goethe.de/film-week. Passes will be issued from Monday August 4, 2008 onwards and are valid for the entire Festival.

The screening schedule, synopses of the films and other details are available at the Bhavan (2520 5305/6/7/8) and on the website: www.goethe.de/film-week "

 


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Aug 8,9/Mumbai;Aug 22,23/Delhi: Learn Skills of Relationship Management 

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Workshop on Relationship  Management
Winning and Closing Sales Techniques
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Date: 8, 9 AUGUST 2008 Venue: JW Marriott, Juhu, MUMBAI.
Date: 22,23 AUGUST 2008 Venue: Intercontinental, The Grand, Barakhamba Road,
NEW DELHI

Day 1
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Goals and Objectives of the Program
 An overview of how the business is evolving globally
 
The Art of Communication - Activity

Why You?
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# Differentiation of your Organization from Competitors
# Differentiation of you as a Relationship Manager
# Scriptwriting techniques

Lunch

Brainstorming Session on Successful Sales Strategies (in groups)

Techniques for Successful Selling 

* Top Five Micro Marketing Techniques
* Top Five Client Benefits
* Windows of Opportunity
* Top Five Competitor Insights

Getting More Business
* Lead Generation
* Referral Generation - how and where to get referrals
* Pre-qualifying Leads

Handling Personalities  

* Setting up the first meeting - The Four personality types - Role Play
* Pre-call Letter Workshop
* The Initial Tele-contact
* The Elevator Test


Day 2
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Relationship Management - Winning and Closing Sales Techniques

Overcoming Call Reluctance

Overcoming Objections
# Role Play - Dealing with objections
# Why Customers Object  
# Top Five Doubt-creating Questions
# Principles of overcoming Objections
# The Unsaid Objections

How to dislodge competition
# Strategies, Do???s and don???ts
# Post Sale Objections
# Bringing them back on track - Activity

Lunch

Preparing for the Interview / Appointment
# Top Five Research Requests
# Ask for Financial Statements
# Presentation Research
# Pre-Call Plan
# Hosting the Prospect

The Interview Appointment - Closing the Sale
# Role Play - Joint Call
# Ten Steps to the Consultative Interview / Appointment
# Positive buying Signs
# Winning Strategies of Closing the Sale
# Role Play - Angry Customer - Service Recovery

Who should attend?
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A sales manager, relationship manager, customer acquisition manager or anyone who is looking to grow his business by customer acquisition and penetration of key accounts.

Programme Content-
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Registration- 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Workshop Timings- 9:30 AM- 5:30 PM
The workshop will cover the following aspects in depth:


Registration  Fee:-
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Please send an email to admin@princetona.in with name of participant, company, contact details  and cheque no. Registration fee is Rs. 11,500 + 12.36 % Service Tax (Service Tax No- AAECP5617MST001) per participant which includes lunch, tea, course material etc. Cheque should be drawn in favour of "Princeton Academy Mumbai II Pvt. Ltd." payable at Mumbai

FACULTY :- CHETNA VASHISTH
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# Post Graduate in Personal Management and Industrial Relations. (MBA) XLRI , Jamshedpur
# Ranked second in the institute based on overall performance.
# Awarded the Gold medal for the best performance in the field of Economics
# She has over 10 years of experience in relationship management in the Corporate Banking and Investment Banking groups of ANZ Grindlays and Standard Chartered Bank.
# She is visiting faculty at IIM Bangalore, IIPM Mumbai, NMIMS and NITIE.
# Her areas of expertise are Business Development, Relationship Management, Key Account Management and she has also conducted workshops in the areas of Corporate Grooming, Communication and Etiquette.
# 7 years Teaching and Training Experience- Conducts workshops with the following Banks HDFC Bank , Kotak Mahindra Bank -  Dubai, Barclays Bank, BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank

 

Princeton Academy Mumbai II
502 Shalimar Morya Park, Andheri Link Road, Andheri West, Mumbai- 400053.
Tel- 022-66976892, 67256200.  Delhi- 9312715500.   Fax- 26733060.
email- admin@princetona.in "


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Aug 3: Demo class on SAP PP and MM 

 

"Register yourself for a FREE Seminar arranged on behalf of SAP Technology arranged by SIPRONSOFT. Meet the High Profiled Opportunity to Step Your Carrier Progress in terms of Technology & Functional areas
                      

SEMINAR BASED ON

Concept:-
Enterprise Resource Planning

Technology: - SAP SUITES biz: - ECC 6.0(R/3), All IN ONE (SAP-A1), and ALL IN ONE S (SAP-A1FS), BUSINESS ONE SOLUTIONS (SAP-B1): BEYOND XI & NETWEAVER AND CRM.SCM, APO, PLM, and GTS ETCS


Demonstration Subject:


SAP PP and MM (Production Planning and Material Mangement)

 

Head Hunting In the MARKET

Blue chip companies like all fortune 500 and NASADQ listed companies are lacking and requiring the resources on the above i.e  Production Planning and Material Mangement i.e.PP and MM 60,000 BY 2008 YEAR END GLOBALLY

 

Time:  10.30AM  on of 3rd August 2008 (Sunday),
Venue :-Room No: 115,
Adarsha College,
CA Site No 3, 12th Cross, 1st Block
R. T. Nagar Bangalore - 560 032   (Near R.T.NAGAR BDA Complex)

Free registrations please call on:  08064567085

Registration Open till: Saturday 2nd of August 2008

 

Sipronsoft is inviting all the professionals with Technical background like B.E., B.Tech, M.Tech. etc to attend the Seminar. SAP is in boom. There are 69,000+ companies, already implemented SAP across 120 countries,& INDIA AROUND 37OO employing more than 10 million SAP professionals and posses an amazing IT market share of 22%. According to a survey conducted by Youth Index of Technology Wages, SAP Professionals are the highest paid ($75.09/hour) professionals. Most of the MNCs are implementing SAP and there is a huge requirement for SAP professionals today. And for you also it is the right time to choose the right career

 

DEMONSTRATION WOULD BE GIVEN BY INDUSTRY LABLE SAP CERTIFIED CONSULTANTS /PROFESSIONALS. ENOUGH TIME WOULD BE SPARED FOR CLARIFICATIONS AND DISCUSSIONS, INDIVIDUAL COUNSELING. INTERVIEW TIPS, MOCK INTERVIEWS, RESUME BUILDING, 100%ASSISTANCE FOR PLACEMENT

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN ATTENDING THE SEMINAR PLEASE REGISTER YOUR NAME ON :/ 08064567085  BEFORE SATURDAY 26TH OF JULY, 2008.

 

Visit us:-www.sipronsoft.com
               www.sisoftsolutions.in

 

To SEARCH, VIEW and APPLY JOBS from your mobile phone, SMS <JOBS> to 58888 "

 


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Aug'08: Princeton seminar and Workshops in the month of August 2008 

Princeton Academy Mumbai II

Our Areas of Expertise:-

Finance | Soft Skills | Corporate grooming & Etiquette | HR & Administration | Marketing and Sales | Leadership & Personal Development | Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

About Princeton Academy:-

# Princeton Academy has been conducting training programmes for more than 10 Years.

# An extremely high quality standard of training has been maintained.

# Some of the best and the largest corporate entities in India from

# More than 2,000 companies have sent their executives to our programmes.

# More than 15,000 participants have attended.

# We have conducted more than 1000 seminars on a large number of topics.

# Our List of participated companies includes almost all the BT500 and ET 500 companies

# Our faculty team comprises more than 100 renowned and eminent speakers, across disciplines from both academia and industry.

Besides them many other eminent personalities from industry and academia have been advising Princeton Academy Mumbai II in its activities.

The focus of these unique programmes has always been on value creation in very well defined areas.

We are conducting following seminar and Workshops in the month of
August 2008.

  • Capital Raising Alternatives for Indian Corporates
  • Corporate Grooming
  • Customs Valuation
  • High Impact Presentation Skills
  • Indian Accounting Standards & IFRS
  • Leadership & Team Building
  • Letters of Credit & UCP 600
  • Managing labour
  • Relationship Marketing
  • SEZ
  • Tax deduction at source and remuneration planning
  • Tenders & Negotiation
  • Understanding Financial Statements
  • Valuation
  • Works Contract Act & CST

For Registration, Venue, City, Fees, Faculty and other details
kindly Click on below mentioned link..

Princeton Academy Mumbai II
502 Shalimar Morya Park, Andheri Link Road, Andheri (West),Mumbai - 400 053.
Tel- 022-66976892, 74. Delhi no. 9312715500 Fax- 26733060
Email: princetona@eth.net

No More Mails Click Here.....

 

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Aug 2, Chennai/Aug 23, Mumbai: Workshop on Tax Deduction at Source (TDS) 

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Workshop on Tax Deduction at Source (TDS)
Remuneration Planning & NEW INCOME TAX FORMS
By Most well known Author and Authority on the Subject
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Date: 2 August 2008 Venue: TAJ Coromandel, Chennai
Date: 23 August 2008 Venue: JW Marriott, Juhu, Mumbai

Introduction:-
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Complying with various TDS provisions is a tedious process. The person deducting tax is under obligation to comply with various procedures and is subject to rigorous penalty or prosecution in certain cases if there is any failure to comply with these procedures.

Before making any payment - either for domestic or international transactions it is essential to know whether the payment is subject to TDS. To clarify these issues a one day workshop has been organised.

Timings-
Registration- 9:15AM- 9:45 AM
Lecture Timings- 9:45 AM- 5:00 PM

Main focus areas of the programme:
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# Rights, obligations and duties of person deducting tax at source.
# Recent developments- Provisions of Deduction of tax at source of tax under sections 193, 194, 194A, 194C, 194-I, 194J, 195, 197, 197A, etc., and 206C.
# Perquisites valuation.
# TDS on salaries.
# Remuneration planning - Structuring and restructuring of Employees Pay Package to minimize Fringe Benefit Tax liability of employer and personal tax liability of employees keeping in view the provisions given in Finance Act, 2008
# Computation "cost to company" of pay package after Fringe Benefit Tax
# New IT Return forms. Paper Submission and Electronic Submission
# Interactive Clause-by-clause analysis of different provisions.
# Open house Discussion on Different Aspects of Direct Taxes.

For Whom:-
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The programme will benefit: Finance, Accounts ,HRD Department and all those who are concerned with Tax Deduction at Source and Financial Management Decisions.

Registration  Fee:-
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Please send an email to admin@princetona.in with name of participant, company, contact details  and cheque no. Registration fee is Rs. 7,000 + 12.36 % Service Tax (Service Tax No- AAECP5617MST001) per participant which includes lunch, tea, course material etc. Cheque should be drawn in favour of "Princeton Academy Mumbai II Pvt. Ltd." payable at Mumbai

FACULTY:- Dr. Vinod K. Singhania
--------------------------------

# Senior tax consultant - Associated in different capacities with several professional institutes and business houses in India and abroad
# Seminar - Key speaker in more than 300 seminars in different parts of the country
# Published work - More than 35 books and 300 research articles
# Research experience - 25 years in guiding Ph.D students

Princeton Academy Mumbai II
502 Shalimar Morya Park, Andheri Link Road, Andheri West, Mumbai- 400053.
Tel- 22-66976892, 67256200. Fax- 022-26733060.
email- admin@princetona.in  "

 


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Aug 9/New Delhi: Workshop on Managing Labour 

 

"Workshop on Managing  Labour

Date: 9 AUGUST 2008      Venue: Intercontinental, The Grand,New Delhi      
                                                    
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Introduction
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Engaging labour directly or indirectly (Contract Labour) in any industry is a necessity. Labour is one of the most powerful resources engaged in an industry. In a way Labour is an asset and in a way it can also be described as a liability. Management and Labour are therefore the two necessary and essential wheels on which any industry has to run. It is therefore unavoidable for any employer to have ability to Manage Labour efficiently and also to implement and understand the relevant provisions of the laws applicable.

Objectives 
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1. Understanding Laws applicable to labour.
2..To deal with the important legal issues while managing labour.

Contents  :  (Timings-9:30 AM to 5:30 PM)

# Managing Labour
# Different type of Labour engaged in an Industry.
# Temporary, Casual, Probationary, Fixed term, Contract Labour 
# Appointments, types of appointments and Contract of Employment.
# Service Rules
# Standing Orders
# Promotions, Assessment, Appraisals
# Misconduct- how to manage it
# Habitual Late attendance and habitual absence
# Demonstrations, Go - slow and Strike
# Other acts of misconduct
# Charge Sheet, Show-cause Notice, Enquiry letter
# Conduct of Domestic enquiry
# Retrenchment and  Termination
# Reference, award and settlement
# Industrial Dispute
# Reinstatement & Back wages.
# Compensation and other benefits
# Industrial Disputes Act, MRTU & PULP Act

Participants
============
Managers / Project Managers / Executives / Project Accountants - dealing with engagement of Labour in any industry including contract Labour.

Registration Fee Please send an email to admin@princetona.in with name of participant, company, contact details  and cheque no. Registration fee is Rs. 6,300 + 12.36 % Service Tax (Service Tax No- AAECP5617MST001) per participant which includes lunch, tea, course material etc. Cheque should be drawn in favour of "Princeton Academy Mumbai II Pvt. Ltd." payable at Mumbai

Faculty-
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# Mr. Sawant- Labour Commissioner –Inaugural address

# Mr. Rajesh Gehani
# Advocate practicing in labour and Industrial field amongst others.
# Have 25 years experience.
# He has appeared for large corporates in various litigations.


Princeton Academy Mumbai II
502 Shalimar Morya Park, Andheri Link Road, Andheri West, Mumbai- 400053.
Tel- 022-66976892, 67256200.  Fax- 26733060.
email- admin@princetona.in  "

 


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Friday, July 25, 2008

Jul 28: Seminar: Psyche and Image @ Max Mueller Bhavan 
"Seminar: Psyche and Image: Jung and India
6.30 p.m. on July 28, 2008

The Embassy of Switzerland, New Delhi, in collaboration with the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan Bangalore and the Jung Center, Bangalore invite you to attend a seminar on Psyche and Image: Jung and India - Dialogues between depth psychology and the Indian psyche on Monday July 28, 2008 from 6.30 to 8.30 p.m. at the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan.

Dr. Ruedi Hoegger, Faculty Member, Center for Depth Psychology, Zürich speaks on The Buddha and the Naga: Contemplating Indian images in a Jungian perspective and Dr. Kusum Dhar Prabhu, Director, The Jung Center, India speaks on C.G. Jung: Re-Souling the World. The lectures will be followed by a dialogue.

To register and for details, please contact:
Madhura Phatak
Cultural Programme Officer, Embassy of Switzerland, New Delhi
madhura.phatak AT eda.admin.ch
Ph: 91 11 2687 8372 Ext. 217

or Dr. Kusum Dhar Prabhu
Director, Jung Center, Bangalore
kusum_dhar_prabhu AT yahoo.co.in "
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Jul 25-27: BFS Presents Lecture by Lawrence Liang/Screenings @ Ashirvad 
"And You Shall Witness THE ABSOLUTE ESSENCE OF ALL EVIL The very esteemed and equally stuffy faculties of that very esteemed and equally stuffy institution The Miskatonic University were all in attendance in that small cramped room in all their very esteemed and equally stuff fashion- cigarette holders holding pale white Russians, top hats, single-breasted impeccably tailored suits, jade broaches, silk handkerchiefs and rare orchids sticking out of the pockets and a professorial condescension on their faces and tongues. A passerby would be prone to remark how exceptionally esteemed and equally stuffy the whole affair was.

"I do believe that the old fool has put himself out on a very shaky ledge this time around," one of the attendees remarked.

"Do you really think Doctor Cipher can fulfill his claim of sublimating from nature… what does he call it…"

"THE ESSENCE OF EVIL," bellowed the Mathematics professor, hardly able to control his mirth.

"What does it mean anyway? It is absurd. If the mad doctor fails to impress me, I tell you this is the end of the Occult Sciences Department of the Miskatonic and I will personally see to it that…"

"G-g-g-g-good evening gentlemen," stammered Doctor Cipher.

The quick once over he had given his hair and clothes in the restroom was already coming apart. He pressed a couple of brass button and the wall before the gathered committee split open to reveal a strange apparatus within. Strange but typical- fluorescent tubes, blinking lights, test-tubes filled with strange green ooze, monitors with incoherent symbols- all wired up like the popular joke went "like the hair on the doctor's head and possibly even the brain beneath."

The esteemed gathering had already started to jab each other with their elbows and pass incredulous looks when a strange whirring sound drew their attention and they saw Doctor Cipher point a camera fixed on a tripod towards them and their images projected onto a huge screen at the center of the apparatus. A strange quiet took over the room as the gathering all shuffled around and adjusted their ties and hair to put up their handsomest profile on screen.

"An-an-an-an- and n-n-n-n-now gentlemen," began Doc Cipher, taking centre stage and placing one hand on an enormous lever," without further ado, I will pull this switch…"

A crazed glint entered his eyes, his lips twitched in a malicious grin and without the slightest hint of stammer declared,"… and you shall witness THE ABSOLUTE ESSENSE OF ALL EVIL"

(A PARAGRAPH OCCUPYING THIS SPACE HAS BEEN CENSORED)

A full 30 minutes passed before the gathering began to patter out of the room. Handkerchiefs were out rubbing the sweat off the deathly pale faces, cigarette holders were forgotten as quivering fingers struggled to light the tips. None were able even to look into each others eyes much less speak.

As they stumbled their way outside the gates it was the Dean who first spoke.

"The Horror, the horror," he said," Let us never speak of this anymore and as for the machine, it will have to be destroyed. Call the authorities, bribe them if you must. Mankind is not ready for this… this kind of abomination. Nobody must know. Ever."

- Excerpt from The Madness of Doctor Icarus and Other Very Evil Affairs(1935)

By Philip Love

(Censored, burnt and lost courtesy the good, esteemed and God fearing people of the world)

"Nature knows no indecencies; man invents them."

- Mark Twain

"Why don't we do it in the road?"

- The Beatles

The word 'Evil' is perhaps the most resurrected word in the history of censorship as can be seen from popular and oft used phrases like 'evil influence of cinema', 'the capacity of cinema for evil', 'evil impact of cinema on the young mind'. But what is the difference between the invocation of the word 'evil' in relation to cinema, in contrast to other modes of expression like literature and song? Is it just a descriptive word that has slipped into common parlance- a thoughtless cliché? Or is it more than a mere co-incidence? Doubts arise about the innocence of cinema from its very origins… is it not perhaps that as a medium itself and at its very fundamentals cinema is, like they say, pure evil.

Join esteemed legal researcher, lawyer, critic, prominent spokesperson and campaigner on various issues of public concern and renowned lecturer Lawrence Liang as he attempts to reconstruct the genealogy of evil in relation to cinema and takes an intriguing trip through the history of cinema, censorship and law all the way to the malin genie of 17th Century French Philosopher Rene Descartes.

Bangalore Film Society in association with Deep Focus Film Quarterly is proud to present 'Touch of Evil: The Legal Suspicion of Cinema'.

One Weekend. Three Films. One Lecture.

Friday 25th July, 2008 Time: 6.30pm

The Commissar (1967) (Russia/103min/ B&W) Dir: Alexander Asoldov

Beneath the tender humanity and lyricism of 'The Commissar' is a courageous stand against the rigid ideology and prejudices of the State, a stand that would nearly wreck the fate of the film causing it to banned forever in its homeland. It was almost considered a lost masterpiece for 20 years when it was rescued and premiered to a terrific response and a Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival 88'. Chronicling the relationship between a pregnant Commissar and the Jewish family into whose household she is sent to stay, Alexander Asoldov first and unfortunately only film is a passionate call for universal peace and understanding.

Saturday 26th July, 2008 Time: 6.00pm

'Touch of Evil: the Legal Suspicion of Cinema' Lecture by Lawrence Liang

An Attempt to reconstruct the genealogy of evil in relation to cinema by tracing backwards, the history of the ways in which the notion of evil has inflicted legal accounts of cinema, both in India and internationally, by looking at the various milestones of evil in law's response to cinema and censorship.

Time: 7.00pm

The Party and The Guests (1966) (Czechoslovakia/ 68min/B&W) Dir: Jan Nemec

One could say that the Czech master of surreal absurd humor Jan Nemec had it coming with his caustic satire on society 'The Party and The Guests' which chronicles a party among friends go haywire and end up a prison camp. Antonin Novotny, then Czechoslovak President found the movie to be a direct and dangerous attack on the Communist regime and the movie was banned until the Velvet Revolution of 89' whereupon it found itself on many 'all time best' critics' lists, a cult following and invited enthusiastic comparisons to Bunuel.

Sunday 27th July, 2008 Time: 6.30pm

Redacted (2007) (USA/90min/Color) Dir: Brain De Palma

There is and never will be any consensus on the continuing repertoire of the great Brian De Palma. Hack-Auteur, Sellout-Rebel, Low Pulp- High Art, Style over substance- style as substance… De Palma as an expert agent provocateur has defied easy classification and when his latest film 'Redacted' premiered at Venice Film Fest 07' controversy was first to knock at the door even before it was awarded the Silver Lion for Best Director. De Palma's critique on the politics and the role of the media in the Iraq situation boldly experiments with contemporary forms and mediums as he tries to create a construct a montage around the Mahmudiyah massacres from which the ugly truth will emerge.

Venue: Ashirvad, 30, St. Mark's Road cross, Op. State Bank of India

Tel: 2549 2774/ 2549 3705/ 9886213516

BlogBFS <http://blogbfs.blogspot.com/>

ADMISSION FOR LECTURE IS FREE. ADMISSION FOR FILMS FOR MEMBERS ONLY. NON-MEMBERS ARE REQUESTED TO ARRIVE 15 MINS EARLY AND REGISTER. (Members whose membership has expired are requested to kindly renew their membership.)

(The lecture Touch of Evil: The Legal Suspicion of Cinema by Lawrence Liang was an article written for Deep Focus Film Journal, January 2008 edition. Copies of the edition (Rs.100/-) will be available for sale at the venue.) "
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Jul 25/26: "Silence! The Court is in Session" @ Aliiance Francaise 
"Silence! The Court is in Session" on 25/26 July - A VODO Production
Call 9845883912 / 98863 18691]

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Jul 27: Sunday Brunch - Yours truly theatre Invites you for a Delicious Theatre Performance 
"Yours truly theatre invites
you for a Mouth watering
and lip smacking theatre performance!

Call 9845853093 or 9845243051 or mail yourstrulytheatre@gmail.com to book tickets!
Dat - 27th July, Sunday | Time- 11.30 | Venue - Nayana, inside Ravindra Kalakshetra premises.

Venue Map - http://www.yourstruly-theatre.com/nayana.jpg
Also visit www.yourstruly-theatre.com

Yours Truly Theatre
www.yourstruly-theatre.com
9845853093| 9845243051

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Aug 8/Mumbai: "How to Use Minitab" Training 
For all you Quant/Analytics jocks...

"HANDS-ON TRAINING ON USE OF MINITAB

Duration: 1 Day (Friday, 8th Aug. 2008)
Course Objectives:
" To make the participants familiar with MINITAB software based statistical tool for effective business-decision making.
" To enable the participants to apply these tools & techniques in practical real-life situations. The case studies considered belong to diverse applications in the fields of Healthcare, Security, Census, R&D, Quality, Hardware, Software, Embedded, Stock Market and Investment Analysis.
Course Contents:
" Introduction to Statistics & MINITAB: Data types, Inferential Decision System, Launching MINITAB, Entering data, Saving and Exploring data, MINITAB sources and help.
" Display Descriptive Statistics and Quality Tools: Graphs for One and Two variables: Dot plot, Histogram, Bar graph, Time series plot, Box plot, Pie chart, Scatter plot, Frequency Distributions: Binomial, Poisson and Normal distributions
" Inferential Decision Problems: Confidence interval estimates, Mean problems: One sample and Two sample z and t tests, Hypothesis testing using Z and t tests, Variance problems: One way ANOVA, Normality test, Test of equal variance. Proportion problems: Chi-square distribution for Goodness of fit test
" Quality Tools & Control Charts: Run charts, Control Charts for Variable data, attribute data and count data, Pareto charts, Cause and Effect diagrams, Capability analysis.
Methodology:
" An overview explaining each topic followed by the Case Study related to that topic, implemented in MINITAB, will be presented,
" Data Sets related to those case studies will be given to solve assignments during the session.
Prerequisite:
" The participants should bring their own laptop configured with MINITAB
" 30 days' free-trial version of MINITAB can be downloaded from www.minitab.com

FACULTY- PROFILE:

Mr. Sreedhara Babu. K - Sr. Trainer

1. EXPERIENCE:
" Long experience in requirement analysis, functional implementation, Project Management, Quality Assurance and Team Management. Software Development Life Cycle and Software Testing Life Cycle.
" Experienced in using Statistical Process Control software packages like MINITAB, SPSS Sigma flow and SAS.
Conducted 17 training sessions till date.
" More than six years of experience as Core and Visiting Faculty.

EDUCATION:
" Master of Science in Advanced Embedded Systems Design (International Institute of Information Technology, School of Information Technology)
" B. Tech (Instrumentation Engineering)

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS:
" Certified Six Sigma Green Belt [Asian Institute of Quality Management and Accreditation Service for Certifying Bodies (ASCB), U.K.]

" Diploma in ISO 9001:2000 Quality Management Systems with A+ Grade [Asian Institute of Quality Management and Accreditation Service for Certifying Bodies (ASCB), UK]

" Certified Software Quality Analyst [Computer Society of India]

Visiting Faculty:
" Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management
" Sadhana Center for Management & Leadership development.

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Course Fees : Rs. 5,000/- per head + service tax @ 12.36%.
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When and Where:
8th August 2008,( Friday ) 8.00a.m. – 5.00 p.m.
Hotel Atithi, Opp.ORCHID
Near Domestic Airport,
Vile Parle (E), Mumbai

Organized by
Asian Institute of Quality Management
B-1/ 204 | Lok Gaurav | Near HCC | LBS Marg | Vikhroli (W) |Mumbai - 400083 |INDIA.
Voice: +91- 22 - 25790460 Mb: 09323812989
Fascimile: +91- 22 - 25774087
www.aiqmindia.com "
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Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Jul 30: Usha Ganguli @ Rangashankara 
India Foundation for the Arts

 

presents

 

ANTARYATRA

 

Directed and Performed by Usha Ganguli

 

Produced by Rangakarmee

 

Supported by Sobha Developers

 

July 30th, Ranga Shankara 7:30 pm

 

 

USHA GANGULI, a Sangeet Akademi awardee, leading the theatre group Rangakarmee for nearly twenty-five years now, remains essentially an actress who loves to take on challenging roles and seek to grow in the process. Trained as a dancer in the classical Indian modes, she strikes the delicate balance between formal rhythm and reality in the raw. Rangakarmee, which had its inception in January 1976, spearheads the Hindi theatre in Kolkata today, with fourteen productions on its live repertoire.  

 

ANTARYATRA is designed and performed by Usha Ganguli herself. In the play, she attempts to explore the Indian woman's psyche through a melange of characters. It takes us through a very personal and inner-driven journey in theatre. Ganguli has played a variety of women characters (Nora, Himmat Mai, Rudali, Kamla, Anima) on stage and her experiences obviously enrich her one-woman show. ANTARYATRA is a tribute to at least a dozen crucial female heroines played by Ganguli who are representatives of real-life women – each one belonging to a distinct social space and yet bound in some way by the virtue of being a woman.

 

Date: 30th July

Venue: Ranga Shankara.

Time: 7.30 pm

Duration: 75 mins (without an intermission)

Ticket Pricing: Rs 150/-

Language: Hindi

 

Tickets Available

 

At IFA 2341 4681/ 82 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm) or email Joyce on joyce@indiaifa.org

Ranga Shankara: 26592777


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Jul 28/Mumbai: Emvies 2008 


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Jul 25/Delhi: Rendezvous with Mr.Arindam Chaudhuri 


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Aug 1/Delhi: Listen to Ajit Balakrishnan, Ashok Venkataramani, Bharat Kapadia and others 

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Date: August 1, 2008 Time: 0915 Hrs to 1630 Hrs Venue: The Oberoi, New Delhi
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For queries contact Sakshi Kohli at +91.120.4077837 or email at sakshi.kohli@afaqs.com.

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Jul 25/Mumbai: Conference on Digital Payments 2008 


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Aug 11-12: Nasscom Product Conclave & Expo 2008 

 

NASSCOM PRODUCT CONCLAVE & EXPO 2008
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Sponsorship Registration Program

The latest NASSCOM study on the Product Business Landscape in India highlights the significant number of Indian successful products coming out from India and defines the roadmap of the market opportunities and key strategies to help India emerge as a major `product' country in the next few years.

Get the NASSCOM Product Business Study Report and attend the Conclave & Expo at a special price of Rs 11,000* only.

 
  Register Now
 
 
Who Should Attend

CEOs
   
Product Managers, Product Architects, Marketing/Business development heads of product companies
   
Investing Community: Venture fund managers, Angels, PE firms, investment banks and agencies
   
User Community: CIOs, IT Heads, IT Managers, technologists
   
Entrepreneurs
   
IT company CTOs, CIOs, innovation teams, product teams, technology scouts
   
Startup incubators
   
IP specialists
*Member rate
 
NASSCOM Product Conclave 2008

The NASSCOM Product Conclave & Expo 2008 is the only annual conference for the Indian software product industry.

You will gain deep-dive insight into the opportunities for the product industry, learn best practices on product management, licencing and contracts, network with the VCs and angel investors and, above all, build partnerships for growth.

Industry CEOs, CIOs of user industries, product startups, technology seers, venture capitalists, seed and angel investors, and marketing experts will congregate at Bangalore for a two-day action packed agenda of technology updates, sharing of new initiatives, business models, and showcase of successful Indian products.

Plus, sign up for practical workshops on IP/patents and licencing, tools for capturing customer needs, and market strategies and business models. Details to be announced shortly at:www.nasscom.in
 
NASSCOM Software Product Expo 2008

In addition to the conference tracks, NASSCOM will provide a first time platform for product companies to display and demonstrate their products to CIOs, VCs and the media. Stalls available on first-come-first serve basis.

Contact Kritika M at Kritika@nasscom.in for details.
 
Key Highlights

Bullet NASSCOM Product Business Study Launch.
Bullet Key emerging opportunities for the Indian Product Industry.
Bullet High potential sectors:Customer Insights on Industry Verticals; their Expectations of Products.
Bullet Talent proposition for Product Business in India.
Bullet Product Business - Shift from Product Development to Product Management.
Bullet Understanding Markets, Customers and "Go-to-market" strategies and methodology.
Bullet Industry analysts on Issues around capital, growth, organizational structuring; Angel, VC and PE investment priorities and value propositions.
Bullet Showcase of 4/5 emerging companies.

For event sponsorship and stalls, please contact kritika@nasscom.in

To register, mail bangalore@nasscom.in OR call the NASSCOM office near you.
     
www.nasscom.in © 2008 NASSCOM. All Rights Reserved.
 

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Monday, July 21, 2008

Jul 26: Bengali Play Feluda @ RS 
"

FELUDA PHEROT !
THE RETURN OF FELUDA
(A Play in Bengali)

Feluda (http://en.wikipedia .org/wiki/ Feluda) aka Prodosh C. Mitter is the fictional detective created by Satyajit Ray, and is the protagonist of two of his fillms and thirty five novels and short stories. He is an iconic character in the world of Bengali literature and 'Feluda Pherot' marks the return of the much loved sleuth for its second ever stage adaptation.
 
It is the first ever non-canonical work based on a Ray created character either for the stage or for the screen. At one level, 'Feluda Pherot' is a gripping murder mystery with a twist in the tail. At another level, it is a philosophical classic deconstructing the alternative norms of good and evil, as personified by Feluda and his Moriarty-like arch rival, Maganlal Meghraj.

The form of the play also deviates at points from conventional proscenium - it has projected video clippings in a parallel narrative, elements of Third Theatre, suggestive rather than explicit sets, elements of the age-old Bengali folk tradition of 'Jaatraa' or 'Paalaa Gaan' retrofitted in the contemporary context, silhouetted use of choreographed Contemporary Dance Movements and a dedicated soundtrack.
 
This play also marks the collaboration between film personalilities from Kolkata and theatre workers from Bangalore.

* Venue : Rangashankara, J.P.Nagar , Bangalore
* Date: July 26 Sat, 7:30 PM; 27th Sun, 3:30 PM & 7:30 PM
* Language and Duration: Bengali, 165 mins
* Tickets: Apart from the venue, tickets are available at KC Das (St.Marks Rd), Crossword (Residency Rd) and 6 Ballygunge Place (Indiranagar)
* Tickets Tele Booking: 98807 16416
 
* Playwright/Director : Srijit Mukherji
* Troupe: Pandora's Act
* Cast: Barun Chanda, Parambrata Chatterjee and others
 
PS: Please circulate this among people you think might be interested. "
 

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Jul 26: Panel Discussion on Urban Change @ Max Mueller Bhavan 

 

"Greetings from the Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan!

We are happy to announce a Panel Discussion on Urban Change in Bangalore that will bring together two related projects - the current exhibition on display at the Bhavan, Urban Changes - An Exhibition of Photography, and the four Bangalore City Project Urban Space Events (or BCP City Walks as they are popularly known). The Panel will be moderated by
Ramachandra Guha.

Event: Talking the walks - where leads the road?
Panel Discussion on Urban Change
Date: July 26, 2008
Time: 6.00 p.m.
Venue: Goethe-Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan
All are welcome!
For further details, please call the Bhavan: 2520 5305/6/7/8 or visit www.goethe.de/bangalore or http://bcp.wikidot.com/

The photo exhibition Urban Changes, dealing with change in Indian cities, as perceived by South Asian photographers, offers the ideal backdrop to debate the experiences and issues arising out of the recently concluded BCP City Walks - in Gavipuram, Whitefield, Old City and Hessarghatta. We are fortunate to have the organisers of the walks on the panel and equally privileged to have Ramachandra Guha to moderate the discussion.

Talking the Walks - where leads the road? serves as a wrap-up of the BCP Urban Space Events and is also designed to offer a forum for all the participants of the walks who will have an opportunity to interact and exchange views, ideas and suggestions with like-minded people. The discussion is however expected to go beyond the Bangalore City Project itself and into the realm of how to address urban change, especially in the light of the disappearance of public spaces and heritage, and perhaps create a vision as to where it could and should lead.

Moderator:
Ramachandra Guha, social scientist, historian and writer

Panelists:
Dr. Chandra Shekar Balachandran, cultural geographer and Director, Indian Institute for Geographical Studies
Champaka Rajagopal, urban planner
Krupa Rajangam, architect with UDBHAVA
Sathya Prakash Varanashi, architect and founder of UDBHAVA
Suresh Jayaram, artist, art critic and art historian
S.Vishwanath, Rainwater Harvesting Club and Arghyam "


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Aug 2 (Bangalore): Global Outreach Workshop on “Competitive Strategy in the Market Place" 
"1.Competitve Strategy in the Market Place
The workshop will be conducted by Prof. John Czepiel from Stern School of Business.

It provides a framework for viewing and solving competitive issues facing business strategists and marketing executives.

It takes two basic frameworks – military strategy and evolutionary biology – and uses them as the lens through which one can analyze 1) who deserves to win and 2) how to play the game to win. The central concept is that of the strategic situation.

The session is a must attend for marketers, brand or product managers, business strategists, and senior executives who deal with competitive issues.\

The workshop will be held across 4 cities

Delhi – 28th July ‘08
Mumbai – 30th July ‘08
Hyderabad – 31st July ‘08
Bangalore – 2nd August ‘08

2. The Mumbai Dabbawallas

We also bring to you, an exclusive session on the Mumbai Dabbawallas, where they share their success mantra with you. You will be amazed to know, how by employing simple but effective techniques, the most complicated tasks can be accomplished efficiently. Corporates will interact with one of the most successful organizations of all times from India, dispelling myths that large investments, difficult logistics or complicated IT is required to attain success in today's business environment. Please find attached a document which provides the session details.

Date of the event: 25th July 2008

Speakers:Mr. Manish Tripathi, Hon. Director, Mumbai Dabbawallas,Shrinivas Pandit, author of "Lessons for building lasting success based on values – Dabbawallas"

Topics:The Magic of Dabbawallas Unfolded"

Management Learning's From Dabbawallas"

INVESTMENT:

We are glad to offer you a combo package for the same:

Individual nomination: Rs. 20,000/- per delegate + 4 seats of the Dabbawallas seminar worth Rs. 8,000/- complimentary

Early Bird Registration Fee (if you REGISTER & PAY by 15th of June): Rs 16,000/- per delegate + 2 seats of the Dabbawallas seminar worth Rs. 4,000/- complimentary

Group Registration Fee: Rs. 14,000 per delegate (4 or more delegates) + 8 seats of the Dabbawallas seminar worth Rs.16,000/- complimentary

For further details

Please mail me at samifern@gmail.com "
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Rangashankara Mid-Aug Plays 
Looks like Rangashankara is gearing up for the long weekend during Independence Day 2008! Tickets available on www.bookmyshow.com and at Ranga Shankara from 24 Jul '08.

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Tata Crucible (Corporate) Quiz 2008 
The schedule for this year's Crucible Quiz is out:
Date City Timings Venue
03rd Aug'08 Coimbatore
(Only Non-Tata Track)
Registration : 5.30 pm
Quiz: 6 pm
The Residency,
1076, Avinashi Road ,
Coimbatore - 641 018
Contact: Mohd. Yahya
Ph: 98434 30040
05th Aug'08 Cochin
(Only Non-Tata Track)
Registration : 5.30 pm
Quiz: 6 pm
Taj Residency,
M G Road, Cochin.
Contact: Satya
Ph: 98460 03467
09th Aug'08 Hyderabad
(Both Tracks)
Registration : 3.00 pm
Quiz: 3.30 pm
RNR Auditorium,
Opp. Lotus Pond Road, No. 12 MLA Colony,
Banjara Hills, Hyderabad- 500 034 Contact: Saif
Ph: 99856 84484
10th Aug'08 Goa
(Only Non-Tata Track)
Registration : 5.30 pm
Quiz: 6.00 pm
National Institute of Oceanography
Dona Paula, Goa - 403 004.
Contact: Ashish
Ph: 98231 10601
12th Aug'08 Jaipur
(Only Non-TATA Track)
Registration : 5.30 pm
Quiz: 6 pm
Vidya Ashram,
(Maharana Pratap Auditorium),
Opp.Daini Bhaskar,Malaviya Nagar, Jaipur - 302 015
Contact: Pushpinder
Ph: 98280 77557
19th Aug'08 Ahmedabad
(Only Non-Tata Track)
Registration : 5.30 pm
Quiz: 6.00pm
IIM - Indian Institute of Management,
(Ravi Mathai Hall), Vastrapur,
Ahmedabad - 380015.
Contact: Prakash
Ph: 098240 27387
24th Aug'08 Pune
(Both Tracks)
Registration : 3.00 pm
Quiz: 3.30 pm
Taj Blue Diamond,Garden Court,
11 ,Koregaon Road, Pune-411 001
Contact: Rohan
Ph: 98909 49576
31st Aug'08 Bangalore
(Both Tracks)
Registration : 3.00 pm
Quiz: 3.30 pm
NIMHANS Convention Centre,
Hosur Road,
Bangalore - 560 029
Contact: Satya
Ph: 98450 56834
05th Sep'08 Bhubaneshwar
(Only Non-Tata Track)
Registration : 5.30 pm
Quiz: 6 pm
Mayfair Lagoon,
Bhubaneswar - 751 015
Contact: Sambit
Ph: 94372 08345
07th Sep'08 Kolkata
(Both Tracks)
Registration : 3.00 pm
Quiz: 3.30 pm
Taj Bengal,
Alipore,Kolkata.
Contact: Vivek
Ph: 98312 12585
11th Sep'08 Chandigarh
(Only Non-Tata Track)
Registration : 5.30 pm
Quiz: 6 pm
JBS Charitable Trust,
Sector 27A,
Chandigarh - 160 027
Contact: Lalit
Ph: 98728 26242
13th Sep'08 Delhi
(Both Tracks)
Registration : 3.00 pm
Quiz: 3.30 pm
Army Public School,
Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi.
Contact: Harish
Ph: 99104 47784
14th Sep'08 Lucknow
(Only Non-Tata Track)
Registration : 5.30 pm
Quiz: 6 pm
Ravindralaya,
Motilal Nehru Marg,
Rly Station Char Bagh ke Samne,
Lucknow - 1
Contact: Sukvir
Ph: 9839053844
18th Sep'08 Indore
(Only Non-Tata Track)
Registration : 5.30 pm
Quiz: 6 pm
Fortune Landmark,
Adj.Meghdooth Gardens,
Vijaynagar,
Indore - 452 010.
Contact: Bhalla
Ph: 98930 50000
20th Sep'08 Mumbai
(Both Tracks)
Registration : 3.00 pm
Quiz: 3.30 pm
Y B Chavan Centre,
Jagannathrao Bhonsle Marg,
Mumbai - 400 021
Contact: Rahul
Ph: 93202 32090
21st Sep'08 Chennai
(Both Tracks)
Registration : 3.00 pm
Quiz: 3.30 pm
Chinmaya Heritage Centre,
Tapovan Hall, #2, 13th Avenue,
Harrington Road,Chetpet,
Chennai - 600 031
Contact: Giridhar
Ph: 98411 67685
26th Sep'08 Jamshedpur
(Only Tata Track)
Registration : 3.30 pm
Quiz: 4 pm
XLRI Auditorium,
C.H. Area (East), Post Box 222,
Jamshedpur - 831 001.
Contact: Kailash
Ph: 92347 31143
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