KITS

Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences organized The Coimbatore Digital Summit 2018

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Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu - April, 10 April 2018 - Karunya Institute of Technology and Sciences held The Coimbatore Digital Summit on 10th April 2018. The theme of the Summit was Think Big | Execute Smart | Deliver Growth.

The Summit discussed how marketers are moving into a world where text is no longer the primary means of interaction. The growth of images, voice-powered navigation and video across social media, digital commerce and search is changing the way audience is interacting with brands and experiences.

 The event was commenced with an inaugural session and followed by three-panel discussions: The First Panel dialog on "Showcasing Strategy Supercharged; Charting a Course for Success in a Rapidly Changing Digital World". The Second Panel dialog on "Content Marketing in a Post-Text World". The Third Panel dialog on "Showcasing in the Fake News Era". The event witnessed several renowned speakers.

 Essential changes have developed with the advancement in technology. The ways we can draw in with them that is worth considering. The digital age is going to empower the youth said by  Dr. P.Mannar Jawahar, Vice Chancellor of KITS University.

 The Digital conference united Influential Leaders, Policy Makers, Eminent Digital Media Practitioners and Key Stakeholders to make an unparalleled stage for the trade of exchanges. The representatives to the meeting incorporated MD's; CEO's; CMO's; Marketing Heads; Advertising Heads; Sales Heads; Strategy Heads; Brand Heads; Public Relation and Communication Heads; Digital Marketing Professionals; Social Media Professionals; Digital Marketing Enthusiasts; Media Professionals; Academicians; Students; and so on.

 The event was followed by distribution of Digital Excellence Award 2018. This honor praised business brilliance and advancement in the field of computerized innovations over a wide scope of controls, making it the just a single of its kind in India. The Felicitation was done by Dr.M.J.Xavier, Dean of Law & Management of KITS University. The award for Outstanding contribution in Digital Marketing was bagged by eight recipients, Mr.RBU Shyam Kumar, President Cornerstone-Channel Channelizers; Ms.Arunima Singh, Senior Account Director Adfactors PR Private Ltd; Mr.Rob Peck, Director-Client Services 03M Directional Marketing; Mr.Faheed Ahmed, Founder and CEO BYT India; Mr.Rohit Uttamchandani, Head- Digital Advertising & Content Marketing of Social Beat; Mr.Chitranjit Deb, CEO of  Bigwig Media Private Limited; Mr. Logesh Kumar CEO of INFOZUB; Mr.Sorav Jain CEO Echovme.

Witchcraft

Mother, daughter forced to eat excreta for practicing witchcraft

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Neighbours allegedly forced a 65-year-old woman and her 35-year-old daughter to eat human excreta on February 16 in Dulami area Ranchi on the suspicion of practising "witchcraft" after which their heads were tonsured.

Both the victims have filed their complaints against the accused for forcing them to eat faeces and tonsuring them.

While showing the deep concern police has registered the complaint against the accused .

"A woman and six others took ill and fell unconscious last night. A man was called to find out what went wrong with them. After he pointed them out they dragged them out of their house and made them eat human excreta. Their heads were tonsured. A case has been registered and the actions are being taken," SHO Sujit Roy said.

(With agency inputs)

Pensions

Elderly denied pension for not having aadhaar card

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Many inmates in Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh at an old age homes are denied for the benefits of pension due to not having Aadhaar cards.

While talking to a media person, an old age victim, sufferer said the machine cannot trace their thumb impression because of wrinkles on their fingers.

“I will be grateful if I can be helped somehow because I am being deprived of facilities due to fewer documents also the machines can’t trace my fingerprints due to wrinkles. Despite no options left at this age, I am not able to receive pension benefits," Veervati, victim, said.

Senior citizens aged between 60 to 79 years who are below poverty line are entitled to a monthly pension of Rs 400, while those above 80 years get Rs 500 per month.

However, Bareilly's social-welfare officer, Ashok Dixit said there are many people who do not have any identity proof.

"If a person applies online for pension he will be asked for Aadhaar no. Free food and shelter is provided to such people. Aadhaar can be made only if we have their details," he added.

A recently filed affidavit by the Uttar Pradesh government in the Supreme Court stated that the state is fully committed to implementing provisions of the Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act 2007 and is providing old age pension and implementing various welfare programmes for elderly citizens.

(With agency Inputs)

Sushma Swaraj

Hijacked oil tanker rescued after four days, no casualties

An oil tanker has been rescued which went missing with 22 Indians on board off the coast of Benin in West Africa on 1 February, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj said on Tuesday.

All the 22 crew members have been released safe by pirates after four days, the ship has resumed sailing, official said.

"I am happy to inform that Merchant Ship Marine Express with 22 Indian nationals on board has been released," Swaraj tweeted.

The External Affair Minister has also thanked government of Nigeria and Benin for their support in the matter.

Swaraj had spoken to her Nigerian counterpart on Monday to seek assistance in tracing the missing oil tanker.

The Indian mission in Abuja was in touch with Nigeria and Benin for help in locating the ship.

"The ship, Marine Express, has been released and is back under the command of the captain," Director General of Shipping Malini Shankar told PTI in Mumbai.

It was not immediately clear if any ransom was paid to secure the release of the vessel and the cargo.

The Marine Express was anchored in Cotonou in the Gulf of Guinea in Benin when it was taken over by pirates on 1 February. All communication systems on the vessel were switched off by pirates before making it sail.

In a Facebook post, ship manning agent Anglo Eastern said the Panama-flagged vessel was the victim of "pirate attack and seizure" and confirmed its safe release.

(With agency inputs)

Mother Choked To Death

Teacher choked 82-year-old mother to death

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An 82-year-old paralytic mother was allegedly thrashed to death in Rajasthan’s Alwar district, by her son who is a teacher. The incident was seen and recorded by the nephew to accused.

As per the area police, an FIR has been registered in the connection of the incident that took place on 18th of January. The accused has been absconding after the incident.

Area police also updated that the further investigation in underway in the matter.