Airways operates 'flight of fantasy' on children's day
Jet Airways operated a 'Flight of Fantasy' for underprivileged
children in association with GE Elfun volunteers who
sponsored the children from Magic Bus organisation and
Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA). Hindustan Petroleum
Corporation (HPCL) and Oberoi Flight Services partnered
the event. Children from the Tata Memorial Centre were
also among those invited for Jet Airways' Flight of
experience began with the children checking in at the
airport followed by light snacks and beverages courtesy
Oberoi Flight Services. There was an orientation of
the airport building conducted by Jet Airways' personnel.
The young passengers were entertained by artists brought
in especially for the event. The children then boarded
Jet Airways' next generation aircraft Boeing 737-800
for a 40-minute experience above the clouds.
Flight of Fantasy was made possible with the cooperation
of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) which provided
the fuel for the flight among other gifts for the kids
and Oberoi Airport Services, a unit of EIH (The Oberoi
offers Delhiites chances with Bollywood's 'Neal 'n Nikki'
Coca-Cola India is offering Delhi-wallahs
the chance of a lifetime at the Neal 'n' Nikki Naughty
Nite. Ten very special will get a chance to dine with
Bollywood stars Uday Chopra and Tanishaa on November
23, 2005. To get the special offer consumers have to
grab a Coca-Cola from any one of the Coca-Cola stalls
set up at the India International Trade Fair grounds
aat New Delhi's Pragati Maidan between November 14 and
November23, 2005, and could get a chance to meet the
Neal 'n' Nikki duo.
company says Neal 'n' Nikki is a movie for the young
at heart and spirit and what better place to catch this
spirit than at India's largest trade fair. This initiative
will offer a unique and youthful experience to those
who are young at heart.
company will distribute 5,000 prizes in just two weeks,
with gifts ranging from invites to the Nikki 'n' Neal
Naughty Nite, free Nikki 'n' Neal Audio Tapes, Click-with-Aamir
where winners can get a picture of themselves with the
launches series of market programme
has launched a series of stock market-related programmes
in the 12:00 noon to 2.30pm. The programmes include
Money Market Update, Houseviews, F&O Trends, Stock
in News, Commodity Update, Mid-Cap CEO Calls and Small
Money Market Update informs viewers about the latest
developments related to bonds, the state of the Indian
rupee, auctions and global currencies, Houseviews relates
to new brokerage stock ideas and gives viewers top brokerage
ratings and strategy reports as well as features a well
known brokerage house.
Cap CEO Calls is an interactive session with management
from various companies can call and interact with the
anchor while Small Cap Radar is reportedly an action
driven segment, which advises viewers on which stocks
to buy and those that can be avoided. Public Offer Corner
reportedly evaluates new IPOs, to make it easy for prospective
shareholders to take decisions.
to focus on soft luggage
Industries, known more for its moulded bags and suitcases
is increasing focus on soft luggage and is targeting
sales worth Rs90 crore this fiscal from this product
Soft luggage, which currently contributes 35 per cent
to the company's overall revenue, would in the coming
years, contribute close to 75 per cent said the company.
soft luggage market is growing by nearly 35 per cent
on the back of a booming travel industry. The segment,
which has always been considered premium, is now available
at affordable price. The company is offering its premium
range under the brand of Delsey.
in the hard luggage segment has remained stagnant but
this segment contributes to exports, as VIP and Samsonite
are the only two hard luggage brands in the world.
India to push sales of notebooks
Electronics India (LGEIL) is pushing sales of notebook
computers and is targeting sales of 15,000 units in
company has launched a range of premium products including
a notebook computer, car style GSM mobile handset and
a next-generation karaoke system in India. The company
is offering five notebook computer models priced between
Rs75,000 and Rs1.25 lakh and 12 colour handset models.
LG will also soon launch a premium range of GSM phones,
refrigerators and washing machines.
plans foray into low-fat salty snacks
In keeping with the growing health awareness in
the country FritoLay, the snacks division of PepsiCo,
is introducing low-fat namkeens (salted snacks).
Anand, managing director, FritoLay, Pepsico India Holdings,
said the company was committed to healthy snacks but
not at the cost of taste, and would go slow in launching
recently introduced a low-fat version of Lays potato
chips called Lay Stax, made from reconstituted potato
flakes, which are available only in select outlets,
biggest markets are in the Northern and the Western
regions while it is consolidating business in the South
with its three big brands Lays, Cheetos and Kurkure.
It recently launched a new variant in Kurkure, called
Hyderabadi Tamatar, to appeal to southern palates.
Among the new products the company has launched in India
is Quaker Oats, and the company says that it could look
beyond salty snacks and ready-to-eat products if it
there is enough potential.
company is expanding distribution in the Southern region
from 50,000 to 1.8 lakh outlets.
introduces the G Bandeau La Pelle Guccissima.
has introduced the G Bandeau La Pelle Guccissima, the
new special edition watch reflecting the aesthetic codes
of Gucci's fashion accessories.
horsebit a legendary Gucci symbol is rendered
timeless through superior design and fine workmanship.
The leather of the watchstrap is hot-printed, buffed
and finished by hand with natural wax. This technique,
La Pelle Guccissima, rooted in the brand's passion for
craftsmanship, is a sophisticated production process
that gives the prints a three dimensional effect.
uniquely curved band of the watch is available in mystic
white, black and wine red. Emphasising the elegant sophistication
of this model, the horsebit pattern features also on
the two stunning dials in silver and black for a fresh
and contemporary appeal.
launches Beyblade Micro Tops Game
has launched an all-new Beyblade Micro Tops Battling
Game. The company's Beyblade products already a rage
in India, are based on the popular show being aired
on Cartoon Network. The game is priced at Rs299.
game is for two players and targeted at children above
the age of six years. Funskool's Beyblade Micro Tops
Battling Game will be available at all leading toy stores
across the country.
presents a diamond-studded night sky
Carbon Accessories, has launched a collection comprising
ear tops and pendants where each diamond is set in a
multiple shared prong setting that makes a number of
small diamonds appear larger.
like the glitter created by the starlit night sky, the
collection comprises matching ear tops and pendants
for women. The collection is priced at Rs5,950 onwards
for pendants and Rs11,950 for ear tops and is available
at exclusive Carbon boutiques across the country and
MBOs like Shoppers Stop, Lifestyle, Westside, Pantaloons
and other leading retail outlets.
to continue with endorsements despite a loss at Formula
Karthikeyan will continue to be the ambassador for the
seven brands he endorses, even though he looks certain
to lose his place in the Midland, formerly Jordan, team
say that the seven companies whose brands he is endorsing
have different contract periods, which would not be
changed over the chances of
his not being an F1 driver next season. The brands Karthikeyan
endorses include JK Tyres, Tata Group, Bharat Petroleum,
Amaron (batteries), Reebok, JCB and Raymond.
Compiled by Mohini Bhatnagar
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