ICICI Appathon digital app gets 2,000 entries in 2 weeks

first_imgNew Delhi, Mar 5 (PTI) ICICI Bank today said its ICICI Appathon that will offer platform to budding developers to create digital applications has received an overwhelming response with over 2,000 participants across the globe within a period of two weeks into the launch.Since its inception two weeks back, the programme has witnessed entries from over 2,000 participants, a significant portion of which are from international developers and start-ups, the Bank said in a release.”It is heartening to see the encouraging response that ICICI Appathon has received. The participation from across the country including women developers and technopreneurs from non-technology hubs reaffirms the idea of launching this programme that aims at offering a platform to budding developers who can create world-class digital applications”, MD & CEO Chanda Kochhar said in the statement.****** Axis Bank holds self-defence training camp to mark Womens Day *Axis Bank has organised a week-long self-defence training camp across the nation, starting today to mark International Womens Day onMarch 8.It will help empower women employees, women customers and girl students of schools and colleges.The bank has engaged local women police, army, certified martial art trainers and karate experts to train women and girls to safeguard themselves against miscreants and unforeseen situations, an Axis Bank press release issued here said.****** Jakson Engineers use Klip Lock mounting system *To overcome challenge of installing 400 kW Rooftop Solar power plant on metal roofing without piercing it, Jakson Engineers used innovative Klip Lock mounting system on Yamuna Sports Complex, New Delhi.Yamuna Sports Complex (YSC) has tied up with Jakson Engineers Ltd (JEL) to install 400 kW solar power plant on its metal roof without piercing it.advertisementThe plant will be commissioned by January end. YSC will only pay for the electricity consumed from the solar plant, rest is taken care of by Jakson which includes capital investment and O&M for 25 years.****** Ground breaking ceremony held for BHELs 1x800MW project *The North Chennai Supercritical Thermal Power Station Stage III project, valued at Rs 2,759 crore, has conducted the ground breaking ceremony, which is expected to go on stream in 2019. Government of Tamil Nadu had presented the Letter of Award to Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) Ltd for the project in January, a company statement said. BHEL has bagged the contract valued at Rs 2,759 crore for the project to come up in Tiruvallur district near Chennai. Besides this project, the State electricity board Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO) awarded the 2×800 MW Upper Supercritical Thermal Power Project in Tamil Nadu, the release said. (MORE) PTI SVS ARS KKS VIJ RC KPM SBT ABKlast_img read more

Team bonding camp ahead of tournament amazing, say golfers

first_imgBengaluru, May 28 (PTI) The team-bonding and strategising camp for the eight teams in the fray for the fifth edition of the Louis Philippe Cup golf tournament has begun with all the players expressing their happiness at the opportunity. “In an individual sport like golf, such camps are rare affairs. It is a lovely atmosphere here and we have been to relax and bond with team members in preparation for the tournament,” said Laqshya Mumbais Mukesh Kumar. The camp ahead of the Rs 1.2 crore prize money league format tournament was held at Zion Hills, about 90 kilometers from here. NSports Hyderabads Gaganjeet Bhullar said that the camp has helped players understand each other better so that they could compete better as a team. “Earlier, even though we shared friendly relations with each other at the end of the day we were still competitors. Now we are like a team so are getting to learn about the other. We are even helping each other to rectify shortcomings while at the same time honing our strengths,” said Gaganjeet. Jaypee Greater Noidas Shamim Khan said that their team had already formulated their strategy for the LP Cup after spending two days together. “This is amazing as we have already understood our strengths and weaknesses. We even know which player is the best for which situation. It is going to help us a great deal when the tournament gets under way,” he said. The tournament starts on June 1 and the final will be held on June 4. PTI PDS AHadvertisementlast_img read more