YWCA Presents 25th Annual Women of Achievement Awards

first_imgTonight in Anchorage the YWCA will present the 25th annual Women of Achievement award to 10 Alaskan women who have helped others. Some as well known news makers and others, who have quietly gone about the tasks of improving the lives of those around them, without much attention. Hilary Morgan is the YWCA’s CEO. She says the women’s advocacy organization has a theme for this year’s event of honoring the past, inspiring the future.Download Audiolast_img

BSE closes points 15796 up on September 26

first_imgBSE closes points 157.96 up on September 2618K views00:00 / 00:00- 00:00:0000:00BSE closes points 157.96 up on September 2618K viewsBusinessNew Delhi, Sept 26 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 157.96 points up to stand at 26,626.32. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 55.75 points up to stand at 7,967.60. INDIABULLS REAL ESTATE LTD and JPPOWER were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 10.78% and 9.79% along with ANDHRA BANK and ALLAHABAD BANK with an increase of 7.79% and 7.37% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include SUZLON and CRISIL with a decrease of 4.98% and 4.47% along with PIRAMAL ENTERPRISES LTD. and PETRONET with a decrease of 3.71% and 3.62% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 151.07 points at 17,835.70 while the banking sector is up 334.79 points at 17,859.88 and the reality sector is up 36.13 points at 1,628.49. The Indian currency is up 0.31% at Rs 61.15 per dollar.Ventuno Web Player 4.50New Delhi, Sept 26 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 157.96 points up to stand at 26,626.32. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 55.75 points up to stand at 7,967.60. INDIABULLS REAL ESTATE LTD and JPPOWER were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 10.78% and 9.79% along with ANDHRA BANK and ALLAHABAD BANK with an increase of 7.79% and 7.37% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include SUZLON and CRISIL with a decrease of 4.98% and 4.47% along with PIRAMAL ENTERPRISES LTD. and PETRONET with a decrease of 3.71% and 3.62% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is up 151.07 points at 17,835.70 while the banking sector is up 334.79 points at 17,859.88 and the reality sector is up 36.13 points at 1,628.49. The Indian currency is up 0.31% at Rs 61.15 per dollar.last_img read more

Gear it up

first_imgAll the kiddies stay the same as the kids-centric exhibition in India, the Krackerjack Karnival is now in its third year and is up with the spring edition. The kids festival will infuse new energy and vigor than its previous edition.The idea behind the festival is to give families an opportunity to get set for summer where they can plan their holidays, camps, classes etc. 60 booths will be displaying the latest and greatest products and services in the kids space ranging from schools, fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), apparels, furniture, holiday destinations and lots more. The carnival will also include the popular characters like Mighty Raju, Chota Bheem, Chamki from Gali gali Sim Sim and Bade Chote. Promotion of upcoming children’s movies, performance of special character from the movie Mighty Raju Rio Calling, interactive and interesting scientific shows for kids like Robotics by Vardhaman (Brainy toys), Magic Show by Rahul/Sumit Kharbanda, Sound of music play by Stage Coach, Dance workshop (Tentative Dance worx, Shiamak Davar Institute), arts and crafts by Itsy Bitsy, will also treat the visitors.Chandrika Behl, organiser of the festival said, ‘The idea is to make available this brilliant festival at different places and each time a new precedent is set by bringing something novel and extraordinary to the forefront’. Seeing the incredible response Krackerjack Karnival has been receiving from visitors, exhibitors and participants, the organisers are planning to launch a series of events at different locations within this year itself – the first of which is scheduled to take place in Gurgaon in April.last_img read more

Truck strike lifted in Darjeeling petrol pumps to reopen soon

first_imgDarjeeling: Darjeeling and especially the travel trade industry heaved a sigh of relief with news of the trucks to resume ferrying of essential commodities from the plains to Darjeeling from Thursday spread.Trucks had suspended operations since Monday after a driver was beaten up in Kurseong on May 11. “We had a meeting with police top brass. Our demand has been met. The assailants have been arrested. Following the meeting, we decided to start operating from Thursday,” stated Rajen Chettri, General Secretary of the Darjeeling Truck Drivers’ Association. Also Read – Heavy rain hits traffic, flightsOn May 11, driver Amit Tamang was allegedly beaten up following an accident involving a kid. Both the sides have lodged FIRs at the Kurseong police station. The Drivers’ Association had taken out a protest rally in Kurseong on Monday demanding the arrest of the assailants.”Three persons have been arrested in connection with the incident,” stated Dhananjoy Sarkar, OC, Traffic, Kurseong. The truck strike had started casting a long shadow on the tourism industry, also affecting day to day life. Also Read – Speeding Jaguar crashes into Merc, 2 B’deshi bystanders killedPetrol pumps in Kurseong and Darjeeling had downed shutters since Wednesday morning with petrol and diesel stocks having been exhausted. “We had run out of diesel on Tuesday. Whatever diesel stocks we had was exhausted by Wednesday morning. We were compelled to down shutters. With the truck strike lifted, we are expecting petrol and diesel to arrive by Thursday noon, following which we will reopen,” stated Hemant Agarwal, owner of petrol pumps. There are 6 pumps in Darjeeling and 2 in Kurseong. Stocks of all the pumps were exhausted on Wednesday. “There were tourist vehicles that were refueling in Mirik while driving tourists to the popular lake destination in the Hills. There was no fuel available in Darjeeling or Kurseong,” stated Pradeep Lama, General Secretary, Darjeeling Association of Travel Agents. There were apprehensions that a long drawn truck strike would adversely affect the tourist season that has started picking up after the agitation and 104 days bands in 2017.last_img read more

The Best iPhone Apps for Business Productivity

first_img 3 min read Growing a business sometimes requires thinking outside the box. If you find yourself conducting most of your business on the go, sometimes e-mail doesn’t cut it.You need real-time updates on your collaborative projects, access to your memos, and the latest sales stats for your clients.With the best in the App store’s suite of productivity apps you can turn your iPhone into a credit card reader, personal note taker, and a portable document scanner for next to no cost.Never forget with EvernoteEvernote is great for on-the-go memos. You can take text, photo, or voice notes and tag them by location so you can keep track of notes based on where your meeting took place. After installing the app, you can push e-mail attachments to Evernote within the iPhone’s mail app. Evernote accounts automatically sync updates to all devices through the cloud: computer, phone and iPad, so you’ll always have access to your information.Square let’s you accept credit card payments on the goSquare has unlimited potential for small business owners. Square lets you accept credit card payments from your iPhone, iPad or Android device. After you sign up for the service, square will mail you a free credit card reader for the device of your choice. Any mobile business from food delivery services to street vendors should consider checking it out.Use Yammer to collaborate on projects sociallyYammer is one of the best collaborative social networking tools available for businesses. The iPhone app provides you with all the basics you’ll need: user search, messaging, and bulletin boards. If you’re not on Yammer yet, give it a try.Deposit checks without waiting in line with Chase’s iPhone appThe latest version of Chase’s iPhone app lets you deposit checks without visiting the bank. Snap an image of the check, input the amount, and the funds will transfer to your account. It saves time and the hassle of waiting in line at the ATM or teller window.Get Bump and never carry a business card againDon’t waste any more paper. Instead of handing out business cards at your next networking event, use Bump to transfer your contact, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and even calendar information. The data is automatically added to your phone’s address book, so there’s no need to worry about losing someone’s card.Look up your next potential hire on LinkedInLinkedIn’s iPhone app is incredibly easy to use. Check your messages, find new professional contacts, and stalk your next potential hire from your phone. Easy. Free Webinar | Sept. 9: The Entrepreneur’s Playbook for Going Global Brought to you by Business Insider November 26, 2010 Register Now »last_img read more