Mr. Kiruba Shankar – CEO, Business Blogging Pvt. Ltd was one the speaker of Coffee, Conversations, and Marketing – a marketing seminar. The event was organized by Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB) in association with IAMAI on 27th August 2010 at Symbiosis Campus, Pune
At Coffee, Conversations, and Marketing, speakers discussed on various topics including how digital marketing has taken over the world, and how businesses should change strategies to benefit from this revolution, the financial impacts of social media marketing, apart from all aspects of digital marketing.
“I was invited as a speaker for an event, creatively titled, ‘Coffee, Conversations and Marketing’. It was a wonderfully organized event and had high profile fellow speakers like Debhashis Mitra, Head of Sales and Marketing, Mercedes Benz India. It always a challenge following a guy of this repute but I’m told by the staff and students that I aced it.” Says Mr. Kiruba Shankar.
Other speaker for the day includes Mr. Debashis Mitra – Director, Sales and Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India Private Ltd., Mr. Kiruba Shankar – CEO, Business Blogging Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Purnendu Kumar – Asst. Vice-President, Retail & Consumer Products, Technopak Advisors Ltd., Mr.RajivDingra – Founder & CEO, WATConsult
BENGALURU, India, September 14, 2010 – Ford India today unveiled the Ford Endeavour 3.0-litre 4×2 Automatic (AT) – the newest addition to its Endeavour premium Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV) range.
At the launch, Michael Boneham, president and managing director, Ford India, said, “We are excited and delighted to introduce our latest Endeavour variant to India.
“Building on the strong Endeavour sales so far this year, and the overwhelming response to the automatic transmission launched last year, we are confident that the Ford Endeavour 4×2 AT will be a popular and well received addition to our product line-up.”
Competitively priced at Rs. 17,88,760 (ex-showroom, Bengaluru) the Endeavour 4×2 AT is powered by a 3.0-litre, 156 PS DuraTorq TDCi (common-rail) powertrain with the Variable Geometry Turbocharger (VGT) and 5-speed automatic gearbox – with the overdrive switch on
the shift lever – to deliver a highly responsive drive that complements its best-in-class torque performance at 380 NM at 2500 rpm.
Compared to other diesel automatic offerings in the 15-20 Lakh premium SUV segment, the DuraTorq engine of the new SUV delivers class-leading fuel efficiency of 10.7 kpl (ARAI).
”Like other variants in the portfolio, the 4X2 variant is robust, good looking, great to drive and versatile. We describe it as a ‘smooth operator’ SUV with the state-of-art 5-speed auto transmission technology that provides a superb and effortless driving experience whether negotiating congested city streets, cruising on the highway or exploring country hills and back roads, ” said Boneham.
While rugged on the outside, the interior of the new Endeavour includes many creature comfort features. For example, the interior design sports a classy two tone finish complemented by a spacious passenger cabin.
Inside, it also boasts ergonomically designed leather upholstered seats, a 6-CD changer music system and DVD player and an environmentally-friendly dual air conditioner with personalized air conditioning vents for the second and third rows.
Other unique touches which enhance the 4×2 AT’s aesthetic and driving appeal include illuminated scuff plates, a titanium-finished instrument panel, sports pedals and a stylish side body cladding.
The new variant also offers an array of active and passive safety features such as dual-stage front air bags for the driver and passenger. The air bags work in conjunction with three-point safety belts and pre-tensioners and load limiter features unique to Ford vehicles.
In addition, the Anti-lock Braking system (ABS) coupled with Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD) provides extra security peace of mind for drivers.
The Ford Endeavour 3.0- litre 4×2 Automatic (AT) is available in five colour options – Diamond White, Moondust Silver, Sea Grey, Panther Black and Morello.
Since it was launched in India in 2003, the Ford Endeavour has been a perennial favourite among Indian premium SUV buyers and is consistently ranked as the number one or two top-selling vehicle in the segment.”
Earlier Endeavor was available in 2.5L 4x2MT and 3L 4×4 AT. Click here or a detailed review of Endeavor 2.5 MT XLT
CII Connect 2010- the premier ICT event in India was held successfully on 8th and 9th September at Chennai Trade Center, Nadambakam, Chennai. It was a “CEO” studded two days with many CEOs, MDs and top officials from the IT industry taking part in the event.
CONNECT is a forum for Indian Information and Communication Technology Industry (ICT) to confer on latest trends & developments. It has also been designed to showcase Tamil Nadu’s capabilities in the sector. CONNECT 2010 is a milestone! It is the 10th edition in the series. Connect 2010 featured a 2 Days Conference and Exhibition
The event was live blogged and live tweeted by the blogging team from Business Blogging. The event was extensively covered by our blogging squad. They came up with blog posts which carried the key points of the talk given by the panelists at Connect 2010. The team came up with around 60 Blog posts – the highest number in the history of CII Connect.
The Here is the list of Bloggers and volunteers who worked hard towards the success of CII Connect 2010:
Kiruba Shankar, CEO Business Blogging was invited as a speaker for an event, creatively titled, ‘Coffee, Conversations and Marketing’ at Symbiosis Institute of International Business, Pune on 27 Sep 2010.
It was a wonderfully organized event and had high profile fellow speakers like Debhashis Mitra, Head of Sales and Marketing, Mercedes Benz India.
Mr. Kiruba Shankar was quoted in an article titled “School is In” in Outlook Business (September 4 2010 edition). The article features MR. G. Venkatesh – founder School for India initiative (for whom Business Blogging has been helping with online initiatives). We are happy to share with you the photos of the article.
Article About Schools for India on Outlook Business
Kiruba Shankar Being quoted in Outlook Business
You can also read the E-version of the article here
Schools for India is a non profitable charitable global organization. Each country organization is independent of each other, and complies with the local laws and regulations. Schools for India is involved in creating the best in class schools across India, with the aim of providing education for the people of rural India.
6000 schools across the country have been planned. Each of the schools will have the capacity to teach 945 students, including up to 15 special children from primary to secondary school.
Schools for India was started in January 2004 and registered as a Non profit charitable trust under the Indian charitable trust Act in December 2005