Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Experience Unprecedented Power: POCO Launches F6 5G With Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 Processor


*        Marks the India Debut of the Snapdragon® 8s Gen 3 processor

*        Equipped with the advanced POCO Ice loop cooling technology, which is three times more efficient than conventional VC cooling methods

*        Incorporates Wildboost 3.0 technology, optimizing gaming performance and power efficiency

*        Boasts a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a 1.5K resolution and support for 68 billion+ colors

*        Equipped with a 50 MP Sony OIS+EIS and a 20MP Selfie Camera

*        AON (Always-On) debuts on the POCO F6 5G, introducing air gestures for controlling the content without touching the screen

*        Equipped with a powerful 90W Turbo Charging along with a 5000mAh Battery

*        Available at INR 25,999* for 8+256GB, INR 27,999* for 12+256GB and INR 29,999* for 12+512 GB on Flipkart

Committed to revolutionizing the flagship smartphone experience in the mid-range segment for GenZ trendsetters, POCO today upgraded its F series with the launch of F6 5G in India at a high voltage event held in New Delhi. The POCO F6 5G marks the India debut of the most awaited Snapdragon® 8s Gen 3 processor and has been crafted to exclusively delight GenZ gamers, photography enthusiasts, and tech lovers alike.

The POCO F series has uniquely positioned itself in the smartphone market, delivering top-tier performance at an affordable price. It has become a symbol of accessible innovation, continually redefining expectations for mid-range phones. Upholding this tradition, the POCO F6 5G is engineered to be the most performance-centric smartphone POCO has ever introduced.

Himanshu Tandon, Country Head of POCO India, shared his excitement about the launch and said, "We are thrilled to introduce the POCO F6 5G, a device that is much more than just a smartphone. It's a game-changer, a pocket-sized revolution, powered by the Snapdragon 8s Gen 3 processor. With the POCO F6 5G, we are setting out to rewrite the rules of the mid-range smartphone segment, catering to the audacious, the fearless, and the young at heart. Our rise to the No. 6 position among top Android brands in India, as validated by the latest IDC report, reflects our remarkable growth story. But we are not stopping here. The launch of the POCO F6 5G marks a significant milestone in our journey of pushing boundaries and we are ready to surpass expectations."

Performance & Storage

The POCO F6 5G is equipped with the powerful Snapdragon 8s Gen3 processor, which boasts state-of-the-art 4nm process technology. The processor configuration includes 1 Cortex X4 core running at 3.0 GHz, 4 Cortex A720 cores running at 2.8 GHz, and 3 Cortex A520 cores running at 2.0 GHz. This combination ensures exceptional performance and responsiveness for a wide range of tasks, from gaming to multitasking. In terms of graphics, the POCO F6 5G features the Adreno 735 GPU, delivering stunning visuals and smooth gameplay.

The innovative Ice loop cooling technology - three times more efficient than conventional VC cooling methods - keeps the device cool even during intensive usage. With a 4800mm² heat dissipation area, the POCO F6 5G's cooling technology helps maintain optimal performance and prevents overheating.

The POCO F6 5G also impresses with its memory options, available in two variants: 8GB RAM with 256GB storage and 12GB RAM with 512GB storage. This ample memory capacity ensures seamless multitasking and provides ample space for storing apps, games, photos, and videos. The device utilizes flagship LPDDR5X RAM and UFS 4.0 storage technology, further enhancing its performance and data transfer speeds. This combination allows for faster app launches, smoother multitasking, and quicker file transfers. Additionally, the POCO F6 5G incorporates Wildboost 3.0 technology, optimizing gaming performance and power efficiency. This feature intelligently manages system resources to deliver a smooth and efficient gaming experience.

Display & Design

The POCO F6 5G showcases a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a 1.5K resolution and support for 68 billion+ colors, delivering stunningly vibrant visuals perfect for gaming, streaming, and everyday use. The screen-to-body ratio of the POCO F6 5G is an impressive 94.27% and supports a high refresh rate of 120Hz, a touch sampling rate of 240Hz and 480Hz for gaming, and an instantaneous touch sampling rate of 2160Hz, ensuring smooth and fluid scrolling, animations, and gameplay. The display is protected by Corning® Gorilla® Glass Victus, providing durability and resistance against scratches and accidental drops.

To enhance the visual experience, the POCO F6 5G supports Dolby Vision® and HDR 10+, offering vivid and lifelike colors with enhanced contrast and dynamic range. The POCO F6 5G boasts TÜV Rheinland triple certification, guaranteeing enhanced eye comfort, safety, and top-notch display quality for extended usage. The device has a sleek and compact design, with a thickness of 7.8mm and 179g weight.

Camera

The POCO F6 5G is equipped with a powerful 50 MP Sony OIS+EIS camera with a large aperture of f/1.59 and the IMX882 sensor that delivers exceptional image quality. The inclusion of OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) and EIS (Electronic Image Stabilization) ensures stable and shake-free images. Additionally, the device features an 8MP ultra wide-angle camera with the Sony IMX355 sensor, providing a wide field of view of 119° for capturing expansive landscapes and group photos.

POCO F6 5G is designed to elevate the user’s photography experience, the POCO F6 5G's rear camera comes with an array of advanced photography features. These features include 2x In-sensor Lossless Zoom for capturing detailed shots even from a distance, Night Mode for clear and bright photos in low-light conditions, Motion Tracking Focus to capture moving subjects in sharp focus, and a versatile Portrait Mode equipped with Beautify, Depth Control, and Filters for creating professional-looking portraits. The inclusion of an AI Camera ensures intelligent scene recognition and optimization. POCO F6 5G also supports AI Image expansion, Magic eraser pro, AI Bokeh, Magic cutout and many more to experience. In terms of video, POCO F6 5G's rear camera supports HDR10+ for capturing high dynamic range videos in 4K at 30fps, Dual Video for simultaneous recording from both the rear and front cameras. The device offers flexibility with various video recording resolutions, including 4K at 60fps, 4K at 30fps, 1080p at 60fps, 1080p at 30fps, and 720p at 30fps, catering to diverse recording needs.

The POCO F6 5G also features a 20MP Selfie Camera. It offers a range of photography features to enhance the quality and creativity of self-portraits. These features include AI Beautify Mode and various Filters that allow users to enhance their selfies and add artistic effects, ensuring that they always look their best in photos.

AON (Always-On) debuts on the POCO F6 5G, introducing air gestures for controlling the content without touching the screen. Users can accept or decline calls while watching Netflix, and benefit from a sensitive lock screen and screen rotation that aligns with face direction.

Battery & Audio

The POCO F6 5G is equipped with a powerful 90W Turbo Charging, allowing for the device's fast charging. Additionally, the phone comes with a 120W Inbox Charger included in the package. The device uses a USB Type-C along with a 5000mAh (typ) Li-ion Polymer Battery. It also features Smart Charging technology, which optimizes the charging process to maximize battery life and efficiency. This helps prolong the overall lifespan of the battery and ensures that it remains in good condition over time.

Additionally, the phone offers an exceptional audio experience with Dolby Atmos®, dual stereo speakers, and Hi-Res Audio certification.

Security & Connectivity

POCO F6 5G runs on Xiaomi HyperOS based on Android 14, providing users with the latest features and security updates. This ensures a secure and up-to-date user experience, with the promise of three major Android updates and four years of security updates for long-term support and functionality.

In terms of connectivity, the device supports both 2.4GHz Wi-Fi and 5GHz Wi-Fi, offering dual-band Wi-Fi connectivity for enhanced wireless networking capabilities. Additionally, it is equipped with Bluetooth 5.4 and Wi-Fi 6 providing seamless connectivity with compatible devices. POCO F6 5G also supports DSDA (Dual SIM Dual Active), Smart SIM switch, etc. Delivering a holistic smartphone experience, the smartphone also includes NFC.

The POCO F6 5G features an in-display fingerprint sensor, allowing for secure and convenient unlocking of the device.

Market Availability and Price

POCO F6 5G will be accessible in the Indian market starting 29th May 2024, 12 PM available in two attractive colors – Titanium and Black, at an appealing price of INR 25,999* for 8+256GB, INR 27,999* for 12+256GB and INR 29,999*for 12+512 GB. The price is valid for the first day of sale and is inclusive of INR 2,000 Bank offers and INR 2,000 Product Exchange offers. Also, customers can benefit from a 1+1 year of warranty on the first day of sale.

First Day Offers:

*        INR 2,000 Instant Discount for ICICI Customers: ICICI Credit and Debit cardholders, as well as those opting for EMI transactions, can avail an instant discount of INR 2,000

*        Additional INR 2,000 Product Exchange Offer: Customers can also take advantage of an additional INR 2,000 product exchange offer, allowing them to trade in their current device for the POCO F6 5G

*        No Cost EMI: To provide greater flexibility, the POCO F6 5G is available with a no cost EMI option for up to 12 months

*        1+1 Warranty: Customers will receive a special offer, providing them with an extended warranty period of one additional year

About POCO

POCO is a consumer technology brand, based on the philosophy of ‘Made of MAD’ - with a key focus on its POCO fans’ requirements. It's built on a relentless pursuit of technology that its fans truly need, with an aim to democratize decision-making and ensure continuous product updates to ensure the highest levels of user satisfaction.

MAHE And Medorganics India Pvt Ltd Sign MoU To Foster Collaborative Research And Development


Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Medorganics India Pvt Ltd, a division of Meditek India, based in Mangalore. This partnership aims to enhance collaborative research, training, and development in the fields of herbal and nutraceutical products.

Founded in 2018, Medorganics India Pvt Ltd is dedicated to catering to underserved markets through active research and innovation. The company focuses on developing formulations and molecules that meet domestic market demands, particularly in herbal extracts-based tablets and capsules. Licensed by the AYUSH department of Karnataka and FSSAI, Medorganics India is committed to producing safe, effective, and cost-efficient products that comply with regulatory standards. The company has a significant presence across Karnataka and plans to expand its market reach to other states and countries.The MoU outlines several key objectives. Medorganics India will be recognized as a doctoral study center for MAHE’s Ph.D. program, allowing doctoral candidates to conduct their research in compliance with both institutions' terms and regulations. Additionally, final-year students from MAHE’s M. Pharm. programs will have the opportunity to undertake industrial internships at Medorganics' state-of-the-art manufacturing facility.

The collaboration will also facilitate translational research and the development of entrepreneurship. Both MAHE and Medorganics will enable their scientific staff to collaborate in areas such as formulation development, pharmacology of Ayurveda, phytopharmaceutical formulations, health supplements, dietary supplements, and nutraceuticals. Training of students and staff on advanced instrumentation, exchange programs for knowledge sharing, and conducting scientific studies of mutual interest are also part of this agreement.Furthermore, MAHE’s faculty will provide training programs for trainees and participants delegated by Medorganics. Clinical trials on Medorganics products will be conducted at one of MAHE’s group institutions, with access granted to Kasturba Medical College and Kasturba Hospital, Manipal, for frequent visits related to clinical trials and technical discussions.

“This MoU marks a significant step in fostering collaborative research and training between academia and industry. We are excited about the opportunities this partnership will bring for our students and researchers,” said Dr. Raviraja N S, Chief Operating Officer Designate and Director of Planning & Monitoring at MAHE.

Dr. Giridhar P Kini, Registrar of MAHE, added, “Through this partnership, we aim to bridge the gap between academic research and industry requirements. It will provide a platform for our students and faculty to work on real-world challenges and contribute to the advancement of herbal and nutraceutical sciences.”

Mr. Pramod Hegde, Chairman & Managing Director of Medorganics India Pvt Ltd, commented, “We are delighted to collaborate with MAHE, a prestigious institution known for its excellence in education and research. This MoU will enable us to leverage MAHE’s expertise to enhance our product development and expand our market reach.”

Dr. Sharath Rao, Pro Vice Chancellor – Health Sciences at MAHE, stated, “This partnership aligns with our mission to advance health sciences through innovation and research. We look forward to working closely with Medorganics to develop cutting-edge products that can benefit society at large.”

This partnership marks a significant step forward in advancing research, education, and the development of innovative herbal and nutraceutical products. Both institutions are committed to leveraging their strengths to achieve common goals and contribute to the health and well-being of the community. 

Express Delivery Redefined: Ecom Express And Skye Air Collaboration


Ecom Express Limited, a technology-driven end-to-end logistics solutions provider, and Skye Air, specializing in drone technology, announce a strategic partnership aimed at disrupting last-mile delivery solutions. This collaboration represents a significant step forward in the logistics industry, combining Ecom Express' network and automation expertise with Skye Air's cutting-edge drone delivery technology.

Driven by a shared commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction, both companies are embarking on a mission to enhance delivery speed, improve efficiency, and reduce carbon emissions. Studies suggest that transitioning to drone-based deliveries could reduce carbon emissions by 93% as compared to parcel deliveries by road, substantially contributing to environmental sustainability. Through this partnership, they seek to address the interconnected challenges of traffic congestion and environmental sustainability.

Vishwachetan Nadamani, COO, Ecom Express, said, “By leveraging Skye Air's expertise in drone technology, we are excited to explore new opportunities to enhance our delivery services. This collaboration will not only amplify our efforts in reducing delivery times for e-commerce parcels but also enable sustainability efforts beyond electrification of last-mile vehicles.”

This partnership will commence with drone delivery trials in select locations in Gurugram, with plans to cover additional pin codes in sparse locations and tougher terrains across India in subsequent stages.

"We are thrilled to partner with Ecom Express to integrate drone delivery technology into their last-mile delivery ecosystem. By harnessing the power of drones, we are not just delivering parcels; we are revolutionizing the delivery landscape with a focus on efficiency and sustainability. Leveraging our state-of-the-art tech stack and infrastructure, including Skye Pod and Skye UTM, we aim to enable faster, safer, and more efficient deliveries. Together, we are paving the way for faster and sustainable deliveries, providing an unmatched delivery experience." added Ankit Kumar, Founder & CEO of Skye Air.

About Skye Air: Skye Air stands at the forefront of India’s autonomous logistics landscape, offering cutting-edge SaaS-based solutions from its hub in Delhi-NCR. With a steadfast commitment to revolutionizing last-mile deliveries, Skye Air focuses on integrating drone technology seamlessly into diverse sectors such as healthcare, e-commerce, quick commerce, and agri-commodity trading.

At the heart of Skye Air's operations lies Skye UTM, the world's most sophisticated Unmanned Traffic Management system. This groundbreaking platform orchestrates drone traffic, ensuring unparalleled safety standards and facilitating seamless communication between drones and air traffic control systems.

Driven by a mission deeply rooted in service to the nation, Skye Air pioneers drone-based last-mile delivery solutions that not only propel the logistics industry forward but also foster economic prosperity and accessibility nationwide. Positioned as a cornerstone of India's evolving delivery ecosystem, Skye Air's initiatives unlock opportunities and transform lives for millions of Indians.

Website: http://www.skyeair.tech/

WinZO, In Partnership With DPIIT’s Startup India, Announces Gaming Startups Representing India At Gamescom, Latam


* The company aims to invest in opportunities highlighting Indian creativity and technological prowess.

WinZO, India's largest vernacular interactive entertainment platform, in partnership with the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade’s (DPIIT) Startup India, has announced the selection of 18 gaming startups to represent India at Gamescom, Latam. These winners were meticulously chosen from a competitive pool of over 100 participating technology and gaming companies and technology colleges by an esteemed panel of industry veterans, including Rohit Kumar Singh, Former Secretary to the Government of India; Suresh K Reddy, Indian Ambassador to Brazil; Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Co-Founder, Info Edge; Rajesh Raju, Managing Director, Kalaari Capital; and Dr. Umesh Mukhi, Associate Professor of Management at FGV - EAESP.

The selected games cover a broad spectrum of genres, from cultural and historical narratives like "Tanhaji - The Maratha Warrior" and "Chola Empire," to diverse categories, including cricket, mythology, puzzles, racing, physics-based challenges, and chess. These innovations originate from major urban centers such as Mumbai, Bengaluru, Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Chennai, Pune, and Kolkata, as well as smaller cities like Nashik. Among the winners is a Backstage Pass Institute of Gaming and Technology student group in Hyderabad.

This initiative is part of WinZO’s flagship Bharat Tech Triumph program, designed to create a global platform that brings together leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, visionaries, and other stakeholders committed to fostering innovation and promoting technological exports from India. These winning companies will be sponsored by WinZO to showcase their innovative products at the first-ever India Pavilion at Gamescom - LATAM, which will be inaugurated by the honorable Indian Ambassador to Brazil in Sao Paulo next month. This exposure will enable game developers to explore and launch their games in Brazil, the largest economy in Latin America and the fourth-largest mobile gaming market, with approximately 4.6 billion annual mobile game downloads. WinZO successfully exported over 100 games to Brazil following its launch last year.

Rohit Kumar Singh, Former Secretary to the Government of India, stated: "By investing in opportunities highlighting Indian creativity and technological prowess, WinZO is setting new benchmarks in the global gaming industry. This is truly the decade of India. With a foundation built on world-class inventions and a commitment to fostering homegrown talent, India is set to lead the way in technological innovation. WinZO exemplifies this trajectory, harnessing the power of Indian creativity and technology to impact the global stage significantly."

Rajesh Kumar Singh, Secretary, DPIIT, added “Programs such as Bharat Tech Triumph are a welcome initiative where the industry joins forces with the government, catapulting the startup ecosystem forward. It gives me great pleasure to see that this program supports budding game developers, providing them with global exposure and the opportunity to represent India at Gamescom LATAM, created and sponsored by WinZO and IEIC. The India Pavilion at Gamescom LATAM will be fundamental in showcasing our tech prowess, IP, Indian culture, storytelling and heritage on a global scale. India’s foray into LATAM represents a new horizon for our technology entrepreneurs, driven by the export of technology and IP. By joining this initiative, developers chase dreams and fuel India's rise as a leading force in technology exports.”

Paavan Nanda, Co-Founder WinZO, commented: “India has long been a cradle of innovation, producing groundbreaking solutions and inventions that have not only addressed local challenges but have also gained global recognition. Our innovations have stood as a testament to India’s ingenuity and resourcefulness. WinZO aims to bring these traditional games and pieces of Indian heritage, along with new Indian gaming IP, to the international stage through platforms such as Gamescom and initiatives like Bharat Tech Triumph.”

These groundbreaking games showcase India's prowess in technology and gaming and represent a significant step towards establishing a global footprint for Indian developers.

The Bharat Tech Triumph initiative reflects WinZO’s dedication to the vision outlined by the Honorable Prime Minister and President for 'Made in Bharat for India & the World.' Aligned with initiatives like Digital India, Startup India, and Make in India, this collective effort aims to propel Bharat as a powerhouse of technological innovation, shaping the next era of technology and contributing to the vision of achieving a $1 trillion digital economy by 2030.

The winners of the Bharat Tech Triumph initiative include:

1. Gods Of Cricket: A cross-platform AAA cricket game with 11v11 multiplayer, real player interactions, and community events.

2. Unsung Empire: The Cholas: A narrative-driven 3D action-adventure game featuring Rajendra Chola's historical journey.

3. Kamla Indian Exorcism: A first-person survival horror game where players perform rituals to exorcise a possessed woman.

4. Frontier Paladin: A unique blend of melee combat, quest-driven narrative, and action tower-defense gameplay.

5. My Dream House (MDH): A casual Match3D+Decor game with strong engagement metrics, targeting the global female audience.

6. Mr Racer: A thrilling car racing game with online multiplayer, multiple challenge levels, and customizable supercars.

7. Tanhaji The Maratha Warrior: A role-playing game designed to instill values of patriotism, sacrifice, and responsibility.

8. Spook-A-Boo: A whimsical couch co-op game where players capture mischievous ghosts using various tools and teamwork.

9. Kurukshetra: Ascension: An epic strategy card battler game set in the universe of the Mahabharata and Ramayana.

10. Tale of Honor: A dynamic real-time chess game that transforms traditional strategy with unique execution mechanics.

11. Laser Tanks: A fast-paced top-down shooter game battling alien monsters with diverse weapons and an endless mode.

12. Timmy's Toy Rush: A fun tile-matching game, blending Mahjong-style gameplay with challenges for sharpening cognitive skills.

13. DetectiveIQ: A challenging puzzle game packed with brain teasers, riddles, and logic puzzles to test and improve mental agility and detective skills.

14. Bharat Cricket Premier League: An action-packed cricket experience inspired by the IPL, focusing on storyline and strategy to engage fans.

15. Mumbai Gullies: An open-world adventure game set in Mumbai, where players take on the role of protagonist Vangya to explore the city and complete thrilling missions.

16. Elemental Escape: A hypercasual action game where players control spaceships, collecting molecules while dodging overload-inducing molecules.

17. Tea Garden Simulator: Lets players explore the intricacies of tea production, from selecting terroir and clones to mastering processing, offering a creative journey to grow and manage their own tea empire.

18. Shri Ram Mandir: A simulation/arcade game enabling players to construct the iconic temple.

OET Has Launched A Revitalized Brand And A Comprehensive Suite Of New Brand Creatives


OET, a leading English language test provider, has launched a revitalized brand and a comprehensive suite of new brand creatives. This initiative aims to better meet the dynamic needs of healthcare professionals globally, underscoring OET’s commitment to supporting nurses, doctors and healthcare workers throughout their careers, and simplifying their journey towards global professional success. 

For over a decade, the OET test has been at the forefront of English language testing for healthcare. The refreshed brand builds on this legacy, enhancing and synthesising its offering to outpace competitors in the healthcare sector and solidify its position as a market leader.

The rebrand includes a new creative identity, an updated website, and a brand film directed by Dentsu Creative. The film tells the story of a Kerala nurse and a successful OET Test candidate, Revathy Subhash. It recounts Revathy’s journey from India to the UK, her childhood aspirations to work overseas, and how OET unlocked her dream of living in England. The film illustrates how OET serves as a bridge for healthcare professionals to achieve their global ambitions.

Rebranding film link - https://oet.com/from-here-anywhere

Revathy Subhash and her husband, who met in nursing school, shared a dream of working in Europe. They faced a significant hurdle: their proficiency in English. Recognising the importance of language skills for their migration journey, Revathy and her husband turned to OET for assistance.

"OET provided me the resources, online classes, practice tests, and follow-ups I needed. With OET, I knew I was on the right track. We received the support to elevate our language skills, so we could live the life we dreamed of in the UK,” shared Revathy Subhash.

Marco Delgado, OET’s Chief Experience Officer, commented on the new brand positioning, saying, “The new brand unveiled today represents OET’s evolution to becoming the leading partner in empowering healthcare professionals with the knowledge, skills, and support they need to excel in their profession, whether domestically or overseas. This new brand platform and campaign allow us to cultivate a nurturing community and environment for our healthcare professionals around the world, built around our market-leading OET test. From when they begin preparing to take the OET test, to finding the first role in their dream healthcare career, OET will support them every step of the way."

Executive Creative Director of Dentsu Creative, Sarah McGregor said the brand film embodies OET’s customer journey simply, yet effectively.

“In a market that’s often focused on numbers, test scores, and function-first, OET’s new brand campaign puts the candidate first. OET is not a transactional assessment, but rather an accelerant towards a goal – bridging healthcare professions with their dream across the world.”

The new OET brand features an enhanced suite of products, prominently showcased on an intuitive new website, ensuring easier access to resources at all career stages. The brand extensions include:

OET Test

Created by professional language researchers, the OET test is the preferred English proficiency language test for healthcare professionals globally.

Accepted by regulators and healthcare employers globally, the OET test draws upon real-life healthcare scenarios to prepare test takers for real workplace scenarios, encompassing reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.

OET Ready

OET Ready is a comprehensive exam preparation offering.

The materials include practice tests, study guides and expert guidance, allowing test takers to boost their confidence while also achieving their best OET Test scores.

OET Career

OET Career provides healthcare professionals with employment resources like resume tips, career advice and destination guides, helping them find the best pathway to their dream destination.

OET Access

Geared towards organisations that use the OET test, OET Access includes a range of tailored products for employers, government, and healthcare regulators.

OET Access offers simplified results verification, and versatile solutions to support health institutions, empowering organisations to recognise English proficiency.

The brand campaign, launching on 27 May, will be promoted across digital, YouTube, and social media channels globally. These products are designed to support candidates beyond language testing, providing test-takers with employment opportunities, better test results, and support in moving overseas to achieve their career and lifestyle dreams.

The top 10 countries in which OET delivers testing include India, Saudi Arabia, the UK, United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, USA, Philippines, Kuwait, New Zealand, and Zimbabwe.

OET is a joint venture between Cambridge English (Aus) and Box Hill Institute.

The full OET product suite can be accessed through oet.com

About OET 

OET is the global leader in English language testing for healthcare. We empower internationally trained healthcare professionals to communicate effectively in healthcare settings.

Since 2013, OET has been owned by Cambridge Boxhill Language Assessment Unit Trust (CBLA) a venture between Cambridge Assessment English (Aus) and Box Hill Institute. Learn more at oet.com. 

Garware Technical Fibres Consolidated Net Profit Before Tax Increases By 22% In FY24


Garware Technical Fibres Ltd., a leading manufacturer of technical textiles for the Indian and global markets, today announced its audited financial results for the quarter and year ended March 31, 2024. 

Consolidated: Q4 FY24 Highlights:

Net Sales increased by 3% to Rs. 382.3 Cr in Q4FY24 as compared to Rs. 370.5 Cr in Q4FY23

Profit before tax increased by 17% to Rs. 91.5 Cr in Q4FY24 as compared to Rs. 78.5 Cr in the same period last year

Net profit after tax has increased by 16% to Rs. 69.5 Cr in Q4 FY24 as against Rs. 59.7 Cr in the corresponding period of FY23

EPS for Q4 FY24 is at Rs. 34.1 this is a growth of 17.4% over Q4 FY23

Consolidated: 12M FY24 Highlights:

Net Sales increased by 2% to Rs. 1325.6 Cr in FY24 as compared to Rs. 1305.6 Cr in FY23

Profit before tax increased by 22% to Rs. 271.7 Cr in FY24 as compared to Rs. 223.2 Cr in the same period last year

Net profit after tax has increased by 21% to Rs. 208.2 Cr in FY24 as against Rs. 172.2 Cr in the corresponding period of FY23

EPS for 12M FY24 is at Rs. 102.2 this is a growth of 22% over 12M FY23

Management Comments:

In a statement, Mr. Vayu Garware, CMD, Garware Technical Fibres Ltd. said, “Q4 FY 24 has shown a profit growth of 17% over previous Q4FY23 on account of strong demand from Norway and northern Europe.  Operating margins improved by 200 basis points over previous year Q4 on the back of further improved product mix and strong demand for value added solutions.

In FY24 the Company was able to cross a milestone of Rs 200cr PAT and EPS crossing Rs. 100/-. Growth in FY24 was fuelled by Aquaculture, Geosynthetics and from the domestic business. Net profit before tax increases by 22% in FY24. Sustained focus on fund generation from operations delivered a strong free cash flow for the year. 

Monday, May 27, 2024

Pincode App Partners With Simpli Namdhari’s In Bengaluru


-       This partnership helps reach a larger online customer base for Simpli Namdharis’

-       Simpli Namdhari’s wide assortment of products will now be available on Pincode also

Pincode, India’s store-first commerce app by PhonePe, today announced that it has partnered with Simpli Namdhari’s – India’s only 100% veg omni channel retailer, bringing a wide variety of groceries, fresh fruits and vegetables and other premium FMCG products on the Pincode App.

Pincode has over 2 million registered users, with more than 1.5 million orders processed to date, and it is growing exponentially. Pincode's offerings for merchants, include free delivery, seasonal incentives, and reliability in order fulfillment, allowing merchants to expect a seamless transition into the digital marketplace. Pincode also provides comprehensive support through training, dedicated dashboards, and a mobile app for day-to-day operations, ensuring merchants can run their digital stores their way.  Pincode allows consumers to discover and shop from popular stores and supermarkets in their area from the convenience of their homes.

Speaking on the partnership Vivek Lohcheb, CEO of Pincode said, "We are excited to announce our partnership with Simpli Namdhari’s, which is among Bengaluru’s leading Omni Channel retailers. Namdhari’s are known for being one of the largest exporters of fresh fruits and vegetables in India, and now their products are available on Pincode as well. Pincode is working to empower local businesses to thrive alongside the e-commerce boom. By partnering with us, merchants can seamlessly digitize their shops as we provide them with all the expertise they need to go online while leveraging our extensive network to drive online demand. "

Gurmukh Singh Roopra, CEO of Simpli Namdhari’s added, "Our partnership with Pincode opens up possibilities for us to reach a larger online audience. E-commerce platforms are becoming increasingly popular among customers due to the convenience they offer. In addition to our own ecommerce platform, the Pincode app will help drive more online orders for Simpli Namdharis by offering our extensive catalog of over 5000 products across fresh fruit and vegetables, staples, dairy, FMCG and more to customers."

About Pincode

Pincode, India’s store-first commerce app by PhonePe, offers a revolutionary new approach to e-commerce. Pincode places local stores and sellers at the forefront of the digital shopping growth story. With Pincode, every Indian shopkeeper, regardless of their location, is digitally empowered to tap into the vast potential of e-commerce, creating unprecedented opportunities for growth, while driving innovation at scale.

For more details contact: media@pincode.com

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