T20 World Cup 2014: Watch the cricket match on Live screen at Earth Plate Hotel Sahara Star

All you cricket fans out there, indulge yourself in sumptuous food at Earth Plate Hotel Sahara Star and watch your favorite team battle it out in the T20 World Cup this season.  Enjoy the cricket mania with LIVE screening of the matches on giant screens and that too uninterrupted.
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You can now enjoy the flavour of T-20 cricket in a grand fashion at Earth Plate. Catch the excitement of World Cup action and enjoy the special promotions at Hotel Sahara Star with fellow cricket fans and lip smacking food. The entire restaurant will turn into a battleground with flags of the competing teams adorning the walls and T20 themed décor to add to the excitement.
Tickle your taste buds and enjoy beer for just Rs. 2250 at Earth Plate with unlimited foods and an array of international starters, innovative sandwiches, pastas and pizzas. So go ahead and tickle your taste buds while engaging in some serious cricket frenzy. Date: March 16, 2014 onwards. Price: Rs 2,250 plus taxes for buffet with unlimited Kingfisher beer/ Coke products, Rs 1,800 plus taxes for veg / non-veg starters with unlimited Kingfisher beer/ Coke products for matches during hi-tea. *Regular rates will be applicable for customers who do not choose the packages, ten percent discount will be extended to all Star gourmet members and 15 percent Aamby Valley EC’s  on the above package. For   Reservations   please   call   :   022 39807444   or   email us on info@saharastar.com. Venue: Sahara Star, Opp. Domestic Airport, Vile Parle (East), Mumbai.
Sahara Star, the flagship hotel of Sahara India Pariwar, is poised to be one of India’s most sought-after 5 star hotel near Mumbai domestic airport. It has well-appointed 223 attractive rooms including 13 luxurious suites which are complimented by “9 specialty” restaurants which add to the beauty of the hotel. Sahara Star is a luxury class hotel with its picturesque tropical lagoon that looks up to the world’s largest pillar less clear-to-sky dome and the three compound-curved, custom-designed glass elevators with panoramic views. True entertainment infused with rich Indian Hospitality.
Be it seminars, workshops, conferences or grand celebrations, Sahara Star’s banquet is an ideal choice. At Hotel Sahara Star, it aims to host the finest meetings and banquets with magnificent venues for your events and celebrations. The hotel offer you a choice of numerous meeting rooms, state-of-the-art audio-visual facility and much more. The hotel also offers three levels of parking that can easily accommodate over 750 cars add to the convenience of the visitors. The hotel has serene ambience for both business and leisure travelers offering the pure luxury of enjoying the beauty of the India’s largest marine aquarium providing home to many wonders of marine life.

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Harley-Davidson owners to storm Rajasthan from March 8-10, 2014 at Western HOG Ride

Rajasthan, the city of lakes is all set to play host to hundreds of Harley-Davidson owners and their families, as they converge from March 8-10, 2014 for the third edition of Western HOG Ride, the first such event in the state, according to a company statement. HOG or Harley-Davidson Owners Group, members from across all 13 chapters in the country will saddle their machines to embark on this one big ride. The last time, the region witnessed a roaring display of metal and chrome was when Dunes Harley-Davidson was kick-started in the Pink City of Jaipur, back in December 2013.
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Over the course of two days in Udaipur, HOG members will actively participate in a host of fun filled and engaging activities such as burnouts, arm-wrestling and the very special HOG Custom Contest that invites entries from all members across India to find the best customised motorcycle across all platforms. There will a live band as well to ensure there is never a dull moment as the HOG members soak-in the spirit of brotherhood and camaraderie.
The year 2014 began with India HOG Rally as over 1,000 members from the 13 chapters in India took to the streets of Goa at the India Bike Week. This was one of the biggest riding spectacle that received a humungous response from HOG members and enthusiasts.
The Harley Owners Group in India encompasses the true spirit of brotherhood and camaraderie, something that Harley-Davidson is renowned for, world over. Zonal HOD rides are organised at regular intervals, for customers to meet, ride and experience adventure, self-expression and freedom of open roads.

Harley-Davidson India commenced operations in August 2009 and appointed its first dealership in July 2010. The Company offers 12 models in its line-up in India, in addition to a full range of genuine parts, accessories, and general merchandise, available through its authorized dealerships. Harley-Davidson India is headquartered at Gurgaon, Haryana, and has an assembly unit at Bawal, Haryana. The company has 13 dealerships across India: New Delhi, Chandigarh, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Kochi, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Indore, Pune, Goa and Jaipur. For more information, visit the Harley-Davidson India web site at http://www.harley-davidson.in, Facebook page and YouTube pages.
Founded in 1983, the Harley Owners Group is the official riding club of the Harley-Davidson Motor Company. HOG currently has more than one million members and over 1,400 chapters worldwide, making it the largest factory-sponsored motorcycle organisation in the world. HOG rallies are held around the globe to celebrate Harley-Davidson motorcycle riding. For more information about HOG log onto hog.com.
Harley-Davidson Motor Company produces custom, cruiser and touring motorcycles and offers a complete line of Harley-Davidson motorcycle parts, accessories, riding gear and apparel, and general merchandise. For more information, visit Harley-Davidson’s website at h-d.com.

Sheena Chohan steals the show at Asia Cup 2014 in Dhaka

Bengali siren, Sheena Chohan stole the show at the Asia Cup 2014 in Dhaka. Here is the photo feature….

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Day 1 – Sheena looks stunning in Mardi Gras Saree by Designers Tanvi & Pratiti from ‘The Purple Sack’ . She pulled off this look with a neat bun and gave a very professional look.
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Day 2 – Sheena Chohan,  yet again killed the 2nd day wearing HARSH HARSH net green saree and abstract print monochrome blouse by designer Harsh Gupta. She looked so elegant & graceful wearing this six yards of saree. Her look was well appreciated in Bangladesh at Dhaka.
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Day 3 – Sheena wears Bengali typography green jacket by Designer Rimi Nayak which made her look smart and sensuous. She pulled off with a puff and high pony.
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Day 4 – Gorgeous Sheena Chohan in HARSH HARSH yellow net saree with silver shimmer blouse by designer Harsh Gupta at Asia cup 2014, where she is presenting and hosting the whole event! She adorns 60’s look with side hairstyle and beautiful yellow flower on it. She is signifying the joy of spring, celebrating the festive month of Rituraj basanto.
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Day 5 – Diva Sheena Chohan in Rimi Nayak Draped orange with alphabetic prints on it at day 5th of Asia cup 2014 In Dhaka, Bangladesh where she is hosting and presenting the event. She pulled off this look with a side braid and coral lips.
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Day 6 – Sheena Chohan in HARSH HARSH gorgeous purple & pink gown by Designer Harsh Gupta at Asia cup 2014 where she is hosting & presenting the whole event!

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She finished off the look with matte dark maroon lipstick, side bun & hoop earrings.

Asia Cup 2014 – Sheena Chohan appears in Tanvi & Pratiti outfit in Dhaka

Bengali siren, Sheena Chohan looked breathtakingly beautiful in The Mardi Gras saree Pure Georgette with raw silk border and sequin from ‘The Purple Sack’ by Designers Tanvi & Pratiti at first day of Asia cup 2014 in Dhaka where she was hosting and presenting the whole event.
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Sheena Chohan is an Artiste with a flair for being natural in front of the camera. Her stylish persona with a dash of oomph makes her a versatile performer, be it playing roles with ease, anchoring for events and carving her own distinct niche when it comes to modeling and advertising commercials/brand campaigns.
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Hailing from the cultural city of Kolkata and winning the beauty pagents well known in the city, acting came to her very naturally and to be in front of the camera became her staple diet. Soon after, she was priviledged to be handpicked by Sushmita Sen to participate in “Miss India Universe -I am She” where she won the “I Am Voice” title for her effortless and expressive connect with the audience. Ever since those days and now when she is a few films old, her passion for camera is still on a roll!
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Sheena has gathered much appreciation as a model with her TVC(s) for brands like Sonia Bravia, Wella, Videocon, V-Guard, Enkay Garden, Dubai Gold and Diamonds and Green Rich Tea. Her first Advert was with Kunal Kohli Productions and has been her stepping stone. Apart from theatre, where she did plays like Shakespeare’s “A midsummer night’s dream”, “Adhe Adhure” with thespian Shyamanand Jalan and “ Ek Mamooli Aadmi” with eminent theatre director Arvind Gaur.
Sheena started her film career with a Malayalam blockbuster “The Train” directed by National Award winning director Jayaraj opposite the south superstar Mammootty.  This Punjabi-Bengali siren has recently done 2 films with Buddhadeb Dasgupta named “Mukti” and “Patralekha” based on Rabindranath Tagore’s Poems.
Vibrant and ecstatic is what Sheena was called when she was chosen as the face and host of the 1st & 2nd Season of BPL- Bangladesh Premier League where she garnered a lot of adulation, appreciation while she connected with the audience and earned the title of “the BPL girl”.  Her recent international film- Ant Story, was a world Premiere at the Dubai International Film Festival. She was in the Top 4 Finalists, amongst the Top artists of the country, in the Entertainers connect- LQ Awards2013 Sheena has a long way but she is stepping each stone with Professionalism, respect and great dedication. Indeed a superstar in making!

ICC World T20 2014 Trophy Tour at Global Indian International School Noida on February 12

The ‘World Cup’ is not just any other trophy but a symbol of aspiration for all cricket lovers and young cricketers! It is indeed a moment of pride and inspiration for young players to unfurl the most coveted ICC World T-20 2014 Trophy Tour at the Global Indian International School (GIIS) NOIDA on February 12, 2014. According to a statement, the Cricket team of GIIS Noida is being trained at the Chandu Borde Global Cricket Academy in its premises and it was a big moment for the team members to escort the ‘trophy’ to the dais for display.  The enthusiastic students, parents and guests were excited to see all India campuses with an aim to nurture future cricket-stars through rigorous and special training.
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The legendary Cricketer Chandu Borde said: “The arrival of the ICC World Twenty 20 trophy in GIIS Noida is a moment of pride for the students. This will motivate our budding cricketers to dream big,  practice with agility and accuracy to achieve that dream. I am sure it will inspire them to win the cup and hold it high for India one day. I would also like to take this opportunity to pledge my support to Team India and wish them, All the very best for the tournament”.
Global Indian International School (GIIS) – established under the aegis of Global Schools Foundation (2002) is an international network of award-winning institutions, with 20 campuses in seven countries. Global Schools Foundation has been delivering world-class education and has produced world toppers in International Baccalaureate (IB) and the fifth world ranker in Central Board of Secondary Education (India). GIIS chain offers holistic learning and personality development opportunities for students. GIIS India campuses are currently spread across Noida, Bangalore, Indore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune and Surat with plans of expanding in 5 more cities. GIIS has been honoured with 30 international and national awards over a span of five years for achieving excellence in school education. Today, GIIS boasts a strong multicultural student body, comprising 52 nationalities.

British Actress Hazel Keech surfs in Pondicherry sea

Renowned for her versatility, be it her work in films or her passion for dancing, the British actress Hazel Keech, who was last seen in the 7th season of the popular TV reality show ‘Bigg Boss’ was in Pondicherry trying her hands on the amazing water sport ‘Surfing’. This is the first time that the ‘Bodyguard’ actress has indulged herself into something so adventurous and exciting.
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Talking about her experience, Keech expresses, “It was mid 2012 when my friend and I arranged a surf trip to Pondicherry that urged me to learn the water sport and fall in love with it. With three lessons I have been upgraded from a nine feet board to an eight feet board. I managed to maintain my balance on the board during my very first lesson itself for which the credit goes to Kallilay Surf School. They have experienced instructors who have been surfing from a very young age and are teaching surfing since 2008″.
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“The whole experience of managing to balance on the surf board itself is so enjoyable that I couldn’t wait to try it. Surfing is indeed very great for peace of mind and keeps a person fit. When you’re riding the wave you’re living 100 percent in the moment. The best part is that the mind stops thinking and the more you think the harder it gets to surf.

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Surfing is very much about being in the moment, feeling the ocean and the wave and it’s all about trusting your body to know what to do”, Hazel signs off.

CCL Glam Nights, Volvo Auto India join hands with Celebrity Cricket League 4

Swedish luxury carmaker Volvo Auto India (VAI) has announced its partnership with Celebrity Cricket League 4 (CCL). According to a media statement, VAI is the official title sponsors for CCL Glam Nights in Mumbai, Chennai, Cuttack, Cochin, Hyderabad and Ranchi. VAI will be co-sponsoring the CCL Glam Nights in Bangalore. An amalgamation of splendour and glamour, the Celebrity Cricket League (CCL) 2014 starts tomorrow as Volvo looks forward to some tremendous exciting journey ahead.
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CCL Glam nights is an exclusive after match party event of the Celebrity Cricket League Season 4 with restricted guest’s entry. It’s a forum where celebrities from the film fraternity interact with business tycoons, HNI’s, socialites, and their affiliates of the region. CCL Glam Nights take the bling quotient to the next level, with electric and dashing after parties post every CCL match.
Speaking on the occasion, Sudeep Narayan, Marketing & PR Director, Volvo Auto India said: “Our association with Celebrity Cricket League is a perfect partnership of the synergies between us. Celebrities and guests get to experience the unmatched luxury statement from Volvo Cars and we get the opportunity to take the Volvo brand directly to the who’s who of the society and corporate world, across the cities – the target group for the brand.”
Volvo Cars have always been associated with sports and events in their constant endeavour to take out the brand to the right target customers – be it Golf tournaments, Chennai Open, IPL and now the Celebrity Cricket League. The spirit of CCL Glam Nights 2014- the zest, the Scandinavian luxury is what Volvo stands for!
Swedish luxury carmaker Volvo Auto India (VAI) established its presence in India in 2007 and has since then, worked intensively to market the Swedish brand in this country. Volvo Cars currently markets products through its dealerships in New Delhi, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Kochi, Vishakhapatnam and Pune. Soon the cars will be seen in Kolkata with a new dealership opening there.
The company will now sell five luxury models.

1.     Volvo S60 – A sporty sedan

2.     Volvo XC60 – A technologically advanced compact luxury SUV, apt for Indian roads.

3.     Volvo V40 Cross Country – The adventurous cross country.

4.     Volvo S80 – An exquisitely elegant saloon

5.     Volvo XC90 – A 7-seater luxury SUV which is sturdy and apt for Indian families.

Brand Philosophy
‘Designed Around You’ is the brands translation of going an extra mile to understand customers better. This human-centric approach enables Volvo Cars to know the pulse of the customers and gauge what they desire in a product. With this thought the brand places the customer at the heart of its design. Every Volvo car boasts of cutting-edge technology with engineering that is executed around human values. For more on Volvo Cars, visit – volvocars.in.

WABCO is Braking Technology Partner in Tata Motors’ PRIMA Truck Racing Championship

WABCO, a global technology leader and TierI supplier of safety and efficiency systems to the commercial vehicle industry, today announced its participation in the country’s first ever T1 PRIMA Truck Racing Championship as the official Braking Technology Partner. Tata Motors will host this inaugural racing event on March 23, 2014 at the acclaimed Buddh International Formula 1 Circuit in Greater Noida.
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Overall, six truck racing teams will compete in the T1 PRIMA Truck Racing Championship showcasing twelve of Tata Motors’ premier PRIMA Model 4038.S trucks. WABCO will provide all competing trucks with a range of innovative products drawn from its portfolio of industry-leading safety and efficiency technologies. Each truck will be equipped with a fully integrated compressed air system that includes WABCO’s high-performance Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) alongside high-output compressor technology, advanced air processing systems and braking components.
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P Kaniappan, Whole-time Director, WABCO India said: “We are honoured to sponsor Tata Motors’ T1 PRIMA Truck Racing Championship as its official Braking Technology Partner. WABCO’s participation in this event recognizes more than fifty years of partnership with India’s market leader in commercial vehicles,” . “We welcome this opportunity to demonstrate the high performance of WABCO’s advanced safety and efficiency technologies in a racing environment, which represents the most extreme conditions for heavy duty trucks. Tata Motors welcomes WABCO’s support of India’s first ever truck racing event as our official Braking Technology Partner,” said Mr. Ravi Pisharody, Executive Director, Commercial Vehicles, Tata Motors Limited. “This collaboration marks yet another milestone in our long-standing partnership with WABCO. We value WABCO’s advanced technologies which help to improve the safety, efficiency, and reliability of Tata trucks on India’s roads”.
For more than five decades, WABCO INDIA has served Tata Motors as a preferred tier-one supplier of conventional braking products, advanced braking technologies and other related air-assisted products and systems. WABCO adds significant value to Tata Motors through pioneering technologies, local application development, extensive aftermarket network, and world-class manufacturing facilities.
WABCO (NYSE: WBC) is a leading global supplier of technologies and control systems for the safety and efficiency of commercial vehicles. For over 140 years, WABCO has pioneered breakthrough electronic, mechanical and mechatronic technologies for braking, stability and transmission automation systems supplied to the world’s leading commercial truck, trailer and bus manufacturers. With sales of $2.5billion in 2012, WABCO is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium. For more information, visit wabco-auto.com.
WABCO INDIA has five world-class manufacturing sites located in Ambattur, Chennai; Jamshedpur; Mahindra World City; Pant Nagar and Lucknow as well as a software development centre and a company-owned test track in Chennai. WABCO INDIA excels in engineering, manufacturing and local sourcing. It designs, manufactures and markets conventional braking products, advanced braking systems, and other related air-assisted products and systems. WABCO INDIA has achieved a major market share in the Indian OEM market as well as the domestic aftermarket, which it serves through an extensive national distribution network. WABCO INDIA employs more than 1,100 employees and reported Rs 976 core sales in its fiscal year 2012-13. For more information, visit wabco-auto.com/en/wabcoindia/home.

Tata Motors T1 Prima Truck Racing Championship to be held at BIFC Greater Noida on March 23, 2014

Tata Motors today announced the launch of the T1 PRIMA TRUCK RACING CHAMPIONSHIP to bring truck racing to India for the first time. The first ever truck racing championship in India, has been inscribed on the calendars of FIA (Federation Internationale de l’Automobile) and FMSCI (the Federation of Motor Sports Clubs of India). The Truck Racing Championship will be held on March 23, 2014, at the internationally acclaimed Budh International Circuit to give Indian audiences a grand spectacle of trucks competing against each other, according to a company statement.
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T1 PRIMA TRUCK RACING CHAMPIONSHIP is being conducted under the aegis of FIA & FMSCI. The FIA is the governing body for world motor sport and the federation of the world’s leading motoring organisations. One of the core responsibilities of the FIA is the development of motor sport worldwide. Through its national member clubs the FIA is involved in every level of motor sport and its remit extends to the millions of amateurs and professionals who enjoy motor sport in all of its variety. The FMSCI is a long-standing member of the FIA and is the only national motor sport federation recognised by the Government of India, for the promotion and control of motor sport in India, and is affiliated to the prestigious Indian Olympic Association.
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The championship will feature 12 Tata PRIMA trucks, built for the purpose. These will be divided among six teams, with participation from experienced international drivers. The T1 PRIMA TRUCK RACING CHAMPIONSHIP is being organised by (MMSCI), with safety and performance standards being followed as per (BTRA) British Truck Racing Association guidelines. Cummins, WABCO, JK Tyres, Castrol and Accenture are the main sponsors, while Tata Steel, Setco Automotive, RSB Group and TRW Steering Systems Ltd. are the associate sponsors.
Speaking on the occasion, Karl Slym, Managing Director, Tata Motors Limited said: “Through the T1 PRIMA TRUCK RACING CHAMPIONSHIP, we are introducing yet another pioneering initiative in the Indian trucking space. We at Tata Motors are ready to embark on yet another milestone of HORIZONEXT, with the highest levels of performance and competitiveness of our trucks, to take customer engagement to another level. Formula 1 is the pinnacle of 4-wheeler racing in the world, and we at Tata Motors are taking the initative to make the T1 PRIMA TRUCK RACING CHAMPIONSHIP as the pinnacle of truck racing, in India. With this we are not only adding an exciting new dimension to one of the largest trucking markets in the world, but also connecting our passion for trucks to the larger Indian audience”.
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Ravi Pisharody, Executive Director, Commercial Vehicle Business Unit, Tata Motors said: “As a leader in the Indian commercial vehicle space, Tata Motors has been leading the transformation in the industry. The Tata Prima marked the arrival of a completely modern truck brand, benchmarked to the global best, with its contemporary styled cabin, power-to-weight ratio, safety aspects, technology, quality and reliability. T1 PRIMA TRUCK RACING CHAMPIONSHIP is a great platform to showcase these technological advancements, through performance excellence, also enabling Tata Motors to connect with its fleet customers, many of them being well-travelled, well-educated second generation business owners, looking to add excitement to their business. Through this initiative we also hope to trigger greater aspiration for trucking, given the industry is facing a serious dearth of truck drivers”.
Tata Prima 4038.S will compete in the T1 PRIMA TRUCK RACING CHAMPIONSHIP 2014, with the massive power of 370 BHP @ 2100 RPM and a top speed of 110 Km/h. To make these Prima trucks fit for racing, 22 key modifications were made to meet a mix of safety and performance needs as per guidelines from British Truck Racing Association. These included significant changes in fuel tank, brake cooling system, propeller shaft guards, racing seats and safety belts, exhaust, steering wheel among others. The trucks have gone through multiple quality checks and also tested on the test circuit at Jamshedpur for high speed run and control.
Buddh International F1 Circuit, acclaimed to be the best race circuit in India, will host the inaugural T1 PRIMA TRUCK RACING CHAMPIONSHIP. On the Race day, there will be two races. The first one a qualifier race, followed by the main race, seeing a rolling start of big Tata Prima race trucks. A pool of internationally acclaimed drivers, with proven excellence in the field of Truck Racing like British Truck Racing championship and European Truck Racing championship, has been created for this mega event.
Tata T1 PRIMA TRUCK RACING CHAMPIONSHIP will also witness two-time British truck racing champion, Steve Horne. As one of the most celebrated, longest serving truck racing drivers, Steve Horne has been instrumental in multiple operational aspects of India’s first truck racing championship. A historic event even from the FIA point of view who have been encouraging India to expand its footprint in motorsports globally.

New Year treat for horse aficionados at Delhi Race Course

Despite the rains, Tuesday afternoon saw the most awaited first classic New Year treat for the horse admirers @Delhi Race Course. The event was sponsored and organised by genuine horse aficionado Sunil Kumar Verma, owner of Master Racing Stud and Agricultural Farm Pvt Ltd.
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The event spoke volume about horses and Horse lovers, fun seekers and horse racing enthusiasts. Delhi for the first time witnessed the most glamorous event in Delhi’s sporting circuit. It was inspiring to see people participate and praise the genre of horses Master Racing and Agricultural farm have.
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Eye- Catching Randeep hooda, Aditya Pancholi, Ameeta Nangia, Daksh Oberoi, Shibani Kashyap, Captain Richa Sood, Tanisha Mohan, Varija Bajaj, Rajdeep Ranawat, Swati Modo, Sonia Jetly, Bharti Taneja, Rooma Shekhari, Arpita Bansal, Begam Fatima Hussain, Bharti Taneja added more style to the event.
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The first classic exclusive horse meet well managed by Daksh Oberoi was a colorful effort that featured top quality Horses.  People were highly entertained to watch Rajasthani folk dancers performed at the event which added more spice to the event.
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Speaking On the occasion Sunil kumar verma added “we are glad to have names that are known in the industry from their own creative domains made their presence to spend time with our champion horses. Beat the rains, They all made sure to be a part of the exclusive summer date with the horses. It was a fun- filled event. All Genuine horse lovers expressed their feelings and love for the horses”.

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