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Hyderabad, September 5th, 2018 – Seventh Street, the renowned eyewear brand of Safilo Group,announces the leading Bollywood star, Rajkumar Rao as the brand ambassador for India.

Personality, style and comfort with a tinge of fun are the features that stand out in all the eyewear collections of SEVENTH STREET. Beautifully crafted and perfectly balanced between fit and style, the optical frames are designed to make you stand out from the crowd.

Announcing Rajkumar Rao as the ambassador, Kyriakos Kofinas, Managing Director IMEA and APAC for Safilo Group, said, “We are delighted to have Rajkumar Rao as the face of SEVENTH STREET. His charmingpersonality and effortless style are the perfect qualities that embody the brand’s value as well. The actor will be seen sporting the latest collection of the brand in a campaign that has been released today.”

On his association with SEVENTH STREET, Raj Kumar Rao said,“I am extremely happy to be associated with SEVENTH STREET as its brand ambassador. I feel that the brand is all about well-balanced style and comfort which is also an expression of my personal style. I look forward to a great year of partnership with the brand and to introduce the brand’s latest 2018 collection of its optical frames in the upcoming campaign.”

The campaign will debut in India starting September 2018 and simultaneously, the new SEVENTH STREET optical eyewear collection will hit the stores. In the latest Fall/Winter campaign, Rajkumar Rao will be seen sporting the stylish yet comfortable optical frames7A 030.

FedEx Express Announces Finalists of the Small Business Grant Contest India 2018

Hyderabad August 17th 2018:  FedEx Express, a  subsidiary of FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced the finalists of its Small Business Grant Contest in India.  The shortlisted finalists will now enter the final stage of the contest to compete for a grand prize of INR 15,00,000.


With more than 450 businesses entering the FedEx Small Business Grant Contest, nominations came from a diverse range of industry sectors.  The entries were evaluated by an external advisory firm with an assessment focused on three key areas: inspiration to grow their business to new markets, how they would utilize the grant, and financial performance of the business.  Entries were also given extra credit for having unique or innovative service offering, or a business that has a positive impact in the community.


The second edition of the contest in India saw a significant rise in participation from small businesses, with more than double the number of businesses submitting entries this year.

“We are delighted by the overwhelming response to the contest, which demonstrates that small businesses in India recognize the opportunities available to them, and are passionate about expanding their businesses and discovering new markets,” said Philip Cheng, vice president, Ground Operations India, FedEx Express. “At FedEx, we connect people and possibilities every day, and provide businesses with the support and guidance needed to pursue their ambitions, and the Small Business Grant Contest is the ideal platform to help them achieve this goal. While we received a number of outstanding entries, the finalists all shared a common quality—a simple, compelling business idea with the potential to expand into new markets.”

In the next stage of the contest, the selected finalists will further detail their growth plans, and present these to an independent panel of judges.  The winner of the contest will receive the grand prize of INR 15,00,000, to be announced August 23, 2018.