Amitbhai B. Bhansali Conferred with PhD in Antwerp Amitbhai Bhanuchandra Bhansali of Antwerp was conferred with a PhD degree for his study of Jainism by the Tilburg University in The Netherlands at a function on September 1.

Amar Palanpuri felicitated in Mumbai Amar Palanpuri, aged 82 and currently residing in Surat, a well-known exponent of Gujarati ghazals, was felicitated by respected personality, Shri Morari Bapu, at a special mushaira held at Tejpal Auditorium in Mumbai on August 29, 2015 to commemorate the birth centenary of the renowned poet Amrut Ghayal.

Panel Discussion - Family Businesses: Continue the Legacy or Break Free? The choice faced by newer generations hailing from traditional business families – Continue the Legacy or Break Free? – was the theme for an interesting session at the latest event under the Inspiration Series where a distinguished panel of speakers presented varied perspectives based on their individual experiences.

PSK-PO Panel Discussion on Family Businesses: Continue the Legacy or Break Free? : - Video Recording At a Panel Discussion organised under the banner of The Inspiration Series by the Palanpur Samaj Kendra and Palanpur Online in Mumbai on August 23, 2015, a distinguished panel of speakers including Bharat Sheth, Deputy Chairman and Managing Director, The Great Eastern Shipping Co. Ltd.; Dinesh Vazirani, Co-Founder, Saffronart; Rohan Shah, Managing Partner, Economic Laws Practice; and Ankit Mehta, Partner, H. Dipak & Co. shared their experiences and opinions.

Amrish Dalal passes away Amrish A. Dalal, son of the late Shobhana and Ashwin Dalal and grandson of late Manjulaben & late Shashikant Dalal and late Manjulaben & late Bagmalbhai Laxmichand Parikh (Babusha), passed away suddenly on Friday August 21, 2015 at the young age of 41.

PSK Badminton Tournament – Results Palanpur Samaj Kendra (PSK) held its 26th annual Badminton tournament as in previous years on August 15 at the CCI courts in Brabourne Stadium. While the total number of participants was lower that expected, there were a number of quality players who took part.

Shayar Bhansali’s thesis film wins multiple awards in US ‘Against Night’, a film put together by Shayar Bhansali and other PG students of the American Film Institute at Los Angeles has been selected as a Finalist at the prestigious 2015 Student Academy Awards, the results of which are to be announced shortly.

Parag N. Shah Re-elected Treasurer of DMIA of America Parag N. Shah of Gem International was re-elected as the Treasurer of the Diamond Manufacturers & Importers Association of America (DMIA) during elections to the organisation’s Board at its second annual General Meeting of the year on August 5th.

Kanubhai B. Shah Publishes Compilation of Poems ‘Gulmohar – Maari Laganino’ Veteran diamantaire Kanubhai B. Shah released ‘Gulmohar – Maari Laganino’, a book containing a compilation of his favourite poems and verses collected over the last many years.

PSK Sports Committee Conducts Silver Jubilee Celebration and Annual Award Function Palanpur Samaj Kendra (PSK) Sports Committee held a special event on August 2 at Garware Club House (BCA) Banquet Hall, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai, to celebrate its Silver Jubilee and felicitate the winners at the various sports events conducted during the year 2014-15. Dr Vijay D.Patil, President of DY Patil Sports Academy was the Chief Guest.

Shri Amrishbhai Ashwinbhai Dalal (age 41) passed away in Mumbai on 23 Aug 2015

Shri Shrenikbhai Suryakantbhai Mehta (age 57) passed away in Malaysia on 06 Aug 2015

Smt Ushaben Rajnikantbhai Parikh (age 84) passed away in Mumbai on 05 Aug 2015

Smt Veenaben Rasiklalbhai Gandhi (age 86) passed away in Mumbai on 02 Aug 2015

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