<b>Niteen Bhagwat</b>, Executive Director & CEO, Interface Communications

<p align=justify>“The focus very clearly is to work with a select group of large brands/companies so there are some 18 or 20 big brands that we handle...

Govt ads DAVP to bank sales pitch

Public sector banks have not been able to enjoy their freedom for long. Within months of giving them autonomy, the finance ministry has asked these ba...

Sixth Sangbad Pratidin ‘Srijon Samman’ Awards attract over 2,000 Bengali entries

The Sangbad Pratidin ‘Srijon Samman’ Awards for Excellence in Bengali Advertising this year has attracted over 2,000 entries, including Bangladesh. Th...

MediaCom to become GroupM entity from January 1, 2006

Developments at the global level in Grey Worldwide which is in the process of being integrated with WPP is showing its effects on the media side of th...

Sunder Gopal

Sunder Gopal, after 16 years with The Times of India in Mumbai and Bangalore, had moved to The Indian Express (Mumbai) group as Space Marketing head i...

International: Jim Heekin to head Grey Worldwide

Ending weeks of speculation, Grey Worldwide on Thursday announced that Euro RSCG Chairman-CEO Jim Heekin would become Chairman-CEO of the WPP Group-ow...

Contests2win launches casual gaming site – Games2win

Contests2win (C2w) has announced its latest venture – a casual games portal called Games2win. C2w claims it to be India’s first causal games site, whi...

Does your newspaper carry an 'A' tag?

Should newspapers be classified on the basis of sexually explicit material contained in them similar to censor board categorising films for viewers? A...

TV Today’s new channel ‘Tez’ to reach working professionals ‘fatafat’

TV Today will officially be launching its third Hindi news channel – Tez – in the coming week, said G.Krishnan, Executive Director and CEO. The 24-hou...

Sahara One Filmy announces October 25, as launch date

Sahara One Filmy has finally announced its launch date. Following the formation of the teams, the channel will launch on October 25, 2005. A key deal...

Nat Geo’s ‘Mission Udaan’ to woo Indian audiences with a 10-part peek into the IAF

In its latest drive to reposition itself and to further expand its appeal, the National Geographic Channel, which recently came out with the “Think Ag...

Zee ties up with IBM to provide Video on Demand

Zee Telefilms has tied up with IBM to develop end-to-end digital media asset management solution called ZAMS to deliver content to emerging mediums li...

FICCI suggests modifications in policy for private FM radio channels

To ease operations of private FM radio channels, FICCI has suggested removal of anomalies and glitches in the policy for radio broadcasting by private...

Media stocks on fire as Sensex tests 7,900 pts

Media stocks rode high in today’s trade as all the scrips ended the day with hefty gains. Deccan Chronicle Holdings, up about 19 per cent to Rs 337.55...

DNA and CNBC TV18’s Storyboard debate on the Indian news market

CNBC TV18 and DNA hosted a special interactive panel discussion on Thursday to debate the multiple dimensions of a new revolution sweeping the Indian...

Ameen Sayani, Bharat Dabholkar go down memory lane

In an event organised by RAPA (Radio & TV Practitioners’ Association of India), legendary commercial broadcaster Ameen Sayani and theatre wizard Bhara...

K Subramaniam of O&M is prez of RMG David

WPP group agency RMG David has appointed Kumar Subramaniam, vice-president, O&M India, as its new president and partner to national chairman and creat...

Former Zee Editor, News joins Aaj Tak Group’s new speed news channel

As part of its exercise to strengthen its news team in view of the group’s expansion plans, Aaj Tak has recruited former Editor, News, Zee TV, Sailesh...

Dr. V. Sumantran

Dr. V. Sumantran has resigned from Tata Motors to pursue other interests. He had joined Tata Motors as Executive Director, Passenger Car Business and...

Alka Adhikari

Alka Adhikari has joined Rediffusion DYR, Kolkata, as Creative Group Head. She has moved from Bates, Kolkata, after a four-year stint

Anish Daryani

Anish Daryani has moved from O&M, Kolkata, to Rediffusion DYR, Kolkata, as Account Supervisor

Natasha Malhotra

Natasha Malhotra, who was MTV Asia VP-Content based in Singapore, has been promoted to head MTV Indonesia. She joined MTV in 1997 and was in India til...

Rajiv Mishra

Rajiv Mishra has been appointed Director of International School of Media and Entertainment Studies (iSomes), based at Noida, promoted by BAG Films in...

BREAKING NEWS doesn’t hold eyeballs POV does — and will

The CNBC TV18 Story Board-DNA hosted interactive panel on the steaming subject of 'News vs. News: Will Indian Consumers Get The Best Of Both Worlds?'...