Sir Anthony O’Reilly named Cannes Media Person of the Year for 2008

Sir Anthony O’Reilly, Chief Executive of the international media and communications group Independent News & Media PLC (INM), will be honoured with th...

Tata Indicom appoints Contract for Rs 80-cr creative business; DraftFCB Ulka retained for special projects

Following a multi-agency pitch, Tata Indicom has announced Contract Advertising as its agency to handle its creative duties. The account size is estim...

Promax|BDA India 2008: ‘If it doesn’t sell, it doesn’t matter’

Television as a medium has evolved, and so have the expectations of clients who want better promos that yield results. Day two of the Promax|BDA India...

Promax|BDA India 2008: Of intrusive advertisements and redefining entertainment packaging

The second day of the Promax|BDA India 2008 saw Lynn de Souza, Chairman and CEO, Lintas Media Group explain if advertisements are intrusive or welcomi...

Promax|BDA India 2008: Neo Sports walks away with 11 metals

Neo Sports Broadcast Pvt Ltd stole the show at the Promax|BDA India 2008 awards ceremony, walking away with 11 metals, of which four were Golds. Neo S...

TRAI for bringing Value Added Service Providers under licensing regime

TRAI has released a consultation paper on growth of value added services and regulatory issues. The consultation paper also raises the issue of whethe...

Webdunia launches classified ad service in nine languages

Multilingual portal Webdunia has introduced its classified advertisement service in nine local languages. Apart from being totally free, the portal le...

Suvarna to air Kannada television’s first mythological, ‘Shivaleelamrutha’

Kannada entertainment channel Suvarna is set to present Kannada television’s first ever-mythological serial – ‘Shivaleelamrutha’. The epic will featur...

The Hindu MetroPlus Lifestyle Show to be held in five venues in its fifth edition

The Hindu Metro Plus Lifestyle Show, touted as one of South India’s largest shopping extravaganzas, is back. The first leg of the five-day show would...

BBDO India ropes in Sangeet Pillai as Planning Director

BBDO India, an Omnicom company, has announced the appointment of Sangeet Pillai as Planning Director. Pillai joins BBDO India from BBDO New York, wher...

Siddharth Jain, Monica Tata, Rohit Suri promoted at Turner India

In continuation of the aggressive growth strategy planned for its business in India, Turner has announced the promotions of some of its key team membe...

My FM appoints Shailja Naqvi as National Programming Head

My FM, part of Synergy Media Entertainment Ltd, has brought in Shailja Naqvi as National Programming Head. In her new role, Naqvi would be involved in...

Shivesh Kundan

Shivesh Kundan has joined Perfect Relations as Associate Director. Kundan’s last assignment was with Timesjobs.com as Zonal Manager. He began his care...

KK Swamy

KK Swamy has been appointed Managing Director and Vice-President of Volkswagen India Pvt Ltd. Swamy was earlier with Toyota Kirloskar Motor Ltd as Dep...

Usri Sen

Usri Sen has moved from Rediffusion DYR Kolkata to join IPAN Chennai as Senior Management Associate. She will be taking charge on June 16. At IPAN, Se...

Priyanka Khaneja Gandhi

Priyanka Khaneja Gandhi has joined Colgate-Palmolive as Senior Manager-Media. Prior to this appointment, she was working as Deputy GM, Madison, headin...

Ajay Gupta, Chaitanya

Ajay Gupta has joined Tyroo as Regional Head-South. Gupta has moved from exchange4media Group where he was Sales Manager, Bangalore. Prior to that, he...