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Debate continues over National Anthem as ringtone

By Asit Ranjan Mishra | Monday Aug 29, 2005

A day after exchange4media reported on the BSNL notice to Rediff for alleged violation of the terms and conditions of the mutual agreement by providing National Anthem as ringtone to its subscribers, it was found that several portals are actually providing ‘Jana Gana Mana’ as ringtones through their SMS services.

Miffed by offer of National Anthem as ringtone, BSNL threatens to terminate pact with Rediff

By Asit Ranjan Mishra | Friday Aug 26, 2005

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd has issued a notice to Rediff.com, threatening to terminate the agreement it has with the portal for providing the Indian National Anthem to BSNL subscribers as a ringtone, thus violating the terms and conditions of the agreement.

Indiatimes on a digital overdrive, bounty includes v-blogs, moblogs, IP TV – Whatever!

By Asit Ranjan Mishra | Thursday Aug 25, 2005

Come November and Indiatimes will take a huge leap forward in the digital multi-media world through ‘broadband-enabling’ its whole content and launching a host of digital products like v-blog, moblog, broadband tabloid, video on demand, IP TV, an Indian version of Wikipedia and literally making its tagline ‘Whatever!’ a virtual truth.

Times Internet COO Rajesh Sawhney joining Reliance Entertainment

By Asit Ranjan Mishra | Wednesday Aug 24, 2005

Rajesh Sawhney has resigned as COO, Times Internet, to join as President, Reliance Entertainment. Meanwhile, Mahendra Swaroop, CEO, Times Internet, said the COO post is being done away with.

New Times Internet COO Rajesh Sawhney joining Reliance Entertainment

By Asit Ranjan Mishra | Tuesday Aug 23, 2005

Rajesh Sawhney has resigned as COO, Times Internet, to join as President, Reliance Entertainment. Meanwhile, Mahendra Swaroop, CEO, Times Internet, said the COO post is being done away with.

Future perfect: The face of Media on I-Day 2006

By Asit Ranjan Mishra | Thursday Aug 18, 2005

One year down the line from this Independence Day, on August 15, 2006, will you be enjoying a different level of freedom? How will the situation look like from the perspective of a consumer, marketer, advertiser and a media planner? exchange4media tries to demystify the scenario.

IT Dept, NIXI to dole out internationalised domain names

By Asit Ranjan Mishra | Saturday Aug 13, 2005

After the success of .IN domain name registration, Department of Information Technology and NIXI are planning to roll out the registration of Internationalised Domain Names (IDNs) within seven to eight months.

Today Executive Editor Venkat Rao moving to DNA

By Asit Ranjan Mishra | Wednesday Aug 10, 2005

DNA has added yet another senior journalist to its team in Mumbai. This time it is Venkat B Rao, Executive Editor of ‘Today’, the afternoon newspaper from the India Today Group.

Newspaper publishers see e-paper as revenue driver of the future

By Asit Ranjan Mishra | Monday Aug 08, 2005

Welcome to the world of e-paper. Simply put, e-paper is just the soft copy of the print version of your morning newspaper as you see it. It sustains the delight of online reading even as it retains the flavour of a newspaper.

Rajdeep Sardesai ready with his cast for India Broadcast News team

By Asit Ranjan Mishra | Wednesday Aug 03, 2005

Rajdeep Sardesai’s dream run for his ‘journalist-driven channel’ has entered the last phase as key people are now on board. Express hands Sagarika Ghose and Diptosh Majumdar, NDTV’s Arijit Barman and Anubha Bhosle, and ‘Jassi’ director Rohit Khanna, among others, have joined the channel.