Date-wise News
NEW Cable TV tariffs to go up from January 1, 2006 as TRAI okays 4 per cent hike?blur=25

TRAI has allowed cable operators and Multi System Operators to raise the tariff by an additional 4 per cent over the ceiling cable charges to give effect to inflation adjustment from January 1, 2006.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 6:01 PM

Triton’s ED, Jayesh Ravindranath, puts in his papers?blur=25

Triton Communications’ Executive Director, Jayesh Ravindranath, has called it a day at the agency after two-and-a-half years. He now moves on to the other important domain of market – marketing. He will be joining the largest Dubai-based retail chain, Landmark, as the Head of Marketing and will be based in Dubai.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 3:32 PM

HLL scans skincare market for expansion?blur=25

HLL is planning to expand the franchise of Pond's into new areas of facial care. The FMCG major is exploring options of bringing in its international range of products for skin lightening and anti-aging.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 8:48 AM

Tagit launches new mobile image recognition technology with Nokia camera phones?blur=25

Mobile phones have changed the face of communication and now Tagit Pte Ltd, a Singapore-based mobile solutions company, has launched its new mobile image recognition technology, which will enable camera phone users to connect with any media channel to obtain information or digital content from any advertised brand product or enterprise service.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 8:47 AM

Y C Deveshwar, Subir Raha, Ram Madhvani among Teacher’s Achievement Award winners?blur=25

The verdict is out. The Teacher’s Achievement Awards 2005 to honour people from different fields like business, entertainment and sports, were announced at a glittering function in Mumbai recently. Among the winners this year were Y C Deveshwar, Subir Raha, Ram Madhvani, Narain Karthikeyan and Sonu Nigam.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 8:46 AM

Milk beverages print advertising dips 50 pc during Jan-Sept ’2005 over last year: AdEx Study?blur=25

The ‘Milk Moustache’ campaign in the US had been a great success, but milk beverages advertising spends during Jan-Sept 2005, dipped sharply by 50 per cent as compared to the corresponding period last year. Maximum advertising was seen in Bengali magazines and English newspapers.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 8:45 AM

Rakshit Hangal quits 360 Degrees Entertainment to start ME Marketing?blur=25

Rakshit Hangal has quit 360 Degrees Entertainment, (part of the Times Group) as Assistant Vice-President, North India. He was responsible for handling the entire functions of the company, including decision-making and administration. Hangal will be starting his own agency – ME Marketing – in Mumbai in December.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 8:45 AM

Shri Adhikari Brothers’ Janmat channel to hit US, UK markets within 6 months?blur=25

Close on the heels of NDTV 24x7 hitting foreign shores, it’s now Shri Adhikari Brothers’ Janmat channel’s turn to foray into the US and UK markets, which it will do so in the six months This was revealed by Markand Adhikari, MD & Vice-Chairman, Sri Adhikari Brothers Television Network Ltd.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 8:44 AM

Mindset Advertising EYW, Hyderabad wins International Convention Centre account?blur=25

Mindset Advertising EYW, Hyderabad has won the advertising account of International Convention Centre, Hyderabad, which is slated to be the first world class convention centre in South Asia with a capacity to accommodate 6,000 delegates.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 8:43 AM

ICICI Prudential bullish on brand strategy, association with KBC helps?blur=25

ICICI Prudential has established itself as a leader in the private life insurance space with 6.91 per cent market share in the total pie. It has registered a growth of 77 per cent over previous year and is bullish about maintaining the same leadership growth.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 8:42 AM

Bhuvan Lall appointed President of Hollywood-based film production, distribution & exhibition company SPICE?blur=25

Bhuvan Lall, former Executive Director of IBF, has been appointed President of SPICE, the $100 million Los Angeles-based film production, distribution and exhibition company. Lall will head the global operations of SPICE. The company is also opening the largest eight-screen multiplex in North India – SPICE PVR Cinemas – on November 30.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 8:41 AM

JK Tyre appoints Neeraj Bhatia as Senior GM, Strategic Planning?blur=25

JK Tyre has appointed TNS-Automotive (India) Head, Neeraj Bhatia, as the Senior General Manager, Strategic Planning. In his new role, Bhatia will head strategy-planning function for JK Tyre, championing key initiatives directed towards achievement of over all goals of the company.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 8:39 AM

Nat Geo’s new brand proposition – ‘Think again’ – delivers?blur=25

The National Geographic Channel has cemented its leadership position in the infotainment genre and emerged as the number one channel in this category for 15 weeks, starting from week 28 to 46. Over this 19-week period, the channel garnered a share of 0.41 on an average, amongst viewers aged 15 years and above in cable-and-satellite household’s across five major metros.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 8:38 AM

Chandradeep Mitra replaces Sandip Vij as President, OMS?blur=25

Chandradeep Mitra, who recently parted ways with Lintas Healthcare and Lintas Personal, has joined Mudra’s media arm, OMS, as President. Confirming the development, Mitra said that he was looking forward to the opportunities that the new role presented in the media domain.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 8:37 AM

Amar Ujala to launch Dharamsala edition on December 8?blur=25

After Madhya Pradesh, it’s now the turn of Himachal Pradesh to see some action from the Hindi newspapers, and Dharamsala seems to be the hot favourite of media houses. Dharamsala, which already has players like Divya Himachal, Punjab Kesari, and the recently-launched Dainik Jagran, will now have see Amar Ujala entering the fray.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 8:36 AM

STAR One, Sahara One new launches short of delivering exciting opening numbers?blur=25

November 14, 2005 witnessed substantial amount of activity in Hindi general entertainment channels with STAR One launching ‘India Calling’ in its 9.30 pm slot and ‘Darna Mana Hai’ in the 10.00 pm slot. On the same day, Sahara One launched ‘Kittu… Sab Jantii Hai’ in its 9.30 pm slot. Media experts aren’t really excited with at least the opening numbers of the shows.

exchange4media Staff Nov 29, 2005 8:35 AM