Date-wise News

CHOLAYIL has relaunched Medimix in new packaging after 36 years. The objective is to make the soap brand contemporary to attract the younger generation and other consumers as well as make the brand amenable to variants and extensions.

exchange4media Staff 15-March-2006

It's a repeat of the David vs Goliath battle in the toothpaste segment. Having crossed swords with the likes of Nestle and Cadbury's over three decades ago, Mangalore-based CAMPCO has announced its plans to get into FMCG marketing, promoting Effermint toothpaste.

exchange4media Staff 15-March-2006

Palpap Ichinichi Software International Ltd has launched ‘TouchLive’, a personalised pre-paid calling card. With the new card, users will be able to communicate messages at a cost of Re 1 to people anywhere in India, in their own voice.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau 15-March-2006

Even as media companies are discovering newer ways to reach audiences with their content, telcos are out to ensure that the hardware is in place. The most recent of such innovations is the launch of ‘Walky with FM’ by Tata Indicom.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau 15-March-2006

Kolkata-based Orient Fans, the C K Birla owned fan manufacturing company, has signed up the latest cricket sensation, Mahendra Singh Dhoni, as their brand ambassador for a period of two years. Conceptualised by RK Swamy-BBDO, Kolkata, two new TVCd featuring Dhoni have been shot post his return from the successful tour of Pakistan.

exchange4media Staff 15-March-2006

Ten Sports will telecast live and exclusive the complete tour of Pakistan to Sri Lanka. Pakistan heads for their much anticipated tour to the Emerald Island and will play three One Day Internationals and two Test matches in the series. This is Pakistan’s first tour to Sri Lanka in six years – their last coming way back in June 2000.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau 15-March-2006

Financial Express, the business daily from The Indian Express Group, will host the FE Women in Business Award function in Mumbai on March 18. The awards ceremony will be presided over by Union Finance Minister P Chidambaram.

exchange4media Staff 15-March-2006

MTV has added yet another show on the lines of humour in its content line-up. The new show, ‘Rendezvous with Semi Girebaal’, premieres on March 19 and will be telecast every Sunday at 9.30 pm on MTV. ‘Rendezvous…’ is a 30-minute show that takes a humourous crack at the entire genre of Bollywood and celebrity-based interview shows.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau 15-March-2006

STAR News has launched a new programme ‘Ye Bharat Desh Hai Mera’. The show revolves around issues and viewers in an engaging exchange of thoughts, words and views. The show premiered on March 13, 2006 on weekdays in the 6.30 pm slot.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau 15-March-2006

Zee Network has announced the launch of its new channel, Zee in Indonesia. The channel will be dubbed in Bahasa, the local language. This is a first for Zee Network as this channel will appeal to the local audience in their language. Simultaneously, another one hour band will be telecast in Malaysia to 1.7 million households with sub-titles in Bahasa.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau 15-March-2006

Preeti Vyas Giannetti, Chairwoman and Chief Creative Officer of Vyas Giannetti Creative, has been invited to be part of the press jury for the Cannes International Advertising Festival to be held in July. She is the first woman Creative Director-CEO from India to be conferred with this distinction.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau 15-March-2006

Holi is a festival of many hues and happiness, and to add to the fun and frolic, television channels have conceived several special programmes. While Nick celebrates with ‘Gili Gili Gappa’, NDTV will have Mallika Sherawat celebrating Holi with Indian soldiers in ‘Jai Jawan’. HBO has lined up a slew of films to be aired back to back on Holi day.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau 15-March-2006

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