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Timex eyes distribution for Esprit, Nautica watches?blur=25

Timex Watches Ltd is in talks for distribution of `Esprit' and `Nautica' brands and said it is investing about Rs 25 crore on brand promotion and in setting up a new manufacturing unit.

exchange4media Staff May 4, 2006 7:35 AM

Sony Ericsson unveils new Walkman phones?blur=25

Sony Ericsson on Thursday introduced three new Walkman phones – W810i, W700i and W300i – increasing its portfolio of models in India to 16.

exchange4media Staff May 4, 2006 7:33 AM

Atwood Partners to set foot in Asia Pac, appoints Manish Kalghatgi as Managing Consultant?blur=25

New York-based public relations and marketing communications firm, Atwood Partners, is all set to foray into the Asia Pacific region. The firm has appointed Manish Kalghatgi as Managing Consultant for the Asia Pacific region. He will be based in Mumbai. Atwood Partners will commence its Asia Pac operations from June 1, 2006.

Noor Fathima Warsia May 4, 2006 7:32 AM

Preity Zinta turns sci-fi warrior woman in new Head & Shoulders new campaign?blur=25

P&G has launched a new shampoo under its Head & Shoulders brand called New Best-Ever Head & Shoulders with Advanced VitaZinc system. To announce the new release, P&G has unveiled an interesting action-packed animated commercial with Preity Zinta playing a sci-fi warrior woman.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau May 4, 2006 7:31 AM

Clio Awards 2006: Contract’s Avinash Baliga heads for Young Creatives Program?blur=25

A dozen creatives under 33 years of age will respond to a brief from the United Nations in Clio’s third 24-hour challenge, at the Future Gold | Young Creatives Program during the Clio Festival 2006. Among the chosen 12 is Junior Copywriter from Contract’s Mumbai office, Avinash Baliga.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau May 4, 2006 7:30 AM

Roznama Rashtriya Sahara to launch its fifth edition from Kolkata on May 5?blur=25

Roznama Rashtriya Sahara, the Urdu daily from the Sahara Group, is launching its Kolkata edition on May 5. With this, Roznama Rashtriya Sahara will be adding the fifth edition to its stable, which already has editions from Delhi, Lucknow, Gorakhpur and Mumbai.

exchange4media Staff May 4, 2006 7:29 AM

DishTV takes the DTH battle with STAR to TDSAT?blur=25

After failing to successfully negotiate with STAR to bring its channels on its DTH platform, ASC Enterprises (DishTV) has filed a petition against STAR India with the Telecom Disputes Settlement and Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) alleging it to be consistently adopting ‘dilatory tactics’ and stipulating terms and conditions which are ‘impractical, impermissible and unreasonable’.

exchange4media Staff May 4, 2006 7:24 AM

Saatchi & Saatchi launches talent management firm ICONIX; Sachin Tendulkar is first client?blur=25

Saatchi & Saatchi has launched a new sports management arm, ICONIX. And it has been a dream start for ICONIX as its first client is none other than Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar!

exchange4media Staff May 4, 2006 7:20 AM

Aaj Tak, NDTV, Sun TV, Dainik Jagran score high on Indians’ trust index: Poll?blur=25

In a recently released BBC, Reuters and Media Center Poll on the ‘Trust in the Media’, some of the top-line findings show that Indians have a high level of trust in media. The survey also shows that Aaj Tak is the most trusted news source in India across all print and electronic media news sources and that NDTV is the most trusted English news channel.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau May 4, 2006 7:18 AM

DNA commissions E&Y to certify ‘circulation’, gets a mark of 239,019?blur=25

Close in the heels of the Indian Readership Survey (IRS) 2006 numbers coming to the fore, Diligent Media’s Daily News & Analysis (DNA) have numbers from Ernst & Young (E&Y) to show as well for its circulation. The organisation had commissioned E&Y to arrive at the ‘circulation’ figures of the paper. The period taken into consideration was April 2006.

Noor Fathima Warsia May 4, 2006 7:17 AM

Sony puts in place its new afternoon band; Jassi finally bids adieu?blur=25

Continuing with its new programming strategy, Sony Entertainment Television is all set to now launch an afternoon band. Called ‘Nayi Dopahar’, the block extends from noon till 3 pm. Two new shows have been planned for the 1-2 pm time slot, while repeat telecasts of some popular serials will cover the 12 pm to 1 pm and 2 pm to 3 pm slots. The new afternoon block will commence from May 15, 2006.

Noor Fathima Warsia May 4, 2006 7:15 AM

Gillette’s Anil Dua joins Hero Honda as VP-Marketing & Sales?blur=25

Hero Honda Motors finally has a replacement for its former marketing head Atul Sobti. Anil Dua, who was Gillette’s Regional Business Director, has recently joined Hero Honda as VP, Marketing and Sales.

exchange4media Staff May 4, 2006 7:14 AM

From FMCG to media: Coke’s marketing honcho Vikas Gupta to join ABP Group?blur=25

Vikas Gupta, Coca-Cola India’s Marketing Head, has put in his papers recently. He is set to join media group ABP Ltd as President-BusinessWorld, and Group Chief Marketing Officer, based in Delhi.

exchange4media Staff May 4, 2006 7:11 AM

Commentary: Did you know yesterday was World Press Freedom Day??blur=25

Perhaps many of us in the media, in the course of the hurly-burly of our hectic daily routine of meeting deadlines, forgot this significant day. The fourth pillar of a successful, functioning democracy is still under threat in a violent world, according to the IPI World Report 2005.

exchange4media Staff May 4, 2006 7:08 AM

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