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Sanjay Raina quits Times Now; to join Astro Network as Business Head for two new channels?blur=25

Sanjay Raina, GM-Marketing, Times Now, has put in his papers. He is headed for Astro Network as the Business Head for Astro Ceria, the kids’ channels to be launched in the Malaysian and Indonesian markets.

Noor Fathima Warsia May 11, 2006 3:58 PM

Kartik Chintamani quits Zee Telefilms as Network Programming Head?blur=25

After about 10 months of joining Zee Telefilms as Network Programming Head, Kartik Chintamani has quit. His next destination is yet to be known.

Noor Fathima Warsia May 11, 2006 8:21 AM

Legrand launches new television campaign to reach out to the mass market?blur=25

Legrand India has recently launched the second phase of its advertising campaign. After establishing brand recall with its ‘Hands forming the logo’ TVC last year, this one is aimed at the mass market.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau May 11, 2006 8:20 AM

Tata Indicom unveils ‘Don’t Stop Mobile’ with free outgoing calls for two years?blur=25

Tata Indicom has taken a major step to redefine the prepaid wireless market by unveiling its ‘Don’t Stop Mobile’ across 20 circles, which allows customers to make free outgoing calls for two years to any Tata Indicom mobile or Tata Indicom fixed phone.

exchange4media Staff May 11, 2006 8:18 AM

Young innovators in mobile applications find a place under the Sun?blur=25

They are young, motivated and highly aspirational. They are also innovators and entrepreneurs ready to ride the mobile database application boom in India. And they are also getting recognition through the Reliance Developer Programme.

exchange4media Staff May 11, 2006 8:17 AM

ESPN-STAR’s ‘Gyarah Hindustani’ ticket to the FIFA World Cup?blur=25

ESPN STAR Sports, official broadcaster of FIFA World Cup 2006, along with Coca-Cola have launched a 'Gyarah Hindustani' contest to pick 11 lucky Indians who will get a chance to see the World Cup live in Germany.

exchange4media Staff May 11, 2006 8:16 AM

Zoom’s National Sales Head MK Anand gets additional charge of marketing?blur=25

Zoom’s National Sales Head, M. K. Anand will now also look after the marketing requirements of the channel. The position of Marketing Head was lying vacant at the channel for almost a year following Shailesh Kapoor’s exit in May 2005.

Noor Fathima Warsia May 11, 2006 8:15 AM

Yamaha unveils new lifestyle bike Gladiator?blur=25

Automobile major Yamaha on Wednesday launched its new bike Gladiator targeted at the youth seeking a new lifestyle, to mark its endeavour to garner a higher market share through the young Indian consumer.

exchange4media Staff May 11, 2006 8:14 AM

Comma Consulting bags PR mandate of NDTV channels?blur=25

NDTV has appointed Comma Consulting as their PR firm. Following a multi-agency pitch, Comma Consulting ended up bagging the PR mandate for NDTV’s three channels -- NDTV 24x7, NDTV Profit and NDTV India.

exchange4media Staff May 11, 2006 8:13 AM

Soumitra Saha to spearhead Turner Entertainment’s enhanced Asia-Pacific marketing team?blur=25

Turner Entertainment Networks Asia has strengthened its marketing team structure across the Asia-Pacific region. The new structure is spearheaded by Soumitra Saha, now promoted as Senior VP, Regional Advertising Sales & Marketing.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau May 11, 2006 8:11 AM

Bhaskar FM assigns creative to Euro RSCG?blur=25

The Delhi office of Euro RSCG will look after the creative needs of Bhaskar FM of the Bhaskar Group which has licences for 17 stations.

Noor Fathima Warsia May 11, 2006 8:10 AM

India Today Group forays into retail space with Media Mart?blur=25

India Today Group has launched its initiative in the retail space. The media major launched Media Mart in the Delhi market in January 2006. Kolkata will follow next month.

Noor Fathima Warsia May 11, 2006 8:06 AM

Indian creatives win Pan-Asia pitch on

Indian creatives have dominated’s recent pitch held especially for those working in Asia. Three of the four top spots went to creatives from India, with the runner-up coming from Singapore.

Nawal Ahuja May 11, 2006 8:05 AM

Zee Kannada goes on air today; Malayalam channel next on Zee agenda?blur=25

Zee Telefilms’ 27th channel, Zee Kannada, goes on air today. This follows the launch of Zee Telugu last year, and on the cards next for the Zee group in the South is a Malayalam channel.

exchange4media Bangalore Bureau May 11, 2006 8:04 AM