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Abhishek Bachchan to give Motorola more visibility as first Indian Motostar

Motorola has been taking several initiatives to strengthen its market position in India. The latest is roping in current Bollywood favourite, Abhishek Bachchan, as its brand ambassador, though in keeping with its ‘Moto’, he is referred to as what else but ‘Motostar’.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jun 5, 2006 7:05 AM

Dabur Foods unveils growth strategy, eyes Rs 500 crore turnover by 2010

Dabur Foods Ltd has chalked out a 5-point growth strategy to achieve a Rs 500 crore turnover by 2010. The company, which aims to become one of the biggest players in the Indian fruit processing industry, reported a turnover of Rs 191 crore in 2005–06.

exchange4media Staff Jun 5, 2006 7:04 AM

Airtel, IMImobile join hands to launch first Tamil voice portal

Airtel has announced the launch of 747, billed as India’s first Tamil voice portal. IMImobile, an enabler of mobile value added services, has teamed up with TV and cine personality, Yuhi Sethu, to develop the portal.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Jun 5, 2006 7:03 AM

MTV’s Bakra now extended to Nick, comedy show begins from today

Nick, the kids’ channel from MTV Networks, has announced the launch of ‘Bakra’, starting June 5, 2006. ‘Bakra’, a popular hidden camera comedy show produced by MTV, is Nick’s eighth new launch this year and will feature on Nick’s popular ‘Nick Hahaha’ comedy block.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jun 5, 2006 7:02 AM

Sanjeev Chowdhury appointed as GM, Dainik Bhaskar, Mumbai

Continuing with its drive to add new talent to its team, the Bhaskar Group has roped in Sanjeev Chowdhary to head the Dainik Bhaskar, Mumbai team as General Manager.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jun 5, 2006 7:01 AM

UTI signs on iMatters for through-the-line communications

UTI Mutual Funds is going all out to woo investors – existing as well as new. In order to do this, UTI has signed on iMatters as its agency for through-the-line communications. The primary role of the agency would be to help UTI communicate effectively with its investors through PR and online activities.

exchange4media Staff Jun 5, 2006 7:00 AM

Sam Balsara to be keynote speaker at ESOMAR World Research Conference

The ESOMAR World Research Conference is being held in Shanghai from June 4-7, 2006. The Conference, which will see discussions on the challenges of Multimedia Measurement, is being held in co-operation with World Federation of Advertisers. Sam Balsara, Chairman and Managing Director, Madison Communications, has been invited to deliver the keynote speech on June 5, 2006.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jun 5, 2006 6:59 AM

Jagran’s OOH arm upbeat about future, sees industry grow to Rs 1,800 crore by 2010

Jagran Engage, the OOH media company from the Jagran stable, has chalked out some aggressive growth plans. The agency is not only putting together a cross-functional team, but also building its own pan-India inventory of sites to cover various client needs and setting up a technical cell as well.

exchange4media Staff Jun 5, 2006 6:58 AM

Publicis, Delhi bags creative duties of Daawat Basmati Rice and Guardian Lifecare

Publicis Delhi has won the creative duties of LT Overseas’ Daawat Basmati Rice and Guardian Lifecare Pvt Ltd. The size of the business for both of these accounts has been pegged at Rs 8-9 crore.

exchange4media Staff Jun 5, 2006 6:57 AM

ABP’s Anindya Jana roped in as Executive Editor of India Today’s Bengali edition

Anindya Jana has joined India Today as Executive Editor of its Bengali edition that is slated for a launch soon. Jana will be reporting to India Today Editor Prabhu Chawla.

exchange4media Staff Jun 5, 2006 6:56 AM

EMVIES 2006 receives a record 369 entries

EMVIES 2006 has much to cheer about. The only platform that recognises excellence in effective media usage has clocked in 369 entries this year. The previous highest number of entries that the Mumbai Ad Club had recorded was 322. Ad Club officials emphasise that this further vindicates the widespread acceptance of the awards in the media and advertising fraternity.

Noor Fathima Warsia Jun 5, 2006 6:54 AM

A recharged Channel7 goes on air with new programme line-up

Channel7, which witnessed hectic activities and preparations prior to its relaunch, has gone on air with a new punch line – ‘Khabar, Har Keemat Par’. The new programming, new look and new editorial team all reflect the renewed vigour behind the channel.

exchange4media Staff Jun 5, 2006 6:53 AM

Hindustan Times, Delhi goes for revamp, brings in leisure reading on Saturday

After revamping its Hindi offering, Hindustan, in Delhi in December 2005, HT Media Ltd has made several innovations in its Delhi edition of Hindustan Times as well.

exchange4media Staff Jun 5, 2006 6:52 AM