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Volkswagen appoints MD for India operation

Europe's largest car maker, Volkswagen has appointed Makham Dhalivaal as managing director of Volkswagen Passenger Cars India. He will replace Andreas Prinz who has successfully completed his tenure in India.

exchange4media Staff Jul 12, 2008 8:40 AM

Red FM and Aircel come to Kolkatans’ aid with their Monsoon Care programme

Red FM Kolkata and Aircel have embarked on a corporate social responsibility drive to make life easier for Kolkatans this monsoon. The month-long drive commenced on July 7. As part of this initiative, umbrellas are being provided at different bus stops in the city. Moreover, special vans and buses have been put into service to help stranded commuters.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Jul 12, 2008 8:39 AM

Daikin Airconditioning intensifies activities in India; to begin production plant at Neemrana

Daikin Airconditioning India Pvt Ltd is upbeat about the market in India. The company is investing over Rs 1,600 million to set up its production facility at Neemrana, Rajasthan. The facility is expected to become operational by September 2009.

exchange4media Staff Jul 12, 2008 8:38 AM

Approach Communications adds Phytonics India PR account to its kitty

Approach Communications has bagged the entire gamut of corporate communications and media relations activities for Phytonics India, the Indian subsidiary of US-based Phytonics Enterprises. Approach would also handle the launch initiatives of Phytonics’ emergency contraceptive, XPL7.

exchange4media Staff Jul 12, 2008 8:37 AM

NDTV Lumiere showcases 13 critically acclaimed movies at Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival 2008

NDTV Lumiere, the initiative to bring contemporary cutting edge world cinema to India, is taking part in Osian’s Cinefan Film Festival 2008 by showcasing 13 of its films from July 10 to 20. These films will also be presented to the Indian audiences in the coming months across multiple platforms ranging from theatrical releases to home video and television.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jul 12, 2008 8:35 AM

Bharti joins hands with AIFF to support Under-16 Indian national football team

Bharti Enterprises, with interests in telecom under Airtel, retail, financial services, manufacturing, and agriculture sectors, has signed an agreement with the All India Football Federation (AIFF), the official governing body in India for football, to support the development of India’s Under-16 football team.

exchange4media Staff Jul 12, 2008 8:34 AM

International: Magazines report dwindling ad-page numbers

Magazine ad pages are down in the throes of economy-wide decreases, largely in the pharmaceutical, automotive and technology categories. Total magazine rate-card-reported advertising revenue for the first half of 2008 posted a 3.1 per cent decline against the previous year, according to Publishers Information Bureau.

exchange4media Staff Jul 12, 2008 8:34 AM

Media Worldwide to launch Sangeet Bhojpuri channel on July 14

Media Worldwide Pvt Ltd is all set to launch a 24-hour dedicated Bhojpuri music channel on Monday, July 14. Christened Sangeet Bhojpuri, the channel would be available pan-India and cater primarily to the Bhojpuri speaking population.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Jul 12, 2008 8:33 AM

Samar Halarnkar appointed Managing Editor of Hindustan Times

Samar Halarnkar has been elevated as Managing Editor of Hindustan Times. He replaces Pankaj Paul, who stepped down earlier this month to move back to the US. Halarnkar was HT’s Editor-Mumbai.

exchange4media Staff Jul 12, 2008 8:32 AM

Abhijit Pradhan quits Mid-Day, plans own venture to train professionals

Abhijit Pradhan, Director-Sales and Marketing, Mid-Day Multimedia Ltd, has decided to move on. He is planning to start his own venture to impart training to professionals. Pradhan’s role would now be divided between National Sales Head Gaurish Pathare and Marketing Head Neville Bastawalla. They would be reporting to Manajit Ghoshal, who was recently elevated as CEO at Mid-Day Multimedia.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jul 12, 2008 8:31 AM

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