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Shyam Steel & Candid Communications hold first edition of Excellence in Journalism Awards in Kolkata

Shyam Steel Industries Ltd, in association with Candid Communication, recently held the first ever Excellence in Journalism Awards in Eastern India. Veteran journalist and renowned author Moti Nandi was conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award. Awards were given in categories such as general, business, sports, lifestyle, photography, television and special categories.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Sep 27, 2008 8:56 AM

Wrigley’s Boomer plans India’s first ever Bubble Blowing Championship

It is an activity nearly everyone likes to indulge in now and then – blowing a bubblegum. Now Wrigley’s bubblegum brand Boomer is out to give this activity a ‘sports’ status with India’s first ever Bubble Blowing Championship. The Championship will give kids in the 8-12 age group a chance to showcase their bubble blowing skills and star in a Boomer TVC.

exchange4media Staff Sep 27, 2008 8:37 AM

Cricketnirvana.com to provide live-streaming of cricket matches

Cricketnirvana.com, a cricket entertainment-based website, is rolling out full coverage, including live streaming and customised video-on-demand packages, for all the matches played during the ‘Biggest Season of Cricket’, which began on September 24.

exchange4media Staff Sep 27, 2008 8:34 AM

Zoom beefs up prime time programme line-up with three new shows

Zoom has lined up some more Bollywood fare to spruce up its week day offerings. The channel is introducing three new shows from October 10, which would be aired in the 8.30 pm slot. The three half-hour shows are – ‘Bollywood Case Files’, ‘Superstars-Super Lives’ and ‘Bollywood Biographies’.

exchange4media Staff Sep 27, 2008 8:32 AM

Amrita TV to showcase old and new Malayalam film songs in new show ‘Music Mix’

Riding the reality wave, Amrita TV is all set to enhance the entertainment content of its evening time band with a new film based show, ‘Music Mix’. The show will go on air from September 29, and would be telecast Monday to Friday at 5.30 pm. ‘Music Mix’ would be a blend of Malayalam film songs old and new.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Sep 27, 2008 8:27 AM

Akamai launches community initiative to promote standards around video player development

Akamai Technologies, Inc., which is into powering rich media, dynamic transactions and enterprise applications online, has launched Openvideoplayer.com, a community site and industry initiative intended to facilitate the development and sharing of open standards and best practices for video player applications.

exchange4media Bangalore Bureau Sep 27, 2008 8:25 AM

Disney Channel to offer a 3D experience with Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus

Disney Channel is presenting a 3D experience for the first time on Indian television with the premiere of ‘Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of both worlds’ concert movie in 3D on September 28 at 10 am. The movie gets up close and personal with the hugely popular teen star Miley Cyrus as Hannah Montana.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Sep 27, 2008 8:23 AM

Vogue turns one in India; close to operational breakeven

Lifestyle magazine Vogue has completed one year in India and is celebrating its first anniversary with a special issue that hit newsstands on September 25. The magazine claims to have an audited, proven and continuous print run of 50,000 copies every month since its launch in October 2007.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Sep 27, 2008 8:22 AM

Mid-Day to hike ad rates for Delhi and Bangalore editions from October 25

Mid-Day on September 24 announced hike in advertising rates for its Delhi and Bangalore editions following a surge in circulation, as claimed by the paper. The new rates will come into effect from October 25, 2008. Meanwhile, the invitation pricing of the editions has also been changed.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Sep 27, 2008 8:21 AM

DigiCable and DEN join the MSO Alliance

The Multi System Operator (MSO) Alliance has expanded its member list with the inclusion of two new MSOs – DigiCable, headed by JS Kohli, and DEN (Digital Entertainment Network), headed by Anuj Gandhi.

exchange4media Staff Sep 27, 2008 8:20 AM

International Cars & Motors Ltd assigns creative duties to Macaw Inc

International Cars & Motors Ltd has appointed Macaw Inc, the creative division and advertising outfit of INCL Group, as its creative agency. Macaw cracked the business proposal after going through multiple pitching processes.

exchange4media Staff Sep 27, 2008 8:19 AM

CNBC Awaaz Consumer Awards 2008: LG, Airtel, Nokia, HUL, SBI among India’s most preferred brands

The CNBC AWAAZ Consumer Awards 2008 were given away to India’s most preferred brands at a ceremony held in Mumbai on September 26. Among the winners this year were LG, Airtel, Nokia, HUL, Parle, State Bank of India, LIC of India, Big Bazaar, Café Coffee Day, Maruti and Hero Honda, among others.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Sep 27, 2008 8:18 AM

STAR India and Neo Sports sort out distribution dispute

STAR India Pvt Ltd and Neo Sports Broadcast Pvt Ltd have announced that they have reached an amicable settlement and concluded all legal proceedings between them arising from the termination of the STAR India-Neo Sports distribution agreement.

exchange4media Staff Sep 27, 2008 8:17 AM

Asia Brand Congress 2008: Winners of Awards for Brand Excellence announced

Day one of the Asia Brand Congress 2008 concluded on a jubilant note with Awards for Brand Excellence given out to some of the best brands and marketers. The two-day Congress is being held in Mumbai on September 25-26. The event is presented by Times Now, while exchange4media.com is the online media partner and Pitch and Impact are the trade media partners.

Cassandra Serpes Sep 27, 2008 8:15 AM

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