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Chandradeep Mitra bids adieu to Mudra Max

Chandradeep Mitra, President, Mudra Max, is exiting the company. Mitra had joined Mudra Max (then OMS) in November 2005. Prior to that, he was associated with Lintas Healthcare and Lintas Personal. Both the Mudra media brands under Mudra Max – Mudra Connext and Mudra Radar – were reporting to Mitra. It is understood that these units, which have their own heads, would be directly reporting to Pratap Bose, COO, Mudra Group.

Tasneem Limbdiwala Jan 31, 2009 7:03 AM

Religare Maquarie reveals its animal instinct to promote wealth management

Religare Macquarie, the joint venture between Religare Enterprises and Australia-based Maquarie Group, has announced its wealth advisory services in India. To support this, the company has unveiled a new brand campaign that takes an innovative position of creating a new category norm for wealth advisory service.

exchange4media Staff Jan 31, 2009 7:02 AM

Businessworld launches ‘Marketing Whitebook 2009-10’

Businessworld on January 29 launched the 5th edition of its Marketing Whitebook, a handbook for all marketing professionals. The launch also saw a high-powered panel discussion on one of the most topical issues today, ‘Building Brands in a Slowdown’.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jan 31, 2009 7:01 AM

Vijay TV to capitalise on IPL season with a host of new shows

STAR’s Tamil channel Vijay TV is all geared to usher in the IPL Season 2 fever with some new shows. What’s more, the channel is planning to rope in none other than India’s cricket captain MS Dhoni for the shows’ promos. Two of these shows are ‘Chennai Super Kings Juniors’ and ‘Chennai Super Kings Cheerleaders’.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Jan 31, 2009 7:00 AM

Network18 reports loss of Rs 44 crore in third quarter

Network18 Media & Investments Ltd has reported a consolidated net loss of Rs 44 crore in Q3 as against a profit of Rs 19.4 crore in Q3 FY08. The company has also suffered a loss of Rs 36.6 crore in its Q3 operating profits as against a profit of Rs 66.8 crore in the corresponding quarter of FY08.

exchange4media Staff Jan 31, 2009 7:00 AM

Now listen to an ad in print, Pioneer creates a strategic synergy

Pioneer Book Company Pvt Ltd has recently developed an innovative concept of advertising in the print media, inspired by musical greeting cards. To demonstrate the same, Pioneer used an ad of ‘Meri Saheli’ in a recent edition of the women’s monthly in Hindi along with a pre-recorded audio chip bearing a jingle about the magazine.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jan 31, 2009 6:59 AM

Pitch-Madison Media Advertising Outlook projects a growth of only 2 pc in 2009

The results of the much awaited Pitch-Madison Media Advertising Outlook 2009 are out. After a double digit growth for over a decade, the study cautions the media and advertising industry honchos to prepare for a major slowdown in growth and projects a growth of only 2 per cent in 2009. This low growth projection must be viewed against the backdrop of a fall in advertising markets (negative growth) around the world.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau Jan 31, 2009 6:58 AM

Khalid Mohammad quits HT as National Culture Editor

Khalid Mohammad, National Culture Editor with Hindustan Times, has put in his papers to go back to directing, script and book writing, including an authorised biography of artist MF Husain. His last date with Hindustan Times was January 28.

exchange4media Staff Jan 31, 2009 6:57 AM

Tata Sky launches ‘The Great Personalities Week’

Tata Sky on January 30 launched ‘The Great Personalities Week’ for children in the 2-7 age group on its interactive platform, ActveTM Stories. The series would educate and narrate children about the lives of leading personalities and visionaries like APJ Abdul Kalam, former President of India; Nobel laureate Mother Teresa; Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi; Bhagat Singh; Subhash Chandra Bose; and Kalpana Chawla, the first woman of Indian origin to step into space, among others, which made them part of India’s illustrious history.

exchange4media Staff Jan 31, 2009 6:50 AM

Idea Cellular’s disruptive OOH campaign in Punjab creates the right buzz

Idea Cellular made outdoor the key constituent of its media mix to communicate the evolved idea in a progressive telecom service circle like Punjab. The OOH campaign was launched in December 19, 2008.

exchange4media Staff Jan 31, 2009 6:49 AM

D Shivakumar, VP & MD Nokia India, to deliver the 28th Ayaz Peerbhoy Memorial Lecture

MAA Foundation, in association with The Advertising Club, Bangalore, will host the 28th Ayaz Peerbhoy Memorial Lecture on January 31, 2009. This year, the lecture will be delivered by D Shivakumar, VP & MD Nokia India.

exchange4media Staff Jan 31, 2009 6:48 AM