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OTC sector advertising in print grew by 14 per cent during January-September 2010 as compared to January-September 2009. OTC products range category contributed the maximum in overall advertising share of OTC sector in print. Prince Pharma was the top advertiser of OTC products in print. <br /> &nbsp;

exchange4media Staff 18-October-2010

Google Instant is Google’s latest tool to try and deliver the fastest possible search results for its users. Benedict Hayes, Head of Search and Analytics, Communicate 2 demystifies Google Instant – how it works, what it can do and SEO implications, among others.

exchange4media Staff 18-October-2010

MetLife India Insurance is on the lookout for a creative agency to handle it advertising duties. The insurance company has already invited a few agencies to make the first round presentations.

Shikha 18-October-2010

Volkswagen India is reviewing its digital business. It is understood that the digital pitch is now in its final stages and the decision is likely to be announced soon. Tribal DDB is the incumbent on the business.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 18-October-2010

The readers of The Times of India - Mumbai edition were up for a surprise on October 15, 2010 when the paper had three false covers, amounting to six pages of advertising upfront. Is advertising rushing back in print? Is three-jacket strategy worthwhile for advertiser and reader? exchange4media finds out.

Akash Raha 18-October-2010

...To a number of shows that keep you on top. At least that is what seems to be working for Star Plus right now. Despite some of the big ticket shows on Hindi general entertainment channels, Star Plus has stayed comfortably ahead of competition. Is the &lsquo;three-on-top&rsquo; or &lsquo;no clear leader&rsquo; syndrome of the Hindi GEC still valid?

Noor Fathima Warsia 18-October-2010

The much anticipated reality shows war has finally begun. ‘Bigg Boss’ – Season 4 opened well for Colors and ‘KBC’, again in its fourth season on Sony, managed a good launch for the channel. As the industry waits to see what MasterChef does for Star Plus, media planners give their views on the 9.00 pm war between Bigg Boss and KBC.

Khushboo Tanna 18-October-2010

&lsquo;Hindi heartland&rsquo; of India will soon get to read Hindi weekly compact newspaper, Samay Saransh. DK Associates, a group who deals in real estate, hotels and finance sectors, is set to launch its first media venture with this Hindi weekly. The newspaper will be launched in the first week of November.

Nitin Pandey 18-October-2010

Tara Muzik channel has sought to widen its scope with Radio Tara, a 24x7 Internet radio service airing traditional Bengali music. The radio service has been soft launched during the ongoing festive season. Registrations have been free for Radio Tara, but post the Puja season, the service will go paid.

Shanta Saikia 18-October-2010