Date-wise News

Manu Joseph, Editor of ‘Open’ magazine, has bagged The Hindu Best Fiction Award 2010. Joseph got the award for his debut novel, ‘Serious Men’. Nayantara Sahgal presented the award to him in Chennai on November 1, 2010.

Akash Raha 03-November-2010

Radio Mantra marked the third anniversary of its Ranchi station on 1st November 2010. As a part of their anniversary celebrations , the channel has organized <em>'Teen Patti' </em>, an on air contest based on music, and is providing its listeners an opportunity to win exciting prizes.

exchange4media Staff 03-November-2010

Star has announced the launch of its channels in South Arica on Top TV - the new pay television service. With this development, the Star network will have the presence of four of their channels in South Arica.

exchange4media Staff 03-November-2010

ET Now, the 24-hr English business news channel, unveils its new logo that reflects the dynamism of channel with its fresh, rich and deep colors. The new logo gets the channel more into the groove with those of the other group channels of Times Television Network.

exchange4media Staff 03-November-2010

Dilip Venkatraman, CMO, CNN-IBN, IBN7, IBN-Lokmat & COO, IBN Focus, has been assigned the mandate to lead Network18's English news channel, CNN-IBN as CEO, with immediate effect. In his new role, Venkatraman will be responsible for the strategic, financial and operational management of CNN-IBN. Earlier, he was leading marketing operations for all existing and upcoming IBN channels and managing IBN Focus, the alternative media solutions unit for the channels.

exchange4media Staff 03-November-2010

&lsquo;Tuborg presents Sunburn Goa 2010&rsquo; is back this 27th, 28thand 29th December at Candolim Beach, Goa. In its 4th year, Percept Limited takes the Sunburn Experience to the next level with a three day extravaganza that promises to be bigger, better and packed with a line-up of over 60 acts! Festival goers are not only going to witness the most sensational electronic dance music on the planet but also live through the experience of a lifetime.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau 03-November-2010

The International Clown Festival in India will be held from November 6-13 in Mumbai. The event will be conducted by Mad Hatters, the family entertainment division of Light House Entertainment.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau 03-November-2010

Beam Global Spirits and Wine announced their Tenth Teacher's Achievement Awards to be held in Mumbai on November 20 at Taj Lands End. Instituted in 2001, the awards recognise and reward individual excellence and exemplary achievement in the field of sports, entertainment, communication, business and lifetime achievement. The event is being managed by Wizcraft International.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau 03-November-2010

In a conversation with exchange4media, Prem Panicker, Managing Editor, Yahoo! India, shares how the brand is making sure its editors are being given a platform to think beyond the desk and the various plans that the online giant is looking at from the content angle.

Preeti Hoon 03-November-2010

Imagine and Rakhi Sawant have partnered for three shows so far, the first being &lsquo;Rakhi Ka Swayamvar&rsquo;, followed by &lsquo;Pati, Patni aur Woh&rsquo;. The latest one, &lsquo;Rakhi Ka Insaaf&rsquo;, sees Rakhi playing the role of a peacemaker. Media planners give their take on this relationship between the channel and Rakhi.

Khushboo Tanna 03-November-2010

Kadambari Murali has joined Media Transasia group as Editor-in-Chief of &lsquo;Sports Illustrated India&rsquo;. Murali was earlier working with Hindustan Times for over 10 years. Her last role at HT was as National Sports Editor. Rasina Oberoi, Vice President, Media Transasia Thailand Ltd confirmed this development to exchange4media.

Akash Raha 03-November-2010

Planman Stars, the sports marketing company from Planman Group, has tied up with Zee Group to use virtual advertising on Zee TV&rsquo;s flagship programme &lsquo;Sa Re Ga Ma Pa&rsquo;. There ads are set to be unveiled around December this year. Planman Stars had recently brought to India the concept of virtual advertising in association with US-based company Brand Magic.

Tuhina Anand 03-November-2010

MediaVest, a division of Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG), has bagged the Amar Remedies Ltd (ARL) media business. The incumbent on the business was Prachar Communications. MediaVest will handle the complete portfolio on the business. It is learnt that no pitch process preceded this win.

Tasneem Limbdiwala 03-November-2010

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