Dainik Bhaskar group has launched Bhaskar Bollywood Awards on July 25, 2011. The awards are sponsored by the new Estilo from Maruti Suzuki. The awards are unique in the sense that voters, through online voting (on <a href=http://www.dainikbhaskar.com>www.dainikbhaskar.com </a>), will have the power to decide the final winners.
Anandabazar Patrika (ABP) Group launched its much anticipated Bengali GEC ‘Sananda’ on July 25, 2011. Social issues are the basic theme of the channel’s programming line-up. Apart from its core audience – women – Sananda will focus on household family programming too, including realty shows.
Dainik Jagran inaugurated its second edition of Jagran Film Festival (JFF) at Kanpur on July 9, 2011. Jagran Film Festival 2011 gratifies Indian cinema in those regions where cinema of quality and creative excellence are rarely shown. This year, the film festival will be travelling across important cities in the Hindi heartland – Kanpur, Allahabad, Varanasi, Agra, Meerut, Dehradun, Patna, Ranchi, Jamshedpur, Lucknow and Delhi.
Joydeep Ghosh, a senior industry professional with more than 22 years’ experience across media and technology services, has been roped in to head eBus Aidem operations in India. He replaces Ajay Verma, who had quit as Business Head of eBus Aidem to pursue his own entrepreneurial ambitions.
Mudra Max has appointed Subhashish Sarkar as Senior Vice President for its outdoor division. He will be heading Mudra Max OOH, North & East, and will report directly to Mandeep Malhotra, President, Mudra Max-OOH. Prior to this appointment, Sarkar was with Percept as Business Director (North & East).