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Close on the heels of bagging the Mitsubishi and Reckitt Benckiser’s Paras Oral businesses, Euros RSCG has now added one personal care and one home care brand of Rohit Surfactants Pvt Ltd (RSPL) to its kitty. Rohit Surfactants is a Kanpur-based detergent firm that owns brands like Ghari detergent and Venus Soaps.

Shubhangi Mehta 12-August-2011

Prime Connect recently held the International Youth Cultural Festival, in association with Ferriswheel to nurture and enrich young minds from the cable and satellite industry in India. This joint effort has been appreciated by the Mayor of Mumbai, Shradha Jhadhav.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau 12-August-2011

PM Balakrishna, who has been Vice President, Allied Media till recently, has been elevated as Chief Operating Officer of the company. Balakrishna had joined Allied Media along with Shripad Kulkarni, CEO of the company, since its inception in April 2007.

exchange4media Staff 12-August-2011

After the launch of its new brand position – expressed by the word “Rise” – in January 2011, the Mahindra Group has announced the launch of a multi-media movement – ‘Spark the Rise’ – which seeks to inspire and empower people across India to shape their own future. The Group intends to invest Rs 120 crore over three years in activities related to building the new brand position.

exchange4media Staff 12-August-2011

Gaana.com, the music website from Times Group, has launched an iPad version in HTML5. It is also looking to increase its reach to all Internet devices.

Shubhi Tandon 12-August-2011

Networking and skill developers’ platform, Gild, has received funding of $2.4 million led by Globespan Capital Partners. The website is looking to launch new features to help developers share and compare their skills.

Shubhi Tandon 12-August-2011

As per the Ormax Media study titled ‘Character Youth Loves’ (CYL), Rannvijay from MTV Roadies is the most popular non-fiction character among the youth.

exchange4media Mumbai Bureau 12-August-2011

MSN India has launched a new project – MSN She – to reach out to women and provide a discussion platform for women-related issues. The website looks to encourage active user involvement and engagement and highlight women’s issues.

Shubhi Tandon 12-August-2011

While Mid Day Delhi has turned four on August 12, 2011, Pune edition of the tabloid is celebrating its third anniversary in the city...

Nitin Pandey 12-August-2011

The Times of India’s strategy for process improvement using Continuous Improvement Groups (CIGs) will be presented at the WAN-IFRA India 2011 Conference, which is being held in Chennai on September 6-8.

exchange4media Staff 12-August-2011

Amid intense deliberations and dilemmas, the distinguished Jury for the e4m News Broadcasting Awards, under the Chairmanship of Shekhar Gupta, finalised the names of the winners in various categories. The Jury panel met in Delhi on August 11, 2011 to deliberate on the entries. All eyes are now on August 27, 2011, when the winners will be felicitated at a glittering ceremony in Delhi at The LaLit.

Nitin Pandey 12-August-2011

50 years was a great landmark – but an emotional landmark more than a real one. The truth is, the agency has been constantly evolving over the years, and will continue to evolve. But having said that, the 50th year was a great occasion to restate in a new and ‘ownable’ way what we have always believed in – we build BrandWealth. Or put another way, we make brands famous – and clients rich. You will see a whole range of events and initiatives taking this forward through the year.

exchange4media Staff 12-August-2011

Since India is an important market for us and it has huge potential for growth, we have increased the marketing budgets to over 50 per cent from last year. We have developed new marketing and advertising strategies to increase our presence in the market and are positive about the response to the same... Print medium works best for our brands as it has maximum reach amongst our target audience. We plan to allocate 65 per cent of our marketing budget to the same.

exchange4media Staff 12-August-2011