Bhubaneshwar FM stations whip up Puri Rath Yatra fervour?blur=25

With devotees from the world over thronging Puri for the annual nine-day Jagannath Rath Yatra festival, the religious event is being extensively covered by media. FM stations in Bhubaneshwar, too, have geared up in full force to bring alive the festive spirit and share the fervour with their listeners.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Jul 9, 2008 7:56 AM

Star Ananda bags television rights for Sahara Calcutta Football League 2008?blur=25

Star Ananda has acquired the television rights for the Sahara Calcutta Football League for the next four years. The League, which has eight first division clubs of Kolkata participating, kicked off from July 8, 2008.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Jul 9, 2008 7:53 AM

Zee Bangla dominates Sangbad Pratidin Telly Awards this year too?blur=25

Zee Bangla’s success story at the Telly Awards, presented by the Kolkata-based daily Sangbad Pratidin, continues. Like 2007, this year, too, Zee Bangla walked away with the majority of awards at the Complan Kesar Badam Telly Samman 2008.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Jun 28, 2008 8:37 AM

mjunction launches Hindi versions of ‘Coal Insights’ and ‘Steel Insights’ magazines?blur=25

mjunction Services Ltd has announced the re-launch of its content and conference division as mjunctionedge along with introducing the Hindi versions of its industry magazines, ‘Steel Insights’ and ‘Coal Insights’. The launch was followed by unveiling of mjunction’s corporate portal in Hindi language.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Jun 28, 2008 8:36 AM

Red FM brings ‘Red Mike’ to Kolkata?blur=25

Following the success of the ‘Red Mike’ initiative in Mumbai, Red FM has introduced this platform for self-expression to the listeners of Kolkata. The has won the Indian Excellence in Radio Award for the Best Interactive Idea and the Best Radio Promo.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Jun 21, 2008 8:31 AM

Spencer’s in strategic tie-up with British retail chain Woolworths Group?blur=25

Spencer’s Retail has entered into an exclusive tie-up with British retail chain Woolworths Group Plc. The tie-up will enable Indian kids to have access to toy brand Chad Valley, which is owned by Woolworths. This would be the first Chad Valley outlet in Asia. Chad Valley toys are for newborns to 10-year-olds and would be priced from Rs 49 onwards.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Jun 9, 2008 8:03 AM

Emami picks up 23.61 pc stake in Zandu for Rs 130 cr?blur=25

Emami Ltd, which had picked up a 3.91 per cent stake in Zandu Pharmaceutical Works Ltd 10 months ago, has now increased its stake in the company to 27.5 per cent. With this, Emami is expected to become the largest promoter shareholder with nearly 70 per cent of total promoters’ stake in Zandu.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Jun 3, 2008 8:51 AM

Bates 141 Kolkata to handle creative duties for Axiom Estates?blur=25

Bates 141 Kolkata has bagged the creative duties for Axiom Estates following a multi-agency pitch involving JWT, Grey and Lowe, besides Bates 141. Axiom Estates has become one of the largest providers of India property services to NRIs globally. Initiative Media has been handling the international media business for Axiom Estates.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau May 21, 2008 8:41 AM

The Times of India formally launches Kolkata-specific portal

The Times of India, which had unveiled its city-specific portal in January 2008, has now officially launched the portal. The portal aims to be a one-stop virtual destination for any information on Kolkata. The idea is to make it a platform for strong communities.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau May 17, 2008 9:37 AM

Ad veteran Indrani Sen joins AIDIAS as Managing Partner?blur=25

Veteran ad professional Indrani Sen, who had gone on a four-month sabbatical after quitting Emami, has joined AIDIAS Kolkata as Managing Partner. AIDIAS is a consortium of like-minded professionals offering solutions for business development and strategic planning, corporate identity, customised training, specialised market research.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau May 17, 2008 8:47 AM

Emami makes another cool proposition with Navratna Active Deo?blur=25

Kolkata-based Emami Group has expanded its product offering with a new talcum powder variant, Navratna Active Deo. The new offering joins other products in the Navratna range. Emami has unveiled a new TV campaign for Active Deo with the proposition ‘Garmi Alvida’.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau May 13, 2008 8:36 AM

Sangeet Bangla beefs up content line-up with new programmes?blur=25

Sangeet Bangla, the 24-hour Bengali music channel from Sri Venkatesh Films (Kolkata) has introduced some new programmes to add some spice and humour to its content line-up.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau May 10, 2008 9:24 AM

Videocon in expansion mode for Planet M; plans to be largest entertainment & lifestyle chain in India?blur=25

Videocon Industries Ltd has major expansion plans in store for entertainment retail chain Planet M, which the company acquired in 2007 from Bennett, Coleman & Company. This was announced by Subir Ghosh, CEO, Planet M Retail Ltd, at the inauguration of the latest Planet M mega store in Kolkata on May 6.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau May 7, 2008 8:05 AM

Red FM Kolkata turns five, celebrates birthday in style?blur=25

Red FM Kolkata celebrated its fifth birthday on May 2 with a fun-filled bash at the City Centre that saw several Tollywood celebraties taking part. The FM station also lined up several shows to share the occasion with its listeners.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau May 3, 2008 8:08 AM

Big FM Kolkata too catches the IPL fever?blur=25

Never before has cricket generated so much of radio buzz. Mostly limited to live commentary on radio, cricket has assumed an entertainment avatar, thanks to the ongoing DLF IPL T20 Tournament. Latest to join the fray is Big FM Kolkata, which has thrown its weight behind the Kolkata Knight Riders with a new programme.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Apr 30, 2008 7:54 AM

Partnership with Radio Misty brings BBC to FM in North Bengal and Sikkim?blur=25

Audiences in North Bengal and Sikkim can now listen to the BBC’s special FM programming for the first time, thanks to a partnership agreement between the BBC and Siliguri-based Radio Misty FM. Listeners in the region can now tune in to the BBC’s infotainment updates and chat shows tailor-made for India’s FM market.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Apr 14, 2008 9:18 AM

ICL’s Kolkata Tigers get Mithun Chakraborty’s star power?blur=25

Actor Mithun Chakraborty has stepped in to give some star power to Indian Cricket League’s (ICL) Kolkata Tigers team. Chakraborty would be holding a stake in the team and would be instrumental in its endorsement and promotion.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Mar 28, 2008 12:01 PM

Calcutta Ad Club to hold the Consumer Connect Awards 2008 on March 29?blur=25

The Consumer Connect Awards 2008, organised by the Advertising Club of Calcutta, will be held at the City of Joy on March 29. The consumer insights, strategy, creative and media solutions that went into marketing brands like Levis, Nike, Indica V2, Hero Honda, Pepsi, and Horlicks, to name a few, would feature in this year’s Conclave.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Mar 11, 2008 8:11 AM

Candid Communication bags a slew of accounts in February 2008?blur=25

February 2008 brought much cheer to Candid Communication as the Kolkata-based PR agency added five new accounts across categories like lifestyle, corporate, and education to its portfolio in one month.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Mar 7, 2008 6:48 AM

Friends FM completes one year, celebrates with music carnival?blur=25

Friend’s 91.9 FM, the radio initiative from The ABP Group, completed one year on February 28, 2008. The FM station has embarked on a three-day music carnival in Kolkata to celebrate its first birthday.

exchange4media Kolkata Bureau Mar 1, 2008 7:21 AM