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Rachana Television’s women centric channel Vanitha goes on air

Rachana Television Pvt Ltd on October 9 launched its Telugu exclusive women centric channel Vanitha. This is the third channel from the group after news channel NTV and devotional channel Bhakti.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Oct 15, 2008 8:40 AM

ZEEL’s Tamil GEC Zee Tamizh goes on air from October 12

Zee Tamizh, a 24-hour Tamil general entertainment channel from Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd, part of the Essel Group, went on air on October 12. This is Zee Network’s 33rd channel and third in the South after the Group’s Telugu and Kannada channels.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Oct 14, 2008 8:04 AM

Asianet forays into Telugu GEC space with new channel Sitara

Asianet Television Network has announced the launch of its Telugu GEC ‘Sitara’ in Hyderabad recently. The group will shortly launch their 24-hour Telugu news channel as well. Amidst the much-hyped speculation of its JV with Star TV, Asianet extends its strong regional presence a step further with this recent Telegu venture.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Oct 13, 2008 8:17 AM

Amrita TV lines up special programmes for Vijaya Dashami

Malayalam general entertainment channel Amrita TV has announced a special programme line-up for Vijaya Dashami on October 9, which marks the culmination of the 10-day long Navratri/ Dussehra/ Durga Puja celebrations.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Oct 8, 2008 8:59 AM

O&M, JWT dominate Madras Ad Club’s Tamizh Awards

The first ever Tamizh Awards from the Advertising Club of Madras had the advertising industry abuzz in the South. Held in Chennai on October 1, Tamizh Awards 2008 saw O&M Chennai bag the most metals, closely followed by JWT Chennai.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Oct 4, 2008 8:20 AM

Venturian Media launches news website on consumer finance

Venturian Media Ltd, a Hyderabad-based global online publishing and marketing company has announced the launch of a consumer finance news and comparison site Money-india.com. This site will offer free and comprehensive tools to help consumers to make their choices when searching for the right product to suit their needs.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Oct 3, 2008 9:00 AM

BharatMatrimony.com launches matrimony services on Airtel

BharatMatrimony.com has launched its matrimony services on Airtel. The service will be available on Airtel Live, India’s largest WAP Portal, wherein Airtel subscribers can access the matrimony services via GPRS-enabled handsets across the country.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Sep 30, 2008 8:53 AM

Amrita TV to showcase old and new Malayalam film songs in new show ‘Music Mix’

Riding the reality wave, Amrita TV is all set to enhance the entertainment content of its evening time band with a new film based show, ‘Music Mix’. The show will go on air from September 29, and would be telecast Monday to Friday at 5.30 pm. ‘Music Mix’ would be a blend of Malayalam film songs old and new.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Sep 27, 2008 8:27 AM

Thums Up gears up for festive season with new ad campaign; goes the 'thunder' way

Keeping in mind the forthcoming festive season, Thums Up is launching a new look ‘Taste the Thunder’ communication initiative. The launch of the new integrated marketing communication plan includes a TVC featuring popular Telugu actor Mahesh Babu.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Sep 23, 2008 8:52 AM

Vijay TV beefs up programme line-up with two new serials

Continuing with its efforts to strengthen its prime time band, Vijay TV is all set to launch two new serials – ‘Khaki’ and the third season of ‘Kana Kaanum Kaalangal’. Both ‘Khaki’ and ‘Kana Kaanum Kaalangal 3’ are premiering on September 22.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Sep 19, 2008 8:26 AM

Discovery Channel creates robust 9 pm band with ‘Ultimate Discover’

Discovery Channel has announced the launch of new programme band called ‘Ultimate Discovery’, which promises some breathtaking, cutting-edge action adventure. The one-hour time band to be aired daily from October 2008 at 9-10 pm would comprise shows ranging from science, technology, history, adventure and exploration.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Sep 19, 2008 8:25 AM

Real Image acquires US patent for its media and advertising distribution and tracking system

Real Image Media Technologies Pvt Ltd has acquired patent for its media and advertising distribution and tracking system in India and the US, issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. This technology is marketed by Real Image under the brand name QMedia.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Sep 18, 2008 8:18 AM

INX Media to roll out 10 new channels by 2009-10

INX Network is gearing up for the next phase of launches. The media company plans to launch 10 new channels in the next 12 to 18 months, including another Hindi GEC and a national music channel. This was confirmed by Indrani Mukerjea, Chairman, INX Media, who also said, “before anything else, INX would be coming out with a metro news channel in Chennai”.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Sep 15, 2008 8:18 AM

Raj TV spruces up content line-up with a slew of new shows

Chennai-based Raj TV is strengthening its programme offering with the launch of new primetime shows and give a boost to its viewership. The newly launched shows vary from reality shows to mythological serials, Hollywood movies, interactive games shows, celebrity chat shows, kids shows and talent hunt shows.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Sep 13, 2008 8:06 AM

SatNav Technologies launches GPS navigation product for retail chains in India

Hyderabad-based SatNav Technologies has launched its GPS navigation product – SatGuide – for major retail chains across India. SatGuide has partnered with chains like Croma, Staples, E-Zone and Reliance Autozone to bring its widest range of GPS products into the neighbourhoods of consumers across India.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Sep 13, 2008 8:04 AM

DQ Entertainment to collaborate with French companies to make TV series

Hyderabad-based gaming and animation major DQ Entertainment Ltd (DQE) has entered into an agreement with France’s M6 Studio and Method Animation SA for the co-production of a TV series based on the iconic brand ‘Le petit Nicolas’ (Little Nick).

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Sep 11, 2008 8:22 AM

Subhiksha MD R Subramanian appointed Chairman of Indian Retail Forum

R Subramanian, MD, Subhiksha, has been unanimously appointed the new Chairman of the Indian Retail Forum (IRF) for the year 2008. His name was nominated by Bijou Kurien, President & CEO, Reliance Lifestyle Holdings; Sanjiv Goenka, Vice Chairman, RPG Group; and BS Nagesh, MD, Shoppers Stop, according to an official communiqué.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Sep 10, 2008 8:29 AM

Sun Network ventures into film production through ‘Sun Pictures’

With the cost of acquiring television rights of films becoming prohibitively expensive, several media houses are entering into film production. The latest such venture is that of Sun TV Network, one of India’s largest media and entertainment networks, which has announced its foray into film production through its new subsidiary, Sun Pictures.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Sep 10, 2008 8:25 AM

SICCI’s first ever retail summit in Tamil Nadu kicks off in Chennai

In a bid to promote organised retailing in India and help small players scale up as organised retailers, Southern India Chamber of Commerce & Industry (SICCI) is holding the first ever retail summit in Tamil Nadu, titled ‘Emerging Retail Paradigm’. The two-day summit began in Chennai on September 5.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Sep 5, 2008 8:37 AM

IFRA appoints Thomas Jacob as Deputy CEO & MD for Greater Asia/ Pacific region

Thomas Jacob has joined IFRA as Deputy CEO & Managing Director in charge of the Greater Asia/ Pacific region. In his new role, Thomas will be based in Singapore and will be responsible for IFRA activities in South Asia, South & North East Asia, Japan, Australia and New Zealand.

exchange4media Chennai Bureau Sep 5, 2008 8:32 AM

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