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Reliance’s Vision Express retains Why Axis as its creative agency

Why Axis, a Bangalore-based design and advertising agency, has been retained by Vision Express, the joint venture between Reliance Retail and Dutch op...

Mathrubhumi enters Kerala news space with 24-hour news and current affairs channel

The Mathrubhumi Printing and Publishing Company, which publishers popular Malayalam daily Mathrubhumi, is gearing up to enter the news space in Kerala...

Leo Burnett re-energises South; makes Chennai ops South hub

Leo Burnett, which started its Chennai operation on October, 2009, has made the branch the South hub. As an incumbent agency for Uninor, Leo Burnett C...

‘Non-fiction would continue to drive Vijay TV’, says K Sriram

“In the recent past, Vijay TV has pushed the envelope of creativity by a few notches. People look upto the channel for differentiated, innovativ...

Muthoot Group’s Chennai Live turns 2; launches radio reality show

Muthoot Group’s FM venture, Chennai Live, recently turned two. The talk radio, which plays only English music, is targeted at the 25-plus age gr...

Now, an online weekly magazine for positive journalism

‘A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort’, taking a cue from this quote of He...

Vijay TV shifts focus to fiction again

After successfully experimenting with various non-fiction shows during prime time and non-prime time, Vijay TV, the Tamil GEC from Star Network, has a...

Malayala Manorama to launch general entertainment channel by mid-2011

Malayala Manorama TV (MMTV), the television division of Malayala Manorama, is planning to increase its presence in the television space in Kerala by a...

Style Spa strengthens brand experience; rolls out first ever TVC

With a decade-long presence in the furniture business, Style Spa, the furniture arm of SK Poddar Group of Companies and Zuari Industries Ltd, has reli...

IRS Q2 2010: Most dailies, magazines witness slump in Kerala

There are no surprises in the Kerala market as per the IRS Q2 2010 results as far as newspapers are concerned. While maintaining its leadership, Malay...

IRS Q2 2010: Magazines display strong growth potential in Andhra Pradesh

With substantial increase in readership, market leader in Andhra Pradesh, Eenadu, has further widened the gap with No. 2 player Sakshi, according to I...

IRS Q2 2010: Some cheer for Thanthi and Dinakaran in Chennai

There is some cheer for Daily Thanthi and Dinakaran in the Chennai market as per the IRS Q2 2010 results. The two leading Tamil dailies have added 57,...

IRS Q2 2010: Dinakaran and Dinamalar readership in Tamil Nadu heads south

Daily Thanthi and Times of India are the only two dailies to register a positive growth in AIR Tamil Nadu market, according to IRS Q2 2010. While Dail...

IRS Q2 2010: Mixed reactions from South publishers; call for different pattern of estimation for magazines

While Daily Thanthi has witnessed some growth as per IRS Q2 2010 data, nearly all dailies and periodicals in Tamil Nadu have shown negative growth. Th...

IRS Q2 2010: Mixed bag for Malayalam publications; some dailies see growth, all magazines drop

It was a mixed bag of growth and decline for Malayalam dailies as per the IRS Q2 2010 results. Among the Malayalam dailies, Malayala Manorama, while m...

IRS Q2 2010: Daily Thanthi shows growth amid declining AIRs among Tamil publications

The Indian Readership Survey (IRS) Q2 2010 data for Tamil publications shows market leader Daily Thanthi recording a marginal growth, even as the Aver...

Emami launches its food & beverage brand Health & Tasty in TN; earmarks Rs 15 cr for marketing

Emami Biotech Ltd, part of Rs 3,000-crore diversified Emami Group of Companies, has announced the launch of its edible oil brand, Healthy and Tasty, i...

Fake claims in the long run will kill the brand: Grundfos Pumps’ MD at Madras Ad Club’s ‘Gyan Series’

“We have to stay boringly consistent and we have to be thoroughly innovative in the way we say it,” noted Ranganath NK, MD, Grundfos Pumps India Ltd,...

Ramamoorthi to head O&M Chennai as President

Following the exit of Prakash Dharmarajan, Ogilvy & Mather has moved Ramamoorthi to head its Chennai branch as President. Ramamoorthi was heading the...

Print media in Kerala on overdrive in the run-up to Onam

Onam, the biggest of all festivals in the land of Kathakali and snake boats, is round the corner. Celebrated over a period of 10 days, the Onam carniv...

Venus Water Heaters signs on OMD as media AoR; Rubecon bags creative duties

Venus Water Heaters has appointed OMD and Rubecon as its media and creative agencies, respectively. The incumbent media and creative agencies are Mind...

Raj TV ropes in Mala Manian as COO

Mala Manian, former CEO of Seventh Channel Communications, has been appointed as COO of Raj Television Network. Manian was associated with Seventh Cha...

Law & Kenneth to set up full-fledged office in Chennai following Renault win

After clinching the coveted Renault India business, Law & Kenneth is gearing up to set up a full-fledged office in Chennai. According to Anil Nair, CE...

Fifth Estate bags creative & media biz of Featherlite Developers

Following a multi-agency pitch, Chennai-based Fifth Estate Communications has been assigned the creative and media duties of Featherlite Developers, p...

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