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Nepal Tourism Board launches marketing blitz to revive tourism

The need for such a major marketing initiative was felt following the Post Disaster Need Assessment Study (PDNA) which puts the total tourism business loss to the tune of $60 billion while the asset loss accounts for $20 billion

Vinod Behl Jul 9, 2015 8:54 AM

11 working groups set up for Prasar Bharati revamp

A special advertising budget has been earmarked to promote Doordarshan and its programming through print and online media, besides outdoor

Vinod Behl Feb 7, 2013 7:16 PM

MIB panel sets up 11 working groups for Prasar Bharati revamp

A special advertising budget has been earmarked to promote Doordarshan and its programming through print and online media, besides outdoor

Vinod Behl Feb 6, 2013 6:21 PM

TR Ramachandran re-elected Press Club President

TR Ramachandran of G Files has been elected as President of the Press Club of India. Arun Kesari of Univarta has been elected the Vice President

Vinod Behl Jan 23, 2012 7:08 AM

Mail Today launches Chandigarh edition

The content strategy of the Chandigarh edition would be similar to that of the Delhi edition with complete focus on national news and no local news.

Vinod Behl Jan 5, 2012 8:17 AM

Orient Tiles eyes Rs 650-cr turnover; bullish on expansion

Orient Tiles is targeting a turnover of Rs 1,500 crore by 2015. The company has allocated an ad budget equivalent to 7 per cent of its total turnover.

Vinod Behl Jan 4, 2012 8:10 AM

Press Club of India elections: TR Ramachandran is President; Sandeep Dikshit is Secy General

TR Ramachandran of G Files has been elected as the new President of Press Club of India (PCI) for the year 2010-11 in the elections held on November 13, 2010, for which the results were declared on the evening of November 24, 2010. Sandeep Dikshit of The Hindu has been elected as Secretary General.

Vinod Behl Nov 25, 2010 7:54 AM

Sahara has mega plans for film production & distribution: Subrata Roy

Sahara India Pariwar’s latest move of putting in a $2 billion bid to buy MGM Inc is part of its larger plans for film production and distribution, including setting up of a hi-tech Film City at Aamby Valley. Subrata Roy, Managing Worker & Chairman of Sahara India, in an exclusive conversation with exchange4media.

Vinod Behl Sep 21, 2010 8:26 AM

Mauritius President to unveil Pravasi Film Festival Awards today

Mauritius President Anerood Jugnauth will unveil the Pravasi Film Festival Awards on December 1, 2009, which will be given away after the first-ever film festival featuring films made by those living overseas or made outside the country.

Vinod Behl Dec 1, 2009 8:04 AM

Doordarshan goes ‘gay ga’

At a time when there is intense debate over the recent High Court judgment legalising gay relationships in India, Doordarshan is going ‘gay ga’ with a romantic comedy, called ‘Bajega Band Baaja’, which revolves around a gay man. The public broadcaster has begun airing this all new prime time serial on DD National from July 14, 2009.

Vinod Behl Jul 17, 2009 8:09 AM

Lifeline to launch its India edition

Lifeline, the only magazine dedicated to the voice of charity in United States, will be launching its India edition sometime towards the end of this year. Robin Raina Foundation (RRF) is the promoter of this coffee table publication.

Vinod Behl Jun 19, 2009 7:54 AM

Ayur Group to launch bilingual information & awareness channel ‘Ayur Living India’

New Delhi-based herbal cosmetics company, Ayur Group, is all set to launch a 24-hour, free-to-air, bilingual information and awareness channel, Ayur Living India. The channel would be launched through Ayur Group’s broadcast arm, Vintage Studio Private Limited. According to channel officials, the cost outlay of the channel is in the vicinity of Rs 25 crore, and it would become operational by the June-end or early July, 2009.

Vinod Behl Jun 17, 2009 7:28 AM

Sadhna News geared to launch three regional news channels

In a bid to emerge as a key player in the regional news domain, Sadhna News, part of Sadhna Media, is planning to launch three regional news channels this year. Company officials informed exchange4media that this includes UP-Uttrakhand, Punjab, Haryana & Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan. The expansion plans also include a national news channel by 2010.

Vinod Behl Jun 16, 2009 7:39 AM

BSNL empanels Crayons, Planet, Prabhatam & Concept for Rs 100 cr outdoor ad biz

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) has empanelled four advertising companies - Crayons Advertising, Planet Advertising, Prabhatam Advertising and Concept Advertising - to carry out its proposed Rs 100 crore outdoor campaign for the year 2009-10. It is learnt that BSNL had received tenders for the business from 13 agencies.

Vinod Behl Jun 16, 2009 7:37 AM

Leji Koshy quits Big Cinemas, to join Sadhna News

Leji Koshy, the National Sales Head of Big Cinemas has left the organisation. He will be joining Sadhna News as its National Sales Head.

Vinod Behl Jun 12, 2009 7:50 AM

KBK launches Poll Graphics package for 2009 Lok Sabha and Assembly elections

News graphics agency KBK has come out with a special Poll Graphics package for the print and web media covering both the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections and Assembly elections. The KBK Poll Graphics package offers integrated and comprehensive coverage from pre-election to post-election period, with ready-to-print and uploadable graphics.

Vinod Behl Mar 30, 2009 8:11 AM

Neerja Chowdhury elected President of Indian Women Press Corps

Neerja Chowdhury of Indian Express and TK Rajalakshmi of Frontline have been unanimously elected as President and General Secretary, respectively, of the Indian Women Press Corps (IWPC) for the year 2009-10. Navika Kumar of Times Now has been elected Treasurer.

Vinod Behl Mar 30, 2009 8:10 AM

Hindi weekly Chauthi Duniya set for relaunch on March 29

Chauthi Duniya, a Hindi weekly broadsheet, is being revived after a gap of 17 years. The Sunday paper that had closed down in 1992 after a six-year run is making a comeback in its new avatar on March 29. Chauthi Duniya is being launched by Ankush Publications, a subsidiary of infrastructure company Gannon Dunkerley.

Vinod Behl Mar 27, 2009 7:46 AM

DD to help women ‘Choo Lo Asman’ in new reality show from today

Doordarshan is launching a new talent based realty show, ‘Fair & Lovely Choo Lo Asman’, produced by Endemol, from March 25. The 26-part primetime show will be aired on Wednesdays at 10 pm. The realty show, in which Doordarshan is a co-producer, will feature 24 young women vying with each other for top honours.

Vinod Behl Mar 25, 2009 8:14 AM

Aruna Sharma retained as DD Head, broadcaster gets its first regular woman DG

The month-long controversy over the appointment of Aruna Sharma (a Madhya Pradesh cadre IAS officer and former Joint Secretary in the National Human Rights Commission) as Director General of Doordarshan has finally ended with the Prasar Bharati Board selecting her for the top post.

Vinod Behl Mar 25, 2009 8:09 AM