Tarun Rai, CEO, WWM, has been elected as President of the Association of Indian Magazines (AIM) at the body’s annual general meeting held on October 11, 2011. Rai will be taking over the reins from Pradeep Gupta, Chairman, Cyber Media Group. Mitrajit Bhattacharya, President & Publisher, Chitralekha, has been elected Vice President of the Association.
Lonely Planet, the travel magazine from Worldwide Media (a Times Group and BBC Worldwide joint venture), was launched in the country on January 29, 2010. The monthly magazine is priced at Rs 100 and is aimed at the affluent, urban couples in the age group of 30–50 years, who are keen travellers. Vardhan Kondvikar is the magazine’s Editor.