February 2018
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BBC World News has launched a new series of vignettes called ‘The Yearbook’
and has whisky brand Chivas Regal as the title sponsor. The Yearbook series follows the stories of six real life school friends from Singapore, whose lives have taken different and interesting routes since they left school...
FOCUS 2009: The 3rd Global Summit on Entertainment and Media ended on a high note with healthy participation from the media and entertainment industry.With the scheduled sessions for the two-day event, ASSOCHAM garnered various issues that are needed to be taken forth to the government authorities addressed by the gathered media and entertainment fraternity, representing the different realms of the sector...
New Delhi: The contract between public broadcaster Prasar Bharati and UK-based SIS Live for television coverage of the New Delhi Commonwealth Games in 2010 has now been referred to solicitor general Gopal Subramaniam, it is learnt...
Conceptualised by GiveIndia, the initiative aims to get people from all walks of life together to engage in acts of giving—money, time, skills or simple acts of kindness Sachin Tendulkar, Azim Premji, K. V. Kamath, Sachin Pilot, Nandita Das and Rahul Bose all have pledged their support to the Joy of Giving Week, to be celebrated all over India from 27 September to 3 October...

Silver Linings

Not everyone is suffering in the new economy. The people who tell the rest of us how to cope are having a banner year. Financial talking heads Jean Chatzky and Suze Orman have become near-constant presences in the media...

My Vote and I

Two debates tend to tail into periodic appraisals of how to deepen our democracy. One lingers on voter turnouts at elections. It celebrates rising turnouts in different parts of the country — for instance, just this weekend turnout was almost...



A Task Force has been set up by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry under the chairman of the Special Secretary Uday Varma to recommend measures to combat film, video, cable and video piracy...
Composer singer A R Rahman will perform a free outdoor concert in Sydney's Parramatta Park as part of the Sydney Festival on 16 January 2010...
UTV Global Broadcasting is all set to bring in some New Year cheer for audiences and advertisers alike, by rolling out an action movie channel. Called UTV Action, the channel will be rolled out on January 1, 2010...


The country’s multiplex industry is likely to invest Rs 400 crore in setting up new properties, new genre movies (3D being one) and in at least two big-budget...
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (Zeel) board has approved the merger of the ETC Networks Ltd (ETC) and demerger of its education business thereafter...
Reliance Mediaworks has opened a dedicated film and media services facility in London, which would offer front-end, processing, restoration, 2D to 3D conversion and post-production services to broadcasters and studios...

Rendezvous with Personalities

A.G.Krishnamurthy - A Man Of All Seasons

By Jyothi Gosala
Its hard to argue with the man who proves what he stands for with such annoying consistency, is how A&M, a leading Indian Marketing Journal, concluded in their tribute to A.G .Krishnamurthy, The Chairman and Managing Director of India's third largest advertising agency, when nominated him the advertising person of the year 1995. It takes good measure of faith and optimism to steer a Rs. 3 Million Indian agency into top ranks as a Rs.3500 Million company in a remarkably short span of 16 years. In fact, Mudra has become the country's third largest advertising agency in its ninth year of existence itself. more>

Overcoming challenges the Stephen Covey way

By Mona Ramavat
Tackling new age challenges also need new age approaches, which was what management guru Dr Stephen Covey’s day long training session revolved around. Recently in town, as part of a three city tour, Dr Covey shared with an exclusive group of participants the secrets to overcoming challenges in today’s times...

Press Releases

Maruti Suzuki plans world premiere for first compact MPV Concept at Auto Expo 2010

New Delhi: India’s leading car manufacturer Maruti Suzuki India is all set for a world premiere of Concept R3, its first Compact Multi-Purpose vehicle concept, at the forthcoming Auto Expo 2010 in January...


Nanjing Snapshot

By Rita Payne
China is a country in a hurry where people seem to be driven by a common goal: build bigger, better and faster. The slogan could well have been - anything the West can do we can do better. The airport in Nanjing was huge and sparkling...

Cuba Poised for change

By Rita Payne
Cuba is planning spectacular celebrations in January to mark the 50th anniversary of the revolution which brought Fidel Castro and his Communist government to power. Whilst there is almost universal affection for the ailing Fidel Castro...


Against All Odds : AGK

Born on 28 December, 1932, Dhirubhai was the fifth child of Hirachandbhai and Jamnaben Ambani. He left his hometown Chorwad, Gujarat for Aden, at the age of 17, to work at A.Besse & Co. Nine years later he returned to India and set up Reliance Commercial...
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