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Praveen Kenneth Retires From L&K | Saatchi & Saatchi

Praveen Kenneth, Founder-Chairman of Law & Kenneth has announced his retirement from active engagement on the side lines of the final sale of his shareholding, in Paris. Law & Kenneth...

Dated: October 13, 2017

ZEEL Acquires 9X Media and its Subsidiaries for Rs 160 crore

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) has acquired 9x Media and its subsidiaries from Silk Route and other shareholders for an all cash consideration of Rs. 1,600 million (160 Crores). 9X...

Dated: October 09, 2017

Lodestar UM Bags ALTBalaji's Media Mandate

ALTBalaji, a OTT platform, has assigned its media duties to Lodestar UM. The mandate includes media investment and strategic partnership including print, television, online, out of home (OOH) and radio. ...

Dated: October 06, 2017

Dentsu Aegis Network Launches Media Investment Arm Amplifi in India

Dentsu Aegis Network has launched its media investment arm Amplifi in India. The launch comes under the leadership of Kartik Iyer, president media agencies and Amplifi. Amplifi comprises...

Dated: September 29, 2017

India Bags 10 Pencils at D&AD Impact Awards 2017

The second annual D&AD impact Awards was recently held in New York City with key figures from the worlds of business, advertising, design and philanthropy gathering to witness the winners....

Dated: September 28, 2017

Ashish Bhasin Appointed as MRUC Chairman

Ashish Bhasin, Chairman and CEO, South Asia, Dentsu Aegis Network has been appointed as the new Chairman of Media Research Users Council (MRUC)....

Dated: September 16, 2017

Vikram Sakhuja Elected as President of The Advertising Club

Advertising Club has elected industry veteran Vikram Sakhuja (Group Chief Executive Officer- Media and OOH, Madison Communications) as its President. Taking on the bataon from Raj Nayak, who has lead...

Dated: September 15, 2017

Prof. V. C. Vivekanandan, Dean, School of Law, Bennett University Honored with SILF- MILAT Legal Education Innovation Award

Prof. V. C. Vivekanandan, Dean, School of Law, Bennett University received the SILF- MILAT Legal Education Innovation Award at the 9th Law Teachers DayAwards Function organized by the Society...

Dated: September 14, 2017

Vikas Singh Appointed as the Managing Director of Pearson in India

Pearson, World’s leading learning company, is delighted to announce the appointment of Vikas Singh as the new Managing Director in India. Vikas will be spearheading the operations and driving the...

Dated: September 11, 2017

Vodafone India Ties up With VOD Platform HOOQ for Content

Vodafone India has partnered with video on demand (VOD) platform HOOQ to add video content onto Vodafone Play, the telco’s content streaming app. Through the tie-up, popular American shows like...

Dated: September 09, 2017

Six Inches Communication Bets Big on Digital

Mumbai based creative ad agency Six Inches Communication is excited to add new clients to their portfolio namely; B. Lab, Caressaa Spa, Karcher India, QuikMart and Global Wellness Day. These...

Dated: August 29, 2017

BBC Media Action launches NUGGET

BBC Media Action has recently launched NUGGET, an Android-based smartphone game in India, to address gender equality among teenagers. NUGGET, is a very relatable, round little red character, the...

Dated: August 28, 2017

FCB India Announces the Appointment of Jyotsana Singh Kaushik as Vice President

FCB India has appointed Jyotsana Singh Kaushik as Vice President, FCB India. She will be based in the Gurgaon office and will be leading the business vertical on Horlicks....

Dated: August 26, 2017

Eros Group in Talks With Apple to Sell its Content Library

Apple is making inroads into the Indian entertainment industry where players such as Netflix and Amazon are already present. The Tim Cook-led company, sources said, may be looking at signing...

Dated: August 18, 2017

Veteran Photojournalist P K Jeevan Jose passed away

Veteran Photojournalist P K Jeevan Jose passed away on Thursday, 10th August 2017. He was 64. Jeevan was the former Chief News Photographer with The New Indian Express English daily...

Dated: August 14, 2017

Contract Delhi Appoints Subho Sengupta as Head of Delhi Office

Contract Advertising has appointed Subho Sengupta as the Executive Vice President and General Manager of Contract Delhi....

Dated: August 09, 2017

Mathrubhumi Launches a Unique Campaign on Integrated Media Solutions for Kerala

With Onam, Kerala’s biggest festival season coming around, advertisers begin to turn their attention towards media channels in Kerala. Mathrubhumi – Kerala’s formidable media group, launched an innovative and unique...

Dated: August 05, 2017

OMD MudraMax Wins Media Duties of Dalmia Cement

Following a multi-agency pitch, OMD MudraMax has bagged the media duties of Dalmia Cement Bharat. Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited (DCBL), a subsidiary of Dalmia Bharat Limited, is a leading player...

Dated: August 01, 2017

Dentsu Aegis Acquires Digital Marketing Agency- Sokrati

Dentsu Aegis Network has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sokrati, India’s leading data-driven performance marketing and analytics agency, launching Merkle in the country – the first launch of the...

Dated: July 29, 2017

Gutenberg Appoints Christina Daniels as Director, Content for India

Gutenberg, the global integrated communications agency, providing Digital, Content, Video and Public Relations services on Monday announced that Christina Daniels has joined the company as the Director of Content for...

Dated: July 26, 2017

Sandeep Amar Steps Down as CEO, Indian Express Digital

Sandeep Amar has decided to call it quits as he puts down his papers and resigns from the role of chief executive officer at The Indian Express Digital. Amar leaves...

Dated: July 25, 2017

Voonik TV brings Video Commerce to India

​Voonik, India’s leading personalization-based fashion marketplace, announced the launch of Voonik TV, where you can watch exciting short-form videos and shop from them, all within the Voonik App. Every video...

Dated: July 24, 2017

Jury Boards of Communication for Future Awards 2018 Announced

Communication professionals from different countries around the world have now confirmed their participation to join the international Jury Boards for the 9th edition of the prestigious Communication for Future Awards’2018...

Dated: July 15, 2017

SportzConsult Wins Big at WOW Awards Asia 2017

SportzConsult, India's premier sports management company was awarded across categories at the prestigious WOW Awards Asia 2017. WOW Awards and Convention Asia is the largest business and recognition platform for...

Dated: July 14, 2017

Mathrubhumi.com to host Padmashree Hariharan, Stephen Devassy & Solid Band Live in Concert on 20th July, 2017

Mathrubhumi.com, online portal of Kerala’s leading media conglomerate Mathrubhumi Group will host Mathrubhumi.com-Padmashree Hariharan, Stephen Devassy& Solid Band Live in Concert on 20th July, 2017, at Le Meridian Hotel, Kochi....

Dated: July 13, 2017

Rajiv Rao Moves on From Ogilvy to Persue Film Making

Rajiv Rao, NCD, Ogilvy and Mather has decided to move on from the agency in order to persue his career as a film maker. Rao had joined the agency in...

Dated: July 12, 2017

Publicis Groupe Forbids all of its Agencies From Participating in Award Shows in 2018

Publicis Groupe has decided to abstain from award shows till August 2018. The company has decided to divert its promotional budgets to launch Marcel, a professional assistant platform powered by...

Dated: July 01, 2017

Sonal Dabral Bids Adieu to DDB Mudra Group

Sonal Dabral, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer, DDB Mudra Group, has decided to move on after spending more than five years with the agency. Dabral is currently serving his notice...

Dated: June 30, 2017

Hindustan Times Launched in Pune

The English daily, Hindustan Times, has launched its Pune edition. The edition will offer readers 50+ pages of national, state and local affairs, entertainment and lifestyle, and specials. The weekend...

Dated: June 27, 2017

Club FM 94.3 bags Silver metal at New York Festivals International Radio Program Award 2017

Kerala’s no 1 radio station, Club FM 94.3 won its first silver metal at New York Festivals International Radio Program Awards, the World’s Best Radio Programs℠, at New York City’s...

Dated: June 22, 2017

McCann India Bags Grand Prix for Good at Cannes Lions 2017

McCann Health, New Delhi / McCann Worldgroup India, Mumbai has bagged the Lions Health Grand Prix for Good, open to Gold Lion winning entries ineligible for a Grand Prix in...

Dated: June 19, 2017

DDB Mudra Bags Mandate for Franchise Management of Gujarat Fortune Giants

DDB Mudra Group has been awarded the mandate for franchise management of Adani Wilmar's newly created Gujarat FortuneGiants for the season 5 of the Vivo Pro Kabaddi league. ...

Dated: June 17, 2017

Sun TV Network Bags Partnership with Amagi

Sun TV Network, the leading television broadcaster with a reach of more than 95 million households in India, has got into a business association with Amagi Media Labs, a leader...

Dated: June 16, 2017

Line of Blood

Balraj Khanna’s fiction Line of Blood was launched in London. He is one of the best-known Indian artists in Europe today. Line of Blood is set in a small town...

Dated: June 07, 2017

Mathrubhumi Spreads World No Tobacco Day Message via Ambient Installation in Kochi City

Mathrubhumi Group Kerala’s formidable media group spread the message of Anti- Smoking in Kochi city through an ambient – installation placed at Vytilla junction in Kochi, Kerala....

Dated: June 02, 2017

Indian Print Media Continues to Occupy Centre Stage in the Advertising Plans of Traditional Sector Advertisers

Kamal Krishnan, the new National Head - Media Solutions at Mathrubhumi group of publications started his career with advertising. During his advertising career he has worked with Contract Advertising, Rediffusion...

By: Amith Rahul             Dated: May 30, 2017

Havas Group Acquires Sorento, An India-based Health-and-Wellness Communications Agency

Havas Group is expanding its capabilities and footprint in the important and burgeoning Indian market by adding Sorento to its roster of agencies. Sorento will integrate the Havas Health &...

Dated: May 26, 2017

Kerala’s No 1 Radio Station Club FM 94.3 Shines at India Radio Forum Awards 2017

Club FM, 94.3, Kerala’s No 1 radio station added several more feathers to its cap at the prestigious 12th edition of India Radio Forum award event organised at QLA,New Delhi....

Dated: May 23, 2017

SapientRazorfish and DigitasLBi Appoints Himani Kapadia as CEO

Himani Kapadia has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of SapientRazorfish and DigitasLBi. Kapadia will be responsible for the growth of both businesses in India by leveraging the complimentary...

Dated: May 22, 2017

Karthik Balakrishnan Joins The Printers Mysore as CEO

The Printers Mysore, the family-owned publisher of Deccan Herald and Prajavani newspapers and Sudha and Mayura magazines, have announced the appointment of Karthik Balakrishnan as Chief Executive Officer, with a...

Dated: May 19, 2017

Mathrubhumi Appoints Kamal Krishnan as National Head – Media Solutions

Kamal Krishnan PS has been roped in by Mathrubhumi group of publications as their National Head – Media Solutions (Print). He started his career with advertising, Krishnan has worked with...

Dated: May 15, 2017

ZEE forays into Latin America

Setting a new landmark, leading Indian content company, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited has announced their expansion into Latin America with the launch of its Spanish-language Bollywood movie channel, Zee Mundo...

Dated: May 13, 2017

Twitter India Announces the Appointment of Taranjeet Singh as Country Director

Twitter India has announced the appointment of Taranjeet Singh as Country Director. In his new role, Singh will lead the Twitter India team by driving an integrated business strategy and...

Dated: May 11, 2017

Dainik Bhaskar Launches Surat Edition

DB Corp Limited has announced the launch of Dainik Bhaskar’s new edition from Surat, Gujarat. With this launch, DB Corp now publishes seven newspaper with 63 editions across 14 states...

Dated: May 05, 2017

Mediacom Bags the Media Mandate for Goibibo

Mediacom has bagged the media mandate for Goibibo. The brand had recently appointed Publicis India as their creative agency. The media account will be managed and supervised from the Mediacom...

Dated: April 28, 2017

DigitalF5 Bags the Mandate for Managing the Digital Operations of Livpure

DigitalF5 digital marketing agency has bagged the digital business for Livpure, one of India’s leading water and air purifier solution providers for commercial and home applications. ...

Dated: April 26, 2017

McCann Worldgroup Bags the Creative Mandate of Sony India

Sony India has appointed McCan Worldgroup as their creative agency in India. The contract signed is for two years. McCann will be responsible for planning and executing 360-degree creative branding...

Dated: April 26, 2017

Radio One FM to Partner for Justin Bieber’s India concert

Radio One 94.3 has announced their partnership for Justin Beiber’s Purpose Tour concert in India. The concert is scheduled in Mumbai on 10th May. Radio One runs international format station...

Dated: April 25, 2017

Zee Entertainment to enter Poland with the launch of Zee One

Media firm Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (ZEEL) today announced its foray into Poland as part of the strategy to strengthen its position in Central Europe. The company has appointed Pawel...

Dated: April 22, 2017

FCB Ulka has Announced the Launch of Bushfire, an agency for start-ups

Bushfire is a new kind of marketing and communications agency that is equipped to provide start-ups with all the services they would require in a menu format. It's as simple...

Dated: April 20, 2017

Netflix to double investment in India in 2017

It will also invest in creating new content for the Indian market, as well as come up with new payment platforms. ...

Dated: April 18, 2017

MullenLowe Lintas Promotes Naveen Gaur as COO, Lowe Lintas

MullenLowe Lintas Group today announced the elevation of Naveen Gaur as chief operating officer (COO), Lowe Lintas. ...

Dated: April 15, 2017

BARC India to Solve the Digital Puzzle With its 'EKAM' Range of Products

Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) India announced the phased roll-out of its much-awaited digital measurement service along with the brand name and logo of its digital measurement products. ...

Dated: April 11, 2017

YouTube Go app Launched in India

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Dated: April 10, 2017

Furlenco Ropes in Sports Broadcaster Jatin Sapru as the Face of its 2-month Long Sports Campaign

As the much-awaited sports season has begun with the 2017 edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), Furlenco, India's first online furniture rental company is here with an unexpected surprise...

Dated: April 07, 2017

Dentsu Aegis Network Acquires Sri Lankan Ad Agency, Grant Group

Dentsu Aegis Network has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Grant Group, largest independent creative agency and a pioneer of advertising in Sri Lanka....

Dated: March 30, 2017

Times Network Launches Second English News Channel - Mirror NOW

Times Network, a part of The Times Group, launched its second English general news channel - Mirror NOW. The channel will serve the expanding universe of the national English audience...

Dated: March 23, 2017

MEC named 2016 Americas Media Agency Partner of the Year by Adobe

The award was presented to MEC by Matt Thompson, Executive Vice President of world-wide field operations at Adobe, and Jay Dettling, Vice President of Global Partners at Adobe. ...

Dated: March 22, 2017

OPPO Appoints Deepika Padukone as their New Brand Ambassador

The ever-evolving global brand, OPPO has signed on the biggest news maker in the entertainment industry, Deepika Padukone, as their new brand ambassador. The tinsel town beauty has been featured...

Dated: March 20, 2017

Epsilon and Econsultancy Release Customer Experience Maturity Report for India

Epsilon®, a global leader in creating connections between people and brands, today released the Customer Experience Maturity Report in partnership with Econsultancy, a global research firm. The study surveyed over...

Dated: March 18, 2017

Kingston Technologies takes a ‘user-friendly’ approach in their new campaign #kingstonkasecureUSB

Six Inches Communications, creative agency and part of the networkone group - a worldwide network of leading independent agencies, launches thecampaign for world leader in manufacturing memory products, Kingston TechnologyCorporation...

Dated: March 16, 2017

Dr.Darlie Koshy, DG & CEO of ATDC is now online with Fashion And Design (FAD)

With the Social Media getting strongly into the public media consumption, it is sheer confidence of a celebrity on his credibility to go online with his life experiences and experiments...

Dated: March 11, 2017

Saavn Launches Artist Originals, Sets Tone for Indian Hip-Hop with New Track by Naezy

Saavn, South Asia’s audio and music streaming service, today announced its expansion into original music with the worldwide release of “Azaad Hu Mai,” a genre-defining track from underground hip-hop artist,...

Dated: March 09, 2017

AIESEC Mumbai inducts Miten Mehta, Silicon Valley Investor on its Board of Advisors

AIESEC Mumbai, part of AIESEC International, announced the appointment of Mr. Miten Mehta, Co-Founder of Spinta Global Accelerator, from Silicon Valley on its esteemed Board of Advisors....

Dated: March 08, 2017

Dentsu Aegis Network Becomes the No. 2 Agency Group in India

Dentsu Aegis Network has entered the top two bracket of the Indian advertising space to become the No. 2 agency group in India, the group has claimed in a release...

Dated: February 17, 2017

Goafest 2017 Gods Of Advertising Campaign Unveiled

The campaign marking the onset of the 12th edition of Goafest has been unveiled under the theme – ‘Gods of Advertising’. The campaign has been conceptualised and designed by FCB...

Dated: February 13, 2017

Discovery Launches Sports Channel DSPORT

Discovery Communications today announced the launch of DSPORT, a new sports channel in India. "DSPORT has a clear ambition to redefine sports engagement, by giving viewers access to unmatched 'live'...

Dated: February 07, 2017

Digital Media India 2017 is Here Again!

The Digital Media India Summit, organized by the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers will take place from 22nd February to the 24th February 2017 at the Holiday Inn...

Dated: February 04, 2017

Ad industry takes on the challenge to stop violence against women

A joint initiative of two of India's premier advertising, marketing and media Associations, The Advertising Club (TAC) and the Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) will aim to create a...

Dated: January 30, 2017

Dentsu Impact has won the creative duties for all brands from HT Media

Dentsu Impact has won the creative duties for all brands from HT Media - including Hindustan Times, Hindustan (Hindi), Mint, Shine.com, HT Campus, Career Plus, Study Mate, English Mate and...

Dated: January 23, 2017

Omnicom Media Group Appoints Alann Lopez as Chief Operations Officer

The Omni Media Group of Sri Lanka has announced the appointment of a new Chief Operations Officer. Made up of 50% method and 50% madness, Alann Lopez is a welcome...

Dated: January 18, 2017

Hotstar Announces Exclusive Content Deal with Disney India

Disney India has witnessed spectacular success with its Hollywood movies setting benchmarks that reflect the increasing popularity of English movies in the country. Similarly, Hotstar has emerged as a market...

Dated: January 16, 2017

Saatchi Global CEO Robert Senior to Step Down

Robert Senior, global chief executive of Saatchi & Saatchi, has resigned and is to be replaced by Magnus Djaba, UK chief executive of Saatchi & Saatchi Fallon....

Dated: January 12, 2017

APAC Effie Awards 2017 appoints Ashish Bhasin and Jean-Paul Burge as Heads of Jury

Asia Pacific Effie Awards, the region’s symbol of marketing effectiveness excellence, has named the first two Heads of Jury - Ashish Bhasin and Jean-Paul Burge. ...

Dated: January 10, 2017

Cheil Worldwide Appoints Nishi Suri as COO South West Asia

Cheil Worldwide announced the appointment of Nishi Suri as its Chief Operating Officer, South West (SW) Asia effective from January 2017. Best known as a change maker, a globalist and...

Dated: January 09, 2017

World Book Fair Kicks off in Delhi Today

The much awaited World Book Fair 2017 is starting today ie 7th of Jaunuary to 15th of January at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi with also National Book Trust celebrating...

Dated: January 07, 2017

Dentsu Aegis Network Acquires Fractal Ink Design Studio

Dentsu Aegis Network has announced the acquisition of Fractal Ink Design Studio Pvt Ltd, one of the leading experiential design studios in India which will join the network’s award-winning digital...

Dated: December 16, 2016

Amazon Prime Video Launches its Services in India

American e-commerce giant Amazon announced the launch of its Prime Video service in India, after a year of preparation. ...

Dated: December 15, 2016

Taproot Dentsu Has Bagged the ‘Agency of the Year – India’ Award at the 2016 Clio Awards.

Taproot Dentsu was named Agency of the Year India at the 57th CLIO Awards1, announced on December 7. Taproot Dentsu is the first ever Indian agency to earn this honor....

Dated: December 14, 2016

Viacom18's Sudhanshu Vats New BARC India Chairman

BARC India's board has elected Sudhanshu Vats, group CEO, Viacom18 Media as its new chairman. This follows Punit Goenka, MD and CEO, Zee Entertainment, completing his tenure as chairman. Vats...

Dated: December 13, 2016

Jack in the Box Worldwide Appoints in Kaizad Pardiwalla as President

Integrated communications agency, Jack in the Box Worldwide, a part of The 120 Media Collective, has appointed Kaizad Pardiwalla as President, with the aim to lead its ambitious growth strategy....

Dated: December 08, 2016

Publicis One Malaysia Launches New Global Marketing Agency

Publicis One Malaysia just launched a new global performance marketing agency, Performics, to give local market clients access to its digital service offerings and performance marketing expertise. ...

Dated: December 06, 2016

BBC Launches Daily Vertical Video News Product

The BBC has launched a new vertical video experience in its award-winning and internationally renowned News app. Users can swipe through a curated list of ‘videos of the day’, to...

Dated: November 30, 2016

MSLGroup India Promotes Amrit Ahuja & Viju George to MDs

In line with the firm’s strategy to drive growth and fortify its expanding India business, MSLGROUP India (Publicis Groupe’s Strategic Communications and Engagement Firm) has announced senior level promotions to...

Dated: November 25, 2016

Dentsu Aegis Network Acquires e-commerce Solution Firm Bluecom

Dentsu Aegis Network (DAN) announced the acquisition of Bluecom Group. The firm will become part of DAN’s digital arm Isobar China Group and will be rebranded as “Isobar Commerce”, in...

Dated: November 24, 2016

Eros Now Announces Distribution Partnership with Vodafone

Eros Now, the cutting edge OTT (over-the-top) Bollywood entertainment platform of Eros International Plc, the NYSE-Listed leading global company in the Indian filmed entertainment sector, announced a distribution partnership with...

Dated: November 23, 2016

Chlorophyll Co-founder Anand Halve Passes Away

Anand Halve, Co-founder, Chlorophyll, breathed his last today morning. The ad industry veteran had donned several hats – brand and marketing consultant, culture follower, author, poet, teacher, student, #musafir. ...

Dated: November 23, 2016

Leo Burnett India Bags India’s Only Metals at the Epica Awards 2016

Leo Burnett India has bagged India’s sole Gold at the 2016 edition of the Epica Awards, for its ‘Reuniting Memories from 1947’ (Dastaan) campaign for OLX. Additionally, its work for...

Dated: November 22, 2016

Ramzi Chaabane Joins JWT Singapore as Digital Strategy Director

J.Walter Thompson Singapore has announced the appointment of Ramzi Chaabane as the Digital Strategy Director. Ramzi Chaabane comes with over 10 year’s digital advertising experience in Europe and Asia across...

Dated: November 21, 2016

DDB Mudra's Rebrands its Media Business as OMD MudraMax

Omnicom has consolidated the media business under DDB Mudra Group, MudraMax, under the OMD brand. The agency will now be called OMD MudraMax, and will house the TV, print, radio,...

Dated: November 19, 2016

Joji Jacob, Rowena Bhagchandani, Khalid Osman and Lester Lee leave DDB to Form Independent Agency BLK J

Four of DDB's top talent, Rowena Bhagchandani (Managing Director), Joji Jacob (Group Executive Creative Director), Khalid Osman and Lester Lee (Creative Directors), left the agency to launch Blk J, an...

Dated: November 18, 2016

CNN News18 Wins Best English News Channel At The 16th Indian Television Academy ITA Awards

The ITA Awards recognizes excellence in the field of television. Over the years, the awards have won implicit trust, confidence, and goodwill from the TV-fraternity. The awards have completed 16...

Dated: November 14, 2016

Network18 Rebrands IBN7 as News18 India

The Hindi news channel of TV18, IBN7, will be rebranded as News18 India this month on November 9. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) had given its approval in...

Dated: November 09, 2016

Dentsu Aegis Network's Ashish Bhasin Named Chairman of Goafest Organizing Committee 2017

The Advertising Agencies Association of India (AAAI) and The Advertising Club have announced the appointment of Ashish Bhasin, chairman and CEO South Asia Dentsu Aegis Network, as chairman of Goafest's...

Dated: November 08, 2016

Asia Pacific Effie Awards Appoints Anthony Wong as 2017 Awards Chairman

Asia Pacific Effie Awards has appointed Anthony Wong, Worldwide Effectiveness Director at Ogilvy & Mather Group and Global Client Leader, Team Huawei of WPP plc, as the 2017 Awards Chairman....

Dated: November 07, 2016

Parminder Singh quits Twitter as MD-Southeast Asia, India and MENA

Twitter’s India and South East Asia’s Managing Director Parminder Singh has resigned from the company. The announcement comes soon after Twitter India head Rishi Jaitly announced his departure as well....

Dated: November 04, 2016

Dentsu India Appoints Indrajeet Mookerjee as EVP

Dentsu India, the full-service communication agency from Dentsu Aegis Network, has appointed Indrajeet Mookerjee as Executive Vice President....

Dated: November 03, 2016

RK Arora Announces Launch of National Hindi News Channel, JK 24X7

JK 24X7 News is available on all major cable networks and will shortly be available on all DTH platforms. The network has plans for expansion of their bouquet of channels...

Dated: November 02, 2016

KRDS Singapore Launches Chat Bot Agency 'Oh My Bot!'

Marketing firm KRDS has launched a specialist chat bot agency to meet growing demand for one to one communications between brands and consumers through chat apps. Oh My Bot! is...

Dated: November 01, 2016

Grace Villa: Thriller short film goes viral

The short film Grace Villa, directed by Binoy Raveendran, proves again that the industry definitely has a bunch of talented filmmakers in its folds. Based on the short story The...

By: Amith Rahul             Dated: November 01, 2016

Vikram Chandra Steps Down as Group CEO and Executive Director of NDTV

The Board of Directors of New Delhi Television (Board) has approved the decision of Vikramaditya Chandra to step down from the position of Group Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and Executive...

Dated: October 31, 2016

Dentsu India Launches Melorra.com’s First Brand Film

Online jewellery brand Melorra.com has launched its first brand film conceptualised by Dentsu India. The film takes inspiration from the business model Melorra.com follows—a new jewellery trend every week, from...

Dated: October 25, 2016

Lowe Lintas and Golin Opinion Bags Creative and PR duties of Vaya Life

Startup Vaya Life has appointed Lowe Lintas Mumbai as its creative agency and Golin Opinion, as its Public Relations agency....

Dated: October 25, 2016

FCB Ulka Bangalore Wins Advertising Duties for A.V. Thomas’s flagship Brand

AV Thomas & Company has appointed FCB Ulka Bangalore to handle the advertising duties for their flagship brand, AVT Premium. AVT Premium is a tea brand that enjoys leadership status...

Dated: October 24, 2016

Saurabh Saksena Appointed as Managing Director of JWT Malaysia

Saksena has been with JWT since 2009, having joined as Executive Business Director. He has worked on diverse categories such as FMCG, retail, technology, telecom, automotive, e-commerce, fashion and liquor. ...

Dated: October 17, 2016

Havas Creative Group Appoints Mike Amour as Chairman & CEO, APAC

Havas Creative Group has announced the appointment of Mike Amour to the position of Chairman and CEO of Asia Pacific, effective October 17. In this new role, Amour will be...

Dated: October 15, 2016

Infectious Launches Full-Service Design Division, Infectious Design

Infectious has added a design unit to its operations. Called Infectious Design, the unit is headed by Khalid Khatri, and has a three-member team. This follows the launch of Firki...

Dated: October 13, 2016

Famous Innovations Announces the Appointment of G V Krishnan as CEO for South region

Famous Innovations has announced the appointment of G V Krishnan as CEO for South. Krishnan will work out of Famous Bangalore heading the agency operations in South, while planning the...

Dated: October 10, 2016

MediaCom Malaysia Appoints Maaz Khan as its New Business Director

Maaz Khan has joined MediaCom in Malaysia as its new business director. The news comes just five months after his former colleague Minaam Khatri also joined MediaCom as an associate...

Dated: October 08, 2016

Puneet Kapoor Moves to McCann Bangalore

Puneet Kapoor moves to McCann Bangalore as Executive Creative Director and would be responsible for creative output of McCann Bangalore. He has based at McCann Mumbai. Puneet Kapoor began his...

Dated: October 07, 2016

M&C Saatchi Appoints Richard Morewood as Chief Executive Officer of Asia

M&C Saatchi has brought on board Richard Morewood as Chief Executive Officer of Asia, comprising the New Delhi, Singapore, Tokyo, Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur offices....

Dated: October 06, 2016

Amagi Anounces the Launch of AmagiMIX

India's targetted-advertisement solutions firm Amagi has announced the launch of a targetted media planning and ad buying platform for television ad spots. The platform has been named AmagiMIX, and it...

Dated: October 06, 2016

Vidyadhar Wabgaonkar Appointed as President of FCB Cogito

Vidyadhar Wabgaonkar has been elevated as President – FCB Cogito, the Brand Consulting division of the FCB India. This has been announced by Rohit Ohri, Chairman and CEO, FCB India...

Dated: October 04, 2016

DDB MudraMax Bags the Media Duties of Bausch and Lomb India

DDB MudraMax has bagged the media duties of Bausch and Lomb following a multi-agency pitch. Established in 1853 by an optician, John Jacob Bausch, and Henry Lomb, Bausch & Lomb...

Dated: October 04, 2016

Sakal Media Group Appoints Pradeep Dwivedi as CEO

Sakal Media Group has announced the appointment of Pradeep Dwivedi as Chief Executive Officer for the group’s media business. In his most recent role, Dwivedi was Chief Corporate Sales and...

Dated: October 03, 2016

Amazon Prime to Stream T-Series New Films

Amazon India and T-Series have together announced a long-term content licensing partnership which will make Amazon's Prime Video India the exclusive subscription streaming home for T-Series' upcoming new film releases....

Dated: September 30, 2016

Drivers of Digital Award for Indian Express News Portal

The Indian Express news portal has won the Drivers of Digital Awards 2016. This was announced by Inkspell solutions at Hotel The Park, New Delhi on 28thSeptember 2016. The objective...

By: Amith Rahul             Dated: September 29, 2016

London International Awards Announces Malcolm Poynton as the 2016 Integration Jury President

Malcolm Poynton, Global Chief Creative Officer with the Cheil Worldwide has been appointed as the Jury President for Integration at the 2016 London International Awards (LIA). ...

Dated: September 28, 2016

Havas Media Ropes in Nitin Karkara as Head Of Digital

Havas Media Group India has appointed Nitin Karkara as head of its digital operations. Karkara's mandate at the agency will be to promote and drive growth for the 360-degree digital...

Dated: September 28, 2016

Mindshare Announces the Appointment of Robin Wong as CEO of FAST for APAC

Robin Wong, the global head of operations for data and analytics at GroupM, has been handed a new role as APAC CEO of Mindshare’s new data division FAST (Future Adaptive...

Dated: September 27, 2016

D&AD Appoints Bruce Duckworth as its New President

Bruce Duckworth, principal at Turner Duckworth, has been named as the new D&AD president. Each year D&AD appoints a president from the Board of Trustees to lead the charge and...

Dated: September 26, 2016

Univision Appoints Raju Narisetti as CEO, Gizmodo Media Group

Univision Communications, Inc. has named Raju Narisetti as Chief Executive Officer for Gizmodo Media Group (GMG), a unit within the company’s Fusion Media Group (FMG)....

Dated: September 23, 2016

Liqvd Asia appoints Vijeeth Shetty as President, Business and Services

Liqvd Asia, a leading digital driven marketing communications agency, has announced the appointment of Vijeeth Shetty as President, Business and Services. In his new role, Shetty will oversee expansion of...

Dated: September 22, 2016

McCann World Group India Most Awarded Agency at Asia Pacific APPIES Awards 2016

McCann World Group India was the most awarded agency at Asia Pacific APPIES awards held at Singapore. The agency picked up three Golds and three silvers from a shortlisted 73...

Dated: September 21, 2016

Ogilvy & Mather Bags Five Awards at IndIAA Awards 2016

The second edition of the IndIAA Awards was held in Mumbai on Friday, September 16. Out of the total 20 categories, 15 of the categories received awards. Ogilvy and Mather,...

Dated: September 20, 2016

Dentsu Aegis Network Acquires Perfect Relations Group in India

Dentsu Aegis Network has announced the acquisition of Perfect Relations Group, one of the largest public relations (PR) groups in India, to become a member of Dentsu Aegis Network India,...

Dated: September 19, 2016

Havas India Appoints Vivek Dhyani as Group Creative Director, Gurgaon

Havas, formerly Havas Worldwide, has now roped in Vivek Dhyani as Group Creative Director, Gurgaon after Naveen Theeng’s appointment. He joins in from August Communications, where he was, till...

Dated: September 19, 2016

Lowe Lintas Appoints Joy Mohanty to Head Creative for North and East

Joy Mohanty has been appointed as the Regional President, Lowe Lintas –North & East. He has worked with agencies in India. ...

Dated: September 16, 2016

Sunil Kataria elected chairman of Indian Society of Advertisers

Sunil Kataria, business head - India and SAARC, Godrej Consumer Products Limited (GCPL), has been elected chairman of the Indian Society of Advertisers (ISA). ...

Dated: September 15, 2016

FoxyMoron Promotes Prachi Bali to Business Head, North

Creative digital marketing and media solutions agency, FoxyMoron, has promoted Prachi Bali to business head - North. ...

Dated: September 10, 2016

Havas Media Announces the Launch of their Office in Ludhiana

Havas Media has announced its expansion in India with the opening of their new office in Ludhiana. The agency continues to expand their presence with the latest launch of their...

Dated: September 09, 2016

AndBeyond.Media Appoints Dharika Merchant as President

AndBeyond.Media, the world's leading global on-demand native marketplace has announced the appointment of Dharika Merchant to serve as President of the company....

Dated: September 08, 2016

Shampa Maitra Appointed Head of Percept/H, Mumbai

Percept/H has appointed Shampa Maitra as Branch Head for the Mumbai branch of the agency. Shampa is responsible for spearheading the New Business Development and to create a Growth Map...

Dated: September 07, 2016

MindShift Interactive Launches MindShift Studios for Personalised Visual Content

MindShift Interactive has launched MindShift Studios to help brands develop original and stylized content for delivering g visual campaigns that increase awareness and amplify brand-user engagement. ...

Dated: September 07, 2016

Percept One Appoints Sandeep Chhabria as Creative Head, Events & Activation,

Sandeep Chhabria has been appointed as the Creative Head, Events & Activation of Percept One with effect from 16th August, 2016. Chhabria brings with him wide-ranging experiences spanning a decade...

Dated: September 01, 2016

Joemon Thaliath Promoted as the CEO of FCB Interface

Rohit Ohri, Chairman and CEO, FCB Ulka Group has announced the elevation of Joemon Thaliath to the position of Chief Executive Officer, FCBInterface. ...

Dated: September 01, 2016

BC Web Wise Announces the Appointment of Leeladhar Laheri to Lead Media Strategy

BC Web Wise has announced the appointment of Leeladhar B. Laheri as vice president - Media. In the newly-created position, Leeladhar will be responsible for reinforcing BCWW's media capabilities and...

Dated: August 31, 2016

DDB Mudra Group Announces Senior Level Appointments

The DDB Mudra Group has appointment of Vineet Gupta, Managing Director, 22feet Tribal Worldwide as Chief Digital Officer, Aditya Kanthy, National Planning Head, DDB Mudra Group as Chief Strategy Officer....

Dated: August 30, 2016

Orchard Bangalore Appoints Ganga Ganapathi as Sr VP and Branch Head

Orchard Advertising has appointed Ganga Ganapathi as Senior Vice President and Branch Head for its Bangalore office. Ganga joins Orchard with 18 years of experience, with 8 years in Advertising...

Dated: August 26, 2016

Disney India Pulls Out of Hindi Film Production Business

Disney India, which owns UTV Motion Pictures, one of the top film studios in the country, is going to focus on its Hollywood films distribution and television and licensing and...

Dated: August 26, 2016

Sony Pictures Networks India launches HD English movie channel

Sony Pictures Network India has announced the launch of their premium English Movie High Definition channel called Sony Le PLEX HD. The channel went live yesterday with a proposition to...

Dated: August 24, 2016

Havas Media India turns 10

Havas Media Group India has launched the #HavasTenOTen campaign as they celebrate ten years as an independent media agency. It will be celebrated by its 400-member team spread across Gurgaon...

Dated: August 24, 2016

Firki Productions Starts Operations in the Branded Content Space

Firki Productions has formally announced the commencement of operations of digital content for brands based on their ethos and positioning. Firki Productions will provide multi0 format content based around brand...

Dated: August 23, 2016

HT Media and DB Group Forms Radio Alliance for Advertising

In a move to create a platform that facilitate advertisers reach out to the country’s largest radio audiences, radio stations of two leading media groups- HT Media and the Dainik...

Dated: August 22, 2016

Publicis Worldwide Wins SonyLIV's Creative Mandate

Sony Pictures Networks digital entertainment platform SonyLIV has announced the appointment of Publicis Worldwide as their creative agency. The account was won following a multi agency pitch. The brand will...

Dated: August 22, 2016

Leo Burnett MEA Appoints Ahmad Abu Zannad as Regional Strategy Director

Leo Burnett MEA has announced the promotion of Ahmad Abu Zannad to the position of regional strategy director for the GCC. ...

Dated: August 18, 2016

Mindshare Appoints Aloun Liu as APAC Head of Data & Technology

Mindshare, the global media agency network that is part of WPP, has appointed Aloun Liu to the newly-created role of Head of Data & Technology for the Asia Pacific region....

Dated: August 16, 2016

Dixcy Gives Media Mandate Back to Madison

Madison Media Sigma, a part of Madison Media Group has just announced the win of Dixcy, India’s well known inner wear brand. The account will be handled out of the...

Dated: August 12, 2016

Qyuki Launches Jammin’, a Musical Collaboration Featuring Bollywood’s top Composers

Qyuki has launched the Jammin’ platform in Mumbai, on Wednesday. It is said to be a unique digital collaboration between YouTube’s leading music creators and bollywood’s iconic composers including Grammy...

Dated: August 11, 2016

R. Balki Quits Mullen Lowe Lintas Group as Chairman

R Balki has confirmed his decision on quitting Mullen Lowe Lintas Group as chairman in order to continue his journey in movie making. ...

Dated: August 10, 2016

Monica Tata Appointed as Chief Operating Officer at BTVi

Business Broadcast Network has announced the appointment of Monica Tata as chief operating officer...

Dated: August 10, 2016

Madison Media Bags Timesjobs.com Media AOR

Madison Media Plus, a part of Madison Media Group has announced the win of Timesjobs.com in Delhi in a multi-agency pitch. With this win, Madison Media handles major Times Internet...

Dated: August 08, 2016

Isobar India Bags Digital duties of MakeMy Trip

Isobar India, a global full-service digital agency from the Dentsu Aegis Network, has won the digital mandate for the Indian online travel company MakeMy Trip....

Dated: August 08, 2016

Business India Magazine Publishes their 1000th Issue

India's pioneering business magazine Business India has published its 1000th issue recently. Business India magazine is celebrated for its authority and credibility; for its ability to look into the future;...

Dated: August 06, 2016

Fork Media Expanding to Southeast Asia

After its inception in India and a successful launch in the GCC region, Fork Media (Fork) is now expanding to Southeast Asia (SEA) and will be headquartered in Singapore. ...

Dated: August 05, 2016

CNN Launches Advertising Product ‘Native 2.4’

CNN has launched a native advertising product across its digital platform called Native 2.4 through a deal with Sharethrough. ...

Dated: August 05, 2016

Paritosh Joshi Steps Down as the CEO of India TV

Paritosh Joshi, who was associated with India TV since November 2, 2015 as their Chief Executive Officer has decided to step down from his duties. ...

Dated: August 04, 2016

Business Broadcast News Rebrands Bloomberg TV India as BTVi

Business Broadcast New Pvt Ltd has rebranded their 24 hour business news channel Bloomberg TV India as BTVi. ...

Dated: August 02, 2016

Jose Papa Appointed as the New Managing Director of Lions Festivals

Jose Papa has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Lions Festivals, encompassing Cannes Lions, Lions Health, Lions Innovation, Lions Entertainment and their regional events of eurobest, Dubai Lynx,...

Dated: August 02, 2016

Zee Entertainment launches Zee.One in Germany

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), India’s leading media conglomerate announced the launch of Zee.One –Its dedicated Bollywood movie channel for the German market. ...

Dated: August 01, 2016

The Advertising Club Bangalore Appoints Maxus’ Sanchayeeta Verma as President

The Advertising Club, Bangalore has elected Sanchayeeta Verma, Managing Partner, Maxus South India & South Asia, as the President of the club. Verma has taken over the mantle from Malavika...

Dated: August 01, 2016

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee Inaugurates First Edition of “India Skills”

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee here today inaugurated the first edition of “India Skills Competition” on the occasion of World Youth Skills Day in the gracious presence of Union Ministers Shri...

Dated: August 01, 2016

Adknowledge Asia Appoints Neeraj Bansal as Country Head for India.

Bansal joins Adknowledge Asia with over 20 years of experience in building and scaling businesses and brands, defining strategy, and running operations for companies such as IgniteWorld, Reliance Jio, Google...

Dated: July 30, 2016

Sony Pictures India Announces the Appointment of Gayathiri Guliani as Head of International Distribution

Sony Pictures Entertainment India has announced the appointment of Gayathiri Guliani as Head of International Distribution for the Indian language films. Gayathiri comes on board with over 19 years of...

Dated: July 28, 2016

Deb Ryan Appointed as Executive Director of AME Awards

The AME Awards for the World’s Best Advertising & Marketing Effectiveness has appointed Deb Ryan, Executive Director of the AME Awards. ...

Dated: July 27, 2016

Amod Dani Appointed As Creative Head, SapientNitro India (North)

SapientNitro, a part of Publicis.Sapient, has announced the appointment of Amod Dani as the agency's creative head for North....

Dated: July 27, 2016

Media Expo Delhi 2016: Anchoring Newage Indoor and Outdoor Advertising, Printing and Signage Solutions

With ad spends in India on its way to achieving the highest growth rate in six years, India's largest international exhibition on indoor and outdoor advertising and signage solutions –...

Dated: July 26, 2016

Changing the Face of Indian Radio Industry

Jonathan Philemon Nitin Brady, famously known as ‘Khurafati Nitin’ loves to entertain people with famous witty humor and heady cocktail of pranks. Getting into radio was not his choice but...

By: Amith Rahul             Dated: July 25, 2016

Concept One Appoints Jack in the Box’s Abhishek Razdan as CEO

Concept One has announced the appointment of Abhishek Razdan as the new Chief Executive Officer. Concept One is the digital content and communications arm of the Concept Group....

Dated: July 20, 2016

Network18 Announces the Appointment of Joy Chakraborthy as CEO, Forbes India

Network18 has announced the appointment of Joy Chakraborthy as CEO, Forbes India. He had joined Network 18 as President for Revenue and Business Development in May 2016 and will now...

Dated: July 14, 2016

Mathrubhoomi Group's Club FM Expands to UAE

Club FM 94.3 is a private FM station operated by Mathrubhumi. It was launched in December 2007 from Thrissur and Kannur, followed by Thiruvananthapuram in January 2008 and Kochi in...

Dated: July 14, 2016

Langoor Bags Krispy Kreme’s Digital Mandate

Langoor – A Digital marketing agency has been assigned the digital mandate for Krispy Kreme (India, South and West Region) – the American global doughnut chain. The aim is to...

Dated: July 14, 2016

Tarvinderjit Singh & Siddharth Dyalchand Joins Cheil India

Cheil India has announced the appointment of Tarvinderjit Singh as Executive Creative Director and Siddharth Dyalchand as Group Creative Director. Both will work under Chief Creative Officer Sagar Mahabaleshwarkar’s charge....

Dated: July 13, 2016

MEC Vietnam appoints Gurpreet Wadhwa from Maxus India as Head of Digital

​MEC has announced the appointment of Gurpreet Wadhwa as the new Head of Digital of their Vietnam office. In his new role, Wadhwa’s main focus will be leading the digital...

Dated: July 12, 2016

Louise Pedersen Returns to All3Media International as CEO

Louise Pedersen, current Playground Television MD in the UK, is all set to return to All3Media International as CEO. Pedersen spent 10 years leading the super-indie distributor before making a...

Dated: July 12, 2016

Former Nat Geo Exec Maryanne Culpepper Joins Environmental Film Festival

The Board of Directors of the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital, the largest and longest-running environmental film festival in the U.S., announces the appointment of former National Geographic...

Dated: July 12, 2016

Srinivasan K Swamy to be Awarded with the AAAI Lifetime Achievement Award

The award is the highest honour given to an individual in India for his/her outstanding contribution to the advertising industry. The award was instituted in 1988 by AAAI, and there...

Dated: July 11, 2016

FCB Ulka to Bags Digital Duties of ‘Arogya Keralam’

The agency has been chosen for its precise understanding of the Kerala digital audience as well as its unique communication strategy which, when rolled out, would be at once educational,...

Dated: July 11, 2016

Publicis Worldwide Bags Creative Mandate of DTDC Express Ltd

DTDC Express Ltd. Has appointed Publicis Worldwide to handle their creative, digital, media and PR activities....

Dated: July 08, 2016

Twitter Asia Chief Shailesh Rao Resigns

Shailesh Rao, who spearheaded micro-blogging site Twitter's expansion into newer markets such as India, has quit the firm after nearly four-and-a-half years as its vice-president for Asia Pacific, Americas and...

Dated: July 06, 2016

DDB Singapore Announces the Appointment of Sithum Walter as Senior Art Director

DDB Singapore has announced the appointment of Sithum Walter as their new Senior Art Director. Walter comes with a 10 year experience in Bangkok and Colombo....

Dated: July 06, 2016

IBT Media Appoints Mohit Hira as President & Country Head (India)

IBT Media has announced the appointment of Mohit Hira as the President and Country Head of its India operations...

Dated: July 05, 2016

FCB Ulka Announces Appointment of John Thangaraj as Executive Planning Director, North Region

FCB Ulka Advertising has appointed John Thangaraj as Executive Planning Director for the Northern region. John joins FCB Ulka from Mindshare, where he was Head of Strategy for the North....

Dated: July 04, 2016

India Design Council and NID hosted “Make in India = Good Design = India Design Mark”

India Design Council and National Institute of Design hosted an exclusive session on “Make in India = Good Design = India Design Mark” in the capital....

Dated: July 01, 2016

Medulla Bags 'Healthcare Agency of the Year' title at Cannes Lion 2016

Mumbai-based independent agency medulla Communications bagged the Healthcare Agency of the year title at the Lions Health bringing India to its front foot at the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity...

Dated: June 29, 2016

Ogilvy & Mather Scoops Network of the Year for Fifth Year Running at Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity

In the final evening of the Cannes Lions Festival of Creativity, Ogilvy & Mather has been crowned Network of the Year for the fifth time in a row with 121...

Dated: June 27, 2016

Dentsu Sports Asia Bags Sponsorship duties for SEA Games

Dentsu Inc. subsidiary, Dentsu Sports Asia has been appointed by the government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar as its sponsorship management consultant for the 27th Southeast Asian...

Dated: June 24, 2016

Vice to Enter India via Times Group JV

New York-based Vice Media, publisher of arts and culture magazine Vice and parent of youth television network Viceland, is launching in India in partnership with the Times Group....

Dated: June 23, 2016

Zee Expands its Services in the US with Dish and Sling TV

Zee Entertainment Enterprises has announced an agreement with Dish and Sling TV to further strengthen its presence in the US territory. In addition to renewing the 10 Zee-branded channels already...

Dated: June 20, 2016

Eros International Signs Television License Deal with Zee Network

Eros International, a leading global company in the Indian film entertainment industry has announced a television syndication deal for their new and catalogue films with Zee Network, one of India's...

Dated: June 18, 2016

KBS Appoints Patrick Scissons as Global Chief Creative Officer

KBS has appointed Patrick Scissons as its Global Chief Creative Officer. His role will be to help make the New York agency a global creative powerhouse within the network and...

Dated: June 17, 2016

Cannes Lions Receives Record 43,101 Entries for 2016

At close of entries, Cannes Lions has confirmed that record 43,101 submissions have been received for 2016....

Dated: June 16, 2016

Thinkstr and PPR South Asia Appointed as Agency Partners for Glenfiddich

Glenfiddich, The World's most awarded single malt Scotch whisky has announced the appointment of Thinkstr and PPR South Asia as their agency partners in India. Thinkstr will be handling the...

Dated: June 15, 2016

Lowe Lintas Bangalore Bags Creative Duties of ACT Fibernet

ACT Fibernet, leading internet service provider has announced the appointment of Lowe Lintas Bangalore as their creative agency....

Dated: June 15, 2016

DigitasLBi Appoints Annette Male as New CEO of APAC

Global marketing and technology agency DigitasLBi has announced the appointment of Annette Male as the Chief Executive Officer, APAC....

Dated: June 14, 2016

Sanjay Pugalia Appointed as President & Editorial Director, The Quint

Quintillion Media has appointed Senior Editor & Television Anchor Sanjay Pugalia as President & Editorial Director of the Group, which includes media properties like The Quint & BloombergQuint, among others....

Dated: June 13, 2016

BBH India Appoints Pranay Anthwal as Head of Content Division

BBH India, the global advertising agency, is entering into Content and Entertainment Marketing. For the same, the agency has brought on board Pranay Anthwal, who will head the new division....

Dated: June 10, 2016

Social Kinnect Launches Media Kinnect

Social Kinnect, a Mumbai based digital marketing agency has launched its media arm Media Kinnect, a unit which specializes in core digital media planning, buying and creative strategizing....

Dated: June 10, 2016

SonyLIV partners with Mukta Arts

Sony LIV, Sony Pictures Networks' (SPN) digital video entertainment platform, has announced a strategic partnership with Subhash Ghai's production house Mukta Arts. ...

Dated: June 09, 2016

Scarecrow Communications Appoints Kanika Sethi as Creative Director, Art

Scarecrow Communications has appointed Kanika Sethi as Creative Director, Art. Sethi will be based out of Mumbai office....

Dated: June 09, 2016

McCann Worldgroup Appoints Sabyasachi Sengupta as National Chief of Films and Content

McCann Worldgroup India has appointed Sabyasachi Sengupta as National Chief of Films and Content. He is said to join the agency in July 2016 and will be based in Delhi....

Dated: June 08, 2016

CNN International Commercial Appoints New Head of Advertising Sales, India

CNN International Commercial has announced the appointment of Abhijeet Dhar as the Head of Advertising Sales in India. ...

Dated: June 07, 2016

Dentsu media Appoints Takaki Hibino as Global Brand President

Takaki Hibino’s 32 year career at Dentsu Inc. includes account management of global brands such as Coca-Cola, McDonald’s and Shiseido....

Dated: June 06, 2016

Prasoon Joshi to Head Inaugural Music Jury at the Spikes Asia 2016

Spikes Asia has announced the Jury Presidents to head the 14 juries at this year’s Festival. With two new awards and an overhaul of many of the existing categories, the...

Dated: June 06, 2016

Ogilvy & Mather India Awarded the 'Agency Of The Year' at the AMES 2016

The AMES Conference and Awards was held on May 31, 2016 at the Grand Hyatt Singapore. The AMES has earned its stripes over the years in the industry across Asia...

Dated: June 04, 2016

Dentsu Aegis Network Expands In Middle East With Acquisition of Digital Republic

Dentsu Aegis Network has announced the acquisition of a majority interest in Digital Republic, one of the largest and most awarded independent creative and full service digital agencies in Egypt....

Dated: June 03, 2016

Mahesh Gharat, Azazul Haque Moved to Ogilvy Bangalore's creative team as Executive Creative Directors

Ogilvy Mumbai has announced the transfer of creative employees Mahesh Gharat and Azazul Haque to their Bangalore branch’s creative team. Designated as Executive Creative Directors, they bring around 38 years...

Dated: June 03, 2016

FCB Ulka Delhi Appoints Arijit Gupta as Creative Head – Art

FCB Ulka Advertising agency has announced the appointment of Arijit Gupta as Creative Head-Art. He comes with an experience of over 20 years in the industry and has worked with...

Dated: June 01, 2016

Manas Lahiri Appointed as Sr. VP and Head, Contract India, Bangalore

Contract Advertising has announced the appointment of Manas Lahiri as Sr. VP and Head of their Bangalore office. He has over 13 years of experience in Advertising and Brand Management...

Dated: June 01, 2016

Gautam Raghunath Appointed as Senior VP and Branch Head, Dentsu Webchutney

Dentsu Webchutney, the digital agency from Dentsu Aegis Network has announced the appointment of Gautam Raghunath as Senior Vice President and Branch Head, Bangalore. He will be leading a 40...

Dated: May 30, 2016

Yet Another English Newspaper From The Vernacular Group

The younger generations have lost the touch of newspapers or the print media. Each day in India there is a new media organization coming up, tightening the competition. And in...

By: Amith Rahul             Dated: May 30, 2016

Publicis Singapore Appoints Adrian Yeap as Creative Director

Publicis Singapore has appointed Adrian Yeap, formerly creative director for Ogilvy & Mather, as creative director. ...

Dated: May 13, 2016

Samrat Das Gupta Appointed as Head, Experiential Marketing, Cheil India

Cheil India has appointed Samrat Das Gupta as head, experiential marketing. He joins from Grey Group India, where he was the VP & business head. ...

Dated: May 11, 2016

AdLift Announces Global Launch of First-of-Its-Kind Content Generation Platform, Content Lift

AdLift Inc., a leading global digital marketing firm announced the launch of its new content marketing platform - Content Lift - which connects influential authors to brands/advertisers. ...

Dated: May 10, 2016

Traffic Digital Opens Two New Offices in Riyadh and Jeddah

Traffic Digital, a full-service digital marketing consultancy has expanded its regional operations in Saudi Arabia with the opening of offices in Riyadh and Jeddah....

Dated: May 09, 2016

Ogilvy & Mather Announces Key Executive Appointments for O&M Asia Pacific

Ogilvy & Mather has announced several key executive appointments that will support the next phase of leadership and creative excellence in O&M Asia Pacific, the region's largest advertising and communications...

Dated: May 05, 2016

Consulus Returns to Bangladesh with Roop to Introduce Business Design

Global innovation and design consultancy firm Consulus based in Singapore has entered into a partnership with an advertising agency in Bangladesh, Roop, to help Bangladesh brands redesign for sustainable growth....

Dated: May 02, 2016

Digital Entertainment Platform Sony LIV Launches Hollywood Library

Digital entertainment platform Sony LIV has launched its Hollywood library for avid English movie fans. ...

Dated: April 27, 2016

Marc Lourdes Appointed as the Director, CNN Digital Asia

CNN Digital appoints Marc Lourdes as Director, CNN Digital Asia. Based in Hong Kong, Lourdes will lead CNN Digital’s Asia team across editorial content and multiplatform programming for CNN’s global...

Dated: April 27, 2016

Ritu Sharda Appointed as Senior Executive Creative Director, BBDO India

BBDO India has roped in Ritu Sharda as the new senior executive creative director for Delhi. Prior to joining she was with ITSA Brand Innovations as their executive creative director....

Dated: April 21, 2016

Rage Communications Appoints Neville Medhora as Head Of India Business

Digital communications agency Rage Communications, has appointed Neville Medhora as its head of India business. Medhore was head of Rediffusion Y&R's Mumbai office prior to this....

Dated: April 20, 2016

Media and Communication Veteran Askari Zaidi Joins Teamwork PR as Director & Chief Strategy Officer

Veteran media and communications professional Askari Zaidi has joined Teamwork Communications Group as Director & Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), giving a huge boost to the strategic objectives of the rapidly...

Dated: April 20, 2016

Network18 rebrands CNN-IBN as CNN-News18

The Network18 Group has announced re-branding of its English news channel CNN-IBN to CNN-News18 with a new name and logo. The company, which operates English news channel CNN-IBN, Hindi news...

Dated: April 19, 2016

Global Communication Leaders United in a Program Board for WCFDavos 2017

The new WCF Committee has officially announced - the Program Board in charge of the preparations for the next, 8th edition of the annual World Communication Forum in Davos....

Dated: April 18, 2016

Rajeev Sharma Bids Farewell to Leo Burnett

Rajeev Sharma, National Planning Director at Leo Burnett, has decided to move on to explore new avenues after 23 years at the agency. Sharma joined Leo Burnett in 1994 as...

Dated: April 14, 2016

DDB MudraMax-Media appoints Tarun Nigam as Executive Vice President

DDB MudraMax-Media has roped in Tarun Nigam as Executive Vice President (EVP) to bolster the multi-specialty expertise of the agency. He was previously the CEO and Co-Founder of PM Media...

Dated: April 13, 2016

Bloomberg Forms New Partnership With Quintillion Media in India

Bloomberg Media has announced the formation of BloombergQuint, a new partnership in India with Quintillion Media, India’s digital news venture founded by serial entrepreneur Raghav Bahl. The partnership will cover...

Dated: April 12, 2016

BBC Worldwide Signs Digital Deals With Hungama And Vuclip

BBC Worldwide has announced two new licensing deals with India's digital services providers Hungama and Vuclip. With these Subscription Video-On-Demand (SVOD) deals, Indian viewers will have access to a host...

Dated: April 07, 2016

Doordarshan Launches Free Mobile TV Services in 16 cities

Doordarshan has commenced digital terrestrial television (DTT) services in 16 cities, thereby providing mobile TV to the users. The service which is free of cost, does not require an internet...

Dated: April 05, 2016

Zee Entertainment Takes Bollywood To Philippines With New Channel

After launching Zee Bioskop in Indonesia and Zee Nung in Thailand, Zee Entertainment Enterprises has entered Philippines with its third dedicated Bollywood movie channel ‘Zee Sine’ for the local Filipino...

Dated: April 05, 2016

Carat Bags Media Duties Of Ministry Of Tourism

The Union Ministry of Tourism has awarded its media duties to Carat Media, a Dentsu Aegis Network agency. The estimated size of the business is in the range of Rs...

Dated: April 01, 2016

Network18 Appoints Manish Maheshwari As CEO of Web18

Network18 Group has roped in Manish Maheshwari as chief executive officer of Web18. Maheshwari was previously the head of Flipkart's Seller Marketplace and Ecosystem....

Dated: April 01, 2016

K G Suresh Appointed As The Director General Of Indian Institute Of Mass Communication

K G Suresh has been appointed as the new Director General of Indian Institute of Mass Communication for a period of three years. The name of Suresh, who is at...

Dated: March 31, 2016

Viacom18 Launches Its Digital Video On Demand Platform VOOT

Viacom18, one of India’s fastest growing media and entertainment companies has launched its digital VOD platform-- VOOT. ...

Dated: March 30, 2016

Adknowledge Asia appoints Matt Sutton as CEO, Asia Pacific region

Adknowledge Asia, the joint venture between Axiata and Adknowledge, has appointed Matt Sutton as its first CEO in the Asia Pacific region. Matt has over 10 years of experience managing...

Dated: March 30, 2016

Cheil India Appoints Neeraj Bassi as Chief Strategy Officer

Cheil India announced the appointment of Neeraj Bassi as Chief Strategy Officer. With over 19 years of experience in connecting brands and consumers, Bassi is one of the most recognized and...

Dated: March 29, 2016

Al-Jazeera to layoff around 500 jobs

In order to refocus on digital content, Qatar’s state funded broadcaster Al Jazeera Network Media has fired around 500 employees mostly from its Qatar headquarters. Launched as an Arabic-language news...

Dated: March 28, 2016

Havas Worldwide India Appoints Arindam Sengupta as President, West

Havas Worldwide India has announced the appointment of Arindam Sengupta as president- West. Arindam joins the agency from Ogilvy Advertising, Mumbai to replace Shavon Barua....

Dated: March 28, 2016

Raja Trad named chief executive of Publicis Communications Middle East

Raja Trad has been named chief executive of Publicis Communications Middle East as Publicis Groupe rolls out the wide-ranging restructuring announced globally late last year....

Dated: March 22, 2016

BBDO India named Agency Network of the year at Adfest 2016

The 19th edition of Adfest concluded at a gala ceremony with an Awards Presentation at PEACH, Royal Cliff Hotels Group in Pattaya, Thailand on Saturday, 19th March 2016. The event...

Dated: March 21, 2016

Nonita Kalra appointed as editor of Harpers Bazar India

The India Today Group has appointed Nonita Kalra as Editor of the Harper’s Bazaar India magazine. A graduate from St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, Kalra started her career as a Trainee...

Dated: March 18, 2016

National Geographic Magazine's April 2016 Issue Features 10 Different Covers For The First Time In Publication's History

National Geographic magazine, the April 2016 issue has 10 different covers featuring the work of well-known National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore. The April covers highlight the National Geographic Photo Ark...

Dated: March 17, 2016

Zee Media's new global English news channel WIONl to be launched

Media Corporation Limited has formally announced that its global news channel WION (World Is One News) will be launched this summer. The channel will report global news and issues from...

Dated: March 16, 2016

HT Media launches Radio Nasha in Delhi

HT Media has launched its second radio station, Radio Nasha, in Delhi and it is the first of the phase III radio launches from HT Media Ltd., which had acquired...

Dated: March 11, 2016

Olive Crown 2016: DDB Mudra bags four Golds

The International Advertising Association’s sixth edition of the annually held Olive Crown Awards has announced the 2016 winners across 13 categories at the IAA Olive Crown 2016. DDB Mudra has...

Dated: March 11, 2016

Zee Digital launches on-demand video platform OZEE

ZEE Digital Convergence Limited (ZDCL), the digital arm of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL) has announced the launch of a new video on demand platform, OZEE. The app highlights enhanced...

Dated: February 26, 2016

Viacom18 to launch Hindi movie channel Rishtey Cineplex

Viacom18 Media Pvt. Ltd, the media conglomerate that operates channels including Colors, Rishtey, MTV and Nick has officially announced the launch of its new Hindi movie channel Rishtey Cineplex. According...

Dated: February 25, 2016

Alwar Rajagopalan named President of Time Inc. India

Time Inc. has named Alwar Rajagopalan President of Time Inc. India, one of the world's leading media companies. Rajagopalan, a finance and accounting veteran and former Vice President of Business...

Dated: February 18, 2016

K&L Arms wins creative duties of Nikon

K&L Arms, a Joint Venture (JV) between Arms Communication and K&L Japan formed in the year 2008, has emerged the winner in a multi-agency pitch invited by Nikon for its...

Dated: February 17, 2016

YuppTV and NDTV tie up for live streaming of digital content

Internet-based TV streaming service provider YuppTV is all set to partner with NDTV to live stream digital content from four channels of the latter on its platform. Under this partnership,...

Dated: February 16, 2016

DittoTV names Archana Anand as business head

Archana Anand, the Vice-President & Head-Global Business Development, performance marketing & life cycle management at Zee Digital Convergence Ltd, will be the new Business Head of dittoTV. In her role...

Dated: February 16, 2016

Sunil Gautam and Jaideep Shergill to join Metieta’s advisory board

Metieta Advertising, a boutique branding, creative and media agency, recently announced that the founders of strategic consulting firm, Pitchfork Partners, Sunil Gautam and Jaideep Shergill, have joined their advisory board....

Dated: January 12, 2016

Right Track for Better Future!

Indian Railways, one of the world's largest railway networks carrying 8.397 billion passengers annually or more than 23 million passengers a day has invited applications for various 18,252 non-technical graduate...

By: Amith Rahul             Dated: December 31, 2015

Imtiaz Ali launches digital platform for young budding filmmakers

Film director Imtiaz Ali has tied up with mobile video-on-demand service nexGTv to launch a digital platform called SPOTLight where filmmakers and content creators can post their original short videos...

Dated: December 22, 2015

Hyundai Creta Bags the Indian Car of the Year 2016 Award

Hyundai Motor India Ltd, the country's second largest car manufacturer and the largest passenger car exporter has won the most coveted Indian Car of the Year 2016 (ICOTY) award for...

Dated: December 21, 2015

TAL Group tops the Campaign Asia’s Agency of the Year Awards 2015

TAL Group was honored with this year’s Campaign Asia AOTY Awards in Mumbai with the Most awarded Sri Lankan Agency Group of the night. PHD Sri Lanka was named the...

Dated: December 15, 2015

Network18 hires Times Network's Subha Chatterjee as group editor

Media company Network18 today announced the appointment of Subha Chatterjee as Group Editor – Special Projects. This is his second stint at Network18, after a period of seven years. In...

Dated: December 13, 2015

Turner’s Oh!K channel to be launched in Malaysia

Turner Broadcasting has announced that Oh!K, its new Korean entertainment channel, made its Malaysian debut today on Astro. The high-definition channel now offers audiences the best of Korean drama and...

Dated: December 11, 2015

Colombia to host World News Media Congress in 2016

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) has invited the world's press to attend the 68th World Newspaper Congress, 23rd World Editors Forum, and 26th World Advertising Forum,...

Dated: December 11, 2015

ESPN elevates Ramesh Kumar as VP, head of India and S Asia

Sports broadcaster ESPN, which is making a comeback in the Indian sub-continent in collaboration with Sony, has announced elevation of Head of ESPN cricinfo and ESPN India Ramesh Kumar as...

Dated: December 10, 2015

Tonic Media expands its digital wing to South India

Tonic Media, a Mumbai based full-service digitally-led creative agency, announced its South India expansion with the launch of its first office in Bangalore. It also has an office in Dubai....

Dated: December 05, 2015

Jet Airways appoints Cheil India as their digital agency

Jet Airways has appointed Cheil India as its digital agency following a multi-agency pitch. As Jet Airways’ Digital agency Cheil India will be responsible for developing and implementing the entire...

Dated: December 04, 2015

Digital Duties of Times of Money goes to Isobar

TimesofMoney has appointed Isobar, the full-service digital agency from the Dentsu Aegis Network, as their digital agency. The agency won the account following a multi-agency pitch. ...

Dated: December 04, 2015

Ex-Vizeum MD S Yesudas launches new venture Triggerbridge

S Yesudas, the former managing director of Vizeum - one of the Dentsu Aegis Network agencies - has launched his own venture with two other partners. Triggerbridge, the new company...

Dated: December 03, 2015

Cartoon Network launches digital TV app for South East Asia

Cartoon Network has launched a TV network built exclusively for a phone or tablet. Cartoon Network Anything is an app that contains content created for portable mobile platforms, rapidly delivering...

Dated: December 02, 2015

Nepal Blocks all Indian TV channels in protest to blockage of goods

Nepalese Cable TV operators have blocked all Indian channels "indefinitely" in protest against an unofficial "blockade of goods" into the country. The move comes after a former Maoist splinter party...

Dated: November 30, 2015

Kerala – A film maker’s paradise: SS Rajamouli

“Kerala – God’s own country is sculptured in such a way that it is beautiful in every corner of the state,” said celebrated film directed SS Rajamouli. Rajamouli, whose blockbuster...

Dated: November 30, 2015

The Hindu launched its Mumbai edition

The Hindu has fulfilled its historical destiny as India’s National Newspaper, as they launch their Mumbai edition. Announcing the launch of the edition at a press meet, N Ram, Chairman,...

Dated: November 28, 2015

Magnon founder Vineet Bajpai Launches Talentrack

Leading digital agency Magnon's founder and ex-CEO of TBWA India Group, Vineet Bajpai, announced his new venture -- talentrack -- a hiring platform for all genres of media, entertainment, creative...

Dated: November 27, 2015

MS Dhoni signs up as brand ambassador of UAE based company

India’s ODI cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has bagged his first endorsement deal outside the country, signing up to be the brand ambassador of Dubai-based hospitality and event management company...

Dated: November 27, 2015

BBDO India appoints Rohit Chatterjee as Vice President, Mumbai

BBDO India has appointed Rohit Chatterjee as Vice President, Mumbai. Chatterjee recently moved from Lowe India and has joined the leadership team that is growing and shaping BBDO India's creative...

Dated: November 26, 2015

Music channel MTV to launch 'FLYP@MTV' cafe

Music channel MTV India, operated by Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd, is the latest debutant to the country’s growing cafe and bar segment with FLYP@MTV. Viacom 18, the company that...

Dated: November 25, 2015

Arun Jaitley inaugurates the 46th International Film Festival of India in Goa

The 46th edition of International Film Festival of India (IFFI) has begun and is already creating news. The 10-day festival started in Goa from November 20 and is said to...

Dated: November 24, 2015

Telangana plans to create Digital Telangana Centres in 1000 Panchayats

The Telangana government has opened 'Digital Telangana Centres' managed by women in 100 panchayats across the state and plans to open such Centres in 1,000 others by January. These centres...

Dated: November 24, 2015

Govind Pandey joins TBWA India as CEO

TBWA Group India has roped in Govind Pandey from McCann Worldgroup India to helm its operations across Mumbai and Delhi as CEO. Pandey, an advertising veteran with over 25 years...

Dated: November 24, 2015

Nielsen launches India’s first digital advertisement measurement system

Global marketing research firm Nielsen has launched India's first digital advertisement measurement system that will help marketers in the country find out the return on investment of their campaigns on...

Dated: November 24, 2015

Rajasthan to get unit of National Design Institute

Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced that a satellite centre of the National Institute of Design (NID) will be set in Rajasthan, according to media reports. The announcement came...

Dated: November 23, 2015

Turner International to replace HBO Hits with HBO HD

Turner International India has announced the shutting down of HBO Hits. The broadcaster is launching HBO HD, the high-definition version of HBO in India. HBO Hits will be rebranded as...

Dated: November 20, 2015

Multi Screen Media acquires ATP World Tour broadcast rights

Multi Screen Media Network has acquired the exclusive rights to broadcast tournaments as part of the global Elite – Men’s Professional Tennis Circuit; the ATP World Tour, for the next...

Dated: November 19, 2015

Leo Burnett Promotes Saurabh Varma as CEO, South Asia

Saurabh Varma, CEO, Leo Burnett Group India, has been named CEO for South Asia. With this change, Varma gets additional responsibility of Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh, besides with the...

Dated: November 18, 2015

19th International Children’s Film Festival Off To A Flying Start

International Children’s Film Festival of India (ICFFI) has begun with a flying start at Shilpakala Vedika, Hyderabad in the presence of Union Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Col....

Dated: November 18, 2015

Facebook unveils Instant Articles for Android users in India

Facebook is extending its Instant Articles initiative to Android smartphone users in India, about six months after its US debut. Prior to this, the initiative was limited to iOS users...

Dated: November 17, 2015

Times NOW launched in UK

Times NOW, the leading English news channel in India, is expanding its presence in the international market. The flagship channel of Times Network, the broadcast arm of Bennett Coleman &...

Dated: November 17, 2015

Push Integrated Communications wins creative mandate for Malayala Manorama TV channels

Push Integrated Communications has bagged the mandate to handle creative duties for MM TV (Malayala Manorama group’s television business), following a multi-agency pitch. The account will be handled by the...

Dated: November 17, 2015

Rediffusion Y&R hires Darshan Choudhari as creative head, Mumbai

Rediffusion Y&R has appointed Darshan Choudhari as its creative head, Mumbai. He will be working closely with the agency's chief creative officer Rahul Jauhari. In the past he has worked...

Dated: November 10, 2015

J Walter Thompson launches global digital network Mirum in India

Advertising agency J Walter Thompson has launched its global digital agency network Mirum in India. This is the 21st market where the network has been launched since its inception in...

Dated: November 07, 2015

Maestro Zubin Mehta in Singapore by Popular Demand

Highly regarded and acclaimed classical music conductor Maestro Zubin Mehta, with the inspiring 110 member Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, will be performing at the Esplanade Concert Hall on Thursday, 7th January...

Dated: November 05, 2015

The English Edition DT Next is Free for the Daily Thanthi Readers

Daily Thanthi Group has launched a new English Newspaper ‘DT Next’. The 74 year old group which runs the Tamil newspaper Daily Thanti (DT) is one of the largest newspapers...

Dated: November 04, 2015

Abdalla joins MediaCom as CEO

Google’s regional head of marketing Tarek Abdalla is taking over as the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of MediaCom MENA, Dubai. He will take up his new position in January 2016 replacing...

Dated: November 03, 2015

Zirca Digital Solutions reaching out to Southeast Asia and North Asia

Zirca Digital Solutions, a Mumbai based Digital Solutions Company has announced its expansions into Southeast Asia and North Asia. They will be offering real-time online expressions – Exclusive brand experiences,...

Dated: November 02, 2015

The Future of News is Digital Video!

Today's Hindustan Times has this recruitment ad 'The Future of News is Digital Video, Help us Build it'. Hindustan Times is building a video team that specialises in telling great...

By: Shajan C Kumar             Dated: November 02, 2015

Huawei India Launches New Dynamic Website

Huawei India has announced the launch of the launch of its new India website. Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider. The website’s expanded features...

Dated: October 31, 2015

Radio Mirchi launches India's first airport radio in Delhi

Radio broadcaster, Radio Mirchi, has joined hands with the Delhi International Airport to set up a custom-produced 24x7 airport radio station - the first in India. Launched on Friday...

Dated: October 31, 2015

Mobitel to power 36th National Conference of Chartered Accountants, Sri Lanka with gold sponsorship

Mobitel, the National Mobile Service Provider will be the Gold Sponsorer of the 36th National Conference of Chartered Accountants. The conference, organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Sri...

Dated: October 29, 2015

'Luxury South India Adventure' will see riders use Royal Enfield Classic Desert Storm bikes

Motorbike riders -- and also pillion passengers -- who like their comforts can take in the spices, tea plantations, hill stations, tiger reserves and tropical beaches of Southern India on...

Dated: October 21, 2015

JPEG Privacy & Security – a new activity launched by the JPEG committee

The Joint Photographic Experts Group (JPEG) committee has a long tradition in the creation of still image coding standards. JPEG is a joint working group of the International Standardization Organization...

Dated: October 18, 2015

Babajob.com Appoints Rishi Dogra, Former Digital Head of PepsiCo as Chief Marketing Officer

Bengaluru-based leading job portal for the grey-collared and blue-collared market Babajob.com, today announced the appointment of Rishi Dogra to the newly created role of Chief Marketing Officer effective immediately. The...

Dated: October 16, 2015

#Durga: Discover How She Became the Supreme Goddess

It's that time of the year again, when we are all set to welcome Maa Aadibhavani into our homes and lives. We celebrate her coming with all fervor and dance...

Dated: October 16, 2015

Harvard Business School Announces New Senior Executive Leadership Program in India

Harvard Business School (HBS) has announced the launch of a new leadership development program, The Senior Executive Leadership Program-India (SELPI). The program, taught over a series of four modules from...

Dated: October 16, 2015

Tonic Media bags digital mandates for Viacom18 Live and Radio Mirchi

Tonic Media has recently been appointed the digital media partner for two major accounts – Viacom18 Live and Radio Mirchi. These businesses were won following multi-agency pitches. Tonic’s responsibilities extend...

Dated: October 15, 2015

Make in India – Making it Happen by Design

The 15th CII-NID Design Summit & Expo “Make in India – Making it Happen by Design” will be held on 2-3 December 2015 at Hotel Lalit, New Delhi. Since...

By: Creative Brands Bureau | New Delhi             Dated: October 15, 2015

Gear up for Digital Media Asia 2015

Digital Media Asia has since its launch in 2009 grown to become the largest new media conference dedicated to the publishing industry in Asia. The three days of inspiring presentations,...

Dated: October 14, 2015

First 7-Eleven Store Opens In Middle East

Residents, workers and visitors in Dubai can now enjoy convenience, 7-Eleven style. Seven Emirates Investment LLC, a master franchisee of 7-Eleven, Inc., this week celebrated the opening of its...

Dated: October 14, 2015

All India Radio hires virtual agency for online booking of advertisements

All India Radio has appointed releaseMyAd as its only online agency authorised to accept and process radio advertisement bookings for its network of stations. The facility will allow advertisers to...

Dated: October 12, 2015

ESPN and Sony tie up for new sports channel launch in India

Multi Screen Media Pvt. Ltd (MSM), which operates Sony channels in India, and US-based sports broadcaster ESPN Inc. will jointly launch new sports channels, a multi-sports website and a mobile...

Dated: October 09, 2015

Amazon India Fashion Week is attracting the youth crowd

Winter is gently entering Delhi and here comes once again the Amazon India Fashion Week Spring Summer '16 in association with Maybelline New York. This time, it is happening at...

By: Shajan C Kumar | Reporting Live              Dated: October 09, 2015

India's first high definition (HD) children's channel ‘NickHD+’ to be launched soon

Vaicom 18’s Nickelodeon India is all set to launch India's first high definition (HD) children's channel ‘NickHD+’. The Nickelodeon channel will comprise both international and local content, including a new...

Dated: October 08, 2015

The Streamy Awards coming to India

Tubefilter and dick clark productions announced that they have partnered with Culture Machine for the first internationally localised version of the Streamy Awards, which honor the best in YouTube, Facebook,...

Dated: October 07, 2015

Stark Communications named Creative Agency of the Year

The Big Bang Awards 2015 for excellence in communication and media organised by The Ad Club Bangalore was held on Friday, September 25 at The Jayamahal Palace Hotel, Bangalore....

By: Creative Brands Bureau | Bangalore             Dated: October 05, 2015

WAN-IFRA Workshop on 'Increasing Readership'

Increasing readership is one of the main challenges faced by all publications. Readers play a more important role even after efforts are on to increase circulation on one side. Newspapers...

By: Creative Brands Bureau | New Delhi             Dated: October 03, 2015

Stars of Science shortlists Arab innovators in first three episodes on MBC4

Stars of Science, Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development’s (QF) “edutainment reality” TV program on MBC4 that encourages science, technology and innovation, has shortlisted the region’s most promising...

By: Creative Brands International News Desk             Dated: October 03, 2015

Google's 'India in a day'

Google India has invited everyone to film a day of our lives on October 10th and submit it to them, to be called ‘India in a day’. It is going...

By: Creative Brands Bureau | Gurgaon             Dated: October 01, 2015

Apparel Training and Design Centre signs MoU with Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation

In order to accomplish the ever increasing requirement of skilled-youth in the rapidly growing textile/Fashion related sectors, Apparel Training and Design Centre (ATDC) signed an MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with...

By: Creative Brands Bureau | Gurgaon             Dated: September 30, 2015

'Digital First' is the trend of the day!

Print media is going to stay for long in India. There are many reasons for that. The subscription model is one of it. We Indians are addicted to reading a...

By: Amith Rahul             Dated: September 30, 2015

Ralph&Das will focus on innovating content with quality

Anil Ralph Thomas, former McCann South regional creative director and Kaustav Das, former Ambience Publicis EVP-South have partnered to launch Ralph&Das, a creative agency based in Bengaluru....

By: Creative Brands Bureau | Bengaluru             Dated: September 28, 2015

Kovalam Literary Festival on 10th October at Thiruvananthapuram

Well known writer, thinker Gopalkrishna Gandhi will deliver K.C John Memorial Lecture on the violence of death penalty at the Kovalam Literary festival, in VJT Hall, Thiruvananthapuram on 10th October...

By: Creative Brands Bureau | Thiruvananthapuram             Dated: September 26, 2015

Growth and Innovation for South Asian News Publishers

WAN-IFRA India 2015 organized their conference & Expo in Mumbai which focused on growth and innovation for South Asian news publishers emerging from difficult business climate. Nearly 600 delegates from...

By: Creative Brands Bureau | Mumbai             Dated: September 21, 2015

Facebook launches Signal: A news gathering tool for journalists

Social networking giant Facebook has launched a new tool to help journalists discover, organize and publish trending news content found on its extensive network. Called as Signal, which is available...

By: Creative Brands Bureau | New Delhi             Dated: September 19, 2015

Jungle Book trailer launched

In an era when movies are regularly remade and franchises are frequently rebooted, it should come as no surprise that Disney will be releasing a live-action remake of the beloved...

By: Shajan Kumar             Dated: September 19, 2015

Times Network to launch 'Property Now'

Times Network, the broadcast arm of India’s largest media house Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd. has announced the launch of India’s first 24X7 property news channel, ‘Property Now’. The announcement...

By: Creative Brands Bureau | Mumbai             Dated: September 15, 2015

Better KITCHEN magazine launched

Bandwagon Media has launched a bi-monthly magazine called Better KITCHEN which will cater to commercial as well as household kitchen requirements and solutions. The magazine aims to develop the platform...

By: Creative Brands Bureau | Mumbai             Dated: September 15, 2015

21st Century Fox Expands their million dollar deal to National Geographic Magazine

Twenty-First Century Fox Inc announced that they will expand their 18 year partnership of operating National Geographic TV channels to include the latter’s magazine and digital platforms, in deal valued...

By: Creative Brands Bureau | New Delhi             Dated: September 14, 2015

Show CNN your India on Instagram

CNN International’s Indian interest is obvious. They always wanted to cater to the Indian audience. And now their content crowd sourcing platform iReport has asked Indian reporters to share their...

By: Amith Rahul             Dated: September 12, 2015

NDTV refocusing on Indianroots!

NDTV’s fashion ecommerce business venture Indianroots.in has been turning heads with its immensely influencing outdoor advertising. You spot their hoardings all over the city. The advertisers have cleverly set huge...

By: Creative Brands Bureau | New Delhi             Dated: September 11, 2015

The Hindu plans for Mumbai

The Hindu planning to launch their Mumbai edition soon. They have hired Sachin Kalbag of Mid Day to look after their edition as its Resident Editor....

By: Creative Brands Bureau | Mumbai             Dated: September 07, 2015

Nitin Tuse joins The New Indian Express
as Design Editor

Nitin Tuse joined The New Indian Express as it's Design Editor in Chennai. He will be refining the news design of the group's publications. He was earlier with Daily News...

By: Creative Brands Bureau | Chennai             Dated: September 03, 2015

Print moving fashionably digital!

The print media isn’t the king of the hills anymore with the digital media taking over the market in India. The digital media in India is seen experimenting on the...

By: Amith Rahul             Dated: September 02, 2015

Adding Colors to Reality

Maajid Azhicode, a young boy from Kerala came to Delhi to learn Journalism from International Media Institute of India (IMII) sponsored by International Center for Journalists (ICFJ). He learned the...

By: Amith Rahul             Dated: August 30, 2015

Doordarshan looking for quality sports programmes

Doordarshan, an Indian public service broadcaster, a division of Prasar Bharati has invited proposals for sports programmes in live, deferred live or recorded formats from reputed production houses and sports...

By: CB News Bureau             Dated: August 30, 2015

ET elevates Bodhisatva Ganguli to Executive Editor

At The Economic Times, Bodhisatva Ganguli, has been promoted to Executive Editor after its Editorial Director Rahul Joshi moved to Network18 as CEO, News and Group Editor-In Chief, confirm sources....

Dated: August 30, 2015

Supplementing Onam!

Every Indian festival is an opportunity for the publishing industry to earn some extra revenue. Look at the India Today group. They closed down the Malayalam edition sighting some profitability...

Dated: August 28, 2015

WAN-IFRA India Expo 2015 in Mumbai

WAN-IFRA India 2015, the 23rd Annual Conference will be held along with Fifth edition of the biennial WAN-IFRA India Expo at Bombay Convention & Exhibition Centre at Mumbai from September...

By: Shajan Kumar             Dated: August 28, 2015

Kerala Tourism’s Muziris Heritage Project wins PATA Gold Award

Kerala Tourism has bagged this year’s prestigious Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Awards for its Muziris Heritage Project in the 'Heritage & Culture’ category....

Dated: July 20, 2015

Public-private partnership key to funding arts: Tharoor

Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor, who was visiting the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) 2014 today, hailed its organisers “for the interest it has generated among the common people” and said that...

Dated: January 10, 2015

The art of the inappropriate

The atmosphere is riven — with frisson. There is an air of suspended animation. It's four in the afternoon....

By: K.G. Sreenivas             Dated: January 10, 2015

Eroticism, a flashback...

It was once part and parcel of Malayalam cinema — the classic ‘kuli scene’ or ‘shower scene’. And the success of many a commercial films depended on the number of...

Dated: January 07, 2015

Kochi Muziris Biennale 2014 - Artist Cinema

MY FATHER IS STILL A COMMUNIST...

Dated: December 16, 2014

Bobby Ghosh Resigns as Editor-in-Chief of Hindustan Times

Bobby Ghosh, Editor-In-Chief of the Hindustan Times has quit the organization as he will be returning to New York for personal reasons. The news was broken through an email to...

Dated: September 12, 2011

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