Wednesday, April 19, 2006

AUGUST
August 31
August 29
August 26
Miffed by offer of National Anthem as ringtone, BSNL threatens to terminate pact with Rediff http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=4&news_id=17605&tag=12332&search=y
August 25
Indiatimes on a digital overdrive, bounty includes v-blogs, moblogs, IP TV – Whatever! http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=4&news_id=17580&tag=12307&search=y
August 24
August 18
August 13
August 10
August 8
August 3
Rajdeep Sardesai ready with his cast for India Broadcast News team http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=6&news_id=17284&tag=12014&search=y
SEPTEMBER
Sept 30
Doordarshan goes the reality way with ‘Kalakaarz’ coming from November 6 http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=6&news_id=18043&tag=12770&search=y

Sept 21
Total TV to expand its base to cover Punjab, Haryana, Uttaranchal http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=6&news_id=17933&tag=12660&search=y

Sept 19
Sania rules the Net ahead of Sachin, Aishwarya http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=4&news_id=17901&tag=12628&search=y

Sept 14
Ahead of others, India Today raises price to Rs 20 http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=5&news_id=17833&tag=12560&search=y

Sept 13
MakeMyTrip facilitates booking tickets through mobile phones http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=4&news_id=17830&tag=12557&search=y

Sept 5
Lies, damned lies and statistics: Court orders IRS not to use Oriya daily Dharitri’s masthead http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=5&news_id=17720&tag=12447&search=y

Sept 2
Indiatimes leaps to the future with its content factory G5 http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=4&news_id=17695&tag=12422&search=y
OCTOBER
Oct 31
HT gearing up to launch Dainik Hindustan in Madhya Pradesh in five months’ time http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=5&news_id=18407&tag=13134&search=y
Oct 31
Oct 29
Oct 27
Oct 26
Yahoo!India mulling to launch Yahoo!Music, to expand news aggregation http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=4&news_id=18349&tag=13076&search=y
Oct 24
Oct 11
Oct 10
Oct 7
Oct 6
German publishers’ body visits India, says talks with India Today, Outlook encouraging http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=5&news_id=18105&tag=12832&search=y
Oct 5
Indian Express IPO definitely before March next year: Shekhar Gupta http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=5&news_id=18090&tag=12817&search=y
Oct 4
NOVEMBER

Nov 28
Nov 22
Nov 21
Synovate to launch media research service PAX in India to study the country's jet setters http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=3&news_id=18671&tag=13398&search=y
Nov 18
Rediffusion’s Surojit Sen joins BEI Confluence as Creative Group Head http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=23&news_id=18647&tag=13374&search=y
November 15, 2005
Association of Indian Magazines elects new body, Ashish Bagga is new President http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=1&news_id=18605&tag=13332&search=y
November 14, 2005
Nov 14
Nov 9
Post-India Today, Anita Trehan joins Genpact as VP, Corporate Communications http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=23&news_id=18509&tag=13236&search=y
Nov 9
Jatin Ahluwalia moves from Ericsson to Motorola as Head-Marketing Communication http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=23&news_id=18507&tag=13234&search=y
Nov 7
After Hindustan, Rajasthan Patrika also set to join Madhya Pradesh media battle http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=5&news_id=18472&tag=13199&search=y
Nov 7
Final decision on transition route to IPv6 within two to three months: Baijal http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=4&news_id=18471&tag=13198&search=y
Nov 3
Outlook Group to launch Indian edition of Marie Claire in first half of 2006 http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=5&news_id=18433&tag=13160&search=y
DECEMBER
Dec 2
I&B Ministry to discuss content sharing agreement with private sports channels on December 13
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=6&news_id=18837&tag=13564&search=y
Dec 6
Dhruva Interactive eyes a piece of the gaming pie with new gaming experience on the Net
Dec 8
Phase II FM radio stations not before 2007
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/radio/RadioNews.asp?news_id=18911&section_id=7&tag=13638&email=

9th Dec
From today, ‘Badal Gaya Hai Hindustan’
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=5&news_id=18925&tag=13652&pict=2

16th Dec, 05
Sports channels don’t come under current affairs channels category: I&B Secretary
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?news_id=19010&section_id=6&pict=2&tag=13737&email=

19th Dec
Times Now eyes early launch, uplinking permission standing in its way
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=6&news_id=19041&tag=13768&pict=2

19th/20th Dec
Outlook to launch business and investment magazine in March 2006
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?news_id=19057§ion_id=5&pict=3&tag=13784&email=

26th December
Google turns good Samaritan through Google.org
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/izone1/izone_fullstory.asp?news_id=19133&section_id=4&tag=13860&email=

WorldSpace adds 12,000 subscribers in first month of festive offer
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/radio/RadioNews.asp?news_id=19177&section_id=7&tag=13904&email=
JANUARY
5th January
Sound Perfect: 85 companies to bid for 337 FM Radio stations
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/radio/RadioNews.asp?news_id=19267&section_id=7&tag=13994&email=

7th January
FM Radio Phase II bidding: Cakewalk for existing players, new players wonder if they paid a heavy price
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/radio/RadioNews.asp?news_id=19305&section_id=7&tag=14032&email=

9th January
FM Phase II expansion: HT Music saved Rs 154 cr in Mumbai due to revenue sharing regime
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=19312&tag=14039&pict=1

10th January
‘Programming will be king and the key to success in FM radio Phase II expansion’
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=19331&tag=14058&pict=5
13th Jan
Yash Satellite launches Yo Music; Bargain TV on the anvil
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=6&news_id=19391&tag=14118&pict=9

14th Jan
FM Phase II bidding: Adlabs emerges as clear leader in Northern India
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=19400&tag=14127&pict=3

Rewind 2005: New Media Clicks
http://www.exchange4media.com/annual/2005/newmedia.html

Rewind 2005: Radio Ga Ga
http://www.exchange4media.com/annual/2005/radio.html

19th Jan
Digital Summit 2006 Day 2: Have advertisers and media planners set too high a standard for online media?
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/izone1/izone_fullstory.asp?section_id=4&news_id=19463&tag=14190

19th Jan
Digital Summit 2006 Day 2: Why is search hot or not so hot
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/izone1/izone_fullstory.asp?section_id=4&news_id=19464&tag=14191

21st Jan
FM Phase II bidding: Adlabs, South Asia FM win 15 frequencies each in Eastern Zone
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=19496&tag=14223&pict=2

23nd Jan
FM radio Phase II expansion: Time for a reality check
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=19509&tag=14236&pict=1

27th Jan
FM Radio should be allowed to telecast news and current affairs: Prasar Bharati CEO
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=19573&tag=14300&pict=1

Jan 28
FM radio Phase II bidding: After East, Sun rises in the West too
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=19588&tag=14315&pict=2
Jan 30:
FM Phase II expansion: BAG Infotainment forms consortium of smaller FM radio players
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=19599&tag=14326&pict=1

FEBRUARY
Feb 01

Prasar Bharati CEO to meet BCCI chief on cricket on FM Radio issue
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=8&news_id=19632&tag=14359&pict=4

Feb 03
Creative goes the mobile way, Caferati organises SMS poetry contest
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/izone1/izone_fullstory.asp?section_id=4&news_id=19679&tag=14406&pict=14

Feb 4
FM Phase II expansion: South India sees aggressive bidding by local players
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/radio/RadioNews.asp?news_id=19682&section_id=7&tag=14409&email=

Feb 6
FM stations may be allowed to broadcast news and current affairs
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=19691&tag=14418&pict=1

Feb 11
India Today group ‘Aspires’ to tap job and education market with new magazine
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?news_id=19792§ion_id=5&pict=3&tag=14519&email=

Feb 13
Now, a television in your car, courtesy Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=6&news_id=19814&tag=14541&pict=14

Feb 14th
FM Phase II: Govt issues notices to Sun, Adlabs to surrender additional frequencies
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=19824&tag=14551&pict=1

15th Feb
AIB Forum: Preparing for a new era of Broadcasting 2.0 and Media 2.0
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=8&news_id=19851&tag=14578&pict=15


February 16, 06
Welcome aboard kids: Prannoy Roy greets Rajdeep, Arnab
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=6&news_id=19863&tag=14590&pict=2

Feb 16th
Draft proposal for Broadcasting Regulatory Act is ready: I&B Secretary
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=8&news_id=19862&tag=14589&pict=1

Feb 16th
ESPN signs pre-bid MoU with Prasar Bharati over telecast of cricket matches
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=6&news_id=19867&tag=14594&pict=6

Feb 22nd
FM Phase II expansion: Initiatives afoot for an FM radio industry body by March
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=19944&tag=14671&pict=1

Feb 22nd
Readership survey: IRS loses battle against Dharitri again
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=5&news_id=19946&tag=14673&pict=3

Feb 23rd
FM Phase II: Sun group surrenders 27 stations; Adlabs gives up 13 stations
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=19963&tag=14690&pict=2

Feb 24th
Flashed Yesterday Outlook to bring ‘Newsweek’ to India from April 3; to launch ‘Outlook Business’ from April 15
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=5&news_id=19983&tag=14710&pict=7

Feb 27th
Ek Duje Ke Liye: Adlabs leaves Cochin for Sun; Sun surrenders Surat for Adlabs
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=20011&tag=14738&pict=6

Feb 27th
WorldSpace to launch services in 10 more cities in March
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=20013&tag=14740&pict=8
MARCH
March 03

Outlook's soon-to-be-launched business magazine to be priced at Rs 15
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=1&news_id=20093&tag=14820&pict=2

INTERVIEW WITH MAHESHWER PERI
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/interview/dialogue_detail.asp?id=248

March 06

Lok Sabha TV may go live on May 10
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=6&news_id=20153&tag=14880&pict=9

14th March
Praveen K Singh joins Indian Express group as Editor (News), Business Publications Div
http://www.exchange4media.com/peoplemovement/movement_fullstory.asp?section_id=23&news_id=20225&tag=14952&pict=4

16th March
Indian Express group introduces five working day system in Delhi
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=5&news_id=20250&tag=14977&pict=7

Mar 22, 06
Indian entertainment and media industry: The future is here, says FICCI-PwC report
http://www.exchange4media.com/ficci_fullstory.asp?news_id=20346
APRIL
April 3rd
BECIL proposes framework for monitoring FM radio stations
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=20516&tag=15243&pict=6
April 3rd

Post-SAB, Kanta Advani joins India TV as President, Ad Sales
http://www.exchange4media.com/peoplemovement/movement_fullstory.asp?section_id=23&news_id=20519&tag=15246&pict=7

April 6
Flashed Yesterday:
FIFA World Cup: DD plans to muscle into ESPN’s party on ‘national importance’ plank
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=6&news_id=20581&tag=15308&pict=6


April 06
Prasar Bharati gets marketing savvy, brings about a revenue turnaround
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=6&news_id=20577&tag=15304&pict=2

April 7th
CAS Conundrum: Broadcasters say no, cable operators say yes to a la carte pricing
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=6&news_id=20602&tag=15329&pict=1

April 10
Outlook changes its look and its price too; cover price hiked to Rs 20
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=5&news_id=20618&tag=15345&pict=4

April 11
Players gearing up to launch FM radio stations in seven permitted cities
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=20632&tag=15359&pict=1

April 12
Prasar Bharati seeks to reap benefit from joint marketing initiative with Zee Sports
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=6&news_id=20646&tag=15373&pict=2

April 13 Breaking News

Terrestrial row: WorldSpace proposes, FM operators’ body AROI opposes
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=1&news_id=20673&tag=13368

April 18
Channel 7 (IBN7) to don new look and feel from May-June
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/news/newfullstory.asp?section_id=6&news_id=20718&tag=15445&pict=2

April 19
Flashed Yesterday:
Radio Mirchi launches Bangalore, Jaipur stations; becomes first player to go on air under FM Phase II
http://www.exchange4media.com/e4m/Radio/RadioNews.asp?section_id=7&news_id=20737&tag=15464&pict=9