Wednesday, April 19, 2006

August 31
August 29
August 26
Miffed by offer of National Anthem as ringtone, BSNL threatens to terminate pact with Rediff
August 25
Indiatimes on a digital overdrive, bounty includes v-blogs, moblogs, IP TV – Whatever!
August 24
August 18
August 13
August 10
August 8
August 3
Rajdeep Sardesai ready with his cast for India Broadcast News team
Sept 30
Doordarshan goes the reality way with ‘Kalakaarz’ coming from November 6

Sept 21
Total TV to expand its base to cover Punjab, Haryana, Uttaranchal

Sept 19
Sania rules the Net ahead of Sachin, Aishwarya

Sept 14
Ahead of others, India Today raises price to Rs 20

Sept 13
MakeMyTrip facilitates booking tickets through mobile phones

Sept 5
Lies, damned lies and statistics: Court orders IRS not to use Oriya daily Dharitri’s masthead

Sept 2
Indiatimes leaps to the future with its content factory G5
Oct 31
HT gearing up to launch Dainik Hindustan in Madhya Pradesh in five months’ time
Oct 31
Oct 29
Oct 27
Oct 26
Yahoo!India mulling to launch Yahoo!Music, to expand news aggregation
Oct 24
Oct 11
Oct 10
Oct 7
Oct 6
German publishers’ body visits India, says talks with India Today, Outlook encouraging
Oct 5
Indian Express IPO definitely before March next year: Shekhar Gupta
Oct 4

Nov 28
Nov 22
Nov 21
Synovate to launch media research service PAX in India to study the country's jet setters
Nov 18
Rediffusion’s Surojit Sen joins BEI Confluence as Creative Group Head
November 15, 2005
Association of Indian Magazines elects new body, Ashish Bagga is new President
November 14, 2005
Nov 14
Nov 9
Post-India Today, Anita Trehan joins Genpact as VP, Corporate Communications
Nov 9
Jatin Ahluwalia moves from Ericsson to Motorola as Head-Marketing Communication
Nov 7
After Hindustan, Rajasthan Patrika also set to join Madhya Pradesh media battle
Nov 7
Final decision on transition route to IPv6 within two to three months: Baijal
Nov 3
Outlook Group to launch Indian edition of Marie Claire in first half of 2006
Dec 2
I&B Ministry to discuss content sharing agreement with private sports channels on December 13
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

9th Dec
From today, ‘Badal Gaya Hai Hindustan’

16th Dec, 05
Sports channels don’t come under current affairs channels category: I&B Secretary

19th Dec
Times Now eyes early launch, uplinking permission standing in its way

19th/20th Dec
Outlook to launch business and investment magazine in March 2006§ion_id=5&pict=3&tag=13784&email=

26th December
Google turns good Samaritan through

WorldSpace adds 12,000 subscribers in first month of festive offer
5th January
Sound Perfect: 85 companies to bid for 337 FM Radio stations

7th January
FM Radio Phase II bidding: Cakewalk for existing players, new players wonder if they paid a heavy price

9th January
FM Phase II expansion: HT Music saved Rs 154 cr in Mumbai due to revenue sharing regime

10th January
‘Programming will be king and the key to success in FM radio Phase II expansion’
13th Jan
Yash Satellite launches Yo Music; Bargain TV on the anvil

14th Jan
FM Phase II bidding: Adlabs emerges as clear leader in Northern India

Rewind 2005: New Media Clicks

Rewind 2005: Radio Ga Ga

19th Jan
Digital Summit 2006 Day 2: Have advertisers and media planners set too high a standard for online media?

19th Jan
Digital Summit 2006 Day 2: Why is search hot or not so hot

21st Jan
FM Phase II bidding: Adlabs, South Asia FM win 15 frequencies each in Eastern Zone

23nd Jan
FM radio Phase II expansion: Time for a reality check

27th Jan
FM Radio should be allowed to telecast news and current affairs: Prasar Bharati CEO

Jan 28
FM radio Phase II bidding: After East, Sun rises in the West too
Jan 30:
FM Phase II expansion: BAG Infotainment forms consortium of smaller FM radio players

Feb 01

Prasar Bharati CEO to meet BCCI chief on cricket on FM Radio issue

Feb 03
Creative goes the mobile way, Caferati organises SMS poetry contest

Feb 4
FM Phase II expansion: South India sees aggressive bidding by local players

Feb 6
FM stations may be allowed to broadcast news and current affairs

Feb 11
India Today group ‘Aspires’ to tap job and education market with new magazine§ion_id=5&pict=3&tag=14519&email=

Feb 13
Now, a television in your car, courtesy Digital Terrestrial Television Broadcasting

Feb 14th
FM Phase II: Govt issues notices to Sun, Adlabs to surrender additional frequencies

15th Feb
AIB Forum: Preparing for a new era of Broadcasting 2.0 and Media 2.0

February 16, 06
Welcome aboard kids: Prannoy Roy greets Rajdeep, Arnab

Feb 16th
Draft proposal for Broadcasting Regulatory Act is ready: I&B Secretary

Feb 16th
ESPN signs pre-bid MoU with Prasar Bharati over telecast of cricket matches

Feb 22nd
FM Phase II expansion: Initiatives afoot for an FM radio industry body by March

Feb 22nd
Readership survey: IRS loses battle against Dharitri again

Feb 23rd
FM Phase II: Sun group surrenders 27 stations; Adlabs gives up 13 stations

Feb 24th
Flashed Yesterday Outlook to bring ‘Newsweek’ to India from April 3; to launch ‘Outlook Business’ from April 15

Feb 27th
Ek Duje Ke Liye: Adlabs leaves Cochin for Sun; Sun surrenders Surat for Adlabs

Feb 27th
WorldSpace to launch services in 10 more cities in March
March 03

Outlook's soon-to-be-launched business magazine to be priced at Rs 15


March 06

Lok Sabha TV may go live on May 10

14th March
Praveen K Singh joins Indian Express group as Editor (News), Business Publications Div

16th March
Indian Express group introduces five working day system in Delhi

Mar 22, 06
Indian entertainment and media industry: The future is here, says FICCI-PwC report
April 3rd
BECIL proposes framework for monitoring FM radio stations
April 3rd

Post-SAB, Kanta Advani joins India TV as President, Ad Sales

April 6
Flashed Yesterday:
FIFA World Cup: DD plans to muscle into ESPN’s party on ‘national importance’ plank

April 06
Prasar Bharati gets marketing savvy, brings about a revenue turnaround

April 7th
CAS Conundrum: Broadcasters say no, cable operators say yes to a la carte pricing

April 10
Outlook changes its look and its price too; cover price hiked to Rs 20

April 11
Players gearing up to launch FM radio stations in seven permitted cities

April 12
Prasar Bharati seeks to reap benefit from joint marketing initiative with Zee Sports

April 13 Breaking News

Terrestrial row: WorldSpace proposes, FM operators’ body AROI opposes

April 18
Channel 7 (IBN7) to don new look and feel from May-June

April 19
Flashed Yesterday:
Radio Mirchi launches Bangalore, Jaipur stations; becomes first player to go on air under FM Phase II