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Wednesday, November 30, 2005
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Star Group keen to enter FM radio biz
THE Star Group on Tuesday, reiterated that it is keen on entering the FM radio business but said a decision on prospective partners would be based on how many licenses they get and the content plan. On the sidelines of the India Economic ... More


A Zee `smile' for comic game shows
TO set itself apart from the plethora of game shows, Zee Smile plansning to launch a talent show on the comedy platform. Speaking to Business Line, Mr Nitin Vaidya, Business Head, Zee Smile, said: "We are planning to launch a talent ... More

Cobra Beer planning $10-m brewery
COBRA Beer Ltd will launch its strong lager beer brand, King Cobra, in India by March 2006. The $150-million company is also firming up plans to set up a $10-million `greenfield' brewery in the country. The company, which launched its premium ... More


'Need for national marketing policy'
THERE is a need for a national marketing policy as retail accounts for 11 per cent of the country's GDP, said Mr Ajay Dua, Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry. Mr Dua was addressing a ... More


It is time for ads to board A-I Express...
THE exotic and iconic images that adorn the tailfins of Air-India Express aircraft will soon be complemented by logos of banks, moneychangers or any others willing to pay for some unique ad space. Like several other low-cost airlines, A-I ... More

Rediffusion DY&R floats design consultancy arm
THE WPP group agency, Rediffusion DY&R, is floating a division in the area of design consultancy. Mr Preet Bedi, President, Rediffusion DY&R, told Business Line, "The market is getting dynamic with an increase in both Indian and MNC ... More


Guardian Holidays offers 50% discount on companion fare
THE Pune-based Guardian Holidays is offering a smart-couple offer wherein the first customer travels fully paid while the companion gets 50 per cent off on the cost. "This means the companion pays just half the cost and accounts for ... More


Tata Motors Daewoo market share in South Korea up 4%
TATA Motors said on Tuesday that following the takeover of Daewoo's commercial vehicle business, its market share in South Korea had increased 4 per cent to 30 per cent since it started operations over a year ago. An official said Tata Motors ... More


Channel 7 looks to boost market share
CHANNEL 7 is looking at increasing its market share to 15 per cent in the coming months and be among the first four channels in the news genre through its news-plus programming. Speaking to Business Line, Mr Siddartha Gupta, Director, ... More


SMART Tech unveils upgraded interactive white boards
SMART Technologies, global market leader in interactive whiteboards, has launched its latest version of Smart Board 600 series, an improved version of its earlier model. The new modelhowever, uses the same software built for 500 series, has ... More
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