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2019 NYF Radio Awards: Winners announced!

The New York Festivals Radio Awards has announced its 2019 winners...

25 Jun 2019

INDIA

Star India bags IPL media rights for $2.55bn
Star India bags IPL media rights for $2.55bn

NEW DELHI - Broadcast giant Star India has won global media rights for the highly lucrative Indian Premier League, the most popular sports event in the cricket-mad country of 1.25 billion, with a record $2.55 billion bid...

6 Sep 2017

SOUTH AFRICA

YouTube Go turns YouTube into offline video portal
YouTube Go turns YouTube into offline video portal

Google's latest app YouTube Go, aims to make it easier for those with limited connectivity to watch videos offline...

By Myolisi Sikupela 28 Sep 2016

INDIA

India's goat sellers flock to Internet this Eid
India's goat sellers flock to Internet this Eid

NEW DEHLI - After decades of flocking to traditional livestock markets ahead of Eid, breeders in India are now heading online to haggle a good price for their prized animals...

23 Sep 2015

INDIA

India asks YouTube to block banned rape film
India asks YouTube to block banned rape film

NEW DEHLI, INDIA: India said on Thursday it had asked YouTube to block access to a documentary about a savage gang-rape in Delhi, after barring broadcasters from airing the film... (Videos)

6 Mar 2015

INDIA

HuffPost launches in India, eyes China edition
HuffPost launches in India, eyes China edition

NEW DELHI, INDIA: The Huffington Post has launched an Indian version of its news website and has announced its next big goal was a Chinese edition...

9 Dec 2014

INDIA

Google guns for 300 million new Indian local language users
Google guns for 300 million new Indian local language users

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Search giant Google has announced the creation of a new Hindi-language website in an ambitious bid to add 300 million Indian Internet users by 2017 and bridge the country's linguistic digital divide.

6 Nov 2014

UNITED KINGDOM

The initiative provides an audio-based mobile training course targeting front line health workers (FLW) to help them deliver life-saving information, and is also aimed at helping pregnant women and their families prepare for the unexpected and potentially deadly situations that can arise in child birth.
The evolving business model for m-governance

A look at the evolving business model for (mobile governance) m-governance projects and the use of mobile technology as a catalyst for inclusive development.

By Vijay Sai Pratap 27 Mar 2014

SOUTH AFRICA

Shortlist for 2014 Festival of Media Global Awards announced
Shortlist for 2014 Festival of Media Global Awards announced

The Festival of Media Global Awards' highly-anticipated shortlist for 2014 is more global than ever before, with the top brands on this year's list coming from the US, the Netherlands, the United Arab Emirates, Sweden, and India.

7 Mar 2014

INDIA

Top India Bitcoin operator halts trade after bank warning
Top India Bitcoin operator halts trade after bank warning

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's biggest Bitcoin trading platform said on its website Friday it had suspended operations after the central bank warned against the risks of using virtual money.

30 Dec 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

Second worst year for journalists in jail: Watchdog
Second worst year for journalists in jail: Watchdog

NEW YORK CITY, US: The number of journalists killed and imprisoned fell in 2013 but it was still the second worst year on record for reporters in prison, a US-based watchdog said yesterday.

19 Dec 2013

INDIA

India's daily readership of online news and information jumps 34%
India's daily readership of online news and information jumps 34%

NEW DELHI, INDIA: comScore, Inc, a leader in measuring the digital world, today released a report highlighting online news readership in India based on data from its comScore Media Metrix service.

1 Oct 2013

SINGAPORE

Spikes Asia announces 2013 winners
Spikes Asia announces 2013 winners

SINGAPORE: The hotly anticipated Spikes Asia Awards Ceremony has taken place at the Grand Theatre, Marina Bay Sands. Over 1,000 delegates attended to be the first to hear this year's winners and celebrate the best of creativity in communications from across Asia Pacific.

19 Sep 2013

SOUTH AFRICA

M&G editor resigns, off to New Delhi
M&G editor resigns, off to New Delhi

NEWSWATCH: Mail & Guardian's editor-in-chief, Nic Dawes, has resigned to take up a post at the Hindustan Times in New Delhi, the newspaper reports.

By Rod Baker 17 May 2013

INDIA

India's top court postpones Bharti boss hearing

NEW DELHI, INDIA: India's highest court has indefinitely postponed a hearing for telecom tycoon Sunil Bharti Mittal over corruption allegations involving the allotment of telecom airwaves.

1 May 2013

UNITED KINGDOM

D&AD Awards: The nominations
D&AD Awards: The nominations

LONDON, UK: Here are the nominations for the D&AD Awards. See this year's In Book winners and Nominations below. Yellow Pencil winners will be revealed on Wednesday 12 June at the Awards Ceremony.

22 Apr 2013

INDIA

Pepsi T20 Football Campaign on the ball
Pepsi T20 Football Campaign on the ball

NEW DELHI, INDIA: If there's one thing that unites Indians, it's a religion called cricket. Also 'Pepsi & Cricket' was expected. But...

9 Apr 2013

INDIA

Ford India sorry for women-gagged-in-car ads
Ford India sorry for women-gagged-in-car ads

MUMBAI, INDIA: Ford India has apologised for a series of advertisements featuring caricatures of bound and gagged women in the boot of a Figo car driven by former Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi (video).

26 Mar 2013

INDIA

Subhash Chandra
Five ways to streamline your website

It seems human nature for people to go back to basics when things become cluttered and complex. Website designing is no exception.

By Subhash Chandra 14 Mar 2013

INDIA

Subhash Chandra
Best programs to protect passwords

The majority of the regular internet users are youths starting from the age of six. In these years, their curiosity is in an all-time high, and the worldwide web has provided an easy access to all the answers.

By Subhash Chandra 15 Feb 2013

INDIA

Subhash Chandra
What to consider when redesigning a website

They say that the only constant thing in internet marketing is change and nothing proves this statement more than the ever-shifting design of websites. One day it's black, the next day it's white. One minute it's avant-garde, the next it's streamlined and minimalist.

By Subhash Chandra 13 Feb 2013

INDIA

Subhash Chandra
Take advantage of these hot marketing trends in 2013

NOIDA (UP), INDIA: Unlike the traditional forms of marketing such as advertising, wherein almost everything has been said and done, search marketing is still dynamically growing and best practices are invented day in and day out. Every year, search engine marketers get filled with anticipation wondering what would emerge as the "next big thing" in search marketing.

By Subhash Chandra 9 Jan 2013

UNITED STATES

Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance
Midas Awards 2012 Winners: King James Cape Town wins Grand Midas for Santam Insurance

NEW YORK, US: The Midas Awards, for the World's Best Financial Advertising, announced the award winners for the 2012 competition. This year's Midas Grand Jury awarded one Grand Midas, 26 Gold Ingots, 46 Silver Ingots, and 63 Finalists. The 2012 Midas Awards competition received entries from 28 countries and is reputed to be the only international competition that recognises excellence in financial services communications on a global scale.

21 Dec 2012

INDIA

Publishers gather for WAN-IFRA India 2012 Conference
Publishers gather for WAN-IFRA India 2012 Conference

PUNE, INDIA: The biggest-ever event for news publishers in South Asia; more than 350 delegates from 22 countries.

28 Sep 2012

FRANCE

Fresh organisational thinking required - and delivered
Fresh organisational thinking required - and delivered

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY /KIEV, UKRAINE: Seattle Times executive editor David Boardman has joined the programme of the World Editors Forum, to be held in Kiev, Ukraine, from 2 to 5 September next, to discuss the paper's radically restructured news operation in a much anticipated session dedicated to innovations in newsroom organisation.

26 Jul 2012

FRANCE

Smart newspapers win at attracting youth
Smart newspapers win at attracting youth

PARIS, FRANCE / DARMSTADT, GERMANY: I-Next of India has been designated the 2012 World Young Reader Newspaper of the Year in the annual Young Reader Prize competition from the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), which awarded 21 prizes to newspapers and a printing plant that have found innovative ways to attract young people to the news.

18 Jun 2012

INDIA

Mukesh Ambani boosts Internet TV interests

MUMBAI, INDIA: India's richest man Mukesh Ambani announced this week plans to strengthen his Internet television venture, as he seeks to diversify his giant Reliance Industries group beyond the energy sector.

6 Jan 2012

INDIA

New Delhi to host the first WAN-IFRA - SND News Design Conference & Workshop in South Asia
New Delhi to host the first WAN-IFRA - SND News Design Conference & Workshop in South Asia

NEW DELHI, INDIA: WAN-IFRA and the Society for News Design (SND) has joined hands to organise the first ever "News Design Conference" in South Asia. The event will be held at New Delhi from 23-24 January 2012.

14 Dec 2011

SOUTH AFRICA

Leading telecoms operators outperform broader economy 2011
Leading telecoms operators outperform broader economy 2011

LONDON, UK: The 40 leading telecoms operating groups out-performed the global economy by 5.0 ppt (percentage points), according to the latest research from Informa Telecoms & Media. Based on data taken from the recently published World Telecoms Financial Benchmarks (WTFB) service, the largest operators, as measured by consolidated total revenues, increased revenues for the second quarter of 2011 by 6.8% year-on-year to reach US$327.6 billion*.

1 Dec 2011

INDIA

Visitors from outside boost India's local news destinations
Visitors from outside boost India's local news destinations

MUMBAI, INDIA: comScore, Inc has released a report on visitation to local sites in India by online users from outside of the country.

14 Nov 2011

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