Exclusive

Publication

Byline

Govt to take call on reopening of cinemas during third phase of eased lockdown

New Delhi, May 30 -- The Ministry of Home Affairs has outlined a call to be taken on the possible reopening of cinema halls in the third phase of a new plan that attempts to kickstart the economy post... Read More


Govt to take call on reopening of cinemas in third phase of eased lockdown

New Delhi, May 30 -- The Ministry of Home Affairs has outlined a call to be taken on the possible reopening of cinema halls in the third phase of a new plan that attempts to kickstart the economy post... Read More


As revenues dry up, radio industry sends an SOS to the govt

New Delhi, May 30 -- radio industry, advertising budgets,covid-19 crisis, FM radio industry, financial crisis, Prasar Bharati, and restoration of government advertising on radio, Fever FM, Radio One, ... Read More


TV viewership, smartphone usage slow down as India relaxes lockdown rules

New Delhi, May 29 -- Growth in both television viewership and smartphone usage has lost pace in India as the country relaxes lockdown restrictions and people are freer to step out of home. Television... Read More


Devastated by covid-19 lockdown, radio industry sends out SOS

NEW DELHI, May 29 -- Under tremendous pressure due to a fall in advertising spends across sectors because of subdued business activity amid the covid-19 pandemic, the FM radio industry is staring at a... Read More


BookMyShow lays off, furloughs 18% employees

New Delhi, May 28 -- Online ticketing site BookMyShow has decided to lay off and furlough 270 employees across its offices in India and globally, which make up 18.6% of its workforce amid the aggravat... Read More


Study says 78% Indian consumers check for fat and oil in packaged food

NEW DELHI, May 28 -- About 78% of Indian consumers check for fats and oils in the packaged food they buy, a figure also true for other developing economies such as Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico ... Read More


Lockdown: Bollywood stars engage with audiences in absence of films, brand deals

NEW DELHI, May 28 -- Bollywood stars have taken to a range of unique pursuits to keep audiences engaged, knowing they can't bank on films or regular endorsement deals to stay in public eye during the ... Read More


HBO Max gives India a miss, launches in US today

New Delhi, May 27 -- WarnerMedia Entertainment on Wednesday launched HBO Max, a video streaming service, in the United States, but the company has no immediate plans to bring it to India. "In Asia, w... Read More


Digital release of films may not be viable

NEW DELHI, May 27 -- Bollywood's move to take new films directly to digital platforms amid the uncertainty over reopening of cinemas may not be viable for the makers of these movies. While producers ... Read More