News  |  30 Mar 2013

Ali Zafar's publicist clears the air over visa issue

MUMBAI: Dismissing a story carried by a leading Indian daily stating that Ali Zafar missed a promotional event in India for his upcoming movie Chashme Baddoor as he was denied visa, publicist Ammara Hikmat has denied the rumours and said that Zafar will be heading to India soon. As per the Indian...

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News  |  30 Mar 2013

'Sunburnû The Movie' to release in August

MUMBAI: After Sunburn Arena, Percept is all set to launch ‘Sunburn – The Movie’ by August 2013. Capturing the inimitable experience of one of Asia’s biggest music festivals, Percept Pictures has associated with Viacom 18 and embarked on one of its kind initiative of producing a movie on Sunburn...

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News  |  30 Mar 2013

Electrifying night with DJ TiÙsto in Mumbai

MUMBAI: Mahalakshmi Race Course in Mumbai last night saw a blissful performance of world’s top notch DJ Tiësto. Over 10, 000 people assembled to experience the trance music in Mumbai, the first leg of his three-day India tour. More than half an hour of walk to the venue from the entrance was too...

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News  |  30 Mar 2013

Manish Tewari inaugurates Akashvani centre in Ujjain

MUMBAI: Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Minister Manish Tewari recently inaugurated an 'Akashvani' centre in the temple town of Ujjain. The centre will broadcast news and other local programmes daily for atleast an hour. Congress MP Premchand Guddu stated that the 5 KW transmitter 'Akashvani...

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News  |  30 Mar 2013

Madras HC: AIR is justified in broadcasting paid commercials

NEW DELHI: The Madras High Court has dismissed a public interest petition challenging the broadcasting of paid commercials on All India Radio (AIR), saying the Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Act authorises such broadcasts.

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News  |  30 Mar 2013

Song copyright cuts hole in film budgets

MUMBAI: Making a blockbuster bollywood film requires financial detailing across all aspects as most films run on a very tight budget. With most film-makers having the fancy of recreating the vintage magic by using classic songs in their movies, the price of copyright for these songs has in turn...

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News  |  30 Mar 2013

Tiesto launches headphone series on India tour

MUMBAI: While EDM aficionados are being enthralled by renowned DJ Tiesto performing across the country, there is a lot more lined up for the producer, DJ and performer's Indian fans at the three venues. Leading audio brand AKG has announced its signature line of Tiesto headphones to be available at...

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Press Releases  |  30 Mar 2013

Big FM and Domex join hands for 'Germs Ka The End'

MUMBAI: Big FM joined hands with Domex, toilet cleaner from the HUL stable, and launched a highly engaging campaign on the pegs of toilet hygiene and sanitization called ‘Germs Ka The End’. Targeted at the markets of Maharashtra and South India, Big FM and Domex hosted a pioneering multi-phased...

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News  |  29 Mar 2013

Madonna emerges as first billionaire pop star

MUMBAI: After having received numerous accolades to her name, pop queen Madonna has now emerged as the first billionaire female pop star across the globe. Reports state that successful world tours and a string of business deals last year pushed her net worth past $1 billion.

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News  |  29 Mar 2013

Corrective action on radiation emissions in over 80 cases

NEW DELHI: Even as the government has issued strict revised instructions relating to radiation hazards from mobile towers and phones followed by strict monitoring and enforcement, corrective action was taken in 83 cases where the Base Station Emissions were found to be more than the prescribed...

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News  |  29 Mar 2013

Joie Manda resigns as Def Jam president, moves to Interscope

MUMBAI: Joie Manda has resigned as president of Def Jam Records but will remain within the Universal Music Group by joining Interscope Records as president of Urban Music.  The announcement was made by UMG East Coast Labels president & CEO Barry Weiss and John Janick, president & COO of...

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News  |  29 Mar 2013

digitalmusic.org appoints Robby Towns as community manager

MUMBAI: Robby Towns, founder of the NestaMusic consultancy, has been named community manager of digitalmusic.org, the digital arm of music business trade group NARM. "We first worked with Robby when he wrote our white paper 'MetaMillions:

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