41% hike in complaints on misleading ads featuring celebs: ASCI

41% hike in complaints on misleading ads featuring celebs: ASCI

The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) has said while complaints against influencers and digital medium has increased substantially, those related to misleading ads featuring celebs spiked 41 percent with a staggering 92 percent found to be violating the industry watchdog’s guidelines. ASCI released its annual complaints report for...


DD Sports to air India vs. WI cricket tour

DD Sports to air India vs. WI cricket tour

From July 22 to August 7, India will tour the West Indies for a limited-overs series. It has been officially announced that the nation’s ardent cricket fans will be able to watch the whole India tour of the West Indies on DD Sports on all Cable & DTH platforms. The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has made this announcement. The...


OMTV appoints Sahil Kiran head of business, strategy

OMTV appoints Sahil Kiran head of business, strategy

OMTV, India’s first sanatan storytelling platform, today announced the appointment of Sahil Kiran Vaidya as head of business and strategy. In his new role, Sahil will take care of the overall growth of the company via various associations and collaborations increasing the subscription base and reaching out to a wider audience via various crea...


Viacom18 has appointed Pushpendra Singh as chief product officer (CPO)- Sports.

Pushpendra Singh joins Viacom18 as CPO-Sports

Viacom18 has appointed Pushpendra Singh as Chief Product Officer (CPO)- Sports. Singh shared this information on his LinkedIn page. He will be leading the company’s foray into the acquisition, broadcasting, and monetization of sports properties. Sharing the news on Friday, Singh wrote, “Super stoked to announce my new stint as Chief...


Jawahar Goel steps down as Dish TV MD

Jawahar Goel steps down as Dish TV MD

Jawahar Goel on Friday stepped down as managing director of India’s first private sector DTH platform Dish TV after an EGM of the company, according to regulatory filings.

“Mr. Jawahar Lal Goel vacates office of Managing Director of the Company. He continues as a Non-Executive Direct...


Shemaroo elevates Rahul Mishra to head initiatives across Web 3.0

Shemaroo elevates Rahul Mishra to head Web 3.0 initiatives

Shemaroo Entertainment, a leading M&E player, has promoted Rahul Mishra to Head the organisation’s initiatives across Web 3.0. In his new role, Rahul will be working on identifying and building various opportunities in the third wave of the internet that is more transparent and uses technologies like blockchain, AI, and IOT to create a mo...