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Five held for TRP fraud

The cybercrime police have arrested five people for illegally hiking Television Rating Points (TRPs). The suspects were using multiple television sets and paying money in certain locations for people to watch the channel to increase the TRP. The suspects made ... Deccan Herald, 1 month ago

The night television news died

Television channels were ready to plumb below rock bottom in their frenzied prospecting for TRP gold, says Shuma Raha. IMAGE: Sridevi's cortege makes its way through Mumbai's streets. Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar Reams have been written on the conduct of the India electronic media in the wake of the sudden death of actress Sridevi in a Dubai hotel. Commentators have shredded the hyper-sensationalist way in which television channels covered the news. On social media, too, the deplorable ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

55-Inch Vu ActiVoice 4K Android Smart Television: A Review!

With the affordable data revolution sweeping the country, the consumption of streaming content has jumped many-fold. More and more people are investing in smartphones to stream on-demand entertainment. This data revolution is a big part of Digital India, ...
 Trak.in1 hour ago

Close-in: Game spirit

The other day a very successful cricket coach vehemently reminded me “cricket, my friend, is no more a gentleman’s game”. The recent emotional encounters between players during India and Australia’s visit to South Africa proved him correct. The ...
 The Financial Chronicle1 day ago

How the multiplex killed Bollywood

'We need more universal films like Dangal, Sultan or Padmavat that work across single screens and multiplexes.'Vanita Kohli-Khandekar reports. IMAGE: Katrina Kaif shoots for Zero, co-starring Shah Rukh Khan. Photograph: Kind courtesy Katrina Kaif/ Instagram Yash Raj Films' Thugs of Hindostan, starring Amitabh Bachchan and Aamir Khan, is the story of a gang of thugs who posed a challenge to the British Empire in India between 1790 and 1805; Vidhu Vinod Chopra Productions' Sanju, starring Ranbir ...
 Rediff.com2 days ago

This multibillion-dollar corporation is controlled by a penniless yoga Superstar

Bloomberg Baba Ramdev renounced the material world. So why is he selling toothpaste, instant noodles, and toilet cleaner? Twenty-three years ago, when he was a poor young yoga instructor living at the foot of the Himalayas, Baba Ramdev pledged to spend the ...
 The Financial Chronicle3 days ago

How farmers woke up the Maharashtra government

What began as a march a week ago from Nashik, culminated in Mumbai. Anywhere between 15,000 and 40,000 farmers, depending on sourcing, walked from Nashik to Mumbai demanding unconditional loan waivers, transfer of forest land in the name of landless tribals ...
 Sify4 days ago

Review: 3 Storeys has endless surprises

'This colliding of worlds is a feature of chawl life in Mumbai, where the clashes in one household often become prime-time television for the neighbours; where the boundaries of good sex, lechery, and incest are frequently blurred,' says Sreehari Nair. 3 Storeys is an orgy of storytelling. It's about racing from one emotional high to another, and getting drunk on a series of blazing O Henry finishes. The movie is also sporadically naïve -- forgoing character development, causality, and ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Must Read: The Great Diamond Heist

'If there is any industry that is unfit for modern corporate form it is the diamond trade.''But no one was asking the right questions.''The music was playing and so the game was on,' says S Murlidharan, former managing director, BNP Paribas. The newspapers are full of stories of how billions vanished from the vaults of PNB. The carefully coiffed young ladies and gents of sundry financial television channels are frothily holding forth on this affair with more anger and indignation than facts ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Proteas beat India in 2nd T20I

Centurion: South Africa rode on some powerful batting by Heinrich Klaasen and Jean-Paul Duminy to defeat India by six wickets in the second Twenty20 International (T20I) at the SuperSport Park here on Wednesday. Chasing a formidable target of 189 runs, the ...
 Mathrubhumi3 weeks ago Klaasen, Duminy help Proteas beat India to stay alive in T20I series  Sify3 weeks ago
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