entertainment companies

Chinese firm closes acquisition of US movie theatre chain


September 5th, 2012 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Sep 5 (IANS) China's leading private conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group Co. Tuesday completed the acquisition of AMC Entertainment Holdings, Inc., valued at roughly $2.6 billion. With the completion ... Read more...

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Brazilian firm declares oil field commercially viable


April 26th, 2012 - 12:56 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, April 26 (IANS/EFE) The OGX oil firm, part of a consortium led by Brazilian magnate Eike Batista, Wednesday declared a crude discovery off the coast of Rio ... Read more...

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US investors keen to fund India’s digital transformation


December 9th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) US investors are keen to help fund India's digital transformation, according to the US-India Business Council (USIBC), a major US trade advocacy group seeking better commercial ... Read more...

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Sun TV shares down after Maran quits union cabinet (Lead)


July 7th, 2011 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The shares of Sun TV Network, one of south India's largest media and entertainment companies, took a beating of as much as five percent intra-day ... Read more...

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Sun TV shares down after Maran quits as textiles minister


July 7th, 2011 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The shares of Sun TV Network, one of south India's largest media and entertainment companies, were down over 5 percent Thursday, after reports that textiles ... Read more...

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TV entertainment companies should form code of conduct: BJP


December 1st, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Holding that some television shows were affecting viewer's sensibilities and having an "undesired effect on children", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday that the information ... Read more...

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Mickey Mouse celebrates his 82nd birthday


November 19th, 2010 - 2:06 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of Disney’s most iconic characters, Mickey Mouse, is 82 years today. The character has been with Disney for all these years and has been credited ... Read more...

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Watch this 3D TV without glasses!


October 5th, 2010 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 5 (IANS) Toshiba has unveiled the world's first 3D television set that does not require special glasses - a recurring consumer complaint about the technology. It is expected to go ... Read more...

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Instamedia secures 4 mln dollar investment from Times of India Group


September 9th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla (Himachal Pradesh), Sept.9 (ANI-Business Wire India): Instamedia Network, the web's leading content network and creator of Software as a Service (SaaS) based content platform, Instapress, has secured a four million dollar ... Read more...

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Rationalise taxes on media and entertainment sector: Assocham


September 8th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The government should resolve the issue of double taxation on the media and entertainment industry by rationalising the good and services tax, an industry association said Wednesday. In ... Read more...

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Tom Cruise And Katie Holmes In A Reality Show?


July 24th, 2010 - 7:05 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez July 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Mission: Impossible" star Tom Cruise was reportedly planning to appear in a reality show with his wife Katie Holmes and daughter Suri. Sources revealed that the ... Read more...

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Don Johnson awarded $23.2 million in the ‘Nash Bridges’ case


July 8th, 2010 - 7:48 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
Los Angeles, July 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Don Johnson has been awarded $23.2 million by a jury in Los Angeles.The amount is from the profit of the series "Nash Bridges" which was ... Read more...

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Jury Passes Verdict In Favor Of Don Johnson


July 8th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey July 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) On Wednesday actor Don Johnson was awarded $23.2 million in profits from the famous television series "Nash Bridges" by a jury. The ruling read by the ... Read more...

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A new company enters Blu-ray discs online sales market in India


March 17th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
March 17, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The amazingly fast growing High Defination market in India, has got a new company venturing into the online sales of blu-ray Dvds in India. The company, Bollywood Blu-ray ... Read more...

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Bollywood Entertainment Limited revolutionising Blu-ray market in India


November 4th, 2009 - 6:18 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
UK based Bollywood Entertainment Limited have now set up their operations in India. They are also partners of the most popular portal of blu-rays the world over. They are now making a ... Read more...

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Mickey Mouse in $4 billion embrace with Spider-Man


September 1st, 2009 - 1:28 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): The world of animation entertainment is all set to become much bigger as Walt Disney buys Marvel Entertainment in a 4-billion dollar deal.After the deal is sealed, Disney ... Read more...

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UAE envoy lauds strong trade ties with US


August 18th, 2009 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates' (UAE) envoy to the US, Yousef Al Otaiba, has lauded the strong trade ties between the two countries, WAM news agency reported Monday. He said ... Read more...

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Lionsgate stock rockets


August 11th, 2009 - 7:21 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 11 (IBNS) In the midst of economic meltdown when media and entertainment companies are struggling to stay afloat with their downbeat earnings, Lionsgate has proved to be an exception.Lionsgate was the ... Read more...

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Swedish court rejects The Pirate Bay appeal


June 27th, 2009 - 1:04 am ICT by John Le Fevre
A request for a retrial by the four men behind The Pirate Bay torrent hosting website has been dismissed by a Swedish court.The men behind The Pirate Bay had requested the Svea ... Read more...

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Standard and Poor’s launches Canadian sharia-compliant index


May 28th, 2009 - 4:15 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa (Canada), May 28 (ANI): Standard and Poor's is launching a Canadian stock index to give investors who follow Islamic law a guide to the country's equity market.According to the Globe and ... Read more...

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Chinese karaoke clubs ecstatic after axing of planned pole dancing ban


May 12th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 12 (ANI): Entertainment companies in an industrial hub in Guangdong province, China, were seen celebrating on Monday after a potential ban on pole dancing was deleted from a new ... Read more...

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Macca labels Pirate Bay verdict ‘fair’


April 21st, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 21 (ANI): Sir Paul McCartney has said that last week's verdict on those accused in the Pirate Bay copyright case was "fair".A Swedish court found four men guilty ... Read more...

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YouTube strikes deal to stream movies, TV content


April 17th, 2009 - 7:50 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 17 (DPA) YouTube has struck deals with major Hollywood TV and film studios to distribute full length movies and TV shows on the Google-owned video streaming site, the company ... Read more...

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One more Tamil comedy channel to be launched soon


February 19th, 2009 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 19 (IANS) Laugh during difficult times, said the Tamil poet Tiruvalluvar. And that is what the Tamil satellite channel companies are helping people to do in these days of economic ... Read more...

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Soon, see full-length Hollywood films for free on YouTube


November 8th, 2008 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 8 (ANI): YouTube, the online video sharing website, will be showcasing full length movies produced by at least one of the biggest Hollywood movie studios as early as next ... Read more...

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Tamil film industry frowns at corporate film ‘raiders’


August 11th, 2008 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 11 (IANS) Star prices in the Tamil film industry have sky rocketed ever since Mumbai's corporate world entered the field, Entertainment majors like Adlabs, UTV, Moser Baer, Eros Entertainment and ... Read more...

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‘Indian entertainment sector to grow 18 percent annually’


July 29th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) With new markets opening up, the Indian entertainment and media sector is poised to witness about 18 percent annual growth in the next five years, according to a ... Read more...

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Pyramid scales China wall for entertainment business


April 19th, 2008 - 9:05 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, April 19 (IANS) City-based entertainment major Pyramid Saimira Group will set up a 50:50 joint venture (JV) with China's Longzhe Group to cash in on the emerging entertainment market in that ... Read more...

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Hollywood, Bollywood seek to stamp out piracy together


April 17th, 2008 - 1:04 pm ICT by admin
By Arun Kumar Washington, April 17 (IANS) The American entertainment industry wants to join hands with India to eliminate counterfeiting and piracy that costs Bollywood an estimated loss of $4 billion and 800,000 ... Read more...

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Cross-Platform Marketing, content and services will drive growth of mobile entertainment: US Guru


March 27th, 2008 - 10:44 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, Mar 27 (ANI/Business Wire India): Ralph Simon, Chairman Emeritus and Founder, Mobile Entertainment Forum-Americas, today provided a glimpse of 'mociology', the study of peoples' lifestyle using the mobile phone and ... Read more...

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Anil Ambani group to launch 20 TV channels


March 21st, 2008 - 11:29 am ICT by admin
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) The Reliance Dhirubhai Ambani Group is set to launch 20 TV channels in the country as part of its plans to expand the reach in the fast-growing broadcast ... Read more...

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Auto component makers exhibit their products at Delhi Auto Expo


January 14th, 2008 - 4:24 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Jan 14 (ANI): Apart from a bevy of high-profile launches, the 9th Auto Expo has attracted a record number of automobile and component makers, informatics firms and dealers from India ... Read more...

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