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‘YRF TV driven by content, not TRPs’


January 25th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) A year ago it promised to paint the television red with its unique bouquet of shows, but Yash Raj Films (YRF) TV's offerings faded in no time. ... Read more...

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YRF’s new TV show to focus on urban crime


December 31st, 2010 - 3:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Yash Raj Films Television will be back with its second innings on Sony Entertainment Television, this time with "Khote Sikkey" - a story highlighting how rich and ... Read more...

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No 3D version of ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1′ on the anvil


October 9th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 9 (ANI): Disappointment might wrench the heart of die-hard Harry Potter fans because year's most awaited film 'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1' 3D release has been cancelled.Entertainment ... Read more...

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US stocks end strong week on a high note


November 14th, 2009 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, Nov 14 (DPA) US stocks rose Friday, capping their second straight weekly gain after positive earnings reports from retailers. Shares were led higher by entertainment conglomerate Disney, which posted an 18-percent ... Read more...

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Apple’s Steve Jobs named CEO of the decade


November 6th, 2009 - 4:33 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Nov 6 (DPA) He single-handedly saved Apple, wrought a revolution in online music, created a world-beating smartphone and led Pixar to dominate computer animation. So it's no surprise that Apple chief ... Read more...

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Disney captures Spider-Man’s Marvel for $4 bn


September 1st, 2009 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 31 (DPA) Walt Disney Co is to buy Marvel Entertainment for $4 billion, the companies announced Monday, giving the family entertainment conglomerate a powerful squad of movie superheroes such ... Read more...

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Disney profits plunge 46 percent


May 6th, 2009 - 6:29 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, May 6 (DPA) Entertainment conglomerate Disney saw second quarter profits plunge by 46 percent, the company said Tuesday. Citing restructuring charges, declining DVD sales and a drop in advertising, Disney said ... Read more...

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Yash Raj Films denies shutting down music label


March 26th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 26 (IANS) Entertainment conglomerate Yash Raj Films (YRF) is not shutting down its music label and overseas distribution network. YRF vice president (marketing and communications) Rafiq Gangjee said: "It is ... Read more...

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Yash Raj Films ends distribution deal with Karan Johar


March 10th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) Entertainment conglomerate Yash Raj Films (YRF) has withdrawn its over 10-year-old distribution deal with filmmaker Karan Johar's Dharma Productions, saying it is a "purely business decision". "As always, ... Read more...

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Can magic reverse Yash Raj Films’ fortunes?


June 22nd, 2008 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
By Priyanka Khanna New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) From a production house that could do no wrong to a banner that is in desperate need of a hit, Hindi film industry's most consistently ... Read more...

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Icahn fights Yahoo board to spur Microsoft deal


May 16th, 2008 - 11:37 am ICT by admin
DPA San Francisco, May 16 (DPA) Billionaire investor Carl Icahn officially launched a proxy fight to oust the Yahoo board in a bid to revive Microsoft's spurned deal for the Internet powerhouse. "It ... Read more...

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Move over multiplexes - now megaplexes are here


April 11th, 2008 - 10:48 am ICT by admin
By Jivraj Burman Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) You've heard of multiplexes. But now entertainment conglomerate Adlabs Cinemas has drawn up a plan to build 12 megaplexes in India where you can not only ... Read more...

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