Nimbus

  • BCCI-Nimbus row: Supreme Court orders banks to deposit Rs. 400 crores April 15, 2013

    Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday ordered three nationalised banks associated with Nimbus Communications and the BCCI to deposit within 15 days the sum of Rs 400 crore after the Indian cricket board had filed an Special Leave Petition (SLP) regarding the scrapping of the broadcast deal with Nimbus citing...
  • Star bags BCCI's domestic telecast rights April 2, 2012

    Chennai: Star India has won the bid for BCCI's domestic telecast rights, which includes both broadcast and digital rights to cricket in India for the period July 2012 to March 2018. According to sources, the Indian cricket board had received four tenders for the broadcast, Internet and mobile rights to...
  • Will N Srinivasan save Indian cricket? March 9, 2012

    On the face of it, this may sound contrived. But fact is, to understand cricket and the skulduggery that now beleaguers the sport all of us Indians love so hopelessly, you ought to understand a bit of how the cement business operates in this country. This, for one simple reason:...
  • Micromax Informatics to sponsor Asia Cup March 6, 2012

    New Delhi: Micromax Informatics Limited has bagged the title sponsorship for the Asia Cup for the second consecutive year. The Asia Cup will feature India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh as they battle to emerge as the winner of the Champions, scheduled to be hosted by Bangladesh from March 11 to...
  • BCCI marketing committee to meet on March 7 March 2, 2012

    Mumbai: The BCCI's marketing committee headed by Dr Farooq Abdullah will meet here on March 7 to decide on floating tenders for finding a new broadcast partner for international and domestic cricket ties hosted by the Board in the 2012-13 season. The need to find a new partner has arisen following...
  • Overseas defeats could affect TV rights bid January 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The disastrous show by the Indian cricket team in back-to-back marquee overseas series could seriously affect BCCI's chances of getting a satisfactory deal when the parent body invites tenders for Indian cricket broadcast rights. After scrapping the deal with Nimbus last month, the BCCI is in search of a...
  • Nimbus termination stands, rules Bombay HC December 15, 2011

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court has refused to overturn the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) decision to terminate its contract with its broadcast partner in India, Nimbus Communications. The court also cited the fact that the banks associated with both parties have refused to pay guarantees, and...
  • BCCI terminates broadcast deal with Nimbus December 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Monday terminated a deal with its broadcast partners Nimbus, sources told CNN-IBN. The BCCI will encash the bank guarantee of Rs 2,000 crore, sources confirmed. After Monday's decision, Nimbus, which has been broadcasting India's home series as well as...
  • Free Hits: The Fight Over Indian Hockey January 21, 2011

    This could just be Indian hockey's chance to break out from the obscurity of the past two decades. Nimbus Sport's partnership with the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF) to launch World Series Hockey (WSH) league is one more attempt to bring back to centre stage a game that has brought India...
  • Nimbus threatens to end BCCI deal March 6, 2007

    New Delhi: Barely a year after signing a telecast deal with BCCI for $ 612 million, Nimbus, the rights holders for all first-class cricket played in India, have threatened to pull out of the deal. Nimbus' decision to withdraw from the deal, which was to cover matches in India till 2010...
  • Nimbus gets notice over racist ad June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: If the telecast row hadn't got private broadcaster Nimbus shaken up, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has issued a second show-cause on them for showing commercials with racial overtones. The I&B Ministry has come down heavily on a series of commercials shown on Neo Sports during the recently...
  • Nimbus gets show-cause from Govt June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: After Prasar Bharti served a notice to Nimbus Communications for giving it a delayed feed of a cricket match and defying a government ordinance, the Government also came down heavily on it. The Government on Wednesday sent a show cause notice to Nimbus over the telecast of the India,...
  • Prasar Bharti slaps notice on Nimbus June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Prasar Bharti on Friday served a notice to Nimbus Communications for giving it a delayed feed of a cricket match and defying a government ordinance. The public broadcaster served the notice after the Delhi High Court refused to order the company to give Prasar Bharti live a feed...
  • Show-cause for Nimbus no show June 20, 2007

    New Delhi: Just weeks after Nimbus dragged Prasar Bharti to court saying that they were being forced to share feed of the India-West Indies ODI series with the broadcaster, the two are at loggerheads again. Nimbus has again refused to share live telecast of the India-Sri Lanka cricket match with Doordarshan. The...
  • Nimbus gets marketing rights June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Nimbus has scored a major victory over its row with Doordarshan as the Delhi High Court has granted marketing rights of live telecast feed to Nimbus and has also decided the revenue model in its favour. Nimbus, which holds the rights for all cricket matches in India till 2010,...
  • 'Show ODI on DD with 7 min delay' June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has ruled that India-West Indies One-Dayers can be telecast on Doordarshan (DD) after a seven minute delay. This means that fans not having cable connection can watch the rest of the matches of the India-West Indies ODI series on their television sets but only after...
  • QOTD: Is DD monopolising cricket? June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Talks between Prasar Bharati and Nimbus have failed and the tussle between the two over the telecast of the ongoing India-West Indies One-Day series has now reached the courts. Nimbus has approached the Delhi High Court against Prasar Bharati’s demand to telecast the matches on Doordarshan. The Government...
  • India-WI ODI on DD? Verdict today June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will try and settle the spat between Doordarshan (DD) and private broadcaster Nimbus on Tuesday over match telecast rights. Talks between the two failed on Monday. And Nimbus moved court challenging the Government's proposal that will make it compulsory for private broadcasters to share...
  • Nimbus humiliating country: Dasmunsi June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: The Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Priyaranjan Dasmunsi has accused Nimbus of humiliating the country. "Terms and conditions set by Nimbus to resolve the deadlock humiliating to the country," Priyaranjan Dasmunsi said on Monday. "Board of Control for Cricket in India had no right to sell the terrestrial and radio...
  • Nimbus-Prasar Bharati talks fail June 18, 2007

    New Delhi: Nimbus and Prasar Bharati have failed to come to an agreement over the telecast of the ongoing India-West Indies ODI series. Earlier Information and Broadcasting Minister Priyaranjan Dasmunsi had said that the Board of Control for Cricket in India had violated the down linking guidelines by selling terrestrial rights...