PROMOTION

  • SC seeks Centre's response on Indian Army unit's promotion policy 2 days ago

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the government to spell out whether it has cleared the Indian Army's promotion policy to have a combat unit commanded by a Colonel at the age of 37 years who will exit after commanding the unit for two and a half years. The...
  • Supreme Court to decide on Army's promotion policy for the rank of Colonel and above today 3 days ago

    New Delhi: An issue that has split the 1.13 million strong Indian Army down the middle is likely to be resolved on Wednesday when the Supreme Court decides on the promotion policy of the force. The appeal was filed by the Central government against a decision of the Armed Forces...
  • Alibaba slapped a fine of $129,000 for violating prices on promotion days 5 days ago

    Shanghai: China's e-commerce giant, Alibaba Group, has been fined $129,000 by the price bureau in eastern Zhejiang province for violations by third-party sellers during promotions on its e-commerce platforms. Since Alibaba turned 'Singles' Day', a November 11 Chinese response to Valentine's Day, into an online shopping festival in 2009, the...
  • Regional cinema needs to be encouraged; Indian cinema is not just Bollywood: Shah Rukh Khan April 12, 2015

    New Delhi: Endorsing the Maharashtra government's diktat to multiplexes to screen Marathi films on any one screen between 12 PM and 9 PM, Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan said it is a "wonderful" move which would encourage regional films. The government had earlier issued a directive making it mandatory for multiplexes...
  • Believe in promoting regional cinema but not sure if putting restrictions on multiplexes will help: Karan Johar April 8, 2015

    New Delhi: Director-producer Karan Johar today said that though he believes in promoting regional cinema, putting restrictions on multiplexes may not be the best way. Maharashtra government is planning to make screening of Marathi movies in the state's multiplexes mandatory during prime time slots. "I do believe in promoting regional cinema be...
  • Tinder tests first video ad on app April 4, 2015

    New Delhi: Hopping on the bandwagon of offering promotional content through its service, Tinder has unveiled its first ad in the form of a video that promotes Budweiser's next #Whatever, USA campaign. Recently, Instagram and Twitter rolled out their own way of subtly inserting ads into their users' feed and similarly,...
  • Twitter will now insert promoted tweets in your profile page April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: Ads, ads, and more ads. Twitter is going to be the next platform where you will enter the world of 140-character ads. The microblogging and social media network has decided that it is going to soon adorn your Twitter profile with promoted tweets as part of its latest...
  • Twitter faces class action lawsuit for alleged gender-biased promotion policy March 22, 2015

    New Delhi: Twitter is reportedly being sued by a former female software engineer at the company who has claimed that the company's promotion process unlawfully favoured men. Former employee, Tina Huang, has filed a class action lawsuit against Twitter alleging that the company relied on a 'black box' style of promotion,...
  • Audiences can read through film publicity: Amitabh Bachchan March 11, 2015

    Mumbai: Robust film promotions and elaborate publicity strategies are accepted ways of driving a movie to the audience, but the viewers are smart enough to "gauge" and "read through" it all, says megastar Amitabh Bachchan. The actor, on Tuesday, unveiled the trailer of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Hollywood venture 'Broken Horses' at...
  • Do you like alcohol-related posts on Facebook? You're more likely to consider drinking alcohol February 10, 2015

    New York:The more a Facebook user gets involved in alcohol-related posts, the more likely he or she is to consider drinking alcohol, a new study says. "What we found is if people actually feel so engaged with that message and want to do something about it - like, share or comment...
  • e lounge Rewind: Bollywood stories of 2014 January 1, 2015

    In a special edition of e lounge watch the Bollywood in year 2014. ...
  • Cabinet approves easing FDI norms for medical devices business December 24, 2014

    New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved liberalising foreign direct investment (FDI) policy for the cash-starved medical devices sector. The proposal to relax the policy was considered and approved, sources said after the meeting of Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is expected to help attract...
  • Centres will be set up to promote Hindi: Smriti Irani November 7, 2014

    Agra: The government plans to set up centres for Hindi studies across the country with a view to promote the language, HRD Minister Smriti Irani said on Friday. "There is a need for expansion and popularisation of Hindi and for this, new centres will be set up," she said at a...
  • J&K floods: Mass promotion to private school students up to Class 7 October 26, 2014

    Srinagar: In a major relief to thousands of students in Kashmir Valley, private schools decided to grant mass promotion to students up to class seven in view of the last month's devastating floods. "The Coordination Committee of Private Schools Associations (CCPSA) has decided to unanimously grant mass promotion to all...
  • HC asks police to use social media, mobile in tracing missing persons October 9, 2014

    Madurai: Madras High Court Bench on Thursday suggested police personnel be trained in modern technologies including the use of computers, social media, mobile phones and Global Positioning System (GPS), in tracing missing persons. A bench comprising Justices S Manikumar and VS Ravi, in a common interim order on...
  • SpiceJet announces 50 per cent discount on tickets till March 2015 September 25, 2014

    New Delhi: In yet another low-fare offer, SpiceJet on Thursday announced 50 per cent off on base fares on limited tickets for travel till March 2015 on sale till Saturday. The offer would allow customers to avail 50 per cent discount on available fares for travel in two phases -...
  • Busy with 'Bigg Boss 8', Upen Patel to miss 'I' promotions September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Modelturnedactor Upen Patel is upbeat about making his debut in Tamil films with the magnum opus "I", but he may not be able to promote the movie fullfledgedly because he's now locked inside a house for a reality show. Upen is one of the 12 contestants on "Bigg Boss 8",...
  • AircelMaxis case: CBI planning to question Finance Ministry officials August 17, 2014

    New Delhi: CBI is mulling questioning some officials of the Finance Ministry who were part of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) clearance process given to AircelMaxis deal even as it plans to file the first charge sheet in the matter this week. Making it clear that no suspects have been identified...
  • Air India woos fliers with 'Get Lucky' promotional scheme August 14, 2014

    Mumbai: In a bid to woo customers at a time when domestic carriers are rolling out discounted fares, AirIndia launched a promotional scheme today called 'Get Lucky' for its fliers. Under the scheme, every 100th ticket booked would entail a complimentary AirIndia ticket on its domestic network, said an AirIndia...
  • Insurance Bill likely to be taken up for discussion in Rajya Sabha on Monday July 31, 2014

    New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha is likely to take up for discussion on Monday the Insurance Bill which seeks to hike foreign investment cap in the sector to 49 per cent with a rider that management control remains with Indian promoters. "Insurance Bill is likely to be taken up for discussion...
  • Pranab Mukherjee asks NIITs to promote scientific temper among students July 19, 2014

    Tiruchirappali: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday asked NITs to work towards promoting scientific temper in their students and said the academic curricula must have an industry focus. Speaking at the inauguration of the golden jubilee celebrations of National Institute of Technology (NIT) here, he said that to address faculty shortage, vacant...
  • e Lounge: In conversation with Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt July 13, 2014

    In an interview to CNNIBN Entertainment Editor Rajeev Masand, Bollywood actors Varun Dhawan and Alia Bhatt talk about their film 'Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania'. Also, on the show Varun Dhawan talks about his college days. ...
  • Government keen on promoting children's films: Javadekar June 21, 2014

    Mumbai: The government is keen on promoting children's films by facilitating expansion of their reach, Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar here said on Saturday. The minister emphasised the need for production of good films for children that would contribute to their all round development. Javadekar held a review...
  • IndiGo launches another round of promotional fares June 18, 2014

    Mumbai: The fare war triggered by the entry of AirAsia into the domestic market continues as the budget carrier IndiGo has launched another round of promotional fares, starting at Rs 1,724 (all inclusive) for a limited period. The announcement comes a day after SpiceJet extended its monsoon offer with an initial...
  • V K Singh justifies decision on Suhag promotion ban June 10, 2014

    New Delhi: After the Defence ministry termed as "illegal" his decision to put a ban on promotion of Army Chief designate Dalbir Suhag, Gen (retd)V K Singh, now a Union Minister, on Tuesday justified his action. "If unit kills innocents, does dacoity and then head of organization tries to protect them,...
  • Nirmala Sitharaman briefed on challenges facing industry, exporters May 28, 2014

    Challenges such as curbs on gold imports, imposition of MAT on special economic zones, the drop in manufacturing output and problems related to labour laws and land acquisition figured in presentations made to new Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Wednesday. In separate presentations, the Commerce and Department Of Industrial...
  • UP policemen to take online test for promotions May 22, 2014

    Policemen in Uttar Pradesh will now have to under go online tests, an official said. The examination would be used to benchmark the promotional criterion. "The tests will be held between May 22July 27," Sandeep Salunke, IG (Technical Services) said. "The tests would be taken by constables and inspectors in all the...
  • Raman Singh promises to resolve investors' grievances January 22, 2014

    Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh has assured investors and entrepreneurs to address their grievances, including problems in approval for electricity, water, land and environment clearance. Singh also advised the industrialists to maintain a good communication with villagers of the areas where they are investing as part of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR),...
  • PSPB men and women in national table tennis finals January 8, 2014

    Petroleum Sports Promotion Board (PSPB) men and women entered the finals of the team championships underlining their supremacy yet again in the 75th Senior National Table Tennis Championships at the Patliputra Sports Complex in Patna onWednesday. All semifinals never rose to any dizzy height with a similar 30 score line as...