Sponsors

  • UPA woos minorities, to fully sponsor pre-matriculation scholarships 26-02-2014 11:43 PM

    New Delhi: In yet another move to woo voters, the Union government has decided to fully fund the pre-matriculation scholarships for minority students. Earlier, Centre sponsored the scholarships only partially. Minority Affairs Minister Rahman Khan informed about the latest offering by the government on Wednesday. Last year in May, Supreme...
  • BCCI devalued, Star-ESPN bags title rights for Rs 2 cr per game 03-10-2013 02:08 PM

    News Delhi: In light of the recent spot-fixing and betting scandal in the Indian Premier League, the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) brand value has taken a serious hit, with Star India Pvt. Ltd. and ESPN Software India Pvt. Ltd. bagging the title rights for home series...
  • Airtel roped in as I-League's title sponsor 20-09-2013 09:15 PM

    New Delhi: Just a day before its start, the I-League got its title sponsor with the Airtel being roped in for the 2013-14 edition of the tournament. All India Football Federation and its commercial partner IMG-Reliance have been getting flak from several quarters for not finding a sponsor for the...
  • BCCI invites bids for sponsorship rights 19-09-2013 04:39 PM

    Mumbai: The Indian Cricket Board on Thursday invited bids for the title sponsorship rights of BCCI's international and domestic matches after telecom giant Airtel decided not to renew its contract. "The Board of Control for Cricket in India has published an ITT (Invitation to Tender) for Title Sponsorship rights for...
  • BCCI marketing committee to finalise new sponsor for matches in India 18-09-2013 09:01 PM

    Mumbai: The BCCI marketing committee headed by Union Minister Farooq Abdullah will meet on Thursday to decide on the new title sponsors for the international matches in India after telecom major Airtel decided against renewing their contract. The BCCI will be inviting new tender bid documents from corporate houses who...
  • Scottish Open retains sponsor, place on schedule 13-07-2013 08:53 PM

    Inverness: The Scottish Open will keep its slot on the European Tour schedule as the warm-up tournament ahead of the British Open for at least the next four years after retaining its title sponsor. Investment firm Aberdeen Asset Management will stay on as the sponsor of the event through 2017,...
  • Will brand IPL take a hit after the spot-fixing scandal? 17-05-2013 10:58 AM

    New Delhi: Will brand IPL take a hit after the new spot-fixing scandal? CNN-IBN takes a look at companies that are investing crores in the game. If the fall in ratings was not bad enough, the spot-fixing scandal has put the most successful cricket brand in a fix. Till now,...
  • 'US closely consulted with India on Lankan resolution' 27-03-2013 08:10 AM

    Washington: The United States has worked with India throughout the process on the US-sponsored resolution on Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Commission (UNHRC), Obama administration's point man on South Asia has said. "We worked very closely with India throughout the process and we indeed welcomed some of the...
  • ECB seeks new team sponsor 22-10-2012 06:06 PM

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  • Title sponsor DLF parts ways with IPL 28-08-2012 07:02 PM

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  • BCCI refuses to give in to Sahara 13-02-2012 03:56 PM

    The BCCI has put the ball in the Sahara Group's court, saying no exception would be made for them, while reiterating that Pune Warriors would be allowed to seek a replacement for Yuvraj Singh within the rules. ...
  • Volkswagen becomes official partner for IPL-4,5 23-12-2010 06:44 PM

    New Delhi: Europe's leading automobile firm, Volkswagen, became the official partner for the fourth and fifth season of the Indian Premiere League. It is the first German car brand to become official partners in the IPL. "We are extremely happy to commence what will certainly be a fruitful association with...
  • Don't teach us democracy lessons: Krishna to Pak 29-09-2010 08:53 PM

    New York: India struck back at Pakistan for its Foreign Minister's remarks in the UN General Assembly. A day after External Affairs minister S M Krishna said he was disappointed by S M Qureshi's speech that criticised India for the violence in Kashmir, Krishna got tougher during his address at...
  • NTPC threatens to pull out of CWG sponsorship 16-08-2010 11:27 PM

    New Delhi: The New Delhi Commonwealth Games has been moving from one controversy to another. With just 48 days to go, it is becoming increasingly clear that the Games will fall short of the sponsorship targets. After allegations of corruption not just the private sector but even public sector giants...
  • China bets its money no nation will boycott Olympics 10-04-2008 05:06 PM

    London: English cricket chiefs have offered an amnesty to players to report past match-fixing approaches after former Essex bowler Mervyn Westfield pleaded guilty to spot-fixing at the Old Bailey. Westfield, 23, the first player to admit to a corruption charge in a county match, entered a guilty plea to charges...
  • In Ind-Aus clash, sponsors will have the last laugh 08-01-2008 01:19 PM

    Colombo: All the theories of who would have their name etched on the World Cup have been blown apart in a series of results which have a strong Asian flavour. Only New Zealand remain of the maybe teams and now meet Sri Lanka in the first of the semi-finals at...