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  • AMJ Ventures invests $2 million in StyleCracker

    AMJ Ventures invests $2 million in StyleCracker

    This is AMJ’s third and largest investment in India since starting the family business earlier this year. The office was started after a partial exit from Brillio which received investment from Brain Capital this January. Before StyleCracker, AMJ made investments in Avail Finance, a Bangalore-based loan financing service and Propelld, a lender for higher education courses.

    Times Group forays into beauty services with launch of Femina Flaunt Beauty Studio

    Times Group forays into beauty services with launch of Femina Flaunt Beauty Studio

    The salon was launched by Vineet Jain, managing director – the Times Group, along with, three-time National Award-winning actress, Kangana Ranaut. He further added that the entry into the beauty segment is in line with the group’s philosophy of continuing to invest in newer and future growth opportunities.

    Pro Volleyball sees 2X jump in sponsorships ahead of season 2

    Pro Volleyball sees 2X jump in sponsorships ahead of season 2

    Pro Volleyball promoters have secured long term sponsorship agreements from RuPay as title sponsor for the next three seasons. “We are pleased to enter into a continual association with Pro Volleyball league, which was very well accepted among the younger generation, in the inaugural season,” said Kunal Kalawatia, CMO, RuPay.

    Trai wants to cap DTH platform offers

    Trai wants to cap DTH platform offers

    In the new recommendations issued on Wednesday, Trai has capped the total number of platform services to 3% of the total channel carrying capacity of the DTH player, subject to a maximum of 15 such channels.

    TRAI recommends cap on DTH platform services, exclusivity in new recommendations

    TRAI recommends cap on DTH platform services, exclusivity in new recommendations

    In the new recommendations issued Wednesday, TRAI has capped the total number of platform services to 3% of the total channel carrying capacity of the DTH player, subject to a maximum of 15 such channels. At present, Tata Sky alone has over 30 platform services, while Airtel Digital TV and Dish TV also have much more than 15 services.

    Lodestar UM retains Rs 500 crore Mahindra & Mahindra media business after 4-month pitch

    Lodestar UM retains Rs 500 crore Mahindra & Mahindra media business after 4-month pitch

    As part of the mandate, Lodestar UM will continue to handle the media duties across all media touch points, including core and specialised media—digital, listening centre, content, and out of home (OOH)—across all Mahindra businesses like personal vehicles, commercial vehicles, farm equipment sector, trucks, real estate, finance, and corporate.

    Viacom18 launches subscription VOD service for kids

    Viacom18 launches subscription VOD service for kids

    Priced at Rs 99 per month and Rs 799 per year, the service is first subscription service from the broadcast network. Certified by Early Childhood Association (ECA), VOOT Kids will be available to download on iOS and Android Play Store.

    Trai seeks industry views on interoperable set-top boxes

    Trai seeks industry views on interoperable set-top boxes

    The sector regulator thinks that the lack of interoperability of STBs between different service providers - cable and direct-to-home (DTH) operators - has compromised competition in the pay TV market and has been a major hindrance to technological innovation, improvement in service quality, and the overall sector growth.

    Six teams, 30 drivers to take part in inaugural X1 Racing League

    Six teams, 30 drivers to take part in inaugural X1 Racing League

    Team Hyderabad (Blackbirds Hyderabad) was the first to pick in the draft which started off with India’s International racers in the first round. They chose Akhil Rabindra. The next to pick was Team Bengaluru who chose Arjun Maini after which Team Mumbai (Mumbai Falcons) went on to choose Arjun’s brother Kush Maini.

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