Don't miss: Sundar Pichai bats for Google in chat with BBC Media Editor Amol Ranjan

This is a conversation not to be missed. Come Saturday the 17th of July, BBC’s media editor Amol Rajan will chat in depth with Google CEO, Sundar Pichai at his Silicon Valley headquarters.
Pichai speaks about a wide range of issues, from the company’s privacy practices to development in Artificial Intelligence and quantum computing and much more.
This will be an insightful, informative, interesting chat with a side serving of entertainment as Pichai gamely squares up to Rajan’s cricket challenge at the Google campus.
Watch it on BBC World News on:


Saturday, 17 July at 1500 hrs (3 pm) and 2200 hrs (10 pm), and


Sunday, 18 July at 1700 hrs (5 pm) IST.


THE MASTER'S VOICE PODCAST | Shailesh Kapoor, Founder & CEO - Ormax Media: A media insights deepdive

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Joining the illustrious list of industry experts who have graced The Master’s Voice is someone I am extremely fond of and respect for his knowledge, experience, insights and expertise — Shailesh Kapoor, Founder & CEO, Ormax Media. Shailesh lights up a marketer’s quest with the illumination of insightful, strategic direction based on fact, research and several other factors that add up to an incomparable understanding of both — consumer behaviour and industry needs.
Our conversation has insights for media users and owners that should help about evaluating the past and setting the rails for future growth…


India Today Group brings in Sourav Majumdar as Editor – Business Today; Siddharth Zarabi as Managing Editor - Business Today TV

After having recently named Udayan Mukherjee as Global Business Editor, the India Today Group has announced two more big-ticket appointments as part of its plans to bolster its coverage of business news in the post-pandemic economic order. The network has named one of India’s most prominent magazine editors, Sourav Majumdar, as the new Editor of the Business Today Magazine, and Siddharth Zarabi, an award-winning journalist and former editor of Bloomberg TV, as the Managing Editor of Business Today TV.

Sourav Majumdar, Editor — Business Today magazine
In a career spanning three decades, Majumdar has worked with some of India’s best- known…


THE MASTER'S VOICE PODCAST - Malind Kapur, EVP Piaggio Vehicles: Literally driving business on the wheels of purpose

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This, the 27th episode of our podcast series The Master’s Voice, features Malind Kapur, Executive Vice President, Corporate Strategy & Communication, Piaggio Vehicles Pvt. Ltd, in conversation with Pavan R Chawla, about literally driving business on the wheels of purpose.
Malind speaks of how the three-wheeler arm of the Piaggio business stepped up to the challenges of the pandemic-enforced lockdown, and of its innovative initiatives including selling, through the mobile and web platforms, auto rickshaws to people who had lost their jobs and livelihoods during the pandemic.
In the process, the company helped thousands of…


EXCLUSIVE | Laeeq Ali, President, Ad Club BLR: Does Purpose have a role in the mix of Politicians, Brands, Beliefs, Vote Bank, Loyalty?

Writing exclusively for MediaBrief, Laeeq Ali, President-The Advertising Club Bangalore, Convenor — Startup Panel — CII Karnataka, Co-founder & Director — Global Services Origami Creative & Bloombox Brand Engineers, and now co-author of Your Time is Now, says Purpose with a purpose will help you arrive at the ‘Why’ of your brand.

Laeeq is a first-generation entrepreneur, dreamer, investor, consultant and author. He comes with more than two decades of experience in Branding, Advertising, Marketing & Communications in the Indian and Middle Eastern markets.
Laeeq co-founded Origami Creative, a boutique creative firm in the year 2000 & Bloombox Brand Engineers, a…


Disney's warm shout-out to Dads on Father's Day

This Father’s Day, Disney India has raised a toast ‘to all the amazing dads who have been the wind beneath our wings’. A sweet, heartwarming post on Instagram has Disney India celebrating the spirit of fatherhood in a video that is built upon a wonderful compilation of fathers from the the Disney family.

The post on Insta treats viewers with heartening father-kid moments from their favorite movies and shows, and is packaged with a message of gratitude to all fathers for their love that never alters.

It’s a great shout-out to all dads. Check it out here:



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TVS Eurogrip celebrates Father’s Day with social media campaign 

Two & 3-wheeler Tyre Company TVS Srichakra Limited has rolled out a social media campaign #TurnItAround to celebrate Father’s Day 2021. Taking a simple, contextual situation that children are experiencing right now due to the second wave of the pandemic, the campaign talks about how Fathers are our everyday heroes who can turn around any situation.

The video is live across all social media platforms.
Commenting on the campaign, P Madhavan, EVP — Sales & Marketing, TVS Srichakra Limited, said, “The insight picked up for our Father’s Day campaign is extremely relatable to present day fathers of young children. It brings…


Zee Cinema's heart-warming Father's Day message for our real-life heroes

This Father’s Day, Zee Cinema, in-line with its belief ‘Jazba Hai Jenene Mein, Jab Cinema Hai Seene Mein’, has put out a heart-warming video with an appeal to vaccinate our loved ones. The video narrates a relatable tale that parallels on-screen heroes to our fathers.

Just like a hero in a movie plays different characters to cheer us up, show us the way, fight for us and celebrate our emotions, so do the heroes of our lives, our fathers.

The message is clear and profound: just as our fathers always, and unflinchingly, come to our rescue showing #JazbaHeroKa every day, we too…


NBF, ARTBI announce biggest ever broadcasters-body amalgamation

In the first-ever coming together of two industry bodies in the news broadcasting sector, under a single umbrella to help news broadcasters be independent and successful, the News Broadcasters Federation has decided to amalgamate with the Association of Regional Television Broadcasters of India (ARTBI). This makes the NBF the largest body representing the business interests and editorial freedom of news television broadcasters in India.
The decision on the proposal to amalgamate ARTBI was ratified at the NBF Governing Board meeting on Friday, June 18, 2021.
The amalgamation is crucial as it would help regional news channels and their digital platforms…


Jimmy Mistry launches first global business platform, Della Leaders Club, to help create global community of young leaders

Innovator, design thinker and social entrepreneur Jimmy Mistry has announced launch of Della Leaders Club, the world’s first technology-enabled global business platform designed to create a robust support system for leaders across industries globally. With more than 2000 Global Honorary Committee members already on board, the platform is set to launch 26 knowledge domains in 15 cities across the world in Phase I, with members including entrepreneurs, professionals and young leaders who will aim to contribute and give back to society.
The world’s first business platform of its kind, DLC will focus on knowledge exchange, lifestyle guidance and social responsibility…

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