An institute that started with a table at home now has 15 buildings with a capacity of 5,000 to 25,000 students each in Kota alone. On May 1, James Murdoch and Uday Shankar-led platform Bodhi Tree Systems announced an investment of $600 million in the test prep firm.
The investment in Allen comes at a time when the test prep market is in the thick of action, and traditional test prep brands are reshaping themselves through investments, mergers and acquisitions.
Experts said the deal will help Viacom18 compete better in terms of new original content and taking on global streaming giants.
The company Seven Island Inc, will raise funds through an IPO using the blank check vehicle.
The IPL, BCCI and the ICC broadcast rights – any broadcaster would shudder to think of having all of them at the same time. But Uday Shankar did not bat an eyelid when it came to splashing the cash to get hold of them
A source told Moneycontrol he is likely to return to the United States and start his own venture. Sanjog Gupta, executive vice-president, Star Sports, will replace him.
Uday Shankar will remain with Disney’s direct-to-consumer and international segment until the end of 2020 to find his successor and ensure a smooth transition.
Storyboard’s Anant Rangaswami spoke with Shah Rukh Khan and Star India’s CEO Uday Shankar on what they expect Ted Talk India show to achieve.
The integration would help it to offer an enhanced content bouquet to audiences across the southern markets in general and Telugu speaking viewers, Star India said in a statement today. Maa operates four channels - Maa, Maa Music, Maa Movies and Maa Gold.
Sameer Nair, Group CEO, Balaji Telefilms has acquired 4.16 lakh equity shares. His current holding now stands at 1.06 percent, the company said.
FICCI‘s Media nad Entertainment Committee chairman and Star India CEO Uday Shankar said that amidst an environment of gloom, the industry has registered an impressive growth of 12 percent last year.
Two years after its debut, the Aamir Khan starrer Satyamev Jayate is all set to return for a second season. The eleven o'clock slot and the show's social conscience are still intact and so is the mega budget. Here's a conversation with Star India CEO, Uday Shankar on what to expect from season 2 of Satyamev Jayate.
STAR India has now turned its attention to football. The broadcaster has picked up one third stake in a company jointly owned by Reliance Industries and IMG, and is set to launch an Indian Premier League style football tournament starting January.
On the recent recommendation on guidelines for TV rating agencies, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Chairmam said that the present system was "broken" and it is getting fixed now.
Turbulent times for Television viewership Measurement agency (TAM) - yet again. This time it looks like the situation is snowballing into a major crisis. Last week, three broadcasters-Multi Screen Media, Times Television Network and NDTV unsubscribed to TAM's viewership data on alleged unfair trade practices.
On CNBC-TV18‘s special show Storyboard Naomi Datta takes a look at what‘s happening in the A&M space. IPL 6 got off to a showy start with an opening ceremony that reportedly cost the BCCI Rs 22 crore.
In the last three months, Star India has launched a new Hindi movie channel, exited the TV News business, and purchased the broadcast rights to Indian cricket. It is going all-out now to launch Aamir Khan's Indian television debut with Satyamev Jayate, reports CNBC-TV18's Anuradha Sengupta and Animesh Das.
Star Group on Monday beat competition from Multi Screen Media (Sony) to bag six-year broadcast and digital rights of India’s international cricket matches at home and domestic events like Ranji Trophy, Duleep Trophy and the Irani Trophy.
Rivals Star and Zee have come together to form a 50:50 joint venture for TV distribution, a move aimed at generating combined revenues of over Rs 2,000 crore, report CNBC-TV18’s Tanvi Shukla and Priyanka Ghosh.
Those are just some of the images that have defined the decade starting May 2001 which is when Storyboard was broadcast for the first time. Hello and welcome to a month of celebrations here on CNBC TV18 as this show.