Saturday, August 18, 2018

Scrapbook – Children’s Publishing Conclave by FICCI on 25 August 2018

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) will host Children’s Publishing Conclave, Scrapbook, on 25 August 2018 in New Delhi. The platform will explore the relationship between the different players in...

UK parliamentary report calls for redefinition of social media

Earlier this week, Members of Parliament (MPs) published a report on the role of social media companies within the UK and wider global society. The findings were delivered following an 18-month investigation by UK...
L-R: Mohammad Shazedul Islam, CFO, Barotopa Printers, Rajiv Gandotra of Technicon India and Abdullah Al Baki, chairman, Barotopa Printers

Mumbai-based Technicon is helping newspapers automate

The newspaper industry has had a tough time in 2017 mainly because of the twin shocks of demonetization and then the introduction of the new tax regime of goods and services tax (GST). By...

Workshop in Chennai for magazine publishers

WAN-IFRA will be organizing a one-day workshop on 31 August in Chennai. The workshop  specifically aims at magazine publishers to help them understand what is relevant and how to promote their content in different...

Q.I. Press Controls enters into Serbian collaboration

The Serbia-based printing concern of Color Press Group is all set to install automation systems from Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC) on its presses. The heatset printer is investing in the mRC-3D system for color...

New members join WAN-IFRA Star Club of elite printers

This year 13 new members are joining the WAN-IFRA Star Club of elite printers after the evaluation of the results of the International Color Quality Club 2018–2020 (ICQC) competition for newspapers and magazines.Membership is...

S. Chand buys 51% stake  in Chetana Publications

Publishing major S. Chand is all set to buy 51% stake in Chetana Publications Pvt. Ltd. The decision comes in view of S. Chand’s plans for expansion in the school education sector.  S. Chand...

Media literacy training to help contain ‘fake news’

The increase in penetration of the Internet and smartphones has helped in faster and wider spread of information especially in the developing world where a big chunk of society was earlier cut off from...

Omni-channel concerns and engagement with the news loving public

The second annual two-day Media Rumble conference set off to an enthusiastic audience at the India Habitat Centre in New Delhi on 3 August 2018. This is the newspaper and media conference season with...

Sahitya Akademi to confer translation prize to Pratibha Agarwal

The Sahitya Akademi Award is a literary honour conferred by the Sahitya Akademi. It is India’s National Academy of Letters to the authors of most outstanding books published in any of the 24 major...

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