Tag Archives: ET Now

ET Now anchor to wed ex-cricketer’s son

From the gossip columns of Pune Mirror, glad tidings on former CNBC TV18 and current ET Now anchor, Ayesha Faridi: “Marriage bells are ringing for Dilip and Manali Vengsarkar’s son Nakul. Your diarist has learnt that the 31-year-old architect and interior designer will be tying the knot with TV anchor Ayesha Faridi on April 27.…

The Times, they are a-slowly changing in Bombay

*** After allowing itself to become the favourite whipping “old lady” of all and sundry, The Times of India group seems to have embarked on a drive to get honest. First, a code of ethics for The Economic Times and ET Now. Now, an upfront disclosure on the pages of its City supplements—Bombay Times, Delhi…

It’s never too late to get yourself a code of ethics

India’s biggest business paper, The Economic Times, has gifted its print and television staffers a golden jubilee gift: a short and succinct 447-word code of ethics. It clearly defines, among other things, the “Chinese Wall” between “church and state”: “Our reporting and analysis is entirely independent of our advertising and investment departments (Response / Sales…

‘The endgame is near for both TV 18 and NDTV’

SHARANYA KANVILKAR writes from Bombay: Indian media houses, generally speaking, have been cagey in reporting the economic downturn and what it is doing to the man (and woman) on the street. They haven’t ignored it, of course, but they have been, let’s say, less boisterous than they were when reporting the boom. At one level,…

2 new biz publications in 4 days of Cong win

New business publications are raining in India after the unexpected scale of triumph of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance in the general elections on May 16. On Monday, May 18, the Indian facsimile edition of The Wall Street Journal was launched in association with the Indian Express group with long-time WSJ man Suman Dubey at…