National People 

ONE ANIMATION BOLSTERS DIGITAL TEAM WITH NEW HIRES FROM HASBRO AND AMAZON

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 520 ONE ANIMATION BOLSTERS DIGITAL TEAM WITH NEW HIRES FROM HASBRO AND AMAZON Kelly Joeman joins Entertainment One/Hasbro as Senior Manager of Audience Development. Former Amazon executive Tuan Nguyen appointed as E-Commerce Manager Award-winning content creation, distribution and licensing studio One Animation is expanding its digital team with the appointment of two new executives to newly created roles. Kelly Joeman will join as Senior Manager, Audience Development and Tuan Nguyen has been tapped as E-Commerce Manager both based in One Animation’s Singapore office. Joeman will be supported by Glen Chittur, Manager,…

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Freaky Friday National 

Freaky Friday: How are Chinese apps coming back despite stringent laws?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Post Views: 324 Freaky Friday: How are Chinese apps coming back despite stringent laws? Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology banned over 250 apps owning to geopolitical tensions between India and China way back in June 2020. In a press release, the government had stated that these apps were a threat to the sovereignty and integrity of India.  The list included popular Chinese apps such as Tiktok, Shein, PUBG mobile among others. These apps were banned under Section 69A of the IT Act. Although PUBG mobile is a South Korean…

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National People 

‘Oscars of the Comic world’ won by the Illustrator Anand Radhakrishnan

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 562 ‘Oscars of the Comic world’ won by the Illustrator Anand Radhakrishnan Anand Radhakrishnan, a 32-year-old Mumbai-based Visual illustrator, and artist won the eminent Will Eisner comic industry award lauded for Oscars of the Comic World. The Eisner Awards are held annually with prestigious awards won by eminent personalities. This time amongst the list is Mr. Radhakrishnan who has been recognized as the Best Painter/ Multimedia Artist. Radhakrishnan imparts the honor with UK-based colorist John Pearson. They won for their work on UK-based creator Ram V’s 145-page realistic…

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National Sports 

Thumbs Up becomes global partner at Tokyo Olympics

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 749 Thumbs Up becomes global partner at Tokyo Olympics Thumbs Up announced on Saturday its tie-up with the Olympics Games 2021 to be held in Tokyo. Their campaign would be a tribute to the real heroes of the Olympics – the participants who dodged all bullets to find a place in the championship.  Through the collaboration, they wish to show the Indian audience the arduous journey of the participants who were able to secure a spot in the Olympics and reach the pinnacle of success. The full campaign…

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Know-How National Sports Top News 

IPL reviews sponsorship deals amid rising Indo-China border tensions

Reading Time: 2 minutes Post Views: 2,053 The rising tensions on the border amid the Galwan Valley standoff between India and China has seen the Governing Council of Indian Premier League (IPL) reviews sponsorship deals. A country-wide movement to boycott Chinese products and services has started since the Galwan Valley standoff between India and China resulted in 20 Indian soldiers attaining martyrdom. We had also mentioned this movement to have its impact on several businesses including Licensing & Merchandising Industry. While several businesses have taken Chinese products off their shelves, the Indian Premier League…

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Licensing Industry Unites as Nation First amid rise in Indo-China tension

Reading Time: 3 minutes Post Views: 1,753 As border tensions between India and China flares up with the deadliest clash in more than four decades, leaving at least 20 Indian soldiers dead, adds another layer of uncertainty to companies already reeling from the coronavirus pandemic on both sides of the border. There have been calls for boycotting goods imported from the neighbouring nation while supporting our Prime Minister’s Aatmanirbhar Bharat & Make In India Campaign to revive the economy. That, however, won’t be easy because the two economies are intertwined. We are witnessing some…

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