Archives for August 2012

Adgully: Bulk SMS banned; Govt could have used discretion

The recent North East exodus in India has been very painful for most (if not all) residents of India. In my city of Bangalore we have many who have migrated from North Eastern India, which is the most ignored part of India. China for sure is waiting for the opportunity to grab all of North East India [read China’s audacity].

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Who gets how much when you buy a movie ticket in India?

Today’s Economic Times carried an article about the big hits in Bollywood, the ones that cross a minimum of Rs 100 crore ( $188 m). These days crossing Rs 100 crore collection within 2 weeks has become a habit for few Bollywood stars. This article had one interesting piece, who gets how much from the movie ticket you buy.

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Oneindia.in gets 9.6% of visitors for News in India

During the 3rd week of every month we get a report card of our traffic performance from comscore. We know our traffic numbers from Google Analytics but third party reports are used by advertisers to judge the performance of various sites. Recently comscore held a webinar “The Rise of India‚Äôs Digital Consumer and What it Means for the Future“. The summary of the webinar has been well summarized (or detailed) on Medianama. Read more on Oneindia.in gets 9.6% of visitors for News in India…

India has enormous appetite for consuming mobile data services on the go

According to a report from Nokia Siemens Network mobile internet traffic has grown by 50% in the first half of 2012. Other important points from the report are, Read more on India has enormous appetite for consuming mobile data services on the go…

Handmade paper is passe, go for Elephant Poopaper!

Handmade paper was a kind of fashionable while I was growing up. Just recently I learnt in Sri Lanka about products being made out of Elephant dung. The Pinnawale elephant orphanage in Sri Lanka is very similar but better than what we see in Dubare elephant camp in Coorg.

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