Free Press Journal
  • Five Chinese children found dead in dumpster

    Beijing: Five street children have been found dead in a dumpster in China’s Guizhou province. The police suspect they may have died due to suffocation after having taken shelter to survive the chill.

  • Two security personnel killed in Pakistan blast

    Islamabad: At least two security personnel were killed and seven others injured in a bomb explosion targeting a security convoy in North Waziristan region of Pakistan.

  • India to push northeast connectivity in Guwahati Asean meet

    On Board Air India One: Economic ministers of the 10-nation Asean bloc are meeting in Guwahati in December as part of India’s push to increase connectivity with the northeast and the regional grouping with which its trade stands at $75 billion, Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said Sunday.

  • Ponty, brother shot 20 times, say police

    New Delhi: The post mortems conducted on liquor and real estate baron Ponty Chadha and his estranged brother Hardeep Singh Chadha Sunday revealed that the two had received 20 bullets among them, a police officer said.

  • PM to meet Wen Jiabao at regional summit

    On Board Air India One: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will have bilateral meetings with six leaders, including outgoing Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao, on the sidelines of the Asean-India and East Asia summits in Cambodian capital Phnom Penh.

  • CPI-M undecided over Trinamool’s no-confidence move

    New Delhi: The CPI-M has yet not decided on the Trinamool Congress’s move to bring a no-confidence motion against the UPA government in the winter session of parliament but it will push for voting on the issue of FDI in multi-brand retail, a party leader said Sunday.

  • Shrill discourse, sensationalism hurt country’s image: Anand Sharma

    On Board Air India One: With erstwhile UPA ally Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee threatening to bring a no-confidence motion against the government over FDI, Commerce Minister Anand Sharma Sunday said the “shrill discourse and sensationalism” against the government’s policies had caused enormous damage to the country’s image.

  • Thackeray’s two newspapers sport full black front pages

    Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray’s favourite newspapers Saamna (in Marathi) and Dopahar Ka Saamna(in Hindi) were on Sunday published with a full black cover jackets and full black cover pages.


    Like the high rises of Mumbai, Estek Advertising and PR Services has grown tall over the years, slowly but surely, and made its mark literally in the very sector that gives us these high rises and luxury homes – realty.


    “Flagship never pitches for a client. And never presents the ideas for free.” Very strong words coming from the Chairman and MD, Sunil Mahadik of Flagship Advertising – a not-so-big agency that is clear about what it does and what it does not do.


    IT’S an agency that prides itself on its ability  to deliver and so build a long term relationship of “trust and dependability” with its clients. The agency was the brainchild of proprietor Ganesh Shanbhag, who launched this venture after he was advised to get into the communications business because of the ease with which he could communicate and make his point. Thus, was born Forecast Advertising in the late 1980s. However, its


    Sometime in 1967, a young man named Jayantilal Shah pondered over the course he should take when it came to his career. Shah wanted to do something different, create an organisation of his own rather than have a run-of-the-mill, nine-to-five job. It was with that idea in mind that he started Gautam Advertising – a small advertising agency that catered exclusively to clients in the Mumbai region.


    Goldmine was born in 1986 but it was reborn, or should we say relaunched in 1986 by Madan Singla, managing director, who runs it with a simple two point agenda: focus and get ahead of the billing game and next, live up to your name. That’s easier said than done in this world of intense competition and high attrition.


    At Gracious Communications Pvt. Ltd. it’s all about relationships – about delivering to clients the best possible quality with the greatest of ease. The agency was founded in 1986 by Ketan Fadia, who works as its Managing Director. After completing his MBA, Fadia went on to work in a couple of agencies and publications before setting up Gracious Communications. His vision was to “make it an organisation that stands on quality in


    AS you walk into the offices of Heros’ Publicity Service, you are greeted with a large display board full of print ads that might tell us the history of this 62-year-old firm. “We have come a long way,” says Geeta Sadarangani, partner at Heros’, that was established way back in 1948 by Hiranand.


    Though the name may so suggest, this agency was hardly born out of an act of impulse. In 1981, two childhood friends, Rajiv Joshi and Avinash Joshi, fresh out of college, decided to come together to start an agency of their own. But, and here’s what brought the name Impulse, they decided to function out of Thane in days when starting an agency in that distant suburb (actually a neighbouring district) was


    To be in the business of advertising for 42 long years means that you have an incredible track record or a steady, loyal bunch of clients…or actually both. “Never lie to your client.


    A Trained commercial artist, Sangeeta Gurjar started as freelancer in Nagpur before she decided to launch her own agency. So was born L’amour Advertising in the ‘’Orange City’ of Nagpur in 1984.