Category Archives: India

Netflix Tries Out Mobile-Only Subscription Plan in India

Streaming giant Netflix is testing a mobile-only subscription in India that costs half of its basic plan. Netflix India’s monthly plans begin at INR500 ($7.27). The mobile only plan is being trialled at INR250 ($3.63) per month. “We are always looking for ways to make Netflix more enjoyable and accessible,” a Netflix spokesperson told Variety. […]

India and Pakistan threatened to trade missile strikes after Kashmir attack: sources

The sparring between India and Pakistan last month threatened to spiral out of control and only interventions by U.S. officials headed off a bigger conflict, sources familiar with the events said.

19 years after her murder, husband of Jassi Sidhu still haunted by wife’s last words

Sukhwinder Singh Mithu is hopeful his wife’s mother and uncle are brought to justice for allegedly arranging her “honour killing” in 2000.

Wattpad Teams up With Times Bridge for India Expansion

Indian media investor, Times Bridge has made a strategic investment into Canadian online entertainment group Wattpad. The two companies conceive of the move as expanding Wattpad’s position in India. Times Bridge is the investment arm of India’s The Times Group and has previously taken investment positions in Uber, Airbnb, Coursera, Houzz, MUBI and Smule. It […]

FICCI-Frames: TV Dominates India’s Entertainment Sector (Study)

India’s creative industries sector, comprising television, film, OTT and related industries had an overall market size of $23.9 billion in 2018 and is projected to grow 12% to reach $33.6 billion by 2021. That is according to the annual EY report released during the Frames conference in Mumbai, organized by the Federation of Indian Chambers […]

Pakistan seizes 180 religious schools amid crackdown on terrorist groups

Pakistan has long used Islamist groups to pursue its aims in the region, but it has denied New Delhi’s accusations it actively supports militants fighting Indian forces in Kashmir.