Star India: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

BYJU’s becomes official sponsor for Indian cricket team

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has recently announced that Bengaluru-based educational technology and online tutorial firm Byju’s has replaced Chinese mobile manufacturer Oppo as the official Team India sponsor. The deal period will begin from 5 September, 2019 until 31 March, 2022. BYJU’s is a leading education and learning app and ..

Uday Shankar elected as Vice President Of FICCI for 2018-19

Uday Shankar, currently chairman of Star India and president of 21st Century Fox Asia-Pacific (only Asia), has been elected as vice president of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) for the year 2018-19 at the 91st AGM of the apex industry body. Shankar is the first Indian media and entertainment executive ..

Rita Bhaduri, who worked extensively in films and television shows passes away

Veteran actress Rita Bhaduri (62), who worked extensively in films and television shows, has passed away in Mumbai, Maharashtra on July 17, 2018. In her over three decades-long career in the entertainment industry, Rita acted in over 70 movies like Raja, Julie, Beta, Dil Vil Pyar Vyar and 30 TV shows including Sarabhai vs Sarabhai, ..

Star India won coveted Indian Premier League (IPL) media rights for 2018-23

Star India acquired digital as well as media rights for Indian Premier League for a term of five years 2018-2023 with a whooping bid of Rs. 16,347.50 crore on September 4, 2017. The staggering deal has turned out to be a financial windfall for the BCCI despite the administrative crisis it is facing at the ..

Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) sets up committee to work on fighting online piracy

Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has set up a working group to fight online piracy and to develop business standards and come up with best practices for the digital entertainment industry.  Ajit Mohan of Hotstar has been named as the chairman of the committee and it will be co-chaired by Uday Sodhi of ..