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TIMES of INDIA Now Italian Robertio Mindo Puzzle

By Soumitra Bose/ Mukesh Kumar Sinha

“Ciao a tutti. I vostri articoli redazionali Boss vi guiderà perfettamente, ogni volta che è necessario per me. VOGLIO che tu faccia India sinonimo di tutti gli Indiani tra cui Hindi, Urdu, Sanscrito, lingue regionali lettura delle masse. VOGLIO Times in India per essere sinonimo di tutti gli Indiani. VOGLIO Times in India per essere caldo preferito di tutte le persone in India lettura Hindi, Sanscrito, Urdu, lingua regionale quotidiani. VOGLIO che al tempo di lettura di India e formarsi un’opinione sulla base di ToI reportage. VOGLIO Times in India per forma, portare immediato dell’India-n-distante governance.  VOGLIO Times in India per essere caldo preferito di tutte le persone in India lettura Hindi, Sanscrito, Urdu, lingua regionale quotidiani. VOGLIO che al tempo di lettura di India e formarsi un’opinione sulla base di ToI reportage. VOGLIO Times in India per forma, portare immediato dell’India-n-distante governance. Lunga vita a voi. Evviva il vostro annuncio a volte storie. Evviva ToI” : Roberto Mindo.

 

(Hi You All. Your Editorial Bosses will guide You perfectly, aptly whenever needed by me. I want You to make Times of India synonymous with all Indians including Hindi, Urdu, Sanskrit, regional languages reading masses. I want Times of India to be synonymous with all Indians. I want Times of India to be hot favorite of all people in India reading Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu, regional language newspapers. I want them to read Time of India as well and form their opinion on the basis of ToI reportage. I want Times of India to shape, finalise India’s immediate-n-distant governance. I want Times of India to be No. 1  in revenue (in Ads), and, it should read like 1st World Newspaper as in say, US. Thank You. I am sure You’ll cooperate. In return, You will get fantabulous package+ every month ( I’m trying my best to make it weekly package so that all thru the month, You’re posh. Long Live You. Long Live Your Ad-aimed Stories. Long Live ToI. : Roberto Mindo)

 

Robertio Mindo presently is the “Mr X” (like ‘Mr X in Bombay’ in yesteryears) in Queen of Boribunder Times of India, Benet Coleman, its all publications etc. Mindo presently is Italianising entire ToI etc in Viva Italia spirit in the true sense.

       Mindo owns more than 60 TIMES GROUP LIST :: TIMES OF INDIA, MID-DAY, NAV-BHARTH TIMES, STARDUST, FEMINA, VIJAYA TIMES, VIJAYA KARNATAKA, TIMES NOW (24 hr News Channel), Virgin Radio in Britain,

many more. Times Television Network (comprising BCCL-TV Division,TGBCL and ZENL), Times Internet Limited, TimesofMoney, Times Business Solutions Ltd, Times VPL, Worldwide Media, Entertainment Network (India) Ltd, Alternate Brand Solutions (I) Ltd, Times Innovative Media Limited, Times Foundation etc.

(Times Group officially is owned by Bennet & Coleman. Its 80% of the Funding is done by “WORLD CHRISTIAN COUNCIL”, and balance 20% is equally shared by an Englishman and an Italian. The maverick, virtuoso, impeccable Italian ROBERTIO MINDO is a close relative of SONIA GANDHI.)

Officially, as always, PROMOTERS & DIRECTORS are :
Chairperson : Indu Jain
Vice-Chairman & MD : Samir Jain
Managing Director : Vineet Jain
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Executive Director : Trishla Jain
Executive Director & CEO : Ravindra Dhariwal
Executive Director & COO : Shrijeet Mishra
Executive Director & President : Arunabh Das Sharma
Non Executive Director : A.P. Parigi
Non Executive Director : Kalpana J. Morparia
Non Executive Director : M. Damodaran
Non Executive Director : Leo Puri

Their other Key Businesses are (all due to Times of India):Digital

  • Largest Indian network based on traffic and revenue (behind Google, Facebook, Yahoo)
  • Operates 30+ digital businesses, most of which are Top 3 in their competitive segment
  • Most popular B2C mobile shortcode in India, across SMS, voice, WAP, and USSD Radio
  • Largest radio network in India by revenue and listenership, with 32 stations
  • Out-of-home
    • Largest Out‐of‐home advertising business in India with presence in all major metros
    • Owns advertising contracts in most major airports in India.
  • Other Activities
    • Music
    • Movies
    • Syndication
    • Education
    • Financial Services
    • Event Management
    • Specialised publications – including books and multimedia

BOTTOM   LINE : With TOI’s Common Man (remember R K Laxman’s Common Man) gone, TOI today is (un)common. Spreading, insidious Rumors have it that in the coming days, very soon (?), TOI ‘ll fold up. Its other businesses will remain. After that, new Times of India under Roberto Mindo will begin “Internationalised Indian Edition”, simultaneously printed from New Delhi, Mumbai, New York, Washington, Los Angeles,Milan, Rome, Venice, Verona, Trieste, Bari, Messina, Florence, Padova, Turin, Ferrari, Rimini, Cagliari, Naples etc. The motto behind it will be to make India, its people fully synonymous with Italians in every nook and corner of  Italy. The necessity of it can well be guessed.

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