May 10, 2004

New Editor at Bombay Times
Vinita Dawra Nangia's name appears in the imprint line. Ayaz Memon, we understand, is now totally incharge of Sports at The Times of India. The buzz in media circles is Vinita Dawra Nangia, who? Well, Google Search tells us she wrote The Times Food Guide -- Hyderabad. She earlier was (or wrote for) The Hindustan Times and Eastern Times.
Nangia used to head The Times' Medianet, which basically takes money for plugging any news item/photograph in the paper.
Some years back, the editor at The Times of India Pune edition was replaced by a person from the marketing department.

And still on media buzz, Time Out's Mumbai edition is coming out in June. We don't know if it will be Time Out Mumbai or Time Out Bombay, but it has Naresh Fernandes as consulting editor, as reported on April 19.