TRAI releases consultation paper on TV viewership rating

In a step towards creating an accreditation mechanism for recognising television viewership rating agencies, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on Wednesday released a consultation paper on the issue.

‘Rajdhani Express’ review: An existential view of our society

‘Rajdhani Express’ works because it makes you reflect.

Obama approval soars to 50 percent on jobs figures

Pollsters said Obama`s ascent comes as the US economic
recovery appears to be finally taking hold.

Why is "Glee" down in ratings?

"Glee" has lost nearly a quarter of its audience this season -- more than any other show with such high ratings.

BBFC’s rating draws most complaints for ‘The Lovely Bones’

The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC), that classifies films for UK distribution has received 24 complaints for giving ‘The Lovely Bones’ a 12A rating.

Review: Thriller ‘Hanna’ is a good catch this weekend!

The adventure thriller Hanna is directed by the BAFTA Award winning director Joe Wright.

`American Idol` ratings plummet by 3.8 million

The latest season of hit reality TV series `American Idol` has seen a steep fall in ratings, despite the starry addition of Jeniffer Lopez and Steven Tyler to it`s judging panel.

Bush`s favourable rating at 44 per cent: Poll

As he begins promoting his new memoir "Decision Points," former US President George W Bush receives a 44 per cent favorable rating from Americans,
an opinion poll has said.

Obama gets 90% approval rating

US Prez`s approval rating soared to 90% but only among those who gathered in Washington for a rally.

Popularity rating of Medvedev, Putin slumps: Poll

More Russians trust Prime
Minister Vladimir Putin than his hand-picked successor Dmitry
Medvedev with the President`s popularity rating slumping by
almost 10 per cent in six months, an opinion poll said on Friday.

Govt to set up a committee to look into TRPs

Amid growing concern over
monopolisation of TRPs by private agencies, the government
will setting up a committee to look into the issue under its
direct supervision.

Berlusconi`s approval dips, opposition rises: Poll

Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi`s approval rating has slipped in the past month while faith in opposition parties inched up ahead of regional elections in March, according to a poll published on Tuesday.

Prez Obama`s approval rating drops to 46%

Sliding down the popularity chart, the approval rating of US President Barack Obama has dropped down to a new low of 46 per cent, according to a latest national opinion poll.

S&P assigns ‘stable’ outlook to IOC, affirms `BB+` rating

Standard & Poor`s on Tuesday revised its outlook for Indian Oil Corp (IOC) to stable from negative on expectations that the government will continue to compensate the company for selling fuel below market rates.

S&P withdraws rating of Indian Oil on request

The global rating agency, Standard & Poor`s, on Tuesday said it has withdrawn rating assigned to oil marketing major Indian Oil Corporation on the company`s request.

Moody`s cuts Greece ratings, warns of further downgrade

Moody`s cut Greece`s debt to A2 from A1 on Tuesday over soaring deficits, becoming the third major rating agency to downgrade the highly-indebted country`s rating this month.

Moody`s retains highest rating for ADB

Rating agency Moody`s has retained the highest rating for Asian Development Bank as the bank`s financial profile is quite strong despite its lending remaining concentrated to nations like China, India, Pakistan and Philippines.

Dhanalakshmi ties-up with Crisil for rating of its SME clients

Dhanalakshmi Bank on Wednesday said it has
tied-up with rating agency Crisil to rate its over 500 small
and medium enterprise (SME) customers, which would help its
lending process.

Moody`s rating hikes PNB`s standing in UK

Punjab National Bank (International) Ltd, a UK-based wholly owned subsidiary of Punjab National Bank (PNB), has been awarded `Investment grade` ratings with
`Stable outlook` by the leading rating agency Moody`s.

Obama approval rating edges up to 56%

The approval rating of US President Barack Obama has edged back up to 56 per cent in the last three days from a low 52 per cent in the middle of the last week.