Creativity for Society: Taking social awareness mainline

National television, radio channels and main line commercial channels are allotting time for social awareness campaigns. What is the story behind this...

GST Bill likely to pass in Monsoon Session: FM Arun Jaitley

“There will always be friction in politics. Some people will try to stop it, some will try to pass it. I feel the GST Bill is very important and it is...

Prasar Bharati issues list of official social media accounts

Prasar Bharati has decided to take the issue of miscreants creating fake accounts head on. The public service broadcaster has released a list of offic...

GST Bill likely to pass in Monsoon Session: FM Arun Jaitley

“There will always be friction in politics. Some people will try to stop it, some will try to pass it. I feel the GST Bill is very important and it is...

‘Commonwealth Games can drive HD technology in India’

Doordarshan is all set to air the Delhi Commonwealth Games 2010 in high definition (HD), which is expected to boost HD technology in the country in a...

Noorings: Distribution, Placement, Access. The Doordarshan advantage. Is it wasted?

It is hardly surprising anymore, when one gets to hear that ‘no other channel was allowed there but Doordarshan’ like Barack Obama’s...

AIR, DD face interruptions as Prasar Bharati employees go on nationwide strike

Twenty-one Doordarshan and 12 Akashvani (All India Radio) stations went off air due to a 48-hour ‘duty boycott’ resorted to by 2,000 emplo...

SMJ opens at 3 TVR on Star Plus

The simulcast across nine channels reached out to 90 million viewers in the first episode. Star Plus’ overall GRPs in the week are 276

Ramayan makes its way into the virtual world

As a part of the digital initiatives for the promotion of Ramayan, Zee TV has created a virtual Ram Mandir on its Facebook page

DD consolidates prime time with new offerings

Along with bringing in new shows to spruce up its 8PM-10PM prime time slot, Doordarshan is also reviving the nostalgia factor with old shows

MIB sets up expert body to review Prasar Bharati

The Committee, led by Sam Pitroda, will review functioning of Prasar Bharati, besides giving suggestions on creating overseas service

MIB panel sets up 11 working groups for Prasar Bharati revamp

A special advertising budget has been earmarked to promote Doordarshan and its programming through print and online media, besides outdoor

11 working groups set up for Prasar Bharati revamp

A special advertising budget has been earmarked to promote Doordarshan and its programming through print and online media, besides outdoor

MIB mulling 24-hour news channel on AIR

The Govt is exploring various aspects & technicalities involved in launching a 24-hour news channel on All India Radio, says I&B Secretary Uday Varma

MIB mulling 24-hour news channel on AIR

The Govt is exploring various aspects & technicalities involved in launching a 24-hour news channel on All India Radio, says I&B Secretary Uday Varma

HC orders in DD’s favour to telecast ICC Champions Trophy without ads

The Court has directed ESPN to provide live signals without any commercials to Doordarshan in keeping with the Sports Broadcasting Signals Act, 2007

Share clean & live signals with Prasar Bharati, HC tells sports b'casters

The Delhi High Court has ruled that whosoever airs a live broadcast of sporting events of national importance, must share the same with Prasar Bharati...

Prasar Bharati to launch TV channel for Arunachal Pradesh & Sikkim

The new channel, to be christened Prabha, will help promote the rich art and culture of these two North Eastern states

Doordarshan to expand DTH offerings from 59 channels to 120

The new bouquet of channels will be operational from March 31, 2014 and will focus more on the regional market

Video: DD should be the first choice of the lower half of the society: Ranjan P Thakur

The Additional DG of Doordarshan explains why DD is emphasising on the free-to-air service of its Free Dish DTH platform to cater to the vast semi-urb...

Narendra Modi slams Doordarshan for blackout

In an interview to DD, Modi said that Gujarat contributed the maximum revenues to DD, yet the broadcaster had been maintaining distance from the Chief...

Cable operators should bring DD in the prime band: Prakash Javadekar

Speaking at Goafest 2014, the I&B Minister assured that all decisions will be taken by the Govt only after consulting all media stakeholders. He added...

FICCI draws up roadmap to give a boost to the M&E sector

FICCI's suggestions to the Govt include relaxation in FDI limits in news broadcasting, smooth DAS implementation, auctions under different phases of r...

DD reinvents; but can it lock horns with contemporary private channels?

To become more competitive after a nudge from the new govt, DD National has revamped its programming. With reach that outdoes any private player, can...