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Advisory on Obligation of Public Service Broadcasting

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has been in constant discussions with private satellite television channel broadcasters. Based on the inputs provided by these TV channels, the ministry released an advisory on the Obligation of Public Service Broadcasting. According to the advisory, private satellite television channels should telecast public service broadcasting at least for 30 ..

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Guidelines for Uplinking and Downlinking of Television Channels in India, 2022

The Union Cabinet recently approved the Guidelines for Uplinking and Downlinking of Television Channels in India, 2022, which replaces those that have been operational since 2011. The recent changes were taken due to the technological advancements over the years. The guidelines were first introduced by the Indian Government in 2005. What are the key features ..

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Ministry of Information & Broadcasting organizes 2nd All India Annual Conference of IIS Officers

On 5th August 2019, the 2nd All India Annual Conference of Indian Information Service (IIS) Officers was organized at Pravasi Bhartiya Kendra in New Delhi. The Conference was organized with a view to attain greater integration of all Media Units under the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in order to further amplify government communication. A ..

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National Broadcasting day (NBD)

In India, the National Broadcasting day (NBD) is celebrated every year on 23rd of July because on this day, in 1927, the radio broadcasting was started. The first ever radio broadcast in the country went on the air from the Bombay Station under a private company – the Indian Broadcasting Company (IBC). It was started ..

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DD India channel to be made available to Bangladesh

In a bid to boost India’s relations with its neighbours, the Union Ministry of Information & Broadcasting (I&B) has signed agreements with Bangladesh and South Korea to make DD India available to viewers in the two countries respectively. Under this agreement, Bangaldesh’s BTV World and South Korea’s KBS World will also be made available on ..

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Punit Goenka elected as new chairman of Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC)

Punit Goenka, MD and CEO of Zee Entertainment Enterprises Limited (ZEEL), has been elected as the new chairman of Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC). He succeeded Nakul Chopra. It may be recalled that Goenka was the founder chairman of BARC India and played an instrumental role in setting up of the TV Viewership ..

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