Ministry of Information and Broadcasting Current Affairs, GK & News

Centre’s New Guidelines on Social Media Regulation

The Central government has notified the new guidelines on social media regulations on February 25, 2021. It is being called as “Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021”. Highlights The new guidelines have been notified with the aim of regulating social media and OTT platforms. These rules were put into public by ..

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IFFI to be held in November at Goa, as per schedule

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will be held in November 2020 as per the schedule of the event. The event is normally held in Goa between November 20 and 28. This year also, the same timeline is fixed for the event and no change has been proposed till now in the schedule. What ..

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Bimal Julka Committee on Rationalization of Film Media units

On June 2, 2020, the Bimal Julka Committee on Rationalization of Film Media operating under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting submitted its report to the ministry. Key Findings of the report The Committee recommended roadmaps for the development of National Film Development Corporation, Children’s Film Society of India, Films division, Satyajit Ray Film and Television ..

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Draft Guidelines issued for Satellite TV channels

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has issued draft guidelines for satellite TV channels. Highlights The Ministry has listed 11 violation under the guidelines. It includes delay in intimating the ministry about the change in shareholding pattern of the company, appointing a director without the permission of the ministry, not removing a director who has ..

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Famous film festival “Berlinale” to be held from 20th February to 1st March

The 70th edition of the famous Berlin film festival “Berlinale” is set to be held from 20th February to 1st march, this year. The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting of India, in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), is participating in the festival. Union External Affairs Minister of India, S. Jaishankar will inaugurate the ..

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