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Doordarshan turns 60

The Public Service Broadcaster of India, Doordarshan celebrated its 60th anniversary on 15th September 2019. Doordarshan: Timeline Doordarshan made his beginnings from the studios of the All India Radio in 1959. It became a service in 1965 when it began beaming signals to reach television sets in living rooms in and around the national capital. ..

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 ..

The first-ever Global Conference for Media Freedom held in London

The first-of-its-kind Global Conference for Media Freedom was co-hosted by the UK and Canada in London. The conference was aimed to strengthen media freedom around the world. It was attended by Prasar Bharati Chairman A Surya Prakash, Member of Parliament Swapan Das Gupta and Kanchan Gupta, Member of Press Council.

Prasar Bharati signs MoU with IIT Kanpur for research collaboration in newly emerging technologies

Prasar Bharati has signed MoU with IIT Kanpur for research collaboration in newly emerging technologies and broadcasting-related areas in New Delhi. The move is likely to boost research activities in the broadcasting field. Direct to mobile broadcasting, Convergence of 5G, Artificial Intelligence Incubation Centre by Prasar Bharati and student internship for students of IIT Kanpur ..

Ranjana Prakash Desai Committee to recommend chairperson and members of anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal

The Union government has recently constituted an 8-member Lokpal Search Committee under the Chairmanship of former Supreme Court Judge, Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai, to recommend the chairperson and members of the anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal. The committee has former chief of State Bank of India (SBI) Arundhati Bhattacharya, Prasar Bharati chairperson A Surya Prakash and ISRO ..

Prasar Bharati signs MoU with Mizzima Media Group of Myanmar

Prasar Bharati has recently signed MoU with Mizzima Media Group of Myanmar to realize cooperation and collaboration in broadcasting and content sharing. The agreement was signed in the presence of Prasar Bharati CEO, Shashi Shekhar Vempati and Editor-in-chief and MD, Mizzima in New Delhi. The agreement will realize cooperation and collaboration in broadcasting and envisions ..

Prasar Bharati ties up with Google to telecast 2018 Independence Day programme live online

Prasar Bharati has tied up with Google and its video sharing platform YouTube to telecast the 72nd Independence Day programme live online on 15th August 2018 to increase digital presence. Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati has stated that the live stream window will be seen on the homepage of Google itself so that people ..

A Surya Prakash committee committee constituted to select candidate for post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV)

The Search-cum-Selection Committee headed by Prasar Bharati Chairman A Surya Prakash has been formed to select the candidate for the post of editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV). The other members of the 5-member committee are Rajya Sabha MP Swapan Dasgupta, Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati, Additional Secretary (Personnel) in the Rajya Sabha Secretariat ..