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November 12: Public Service Broadcasting Day

Every year 12 November is celebrated as Public Service Broadcasting Day to commemorate the first and only last live visit of Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, to the studio of All India Radio, Delhi in 1947. He addressed the displaced people from AIR studio, who had temporarily settled at Kurukshetra in Haryana after partition. ..

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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. ..

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Prakash Javadekar releases patriotic song Watan for Independence Day

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar released a patriotic song titled Watan in New Delhi to mark the occasion of Independence Day 2019. The special song has been created by public service broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) and Prasar Bharati for Independence Day. About Watan Song It pays tribute to New India, to the bravery and ..

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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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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.

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