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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 ..




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 ..


Rahul Mahajan appointed as new editor-in-chief of television channel Rajya Sabha TV

Television journalist Rahul Mahajan has been appointed as the new editor-in-chief of the television channel Rajya Sabha TV. He is currently a consulting editor in Prasar Bharati. Mahajan has been a journalist for 26 years, starting off with Hindi daily ‘Jansatta’. He later branched out to television news. He worked with leading Hindi television channels ..


Sudhir Dalvi honoured with Janakavi P Sawlaram award

Actor Sudhir Dalvi has been honoured with the Janakavi P Sawlaram award at a function in Mumbai on January 13, 2018. The award is jointly given by the Thane Municipal Corporation and the Janakavi P Savlaram Kala Samiti. Well-known dancer Jaishree T was bestowed with the Ganga Jamuna award, which is instituted in memory of ..


Shashi Shekhar Vempati newly appointed CEO of Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV)

Shashi Shekhar Vempati, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at public broadcaster Prasar Bharati, has been given the additional charge of CEO in Rajya Sabha TV (RSTV). Vempati succeeded Gurdeep Singh Sappal, who has been serving as the CEO and editor-in-chief of Rajya Sabha TV since 2011. The RSTV is owned and operated by Rajya Sabha ..