Television: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India bans import of refrigerators, Air Conditioners completely

India recently banned the import of refrigerants and air-conditioners completely tightening norms on “non-essential” imports. This has been done to reduce imports from China and tighten local manufacturing. This says that an importer cannot fill in the refrigerant outside India. Thus, he will have to create assembly units using the local work force. This will ..

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 ..

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 ..

Bushra Ansari calls for peace between India and Pakistan with her song

Bushra Ansari, an eminent Pakistani actress and comedian has come up with her own version of a peace anthem. In this song, she  raps about peace between India and Pakistan. Amidst the tensions between India and Pakistan, Bushra along with her sister Asma Abbas and Neelum Ahmed Basheer has made a rap song that goes ..