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I&B Ministry grants permission to 22 new TV channels

27-June-2009
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I&B Ministry grants permission to 22 new TV channels

The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting granted clearance to 22 new TV channels on Friday. The decision had been pending before the present I&B minister Ambika Soni took the charge in May.

The statement released in connection with the clearance said, “A composite clearance was granted to all such proposals which were found fulfilling the requisite conditions. “

New channels which have been approved belong to the broadcasters such as Network 18, Information TV Pvt Ltd and Fox Channels (India) Ltd .

The new channels are said to have their focus as vast as music, wildlife, adventure and business.

The approval for Fox Channels (India) Ltd means go ahead for long delayed channels National Geographic HD, Nat Geo Wild, Nat Geo Adventure and Nat Geo Music.

The 22 channels include CNBC-TV 18 South, CNBC-TV 18 Gujarat, Raj TV Asia, Krishna TV, Mumbai News, Delhi News among others.

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