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Sunil Arora appointed new I&B Ministry secretary

He will be succeeding Bimal Julka whose tenure will end on Monday, 31 August, 2015

exchange4media Staff Aug 29, 2015 8:18 AM

Sun TV-Home Ministry issue delays Phase III auction

The Home Ministry's reluctance in granting a security clearance to Sun TV is one of the reasons for the current delay in conducting the first batch of Phase III auctions

Abhinna Shreshtha May 18, 2015 8:03 AM

Arun Jaitley criticises news channels' race for eyeballs, compromise in content and shrillness of debates

"There is enough opportunity for conventional news to emerge stronger and counter news that are at times one-sided," said Jaitley in his keynote address at the seminar on "Establishment of Communication University" organized by the Indian Institute of Mass Communication

exchange4media Staff May 15, 2015 8:46 AM

Is Ram Sewak Sharma the favourite to take over as new TRAI chief?

The current IT secretary's good relations with Minister for Telecommunication and IT, Ravi Shankar Prasad as well as his experience with Digital India and Aadhaar projects could give him an edge over the other candidates

exchange4media Staff May 14, 2015 2:39 PM

Arun Jaitley opens BES Expo 2015; lauds the role of social media in broadcasting

I&B Minister Jaitley said social media not only offered more choices to audiences, but acted as a stimulus for technological evolution, calling upon broadcasting organisations to upscale their skills

Abid Hasan Jan 16, 2015 9:27 AM

Govt to announce 'partial auctions' for Phase III this week

Sources say an announcement to this effect is expected to be made by Wednesday and the first lot of frequencies to go under the hammer will be 68 leftover frequencies from the Phase II auctions, which critically include 42 reference city frequencies

Abhinn Shreshtha Dec 9, 2014 7:57 AM

I&B Min calls for Indian set top boxes at DAS Task Force meeting

I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar insisted that the process of digitisation should give options to consumers, affordable rates and include Indian set top boxes in the equation

Abid Hasan Oct 9, 2014 7:03 PM

Govt committed to fast growth of M&E industry, promises quick decision making: I&B Minister

I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar said that the potential of the Indian M&E industry is untapped and endorsed the CII vision of taking the Indian M&E industry to $100 billion by the end of this decade

Abid Hasan Jun 20, 2014 9:17 AM

Bimal Julka is new Secretary, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting

Prior to this appointment, Julka has been Special Secretary & Financial Advisor, Ministry of External Affairs. He is a 1979 batch MP cadre IAS officer

Abid Hasan Jun 29, 2013 10:03 AM

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