doordarshan
Doordarshan owed Rs 80 crore from various govt departments

According to media reports, I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar said that DD has not been paid outstanding dues to the tune of Rs 79.66 crore by various central and state govt departments, including PSUs

exchange4media Staff Aug 1, 2014 8:20 AM

DD reinvents; but can it lock horns with contemporary private channels?

To become more competitive after a nudge from the new govt, DD National has revamped its programming. With reach that outdoes any private player, can DD become an

Collin Furtado Jul 28, 2014 8:36 AM

FICCI draws up roadmap to give a boost to the M&E sector

FICCI's suggestions to the Govt include relaxation in FDI limits in news broadcasting, smooth DAS implementation, auctions under different phases of radio sector & fiscal relief measures for newspapers, among others

exchange4media Staff Jun 19, 2014 9:23 AM

Cable operators should bring DD in the prime band: Prakash Javadekar

Speaking at Goafest 2014, the I&B Minister assured that all decisions will be taken by the Govt only after consulting all media stakeholders. He added that one of his priorities is to enhance the position of DD & AIR

exchange4media Staff May 31, 2014 4:53 PM

Vivid : Media, entertainment industry wait to be Modi-fied

The Modi government's biggest challenge is to introduce FDI in the entertainment and media industry to make these sectors even more attractive, says exchange4media's Annurag Batra

Annurag Batra May 20, 2014 8:05 AM

DD National brings a series of new programmes in its mid-prime time slot

The DD Dopahar shows are Amrita, Lakeerein Kismat Ki, Ghanteshwar Prasad Ghantewale, Chitthi Tere Naam Ki, Anudamini and Yeh Shaadi Hai Yaa Sauda

exchange4media Staff May 6, 2014 2:14 PM

Narendra Modi slams Doordarshan for blackout

In an interview to DD, Modi said that Gujarat contributed the maximum revenues to DD, yet the broadcaster had been maintaining distance from the Chief Minister of Gujarat

Kanika Mehrotra Apr 30, 2014 9:04 AM

Vivid: Overhaul of Prasar Bharti - Better late than never!

Though critics remain sceptical about possible developments, the Govt remains strong in its reserve to bring about a drastic overhaul in the functioning of the public broadcaster, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media

Annurag Batra Mar 10, 2014 8:22 AM

Video: DD should be the first choice of the lower half of the society: Ranjan P Thakur

The Additional DG of Doordarshan explains why DD is emphasising on the free-to-air service of its Free Dish DTH platform to cater to the vast semi-urban & rural audience

Abid Hasan Dec 5, 2013 9:05 AM

Doordarshan to expand DTH offerings from 59 channels to 120

The new bouquet of channels will be operational from March 31, 2014 and will focus more on the regional market

Abid Hasan Dec 3, 2013 8:20 AM

Prasar Bharati to launch TV channel for Arunachal Pradesh & Sikkim

The new channel, to be christened Prabha, will help promote the rich art and culture of these two North Eastern states

exchange4media Staff Nov 12, 2013 7:49 AM

Share clean & live signals with Prasar Bharati, HC tells sports b'casters

The Delhi High Court has ruled that whosoever airs a live broadcast of sporting events of national importance, must share the same with Prasar Bharati without any commercials

Abid Hasan Oct 4, 2013 7:54 AM

HC orders in DD’s favour to telecast ICC Champions Trophy without ads

The Court has directed ESPN to provide live signals without any commercials to Doordarshan in keeping with the Sports Broadcasting Signals Act, 2007

Abid Hasan Jun 7, 2013 7:53 PM

MIB mulling 24-hour news channel on AIR

The Govt is exploring various aspects & technicalities involved in launching a 24-hour news channel on All India Radio, says I&B Secretary Uday Varma

exchange4media Staff Apr 16, 2013 7:09 PM

11 working groups set up for Prasar Bharati revamp

A special advertising budget has been earmarked to promote Doordarshan and its programming through print and online media, besides outdoor

Vinod Behl Feb 7, 2013 7:16 PM

MIB panel sets up 11 working groups for Prasar Bharati revamp

A special advertising budget has been earmarked to promote Doordarshan and its programming through print and online media, besides outdoor

Vinod Behl Feb 6, 2013 6:21 PM

MIB sets up expert body to review Prasar Bharati

The Committee, led by Sam Pitroda, will review functioning of Prasar Bharati, besides giving suggestions on creating overseas service

exchange4media Staff Jan 31, 2013 7:15 PM

DD consolidates prime time with new offerings

Along with bringing in new shows to spruce up its 8PM-10PM prime time slot, Doordarshan is also reviving the nostalgia factor with old shows

Abid Hasan Jan 28, 2013 8:02 PM

Vivid: Doordarshan has come a long way

Whoever wrote off the national channel for India, Doordarshan, needs to think again, says Annurag Batra of exchange4media Group

Annurag Batra Jan 2, 2013 7:12 PM

Prasar Bharati all set for major revamp

The public sector broadcaster to form expert panels to advise it on viewership preferences, programmes and archive retrieval

exchange4media Staff Nov 15, 2012 6:45 PM