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Ramayan makes its way into the virtual world

As a part of the digital initiatives for the promotion of Ramayan, Zee TV has created a virtual Ram Mandir on its Facebook page

Synjini Nandi Aug 27, 2012 8:09 PM

SMJ opens at 3 TVR on Star Plus

The simulcast across nine channels reached out to 90 million viewers in the first episode. Star Plus’ overall GRPs in the week are 276

Noor Fathima Warsia May 16, 2012 1:40 AM

Radaan Mediaworks ropes in V Murugan as CEO

V Murugan takes charge at Radaan Mediaworks from today. He is responsible for overall operations of the organisation and execution of projects

Sai Prasanna Jan 18, 2012 9:45 AM

Tripurari Sharan is new DG, Doordarshan

Tripurari Sharan, a 1985 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre, is the new Director General of Doordarshan. He takes over from Leeladhar Mandloi, who has been the Acting DG of the government broadcaster for several months.

exchange4media Staff Jul 25, 2011 8:26 AM

Lokmat Media appoints Bharatkumar Raut as Editorial Director

Close on the heels of elevating Jwalant Swaroop as COO-Publishing, Lokmat Media Ltd has roped in Bharatkumar Raut as Editorial Director for Lokmat Group.

exchange4media Staff Jun 7, 2011 8:37 AM

Creativity for Society: Taking social awareness mainline

National television, radio channels and main line commercial channels are allotting time for social awareness campaigns. What is the story behind this? Here is what the experts think.

Shubhangi Mehta Apr 26, 2011 8:39 AM

BSNL Kolkata opens ad pitch for 2-year empanelment

Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL), Calcutta Telephones, Kolkata has sent out invitations to ad agencies for a two-year empanelment. A maximum four agencies will be awarded the contract.

Preeti Hoon Mar 21, 2011 8:58 AM

AIR, DD face interruptions as Prasar Bharati employees go on nationwide strike

Twenty-one Doordarshan and 12 Akashvani (All India Radio) stations went off air due to a 48-hour ‘duty boycott’ resorted to by 2,000 employees of state-run broadcaster Prasar Bharati from 9 am on November 23, 2010, as part of a nationwide strike.

exchange4media Staff Nov 24, 2010 7:07 AM

Noorings: Distribution, Placement, Access. The Doordarshan advantage. Is it wasted?

It is hardly surprising anymore, when one gets to hear that ‘no other channel was allowed there but Doordarshan’ like Barack Obama’s India visit. Again, ‘It is alright if someone coughed up a bomb for it but the coverage must be shared with Doordarshan’ – like is the case is in nearly all cricket series. Being the government’s channel, Doordarshan enjoys advantages that others can remotely hope for. Something like BBC in the UK. Why then, does Doordarshan lag so far behind in being a serious player?

Noor Fathima Warsia Nov 8, 2010 7:26 AM

‘Commonwealth Games can drive HD technology in India’

Doordarshan is all set to air the Delhi Commonwealth Games 2010 in high definition (HD), which is expected to boost HD technology in the country in a big way. The session on ‘Will HD be an Indian Driver and will Sports TV be at the wheel?’ at the Indian Satellite Industry Forum 2010 discussed key issues related to HDTV in India.

Nitin Pandey Mar 23, 2010 8:27 AM

Mrinal Pande appointed Chairperson of Prasar Bharati Board

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has informed that well-known journalist Mrinal Pande has been appointed as Chairperson of the Prasar Bharati Board. She replaces Arun Bhatnagar, who had resigned from the office in May 2009. Veteran film makers Shyam Benegal and Muzaffar Ali, and well-known media personality Suman Dubey have also join the Prasar Bharati board as part-time members.

exchange4media Staff Jan 25, 2010 7:36 AM