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Dr. N Bhaskara Rao’s book 'TRP Trick: How Television in India was hijacked' was launched on Tuesday. At the event, experts discuss how TRP is driving TV content today

exchange4media Staff 4 days ago

The move, the ministry feels, will provide access of sporting events of national importance to maximum people on a free-to-air basis

exchange4media Staff 19-October-2018

The last e-auction took place in July 2017, in which DD-Freedish had earned Rs 85.10 crore and had awarded slots to 11 private broadcasters.

Sonam Saini 25-September-2018

This has been stated by the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting while responding to a question in the Lok Sabha

exchange4media Staff 16-April-2018

MSOs/ cable operators have been directed to prominently display the caption, “The match/game can be viewed in free-to-air mode on DD Sports Channel, on DD FreeDish and DD’s terrestrial network”, while blanking DD Sports

exchange4media Staff 14-April-2018

In a letter, various employee associations of AIR and DD have requested the Government to explore the possibility of payment of salary directly from the I&B Ministry

Nishant Saxena 21-March-2018

Denying the ‘rumours’ about Ministry of Information and Broadcasting blocking funds for the salary of the employees of Doordarshan and All India Radio, Shashi Shekhar Vempati, CEO, Prasar Bharti, said, on Sunday, that ministry had released Rs 208 crores towards salaries.

Nishant Saxena 05-March-2018

The Budget Estimate for 2018-19 is Rs 4088.98 crore and for the current fiscal year it is Rs 4409 crore. Although, the allocation this time has been reduced by around 7.25%, it is still 11.8% more than the Revised Estimate for the year 2017-18.

Nishant Saxena 05-February-2018

Last year in October, the Information and Broadcasting ministry decided to review the channel slot auction of Doordarshan’s DD FreeDish. The ministry asked the broadcaster to suspend e-auctioning of slots on DD Free Dish until further notice

Sonam Saini 24-January-2018

In an order by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B), Prakash was reappointed as Chairman Prasar Bharati till February 2020

exchange4media Staff 04-December-2017

Doordarshan’s ambitious plan to sell prime time slots to private players put on hold barely days before its launch. Balaji Telefilms and Saaibaba Telefilms had won the slots through an auction

Naziya Alvi Rahman 19-September-2017

A Facebook post by the current CEO of Prasar Bharti suggests that he might be retiring a few months before his tenure is slated to come to an end

exchange4media Staff 07-September-2016

A 1980-batch IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre, Arora was the I&B secretary before he retired earlier this year.

exchange4media Staff 25-August-2016

In a major blow to Star India, the Supreme Court of India rejected its appeal challenging the Delhi High Court verdict to share clean live feed without any commercial with public broadcaster Prasar Bharati or share revenue if signals have advertisements

exchange4media Staff 30-May-2016

Supriya Sahu, Former Joint Secretary, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) is likely to join Doordarshan as Director General. Also, Fayyaz Sheheryar, All India Radio acting Chief is set to join All India Radio as Director General

Abid Hasan 26-February-2016

In a role that comes with monumental responsibilities of digitisation, auction, FDI, to name a few, the new MIB secretary's path is set with difficult decisions ahead

Abid Hasan 31-August-2015

We are hopeful that BARC will be able to have the real barometer by end of August or early September, said Jawhar Sircar, CEO of Prasar Bharati

exchange4media Staff 31-July-2015

MIB has sent a list of seven names to the Home Ministry for approval of part-time board members for the public broadcaster. Other proposed names are said to include singer Anup Jalota, Ashok Tandon, who was former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's media advisor and senior journalist Minhaz Merchant

exchange4media Staff 19-June-2015

The new mobile app to make live TV, news feed and top videos available on smartphones

exchange4media Staff 09-May-2015

IE had carried a story about DD clearing a show on oil-pressers community to which PM Modi belongs. Upon clarification from DD, IE regretted the error. Prasar Bharati Chairman tweeted, "IE "regrets" in small print. Not Enough. Over 2 our Lawyers…"

exchange4media Staff 08-May-2015