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Former Doordarshan DG loses husband, mother to Covid; family says turned away at several hospitals

May 04, 2021 7:19 am

Both were declared Covid positive after their death in a Malviya Nagar government hospital on April 27, Datta said on Tuesday while recounting her trauma in a Twitter post.

Ceremony at Jaystambh: Prohibitory orders against misinformation on social media

December 28, 2020 11:37 am

Only those who are being issued passes by the Pune rural police would be allowed to physically visit the Jaystambh.

A makeover for the public broadcaster is urgent, necessary and possible

November 09, 2020 9:27 am

With the pandemic still raging, a sleek, virtual conference is a good way to welcome the world to India, in preparation for 2022 — and the future.

EC increases broadcast time for parties on DD, AIR

October 10, 2020 1:28 am

The period of broadcast will be between the last date of filing nominations and two days before the date of polling in Bihar.

Ramayan on Doordarshan: Director Dibakar Banerjee looks back at the time that laid the ground for today

May 15, 2020 12:27 pm

In the midst of a pandemic that levels all — the chosen and the downtrodden — many of us fantasise about a return to a golden, simple past, but that leapfrogs over the reality of caste

India lockdown diary, Day 45: Punjab CM debuts on TikTok; Meghalaya students to learn from DD, AIR shows

May 08, 2020 9:34 pm

Here is a curated list of some interesting stories from across the country on Day 45 of India's lockdown.

UP Board to run special classes for Class 10, 12 on Doordarshan

April 30, 2020 12:56 pm

The classes will be aired on Doordarshan (DD) from May 1

Doordarshan highest-watched channel in India during week ended Apr 3: BARC

April 09, 2020 7:35 pm

Starting with the Hindu mythology series Ramayan, DD has got back other classics like Mahabharat, Shaktiman and Buniyaad to serve the audiences during the three-week lockdown.

Past its prime

September 17, 2019 12:04 am

Doordarshan reaches retirement age, and faces competition from the private sector in what was once its core competency

DD India will soon be available all over world: Javadekar

September 16, 2019 9:07 pm

The minister highlighted the role played by Doordarshan in its journey of the last 60 years, reminiscing about the programmes and highlighting how the broadcaster has continued to enthral audiences over the decades.