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Past its prime

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

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.

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Doordarshan turns 60: The advent of Golden age in Indian television

Doordarshan, inspired by the idea of uniting families in the living room to watch the daily Samachar or the evening shows, catered to all audiences alike

Doordarshan denied SAFF U-15 telecast as blame game begins

According to a Doordarshan official in Kolkata, they had got a written permission from local hosts, Indian Football Federation (IFA), the West Bengal state body to telecast India's match against Sri Lanka deferred live on DD Sports.

Prime time on the border

Govt is giving DD set-top boxes to J&K villages to stop them ‘falling prey to Pak propaganda’. Are we still in antenna age, ask villagers

DD India to be broadcast in Bangladesh, South Korea

“Mutual cooperation” of this kind “with neighbouring countries”, Javadekar said is “very important” as “such type of engagements build mutual relationships”.

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DD India goes global, to be telecast in Bangladesh and South Korea: Prakash Javadekar

The Union Minister further said that KBS World, a 24x7 English channel of the South Korean government, would also be available on DD Free Dish.

Indelicate imbalance

Doordarshan must give equal airtime to parties and leaders, especially during elections.

Prasar Bharati brought 11 more state Doordarshan channels on satellite footprint: PM Modi

"Glad to note that Prasar Bharati has brought 11 more State DD Channels on the Satellite footprint of India through DD Free Dish," Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted.

DD Free Dish slots e-auction: I&B clears what I&B had stalled

Former I&B Ministry secretary N K Sinha had kept in abeyance the e-auctioning of slots on DD Free Dish, an open access Direct-To-Home (DTH) service, which was to take place on August 22, 2017.

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