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Prasar Bharati


DoT panel to study direct broadcast to smartphones

June 02, 2022 1:27 pm

Public service broadcaster Prasar Bharati had last year announced a collaboration with IIT Kanpur to test the feasibility of the technology, called ‘Direct-to-Mobile’ (D2M).

MP opposes Prasar Bharati move to monetise archival content; CEO says ‘misinterpreted’

October 18, 2021 8:34 pm

Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar said there was no such decision. “A recently notified policy for syndicating content rights seems to have been misinterpreted,” he said.

Jawhar Sircar files nomination as TMC’s Rajya Sabha candidate

July 29, 2021 8:39 am

Jawahar Sircar is almost certain to be elected as a Rajya Sabha member in the August 9 by-election as the TMC has a massive majority in the Assembly.

Centre to set up ‘BBC-like’ channel to push India view

May 20, 2021 6:59 am

According to the tender, the objective is to “project India’s point of view globally on contemporary issues of both global and domestic significance” and to “tell the India Story to a global audience”.

Twitter’s free speech dilemma

February 08, 2021 5:58 pm

Blocking Twitter handles should be the last resort for a government. But the fact remains that it is within its legal rights to demand such action

Panel looking into TRP system submits report to Broadcasting Ministry

January 13, 2021 9:27 am

After panel submitted its report, I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar hinted that the recommendations include increasing the number of meters that are installed in households to capture television viewership.

Editors Guild criticises Prasar Bharati cancelling PTI subscription, journalist arrest

October 17, 2020 2:31 am

The guild’s statement comes in the wake of the national public broadcaster, Prasar Bharati, ending subscriptions with news agencies Press Trust of India (PTI) and United News of India (UNI) this week.

Prasar Bharati decides to end subscription to PTI, UNI

October 16, 2020 1:55 am

The decision was taken due to commercial considerations, and there were no “formal contracts” with these agencies since 2006, the sources added.

For first time, Prasar Bharati sets up recruitment board

July 02, 2020 5:44 am

The provisions for the creation of the board were mentioned in the Prasar Bharati Act of 1990, but it had not been created since Prasar Bharati was set up in 1997, when the Act came into force.

Bid to deport ‘anti-India’ reporter, says Prasar Bharati, MEA says no

March 14, 2020 8:15 am

The tweet by PBNS News came a week after Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar had intervened to revoke a 48-hour ban on two Malayalam news channels for their reporting on the Delhi riots.