The Wire had claimed that the delay in release of funds was due to alleged standoff between the Prasar Bharati and the I&B ministry.
There were reports that Prasar Bharati had rejected a demand from the National Film Development Corporation that Doordarshan pay Rs 2.92 crore towards expenses for hiring a private firm for the coverage of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI) despite approving it in principle at a meeting on October 25.
Prasar Bharati, accustomed to being leaned on, is pushing back. Government must back off
Siddharth Zarabi with 20 years of work experience is currently Executive Editor of Business TV India while Abhijit Majumder is Managing Editor of Mail Today newspaper.
“Based on the recommendations of Sam Pitroda Committee report, Prasar Bharati is in the process of conducting manpower audit to look into the issue. This audit is expected to be completed during 2017-18,” Smriti Zubin Irani said.
Besides a dedicated DD channel for Chhattisgarh, Naidu had also stated that a high-power transmitter would be commissioned in Jagdalpur (Bastar district headquarter) which would beam signal of AIR Jagdalpur to a radius of 200 kms.
With the launch of Raagam, a first of its kind digital classical music channel by Prasar Bharati, All India Radio is set to open its treasure trove of archival recordings
The letter said that Prasar Bharati could only be held responsible only if it monitors the News Division.
The CBI, in its closure report, had said that they have not found substantive evidence against Lalli and managing director of Delhi-based Zoom Communications, Vaseem Ahmed Dehlvi, also the resident director of UK-based SIS Live.
The media industry worries little about the Indian government now. Its concern is rather about revenues, which are still tiny in relation to the size of its audience.
DD had on April 26 interviewed BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Modi at Gandhinagar and then telecast it the next day.
Ansari also had a 75-minute meeting with 82-year-old Cuban President Raul Castro.
Following an inquiry committee report,Prasar Bharti released an order suspending the officer.
In the other speech,in June 1947, Jinnah talks about the referendum to decide about the Northwest Fronter Province.
The venue being Srinagar,security concerns are inevitable,more so with a lot of sophisticated electronic equipment.