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We have a long way to go to revive Doordarshan: Jawhar Sircar

Prasar Bharati could have done better over the years: Venkaiah Naidu

The future of Doordarshan is on the block
Prasar Bharati's monopolistic-era mind-set has to change: CEO Jawhar Sircar


ByDesign's to be acquired by Freedish

Need for manpower audit to identify posts that actually need to be filled in Prasar Bharati: Rathore

Total viewership of DD channels across India 596 million: Government

The magic of the radio

Television goes mobile: Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati is experimenting to provide television content on Android devices

AIR Telugu and AIR Kannada added to list of channels being live streamed

India celebrated Public Service Broadcasting Day on November 12

North Eastern Service of All India Radio completes 25 years

Government to expand FM coverage up to 65%: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Doordarshan Is The Country's Most Watched Hindi Channel

Music enthusiasts in for a rare treat, thanks to AIR

Prasar Bharati miffed at BARC over delay in release of rural

All India Radio, India's public radio broadcaster, arrives on Windows Phone

DD, AIR need more funds for digitisation


CCTV, DD enter shared content, co-production arrangement


I like Rajdeep, but enough is enough: Jawhar Sircar

In tribal hamlets, radio is the king

Prasar Bharati launches DD News app

More listeners tuning in to All India Radio

Doordarshan, AIR to work for largest width of coverage: Arun Jaitley

Govt. says DD equipment and studios not obsolete; upgradation ongoing process

All India Radio Live Android App Now Available for Free on Google Play Store


Manpower shortage in Prasar Bharati and Doordarshan and steps undertaken by Government to fill those posts

Prasar Bharati banks on mobile apps for wider dissemination of

AIR airing special programmes for quake-hit in India, Nepal


Go slow on new TV ratings: Prasar CEO

Prasar Bharati concerned over inadequate coverage of rural

DD Free Dish is a fighting chance to gain our space back: Jawhar Sircar


DD to set up four new channels in the north eastern part of India

Prasar Bharati looks to exploit archived music on digital platform

DD-India launch put off again due to redtape


Arun Jaitley launches FM transmission of Vividh Bharati

Kisan channel launch postponed yet again, trial runs on

Parliamentary Committee to review Prasar Bharati working, wants feedback from govt

HC bars Prasar Bharti from sharing signal with cable, DTH


DD Kisan set for launch on Baisakhi

Doordarshan Freedish to hold 20th online e-auction with Rs 3.7 crore reserve price

Prasar Bharati eyes wider reach for DD India via international satellites

Use of educational broadcasting channels should be via Prasar Bharati: TRAI

DD operational costs more than double its revenue till Oct in 2014-15

AIR needs fresh, young talent: Prasar Bharati CEO

All India Radio to Give Fillip to Jail Inmates' Talents

Powered by women

Unleashing power

Independent selectors to pick DD content

Race for TRPs is blood pressure raising points, says Prasar Bharati chairman

Goa’s radio station celebrates 53 years of new lease of life

Prasar Bharati on the road to autonomy: Suryaprakash

Doordarshan’s Freedish to switch to an upgraded platform to increase capacity

DD National to be relaunched as 'Desh Ka Apna Channel'

DD Freedish readies for 18th online e-auction with reserve price of Rs 3.7 crore

Need for public broadcaster: A Surya Prakash

Look now, DD is changing!

DD National gains big in week 45 of TAM ratings

Prasar Bharati chief terms news channels as noise channels

Why India can’t have its BBC

DD revamps with new programming and tagline

Autonomy for Prasar Bharti 'long way off'; still in the process to achieve it: Chairman A Surya Prakash

DD working to woo top producers for its nationals, Jaitley chairs meeting

Arun Jaitley wants to bring back the glory days of Doordarshan

Future of Prasar Bharati lies in Freedish, FM Radio and internet radio, says Jawhar Sircar

Role of Public Service Broadcasting in India


Development of Public Service Broadcasting in India: Roles, Challenges and Possibilities .

Prasar Bharati must stand on its own feet on way to autonomy: Chairperson  A Surya Prakash

Reaching out

Simply commendable

AIR's photo gallery makes waves

WhatsApp number launched for overseas listeners of Urdu service of All India Radio

Kudumbasree Radio goes on air

PM to give second radio broadcast on 2 November, last broadcast beamed by 270 FM channels

DD's review committee to bring changes in programming, compete with private channels

The 'Make in India' campaign could result into production of affordable DRM radio sets

Modi Picks AIR, DD As Media Brands Of Choice

Javadekar lauds AIR for taking classical music to common man

Caught on Wrong Foot, DD Sets House in Order

Akashvani enthrals classical music lovers at 24 centres simultaneously

Ache din...for Sanskrit are here

UNI MEI Manifesto on Independent and High Quality Public Service Broadcasting

All India Radio's First FM Station in Kerala to Celebrate Silver Jubilee

Mobiles turn boon for AIR

Doordarshan To Resume Partial Operations In Kashmir Valley

Doordarshan to telecast programmes in Europe, Middle East; broadcast TV on cellphones 

AIR Vijayawada in the role of a true public service broadcaster during Cyclone Hudhud

Gaffe-prone Prasar Bharati staff asked to take skill test

Notice issued to Prasar Bharti for failure to broadcast games on Doordarshan

DD Bharati To Re-invent Itself

Recording from AIR archives gifted to President Obama by PM

Media comes under attack from CEC and Law Minister on regulation and paid news

Prasar Bharati to broadcast 20 TV channels: Watch TV on smartphones for free

Radio Link Connects People in Flooded Kashmir Valley

Modi govt tells netas to break news on state-run media

AIR receives appreciation for programmes supporting people of flood hit Jammu and Kashmir

Hectic Efforts ON to revive Radio at Srinagar and provide relief to our stranded staff and people of J&K

Kashmir Flooded: Radio Kashmir Srinagar Makes A Difference

Old DD, AIR recordings to be made available through mobile app

AIR to launch Toll Free Number for advertisers

Prasar Bharati: Where is the money for programming?

Inter-ministerial discussion on Prasar Bharati Recruitment Board complete: Javadekar

Making Prasar Bharati autonomous in the real sense

Doordarshan autonomy: Is Modi govt meting out the UPA treatment to Prasar Bharati?

Prasar Bharati head seeks more autonomy over news

Prasar Bharati: Programme, demand mismatch

Gov asks Prasar Bharati to work out action plan for implementing Sam Pitroda Committee report: Javadekar

40 years of good ol’ Doordarshan Kendra

Doordarshan's Kisan TV channel: Government brainstorms programme ideas

Doordarshan to expand international presence to Europe, Africa

Don’t give up on Prasar Bharati

I&B Ministry’s initiative on Doordarshan, Kisan TV a welcome step

DD awaits Prasar Bharati’s nod for a HD channel

260 districts are not covered by AIR's FM transmission: Govt

All India Radio: History, Status and Future

Over 95 AIR FM transmitters being used for helping farmers

Work begins on new Vijayawada DD Kendra for Andhra Pradesh

Telecast of DD to be made mandatory on all cable and DTH platforms: Javadekar

Prasar Bharati’s share lifts to Rs 24.2 bn as Budget allots 33.2 bn to MIB

6 Best Programs Aired on Doordarshan in the 90s

North east India to get new channel Arun Prabha

Ready rare Gandhi tapes for Oct 2, Modi tells I&B

All India Radio takes a digital leap with SoundCloud

Doordarshan gets a technology boost

A kids' and animation channel on DD: Javadekar wants quick progress

Press freedom essential, no external regulation: Prakash Javadekar, new I&B Minister

Regulation for TV content needed to ensure better portrayal of women: Mukesh Sharma, DD west zone

Wave of change to hit AIR Mangalore

Indian media more focussed on Bollywood, cricket: Sam Pitroda

Govt releases six documentaries for DD and YouTube

Over fifty out of 151 AIR FM new transmitters sanctioned set up in north-east

AIR launches new FM Rainbow station in Amethi

AIR, MEA to produce programme on India's relations with

Vividh Bharati put on FM mode in majority of 134 AIR stations

All India Radio's FM station in Karwar is 20 and going strong

Doordarshan launches sustainable transport campaign


Psychological series ‘Mind Matters’ to commence on DD Bharati in 78 episodes

Prasar Bharati wants to phase out medium wave radio, strengthen FM

Prasar Bharati to get enhanced grants-in-aid for interim budget 2014-15

Prasar Bharati plans scaling up five DD regional channels into

Prasar Bharti mulling putting famous speeches online

Prasar Bharati to strengthen FM services

F. Sheheryar is new DGAIR

Biting the bullet on Prasar Bharati

Adopt DTH as DD's primary mode of telecasting content: Panel

Pitroda recommends autonomy for Prasar Bharati

Prasar Bharati, Korean broadcaster sign cooperation agreement

AIR eyes Rs 440 crore revenues

AIR to hold poets's symposium today

TV ratings to get more scientific; minimum sample size 20,000

Doordarshan : The Year of Rapid Change

Signing of MoU Between Ministry of HRD & Prasar Bharati, a Joint Venture to Launch Educational DTH Channels

Doordarshan to e-auction film slots on its national channel

Global study confirms public service broadcasting has positive effect on commercial broadcasting

DD Direct+ freshens up as FREEDISH

DD asks cable operators to show its channels on prime band

Radio vital role in landfall site during cyclone

Panel discussion to mark broadcasting day

FM Gold Ludhiana to soon operate round-the-clock  

AIR Kohima celebrates 50 years

Radio, mobiles saved lives during Phailin: Survivors

Odisha: Visited by Cyclone and Flood… AIR coverage

When all networks fail, AIR prevails

All India Radio newscasters make words matter

Doordarshan to telecast RBIQ this year

Akashvani gets mobile-friendly, reaches out to young

AIR begins year-long celebrations to mark 75th year of language news services

AIR played key role in cementing unity: Prasar Bharti chief

Prasar Bharati approves new strategy to get mega productions for DD

Akashvani Sangeet Sammelan across country on September 28

Doordarshan eyes makeover, local talent

All India Radio's science series' impact to be studied in Madurai

Radio is the medium, science the message

Doordarshan makes debut in high definition broadcast with Zubin Mehta concert

Radio drama fest from Sunday,(Sept.8,2013)

Prasar Bharati to get Rs 3,500cr makeover

A tribute to our brave hearts

The upswing in the airwaves

Doordarshan, MTV to telecast Coke Studio Season 3

Radio jockey for farmers

Media is moving towards digitisation: Prasar Bharati CEO

Shift medium wave channels on FM and take them around the country: Jawhar Sircar

Our share is growing because TAM has started balancing its sample: Jawhar Sircar

DD, SPIC MACAY holding show

DD to commence series on Tagore's poems from 15 July

Radio to the rescue

AIR journey – down memory lane

Ratings shouldn't be limited to Raisina Hill & Pali Hill: Jawhar Sircar

Whither Indian Public service Broadcasting?(Will it go the Greek way?).

Prasar Bharati may get digital wing.

DD,AIR to roll out apps for smartphones,tablets

First Regional digital archives to be set up in Chennai: AIR

“Private broadcasters want to constrain TAM’s accuracy”

Prasar Bharati CEO Sircar says it will continue with TAM TV ratings

AIR’s platinum record

All India Radio Chennai completes 75 years

Pitroda panel mulls DD going fully digital, freeing spectrum

DRM making good progress in India

Prasar Bharai CEO, Sh.Jawhar Sircar speech on Print and Electornic Media  Servive at ICC Function Kolkata

Against all odds, Prasar Bharati continues to swim upstream

Watch TV on the go; mobile phone telly to be a reality soon

A book of radio-plays released at Imphal

The digitization that nobody is pushing

AIR Kohima yearlong golden jubilee celebration

Musical concert of Naga modern songs

AIR signals expansion in Tamil Nadu

Folk music rules over film music in AIR Chhattisgarh

AIR Tiruchi poised for digitisation by August-September

LD Mandloi: "All India Radio records 15 per cent rise in revenues"

AIR Tiruchi promises more as it steps into its 75 year

All India Radio DRM implementation on track

In Doordarshan, ratings infuse a lease of energy

All India Radio signs MoU with NSTFDC

Premiere telecasts of award-winning films to get Rs 2.5 million on Doordarshan

Canada's ATN adds Doordarshan to its Asian bouquet

Govt to hone Prasar for propaganda war

DD's Q1 revenues see spike thanks to new primetime programming

Classic theatre on Doordarshan

AIR Bengaluru on the road to DRM

AIR has proposed 132 new FM Radio stations over next two years

DD plans for multiplex transmitters at 630 locations for SDTV, HDTV, and mobile TV

DD channels may be re-launched with more exclusive content

News bulletin in Badaga language begins

TV owners might have to pay licensing fee

A 24-hour news channel on air soon: IB Secretary

Getting Prasar Bharati back on track is Jawhar Sircar’s mission

Digitization of radio to enhance reach

Manish Tewari, Minister for I&B addressing the conclave of the Expert groups set up to revamp Prasar Bharati.

Uday Kumar Varma, Secretary, Ministry of I&B addressing the conclave of the Expert groups set up to revamp Prasar Bharati.

‘If I am paying, I cannot be at arm’s length’: Manish Tewari

Government hints at broadcasting reform agenda

All India Radio releases five CDs of recordings of Mallikarjun Mansur

Parliamentary Committee wants Prasar Bharati to recover Rs 34 million from BCCI

Financial restructuring to help Prasar Bharati save over Rs 120 billion

All India Radio Launches Android App for News Service & YouTube Channel for Network

Presence on Social Media enables AIR to keep pace with contemporary trends- Manish Tewari

Doordarshan should run a kids channel

Prasar Bharati taking steps to improve transmission quality: Tewari

Competition panel probes Prasar Bharti complaint against TAM

Government seeks curbs over media dominanc

Doordarshan to start HD transmission in metros

Prasar Bharati on Cyberspace

Prasar Bharati to spread reach of DD's international channel

Call for Suggestions for the Expert Committee on Prasar Bharati

Budget 2013: Prasar Bharati gets grants-in-aid, but no govt investment

Debate: Prasar Bharati Challanges Ahead

Discussion on relevance of public service broadcaster

Frequenting the air waves

Can Doordarshan’s New Look Attract Profits?

Don’t let Doordarshan die

Consultation Paper on Issues relating to Media Ownership

AIR staff tune in to Virtual Studio

Prasar Bharati revamping

Prasar Bharati plans to launch a dedicated English channel

Free Prasar Bharati from government control

Mr Pitroda’s turn at Prasar Bharati

11 study groups to examine Prasar Bharati functioning

Regulation must Keep Pace with Changing Technologies- Shri Manish Tewari

 I&B Ministry Constitutes Expert Committee to Review Functioning of Prasar Bharati

Manjeri FM station to be upgraded

The Voiceless Speaks::: AKASHVANI IMPHAL: A unique vanguard of Manipuri Culture & Literature

AIR, Imphal celebrates jubilee

All India Radio ropes students as broadcasters

 Ending state ownership of media

Government mulling to refer surrogate ownership issue to TRAI: Tewari

  All sensitive media issues will be vetted by inter-ministerial panel: Tewari

Filling of 1150 posts cleared, even as Govt. admits to 8462 vacancies in All India Radio

Govt. indicates reserve price for FM Radio Phase III auctions

Govt to consider financial autonomy for Prasar Bharati

ESPN to sell ads on Doordarshan for India-Pakistan cricket series

Prasar Bharati to upgrade AIR with six DRM transmitters

Prasar Bharati Profile Film


Prasar Bharati alleges TAM rating anti-competitive

Prasar Bharati embarks on huge modernisation programme

Shri.V.K.Singla, New Engineer-in-Chief of All India Radio

Aakashbani Guwahati : For the happiness and prosperity

Doordarshan signs 3-year content distribution deal with Google

MIB advisory to Private FMs

Palagummi vishwanatham dead

Government goes AIR-borne, uses radio jingles to take on Maoists

Can Sircar turn around Prasar Bharati?

Alappuzha to soon have an FM radio station

1,150 vacancies to be filled up in DD, AIR: Prasar Bharati

Silver Jubilee Celebraton of DDK Ahmedabad

XII Five Year Plan (2012-17)  -- Recommendations made by the Working Group in respect of Broadcasting Sector

Prasar Bharati  restructuring - Will it become CNN/ Al Jaseera of South Asia?

Prasar Bharati eyes bigger slice of ad revenue from govt, PSUs

JK CM launches FM Channel-2 of Radio Kashmir

Omar heaps praise on AIR, DD

‘We have complete monopoly in rural markets’

Set Prasar Bharati free to make it an effective state media

Prasar Bharati expects govt nod on recruitment in a month

Prasar Bharati to sue TAM next week

Cabinet okays financial restructuring of Prasar Bharati

 India's first 1000 KW DRM Super Power Transmitter of AIR dedicated to the nation 

Prasar Bharati claims Rs 1.6 bn recovery due to service tax error

Prasar Bharati calls for establishing of BARC

Prasar Bharti to take TAM to CCI for dubious data

I&B ministry asks TAM to hike sample size, coverage area

Putting on an ugly show

Prasar Bharati seeks bigger slice of advt pie

Prasar Bharati nod to exploring legal options against TAM

NDTV lawsuit: Govt may investigate TAM

Prasar Bharati may sue TAM for ‘raw deal’ to Doordarshan

 Most channels benefit from flawed TAM system, stall alternative

NDTV says TV ratings manipulated

Doordarshan team distributes relief materials

‘Grave danger’ in cross-media ownership

 SMT. Ambika Soni Receives Sectoral Innovation Council Report

Trai to rework on cross-media ownership

Voice in the AIR for 85 years

Prasar Bharati writes to CBI, lists charges against Lalli

 AIR to host regional folk, music fest on July 23

Celebrating Rajesh Khanna on All India Radio

 AIR fails to make any recruitment in last decade

CEO Prasar Bharati calls on  J&K CM

DD's commercial income falls short of target for last 5 years

CBI to close corruption case against ex-Prasar Bharti Chief

AIR to spend Rs 4 bn for strengthning transmission in border areas.

Prasar Bharati has 30% of posts unfilled.

Prasar Bharati's operating expenses far outstrip rev in FY'12

Parliamentary Committee presses for speedy recovery of dues to DD from producers & media agencies

All India Radio's non-Plan allocation for 2012-13 exceeds Doordarshan

 I&B gets Parliamentary Committee rap on DD's DTH expansion issue

Parliamentary Committee irked by under-utilisation of funds: I&B

Parliamentary Committee asks for speedy review of Prasar Bharati Act

Digitalisation is the future: Prasar Bharati CEO

Prasar Bharati exempted from paying income tax.

Prasar Bharati may run out of money for operations in two months as board members fight

List of AIR Transmitters running Sub-optimally due to aging/ component failures

List of AIR stations/ channels which are working sub optimally due non- sanction for O&M staff

Transmitters  which are presently relaying partial transmission and the list of Studio centers  in which activities are limited due to the non availability of staff

 Rs. 1,000cr for propaganda war against terror

Parliament panel sounds alert as Prasar Bharati costs mount

Social responsibility of Radio as a mass medium

AIR news analysis through good old radio

 I&B Ministry plans for strengthening reach of media units

 Health Ministry launches "Swasth Bharat" series on DD, AIR

Cash-strapped Prasar Bharati asked to raise revenue

‘Prasar Bharati can be turned around. But it has to be done fast and vigorously’

Budget: I&B Ministry Gets Allocation of Rs 2,737.32 Cr

Government drops mobile TV plans.

Radio programme on MNREGA a hit

The radio wave

10-fold hike for AIR, DD border propaganda

All India Radio to reveal colours of chemistry

Arunachal should get more attention from national channel

New Prasar Bharati CEO for improving DD, AIR presentation.

Mr. Jawhar Sircar, the new CEO of Prasar Bharati

Akashvani Annual awards fuction held in Mumbai

Vacancies in DD, AIR to be filled soon

Jawhar Sircar to be next Prasar Bharati CEO

Phase III e-auction to start in June: Uday Varma

Akashavani Habba to kick off on Sunday

I&B sleeps as Prasar Bharati cries for staff.

All India Radio to the rescue

Reaching out to Bihar's poorest, via radio

Press Council chairman Justice Katju slams media for dumbing down

Seminar on disaster management.

DoT starts process for auctioning spectrum in 700 Mhz band

AIR, DD set to expand reach in tribal areas.

Odisha: Akashvani Bhawanipatna far away from its destination. 

Govt mulls e-auction for mobile TV

Vibrant journalism is  watchdog... not sunshine journalism: Vice President Shri M. Hamid Ansari

Lalli term over, search begins for new Prasar Bharati CEO.

Indian media in a challenging environment

A great medium of public education declines

Prasar Bharati, NPC difference delays recruitments.

CWG: I&B, Prasar Bharati were told "later" about outsourcing of broadcast rights.

Search for Prasar CEO to Begin as Lalli's Tenure Ends

Prasar Bharati reserves depleting, warns I&B.


I&B Ministry utilises only 30% of funds

Centre working on Prasar facelift.

Text of the discussion in Loksabha on 20-12-2011 about Prasar Bharati amendment bill 2010

Parliament passes Prasar Bharati Amendment Bill 2010.

Over Rs 15 bn for digitisation of AIR & DD.

Doordarshan to launch 'India innovates' programmes from Jan 26.

 Prasar Bharati taking legal recourse to recover Rs 900 cr dues

Spectrum crunch may cost Prasar Bharati R300 crore.

On the buzzer...


Public Service Broadcasting : Challenges Ahead

Full text of the discussion in Rajysabha on 08-12-2011 about Prasar Bharati amendment bill 2010.

Prasar Bharati amendment bill 2010 passed by Rajya Sabha..

Recommendations of GoM   to improve the functioning of Prasar Bharati

High priority for digitalization of DD & Air: I&B Minister

Dedicated documentary slot on Doordarshan.

On National Press Day, Vice President Shri M. Hamid Ansari,  Press Council Chief insist on media regulation.

Paid News: Bane of Journalism.

 DD defends its DTH ‘ decision’.

How media in India is regulated.

GoM goes slow on paid news issue.

Self-regulation is no regulation, says Press Council of India Chairman

Prasar Bharati wants bigger share of cricket telecast pie .

Scam hits Doordarshan's direct-to-home service expansion plan.

Regulate ‘aggressive’ news channels, says ASSOCHAM.

Cabinet decision regarding Official amendments to the Prasar Bharati  Amendment Bill, 2010

Press Council chief wants TV to be under its ambit.

Cabinet to take up changes in Prasar Bharati Bill 2010.

IDPA signs MoU with DD to air documentaries and short fiction.

I&B Ministry accuses Nimbus of arm twisting Prasar Bharati.

 Digital Radio and the Future of Shortwave.

Press Council wants say in electronic media, is in talks with I&B Ministry.

It is time news TV came under press watchdog as well.

Uday Varma to be I&B secy.

If media proves incorrigible, harsh measures may be required: Markandey Katju  .

Ordinance soon for changes in Prasar Bharati Act.

Make 'paid news' an electoral malpractice: Press Council

Media criticism of uplink-downlink policy unwarranted: ministry.

Amendment for Uplinking/Downlinking of TV channels approved by Union Cabinet.

I&B Min Proposes Amendments to Prasar Bharati Act.

FM station in Alappuzha still a distant dream .

Prasar Bharati posts Q1 revenue of Rs 3.29 bn.

Prasar Bharati to bid out DTH operations to private players. .

Ruling the airwaves, for 75 years.

Prasar Bharati strengthens monitoring system for expansion projects.

New serial on DD deals with mismanagement of Govt compensations.

Paid news an electoral malpractice: Poll panel.

ONGC among 474 bodies owing R450 crore to DD.

SC to cross examine witnesses on ex-Prasar Bharati CEO

Calcutta calling .

Now, tune into your radio online.

Doordarshan wants equal share in sports broadcast revenue. .

Prasar Bharati owes Rs 13 bn, GoM recommends waiver.

DD's DTH platform to expand to 150 channels by year-end ,All India Radio FM Stations are to be expanded to another 313 cities .

Anna Impact: Govt Restrictions on Media in the Offing

DD begins arbitration proceedings to recover Rs 2.93 bn in arrears from agencies

No irregularity in appointment of DG of Doordarshan: Govt.

MPs criticise media in Lok Sabha.

Prasar Bharati FY'11 rev up 19% to Rs 13.88 bn.

Prasar Bharati finances in red, says Parliamentary Committee.

GoM for govt. meeting salary of Prasar Bharati employees.

Bringing out the stories behind the stories .

Government has decided to auction FM radio stations in cities and towns across the country

25 illegal air-channels have been detected in various parts of the country : I&B minister in Lok Sabha.

DD India's most watched TV channel.

AIR plans to rule airwaves with FM in 210 new cities

I&B agreed to CWG broadcast mess as it had no option, says CAG.

Regulating the media.

DD India R100-cr makeover begins

Doordarshan all set for a complete make-over.

Tdsat leaves DD's DTH to decide on channels to carry

Prasar Bharati conducts e-Auction for its DTH Platform.

AIR Shillong holds regional folk and light music festival.



Prasar Bharati looks at a turnaround.

Prasar paid crores for unwanted services

Prasar Bharati seeks free land to boost AIR’s FM network

Media Matters: No room for morality.

DD plans to e-auction National’s prime-time.

 Ex-DD chief’s file forwarded to PMO

24/7 news channel part of plans to modernise AIR

Quick Five - World of women.

Policy Guidelines for expansion of FM Radio Broadcasting services through private agencies (Phase-Ill).

Lalli to file rejoinder against CBI report – SC

More I&B funds for DD Kashmir.

Soni in a fix over conflicting reports.

Music from DD, AIR archives released.

Govt to pay 60% of PB staff salaries, infrastructure cost for 5 years.

CWG scam: ED registers case against Prasar Bharti CEO

AIR planning to revive radio drama

I&B reprieve for ex DD chief

In a first, DD eyes R1.5k cr from pvt TV, DTH cos' ads

CAT fiat to Prasar Bharati on AIR, DD Directors-General appointment

Govt to clip Prasar Bharati officials’ wings

Hear my song

DD’s DTH arm slot auction set to fetch R400 Crore

DRM+ on air in New Delhi..

HC notice to Prasar Bharati on member’s plea

DD to regain lost glory and emerge as top channel: Soni

Sanction to probe ex-DD chief: Prasar Bharati washes its hands off.

Lalli’s gone, problems persist.

Govt may get back power to remove Prasar Bharati chief

I&B Ministry publishes strategic plan for 2011-17

Absence of a regulator is weakness in broadcasting sector: Govt


Introduce Broadcast Regulatory Services Bill without delay: Parliamentary Committee

Mrinal Pande likely to continue as head of Prasar Bharati.

Prasar Bharati wants Govt to meet 50% of its operating expense.

 DD under-bid, alleges Prasar Bharati official.

 Ministry nod for CBI probe against Lalli.

Prasar Bharati's budget shrinks.

 Information and broadcasting ministry to use 700 MHz band.

Panel blames governance structure of Prasar Bharati.

Shunglu Committee”s report :PM orders CBI inquiry into Shunglu report.

 CWG broadcast deal: PM acts on Shunglu Committee report

NEW RECOMMENDATIONS - Govt. should underwrite Prasar Bharati wages: I&B ministry.

 CWG lapses: Prasar Bharati sets up empowered panel.

 I&B plans Rs 12 bn spend on Prasar Bharati in FY'12.

 Panel seizes computer discs from DD, Prasar Bharti chiefs .

 GoM finalizes e-auction model for FM Phase III.

 GoM to meet on Jan 19 to decide on form of auction for FM-III


Five panels to monitor work at Prasar Bharati.

 Prasar Bharti appoints Rajiv Takru as CEO.

Prasar Bharati board to finalise interim arrangements to manage pubcaster.

I&B ministry mulling amendments to Prasar Bharati Act

 President says yes to Lalli's suspension.

Prasar Bharati CEO on his way out soon

Parliamentary panel examining 'paid news' to meet Monday (20-12-2010)

Prasar Bharati will continue to get govt. fund.

Redundant sections of Prasar Bharati Act to be dropped: Ambika Soni.

Parliamentary panel pulls up Prasar Bharti for not following rules.

 President clears probe against Prasar Bharti chief.

Presidential reference sought for Prasar Bharati Chief Executive Officer's removal.

Prasar Bharati under revenue pressure.

Govt plans to rope in Army to run AIR, DD in case of strike.

AIR-DD staff union threatens indefinite strike from Dec 13


Amid controversies, Air & DD staff to go on 2-day strike.

 Doordarshan’s education centric reality show to find excellent schools in Kerala.

Doordarshan Launches Documentary Series On Forts Of India.

National Commission for Women(NCW) favours law to control TV programmes.

Supreme Court refuses to restore Prasar Bharti CEO's exclusive powers.

‘Corruption in media affects the health of democracy'.

The statement of the I&B Minister in the Rajya sabha about the allegations against Prasar Bharati CEO.

All India Radio drives digital change in India.

Prasar Bharati earns only Rs 58.19 cr as revenue during CWG.

‘Akashavani – Then and Now’ ,National seminar.

Recent developments in Prasar Bharati.

AIR Hyderabad,seeks material for website archive.

 Knew that CWG won't generate much ad revenue: Prasar Bharati.

38 AIR stations headless in four states.

Inactive television channels to lose licences soon.

Prasar Bharati moves HC against quashing of appointment news anchors.

 Private DTH operators to cash in on govt-funded HD broadcast of CWG.

HC tells private channels to respect Prasar Bharti's  CWG copyright.

Government constitutes GOM on FM radio spectrum clock auction.

Prasar Bharati challenges private channels in Court for unauthorized CWG telecast.

Media in India losing focus, says Press Council Chairman.

"If we are not coming out with flashy advertising, it does not mean we are not performing" Says Doordarshan Director  General.

 J&K government bans TV channel "Press TV "

350 modern cameras, 2700 personnel, DD all geared up for CWG

Prasar Bharati Amendment Bill 2010.

CAT quashes appointment of News Anchors in Prasar Bharati.

Sending right signals in troubled areas.

I&B Ministry asks UPSC to review proposal for departmental promotions in Prasar Bharati.

Govt introduces Prasar Bharati Amendment Bill.

Govt. to counter Nepali, Pak TV & radio

Corporatisation to blame for paid news:PCI chairman G.N. Ray

Press Release of SEBI  Regarding Mandatory disclosures by the media of its stake in corporate sector

'Paid news' a major threat to electoral democracy: P.Sainath

Prasar Bharati, plans to introduce DVB-T2 services at 19 Locations

Doordarshan Kendra Bhopal to organise Film festival.

To hire or to buy? DD faces dilemma.

CWG: DD scales down ad revenue target by half to Rs 100 cr.

DD Kerala programme demonstrates use of TV for development at grassroots

Has paid news turned media into a 'lap dog'?

DD racing against time to ensure CWG  broadcast.

Govt. plans quiz show on rural India 'Sawal Ek Karor Ka'  

Radio Kashmir staff seek transfer of Station Director..

Paid news: Press Council's sham report to hide Indian media's shame.

Is  CEO  Prasar Bharati  Finally being Suspended ?

CEO of Prasar Bharati to be shown the door ?

Cultural event to pay tribute to martyrs.

DD can't meet TRAI's deadline to go digital.

 Doordarshan  earned Rs.1.43 billion revenue for the first quarter .

European Commission approves new tax-based funding system for Spanish public broadcaster


Locations for Setting up of FM   DRM+  Compatible Transmitters under 11th Plan    

New AIR Centres approved under 10th Plan and continued in 11th Plan.

806 Private  FM channels on way in FM-III

Elappully winner in DD social reality show  ‘Green Kerala Express'

DD to launch special channel for agriculture programmes.

Govt plans panel to screen broadcast content.

DD Direct Plus takes on pvt DTH players.

CR forms of hundreds of Prasar Bharati employees misplaced, untracable

Karnatka High Court Upgrades IBPS Cadre !

Doordarshan to launch a reality show based on Naxal affected districts.

DD to show new series on mental health

 Rs 100cr package to boost DD, AIR in J&K

All India Radio places global tender notice for DRM digital transmitters

Information  needs of the northeast to be addressed

Media has lost its sense of priorities: P.Sainath

White House backs spectrum plan, incentive auctions.

Prasar Bharati focusses on locally relevant programmes: CEO 

 Village students to tune in to English lessons on All India Radio

No Private  channel can grab the space of AIR &DD : Prasar Bharati CEO

Prasar Bharati to have separate recruitment board.

Broadcast Bill draft to be ready by August-end.

 Every channel must regulate on its own: I&B Minister

Green Kerala Express Enters Stage 2.

Private Treaties harm fair, unbiased news: SEBI.

The  GoM, decided to set up two committees to look into the issues related to Prasar Bharati.

Govt. firm on central regulatory mechanism for  TV & Radio.

Doordarshan plans to air grassroots inventions.

Plans  afoot to set up Rajya Sabha TV.

 All India Radio: A Fading Memory?.

AIR dominates 11th International Radio Festival of Iran.

Broadcast brouhaha.

I&B asks TV channels to speed up licence details.

Who Remembers Doordarshan Manual ?

“If you are concerned about the society, the only creative outlet is still Doordarshan,” says Director Kewal Sethi.

Revenues of public broadcaster Prasar Bharati decline.

 AIR programmes to be digitised.

Retired policemen, engineers may now guard border transmitters.

Report from Doordarshan sought on disruption during PM's press meet.

DD bungles as telecast goes off air for 3 minute

All India Radio future hazy?

Prasar Bharti is planning to walk out of the Indian Broadcasting Federation (IBF)

Doordarshan Kendra Kohima organises Vibrant Echoes’

80s' UPSC cadres still awaiting promotions

Prasar Bharati employees, who had joined  till October 5, 2007, will get the status of central government employees on deemed deputation , says I&B Minister .

I&B ministry  plans Dedicated broadcast regulator.

GOM decision: Only the 50% operating expenses of AIR   & DD from the government.

Watching’ Doordarshan, from heart of Europe

On the mark, get set, and go: Doordarshan

DD and Akashvani no less than private channels in viewership and listnership

 I&B Ministry slammed for poor fund utilisation

82 applicants await DD Direct capacity expansion.

Paid news undermining democracy: Press Council report

All India Radio Prepares for Digital Transmission with Thomson Megawatt Transmitters

GoM to take up the financial restructuring of the Prasar Bharati on 16-04-10

The Prasar Bharati staff feel stagnant in reality ,Says I&B Minister.

The public Broadcasters,DD & AIR digitization plan gets Cabinet approval.

Digital makeover for DD, AIR soon .

Revamped Prasar Bharati Board to expedite CW Games proposals

High Court Upgrades IBPS Officers: Prasar Bharati Files False Affidavit!

Doordarshan heads to Rs 1,000-crore revenue

All India Radio mandated by Parliament to inform and educate the public, Says Prasar Bharati CEO .

Media has degraded, the " Fourth Estate" is becoming the real estate. Says P.Sainath .

The chase for eyeballs, in fact, has resulted in news getting commoditised.

Govt works out roadmap for digitisation of media: Uday Varma

Move to boost All India coverage in North East.

Declare paid news an electoral malpractice, demands  political parties.

Add provisions in Prasar Bharati Act for more women in board, demands Parliamentary panel .

Prasar Bharati blamed on staffing issue.

Prasar Bharati asked to create more jobs for women .

‘Paid News’ issue raised in Rajya Sabha under Calling Attention Motion.

It is HOLI , the festival colours , But no salary for Dorrdarshan  staff in DMC Dibrugarh .

Prasar Bharati receives only 7.4 per cent increase in budgetary allocation

Illegal radio stations operating in West Bengal,suppressing Prasar Bharati signals.

Prasar Bharati Board meet likely in mid-March.

Want full Govt. funding: Prasar Bharati tells Parliamentary panel.

Chidambaram to head Group of Ministers on Prasar Bharati.

DD DTH service gets strong upgrade signal.

Prasar Bharati should ensure transparency in dealings:Ambika Soni

I&B min likely to decide on content code, broadcast Bill in two month.

A cultural extravaganza in the offing in Guwahati.

Kaun banega crorepati? Kerala villages to battle it out on DD.

DD finds no takers for global rights.

"Paid news" culture is only a symptom of a deeper disease says,

Prasar Bharati chairperson Mrinal Pandey.

All India Radio Rajkot   to upgrade its   transmission to digital .

Court issues contempt notice to Prasar Bharati CEO.

All India Radio confirms order for two Megawatt DRM MW transmitters

Centre moots Broadcasting Authority of India for TV channels.

All India Radio to introduce internet services.

I&B likely to get 25% more in Plan outlay.

DD, AIR services to be fully digitised by 2017,Says I&B Minister

Govt. to invite bids for mobile TV license.

DD to deploy robotic cameras for R-Day

DD Saptagiri channel bags 4 Unicef media awards.

Mrinal Pande set to be  Prasar Bharti chairperson.  

I&B proposes Rs 14 bn for digitisation of DD & AIR.

Radio Netherlands partners AIR for co-production..

Prasar Bharati probe: CVC gets documents from I&B.

Prasar Bharati DTH to carry 200 Channels  Says I&B Minister.

Govt. warns National Geographic for showing wrong map of India.

Special steps being taken  by Prasar Bharati to counter 'anti-India' broadcasts.

University of Kashmir signs MoU with Doordarshan

DD to commence news operations from Mandi house soon.

Editors Guild condemns paid news practice.

Prasar Bharati Chairman's resignation accepted.

DD Guwahati Kendra marks golden jubilee of National Broadcaster.

Govt. to modify Prasar Bharati Act.  

I&B Min for GoM to go into HR issues in Prasar Bharti.

Trai probe into number of TV channels not to curb growth: Says I&B Minster.

Govt to set up nodal group soon for news flow during crisis.

We don't look at private broadcasters as competitors says Prasar Bharati CEO.

DD’s Counselling Programme Gets Good Response 

We don't look at private broadcasters as competitors says Prasar Bharati CEO.

Modernisation Plans of Doordarshan

Govt needs to do more to regulate content on TV  says I&B Minister.

Special audit of Prasar Bharati on: Government.

Establish full fledged DD  centre in Goa: Demands Goa C.M

Ministry holds discussions on regulating TV content with stakeholders .

I&B warns NDTV imagine on Bandini.

Star plus gets warning on Sach Ka Saamna

Govt earned Rs 133 cr from private FM channels since FY06-07  

Doordarshan spent over 6 Crore as legal expense in 2007-09.

DD to sell copies of TV serials.

Saptagiri channel programmes not up to the mark  says DD Director General.

300 DD staff to get training on HD Format.

DD targets Rs 1000 cr in current fiscal.

DD should reserve weekly slot for documentaries: Jahnu Barua

Telecast of Doordarshan in USA, Canada and other foreign countries demanded

Doordarshan is synonymous of Credibility : Himachal Pradesh C.M

Prasasr Bharati flouted norms to award TV rights.



Infighting in Prasar Bharati puts I&B ministry in a spot

HC allows Prasar Bharati CEO to finish extended tenure.

AIR plans live broadcast of Commonwealth Games in DRM mode

 Planning Commission wants Prasar Bharati to share infrastructure.

Engineering Chief of AIR appreciate the role of staff in the most difficult stations

BJP leader writes to PM over state of affairs in Prasar Bharati

Members of Parliament  demands  more transparency in the working of Prasar Bharati.

DD to telecast series on differently challenged people.

Govt to propose amendments to Prasar Bharti Act in Parliament

South African draft bill seeks to scrap TV licenses

Doordarshan’s weekly health programme'Kalyani' gets a fresh lease of life

DDK Srinagar to provide subject - wise counseling for KAS -mains

Flood victims bank on All India Radio

Govt to strip Prasar Bharti Board of its powers.

 High priority to improving the quality of television and radio  service 

in Jammu and Kashmir, says I&B Minister.

 Authentic information is indispensable for empowering people to make 

informed choices in a democratic set up, Says I&B Minister

Doordarshan Trivandrum to produce the first "social reality show".

Honb'l I&B   Minister sends report on Prasar Bharati Board to PM.

 Positive vibes in the AIR. 

 Prasar Bharati gets three honours at ABU awards ceremony 

UK's SIS to bag the Commonwealth Games  2010 rights.

BBC World Service Trust rolls out FM drama series in All India Radio

Private FM channels threaten to tune out over royalty row

Minister slams baby swap show on pvt. channel

DD to air  entertainment packed programme as mark of golden jubilee 

AIR’s External Services turn 70 on 1st October, 2009

Prasar Bharati to finalise CWG broadcaster in 15 days

I&B Ministry faces  CVC probe  for "ignoring" T20 World Cup

DD Podhigai‘s BSNL Sports Quiz entered  Limca Book of National Records

All India Radio Lucknow wins UNICEF regional broadcasting award

 How Puneite scripted Doordarshan's success story

 Doordarshan: 50 Golden years of Television Broadcasting.

Hi-tech newsroom rots amid DD's internal wrangling

Prasar Bharati needs mindset change: Ambika Soni

I&B Ministry likely to replace the existing Prasar Bharati board members.

Seminar o n 50 Years of Doordarshan: Writing a White Paper.

DD commands highest channel share amongst all.

Learn English through AIR FM channel in UP.

Madras HC orders notice on obsenity by private satelite channels

Prasar Bharati to counter anti-India Propaganda from across the boarder .

SC allows CVC probe at Prasar Bharati,

HDTV production contract  for  Commonwealth Games in final stage.

I&B officials meet stakeholders on Broadcast Bill,

Dooradarshan's 60% content is entertainment,

  CVC probe into Prasar Bharati legal bill.  

Prasar Bharati CEO moves SC against CVC probe  

Govt. appoints agency to study feasibility of Kisan TV .

 AIR  Bangalore to launch 15 new programmes from Indipendence Day ,

 AR Rahman to host music show to mark  DD’s 50 glorious years,

Prasar Bharati  under revenue pressure. 

 Govt. clears DD's Rs 1.65 bn HDTV programme.

DD Sports to be Commonwealth Games Channel during the event.

Prasar Bharati  DTH to pay mode?

 Delhi High Court orders C. V.C enquiry in to Prasar Bharati issue.

May ask SC judge to supervise Prasar Bharati board meets:  Delhi High Court.

Delhi High Court to pass order on proper functioning of Prasar Bharati

MIB initiates Content Code disscussion with Broadcasters again.

 Prasar Bharati row: Court suggest internal audit by CAG.

 Rs.100 cr to Strengthen Prasar Bharati  Transmitters along  Pak,China borders.

 Law on Sports feed not generous , complaints Prasar Bharati.


FM stations of All India Radio (AIR)  is   No.1 in listnership.

 Despite competition from pvt. channels net rev of DD goes up.

Prasar Bharati gets the extra bucks due to Commonwealth Games,

Digitisation of Prasar Bharati in trouble,

Prasar Bharati may lose its right as the global broadcaster 

of the Commonwealth Games.

 Guidelines on sting operatios soon.

Centre to decide on Foreign Investment cap in media.

 All India Radio most effective medium to educate rural masses.

 Trai warns cable operators against not showing DD Channels


 Prasar Bharati  to start high-definition TV (HDTV) services.

 Media freedom down with few conglomerates and media magnates are trying 

to take over the entire media space., says Asian editors

House panel for sharing Prasar Bharati deficit

Debate on 'Indian Television and its public Responsibility'. Broadcasters Do Some Soul-searching

 I&B Ministry, Prasar Bharati under fire for not filling vacant posts


Prasar Bharati to launch a new channel DD- Health

DAVP should  change its  audio - visual policy. 

Auction Of 97 FM stations in 48 cities by the I&B Ministry.

DD-India and DD -News launched in UK.

Friends Of Prasar Bharati Welcomes The Proposed Draft of Broadcasting Services Regulation Bill .

Mobile TV to become revenue earner for Prasarbharati .

Prasar Bharati introduces Early warning broadcasting system.

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