Biz  |  17 Aug 2015

Bimal Julka stresses on value of social media to reach out to the people

NEW DELHI: Information and Broadcasting (I&B) ministry secretary Bimal Julka has said social media initiatives of the government had provided a

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Biz  |  28 Jul 2015

Ram Sewak Sharma steps into Rahul Khullar's shoes at TRAI

MUMBAI: After serving as the secretary for IT (Information Technology), Ram Sewak Sharma, has been thrust into the role of chairman for TRAI (Telec

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Biz  |  03 Jun 2015

Broadcasters urged to publicise programmes on yoga following UN endorsement of 21 June as International Day of Yoga

NEW DELHI: With the United Nations endorsement of observing 21 June as International Yoga Day for the first time, representatives of the Informati

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Biz  |  25 May 2015

TRAI Chairmanship: An onerous responsibility fraught with delicate diplomacy and balancing acts

NEW DELHI: For any bureaucrat assigned to an autonomous organisation under any Ministry, the biggest problem is to ensure smooth functioning betwe

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Biz  |  14 Apr 2015

Vividh Bharati available on FM in all metros, all AIR channels available on internet

NEW DELHI: Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley said today that technological advancements had made it possible for radio to reach t

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Biz  |  13 Apr 2015

I&B Ministry forwards list of TV channels, Teleports and News Agencies to Home Ministry for fresh security clearance

NEW DELHI: The Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B Ministry) has forwarded to the Home Ministry, for security clearance, a list of 82 T

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Biz  |  19 Mar 2015

States asked to involve community radio stations in disseminating information about government policies

NEW DELHI: A communication would be sent shortly to District Magistrates to proactively involve community radio stations (CRS) in the disseminatio

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Biz  |  16 Mar 2015

Airwaves are public property and community radio stations are only an extension of that concept: Jaitley

NEW DELHI: Information and Broadcasting Minister, Arun Jaitley, said recently that the government was committed to ensuring that ‘airwaves’ consti

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Biz  |  17 Dec 2014

Arun Jaitley launches mobile application of the Digital Calendar 2015, will include AIR and DD updates

MUMBAI: Information & Broadcasting minister Arun Jaitley launched digital calendar 2015 mobile application recently.

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Biz  |  29 Oct 2014

Veteran journalist A Surya Prakash is new Prasar Bharati Chairman

NEW DELHI: On Tuesday 28 October, senior journalist A Surya Prakash was appointed Chairman of the Bharati Board, succeeding Ms Mrinal Pande whose

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