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Biz  |  26 Mar 2021

Invisible to Government: Nightlife workers appeal to MPs to save ailing sector

MUMBAI: Representatives from nightlife industries, including nightclubs, supply chains, and live events, have met today with a cross-party group of

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Biz  |  24 Jul 2015

Mock auctions extended by one day, reportedly to accommodate Sun Group FM bidders

NEW DELHI: Even as the e-auction for the first batch of bidders for FM Phase III is to commence on 27 July, the Government held three rounds of moc

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Biz  |  23 Jul 2015

Govt. in favour of making Prasar Bharati fully autonomous says Rathore as AIR marks Indian Broadcasting Day

NEW DELHI: Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore today said that the Government was in favour of Prasar Bharati b

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Biz  |  22 Jul 2015

Red FM permitted to participate in mock auctions, Delhi High Court to hear case on 24 July

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court, today, allowed Red FM, owned by Digital Radio Broadcasting Ltd, which is part of the Sun Group, to take part in mo

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Biz  |  11 Jul 2015

Formats of agreements with I&B Ministry and WPC for FM Phase III released

NEW DELHI: Aiming to expedite the process for FM Radio Phase III, the Government has released the format of the Grant of Permission Agreement for F

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Biz  |  06 Jul 2015

South Africa Government wants to promote local manufacture of digital radio sets

NEW DELHI: Emphasising the importance of community media, South African Communications minister Faith Muthambi has said “Brazil and India, our trad

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Biz  |  16 Jun 2015

Only 184 out of 229 community radio stations which signed GOPA are operational

NEW DELHI: Only 184 community radio stations are operational out of the 229 which have signed the Grant of Permission Agreement.

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Biz  |  12 Jun 2015

Sharing of spectrum may soon become a reality for telecom operators

NEW DELHI: After receiving some clarifications from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the Government is understood to be giving la

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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  |  22 May 2015

Govt. invites applications for financial assistance for community radio stations, subject to scrutiny

NEW DELHI: More than a year after notifying the guidelines for financial assistance to community radio stations (CRS), the Government today said a

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Biz  |  11 May 2015

Number of Community Radio Stations touches 180 even after an almost decade-old scheme

NEW DELHI: Despite the scheme being almost a decade old and the Government extending financial assistance, the total number of operational communi

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