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Cable networks must go digital by 2014


May 8th, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2011 has made it mandatory for switch-over of the existing analogue Cable TV networks to Digital Addressable System ... Read more...

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Tata Sky gearing up to meet demand post-digitisation


February 15th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Feb 15 (IANS) Direct-to-Home (DTH) broadcaster Tata Sky is gearing up to meet the demand for new connections that would come up from the four metros following digitisation ... Read more...

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No diktat, but open to all-party meet on TV content: Soni


December 13th, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) With members of parliament voicing concern over objectionable content on TV channels, the government Tuesday said it was open to an all-party ... Read more...

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Bill to digitalise cable TV passed by Lok Sabha


December 13th, 2011 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) A bill aimed at fast-tracking the digitalisation of cable TV was passed by Lok Sabha Tuesday, with the government assuring cable operators that the ... Read more...

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Steady decline in parliament’s work hours: Study


November 28th, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) There has been a steady decline in the productive time of Lok Sabha over the last 25 years, with the 15th Lok Sabha sitting only ... Read more...

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Cabinet clears digitisation of TV broadcasts


October 13th, 2011 - 3:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) In a key step that will benefit both the cable and satellite TV industry and consumers, the government Thursday cleared an ordinance that seeks ... Read more...

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Government to fast-track digitisation of TV broadcast


September 26th, 2011 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 26 (IANS) The Indian government is planning to amend broadcasting rules with a view to fast-track complete digitisation of cable and satellite TV broadcast industry by 2014.The ... Read more...

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Ram Mandir fight to go online


August 13th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 13 (IANS) The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has gone into an overdrive -- including going online -- to motivate journalists, oriented towards Hindutva and working in regional media, to write ... Read more...

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Ban news channels repeatedly broadcasting one story: MP


April 30th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, April 30 (IANS) There should be a ban on television news channels that broadcast one single news story throughout the day, Goa Rajya Sabha member Shantaram Naik demanded Friday. In a ... Read more...

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FTV banned for nine days for showing topless women


March 11th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) The central government Thursday banned Fashion TV for nine days for showing topless women, which offended "good taste and decency". The information and broadcasting ministry said it was ... Read more...

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Fashion Tv banned for showing nude women


March 11th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 11 (ANI): The Union Government on Thursday banned the transmission of Fashion Tv (F Tv) for 10 days starting from Friday.Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry has prohibited transmission and ... Read more...

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Government taking steps to curb illegal TV channels: Soni


December 7th, 2009 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The government Monday said the information and broadcasting ministry was in touch with the home ministry to curb the showing of illegal and unlicensed television channels ... Read more...

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Consultations on for regulation of news content on television: Ambika Soni


November 30th, 2009 - 10:51 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 30(ANI): Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni on Monday said that that her ministry has initiated wide ranging consultations with stakeholders for arriving at a consensus on ... Read more...

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I&B ministry considering amendments in cable TV act


October 13th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is considering amendments in the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995, said an official Tuesday. With a wide reach of close to ... Read more...

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Badal asks police chief to probe TV channel’s ‘blasphemy’


October 12th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 12 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Monday asked the state police chief to investigate the incident of "blasphemy" by a TV channel, which allegedly made certain objectionable ... Read more...

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Soni brings illegal channels to notice of home minister


October 9th, 2009 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) With reports of some cable operators showing illegal channels, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Friday said she has written to Home Minister P. Chidambaram and ... Read more...

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Channel of women, by women, for everyone


March 7th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) It is a 24-hour news and infotainment channel of the women, by the women, for everyone. This International Women's Day March 8 a new channel, manned mostly ... Read more...

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BJP, CPI-M join hands, pitch for consensus on media control (Lead)


January 14th, 2009 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Cutting across the ideological divide, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Wednesday supported broadcasters against proposed measures to control the electronic ... Read more...

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Telecom watchdog calls for digitisation of cable television


July 25th, 2008 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) Friday forwarded its guidelines for the digitization of cable television networks to the information and broadcasting ministry. If implemented, the ... Read more...

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TV channels told to take vulgar spots off air


June 10th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 10 (IANS) Outraged by the continuing telecast by some TV channels of the banned Lux-Cozy advertisement, the government Tuesday prohibited the "transmission or re-transmission" of the "vulgar" advertisement from ... Read more...

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Committee to review Cable TV Content Code


February 27th, 2008 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, Feb 27 (ANI): The Government has constituted a committee for reviewing the programme and advertising codes under the Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act 1995. This committee has prepared the draft ... Read more...

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Government revokes ban on Janmat TV


November 14th, 2007 - 2:08 am ICT by admin
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