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Gogoi follows Mamata, plans government channel in Assam


April 23rd, 2012 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 23 (IANS) Following in the footsteps of his West Bengal counterpart Mamata Banerjee, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has said his government would soon have its ... Read more...

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BJP revives Karnataka legislature TV plan after ’sleazegate’


February 28th, 2012 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Feb 28 (IANS) Left embarrassed by its ministers viewing porn in the Karnataka assembly, the Bharatiya Janata Party government is reviving a three-year old plan for the ... Read more...

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MPs’ panel wants no anti-Pakistan words on private channels


January 27th, 2012 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 27 (IANS) No one should be permitted to speak against Pakistan in programmes that are aired by private television channels, a National Assembly panel has recommended.The National Assembly's ... Read more...

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No Indian shows, so Pakistanis shun official TV channel


December 20th, 2011 - 4:03 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 20 (IANS) Pakistan's official TV channel's ratings have gone down as it cannot telecast Indian shows and news regarding Indian filmstars, admitted a top official.PTV managing director Yousuf ... Read more...

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Doordarshan needs to revamp itself: TV actor Virender Saxena


March 15th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) Public broadcaster Doordarshan needs to revamp itself to stay in the reckoning in the satellite TV era because it is about the channel that focuses ... Read more...

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Atlas Group forays into showbiz with TV serial


December 7th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) The Atlas Group has forayed into the entertainment segment with the television series "Hum Tumko Na Bhool Payenge", which will go on air on Doordarshan Wednesday. The ... Read more...

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Indian women don’t have multiple affairs, nor do they cry: Mike Pandey


November 29th, 2010 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 29 (IANS) Indian women do not have multiple affairs, nor do they cry all the time, three-time Green Oscar winner Mike Pandey said Monday while making his case for creating ... Read more...

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Bangladeshi opposition owned TV channel shut


April 27th, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 27 (IANS) Bangladesh authorities Tuesday evening suspended transmission of private television Channel 1, owned by a former lawmaker said to be close to opposition leader Khaleda Zia's politician son Tarique ... Read more...

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Zardari’s “shut up” video mysteriously disappears from internet


February 8th, 2010 - 2:46 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Feb. 8 (ANI): A small video showing Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari yelling "shut up" at audience during his address has been mysteriously scrubbed off from internet.The video clip, which ... Read more...

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Now, track applications for TV channels online


January 24th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) In a new step to introduce greater transparency, the information and broadcasting ministry has created a satellite tracking system that will enable promoters to get an online ... Read more...

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Ex-Security Advisor Narayanan blames China of hacking Govt. of India website


January 18th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.18 (ANI): Former Indian Security Advisor M.K.Narayanan on Monday blamed China of hacking into Indian government department and his office.China tried to hack into Indian computers. Govt. department and my ... Read more...

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At 50, Doordarshan beams to a challenging tomorrow (With Image)


September 20th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) There was a time when its name was synonymous with television in India. Now, 50 years after Doordarshan first beamed grainy black and white images ... Read more...

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Private TV channels in Pakistan set for strict monitoring


June 20th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, June 20 (ANI): The Pakistan People's Party government has finally set up a complete infrastructure to monitor private channels in the country and have hired a private company for this purpose.Federal ... Read more...

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Azad says India is fully prepared to deal with H1 N1


June 12th, 2009 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, June 12 (ANI): Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ghulam Nabi Azad on Friday assured that the country is fully prepared to face the challenge of H1 N1 virus, ... Read more...

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Nawaz defiant, says lawyers’ march will continue; army alerted (Lead)


March 15th, 2009 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 14 (IANS) The army was placed on alert here Saturday as a defiant opposition leader Nawaz Sharif turned down the government's plea to call off the lawyers' "long march" for ... Read more...

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Musharraf may quit after address to nation (Second Lead)


August 18th, 2008 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 18 (IANS) Speculation over Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf's resignation reached a feverish pitch Monday with some officials saying he was likely to quit in the evening after addressing the nation ... Read more...

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TRPs have degraded quality of Indian TV soaps, serials: Experts


July 21st, 2008 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
By Devapriyo Bhattacharjee Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) The classic school of scriptwriting suggests that every story must have three basic parts - beginning, middle, and end - without which it is not complete. ... Read more...

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Mechanism on anvil to check TV channels’ sensationalism


July 1st, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) The government is considering a monitoring mechanism to stop television channels from resorting to "sensationalism" to gain popularity, Information and Broadcasting Minister Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi said Tuesday. Speaking ... Read more...

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Unilever eyes 3 billion Asians with serious body odour problems for profits


May 26th, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Anglo-Dutch soap giant Unilever will soon be doing something other companies have quailed at telling 3 billion Asians that they have a serious body odour problem.In a ... Read more...

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Dalai Lama says his aides are talking to China


April 14th, 2008 - 1:43 pm ICT by admin
DPA Washington, April 14 (DPA) The Dalai Lama said on a visit in the US that his representatives and the Chinese were holding talks through private channels, media reports said. "Some efforts" were ... Read more...

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Pak nuke assets in safe hands, says Minister


February 3rd, 2008 - 10:32 am ICT by admin
Islamabad, Feb.3 (ANI): Pakistan's caretaker Information and Broadcasting Minister Nisar A Memon has claimed that the country's nuclear assets are in safe hands, and criticised what he called the ongoing propaganda against ... Read more...

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Attack on NDTV office “serious” and “unfortunate”: Congress


January 19th, 2008 - 6:16 pm ICT by admin
Ahmedabad, Jan 19 (ANI): Congress party today condemned the attack on NDTV office in Ahmedabad by the activists of Hindu Samarajya Sena, terming it as "serious" and "unfortunate". Equating the act to "fascism," ... Read more...

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Pak TV channels losing millions of rupees daily following media gagging


November 14th, 2007 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
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Pak authorities stop dish antennae sales


November 14th, 2007 - 10:14 am ICT by admin
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