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Russia to launch commercial-free public TV


April 18th, 2012 - 12:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has signed a decree to establish a commercial-free, public television broadcast service that will be launched Jan 1 next year.Medvedev had ... 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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Microsoft to bring cable TV content to Xbox game console


October 6th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Oct 6 (IANS) Microsoft announced Wednesday that it will bring cable television content to its Xbox video game console over the upcoming holiday season, expanding the console into ... Read more...

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Government to form watchdog to monitor TV content


March 15th, 2011 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) The government will constitute a panel headed by a retired judge to regulate television content in India, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said ... Read more...

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Alva Brothers to launch lifestyle channels


November 25th, 2010 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) After providing cult shows on Indian TV, content provider Alva Brothers' Entertainment has announced the launch of REAL Lifestyle Network that will host a bouquet of television ... Read more...

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Women’s commission wants TV content monitored


November 19th, 2010 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) Friday demanded that amendments to the Prohibition of Indecent Representation of Women and Children Act be passed promptly so that there ... Read more...

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Best Sites To Watch Tv On Computer


October 2nd, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Oct 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the advent of technology and spread of broadband Internet service more and more people are becoming dependent on the Internet and computer for watching TV ... Read more...

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Apple TV Revamped, But Will It Be A Hit?


September 2nd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Cupertino, Sep 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The centerpiece of the Apple music event that was held at San Francisco yesterday was a truly enchanting occasion for all the Apple fanatics. True ... Read more...

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Hulu Plus Makes Debut, But Can It Compete With Netflix?


June 30th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri June 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Hulu has launched a preview of its new subscription service named Hulu Plus for $9.99-a-month. It basically streams TV content to the HDTVs that can ... Read more...

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Broadcast sector not looking down: Ambika Soni


March 30th, 2010 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) Contending that the broadcasting sector in the country was not looking down, Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni Tuesday asserted that different fields of broadcasting in ... Read more...

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Modernity a far cry for women on small screen (March 8 is International Women’s Day)


March 6th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, March 6 (IANS) Independent and bold women characters are no more taboo in films, but one wonders why television serials have failed to come of age as ... Read more...

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I’d love to play adulteress: Supriya Pilgaonkar


February 20th, 2010 - 9:10 am ICT by IANS
By Radhika Bhirani New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) After playing mother and wife, popular actress Supriya Pilgaonkar wants to play an adulteress on screen, but says it doesn't seem possible because of the ... Read more...

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A welcome change in TV content, courtesy YRF


February 8th, 2010 - 9:34 am ICT by IANS
By Arpana New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) Bored of melodramatic soaps and spooky thrillers on the idiot box? Try watching "Mahi Way", "Rishta.com", "Powder" or "Seven" that, with their distinct style, content ... Read more...

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YRF TV to launch on Sony Entertainment Television


December 23rd, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
January 1, 2010 will mark the entry of YRF TV, a subsidiary of India's premier studio- Yash Raj Films Pvt. Ltd. on Sony Entertainment Television (now Multi Screen Media Private Limited) ... Read more...

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Actress Gauthami’s debut on small screen


November 25th, 2009 - 2:36 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Yesteryear actress Gauthami is all set to make her debut on small screen with the mega-serial "Abirami'. Abirami Ramanathan, owner of Abirami Theatres and one of the leading distributors in Tamil film ... Read more...

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No ‘bedroom talk’ on TV - are policymakers playing spoilsport?


July 25th, 2009 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) First it was strict guidelines for kid actors, then a demand to ban popular TV show "Balika Vadhu" and now a debate on reality show "Sach ... Read more...

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Kids exposed to adult TV content become sexually active at early age


May 5th, 2009 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): Kids who watch adult-rated content on TV are more likely to become sexually active at an early age, according to a longitudinal study.Released by Children's Hospital Boston, the ... Read more...

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YouTube strikes deal to stream movies, TV content


April 17th, 2009 - 7:50 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 17 (DPA) YouTube has struck deals with major Hollywood TV and film studios to distribute full length movies and TV shows on the Google-owned video streaming site, the company ... Read more...

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Farhan Akhtar to dabble in television production now


November 26th, 2008 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Four years after being a judge on dance reality show "Nach Baliye", filmmaker-actor Farhan Akhtar is returning to TV as the host of "Oye! It's Friday!". And ... Read more...

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UTV’s net profit up by 86 percent


October 27th, 2008 - 8:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) UTV Software Communications saw its operating revenue increase 138 percent to Rs.1,708 million for the quarter ended Sep 30, as against Rs.719 million in the corresponding period last ... Read more...

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Telecom regulator issues show cause notice to ESPN


July 22nd, 2008 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) India's telecom watchdog Telecom Authority of India (TRAI) Tuesday issued a show cause notice to sports broadcaster ESPN for allegedly violating norms when offering its bouquet of ... Read more...

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Pyramid Saimira to produce 52 movies


April 8th, 2008 - 6:54 pm ICT by admin
Mumbai, April 8 (IANS) Pyramid Saimira Ltd, which created a record last week by launching ten Tamil movies on a single day, has announced that the company will produce 52 movies during ... 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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Television shows may promote racial discrimination


February 21st, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Viewers can be influenced by exposure to racial bias in the media, even without realizing it, says a new study.The study, led by Dana Mastro of the University ... Read more...

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Bharti Airtel selects NDS to protect and power new digital satellite service


November 14th, 2007 - 8:15 am ICT by admin
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