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  • Watch: DD anchor whose IFFI Goa gaffe video went viral says she feels suicidal after becoming a joke on social media December 2, 2014

    The internet can be very unforgiving at times. DD anchor Aayenah Pahuja learnt it the hard way when an unedited video full of bloopers went viral on social networking sites. The video showed her referring to the Governor of Goa as Governor of India and she failed to recognise the...
  • BJP slams Congress for protest against Bhagwat speech telecast October 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Delhi BJP on Sunday slammed Congress for demonstrating against Doordarshan for the live telecast of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat's Dussehra speech , saying it has become a "vision less party". "Congress in Delhi has become a visionless party whose leaders rejected by the citizens of Delhi keep raising petty...
  • Old DD, AIR recordings to be made available through mobile app September 6, 2014

    Mumbai: The archived programmes of Doordarshan and All India Radio would be made available to the public through a mobile application soon, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar today said. "Sometimes I wonder what is to be done with four lakh hours of recording in the archives of Akashvani...
  • DD News show traces journey of Ganga July 14, 2014

    New Delhi: As the Narendra Modi government lays special stress on bringing about a rejuvenation of the Ganga, the 'DD News' channel has launched a new programme that traces the journey of the river. The new show, 'Taaki Ganga Bahti Rahe' maps the journey of the Ganga from its source at...
  • Government to ensure larger audience for AIR, DD June 9, 2014

    New Delhi: The government will work to ensure that national broadcasters All India Radio and Doordarshan get larger audiences, specially in the border areas, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday. Interacting with women journalists at the Indian Women's Press Corps (IWPC), Javadekar said that the government is focusing...
  • As it happened: Delhi Daredevils vs Chennai Super Kings, IPL 7, Match 26 May 5, 2014

    For ballbyball commentary scroll down to the bottom of the page Prematch: Languishing seventh on the points table, a struggling Delhi Daredevils will look to put their IPL7 campaign back on the track when they face a rampaging Chennai Super Kings in a home game at the Feroz Shah Kotla. CSK are...
  • DD row: Prasar Bharati should be given more autonomy, says BJP May 3, 2014

    Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday hit back at the BJP saying that the ministry keeps at an arm's length from Prasar Bharati. The BJP clearly doesn't agree. ...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey May 2, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: UPA to set up probe panel over Gujarat Snoopgate case May 2, 2014

    The government is going ahead with a probe into the Gujarat snoopgate scandal. It will appoint a judge to head the probe panel by May 16 before the new government is formed. ...
  • A Billion Votes: Is the row over a Modi's DD interview necessary? May 2, 2014

    BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's interview with Doordarshan stoked controversy for his alleged 'daughter' remark. The BJP alleged that the interview was "censored" following government "pressure". The public broadcaster, however, insisted that there was no interference by any authority or any "deliberate omission". ...
  • Never wanted to stoke a controversy with Modi interview: DD anchor May 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Doordarshan news anchor Ashok Srivastav who is in the eye of the storm for interviewing BJP prime ministerial nominee Narendra Modi where the Gujarat CM allegedly calls Priyanka Gandhi his daughter, tweeted on Thursday, "I never wanted to create storm I just tried to do my job as...
  • Narendra Modi's office releases 'omitted' daughter remark on Priyanka May 2, 2014

    New Delhi: Following a row, Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's office has released the full interview that was edited out by Doordarshan. In a comment, Modi said that he will not be angry even if Congress President Sonia Gandhi's daughter Priyanka Gandhi hurls a hundred curses at...
  • Row over 'omission' of parts of Modi interview to DD News May 1, 2014

    A row erupted on Thursday over reports that Doordarshan had "censored" Narendra Modi's interview, with BJP alleging that it was due to government "pressure" even as the public broadcaster insisted that there was no interference by any authority or any "deliberate omission". The government also denied any hand in the alleged...
  • BJP asks EC to stop Sonia Gandhi from airing message on DD, AIR April 18, 2014

    New Delhi: BJP on Friday petitioned the Election Commission to stop Congress President Sonia Gandhi from airing her message on Doordarshan and AIR and said it is violative of the Model Code as it polarises the election scene among religious communities. In a letter to Chief Election Commissioner VS Sampath, BJP...
  • IPL 7: Delhi Daredevils hope to cut short Kolkata Knight Riders' flight April 18, 2014

    After being hammered in their opening match of IPL 7 by Royal Challengers Bangalore, Delhi Daredevils will sweat over skipper Kevin Pietersen's return from injury to get a psychological boost ahead of their second game in Abu Dhabi on Saturday against Kolkata Knight Riders, who are on a high having...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Saharanpur DIG transferred September 9, 2013

    In the wake of the violence in Muzaffarnagar, the Uttar Pradesh government on Monday transferred Saharanpur DIG DD Mishra. Mishra has been replaced by A M Jain, who was posted in police recruitment board as DIG, official sources said. Mishra has been attached to the DGP office, they said. Violence-hit Muzaffarnagar...
  • Must for cable-operators to show 21 DD channels in major cities September 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Cable TV operators in more than 40 major cities will now have to mandatorily show 21 Doordarshan and three other channels to their consumers. Sources told PTI that the Information and Broadcasting ministry has issued a notification as per which cable operators must show...
  • Doordarshan to telecast award winning indie films April 19, 2013

    New Delhi: Prasar Bharati, the statutory body to govern Doodarshan's broadcast policy, has agreed to telecast independent films after 10 PM. As per this decision, the films that have been already shown on the small screen will get Rs 15 lakh while the films that will be aired for the...
  • Delhi sweat over Sehwag's fitness, Morne available April 8, 2013

    Mumbai: Virender Sehwag, who missed Delhi Daredevils' opening two IPL 6 games because of back spasms, would join the team's training session and then take a a call on whether he would play against Mumbai Indians in the next IPL game on Tuesday. Meanwhile, Delhi squad will be bolstered with South...
  • Sehwag is the most dangerous batsman: Narine April 5, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders (KKR) offspinner Sunil Narine, who has tormented batsmen with his variety and guile in the Indian Premier League (IPL), rates dashing Delhi Daredevils (DD) opener Virender Sehwag as the most dangerous batsman he has bowled to. "Sehwag by far is the most dangerous batsman I have bowled...
  • Delhi fans are not loyal, says Gautam Gambhir April 4, 2013

    Kolkata: Kolkata Knight Riders skipper Gautam Gambhir said his KKR supporters were "more loyal" than the fans of Delhi Daredevils, which was his previous team, in the Indian Premier League. "I've played for three years in Delhi but I think they were not as loyal as Kolkata is for KKR,"...
  • Heightened expectations from KKR in IPL 6 opener April 2, 2013

    Kolkata: The sixth season of the IPL will begin with defending champions Kolkata Knight Riders hosting a depleted Delhi Daredevils on Wednesday, thus setting into motion a run of 76 matches across 12 venues as the Indian sporting landscape switches to coloured clothing, cheerleaders and lots of sixes. Not much...
  • 345 candidates in fray in Meghalaya Assembly elections February 22, 2013

    Shillong: Battle lines have been drawn for Saturday's poll to the 60member Meghalaya Assembly in which 345 candidates, including Chief Minister Mukul Sangma and Congress president DD Lapang, are in the fray. Banned Khasi organisation, Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council has called a 36 hour bandh from 6.00 pm on Friday in...
  • Review: 'Shark Night' overstretched, but fun August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: The big screen doesn't seem to get enough of limbs underwater being ripped apart by fiery creatures from the deep. There was the despicable Piranha 3DD a few months back and now there's Shark Night. Yet, the latter is a surprisingly better film in a sea of 'teen...
  • KKR, DD to face off on CLT20 opening day July 27, 2012

    New Delhi: Kolkata Knight Riders, the IPL champions, and Delhi Daredevils will be part of the same group and play each other as one half of an openingday doubleheader in the Champions League Twenty20 in October. The fourth edition of the tournament which is the most lucrative Twenty20 league...
  • Now showing: Masand reviews 'Piranha 3DD' June 16, 2012

    This week Rajiv Masand reviews 'Piranha 3DD' and says the film often feels like an endless montage of silicone bouncing and juggling in tootight bikinitops. ...
  • Now showing: Masand reviews 3 movies, interviews Rohit Shetty June 16, 2012

    This week Rajeev Masand reviews 'Ferrari Ki Sawaari', 'Rock of Ages' and 'Piranha 3DD'. He also interviewed Rohit Shetty and spoke to him about his forthcoming movie 'Bol Bachchan'. ...
  • Masand: 'Piranha 3DD' ultimately fails June 16, 2012

    Cast: Danielle Panabaker, David Hasselhoff, Matt Bush Director: John Gulager From topless women splashing about in the water, to an unfortunate fellow who loses his penis to a stubborn fish, Piranha 3DD tries hard to recycle many of the same elements that made its 2010 predecessor, Piranha 3D, such trashy fun. But...
  • Memorable moments that lit up IPL 5 May 28, 2012

    In a topsyturvey season that threw up many thrilling finishes and was by all accounts the most competitive IPL so far, we take a look back at some of the moments of madness and brilliance that made IPL 5 a captivating competition ... on the field. Nerveless Rohit steers Mumbai...