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  • IPL 8: Delhi Daredevils look to continue momentum against Hyderabad 1 hour 2 minutes ago

    Having snapped their prolonged losing streak, Delhi Daredevils would look to carry forward the momentum when they take on Sunrisers Hyderabad on Saturday. Delhi's fighting win over Kings XI Punjab was just the kind of boost the side needed after losing close matches against Rajasthan Royals and Chennai Super Kings. The batsmen...
  • IPL 8: Yuvraj, Mayank end Delhi Daredevils' 11-match losing streak 2 days ago

    Opener Mayank Aggarwal and Yuvraj Singh struck half centuries as Delhi Daredevils snapped their 11-match losing streak in the IPL cricket tournament by beating Kings XI Punjab by five wickets here today. Chasing a challenging 166 for a win, Aggarwal (68) and Yuvraj (55) shared 106 runs for the third wicket...
  • IPL 8: Delhi Daredevils look to end losing streak against Kings XI Punjab 3 days ago

    Pune: Still searching for a win in IPL 8 after two near misses, Delhi Daredevils take on an upbeat Kings XI Punjab in their third game of the tournament on Wednesday. After losing their opening encounter to Chennai Super Kings by a mere run, the Jean-Paul Duminy-led side was undone by...
  • As it happened: IPL 8, Rajasthan Royals vs Delhi Daredevils 5 days ago

    (For ball-by-ball updates, scroll down to the bottom of the page) Quick Preview: Hoping to end their 10-match losing streak in the IPL cricket tournament, Delhi Daredevils will look to turn their fortunes around on home turf when they take on an upbeat Rajasthan Royals at the Feroz Shah Kotla here...
  • IPL 8: Chennai Super Kings hold nerve to beat Delhi Daredevils April 9, 2015

    Pacer Ashish Nehra snapped up three wickets to lead a disciplined bowling attack as two-time champions Chennai Super Kings defeated Delhi Daredevils by one run in a last-over thriller of the IPL 8 on Thursday. Needing 19 runs off the last over, Albie Morkel blasted two fours and a six off...
  • DD documentary on Mrinal Sen handed over to filmmaker April 2, 2015

    Kolkata: As part of its tribute to India's living legends, Doordarshan has made a documentary on legendary film maker Mrinal Sen, the DVD of which was handed to the nonagenarian movie maker here on Wednesday. Titled 'Celebrating Mrinal Sen', the four-episode documentary is primarily based on conversations between the maestro and...
  • Zaheer Khan all set to mentor Delhi Daredevils' bowlers: reports April 1, 2015

    With the possibility of him making an international comeback looks unlikely, Zaheer Khan is ready to step in the world of mentoring and coaching in the Indian Premier League (IPL) according to reports in Times of India. Zaheer was bought for four crore by Delhi Darevdevils this season after the...
  • AIR stopped 'Gyan Vani FM' due to non-payment by IGNOU: Government March 13, 2015

    New Delhi: The All India Radio had to stop the operation of Gyan Vani FM channels due to discontinuation of payments by Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), which has now paid a major part of the outstanding dues, the government said on Friday. In a written reply to a question...
  • Prasar Bharati appoints 55 persons for posts in AIR, DD says Chairperson Jawhar Sircar March 11, 2015

    New Delhi: To fill key positions in All India Radio and Doordarshan, public broadcaster Prasar Bharati has appointed the first batch of 55 persons. "Prasar Bharati appoints 1st batch of 55 persons after 21 years! Took 3 years to win: 2000 PLUS units to man:17,000 posts vacant," said Prasar Bharati chairperson...
  • FM Arun Jaitley explains the Union Budget 2015 February 28, 2015

    Hours after Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the first full-fledged budget of the Narendra Modi government in Parliament, he explained his Union Budget to DD News. ...
  • 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...