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  • Private FM channels will be allowed to broadcast AIR news: Government July 16, 2014

    New Delhi: Private FM channels will be allowed to broadcast news only from bulletins of All India Radio, but the policy can be relaxed in future, the Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said during Question Hour that private FM channels have so far not...
  • FM radio to have news soon July 3, 2014

    New Delhi: Private FM radio channels may soon be able to broadcast news, with the government keenly inclined in this favour and promising to take a decision soon. Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said he has given "in principle" approval for broadcast of news on private FM Radio and...
  • TV18 launches Gujarati business channel CNBC Bajar July 1, 2014

    July 1 marks the launch of TV18's latest venture, CNBC Bajar, which is the first Gujarati language business channel. It is partnered by Infibeam.Com in association with Adani and Ganesh Housing. The channel offers a mix of live markets coverage and feature shows. ...
  • Prasar Bharati mulling 'krishi' channel for farmers June 22, 2014

    New Delhi: Doordarshan could soon launch a channel devoted exclusively to farmers and agriculture with public broadcaster Prasar Bharati actively considering such a proposal. It is learnt that consultations are already underway for the launch of a 24-hour agriculture-based channel which could leverage the expertise Doordarshan has in creating programmes for...
  • Zendaya says she's the right fit for Aaliyah role June 18, 2014

    New York: For anyone concerned about who would play Aaliyah in a film about her life, the girl who earned the role - 17-year-old Zendaya - says it mattered to her, too. "I really want it to be perfect for her and show young people what she was able to do...
  • HC stops TV channels from showing Salman's hit-and-run case May 31, 2014

    Mumbai: Television channels have been restrained by the Bombay high Court from telecasting any programme on the hit and run case involving actor Salman Khan or publishing its contents on the Internet. The order was passed by Justice S C Gupte yesterday on Salman's application pleading that allegations made in the...
  • CNN-IBN India's No. 1 English news channel during election week May 22, 2014

    This is according to the TAM data released earlier this morning. It puts CNN-IBN ahead of all competition in a week when the nation and the world's eye was on the Indian elections. ...
  • LS polls: EC launches online media channel for voter awareness April 17, 2014

    Aimed to motivate voters to exercise their franchise and provide information on the polling process, the Election Commission has launched its own internet-based media arm called 'Voter Education Channel'. Numerous video clips featuring iconic personalities urging citizens to vote have been uploaded on the channel and can be viewed on social...
  • LS polls: BJP, TV channels run risk of violating poll law on manifesto April 5, 2014

    New Delhi/Patna: BJP and the electronic media run the risk of falling foul of the provisions of law if the party releases its manifesto on April 7 and TV channels telecast it on the day polling in the nine-phased Lok Sabha elections begins in Tripura and Assam. However, the party is...
  • Watch this artist transform herself into Aishwarya Rai and Jennifer Lawrence using only make-up March 31, 2014

    Promise Tamang Phan, who calls herself the 'Human Chameleon' or 'Mystique' on her YouTube channel has a series of make-up transformation videos that are simply amazing. She uses makeup to transform herself into celebrities. "I started using make-up when I was in Middle school.I never went to a Beauty school....
  • Naveen Jindal lodges complaint with EC against two news channels March 18, 2014

    Congress MP and chairman of Jindal Steel and Power Naveen Jindal on Tuesday lodged a complaint with the Election Commission against two news channels belonging to a group for allegedly telecasting false news against him. "They have run 85 false news items against me since March 5, when code of conduct...
  • Rahul's Parliamentary constituency gets AIR FM channel February 19, 2014

    Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday inaugurated an All India Radio (AIR) FM station in Amethi. According to the AIR, the FM Rainbow station will offer digital sound quality to the listeners of Amethi, which is a Congress stronghold and currently represented by Rahul Gandhi. "Programmes, along with hourly news broadcasts from...
  • TWTW: Cyrus enacts Rahul's interview to a TV news channel February 2, 2014

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha takes on Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi over his interview to a TV news channel where he kept on repeating his party's initiative on RTI. ...
  • TWTW: Cyrus takes on Rahul Gandhi over his first TV interview February 2, 2014

    In this week's 'The Week That Wasn't', Cyrus Broacha does a 'dramatic reconstruction' of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's interview to a private news channel. ...
  • Britain's TV channel to air first live show from space January 11, 2014

    London: Britain's Channel 4 said it will air the first-ever live television show from space, tracking the International Space Station though a complete orbit around the Earth. 'Live from Space' will be broadcast on National Geographic Channel in 170 other countries. Besides glimpses of daily life aboard the ISS, the programme will...
  • With BBM Channels, BlackBerry attempts to widen social reach November 28, 2013

    New Delhi: With the view to provide users a platform and widen its social reach, BlackBerry introduced BBM Channels, a forum for active, real conversations between people, brands and communities. BlackBerry Channels will be made available for BlackBerry users on BlackBerry OS 5 and above and BlackBerry 10 through BlackBerry...
  • Pakistani TV channels fined Rs 1 crore for excessive Indian content November 18, 2013

    Islamabad: Ten entertainment television channels in Pakistan have been slapped with Rs 1 crore fine for airing excessive Indian and foreign content, a media report said on Monday. Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority imposed the fine on the channels and issued warning letters to them to desist from such practice...
  • Engineers comes tantalisingly close to a true 'bionic man' October 14, 2013

    New York: Gentlemen, we can rebuild him, after all. We have the technology. The term "bionic man" was the stuff of science fiction in the 1970s, when a popular TV show called The Six Million Dollar Man chronicled the adventures of Steve Austin, a former astronaut whose body was rebuilt using...
  • Sex Box: Couples to have sex on Channel 4 show September 26, 2013

    New Delhi: It seems the small screen is leading a wave of revolution through its pathbreaking shows. A new show called 'Sex Box', to be aired on UK's Channel 4, will see a host interviewing couples right after intercourse. The channel has clarified that there will be no nudity as...
  • 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...
  • Egypt to clamp down on Al Jazeera's Egyptian channel August 30, 2013

    Egypt's military-backed government is to clamp down on Al Jazeera's Egyptian television channel, accusing it of threatening national security, the state news agency MENA said on Thursday. The channel this week aired statements from two leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood including a call for protests against Egypt's new rulers. The army...
  • India, Pakistan to hold back channel talks in Dubai over ceasefire violations August 29, 2013

    Former Foreign Secretary Shahryar Khan and ex-diplomat S K Lambah, the point men for India-Pakistan back-channel diplomacy, will meet in Dubai on Thursday to ease tensions and firm up a planned meeting between the premiers of the two countries, a media report said. The decision to initiate back-channel diplomacy to address tensions...
  • UK's media regulator fines Sikh channel for inciting violence August 16, 2013

    Britain's media regulator has imposed a hefty fine of 30,000 pounds on a Sikh television channel for "seriously" breaching its code by broadcasting a programme inciting violence within the community against members of the Indian Army. Sangat TV, a Birmingham-based satellite channel which broadcasts in Punjabi and English, will have to...
  • Dead shark found on New York City subway August 9, 2013

    New York City subway riders got a surprise on Wednesday when a dead shark was discovered on a Queens-bound subway train, authorities said. A supervisor found the four-foot-long carcass shortly after midnight, moved the passengers onto another car and discarded it at the end of the line, according to Metropolitan Transportation...
  • England want apology for cheating allegations August 8, 2013

    Chester-Le-Street: England captain Alastair Cook has described as "blatant fabrication" the claims that Ashes players have used silicone tape on their bats to confuse Hot Spot technology and he wants an apology. Australia's Channel Nine TV reported on Wednesday that the International Cricket Council (ICC) was investigating the use of silicone,...
  • CNN-IBN wins big at the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards July 24, 2013

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN, India's Most Awarded News Channel, has once again proved its supremacy in the 24X7 English news space by winning three awards at the sixth Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Awards held on Tuesday. At a grand ceremony held at the Taj Palace here, CNN-IBN journalists were recognised...
  • Kolkata: Students protest against Kamduni gangrape, 12 arrested July 9, 2013

    Kolkata: A group of students protesting the Kamduni gangrape and crimes against women were arrested for "smearing police officials with paints", police said on Monday. "Twelve students were arrested for smearing police officials with colours. They are in the lock-up now," an official at the city police control room said. The youngsters...
  • Egypt: Army shuts down 3 TV channels, restricts Al Jazeera July 4, 2013

    Cairo: Egypt's military-led authorities shut down three Islamist-run TV stations on Wednesday including one operated by the Muslim Brotherhood after President Mohamed Morsi was toppled by the army, drawing a statement of concern from a press freedom watchdog. The security forces also raided the offices of Al Jazeera's Egyptian news channel...
  • Network18 raises the bar, launches 'News 18' channel in UK July 1, 2013

    It's a window into the world's largest democracy for audiences in the United Kingdom. 'News18' India brings its award-winning mix of news and commentary from one of India's most reputed media houses, Network18. ...
  • Froome vs Contador could make 100th Tour de France a classic June 25, 2013

    Paris: Chris Froome is overwhelming favourite for the Tour de France but the return of former winner Alberto Contador after a one-year hiatus could trigger a classic duel to mark the 100th edition of the great cycling race. It will also be the first Tour since American Lance Armstrong was stripped...