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  • AAP government decides to monitor content of news channels Yesterday

    New Delhi: In another sign of its disenchantment with the media, the AAP government has decided to closely monitor all the news channels while Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal asked it to spare wives and children of party leaders from being dragged into controversies. In a first, an order has been issued...
  • VHP calls for ban on Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil drama 'Uttama Villain' April 8, 2015

    Chennai: Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) has called for a ban on actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan-starrer Tamil drama 'Uttama Villain', claiming it will affect the religious sentiments of Hindi speaking people. The VHP is reportedly upset with the lyrics of a song in the film, say it will upset the followers of Hindu...
  • I&B Ministry approves rule banning live TV coverage of anti-terror operations March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: TV channels will be barred from airing live coverage of anti-terrorist operations by security forces as per a new rule approved by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry. Broadcasters in such situations will have to restrict themselves to reporting periodic briefing by designated officers, as per the new rule. Officials said...
  • TV channels asked to restrict live coverage of anti-terror operations March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Noticing that some TV channels have been covering live anti terrorist operations, the Information and Broadcasting ministry has asked news broadcasters to restrict such telecasts to periodic briefing by officials till the operation concludes. In its advisory issued on Friday, the I&B ministry said that it has in the...
  • Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks launches paid nonfiction video streaming service March 19, 2015

    New York: Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks on Wednesday launched a subscription streaming service for fans of science, technology and history, with the goal of dominating the nonfiction category in on-demand, online video. Hendricks said the ad-free service CuriosityStream fulfilled his long-held desire to deliver programming that people can watch whenever...
  • TataSky to add 20 new channels shortly March 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Direct-to-Home operator TataSky will add 20 new channels shortly as it has introduced a new compression technology to its network, a move that has disrupted services to nearly 17,000 subscribers in the past couple of days. The company, which offers over 300 channels, would add the channels despite capacity...
  • Hindu Ilaignar Sena worker claims responsibility for attack on Tamil news channel Puthiya Thalaimurai's office March 12, 2015

    Chennai: A worker of the Hindu Ilaignar Sena, a fringe outfit, claimed responsibility for the attack on Tamil news channel Puthiya Thalaimurai's office in Chennai on Thursday. He has surrenederd before a local court in Madurai. Meanwhile, journalists in the city also protested against the attack. Four unidentified men came...
  • 4 unidentified men attack Tamil new channel Puthiya Thalaimurai's office March 12, 2015

    Chennai: A Tamil news channel Puthiya Thalaimurai's office was attacked early Thursday morning in Chennai. Four unidentified men came in on a bike and hurled two country made bombs at the office. No injuries have been reported so far. The incident has been caught on CCTV. Recently, the office was...
  • Arun Jaitley slams media, says media trials must be avoided in high profile cases January 18, 2015

    New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley on Sunday slammed the media for invading privacy of individuals and running media trials. The remarks assume significance as Congress MP Shashi Tharoor recently hit out at the media for being prosecutor, judge and jury in his wife Sunanda Pushkar death...
  • Kamal Haasan: 'Uttama Villain' trailer to be out soon; currently working on sound mixing December 30, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan has revealed that the trailer of his upcoming Tamil film 'Uttama Villain' is ready and will be unveiled soon. In a video released on Youtube channel, Haasan said the sound mixing work of the film is currently underway in Los Angeles. "The trailer is ready and should be...
  • Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan now has a YouTube channel; plans to share his writing, poems November 22, 2014

    Chennai: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan now has an official YouTube channel titled Ulaganayagan Tube. It was recently launched and has over 2,000 subscribers and over 50,000 views. The channel, which is managed by K Vaai Mozhi team, already features two Q and A sessions with Kamal Haasan, writer-director R.C Shakti and music...
  • PETA criticizes 'Eaten Alive' TV show for animal cruelty where it will show a man being eaten alive by an anaconda November 8, 2014

    New York: Animal rights group PETA has slammed the Discovery Channel's 'Eaten Alive' show, which claims it will show a man being eaten alive by an anaconda, as a publicity stunt that will torment the snake. Trailers of the show, which will be aired on Dec. 7 on the cable network,...
  • Nitin Gadkari to inspect Sethu Project Route on November 4 November 3, 2014

    Ramanathapuram: Union Surface Transport and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari would undertake an aerial inspection of the controversial Sethusamudram Shipping Channel route on November 4, officials said on Sunday. He would inspect the entire Palk Strait onboard a Coast Guard aircraft and discuss about the work so far completed on the multi-crore...
  • PM Modi congratulates TV channels for showing dirt on streets left by Diwali celebrations October 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday congratulated TV channels for showing dirty streets after Diwali celebrations, saying telecasting such visuals would create awareness among people about the importance of cleanliness. The Prime Minister, who launched the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan on October 2, also congratulated the people who participated in...
  • Pakistan suspends channel for airing programme against judiciary October 20, 2014

    Islamabad: Pakistan on Monday suspended a television channel for 15 days and imposed a fine of Rs 10 million for airing a derogatory programme against the judiciary. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regularity Authority (PEMRA) suspended ARY News' license for a period of 15 days and imposed a fine of Rs 10...
  • Global Tamil news channel to be launched soon October 10, 2014

    New Delhi: Keeping the national and global Tamil audience in mind, News7Tamil, a 24X7 Tamil News Channel, will be launched later this month. Introducing members of the Editorial Board of the channel, Rajesh Sundaram, head of News7Tamil, said that the channel, launched by a prominent mining firm V V Group,...
  • TWTW: What makes on a dull day September 14, 2014

    CNNIBN's Cyrus Broacha shows what becomes news on a dull day. He talks to Hindi journalist about the news of the day. ...
  • Women in ISIS have their own media channel September 14, 2014

    ISIS has its own female brigade who serve their extremist ideas. These women have their own media channels and actively post blogs. 15 per cent of ISIS recruitment's are considered to be women. From firing an AK47 to cleaning weapons, they know it all. ...
  • Information and Broadcast Ministry clears 26 new channels September 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Pending proposals of 26 new television channels have been cleared by the Information and Broadcast Ministry, taking the total number of channels in the country to above 800. I&B Minister Prakash Javadekar said he has cleared 26 pending proposals of new channels in news, current affairs and entertainment and...
  • KCR threatens media: Does the political class see the media as a threat? September 10, 2014

    Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has sparked a controversy by issuing a stern warning to the media. He threatened to 'bury the media 10 feet under the earth if it insults Telangana'. ...
  • Will bury the media 10 feet under the earth if it insults Telangana: CM KCR warns news channels September 10, 2014

    Warangal: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has sparked a controversy by issuing a stern warning to the media. He threatened to 'bury the media 10 feet under the earth if it insults Telangana'. The problem started when two TV channels allegedly portrayed the members of the Assembly in a...
  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey August 14, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Bhupendra Chaubey on India @ 9. ...
  • CNNIBN: The most watched English channel last week August 14, 2014

    CNNIBN was the most watched English channel last week. CNNIBN thanks all its viewers. It had 22.6 per cent market share beating all competition, making them number one. ...
  • No jokes please, we are politicians! Government to act against RJs airing jokes on MPs, mimicking them August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The government has said that it will take action against Radio Jockeys on FM channels airing jokes on MPs and mimicking them. Samajwadi Party MP Jaya Bachchan had raised the issue in the Rajya Sabha demanding action against such RJs. "The language used by radio jockeys on private...
  • KBC 8: Big B hails Lucknow's allwomen fighter group 'Red Brigade' girls August 7, 2014

    Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has praised his latest guest Usha Vishwakarma on 'Kaun Banega Crorepati 8' as "young and feisty" for leading an allwomen fighter group in Lucknow. 25yearold Usha trains women in her 'Red Brigade' group in selfdefence practices against abuse and other forms of exploitation. "Usha Vishwakarma from Lucknow, UP fought...
  • 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 24hour agriculturebased 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 17yearold 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...