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  • LS polls: BJP, TV channels run risk of violating poll law on manifesto 05-04-2014 07:09 PM

    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...
  • TWTW: Cyrus enacts Rahul's interview to a TV news channel 02-02-2014 01:10 PM

    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 02-02-2014 12:51 PM

    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. ...
  • Pakistani TV channels fined Rs 1 crore for excessive Indian content 18-11-2013 02:31 PM

    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...
  • Must for cable-operators to show 21 DD channels in major cities 08-09-2013 10:06 AM

    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 the 24 channels to...
  • Egypt: Army shuts down 3 TV channels, restricts Al Jazeera 04-07-2013 09:41 AM

    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...
  • Talk show panelists are involved in pornography: Mamata 20-06-2013 11:19 PM

    Galsi: Under attack from the Opposition and a section of intellectuals over the recent incident of rape and murder of a college student, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday alleged that panelists of some local TV news channels critical of her were involved in pornography. "Two or three incidents (of...
  • TAM hits out at TV channels for making false 'Number 1' claims 14-05-2013 09:43 AM

    New Delhi: At any given time, one would see a flurry of advertisements issued by different TV channels, all claiming to be number 1 at the same time. Now ratings agency TAM says that its data is being selectively used and misrepresented to make these tall claims. In an advisory...
  • Iraq suspends Al-Jazeera and 9 Iraqi TV channels 29-04-2013 08:52 AM

    Baghdad: Iraqi authorities suspended the operating licenses of pan-Arab broadcaster Al-Jazeera and nine Iraqi TV channels on Sunday after accusing them of escalating sectarian tension. The move signaled the Shiite-led government's mounting worries over deteriorating security amid Sunni unrest and clashes that have left more than 180 people dead in...
  • China launches first 3D TV channel 02-01-2012 11:36 AM

    Beijing: China's first 3D television channel started a trial broadcast Sunday, officials said. The channel - China 3D TV Trial Channel - is being jointly operated by China Central Television (CCTV) and five local TV stations in Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Jiangsu and Shenzhen. It will be formally launched during the...
  • China to launch first 3D TV channel in January 01-12-2011 04:42 PM

    Beijing: Television viewers in China can expect a totally different viewing experience as the country's hopes to launch its first 3D television channel Jan 1, 2012, the government has announced. The TV channel will go into official operation during the Lunar New Year Festival in late January, Xinhua reported. "We...
  • Notice to TV channels for showing Bhanwari CD 12-11-2011 10:44 AM

    New Delhi: Government has taken a serious note of the telecast of a CD purportedly showing nurse Bhanwari Devi and former Rajasthan minister Mahipal Maderna in a compromising position and issued show cause notices to two news channels why action should not be taken against them. Official sources said that...
  • Puthiya Thalaimurai TV claims top slot in Tamil Nadu 08-11-2011 12:41 PM

    Tamil Nadu's first independent news channel, Puthiya Thalalimurai, launched on August 24 has created history by becoming that top news channel in the state. The back-to-back news channel with an aggressive punch line "unmai udanuk udan" (truth as it happens) has claimed number 1 position in record 60-days. As per...
  • Madras HC issues notice to 50 TV channels 02-11-2011 11:33 PM

    Chennai: The Madras High Court on Wednesday issued notice to over 50 TV channels, including Doordarshan, on a plea to implead them in proceedings in a petition. The petition sought a direction to the Centre to set up a separate statutory regulatory body to monitor and regulate their programmes. The...
  • 'Absconding' realty firm directors appear on TV 10-06-2011 09:37 AM

    Kochi: Apple a Day Properties directors KA Saju and Rajiv Kumar have been on the run for two weeks now. The duo is charged in the over Rs 130 crore real estate fraud in Kochi. But they seem to be elusive only to the Kerala police, and not to regional...
  • Poonam Pandey to appear in Khatron Ke Khiladi 4 12-04-2011 09:24 AM

    Watch model Poonam Pandey, VJ Bani and the other contestants of Khatron Ke Khiladi Season 4. ...
  • ICC allows news channels access to Ind-Pak match 29-03-2011 10:51 PM

    New Delhi: The deadlock between electronic media and ICC over coverage of Wednesday's Indo-Pak World Cup cricket semifinal got resolved on Tuesday, following a request from the Indian Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Ambika Soni. Ambika Soni proposed a 24-hour 'truce' in a dispute created by Indian non-rights holders (NRH)...
  • Kiwi TV top bosses apologise to Anand Satyanand 14-10-2010 01:10 PM

    Melbourne: Top bosses of New Zealand's state-owned TV channel, whose former host Paul Henry had made racial remarks against Indian-origin Governor General Anand Satyanand, have apologised to the leader in person. TVNZ's Chairman John Anderson and CEO Rick Ellis called on Satyanand at the Government House in Auckland and apologised...
  • YSR's death attracted unprecedented media coverage 06-09-2009 05:09 PM

    Regional TV channels pulled out all stops to bring you the news. ...