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Prasar Bharati

Nostalgia: From Lord Clive To Swadeshi Thakur, How Bengal’s Durga Puja Transformed

Oct 13, 2021 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

During the 1920 and 1930s, the emergence of community puja transformed Durga puja from a rich men's puja to a people's festival, as freedom fighters made good use of the change.

Prasar Bharati Finds Second-Highest Audience In Pakistan, Sees 100% Digital Growth In 2020

Jan 03, 2021 PTI

Its mobile application 'NewsOnAir' added more than 2.5 million users with the platform registering over 300 million views.


Prasar Bharati Signs MoU With Electronics & IT Ministry To Launch 51 Education TV Channels

The programmes will be instrumental in bringing quality education to rural and remote areas,

Press, Trust and India: Govt Mulls Its Own News Service

Oct 17, 2020 Bhavna Vij-Aurora

The proposal to launch a full-fledged news agency involves using the huge network of Doordarshan and All India Radio.


Staff Crunch Halts Airing Of Modi's Mann Ki Baat In 10 Countries

The External Service Division (ESD) of AIR, which broadcasts radio programmes in 15 countries, doesn’t have translator-cum-announcers to interpret and air it.

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08 August, 2020

Over 160 Million Watched Live Telecast Of Ram temple Event: Prasar Bharati CEO

PTI

Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati said the viewership was of Doordarshan's live coverage was carried by nearly 200 TV channels during the main events between 10.45 am and 2 pm on Wednesday.


27 June, 2020

Prasar Bharti Warns PTI For 'Anti-national' Reporting, Threatens To End 'Relationship': Report

IANS

In a controversial interview which was published by PTI on June 25, a Chinese diplomat had put the onus to resolve the India-China crisis on India.


27 March, 2020

Prasar Bharati To Re-Telecast 'Ramayan' From March 28 On 'Public Demand' During Lockdown

Outlook Web Bureau

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted on Friday announcing the re-run of the Tv show 'on public demand'


04 January, 2019

Prasar Bharati To Shut Down National Channel, Regional Training Academies In Five Cities

Outlook Web Bureau

The national channel, which broadcasts from 6PM to 6 AM, came up in 1987 and played an important role in keeping people abreast with national issues.


16 November, 2018

NCW Seeks Prasar Bharti, I&B Reports On AIR Sexual Harassment Cases

Outlook Web Bureau

Several cases of alleged mishandling of sexual harassment complaints have been reported from different AIR stations in the wake of the recent #MeToo movement.



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16 February, 2018

Prasar Bharati Not To Hire Siddharth Zarabi, Abhijit Majumder For Top Edit Posts, Blocks I&B Ministry's Proposals

Outlook Web Bureau

Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati tweeted that the reports were based on a false account of proceedings.


14 February, 2018

Prasar Bharati Shortlists Journalist Abhijit Majumder For Top Edit Job, Siddharth Zarabi May Head DD News

Outlook Web Bureau

According a report, a high-level committee has identified Zarabi for head of TV News in DD News and Majumder for the position of chief editor, Prasar Bharati News Service.


17 August, 2017

Yes, Prasar Bharati Did Ask Tripura CM Manik Sarkar To Censor Independence Day Speech: Doordarshan

Outlook Web Bureau

UK Sahoo, DD’s Agartala centre head, said after recording Sarkar’s speech on August 14, he felt that it was controversial, but Sarkar’s words meant he could not edit it.


Photo Gallery

Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) workers clear a water logged road after heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Jawad, in Kolkata.

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A health worker checks details for COVID-19 tests of the passengers arriving from Rishikesh at the Bikaner railway station.

PTI Photo

Shops at a Muslim-dominated area of Dalmandi remain closed on the anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, in Varanasi.

PTI Photo

Resident doctors of Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital raise slogans during a protest in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

An elderly beneficiary reacts as she receives a Covid-19 vaccine dose amid fear of spreading of a new variant of the virus (Omicron), at a government hospital in Jalandhar.

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