The proposal to launch a full-fledged news agency involves using the huge network of Doordarshan and All India Radio.
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.
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.
Union minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore was speaking at a condolence meeting for the DD cameraman, Achyutanand Sahu, who was killed in a Maoist attack in Chhattisgarh on October 30
Mormukut Sharma, whose video from the ambush site went viral, reveals even more dreadful stories from the ground.
A doctor-turned IPS officer, Abhishek Pallav had last year saved the life of a Maoist whom he himself had shot at.
In a video clip shared by Union Minister Smriti Irani on Twitter, Doordarshan's assistant cameraman is seen saying “I may be killed in this attack, but Mummy, I love you.”
Rathore has announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs 10 Lakh to the next of the kin of the persons killed in the LWE attack.
No casualties or injury has been reported yet, he added.
The Prasar Bharati in an autonomous body that runs Doordarshan and All India Radio but receives grant from the I&B ministry.
Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati tweeted that the reports were based on a false account of proceedings.
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.
The musical event is held to honour Telugu saint-composer Tyagaraja in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvaiyaru between January to February.
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.
Doordarshan said it gave wide coverage to the chief minister’s Independence Day programme and telecast report running to 29 minutes and 45 seconds.
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