Articles about Prasar Bharati
20 May 2021
Modi government to launch 'BBC World-like' Doordarshan channel
As India is facing criticism over its COVID-19 response, the Narendra Modi government is looking to launch a new "BBC World-like" channel to provide "India's point of view."
19 Jul 2020
#WeeklyRecap: Twitter hacked, Huawei banned, Jio's 5G strides, and more
A lot has happened this week!
24 Apr 2020
After 'Ramayan', Ramanand Sagar's 'Shri Krishna' to return on DD
After the blockbuster rerun of Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan, Doordarshan is all set to re-telecast another classic mythological series from the director, Shri Krishna.
20 Apr 2020
'Ramayan' fans claim scenes were edited; DD clarifies
As the rerun of Ramanand Sagar's Ramayan came to its conclusion a few days ago, fans did not seem satisfied.
04 Apr 2020
Government advises against alcohol-based sanitizers while lighting diyas on Sunday
Ahead of the lights-out event on Sunday, the government has issued an advisory against the use of alcohol-based hand sanitizers while lighting lamps and candles.
03 Apr 2020
'Ramayan' breaks records, garners 17 crore viewers in first weekend
Three-decades-old Ramayan is a hit on TV, once again!
28 Mar 2020
Doordarshan starts 'Ramayana' and 'Mahabharat' reruns from today; details here
National broadcaster Doordarshan has started airing reruns of the iconic 80s shows Ramayana and Mahabharat.
27 Mar 2020
On public demand, 'Ramayan' to air on Doordarshan again
Ramanand Sagar's iconic television series, Ramayan, which kept all Indian families glued to their television sets every Sunday morning in the late 1980s, is coming back to the small screen.
26 Mar 2020
DD classics 'Ramayan' and 'Mahabharat' to return to TV?
India is on a binge-watch mode.
26 Jul 2019
Five Chartered Accountants who pursued their dreams and passions
Chartered Accountancy (CA) is one of the most sought-after and toughest professional courses in the country.
08 Dec 2018
#MeTooImpact: AIR employee, accused of harassment, found guilty
An employee of All India Radio (AIR), who was accused of sexual harassment by at least nine women, was found guilty. The National Commission of Women informed about it on Friday and said the employee has been demoted and his salary reduced.
28 Sep 2018
8-member committee formed to recommend names for Lokpal
On Thursday, the government constituted an eight-member search panel for Lokpal.
14 May 2018
Prasar Bharati-I&B tussle nears close? Former to discuss rightsizing, Free-Dish
After months of a standoff with the I&B Ministry, the Prasar Bharati (PB) board is expected to discuss key issues of contention at a board meeting today.
16 Apr 2018
Unnao, Kathua rapes are post-independent India's "darkest hour", say ex-bureaucrats
In an open letter to PM Narendra Modi, a group of 49 retired civil servants said this is India's "darkest hour" post-independence.
17 Oct 2017
How Doordarshan's revolutionary Free Dish helped private companies instead
In 2002, Doordarshan launched DD Direct, a direct-to-home (DTH) service run by Prasar Bharati, to compete with emerging competitors.
31 Aug 2017
IAS officer Sunil Arora appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner
The law ministry has appointed former IAS officer Sunil Arora as the new Chief Election Commissioner of India. Sunil Arora is a 1980 batch ex-IAS officer of Rajasthan cadre who earlier served as I&B Secretary and as an advisor to Prasar Bharati.
23 Aug 2017
Star India triumphs against Prasar Bharati, wins sports broadcast case
In 2007, a case against Prasar Bharati for broadcasting premium sports content on Doordarshan channels, was filed by Nimbus Communications and BCCI. It was later joined by Star India and ESPN Software India in 2013.
17 Aug 2017
Tripura: Doordarshan denies blocking CM's speech, claims it was aired
After a controversy erupted over Doordarshan refusing to air Tripura CM Manik Sarkar's Independence Day speech, the broadcaster has "vehemently" denied the charges.
16 Aug 2017
War of words after Doordarshan rejects Tripura CM's speech
Yesterday, Doordarshan and All India Radio refused to air Tripura CM Manik Sarkar's Independence Day speech.
25 Jul 2017
Doordarshan invites public entries for new logo
Doordarshan is changing its decades-old logo to reflect the choices of the "children of liberalization".
28 Jan 2017
IDBI Bank flouted norms to offer Mallya Rs 950-crore loan
Vijay Mallya's KFA was reportedly Rs 6,000 crore in debt when it approached IDBI bank, with un-repaid credits of IDBI itself. The first loan of Rs 150 crore was sanctioned within a week.
08 Nov 2016
Senior journalist Girish Nikam passes away from heart attack
TV anchor and senior journalist Girish Nikam passed away on Monday due to a major heart attack.