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.
" If this kind of things can be done, then how India can be a federal state?"
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.