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.
Its mobile application 'NewsOnAir' added more than 2.5 million users with the platform registering over 300 million views.
The programmes will be instrumental in bringing quality education to rural and remote areas,
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.
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.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar tweeted on Friday announcing the re-run of the Tv show 'on public demand'
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.
Several cases of alleged mishandling of sexual harassment complaints have been reported from different AIR stations in the wake of the recent #MeToo movement.
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.
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.
Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and others during the National Inter-religious Conference, organised by the Lokmat media group to celebrate the golden jubilee year of its Nagpur edition, in Nagpur.PTI Photo
Pakistan's cricket captain Babar Azam, left, and Mohammad Rizwan celebrate their victory in the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan runs to celebrate their victory in the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
Indian cricket captain Virat Kohli, centre, hugs Pakistan's Mohammad Rizwan after Pakistan won the the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
India's Mohammed Shami reacts after he was hit by three consecutive boundaries during the Cricket Twenty20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan in Dubai, UAE.AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi
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