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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

Oct 09, 2020 Jeevan Prakash Sharma

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.

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

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.

Doordarshan Journalists Serving Country Like Army Jawans: Minister

Nov 01, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

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

We Would Have Got Killed Had We Raised Our Body: DD Cameraman Who Survived Maoist Ambush

Mormukut Sharma, whose video from the ambush site went viral, reveals even more dreadful stories from the ground.

31 October, 2018

An Officer And A Gentleman: Dantewada SP Who Broke Down Recounting Maoist Ambush Is Known To Have A Soft Heart

Outlook Web Bureau

A doctor-turned IPS officer, Abhishek Pallav had last year saved the life of a Maoist whom he himself had shot at.

31 October, 2018

Video | 'Mummy, I Love You, Not Scared To See Death Before My Eyes': DD Cameraman's Message During Maoist Ambush

Outlook Web Bureau

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.”

30 October, 2018

Doordarshan Cameraman, Two Security Personnel Killed In Maoist Attack In Chhattisgarh

Outlook Web Bureau

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.

22 August, 2018

Fire Breaks Out In Delhi's Doordarshan Bhawan

Outlook Web Bureau

No casualties or injury has been reported yet, he added.

02 March, 2018

Govt Slams 'Defamatory' Media Report Of I&B Ministry Withholding Funds For Doordarshan, AIR

Outlook Web Bureau

The Prasar Bharati in an autonomous body that runs Doordarshan and All India Radio but receives grant from the I&B ministry.

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.

07 January, 2018

Nirmala Sitharaman Slams Doordarshan For Cutting Off Tyagaraja Aradhana's Telecast, CEO Assures 'Strict' Action

Outlook Web Bureau

The musical event is held to honour Telugu saint-composer Tyagaraja in Tamil Nadu's Thiruvaiyaru between January to February.

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.

16 August, 2017

Doordarshan Finally Issues Statement, Refutes Allegation Of Blackout Of Manik Sarkar's I-Day Speech

Outlook Web Bureau

Doordarshan said it gave wide coverage to the chief minister’s Independence Day programme and telecast report running to 29 minutes and 45 seconds.

16 August, 2017

Parliament Answerable For Banning Tripura CM's I-Day Speech, Says Dy. Assembly Speaker

Outlook Web Bureau

" If this kind of things can be done, then how India can be a federal state?"

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Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.

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Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.

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An artist busy making an idol of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities in Mumbai.

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Idols of Goddess Durga at a workshop ahead of Navaratri festivities, Goregaon in Mumbai.

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Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu

Why School In ‘The Cloud’ Will Be Our New Normal

We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.

Sep 12, 2021 Sugata Mitra