Amidst Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call for a 'Digital India', there is an increasing demand for digitisation of archives of Doordarshan and All India Radio, to make it available on digital and online platforms.
National Broadcaster Doordarshan has sought action against leading Direct to Home(DTH) operator Tata Sky for allegedly taking off 'DD Bharati' and some other channels from its platform, saying it was in violation of the norms.
The Ayush department is launching a weekly programme on public broadcaster Doordarshan to keep people informed on alternate systems of medicine like homeopathy and ayurveda, an official statement said on Thursday.
Archives including speeches and music with Doordarshan and All India Radio are a national resource that should be made freely available or monetised, Prasar Bharati chairman A Surya Prakash on Wednesday said, underscoring the need to look at relevant copyright issues.
The much awaited "special" episode of the 'Mann ki Baat' radio address which will have Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama sharing their thoughts would be aired at 8 p.m. Tuesday.
After the successful initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to connect with millions of Indians through All India Radio, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar will on Friday go live on AIR as well as Doordarshan to answer queries from the audience.