PM Modi's first radio address may dominate broadcasting space

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's first radio address, to be carried on October 3 on All India Radio, may dominate the entire broadcasting space as audio and visuals could be provided to all FM and community radio stations as well as news and current affairs TV channels.

Egypt blocks three Iraqi TV stations from broadcasting

Egypt has barred three private Iraqi TV stations from its main satellite system, the broadcasting regulator said on Tuesday, after Baghdad complained that their coverage was stoking sectarian tensions.

Cyprus radio airs ex-president`s New Year message

Cypriot state radio publicly apologised for inadvertently broadcasting the opening remarks of a New Year`s message from the country`s former president instead of current President Nicos Anastasiades.

Intellectuals demand telecast of Taslima serial

Alleging that the Kolkata Police pressurised a Bengali TV channel against telecast of a serial written by exiled Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen, a group of intellectuals and activists said that it was against the freedom of speech.

SC notice to Centre on allowing private radio to broadcast news

The Supreme Court issued notice to the Centre on a PIL seeking its direction to the government to allow private radio stations to broadcast news.

British Sikh TV channel fined for offensive content

Britain`s media regulator Ofcom has fined a British Sikh TV channel for broadcasting a programme that reportedly incited violence.

India to help Afghanistan in field of broadcasting

India, which is playing an
active role in the reconstruction of Afghanistan, will now
also help the war-torn country in capacity building in the
field of broadcasting and institutional development.

You Tube unveils live broadcasting service

Video sharing website You Tube has launched a live broadcasting service called You Tube Live in a bid to broadcast increasing number of sports and music events.

Broadcasting bill will be firmed up after consultations

Admitting that the process of
finalising the long pending broadcasting bill needs to be
"accelerated", the Centre today said it would be firmed up
only after consultations with broadcasters on its various
provisions.

Centre not in favour of imposing ban on TV channels: Jatua

The Centre is not keen on
imposing any ban on the television channels as it believes in
self-control by them, Union Minister of State for Information
and Broadcasting CM Jatua said in Kolkata.