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Teach school students about Emergency: Prasar Bharati chief

School students should be taught about the Emergency in India to make them aware about the consequences of democracy being derailed.

India gives voice to Balochistan's struggle; AIR launches website, mobile app for Balochi audience

India gives voice to Balochistan's struggle; AIR launches website, mobile app for Balochi audience

Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati launched a website and mobile app for All India Radio's Balochi service to reach out to the people who speak the language across the globe on Friday.

After Modi expresses concern on Balochistan, AIR to launch website, mobile app for Balochi audience today

After Modi expresses concern on Balochistan, AIR to launch website, mobile app for Balochi audience today

The move to start an AIR web service comes in the backdrop of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day speech in which he had brought up the issue of Pakistani atrocities.

Website, app for AIR's Balochi service to be launched on Friday

Public Broadcaster Prasar Bharati will launch a website and mobile app on Friday for All India Radio's Balochi service to reach out to the people who speak the language across the globe.

Prasar Bharati may get digital wing

To keep up with the changing times, public broadcaster Prasar Bharati may get a digital wing to reach out to the increasing number of Internet and smartphone users, if recommendations of a working group formed by the government are accepted.

Soon, Doordarshan to be available on smartphone

Officials said that the national broadcaster has charted out an aggressive plan to expand the range of its mobile TV services to at least 40 major cities and the services are likely to start in the first ten cities before the end of year 2013.

Prasar Bharati Act to be amended based on GoM recommendations

Based on recommendations of a group of ministers (GoM), the I&B ministry is planning several amendments in the Prasar Bharati Act, 1990 which include omitting provisions for constitution of a Broadcasting Council and a separate Parliamentary Committee for Prasar Bharati.

Prasar Bharati exempted from paying income tax

In a major relief to the country's public broadcaster, the Prasar Bharati has been exempted from paying any income tax, with the smooth passage of the Finance Bill in the Lok Sabha.

Jawhar Sircar to be appointed Prasar Bharati CEO

Senior IAS officer Jawhar Sircar is all set to be appointed the next CEO of national broadcaster Prasar Bharati after a panel headed by the Vice President recommended his name to the government.