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Deshhit: I&B ministry directs TV channels to display credits, titles of serials in Hindi, regional languages

In a bid to promote Indian languages, the Information and Broadcasting Ministry has asked all satellite TV channels to display the casting, credits and titles of Hindi and regional language serials in the respective languages also.

Jun 14, 2019, 21:24 PM IST

I&B Ministry asks all private TV channels to display credits in regional languages along with English

The advisory has been issued to promote the Indian languages said Union Minister of I&B Prakash Javadekar.

Jun 14, 2019, 17:12 PM IST

I&B Ministry decides to revise advertisement rates for print media

The decision has come into effect from Tuesday and will be valid for a period of three years.

Jan 08, 2019, 21:44 PM IST

I&B Ministry diktat on not using word Dalit on TV channels is censorship: Congress

The Congress on Tuesday dubbed as "censorship" the advisory of the Information and Broadcasting Ministry asking TV channels to refrain from using the nomenclature 'Dalit' for people belonging to Scheduled Castes.

Sep 04, 2018, 21:42 PM IST

Don't use 'Dalit, say 'Scheduled Caste' instead: I&B Ministry to private TV channels

The Centre wants all private television channels to stop using the term 'Dalit'.

Sep 04, 2018, 07:57 AM IST

Telugu actress strip case: NHRC sends notices to I&B ministry, Telangana govt

The NHRC has sent the notices to the chief secretary of the state government and the secretary of the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.

Apr 12, 2018, 17:40 PM IST

Govt calls reports of I&B ministry withholding Prasar Bharati funds as defamatory

The Prasar Bharti is an autonomous body that functions under the aegis of I&B Ministry.

Mar 02, 2018, 23:20 PM IST

IFFI to honour Amitabh Bachchan with personality of the year award

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has made an immense contribution to Hindi cinema and remains one of the most iconic stars, the country has ever produced. As a mark of honour, the International Film Festival Of India (IFFI) will present him with an award.

Nov 15, 2017, 10:29 AM IST

Smriti Irani gets additional charge of I&B ministry, Narendra Tomar given Urban Development after Venkaiah Naidu quits

Union textile minister Smriti Irani was on Tuesday given the additional charge of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting while Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh was handed over the charge of Urban Development. 

Jul 18, 2017, 11:17 AM IST

DDCA row: Kirti Azad's wife Poonam Jha becomes victim of husband's 'war' with Arun Jaitley?

It seems the 'cold war' between Kirti Azad and Arun Jaitley over alleged DDCA scam is getting bitter day-by-day.

Dec 22, 2015, 20:44 PM IST

Telecom, I&B min to use broadcast airwaves for mobile services

The ministries of Telecom and Information and Broadcasting have agreed to use over 200 MHz spectrum earmarked for broadcasting services, the majority of which is with Doordarshan, for advance mobile services.

Nov 29, 2015, 14:07 PM IST

FTII deadlock: Chauhan to stay, Centre plans to appoint co-chair to placate students

Television actor Gajendra Chauhan, viewed as close to the BJP, will remain as chairperson of the premier Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), and to placate protesting students, the government is planning to install a co-chairperson of the institute, sources said.

Sep 29, 2015, 13:32 PM IST

FTII students end hunger strike

Students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), who were on hunger strike demanding removal of Gajendra Chauhan from the post of chairman, ended it on Sunday shortly after receiving

Sep 27, 2015, 15:21 PM IST

Centre backs off after furore, withdraws controversial Draft Encryption Policy on social media

A controversial draft National Encryption Policy was on Tuesday withdrawn by the Centre following a public outrage over its plans to snoop on every message sent through WhatsApp, SMS, e-mail or any such service.

Sep 22, 2015, 13:10 PM IST

Centre's fresh offer to end FTII deadlock – 'unconditional' talks with students

In a bid to resolve the ongoing deadlock at the reputed Film and Television Institute of India (FTII), the Centre has reportedly made a fresh offer to the striking students to end the three-month long agitation.


Sep 17, 2015, 09:53 AM IST

Al Jazeera penalised for showing wrong map of India, off air for 5 days

International news channel Al Jazeera was on Wednesday forced to go off air in the country for five days as the government penalised it for repeatedly showing wrong maps of India.

Apr 22, 2015, 15:14 PM IST

Russia keen to step up cooperation in I&B sector

 India and Russia on Wednesday agreed to strengthen ties in the information and broadcasting sector with the exchange of media personnel and cooperation in the social media space.

Mar 25, 2015, 14:06 PM IST

I&B Ministry approves rule banning live TV coverage of anti-terror ops

TV channels will be barred from airing live coverage of anti-terrorist operations by security forces as per a new rule approved by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry.

Mar 23, 2015, 22:01 PM IST

I&B ministry issues advisory to TV channels on anti-terror ops

The I&B Ministry has issued an advisory to all TV channels not to broadcast live anti- terrorist operations to avoid any adverse impact on rescue exercise.

Mar 22, 2015, 12:52 PM IST

Ten new additional secretaries appointed; Rajiv Kumar new Establishment Officer

Senior IAS officer Rajiv Kumar has been appointed as the Establishment Officer and Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Personnel as part of a senior level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the government on Monday.

Mar 10, 2015, 01:08 AM IST