Communication Current Affairs - 2020

July 23: National Broadcasting Day

Every year, on July 23, National Broadcasting Day is celebrated all over India. The day is celebrated to commemorate the first ever radio broadcast aired in India. Highlights The first radio broadcast was made on July 23, 1927 from Bombay Station. The station was then owned by a private company called the Indian Broadcasting Company. Read More…

Draft Guidelines issued for Satellite TV channels

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has issued draft guidelines for satellite TV channels. Highlights The Ministry has listed 11 violation under the guidelines. It includes delay in intimating the ministry about the change in shareholding pattern of the company, appointing a director without the permission of the ministry, not removing a director who has Read More…

Indian Scientists Discover model to predict Ionospheric Electron Density

The Indian Institute of Geomagnetism researchers have developed a model that will predict electronic density of ionosphere. This is highly important for the communication and navigation on the earth. Highlights The researchers developed an Artificial Neural Networks based Global Ionospheric Model (ANNIM) to predict ionospheric electron density. The model was developed by using data collected Read More…

COVID-19: International Monetary Fund launches Government Policy Tracker

The International Monetary Fund recently launched the “IMF Policy Tracker”. The platform will provide all the key economic responses launched by Governments all over the world to fight against Corona Virus. Highlights Currently, the virus has spread to almost all parts of the world and the measures taken by the Governments to tackle the situation Read More…

February 13: World Radio Day

Every Year February 13 is being celebrated as World Radio Day. The day is being celebrated by UNESCO of United Nations. The organization calls all radio stations to uphold matters of diversity. This year the day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Radio and Diversity This year theme brings in the diversity in linguistic tolerance, Read More…