Prasar Bharati Current Affairs - 2019

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Prakash Javadekar releases patriotic song Watan for Independence Day

Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar released a patriotic song titled Watan in New Delhi to mark the occasion of Independence Day 2019. The special song has been created by public service broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) and Prasar Bharati for Independence Day. About Watan Song It pays tribute to New India, to the bravery and Read More…

Month:  Categories: Art & Culture

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DD India channel to be available in Bangladesh, South Korea

In bid to boost India’s relations with its neighbours, the government has entered into agreements with Bangladesh and South Korea to broadcast DD (Doordarshan) India channel in two countries and their state channels will be shown on DD Free Dish in India. Key Highlights Bangladesh Agreement: As per the agreement inked with Bangladesh, Indian government Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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India and Bangladesh to co-produce movie on Sheikh Mujibur Rahman

India and Bangladesh will jointly produce a feature movie on life and works of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman (founding father of People’s Republic of Bangladesh) and also a documentary on Bangladesh Liberation War (1971). India’s state broadcaster Prasar Bharati will co-produce the film. Bilateral Meet The decision was taken after Bangladeshi delegation led by Dr. Read More…

Month:  Categories: International

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Prasar Bharati brings 11 more state Doordarshan Channels on Satellite Footprint

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that Prasar Bharati has brought 11 more State DD Channels on the Satellite footprint of India through DD Free Dish. The 11 channels include five from Northeastern states. 11 Channels The DD channels of the states of Chhattisgarh, Goa, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Read More…

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Shashi Shekar Vempati Appointed as CEO of Prasar Bharati

Shashi Shekar Vempati has been appointed as the CEO of Prasar Bharati based on the recommendation of the three-member committee headed by Vice President. The other two members of thecommittee was Chairman, Press Council of India and the Secretary, Information and Broadcasting, who was also the President’s nominee. Shashi Shekar Vempati will hold the post for a period of five years. Since February 2016, Vempati Read More…

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Prasar Bharati signs historical MoU with EBC

Prasar Bharati has signed a MoU with Empressa de Brazil Communicacao (EBC) in connection with several broadcast related activities including exchange of news, programmes and co-production. This MoU is being described as historical as it is the first agreement that Prasar Bharati has signed with any South American country. It was signed between Prasar Bharati Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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