Television

BBC World Service launches IndiaOnline on ground event

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/06/30/BBC%20World.jpg?itok=p_lZNP1x

MUMBAI: BBC World Service, the radio division of BBC, has announced that the site bbcurdu.com is launching a series of events in three Indian cities to meet its audiences and discuss the place of Urdu in India.

Starting today 1 February in Delhi, the IndiaOnline series then goes to Hyderabad and Mumbai, engaging personalities from the media, politics and cinema scene.

BBC Urdu service head Mohammed Hanif says the bbcurdu.com team is excited about the IndiaOnline initiative. "We are stepping from the virtual world into the real world to come face to face with our users. A good proportion of bbcurdu.com users are India's Urdu speakers. Along with the opportunity to directly interact with our online users in India, the IndiaOnline series of discussions will give us a chance to gain fresh insights into the status of Urdu in modern-day India and share them with Urdu-speakers, wherever they are in the world."

In Delhi and Hyderabad, the bbcurdu.com journalists will discuss the subject of Urdu and New Media in panel discussions. In Delhi the event is being held in partnership with Jamia Milia Islamia and will be held at the Ansari Auditorium at 4 pm today.

In Hyderabad, where bbcurdu.com has partnered Maulana Azad Urdu University, the discussion will take place at 10 am on 5 February at the Jubilee Hall.

In Mumbai a high profile panel will discuss the relationship between Urdu and Bollywood and how it has changed over the years. This event will be held at 6 pm on 12 February at the Xaviers Institute of Communications.

bbcurdu.com has up-to-the minute news, features and analysis on Pakistan, India and South Asia as well as news from the rest of the world. Along with text, visitors are able to listen to the audio of radio programmes and comment in online debates.

Having recently ventured into online video, it claims to be the largest Urdu news site in the world with more than 13 million page impressions a month.

Latest Reads

http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/22/sun.jpg?itok=16iUFfMP
Sun Bangla to rise on 3 February

In 2018, it was reported that the Southern broadcast behemoth, Kalanithi Maran-owned Sun TV Network intended to travel to new regions of the country - Marathi and Bengali.

Television TV Channels Regional
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/22/ICC.jpg?itok=jIWYAeai
Ad volume for cricket up by 16% in last 2 years

Sports viewership has undergone a transformation, with the burgeoning interest in sports other than cricket. While the gentleman’s game still commands most eyeballs (69 per cent), other sports contributed around 31 per cent of the overall viewership in 2017. Of this, Star India’s Pro Kabaddi League...

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/22/zee.jpg?itok=Mmz8ouSj
Zeel channels most watched Hindi entertainment channels across genres

Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd (Zeel) Hindi GEC channels – the free to air (FTA) Zee Anmol and flagship Zee TV were the most watched Hindi entertainment – be it GEC or Hindi movies channels, in Broadcast Audience Research Council of India (BARC) weekly list of top 10 channels across genres for...

Television TV Channels Viewership
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/21/burkha.jpg?itok=fsKeQsnO
New English news channel Harvest TV to launch on Republic Day

As the general elections are inching closer, media veterans are set to launch several news ventures.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/21/kholi.jpg?itok=j8mN58nH
Star Sports unveils new campaign “Cricket Ka Asli King Kaun” for India’s tour of New Zealand

Star Sports – India’s leading sports broadcaster has unveiled a new campaign for India’s tour of New Zealand.

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/21/nba.jpg?itok=pVs8SPo2
Start your weekend right with NBA ‘saturday morning live’

The National Basketball Association, unveiled its campaign in India to create awareness amongst existing as well as new fans. Under its global television campaign, ‘This Is Why We Play’,

Television TV Channels Sports
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/21/shemaroo.jpg?itok=_PV_jQVS
Shemaroo Entertainment Strengthens its Leadership Team to Conquer Newer Horizons

Shemaroo Entertainment Limited, has strengthened its International Business team with two new hirings at leadership positions.

Television TV Channels Music and Youth
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/21/news.jpg?itok=n3Y8e4WF
NewsPoint to offer News & Entertainment content within the Xploree AI Keyboard

NewsPoint, India’s fastest growing news & entertainment app, has emerged as the country’s first platform of its kind to integrate with a mobile keyboard to serve news and entertainment-related content on the mobile keyboard.

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting
http://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/01/21/mix.jpg?itok=u3C43Zdi
Republic Media Network elevates Vikas Khanchandani as Group CEO

In a major announcement on the eve of the expansion of Republic Media Network, it has announced the induction of Bhaksar Das as group president and the elevation of Vikas Khanchandani as group CEO Republic Media Network.  

Television TV Channels News Broadcasting

Latest News

Load More

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories