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Four FDI media proposals await govt. nod

NEW DELHI: A total of 99 proposals including four relating to the information and broadcasting sector for foreign direct investment are pending before various ministries, the Parliament has been informed. This follows the decision to entrust the work of granting government approval for FDI...

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MIB flags issue of anti-national content on cable channels, seeks industry advisory

Ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) is seeking an advisory from the Indian media and entertainment industry on a number of issues, including ways to track and stop so-called anti-national content being aired on some local cable TV channels, which do not need to register with any...

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July: 2 Viacom & 3 south channels among 9 permitted, far short of MIB's March target

NEW DELHI: With nine more television channels getting clearance, the total number of permitted private television channels has risen to 890 by the end of July 2017, still far short of the claim made last year that the country will have 1500 channels by the end of March this year.

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Prasar Bharati finds transmitter tenders plaint unsubstantiated

NEW DELHI: Pubcaster Prasar Bharati, after an investigation, found the allegations regarding the purchase of transmitters by All-India Radio are unsubstantiated, the Parliament has been told.

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State-level television committees to monitor FM & Community Radio

The state / district-level monitoring committees will henceforth be authorised to monitor the content broadcast on private FM I community radio stations also in addition to private satellite TV channels. The content can be monitored by the committees suo-moto and on the basis of complaints...

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