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No plans to regulate TV content through CBFC: MIB

NEW DELHI: Even as debates rage on regarding film and television content with the government admitting complaints regarding vulgar advertisements on TV are received regularly and addressed, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) has said there’s no move yet to regulate TV content via an...

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India has 890 TV channels against 12th Plan target of 1500

With the government having cleared a total of 890 television channels including 401 news channels, it appears highly unlikely that the country will achieve the target of 1500 channels by March next year.

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Over 180 TV channels asked to provide information to EMMC

NEW DELHI: A total of 182 television channels have been asked by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to provide by 8 June certain details required for monitoring purposes by the Electronic Media Monitoring Centre (EMMC).

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Eight channels face I&B ministry's ire for violation of programming codes

NEW DELHI: Action has been initiated ten times against eight foreign television channels in 2011 and 2012 for violation of the Programme and Advertising Codes under the Cable Television Network (Regulation) Act, 1995 and the rules framed thereunder.

I&B deputes EMMC to monitor international channels downlinking in India

NEW DELHI: Information and Broadcasting Ministry is keeping a check on all the international channels that are downlinking in India.

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