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Govt. issues guidelines for FII in newspapers & printing of facsimile editions

The Indian government today came out formally with a set of detailed guidelines for foreign investments in newspapers and printing of facsimile editions here, including issuance of fresh equity in case of FDI.

GoM shelves Convergence Bill plan

India today dumped onto the backburner its attempt to have an over-arching law for the convergence era (telecom, broadcasting and infotech) with a high-powered group of ministers (GoM) today deciding against pursuing the Convergence Communications Bill (CCB) as broadcasting issues cannot be covered...

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Chandra to offload more shares to clear ZTL outstanding within next few weeks?

Subhash Chandra is likely to square the remainder of the amount that is to be paid back to Zee Telefilms Ltd by offloading about 7.5 million shares over the next few weeks. Zee group promoters had earlier borrowed Rs 2200 million from ZTL for the Essel group and had committed to return the amount...

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Chandra offloads 2.5 million shares for Rs 270 million

A little over a month after media baron Subhash Chandra's Zee Telefilms Ltd, announced its promoters had placed 5 million shares with a U.S.-based institutional investor, another 2.5 million shares were offloaded yesterday with an FII.

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Budget 2001-02: Highlights relating to the TV and entertainment sector

The government has made the following announcements relating to the entertainment, film and television industry in the Union Budget announced today: *Customs duties on cinematographic equipment have been shaved. Import duty on cameras, projectors and related equipment has been reduced from 25 per...

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