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Prasar Bharati earns Rs 731.34 crore at DD Free Dish annual e-auction

KOLKATA: Public broadcaster Prasar Bharati has seen a significant jump in the overall sales of MPEG-2 slots at the 52nd e-auction of DD Free Dish. It has raked in Rs 731.34 crore from the sale of 57 MPEG-2 slots, compared to Rs 594.25 crore collected from the sales of 53 slots in March 2020. The...

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Prasar Bharati raises reserve price of MPEG-4 slots to Rs 50 lakh

KOLKATA: Prasar Bharati has amended the policy guidelines for DD Free Dish slots. According to new guidelines, the reserve price for MPEG-4 slots have been fixed at Rs 50 lakh per annum. Earlier, the reserve price was Rs 5 lakh per annum. The amended rules termed “Policy guidelines for allotment of...

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Amid ‘farmer genocide’ row, Twitter India public policy head quits

Twitter India’s public policy director Mahima Kaul has resigned from her post citing personal reasons, even as the microblogging platform is under fire from the Union government for “violating Indian law” by not taking down tweets related to “farmer genocide.”

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Twitter withholds, later restores account of Prasar Bharati CEO

NEW DELHI: Social media platform Twitter on Monday temporarily suspended the account of Prasar Bharti CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati, news magazine The Caravan, the Kisan Ekta Morcha collective, and several others “in response to a legal demand.” However, Vempati’s account was restored hours later. “...

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NBA & Prasar Bharati content partnership tips off

KOLKATA: North America’s National Basketball Association (NBA) and Indian public service broadcaster Prasar Bharati have inked a partnership that will see Doordarshan (DD) Sports, and its YouTube channel – Prasar Bharati Sports – air classic NBA content, documentaries, game highlights and public...

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