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08 July 2020 Volume 70 Issue No:01

Television | Production House

Covid2019 task force's Dr Shashank Joshi guides TV producers on hygiene practices while shooting  
Even though TV serials have resumed production, the fear of catching the virus is still there. To ensure producers are informed of hygiene practices to be followed, Dr Shashank Joshi, member of the Covid2019 task force of Maharashtra government.  
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Regulators | I&B Ministry

26% FDI cap should apply to news aggregators too: I&B secy Amit Khare  
News aggregators could be seeing some trouble in paradise. The ministry of information & broadcasting secretary Amit Khare, in a discussion at FICCI Frames 2020, said that FDI (foreign direct investment) rules should be applicable to print media as well as news aggregators  
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Regulators | I&B Ministry

I&B ministry to announce SOPs for M&E industry  
Information and broadcasting minister Prakash Javadekar today announced that the government will soon come up with new bring standard operating procedures for shooting in a post-pandemic world and will provide incentives for production across TV, film, animation, gaming and co-production.  
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Television | TV Channels

Uday Shankar stresses lowering dependence on ad rev  
FICCI Frames, for the first time, conducted a digital virtual conference on the media and entertainment industry. Discussing the role of the creative economy to revitalise economic growth were The Walt Disney Asia Pacific chairman and Star and Disney India president and FICCI senior VP Uday Shankar  
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Press Releases
» PTC Network Gave Wings To A New Era With World's First Ever Online Award Ceremony: PTC Punjabi Film Awards 2020
» SBM Bank taps Mastercard SendTM for faster, smarter payments solution for customers across India
» Get ready to soak in Rain & Romance as ZEE Biskope rejoices Sawan with unique film festivals
» It's a match! Tinder and Pocket Aces team up to show how people are Dating In 2020 in the new format 'FilterCopy Mini'
More News From Indian Television
Production powerhouse Banijay unveils new brand identity
A new giant has emerged on the global TV production front with the completion of Banijay's takeover of the Endemol Shine Group last week.  And the group has gone in for a rebranding exercise, revealing what it calls a new and contemporary brand identity...................................................... Read More...
India TV appoints Prakash Natarajan as CTO
India TV has appointed Prakash Natarajan as CTO (chief technology officer), to take charge of the channel's news broadcast operations. Before India TV, he was working as vice president, tech and operations in Network18 Pvt Ltd............................................. Read More...
Tamil Nadu MSO writes to TRAI alleging broadcasters' non-compliance to NTO 2.0
Tamil Nadu-based multi-system operator (MSO) Apple Network Private Ltd. has written a complaint to the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) against major pay-TV broadcasters for allegedly not complying to new tariff order 2.0 (NTO 2.0). ............................................ Read More...
More Indian Stories From Elsewhere
»   Govt formulating SOPs for film shooting: I&B minister
»   Government wants a level playing field across media with light regulation: I&B Secretary
    Source: ET
»   I&B ministry wants OTT contents under its purview
»   Italy court backs Serie A in broadcast rights row with SKY: Source
    Source: TOI
»   Cable TV Subscribers Cut Down on Services and Subscription Packages Amid Lockdown Period
»   Tata Sky Set to Drop Five Channels on July 22, Updates Web Portal
    Source: Telecom Talk
»   Indian media industry to hit $100 bn revenue by 2030: Google India's Gupta
»   I&B ministry proposes to bring content on OTT platforms under its purview
    Source: BS
»   FICCI Frames 2020: Google's Sanjay Gupta on the need to engage in conversation about trade and economic recovery
»   AGR crisis: Supreme Court will have to solve the telco mess
    Source: Financial Express
»   Bahadur Singh exits from Indian athletics chief coach's post after 25 years, AFI lauds him
    Source: HT
»   Vietnam govt jails Facebook user for pro-democracy broadcasts
    Source: New Indian Express
»   Trump Is Acting as If He Wants to Lose
    Source: Bloomberg Quint
»   Panga Here to Replace TikTok
    Source: Business Wire India
»   How the Kerala Model of Bringing Classrooms Home Works
    Source: The Wire
More International Stories From Elsewhere
»   Summer statement: Rishi Sunak plans temporary job creation scheme for under-25s
»   Boris Johnson under pressure to apologise for care home 'insult'
    Source: The Guardian
»   TikTok to Exit Hong Kong Following National Security Law (Report)
»   Magic Leap Taps Microsoft Exec Peggy Johnson as CEO of AR Venture
»   DocuSign acquires Liveoak Technologies for $38M for online notarization
»   Facebook boycott leaders 'disappointed' after meeting with Zuckerberg, Sandberg
    Source: Techcrunch
»   House Moves Toward Funding Boost for CPB
»   Pluto TV Lines Up Episodes of 'South Park'
    Source: Next Tv
»   FuboTV snags $20M in funding as vMVPD price war heats up
»   Fraunhofer's new video codec promises 50% bit rate savings over HEVC
    Source: Fierce Video
»   Mozilla Drops Appeal of FCC Net Neutrality Decision
»   Nielsen Laying Off 3,500 in New Cost-Cutting Plan
    Source: Multichannel
»   Netgem acquires fibre operator Comcable
»   New CEOs for Orange in Poland and Belgium
    Source: Broadband Tv News
»   Successor to HEVC Good News for Hi-Resolution Video
»   Sinclair Appoints Steve Rosenberg as Local Sports President
    Source: Tv Technology
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