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Prasar Bharati funding hit by accounting dispute

India's public broadcaster Prasar Bharati may run out of money for operational costs and salaries in two months time, after a long running accounting spat has led the government to hold back funding. The ...


Prasar Bharati questioned over cricket broadcasts

India’s Public Accounts Committee has raised concerns over the culpability of public broadcaster Prasar Bharati, after almost INR 34 million was lost to the government in relation to broadcast rights for ...


Prasar Bharati, HRD Ministry team up for educational TV

A partnership to bring a raft of educational television content direct-to-home (DTH) is being formed in India by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) and public broadcaster Prasar Bharati. ...


Changes proposed to reduce power of Prasar Bharati chief

Amendments to the Prasar Bharati Act, which governs India's public broadcaster, have been proposed by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to curtail the powers of its top executive. "The need ...


Prasar Bharati outlines DD projects plan

India’s public broadcaster Prasar Bharti has outlined a time frame for the completion of a number of unfinished technical projects to improve its Doordarshan TV network, according to local reports. A ...


Sircar to be named CEO of India’s Prasar Bharati

India's culture secretary Jawhar Sircar has been selected as the new chief executive of the country's public broadcaster Prasar Bharati. Sircar was chosen from 12 candidates by a panel headed by the ...


Doordarshan earns INR 2.08bn in Q1

The public TV network Doordarshan earned revenues of INR 2.08 billion during the first quarter, ending June 2011, according to Indiantelevision.com. Prasar Bharati, which operates both Doordarshan ...


India v England TV blackout creates storm on two continents

... Neo Cricket and India's public broadcaster Prasar Bharati. Satellite uplinking permission was withheld by the Indian Government after Neo's parent company Nimbus Communications allegedly failed to ...


ABC teams with DD for satellite TV carriage in India

The international arm of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) is to be carried on DD Direct Plus, the free-to-air satellite TV platform run by India's public broadcaster Prasar Bharati. The ...


Doordarshan urged to scrap analogue terrestrial TV service

...  In its report, submitted to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on 24 January 2104, the Prasar Bharati Expert Committee, chaired by Sam Pitroda, says that 92% of Indian households currently ...


DD Direct + rumoured to be outsourced to private bidders

India’s public broadcaster Prasar Bharati is to farm out the operational and technical management of its free to air direct to home (DTH) platform Doordarshan (DD) Direct+ to private players. According ...


Doordarshan reaps INR763mn from DTH slot auction

... in line with government plans. Prasar Bharati, which runs Doordarshan, says 45 private media companies participated in the auction, which was conducted in two parts last year. In each of the sales, ...


Mobile TV plans unveiled by India's Doordarshan

India's public broadcaster Doordarshan (DD) is expanding its mobile TV service to smartphone, tablet and laptop users in 40 or more major cities, according to the Press Trust of India (PTI). Digital ...


Initiative to develop India’s science programming

Science based TV documentaries and short films are to be collaboratively produced by the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) and Vigyan Prasar, attendees of a five day workshop on science broadcasting ...


Celebrity Cricket League to air on Rishtey

... platforms Airtel DTH, Videocon d2h, Dish TV and Prasar Bharati's FreeDish. Pan-Indian multi-system operators (MSOs) Den and Digicable are also carrying Rishtey, as well as regional cable operators GTPL ...


Videocon to sell 25% of Indian DTH TV concern

... also includes Dish TV, Tata Sky, Sun Direct, Airtel Digital TV, and Reliance Digital TV. A public DTH service is also operated by Prasar Bharati and provided by Doordarshan. Private equity deals worth ...


Doordarshan DTH channel count to rise to 75 this year

... Television, was given by the Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting S Jagathrakshkan. This is despite earlier indications from Prasar Bharati, which operates the Doordarshan network, that between ...


Doordarshan's Nepal, DTH upgrade plans approved

... public TV and radio broadcasters, which are overseen by Prasar Bharati, amount to INR35 billion. The plan for Doordarshan's remaining 11th and new 12th Plan schemes, entitled Broadcasting Infrastructure ...


International interest grows for Mumbai film festival

About 40 international film buyers are set to attend next month’s Mumbai Film Festival, in considered move by the Mumbai Academy of Moving Image (MAMI) to reach out to foreign markets. The event, from ...


DTH operators lose battle over Gujarat entertainment tax

Indian direct to home (DTH) satellite TV operators have been ordered to pay within two weeks the entertainment tax due to the government of Gujarat by an Ahmedabad court. The division bench of acting ...