Thursday, 1 January 2009

January 2009

Friday, January 02, 2009 -- Congress MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira demanded a CBI inquiry into the capture of cable network business in Punjab by SAD supporters.

Friday, January 30, 2009
The employees of AIR and Doordarshan working with Prasar Bharti will enjoy the benefit available to government employees.
Thursday, January 29, 2009
Sadhana Media Ltd. launched regional news channel for Bihar & Jharkhand.
Wednesday, January 28, 2009
IBN 18 Broadcast Ltd. said that its board has approved the acquisition of a 43.4 percent stake in Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd. from a unit of Television Eighteen India Ltd. for $ 62.5 million.
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
Former President of India R. Venkatraman passed away.
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
TRAI issued a consultation paper on next generation networks (NGN), seeking the view of the industry on migrating to the new platform.
Friday, January 23, 2009
The Delhi High Court stayed certain parts of the anti-tobacco law which banned smoking on the screen.
Tuesday, January 20, 2009
Dish TV announced a recharge free offer to its existing and new subscription.
Monday, January 19, 2009
Bharti Airtel launched its Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) in New Delhi.
Sunday, January 18, 2009 has launched shopping on the Airtel DTH interactive services under the name of 'ishop'.
Saturday, January 17, 2009
TDSAT organized a seminar in Pune on Redressal of consumer grievances.
Friday, January 16, 2009
ESPN submitted a modified reference interconnect order for DTH operators to TRAI following an order from the Delhi High Court.
Thursday, January 15, 2009
TRAI issued a consultation paper on quality of broadband services by specifying the maximum number of subscribers that can be packed into a single unit of bandwidth.
Thursday, January 15, 2009
TDSAT rejected a tariff order issued by the TRAI proposing to put a ceiling on cable services charges in the country, saying that the regulator had violated principles of transparency.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
The Delhi High Court said that Global Sports broadcaster ESPN can face criminal prosecution if it fails to comply with TRAI's direction on tariff charged from DTH operators for its channels.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Spacetoon kids TV has been launched in India by Kids Media India, a subsidiary of Dubai based Spacetoon Media Group.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Institute of Management Studies (Noida) started its first community radio station 'Salam Namaste' 90.4 FM.
Wednesday, January 14, 2009
The proposal curbs on TV channels on line coverage situations like Mumbai terror attacks have been virtually put on hold by PM.
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
The central government allowed 100 percent FDI in fax edition of foreign magazine and newspapers.
Monday, January 12, 2009
The Information & Broadcasting Ministry has recommended changes in the law to allow government to dictate TV coverage during designated emergencies.
Monday, January 12, 2009
Leading broadcasters of the country have written a letter to the PM to stop government, attempt to 'gag' the electronic media.
Sunday, January 11, 2009
The Information & Broadcasting Ministry has decided to levy a fee of Rs.25,000 on incorporating any new change in the original format of the channel.
Friday, January 09, 2009
Barely a year after its launch, INX media has sold its television news venture, News X to Indi Media company. Indi Media is a joint Venture of Vinay Chhajlani and Jehangir S. Pocho.
Friday, January 09, 2009
Transparency International's India chapter cancelled its annual awards to journalists due to the recent economic down turn of its sponsor.
Monday, January 05, 2009
In a letter to PMO, the MSOs have said that if the DTH sector is open to higher limits of foreign investment, the cable sector must also be permitted to raise the FDI ceiling.
Friday, January 02, 2009
Congress MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira demanded a CBI inquiry into the capture of cable network business in Punjab by SAD supporters.


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