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India’s Galwan commentary through AIR not reaching China as it has ‘jammed’ radio signals

Radio experts say China has been jamming frequencies carrying AIR Chinese service with music & other noise. Meanwhile, India is yet to counter Nepal’s ‘anti-India’ broadcasts.
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India uses AIR Chinese service to broadcast commentary on Galwan ‘transgression’ by China

The service, which mostly broadcasts cultural events in Mandarin, ran a commentary Thursday detailing the “unnecessary transgressions” by Chinese troops at the LAC.
Doordarshan Bhawan | Commons

‘Thank you PM Modi’: Govt’s flagship schemes get publicity on DD amid Covid-19 crisis

Govt official says both All India Radio and Doordarshan are keeping people informed about Covid-19 developments.
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How DD & AIR are helping bust fake news around COVID-19 and creating awareness

AIR has been broadcasting programmes with doctors, while informative COVID-19 videos have been set as default on DD Free Dish channels.
The committee’s report stated that IIS officers should be posted to Prasar Bharati for a specific period | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Prasar Bharati tweets on WSJ journalist latest in its criticism of ‘biased’ foreign press

Prasar Bharti has time and again accused foreign media of “biased” and “fake” reportage, with CEO Vempati saying such coverage creates wrong perception of India. 
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Iconic Akashvani tune to secret station and banned songs — India’s tryst with radio waves

On World Radio Day, a look at how radio played an important role in Indian history.
Amitabh Bachchan in Kaun Banega Crorepati | AmitabhBachchan/Facebook

Believe it or not — Amitabh Bachchan’s baritone voice was rejected by All India Radio

Mrinal Sen's Bhuvan Shome not only launched the ‘art’ cinema movement, but it also launched the career of Amitabh Bachchan — ironies never cease to exist.
The committee’s report stated that IIS officers should be posted to Prasar Bharati for a specific period | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

Prasar Bharati diktat to AIR and DD — don’t talk to media without permission

Prasar Bharati CEO Shashi Shekhar Vempati said the move is meant to streamline corporate communication at the broadcaster.
The committee’s report stated that IIS officers should be posted to Prasar Bharati for a specific period | Manisha Mondal | ThePrint

I&B panel wants information service revamp — with double cadre strength, new media wings

10-member Cadre Review and Restructuring Committee will soon submit a report detailing the recommendations to the government.
All India Radio broadcasting house | Twitter

Modi govt eyes shift to satellite radio: A DTH-like model for clearer broadcasts

The Narendra Modi government is expected to get in touch with ISRO to examine the feasibility of the shift to satellite radio.

On Camera

File photo of Bihar CM Nitish Kumar | Facebook/NitishKumarJDU

The curious case of Nitish Kumar — 87% anger, 100% victory

In the supposedly most-politicised state in India, people say they don’t have ‘options’ this election.

Tata woos investors for digital platform as it seeks to compete with Jio, Amazon, Flipkart

Tata Sons is working with advisers to explore bringing in financial or strategic investors, including global tech companies, for its new digital entity.

Defence

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh releases the New Defence Acquisition Procedure (DAP) at the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) meeting, in New Delhi on 28 September 2020 | @DefenceMinIndia | Twitter

Govt scraps offset policy for govt-to-govt deals, allows leasing of defence equipment

The new Defence Acquisition Procedure 2020, which was unveiled by Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Monday and kicks in on 1 October, also cuts down procurement time.
Narendra Modi and Amit Shah | File photo: T. Narayan | Bloomberg

Partners dispensable in Modi-Shah construct if they do not bring additional votes

In the Modi-Shah construct, if partners do not bring additional votes, they are dispensable. However old or loyal, either they become supplicants, or die.