Sunday, 26 June, 2022
TopicPrasar Bharti

Topic: Prasar Bharti

‘Maa Tujhe Salam’ — Congress now dedicates slogan to Indira, after using it for Sonia in May

Pre-Truth — snappy, witty and significant snippets from the world of politics and government.

AIR’s Urdu service, popular in both India and Pakistan, truncated to 3 hours from 18

The AIR Urdu service has a wide listener base in both countries, and it also airs programmes to counter propaganda from Pakistan.

Prasar Bharati CEO declines BBC invite, says its Delhi riots coverage was ‘one-sided’  

In a letter, CEO Shashi Vempati says he won’t attend BBC awards night as broadcaster’s coverage of Delhi riots ‘insinuated communal behavior’.

DD and AIR set to launch news channels, digital platform ahead of Lok Sabha elections

From a 24x7 radio news stream to a revamped global English news channel, the Prasar Bharati-run public broadcasters are set for a fresh direction.

Modi govt forms 8 member Lokpal search panel including Prasar Bharti chief A. Surya Prakash

The decision to constitute the search committee comes four years after the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act.

On Camera

YourTurn

Representational photo of offshore oil rig | PTI

Sizzling oil prices burning a hole in your pocket, but refiners are making a killing

While state-run refiners have recorded higher-than-usual margins in 2021-22, the margins are more for private players as they are the biggest beneficiaries of cheap Russian crude.

Defence

The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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