Monday, 28 November, 2022
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Topic: ZEE

With new govt order, Zee can no longer broadcast 10 of its regional channels on DD Free Dish

In an order Friday, the I&B ministry said Zee accessed DD Free Dish’s vast audiences without paying necessary auction fees. This comes after competitors raised the issue with govt.

Zee signs definitive merger pact with Sony amid shareholders’ feud

Sony will own a 50.86% stake in the merged entity while Zee founders will own 3.99%. The merger will help expand Sony's media business in India where Zee commands 17% of the market.

Why Invesco versus Zee could be another shareholder activist challenge to falter in Asia

Indian business landscape favours firms that are either substantially owned by a family, or controlled by a multinational. To come out ahead, Invesco might need to tweak its tactics.

How media mogul Subhash Chandra managed to beat a US activist fund & hold on to Zee

Sony is merging with Zee. It will control the larger empire & infuse an additional $1.4 bn of cash into it. But the combined entity will be presided over by Punit Goenka, Chandra’s son.

Sony India signs deal to buy Zee Entertainment, will own 53% of merged entity

Move came after Zee shareholders sought removal of key officials. However, Zee CEO Punit Goenka, whose removal was sought, will lead the merged entity.

Here’s how Al Jazeera, BBC, CNN reported on Afghanistan. And how Times Now, Zee, Republic did

While CNN, BBC, Al Jazeera showed notes of restraint, Indian news channels threw caution to the winds and said, ‘Terror group wins Game of Thrones’.

Top mutual funds risk SEBI wrath for giving Zee group more time to repay debt

Zee says its money managers have agreed to extend the repayment timelines on obligations due by September-end.

The A to Zee of media mogul Subhash Chandra’s controversial and colourful life

Trouble is no stranger to serial entrepreneur and Zee-founder Subhash Chandra's life.

On Camera

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Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal (File photo/ANI)

Gujarat can make AAP national party but only Congress can set up Modi vs Kejriwal in 2024

AAP needs to win just two seats in Gujarat to become a national party. But it will take much more for Kejriwal to become Modi's principal challenger in 2024.
Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.