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Doordarshan Doesn't Have Copyright Over Rocket Launch Broadcast: ISRO
Doordarshan Doesn't Have Copyright Over Rocket Launch Broadcast: ISRO

Chennai: The Indian space agency has said it is the producer of all its rocket/satellite launch broadcast/telecast by Doordarshan (DD) and the latter does not have any copyright. In a reply to questions raised under the Right to Information (RTI) Act, the Indian Space Research Organsation (ISRO) said it is the producer of the launch […]

'Ramayan' becomes world's most-watched show with staggering 7.7 crore viewers

New Delhi: Ramanand Sagar’s popular TV serial ‘Ramayan’ which is re-airing on Doordarshan became the world’s most-watched show on April 16 with 7.7 crore viewers, DD India posted on its official Twitter handle on late Thursday night. ‘Ramayan’ is being telecast again since March 28 on public demand. In fact, when it was telecast for […]

Doordarshan To Review Programme Selection Process, Popularity Of Ramayan, Mahabharat Prompts Assess

New Delhi: The massive popularity of ‘Ramayan’ and ‘Mahabharat’ serials on Doordarshan has prompted the national broadcaster to review the way it picks its entertainment programmes so that people constantly prefer it over private channels, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar has said. The Union minister said the current process, referred as L1 under which […]

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Coronavirus Lockdown: Doordarshan Welcomes Back Ramayan, Mahabharat, Byomkesh Bakshi And Circus

Mumbai: Amid the coronavirus lockdown across the country, the moment when the epic “Ramayan” from the eighties was aired on Saturday on Doordarshan, many went nostalgic. The audience demanded the government to re-telecast several other popular old television shows of that era. Considering the public demand, the government re-telecast body has decided to telecast “Mahabharat”, […]

Rare Pics Of Shah Rukh Khan Set Internet On Fire

Shah Rukh Khan’s journey from an amateur to being the Badshah of Bollywood is full of ups and downs. But like all the legends, he too never gave up when life set him back, instead mustered all his will power and climbed up the pinnacle of stardom. Shah Rukh’s onscreen debut was through a TV […]

'Happy 60th Birthday Doordarshan'

New Delhi: Doordarshan turned 60 on Sunday bringing back memories of a golden period when entertainment in the country revolved around serials such as Mahabharata, Fauji and Malgudi Days. People turned nostalgic on Twitter to mark the public service broadcaster of India’s 60 years with several of them asking on social media “which is your […]

Now watch I-Day celebrations live on YouTube

New Delhi: As part of Google’s collaboration with India’s largest public broadcasting agency Prasar Bharati, events of national importance like the Independence Day and Republic Day celebrations will be live telecast on YouTube and Google Search. Viewers from across the globe will be able to watch full parade and Prime Minister’s speech live on Doordarshan’s […]

Sports broadcasters in India face government challenge

New Delhi: Private sports broadcasters in India are headed towards an uncertain future thanks to the governmental pressure due to which they are mandated to share sporting events of national importance with Prasar Bharati. This isn’t all. The introduction of the “must carry” provision mandating that all Doordarshan channels be carried by cable operators and […]

Doordarshan souvenir store available on Amazon

New Delhi: As part of its efforts to re-establish Doordarshan as “the channel of India” and to help viewers savour the nostalgia of its famous shows and serials, the national broadcaster on Monday launched its souvenir store on an e-commerce portal Amazon India. “Doordarshan has always been the ‘home’ for Indian television viewers. With modest […]