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Tag: Mahabharat

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”, […]

Deepika Padukone To Bring Alive Draupadi From 'Mahabharat' On Big Screen

Mumbai: “Mahabharat” is set to be made from Draupadi’s point of view, and actress Deepika Padukone will play the central character. She has teamed up with producer Madhu Mantena and will be producing the film too. Deepika turned producer with “Chhapaak”, a film inspired by the life of acid attack survivor, Laxmi Agarwal. Her second […]

Biraja Ratha Jatra-A Unique Festival Of Odisha

By Srinibash Samal Aa krushnen rajasa bartamane Nibesayanamruta martaiya cha Hiranayena sabita rathena Debo jati bhubanani pashyan -Rig Veda- 1. 35.2 Ratha tradition is too old in our civilization. Even we can find in the Rig Veda about the Ratha Jatra. Ratha is the only medium to travel. God sun travels in the morning and […]

'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 […]

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Journalism began during Mahabharat, Narada was Google: UP minister

Mathura: Joining the list of BJP leaders linking modern inventions with ancient India, Uttar Pradesh minister Dinesh Sharma said journalism began during Mahabharat. Speaking at an event organised in Mathura on Wednesday to mark the ‘Hindi Journalism Day’, the minister rejected the various claims on the origin of Journalism, and said, “It (journalism) started during […]