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Northeast, Kashmir to get over 100 FM stations 27.2.2015 All News-IANS Stories
The northeast region along with Jammu and Kashmir will soon be getting over 100 government and private FM channels, parliament was informed Friday.
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92.7 Big FM ranks as the most trusted media-radio brand 27.2.2015 www.indiantelevision.com
MUMBAI: 92.7 Big FM has ranked as the most trusted brand in the radio category in the recently Brand Trust Report 2-15.    The brand has taken the top-most trusted slot in India, maintaining a lead of 14 ranks over the next brand. This is the first time that a FM Radio brand has made it to the list.   Only two radio brands could make it to the list where 92.7 Big FM took the top slot. Other players did not make it to the report.   Commenting about the achievement, Reliance Broadcast Network CEO Tarun Katial said that this is the first time that a radio brand has made it to the list, which means that radio as a platform, a product and a service is getting its due share and recognition now.   “We are humbled by the honour. This will only give us the impetus to do better to enjoy the trust of our listeners and stakeholders,” he added.    According to 92.7 Big FM business head Ashwin Padmanabhan this award only reiterates that it has understood the pulse of both its consumer and customer. “We take this ...
Northeast, Kashmir to get over 100 FM stations 27.2.2015 New Kerala: India News
Read Full story of 'Northeast, Kashmir to get over 100 FM stations' at newkerala.com.
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xcodeps 27.2.2015 Radioandmusic.com


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A total of 179 Community Radio stations operational in the country: Rathore 27.2.2015 Radioandmusic.com
NEW DELHI: Only seventy-six letters of intent have been issued out of the 689 applications from educational institutions, registered societies, trusts and NGOs etc, received since 1 January 2012 for setting up community radio stations.  As many as 285 applications have been returned or rejected, while 263 have been referred back to the applicants.  Sixty-five of the applications have been referred to various Ministries, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore told the Lok Sabha on 27 February 2015. The question was related to applications in the last three years.  He said 179 community radio stations are presently operational in the country, and added that coordination meetings are being held with various Ministries and Departments in this connection. He said these clearances are mandatory.  Earlier in December, the Minister had told Parliament that just 32 of the 211 organisations which have signed the Grant of Permission Agreement (GOPA) had yet to operationalise their ...
Digital advertising, gaming to drive growth in media: Economic Survey 27.2.2015 Latest News
Digital advertising and gaming verticals are expected to drive growth of Indian media and entertainment industry in the next few years, said Economic Survey 2014-15. India is also emerging as the new favourite of international studios, with 100 per ...
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Meet on community radio from today 27.2.2015 The Assam Tribune
Meet on community radio from today
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Economic Survey 2015: Digital advertising, gaming to drive growth in media 27.2.2015 ET: Media
"With Rs 18.4 billion inflows, this sector contributed 1.6 per cent of the total FDI inflows in India during April 2000-November 2014," survey said.
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Digital advertising, gaming to drive growth in media: Survey 27.2.2015 HBL: Home
Digital advertising and gaming verticals are expected to drive growth of Indian media and entertainment industry in the next few years, said Economic Survey 2014-15. India is also emergin...
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TRAI to hold Open House Discussion on Reserve Price for Phase III auctions 26.2.2015 Radioandmusic.com
NEW DELHI: An Open House meet will be organised on Reserve Price for auction of FM Radio Channels for new cities, in Delhi on 9 March.  This follows a consultation paper by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on 6 February. It has already received some comments. TRAI recommended that the reserve price for FM Radio channels in Phase III should be 0.8 times of the valuation of FM Radio channels in that city.  TRAI suggested reserve price of Rs 5 lakhs per city, for FM Radio channels in 11 border cities in Phase-III. The regulator has also asked if stakeholders agree with the proposed   approach/methodology for determination of the valuations of FM Radio channels in 253 new cities in Phase-III.  The Ministry sent a reference dated 16 December 2014 to the Authority seeking recommendations of TRAI on reserve prices for 831 FM Radio channels in 264 new cities in Phase III. With this private Radio operations would be permissible in 350 cities. Comments/views of the stakeholders on the ...
FM Radio phase III: TRAI to hold Open House on reserve price for auction 26.2.2015 www.indiantelevision.com
NEW DELHI: An Open House meet will be organised on reserve price for auction of FM Radio channels in new cities in Delhi on 9 March.   This follows a consultation paper by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on 6 February. It has already received some comments.   TRAI recommended that the reserve price for FM Radio channels in phase III should be 0.8 times of the valuation of FM Radio channels in that city.   The authority body suggested a reserve price of Rs 5 lakh per city, for FM Radio channels in 11 border cities in phase III.   The regulator also asked if stakeholders agree with the proposed approach and methodology for determination of the valuations of FM Radio channels in 253 new cities in phase III.   The Ministry sent a reference dated 16 December, 2014 to the Authority seeking recommendations of TRAI on reserve prices for 831 FM Radio channels in 264 new cities in the phase III. With this, the private FM Radio operations would be permissible in 350 cities.   Comments and views of ...
Budget 2015: Eliminate entertainment tax as it hurts broadcasting sector 24.2.2015 FirstPost: Business

It is imperative that the entertainment tax be eliminated or at least the rate of tax be moderated.

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Government sets deadline for migration to Phase III FM Radio regime 24.2.2015 Radioandmusic.com
NEW DELHI: Existing operators of Phase II FM Radio wanting to migrate to Phase III have been asked to deposit 25 per cent of the non-refundable one-time entry fee (NOTMF) within five calendar days, and the balance amount within fifteen calendar days of the notification of NOTMF in existing cities. The Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B Ministry) in a directive today, said the existing permission holders will be required to sign the migration grant of permission agreement (GOPA) in the prescribed format within fifteen days of payment of the full NOTMF amount. A format has been prescribed on the website for those existing operators who wish to migrate to FM Phase III. The option for migration from Phase II to Phase III regime should reach the Ministry preferably by 8 March, but not later than 23 March. The option for migration of FM Phase I operators who had migrated to FM Phase II earlier should reach the Ministry not later than 9 March (in place of the earlier announced 7 March which is a ...
Infrastructure status for b'cast industry, reduce customs duty on STBs: FICCI budget wish-list 23.2.2015 www.indiantelevision.com
NEW DELHI: The Broadcasting industry should be granted infrastructure status to push the digitisation agenda of the government.    In its wish-list submitted to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley – who also holds the Information and Broadcasting portfolio – the entertainment wing of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) said that in the present era of convergence, the distinction between Telecom, IT and Broadcasting sectors is getting blurred.    The Telecom sector is already treated as “infrastructure service” and so giving the infrastructure service status to broadcasting will provide a level playing field to the sector.   Broadcasters and distributors will be aided with better and affordable financing options in the very capital intensive growth phase.    The FICCI wish-list covers television and radio broadcasting, cinema and animation and gaming, apart from suggestions relating to advertising in the media.    At the outset, FICCI says the Indian media and entertainment ...
Reduce Custom Duty on Radio Broadcasting equipment, remove service tax on radio ads: FICCI asks Govt. 23.2.2015 Radioandmusic.com
NEW DELHI: The Entertainment wing of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI, in a wish list submitted to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, said customs duty on radio broadcasting equipment should be reduced to 4 per cent especially on transmitters, consoles etc which are not produced in India. It added that there is no justification for the high CVD and additional CVD being charged and India has one of the highest import duty rates for transistors. FICCI wanted a removal of the service tax on advertisement in Radio since radio competes with newspapers at local level, even though there is no service tax on advertisement on newspapers. This will also provide a level playing field to Radio. Referring to FM Radio Phase III, FICCI wanted assistance to raise money, provide priority Provide tax holiday for 5 years for new capital investment in Phase III, and provide a fiscal sector lending sector status so that the radio industry has easier availability of finance at with lower interest ...
President Pranab Mukherjee outlines Govt’s policy initiatives in electronic media & IT 23.2.2015 www.indiantelevision.com
NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee has said that the government is committed to deeper penetration of electronic media in remote and distant areas. In his address to the joint sitting of Parliament at the start of the Budget Session, he said auctions will be conducted for 135 vacant channels in 69 existing cities of FM Phase-II as part of first batch of FM Phase-Ill.   In an hour-long speech that outlined the policies of the government, he said that this would also facilitate migration of FM Phase-II to FM Phase-Ill.   Mukherjee said that this will take private FM radio to cities having population of more than 100,000 and border towns of Jammu and Kashmir, North-eastern region and island territories in a phased manner.   He said the government had envisioned an ambitious umbrella programme, Digital India, to prepare the country for technology based transformation and citizen centric transparent governance with service orientation. Aadhar based attendance system and Jeevan Praman, Aadhar based Digital ...
Crowd-puller 23.2.2015 TOI: All Headlines
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Matang Sinh sent to judicial custody 22.2.2015 TOI: Calcutta Times
Matang Sinh sent to judicial custody
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PM promises to develop North East into an organic hub 21.2.2015 The Hindu: Today's Paper
PM promises to develop North East into an organic hub
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Modi Promises to Develop North East Into Organic Hub 20.2.2015 newindianexpress.com
Modi said the Centre is pro-active about North East and will initiate measures to bring the region’s development on par with other developed parts of the country.
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