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I&B Ministry initiatives to enhance Outreach and information dissemination through multiple platforms 2.9.2014 Govt of india: PIB
The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has undertaken key initiatives in the different sectors aimed at enhancing the outreach of policies and programmes across platforms. Some of the initiatives undertaken have been innovative involving people’s participation, enhancing government’s presence on the social media platforms and strengthening communication at the grassroots.
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AIR FM Gold marks 13th birthday, AIR DG says no reason for speculation of future of RJs 1.9.2014 Radioandmusic.com

NEW DELHI: All India Radio Director-General F Sheheryar today regretted that certain elements were attempting to convey erroneous impressions about radio jockeys and felt this should be stopped as the government had already made its stand clear.

Speaking on AIR FM Gold on the occasion of its 13th birthday today, he said that the channel's popularity had grown year on year and shown that even the younger generation fancied old songs.

First Impression : Spice Fire One 1.9.2014 All Technology Stories
Taking cue from Intex, Spice has launched its first Firefox OS-powered budget smartphone, the Spice Fire One Mi-FX priced at Rs 2299/- only aiming to cut Android's monopoly in budget smartphones and encourage users to switch from feature phones to ...
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TRAI disappoints 31.8.2014 thehoot.org
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TRAI recommendation for CR on extension, ads from various agencies, news and more 30.8.2014 Radioandmusic.com

MUMBAI/ NEW DELHI: Community Radio Stations (CRS) and Private radio stations seem to be sailing in the same boat when airing news is concerned. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recommended that community radio stations be allowed to broadcast news and current affairs sourced from All India Radio (AIR).

Govt. rejects TRAI proposal for lower reserve fee for FM phase III auctions 30.8.2014 www.indiantelevision.com
NEW DELHI: The recommendations by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to review the reserve price for FM phase III auctions have not found favour with the Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Ministry.     TRAI had recommended a change, after going through the views expressed by radio channel operators and new stakeholders that the price was too high.   However, the Ministry has pointed out to TRAI that the reserve price was fixed by a Group of Ministers and later approved by the Union Cabinet.   TRAI had expressed apprehensions that the auctions could be jeopardized since many operators felt the price was too prohibitive. The phase III reserve fee formula (highest bid of phase II), has already led to a lot of opposition from broadcasters.   When asked if this would lead to lesser number of bidders for phase III, I&B secretary Bimal Julka told indiantelevision.com, "We will cross the bridge when we come to it. At this moment, I can only say that we have accepted the TRAI recommendations with ...
Govt. rejects TRAI proposal for lower reserve fee for FM Phase III auctions 30.8.2014 Radioandmusic.com

NEW DELHI: The recommendations by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to review the reserve price for FM Phase III auctions have not found favour with the Information and Broadcasting Ministry.  

TRAI had recommended a change in view of the views expressed by radio channel operators and new stakeholders that the price was too high.

However, the Ministry has pointed out to TRAI that the reserve price was fixed by a Group of Ministers and later approved by the Union Cabinet.

The story of Marans: Sun King and his brother 30.8.2014 Rediff: Business
The man who led this journey is 50-year-old Kalanithi Maran, chairman and managing director of the Sun Group.
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Community Radio Stations to get extension for up to 5 years at a time 30.8.2014 www.indiantelevision.com
NEW DELHI: Even as the term of permission for community radio stations (CRS) should continue to be five years, the extension should also be for five years at a time.   In recommendations made relating to community radio stations in the country, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has said CRS seeking extension should submit an application and verification to the terms and conditions of the permission in the fourth year of operation.   CRSs should be allowed to broadcast news and current affairs content, sourced exclusively from AIR, in its original form or translated into the local language/ dialect. It will be the responsibility of the CRS permission holder to ensure that the news is not distorted during translation.   CRSs should be allowed to take advertisements from other sources to encourage self-sustainability and enhance its relevance to the community, and the stipulation that Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity approved rates are their lowest rates and cannot be offered ...
Govt nixes Trai views on FM auction reserve price 30.8.2014 TOI: India
The I&B ministry has rejected Trai’s recommendation to revise the reserve price for FM radio phase III ...
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Community radio stations can source news from AIR, Trai says 30.8.2014 TOI: India
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on Friday recommended that community radio stations be allowed to broadcast news and current affairs sourced from All India ...
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The Sun king and his brother 29.8.2014 Latest News
In under three decades the Maran brothers have created one of the strongest media houses in the country. The man who led this journey is 50-year-old Kalanithi Maran, chairman and managing director of the Sun Group
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Congress high command takes away 'Hooda ji ka Haryana' 29.8.2014 TOI: India
The chief minister had come under severe criticism from Opposition parties and Congress leaders for self-promotion rather than promoting the state's ...
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It is no more 'Hooda ji ka Haryana' 29.8.2014 TOI: Chandigarh Times
It is no more 'Hooda ji ka Haryana'
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Gionee launches new tablet Gpad G5 28.8.2014 Radioandmusic.com

MUMBAI: Gionee, the Chinese mobile manufacturing company, on Thursday launched the successor to the Gpad G4 phone/tablet, the GPad G5. The company confirmed the smart-phone will be commercially available by next week via both online and offline retail channels.

Govt. doubles earnest money for consulting agency for study on community radio 27.8.2014 Radioandmusic.com

NEW DELHI: The government has clarified that applicants for Request for Proposal for selection of a Consulting Agency to conduct a study on listenership, reach and effectiveness of community radio stations in India sought early last month will have to pay an earnest fee of Rs 50,000 in bank guarantee and not Rs 25,000 as announced earlier.

Radio industry to touch $656 million by 2019: TechSci Report 27.8.2014 Radioandmusic.com

MUMBAI: The Phase III auction is around the corner, but there has been no major study or report until recently, providing figures or value to the Indian Radio industry. According to the report 'India FM Radio Industry Forecast & Opportunities, 2019' by TechSci Research, the Indian radio industry will touch $656 million by 2019.

The team of researchers took about a month to complete this study. "We have shown real time figures from 2009 to 2013 and forecasted the industry from 2014 to 2019," TechSci (Research) research director Karan Chechi told Radioandmusic.com.

DEO constitues Media Certification and Monitoring committee for Vadodara by-elections 26.8.2014 Vadodara - City - The Times of India
With a view to keeping tabs on political paid news during Vadodara parliamentary by-election, Vadodara district election officer and district collector Avantika Singh has constituted a Media Certification and Monitoring Committee (MCMC).
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Third IRF 'The Sound of India' winner is 94.3MY FM's Chandigarh RJ Meenakshi 26.8.2014 Radioandmusic.com

MUMBAI: The wait is finally over, as the winner for 'The Sound of India@IRF2014' is out!

The RJ, who will represent India at the International Radio Festival (IRF) in Zurich this September, is 94.3MY FM's RJ Meenakshi. She emerged as the winner in a competition which had around 100 entries from radio jocks and radio show producers from more than 70 private and public FM radio stations all over India.

Jharkhand tunes in to Nagpuri folk songs 26.8.2014 Ranchi - City - The Times of India
Much has been written about the waning popularity of Nagpuri music that once swept the hinterland with its rhythmic beat. What remains untold is that regional FM channels, among others, trying their best to keep up the tempo.
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