16 Mar 2015
New Delhi: With Prime Minister Narendra Modi keen on expanding community radio outreach, Government on Monday promised to simplify procedures and introduce online application system for licenses.
04 May 2012
Defending the mechanism of self regulation for the Media, Information and Broadcasting minister Ambika Soni on Friday said that this slower but surer system only needed more time to establish itself.
07 Jul 2011
The Union government on Thursday gave the nod for state-owned MMTC to extend its long-term agreements for supply of iron ore to Japanese Steel Mills (JSMs), South Korean steel giant Posco and Chinese steel mills for three years till 2014.
07 Jul 2011
The government on Thursday cleared guidelines of the much-delayed FM Radio Phase III expansion that will allow private radio channels to broadcast news of All India Radio and enable revenue generation of Rs 1,733 crore from the auction of license for services in 227 cities.
24 Aug 2013
New Delhi: Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari on Saturday asked Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to reconsider the issue of imposing the 12-minute advertisement cap on news channels suggesting the implementation could be made synchronous with the government's digitization drive.