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In these early years television, like radio, was considered a facilitator of the development process and its introduction was justified by the role it was asked to play in social and economic development.
Television was institutionalized as an arm of the government, since the government was the chief architect of political, economic and social development in the country.
In 1983 television signals were available to just 28% of the population, this had doubled by the end of 1985 and by 1990 over 90% of the population had access to television signals.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/I/htmlI/india/india.htm   (2908 words)

  
 Television in India - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A huge industry by itself, the Indian silver screen has thousands of programmes in all the states of India.
The Ramayana and Mahabharat was the first major television series produced.
Interstingly the Government of India required Licenses that TV owners needed to acquire during the initial years of the spread of Television (including the 1970s).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Television_in_India   (406 words)

  
 Pune Film Institute, Film & Television Institute of India, National School of Drama, Prabhat Studios, Studio in ...
The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) is located in the spacious grounds of the erstwhile Prabhat Studios, which comprised of a number of buildings standing in 21 acres of land.
The FTII was established by the Government of India, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in 1960 on the recommendation of the Film Enquiry Committee for imparting training in the art and techniques of filmmaking.
Television training centre, which started functioning in 1971 in New Delhi was moved to this institute in 1974 and the institute was renamed as the Film and Television Institute of India.
www.indiantravelportal.com /maharashtra/theatre/film-television-institute-india-pune.html   (898 words)

  
 Television and other media
Doordarshan is the National Television Network of India and also one of the largest broadcasting organizations in the world.
Cable Television first seen in the Westerns parts of India came as a cost effective alternative for watching feature films on Video Cassette Players (VCPs) for the middle and lower middle class population.
Television accounts for nearly 25% of the total media spend with Doordarshan's share being 60% of the overall TV ad spend and the balance 40% being distributed among the various satellite channels.
www.diehardindian.com /ntertain/media.htm   (638 words)

  
 India Pages - Dr. Khosla 's Website - India TV
Television first came to India in the form of Doordarshan on Sept 15, 1959.
Doordarshan is the National Television Network of India and also one of the largest broadcasting organisations in the world.
India has an estimated 55 million homes having TV sets which amount to 280 million watching in their homes.
www.geocities.com /drkhosla1/indiatv.html   (416 words)

  
 Television Eighteen India Ltd
Television Eighteen (TV18) is India's premier business and consumer news broadcaster and a leading media content provider.
It is among the fastest growing media companies in India with a CAGR of almost 100% since its inception in 1993.
The channel is a joint venture between CNBC Asia-Pacific and Television Eighteen India Ltd., with TV18 holding 90 percent of the stake.
www.tv18online.com /cnbcsite/main.php?filename=aboutus   (536 words)

  
 Language in India
Jennifer M. Bayer, Ph.D. Television is important for the socio-economic transformation of the country; language is the conduit between the two; and therefore, it is significant to study its impact as a means of a futuristic trend set to guide language management in India.
Television which is a different type of leisure activity has a passive audience, and unlike the internet, which is interactive, is bound to make its impact on language use.
Television is a means to teach children language with entertainment through the cartoon series in different languages.
www.languageinindia.com /jan2005/bayertv2.html   (2551 words)

  
 Sony Entertainment Television (India) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Sony Entertainment Television (India) (popularly known as Sony TV or SET) is one of India’s popular Hindi language based general entertainment broadcaster.
Based in Mumbai, it is a venture promoted by Sony Pictures Television International (a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Entertainment based in the US) since 1995.
This provoked SET to change its target group to the 25 to 34 ages in the wake of competitor STAR Plus's soaring popularity of the saas-bahu (concerning mother-in-law and daughter-in-law relationships in joint families) dramas, appealing to older audiences (especially women).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sony_Entertainment_Television(India)   (693 words)

  
 Television Point | Company Profile | Television Eighteen India Ltd.
Television Eighteen India Ltd., TV18, was originally incorporated as “Television Eighteen India Private Limited” on September 24, 1993 under The Companies Act, 1956.
Television Eighteen is India's premier business news broadcaster and a leading media content provider.
CNBC Asia to hold 51% of the equity and the balance 49% to be held by TEML.
www.televisionpoint.com /companyprofile/tv18india.html   (803 words)

  
 FTII-Film and television institute of india,Pune   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The FTII was established by the Government of India in the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting in 1960 on the recommendation of the Film Enquiry Committee for imparting training in the art and techniques of film making.
The syllabus and the courses of studies were drawn up, in the original instance, upon the advice of Remy Tessonneau, Director of the Paris Institute des Hautes Etudes Cinematographiques (IDHEC) who paid a visit to Poona in March, 1961 and prepared a draft outline for teaching in five courses, viz.
Television Training Wing which started functioning in 1971 in New Delhi moved to Pune in October 1974.
www.virtualpune.com /html/channel/entertain/movie/html/ftti.shtml   (1022 words)

  
 Interview on India's New Delhi Television with Maya Mirchandani
India has been open to that kind of approach.
Most of our friends in the world have said, we'll take another look at it when there is a new UN resolution and when the occupation has ended and the Iraqis are back in control of their country with full sovereignty.
As a great democracy, like India, we will use our democratic institutions to bring justice to this case, to make sure that those who are responsible are punished, that we go up the chain of command to see who had accountability and responsibility for this.
www.state.gov /secretary/former/powell/remarks/32949.htm   (1085 words)

  
 Indiantelevision dot com's History of India`s television broadcasting
Television in India has been in existence for nigh on four decades.
Television has come to the forefront only in the past 21 years and more so in the past 13.
State-owned telecaster Doordarshan and radiocaster All India Radio were brought under a holding company called the Prasar Bharati under an act that had been gathering dust for seven years, the Prasar Bharati Act, 1990.
www.indiantelevision.com /indianbrodcast/history/historyoftele.htm   (1240 words)

  
 ePrintsUQ - Invasion from the Skies: the Impact of Foreign Television on India
Invasion from the Skies: the Impact of Foreign Television on India
Manchanda, Usha (1998) Invasion from the Skies: the Impact of Foreign Television on India.
Although it continues to enjoy the luxury of being the only television network broadcasting its programs from within national boundaries, it has had to change its policies and programming to compete with foreign television channels including Murdoch's Star TV.
eprint.uq.edu.au /archive/00000046   (210 words)

  
 Television Eighteen India
TV 18 and CNBC India have been continuously working to extensively bring forth into focus subjects that have business implications.
Even we are also interested in offering stake to Sony and welcome them as partner in CNBC India but preferably after 1 year period if relationship with them goes on smoothly.
It is heartening to note that TV 18’s recently launched "bazaar show" on stock market has made lots of women (women day traders) to take interest in it.
www.myiris.com /shares/company/reportShow.php?url=AMServer/2000/03/TELEIGHT_20000309.html   (1927 words)

  
 Indian Television - India - Mark Moxon, Travel Writer
Listening to it is like listening to any truly foreign language – the words are a mystery but the intonation is often familiar – but Hindi has the added oddity of having a large number of English words and phrases that have been adopted and incorporated as standard.
Television is a particularly good medium because the diction is fairly clear.
It was a particularly hilarious sitcom, the subject of which was the life of an English suburban couple who decide to become self-sufficient.
www.moxon.net /india/indian_television.html   (180 words)

  
 The Tribune, Chandigarh, India - Main News
It was ISRO which conducted the world’s largest sociological experiment, Satellite Instructional Television Experiment (SITE) as early as 1975-76, when a series of educational programmes on health, family planning, agriculture and the like were telecast to over 2,500 Indian villages via the US satellite, ATS-6.
Television in India now covers about 65 per cent of the Indian landmass and reaches about 80 per cent of its population.
What is important is that INSAT is not only used for the regular telecommunication and television broadcast and meteorology but also for grassroots level development through telecast of educational programmes and interactive training and developmental education.
www.tribuneindia.com /2004/specials/main2.htm   (1037 words)

  
 World Evangelism - Television in India
Three decades ago it was almost like a miracle to be able to broadcast a few Christian songs on the radio into India.
According to India’s latest census, in Andhra Pradesh alone, a Telugu-speaking state, there were 16.5 million TV sets, with multiple channels and 24-hour programming.
He is the Telugu radio and TV speaker, as well as editor of the Telugu monthly and quarterly magazines.
www.worldevangelism.org /tv   (984 words)

  
 Reel Intercultural Dialogue :: India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Established in the year 1960 on the erstwhile Prabhat studio premises at Pune and thereby inheriting a rich legacy in quality cinema, te Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) has truly lived up to its avowed objactive in the field of imparting training in film making and television programme production.
Today the FTII is considered as a Center of Excellence not only in India but also in Asia and Europe.
Films made by the students of the Institute are entered in festivals both in India and abroad.
www.unesco.org /webworld/cc/reeldialogue/en/_india/school.htm   (88 words)

  
 Television and Film Production in India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
As is well known, India is the largest film producing country in the world.
Around eight hundred films in various languages are made in the country every year.Close to sixty satellite television channels are currently operating in the country.
Magic Lantern have a vast experience of doing production of documentaries, Television programmes, TV serials and News and Current affairs programmes.They always maintain the international standard and deliver a quality work whether it is a video production or a film production.
www.webindia.com /magiclantern/page2.htm   (188 words)

  
 Karan Thapar wins Asian Television Award - India News - Webindia123.com
He won the award for an interview with former law minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) general secretary Arun Jaitley that was part of his Hardtalk India series on BBC, an ITV release said.
Hardtalk India, which started in 1999, is BBC's principal political programme covering current affairs events in India.
The most famous of his interviews that he conducted was the one with Kapil Dev in May 2000, where the former cricketer broke into tears talking on match-fixing charges labelled on him.
news.webindia123.com /news/showdetails.asp?id=179144&cat=India   (208 words)

  
 Television Point | Company Profile | Star Group India
Now, it is the most powerful and premier Television and Media network in the entire region of Asia continent, reaching more than 300 million viewers, in more than 50 countries and is watched by over 177 million people every week controlling over 25,000 hours of original content a year.
Peter Mukherjea is wholly responsible for the operations of Star in India.
As Mitochondria is the powerhouse of the cell, which carries out all the functions, same is with this superbrand Star, the powerhouse of India.
www.televisionpoint.com /companyprofile/stargroupindia.html   (595 words)

  
 Television Advertising India, Media Relations Plan, PR Firm   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Press, television and other media not only help create that presence, but also endorse and sustain it.
However, their willing support can be won; and for this you need a credible intermediary who has strong links with them, and who commands their respect and trust.
Over many years, we have established a continuing relationship with media practitioners in press, television and radio.
www.pressmanpr.com /relationships.htm   (98 words)

  
 Television Eighteen India Ltd
Television Eighteen (TV18) is India's No.1 News and Information Network, operating in the Television and Internet space.
The group employs more than 2000 media professionals across the country and is one of the few listed companies in the Indian media business.
Television Eighteen has appointed Sundeep Malhotra, as the Chief Executive Officer for its newly...
www.tv18online.com   (268 words)

  
 Awards Television Arts
Court dismisses plea over name of television awardsTimes of Malta, Malta - 17 hours agoMs Borg had requested the court to prohibit the company from making use of the name Malta Television Awards in the media, or on any promotional material.
is a weekly column on the perilous state of current television and film.
These awards reinforce TANDBERG Television's reputation as the world's leading provider of compression and on-demand solutions," says Eric Cooney, President...
www.iaswww.com /ODP/Arts/Television/Awards   (445 words)

  
 Film and Television Institute of India- Movies- Indiatimes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) and the Jamia Milia Islamia Mass Communication Research centre (MCRC) are the two major film education institutes in India.
They have been known for their quality education, and graduates from both fields are currently at the pinnacles of their respective fields.
MCRC is generally associated with the art film movement in India, among those associated with the institute are master director M S Sathyu.
movies.indiatimes.com /articleshow/18452214.cms   (252 words)

  
 Mickey News °o° - Indiantelevision.com's interview with Walt Disney Television International (India) head of ...
One of the biggest brands in global television and entertainment world, Disney, made a formal and direct entry into India late last year.
In this interview with Indiantelevision.com's Manisha Bhattacharjee, Walt Disney Television International (India) head of programming and production Nachiket Pantvaidya holds forth on the company's philosophy on servicing the kids, an area, he feels, is still under-served.
It is only with the launch of the Disney channels that we will see the coming of age for kids' television in India.
www.mickeynews.com /News/PrintStory.asp_Q_id_E_4275India_A_cat_E_OTR   (1544 words)

  
 India Television and India Radio websites at www.dinesh.com
Zee Television - One of India's prime Hindi Channels.
Offers television news, information, research, programming and professional databases, and E-commerce related to the television business.
Star Television - The TV network that kind of started the satellite revolution in India.
www.dinesh.com /india/television.shtml   (351 words)

  
 News from Agape Press
He says Yathra TV was developed to fulfill a need for solid, biblical teaching on television throughout India as well as other Asian countries.
Yohannan feels much of the Christian radio and television programs reaching the Indian audience have not been helpful in winning souls for Christ.
By failing to teach people from scripture, Yohannan points out, many of these TV preachers appearing on Indian television obscure the distinctiveness of the gospel for unsaved viewers.
headlines.agapepress.org /archive/11/32005c.asp   (334 words)

  
 CNBC CNN IBN Television Eighteen India Ltd and Me :: Insanity Rediscovered   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
i has a citizen of india would like to bring to your notice a town which was famous for its gold all these days you just have a look of the people who have served for this wonderful country.
They were so contemtuous of rest of India that they had no locals as correspondents, only their Bong country cousins.
Crux of the matter- India is a democratic country and people should have full right to express themselves but the way to express could be worked upon without really becoming a battering ram or going all out against someone.
sushubh.net /archives/2005/12/07/cnbc-cnn-ibn-tv18online-and-me   (7236 words)

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