Indian TV channels will be badly hit by Bangladesh ban on foreign channels airing local ads

Indian TV channels will be badly hit by Bangladesh ban on foreign channels airing local ads

Dhaka, January 3 (The Daily Star): The Bangladesh government has ordered TV channel distributors to stop providing foreign television channels that broadcast ads of local companies. The order will affect India-based channels the most. According to Anisur Rahman Tarek, General Secretary of the Electronic Media Marketing Association (EMMA), 20 to 25 local companies have signed deals with Indian TV channels...

India and Sri Lanka register significant progress in resolving fishing row

India and Sri Lanka register significant progress in resolving fishing row

Colombo, January 2 (The New Indian Express): India and Sri Lanka registered “significant” progress in resolving the vexed fishing issue at the Fisheries Ministers-level talks here on Monday, the Sri Lankan Minister for Fisheries, Mahinda Amaraweera, told newspersons after the talks. Agreement was reached on a wide range of issues when the Indian Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries Radha Mohan...

Dawoodi Bohras – a minority Muslim Community – makes a difference in the lives of underprivileged in India

Dawoodi Bohras – a minority Muslim Community – makes a difference in the lives of underprivileged in India

Mumbai, Jan 2 (PTI) Thousands of Dawoodi Bohras, a minority Muslim community, are carrying out welfare programmes in more than 200 towns and cities spread across four states as part of a project to improve living condition of the poor members of the community. The volunteers, drawn from various sections of the religious group and some of them from abroad,...

Inspired by Indian Prime Minister Modi, Sirisena’s “Tell the President” facility will use IT App

Inspired by Modi, Sirisena’s “Tell the President” facility will be using mobile App

Colombo, January 2 (The New Indian Express): Inspired by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama, Sri Lanka’s “Tell the President” will be using a special IT app to enable citizens communicating with the Presidential Secretariat to track action taken on their requests through the ministries and departments of the Central government in Colombo, Coordinating Secretary to...

Inspired by Indian Prime Minister Modi, Sirisena’s “Tell the President” facility will use IT App

Inspired by Indian Prime Minister Modi, Sirisena’s “Tell the President” facility will use IT App

Colombo, January 2 (The New Indian Express): Inspired by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama, Sri Lanka’s “Tell the President” will be using a special IT app to enable citizens communicating with the Presidential Secretariat to track action taken on their requests through the ministries and departments of the Central government in Colombo, Coordinating Secretary to...

With Pakistani artistes being denied visas, Indians will have to make do with YouTube

With Pakistani artistes being denied visas, Indians will have to make do with YouTube

New Delhi, January 1 (The Wire): By the time the Sunburn festival wound down in Pune, around 150 musicians invited from around the world had performed for thousands of gyrating electronic dance music fans. All except, the sister duo, Krewella, whose act was cancelled after their visa was application rejected because of their “Pakistani heritage”. On December 27, a day before the Sunburn festival opened, the...

Cleansing Bollywood of raunchy songs and dances

Cleansing Bollywood of raunchy songs and dances

Mumbai, January 1 (Reuters): A women’s rights organization is asking movie-mad Indians to rewrite sexist Bollywood songs, the latest attempt in drawing attention to gender stereotyping and misogyny portrayed by the country’s influential film industry. Akshara Centre’s ‘Gaana (Song) Rewrite’ competition, launched earlier this month, invites people to change the lyrics to any Bollywood film song they find sexist. The...

Party cadre made themselves scarce as Sasikala took over as AIADMK General Secretary

Party cadre made themselves scarce as Sasikala took over as AIADMK General Secretary

Chennai, December 31 (NIA): Party cadre made themselves scarce as V.K.Sasikala, an aide and confidante of the former state Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa, took over as General Secretary of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK), the ruling party in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu here on Saturday. “Interestingly, there seemed to be more police personnel at the...

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