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Lockdown: Bollywood pushes fans to get creative with home-made content

NEW DELHI, April 24 -- The nationwide lockdown may have forced filmmakers to stay at home and suspend production but Bollywood is encouraging aspirants to get creative and participate in made-at-home,... Read More


Covid-19 impact: TV viewership jumps driven by Mumbai, Delhi

NEW DELHI, April 23 -- India's biggest metros--Mumbai and Delhi--have reported the highest growth in television viewership in the country during the covid-19 induced lockdown. While average time spent... Read More


Covid-19 impact: Netflix's 15.7 mn subscriber addition not without challenges

New Delhi, April 22 -- The covid-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns may have spelt doom for the world but has brought good news for Netflix. The American streaming service added 15.7 million paid me... Read More


Tamil film industry braces for Rs.500 crore loss this summer

NEW DELHI, April 22 -- The Tamil film industry is staring at a loss of Rs.500 crore this summer as a result of four blockbusters being postponed due to the covid-19 lockdown. With the release of supe... Read More


Trai issues consultation paper on CAS, SMS compliance

New Delhi, April 22 -- The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India has issued a consultation paper seeking comments on standardising CAS (conditional access system) and SMS (subscriber management system... Read More


Media body seeks access through Delhi-Noida border

NEW DELHI, April 22 -- The News Broadcasters Association has written to Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath to permit media personnel to travel for work and professional purposes across the D... Read More


Amid lockdown, DD re-runs give new lease of life to old stars

NEW DELHI, April 22 -- The return of television classics such as Ramayana, Mahabharat, Shaktimaan, Buniyaad and several others, amid a halt in production because of covid-19 induced lockdown, has mean... Read More


Bollywood preps for social distancing, hygiene on sets

NEW DELHI, April 21 -- Bollywood won't be the same when it resumes production activity after the lockdown is lifted. Producers and entertainment industry experts say helping cast and crew tide over t... Read More


Snapdeal joins the streaming game with Hungama Play

NEW DELHI, April 20 -- Online shopping firm Snapdeal has partnered with video-on-demand platform Hungama Play to offer streaming services to its users. The partnership will offer short-format content... Read More


Indian Broadcasting Foundation seeks relief for industry

New Delhi, April 20 -- The Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has sought government support to deal with the crisis in the television broadcast sector as a result of the covid-19 outbreak in the cou... Read More