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Job Opening - Doordarshan

Job Opening – Doordarshan

Doordarshan (Prasar Bharati) Has Released Recruitment Notification For Various Anchor, Correspondent Posts. To Know More, Visit: http://goo.gl/A5jz90  

First Woman Sarpanch in India with an MBA degree.

First Woman Sarpanch in India with an MBA degree.

Chhavi Rajawat is the first woman sarpanch in India with an MBA degree. She ditched a well-paying job to become the sarpanch of Soda, a village 60 kms from Jaipur.  After her MBA from Pune, she worked for companies such as Times of India, Carlson Group of Hotels, Airtel, etc. Rajawat left her corporate job and city life to help develop rural… Read more →

Job opportunity for Mass Communication Students

Job opportunity for Mass Communication Students

Doordarshan has issued a recruitment notification for the recruitment of  Editorial Executive through recruitment notification. Candidates who have completed Diploma can apply for the new recruitment  notification from Doordarshan. For More Info: http://www.newsonair.nic.in

Google Starts Showing Indian Train Booking Details

Google Starts Showing Indian Train Booking Details

Google with another minor update to its Google Now service on the Google Search app, has quietly started showing upcoming train reservations in India. If you get your IRCTC booking emails in your Gmail account, Google Now will automatically show your booking and train details on the journey day. Train Reservation card is the second travel information card to be… Read more →

Get 2 LED bulbs for Rs 10 each

Get 2 LED bulbs for Rs 10 each

The Prime Minister on Monday called for a national energy conservation movement to save energy.According to this programme each register user of power will get two LED bulbs for Rs 10. The Scheme which is expected to be rolled out from March 1. Each registered consumer of power will get two LED bulbs for Rs 10 (their actual cost varies… Read more →

Job Opening in Doordarshan

Job Opening in Doordarshan

Doordarshan invites applications from dynamic persons for engaging them against Post Production Assistant Grade-I, Interns(Content Manager), & Creative Editor on contractual basis, for DD-Bharati, DG:Doordarshan. For More Details: http://www.ddindia.gov.in/Business/Job%20Opportunities/Pages/Job%20Opportunities.aspx

India set a new world record for the largest human flag

India set a new world record for the largest human flag

On Dec 7, 2014 India set a new world record for the largest human flag, formed by over 50,000 volunteers, beating the previous record held by Pakistan. The event saw about 1.5 lakh volunteers, turn up for the event at YMCA Grounds here even as 50,000 of them formed the tricolour, organiser of the ‘My Flag My India’ campaign in… Read more →

India's First Flying Ace

India’s First Flying Ace

Indra Lal Roy was the first Indian flying ace. He served in the First World War with the Royal Flying Corps and its successor, the Royal Air Force. He claimed 10 enemy aircraft, destroying 5 and rendering another 5 ‘Out of control’ in just over 170 hours flying time. Source: Wikipedia

Participate in Internet.org Innovation Challenge in India

Participate in Internet.org Innovation Challenge in India

Introducing the Internet.org Innovation Challenge: India, a challenge designed to encourage the development of online services that will provide value to important communities.  Internet.org’s vision of a connected world by recognizing those who are working to make the internet more relevant to women, students, farmers and migrant workers in India. To Participate this challenge or know more: http://internet.org/innovationchallenge  

Sasi Dharani - A woman behind india's top competitive exam apps

Sasi Dharani – A woman behind india’s top competitive exam apps

Meet the woman behind india’s top competitive exam apps – A  26-year-old coding enthusiast, who is just one among the many women who are quietly demolishing the gender barrier in this male-dominated field, already has 13 mobile apps to her credit and nets Rs 60,000 in ad revenue every month. Read More – http://goo.gl/VpbRWT  

Become a part of National Geographic Young Explorer Programme

Become a part of National Geographic Young Explorer Programme

The National Geographic Society’s Young Explorers Grants programme cultivates future leaders in the fields of science, conservation and exploration by providing passionate youngsters with some of their first grants for field work. Young Explorers grants help cover field project costs for hard-working, passionate, creative individuals with great ideas.   Applying for a Young Explorers Grant First, applicants must submit a… Read more →

India triumphs in maiden Mars mission, sets record in space race

India triumphs in maiden Mars mission, sets record in space race

India’s first mission to Mars entered orbit on 24 sep 14, making it the first Asian nation to reach the Red Planet, Perhaps the most remarkable thing about this mission is that it was made entirely with homegrown Indian technologies — and was produced on a remarkably small budget of $74 million. After completing the 666 million km (414 million… Read more →

Himachal student makes bullet train model

Himachal student makes bullet train model

Shilpa, a class 10 student in Himachal Pradesh, has built a bullet train model that has been selected for a national—level exhibition, a school official said. The model, declared the best in the state—level science exhibition, will now be displayed at the national—level Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) exhibition to be held in New Delhi on Oct… Read more →

Job Openings

Job Openings

  Manager – PR / Corporate Communication Company: Creative Thinks Media Experience: 1 to 2 years Salary INR : 10.00 – 12.00 Lacs P.A. Contact Person: Shikha Yadav Phone/Mobile Number: 9999130698 Location: NCR

Job Openings

Job Openings

  Journalist For Online Edition Company – ABP News Desired Skills – Experience in Digital Media, online Media Location – Noida Send your resume at resumes@abpnews.in

Nalanda University reopens after 800 years

Nalanda University reopens after 800 years

Nalanda University in Bihar’s Rajgir district started its first academic session on Monday, nearly 800 years after the ancient education institution was destroyed. The first academic session began on September 1, 2014. Over 1,000 applications from students around the world were received. But after scrutiny and interview only 15 were selected. The university is intended to re-establish the older Nalanda… Read more →

The home of the first Indian flag

The home of the first Indian flag

As the nation marks its 68th Independence Day, tucked away in the second floor of the quaint Fort Museum is the first Indian national flag hoisted from Fort St. George. The flag is an important part of our history that was hoisted on the morning of 15 August, 1947, at Fort St. George is made of silk and measures eight… Read more →

Bank opens ‘lockless’ branch at Shani Shinganapur

Bank opens ‘lockless’ branch at Shani Shinganapur

(UCO) Bank has opened the country’s first lockless branch at Shani Shinganapur in Maharashtra, Shani Shinganapur is a small village in Ahmednagar district whose presiding deity is Lord Shani. The village has not witnessed a single crime. In fact, all houses in the entire village have no doors.  

Truth triumphs - A short story on honesty

Truth triumphs – A short story on honesty

A short story on honesty being the best policy, at all times. Ram was stuck at one question. As luck would have it, he got a prompt. But did he use it? “Just 10 minutes more, hurry up,” said the invigilator. When Ram heard this, his heart raced faster. He was desperately trying to write whatever he knew in the… Read more →

Thousands of Indian farmers are committing suicide ever year

Thousands of Indian farmers are committing suicide ever year

India is an agrarian country with around 60% of its people depending directly or indirectly upon agriculture. Farmer suicides account for 11.2% of all suicides in India. The National Crime Records Bureau of India reported in its 2012 annual report that 135,445 people committed suicide in India, of which 13,754 were farmers (11.2%). Significant reporting on suicides among farmers in… Read more →

Pizza Air-delivery in Mumbai

Pizza Air-delivery in Mumbai

Would you like your pizza home-delivered by an unmanned drone? That may not be impossible in future. A Mumbai pizza outlet used remote controlled drone to deliver pizza to a high rise in Worli. On May 11, the drone took off from the Lower Parel outlet and, flying at a speed of 30km an hour, manoeuvred its way atop the… Read more →

Cardboard Cops Control Traffic In Bangalore

Cardboard Cops Control Traffic In Bangalore

Paying cops costs a lots of paper money, but officials in Bangalore, India think they’ve found a cheaper alternative. They have set up cardboard cops at busy intersections in hopes drivers will see them, think they are real and slow down to avoid a ticket. The move is part of a drive to control traffic in the city that has about 4.2… Read more →

Job Openings

Job Openings

Company: Creative Thinks Media Position: Executive – PR / Corporate Communication Experience:  2-5 years Location:  Noida Job Profile: 1-To manage all kind of PR activities for clients. 2-Getting articles & Coverage published in various newspaper magazine ,journal e.t.c. 3-To get coverage on various TV shows,Radio channel and any other media. 4-To head the PR division & manage it as a separate profit… Read more →

Sachin Tendulkar listed as 'casual labourer' in Goa government records

Sachin Tendulkar listed as ‘casual labourer’ in Goa government records

The Bharat Ratna – Sachin Tendulkar and his family are a “casual labourers” and beneficiaries of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), says a Goa non-governmental organisation. The NGO, Goa Parivartan Manch, on Saturday claimed to have exposed a scam in the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment GuaranteeS, where officials and politicians have been listing fictitious workers… Read more →

GOLD BARS found in stomach of Businessman

GOLD BARS found in stomach of Businessman

The 63-year-old was taken to hospital in Delhi after complaining of vomiting but told surgeons he swallowed a bottle cap after arguing with his wife. Surgeons were left stunned after finding 12 GOLD BARS in the stomach of a businessman. Sir Ganga Ram Hospital surgeon Dr CS Ramachandran was stunned at the find. He said: “This is the first time… Read more →

A Temple where Chocolate is offered to God

A Temple where Chocolate is offered to God

In Kerala there is a temple where chocolate bars are offered by devotees to the presiding deity. No wonder, the presiding deity of the shrine located at Subrahmanyapuram on the outskirts of the town is known locally as “Munch Murugan.” According to temple authorities, people, irrespective of caste, creed and religion, come to the shrine with cartons of chocolates, seeking… Read more →

Job Openings

Job Openings

Company: The Indian Express Position: Content Writer Experience:  0-2 years Location:  NCR Interested candidates can drop their profiles at balpreet.kaur@timesinternet.in

A Florida teenager's Facebook post has cost her father an $80,000

A Florida teenager’s Facebook post has cost her father an $80,000

The Miami Herald reports that father had sued Miami’s Gulliver Preparatory School for age discrimination after he lost his job as headmaster. The school agreed to settle the case with Patrick Snay for $80,000. The agreement included a provision that Snay and his wife not disclose settlement details with anyone. The Snays daughter, a recent graduate of the school, posted to her… Read more →

CROSSING THE BAY OF BENGAL

CROSSING THE BAY OF BENGAL

An astonishing book on the millions who made and lost their fortunes in the Bay of Bengal     Crossing the Bay of Bengal is, in a very real sense, a life of that Bay itself, as it was buffeted and regulated by the monsoon winds during the long Age of Sail, then harnessed by steamships from the 1870s. Sunil… Read more →

Job Openings

Job Openings

Company: AdGlobal 360 India Pvt Ltd (www.adglobal360.com) Position: Content Writer Experience:  2-5 years Location:  Gurgaon Interested candidates can drop their profiles at kritika.makhijani@adglobal360.in   Company:  360 Communications Position:  PR professionals Experience: 0-5 yrs Location : Delhi/ Mumbai/ Bangalore Website: http://www.value360india.com Please e-mail resume to deepa.nagpal@value360india.com    

Power of Paper

Power of Paper

Paper trail, founded four years ago, is a model business enterprise that empowers women. A feisty young woman herself with a never-say-die spirit, Diwia assessed her strengths. It was at the same time that recession was taking a toll on livelihoods and were affected their lives. Diwia began by collecting old newspapers from door- to-door, earning the nickname, raddi wali of Thevara… Read more →

You need to Quit Gutkha, Smoking if you want a Govt. Job in Rajasthan

You need to Quit Gutkha, Smoking if you want a Govt. Job in Rajasthan

Rajasthan Government Department of Personnel has issued a circular for taking undertaking from candidates enrolling in government service that they do not smoke or consume gutka while in government service. A copy of the circular has been sent to the governor, Rajasthan Public Service Commission, secretary, Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha and registrar, Rajasthan high court Jaipur/Jodhpur. State nodal officer, tobacco control,… Read more →

Kavya Manyapu

Kavya Manyapu

Kavya is the lone Indian woman flight test engineer on the team developing Boeing’s commercial space exploration flight for NASA   Kavya is the lone Indian woman flight test engineer on the team developing Boeing’s commercial space exploration flight for NASA. The project, meanwhile, is one that has caught the attention of experts from around the world.Today, the 28-year-old is… Read more →

Media Job/ Internship Openings

Media Job/ Internship Openings

Zee News Profile: Online entertainment desk. Criteria: experienced and freshers both. Location: Noida. Drop your CV and contact details at priyo.guha@zeenetwork.com   Delhi Times Profile: CopyEditors/Sr/ChiefCopyEditor. Criteria: 1-5 years experience. Send CVs to chaturvedi.anshul@gmail.com   Channel One Profile: Internship (for promo writing & production work). Criteria: Fresher but only from journalism background. Location: Noida Sec- 6. Mail CV at vineet85sharma@gmail.com 

The Address Book

The Address Book

Get in touch with Indian television broadcasters – in India and abroad.   DOORDARSHAN DD Sports, DD National, DD Sahyadri New Delhi: Mandi House, PTI Building,Copernicus Marg, New Delhi-110001 Phone:+91 (011)- 23352558 Tel: +91 (011) -23382094 Fax:+91 (011) – 23386507 New Delhi: Doordarshan Bhawan, Mandi House, Copernicus Road, New Delhi-110001 Tel :+91 (011)- 23387786, 23382167, Fax :+91 (011)- 23382704 Mumbai: Worli, Mumbai-400018 Tel… Read more →

Media Industry to Double by 2017, Says FICCI

Media Industry to Double by 2017, Says FICCI

India’s media and entertainment industry is poised to double in size by 2017, according to a report put out by FICCI-KPMG, which was released at the inaugural ceremony of FICCI Frames 2013, said that the industry, whose current size is estimated at Rs 91,700 crores, is expected to touch Rs 1,66,000 crores by 2017. FICCI says television continues to be the dominant segment of the sector… Read more →

Media News

Media News

  Media of India consist of several different types of Indian communications media: television, radio, cinema, newspapers, magazines, and Internet-based sites. This page details you news and information regarding media industry.

The Indian E&M Industry

The Indian E&M Industry

The Indian E&M industry, with revenues of about 805 billion INR (17.2 billion USD) in 2011, is set to grow robustly over the next few years on the back of steady macro-economic growth, rising spending power and positive demographic indicators. The industry revenues are expected to reach 1,764 billion INR (37.6 billion USD) by 2016, with a CAGR of about… Read more →

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