PM Narendra Modi on 27th April named the new system as 'NAVIC' (boatman) as he dedicated it to the people of the country and said SAARC countries can also take advantage of its services.
Facebook said on 27th April, it had received 13 % more government requests for user data in the second half of 2015, with more than 46,000 requests worldwide.
IndiaCast has been directed by the TDSAT to restore signals to Ortel Communications Ltd on receipt of a sum of Rs 1 cr. as an interim measure.
Shares of telecom operator Idea Cellular tumbled nearly 6% on 29th April after the company's net profit declined 39% in the March quarter. The stock declined 5.64% to Rs 119.05 on BSE. On NSE, it slumped 4.9 % to Rs 120.30.
Senior Indian Administrative Service officer Ajay Mittal is to take over as secretary in the I&B ministry. He will succeed Sunil Arora, who retires on 30th April. At present, Mittal is based in his home cadre in Himachal Pradesh and belongs to the 1982 batch. His predecessor Arora is an IAS officer of 1980 batch from Rajasthan cadre.
Doordarshan is to auction some of its prime time slots on DD National instead of commissioning them or taking them on self-financed commission basis.
A+E Networks announced on 27th April at APOS 2016 in Bali that it is launching its channel FYI in India in partnership with the Reliance owned TV18 Broadcast.
Talent doesn’t discriminate, after Khatro Ke Khiladi, Colors is once again back with its one of the finest show which brings rarest of jewels of the country with India’s Got Talent season 7. The weekend show will start airing from 30th April on Saturday – Sunday at 9pm time band.
Dinesh Akula has joined Telegu news channel TV5 as its Editor. Before joining this channel where he was senior VP-editorial and operations. In Hyderabad based channel Express TV Akula will be responsible for the channel’s overall editorial content.
The activities of the Song and Drama Division, the Exhibition Wing of the Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity, and the Public Interface Campaign (PIC) work of the Press Information Bureau are to be integrated with the Directorate of Field Publicity.