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Prakash Javadekar

Javadekar pitches for private participation in 52nd IFFI edition

Panaji, Jan 16 (IANS) Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on Saturday pitched for private participation in the next edition of the International Film Festival of India (IFFI). Javadekar, who along with southern cinema actor Sudeep inaugurated the...

Don’t crowd vaccination rooms, offer inoculated person flower: Javadekar

Panaji, Jan 16 (IANS) Instead of crowding a vaccination room, relatives and friends accompanying the persons who are being inoculated against Covid-19, should instead wait outside and greet them with a flower, Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar...

PM Modi’s popularity intact over the last six years: Javadekar

New Delhi, Jan 2 (IANS) Union Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Minister Prakash Javadekar has said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a leader with a definite vision for the development of the country and he launches programmes to make that...

Cabinet approves auction of spectrum

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the next spectrum auction of a total of 2251.25 MHz. Addressing the media, post the Cabinet meeting, Union Minister for Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad said that the auction will...

India to host Global Film Summit in 2021: Javadekar

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) India will host a Global Media and Film Summit next year and it will also set up a special pavilion at Cannes in 2022 on the occasion of Cannes Film Festival's 75 years celebrations,...

Covid vaccine to be available in India ‘soon’, says Javadekar

New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday that the Coronavirus crisis is now "on its way out" and "soon" vaccines would be available in India too. He was speaking at the...

Govt’s door is always open for farmers, ready for talks: Javadekar

New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) On the 18th day of farmers’ protest on different border of the national capital, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday said the government’s door is always open for farmers and it is...

Javadekar on TRPs: Can’t measure the opinion of 22 cr people from meters at 50,000 houses

New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on Monday asked journalism students not to get caught up in sensational and TRP-centric journalism. The Minister also said that TRP-focused journalism can never be good. One can’t...

60-70 polluting power plants to be closed soon: Javadekar

New Delhi, Oct 18 (IANS) Union Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister Prakash Javadekar on Sunday announced that 60-70 pollution-causing power plants would be identified and closed in the next two years as he discussed steps taken by the...

Javadekar announces Centre’s “new revolution in education”

New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Union I&B minister Prakash Javadekar on Wednesday said that after the National Education Policy, the Centre is now committed to make students learn by understanding instead of simply memorising. The World Bank supported STARS programme...

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B’desh to receive 2 mn Covishield doses from India as ‘gift’

By Sumi Khan (IANS) Bangladesh Health Minister Zahid Maleque has said that the country would receive two million doses...