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Indian journalist condemns Twitter for blocking account after abuse online

Dutt said some people had posted and circulated her phone number on Twitter, enabling the harassment, which she said included threats of rape and images of genitalia being sent to her phone. Dutt tweeted some of the threats and images on Monday, and she included phone numbers and names of the men who allegedly threatened her, after which her account was suspended. "I would like to place on record my absolute horror and disgust at Twitter's encouragement of sexual abuse and gender inequality," ...
Tags: News, NDTV, Dutt


Nine killed as Indian security forces battle Kashmir militants after suicide bombing

Nine people including five troops died in a fire fight in India’s disputed Kashmir region on Monday, days after a suicide bomber killed 42 paramilitary force members in the insurgency-ridden state. Police said the gun battle erupted after security forces surrounded Pinglan village in Pulwama district, 20 miles south of Kashmir’s summer capital Srinagar, following a tip-off that militants were hiding there. As the forces launched search operations in the village, they came under heavy gunfire fro...
Tags: News, Washington, India, Narendra Modi, Afghanistan, Britain, Pakistan, ISI, New Delhi, Kashmir, Islamabad, Afp, Srinagar, Jaish, NDTV, Indian Army


Q3FY19: NDTV Convergence reports Rs 40 Cr in revenue, 10M views on HOP

NDTV’s digital arm Convergence reported its highest quarterly revenue up till now – over Rs 40 crore for the quarter ended 31 December 2018. Last quarter, the company had said that Convergence grew by 45% year-on-year. For the quarter ended June 30, 2018, Convergence saw 200 million unique... ...
Tags: Travel, Television, News, Media, Internet, Earnings, Broadcasting, NDTV, NDTV Convergence, Earnings Dec-18, NDTV.com


The Big Fish just arrived

Facebook asks me 'Whats on your mind', currently I have my tails up and licking my fingers, gosh there will be some sense in this fight from today on wards. Till now it was YAWN!!As I write this I am feeling a sense of pride in me. A proud me who predicted and eagerly awaited Ms.Roy to execute this futile and mundane exercise of returning awards. Heck, I was wondering if she might end up returning her 'Booker' prize just to grab an international attention. Arundhati cannot help herself from the ...
Tags: Psychology, Facebook, Roy, NDTV, Arundhati, Arnab, Shabbu


Cabinet approves amendments to Cinematograph Act, adds anti-camcording clause

The Union Cabinet has approved the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting’s proposed amendments to the Cinematograph Act, reports NDTV. The report cited an official statement as saying that these amendments will increase industry revenues, create jobs, safeguard India’s National IP policy, and... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Internet, Government, India, Policy, Cinema, Piracy, Broadcasting, Union Cabinet, NDTV, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting


NDTV Group CFO Ravi Asawa quits

NDTV’s Ravi Asawa is no longer CFO of the company, as his 3-month notice period for resignation has come to an end today, per a BSE filing [pdf]. Asawa had announced his resignation in November, and has departed to “pursue other professional opportunities.” Asawa was appointed as... ...
Tags: Travel, TV, Television, News, Media, Broadcasting, NDTV, Industry Moves, Asawa, NDTV Group, Ravi Asawa


NDTV’s Prannoy Roy ‘Sir’ is the kind of generous teacher those who couldn’t join Morgan Stanley should have got

Every new year, Ruchir Sharma, the precocious Morgan Stanley banker sits down with NDTV’s Prannoy Roy for one hour of ad-free programming, in which he makes predictions for the year ahead. It is first-class television: calm, clean, chummy, insightful—and fun. The “Limousine Liberals”—Sharma gives a bunch of journalists and pollsters a 7-star ride before every major state and general election, Roy being one of them—engage in a bit of droll leg-pulling. All very harmlessly Lutyens Delh...
Tags: Travel, Media, Australia, India, United States, South Africa, Roy, Morgan Stanley, Fmcg, NDTV, Sharma, Prannoy Roy, Churumuri, Sans Serif, Issues and Ideas, Lutyens Delhi


NDTV signs a 5 year deal with Taboola worth Rs 300 crore

NDTV Convergence (NDTV’s digital arm) has signed a five-year deal with Taboola with a “minimum guarantee” of Rs 300 crores for the former. NDTV’s previous Taboola partnership was signed in September 2015 for 3 years and was worth Rs 100 crore, NDTV claims. In its 2015-2018 deal, Taboola had... ...
Tags: Travel, Publishing, News, Internet, Content, Branded Content, Taboola, NDTV, NDTV Convergence, Content Aggregator, NDTV Convergence NDTV


14,000 unaccompanied minors are in U.S. Custody

United States (MNN) – Recent reports say families and children were tear-gassed by the United States border patrol after a protest broke out into violence and became a run for the border. The BBC reports that about 500 immigrants from Central American countries joined in a march in Tijuana, Mexico towards the border. The report says the march was peaceful at first and people carried banners and shouted, “We aren’t criminals! We are hard workers!” However, the BBC reports that once the pr...
Tags: Bbc, Cnn, United States, San Diego, El Salvador, Customs, Guatemala, Border Patrol, Central America, Abbott, Trump, Bethany, Honduras El Salvador, NDTV, Bethany Christian Services, Tijuana Mexico


COAI writes to CBFC against the 2.0 movie ‘falsely depicting mobile phones’

The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) has filed a complaint to the Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) against the Rajinikanth and Akshay Kumar starrer 2.0, reports NDTV. (See the full complaint on the NDTV story.) In its... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, Internet, Government, Censorship, Policy, Content, Akshay Kumar, NDTV, COAI, CBFC, Central Board of Film Certification CBFC, Cellular Operators Association of India COAI, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting


Centre: Twitter will face legal action if it does not comply with law enforcement directives

The Ministry of Home Affairs has asked Twitter to ensure that unlawful and objectionable content is promptly removed from its platform, reports NDTV. It added that the platform needed to act on directives from law enforcement agencies failing which strict legal action would be taken against it.... ...
Tags: Travel, Facebook, Twitter, Legal, News, Youtube, Government, Social Media, Whatsapp, Policy, Content, Ministry of Home Affairs, NDTV, Online Abuse


NDTV’s retail and e-commerce revenues at Rs 3.7 Cr, group profit at Rs 59 lakh in Q2FY19

NDTV Group’s retail and e-commerce segment clocked in revenues of Rs 3.7 crores with Loss After Tax of Rs 5.4 crores in Q2FY19. In the last quarter, the segment earned the same revenue (Rs 3.7 crore) and recorded loss of Rs 4.7 crore. Broadcast business: Profit after Tax (PAT) stands at Rs 19 lakh,... ...
Tags: Travel, Ecommerce, Television, News, Media, Earnings, NDTV, Earnings Sep-18, NDTV Group


World's largest statue unveiled amid controversy over £330m price tag and scale of environmental impact

India’s nationalist prime minister Narendra Modi unveiled the world’s largest statue on Wednesday in a bid to showcase his position as leader of a new, world-beating India. The statue of Vallabhbhai 'Sardar' Patel, one of the heroes of India’s independence movement, stands 188m (597ft) tall in Mr Modi’s home state of Gujarat and has been dubbed the “Statue of Unity”.  Mr Modi, a hardline member of the Hindu-nationalist BJP party, who is seen by critics as a deeply divisive figure, watc...
Tags: New York, News, Congress, India, BJP, Narendra Modi, Lincoln, Gujarat, Modi, Maharashtra, NDTV, Subhash Chandra Bose, Patel, Indian Air Force, Congress Party, Sardar Patel


Airtel and NDTV launch live content app HOP

NDTV and Bharti Airtel have launched a mobile-only channel NDTV HOP, which is a vertical mode app. The app will produce exclusive content for Airtel TV users, and is also available for download on Android and iOS. NDTV Group CEO Suparna Singh said that all the content in it was original and... ...
Tags: Travel, Mobile, News, Internet, Streaming, Airtel, NDTV, Bharti Airtel, Airtel TV, Online Video Streaming, NDTV Group, Suparna Singh


NDTV launches Hop Live, mobile-only LIVE channel with vertical format videos

NDTV has launched HOP Live, a mobile-only LIVE channel that broadcasts long-form content in the vertical format. NDTV HOP Live is focused on creating a young and energetic voice of the millennial generation, showcasing content that is edgy, entertaining, interactive, and in HINGLISH. However, the most unique aspect of the channel is its aspect ratio […] The post NDTV launches Hop Live, mobile-only LIVE channel with vertical format videos appeared first on NextBigWhat..
Tags: Business, NDTV, ConsumerTech


Updated: Vikram Chandra’s news app ‘editor ji’ aggregates video content

3 Oct Update: MediaNama spoke with Editorji founder and journalist Vikram Chandra to get a better understanding of its content, team and revenues:  In a conversation with MediaNama, Editorji founder Vikram Chandra told us that the 100 videos they produce everyday come from a variety of sources like... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Media, Internet, Applications, News Aggregators, NDTV, Medianama, News App, Vikram Chandra


Updated: Vikram Chandra’s news app ‘editor ji’ aggregates video content

Update: Editorji said that it creates 100 videos in-house at the moment. “But Editorji is designed as a platform so going forward it will source 15 second videos from a number of national and regional content players,” the company said. It has also tied up with Akamai for data analytics... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Media, Internet, Applications, News Aggregators, NDTV, Akamai, News App, Vikram Chandra, Editorji


Vikram Chandra’s news app ‘editor ji’ aggregates video content

Journalist Vikram Chandra has launched an Android and iOS video news app called ‘editor ji’ (Editorji Technologies Pvt Ltd), two years after he stepped down as NDTV’s Group CEO. Editor ji (note the puzzling space between the words?) is currently funded by Bharti Airtel and Hindustan Times (Rs 20... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Media, Internet, Applications, News Aggregators, Hindustan Times, NDTV, Bharti Airtel, News App, Vikram Chandra, Editorji Technologies Pvt Ltd


WhatsApp appoints a grievance officer to handle fake news concerns in India

WhatsApp has appointed a ‘grievance officer’ to address complaints concerning the spread of fake news and misinformation on its platform in India, reports the Press Trust of India on NDTV. This comes in response to the government’s demands from earlier in the year, following a nationwide string of lynchings believed to be incited by false information shared on WhatsApp. The Facebook-owned messaging service has named Komal Lahiri – its senior director of global customer operations and localizatio...
Tags: Startups, Facebook, India, NDTV, Press Trust of India, Menlo Park California, Komal Lahiri


Scenes of joy as India finally decriminalises gay sex

In a landmark decision for LGBTQ rights and the community in India, the country's highest court has decriminalised gay sex. Five Supreme Court judges struck down the colonial-era Section 377 on Thursday, a ban on gay sex that was rarely applied to consenting adults, but used to stigmatise the LGBTQ community. SEE ALSO: Same-sex couple paints their house rainbow to troll their homophobic neighbors "We have to bid adieu to prejudices and to empower all citizens," Chief Justice of India Dipak ...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, India, Bengaluru, NDTV, LGBTI, Deccan Herald, Sajjad Hussain, Dipak Misra, United Nations in India


Too Yumm! : Eat Guilt-Free

Brand: Too Yumm!Company: Guilt Free Industries ( Sanjiv Goenka Group)Brand Analysis Count :# 584 Too Yumm! is a brand which created a lot of interest during the IPL 2018. This is a new brand from the RP-Sanjiv Goenka group. It's for a long time such a big ticket launch is happening in the FMCG space.  Indian salted snacks market is worth Rs 23000crore as per Economic Times. The salty snacks market is further divided into following sub-segments; India namkeens valued at Rs 9500 crore, Potato C...
Tags: India, Ipl, Pepsico, Virat Kohli, Branding, Pepsi, NDTV, Harish, Sanjiv Goenka, Virat, Harish B


NDTV digital revenues at Rs 37 Cr, overall profits up in Q1FY19

NDTV Group’s digital business clocked in revenues of Rs 37 crores with Profit After Tax (PAT) of Rs 4 crores in Q1FY19. In the financial year ended 2017-18, the digital arm earned a revenue of Rs 144 crores and a record PAT of Rs 20 crore. Overall profits of the group amounted to Rs 60 lakh,... ...
Tags: Travel, Ecommerce, Television, News, Media, Earnings, Pat, NDTV, Earnings Jun-18, NDTV Group


India will launch its first manned space mission by 2022

Addressing the nation on its 72nd Independence Day, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the country will send an Indian astronaut to space by 2022. That’s big, because if India can make its Mission Gaganyaan happen, it will become one of the only countries in the world – along with the US, Russia, and China – to have pulled off a manned space mission. According to NDTV, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) plans to send three astronauts into space over the next few years,...
Tags: Startups, Asia, Space, China, India, Narendra Modi, NDTV, US Russia, Indian Space Research Organization ISRO


India will launch its first crewed space mission by 2022

Addressing the nation on its 72nd Independence Day, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the country will send an Indian astronaut to space by 2022. That’s big, because if India can make its Mission Gaganyaan happen, it will become one of the only countries in the world – along with the US, Russia, and China – to have pulled off a crewed space mission. According to NDTV, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) plans to send three astronauts into space over the next few years,...
Tags: Startups, Asia, Space, China, India, Narendra Modi, NDTV, US Russia, Indian Space Research Organization ISRO


Govt put out social media monitoring tenders at least 7 times: Report

The government may have withdrawn its controversial Social Media Communications Hub, but an NDTV report has revealed that this was actually its seventh attempt to closely monitor its citizens’ social media. Six other tenders were issued since 2014 by different parts of the government, all of... ...
Tags: Travel, News, NDTV, Social media Communications Hub


Delhi HC tells state govt Aadhaar not required for maternity benefit scheme

The Delhi High Court told the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government that there is no legal basis for it to insist on documents like Aadhaar and bank passbooks, to provide maternity scheme benefits to pregnant and lactating women, reported NDTV. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C... ...
Tags: Travel, News, Delhi, Delhi High Court, NDTV, Nandan Nilekani, Aadhaar, Aam Aadmi Party AAP, UIDAI, Aadhaar linkage, Aadhaar privacy, Gita Mittal


BYD Claims New Battery Factory Will Be 'Largest In the World'

China's largest electric vehicle manufacturer, BYD, is opening a new battery factory that it claims will be the "largest in the world." Electrek reports: The factory is located in the western province of Qinghai and while it was "opened" this week, it is still under construction and BYD aims to complete it by the end of next year. BYD President and Chairman Wang Chuanfu said at the opening ceremony (via NDTV): "Electrification is a done deal as several countries have announced a deadline for the...
Tags: China, Tech, Electric, NCA, NDTV, NMC, Electrek, Qinghai, Wang Chuanfu


Five dead in India after plane crashes and bursts into flames in busy Mumbai district

A small plane crashed into a construction site in a densely populated part of India's financial capital Mumbai on Thursday, killing five people including one on the ground, officials said. Images broadcast on Indian news channels showed flames and black smoke billowing from the area, which sits right next to several high-rise residential towers. There were four people on the 12-seater aircraft, disaster management officials said, with witnesses reporting hearing a loud blast as it smashed i...
Tags: News, India, Ap, Mumbai, New Delhi, Afp, Uttar Pradesh, NDTV, FARIDABAD, National Disaster Response Force, Juhu, Mangalore, Air India Boeing, DGCA, Directorate General of Civil Aviation DGCA, Ghatkopar


Dealerships accepting bookings for Suzuki Burgman Street - Report

Suzuki Burgman Street bookings are open reports NDTV carandbike. The 125 cc...
Tags: Autos, NDTV, Suzuki Motorcycles, Suzuki Burgman, Suzuki Burgman Street


Coffee days champagne nights and other secrets by Kainaz Jussawalla

Author Kainaz Jussawalla informs us…. ‘We all have deep dark secrets …..’’ That is  the crux of my first  novel published by Crossword  book stores in June 2017 It was followed by a massive book launch in July 2017 and Javed Akhtar who was the chief guest praised it and spoke of the book and the author in a flattering yet typical humorous style . The book itself comprises of Seven short stories that will take you to the edge of your seat . They all have an interesting unexpected climax ....
Tags: Books, Life, India, Victoria, NDTV, Parsi, Javed, Bandra, Javed Akhtar, Sam Balsara, Tanya Balsara, Kainaz Jussawalla, Hyde Angra Mainyu, RJ Hrishikay, Sheroo