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Encyclopedia > NDTV
NDTV
Type Broadcast television network
Country India
Availability    National
Founder Prannoy Roy
Key people Radhika Roy, Narayan Rao
Website www.ndtv.com

NDTV (New Delhi Television Limited), founded in 1998, is India's largest private television production house.[1] It was founded by its current chairman and director, Prannoy Roy. NDTV currently has more than 1,000 employees producing news from over twenty plus locations nationally and internationally[citation needed]. As of 2006, NDTV 24x7 held one of the largest market share, at 31%, among English news channels in the country.[2] Image File history File links Ndtv. ... Terrestrial television (also known as over-the-air, OTA or broadcast television) was the traditional method of television broadcast signal delivery prior to the advent of cable and satellite television. ... A television network is a distribution network for television content whereby a central operation provides programming for many television stations. ... Prannoy Roy anchoring a news program on NDTV Prannoy Roy (born on October 15, 1949) is an Indian media figure. ... Prannoy Roy anchoring a news program on NDTV Prannoy Roy (born on October 15, 1949) is an Indian media figure. ... NDTV 24x7 is a premier English language news channel in India that is owned by New Delhi Television Ltd. ...

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History

After producing numerous news and current affairs programs including the highly successful "The World This Week", NDTV formed a production agreement with Rupert Murdoch's STAR to set up India's first 24-hour news channel (STAR News, English/Hindi News) launched in February 1998. The parties parted ways after five years over issues related to editorial independence.[3] Subsequently, NDTV launched its own channels, NDTV 24x7 (English News) and NDTV India (Hindi News) and later launched NDTV Profit (Business News) and much later NDTV Good Times (Lifestyle). STAR retained the STAR News brand, but the channel continued in Hindi. For other uses, see News (disambiguation). ... Keith Rupert Murdoch AC, KCSG (born 11 March 1931) is an Australian born United States citizen who is a global media executive and is the controlling shareholder, chairman and managing director of News Corporation, based in New York. ... Star TV can refer to the following: Star TV (Ukraine): An electronic/club music channel in Ukraine Star TV (Turkey): A general entertainment channel in Turkey Star TV (Tanzania): A television station in Tanzania STAR TV (Asia): An Asian satellite service owned by News Corporation Startv (Canada): A Canadian weekly... News channels are television specialty channels which focus on presenting news content. ... NDTV 24x7 is a premier English language news channel in India that is owned by New Delhi Television Ltd. ... NDTV India is one of the leading hindi 24 Hours TV News channel in India. ... NDTV Profit is a business news channel started by New Delhi Television in January 2005 and since then it has became the #1 Business News Channel in India. ...


Current and Future Projects

  • NDTV subsequently launched NDTV Profit which focuses on business news.
  • NDTV 24x7 is available in the UK on the Sky Digital platform, in the US on DirecTV, and throughout other parts of the world, such as the Middle East, through various platforms and providers. NDTV is also available in Australia and New Zealand on the Vision Asia platform.
  • Recently broadcaster NDTV and Genpact launched a 50:50 joint venture, NGEN Media Services, to offer media outsourcing services to enterprises worldwide in areas such as editing, digitisation and closed captioning. NGEN leverages the offshoring experience and global delivery capabilities of Genpact with NDTV's domain knowledge and world class media skill sets.
  • NDTV Ltd. is also listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE) with the stock symbol NDTV.
  • NDTV 24x7 and NDTV India are the only two Indian news channels which are broadcasts live on Worldspace Satellite Radio within India.
  • In August 2007, NDTV announced the launch of its first lifestyle television channel NDTV GOOD TIMES in alliance with UB Group. The channel features ACTVE Cooking, a round the clock cooking recipes and demonstrations along with tips and trivia on television exclusive for TATA Sky customers.
  • In September 2007, NDTV announced the launch NDTV Arabia, a 24-hour news and infotainment channel that will mark its entry into the Middle East and North Africa region. Also the same month, NDTV launched NDTV MetroNation, India's first English city channel.
  • NDTV Group launched Astro Awani, a news cum infotainment channel in Indonesia with joint venture partner Astro
  • In January 2008, NDTV launched NDTV Imagine, a general entertaintement channel
  • The company will soon launch an International movie channel NDTV Lumiere under NDTV Imagine Ltd.
  • NDTV is widely known to be a pro Congress(I)supporter and systematically boosts the party in its programs.

NDTV Profit is a business news channel started by New Delhi Television in January 2005 and since then it has became the #1 Business News Channel in India. ... In economics, a business is a legally-recognized organizational entity existing within an economically free country designed to sell goods and/or services to consumers, usually in an effort to generate profit. ... For a wider corporate history and profile, see British Sky Broadcasting. ... A standard DirecTV satellite dish with 1 LNB on a roof DirecTV (trademarked as DIRECTV) is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service based in El Segundo, California, USA, that transmits digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States, the Caribbean and Latin America except for Mexico. ... The Bombay Stock Exchange The Bombay Stock Exchange Limited (Marathi:मुंबई शेयर बाजार) (formerly, The Stock Exchange, Mumbai; popularly called The Bombay Stock Exchange, or BSE) is the oldest stock exchange in Asia. ... For the National Stock Exchange in India, see National Stock Exchange of India. ... NDTV 24x7 is a premier English language news channel in India that is owned by New Delhi Television Ltd. ... NDTV India is one of the leading hindi 24 Hours TV News channel in India. ... WorldSpaces AfriStar control center in Washington, D.C. WorldSpace is the worlds first digital satellite radio network. ... This article is about New Delhi Television Limited. ... Tata Sky is a DTH satellite television provider in India. ... NDTV Imagine is a venture of television news major NDTV Group which will launch three channels within the next year under the stewardship of former Star India CEO Sameer Nair. ...

SMS Feature

NDTV regularly asks viewers to send in their views and vote for various programmes (such as the hugely popular We The People and My News)through its website ndtv.com and its SMS feature. The SMS Number of NDTV is 56388 (India), 6388 (UAE) and 63880 (UK). 6388 translates to NDTV on a standard cellphone keypad.Premiumn Rates Apply


NDTV Channels

NDTV 24x7 is a premier English language news channel in India that is owned by New Delhi Television Ltd. ... NDTV India is one of the leading hindi 24 Hours TV News channel in India. ... NDTV Profit is a business news channel started by New Delhi Television in January 2005 and since then it has became the #1 Business News Channel in India. ... NDTV Imagine is a venture of television news major NDTV Group which will launch three channels within the next year under the stewardship of former Star India CEO Sameer Nair. ... This article is about New Delhi Television Limited. ... Tata Sky is a DTH satellite television provider in India. ...

Latest Awards

  • CBA-Thomson Foundation Journalist of the Year Award - Sutapa Deb [1]
  • CBA-IBC Award for Innovative Engineering - NDTV Labs [2] [3]

Personalities

  • Prannoy Roy
  • Vikram A Chandra
  • Barkha Dutt
  • Dibang
  • Sonia Singh
  • Amitabh Revi
  • Srinivasan Jain
  • Vinod Dua
  • Nidhi Kulpati
  • Pankaj Pauchari
  • Smriti Rao
  • Nidhi Razdan
  • Nagma Sahar
  • Sandeep Phukan
  • Sunetra Choudhary
  • Natasha Jog
  • Monideepa Banerjee
  • Vishnu Som
  • Aradhana Sharma

Prannoy Roy anchoring a news program on NDTV Prannoy Roy (born on October 15, 1949) is an Indian media figure. ... Barkha Dutt in news footage during the Kargil War. ... Dibang is a senior journalist in India and currently working with NDTV. He is the executive director of NDTV India. ... Vinod Dua is one of the most well known names of the Indian media. ... Nidhi Razdan is a leading Indian television journalist with NewDelhi Television NDTV. Nidhi is a graduate from the Indian Institute of Mass Communication IIMC. Nidhi anchors the prime time news at NDTV, and is listed as a Kashmiri Pandit, who trace their immediate ancestory to the contentious land of Kashmir...

Trivia

  • NDTV is the only Indian channel which broadcasts in Pakistan.
  • The red dot in NDTV logo, suggested by Radhika Roy, depicts a bindi.[2]
  • It is the India's oldest private production house which has produced a news program.
  • The signature tune of NDTV has been composed by A R Rahman.

Indian woman with bindi Collection of modern bindis A bindi (Hindi: meaning dot) is a forehead decoration worn in South Asia[1] and Southeast Asia It may also be called a tilak. ... For other uses, see News (disambiguation). ... A.R. Rahman Allah Rakha Rahman (born Thursday January 6, 1966 as A.S. Dileep Kumar in Chennai, India) is a popular Indian film music composer. ...

References

  1. ^ NDTV Profile. Retrieved on 2007-05-31.
  2. ^ a b News Delhi TV. Forbes.com. Retrieved on 2006-09-18.
  3. ^ 2003 - Star News and NDTV Go Their Separate Ways. IndianTelevision.com. Retrieved on 2007-05-31.

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  Results from FactBites:
 
Equitymaster.com : Related Views on News (739 words)
NDTV, which is a leading new broadcaster in the country, has benefited from the overall growth in the industry.
As far as NDTV’s 9mFY06 performance is concerned, while the topline is higher by 19% as compared to the corresponding period of last year, the company has a net loss on its books, much of which could be attributed to the extra-ordinary expense.
NDTV continued to deliver a strong performance in FY05, which is evident from its positive 2QFY05 results.
Ambassador Mulford's June 30, 2006, interview to NDTV 24X7 news channel - U.S. Embassy New Delhi, India (2928 words)
NDTV: There is somehow a sense of now or never, a sense that if it doesn't happen by mid July, if it doesn't happen before the Congress goes into recess, it may not happen at all.
NDTV: But for instance, Ambassador, one of the points of difference is how the reference to what India calls a voluntary moratorium on any further nuclear detonations should be [voted], and India is apprehensive about some sort of commitment that would bind it in the future.
NDTV: Another area of ambivalence, of ambiguity if it can be called that, is whether the India specific safeguards, the IAEA safeguards, need to be worked out before the vote takes place on the [fourth] Congress or after.
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