India elected president of Asia-Pacific broadcasting body for first time

New Delhi: India has been elected as the president of Asia Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD) for the first time .

India defeated Iran in an election for the post held in Sri lanka on Friday, officials said here.

The Presidentship is for 2 years. This will help the country in leveraging itself as the Broadcasting and media hub in Asia Pacific region.

Asia-Pacific Institute for Broadcasting Development (AIBD), established in 1977 under the auspices of UNESCO, is a unique regional inter-governmental organisation servicing countries of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP) in the field of electronic media development. It is hosted by the Government of Malaysia and the secretariat is located in Kuala Lumpur.

The AIBD is mandated to achieve a vibrant and cohesive electronic media environment in the Asia-Pacific region through policy and resource development.

The Institute seeks to fulfill this mandate by mobilizing the intellectual and technological resources available within the national broadcasting organizations of its member countries as well as regional and international bodies through a well-established infrastructure and networking mechanism which includes government agencies, non-governmental organizations, institutions of higher learning, private sector and individual professionals.

K’taka BJP to observe state-wide bandh over Neha murder case

Bengaluru: Karnataka BJP will observe a state-wide bandh on Monday over MCA student Neha Hiremath's murder case and against the alleged failure of the state government to maintain law and...

Historic success for separatists in Spain’s Basque Country

Madrid: The separatist left-wing coalition EH Bildu celebrated a historic success in the Basque regional elections on Sunday. With around 95 per cent of votes counted the alliance, which advocates...

US mulling sanctions on more IDF units amid Israel’s protest

Tel Aviv: Despite strong protests from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu over the proposed sanctions on an Israel Defense Forces' wing, the US is mulling more action against some other...

Iran’s President Raisi wants to keep strict headscarf controls

Tehran: Despite fierce protests from society, Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi wants to maintain strict police checks on women for headscarf offences. "Respecting the headscarf is not only a religious but...

Won’t drop ‘Hindu’, ‘Jai Bhavani’ from SS-UBT theme song: Uddhav Thackeray dares EC

Mumbai: Shiv Sena-UBT President Uddhav Thackeray on Sunday challenged an order of the Election Commission (EC) asking it to remove the words 'Hindu' and 'Jai Bhavani' from the party’s new...

Russia warns of banning Pakistani rice again after contaminant found

Islamabad: Russia has warned Pakistan of banning rice imports from the country again after detecting the presence of a quarantine organism in a recent shipment, reports said on Sunday. Russia's...

London police chief faces calls to quit over Gaza protests

London: The head of London's Metropolitan (Met) Police is facing calls to quit over the force's handling of pro-Palestinian protests. Both the Campaign Against Antisemitism (CAA) and former UK home...

Clashes between two groups at INDIA bloc rally in Ranchi; several injured

New Delhi:The INDIA bloc rally in Ranchi got marred by violent clashes on Sunday as two groups came to blows, resulting in injuries to several people. While the leaders of...

US-imposed sanctions based on mere speculations, claims Pakistan

Islamabad: After the US imposed sanctions on four entities (three from China and one from Belarus) for their alleged involvement in supplying missile-applicable items to Pakistan's ballistic missile programme, Islamabad...

Neha’s murder not a case of love jihad: Siddaramaiah

Mysuru (Karnataka): Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Saturday said that the murder of MCA student Neha Hiremath is not a case of "love jihad". “I strongly condemn the act. The...

Pinarayi Vijayan is a ‘coward’, lives in perpetual ‘fear’ of PM Modi: LoP Satheesan

Kochi: Kerala Leader of the Opposition (LoP) V. D. Satheesan on Saturday said that Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan is a “coward” who lives in “perpetual fear” of Prime Minister Narendra...

Y.S. Sharmila Reddy, husband declare assets worth Rs 181 crore, have no car

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Congress Committee (APCC) President Y. S. Sharmila Reddy and her husband own assets worth Rs 181.79 crore. The sister of Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan...

Read Previous

This 3D-printed AI device identifies objects at ‘speed of light’

Read Next

Goans to be banned from casinos from 2019: Parrikar

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

WP2Social Auto Publish Powered By : XYZScripts.com