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Paid Vs Free to air channels: Please avoid Paid TV channels

(Being published as draft only, will be updated and finalised soon) TV in India: Television services were launched in India in September, 1959 at Delhi on experimental basis by All India Radio. Regular transmission was started in 1965 in Delhi and extended in Bombay and Amritsar in 1972. TV transmission wing was separated in 1976 and Doordarshan, the Indian National Broadcaster was established. TV transmission became coloured in 1982. Famous TV serials of Doordarshan are: 1. Hum Log (1984), 2. Buniyaad (1986-87), 3. Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi (1984), 4. Ramayan (1987-88), 5. Mahabharat (1989-90), 6. Karamchand, 7. Byomkesh Bakshi , 8. Dada Dadi ki Kahaniyan, 9. Vikram Betaal, 10. Chaanakya, 11. The Sword of Tipu Sultan etc.Besides this, Doordarshan also telecast many tele- ads, containing social messages like 1. Ek Chidiya, anek chidiya, 2. Mile Sur Mera Tumhara, 3. Baje Sargam etc. Modes of transmission of TV channels: There have been two modes being used in India for transmission/ telecast o…

3G: What, how and when in India.

3G: What, how and when in India.
What:3G is the third generation of mobile phone standards and technology. It superseeds 2G but preceds 4G. 3G technologies enable network operators to offer users a wider range of more advanced services while achieving greater network capacity through improved spectral efficiency after acquiring more band width permission from Government or its agencies. Services include wide-area wireless voice telephony, video calls, and broadband wireless data transfer, all in a mobile environment. Additional features also include HSPA data transmission capabilities able to deliver speeds of upto 14.4Mbit/s on the downlink and 5.8Mbit/s on the uplink.
i) In Japan branded FOMA: in May 2001 by NTT DoCoMo, first commercial launch of 3G was also by NTT DoCoMo in Japan on October 1, 2001.
ii) In Europe: in December 2001 first commercial network opened by Manx Telecom,
iii) In United States: in October 2003, first commercial 3G network was started by Monet Mobile Net…

Dr. Elattuvalapil Sreedharan- Managing Director, Delhi Metro

Dr. E. Sreedharan
डा. ई. श्रीधरन
ഡോക്ടര്‍ ഇ. ശ്രീധരന്‍
He was born on 12 June 1932 in Palakkad district, Kerala. He is an Indian technocrat, known for completing both the Konkan Railway and Delhi Metro projects within budget and ahead of schedule.

Starting of Life:

E. Sreedharan is from Karukaputhoor in Palaghat district of Kerala of India. His surname Ellatuvalapil belongs to the famous Tharavad in this part of Kerala. He had been a classmate of T. N. Seshan, the former Chief Election Commissioner of India in school. He later studied at the Victoria College in Palghat and then completed his Engineering from the Government Engineering College, Kakinada. After serving as a lecturer in Civil engineering at the Kerala Polytechnic in Kozhikode for a short period and a year at the Bombay Port Trust as an apprentice, he joined the Indian Engineering Service in Railways. This was through a nation-wide selection procedure and his first assignment was in the Southern Railway as an Assistant Engine…

Central Pay Scales in effect from 1986 (4th, 5th & 6th CPCs)

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