The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) weeks after cancelling 2 satellite TV licenses, has dropped another 8 licenses from its permitted private satellite TV channels database increasing the number of cancelled channels to 352.
All the 8 licenses namely Kalki TV, News World India, Vaa Movies, Day N Night News, Buland News Samachar Plus, Samachar Plus Rajasthan, Xclusive TV and HNN 24×7 have been dropped on September 29th from the database with the reason for cancellation given as ‘Not required’.
|Channel||Company Name||UL & DL/ UL Only/ DL Only||Category||Date of Permission (DD/MM/YYYY)||Date of Cancellation of Permission (DD/MM/YYYY)||Reason for Cancellation|
|Vaa Movies (earlier GSI / ERA SPORTS then Fight Sports)||YPT ENTERTAINMENT HOUSE PRIVATE LIMITED||UPLINKING & DOWNLINKING||NON-NEWS||14/08/2012||29/09/2021||Not required|
|DAY N NIGHT NEWS||JSK MULTI PRODUCTS PVT. LTD. (earlier KANSAN NEWS PRIVATE LIMITED)||UPLINKING & DOWNLINKING||NEWS||19/03/2009||29/09/2021||Not required|
|Kalki TV (earlier Satyaveeda TV, BHOJPURIA TV ,ERA CHANNEL)||YPT ENTERTAINMENT HOUSE PRIVATE LIMITED||UPLINKING & DOWNLINKING||NON-NEWS||06/02/2008||29/09/2021||Not required|
|NEWS WORLD INDIA (earlier NAMOSTUTE INDIA, RR News )||F7 BROADCAST PVT. LTD. (Earlier R & AAR Communication (P) Ltd.)||UPLINKING & DOWNLINKING||NEWS||06/05/2013||29/09/2021||Not required|
|BULAND NEWS SAMACHAR PLUS (earlier LPS TV/ERA NEWS)||YPT ENTERTAINMENT HOUSE PRIVATE LIMITED||UPLINKING & DOWNLINKING||NEWS||04/07/2011||29/09/2021||Not required|
|Samachar Plus Rajasthan (earlier Buland News)||YPT ENTERTAINMENT HOUSE PRIVATE LIMITED||UPLINKING & DOWNLINKING||NEWS||27/05/2013||29/09/2021||Not required|
Out of these 5 channels are from YPT Entertainment House and one channel each from JSK Multi Productions, F7 Broadcast and Angel Admark. Vaa Movies was a Hindi movie channel, Kalki TV was Kannada non-news and Buland News Samachar Plus, Samachar Plus Rajasthan, News World India, HNN 24×7 are Hindi news channels.
Recently, on September 3rd, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting had also cancelled ZEEL’s Zee Rang (non-news category) because it was surrendered by the company and on September 18th license of Hindi infotainment channel Living Travelz was cancelled.
Thanks: Kannadiga, DreamDTH Community Forums