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General News MIB grants 15, revokes 21 TV channel licences
MUMBAI: The ministry of information and broadcasting (MIB) has granted 15 new TV channel licences in the last six months and has cancelled 21 TV channel licences in the last five months including one in June.

As on date, the total number of valid permissions stands at 908 and the total cancelled TV channel licences are at 280.

Star has got three licences Vijay Music through its subsidiary Asianet Star Communications besides Star Sports 1 Malayalam and Star Gold 2 in place of Movies OK.

News Nation Network has received three licences namely News State Bihar/Jharkhand, News State Maharashtra/Goa, and News State Rajasthan. Dharampal Satyapal Ltd has got the approval to launch Utkrisht News Samachar Plus Rajasthan and Utkrisht News Samachar Plus Uttar Pradesh/Uttrakhand.

B4U Television Network has received the licence to launch B4U Hitz and B4U Plus. Incidentally, the company had earlier surrendered two licences under the same name.

Metronation Chennai Television has got the licence under the name Malar TV. The company also holds another licence under the name Thanthi TV.

Ishwar Bhajan (Ishwar Media), Love World (Love India Entertainment), and TV 100 National (Avanti Media) received licences in October and their licences got cancelled in the same month as they didn’t require the licences.

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Zee Media Corporation’s four licences have been cancelled as the company doesn’t require them. Similarly, Mahuaa Media’s five licences have been revoked. ZEEL’s licence under the name Living Zen has also been rescinded. Shop CJ Network, which has merged with HomeShop18, has seen two of its licences getting cancelled.

As reported earlier, VIL Media has surrendered the licence under the name V6 Ent.

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