first_imgPublished on SHARE SHARE EMAIL After its regional foray with Star Sports 1 Tamil, Star Sports is set to launch India’s first private free-to-air sports channel, Star Sports First.The channel will go on air on July 21 on DD’s FTA DTH platform Freedish. It will allow sports fans to watch their favourite sports in Hindi without paying any fee, a media release issued by Star Sports said.The channel will also air VIVO Pro Kabaddi League Season 5 which will begin in Hyderabad on July 28. Its programme calendar will also include BCCI domestic cricket tournaments and domestic football tournaments, etc.A Star India spokesperson said: “Television penetration in India has grown exponentially. We recognise that there is a very sizable subset of this universe that is not on conventional pay TV. In the `Free-to-air’ content that they have access to, sports content is mostly absent and only sporadically available. It is our belief that there is an eager appetite for it.” SHARE July 08, 2017 television industry satellite and cable service COMMENT COMMENTSlast_img

first_imgKolkata: The decomposed body of a youth identified as Debasish Chatterjee was found from a flat at Rakhal Mukherjee Road in Sarsuna on Tuesday morning. According to locals, the owner of the flat Rabindranath Chatterjee used to work as a government official. He used live with his wife, son and daughter, who used to live an unsocial life. On Tuesday morning, locals felt a foul smell coming from the flat. Immediately, police were informed, who later went there and saw Rabindranath, his wife and daughter sitting next to Debasish’s decomposed body. They immediately recovered the body and sent it for autopsy examination. All three were detained and interrogated. According to sources, police may take them for psychiatric evaluation.last_img