Indian state broadcaster Doordarshan has launched two channels on the Eutelsat Eurobird for free-to-air reception in the UK and Europe, DD India and DD News Channel. The first channel offers general entertainment with movies, series and more. DD News brings news, current affairs and documentaries.
The bi-lingual (English and Hindi) DD News follows a half an hour dynamic wheel of programming. Besides round the clock telecast of news bulletins, several programmes covering business, sports, health, art & culture are broadcast regularly. Panel discussions are held on topics of current affairs.