Centre's advisories on illegal online betting warn against ads on TV channels, digital news, OTT platforms
The advisories were supplemented with evidence containing direct and surrogate advertisements of offshore betting platforms such as Fairplay, PariMatch, Betway, Wolf 777, and 1xBet.
Currently, the Twitter feed of the Pakistan government "@GovtofPakistan" is not visible to Indian users.
Information and Broadcasting ministry asks private channels to telecast Independence day celebrations
The advisory was issued on Friday following the requests from people so that viewers with hearing impairment can also enjoy the national telecast on the occasion, said officials.
It has also advised online & social media, including online advertisement intermediaries & publishers, to not display such advertisements in India or target such advertisements towards Indian audience
The video has been watched around a million times and has been shared on other social media platforms, the ministry said in the email to the platforms.
They said that instead of restricting the debate to matters like explicit contents, it should be widened to larger issues like protection and knowledge of HIV-AIDS.
The ministry has issued a directive that such ads can be shown on TV only from 10 pm till 6 am on TV, following complaints.