The Trinity Broadcasting Network is an international Christian-based broadcast television network and the world's largest religious television network. TBN was headquartered in Costa Mesa, California until March 3, 2017 when it sold its visible office park; the broadcaster will retain its Tustin, California facilities. Auxiliary studio facilities are located in Texas. TBN broadcasts programs hosted by a diverse group of ministries from Evangelical, traditional Protestant and Catholic denominations, non-profit charities, Messianic Jewish and Christian media personalities. TBN offers a wide range of original programming, faith-based films from various distributors. TBN operates six broadcast networks, each reaching separate demographics, it owns several other religious networks outside the United States, including international versions of its five U. S. networks. Matt Crouch serves as TBN's president and head of operations; the Trinity Broadcasting Network was co-founded in 1973 by Paul Crouch, an Assemblies of God minister, spouse Jan Crouch as KTBN.
TBN began their broadcasting activities by renting time on independent station KBSA in Ontario, California. After that station was sold, he began buying two hours a day of programming time on KLXA-TV in Fontana, California in early 1974; that station was put up for sale shortly afterward. Paul Crouch placed a bid to buy the station for $1 million and raised $100,000 for a down payment. After many struggles, the Crouches managed to raise the down payment and took over the station outright, with the station becoming KTBN-TV in 1977 and its city of license being reassigned to TBN's original homebase, Santa Ana, in 1983; the station ran Christian programs for about six hours a day. KLXA continued to expand its programming to 12 hours a day by 1975 and began selling time to other Christian organizations to supplement their local programming; the fledgling network was so weak in its first days, according to Crouch in his autobiography, Hello World!, it went bankrupt after just two days on the air. TBN began national distribution through cable television providers in 1978.
The ministry, which became known as the Trinity Broadcasting Network, gained national distribution via communications satellite in 1982. The network was a member of the National Religious Broadcasters association until 1990. In 1977, the ministry purchased KPAZ-TV in Phoenix, becoming its second television station property. During the 1980s and 1990s, TBN purchased additional independent television stations and signed on new stations around the United States. TBN's availability expanded to 95% of American households by early 2005. TBN's stated mission is "To use every available means to reach as many individuals and families as possible with the life-changing Gospel of Jesus Christ." TBN owns 35 full-power television stations serving larger metropolitan areas in the United States. TBN has several hundred affiliate stations throughout the United States, although just 61 of these are full-power UHF or VHF stations. According to TVNewsCheck, TBN was the third largest over-the-air television station group in the country as of 2010, besting the station groups of CBS, Fox and NBC, but behind Ion Media Networks and Univision Communications.
Many of TBN's stations are owned by the ministry outright, while others are owned through the subsidiary Community Educational Television, in order to own stations that TBN cannot acquire directly due to FCC ownership limits, or are allocated for educational use and require additional programming to comply with that license purpose. TBN's programming is available by default via a national feed distributed to cable and satellite providers in markets without a local TBN station. Worldwide, TBN's channels are broadcast on 70 satellites and over 18,000 television and cable affiliates; the TBN networks are streamed live on the internet globally. TBN offers mobile apps that are available on the iTunes Store and Google Play, which gives users access to near real-time livestreams of TBN and its channels, as well as the Arabic language Healing Channel, Nejat TV in Persian. During 2010, citing economic problems and a lack of donations, TBN closed down and sold many of its low-powered television repeaters.
Of those, 17 were sold to Daystar. On April 13, 2012, TBN sold 36 of its translators to Regal Media, a broadcasting group headed by George Cooney, the CEO of EUE/Screen Gems. Another 151 translators were donated to the Minority Media and Television Co
Dus Kahaniyaan is a 2007 Indian Hindi-language anthology film comprising ten short films telling ten different stories which are directed by a host of six directors: Sanjay Gupta, Apoorva Lakhia, Meghna Gulzar, Rohit RoyHansal Mehta and Jasmeet Dhodhi. The film features an ensemble cast comprising Sanjay Dutt, Suniel Shetty, Nana Patekar, Naseeruddin Shah, Manoj Bajpayee, Arbaaz Khan, Jimmy Sheirgill, Amrita Singh, Minissha Lamba, Sudhanshu Pandey, Anupam Kher, Aftab Shivdasani, Diya Mirza, Mandira Bedi, Mahesh Manjrekar, Neha Dhupia, Shabana Azmi, Masumeh Makhija, Rohit Roy, Anita Hassanandani, Anuradha Patel, Dino Morea, Tarina Patel, Neha Oberoi, Parmeet Sethi and Anup Soni; the film was released theatrically on 7 December 2007. The plot is divided into ten short stories. Crew Cast: Arbaaz Khan, Mandira Bedi & Sudhanshu Pandey Directed by Sanjay Gupta Synopsis The bored wife of an MNC vice president, has an extramarital affair with an army officer she met on a chatroom, she meets him every Thursday on the pretext of visiting her aunt.
At home she is dutiful wife. She describes her affair as not only for sex but for genuine love and consideration; as it turns out, her lover gives her a beautiful diamond necklace. She is hesitant to take it; when the officer insists, she devises a plan. She goes to a jeweler and hands over the necklace with an arrangement that she be given a coupon, which under the pretext of a lucky draw and she'd be given her necklace; the next morning, her husband goes to collect the "prize". He asks her to come over to see what she has got, she goes to her utter dismay finds a small diamond ring. She tries to call the jeweler, her cell phone does not get reception, so she turns to her husband's secretary and asks her to dial the number, only to spot the necklace on the secretary. The secretary mentions that it is from her "boyfriend" revealing that her husband is having an affair with his secretary however since she cannot confront him without revealing her own affair she is "hoisted with her own petard". Crew Cast: Jimmy Sheirgill & Masumeh Makhija Directed by Hansal MehtaSynopsis Two college graduates who are in love with each other have a habit of getting high and taking a walk along the highway.
On the night after their graduation when they are walking down the road a bunch of goons try to kidnap Masumeh and succeed in spite of Jimmy putting up a fight. Masumeh dies. Masumi cries by his bed. Crew Cast: Amrita Singh, Parmeet Sethi & Minnisha Lamba Directed by Meghna Gulzar Synopsis Amrita's daughter Minisha has just been engaged and her father is out on business once again leaving the ladies alone. Amrita has led a loveless life and on this particular day her daughter adorns her mother with a colourful dupatta and comments on how pretty she looks. Amrita realises that it is the night of full moon, her lover promised her long ago that he would be waiting outside the door every full moon night. For once she decides to let her desire take over her. After spending the night with him in the fields she returns home in the morning; when the villagers come to break the marriage describing the incident, Minisha learns that it was her mother who went to meet the man. She cannot recite what has happened, as it would defame her mother, but she in unable to bear the taunts of the villagers and thus she commits suicide by jumping into the well.
Crew Cast: Mahesh Manjrekar & Neha Dhupia Directed by Sanjay GuptaSynopsis Mahesh and Neha are husband and wife. They have the habit of discussing past distractions in their relationship, they do it on their every anniversary. Mahesh forces Neha to tell about her experience, she starts discussing. She describes how she was taken in a railway station`s waiting room in a dark night, she did not do. Her husband becomes envious. Neha unravels the twist in the story, she reveals that she kisses his hand and hugs him to save a child. The child was being attacked by religious riots, and as the rioters cast and Neha's caste was same, that person did not attack her and by that time that child escaped. The love scenes were a part of their action. Crew Cast: Dia Mirza & Manoj Bajpayee Directed by Sanjay GuptaSynopsis Zahir comes to stay in an apartment of one of his friends somewhere in Versova, he comes there. There he finds Sia sharing an apartment in the same floor as him, they become good friends. Zahir can not do so because of Sia rejecting him.
Zahir however still fall's in love with Diya` One night when Zahir was with his friends and visiting many bars in the town to console himself he sees Sia. She is a dancer in a dance bar. After coming home, he goes to her apartment and confronts her and despite her attempts to explain the truth to him an intoxicated Zahir rapes her despite her pleas to stop him; the next day he wakes up and Sia has left, however he finds a note from her. In this letter she had written that she has AIDS and, the reason of her rejection of Zahir's love, based on consideration for his health and wellbeing not his belief that she had intentionally rejected him; this story is told by Zahir where he reveals that Sia has died two years before him and a remor
The 1994 Auto Trader RAC British Touring Car Championship season was the 37th British Touring Car Championship season. The number of double header meetings were increased from three to eight Double headers now awarded full points in both races instead of half, as had been the case The lead up to the 1994 season saw both consolidation and major news amongst the manufacturers. Reigning champions BMW retained Joachim Winkelhock and Steve Soper, the team would again be managed by works outfit Schnitzer Motorsport. Soper however would miss some races. Ford were looking to build on their late 1993 success with Paul Radisich and Andy Rouse, while Toyota added Tim Sugden to their 1993 drivers Will Hoy and Julian Bailey. While Vauxhall retained drivers John Cleland and Jeff Allam they had handed over the running of their works team to Ray Mallock Ltd. who had run semi-works cars as Ecurie Ecosse. Renault retained their drivers Alain Menu and Tim Harvey, but replaced their Renault 19’s with more modern Lagunas.
Keith O’Dor continued with Nissan but was joined by ex-Formula One driver Eric van de Poele, who replaced Win Percy. Patrick Watts moved from Mazda to Peugeot, replacing Robb Gravett, while Mazda expanded to a two-car line up with drivers Matt Neal and David Leslie. Two new manufacturers joined the championship. Tom Walkinshaw made a comeback with Volvo, the Swedish manufacturer choosing to run the estate version of their 850 model. 1988 Le Mans winner Jan Lammers and Swedish Formula Three racer Rickard Rydell would be the team’s two drivers. Alfa Romeo was the other manufacturer to join. Alfa had produced a unique homologation special version of their 155 model complete with wings and spoilers improving the aerodynamics of the car; the 155 was to revolutionize Super Touring racing. The rules stated that aerodynamic wings could be used provided they were fitted to a limited number of road cars. Peugeot and Toyota had all run with rear spoilers in previous years due to this. Alfa exploited the rules by releasing a special edition of the 155 called the'Silverstone' just to gain the aero advantage.
The start of the season showed that Alfa Romeo had a substantial advantage over their opponents as Gabriele Tarquini dominated, taking the first five wins of the season. Several complaints and protests were lodged by other manufacturers, just prior to Oulton Park Alfa were told to run without the aerodynamic aids fitted. Alfa refused and left the circuit in protest, allowing Alain Menu to take Renault’s first win of the season. Matters were resolved and Alfa re-instated after agreeing to run with the spoilers lowered, but having lost out on any points from Oulton Park. With lowered spoilers, Tarquini was able to keep much of his advantage. Silverstone hosted the twelfth round of the championship, there rule changes were exploited by other manufacturers to add aerodynamic aids to their own cars; this levelled the playing field and allowed Joachim Winkelhock to make a bid for victory, overtaking Tarquini and winning the race. Tarquini would only win one more race that season, but was always in contention: it was not so much a matter of if but when the Italian would become champion.
When turned out to be the penultimate weekend at Silverstone, where Tarquini’s second place in the first race of the day secured the title for him. The main battle going into the final rounds at Donington Park was for second place, would stand between Alain Menu and Paul Radisich. Radisich won the first race of the day bringing him up to level on points with Menu, but mechanical gremlins put a stop to his challenge in the second race. Menu thus finished second in the championship from Radisich, with John Cleland in fourth and Simoni in fifth. All races were held in the United Kingdom. Race 2 grid for Double Headers are based on Race 1 results. Full championship results