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BBC to shut down Asian Network radio

The BBC confirmed on Mondaythat it will go ahead to close down the Asian Network radio station, which is targeted at people with origins in the Indian sub-continent, by the end of 2011. The BBC......

Curry, bhangra to feature in BBC radio drama!

Curry houses, fabric shops and bhangra music are all set to be part of a radio drama planned by the BBC to give Britain's primetime TV soaps a run for their money.Set in Birmingham, 'Silver Street'......

BBC programme on Gujarat angers VHP

The UK head of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad has attacked the BBC for its anti-Hindu bias followinga radio programme which supported the thesis thatthe post-Godhraanti-Muslim riots that swept Gujarat......

BBC drops its 'clipped' accent

South Asian radio presenters with 'wog' or 'desi' accents are the flavour of the season in Britain, according to a British- Pakistani who has been sacked for sounding too posh.The clipped......

Memories of Bhopal 1984: 'Sadness. Dismay. Guilt. Shame'

'Children were most vulnerable to the gas exposure'  'Either the child's family does not want to be identified. Or they are dead'  'They don’t know what to do with all the chemicals......

BBC to shut down Asian Network

The British Broadcasting Corporation confirmed on Monday that it would close down the Asian Network radio station, which is targeted at people with origins in the Indian sub-continent, by the end......

BBC, Jhunjhunwala to buy Radio Mid-day pie

Mid-day Multimedia Ltd on Tuesday said the Netherlands-based BBC Worldwide Holdings BV will invest Rs 31.85 crore (Rs 318.5 million) to acquire stake in Radio Mid-day West (India) Pvt Ltd.BBC......

BBC eyes 20% equity in Radio Midday

BBC Worldwide wants to enter the Indian FM radio industry by acquiring up to 20 per cent equity in Mumbai's private FM radio operator, Radio Mid-Day.\nBBC Worldwide has an approval from its board......

Women's taxi services are struggling to make ends meet

Ironically, amid these struggles, interest in these taxi services has grown, as concerns over women's safety have escalated. Image: Viira Cabs. Photograph, Courtesy: Viira Cabs    ......

TV owners might have to pay licensing fee

Television owners might have to again shell out a licence fee- this time to fund state-owned Prasar Bharati, which runs Doordarshan and All India Radio, if a government committee has its way. The......

British Asians find voice on BBC Asia

A lot of money and hype is involved in BBC Asian Network's radio series, Silver Street.The programme, with a budget of more than $1.8 million, will go on air on May 24.What's SilverStreet all about......

Trilok Gurtu, Panjabi MC nominated for BBC awards

Cesaria Evora, Cheb Khaled and Trilok Gurtu are among the nominees for the BBC Radio 3 World Music Awards 2004. Evora, the soulful 62-year-old 'barefoot diva' from Cape Verde, a former Portuguese......

'America didn't know what to make of Saeed and Madhur Jaffrey'

Sakina Jaffrey looks back at her parents, Saeed and Madhur Jaffrey’s acting journey, to map the changing Hollywood landscape for desi artists. Arthur J Pais listens in. Sixty years after......

'Thank you, Satyajit Ray, for a lifetime of wonder'

Here's what your favourite celebrities are tweeting.   Bollywood stars turned to Twitter to remember legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray on his 92nd birth anniversary. Here's what they tweeted:......

BBC bags radio rights in India

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has secured exclusive radio rights for all international cricket matches in India for the next four years.The BBC was awarded the rights by Nimbus......

Shamed cyclist Armstrong was made a 'SCAPEGOAT'

‘There was a witch hunt after Armstrong’ ‘USADA wanted a big name. They weren't really interested in the smaller riders and also they made deals with the smaller riders in order......

Shamed cyclist Armstrong says he would dope again!

'If you take me back to 1995, when doping was completely pervasive, I would probably do it again' 'When I made the decision (to dope in 1995), when my team made that decision, when the whole......

Gerrard to sign up for Chelsea on loan?

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has joked that he might make a bid to sign Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard on loan when he leaves for the United States at the end of the season.Gerrard announced at......

Pietersen issue could have been handled differently: Broad

‘It just seemed a bit unnecessary when every other player gets dropped for poor form’ ‘All the players didn't perform to an international standard during the Australian......
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Long-lost recording featuring Louis Armstrong playing his own trumpet found

1968 appearance on the BBC Radio 4 show was discovered in the archives of a US museum that is dedicated to him, had picked up four of his own songs... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/long-lost-recording-featuring-louis-armstrong-playing-his-own-trumpet-found-115020100548_1.html
Protesters back on Hong Kong streets

AFP Protesters ahead of the rally in Hong Kong, 1 Feb Pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong have returned to the streets for... ...

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AAP vs BJP gets uglier, Kiran Bedi files police complaint against Kumar Vishwas

BJP's Chief Ministerial candidate Kiran Bedi today filed a police complaint against AAP's Kumar Vishwas, accusing him of making sexist comments... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/national/showgroup/20338254.html
Narendra Modi promises jobs, better standards of living

While the BJP continues to target Arvind Kejriwal, Modi makes development of the urban poor the central theme of his campaignPrime Minister... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/commodities/showgroup/20338710.html
Network of Sikh Organizations pushes BBC for On

A release by the Network of Sikh Organisations (NSO) says that the NSO has made a complaint to the BBC following misleading comments made by a... ...

http://sikhsiyasat.net/2015/01/31/network-of-sikh-organizations-pushes-bbc-for-on-air-correction/

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