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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......

After Brussels, Trump accuses UK Muslims of 'not reporting' terrorists

Republican Presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Wednesday stoked a fresh controversy by alleging that Muslims in the United Kingdom are “absolutely not reporting” suspected......

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......

Thousands of jobs at risk as Tata Steel seeks British exit

Britain's traditionally anti-EU media have blamed Brussels for preventing London from taking greater steps to protect the industry, although supporters of membership say EU policy is not......

A few things that you don't know about Bill Gates

Bill Gates dropped out of Harvard when he was just 19 to start Microsoft with Paul Allen in 1975. Image: Bill and Melinda Gates. Photograph: Getty Images     Microsoft co-founder Bill......

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......

Saeed Jaffrey: The Great Entertainer

'Sent off to interview him in the late 1970s I met him in a cafe in New Delhi's Regal Building called The Parlour. With impromptu send-ups of Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike and the rich,......

'Malala is the real deal'

'She is a genuine, real, person who wants to be with girls who are suffering the way she suffered.' The producers and director of He Named Me Malala speak to Aseem Chhabra/Rediff.com in New York.......

Emma Watson, Beyonce, J-Law: UK's TOP 10 feminist icons

Has your favourite star made the cut?A nationwide poll conducted by British fashion house Rose & Willard drew up a list of the country's top 10 feminist icons. Founder Heidy Rehman said......

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......

Kvyat collisions dump Vettel out of Russian GP

IMAGE: Sebastian Vettel of Germany and Ferrari. Photograph: Mark Thompson/Getty Images. Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel let rip with a blast of swear words after two first lap collisions with......

Did Harsha Bhogle pay the price for VCA spat?

'This little incident might seem trivial to most people. But when such things happen in the BCCI's own backyard...'Dhruv Munjal reports. IMAGE: Harsha Bhogle with Ajay Jadeja and Deepika Padukone......

Fight that sent boxer into coma should've been stopped: Surgeon

Nick Blackwell receives medical attention during the fight. Photograph: Reuters. The British middleweight title fight between Chris Eubank Jnr. and Nick Blackwell which left the latter fighter in......

Classy Root flourishes into master of all formats

'If you tell him he has got five days to play, he'd play accordingly; 50-overs and he'd change a bit, 20-overs and he'll adapt again. That's Joe Root' IMAGE: England's Joe Root plays a shot during......
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London may get its first Muslim mayor

London: The son of a Pakistani bus driver looks set to be elected as London's first Muslim mayor and the first such leader of a European Union... ...

http://www.siasat.com/news/london-may-get-first-muslim-mayor-955157/
Cameron

Former England and Leicester City player Gary Lineker should keep his promise and present the Match of the Day TV show in his underwear, Prime... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/football/gary-lineker-should-keep-promise-present-show-in-underwear-david-cameron/story-KicIMQZbLMvjoFrsxShvZI.html
Brand Trust Report 2016

BENGALURU: Last year, the Subhash Chandra led Zee brand was ranked at first place in the Media category in Blue Lotus Communications Most... ...

http://www.indiantelevision.com/television/tv-channels/gecs/zee-is-most-trusted-television-brand-brand-trust-report-2016-160504
Brand Bengal to steal the show in London, Edinburgh and Glasgow

KOLKATA: Two-fifty-nine years after East India Company brought business to Bengal, the roles have reversed. Brand Bengal, aka Biswa Bangla, has... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/Brand-Bengal-to-steal-the-show-in-London-Edinburgh-and-Glasgow/articleshow/52111322.cms
Watch UEFA Champions League semifinal second leg

Cristiano Ronaldo has been passed fit for the Champions League semifinal second leg against Manchester City. Pictured: Real Madrid forward... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/real-madrid-vs-manchester-city-live-streaming-tv-information-watch-uefa-champions-league-677331

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