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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......

Sculptor Anish Kapoor compares Modi to Mugabe

Mumbai-born British sculptor Anish Kapoor has spoken out against the BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, saying he will provide a "morally questionable leadership". The award-winning......

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......

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......

Barclays to axe 3,700 jobs in strategic overhaul

Barclays is to axe at least 3,700 jobs and prune its investment bank, under a restructuring plan launched by its new chief executive which seeks to cut 1.7 billion pounds (approximately Rs 14,341......

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......

Cricket Buzz: England captain Cook hits out at Warne

England captain Alastair Cook hit out at criticism of his leadership, saying on Thursday that "something needs to be done" about the attacks, including those coming from former Australia spinner......

Sri Lanka survive dramatic session to save Lord's Test

Number 11 Nuwan Pradeep survived five dramatic balls from Stuart Broad to help Sri Lanka avoid defeat after James Anderson ripped through the visitors to almost force an England win in the first......

Jordan inspires emphatic England win

Chris Jordan claimed five wickets as England bowled Sri Lanka out for 67 runs, their third lowest total in one-day internationals, to help win the third ODI with a resounding 10-wicket victory on......

'You're looking for some heads to roll and Kevin's was in the way'

Kevin Pietersen has been made a "scapegoat" for England's Ashes humiliation in Australia, according to West Indies great Vivian Richards. England controversially axed their all-time......

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kalki
Q. : Is it ok to learn a language as a hobby??
Kalki:  A.  more

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Sunil Kumar
Q. Has anyone ever told u, u talk too much?
Sunil Kumar:  A. Actually, broadening/improving one's language skills is a very broad concept, it should be done in more than one ways at the same time which is...... more

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Insane Guy
Q. Which readio station you listen to?
Insane Guy:  A. almst every one..koi basanti..koi al india radio...koi BBC news khta h :(( more

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The 515 Crew feat. Shama - Jogan

Known to many as the best of British Bollywood, THE 515 CREW, return with the Bollywood Diva herself - SHAMA with a brand new release - JOGAN, a... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/punjabi/music/The-515-Crew-feat-Shama-Jogan/articleshow/38937925.cms
Little Miss Sunshine

arriet Harman's virtue is that she always says what she thinks. Unfortunately, what she thinks is always piffle. But despite, or perhaps because,... ...

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LONDON: A British lawmaker says he would fire rockets into Israel if he lived in the besieged Gaza Strip, which has faced a deadly Israeli... ...

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Packed in train, frozen remains begin final journey back home

Zee Media Bureau/ and Tarun Khanna The US intelligence officials believe that the Pro-Russian rebels most likely shot down the flight MH17... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/news/world/mh17-crash-packed-in-train-frozen-remains-begin-final-journey-back-home_949175.html
US to release intelligence on MH17 downing as Dutch prepare to mourn

Zee Media Bureau/ and Tarun Khanna The US intelligence officials are expected to present data backing up the theory that pro-Russian rebels were... ...

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