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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......

37 killed in terror attack on tourist beach in Tunisia

The body of a tourist shot dead by a gunman lies near a beachside hotel in Sousse, Tunisia. Photograph: Amine Ben Aziza/Reuters Thirty seven people were killed in an attack near two hotels......

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......

BBC's success mantra in the digital age

'We're still of the camp that editors run news organisations. Having said that, we have a lot of technology and business people high up in the decision making.' One of the six TV studios in the......

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    ......

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......

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......

'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......

'F1 will always be dangerous'

‘If you were to choose to have an accident today in anything, you'd choose a Formula One’ BMW Formula One driver Robert Kubica of Poland crashed during the Canadian F1 Grand Prix in......

Flintoff becomes teetotaler 'to ward off depression'

Former England cricket captain Andrew "Freddie" Flintoff, whose image as a heavy, fun-loving drinker was sealed by his animated victory celebrations, has opened up about now being teetotal as part......

McEnroe urges Nadal to 'get a new damn coach'

Rafael Nadal with his coach Toni Nadal. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images Three-time Wimbledon champion John McEnroe has advised Rafael Nadal to sack his long-term coach, uncle Toni and......

England lack passion and character, says Gascoigne

England's Wayne Rooney in action with Ireland's Jeff Hendrick. Photograph: Eddie Keogh/Reuters Former England hero Paul Gascoigne has said the current team under Roy Hodgson lack the passion he......
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Warm Beijing to host 2022 Winter Games

Members of the Beijing delegation celebrate after the city was awarded the 2022 Winter Olympics Kuala Lumpur: Beijing will become the first... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150801/jsp/sports/story_34874.jsp
Aesthetics of treating compositions

Mehfil There are two main aspects of performance — baawat (content) and tareeqa (method of expression or skill). Since the latter rules the... ...

http://www.thestatesman.com/news/supplements/aesthetics-of-treating-compositions/79349.html
Super-Intense Auroras Discovered On Strange Alien World

For the first time ever, the celestial light shows known as auroras have been detected outside our solar system . The auroras were detected not on... ...

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Confirmed! Clarkson, Hammond, and May are coming to Amazon Prime

The former Top Gear trio of Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May have finally confirmed that they will be creating a new car show for... ...

http://www.motoroids.com/news/confirmed-clarkson-hammond-and-may-are-coming-to-amazon-prime/
Artist Ai Weiwei arrives in Germany …

Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei arrived in Germany Thursday on his first overseas trip since he was arrested nearly four years ago, after... ...

https://in.news.yahoo.com/artist-ai-weiwei-arrives-germany-170749701.html

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