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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......

ECB chairman opens door to Pietersen return

Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves has given Kevin Pietersen a glimmer of hope that he may yet be able to resurrect his England career, reports AFP. Pietersen, 34,......

Chelsea condemn fans filmed in racist incident in Paris

A video grab of Chelsea fans pushing a black man off a train in Paris. Chelsea Football Club have condemned an incident, captured in amateur video footage in the Paris metro, that shows fans......

Pietersen swaps bat for microphone at World Cup

After being sacked by England, Kevin Pietersen will appear at the World Cup after all, although he will swap his bat for a microphone after being signed up as a BBC radio pundit. Pietersen, fourth......

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......
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David Brin and Mark R. Anderson to Keynote COFES 2015

PRWeb 2015-03-03 --At the 16th annual design and engineering software event, scientist/inventor/futurist/bestselling SF author David Brin will... ...

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The taxpayer as a media investor

Alastair Fothergill's The Hunt looks at the relationship between the predator and his prey. The seven-part TV series, which took two and a half... ...

http://wap.business-standard.com/article/opinion/vanita-kohli-khandekar-the-taxpayer-as-a-media-investor-115030301422_1.html
Vaughan wants Pietersen to quit IPL and play country cricket

Former England captain Michael Vaughan wants Kevin Pietersen to put his money where his mouth is, if he really wants to play for England again.... ...

http://www.cricbuzz.com/cricket-news/70629/vaughan-wants-pietersen-to-quit-ipl-and-play-country-cricket
Armaan Malik is India's first teenage pop artist with over 30 Bollywood songs

The 19-year-old is India's first teenage pop artist with over 30 Bollywood playback songs to his credit, the prominent ones being 'Jai Ho',... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/hindi/music/news/Armaan-Malik-is-Indias-first-teenage-pop-artist-with-over-30-Bollywood-songs/articleshow/46441529.cms
IS man Jihadi John was a hardworking student and a model employee

In fresh revelations about the journey from normality to infamy of the man known as "Jihadi John", it has come to light that Mohammed Emwazi, the... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/world-news/best-employee-we-ever-had-jihadi-john-s-former-boss/article1-1322321.aspx

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