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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......

Why All India Radio couldn't announce Indira Gandhi's death till 6pm

'Vice President R Venkataraman himself announced in All India Radio's 6 pm bulletin that Rajiv Gandhi had been sworn in as the prime minister following the death of Indira Gandhi.'  I......

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......

Cameron appeals for UK to remain in EU in tight 'Brexit' race

Opinion polls have suggested big business is broadly in favour of staying in the EU. IMAGE: British Prime Minister David Cameron delivers a speech to supporters of the 'Stronger In' campaign......

How the I&B minister can clean up the media

The growth of a credible, objective news media business in India requires political will and a belief in free speech, says Vanita Kohli-Khandekar. On an hour-long Facebook interaction last week,......

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......

British pop singer George Michael dies at age 53

British pop singer George Michael, who rose to fame with the band Wham! and sold more than 100 million albums in his career, has died aged 53, his publicist said. 'It is with great sadness that we......

We, the schizophrenic Indian audience

Anchors who get their guests shouting and saying intemperate things -- like Arnab Goswami on Times Now -- get the largest audiences and revenues. Not BBC or Rajya Sabha TV.  Surveys show......

'Shashi Kapoor didn't need to pretend'

In Shashi Kapoor: The Householder, The Star, Aseem Chhabra gives us glimpses of one of Bollywood's best loved actors: IMAGE: Shashi Kapoor seen here with one of his favourite co-stars, Sharmila......

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......

Brand Beckham in eye of storm after a series of email leaks

Beckham, 41, came under attack from newspapers after emails he allegedly sent were disclosed by the website "Football Leaks". Among them was his foul-mouthed reaction when he found out he was not......

Will Ferrari's Vettel replace Rosberg at Mercedes?

Lewis Hamilton has said he does not care who comes in but whoever it is must be able to "stand the heat". IMAGE: Nico Rosberg, left, with Sebastian Vettel during the Italian Grand Prix in Monza.......

With England set for India next month, Ansari gets look in for Dhaka Test

Spinner Zafar Ansari will make his England Test debut in the second and final match against Bangladesh while Stuart Broad is rested as Alastair Cook rotates his side ahead of the tour to India.......

Wenger surprised by Bendtner's move to Forest

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was surprised by his former striker Nicklas Bendtner's move to second-tier side NottinghamForest, but hoped it would revive the Dane's stalled career. Bendtner, who......
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When Katy Perry refused to hug Ed Sheeran

Singer Ed Sheeran says pop star Katy Perry refused to hug him when they first met because he was "really sweaty." The 26-year-old singing sensation... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/when-katy-perry-refused-to-hug-ed-sheeran-117022500132_1.html
Reports

A suicide bomber recently seen in an Islamic State propaganda video driving off to blow himself up in the Iraqi city of Mosul was a British citizen... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/british-isis-suicide-bomber-was-freed-from-guantanamo-reports-117022200779_1.html
UK Journalist Steve Hewlett dies at 58

Broadcaster and journalist Steve Hewlett, who shared the story of his cancer battle on BBC Radio 4, breathed his last at the age of 58.According to... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/uk-journalist-steve-hewlett-dies-at-58-117022100019_1.html
BBC Journalist Makes Outrageous Santa Claus Claim, Then Apologizes For 'Fake News'

Santa Claus is certain to put BBC journalist Nick Robinson on his naughty list this Christmas . The BBC Radio 4 “ Today ” program... ...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2017/02/16/bbc-santa-claus-claim-fake-news_n_14795058.html?utm_hp_ref=weird-news&ir=Weird+News
Wenger plays down talk of Arsenal exit

Arsene Wenger insists he is not preparing to end his long reign at Arsenal despite Ian Wright's claim the Gunners boss is on the way out. Wenger's... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/wenger-plays-down-talk-of-arsenal-exit-117021200121_1.html

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