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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......

Israel continues offensive as death toll mounts to over 720

Amid frantic diplomatic efforts to put an end to bloodshed in Gaza, a defiant Israel on Thursday pressed on with its relentless bombardment of Hamas-ruled territory as the raging conflict that has......

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......

Manchester United need massive investment on new players, says Neville

Dejected Manchester United players walk back to the dressing room after the 5-3 defeat to Leicester City. Photograph: Mike Hewitt/Getty Images Manchester United, who spent 150 million pounds on......

'Too late to sack Cook as captain, we're close to the World Cup'

England captain Alastair Cook. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images The clamour for his sacking as England's ODI captain has grown shrill after the debacle against India but former......

Former players question Fletcher's role after India's meek surrender

Former captain Sunil Gavaskar slammed the Indian cricketers for their embarrassing innings defeat in the fourth Test at Old Trafford, saying that they showed "no backbone" to fight against a......

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......

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kalki
Q. : Is it ok to learn a language as a hobby??
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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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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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Geoffrey Boycott

London: England great Geoffrey Boycott believes an international recall for Kevin Pietersen won`t happen because captain Alastair Cook "can`t... ...

http://zeenews.india.com/sports/cricket/alastair-cook-cant-handle-kevin-pietersen-geoffrey-boycott_1474852.html
Britain close to joining U.S.-led air strikes against Islamic …

By By | Reuters By Andrew Osborn MANCHESTER England (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron may announce as early as this week that Britain... ...

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Strange tales of the stars

Picture for representational purpose. Patrick Moore, well known for his astronomy popularisation programmes, had the longest monthly TV series... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/140924/commentary-op-ed/article/strange-tales-stars
The forgotten corps of the Forgotten Army

Japanese soldiers enter Burma during World War II. The British who fought in Burma became known as the “Forgotten Army” because this was a... ...

http://www.asianage.com/books/forgotten-corps-forgotten-army-604
Ex-BBC DJ Dave Lee Travis convicted of indecent assault

Reuters LONDON (Reuters) - Dave Lee Travis, one of Britain's best-known radio DJs in the 1970s and 1980s who counted Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi... ...

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