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BBC falls victim to hacking over Christmas

The British Broadcasting Corporation, the world's largest and oldest broadcaster, reportedly fell victim to a hacker who tried to sell access to the system over Christmas. The hacker, claimed to be......

BBC suspends Sri Lanka broadcasts after 'interference'

BBC World Service has suspended all its broadcasts in Sri Lanka due to "continued interruption and interference" in its Tamil programming. “We regret the disruption in service to our loyal......

World wants Obama re-elected AGAIN: BBC survey

The United States president might be locked in a neck and neck battle at home with his challenger Mitt Romney, but across the world, including in India, people still overwhelmingly want to see......

Pakistan blocks BBC World News over documentary

Pakistan's cable television operators have blocked BBC World News, accusing the channel of broadcasting what they described as "anti-Pakistan" content in the wake of a cross-border NATO attack that......

As India remembers 26/11, jihadist threats multiply

Through its early days to the 1980s, Pakistan sought to expand its sphere of Islamic influence through Afghanistan to Central Asia and got Pakistani citizens recruited in the Afghan government......

India falls in global popularity ranking

While Germany is the most positively viewed nation in the world in this year's annual Country Ratings Poll for the BBC World Service, view of India has fallen sharply around the globe over the last......

Time to reinvent DD and AIR

India must create a world-class public service broadcaster, says Business Standard. The unending travails of Prasar Bharati Corporation, now made worse by allegations of corruption in high places......

Now, broadband service a legal right in Finland

Finland has become the first country in the world to make access to broadband services a legal right for its 53 lakh citizens.Under the new law, which came into effect on Thursday,......

BBC World ties up with 6 Indian mobile cos

International news broadcaster BBC World has tied up with six mobile service providers in India and will be looking to provide more content to consumers through the medium including news video......

BBC eyes Indian market

Buoyed by record profits in its global operations last year, the BBC Worldwide service is now eyeing India to further strengthen its network in India. The broadcasting behemoth beaming 28 channels......

Meet your hosts for Oscar 2011

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! James Franco and Anne Hathaway will be co-hosting the 83rd Academy Awards, according to the organisers.   As per......

Toy Story 3 hits all time jackpot in UK

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! The sci-fi blockbuster, Toy Story 3 has become UK's second highest-grossing film of all time in its seventh week of......

How Gandhigiri found a place in Munnabhai

Gandhigiri has become part of our vocabulary, and a big chunk of the credit for this goes to Dr Abhijat Joshi.He, along withdirector Rajkumar Hirani and producer Vidhu Vinod Chopra, co-wroteLage......

Fans throng cricket stadia across Australia to bid Hughes farewell

Mourners pay their respects as people gather at the Sydney Cricket Ground to watch the funeral service of Australia batsman Phillip Hughes on Wednesday. Cricket fans gathered across Australia on......

Beckham's search for Miami soccer stadium approved

Retired soccer star David Beckham and Major League Soccer (MLS) took a step toward fielding a new Miami team as local officials on Tuesday unanimously approved on-going efforts to find a suitable......

Armstrong says he will testify with 100 percent honesty

Disgraced former Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong says he will testify with "100 percent transparency and honesty" at any independent inquiry into doping in cycling but wants assurances......

ICC pays tribute to Martin-Jenkins

The International Cricket Council mourned the passing of cricket commentator and former president of the MCC Christopher Martin-Jenkins, who died of cancer at the age of 67 on Tuesday. "There are......

Unfazed Armstrong chalking out plans for 2013

Unrepentant and seemingly unconcerned, Lance Armstrong was going about his business as usual on Thursday as the cycling world was left reeling by the revelations about his alleged role as a doping......
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Q. As CM of Paschim Banga, what welfare measures has Mamata taken for the people of the state?
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Q. According to BBC World Service 53 % people like text message while rest 47% still busy over voice calls. I love to talk by text, what you people like?
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Q. what is the most special event in history that happened today?
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BBC Tamil inks deal with The Hindu-Tamil

BBC World Service has recently inked a deal with The Hindu Group for its Tamil-language content where the text content from the BBC Tamil website,... ...

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