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UK documentary on Islam's origin sparks row

A documentary on Britain's Channel 4 on the origins of Islam has sparked off a furious row, leading to over 1,000 complaints and security fears that prompted the cancellation of a planned repeat......

No deal with Murdoch, insists Cameron

British Premier David Cameron, under fire for his closeness to Rupert Murdoch, was on Thursday grilled at a public inquiry where he denied entering into any deal, overtly or covertly, with the......

Hacking scandal: Report by MP panel blasts Rupert Murdoch

In a damning report, a key parliamentary committee in the United Kingdom on Tuesday concluded that media baron Rupert Murdoch misled Parliament and was "not a fit person" to exercise the......

Radio station keeps relief funds dormant for seven years

An investigation by the Charity Commission has revealed that a London-based radio station that raised 160,000 for natural disaster left it unused in a bank account for almost seven years, The......

Women may soon become permanent officers

India is just a step closer to having women as permanent commissioned officers in its armed forces, with the tri-services giving their consent to a proposal from the government in this regard."The......

Dish TV's Goel defends entry barriers

Jawahar Goel is on the phone when I enter his office in Noida. He motions me to one of the seating areas of the massive room.The 56-year-old managing director of Dish TV always reminds me of Nirma......

India needs independent media regulator

Sun TV's fall from grace is just one instance of the huge gaping hole in media regulation in India. It happened partly because there are no clearly defined cross-media caps.Nor is there anything......

The fastest Internet in the world!

The fastest broadband city in the world is Masan in South Korea, according to an analysis. The data, from network giant Akamai reveals the average global net speed is only 1.7 Mbps (megabits per......

Self-regulation by new channels: Will it work?

The functioning of News Broadcasters Association, the apex body of 14 leading news broadcasters, has come under a cloud with one of its members -- India TV -- withdrawing from the association.......

BT may offer low-powered GSM in India

British Telecom of the UK is considering a low-powered global system for mobile communications service in India, which can bring down the costs significantly on calls made by mobile phones inside......

Another Indian gets bullied on Big Brother

Reality television show Big Brother is in hot water once again, as watchdog Ofcom has received almost 300 complaints that Marcus Akin racially bullied Indian contender Sree Dasari. Ofcom has said......

NRI human rights lawyer to review Big Brother

Channel 4 has appointed non resident Indian human rights lawyer Rabinder Singh QC to join its review of the reality show Big Brother, which came under flak after Jade Goody and other housemates......

Column: Shilpa has done India proud

It started off as just another series ofa tired, flagging reality show and ended up becoming the most internationally criticisedtelevision show of its time.When I left Mumbai to go home to England......

Channel 4 denies racism against Shilpa

Amid a raging row over alleged racism against Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty, UK's Channel 4 has denied that the Indian star suffered racist bullying on its TV show Celebrity Big Brother, but said......

English Premier League rights auction to be probed by regulator

British media regulator Ofcom said on Tuesday it would investigate whether the method used by the Premier League to sell live media rights for soccer matches to its home market distorted......

  People speak for ofcom

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Q. is it safe to have paypal account?
:  A. Today, Paypal is one of the most popular methods of making a financial transaction on the Internet. Unfortunately, it also remains one of the...... more

subham r
Q. Who has been recently fired for racist remarks in Big Brother serial in London ?
Subham R:  A. A record 40,000 complaints were received by OFCOM and Channel 4, of which 30 were passed to Hertfordshire police for investigation. The complaints...... more

Devesh Prasad
Q. Being in an HR Professional and now HR Head of a Corporate Sector many colleagues from my circle of friends and Rediffqna friends many people ask me for interview tips I am surprised they follow the tips to the T, but lose out on the jobs interview becoz of the blunder they make during the interview. Here are sum interview blunders that one should avoid: 1) Dont Lie 2) Degrading your boss 3) Dont be over firndly 4) Dont be rude 5) Stop complaining 6) Dont blame others 7) Be prepared 8) Do your homework and finally 9) Do not cover up goof ups. I hope I have covered all I cld think of.Comment??
Devesh Prasad:  A. Hey Bro U miss one thing wen at Interview keep an "attitude tat U shall be assent to the Company and not tat its u who is in desparate need of job" more

cyrus irani
Q. he tortured me a lot and couldn't tolerate. came out of that life. but now i am unable to face any of my relatives, and the society. wat to do?
Cyrus Irani:  A. Good riddance. Forget the past. Ignore what your relatives feel or say.Give a damn to the Society. It is there only to torture you further...... more

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