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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......

When will this climate of hate end?

'The sentiment against immigrants and particularly against Muslims is produced by the climate of hatred and bigotry we see all around us.''It is produced by the politics of division and spread by a......

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......

Capitalism is 'under serious threat', says Raghuram Rajan

Rajan said he believes that capitalism is breaking down because it is not providing equal opportunities. Former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday warned that capitalism is under "serious......

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......

Ranbir begins promoting Sanju

A day in an actor's life. Tuesday was eventful in Bollywood.   Photograph: Pradeep Bandekar Ranbir Kapoor takes Sanju on Radio Mirchi.   Kartik Aaryan takes off for Bangkok where he......

For the great love of British TV shows

Love Sherlock, Dr Who, and Downton Abbey?  Vanita Kohli-Khandekar finds out how the UK became one the world's largest creators of television content. The Pakistan that India loves! IMAGE:......

Saeed Jaffrey: The Great Entertainer

'Sent off to interview him in the late 1970s I met him in a cafe in New Delhi's Regal Building called The Parlour. With impromptu send-ups of Laurence Olivier, Sybil Thorndike and the rich,......

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......

Women's World Cup: Henry sends France into quarters; England through

England beat Cameroon 3-0 to advance to the women's World Cup quarter-finals in a match marked by remarkable scenes as the African side twice reacted furiously to video assistant referee (VAR)......

Warner and Finch opening the way for Australia

IMAGE: 'We've been pretty consistent, it's just nice to get the side off to a decent start'. Photograph: Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images Openers Aaron Finch and David Warner have proved so consistent......

Soccer Extras: Roma great Totti leaves club slamming the door

IMAGE: AS Roma's Francesco Totti during a press conference. Photograph: Remo Casilli/Reuters AS Roma's former captain and record goalscorer Francesco Totti left his job in the management team on......

Sports Shorts: Anand out of contention in Norway

Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Friday IMAGE: Viswanathan Anand had to hold himself with black and he survived many anxious and nearly catastrophic positions under the normal......
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Henry sends France into quarters; England through

England beat Cameroon 3-0 to advance to the women's World Cup quarter-finals in a match marked by remarkable scenes as the African side twice... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/womens-world-cup-henry-sends-france-into-quarters/20190624.htm
Warner and Finch opening the way for Australia

IMAGE: 'We've been pretty consistent, it's just nice to get the side off to a decent start'. Photograph: Bradley Kanaris/Getty Images Openers... ...

http://www.rediff.com/cricket/report/warner-and-finch-opening-the-way-for-australia-icc-world-cup/20190621.htm
Roma great Totti leaves club slamming the door

IMAGE: AS Roma's Francesco Totti during a press conference. Photograph: Remo Casilli/Reuters AS Roma's former captain and record goalscorer... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/extras-roma-great-totti-leaves-club-slamming-the-door/20190618.htm
Anand out of contention in Norway

Summary of sports events and persons who made news on Friday IMAGE: Viswanathan Anand had to hold himself with black and he survived many anxious... ...

http://www.rediff.com/sports/report/sports-shorts-anand-out-of-contention-in-norway-ferrari-prior-tour-de-france-pix/20190614.htm
Singapore based Indian singer-songwriter releases the India World Cup song

After a string of pioneering and acclaimed English songs being featured on BBC Radio 2 and his maiden Hindi track 'Hindustan Meri Jaan', this is... ...

http://www.santabanta.com/bollywood/130641/singapore-based-indian-singer-songwriter-releases-the-india-world-cup-song/

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