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Private FM wants FDI at par with GECs 5.2.2016 Radioandmusic.com
New Delhi: The country's private FM radio players have recommended an increase in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the radio sector. At a Stakeholders' Consultation on 22 January, 2016 on the Phase III e-Auction, players concurred on a lock-in period of three years on the composition of the largest Indian shareholders as well. According to Information & Broadcasting Ministry Secretary Sunil Arora, the aim of FM’s Phase III was to enhance radio density in the country and efforts should be made for supporting FM radio to grow into a viable business model. Arora had said that he wanted all stakeholders to give their suggestions and inputs in writing by 30 January, considering that some stakeholders have already submitted their suggestions in their meeting with him. At the Consultation, FM operators felt that the reserve prices recommended by TRAI on 24 March, 2015 were very high and unviable. However, ministry officials said the TRAI recommendations were advisory in nature. Similarly, some players argued ...
…In the hot seat 4.2.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
…In the hot seat
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2014-15: MIB earns Rs 836.52 crore from DTH; revenue from FM drops to Rs 80.3 crore 4.2.2016 www.indiantelevision.com
MUMBAI: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (MIB) earned revenue of Rs 836.52 crore from the direct-to-home (DTH) sector for the year 2014-15. This was a considerable increase from the Rs 395.43 crore that the MIB earned from the sector in the previous year (2013-14). For the year 2012-13, the revenue from the sector stood at Rs 308.66 crore. Apart from Doordarshan’s free-to- air DD Direct Plus, there are six private DTH players in India namely Dish TV, Tata Sky, Sun Direct TV, Reliance Big TV, Airtel Digital TV and Videocon d2h. On the other hand, the revenue that the MIB earned from the auction of FM Radio dropped considerably in 2014-15 to Rs 80.30 crore from Rs 102.21 crore in 2013-14. In 2012-13, the revenue from the sector stood at Rs 61.27 crore.  The FM Phase-I Policy, which was approved by the Government in July, 1999, met with the limited success and saw a total number of 21 channels are operational in 12 cities under this scheme. On the other hand, the improved FM Phase-II Policy was ...
FM players seek FDI at par with GECs since only AIR news permitted 4.2.2016 www.indiantelevision.com
NEW DELHI: The Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the radio sector should be increased and the government should consider a 15 per cent national ceiling for future auctions and allow news on private FM radio, private FM players have said. A Stakeholders’ Consultation on 22 January on the Phase III e-Auction showed that the players wanted a lock-in period of three years on composition of largest Indian shareholder. Information & Broadcasting Ministry Secretary Sunil Arora said that the aim of FM Phase III was to enhance radio density in the country and efforts should be made for supporting FM radio to grow into a viable business model. He wanted all stakeholders to give their suggestions and inputs in writing by 30 January if they so desire considering that some stakeholders have already submitted their suggestions in meeting. FM operators felt that the reserve prices recommended by TRAI on 24 March 2015 were very high and unviable. However, Ministry officials said the TRAI recommendations were advisory ...
Javed Akhtar leads the jury panel for 8th Mirchi Music Awards 2.2.2016 Radioandmusic.com
MUMBAI: One of the country's leading private FM radio broadcaster - Radio Mirchi - will host its annual music awards for the 8th consecutive year. The 8th edition will celebrate and honour Bollywood's best musicians from the year 2015. Several noted musicians, filmmakers and songwriters were invited as part of the jury panel. Led by the veteran Javed Akhtar, the panel also included Udit Narayan who was lately honoured with Padma Bhushan, director Ramesh Sippy, singer Kavita Krishnamurthy, music director Anu Malik, lyrcisit Prasoon Joshi among many others. Louiz Banks, Bappi Lahiri, Roop Kumar Rathod, Madhur Bhandarkar, Sudhir Mishra, Subhash Ghai are also part of the panel. The panel will decide 'the best of the best' across genres from the nominations of several categories. The nominations would be announced on Saturday, whereas the award ceremony will be held on 29 January. Talking on his association, Javed Akhtar, Jury Chairperson, said, “I have been associated with the Mirchi Music Awards for many ...
Dr Jitendra Singh addresses the All India Regional Editors Conference at Jaipur 2.2.2016 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh addressed the All India Regional Editors Conference at Jaipur today.
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Radio waves may guide patients in PGI 2.2.2016 Chandigarh News, Chandigarh City News | Cities News - Times of India
A teacher proposes community radio to help patients know route of various depts, deliver health talkShimona.Community radio has been proposed in PGI to help patients and attendants who lose way to various ...
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3.16 lakh applications received for sovereign gold bonds 29.1.2016 New Kerala: India News
By Rajesh Mishra, New Delhi, Jan.29 : Banks in the country have confirmed receiving 3.16 lakh applications for the second tranche of sovereign gold bonds.
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FICCI suggest five-year tax holiday to encourage new investment in FM Radio Phase III 28.1.2016 Radioandmusic.com
New Delhi: The broadcast, cable and direct-to-home sector should be treated as an infrastructure industry and get all the benefits and incentives available for the infrastructure industry including the availability of finance at a concessional rate. Making this demand, the Entertainment Wing of FICCI has said in a pre-budget memorandum to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley that the sector should be allowed tax concessions as per Section 80-IA of the Income Tax Act. Parity with Manufacturing Industry under Section 72A of the Act It also said that the disparity between the service and the manufacturing sector is very adversely affecting the growth and consolidation of the service sector. The tax benefits under Section 72A of the Act in respect of amalgamation or demerger (carry forward and set off of accumulated loss and unabsorbed depreciation allowances) are currently limited to industrial undertakings or a ship, hotel, aircraft or banking. The definition of industrial undertaking should be widened to include ...
Radio jockey surrenders 28.1.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Radio jockey surrenders
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Chennai Today 28.1.2016 Hindu: Chennai
RELIGION Ramayanam: Madhivannan, Shreeradi Sai Temple, 16{+t}{+h}St., Thillaiganga Nagar, Nanganallur, 6.30 p.m. Mahabharatham: B. Sundarkumar, Asthika Samajam, Venus Colon...
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MRR/CHENNAI TODAY FOR JANUARY 28 (THURSDAY) FOR CHENNAI CITY FOR PAGE 4 28.1.2016 Hindu: National
RELIGION Ramayanam: Madhivannan, Shreeradi Sai Temple, 16{+t}{+h}St., Thillaiganga Nagar, Nanganallur, 6.30 p.m. Mahabharatham: B. Sundarkumar, Asthika Samajam, Venus Colon...
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Radio jockey surrenders after being booked for wife's suicide 28.1.2016 Hindu: Home
A popular radio jokey (RJ) of a private FM radio channel Radio Mirchi Kunal Desai surrendered before the police after he was booked for abatement to suicide of his wife Bhumi, who allegedly committed...
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Ahmedabad: RJ Kunal surrenders before police in wife's suicide case 27.1.2016 DNA: Urban Tales
After his wife committed suicide on January 21, Ahmedabad-based RJ Kunal surrendered before police on Wednesday.  "Kunal Desai surrendered today, will proceed further after arresting him," Anandnagar police inspector P V Jadeja said.  Victim Bhumi Desai had married RJ Kunal, who works at a private FM radio station in Ahmedabad, in November last year. Bhumi committed suicide by jumping off the terrace of Sachin Tower near Shyamal Crossroad in Ahmedabad.  "They had got married on November 24 last year. Recently, they had been to Bangkok together and had come back on January 18," Jadeja said.  Meanwhile, one of her relatives had told reporters that some differences had cropped up between the couple during their Thailand trip. After that, she had reportedly stopped living at her husband's place and was staying with her ...
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Launch of AIR Classical channel Raagam to be telecast live on DD Bharati, DD Chandana tomorrow 25.1.2016 Radioandmusic.com
New Delhi: The launch of ‘Raagam’, a 24x7 channel by All India Radio, will be covered live by DD Bharati and DD Chandana tomorrow. The telecast of the launch by Prasar Bharati Chairman Dr A Suryaprakash frpm Bengaluru will be from 6.00 pm. The channel exclusively devoted to classical music will be streamed live through direct-to-home platform Freedish and the website allindiaradio.gov.in, apart from the mobile app of AIR for Windows, Android and iPhone (Ios) users. This is an indigenous effort by AIR to get connected to Indians in and outside the country who have a strong bond with classical Hindustani or Carnatic music. The FM Channel will be beamed from Bengaluru and fulfils a long-felt need of classical music lovers. Akashvani Bengaluru already has the channel ‘Amrithavarshini’ dedicated to classical channel and Tiruchirapalli has a similar channel with the name ‘Raagam’. Earlier, AIR DG F Shehryar told radioandmusic.com that the channel will depend on its rich repository of recordings from old ...
Radio jockey’s wife kills self within two months of marriage 22.1.2016 FirstPost: Bollywood

A 28-year-old woman, who had married a popular city-based radio jockey around two months back, today allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the terrace of a 10-storey residential building in Anandnagar area in the city, police said.

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Pulled down 15k illegal banners, BMC tells HC 22.1.2016 Hindu: Cities
: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) informed the Bombay High Court on Thursday that it brought down 15,021 illegal hoardings and banners in the city in 2015.A division bench of Justices Abh...
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Radio jockey`s wife jumps to death from 10-storey building within two months of marriage 22.1.2016 Zee News : India National
The couple got married on November 24 last year and had recently been to Bangkok together.
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Ahmedabad: RJ Kunal's wife kills self within two months of marriage 21.1.2016 DNA: Urban Tales
A 28-year-old woman, who had married a popular city-based radio jockey around two months back, on Thursday allegedly committed suicide by jumping off the terrace of a 10-storey residential building in Anandnagar area in the city, police said. Victim Bhumi Desai had married RJ Kunal, who works at a private FM radio station in Ahmedabad, in November last year, Anandnagar police inspector P V Jadeja said. Bhumi committed suicide by jumping off the terrace of Sachin Tower near Shyamal Crossroad in the city, he said. Police investigations have revealed that she had come to the building in her car with the motive of killing herself. "Before coming to the spot, she had sent an SMS to one Mitesh Soni around 2 PM, stating that she is going to commit suicide at Sachin Tower and then she jumped off the terrace at around 2.30 pm," Jadeja said. After learning about the incident, Mitesh, alongwith Bhumi's family members, rushed to the spot. "They had got married on November 24 last year. Recently, they had been to ...
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Fire at pvt radio station, FM broadcast hit; none hurt 20.1.2016 TOI: Cities
Broadcasting of at least three private FM radio channels and two FM channels of All India Radio (AIR) were disrupted today after a major fire broke out at a private radio station functioning from the old Doordarshan campus here at ...
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