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BBC and UNICEF join community radio stations for show on gender issues 22.6.2017
NEW DELHI: ‘Full On Nikki’, a unique youth show with a special focus on gender issues among young adults and adolescents, has commenced broadcast on Panjab University (PU)’s community radio Radio Jyotirgamaya 91.2MHz and 24 other CRS in different parts of the country. Though created and developed by BBC Media Action in partnership with United Nation’s Chukdreb’s Fund (UNICEF), it will include local programming created and developed by Radio Jyotirgamaya. The inaugural episode on the theme ‘The Voice and Silence’ had the participants express various concerns regarding voice and silence for the youth. This is the first international collaboration for the Panjab University Community Radio and will be broadcast every Monday, Wednesday and Friday at 7:30 pm on Radio Jyotirgamaya 91.2 Mhz with repeats on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at the same time. According to University registrar Col GS Chadha (retd), it was a matter of great pride for PU to have an international collaboration with BBC and UNICEF which ...
Red FM launches 'Ilaka Rap', redefining the musical culture like never before 19.6.2017
MUMBAI: India’s leading FM radio network, 93.5 Red Fm has launched a new music campaign that has altered the face of music in the cultural capital of the country , Kolkata . ‘Ilaka Rap,’ a one of a kind initiative by Red FM is a major step to break the stereotypes, introduce an offbeat genre of music which goes way beyond convention. A group of young talented RAP artists from five varied ‘Ilakas’ across city like Salt Lake sector 5, Shyambazar, Barabazar, Picnic garden, Park Street, Behala would be unveiled. This will be a different yet innovative audio-visual treat for the listeners, experiencing the pulse of those geographies through rap songs. The primary objective behind this novel attempt has been the idea to unearth the latent rap talent in the city. This initiative has led to the astounding discovery of rappers who were very popular in the hip hop circuit and have won several championships nationally, albeit unrecognized by the mass audience. Kolkata, with promotion of this young bunch of talent, ...
Panjab University’s community radio collaborates with UNICEF for new youth radio show 19.6.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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RedFM launches streaming app 15.6.2017
MUMBAI: With TV networks going the streaming way, and apps like Saavn, Hungama, Gaana too taking that tack, why should FM radio stations be behind? According to the buzz, India’s leading radio FM station Red FM is also going that route. Headed by COO Nisha Narayanan, Red FM is known for its mascot RJs Malishka, Raunac, Nasar, Rishi Kapoor and its pranky shows. Narayanan told that it has rolled out the Red FM app for downloads. The only difference: the app has no music, it features the crazy things and conversations that keep happening at the station’s various studios nationally every day. Says Narayanan: “We have always been provocative and maintaining the leadership we have is a challenge too but we will surely do it the best way we can.” She is quite clear that digital radio cannot be looked at the same way a music app is; it has to be different in its constitution. For several reasons, she explains. Among them: “One, we do not own the music due to copyright issues. Then, I think ...
Red FM Mumbai studio raided by Tiger; RJs dance 13.6.2017

MUMBAI: FM radio today, has turned out to be one of the most entertaining hangout places. Building the gap between the audience and Bollywood, the hub for promoting each new release is a radio station.

Radio City runs through the veins of 5.25 crore Indians says AZ Research 12.6.2017
MUMBAI:  Radio City has maintained its listenership stronghold across the nation, according to the latest radio listenership survey conducted by AZ Research. The AZ research survey shows that Radio City holds the top position with a listenership across 5.25 crore Indians.  The AZ study was conducted across 23 cities amongst SEC 12+ All Day part to understand the FM Radio listening behaviour vis-a-vis other mediums. The report summarizes city wise as well zone wise listenership data and shows trends in each part of the country. In 15 out of 23 cities, Radio City tops the chart as the most recalled station as per the recent AZ survey. Radio City is a leader in  National Capital Region with 92.78 lakh listeners and also emerged as the most preferred radio network with a listenership of 2.2 crores in the Western India markets. Seeing Mumbai garner a reach of 84.93 lakh listeners, Radio City Ahmedabad touching the lives of 41.26 lakh listeners and Pune pulling in with 34.97 lakh listeners they stand by our ...
You can’t take sides here 10.6.2017 Hindu: Life & Style
As eateries wage a haleem battle, diners in the city are spoilt for choice
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Regional consultation on community radio 10.6.2017 The Assam Tribune
Regional consultation on community radio
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Big FM's RJ Siddharth takes a ride on the folk music highway 8.6.2017
MUMBAI: In classical times, radio presented limited content to the listeners, whereas, today radio offers shows in context to almost everything possible; be it sports, cinema, love or what have you. And switch the stations on your FM radio and you have Bollywood music commonly played on every channel. So when you get a chance to listen to a show about Indian folk music in its many colours your ears perk up. Big FM has come up with such a show called ‘Big Music Highway’ hosted by the station's breakfast show host RJ Siddharth, which is aired every Sunday 6 to 7 pm. It features folk artistes from across the country. The objective is to know their journey of folk and fusion and RJ Siddharth loves knowing about such unique stories. “It is interesting to know the folk music journey from great artiste themselves. Most of them are away from the limelight so this show is an initiative to feature them, their path and know about different cultures from different states, because I believe folk music is not just ...
Tenders invited for agency to evaluate MIB schemes in information, broadcasting and films 8.6.2017
NEW DELHI: Offers have been invited by the Information and Broadcasting Ministry for evaluation of its Schemes including support to community radio from eleven short-listed agencies which include Chrome and IMRB among others. Tenders have been invited by 23 June 2017. The bids will be opened in the presence of representatives of the bidders duly authorised by the respective bidder. The date and time of opening of the bids of the eligible bidders will be intimated separately. The Ministry has made clear that it is not permissible for the addresses to transfer this invitation to any other Institution. A notice on the website of the Ministry includes Terms of Reference (TOR) of the Schemes for Assignment; the Standard form of Certificates to be included in the proposal and Standard Form of Agreement. The evaluation of the proposals will be done by the Evaluation Committee. A detailed proposal including Technical Bid and the Financial Bid should be submitted in two separate sealed covers. The reference No. ...
Radio City reports higher numbers 6.6.2017
BENGALURU: India FM Radio company Music Broadcast Limited (MBL) or Radio City reported higher revenue and improved profits for the year ended 31 March 2017 (FY-17, current year and fiscal) as compared to the previous year. The company reported 14.8 percent higher total revenue for the current fiscal at Rs 2,758.6 million as compared to Rs 2,402.3 million in fiscal 2016. Total comprehensive income (TCI) for FY-17 increased 30.3 percent to Rs 355.5 million (13.1 percent of Total Income) from Rs 272.8 million ((11.4 percent of Total Income) in FY-16. MBL’s operating profit (EBIDTA inclusive of other income) in the current year increased 3 percent to Rs 956.7 million (35.2 percent of Total Income) from Rs 928.9 million (38.7 percent of Total Income) in the previous year. Profit after Tax or PAT in FY-17 increased 32.7 percent to Rs 366.6 million (13.5 percent of Total Income) from Rs 276.2 million (11.5 percent of Total Income) in FY-16. Total Expenditure in fiscal 2017 increased 18.5 percent to R 2,188.8 ...
Micromax Yu Yureka Black hits the sweet spot, ticks almost all right boxes 6.6.2017 Business Standard: Tech World
Priced Rs 8,999, the smartphone competes with Xiaomi Redmi 4, Nubia N1 lite and Xiaomi Redmi Note 4
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Boxoutsessions 002 features producer Kumail Hamid 5.6.2017

MUMBAI: Newly launched online community radio released the second edition of their new video series, boxout sessions featuring Mumbai-based electronica producer Kumail . has been designed to showcase sounds and styles that champion underground culture, not just in India but from around the world.

Monthly video series showcases live performances from up-and-coming artists and producers; Kumail performed ‘February’ from his EP, ‘From You to Blue’ on 31 May 2017.

‘Superhumans’ who paint with light & shadow 5.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
‘Superhumans’ who paint with light & shadow
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RJ Naved moves from 'Mirchi Murga' to 'The Naved Khan Show' 2.6.2017
MUMBAI: Radio Mirchi's RJ Naved best known for his 'Mirchi Murga' is now entertaining listeners in the morning show. The new show named ' The Naved Khan Show' is on-air since 1 May 2017. Before programming the content for the show, RJ Naved observed the morning shows on other FM channels. He noticed that the show contains a lot of fabrics (serious news), hence he was sure of not having such content on his show. "I was sure enough about not having any fabrications on my show. I make sure to deliver serious news only if it is an important one and in the most humorous way possible. I believe in less fabric - more humour. My show contains simple formula - 80 per cent make people laugh and 20 per cent give them information. I keep requesting my listeners also, we don't have to bore Delhi by preaching," said RJ Naved The show completed a month yesterday (1 June) and the team says the response is more positive than expected. "It has been a month now and I have realised that I am on the right track. I say this ...
A long way,but she's arrived 27.5.2017 Deccan Herald - Supplements
ShilokMukkati, bright-eyed with kajal and expressive, couldn't be happier or busier these days. She, at 21 years, holds the reins of a community radio programme (Colourful Kamanabillu) that listens to the voices and stories of the LGBTQ community. A native of Coorg and an Arts undergraduate, her footing's in this city, her home and haven where she writes verses in Kannada, dances, hangs out with friends and lives freely with the choice of her identity as a transwoman. But Shilok swears that until a few years back, even the term LGBTQ hadn't entered her life, and to go back in time is to recall a lifetime of experiences packed within those few years. This is her story… "In my childhood, I didn't dwell much on the responsibilities that went with the identities of being a boy and a girl. I helped mom in the kitchen and liked to dress up during festivities; I also played sports with guys. But several people often advised me to be more like a boy and pointed out what I did was a girl's job! But for me, ...
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Zebronics launches new speakers at Rs 11,111 26.5.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Domestic electronics company Zebronics on Friday launched its new 2.1 speakers "Tornado 2" at Rs 11,111.
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We are constantly communicating with, listening to people: Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore 26.5.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore is an extremely busy man these days. The Narendra Modi-led government is gearing up for its third anniversary celebrations and as the Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting, Rathore has a key role to play. He is involved in planning and implementing a series of campaigns and outreach programmes, aimed at highlighting the BJP government's achievements. In an exclusive interview with DNA's Amrita Nayak Dutta, Rathore talks about the government's outreach programmes, the initiative to take radio to far-flung areas of the country, revamping of Prasar Bharati, and the Central Board of Film Certification's (CBFC) censorship powers. Edited excerpts: What is the government's message to people on its third anniversary? What is the I&B Ministry doing to ensure its reach to the public? This is a pro-poor, pro-development government. This is also the government, which has, for the first time, created a two-way feedback mechanism to help it develop and deliver the ...
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Delhi University radio to answer your queries 25.5.2017 TOI: Delhi Times
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Joris Voorn presents Spectrum Radio 24.5.2017

MUMBAI: Joris Voorn's all-encompassing Spectrum project launched earlier this year, bringing the world his own branded, specially curated events, that feature extended sets by Joris himself and a stunning photography series that runs alongside the parties - and now, an acclaimed radio show too!

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