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Guam radio stations accidentally air emergency alert 15.8.2017 All News-IANS Stories
After a week of threats from North Korea aimed at Guam, the island's residents on Tuesday thought the worst had happened when two radio stations accidentally broadcast an emergency civil danger warning, the media reported.
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Bengaluru Matters Radio Show – Episode 26 12.8.2017 Citizen Matters
This week we bring to you two important issues that matter to Namma Ooru Bengaluru. Our associate editor Shree will talk about why the government of Karnataka needs to put out MLA performance data online. She will also talk about the animal birth control programme going on in Bengaluru. ...
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Television and Radio are Changing India 12.8.2017 Govt of india: PIB Features
The radio and television are change agents for India. The radio when started in late 1920s was a surprise.
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State, district panels to monitor FM radios 6.8.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The Centre has decentralised the mechanism to monitor the content of private FM and community radios, and take action against those violating the rules. The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) has authorised the state and the district-level monitoring committees to accept complaints against them and take action against any violation of the All India Radio broadcasting code by private radio stations. Until now, they had permission to take up complaints against private satellite television channels only. The decision was taken by the ministry recently in the wake of a Supreme Court advice. The apex court, while hearing a matter earlier in January, has advised the Centre to "formalise" the existing complaint redressal mechanism for content monitoring of private satellite television channels and to "finalise" similar framework for private radio stations as well, a ministry official said. "Since the broadcast of the FM radio channels and community radio stations are in the nature of terrestrial ...
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Monitor content of private, community radio stations: Centre asks states, Union Territories 6.8.2017 DNA: Mumbai
 The Centre has asked states and Union Territories to monitor the content aired by private FM and community radio stations through the existing committees set up to keep a watch on television broadcast. As of April this year, state and district level monitoring committees have been set up in 19 states, five UTs and 327 districts for monitoring the content telecast on private satellite channels. "It has been decided that these committees will be henceforth authorised to monitor the content broadcast on private FM, community radio stations in addition to private satellite TV channels,"Additional Secretary in the Information and Broadcasting Ministry Jayashree Mukherjee said in a letter to all states and UTs. "I request you to constitute these state and district- level monitoring committees wherever these have not been set up so far and to effectively monitor all types of content," she added. FM channels and community radio stations are required to follow the All India Radio Broadcast Code, which bars ...
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Monitor content of private, community radio stations: Centre asks states, Union Territories 6.8.2017 ET: Media
FM channels and community radio stations are required to follow the All India Radio Broadcast Code, which bars criticism of friendly countries, attack on religions.
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Bengaluru Matters Radio Show – Episode 25 5.8.2017 Citizen Matters
This week we bring to you the debate that’s happening on Hindi imposition in Metro and the language policy that the state has, we also talk to a lake activist, Anand Yadawad, to understand what it takes to rejuvenate a lake in an area that is in the outskirts of the city and a update on the 'Kere Habba' at Bellandur lake this Saturday. ...
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A decade on air: Radio Active brings real stories of real people 2.8.2017 Citizen Matters
What could be common to garment workers, transgenders, auto drivers, waste pickers and animal activists? They are all radio jockeys in Bengaluru’s one and only community radio! It's a story of a decade of being a voice to voiceless. ...
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PU radio takes health tips to Dhanas 30.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
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UK community radio station shut down over Al Qaeda broadcasts 29.7.2017 deccanherald.com
An Islamic community radio station in the UK has lost its licence for broadcasting 25 hours of lectures by Al Qaeda recruiter Alman al-Awlaki. Sheffield-based Iman FM was found in breach of broadcast norms by the UKs Office of Communications (Ofcom) for airing the lectures titled The Life of Mohammed by the America-born radical cleric during the holy month of Ramazan between May 26 and June 16. The station claimed that it was unaware of the background of the preacher, who was killed by a US drone strike in Yemen in 2011. "Ofcom has decided that it is necessary in the public interest to revoke the licensees Broadcasting Act licence, and that the licensee is unfit to hold a broadcast licence. The service has been off-air since July 4 and will not be reinstated," said an Ofcom spokesperson. The media regulators investigation found that Al Awlakis lectures included "a direct call to action to members of the Muslim community to prepare for and carry out violent action against non-Muslim people" and ...
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UK radio station closed after broadcasting Al Qaeda recruiter's lectures 29.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A British community radio station has been shut down after broadcasting 25 hours of lectures by an Al Qaeda recruiter.
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Bengaluru Matters Radio Show – Episode 24 29.7.2017 Citizen Matters
This week we bring to you Dr Sylvia Karpagam a doctor working on public health issues, listen to her speak about the new amendments proposed in health sector by the Karnataka government and Nalini Shekhar, founder of Hasiru Dala, who talks about how the newly introduced Goods and Services Tax (GST) has affected the economy of recycling. ...
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Bengaluru Matters Radio Show – Episode 23 22.7.2017 Citizen Matters
This week we bring to you two important issues in Bengaluru. One is the sorry state in which low-income people evicted in 2013 from the old EWS quarters in Ejipura continue to live. Another story is about voter registrations in Bengaluru and the anomalies that one can find in the registrations. ...
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Red-tape silences Must, Mumbai University’s FM radio channel 19.7.2017 Hindu: Cities
11-year-old transmitter that conked off three months ago yet to be repaired
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Bengaluru Matters Radio Show – Episode 22 15.7.2017 Citizen Matters
Bengaluru Matters Radio Show – Episode 22
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Four months on, MU’s radio station still off air 15.7.2017 DNA: Wide Angle
The University of Mumbai’s (MU) FM community radio service which had begun with much fanfare has not been functioning for the past four months. The reason — its non-functional transmitter. The radio service was inaugurated in 2008 by then President of India, Pratibha Patil. However, MU has not given  an exact date on when the radio station will start again.  The information was provided to RTI applicant Anil Galgali. In his application, Galgali had sought details like when was the decision taken to stop the FM radio service, the date at which it was started and the expense incurred.  The varsity replied stating that the FM radio service was started after incurring a cost of Rs 23 lakh and has a recurring expense of Rs 12 lakh every year. The reply was given by the department of economics which is looking to restore the service. The old transmitter, which was in service for about 11 years needs to be replaced and appropriate procedure is being followed, officials stated.  “We could start the radio service ...
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Pay TV channels on the rise with 9 joining in Jan-March 14.7.2017 HBL: Home
295 pay channels include 212 standard-definition pay TV channels and 83 HD pay TV channels
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Bengaluru Matters Radio Show – Episode 21 12.7.2017 Citizen Matters
This week's Bengaluru Matters radio show will let the listeners know more about what is happening with 'Swachh Survekshan' ranking - how does the city ranking take place and a story on the interesting documentary on ultra runs called 'Soul Run' to be released this weekend. ...
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44 heritage sites of the city to come alive in voice of MICA students 11.7.2017 DNA: Popular News
MICAVaani, MICA’s student- run community radio station, had recently recorded audio guides for 44 heritage sites in Ahmedabad.  These would be soon converted into bar codes by INTACH’s (Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage) Ahmedabad chapter, and made available to tourists visiting the country’s first World Heritage City-Ahmedabad, as part of the Smart Signage project. The project, in joint collaboration with AMC, was undertaken by INTACH under the guidance of convenor Abhay Mangaldas. DNA had reported about it in November 2016. These audio guides will help tourists in getting information about various heritage sites of the city.  Vyom Vasavada, a second year student and MICAVaani member, said, “Our team of 18 was very excited when the project came to us. We researched on various heritage sites, scripted and recorded audio guides at our MICAVaani studio. We learnt a lot about the city through our research. We wish to create awareness about the same through this project.” MICA dean, Dr ...
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Tamil Nadu to launch Amma health radio service 5.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
The state health department will beam public health awareness messages and guidelines to be followed in emergency situations and disasters through the Amma health radio service, health minister C Vijaya Baskar ha announced.
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