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Radio City sets up a community radio in Bangalore Central Jail 16.10.2019
MUMBAI: Radio City, in a yet another pioneering move contributed in the setting up of Karnataka’s first community radio at the Bangalore Parappana Agrahara Central Jail. The novel initiative, in association with Mindtree Foundation will witness inmates and cops come together to manage the radio station for the jail and entertain the inmates. Through this initiative, Radio City aims to help the Karnataka State Prisons Department to divert the prisoners’ energy towards creative endeavors with a participatory approach. Radio City, Bangalore’s numero uno radio station, helped the prison board setup the radio station with its technical team. Radio City’s RJs conducted a 15-day training session on how to man the station on a day-to-day basis and taught the basics of radio like sourcing and delivering content like a true blue radio station. The community radio will be launched by Karnataka State Prisons Department by the end of October and air devotional songs, latest Hindi hits and news bulletins everyday ...
Gujarat: Radio City reignites Navratri spirit with garba premiere league! 9.10.2019
MUMBAI:  Radio City organised yet another fun-filled season of one of its oldest and most celebrated properties in Gujarat, The Garba Premiere League 2019.    After making listeners dance to its tunes for the last 8 years, the 9th Season of Radio City’s Garba Premiere League culminated the grand festivities of Navratri, celebrating the victory of good over evil and the undying spirit of love, dance, and togetherness.   To celebrate the Navratri festival in Gujrat, Radio City team and RJ’s through Garba Premier League visited 40 societies in Ahmedabad and 35 societies each in Vadodara and Surat between 29 September and 8 October 2019.    On the auspicious day of Dusshera, the vibrant Garba dance competition concluded with the 5 shortlisted couples battling it out for the bumper prize and one Jodi winning the title of Garba Premier League Champions for 2019 each from Ahmedabad, Surat and Vadodra. During Navratri for nine days as part of a special on-air segment, Radio City treated its listeners with Ambe ...
A community radio station in rural Tamil Nadu is giving a voice to those affected by climate change 5.10.2019
Started in Vizhuthamavadi village in the aftermath of Cyclone Gaja, the Voice of the Vulnerable is invaluable in helping communities build climate resilience.
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The biggest misconception about becoming a radio jockey is that you need to have a good voice: RJ Yogi 18.9.2019
MUMBAI: RJ Yogi whose style of talking is assuring, lively yet soothing believes that very often, we do not have time to spare anything, let alone for ourselves. Through his nostalgic show Kabhi Kabhi with RJ Yogi, he gives listeners the moment of soul searching with the intent of bringing out the best in oneself.    BIG FM’s motivating RJ had an interesting tale to narrate about his journey when we got a grip of him for an exclusive chat.    “It was in my B-Tech final year when I used to work with a community radio station. It was during that time, I thought that if I became an engineer, I would definitely be a bad one with poor engineering skills. Hence, I decided to become an RJ and chose that as my career option,” said RJ Yogi giving a sneak-peek into why he chose this profession.    Earlier RJ Yogi worked as the programming head of a community radio station. But in 2014, he got an opportunity to be an RJ.   “Deep down my heart I wanted to speak on radio, I decided not to be a programming head and ...
Toni Braxton's new hairdo wows social media 3.9.2019

MUMBAI: Singer Toni Braxton recently had a haircut, and fans are going gaga over it.

The Un-Break My Heart hitmaker took to Instagram and showcased her short hairdo, reports "".

"Fresh new cut happy Sunday," Toni wrote alongside a clip showing off her bare face as she lies in bed.

This is what the singer posted on Instagram:

DoT allocates two additional dedicated frequencies for running Community Radio, informs MIB Secretary 31.8.2019
MUMBAI: The seventh National Community Radio Sammelan, organized by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Dr. BR Ambedkar Bhawan in New Delhi, closed on a high note. While delivering the valedictory address, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting secretary Amit Khare informed that the Department of Telecommunications has agreed to dedicate two additional frequencies viz. 89.6 and 90.0 MHz for running Community Radio Stations. He further announced that on the lines of recent hike in advertisement rates for print and electronic media, the advertisement rates for Community Radio will be revised  by the Bureau of Outreach and Communication within two months. Khare also announced that a Community Radio Cell will be set up in the Ministry for grievance redressal and collating actionable suggestions received from stakeholders. He added that the Media and Communication Plan of all Ministries of the Government must include Community Radio to leverage their deeper ground level penetration. He also said ...
Biggest punishment is not being able to contact anyone, says Union minister Prakash Javadekar 29.8.2019
The minister also appreciated the Narendra Modi-led administration’s decision to repeal Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir.
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RAM Week 32: Radio Nasha ranks second in Mumbai; Radio Mirchi drops to third place in Kolkata 28.8.2019
MUMBAI: In RAM Week 32, Radio Nasha has bagged second place in Mumbai with 11.5 share per cent and 6.24 T.S.L. respectively. But, Radio Mirchi had to settle at third place in Kolkata with 18.5 share per cent and 4.4 T.S.L. as Fever FM topped in the Bengali city with 18.2 share per cent and 6.22 T.S.L. The radio network owned by HT Media also continued topping in Mumbai and Delhi with 18.1 and 19.4 share per cents and 6.55 and 5.13 T.S.L.s respectively. It was only Bengaluru, where Fever FM stood second with 14.3 share per cent and 8.02 T.S.L. that stopped the radio station from ruling all the four metros. In Bengaluru, Radio City continued holding the crown with 24.8 share per cent and 10.08 T.S.L. respectively. In Delhi, Radio City had to settle at the fourth place with 13.7 share per cent and 4 T.S.L., while the radio station dropped to sixth in Mumbai 12.7 share per cent and 5.06 T.S.L. Radio Mirchi stood sixth in Delhi with 12 share per cent and 3.2 T.S.L. respectively. In Mumbai, Radio Mirchi had to ...
Priority of govt to set up community radio station in aspirational districts: I&B secretary 27.8.2019 India News | Latest News Headlines & Live Updates from India - Times of India
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Exclusive: Radio Industry in India is under-utilised, says Nisha Narayanan on National Radio Day 20.8.2019
MUMBAI: RED FM and Magic FM COO and director Nisha Narayanan, who has always been vocal about the current scenario of radio industry in India, brings to light some key pointers on the occasion of National Radio Day.  Speaking exclusively to Radioandmusic, Narayanan says, “My only submission on National Radio Day is that radio industry in India is under-utilised and we are way too regulated. Also, FM radio in India is still governed by the Indian Telegraph Act of 1885, Marconi was just 11 at that time (laughs).” “I don’t think, we fully utilise the potential of radio as we speak. The potential is much much more especially when we are talking about FM technology, of being hyper-local in nature, we reach to different parts of the country and are far more interactive and free. We are easy to carry as radio stations etc.,” she further adds.  The boss lady had some suggestions to share for the radio industry. She says, “We just need to move out of the archivial, old laws that govern radio. I just hope that in ...
‘Akashvani FM Mahabahu’ to be aired from today 8.8.2019 The Assam Tribune
‘Akashvani FM Mahabahu’ to be aired from today
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RJ Rishi Kapoor thanks BMC for quick action against pothole issue 31.7.2019
MUMBAI:  Potholes are a big nuisance and a topic of concern in our country. The true essence of this pain can be felt only while we are travelling. Mumbaikars top the misery that follows with this severe issue. While RED FM’s Malishka has been on the forefront to fight potholes, haunting the city’s roads, her radio station mate, RJ Rishi Kapoor also recently addressed the issue when he heard about water clogging near Veera Desai through actress Parineeti Chopra. The RJ went on to tweet BMC about the issue, on which the Corporation took immediate action. Their efforts have made a huge difference and the RJ has thanked the governing body on the same.  <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Waterlogging is a issue that affects one and all. <a href=" ">@ParineetiChopra</a> told me about this happening at veera desai road, andheri. <a href=" ">@mybmc</a> has joined hands with ...
Pioneering efforts of Radio Mewat yield positive results for Haryana students 19.7.2019
MUMBAI: With a pass percentage of 57.4, Mewat ranks fifth in the state of Haryana, in the 2019 Class 10 exams, held by the Haryana Board of Secondary Education. The first community radio station of Mewat, Radio Mewat conceived a program - Radio Tuition to take quality education to students. This was in August 2017.    In 2017, the state of Haryana, in comparison to other states, performed abysmally in the same examinations conducted by the Haryana Board of Secondary Education. The performance of the children of the district of Mewat and neighbouring district Faridabad was the worst. Out of every 10 students that appeared for the exam, only three to four passed. No place epitomized it more than the government schools of Mewat, where just two out of ten students passed in many schools and in some, all failed. Angry parents protested against the school authorities, schools were stoned and the children had wasted a year.   Why do these government schools in Haryana’s small towns and villages perform so badly ...
Radio City Lucknow's jock swap campaign enthralls Lucknowites 18.7.2019
MUMBAI: Radio City recently executed, ‘Rashi Ko Manao’, a jock swap campaign, in the city of Nawabs. Spanned for a period of two weeks, ‘Rashi Ko Manao’ created quite a stir of inquisitiveness amongst Lucknowites, finally putting a break to the curiosity by revealing a twist to the daily programming of the station. Radio City chief creative officer Kartik Kalla said, “Radio City has always been flag bearers in providing content that is innovative at the same time engaging. We are proud to be the vibe, the adrenaline, the Rag Rag of Lucknow city for more than 17 years and the support that we have received from our listeners is a testimony to the same. With this campaign, we are certain that our award winning jock RJ Rashi and RJ Mayank will continue to entertain Lucknowites in their new time bands and will receive double the love from their listeners.” As a part of the jock swap campaign, Radio City Lucknow’s award winning jock, RJ Rashi will now rejuvenate Lucknow mornings by hosting, Morning Masala, ...
Saree is bae for women at Radio Active 90.4MHz 16.7.2019
MUMBAI: Bangalore based community radio station, Radio Active 90.4MHz is not just known for catering to various social issues, creative idea exchange, and promoting local talent etc., but has a very enthusiastic yet stylish team. The fearless women, who work here, are also known for their style quotient as they don’t leave any stone unturned when it comes to dressing up to celebrate any occasion. Recently, these ladies donned colour coordinated sarees as they posed for the cameras. The official twitter handle of the radio station shared a picture of women, from the radio station, colour coordinating. The caption read, “At @RadioActive90_4, #Saree is bae! We colour coordinate often and mark every celebration by wearing glorious drapes to the radio station. TBH, though, we don't need an excuse! :)” It is essential to have a sporty and enthusiastic work environment in order to make employees feel welcoming and adorning stylish clothes does add to the mood of the place. Biz ... launches travelling event series 8.7.2019
MUMBAI: New Delhi-based online community radio station paints a diverse and accurate portrait of music tastes in India and around the world. More than 88 resident radio hosts have presented 120+ shows that span the length and breadth of contemporary music. In addition,’s flagship event series Boxout Wednesdays is now the longest-running midweek nightclub residency in the country, and their annual festival - Boxout Weekender - has gone from strength to strength, seeing more than 3000 fans in attendance at its most recent edition in New Delhi. Beginning July, announces its first travelling event property in association with local promoters, venue owners and music collectives across the country. Showcase will explore new sounds, visuals, and mixed-media, and will provide a platform for the wide variety of musical genres that radio hosts champion across their radio shows. In addition, the Showcase will shine a light on from all over India across ...
Budget 2019: FM proposes liberalisation of FDI for media industry 5.7.2019
MUMBAI: “An up-splurge was been observed in 2018-19 when India’s FDI investments grew by six per cent to USD 64.37 billion,” stated union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in the Budget speech 2019, while proposing to boost FDI investments in media, AVGC and aviation sectors. She announced, “I propose to further consolidate the gains in order to make India more attractive FDI destination. The government will examine suggestions of further opening up of FDI in aviation, media, AVGC (Animation, Visual effects, Gaming, and Comics) and insurance sector in consultation with stakeholders.” RED FM and Magic FM COO and director Nisha Narayanan said, “Indian economy is all set to become a $3 trillion economy and the first Budget by the Modi government has introduced several benefits. It proposes more foreign investment in media. Currently, FDI stands at 49% for the private FM radio industry, which we now hope will be opened up to 100% like DTH and Entertainment. Liberalization of same will also majorly help in ...
GU teacher’s book released in Melbourne 14.6.2019 The Assam Tribune
GU teacher’s book released in Melbourne
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Carta releases original debut on Musical Freedom 10.6.2019

MUMBAI: With a slew of releases already under his belt this year including, Zhong on Axtone, Better Not and Savage on Spinnin’ If Only on Heldeep as well as remix of Grapevine for Tiesto himself, China’s finest Carta makes his well overdue debut with original single, Bring It Down on Musical Freedom.

RAM Week 20: Radio City Mumbai dips 5.6.2019
MUMBAI: In Week 20 of RAM ratings, Radio City dropped to fifth place in Mumbai with 12.2 share per cent and 5.13 T.S.L. But, the radio station did continue ruling in Bengaluru with 25 share per cent and 9.49 T.S.L. While Fever FM topped in Mumbai and Delhi with 19.1 and 19.2 share per cents and 6.45 and 5.01 T.S.L.s respectively, Radio Mirchi ruled in Kolkata with 19.6 share per cent and 4.52 T.S.L. In metros, Fever FM stood second in Kolkata with 18.7 share per cent and 6.58 T.S.L. But, the radio station had to settle at fourth place in Bengaluru with 14.8 share per cent and 7.53 T.S.L. respectively. Radio Mirchi claimed the second place in Mumbai with 13.3 share per cent and 4.15 T.S.L. The radio station stood third in Bengaluru with 16.8 share per cent and 7.02 T.S.L. while it had to settle at fourth place in Delhi with 11.5 share per cent and 3.21 T.S.L. respectively. Lastly, Radio City stood second in Delhi with 13.6 share per cent and 4.2 T.S.L. respectively. The radio station, as usual, couldn’t ...
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