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FM Radio stations lend their own special touch to Pancham Da's birthday 27.6.2017

MUMBAI: Even as Pancham Da is being remembered by his avid fans all over the country, radio stations have found unique ways to pay their tribute to the composer who left behind such a treasury of rich music

Amongst all the players, the team picked up four radio stations who dedicated the day to Rahul Dev Burman.

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The voices behind Radio Active 26.6.2017 Hindu: Home
From waste pickers to transgender rights activists and slum children, know the RJs of Bengaluru’s first community radio station
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Finding their voice with Radio Active 25.6.2017 Hindu: Cities
Community FM station has given marginalised communities a platform for ten years
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Reviving the retro 23.6.2017 Hindu: Home
The recently launched Carvaan repackages old Hindi music in a sleek new avatar
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PM seeks public views for Mann Ki Baat slated for this Sunday 23.6.2017
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited people to send in their views for the 33rd installment of ‘Mann Ki Baat’, slated for broadcast this Sunday (25 June) at 11.00 am on the entire network of All India Radio. The broadcast will be originated by All India Radio, Delhi and will be relayed by all AIR stations, all AIR FM channels (FM Gold and FM Rainbow), local radio stations, Vividh Bharati stations and five community radio stations. While the English version will come immediately after the broadcast is over, the regional versions will be originated by the capital AIR stations in non-Hindi speaking zones at 8.00 pm on the same day. The regional versions shall be relayed by all AIR stations including local radio stations in the respective states. The unique aspect of this important broadcast is that it is visually adapted by Doordarshan and other private TV and news channels in India and broadcast simultaneously. Similarly, radio in private sector patches AIR. All DTH operators also carry ...
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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Bengaluru Matters Radio Show – episode 18 18.6.2017 Citizen Matters
This episode of Bengaluru Matters features conversations on BBMP Pourakarmika protest that has ended now, reorganisation of BBMP into 10 zones and what it means to the city, and the Science Express that visited Bengaluru ...
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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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