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Former Radio Jockey murdered 27.3.2018 All News-IANS Stories
A young former radio jockey was on Tuesday murdered in his studio in an attack that also left a friend wounded, police said.
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Jagdish Upasane takes charge as VC of journalism university 24.3.2018 General News
Senior journalist Jagdish Upasane today took charge as the Vice Chancellor of Makhanlal Chaturvedi Rashtriya Patrakarita Evam Sanchar Vishwavidyalaya. The appointment was made by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in his capacity as chairman of the general council of the university, an official release said. The outgoing VC, Professor Brij Kishore Kuthiala, handed over the charge to Upasane. Upasane will have a tenure of four years, it said.
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Jipmer launches TV studio, internet radio; plans facilities in Karaikal too 23.3.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
‘First of its kind initiative by a medical institution will help both staff and the public’
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Radio Mirchi ranks as number 1 FM brand in IRS 2017 22.3.2018
MUMBAI: As per the latest IRS data released recently, Radio Mirchi has once again emerged as the number one FM broadcaster in Delhi and Mumbai, as well as in the top 8 metros taken together. IRS 2017 was released recently by industry non-profit Media Research Users Council (MRUC) after a gap of nearly four years. In Mumbai (including Vasai-Virar), Mirchi is heard by 25.4 lac people weekly while in Delhi NCR, it is heard by a whopping 44.6 lac people, leading its nearest competitor in these two cities, BIG FM, by 21per cent and 20per cent respectively. Taken together, in the top 8 metros that include Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Pune and Hyderabad, Mirchi leads with 1.45 crore listeners, 32 per cent ahead of the number 2 player RED FM. In the 7 metros that Radio City is present in (except Kolkata), Mirchi leads it by 46per cent. In the 7 metros that BIG FM is present in (except Pune), it leads it by 28per cent. In the 6 metros that Fever FM is present it, Mirchi leads it by 65 per cent. Mirchi ... celebrates turning one with three-day Boxout Weekender in Delhi 20.3.2018
MUMBAI: Launched in April 2017 as an online community radio from India that would cater to the growing demand for alternative music, has over the past 12 months given voice to a dizzying array of passions and converting casual music consumers into lovers of the radio format. now broadcasts 24-hours-a-day from New Delhi with 60 shows presented by contributors spread across the country and the globe. From hidden Bollywood gems, to laid back jazz selections, to the most cutting-edge electronic dance music, there’s something for every listener at was also nominated in three categories of the Online Radio Awards 2017 – including best new radio station. Run by Mixcloud, the Online Radio Awards is the biggest celebration of online radio in the world.  The station’s co-founder DJ MoCity won the award for Best Online Radio Show, in the hip-hop category. It’s first anniversary celebration follow a similar approach in the shape of Boxout Weekender. The three-day event to run ...
MY FM presents a radio drama Show 2100 AD 19.3.2018
MUMBAI: MY FM has again come up with yet another unique concept or rather another first in the history of Indian FM Radio – 2100 AD. 2100 AD is a futuristic radio drama show based in the year 2100 AD. Speaking about the new show MY FM Chief Programming Officer Viplove Gupte, said, “Like any science fiction show, there is a bit of a story behind it. DC Shekhar, the author of the stories, shared a unique discovery with us some time back. So far the mankind is known for using Sun as the direction for all travellers but he explained the concept for using moon as the direction for travellers and especially sailors. It was quite a unique thought and one thought led to another thought and we ended up with the germ of 2100 AD. A man who has died, is brought back to life in another person's body in future with the help of technology available. The entire journey and experience of this person is what 2100 AD is about.” This on-air show was live from 13 March. 2100 AD is a 7-8 minutes capsule episode which is ...
Entertainment Network signs pact with Adline Media 18.3.2018 General News
Entertainment Network (India) Ltd, which runs FM radio across India, today said it has entered into a pact with Adline Media FZ LLC, Dubai to provide advisory services. "Entertainment Network (India) Ltd...has entered into a strategic brand and content license agreement with Adline Media FZ LLC, Dubai," the company said in a statement. As a part of the business arrangement, the company will provide limited advisory services to Adline Media for launch of a radio station in the Kingdom of the Bahrain. The company will also provide a conditional licence to Adline for use of its brand 'Radio Mirchi'. Adline Media is a multi-platform media organisation and is in the business of media sales and management.
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5 new wireless speakers to choose from 13.3.2018 Rediff: GetAhead
We tried them out.
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Mellina Kanavugal : Short film made in Coimbatore wins national recognition 10.3.2018 Hindu: Cities
Joshna Roshini M’s on her short film Mellina Kanavugal that has won second place at a national competition
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Media baron Soumya Ranjan joins BJD 7.3.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues

Odisha’s prominent media tycoon Soumya Ranjan Patnaik, who floated the Ama Odisha Party after his expulsion from Congress in 2013, joined the Biju Janata Dal on Wednesday.

Mr. Patnaik was w

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Sustained campaign for ensuring Swacchta by the Department of Consumer Affairs 5.3.2018 Govt of india: PIB
            The Department of Consumer Affairs observed Swachhta Pakhwada from 16-28 February, 2018. During this campaign various activities/events were organised by the Department.   1.    The Pakhwada began with the administration of Swachhta pledge to the employees of the Department on 16.2.
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Chennai’s ‘kuppam’ on air 1.3.2018 Hindu: Health
With Thendral, a special radio channel for and by women in Chinna Nilangarai
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BJP lodges complaint against Radio Mirchi for ‘communalising’ election 27.2.2018 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Feb 27: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday lodged a complaint against FM Radio Mirchi for allegedly airing illegal propaganda which is seen as an attempt to communalise the elections.
In a complaint submitted to the Chief Electoral Officer FR Kharkongor on Tuesday, BJP leader Ankur Kumar said, “It has come to our notice that an illegal propaganda is being broadcast on Radio Mirchi (91.1 FM) with the aim and intent of communalising the ongoing election process.”

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I never had affair with Chris Pratt: Jennifer Lawrence 27.2.2018 Cinema-Showbiz
Actress Jennifer Lawrence was widely blamed by fans for actor Chris Pratt's split from wife Anna Faris. But Lawrence says she was never in a relationship with her "Passengers" co-star.
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Community radio as a phenomenon: Winning hertz 23.2.2018 Hindu: Health
Whether it’s handling harassment complaints or conducting tuition classes for children, community radio is riding a new wave of growth
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Modi expected to address school-children in Mann ki Baat, invites viewpoints 23.2.2018
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is making his forty-first monthly ‘Mann ki Baat’ broadcast this month on All India Radio, has sought ideas from the general public for the broadcast. The lines have opened for people wanting to give their viewpoints to Prime Minister Narendra Modi can call on toll-free number 1800 11 7800. To make it easier, the responses can also be given by clicking a window on Messages can also be sent via the app and those who miss the broadcast can listen in toll-free by dialling 1922. The next broadcast is slated for 25 February 2018 at 11 am over the entire network of All India Radio. Although a large part of what he says will be based on public responses, Modi is expected to address children sitting for examinations. 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 ...
Online radio station to complete one year in April 2018 22.2.2018
MUMBAI: Launched in April 2017 as an online community radio from India that would cater to the growing demand for alternative music, the success of shows why independent radio is the need of the hour. India’s youth are particularly under-represented in the online and radio space when it comes to alternative/independent music, and has plugged that gap to a large extent, giving voice to a dizzying array of passions and converting casual music consumers into lovers of the radio format. Between 11 April and 1 February, more than 1,000 hours of exclusive mixes, shows and podcasts were broadcasted on, reaching four million people on Facebook alone. is the platform through which its primary audience – based in Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore – learns about new styles and sounds emerging not just from around the world but also within India. is now a part of global network of hyperlocal internet radio stations including NTS Radio (London), Berlin Community Radio who ...
DRI seizes elephant tusk worth over Rs 1 crore 19.2.2018 General News
An elephant tusk worth over Rs 1 crore has been seized by DRI officials from Siliguri, according to an official statement issued today. Based on specific intelligence input that an elephant tusk would be carried from Assam to Siliguri on a private bus for smuggling to Nepal, officers of DRI intercepted the vehicle in the Mallaguri area in the early hours of Thursday. A rucksack was found under the driver's seat when the bus was searched. "The rucksack was packed with old and used clothes on the top and underneath the clothes, three pieces of an elephant tusk were kept concealed in packed condition," it said. The tusk, weighing 12.4 kg, has a total length of 0.86 metre and a girth of 0.36 metre. It had been cut into three pieces for ease of packaging and transportation, the statement read. "The two drivers of the vehicle confessed to carrying the elephant tusk at the behest of one person, a resident of Kolkata, for smuggling into Nepal," it read. The elephant tusk, worth over Rs 1
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Delhi hosts India’s first radio festival 16.2.2018 Citizen Matters
The festival brought together experts from various tiers of the radio world and discussed diverse topics through panel discussions, comic shows, musical programmes and story sessions. ...
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Radio is reinventing itself in the digital platform, says R. Sreedher 12.2.2018 Hindu: Crafts
On World Radio Day, community radio practitioner R Sreedher explains why audio continues to be a powerful medium in the world of visual storytelling
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