Opinion  /  Published 12.06.20

Lessons in the storm: Tress lost in Britain, 1987

From family members I hear of neighbourhood trees that fell during Cyclone Amphan. Quite apart from the human toll, it was also very sad to read about the countless birds that lost their homes or even...
By Amit Roy in

India  /  Published 03.06.20

Clue to hot corona mystery

Three Indian astronomers have discovered a drumbeat of magnetic explosions across the face of the sun in an advance towards resolving a decades-old mystery of why the corona, the sun’s atmosphere, i...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 02.05.20

Barak Valley to start radio classes

Barak Valley is all set to start classes through radio to minimise academic loss because of the nationwide lockdown.To reach out to maximum students, the education departments of Hailakandi and Cachar...
By Satananda Bhattacharjee in Hailakandi

India  /  Published 25.04.20

Radio remedy

At a bus stop in Howrah a fortnight ago, a 29-year-old was wolfing down the contents of a food packet. Swaraj Ghosh, a ham radio operator, was distributing food to people on the streets when he came a...
By Manasi Shah in

Opinion  /  Published 21.04.20

Master's voice: DD and AIR

It is being alleged that the term, public broadcaster, is a misnomer in the case of Doordarshan and All India Radio. Perhaps the scorn has something to do with these State-owned networks — they are ...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 17.04.20

DD waves Rs 500 to show ‘PM cares’

Public broadcasters All India Radio and Doordarshan have gone into a propaganda overdrive crediting Prime Minister Narendra Modi — who came to power at the Centre in 2014 with the promise of Rs 15 l...
By Anita Joshua in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 01.04.20

Struggling to kill time? Listen in with these podcasts

Modern Love (New York Times and WBUR)New York Times’ Modern Love section created ripples collecting real-life stories of readers writing and this podcast was born from that very section. The only di...
By Shrestha Saha in

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.03.20

Class act in innovation

From radio to YouTube, it is classes as unusual during lockdown.Ranchi University has started using its community Radio Khanchi to broadcast lectures by professors. These broadcasts are also uploaded ...
By The Telegraph in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.02.20

What’s on the rural haat playlist? Asur songs

A village market at Dumbarpat near Netarhat in Latehar on Saturday saw something pretty unusual. A group of five went around the market with a soundbox and a microphone, playing what they called Asur ...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Jharkhand  /  Published 12.02.20

All he hears is Radio Ga Ga

Turn on, tune in, drop out. Harvard University psychologist Timothy Leary’s phrase — that was a mantra for the counter-culture of the 1960s — applies to Chinmoy Mahto in a very different sense.I...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur


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