Books  /  Published 30.03.20

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 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

India  /  Published 30.03.19

Yechury to EC: Give us Modi airtime

CPM general secretary Sitaram Yechury on Saturday asked the Election Commission to direct public broadcasters All India Radio and Doordarshan to give Opposition leaders the same kind of airtime Prime ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 25.10.18

Radio collars for deer in Buxa

For the first time, the state forest department has decided to insert radio collars in deer at the Buxa Tiger Reserve (BTR) to keep watch and collect information about them.The initiative, foresters s...
By Anirban Choudhury in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 04.09.19

Kerala AIR employee booked for NRC post

A Malayalam writer and producer at All India Radio has been booked for a derogatory Facebook post on the National Register of Citizens that was published in Assam last weekend.Police in Kodungallur, T...
By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore


Sports  /  Published 14.09.19

Cricket’s return to radio

The radio, somewhat like the fountain pen, has survived the onslaught of time, tucked away cosily somewhere in the less-frequented channels of nostalgia. As cricket commentary, live from the venue, ma...
By Sudipto Gupta in Calcutta

India  /  Published 02.06.20

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

Culture  /  Published 25.10.18

Empire an awkward topic for jokes: Andy Zaltzman

Critically acclaimed British satirist, host of the international hit podcast The Bugle, cricket commentator and broadcaster Andy Zaltzman was at CC&FC last month for a live recording for the ...
By Anannya Sarkar in

North East  /  Published 11.07.19

Rain hits life in Arunachal

Incessant rain over the last four days has affected normal life here. Roads are blocked by uprooted trees and landslides in the mountainous region of Arunachal Pradesh. The floods have impacted water ...
By Maksam Tayeng in Pasighat

North East  /  Published 18.01.20

NGT accepts panel stand

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has accepted all the recommendations made by a committee set up by it while castigating the Meghalaya government for raising “uncalled for” objections.In its orde...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong


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