India  /  Published 02.09.21

BBC's first Hindi news reader dies at 93

Rajni Kaul, a distinguished broadcaster who became the first woman to read a news bulletin in Hindi on BBC nearly 60 years ago, passed away in Faridabad on Tuesday. She was 93. She was cremated on We...
By PTI in New Delhi

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.07.21

Private FM demand to Hemant

Dhanbad residents on Wednesday wrote to Chief Minister Heman Soren and Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur demanding inclusion of private FM radio operators in the list of broadc...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

India  /  Published 19.07.21

J&K: Curtains for valley artistes

By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 03.07.21

Golden summer: In praise of Kiwi cricket

It is the television, carrying matches live into the home, that shapes the consciousness of the Indian cricket fan today. However, growing up when I did, my window to the world was the radio. I first ...
By Ramachandra Guha

Culture  /  Published 25.04.21

The Radio Star

Sometime during the pandemic, Mandi quit her job of a radio jockey. She seems to think that the channel had strayed from its initial commitment. She says, “It wasn’t doing what actual comm...
By Manasi Shah


Jharkhand  /  Published 12.03.21

Steel city man in commentary team

Akashvani Jamshedpur senior announcer Shahid Anwar will be on duty as a Hindi commentator during the third T20I match between India and England,  which is scheduled at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ah...
By Our Correspondent in Jamshdepur

Opinion  /  Published 06.03.21

Life in music: McCartney autobiography

Sir Paul McCartney’s forthcoming autobiography, The Lyrics, which will be published on November 2, has certainly caused a buzz. It is expected to reveal just how much India influenced The B...
By Amit Roy

Calcutta  /  Published 29.01.21

Smart Street

Five trees have been “planted” on Smart Street. A tree has 20 leaves under each of which there is a solar lamp, connected to sensors, that stays lit automatically from dusk to dawn. The so...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

People  /  Published 10.01.21

The bell that tells

The ghanti in School Ki Ghanti might be the ring of a mobile phone, but it does the job of a shepherding punctuating school bell. It is the call to study for more than 700 students across seven states...
By Manasi Shah

Calcutta  /  Published 09.01.21

New deadline for FASTag, must for NH toll plazas

The deadline for procuring a FASTag has been extended till February 15 and most vehicles will need it to pass through national highway toll plazas, officials of the National Highway Authority of India...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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