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

India  /  Published 14.01.19

Radio-frequency ID tags for kids at Kumbh

Uttar Pradesh police will be using RFID (radio-frequency identification) tags for everyone under 14 years at Kumbh Mela to trace children lost during the massive congregation. 'Kumbh is the biggest co...
By PTI in Allahabad

West Bengal  /  Published 27.07.19

Ham: For amateur radio enthusiasts

Where all communication fails, ham radios come to people’s rescue, says Ambarish Nag Biswas, the secretary and founder of the West Bengal Radio Club. Ham radio is a term for amateur radio. And the c...
By Manasi Shah 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

Opinion  /  Published 07.07.19

Commentators should be heard, not seen

Commentary was the first long English word learnt by middle class Indian children of my generation. It was an odd word for us to know: it had a middle-aged, abstract, lofty sound to it. But we knew it...
By Mukul Kesavan in


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

Jharkhand  /  Published 15.06.19

Smart buckets for Ranchi garbage solution

The civic body in the capital will be using RFID-tagged buckets for door-to-door garbage collection to ensure better monitoring of the process and to plug some of the shortcomings that include sanitat...
By Animesh Bisoee in Ranchi/Jamshedpur

India  /  Published 20.02.19

Radio gives voice to humiliated and harassed workers

The caller broke down in tears as she described how she queued three times to use one of only two toilets provided for 200 garment employees at the spinning mill where she works in Tamil Nadu.Her turn...
By Reuters in Chennai

Science  /  Published 30.06.19

Astronomers track location of cosmic radio waves

In a first, Australian scientists have determined the precise location of a powerful one-off burst of cosmic radio waves. The discovery was made with Australian Square Kilometre Array Pathfinder (ASK...
By PTI in Melbourne

Business  /  Published 25.06.19

Rail wants spectrum for free

The railways are lobbying hard for the allotment of 15 Mhz of radio waves free of cost in the lucrative 700 Mhz spectrum band that would require the government to forego potential revenues of over Rs ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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